Hammond City Council Agenda – January 26, 2021

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 26, 2021
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING: NONE

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 26, 2021
6:00pm or at conclusion of Public Hearing

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PRAYER: Rev. Jarvis Crockerham (Re-Vision Church)

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: All veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.
Isiah Lewis (Westside Montessori)

V. REPORTS:

1. Mayor:

2. Council:
VI. Minutes of January 12, 2020

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 128 Moran St., (94%) damaged located in Council District 1. Notices sent to Betty Whittington, Cornelia Harris, Laurence Charles Harris, and Rose Harris Hollins. (Bobby Mitchell)

2. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 311 S Linden St., (93%) damaged located in Council District 2. Notices sent to Thelma L. Rudison, Phetima A. Myers, Ms. Lovely Jones, Ruenell Rudison, and Charles Reid. (Bobby Mitchell)

3. A resolution authorizing demolition of a property located at 611 S Olive St., (92%) damaged located in Council District 2. Notices sent to Christopher Egan, Hancock Whitney Bank C/O Newman, Mathis, Bradly & Spedale, Karen Porter, and James Porter. (Bobby Mitchell)

4. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Tangipahoa Parish Government for the overlay of the following streets: N Oak St, Lafitte St, Phoenix Square, Harden St Ext, E Hoover St, Ruth Dr, Caroline Dr., Harvey St, Octavia Dr, and Freret St. (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution 1) supporting the submission of a $51,750 application to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to purchase communication equipment for the Hammond Fire Department (HFD); and 2) supporting a cash match of $6,750 from the HFD. (Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING: 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 25th Day of JANUAY 2021 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. 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.
2. After recognitions the participant is requested to give his/her name and address and duly noted in the minutes.
3. All questions and comments are to be address to the presiding officer only.
4. There shall be no indulging in personalities and the participant must adhere to the item at hand, and the rules of decorum of the council.
5. When a council member, citizen, elected or appointed public official refuses to adhere to these procedural 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 party or parties. The presiding officer shall prior to the discussion of a particular item, allow time for the discussion of that item. The Council Clerk shall be the official timekeeper of the Council and shall interrupt discussion to advise the Council that time has expired. Discussion shall cease, and the matter shall then be voted upon forthwith. 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.”

Persons needing accommodations or assistance should contact City Council Clerk Tonia Banks at
985-277-5610. Request should be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.