Hammond City Council Agenda – June 23, 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
PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 23, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in accordance with the procedures in Section 5-03 of the City’s Charter. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Syeda Naeem)

2. 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.

3. 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 located at 304 South Oak Street (Z-2020-03-00074) recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

4. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
June 23, 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 June 9, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS:

1. 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)

2. 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)

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution 1) accepting a $157,000 grant from the CARES Act Airport Grants Program to offset economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and experienced at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport; and 2) authorizing the Mayor and/or his designee to sign related documents. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (David Lobue)

2. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a Maintenance Agreement including Mowing and Litter Pickup for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2021 between the City of Hammond and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution to approve Pour House Pizza and Beer Garden located at 505 W. Thomas Street Hammond, La. 70401 to obtain a permit to sell High/Low alcohol on premise. The owner is 505 Thomas LLC. (Laura Hammett)

4. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 128 Moran St., (94%) damaged located in Council District 1. The owner is Cornelia Harris, ETAL 803 Hope St., Hammond, LA. 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

5. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 411 S. Cypress St., (71%) damaged located in Council District 2. The owner is EKORB, LLC 608 W. Robert St., Hammond LA. 70401. (Bobby Mitchell)

6. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 208 Washington Ave., (84%) damaged located in Council District 3. The owner is Arlene & Brenda Thompson 208 Washington Ave., Hammond LA. 70403, (Bobby Mitchell)

7. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 307 Washington Ave., (94) damaged located in Council District 3. The owner is Carol Gray Jackson 7218 Fuschia Lane, Humble TX., 77346. (Bobby Mitchell)

8. A resolution to ratify the proposals received and to award the Fiscal Agent (RFP 21-05) for a three-year contract from July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2023. (Lacy Landrum)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE:

1. An ordinance to adopt the City of Hammond budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in accordance with the procedures in Section 5-03 of the City’s Charter. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Syeda Naeem)

2. Final adoption 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.

3. Final adoption 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 located at 304 South Oak Street (Z-2020-03-00074) recommended approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Final adoption 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE: NONE

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 22nd 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.