City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - May 7, 2019 - 6:00 pm Regular Meeting

    AGENDA
    MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
    CITY OF OCEAN SPRINGS
    REGULAR MEETING
    May 7, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.

    1. CALL TO ORDER

    2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    3. PROCLAMATION
         a) Proclaim May as "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month”; Presented to Chapter B Directors Mike and Patsy Sweeting and Randy Kelly (Exhibit 3-a)
         b) Ocean Springs Police Department, proclaim May 15, 2019 as "Peace Officer Memorial Day”; and May 12 – 18, 2019 as "Police Week” in the City of Ocean Springs (Exhibit 3-b)
         c) Parks & Recreation Department, proclaim May 18, 2019 as "Kids to Parks Day” (Exhibit 3-c)
         d) Public Works Department, proclaim the week of May 19 – 25, 2019 as "National Public Works Week 2019” (Exhibit 3-d)

    4. OLD BUSINESS
         a) Update from Building Department – 176 Linda Circle
        b) Discussion of Tree Committee and Filling Vacancies
     
    5. NEW BUSINESS
         a) Insurance Renewal Update – Scott Lemon
         b) Adopt an Amendment to Chapter 14, Article I, Section 14-8 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Ocean Springs, MS Requiring Stop Signs at the Intersection of Palm Breeze Drive and Southwind Drive (Exhibit 5-b)
         c) Adopt an Amendment to the Code of Ordinances for the City of Ocean Springs, MS to Regulate Mobile Food Vendors (Exhibit 5-c)
         d) Adopt Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS to Install Traffic Mirror at the Corner of Ethel Circle and Porter Avenue (Exhibit 5-d)
         e) Discussion of Public Record Request Policy and Adopt a Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS Establishing New Public Record Request Policy (Exhibit 5-e)
         f) Discussion of Adopting Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS to Place Rumble Strips or Similar Traffic Control Device At and Near Intersection of Lafontaine Street and Harbor Road (Exhibit 5-f)
         g) Discussion of Downtown Art – Ocean Springs School District
         h) Discussion of Planning Commission Appointments
         i) Discussion of expiring Board and Commission positions (Exhibit 5-i)

    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) Approve Special Event Permit Application for the 11th Annual Taste of Ocean Springs; Scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; at L&N Depot; May require overtime cost for the Police Department (Exhibit 6-a)
          b) Approve Special Event Permit Application for 6th Annual Feed the Need Benefit Concern & Fish Fry; Scheduled for Sunday, June 2, 2019 11:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.; at Government Street Grocery; (Exhibit 6-b)
          c)  Approve Change of Date - Run/Walk Permit Application for Walk for the Blind 5K; Rescheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., at Beach at Yacht Club; Insurance Received; No Requirements; No cost incurred by the City (Exhibit 6-c)
         d) Execute Memorandum of Agreement Between Jackson County and the City of Ocean Springs for Use of the Ocean Springs Facility at 712 Pine Drive as a Polling Place (Exhibit 6-d)
         City Clerk:
         e) Approve Minutes:  Recess Meeting April 16, 2019 (Exhibit 6-e)
         f) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting April 23, 2019 (Exhibit 6-f)
         g) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting April 29, 2019 (Exhibit 6-g)
         h) Ratify check to Mississippi State Dept. of Health in the amount of $50.00 for Fingerprint – Custodian Delante Weston (Exhibit 6-h)
          i) Ratify check to Mississippi State Dept. of Health in the amount of $50.00 for Fingerprint – Camp Counselor Ashleigh Floyd (Exhibit 6-i)
         j) Ratify check to Mississippi State Dept. of Health in the amount of $50.00 for Fingerprint – Camp Counselor Garrett Sizemore (Exhibit 6-j)
         k) Ratify check to Mississippi Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $150.00 for Carolyn Martin and Joey Bellmen (Exhibit 6-k)
         l) Ratify check to Delbert Hosemann, Secretary of State – Tideland Office in the amount of $150.00 for Application Fee Front Beach (Exhibit 6-l)
         Police Department:
         Fire Department:
         Human Resources/Risk Management: (Exhibit 6- m, n, o, p, q)
         m) Authorize employment of Archie Wallace, Part-Time Warrants Officer, effective May 8, 2019; $13.00 hourly rate; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
         n) Authorize employment of Chadwick Cashin, Part-Time Warrants Officer, effective May 8, 2019; $13.00 hourly rate; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
         o) Accept resignation of Deputy Court Clerk Windy Bang , effective May 10, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
         p) Accept resignation of Firefighter Evan Powell, effective May11, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
         q) Authorize transfer Michael Richard from Laborer Class A in the Garbage Department to Laborer Class A in the Water Department effective May 8, 2019; remaining at his current rate of pay; six month probation period
         City Engineer:
         Public Works:
         Community Development & Planning:
         r) Authorize to Execute Memorandum of Agreement and Authorization to Advertise for Related Engineering Services – Ocean Springs Road Phase 1 – Approved for FY 2021 – MDOT Transportation Improvements Program (TIP) Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP) STP-9065-00(004) LPA 108084-701000 (Exhibit 6-r)
         s) Authorize to Execute Memorandum of Agreement – East Beach Sidewalk Approved for FY2020 – MDOT Transportation Improvements Program (TIP) Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP) STP-9061-00(003) LPA 108085-701000 (Exhibit 6-s)
         t) Adopt a Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS to Accept Donated Property – Right of Way Donation: Steelman Lane Improvements – 3070 Bienville Blvd. PID #60128780.025 (Exhibit 6-t)
         u) Adopt a Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS to Accept Donated Property – Right of Way Donation: Steelman Lane Improvements – 3082 Bienville Blvd. PID #60128150.000 (Exhibit 6-u)
         Building Department:
         v) Approve Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes from March 26, 2019 (Exhibit 6-v)
         w) Approve Code Enforcement Report through March 29, 2019 (Exhibit 6-w)
         x) Demolition of Structure Located at 1111 Bienville Blvd. (Exhibit 6-x)
         y) Demolition of Structure Located at 1118 Hellmers Lane (Exhibit 6-y)
         z) Demolition of Structure Located at 606 Kotzum Lane (Exhibit 6-z)
         Parks & Recreation:
         aa) Approval of John Gill Children’s Park Sign, for the amount of $860.00
         bb) Discussion of Dog Park ramps and walkway boards for the dogs (Exhibit 6-bb)
         City Attorney:    


    7. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
         Mayor:  
         City Clerk: 
         a) Approve payment: Docket of Claims and spread summary on the Minutes (Exhibit 7-a)
         b) Accept Monthly Budget Report (Exhibit 7-b)
         c) Approve Budget Amendments (Exhibit 7-c)
         d) Drinking Water Supply Inspection Report (Exhibit 7-d)
         Police Department:
         Fire Department:
         Human Resources/Risk Manager:
         City Engineer:
         Public Works:
         Community Development & Planning: 
         Building Department:
         Parks & Recreation:
         City Attorney:

    8. PUBLIC COMMENT:  The public is invited to address the Board for up to 3 minutes each for a maximum period of 30 minutes. The Board will take all comments under advisement to take potential action at a later date if warranted. Priority will be given to Ocean Springs residents and Business Owners.
         • Please identify yourself before speaking into the microphone.
      
    9. ALDERMEN’S FORUM

    10. EXECUTIVE SESSION


    RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on May 21, 2019