Aldermen Minutes

MINUTES
MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
CITY OF OCEAN SPRINGS

SPECIAL CALL MEETING SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

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 September 13, 2011.  Mayor Moran presiding, Aldermen Ross, Gill, McDonnell, Cody, Denyer and Hagan were present.  Also present was City Clerk Shelly Ferguson.  Alderman Dalgo was absent.      

The Mayor called the meeting to order.

The Special Call Meeting is for the purpose of any and all matters pertaining to authorizing  employment of Joey Sonnier, Water Department, $13.72 hourly, effective immediately, six-month probationary period and pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements; Authorizing the Mayor to execute License Agreement between the City of Ocean Springs and The Office Bar and Lounge, LLC for Concession Services at Fort Maurepas Park During the Summer Concert Series; Adopting the  Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi to Temporarily Allow Consumption of Beverages and Sale of Beer on Public Property for the Summer Concert Series at Fort Maurepas Park on September 17, 2011; Adopting the FY11-12 Budget and Adopting the Resolution Fixing Tax Levy for FY11-12.                         

Rev. Barnett gave the invocation and the Mayor led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Alderman Denyer, seconded by Alderman Gill and unanimously carried to authorize employment of Joey Sonnier, Water Department, $13.72 hourly, effective immediately, six-month probationary period and pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements (Exhibit 1).

Motion was made by Alderman Hagan, seconded by Alderman Denyer and unanimously carried to authorize the Mayor to execute the License Agreement between the City of Ocean Springs and The Office Bar and Lounge, LLC for Concession Services at Fort Maurepas Park during the Summer Concert Series (Exhibit 2).

Motion was made by Alderman Gill, seconded by Alderman Hagan and unanimously carried to authorize the Mayor to execute the Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi to Temporarily Allow Consumption of Alcohol and Sale of Beer on Public Property for the Summer Concert Series on September 17, 2011 (Exhibit 3).

Motion was made by Alderman McDonnell and seconded by Alderman Gill to adopt the FY11-12 Budget as presented. Motion carried with Aldermen Ross, Gill, McDonnell, Cody and Hagan voting aye and Aldermen Denyer voting nay (Exhibit 4).

Motion was made by Alderman McDonnell, seconded by Alderman Gill and unanimously carried to authorize the Mayor to execute the Resolution Fixing Tax Levy for FY11-12 (Exhibit 5). 

Motion was made by Alderman Denyer, seconded by Alderman McDonnell and unanimously carried to adjourn the Special Call meeting.

Meeting ended at 6:01 p.m.

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