Hammond City Council Agenda – July 9, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 9, 2019
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

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

III. PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
July 9, 2019
6:00pm or 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 June 25, 2019:

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve the attached 2019-2020 Holiday Closing Schedule for Non-Municipal Fire and Police Personnel. (Loretta Severan)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Friday, November 1, 2019, All Saints Day: and Monday February 18, 2020, President’s Day for Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Employees for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year. (Loretta Severan)

2. A resolution 1) accepting an $11,700 Historic Preservation Fund Grant to re-survey the Hammond Historic District; 2) agreeing to a cash and in-kind match of $11,700 to come from the Historic District Commission; and 3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution supporting the submission of a $12,000 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant application to purchase new and replacement Tasers for the Hammond Police Department. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 on “Electrical Upgrades & Emergency Generator – Chevy Well” (Project #11803) for an increase of $3,600. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Services Agreement between Tangipahoa Parish Government Animal Control and the City of Hammond for $60,057 from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. (Lacy Landrum)

6. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa for $9,383 from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. (Lacy Landrum)

7. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Child Advocacy Services, Inc. for $10,000 from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. (Lacy Landrum)

8. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging for $50,000 from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. (Lacy Landrum)

9. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum for $25,000 from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. (Lacy Landrum)

10. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center for $110,000 from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. (Lacy Landrum)

11. A resolution to appoint Richard Mannino to the Board of Commissioners for the Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District #1 for a three-year term from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. (Lacy Landrum)

12. A resolution to authorize the Downtown Development District and its approved merchants to serve alcohol during the event Hot August Night, held on Friday, August 23rd, 2019 from 5:00pm to 9:30 pm. The event is held within the boundaries of E. and W. Charles St., N. and S. Cherry St., E. and W. Coleman St., and N. and S. Pine St. ( Chelsea Little)

13. A resolution to grant a Waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law to the Downtown Development District and its approved merchants during the event Hot August Night, held on Friday, August 23rd, 2019 from 5:00pm to 9:30pm. The event is held within the boundaries of E. and W. Charles St., N. and S. Cherry St., E. and W. Coleman St., and N. and S. Pine St. (Chelsea Little)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

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 8th Day Of July 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.