Hammond City Council Agenda – August 27, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 27, 2019
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

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

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. 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. 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.

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
August 27, 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 (), Steve 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 August 13, 2019

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Holy Ghost to hold its annual Parish Fair on October 25, 26, 27, 2019 within the boundaries of Magnolia Street from W. Colorado to railroad track, and NW Railroad Avenue from W. Colorado to railroad track. (Daniel Mercante)

2. A resolution authorizing Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to sell alcohol on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 5pm to 11pm, Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8am to 10pm, and Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 10am to 7pm within the boundaries set. (Daniel Mercante)

3. A resolution authorizing Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to obtain a waiver of the Open Container Law for the following dates and times: Friday, October 25, 2019 from 5pm to 11pm, Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8am to 10pm, and Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 10am to 7pm within the boundaries set. (Daniel Mercante)

4. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with Bulldog EVT Service, LLC for onsite Fire Truck Maintenance and Repair Service the estimated yearly cost $60,000.00. (Jana Thurman)

5. A resolution approving Change Order No. 4 for “Zemurray Park Pool Renovation” (Project 11717) for an increase of 4 days. (Chris Bankston)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption 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.

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 CHAMBERS AT 312 EAST CHARLES STREET, HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LA R.S. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 26TH 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.