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    City of Ocean Springs

    Minutes - April 30, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. Special Call Meeting

    SPECIAL CALL MEETING OF APRIL 30, 2018

    Be it remembered that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ocean Springs met in a Special Call meeting at City Hall in the City of Ocean Springs at 5:30 p.m. on April 30, 2018.  Mayor Dobson presiding, Aldermen Cox, Authement, Bellman, Papania, Blackman, and Impey were present.  Also present was City Clerk Shelly Ferguson and City Attorney Kevin Melchi. Alderman Gill was absent.

    The purpose of the Special Call Meeting is to discuss any and all matters pertaining to Jimmy Lane Construction and Development and City Dog Park.

    Mayor Dobson stated that the RFP’s for engineering services regarding the Dog Park have been submitted.  The Board of Aldermen discussed what work would be completed by in-house staff and what engineering services are needed. The Board of Aldermen directed the Public Works to start prep work on the Dog Park.

    Motion by Alderman Blackman, seconded by Alderman Impey and unanimously carried  to authorize Compton Engineering to perform initial survey and preliminary services for the Dog Park.

    Jimmy Lane presented his development plans for Bills Ave.  He requested the City run new water and sewer infrastructure.  They discussed drainage issues on Bills Ave.

    Motion made by Alderman Cox, seconded by Alderman Blackman and unanimously carried to go into closed session.

    Motion made by Alderman Blackman, seconded by Alderman Authement and unanimously carried to remain in executive session to discuss litigation regarding JCUA, MS Rising Coalition, and the Sands Development.

    Motion made by Alderman Cox, seconded by Alderman Impey and unanimously carried to come out of executive session.

    Motion made by Alderman Impey, seconded by Alderman Cox to adjourn the meeting.

     

    /s/ Shelly Ferguson                                        /s/ Shea Dobson               

    City Clerk                                                     Mayor

    5/16/2018                                                    5/16/2018

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