Hammond City Council Agenda – March 24, 2020

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 24, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

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

2. 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. 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. 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.

5. An Emergency Ordinance regarding suspension of disconnection of utility services due to Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19. (Lacy Landrum)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSIONAGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
March 24, 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 March 10, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. 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)

2. 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)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to adopt rules and procedures for public participation at City Council meetings. (Andre Coudrain)

2. A resolution adopting a “Language Access Plan for Persons with Limited English Proficiency. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

3. A resolution supporting a $45,000 application to the Traffic Safety Grant Program for impaired driving, occupant protection, and juvenile underage drinking enforcement. (Charles W. Borchers IV)

4. A resolution to approve Rumorz Bar & Grill located at 1406 Corbin Rd., Hammond, La. to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol on premise. The owner is Terrie Clemmons. (Laura Hammett)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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. Final adoption 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. Final adoption of an Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Paula Middleton (applicant) and Kinchen Investments LLC (owner) to allow placement of a manufactured 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.

IX. INTRODUCTION & FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1. Introduction and Final Adoption of an Emergency Ordinance regarding suspension of disconnection of utility services due to Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19.
(Lacy Landrum)

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 23rd 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. Prior to the vote of a particular item on the agenda, the presiding officer shall allow time for the public discussion of that agenda item.
2. 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.
3. After recognition, the participant is requested to give his/her name and address and duly noted in the minutes.
4. All questions and comments are to be address to the presiding officer only and shall be limited to the agenda item under consideration.
5. There shall be no indulging in personalities, no offensive or profane language shall be used and the participant must adhere to the item at hand, and the decorum of the Council.
6. When a person refuses to adhere to these 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 person or persons.
7. The presiding officer may limit the amount of time for public comment in the interest of an orderly meeting. Repetitive comments are discouraged.
8. The Council Clerk shall be the official timekeeper of the Council and shall interrupt discussion to advise the Council that any time limit has expired.
9. 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.”
10. During the period of a declared public health or public safety emergency, the number of persons attending the meeting in person may be limited or rules maintaining an appropriate distance from others may be imposed to comply with any emergency proclamation or in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Office of Public Health or the Louisiana Department of Health. In such instances, or in order to comply with any emergency proclamation, the Council shall provide an alternate method for public participation and public comment such as via internet, video, e-mail, facsimile or telephone. The specific procedure for any alternate method of public participation and comment shall be contained in the public notice or agenda for the meeting.

Persons needing accommodations or assistance should contact City Council Clerk Tonia Banks at 985-277-5610. Requests should be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

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