City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda - October 17, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Recess Meeting

    October 17, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

    1.      CALL TO ORDER

    2.      ROLL CALL

    3.      OLD BUSINESS

    4.      NEW BUSINESS

    a)     Discuss the intent to gift the 2017 public art installation to the City – Melanie Allen, PAPOS (Exhibit 4-a)

    b)     WIOA Out-of-School Youth Program Work Experience – Bonnie Munro (Exhibit 4-b)

    5.     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.

    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)      Authorize the Mississippi Development Authority the use of a tent, chairs, and podium for the dedication of the Blues Trail Marker on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (Exhibit 6-a)

    City Clerk:

    b)      Approve Minutes:  Regular Meeting October 3, 2017 (Exhibit 6-b)

    c)      Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting October 7, 2017 (Exhibit 6-c)

    d)     Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting October 8, 2017 (Exhibit 6-d)

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

    f)       Authorize to enter into a Consulting Agreement with Joe Gill Consulting, LLC for a fee of $10,000.00 for Lobbying Services pertaining to Tidelands Funds effective October 4, 2016 (Exhibit 6-f)

    g)     Adopt resolution authorizing the signing of checks duly passed whereas, the City of Ocean Springs maintains multiple checking accounts at Hancock Bank for operating expenses, payroll expenses, and to clear debts adding Mayor Pro Temp John Gill and Deputy City Clerk Janice Hilton (Exhibit 6-g)

    h)     Approve the 7th Annual Bridge for Life AIDS Walk/Run sponsored by South Mississippi Aids Task Force scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 7:00 am – 11:00 am; round trip across the Ocean Springs/Biloxi Bridge; no costs incurred by the city (Exhibit 6-h)

    i)       Accept the retirement of Senior Facilities Maintenance Technician Bill Joiner effective November 30, 2017 after seventeen years of dedicated service (Exhibit 6-i)

    j)       Authorize additional street closure of Ward Avenue from Government Street to Bowen Avenue for the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.; (Exhibit 6-j)

    Police Department:

    k)      Authorize to declare (3) three vehicles as surplus (of no value to the City); remove from the City’s inventory; and send the vehicles to auction (Exhibit 6-k)

    l)       Authorize to hire Patrolman Nicole Marie Sluter; $14.50 per hour; effective on or about October 30, 2017; one-year probationary status; pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements; self-sponsor from Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academy on October 27, 2017 (Exhibit 6-l)

    m)    Approve out-of-state travel for Sergeant Al Parker and Sergeant Steven Dye to attend a professional training course in New Orleans, LA on October 16-19, 2017 as budgeted (Exhibit 6-m)

    Fire Department:

    n)       Accept Monthly Department Report (Exhibit 6-n)

    Human Resources/Risk:

    City Engineer:

    Public Works:

    o)     Authorize to extend the current contract with Graham Construction Co., Inc. for an additional year beginning October 21, 2017 thru October 20, 2018, at the current rates and fees for manpower and equipment  (Exhibit 6-o)

    p)     Authorize payment of Pay Application No. 2 (Final)  in the amount of $1,768.16 to Suncoast Infrastructure, Inc. and all Closeout Documents for the Cured-in-Place Pipe Lining (Phase 4-1) as recommended by Compton Engineering, Inc. (Exhibit 6-p)

    Community Development & Planning:

    q)      Approve out-of-state travel for City Planner Wade Morgan to attend the City Building Exchange Conference in New Orleans, LA on November 15-17, 2017; authorize to reimburse Planning Commission members for conference cost and expenses for attending the conference (Exhibit 6-q)

    Planning Commission:

    r)       Approve the application for a lot split at 1016 Lafontaine Avenue, PID #60137486.000, as approved by the Planning Commission – JHS Enterprises, Inc. (Exhibit 6-r)

    Historic Preservation Commission:

    s)       Authorize the request to approve a Certificate of Appropriateness for construction of a swimming pool and fence at 1117 Iberville Drive, Marble Springs Historic District, as approved by the Historic Preservation Commission – Lori Carter (Exhibit 6-s)      

    Building Department:

    t)       Accept Tree Protection Committee Meeting Minutes October 10, 2017 (Exhibit 6-t)

    u)      Accept Code Enforcement Report through October 13, 2017 (Exhibit 6-u)

    Parks & Leisure Services:

    v)     Approve the Individual Service Contract with Tennis Instructor, Maja Smith, for a period of (12) twelve months (Exhibit 6-v)

    w)     Authorize to approve the Facility Use Agreement with the Ocean Springs Boys Lacrosse Organization to utilize the Gaye Lemon Football/Soccer Field beginning October 2017 through April 2018 (Exhibit 6-w)   

    City Attorney:       

    Finance Committee:

    H.R. Committee:

    7.      DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    Mayor:        

    City Clerk:

    Police Department:

    Fire Department:

    Human Resources/Risk Management:

    City Engineer:  

    Public Works:

    Community Development & Planning:

    a)      Adopt An Ordinance Extending a Tax Exemption Program for the Central Business District of the City of Ocean Springs (Exhibit 7-a)

    b)      Update on the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) grant project activity – Carolyn Martin and Kimberly Miller/Allen Engineering

    Building Department:

    Parks & Leisure Services:

     City Attorney:

     H. R. Committee:

    Finance Committee: 

    8.       ALDERMEN’S FORUM

    a)       Discussion on Trick or Treat Down the Street – Alderman Authement

    b)       Discussion on allowing WAMA to use picnic tables and chairs on October 28, 2017 for the WAMA JAMA Halloween Block Party and Pig Roast – Alderman Authement

    9.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

    a)     Personnel in the Facilities Department

    b)     Potential litigation regarding annexation

     

    ADJOURN UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on November 7, 2017