City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - August 1, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

    August 1, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.


    1.      CALL TO ORDER

    2.     ROLL CALL

    3.     PROCLAMATION

    a)      Asgard Motorcycle Club Day – August 4, 2017 (Exhibit 3-a)

    4.     PUBLIC HEARING

    a)      Lot Cleaning Hearing – 1014 Robinson Street – Nora E. Kennedy and Clarence Bolling (Exhibit 4-a)

    b)      Lot Cleaning Hearing – 1928 Kensington Street – August & Edward Brune (Exhibit 4-b)

    5.     NEW BUSINESS

    a)      Discussion on placing a 4-way stop sign at the corner of Bowen & General Pershing – Susan Mueller (Exhibit 5-a)

    6.     OLD BUSINESS

    a)      Discussion on trees removed from property in front of 285 Holcomb Blvd. – Sharon Brune Weeks (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.

    8.     CONSENT AGENDA*

    * 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.

    Mayor:

    City Clerk:

    a)     Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting July 5, 2017 (Exhibit 8-a)

    b)     Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 13, 2017 (Exhibit 8-b)

    c)     Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 17, 2017 (Exhibit 8-c)

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

    e)     Approve Special Event Permit for Ocean Springs Seafood & Music Festival to be held on October 14-15, 2017; Saturday from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the Fallo-Pleasant Parking Lot; pending receipt of all permit requirements and proof of General Liability Insurance naming the City as an additional insured; event organizer to pay $1300.00 for security and $50.00 for Code Enforcement  (Exhibit 8-e)

    f)      Approve Special Event Permit for Halfway to Mardi Gras Pub Crawl Event to be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm on Government Street; pending review of insurance requirement from City Attorney; event organizer to pay $300.00 for security (Exhibit 8-f)

    Police Dept.:

    g)     Authorize out-of-state travel for Warrants Officer Kevin Egan to attend professional training in Glynco, GA on August 7-11, 2017 (Exhibit 8-g)

    h)     Authorize to transfer Patrolman Paul Regan to a Firefighter position with the Ocean Springs Fire Department; effective August 12, 2017; $10.42 hourly rate then increase to $11.60 after he graduates from the Academy; one year probationary period; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position (Exhibit 8-h)

    Fire Dept.:

    i)       Authorize resignation of Firefighter Ryan Knobf effective August 6, 2017; authorize to begin the process to fill the vacant position (Exhibit 8-i)

    j)       Authorize employment of Corey Carlson as a Firefighter, $10.43 hourly; effective August 2, 2017; one-year probationary period; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 8-j)

    k)      Accept resignation of Firefighter James Steed effective August 7, 2017; authorize to begin the process to fill the vacant position (Exhibit 8-k)

    Human Resources/Risk:

    City Engineer: 

    Public Works:

    l)       Authorize to hire Charles Claburn, Sewer Department Class C, effective August 12, 2017; $12.00 hourly rate; one-year probationary status; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 8-l)

    Community Development & Planning:

    Planning Commission:

    m)   Accept Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve application for Residential Short Term Rental (STR) Permit located at 710 Magnolia Avenue, PID# 61095002.050, Barbara and Reed Webb (Exhibit 8-m)

    n)      Accept Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve application for Lot Split to create two (2) parcels located at 7 Mimosa Cove, PID 60132320.000, pending receipt of  the final, certified survey, Susan Tolar (Exhibit 8-n)               

    Building Department:

    o)     Authorize out-of-state travel for Ashlee Miller to attend FEMA Flood Class L273 in Live Oak, FL on September 17-22, 2017 as budgeted (Exhibit 8-o)

    p)     Accept Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes of July 25, 2017 (Exhibit 8-p)

    q)     Accept Code Enforcement Report through July 28, 2017 (Exhibit 8-q)

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    9.     DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:

    City Clerk:

    Police:

    Fire:

    Human Resources/Risk:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works:

    Community Development & Planning:

    Building Department:

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    a)      Update on the short term and long term priority list for the Ocean Springs Sports Complex and other recreational facilities in the City (Exhibit 9-a)

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

     10.  ALDERMEN’S FORUM

     11.   EXECUTIVE SESSION

    a)      Pending litigation regarding 435 East Beach          Drive

    b)      Pending litigation regarding JCUA

    c)      Potential litigation regarding Cherokee Cove Lot 17                                 

    RECESS UNTIL 6:00 p.m. August 15, 2017