Hammond City Council Agenda – January 22, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 22, 2019
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL: Kip Andrews (), Carlee White Gonzales (), Devon Wells (), Sam DiVittorio (), Steven Leon ()

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An Ordinance for rezoning request by Starwood Management Company to rezone 0.225 acre parcel (67’x146′) located at 505 W. Coleman Ave. from RM-2 to MX-C in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 11/12/2018 (Recommend Denial by the Zoning Commission) Z-2017-07-00039. (Tracie Schillace)

2. An Ordinance to amend UDC Ord#14-5364 Appendix A “Definitions” to add the definition of Cemetery, and to amend Article 6 “Zoning Districts” to move Cemeteries and/or Memorial Garden from Conditional Uses to Allowed Uses in all single and multi-family residential districts, in all mixed use districts, in C-N, and C-H (Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission 5-0) TA-2018-12-00014. (Tracie Schillace)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 22, 2019
5:30pm at Conclusion of Public Hearing

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL: Kip Andrews (), Carlee White Gonzales (), Devon Wells (), Sam DiVittorio (), Steven Leon ()

III. PRAYER:

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: All veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.

V. REPORTS:

1. Council

2. Mayor

3. Recognition of New Businesses:

VI Minutes of January 8, 2019:

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Master Services Agreement with Michael Baker International for Engineering Services at the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. (David Lobue)

2. A resolution supporting the submission of a $3,557 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant application to purchase radio equipment for the Hammond Police Department. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with AJT Engineering, Inc. for engineering services necessary to the build-out of the Air Traffic Control Tower at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution regarding the Wilbert Dangerfield Award of Excellence. (Councilwoman Carlee Gonzales)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance for rezoning request by Starwood Management Company to rezone 0.225 acre parcel (67’x146′) located at 505 W. Coleman Ave. from RM-2 to MX-C in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 11/12/2018 (Recommend Denial by the Zoning Commission) Z-2017-07-00039. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to amend UDC Ord#14-5364 Appendix A “Definitions” to add the definition of Cemetery, and to amend Article 6 “Zoning Districts” to move Cemeteries and/or Memorial Garden from Conditional Uses to Allowed Uses in all single and multi-family residential districts, in all mixed use districts, in C-N, and C-H (Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission 5-0) TA-2018-12-00014. (Tracie Schillace)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to transfer $396,800 from the Sales Tax (203) fund balance to various funds as described in Budget Change Form 19-08. (Lacy Landrum)

X. ADJOURN:

I, COUNCIL CLERK, TONIA BANKS, OF THE HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AND FOREGOING WAS POSTED AT THE COUNCIL’S OFFICE AT 312 EAST CHARLES STREET, HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LA R.S. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 21st Day Of January 2019 at 4:00pm.
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