Hammond City Council Agenda – January 14, 2020

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 14, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. ELECTION:

A. President-

B. Vice President-

IV. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An Ordinance to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Article 11.4.2 Street Lighting General Requirements (Case#TA-2019-11-00016) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. An Ordinance to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Article 12 Floodways, Floodplains, and Storm Water Management to update freeboard requirements and update the drainage design requirements from 10 year storm to 100 year storm (Case#TA-2019-11-00017) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSIONAGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 14, 2020
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:

A. E.J. Forgotston – presentation clothing donation collection boxes

2. Mayor:

VI. Minutes of December 23, 2019

VII. Minutes of January 6, 2020 Special Council Meeting

VIII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Hammond Regional Arts Center to host and serve alcohol on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm for the 4th Annual Art of the Cocktail at 217 East Thomas Street and within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park between Cypress and Cherry Streets. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution authorizing the Hammond Regional Arts Center to obtain a waiver of the open container law on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm for the 4th Annual Art of the Cocktail at 217 East Thomas Street and within the boundaries of Morrison Alley Park between Cypress and Cherry Streets. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to approve the Tax Exemption Application for Gnarly Barley Brewing Company that was approved by the Board of Commerce and Industry on December 13, 2019. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 Attachment#4 (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of a $15,000 grant application to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors for the preservation and restoration of the interior of the Miller Memorial Library, a designated historic structure; and 2) supporting a cash match of $15,000. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Article 11.4.2 Street Lighting General Requirements (Case#TA-2019-11-00016) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Article 12 Floodways, Floodplains, and Storm Water Management to update freeboard requirements and update the drainage design requirements from 10 year storm to 100 year storm (Case#TA-2019-11-00017) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the items listed below to sell on Govdeal.com. (Jana Thurman)
• 2006 Ford Crown Victoria- VIN# 2FAFP71W16X141936
• 2004 Dodge Durango- VIN# 1D4HD38N74F176087
• 26 Bicycles- list attaches
• 88 Miscellaneous unclaimed property- list attached
• Kubota Front End Bucket
• Marco Spray Tank

2. Introduction to an Ordinance for Annexation into the Hammond City Limits, Initial Zoning to C-H, and Placement into City Council District #4 requested by Richard Witham (applicant) & Farris Family LLC (owner) for Tract A-3 of the Pat Farris Mini-Partition located at 2307 W. Thomas St. in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. recorded on 12/30/2019 COB 1528/Page 103 (Z-2019-12-00067) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Introduction to an Ordinance to rezone 3 parcels being 25.640 acres request by STOA Holdings LLC. located at 1600 Baurele Road from RS.11-A to MX-N in accordance with survey by Lester A. McLin Jr. dated 12/4/2019 (Z-2019-12-00068) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Introduction to amend Ordinance UDC#14-5364 Article 9.1.5 Landscaping Standards A) 4) to allow the required street yard planting area to be waived if and only if the zero foot (0′) build-to-line is used in the respective zoning districts (TA-2019-11-00018) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

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 13th Day of JANUAY 2020 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.”

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