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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
APRIL 17, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

  1. Call to order
  2. Prayer and pledge
  3. Roll Call

ADMINISTRATION

  1. Consider hearing from Jennifer Henderson from Henderson Ford about the sign and drive fundraiser coming up for the Pass Christian Raiders youth football program.

  2. Consider approving minutes of the April 3, 2018 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-2.

  3. Consider approving minutes of the April 10, 2018 Workshop with Mayor and Board of Aldermen, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-3.

  4. Consider approving request from Asgard Motorcycle Club Inc. for the use of 500 barricades for the annual Memorial Day Blowout, May 20,2018, this brings favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.  A-4.

  5. Consider approving request from the Temple Christian Academy for the use and waiver of fees at Memorial Park on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a field trip for approximately 30 students, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Heather, Representative.  A-5.

  6. Consider approving request from Pass Christian Public Library for the use of the City Hall Courtyard on the following dates for Summer Library Program, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Wendy Allard, Head Librarian.   A-6.
    June 1, 2018                       Libraries Rock (7:00 p.m.)
    June 5, 2018                      Steampunk Pottery (6:30 p.m.)

  7. Consider approving renewal of agreement with Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI) and Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) for the 2017/2018, at no cost to the City, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-7.

  8. Consider approving payment for the property insurance renewal in the amount of $102,288.62, which is a decrease of $2,709.13 from prior year, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-8.

  9. Consider authorizing payment for the Inland Marine and Auto Insurance Renewal from Betz & Rosetti at a cost of $62,092.00 and amend the budget accordingly.  Increase due to the additional vehicles and equipment that were added to the policy, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-9.

  10. Consider approving modification to lease agreement with Shaggy’s Bar and Grill, as
    requested by Mayor McDermott.  A-10.

  11. Consider approving Southern Mississippi Planning & Development District Work Experience Program Agreement, no cost to the City, workers will be allowed up to 400 hours at $8.00 an hour, as requested by Mayor McDermott.  A-11.

  12. Consider discussing numerous complaints regarding placement of garbage outside of                         Community Dumpster at South Davis Avenue municipal parking lot.

  13. Consider approving Splash Pad Rules and opening of facility.   A-13.

 

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider the City Planner’s recommendation to approve a Re-Subdivision at 110 Elmwood Drive, Tax Parcels #0312M-02-161.000, 0312M-02-160.000 and 0312M-02-159.000.  Catherine Eagan proposes combining three parcels, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-1.

  2. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-18-2018, Christopher Molino and Meri Michaelle Ornsbey, 543 E 2nd Street, Warrant Application to locate a carport in the First Layer with screening, in the T3R Single-Family Residential Zone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-2.  

  3. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-19-2018, Mark Tramontana as agent for Hancock Bank, 265 E Scenic Drive, 113 Davis Avenue & 0 Highway 90, Warrant Application for (1) a circular sign on the front façade, (2) a directional sign, (3) and five painted signs on the walls surrounding the parking lot, in the T5C Mixed-Use Zone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-3.

  4. Consider approving the Pass Christian Tree Board’s recommendation to approve the Penthouse Garden Condos LLC Home Owners Association’s request to remove one Magnolia Tree from the property.  As requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-4.

  5. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-20-2018, L. Bruce Newton, 2 Nelson Lane, Warrant Application to exceed the 40% Maximum Lot Coverage, in the T3R Single-Family Residential Zone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-5.

CODE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider request of Luckana Martinez for continuance of administrative hearing for slab removal scheduled for May 1, 2018, for corner lot situated at 329 Menge Avenue and Frances, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  CO-1.

 

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving Temporary Construction Easement for property situated at 939 Autumn Wood Court, Jessica and Edgar Ruiz – Owners, to allow Public Works Dept. to perform repair work on City’s underground drainage pipe, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  L-1.

  2. Consider approving attached Final Plat for Whispering Oaks Subdivision for Lots 1 through 19, inclusive, along with approval of a Deferred Improvements Bond for installation of brick pavers around entrance median between Lots 1 and 18, between Lots 8, 12 and 13, and East of Lot 12.  [The developer is requesting that the installation of the brick pavers will be deferred until after many of the homes are actually built in the subdivision.  The Developer wishes to avoid damage that would be caused to the pavers by heavy concrete trucks and other construction activities during the build-out of the homes in other areas of the subdivision.  This construction would be deferred for up to one year from acceptance of the final plat, unless extended by the City for good cause shown by the developer.  The City approved a final plat for “Phase One” – Lots 1, 2, 18 and 19 with a Deferred Improvements Bond at a previous meeting with the certificate of occupancies for the homes constructed on such lots to be approved when all infrastructure has been completed.  All infrastructure has now been completed, except for the proposed deferred installation of the brick pavers.]  As requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  L-2.

  3. Consider request of E. J. Nodurft to defer installation of water and sewer mains on Lot 3, Palmwood Drive Subdivision, until Lot 3 is sold and developed either individually or in conjunction with Lots 1 and/or 2.  [At the meeting on October 3, 2017, the Board of Aldermen previously allowed the Owners of Lots 1 and 2 to defer installation of the water and sewer utilities and construction of the driveway to their lots until their property is sold or developed.  The owners of Lots 3 and 4 are proceeding with the development of the common driveway across their lots and Mr. Nodurft has paid the utility tap fee to the City in anticipation of the extension of the water and sewer infrastructure.]  As requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  L-3.

WATER DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving WPSCO invoice # 16332 in the amount of $3720.00 for February 2018 for non-emergency/overtime repairs per paragraph 2.09 and per current contract 2.04 "Hours of Operation" known as "Ten Hour Rule" whereby WPSCO gives the City 10 hours of overtime per week and bills for hours in excess. Charge to account400-704-636, as recommended by Teryl Anthony-WPSCO/Utilities Manager.  W-1.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving request to put Christopher Kane on part time call out list as Fire Fighters, as requested by Fire Chief, Dwight Gordon.

  2. Consider approving lateral inter-departmental request to transfer Edward Walley from the Police Department to the Fire Department with a starting salary of $32,352.00 effective April 19, 2018.  He has met all requirements of the Civil Service, as requested by Fire Chief Dwight Gordon.

  3. Consider accepting letter of resignation from FF James Ellington. His effective April 27, 2018 and pay him all accrued time per City policy. He would also like to remain on the part time call out list, as requested by Fire Chief Dwight Gordon. F-3.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving the hiring of Kyle Craig to fill the existing vacancy in patrol with hire date of May 1, 2018 and a starting salary of $32,152.  Craig is already a certified officer and will be a lateral transfer as he has met all requirements of Civil Service with a six-month probationary period per Civil Service Rules, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.

  2. Consider request to adopt resolution to leave the following Police vehicles unmarked. P-2.
    2018 Dodge Durango  VIN# 1c4sdhft5jc276039
    2018 Dodge Durango  VIN# 1c4sdhft0jc277969

  3. Consider approving yearly clothing allowance request for the following Investigators in the amount of four hundred dollars ($400.00) each for 2017-2018.
    Investigator Barry Smith        
    Investigator Michael Burkett

 
RECREATION DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving the use of Fleitas soccer/football field April 25 -26, 2018 by the Pass Christian girls high school soccer team in exchange they will provide a free soccer camp for our youth. This bring favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Bret Bentz, Recreation Director.

  2. Consider donating two soccer goals, which have no value, to the Pass Christian High School. The Recreation Department no longer have a use for them, as requested by Bret Bentz, Recreation Director.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

  1. Consider approving request to send Danit Simon, City Planner, to a three-day Certified Floodplain Manager Conference held on May 22-24, 2018 in Natchez, MS.  Registration fee $195.00, Per Diem $62.00, hotel $238.00 for two nights, and reimbursement for mileage at the Federal rate, amend the budget accordingly, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. CA-1. 

  2. Consider approving request to send Andy Purchner, B.J. Ledet and Dia’mond Woodman to a 4-day Fire Truck Manufacturing Plant in Wisconsin, April 30 – May 3, 2018 (Definite days will be determined by Seller).  No cost to the City but use of City vehicle is required, as request by Fire Chief Gordon.  

  3. Consider approving request to send Dennis Brown to MSFA for Fire Inspector 1031-1, May 7 thru May 17, 2018. Cost of class will be $885.00, per diem of $200.00 and use of city vehicle, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon. CA-3.

  4. Consider approving request to send Doyle Moran, Richard Purchner and Aaron Robinson to MSFA for Surface Water and Swiftwater Rescue Tech Class. Cost of class is $485.00 each, cost of lodging $222.00 total and per diem $459 ($153 x 3) and use of City vehicle, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.  CA-4.

  5. Consider approving lodging ($465) and per diem ($100 x 2) request for Assistant Chief Daren Freeman and Sgt. Alan Bond, previously approved at the March 20, 2018 BOA, to attend STATE MANDATORY T.A.C. Training Class, May 7-11, 2018, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.  CA-5.

  6. Consider approving request to transfer the following item from the Fire Department (220) to Administration (001), as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.  CA-6.
    ASSET/TAG # 1803 MODEL # M201-3

 

 CLAIMS DOCKET


1.  Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $74,127.03.  CD-1.

EXECUTIVE SESSION


1. Consider going into Executive Session to discuss personnel matter within the Police      Department.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT
THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN WILL ALLOW RESIDENTS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK WITH A THREE-MINUTE TIME LIMIT ON EACH SPEAKER. NO PUBLIC QUESTIONING COMMENTS ARE ALLOWED DURING THE MEETING, UNLESS THE BOARD RECOGNIZES SUCH PERSON.