Council Agendas

Hammond City Council Agenda – February 22, 2022

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, Lisa Cockerham
City Attorney, Andre Coudrain

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 22, 2022
5:30pm

I. CALL TO ORDER:

II. ROLL CALL:

III. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. An Ordinance by Starwood Management Co., LLC and Alice Sheridan to revocate a portion of George Perkins Sr. Dr. right of way and resubdivide 3 lots in Block 5 and Block 6 of Colonial Place Subdivision, located at 609 Mooney Ave. and 701 Mooney Ave., in accordance with a survey by William J. Bodin, PLS; Zoned RM-2. (Jeffery Leuenberger)

2. An Ordinance to rename Mooney Park to Gibson Memorial Park. (Councilman Wells)

HAMMOND CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
312 EAST CHARLES STREET
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA
February 22, 2022
6:00 pm 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:

Mayor:

Council: Wilbert Dangerfield Award of Excellence Ceremony, Immediately following Council Meeting

VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes of the January 25, 2022 meeting.
Approval of Minutes of the February 8, 2022 meeting

VII. RESOLUTIONS

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B. NEW BUSINESS:

1. A resolution to authorize the Mayor to enter into a contract with Civix for $88,415 to conduct a housing and residential areas strategic growth study (RFP 22-16). See pages 33-34 for cost details. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)
Element 1, Housing Inventory & Enhancement Area Identification, $26,385
Element 2, Enhancement Areas Need & Opportunity Assessment, $44,210
Element 3, Review, Research & Recommendations $17,820
Housing Study Total Cost $88,415

2. A resolution to approve Kangaroo #553 located at 1200 S Morrison Blvd Hammond, LA 70403 to obtain a permit to sell packaged Hi/Low alcohol. The owner is MM CS Services, LLC. (Kasey Daigle)

3. A resolution for the Hammond City Council to accept the recommendations from Seth W. Stoughton’s report and initiate developing a request for proposals to solicit information from private entities that will conduct a comprehensive review of the Hammond Police Department and its operations. (Councilman Wells)

4. A resolution supporting the submission of a $45,000 application to the Traffic Safety Grant Program for Impaired Driving, Occupant Protection, and Juvenile Underage Drinking Enforcement. (Charles Borchers IV)

5. A resolution approving the purchase of an emergency generator for Lift Station 51 (located on Hipark Boulevard in District 3) in the amount of $44,624.83 under Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program Grant 58562A (City Project 32102).(Charles Borchers IV)

VIII. FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE:

A. OLD BUSINESS: NONE

B.NEW BUSINESS:

1. Final adoption of an Ordinance by Starwood Management Co., LLC and Alice Sheridan to revocate a portion of George Perkins Sr. Dr. right of way and resubdivide 3 lots in Block 5 and Block 6 of Colonial Place Subdivision, located at 609 Mooney Ave. and 701 Mooney Ave., in accordance with a survey by William J. Bodin, PLS; Zoned RM-2. (Jeffery Leuenberger)

2. Final adoption of an Introduction of an ordinance to rename Mooney Park to Gibson Memorial Park. (Councilman Wells)

IX. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE AND SET OF PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Introduction of an Ordinance to amend the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022. Attachment#1 Attachment#2 (Lacy Landrum)

Public Hearing will be scheduled for March 8, 2022 at 5:30

2. An Ordinance to Amend the Hammond Unified Development Code to Add the Suburban Highway Overlay District. (Jeffery Leuenberger)

Public Hearing will be scheduled for March 8, 2022 at 5:30

X. ADJOURN:

I, COUNCIL CLERK, LISA COCKERHAM , 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 18th Day of February 2022 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 Lisa Cockerham at 985-277-5610. Request should be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.