Hammond City Council Agenda – October 22, 2019

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

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 22, 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:

A. Presentation- Councilman Kip Andrews

2. Mayor:

VI. Minutes of October 08, 2019

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 701 E Robinson St., (100% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Leo Jackson C/O Mellow Dee Knight P.O. Box 142 Hammond, Louisiana 70404. ( Bobby Mitchell)

2. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 117 Lawrence Drive (93% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Frances L.D. Lawrence, ETAL C/O Frances Lawrence 1307 Blackburn Road Hammond, Louisiana 70401. ( Bobby Mitchell)

3. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 2409 Center Ave., (96% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Arthur Smith, Jr., EST, ATTN: Eddie Jackson P.O. Box 1823 Hammond, Louisiana 70404. ( Bobby Mitchell)

4. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 2413 Center Ave., (89% damaged), located in Council District 4. The owner is Arthur Smith, Jr., EST, ATTN: Eddie Jackson P.O. Box 1823 Hammond, Louisiana 70404 ( Bobby Mitchell)

5. Appeal by One Thirteen Hospitality, LLC of a decision of the Hammond Historic District Commission for an addition to the north façade of the building located at 113 North Oak Street application denied on September 18, 2019. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Jennifer Lee)

6. A resolution 1) accepting a $44,200 Traffic Safety Grant for Impaired Driving, Occupant Protection, and Juvenile Underage Drinking Enforcement; and 2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles W. Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance regarding Dogs. (Councilman Sam DiVittorio)

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 21st Day Of October 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.