City Council Meeting Agenda – February 5, 2013

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HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 5, 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:

1. 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. An ordinance to redistrict the City of Hammond 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)

 

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
REGULAR SESSION
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 5, 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 15th, 2013

VII. RESOLUTIONS:

VIII. OLD BUSINESS:

IX. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution authorizing the 2013 Holy Ghost Parish Fair to be held April 19, 20 and 21, 2013. Boundaries set for the fair are: Magnolia Street from W. Colorado to the railroad track and NW Railroad Avenue from W. Colorado to the railroad track. (Jennifer O’Neil)

2. A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to sell alcohol on Friday, April 19 from 5pm – 10pm, Saturday, April 20 from 8am – 10pm and Sunday, April 21 from 10am – 7pm. (Jennifer O’Neil)

3. A resolution authorizing the Holy Ghost Parish Fair Committee to receive a waiver of the open container law on Friday, April 19 from 5pm – 10pm, Saturday, April 20 from 8am – 10pm and Sunday, April 21 from 10am – 7pm. (Jennifer O’Neil)

4. A resolution to approve Change Order No. One (1) on “Drainage Improvements FY-2013 [project #420-11208] in the net amount of $16,090.00 extra.  (Chuck Spangler)

5. A resolution to ratify and award bids received Tuesday, February 5, 2013, for “Sewer System Evaluation Survey – East” [project #616-31202] and “Sewer System Evaluation Survey – West” [project #616-11304].  (Chuck Spangler)

6. A resolution to approve Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. to hold the 2013 It’s A Smokin’ Blues and BBQ Challenge benefiting TARC, Special Olympics of Louisiana, and The Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center in downtown Hammond on March 22&23, 2013, lying within the boundaries of: S.W. Railroad Ave. from 100 yards south of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S.W. Railroad Ave. (Eric Phares)

7. A resolution to approve Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. exclusive use and closure of the downtown parking malls and grass lawns from 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2013 and remain closed until 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 as follows:  East parking malls from East Charles Street to Hanson Street, West parking malls from West Thomas to 100 yards south of Coleman Street. (Eric Phares)

8. A resolution to approve Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. exclusive use and closure of Cate Street, from East Charles to Hanson, at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013 and to reopen at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013. (Eric Phares)

9. A resolution to approve  Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. issuance of a waiver of the City of Hammond’s  Noise Ordinance within the boundaries set forth for this event, being  S.W.  Railroad Ave. from 100 yards south of Coleman Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S. W. Railroad Ave. for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013 and from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013. (Eric Phares)

10. A resolution to approve Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. Police and Fire protection as previously provided or as the City of Hammond deems necessary for the protection of the participants and spectators of this event. (Eric Phares)

11. A resolution to approve  Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. to sell Beer and Alcoholic Beverages, Specifically “Daiquiris” , on the City’s property lying within the boundaries of S.W. Railroad Ave. from 100 yards south of Coleman  Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S.W. Railroad Avenue, for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013, and from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013. (Eric Phares)

12.  A resolution to approve  Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge, Inc. to get a waiver of the City of Hammond’s Open Container Law within the boundaries of S.W. Railroad Ave. from 100 yards south of Coleman  Street to West Thomas Street; East Charles Street to Hanson Street; Coleman Street from Cate Street to S.W. Railroad Avenue, for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013, and from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013. (Eric Phares)

13. A resolution to authorize the transfer of $50,000 from the Fire Department Millage account to the Fire Department Capital Improvement account for repair of the roof. (John Thomas)

14. Resolution to enter into Contract with Wainwright Construction & Maintenance Inc., in the amount of $76,500.00, for Re-Roofing of Hammond Fire Station #5. (Ernest Peters)

15. A resolution to authorize the use of $200,000 from police milliage account for the purpose of purchase and renovation of the Hancock Bank. (Mayor Foster)

IX. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

1.  Final adoption 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.

  2. Final adoption of an ordinance to redistrict the City of Hammond 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

X. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING  

1. Approval of Final Subdivision for Westwood Village Phase 2, and dedication and acceptance of 45’ utility servitude on Pete Nicolosi Dr. and 60’on Tina Dr. for maintenance of city water improvements, and a 50’ servitude on Tammy Dr. for maintenance of water meters only and authorizing the Mayor to sign all predial servitude agreements for Tammy Drive all in accordance with survey by Robert G. Barrilleaux dated revised 6/9/2012 and 11/6/2012; Zoned RS

XI. 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 4th  day of  February  ,  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 “