City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda – February 18, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. Recess Meeting

    February 18, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. at City Hall



    a) National Montessori Education Week – February 23-29, 2020 (Exhibit 3-a)
    b) Ocean Springs 201-2020 Greyhound Soccer Team State Championship (Exhibit 3-b)

    a) Amendment to Sections of the Unified Development Code relating to Flood Damage Prevention (Chapter 2: Section 2.16.6; Chapter 2: Section 2.36; Chapter 4: Section 4.14; and Chapter 7: Section 7.2) (Exhibit 4-a)

    a) YMCA – Update – Rob Kirkland and Doug Walker
    b) Relay for Life Jackson County – American Cancer Society

    a) Discussion to reappoint OS School Board Member Joe Cloyd finding he is a "bona fide resident and qualified elector of the Ocean Springs School District”
    b) Discussion of a donation to the Light House Dyslexia School by means of allowing them to occupy space owned by the city to conduct testing and schooling for the Dyslexic

    a) Authorize the Mayor to execute Preliminary Engineering Contract with Compton Engineering, Inc.; MDOT STP 9061-00(003) LPA 108085-701000 East Beach Sidewalk (Exhibit 7-a)
    b) Adopt Resolution: Tax Increment Financing – Draft Redevelopment Plan and scheduling the Public Hearing March 18, 2020 (Exhibit 7-b)

    8. CONSENT AGENDA* Consent Agenda – All matters listed under 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) Approve time change for Jim Franks Fun Run held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 time changed from 8-10:00 a.m. changed to 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Exhibit 8-a)
    b) Approve Run/Walk permit application for Zebra Run for MDS Foundation on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.; on the Bridge;  no cost to the City, applicant pays associated event cost (Exhibit 8-b)
    City Clerk:
    c) Ratify check to Community Bank of Mississippi in the amount of $59.109.74 for Mary C. O’Keefe roof loan final payment (Exhibit 8-c)
    d) Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting February 4, 2020 (Exhibit 8-d)
    Police Department:
    e) Accept Monthly Police Department Report for January 2020 (Exhibit 8-e)
    f) Authorize out of state travel for employee # 2287; February 15-16, 2020 in Lafayette, LA for Instructor Training for CPR/First Aid/AED; Expenses are budgeted (Exhibit 8-f)
    g) Authorize out of state travel for Reserve Officers #202 and #203; March 18-19, 2020 in Montgomery, AL for Survive & Thrive, Protecting you and fellow officers; Tuition is free, expenses are budgeted (Exhibit 8-g)
    h) Authorize out of state travel for employee # 1687; March 30 – June 5, 2020 in Nashville, TN for School of Police Staff & Command at Northwestern University; Expenses are budgeted (Exhibit 8-h)
    i) Authorize out of state travel for employee # 1686; April 29-30, 2020 in Murfreesboro, TN for Internet: Investigations & Intelligence; Expenses are budgeted (Exhibit 8-i)
    Fire Department:
    j) Accept monthly Fire Department Report for January 2020 (Exhibit 8-j) 
    Human Resources/Risk Management
    k) Human Resources action items (Exhibit 8-k):
           a. Authorize removal of Captain Ryan Lemaire, Lieutenant Josh Fox, Lieutenant Steven Dye, Sergeant Nicole Shavers      and Sergeant Chris Bryan from probationary status to full time status effective February 9, 2020
           b. Authorize removal of Patrolman Alex Nandin and Patrolman Barbi Barnes from probationary status to full time status effective February 11, 2020
           c. Authorize employment of Sheenon Rhome, Part-Time Patrolman, $13.00 hourly rate, effective on or about February 19, 2020, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
           d. Authorize removal of Sewer Collection System Operator Tyler Taylor from probationary status to full time status effective February 11, 2020
           e. Authorize employment of Cameron Watson, Sewer Collection System Operator, Step 1, $12.50 hourly rate, effective February 19, 2020; one year probationary status, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
    Community Development & Planning:
    l) Authorize to Request Reallocation of Remaining Funding to the FY18 Front Beach Living Shoreline Project (Fort Bayou Dredging) / Authorize to Execute Amendment #2 for the current Engineering Contract with Allen Engineering & Science (OS Front Beach Living Shoreline) (Exhibit 8-l)
    m) Approve transfer of Parcel ID #61469016.000 Stillwater Bluff Subdivision – Hanshaw Road (Exhibit 8-m)
    n) Authorize to Execute Supplemental Agreement #2 and Quantity Adjustment #1 with D. O’Brian Construction, LLC. (Government Street Improvement Project) Pending MDOT Concurrence (Exhibit 8-n)
    o) Adopt Resolution to accept donated property PID #60128780.025 3070 Bienville Blvd. for Steelman Lane Improvements (Exhibit 8-o)
    Planning Commission:
    p) Approve request of a lot split at 414 Martin Avenue (Exhibit 8-p)
    q) Approve request for the use of gravel for a commercial parking lot; 1117-B Bienville Blvd. (Exhibit 8-q)
    Zoning & Adjustments Board:
    r) Approve request of building setback variances for 510 Magnolia Avenue (Exhibit 8-r)
    Building Department:
    s) Accept Building Department January 2020 Permit Report (Exhibit 8-s)
    t) Accept Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes from February 11, 2020 (Exhibit 8-t)
    u) Approve Code Enforcement Report through February 14, 2020 (Exhibit 8-u)
    Parks & Recreation:
    v) Approve the Fireworks Display Agreement with J&M Displays for the annual 4th of July Show to be held on Friday, July 3, 2020 (Exhibit 8-v)
    w) Approve Facility Agreement for Ocean Springs Girls Softball League for use of Sports Complex Softball fields #1 and #4 and Gay Lemon Softball Fields from February to May, 2020 (Exhibit 8-w)
    City Clerk: 
    a) Approve payment: Docket of Claims, all expenditures are appropriate and authorized by law, and spread summary on the Minutes (Exhibit 9-a)
    Police Department:
    b) Authorize the purchase of new Telex console and equipment for Ocean Springs Dispatch for $56,476.29 funded from the forfeitures account (Exhibit 9-b)
    Parks & Recreation:
    c) Authorize transferring the remaining balance of $34,344.00 from the Dog Park Project to cover the attached unbudgeted cost for projects at other Park facilities (Exhibit 9-c)

    10. 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.


    a) Chaney v. Ocean Springs
    b) Illanne, et al. v. Ocean Springs
    c) The Sands v. Ocean Springs
    d) Sumrall v. Ocean Springs
    e) Reynolds v. Ocean Springs

    ADJOURN UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on March 3, 2020