Hammond City Council Agenda – February 27, 2020

Posted & filed under Council Agendas.

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 27, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. 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. An ordinance to revoke an existing 10’ water servitude and 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSIONAGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 27, 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 February 11, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for “Taxiway Lighting Rehabilitation – Phase 1 (Design)” at the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport for up to $150,000. (David Lobue)

2. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a work authorization for professional services with Michael Baker International for “Airfield Lighting Rehabilitation (Phase I) Design” at the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. (David Lobue)

3. A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 (Final), for “NW Railroad Sewer Improvements” (Project #616-11915) in the amount of a $3,364.60 credit. (Chuck Spangler)

4. A resolution to accept the work for “NW Railroad Sewer Improvements” (Project #616-11915) by Lawson-Bonet Construction, Inc., as substantially complete, commencing the 45-day lien period and withholding 10% retainage. (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form 20-04 transferring $8,000 from “NW Railroad Sewer Improvements” (Project #616-11915) to “Pride Drive / HAEIDD Sewer Extension” (Project #616-12024). (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form 20-05 transferring $303,900 from closed-out projects “Drainage Improvements FY 2018” (Project #420-11806) and “Drainage Improvements FY 2019” (Project #420-11908) to “Sidewalk & Drainage Improvements [FY 2020]” (Project #420-12010). (Chuck Spangler)

7. A resolution authorizing Change Order #1 for “Air Traffic Control Tower Build-out” (Project 31706) for an increase of $1,971. (Charles Borchers IV)

8. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of a $112,500 application to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to purchase firefighting equipment for the Hammond Fire Department (HFD); and 2) supporting a cash match of $12,500 from the Fire Millage Fund. (Charles Borchers IV)

9. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of a $50,000 application to the AARP Community Challenge Grant Program to build an accessible walking trail in Martin Luther King Park; and 2) supporting a cash match of $25,000 from the Grant Match Fund. (Charles Borchers IV)

10. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of a $250,000 grant application to the Land and Water Conservation Fund for improvements to Mooney Park; and 2) supporting a cash match of $250,000 from the Grant Match Fund. (Charles Borchers IV)

11. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with Tangipahoa Parish Government for road overlays on W Dakota St, N Oak St, NW Railroad Ave, Mooney Ave, Muscarello Rd, Third St, E Hanson St, Maryland St, and Professional Plaza. (Lacy Landrum)

VII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE

1. Final adoption 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’) and Cul-de-sac, and acceptance of a 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. Final adoption of an ordinance to revoke an existing 10’ water servitude and 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

X. ADJOURN:

XI. Wilbert Dangerfield Award of Excellence Program

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 26th 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.