Hammond City Council Agenda – October 27, 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
October 27, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An Ordinance to Annex three parcels being 11.311 acres & 13.663 acres (parcel#21T6R80000114), 17.55 Acres (parcel#21T6R80000087 & 21T6R80000113) all owned by the City of Hammond located at the NE and South intersection of Industrial Park Rd. and Hwy 190 East as per legal description by Mark T. Chemay dated 9/21/2020, to be zoned S-2 (Hammond Airport District), and City Council District #1. (Z-2020-0900084) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. An Ordinance to rezone 41.75 acres from RS-8 to I-L requested by Round Table Investments, LLC in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 12/9/1980 located at 2100 Industrial Park Rd. (Z-2020-09-00083) Recommend approval with conditions:1) No manufacturing only distribution, 2) Freight vehicles shall be limited on Vinyard Rd and Industrial Park Rd is the primary route of travel, 3) Install fence or dirt berm on the Vinyard Rd property line, 4) All ingress/egress shall be on Industrial Parkway, 5) Drainage plan must meet or exceed the 100 year flood plain requirements. (Tracie Schillace)

3. An Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Rosiland Pines (Owner) & Constance Pines (applicant) to allow placement of a Manufactured Home meeting all code requirements on proposed Lot C of the Pines resubdivision survey located at 810-C Natchez St; Zoned RS-3 (ECU-2020-09-00082) Recommended approval with following conditions by the Zoning Commission.

1) Resubdivision survey must be completed as proposed before issuing any permits; and
2) this approval is with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership by Rosiland Pines or Constance Pines
3) the manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD Standards. (Tracie Schillace)

4) An Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Bessie Hunter (owner) & Shaunta Mack (applicant) to allow placement of a Manufactured Home meeting all code requirements located at 504 E. Michigan St.; Zoned RM-2 (ECU-2020-08-00080) Recommend denial by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
October 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

A. October 13, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to request for the police department to be required to wear body cameras at all time by law. (Brandi Jones)

2. A resolution to purchase ten (10) Police Tahoe’s from Gerry Lane Chevrolet for $348,637.40 (State Contract# 4400020203). (Steve Leon)

3. A resolution 1) accepting a $7,875 grant from the Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership to purchase new and replacement body armor for Hammond police officers; 2) approving a $7,875 cash match from the Hammond Police Department; and 3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. (Charles Borchers IV)

4. A resolution supporting the submission of a $17,088.15 grant application to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for life-saving equipment (mechanical chest compression devices) for the Hammond Fire Department. (Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE:

1. Final adoption an Ordinance to Annex three parcels being 11.311 acres & 13.663 acres (parcel#21T6R80000114), 17.55 Acres (parcel#21T6R80000087 & 21T6R80000113) all owned by the City of Hammond located at the NE and South intersection of Industrial Park Rd. and Hwy 190 East as per legal description by Mark T. Chemay dated 9/21/2020, to be zoned S-2 (Hammond Airport District), and City Council District #1. (Z-2020-0900084) Recommended approval by Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Final adoption of an Ordinance to rezone 41.75 acres from RS-8 to I-L requested by Round Table Investments, LLC in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 12/9/1980 located at 2100 Industrial Park Rd. (Z-2020-09-00083) Recommend approval with conditions:1) No manufacturing only distribution, 2) Freight vehicles shall be limited on Vinyard Rd and Industrial Park Rd is the primary route of travel, 3) Install fence or dirt berm on the Vinyard Rd property line, 4) All ingress/egress shall be on Industrial Parkway, 5) Drainage plan must meet or exceed the 100 year flood plain requirements. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Final adoption of an Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Rosiland Pines (Owner) & Constance Pines (applicant) to allow placement of a Manufactured Home meeting all code requirements on proposed Lot C of the Pines resubdivision survey located at 810-C Natchez St; Zoned RS-3 (ECU-2020-09-00082) Recommended approval with following conditions by the Zoning Commission.

1) Resubdivision survey must be completed as proposed before issuing any permits; and
2) this approval is with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership by Rosiland Pines or Constance Pines
3) the manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD Standards. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Final adoption of an Ordinance to approve Expanded Conditional Use request by Bessie Hunter (owner) & Shaunta Mack (applicant) to allow placement of a Manufactured Home meeting all code requirements located at 504 E. Michigan St.; Zoned RM-2 (ECU-2020-08-00080) Recommend denial by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE: NONE

X. ADJOURN

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. All speakers, regardless of whether s/he represents an organization will be allotted no more than 3 minutes for comment. An individual cannot give his/her time to another individual.
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.