City of Ocean Springs

    Agenda-August 6,2019 6:00 pm Regular Meeting

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



           a) The United States Census and the State of Mississippi’s Outreach Efforts, presented to Scott Stradner (Exhibit 3-a)

           a) Discussion of Debris Monitoring Proposals (Exhibit 4-a)

           a) Approve appraisal of property located at Deena Road and Jamez Drive (PID: 60123170.000) for possible sale (Exhibit 5-a)
           b) Approval of an Electronic Message Center Sign for Pecan Park Elementary School, 504 Hanley Road (Exhibit 5-b)
           c) Authorize to advertise for bids for fuel/diesel services for a period of one year for Public Works, Police and Fire Departments (Exhibit 5-c)

    * 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.

           a) Confirmation of veto of action to disband Finance Committee taken at July 16, 2019 Recess meeting (Exhibit 6-a)
           b) Approve letters allowing use of specific properties for a limited time during Cruisin’ the Coast 2019 and The Peter Anderson Festival (Exhibit 6-b)
           c) Approve Special Event Permit Application for Artwalk 2019; Scheduled for Saturday August 31, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Artist will be set up along Washington Avenue and Government Street sidewalks/storefronts; No cost incurred by the City (Exhibit 6-c)
           d) Approve date change for Run/Walk Permit for Walk for the Blind 5K; change from August 17, 2019 to September 21, 2019 starting at 8:00 a.m.; all other information remains the same (Exhibit 6-d)
           e) Approve Special Event Permit Application for Cruisn’ the Coast 2019; Scheduled for Thursday, October 10th  through Saturday, October 12, 2019; in Downtown Ocean Springs; Overtime cost may be incurred by the City (Exhibit 6-e)
         City Clerk:
           f) Approve Minutes:  Regular Meeting July 2, 2019 (Exhibit 6-f)
           g) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 10, 2019 (Exhibit 6-g)
           h) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 16, 2019 (Exhibit 6-h)
           i) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 19, 2019 (Exhibit 6-i)
           j) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 25, 2019 (Exhibit 6-j)
           k) Approve Minutes:  Special Call Meeting July 31, 2019 (Exhibit 6-k)
           l) Authorize to terminate the status of local emergency enacted by Tropical Cyclone Two, which became Hurricane Barry, proclaimed on July 10, 2019 (Exhibit 6-l)
           m) 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 6-m)
           n) Adopt Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS to sell surplus personal property with value of less than $1,000.00 (Exhibit 6-n)
           o) Adopt Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, MS to match donated funds to the Walter Anderson Museum of Art (Exhibit 6-o)
           p) Accept July 2019 Aged Receivable Report for Utility Billing (Exhibit 6-p)
         Police Department:
         Fire Department:
         Human Resources/Risk Management: (Exhibit 6 – q, r, s)
           q) Authorize transfer of General Admn Clerk Marissa Jones to Purchasing-Accounting Assistant, effective August 10, 2019; $16.08 hourly rate, six month probation
           r) Authorize removal of Firefighters Brent Mitchell and Lionel Cothern from probationary status to full time status effective immediately
           s) Authorize employment of Danny Harris, Yardman, effective August 12, 2019; $8.15 hourly rate, one year probation, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements
         City Engineer:
         Public Works:
         Community Development & Planning:
           t) Authorization to Execute Amendment #1 for the current Engineering Contract with Allen Engineering & Science; Tidelands Project – FY18-P501-05OS OS Front Beach Living Shoreline (Exhibit 6-t)
         Planning Commission:
           u) Approve Use Permit for a Multi-Function Event Center; 1512 Government Street; PID: 60130180.050 (Exhibit 6-u)
         Building Department:
           v) Accept Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes from July 23, 2019 (Exhibit 7-v)
           w) Approve Code Enforcement Report through August 3, 2019 (Exhibit 6-w)
         Parks & Recreation: 
         City Attorney:    

           a) Discussion of supporting Friends of Jackson County Animal Shelter Pets annual "Paddle for Paws Poker Float” event on September 21, 2019 (Exhibit 7-a)
           b) Discussion of road closure times during Cruisin’ the Coast 2019 (Exhibit 7-b)
         City Clerk: 
           c) Approve payment: Docket of Claims, all expenditures are appropriate and authorized by law, and spread summary on the Minutes (Exhibit 7-c)
           d) Accept Monthly Budget Report (Exhibit 7-d)
           e) 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-e)
         Police Department:
         Fire Department:
         Human Resources/Risk Manager:
         City Engineer:
         Public Works:
         Community Development & Planning: 
         Building Department:
         Parks & Recreation:
         City Attorney:

    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.

    a) Discussion of Chaney lawsuit

    RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on August 20, 2019