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    City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - November 6, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. - Regular Meeting





    November 6, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.



    1.       CALL TO ORDER

    2.       ROLL CALL

    3.      NEW BUSINESS

    a)      Appeal of Tree Committee denial for the removal of two trees at 515 East Beach Blvd. – Charles Weems III (Exhibit 3-a)

    b)     Donation of property for Right of Way: Levins Enterprises, LLC: PID #60128142.000, 2950 Bienville Blvd. (Exhibit 3-b)


    4.      OLD BUSINESS

    a)      Update on previous property discussions: 418 Martin Avenue, 176 Linda Circle, 301 Hunter Road, and 110 Yellowstone Circle (Exhibit 4-a)

    b)     Authorize execution of WPCRLF Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Loan Agreement  -  Carolyn Martin (Exhibit 4-b)


    5.      CONSENT AGENDA*

    * Consent Agenda – All matters listed under Item 8, 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)      Authorize appointment of Margaret Reynolds to the Library Board for a term of five years (Exhibit 5-a)

    b)     Authorize Mayor to execute Joe Gill Consulting, LLC contract renewal for lobbying services (Exhibit 5-b)

     City Clerk:

    c)      Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting October 2, 2018 (Exhibit 5-c)

    d)     Approve Minutes: Special Call Meeting October 11, 2018 (Exhibit 5-d)

    e)      Approve Minutes: Recess Meeting October 16, 2018 (Exhibit 5-e)

    f)      Approve Minutes: Special Call Meeting October 29, 2018 (Exhibit 5-f)

    g)     Accept monthly budget report (Exhibit 5-g)

    h)     Authorize the Mayor to execute renewal of 1491 Deena Road lease agreement with Acadian Ambulance Service for one year in the amount of $700.00 per month effective January 1, 2019 (Exhibit 5-h)

    i)       Authorize Mayor to execute amended contract with PTS Solutions, regard to the agreement between American Municipal Services and PTS for the collection of old court fines (Exhibit 5-i)

    j)       Ratify check to the United MSD Foundation in the amount of $270.00 for the Mayors Youth Council members registration fees to participate in a walk they are hosting with MGCCC to raise awareness for rare diseases (Exhibit 5-j)

    k)     Ratify check to Alabama APCO in the amount of $350.00 for registration for Lead Dispatcher Donna Stasko and Dispatcher Latena Wallace to attend the APCO AL Chapter Fall Workshop in Orange Beach, AL on November 11 – 2, 2018; ratify checks for per diem in the amount of $51.00 (Exhibit 5-k)

    l)       Ratify check to MLEOTA in the amount of $300.00 for Police Officer Andrew England range fee for the NRA Law Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun Instructor Development School on November 5-9, 2018 in Pearl, MS (Exhibit 5-l)

    m)   Ratify check to MS Department of Revenue in the amount of $16.00 for undercover tag (Exhibit 5-m)

    n)     Ratify check to MS Department of Health in the amount of $50.00 for Parks Camp Counselor Britney Nguyen fingerprint check (Exhibit 5-n)

    o)     Ratify check to Christus Victor Lutheran Church in the amount of $300.00 for pumpkins for the after-school program and Halloween festival (Exhibit 5-o)  

        Police Department:

        Fire Department:

    p)     Authorize to declare list of miscellaneous items as surplus (of no use or value to the City); remove from the City’s assets and dispose of  items (Exhibit 5-p)

          Human Resources/Risk Management:

    q)     Authorize closure of city offices on Monday, December 31st and Tuesday, January 1st for the New Years’ Day holiday per declaration of Governor Phil Bryant (Exhibit 5-q)

    r)      Accept retirement of Fire Deputy Chief Nathaniel Wilson effective December 28, 2018,  resignation as the Emergency Management Director effective November 6, 2018 and begin the process to fill the vacancy (Exhibit 5-r)

    s)      Authorize the promotion of Accounting Assistant Jennifer Simmons to Payroll Technician, $39,250.00 salary, six month probationary period and begin the process to fill the vacancy (Exhibit 5-s)

    t)      Authorize to remove Patrolman Nicole Sluter from probation and place on regular Civil Service covered full time status effective as of October 30, 2018 (Exhibit 5-t)

          City Engineer:

          Public Works:

          Community Development & Planning:

    u)     In regard to Tidelands – FY15_P501-14OS – Fort Bayou Dredging: Authorize to execute engineering contract with Compton Construction Engineering; Authorize to request transfer of funds from FY18-P501-02 – Front Beach Infrastructure Maintenance; Authorize to coordinate with Jackson County for Mitigation Activity (Exhibit 5-u) 

               Planning Commission:

    v)     Approve the application for a Residential Short Term Rental (STR) Permit located at 1401 Bowen Avenue., PID #60137064.000, as recommended by the Planning Commission – Hanna & Matthew Mayfield (Exhibit 5-v)

            Building Department:

    w)    Accept Code Enforcement Report through November 2, 2018 (Exhibit 5-w)

    x)     Authorize demolition of structure in excess of 50 years of age located at 402 Porter Avenue (Exhibit 5-x)

          Parks & Leisure Services:

            City Attorney:




          City Clerk:          

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

    b)     Authorize execution of agreement with Nick Clark Auctions for city auction on December 1, 2018 (Exhibit 6-b)

    Police Department:

    Fire Department:

    Human Resources/Risk Manager:

    City Engineer:

    Public Works:

    c)      Discuss purchase of Heavy Duty Tire Changer (Exhibit 6-c)

    d)     Discuss recommended ditch modification – 2810 Government Street/Related to the MDOT Government Street Improvement Project (Exhibit 6-d)

    Community Development & Planning:

            Building Department:

    e)      2018 Urban Forest Challenge Grant OS City Arborist Position Agreement (Exhibit 6-e)

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    City Attorney:


    7.      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.


    8.      ALDERMEN’S FORUM

    a)      Request for Qualifications for Energy Performance Contracting Services – Alderman Cox (Exhibit 8-a)



    a)      Personnel in the Fire Department




    RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on November 20, 2018