Work Session Agenda – October 1, 2020
Notice of Hammond City Council
Work Session Agenda
Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 12:00 noon
City Council Chambers 312 E. Charles Street, Hammond
I. CALL TO ORDER:
II. ROLL CALL: Kip Andrews (), Carlee White Gonzales (), Devon Wells (), Sam DiVittorio (), Steve Leon ()
III. Discussions on the following:
A. Flood Study
B. Charter Review
C. Council Meeting Procedures
D. Proposals for Council Attorney
Rules of Procedure:
All speakers will be required to give their names and addresses.
All speakers, regardless of whether s/he represents an organization will be allotted no more than 2 minutes for comment. An individual cannot give his/her time to another individual.
It is the responsibility of the Council Chair to maintain order and an efficient process during public participation, so that public comment is given over to the speakers from the public.
The subject matter of public comment shall be limited to matters of public concern on the agenda topic.
The Council Chair is responsible for maintaining a respectful environment during public participation so that public comments can be heard and considered by the Council. The Chair, therefore, may interrupt or terminate any individual’s speaking privilege if the speaker’s comments are excessively loud, disruptive, obscene, engage in personal attacks, constitute generally disruptive behavior, and/or do not address the agenda topic.
Public participation at this meeting is intended to allow individual members of the public to address the Council and is not intended as a forum for extended conversation with the public or as a platform for Council members to discuss their positions on issues raised in or outside of the scope of this public comment period. Issues raised by the public will be noted.
Any individual or group that does not follow these procedures may be asked to leave the meeting.
At the end of public comment, the appointee will have the opportunity to address the Council.
I, COUNCIL CLERK, TONIA BANKS, 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. 42:19, ON OR BEFORE THE 30th Day Of October 2020 at 12:00 noon.