City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - January 17, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Recess Meeting

    January 17, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

    1.     CALL TO ORDER

    2.     ROLL CALL

    3.     OLD BUSINESS

    4.     NEW BUSINESS

    a)      Dynamic Dyslexia Design proposal to lease city owned building – Cena Holifield, Ph.D, CALT, QI (Exhibit 4-a)

    5.     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.

    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: Regular Meeting January 3, 2017 (Exhibit 6-a)

    b)      Approve payment: Docket of Claims and spread summary upon the Minutes (Exhibit 6-b)

    c)       Accept Action Report (Exhibit 6-c)

    d)      Approve the Run/Walk Permit Application for the Osprey Open Water Swim and 10K Run sponsored by the YMCA to be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 6:00 am – 12:00 pm., beginning and ending at Fort Maurepas Park (Exhibit 6-d)

    e)       Approve the Run/Walk Permit Application for the Gulf Coast Running Club 10K run with the YMCA Charity Event to be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; the route is to begin at the YMCA south on Pine Drive, east on East Beach Blvd., into Gulf Islands National Seashore Park and back to the YMCA; pending cost incurred by the city from departments. (Exhibit 6-e)

    f)       Authorize to remove Janice Hilton, Deputy City Clerk, from probationary status to full-time status effective February 3, 2017. (Exhibit 6-f)

    g)       Ratify check to K & K Insurance Group, Inc. in the amount of $1552.00 for blanket recreational activity accident insurance coverage. (Exhibit 6-g)

    h)      Authorize to adjust water/sewer billing account #7924 due to a busted irrigation line during a heavy rain event. (Exhibit 6-h)

    Police Department:

    i)       Authorize out-of-state travel for Animal Control Officer Adam Wilson to attend the National Animal Care and Control Certification Class (part 2 of 3) in Sanford, Florida on February 20 – 24, 2017, as budgeted.  (Exhibit 6-i)

    Fire Department:

    j)       Accept Monthly Fire Department Report for November 9, 2016 – January 10, 2017 (Exhibit 6-j)

    k)      Authorize to co-sponsor a Hurricane Preparedness Health and Safety Seminar with the Girl Scouts and request to waive the rental fee for the use of the Ocean Springs Civic Center on March 18, 2017.  (Exhibit 6-k)

    Risk Manager/HR:

    l)       Authorize travel for H.R. Director, Mindy McDowell and Building Official, Hilliard Fountain to attend the National ADA Symposium to be held in Chicago, Illinois on May 14-17, 2017, in accordance with the ADA requirements. (Exhibit 6-l)

    City Engineer: 

    Public Works Department:

    m)   Authorize removal of Chester Taylor, Thomas Wallace, and Stephen Farnsworth from probationary status to full time status, effective February 3, 2017. (Exhibit 6-m)

    n)     Authorize to approve the contract revision with Compton Engineering to allow James Foster to serve as Interim Public Works Director. (6-n)

    Community Development & Planning:

    o)      Approve the Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes from January 9, 2017,  regarding the MDOT Scenic Byway Request Update. (Exhibit 6-o)

    Planning Commission:

    Historic Preservation Commission:

    p)      Accept Historic Preservation Commission’s recommendation to approve the reconstruction/replacement/renovation of the existing dwelling located at 1007 Iberville Drive / Marble Springs Historic District – The Grotto Group, LLC. (Exhibit 6-p)

    Building Department:

    q)     Accept Tree Protection Committee Report from December 20, 2016. (Exhibit 6-q)

    r)       Accept Tree Protection Committee Report from January 3, 2017. (Exhibit 6-r)

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    Peer Review Committee:

     H.R. Committee:

     Finance Committee:

    7.      DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:

    City Clerk:

    Police Department:

    Fire Department:

    Risk Manager/HR:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works Department:

    Community Development & Planning:

    a)      Authorize to Amend the Ordinance Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, being Ordinance No. 13-1976, as amended, by Amending the Landscaping Requirements Section of the Subdivision Regulations and Creating a Landscaping Section of the Zoning Ordinance. (Exhibit 7-a)

    b)      Authorize to Amend an Ordinance Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Being Ordinance No. 13-1976, as Amended, By Revising Provisions for a Bed & Breakfast Enterprise in R-1 Zone after Public Hearing. (Exhibit 7-b)

    Building Department:

    c)      Update on the Arborists Report regarding the trees on Washington Avenue. (Exhibit 7-c)

    d)      Update on the current condition and condemned status for the house located at 1112 Turner Street. (Exhibit 7-d)

    Parks & Leisure Services:  

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    Peer Review Committee:

     H.R. Committee:

     Finance Committee:

    8.     ALDERMEN’S FORUM 

    9.     EXECUTIVE SESSION

    ADJOURN UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on February 7, 2017