Hammond City Council Agenda – November 26, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 26, 2019
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to rezone the following properties from RS-11.A to RS-11 located at 2445 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 2247 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 2409 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 501 Del Mar Blvd, 603 Del Mar Blvd., 602 Del Mar Blvd., 2501 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 43418 Willow Villa Road, and 2200 Rue Denise as a requested by the City of Hammond and all in accordance with legal descriptions and surveys. (Z-2019-09-00066 Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission) (Tracie Schillace)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
November 26, 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:

2018-2019 Audit Report from Kushner LaGraize, LLC

VI. Minutes of November 12, 2019

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. 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)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution providing for canvassing the returns and declaring the result of the special election held in the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, November 16, 2019, to authorize the incurring of debt and issuance of bonds therein. (Andre Coudrain)

2. A resolution to award contracts for garbage and recycling services. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to reject all proposals for RFP 20-11 for bulk fuel at the City’s 190 Maintenance Facility. (Jana Soileau)

4. A resolution to add additional vehicles to the State Contract pricing for fuel services (State Contract #4400008141). (Jana Soileau)

5. A resolution to ratify bids and to award a contract for “NW Railroad Sewer Improvements”. (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form 20-03 to transfer $9,770 from “Odor Control at Lift Stations” (Project 11703) to “Club Deluxe Sewer Improvements” (Project 11915) and to rename the project “NW Railroad Sewer Improvements”. (Chuck Spangler)

7. A resolution to ratify bids and to award a contract for “Sewer Extension – Pride Drive/HAEIDD”. (Chuck Spangler)

8. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete on “Canal Improvements [FY 2019]” (Project No. 420-11910), commencing the 45-day lien period and withholding 10% retainage. (Jay Pittman)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an ordinance to rezone the following properties from RS-11.A to RS-11 located at 2445 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 2247 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 2409 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 501 Del Mar Blvd, 603 Del Mar Blvd., 602 Del Mar Blvd., 2501 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, 43418 Willow Villa Road, and 2200 Rue Denise as a requested by the City of Hammond and all in accordance with legal descriptions and surveys. (Z-2019-09-00066 Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission) (Tracie Schillace)

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 25th Day of November 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.