City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - November 5, 2019 6:00 pm Regular Meeting

    November 5, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. at City Hall










    a) Update on previous property discussions – 418 Martin Avenue (Exhibit 3-a)
    b) Discussion of lease terms of property at 1491 Deana Road (Exhibit 3-b)


    * Consent Agenda – All matters listed under Item 4, 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.
    a) Accept donation to the Mayor’s Youth Council Blue-Grey Christmas Program of a bike and helmet from Lisa Hubbard (Exhibit 4-a)
    b) Ratify Contract between the City of Ocean Springs and The Foundation Group (Exhibit 4-b)
    c) Approve Special Event Permit Application for Filming of a Wedding for TV – Sharp Entertainment; Scheduled for Monday, November 11, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.; at Beach at Martin Avenue and Front Beach Drive; No cost to the City (Exhibit 4-c)
    d) Approve Special Event Permit Application for Gumbo Cook off; Scheduled for Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.; at Fallo-Pleasant Municipal Parking Lot; Any clean-up or maintenance services required to be completed by the City after the event will be charged to the applicant (Exhibit 4-d)
    City Clerk:
    e) Approve Minutes:  Regular Meeting October 1, 2019 (Exhibit 4-e)
    f) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting October 3, 2019 (Exhibit 4-f)
    g) Approve Minutes:  Recess Meeting October 15, 2019 (Exhibit 4-g)
    h) Authorize to extend the resolution proclaiming the existence of a local emergency enacted March 11, 2019 for Front Beach Drive due to the incapacitation of street lights along Front Beach Drive; extend for 30 days (Exhibit 4-h)
    i) Accept October 2019 Aged Receivable Report for Utility Billing (Exhibit 4-i)
    j) Ratify Check to University of Mississippi for $350.00 – Crime Stoppers Conference (Exhibit 4-j)
    k) Ratify Bank Draft to Hancock Whitney Bank for $4,058.03 – Credit Card Bank Draft (Exhibit 4-k)
    l) Authorization to transfer working file CIPP 2018 Section 592 Sewer Rehab for final reimbursement from Compton Engineering to Overstreet Engineering as part of day to day operations in Public Works (Exhibit 4-l)
    Police Department:
    m) Authorize out of state travel for Employee #2162; February 11 – 14, 2020 to attend Digital Photography for Law Enforcement – Glynco, GA.; Expenses are budgeted (Exhibit 4-m)
    n) Accept Monthly Police Department Report for October 2019 (Exhibit 4-n)
    Human Resources/Risk Management:
    o) Approve Minutes: Human Resources Committee Meeting October 15, 2019 (Exhibit 4-o)
    p) Authorize/Accept Human Resources Action Items (Exhibit 4-p):

              Police Department:
               a) Accept resignation of Warrants Officer Chadwick Cashin, effective November 1, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
              Fire Department:
              b) Accept resignation of Firefighter Tony Barnett, effective November 8, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
              c) Authorize six month extension of probationary period for Firefighter Jonathan Hyatt or until successful completion of the Mississippi State Fire Academy Basic Firefighter course
              Public Works:
              d) Authorize removal of Electrician William Ziz from probationary status to full time status effective immediately
              Parks & Recreation:
              e) Authorize employment of Cameron Keys, Parks Maintenance Worker (Building), $12.00 hourly rate, effective November 6, 2019, one year probation, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
    Community Development & Planning:
    q) Authorize to Execute Grant Agreement – Front Beach Lining Shoreline Phase II – Tidelands Project: FY 20-P412-01 (Exhibit 4-q)
    r) Authorize to Execute Grant Agreement – East Beach Accessibility – Tidelands Project: FY 20-P412-02 (Exhibit 4-r)
    s) Adopt Resolution to establish just compensation and accept offer for purchase of property PID# 60123170.000 in the amount of $9,500.00 (Exhibit 4-s)
    t) Approve License to Encroach for construction of gravel parking area at 1301 Bowen Ave. contingent on the removal of "private parking” signage; PID# 60137080.000 (Exhibit 4-t)
    u) Approve Request for License to Encroach to construct a concrete driveway within City right-of-way – 502 Russell Avenue
    Building Department:
    v) Accept Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes from October 22, 2019 (Exhibit 4-v)
    w) Approve Code Enforcement Report through November 1, 2019 (Exhibit 4-w)
    x) Approve Demolition of Structure located at 510 Magnolia Avenue (Exhibit 4-x)
    y) Approve Demolition of Structure located at 310 Live Oak Avenue (Exhibit 4-y)      


     a) Approve purchase of 30 port-a-lets from WastePro for $2,500. (Exhibit 5-a)
     b) Discussion of Travel to International Council of Shopping in Atlanta, GA in November 13-15, 2019 (Exhibit 5-b)
     City Clerk: 
     c) Approve payment: Docket of Claims, all expenditures are appropriate and authorized by law, and spread summary on the Minutes (Exhibit 5-c)
     d) Accept Monthly Budget Report (Exhibit 5-d)
     e) Accept Mississippi Infrastructure Modernization Act of 2018 (Exhibit 5-e)
     Building Department:
     f) TPC Appeal – 300 Ward Avenue – Mona Loper (Exhibit 5-f)
     g) TPC Appeal – 1601 Porter Avenue – Darren Finnegan (Exhibit 5-g)

    6. 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.





    RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on November 19, 2019