City Council Meeting Agenda – January 15, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 15, 2013
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER: Jason Hood, President

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount( ) Jason Hood( ) Robert “Bobby “Martin( ) Lemar Marshall( )Mike Williams ( )

III. PUBLIC HEARING: None

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
January 15, 2013
6:00 PM or immediately following public hearing.

I. CALL TO ORDER: Jason Hood, President

II. ROLL CALL: Johnny Blount ( ) Jason Hood ( ) Robert “Bobby” Martin ( ) Lemar Marshall ( ) Mike Williams ( )

III. PRAYER:

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

V. REPORTS:

a. Council:

b. Mayor:

c. New Businesses:

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Minutes of January 2nd, 2012

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution (1) approving the submission of a Fire Prevention and Safety grant application for $31,175, to purchase smoke alarms and educational materials; (2) agreeing to match grant funds with $3,117.50; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

2. A resolution (1) approving the submission of a Community Water Enrichment Fund grant application for $27,000, to upgrade an elevated water main at the Martin Luther King Avenue crossing of the Ponchatoula Creek, and (2) authorizing the Mayor to sign all grant-related documents. (Lacy Landrum)

3. A resolution (1) accepting $600,000 in State Capital Outlay funds; (2) agreeing to match these funds with $200,000; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and to act on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana for the Police Station project (50-MB9-12-02). Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

4. A resolution (1) accepting $750,000 in State Capital Outlay funds; (2) agreeing to match these funds with $450,000; and (3) authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement and to act on behalf of the City of Hammond with the State of Louisiana for the Air Traffic Control Tower project (50-MB9-12-01). Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

5. A resolution approving On the Run #16 located at 1910 S. Morrison Blvd. to receive a conditional high/low alcohol permit, pending water & sewer, health, fire and building inspections. The owner of the business is Fast Lane C-Store LLC. This is an existing business with new ownership. (Jinnie Wilson)

6. A resolution approving Monty’s Bar & Bistro located at 112 West Thomas Street to receive a conditional high/low alcohol permit, pending water & sewer, health, fire and building inspections. The owner of the business is Majakamo Holding Co. LLC. (Jinnie Wilson)

X. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

XI. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an ordinance to approve a rezoning request by Maurice Jordan (applicant/owner) to rezone
Lot C-4 of Oak Knoll Estates located at 22 White Oak Court Units 1-4 from R5 to S-Special District
(RZ2012-12-1) Recommended Approval with Conditions by the Zoning Commission

1) The special district guidelines will be in accordance with the survey by Gilbert Sullivan dated____
and with the Oak Knoll Association Letter dated Nov. 28, 2012 (attached hereto made a par thereof);and
2) The White Oak Townhome restrictions and covenants approved by the City Attorney. (Josh Taylor)

2. Introduction of proposed redistricting ordinance as required under Section 2-02 of the Home Rule Charter of the Hammond City Council after the 2010 federal decennial census.(Plan 1) Attachment#1 Attachment#2 Attachment#3 (Jason Hood)

XII. ADJOURN.

I, WHITNEY COOPER CLERK 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. 42:4.7, ON THE 14th day of January , 2013.

 

 

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 “