Hammond City Council Agenda – December 8, 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
December 08, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. 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). (Tracie Schillace)

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 08, 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 23, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form 21-04 to combine projects for lift station improvements, specifically transferring $560,230.25 from Sewer System Infiltration & Inflow (project 31401) to Lift Station Upgrades (project 11902). (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution to ratify and award bids received 11/25/2020 for “Lift Station Improvements” (Project# 616-11902). ( Jay Pittman)

3. A resolution 1) accepting a $7,500 grant from the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors for the preservation and restoration of the interior of the Miller Memorial Library, a designated historic structure; 2) approving a cash match of $7,500 from the Grant Match Fund; and 3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. (Charles Borchers IV)

4. A resolution 1) accepting 15,000 grant from the Let’s Play Community Construction Grant Program for a new playground in Cate Square Park; 2) approving a cash match of $24,000 from the Grant Match Fund; and 3) authorizing the Mayor or his designee to complete and sign related documents. (Charles Borchers IV)

5. A resolution to purchase thirty-six (36) bus stop benches from Victor Stanley, Inc. for $28,918.80 using funds from Bus Stops Improvements Project 31709. (Charles Borchers IV)

6. A resolution supporting the submission of a grant application for up to $50,000 to the Local Government Assistance Program for renovations to the City’s Maintenance Facility. (Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE

1. Final adoption 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). (Tracie Schillace)

2. Final adoption of 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)

3. Final adoption 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)

4. Final adoption 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to rezone property located at 807 E. Church Street currently zoned as RM-2 Expanded Conditional Use to allow prepared food to MX-C request by Anthony Perkins (Z-2020-07-00079). (Tracie Schillace)

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 7th Day Of December 2020 at 4:00 pm.