SPECIAL CALL MEETING OCTOBER
it remembered that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ocean Springs
met in a Special Call Meeting at the Emergency Operations Center in the City of
Ocean Springs at 2:30 p.m. on October 7, 2017. Mayor Dobson presiding, Aldermen Cox, Gill, Authement,
Bellman, Papania, Blackman, and Impey were present. Also present was City Clerk Shelly Ferguson, City
Attorney Kevin Melchi, and Brooks McKay from the Ocean Springs School District.
The Mayor called
the meeting to order.
Special Call Meeting is for the purpose of any and all matters pertaining to Hurricane
EOC Director, Nate Wilson, gave an update on the latest information regarding
Police Department will have double shifts tonight and tomorrow.
Fire Department is calling in the morning shift tonight at 6:00 p.m. to ensure
they can get to the fire department and in case they are needed during the
A curfew will be in effect from 7:00
p.m. to 7:00 a.m. tonight.
The Police Department will have (2) two
officers stationed at Beaugez Station and (2) two stationed at Central Station.
The eye of the storm is expected to be
over land at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday.
The Parks Department shut all the parks
at 12:00 p.m. today.
Public Works is bringing in crews at
Public Works has a backhoe stationed at
Freedom Field and one on the other side of town.
There are (2) two portable generators
for whichever lift station goes out first.
All water wells have generators.
Marine Mart evacuated all his building
and other equipment.
Ross, County Supervisor, arrives at the meeting at 2:44 p.m.
The county has (6) six high water
rescue vehicles, (3) three are stationed at Fountainbleau.
There are over 100 people in shelters
Motion was made by Alderman Impey,
seconded by Alderman Cox and unanimously carried to ratify the declaration of
emergency that was issued Thursday, October 5th at 4:00 p.m.
Motion was made by Alderman Blackman,
seconded by Alderman Impey and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting ended at 3:07 p.m.
Shelly Ferguson /s/ Shea Dobson
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