Hammond City Council Agenda – February 11, 2020

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 11, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSIONAGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 11, 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:

2. Mayor:

VI. Minutes of January 28, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant located at 610 Palace Drive Hammond La., to sell High/Low alcohol on premise. The owner is Margarita’s, LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

2. A resolution to approve Stop N Shop 2 located at 285 S. Morrison Blvd., Hammond La., to sell High/Low packaged alcohol. The owner is Vansh, LLC. ( Jinnie Wilson)

3. A resolution to approve the Hammond BBQ Challenge, Inc. to hold the 2020 It’s A Smokin’ BBQ Challenge in downtown Hammond on March 26, 27, & 28, 2020, lying within the boundaries of S.W. Railroad Ave., from 100 yards South of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S. W. Railroad Ave. ( Eric Phares)

4. A resolution to approve the Hammond BBQ Challenge, Inc. to sell alcohol on the City’s property lying within the boundaries of S. W. Railroad Ave., from 100 yards South of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S.W. Railroad Avenue for the hours of 6pm to 11pm on Thursday, March 26, 2020, 3pm to 11pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, and from 10am to 11:30 pm on Saturday, March 2, 2020. ( Eric Phares)

5. A resolution to approve the Hammond BBQ Challenge, Inc. to obtain a waiver of the City of Hammond Open Container Law within the boundaries of S. W. Railroad Ave., from 100 yards S. of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S. W. Railroad Avenue for the hours of 6pm to 11pm on Thursday, March 26, 2020, 3pm to 11pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, and from 10am to 11:30 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Eric Phares)

6. A resolution authorizing Contract Change Order No. Three (3) for “Sewer System Rehabilitation FY-2018 LCDBG – City of Hammond, LA” (Project 31813) for an increase of 60 days. (Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to Accept final construction plans for the east portion of Commerce Street Improvements, accept dedication of east portion of Commerce Street (approx. 50’x468’) & Cul-de-sac, and Acceptance of 1 Year performance bond/letter of credit in the amount of $287,935.00 in accordance with plans and survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr.; Zoned CH & RM-3 (Case#ROW-2019-07-00009) Recommend approval by Planning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to revoke an existing 10″ water servitude, & accept the dedication of a relocated 10″ water servitude requested by Palace Properties, LLC located on Lot 3A1-A2 at Hammond Square Shopping Center in accordance with survey by Acadia Land Surveying, LLC. (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 10th Day of February 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.”

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.