Hammond City Council Agenda – August 13, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 13, 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
August 13, 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 July 23, 2019:

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 for Canal Improvements [FY’2019], adding $30,770.26 for pedestrian bridge extension (Project# 420-11910). (Chuck Spangler)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to host and serve alcohol on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 4:00pm until 10:00pm for the 10th Annual Brews Arts Festival within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park (between Cypress and Cherry Streets) and the Hammond Regional Arts Center located at 217 East Thomas Street, Hammond, LA 70401. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to authorize the Hammond Regional Arts Center to obtain a Waiver of the Open Container Law on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 4:00pm until 10:00pm for the 10th Annual Brews Arts Festival within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park (between Cypress and Cherry Streets) and the Hammond Regional Arts Center located at 217 East Thomas Street, Hammond, LA 70401. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution supporting the submission of a $19,198 federal Justice Assistance Grant application to purchase new and replacement Tasers for the Hammond Police Department. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution approving Change Order No. 3 for “Zemurray Park Pool Renovation” (Project 11717) for an increase of $2,209 and 17 days. (Chris Bankston)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance declaring ( 2 Dodge Durango’s ) moveable property as surplus and not needed for a public purpose and providing for a donation to Tickfaw Police Department to benefit public safety. (Jana Thurman)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to re-consider the rezoning request by Jamestown Properties, LLC to rezone 16 lots (9A through 16-B) of the Hundred Oaks Subdivision located on Fern St. from RS-11 to RS-5 in accordance with survey by Brett J. Martin dated 4/18/2019 (Z-2019-01-00056) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission. Previously denied by the City Council.

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 CHAMBERS AT 312 EAST CHARLES STREET, HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LA R.S. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 12TH Day Of August 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.