Hammond City Council Agenda – June 9, 2020

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Hammond City Council Members
Councilwoman Carlee Gonzales- President
Councilman Sam DiVittorio- Vice President
Councilman Devon Wells
Councilman Kip Andrews
Councilman Steve Leon

City Council Clerk, Tonia Banks
City Attorney, Andre Coudrain

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
JUNE 9, 2020
4:30pm

I. Discussing of Police Department Budget

II. Budget Wrap-up

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 9, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 9, 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 May 26, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to ratify and award bids received 5/20/2020 for “Sidewalk & Drainage Improvements [FY2020” Project# 420-12010. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Chuck Spangler).

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution 1) accepting a $61,855 grant from the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program to offset costs associated with preventing, preparing for, and/or responding to coronavirus in Hammond; and 2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles Borchers IV)

2. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of an application for reimbursement to the Coronavirus Relief Fund for necessary expenditures incurred in preparation for, mitigation of, response to, or recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic between March 1 and April 30, 2020; and 2) authorizing the Mayor to sign related documents, including the required Federal Funding Certification and Agreement to Hold Harmless and Indemnify, on behalf of the City of Hammond. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles Borchers IV)

3. A resolution 1) accepting a litter cleanup supplies grant from the Cleanup Supplies Affiliate Grant Program; and 2) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. (Charles Borchers IV)

4. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 611 Magazine St., (99% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Alberta White 611-B Magazine St., Hammond, LA. 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

5. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 800 Magazine St., (74% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Sadie Hughes & Demetra G. Wright C/O Demetra Wright 10089 Azalea Dr., Hammond, LA. 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

6. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 810 Magazine St., (77% damaged), located in Council District 1. The owner is Sadie Hughes & Demetra G. Wright C/O Demetra Wright 10089 Azalea Dr., Hammond, LA. 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

7. A resolution authorizing the demolition of a property located at 1204 Apple St., (99%), located in Council District 1. The owner is Monica L. Hill 1006 E. Thomas St., Hammond, LA. 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

8. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 202 E. Coleman Ave., (86% damaged) located in Council District 2. The owner is EKORB, LLC 608 W. Robert St., Hammond, LA. 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

9. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 204 E. Coleman Ave., (72% damaged) located in Council District 2. The owner is EKORB, LLC 608 W. Robert St., Hammond, LA. 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

10. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 311 S. Linden St., (93% damaged) located in Council District 2. The owner is Thelma L. Rudison 311 South Linden Hammond, LA. 70403. (Bobby Mitchell)

11. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 611 S. Olive St., (92% damaged) located in Council District 2. The owner is Whitney National Bank Post Office Box 61260, New Orleans, LA. 70161. (Bobby Mitchell)

12. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 206 George Perkins Sr. Dr., (92% damaged) located in Council District 3. The owner is Mable T. Nelson, EST ET AL 1089 Vionna Ave., Cincinnati, OH. 45224. (Bobby Mitchell)

13. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with Kellermeyer Bergensons Services for janitorial services for all City of Hammond buildings in the amount of $158,064.00 annually. (Jana Thurman)

14. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract on behalf of the City of Hammond with Gall’s L.L.C., the approximate amount of $50,000 annually for Fire & Police Department Uniforms. (Jana Thurman)

15. An amendment to the resolution creating the Hammond Housing Authority dated June 1, 1976 to set forth the qualifications of the commissioners of the authority. (Councilman DiVittorio)

16. A resolution to reappoint Matt Sandifer to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a four-year term from June 15, 2020 – June 14, 2024. (Mayor Panepinto)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Ramona Holland (applicant) to allow placement of a manufactured home meeting all code requirements located on Lots 13 & 14 Square 8 Greenville Park Subdivision at 120 W. Newman St.; Zoned RS-3 (Z-2020-03-00072) recommended with conditions by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

1) The approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in ownership of Ramona Holland, and
2) Must meet all placement requirements for a manufactured home.

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to rezone Lot 6 Block 78 Hyer-Survey request by Best Team in Town, LLC from RM-2 to MX-C in accordance with survey by Brett J. Martin dated 3/9/2020 (Z-2020-03-00074) recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Introduction to Amend Ordinance#16-5481 to allow change in occupancy/ownership from Joseph Ribando III to Timothy S. Shoaf for a existing microbrew pub located on Parcel 2 being 1110 CM Fagan Drive; Zoned C-H (Z-2020-05-00075) 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 8th Day of June 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.
11. 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.