City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - June 6, 2017 ( June 7, 2017 due to election) - 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

    June 6, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

    1.     CALL TO ORDER

    2.     ROLL CALL

    3.     PUBLIC HEARINGS

    a)      Lot Cleaning Hearing – 110 Yellowstone Circle – Llano Science Uplift Center (Exhibit 3-a)

    b)      Lot Cleaning Hearing – 414 Russell Avenue – Lelia Mae Ryan (Exhibit 3-b)

    c)      Lot Cleaning Hearing – 210 Mitchell Street – Andrew J. Tucker, Jr. (Exhibit 3-c) 

    4.      NEW BUSINESS

    a)  Presentation of Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area signage to City of Ocean Springs – Rhonda Price, Department of Marine Resources (Exhibit 4-a)

    5.     OLD BUSINESS            

    6.      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.

    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: Recess Meeting May 16, 2017 (Exhibit 7-a)

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

    c)       Accept Action Report (Exhibit 7-c)

    d)     Ratify check to Annie Lee Catchot for sod replacement due to city causing sod to be taken up and coping moved on cemetery lots in Evergreen Cemetery (Exhibit 7-d)

    e)      Approve Run/Walk Permit Application for the Shucker Shuffle 7-mile race sponsored by JH 12 Solutions on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. using the approved race route: at a cost of $200.00 for traffic control (Exhibit 7-e)

    f)       Approve Special Event Permit Application for Cruisin’ the Coast 2017, on October 5-7, 2017 at various times and approve road closures for this event; pending receipt of general liability insurance documents (Exhibit 7-f)

    g)       Approve Run/Walk Permit Application for the MS Municipal Service Company Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk Event on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. using the Ocean Springs/Biloxi Bridge only - no costs incurred by the city; authorize the request from the MS Municipal Service Company to waive the application fee for this event (Exhibit 7-g)

    Police Dept.:

    h)     Authorize employment of Avery Jane Farish, Patrolman, effective on or about June 8, 2017, $13.25 hourly and increase to $14.50 per hour after Academy, one-year probationary period; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 7-h)

    i)       Accept resignation of Corrections Officer Andre Bertran effective June 16, 2017; authorize to begin the process to fill the vacant position (Exhibit 7-i)

    j)       Authorize out-of-state travel for Lt. Billingsley and Sgt. Morvant  to attend professional training from July 24ththrough September 29, 2017 in Nashville, TN as budgeted (Exhibit 7-j)

    Fire Dept.:

    k)      Authorize out-of-state travel for Fire Chief Jeff Ponson to attend the Fire Chief Assessment Panel in Birmingham, AL on June 25-30, 2017 as budgeted (Exhibit 7-k)

    Human Resources/Risk Management:

    l)       Authorize employment of Kathryn Johnson, Human Resources Assistant, hourly rate $14.00; effective June 8, 2017; one-year probation, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 7-l)

    m)   Authorize the request to close city offices on Monday, July 3rd as well as Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, as authorized by Governor Phil Bryant (Exhibit 7-m)

    City Engineer:        

    Public Works:

    n)     Authorize to transfer Cody Franklin from the Garbage Dept. to the Drainage Dept. Laborer Class B at his current rate of pay; six-month probationary period; authorize to begin the process to fill the vacant position in the Garbage Dept., Laborer Class C (Exhibit 7-n)

    o)     Authorize removal of Jason Calcote from probationary status to full-time status, effective June 12, 2017 (Exhibit 7-o)

    p)      Authorize employment of Daniel Cockerham, Street Dept., Laborer Class C, $12.00 hourly; effective June 8, 2017; one-year probationary status; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 7-p)

    q)      Authorize to extend the current Grounds Maintenance Contract with Gulf Breeze Landscaping, LLC with no change to the existing scope of work and/or price for an additional year from June 16, 2017 (Exhibit 7-q)

    Community Development & Planning:

    r)       Accept conveyance of two Jackson County parcels, PID #’s 60127590.051 and 60127240.055, known as Franklin Road pending concurrence by Jackson County Board of Supervisors (Exhibit 7-r)

    s)      Authorize to execute Amendment #1 requested by Compton Engineering, Inc. for a cost increase of $3800.00 for additional review and inspection time (Exhibit 7-s)

    t)       Authorize to execute Change Order #2, Talon Electrical & Mechanical Group, for a decrease in contract amount of $62.56 and a 45 day contract extension request as recommended by Compton Engineering, Inc. (Exhibit 7-t)

    PLANNING COMMISSION:

    u)      Authorize the application from Carole Marie Stuart for a Residential Short Term Rental Permit located at 1319 Iberville Drive, PID #60147004.000, as recommended by the planning commission (Exhibit 7-u)

    Building Department:

    v)      Accept Code Enforcement Report through June 2, 2017 (Exhibit 7-v)

    w)     Accept Tree Protection Committee Minutes of June 7, 2017 (Exhibit 7-w)

    x)      Authorize the Residential Building Permit Application from Pitalo Homes/George Pitalo for the demolition of the entire structure located at 1519 Porter Avenue (Exhibit 7-x)

    y)      Authorize the Residential Building Permit Application from Pitalo Homes/George Pitalo for the demolition of the entire structure located at 1505 Porter Avenue (Exhibit 7-y)

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    z)      Approve the Lease of Building Space Agreement with JCCAC/Head Start to utilize the N. E. Taconi Building for twelve (12) months commencing on July 1, 2017 for a cost of $32,200.00 (Exhibit 7-z)

    aa)  Approve the Lease of Building Space Agreement with the Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA to utilize the N. E. Taconi Building for twelve (12) months commencing on July 1, 2017 for a cost of $25,200.00 (Exhibit 7-aa)

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee:

    8.      DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:     

     City Clerk:

    Police Dept.:

    Fire Dept.:

    Human Resources/Risk Management:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works: 

    Community Development & Planning:                       

    Building Department:

    Parks & Leisure Services:  

    City Attorney:

    Facilities:

    H.R. Committee:

    Finance Committee: 

    9.      ALDERMEN’S FORUM 

    10.  EXECUTIVE SESSION

     RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on June 20, 2017