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    NEWS - Intermittent Road Closures for the Porter Avenue Infrastructure Improvement Project
    September 11, 2018 - The final grading is underway this week for the Porter Avenue project in Ocean Springs. During this process the project area – Porter Avenue between west of Williams Street and Martin Avenue – will intermittently be closed to through traffic.
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    ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE - intersection at Howard and Williams and Maginnis (from Howard to Cleveland)
    September 6, 2018 - Beginning on Monday, September 10th at 7 am until Friday, September 14th at 5 pm, the intersection of Howard and Williams and Maginnis (from Howard to Cleveland) will be closed barring any unforeseen circumstances.
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    NEWS - Ocean Springs To RESCHEDULE Public Hearing for Adoption of the Unified Development Code
    September 4, 2018 - Due to the need to prepare for impending TS Gordon, the public hearing for the UDC has been RESCHEDULED to TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018. Written input is now due by Wednesday, September 19th by 5 pm for inclusion in the presentation.
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    SEVERE WEATHER NOTICE - Potential Flood Zone Information
    September 4, 2018 - With heavy rains and potential flooding to be expected from Tropical Storm Gordon, residents of the following areas are advised to prepare for flooding.
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    SEVERE WEATHER NOTICE - City offices will close at 2:00 pm today
    September 4, 2018 - All City of Ocean Springs offices will close at 2:00 pm today.
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    9th Annual Mississippi Songwriters Festival
    9/21/2018 | 6:00 PM | The nationally recognized Mississippi Songwriters Festivals is an annual event hosted by the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance in Ocean Springs, Ms. Downtown streets of the Gulf Coast are filled every September with prominent local, regional, and professional Mississippi songwriters of all genres and fans seeking to observe the state’s great talent. The festival stretches from local venues, to late night, rocking-chair “guitar pulls” at the famous Gulf Hills resort. Whether a veteran songwriting enthusiast or newcomer, all are certain to be immersed in Mississippi’s rich songwriting culture at the annual festival. There will be 13 intimate venues in Downtown Ocean Springs, including one venue in Gautier and one in Moss Point. They will all host up to 12 performing songwriters each night at every unique location. Over 110 songwriters have been booked!

    9th Annual Mississippi Songwriters Festival
    9/22/2018 | 6:00 PM | The nationally recognized Mississippi Songwriters Festivals is an annual event hosted by the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance in Ocean Springs, Ms. Downtown streets of the Gulf Coast are filled every September with prominent local, regional, and professional Mississippi songwriters of all genres and fans seeking to observe the state’s great talent. The festival stretches from local venues, to late night, rocking-chair “guitar pulls” at the famous Gulf Hills resort. Whether a veteran songwriting enthusiast or newcomer, all are certain to be immersed in Mississippi’s rich songwriting culture at the annual festival. There will be 13 intimate venues in Downtown Ocean Springs, including one venue in Gautier and one in Moss Point. They will all host up to 12 performing songwriters each night at every unique location. Over 110 songwriters have been booked!

    9th Annual Mississippi Songwriters Festival
    9/23/2018 | 5:00 PM | The nationally recognized Mississippi Songwriters Festivals is an annual event hosted by the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance in Ocean Springs, Ms. Downtown streets of the Gulf Coast are filled every September with prominent local, regional, and professional Mississippi songwriters of all genres and fans seeking to observe the state’s great talent. The festival stretches from local venues, to late night, rocking-chair “guitar pulls” at the famous Gulf Hills resort. Whether a veteran songwriting enthusiast or newcomer, all are certain to be immersed in Mississippi’s rich songwriting culture at the annual festival. The Songwriters Festival Finale is Sunday, September 23rd at 5:00 p.m at Mosaics. The show features many of the top Festival performers. Please join us for presentations, awards, a Meet and Greet and autograph sessions.

    Public Hearing: Unified Development Code
    9/25/2018 | 6:00 PM | The purpose of the UDC is to consolidate and replace the current Zoning Ordinance Code and Subdivision Regulations that were first adopted in 1984. The UDC will update, streamline, and clarify these land development regulations while incorporating lessons learned and current development and regulatory issues. Elements of the UDC include but are not limited to: Zoning and subdivision regulations; development review procedures; landscaping and design standards; stormwater and floodplain management; roads and sidewalks; utility standards and the public approval process for development. Following public meetings held April 12th and 19th, the DRAFT of the Unified Development Code (UDC) was updated May 14, 2018, and made available for comment on the city’s website. Written comments will continue to be accepted on the most current DRAFT document. In order to be provided to the Planning Commission prior to the hearing, the new date for all comments must be received in the Planning Department no later than 5 pm, Wednesday, September 19, 2018. They can be submitted either: -Via email to planningadmin@oceansprings-ms.gov with “UDC COMMENTS” in the reference line -Standard mail to: Attn: UDC Comments OS Planning Department PO Box 1800 Ocean Springs, MS 39566

    Mayor and Board of Aldermen Meeting
    10/2/2018 | 6:00 PM | The Mayor and Board of Alderman meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall.


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