Hammond City Council Agenda – December 10, 2019

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 10, 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
December 10, 2019
6:00pm or at conclusion of Public Hearing

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PRAYER:

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: All veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.

V. REPORTS:

1. Council:

2. Mayor:

VI. Minutes of November 26, 2019

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to accept work as substantially complete on “Chevy Well” (Project No. 616-11803), commencing the 45-day lien period and withholding 10% retaining. ( Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to transfer up to $70,000 from the Grant Match Fund (208) for the purchase of land for the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. These funds are the City’s match for a $1 million DOTD-Aviation grant and $230,000 from other private and public entities. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to approve Change Order #2, Sewer System Rehabilitation [FY2018 LCDBG], adding 60 calendar days to the contract term (no change in contract price)”. (Chuck Spangler)

4. A resolution to appoint Guy Recotta to the Hammond Airport Authority Board for a five-year term from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2024. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution supporting the submission of a $5,000 grant application to the Walmart Local Community Grant Program for improvements to Zemurray Dog Park. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

6. A resolution supporting the submission of a $1,400 grant application to the Kars4Kids Small Grant Program to purchase STEM education kits for the HOPE Afterschool Program. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

7. A resolution to accept “Miller Memorial Library Restoration, Phase I—Roof Replacement” (Project 31611) as substantially complete and to begin the 45-day lien period. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to authorize the Mayor to enter into an act of sale for the purchase by the City of 19.35 acres, more or less, and all improvements, along the southerly side of US Hwy. 190; the easterly side of Gahn Lane and westerly side of Wainwright Road in Section 21, T6S, R8E, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana from Robert A. Maurin, III and Jamestown, Inc. for the price of $1,300,000.00. (Lacy Landrum)

Public Hearing is set for Monday, December 23, 2019

2. Introduction of an ordinance authorizing the issuance by the City of Hammond, State of Louisiana of its Taxable Sewer Revenue Bond, Series 2020, in an amount not to exceed Two Million One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,100,000), prescribing the form, terms and conditions of said Bonds; providing for the payment thereof; entering into certain other covenants and agreements in connection with the security and payment of said Bonds; selling said Bonds to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund; authorizing the execution of a Loan and Pledge Agreement and other loan documents with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality; providing for the delivery of the Bonds to said Department; and providing for other matters in connection therewith. (David Wolf)

Public Hearing is set for Monday, December 23, 2019

3. Introduction of an ordinance to amend the City of Hammond budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in accordance with the procedures set within Section 5-03 of the City of Hammond Charter.  Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Syeda Naeem)

Public Hearing is set for Monday, December 23, 2019

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 9th Day of DECEMBER 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.