City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - October 15, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. Recess Meeting

    RECESS MEETING AGENDA
    MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN - CITY OF OCEAN SPRINGS
    October 15, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. at City Hall


    1. CALL TO ORDER

    2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    3. PRESENTATION
    a) Utility Service Partners, Inc. – Warranty Programs – Emilie Zalfini (Exhibit 3-a)

    4. NEW BUSINESS
    a) Discussion of MOU for Mississippi Sound Coalition (Exhibit 4-a)
    b) Authorize to waive deposit and fee for Fort Maurepas for the Krewe of Salacia, registered 501c3, to benefit the Jackson County Animal Shelter (Exhibit 4-b)
    c) Discussion of $300 in support of 2020 Gulf Coast Legislative Reception Wednesday, January 8, 2020 (Exhibit 4-c)

    5. OLD BUSINESS
    a) Discussion of Ward 5 Tree Protection Committee nomination of Linda Novak (Exhibit 5-a)

    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 for The Wild Wild Lot (Mayor’s Youth Council); Scheduled for Friday, October 25, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. until Midnight; at Gay-Lemon Park; No cost incurred by the City (Exhibit 6-a)
         b) Approve Temporary Dedication of Land between First Baptist Church and the City of Ocean Springs from November 1st and 3rd,2019 (Exhibit 6-b)
         c) Approve Run/Walk Permit Application for 5K Glow Run/Walk for the JC Animal Shelter; Scheduled for Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.; at Fort Maurepas and Beach; No cost incurred by City (Exhibit 6-c)
         d) Approval of Special Event Permit for Fast & Furry Benefit for JC Animal Shelter by Krewe of Salacia; Scheduled for Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.; at Fort Maurepas; No cost incurred by City (Exhibit 6-d)
       City Clerk:
         e) Approve Minutes: Recess Meeting September 17, 2019 (Exhibit 6-e)
         f) Ratify check to ESP Insurance Brokerage in the amount of $1,107.15 for football program accident & health insurance (Exhibit 6-f)
         g) Ratify check to Center for Government & Community Development in the amount of $400.00 for CMC Fall Session for Vicky Hupe and Kelly Riff  (Exhibit 6-g)
       Police Department:
         h) Accept Monthly Police Department Report for September 2019 (Exhibit 6-h)
         i) Approve out of state travel for Employees #1071 and #2188; For Practical Homicide Investigation Training; November 4-6, 2019; in Phenix City, Alabama; expenses have been budgeted (Exhibit 6-i)
       Fire Department:
         j) Accept Monthly Fire Department Report for September 2019 (Exhibit 6-j) 
       Human Resources/Risk Management (Exhibit 6 –k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s): 
         Police Department:
         k) Accept resignation of Patrolman Corey Anderson, effective October 1, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
         Fire Department:
         l) Accept resignation of Lieutenant Michael Williams, effective October 14, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
         m) Accept resignation of Lieutenant Philip Dees, effective October 15, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
         n) Authorize promotion of Firefighters Brandon Bloodworth, Jacob Jones, Brent Mitchell to the rank of Lieutenant, $15.44 hourly rate, and Paul Baker to the rank of Lieutenant, $15.75 hourly rate (due to current hourly rate with 17 years of service) effective October 19, 2019, six month probation; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant positions
         o) Authorize 90 day extension of probationary period for Firefighter Cole Broadus or until successful completion of the Mississippi State Fire Academy Basic Firefighter course
         Public Works:
         p) Accept retirement of Public Works Director John Russell, effective November 30, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
         q) Authorize employment of Conner Jarrett, Sewer Collection System Operator, $12.50 hourly rate, effective October 16, 2019, one year probation, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
         Parks & Recreation:
         r) Authorize employment of April Chewing, Camp & After-School Coordinator, hourly rate to be determined by the Human Resources Committee, effective October 28, 2019, one year probation, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
         s) Authorize employment of Quintine Anderson, Parks Maintenance Worker, $12.00 hourly rate, effective on or about October 19, 2019; one year probation, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
       Public Works:
         t) Authorize to extend contract with Delta Construction, Inc. for 2 years from October 12, 2019 with no change to existing scope of work and/or existing pricing (Exhibit 6-t)
         u) Hire Mid-South Tank Consultants for $13,350.00 to provide the cleaning and inspections of the City’s three elevated water storage tanks; amount is budgeted FY19-20 water system improvements line item (Exhibit 6-u)
         v) Approve Overstreet & Associates to provide professional services for the improvements along drainage channel adjacent to Shadow Wood Drive in the amount of $9,500.00 (Exhibit 6-v)
       Community Development & Planning:
         w) Approve tax exemption application – post construction- 3008 Bienville Boulevard – Woody’s Roadside (Exhibit 6-w)
       Planning Commission:
         x) Approve Gravel Driveway for 204 Perryman Road PID #60127030.045 (Exhibit 6-x)
         y) Uphold recommendation to deny request for gravel driveway and parking lot at 1015 Chaney Street PID #61300075.000 (Exhibit 6-y) 
       Historic Preservation Commission:
         z) Approve Certificate of Appropriateness for the construction single family residence, 410 Ruskin Avenue (Exhibit 6-z)
         aa) Approve Certificate of Appropriateness for the construction single family residence, 416 Ruskin Avenue (Exhibit 6-aa)
       Building Department:
         bb) Accept Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes from October 8, 2019 (Exhibit 6-bb)
         cc) Approve Code Enforcement Report through October 11, 2019 (Exhibit 6-cc)
         dd) Approval of Demolition of structure located at 3064 Pabst Road (Exhibit 6-dd)
         ee) Approval of Demolition of structure located at 1913 Kensington Ave (Exhibit 6-ee)
       Parks & Recreation:
         ff) Approve and Authorize to Execute the Individual Service Contract – Tennis – Jim Jones (Exhibit 6-ff)
         

    7. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
       Mayor:  
         a) Discussion of Walk/Run and Special Event Permit Application Process and Fees (Exhibit 7-a )
        City Clerk: 
         b) Approve payment: Docket of Claims, all expenditures are appropriate and authorized by law, and spread summary on the Minutes (Exhibit 7-b)
         c) Authorize adjustment of water/sewer accounts due to a finding that the customers did not receive the benefit of the utility and the excess usages were due to unforeseen circumstances (Exhibit 7-c)
         d) Authorize to advertise for Engineering Services and Authorize to establish the selection committee related to FEMA #4350 Sewer Lift Project for 7 lift stations (Exhibit 7-d)
       Building Department:
         e) Appeal of Tree Committee denial of tree removal application for Nicholas Fain 410 Ruskin Avenue (Exhibit 7-e)

    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

    ADJOURN UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on November 5, 2019