Hammond City Council Agenda – March 12, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 12, 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. Introduction of an Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Marcella M. Crier (applicant) to allow for a group care facility consisting of no more than 8 individuals at Lot 1 Blk 3 Sherry Drive Ext. of College Town Subdivision located at 1208 W. University Ave.; Zoned RM-2 (Z-2019-01-00055) Recommend approval. (Tracie Schillace)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 12, 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 February 26, 2019:

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 for “City of Hammond Park Restrooms” (project #11808) for a decrease of $55,989 to the contract amount and the addition of 71 days to the contract period. (Mark Beckers)

2. A resolution to transfer $55,989 from Hammond Park Restrooms (Project #11808) to a new project for Mooney Park Improvements. (Councilman Wells)

3. Appeal by Spencer Rossie of the decision of the Hammond Historic District Commission denying his application for relocation of the properties at 207 West Morris Avenue and 211 West Morris Avenue. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Spencer Rossie)

4. A resolution to approve Hammond- Harley Davidson to obtain a waiver of the Open Container law to serve free beer on premise at its annual Bike Night on March 21, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm at 1530 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA. 70403. (Jadan Deshotels)

5. A resolution to ratify and award bids for “Canal Improvements [FY 2019]”. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Jay Pittman)

6. A resolution to approve the appointment Edwin Bergeron as the Police Chief with an annual salary of $81,227 (Pay Grade 242, Step 14). (Mayor Panepinto)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Marcella M. Crier (applicant) to allow for a group care facility consisting of no more than 8 individuals at Lot 1 Blk 3 Sherry Drive Ext of College Town Subdivision located at 1208 W. University Ave.; Zoned RM-2 (Z-2019-01-00055) Recommend approval. (Tracie Schillace)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance for a rezoning request by Plantation Management Company LLC to rezone Blk 10 of the Barber Addition located at 800 S. Oak St. in accordance with survey by R. James Tatum dated 1/22/1998 from RM-2 to C-N (Z-2019-02-00058) recommend approval by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to adopt and establish a Tax on all the taxable property within the Corporate limits of Hammond for the Year 2019. (Jinnie Wilson)

Public Works: 2.00 Mills
General Fund: 9.04 Mills
Police & Fire: 10.00 Mills
Total 21.04 Mills

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 11th Day Of February 2019 at 4:00pm.

RULES FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
In the interest of fairness and time, the following guidelines are established, relative to public participation and discussion of any agenda item.
1. All persons desiring to speak on a specific agenda item will request the attention of the presiding officer at the time the item is being considered.
2. After recognitions the participant is requested to give his/her name and address and duly noted in the minutes.
3. All questions and comments are to be address to the presiding officer only.
4. There shall be no indulging in personalities and the participant must adhere to the item at hand, and the rules of decorum of the council.
5. When a council member, citizen, elected or appointed public official refuses to adhere to these procedural policies, and the behavior interferes with or disrupts the normal order of business, the presiding officer may eject or request the removal of the disruptive or obstructive party or parties. The presiding officer shall prior to the discussion of a particular item, allow time for the discussion of that item. The Council Clerk shall be the official timekeeper of the Council and shall interrupt discussion to advise the Council that time has expired. Discussion shall cease, and the matter shall then be voted upon forthwith. When called upon for a vote, each council member present shall respond “yes,” “no” or “abstain.” A failure to answer shall be recorded as “abstain.”

Persons needing accommodations or assistance should contact City Council Clerk Tonia Banks at 985-277-5610. Request should be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.