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    City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - April 3, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

    April 3, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.

    1.       CALL TO ORDER

    2.       ROLL CALL

    3.       PROCLAMATION

    a)       Child Abuse Prevention Month – April, 2018 – (Exhibit 3-a)

    b)       National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week – April 8 – 14, 2018 (Exhibit 3-b)

    c)       Safe Digging Month – April 2018 (Exhibit 3-c) 

    4.       PUBLIC HEARINGS

    a)       Lot cleaning hearing for 420 Jackson Avenue – Caroline Brou Gautier (Exhibit 4-a)

    b)       Lot cleaning hearing for 176 Linda Circle – Jerry L. Goff (Exhibit 4-b)

    5.       NEW BUSINESS

    a)       Update on budget, programs, and the progress of the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education – Connie Moran, Stacy Howell, and Carolyn Clark (Exhibit 5-a)

    b)       Discuss holding recess meetings at other city buildings – Alderman Blackman

    6.       OLD BUSINESS

    a)       Adopt Ordinance to Amend Ordinance Nos. 13-1976 and 6-1984 to Rezone Property Herein Described - 8900 Old Spanish Trail, PID #60135060.000, 60135060.030, 60135060.020, northwest corner of Old Spanish Trail and Hanshaw Road; rezoning from R-1 Single Family Residential to R-3A Single-family Residential District as recommended by the Planning Commission – Elliott Homes (Exhibit 6-a) 

    7.       CONSENT AGENDA*

    * Consent Agenda – All matters listed under Item 7, 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.

    Mayor:

    City Clerk:

    a)       Approve Minutes – March 20, 2018 Recess Meeting (Exhibit 7-a)

    b)       Ratify check to Bayou Concrete, LLC in the amount of 374.00 for concrete as part of the National Heritage Grant implemented at Fort Maurepas (Exhibit 7-b)

    c)       Adopt a Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Issuance of a General Obligation Note to Provide Funds to Pay the Costs of Purchasing Body and Car Camera System for the Police Department and the Sale and Issuance of the Note; Prescribing the Form and Incidents of Said Note and Making Provisions for the Security and Payment Thereof; Awarding the Sale of the Note; and Making Provisions for Maintaining the Tax-Exempt Status of the Note (Exhibit 7-c)

    d)       Authorize to issue RFP’s or Sole Source, if applicable, for the purchase of Police Car and Body Camera System as budgeted in FY 17-18 Adopted Budget (Exhibit 7-d)

    e)       Adopt a Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Issuance of a General Obligation Note to Provide Funds to Pay the Costs of Purchasing Accounting Software for the Financial Operations of the City and the Sale and Issuance of the Note; Prescribing the Form and Incidents of Said Note and Making Provisions for the Security and Payment Thereof; Awarding the Sale of the Note; and Making Provisions for Maintaining the Tax-Exempt Status of the Note (Exhibit 7-e)

    Police Department:

    f)       Authorize to execute the Inter-Local Governmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Ocean Springs and Singing River Health Systems to provide assistance and/or cooperation  between SRHS and the City in providing police and fire protection to the SRHS’ Ocean Springs Campus (Exhibit 7-f)

    g)       Accept resignation of Sergeant Joel England effective April 6, 2018; authorize to promote Patrolman Josh Fox to Sergeant to replace Sergeant England effective April 7, 2018; $19.49 hourly rate; six month probationary status;  authorize to select and announce a promotion from Patrolman to Sergeant to become effective upon Captain Mike Ducote’s retirement in order to begin the training process (Exhibit 7-g)

    Fire Department:

    Human Resources/Risk:

    City Engineer: 

    Public Works:

    h)       Authorize to hire Patrick Irwin, Drainage Department Laborer, effective April 4, 2018; $13.50 hourly rate; one year probation; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 7-h)

    i)        Authorize to remove Brett Spicer from probationary status to full time status effective April 4, 2018 (Exhibit 7-i)

    Community Development & Planning:

    Planning Commission:

    Building Department:

    j)        Accept Tree Protection Committee Report from March 27, 2018 (Exhibit 7-j)

    k)       Accept the Code Enforcement Report through March 30, 2018 (Exhibit 7-k)

    Parks & Recreation:

    City Attorney:

    l)        Authorize to accept documents granting the City a twenty foot wide utility and drainage easement along the south line of Fort Bayou Estates Part III Lots 54 through 57 – Ocean Springs Nursing Home, LLC (Exhibit 7-l)  

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    8.       DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:        

    City Clerk:

    a)       Approve payment: Docket of Claims and spread Summary upon the Minutes (Exhibit 8-a)

    b)       Discuss Sunplex Water Tank Painting Bids (Exhibit 8-b)

    c)       Revenue and Expenditure Report (Exhibit 8-c)

    Police Department:

    d)       Spring Break Traffic and Other Logistics on April 13-15

    Fire Department:

    Human Resources/Risk:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works:

    Community Development & Planning:

     Building Department:

    Parks & Recreation:  

    City Attorney:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    9.      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.

    10.    ALDERMEN’S FORUM

    11.    EXECUTIVE SESSION

     RECESS until 6:00 p.m. on April 17, 2018