City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - January 16, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. Recess Meeting

    January 16, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.

    1.     CALL TO ORDER

    2.     ROLL CALL

    3.     PROCLAMATION

    a)      Lakota Lancaster Day – January 16, 2018 – Rodney and Tansy Lancaster

    b)      Ocean Springs Large Varsity Cheerleaders Day – January 16, 2018 – Julianne Nettles, Julie Rossi, Emily Anne Conner, and Tess Holden

    4.     OLD BUSINESS

    a)      Discussion regarding CrossFit Gym – Ron Vincent (Exhibit 4-a)

    b)      Discussion regarding Golf Cart legislation – Mayor Dobson

    5.     NEW BUSINESS

    a)      Discussion regarding The Feral Feline Coalition – Helene Hicks (Exhibit 5-a)

    6.     CONSENT AGENDA*

    * Consent Agenda – All matters listed under Item 6, 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: Recess Meeting December 19, 2017 (Exhibit 6-a)

    b)      Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting January 2, 2018 (Exhibit 6-b)

    c)       Authorize to reject all RFP’s for the Fire Truck Lease Purchase; authorize to re-advertise for the Fire Truck Lease Purchase (Exhibit 6-c)

    d)      Approve the Special Event Permit Application for the 25th Annual Spring Arts, Herb, and Garden Festival sponsored by the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, March 24th at 9:00 am thru Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 4:00 pm; setup to begin at 6:00 am on March 24 and tear down to begin at 4:00 pm on March 25that the L & N Depot Parking lot and Washington Avenue from the railroad tracks to Porter Avenue; authorize road closure on Washington Avenue from the railroad tracks to Porter Avenue (Exhibit 6-d)

    e)       Ratify check to Alderman Rickey Authement in the amount of $312.66 for per diem and mileage to the MML Mid-Winter Conference in Jackson, MS on January 9-11, 2018 (Exhibit 6-e)

    f)       Ratify check to Alderman Rob Blackman in the amount of $312.66 for per diem and mileage to the MML Mid-Winter Conference in Jackson, MS on January 9-11, 2018 (Exhibit 6-f)

    g)       Ratify check to Mayor Shea Dobson in the amount of $312.66 for per diem and mileage to the MML Mid-Winter Conference in Jackson, MS on January 9-11, 2018 (Exhibit 6-g)

    h)      Ratify check to Alderman Bobby Cox in the amount of $312.66 for per diem and mileage to the MML Mid-Winter Conference in Jackson, MS on January 9-11, 2018 (Exhibit 6-h)

    i)       Ratify check to Mandy Phillips in the amount of $4.10 for difference in mileage rate due to rate increase in 2018 (Exhibit 6-i)

    j)       Authorize to advertise for Ocean Springs School Board Member (Exhibit 6-j)

    k)      Approve the Run/Walk Permit Application for the Kelsey Williams 10K Winter Classic and 1 Mile Health Run/Walk for Epilepsy Awareness on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am; the route goes south on Pine Drive, east on East Beach Blvd., into Gulf Islands National Seashore Park and back to the YMCA; $300.00 cost incurred for traffic control (Exhibit 6-k)

    l)       Approve the Valentine 8K Run sponsored by the Gulf Coast Running Club using the Front Beach pathway and OS Bridge on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am; no costs incurred by the City. (Exhibit 6-l)

    m)    Adopt the Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi to recognize Pink Pawz Spay & Neuter as Group Assisting with Feral Cat Issues (Exhibit 6-m)

    n)      Approve the Memorandum of Understanding and Hold Harmless Agreement between the City of Ocean Springs and Pink Pawz regarding all activities of Pink Pawz (Exhibit 6-n)

    o)      Authorize to award the RFP for VoIP Phone and Internet System replacement to Kloud 7 and Unity Fiber (Exhibit 6-o)

    Police Department:

    p)      Accept resignation of Patrolman Ian Sutherland effective January 2, 2018; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position (Exhibit 6-p)

    q)      Approve the transfer of part-time Warrants Officer, Len Nobles, to full-time Patrolman effective January 27, 2018; $15.00 hourly rate; six-month probationary period; authorize the court department to begin the process to fill the vacant position (Exhibit 6-q)

    Fire Department:

    r)       Accept Monthly Fire Department Report for December 14, 2017 – January 10, 2018 (Exhibit 6-r)

    Risk Manager/HR:

    City Engineer: 

    Public Works Department:

    Community Development & Planning:

    s)       Authorize the Mayor to execute the engineering contract with Allen Engineering & Science for Tidelands Project FY18-P501-05OS – OS Front Beach Living Shoreline in the amount of $65,000.00 (Exhibit 6-s)

    Planning Commission:

    t)       Authorize to deny the Application from Elliot Homes for a Zoning change from R-1 (Single Family Residential) to R-3 (Two Family Residential) for property located at 8900 Old Spanish Trail Road, PID #’s 60135060.000, 60135060.030, and 60135060.020, as recommended by the Planning Commission (Exhibit 6-t)

    u)     Authorize to approve the Application from Leo and Lucille Parker for a Lot Split at 316 Washington Avenue, PID #60137524.000, as recommended by the Planning Commission (Exhibit 6-u)

    Historic Preservation Commission:

    Building Department:

    v)     Accept Tree Protection Committee Report from January 9, 2018. (Exhibit 6-v)

    w)    Accept the Code Enforcement Report through January 12, 2018 (Exhibit 6-w)

    x)     Approve the Residential Building Permit Application to construct a boathouse at 10707 Eagle Nest Road – Wayne and Theresa Jones (Exhibit 6-x)

    y)     Approve the Residential Building Permit Application to construct a pier with decks at Lovers Lane, PID #60224110.010 – Kirstin and Mike Darin (Exhibit 6-y)

    z)      Approve the Residential Building Permit Application to construct a pier, boathouse, and covered deck at 251 Lovers Lane – George and Patricia Thurber (Exhibit 6-z)

    aa)  Authorize travel for Building Official, Hilliard Fountain, and H.R. Director, Mindy McDowell, to attend the National ADA Symposium to be held in Pittsburg, PA on June 17-21, 2018, in accordance with the ADA requirements. (Exhibit 6-aa)

    bb)   Accept the Annual Progress Report for the City’s Floodplain Management Plan (Exhibit 6-bb)

    Parks & Recreation:

    cc)  Approve Parks Advisory Board Minutes from November 8, 2017 (Exhibit 6-cc)

    dd) Approve the Facility Use Agreement with Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA for the use of Freedom Field from January 3, 2018 through December 31, 2018 (Exhibit 6-dd)

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    7.      DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:

    City Clerk:

    a)      Approve payment: Docket of Claims and spread summary upon the Minutes (Exhibit 7-a)

    Police Department:

    Fire Department:

    Risk Manager/HR:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works Department:

    Community Development & Planning:

    b)      Adopt an Amendment to the Code of Ordinances for the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Amending Appendix D Regarding Set-Back Restrictions in Zoning Laws (Exhibit 7-b)

     Building Department:

    c)      Discussion on reinstating the residential sprinkler ordinance with modifications (Exhibit 7-c)

    Parks & Recreation:  

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

      H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee: 

    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.

    9.     ALDERMEN’S FORUM

    10.  EXECUTIVE SESSION

    ADJOURN UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on February 6, 2018