Hammond City Council Agenda – December 22, 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 22, 2020
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. 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)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
December 22, 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. December 8, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution approving the holding of an election in the Hammond Downtown Development District, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, April 24, 2021 to authorize the renewal of a special tax therein. (Brennan Black’s)

2. A resolution to purchase Fifty (50) Dell Latitude Laptops from Dell in the amount of $40,457.50 (State Contract #4400002525) (Jana Thurman)

3. A resolution to approve the appointment of Evan Singer, representing the Largest Assessed Property Owners to the Downtown Development District Board for a two-year term from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022. (Chelsea Tallo)

4. A resolution to approve the appointment of John Daniel Guerin, representing the Largest Assessed Property Owners to the Downtown Development District Board for a two-year term January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022. (Chelsea Tallo)

5. A resolution to approve the appointment of John Exnicios, representing the Largest Assessed Property Owners to the Downtown Development District Board for a two-year term from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022. (Chelsea Tallo)

6. A resolution to approve the appointment of Bryan Wong representing the Westside Business and Property Owners, to the Downtown Development District Board for a two-year term from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022. (Chelsea Tallo)

7. A resolution supporting the submission of a grant application for up to $50,000 to the Community Water Enrichment Fund to install a water main along Pride Drive West. (Charles Borchers IV)

8. A resolution to approve the proposal submitted by Principal Engineering, Inc. and to authorize work on Task 1, “Data Gathering and Preliminary Analysis,” as part of a larger project studying the entire city limits area to revise the City’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) and adjust Base Flood Elevations (BFEs). Funding for Task 1 will come from the $100,000 allocated in the Five-Year Capital Improvements Plan for a flood study. (Tracie Schillace)

9. A resolution to approve funding for a sidewalk improvements project at 206 East Morris Avenue with a three-way, equal share of the total cost, estimated at $43,995.55, between STOA, the Hammond Downtown Development District, and the City of Hammond. The City’s contribution will be $14,665.18 and will be used from “Miscellaneous Sidewalk Improvements – FY 2020.” (Lacy Landrum)

10. A resolution to approve Budget Change Form 21-05 transferring $470,000 into “South WWTP (Wastewater Treatment Plant)” (project 616-31807), specifically with $80,000 from “Generator Chevy Well” (project 616-11903) and $390,000 from “Lift Station Upgrades – FY 2021” (project 616-12102). (Webb Anderson)

11. A resolution to ratify and award bids received on December 17, 2020, for “South WWTP Upgrade” (project 616-31807). (Webb Anderson)

12. A resolution to award the contract to S&P Liner, LLC, for “Sewer Rehab [FY2021] – Iowa Addition & University Subdivision” (Project 616-121040) in the amount of $194,330.00. (Webb Anderson)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE

1. Final adoption 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)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE:

1. Introduction for an Ordinance to annex 16.889 acres (parcel#16TR80000033) requested by Hudson Industrial Park, LLC located at the NE corner of Industrial Park Rd and Shelton Rd. in accordance with survey by George D. Sullivan, Zone as I-L, and to be placed in City Council District #1 (Z-2020-09-00086) Recommend approval by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

2. Introduction of an Ordinance to transfer $14,665.18 from the Downtown Development District Fund (207) Balance to the line item of Sidewalk Improvements within the DDD Fund (20775100 – 570302). Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Chelsea Tallo Little)

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 21st Day Of December 2020 at 4:00 pm.