Aldermen Agendas


September 6, 2011 – 5:00 p.m.

1.       CALL TO ORDER

2.       ROLL CALL


a)       Personnel Issues regarding FY11-12 Budget               

 4.       OLD BUSINESS

a)       Update on FY11-12 Budget                       


a)       FY11-12 Budget

 6.       NEW BUSINESS

a)       Question regarding proposed Psycamore Psychiatric Programs, LLC, 1101 Iberville Drive – Ms. Lori Carter (Exhibit 6-a)

b)       Power Point Presentation of Psycamore, LLC, 1101 Iberville Drive  – Ms. Mickey Rumsey (Exhibit 6-b)

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

 7.       OLD BUSINESS

a)       Update on Highway 57 Ballfields – Mr. Joey Furr

 8.       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 9, 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 accept and execute the Memorandum of Agreement for Additional MDAH Hurricane Relief Funds Documentation of the Mural Restoration Projects in the Ocean Springs Community Center (Exhibit 9-a)

b)       Accept Bolton/Lack/Furr Contract for Dewey Avenue Substation and authorize the Mayor to execute same (Exhibit 9-b)

c)        Authorize waiver of rental fees for the Ocean Springs Civic Center for Health Awareness Fair sponsored by the Ocean Springs School District on January 11, 2012 (Exhibit 9-c)

d)       Authorize Mayor to execute Bailment Agreement between Gulf Hills Golf Club, Inc. and the City of Ocean Springs for use of equipment solely for the purposes of transporting people and suitable items during the Cruisin’ the Coast event, October, 2011 (Exhibit 9-d)

e)        Accept resignation of Ed Layton from Museum Commission, effective immediately and authorize to begin the process to fill the vacancy (Exhibit 9-e)

f)        Authorize to enroll an assessment of $13,649.00 from lot clearing and solid waste cleanup at 8720 Old CCC Camp Road (Exhibit 9-f)

g)        Authorize to award bid to Gulf Breeze Landscaping, LLC in the amount of $177,965.10 for Installation of Landscaping with the Front Beach Sidewalk Project – MDOT Transportation Enhancement (TE) Funds, pending concurrence from MDOT and review by the City Attorney (Exhibit 9-g)

h)       Authorize Mayor to execute Resolution Authorizing the Filing of an Application for Federal Surface Transportation Project (STP) Funding for the Government Street Improvement Project and Committing the Necessary Non-Federal Match for the Project and approve engineering funding (Exhibit 9-h)

i)         Ratify Proclamation of Existence of a Local Emergency by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi (Exhibit 9-i)

City Clerk:

j)         Approve Minutes: Special Call Meeting August 9, 2011 (Exhibit 9-j)

k)       Approve Minutes:  Recess Meeting August 16, 2011(Exhibit 9-k)

l)         Approve Minutes:  Recess Meeting August 24, 2011 (Exhibit 9-l)

m)     Approve Minutes:  Recess Meeting August 30, 2011 (Exhibit 9-m)

n)       Approve payment: Docket of Claims and spread upon the Minutes (Exhibit 9-n)

o)       Accept Action Report (Exhibit 9-o)

Police Dept.:

p)       Approve Special Event Permit Bridge Walk to raise awareness and money for Rebekah’s house, a shelter for families with children on Saturday, November 19th at 8 a.m-11 a.m. (Exhibit 9-p)

q)       Authorize employment of John Saltarelli, Jr., Police Officer, $15.95 per hour, effective September 7, 2011, one-year probationary period and pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 9-q)

Fire Dept.:

Human Resources/Risk:

City Engineer:

Public Works:

r)         Accept resignation of Danny Harris, Street Department; authorize transfer of Daniel Cockerham from Water Department to fill position in Street Department and begin the process to fill the vacancy in the Street Department (Exhibit 9-r)

s)        Acknowledge Pat Harrison Waterway District grant of $25,000.00 for Johnson Street drainage (Exhibit 9-s)

t)         Accept $25,000.00 grant reimbursement from Pat Harrison Waterway District for drainage improvements made on Halstead Road (Exhibit 9-t)

Community Development & Planning:

u)       Tree Committee Report (Exhibit 9-u)

Parks & Leisure Services:

v)       Authorize waiver of all fees for Fort Maurepas Park for community-wide Easter sunrise service on Sunday, April 8, 2012 from 5:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (Exhibit 9-v)

City Attorney:




a)       Authorize Development Agreement between LeCheval, Inc. and City of Ocean Springs

b)       Resolution declaring property at 1409 Government Street surplus and no longer needed for municipal services

c)        Authorize Mayor to execute a Quitclaim Deed with reverter delivering property at 1409 Government Street to the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce

City Clerk:  



Human Resources/Risk Manager:

City Engineer:

Public Works:

Community Development & Planning:

Parks & Leisure Services:

City Attorney:


d)       Maintenance on Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center (Exhibit 10-d)



a)       Possible Litigation – Parks and Leisure Services Dept.

RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on September 20, 2011


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