Aldermen Agendas


October 18, 2011 – 6:00 p.m.

1.       CALL TO ORDER

2.       ROLL CALL

3.       PRESENTATION     

a)       Invitation to Video Release Party for Jade Sanders   


a)       Lot Cleaning Hearing – 2525 Havard Road (Exhibit 4-a)


a)       Status of Noise Ordinance                                           


a)       Friends of the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center – Financial Statements for Year Ended December 31, 2009 – Ms. Julie Jowett and Mr. Jason Keenum (Exhibit 6-a)

7.       PUBLIC COMMENT:  The public is invited to address the Board for up to 3 minutes.  The Board will take all comments under advisement for potential action at a later date if warranted.


* Consent Agenda – All matters listed under Item 8, Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the Board of Aldermen and will be enacted by one motion.  There will not be separate discussion of these items.  If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.


a)       Authorize to request project activation in accordance with MDOT’s Project Development Manual for Local Public Agencies in order to receive a project number and begin activity on the Safe Routes to School Grant Program (Exhibit 8-a)

b)       Accept resignation of Ed Layton from the Museum Commission and appoint Marc Poole (Exhibit 8-b)

c)       Authorize Mayor to execute Maintenance Agreement for Decorative Streetlights with Mississippi Power Company, pending legal and Public Works approval (Exhibit 8-c)

City Clerk:

d)       Approve Minutes:  **Regular Meeting October 4, 2011 (Exhibit 8-d) (**Note– Minutes will be distributed separately on Monday, October 17, 2011)

e)       Approve payment: **Docket of Claims and spread docket summary upon the Minutes (Exhibit 8-e) (**Note– the Docket of Claims will be distributed on Tuesday, October 18, 2011)

f)        Accept Action Report (Exhibit 8-f)

g)       Ratify payment to Shadonna Pierce in the amount of $53.50 for reimbursement of cheer skirt (Exhibit 8-g)

h)       Ratify payment to Latisha Brisco in the amount of $55.00 for reimbursement of double payment for cheer (Exhibit 8-h)

Police Dept.:

i)         Approve Special Event Permit for the Elks Lodge #2501 Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, February 3, 2012 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. with same route as past years (Exhibit 8-i)

j)         Authorize to extend the hours of use of a fire pit for USHS Class of 1976 Reunion on Friday, October 21, 2011 from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. (Exhibit 8-j)

Fire Dept.:

k)       Accept Monthly Fire Department Report (Exhibit 8-k)

Human Resources/Risk:

City Engineer:  

Public Works:

Community Development & Planning:        

l)         Accept Code Enforcement Report through October 12, 2011 (Exhibit 8-l)

m)      Accept Tree Committee Report (Exhibit 8-m)

Parks & Leisure Services:

n)       Authorize Mayor to execute Change Order No. 3 of the Highway 57 Sports Complex for a  reduction of the scope of work with an amount to be determined (Exhibit 8-n)

o)       Approve Facility Use Agreements for the Soccer program and Flag Football program (Exhibit 8-o)

City Attorney:       



a)       Adopt Resolution to Donate Land to the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce, a Bona Fide Non-Profit Civic Corporation and authorize Mayor to execute same (Exhibit 9-a)

b)       Authorize the Mayor to execute the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Ocean Springs and Le Cheval (Exhibit 9-c)

c)       Authorize final pay application #10 to Valleycrest Landscape Development for the first phase of the Downtown Streetscape Project and authorize Mayor to execute all related documents to the contract closeout (Exhibit 9-c)

d)       Authorize Mayor to execute Contract Amendment No. 3 with AT&T – Streetscape Project, fully funded by CDBG Round I project contingency, pending legal and CDBG approvals (Exhibit 9-d)

e)       Authorize Mayor to execute Change Order No. 5 for the FINAL Fire/EOC – Public Safety Center, CDBG Round III, for an increase of $1,581.00 and funded in the project contingency (Exhibit 9-e)

f)        Authorize Mayor to execute Change Order No. 6 – Downtown Streetscape Project – Phase II for Zero Dollars and an additional 79 days to the Contract with Delta Construction, Inc. (Exhibit 9-f)

g)       Authorize Mayor to execute Contract Amendment No. 5 with Mississippi Power Company – Streetscape Project, funded by CDBG Round I, pending legal and CDBG approvals (Exhibit 9-g)

City Clerk:



Human Resources/Risk:

City Engineer:  

Public Works:

Community Development & Planning:    

h)       MDA’s Retail Center Revitalization Program (Exhibit 9-h)

Parks & Leisure Services:

City Attorney:



ADJOURN UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on November 1, 2011


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