Hammond City Council Agenda – February 9, 2021

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Hammond City Council Members
Councilman Kip Andrews- President
Councilman Sam DiVittorio- Vice President
Councilman Devon Wells
Councilwoman Carlee Gonzales
Councilman Steve Leon

City Council Clerk, Tonia Banks
City Attorney, Andre Coudrain

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 9, 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
February 9, 2021
6:00pm or at conclusion of Public Hearing

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PRAYER: Tim Moffett
Woodland Park Baptist Church

IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: All veterans and active military, please render the proper salute.
Kennedi Perry 3rd Grade
Hammond Westside Montessori School

V. REPORTS:

1. Mayor:

2. Council:

VI. Minutes of January 26, 2021

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into contract with USA Pools of Louisiana for maintenance and operations of Zemurray Pool in the amount of #38,570.00 annually. (Jana Thurman)

2. A resolution supporting the submission of an $18,000 application to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to purchase dashboard cameras for the Hammond Police Department. (Charles Borchers IV)

3. A resolution supporting the submission of a $5,000 application to the Healthy Communities Grant Program to reduce litter and waste in historic downtown Hammond and City parks. (Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE: NONE

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction for an Ordinance to accept final subdivision plat and construction plans for “PS-2” Major Subdivision (22 single family lots & greenspace), acceptance of dedication of all public improvements in accordance with final plat by John E. Bonneau & Associates, Inc. and construction drawings by Webb M. Anderson dated revised 12/23/2020, and acceptance of 1 year performance bond in the amount of $428,520.00 request by Gulf Coast Housing Partnership, Inc. located at 1105 Hewitt Rd; Zoned RS-11.A (SUB-2020-10-00138) Recommend Approval by Planning Commission (Tracie Schillace)

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, February 23, 2021

2. Introduction for an Ordinance to rezone a lot being 50′ x 150′ in the South 1/3 of the SW 1/4 of Blk 7 of the Iowa Addition from RM-2 to RM-3 requested by Tracy Washington located at 211 S. Elm St.; Iowa Addition Overlay (Z-2021-01-00088) Recommendation to deny by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, February 23, 2021

3. Introduction for an Ordinance to rezone a lot being 0.162 acres from RS-3 to RM-3 in accordance with a survey by Wm. J. Bodin Jr. dated 5/26/2020 requested by Adrien Wells located at 905 S. Mooney Ave. (Z-2021-01-00089) Recommendation to approve by the Zoning Commission. (Tracie Schillace)

Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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 8th Day of February 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.