Hammond City Council Agenda – November 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
November 23, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Laronda Varnado to allow placement of a manufactured home to be placed on proposed lot 1 of the Ethel Varnado Estate at 202 S. Scanlan St. in accordance with survey by George D. Sullivan (Z-2020-07-00078) Zoning commission recommends approval with the following conditions: 1) this approval is with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership of Laronda Varnado, and 2) the manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards. (Tracie Schillace)

2. An ordinance to accept a dedication of servitude for all public utilities and infrastructure on S. Scanlan Street in accordance with survey by George D. Sullivan (SUB-2020-10-00139) Planning Commission recommends acceptance. (Tracie Schillace)

3. An Ordinance to annex City of Hammond property being a parcel being 56.15 acres (Parcel# 20T6R80000111) located south of the Hammond Airport and Hwy 190 East, & East of W-3 (W. Selsers Canal) to be zoned S-2 and in City Council District #1 (Z-2020-09-00085) Zoning commission recommends approval. (Tracie Schillace)

4. An Ordinance request by Rose Guest House LLC (owner) & Adrian Ishman (applicant) to allow placement of a manufactured home located on Lot 13 square 2 of Greenville Park Addition located at 206 E. Green Street (Z-2020-10-00087) with the following conditions: Zoning commission recommends approval with the following conditions: 1) this approval is with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership of Adrian Ishman, and 2) the manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards. (Tracie Schillace)

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

A. November 10, 2020

B. November 17, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution 1) accepting a $47,580 grant from the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program to install emergency generators at Lift Stations 6 and 51; 2) approving a $20,391 cash match from the Water & Sewer Department; and 3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents.  Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance for an Expanded Conditional Use request by Laronda Varnado to allow placement of a manufactured home to be placed on proposed lot 1 of the Ethel Varnado Estate at 202 S. Scanlan St. in accordance with survey by George D. Sullivan (Z-2020-07-00078) Zoning commission recommends approval with the following conditions: 1) this approval is with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership of Laronda Varnado, and 2) the manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Final adoption of an ordinance to accept a dedication of servitude for all public utilities and infrastructure on S. Scanlan Street in accordance with survey by George D. Sullivan (SUB-2020-10-00139) Planning Commission recommends acceptance. (Tracie Schillace)

3. Final adoption of an Ordinance to annex City of Hammond property being a parcel being 56.15 acres (Parcel# 20T6R80000111) located south of the Hammond Airport and Hwy 190 East, & East of W-3 (W. Selsers Canal) to be zoned S-2 and in City Council District #1 (Z-2020-09-00085) Zoning commission recommends approval. (Tracie Schillace)

4. Final adoption of an Ordinance request by Rose Guest House LLC (owner) & Adrian Ishman (applicant) to allow placement of a manufactured home located on Lot 13 square 2 of Greenville Park Addition located at 206 E. Green Street (Z-2020-10-00087) with the following conditions: Zoning commission recommends approval with the following conditions: 1) this approval is with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon a change in occupancy or ownership of Adrian Ishman, and 2) the manufactured home must meet all requirements of placement and must be constructed to meet the latest HUD standards. (Tracie Schillace)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to rezone 41.75 acres requested by Round Table Investments, LLC from RS-8 to I-L in accordance with survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. located at 2100 Industrial Park Rd. (Z-2020-09-00083) Zoning Commission approved with conditions. Staff-Report  Alternate-Ordinance

1. That the approved conceptual site plan, submitted by Medline at public hearing on 11 5 20 become a condition for any and all use of the property for Medline Industries and any other use in the future. These conditions include the following:

a. 100-foot green belt be created surrounding the property on the east, west, and north side.
b. That the green belt consists of Class A native trees and shrubberies in sufficient numbers and spaced to screen the view the building and parking on the site.
c. Create earthen berms and a natural configuration (8-foot-high) to screen views, noise, and light pollution.
d. Provide a 14-foot-high opaque screen/fence (consider vegetative screen) at back edge of 100-foot green belt and edge of parking areas surrounding the building.
e. Modify site plan as necessary to maintain live oak trees and provide protective measures during construction and future activities on the site for all live oak trees within the 100-foot green belt and within the parking areas of the facility.
f. Design a comprehensive drainage plan (500 years) that includes any water draining from adjacent properties onto this property.
g. Design the drainage study required retention pond for a natural look and landscape the edges. Provide fountains for aerating the pond.
h. Clean up edges of Selser Canal and provide landscaping and maintenance.
i. Underbrush wooded areas south of canal and provide landscaping maintenance.
j. All landscaping design to be by a licensed landscape architect in the State of Louisiana and approved by the planning staff with input from the community.
k. No trucks to go north of entry drive on Industrial Park Road (approximately 1,000 feet south of Vineyard Road) and drive onto Vineyard Road to be gated and used for emergency use only.
l. All site lighting of facility to be cut off type lighting directed into the property no closer to the property line than 100 feet.

2. A traffic study should be performed and all infrastructure improvement recommendations to be a part of this approval.

3. No manufacturing on the site and ethelyne oxide, its analogs, and substitutes not be allowed to be used at this location.

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to annex 3 parcels owned by the City of Hammond being 11.311 acres & 13.663 acres (parcel#21T6R80000114), 17.55 acres (Parcel#21T6R80000087 & #21T6R80000113) located at the NE and South Intersection of Industrial Park Rd. and Hwy 190 East, to be Zoned S-2 (Hammond Airport District), and placed in City Council District #1 (Z-2020-09-00084) Zoning Commission recommends approval. (Tracie Schillace)

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm

3. Introduction of an Ordinance for Expanded Conditional Use requested 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 (Z-2020-08-00080) Zoning Commission recommended approval with the following conditions: 1) This approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon change in ownership/applicant other than Bessie Hunter (Owner) or Shaunta Mack (applicant); and 2) Must meet all placement requirements for a manufactured home. (Tracie Schillace)

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm

4. Introduction of an Ordinance for 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 located at 810-C Natchez St.; Zoned RS-3 (Z-2020-09-00082) Zoning Commission recommends approval with the following conditions: 1)Provide a survey creating Lot C for placement of new manufactured home as presented; and 2) This approval shall be with the understanding that such use is a personal right that expires upon change in ownership/applicant other than Rosiland Pines (Owner) or Constance Pines (applicant); and 3) Must meet all placement requirements for a manufactured home.
(Tracie Schillace)

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm

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.
I, COUNCIL CLERK, TONIA BANKS, OF THE HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AND FOREGOING WAS POSTED AT THE COUNCIL’S OFFICE AT 312 EAST CHARLES STREET, HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH LA R.S. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 20th Day Of November 2020 at 4:00 pm.