City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - January 3, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

    January 3, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

    1.      CALL TO ORDER

    2.      ROLL CALL

    3.      OLD BUSINESS

    a)       Discussion concerning the residential sprinkler ordinance – Alderman Greg Denyer

    4.      NEW BUSINESS

    a)        Discussion on A-frame signage and banners on Highway 90 – Mayor Moran

    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:

    a)      Authorize to adopt a resolution of the City of Ocean Springs recognizing Municipal Government Week, January 15-21, 2017, and encouraging all citizens to support the celebration and corresponding activities. (Exhibit 6-a)

    b)      Authorize to appoint Candice Hooks, Public Works Assistant Director, as City Liaison to the Perseverance Oak Program. (Exhibit 6-b)

    City Clerk:

    c)       Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting December 8, 2016 (Exhibit 6-c)

    d)       Approve Minutes: Recess Meeting December 20, 2016 (Exhibit 6-d)

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

    f)       Accept Action Report (Exhibit 6-f)

    g)      Approve Run/Walk Permit Application for a benefit 5K walk/run for Ariana Farragut sponsored by Good Fight Foundation, Inc. to be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. using the approved OS Bridge/Front Beach 5K route, pending costs incurred by City (Exhibit 6-g)

    Police Dept.:

    Fire Dept.:

    h)       Authorize to remove Firefighter Joshua Jones from probationary status to full time status effective January 4, 2017. (Exhibit 6-h)

    i)        Authorize the request to rescind the resignation of Firefighter Evan Powell and to remove from probationary status to full time status effective January 4, 2017. (Exhibit 6-i)

    j)       Authorize to hire Jeffery Napier, Firefighter, $10.42 hourly, effective January 4, 2017; one year probation; pending successful completion of all pre-employment testing, (Exhibit 6-j)

    k)       Authorize to promote Lieutenant Tim Heath and Lieutenant Ray West to Battalion Chief, salaries pending HR Committee approval, six-month probationary period, effective January 14, 2017. (Exhibit 6-k)

    l)        Authorize to promote Firefighter Michael Williams and Firefighter Simon Wagner to Fire Lieutenant, salaries pending HR Committee approval, six-month probationary period, effective January 14, 2017. (Exhibit 6-l)

    Risk Manager/HR:

    City Engineer: 

    Public Works:

    m)     Authorize to hire David Williams, Street Department Laborer C, $12.00 hourly, effective January 4, 2017, one year probation; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements.  (Exhibit 6-m)

    Community Development & Planning:

    n)       Authorize the Mayor to sign and execute all loan documents associated with the MDA Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Project; approved loan amount of $110,500.00. (Exhibit 6-n)

    Planning Commission:

    o)      Accept Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve the Short Term Rental Permit for David K. Fussell/Trustee, Fussell Ocean Springs Trust – 305 Ward Avenue, PID# 61011071.000 (Exhibit 6-o)

    p)      Accept Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve the Short Term Rental Permit for Donald W. Abrams – 1708 Warren Drive, PID# 61125015.000. (Exhibit 6-p)

    q)      Accept Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve the Short Term Rental Permit for Kari White – 1307 Bowen Avenue, PID# 60137076.050 (Exhibit 6-q)  

    Building Department:

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    City Attorney:

    Peer Review Committee:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    7.      DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:

    a)       Discussion on providing service to Colonial Estates water system (Exhibit 7-a)

    City Clerk:        

    Police Dept.:

    Fire Dept.:

    Risk Manager/HR:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works:

    Community Development & Planning:

    b)       Update on the Occupant Protection grant OP-2016-OP-31-61. (Exhibit 7-b)

    Building Department:

    Parks & Leisure Services: 

    City Attorney:

    Peer Review Committee:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    8.      ALDERMEN’S FORUM

     9.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

     RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on January 17, 2017