Hammond City Council Agenda – March 10, 2020

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 10, 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
March 10, 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. Melanie Ricketts- Cemetery at 502 North Wilson Street

2. Mayor:

A. Andre Monnot – Flood Study

VI. Minutes of February 27, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Falcon Alumni Association to host and serve alcohol on Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 11:00am until 4:00pm for the STA Alumni Crawfish Boil within the downtown parking lots on the west side of the railroad tracks and bounded by Coleman Avenue, Railroad Avenue, Morris Ave., and the railroad tracks. (John Daniel Guerin)

2. A resolution to authorize the Falcon Alumni Association to obtain a Waiver of the Open Container Law on Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 11:00am until 4:00pm for the STA Alumni Crawfish Boil within the downtown parking lots on the west side of the railroad tracks and bounded by Coleman Avenue, Railroad Avenue, Morris Ave., and the railroad tracks. (John Daniel Guerin)

3. A resolution adopting a revised Grievance Procedure under the City of Hammond’s “Section 504 Evaluation & Transition Plan and Summary of Previous & New Actions Taken” and authorizing related housekeeping changes therein. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Tangipahoa Parish Government, Cypress Pointe Hospital, and The Heights Apartments, LLC for road improvements to John Lambert Drive for a cost of up to $31,250 (one-fourth of the total cost estimated at $125,000). Funds are proposed to come from the surplus/available funds. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution to accept the work for “MLK Park Improvements” (Project #11913) as substantially complete, commencing the 45-day lien period and withholding 10% retainage. (Pierre Theriot)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance declaring two (2) Crown Victoria’s moveable property as surplus and providing for a donation to benefit public safety. (Jana Thurman)

2. Introduction of an ordinance to declare as surplus and authorize the sale of the sale of the items listed below to sell on GovDeals.com (Jana Thurman)

• 2008 Ford Crown Victoria – VIN# 1FAFP71VX8X125695 (78,715 Miles)
• Bag of Digital Cameras & Video Cameras
• Used Hats & Helmets
• Reflectors/Bag
• Noise Meter
• Box of Cassette Tapes (New)
• Leather Jackets (Bulk)
• Motorcycle Boots (4 pairs)
• 2 Mobile Security Computer Cabinets – Model 273114 (New)

3. Introduction of an ordinance for annexation into the Hammond City Limits, initial zoning to C-H, and placement into the City Council District #4 as requested by Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers (applicant) and One Ninety Corp. (owner) for Tract A-1-B (0.830 acres) of the One Ninety Corp Mini Partition located at 2613 W. Thomas St. in accordance with survey by Dennis L. Gowin dated 1/20/2020 (Z-2020-02-00070). Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Introduction of an Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Paula Middleton (applicant) and Kinchen Investments LLC (owner) to allow placement of a mmanufactured home meeting all code requirements to be placed on Parcel 3B located at 1104 Harvey St. in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr., Zoned RS-3 (Z-2020-02-00071). Recommended approval by the Zoning Commission with the following conditions: (Tracie Schillace)

1) The manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards; and
2) The approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership by Paula Middleton.

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 March 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.