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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
OCTOBER 17, 2017, 6:00 P.M.

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

ADMINISTRATION

 

  1. Consider hearing from The Pass Christian Community Sailing Foundation, 501 (c) (3), to discuss City property storage and use of City space and slip usage, as requested by Robin Rafferty, Sailing Development Co-Chair.            

  2. Consider approving minutes of the October 3, 2017 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-2.

  3. Consider approving minutes of the October 5, 2017 Special Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-3.

  4. Consider accepting the City of Pass Christian’s Fixed Asset Inventory listing for Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2017, as requested by Maria Mena, A &P/Purchasing Clerk.  A-4.

  5. Consider approving municipal compliance questionnaire for 2016-2017 FY, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-5.

  6. Consider authorizing close of Hancock Bank account #26012345 (old depository) as all outstanding checks have cleared account and transfer balance to account no. 049500227  (new depository), as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk

  7. Consider appointing Jason Windham from the Fire Department and Malcolm F. Jones, as Co-Applicants for FEMA/MEMA Public Assistance for Hurricane Nate disaster.  [Jason Windham works on a shift at the Fire Department and as such, when it becomes necessary for him to work for the City in this capacity he will receive Comp Time.  The City Attorney will be paid his regular salary as this is included within his duties.]

  8. Consider declaring that the vessel, “Gulf Queen” that floated onto the pilings on Pier P-4  during Hurricane Nate is an immediate safety hazard to the Harbor Personnel, the slip renters, and the vessels returning to this Pier after the mandatory evacuation and requiring its immediate removal and also authorizing the Harbormaster to solicit and accept proposals, conditioned upon the owner, Rob Adams, voluntarily surrendering the title to the vessel to the contractor.  

 

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-30-2017, Ward J & Lucinda L Guillot, 113 Mulberry Ln, Warrant request for front entry parking with garage doors and screening, in the T3R Single-Family Residential Zone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-1.

  2. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-31-2017, Keith & Donna Lutenbacher, 334 Lemoyne Rd, Warrant request for front entry parking with garage doors and screening, in the T3R Single-Family Residential Zone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-2.

  3. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation for Devern S Taylor, 165 W North St, to park his bobtail tractor, without the trailer, in the driveway of his residence, in the High Hazard Commercial Special District Zone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-3.

  4. Consider the City Planner’s recommendation to approve Application PD-32-2017, Elliott Homes LLC and Elliott Development LLC as agent for KatTu LLC, northeast corner of 2nd & Market Streets, Subdivision Application in the T5C Mixed-Use Zone for Preliminary Plat Approval, for a subdivision with ten townhouses (Row Houses) fronting 2nd Street, and to combine the remaining northern lots into one parcel, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-4.

  5. Consider approving the Pass Christian Tree Board’s recommendation to approve Paul & Laurie Burtch request to remove three protected Live Oak Trees from the property, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-5.

  6. Consider approving the Pass Christian Tree Board’s recommendation to approve J. Coller                 Ochsner’s request to remove two protected Live Oak Trees, one diseased Water Oak          Tree, and to prune 15 Live Oak Trees on the property.  As requested by Danit Simon,      City Planner.  PD-6.

  7. Consider City's appeal of decision from Historic Preservation Commission - 305 E.               Scenic Drive proposed parking lot, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  PD-7.

 

WATER DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving WPSCO Invoice #16237 in the amount of $4,064.00 for Paragraph 2.08 of current contract, “Emergency Conditions Item A, Abnormal Conditions,” and 2.06 “Damage to Facilities.” Please find attached copies of the work orders and employee work reports.  No budget change is required and charge to account #400-702-600, as recommended by WPSCO/Utility Manager. W-1.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider authorizing the hiring of Michael (MJ) Jackson to fill the existing vacancy with a hire date of November 1, 2017 and a starting salary of $33,752 with a one year probationary period.  He is a ten year certified fire fighter, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon. 

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider request to hear from the Pass Christian Police Department Citizen Review Committee on matters regarding mission, status, and upcoming events.

  2. Consider approving request to extend Officer Kandice Clayton’s probationary period an additional six (6) months. Officer Clayton’s original probationary period will expire on November 7, 2017; the adjusted expiration date for the new probationary period will now be on May 7, 2018, by Police Chief Hendricks.

  3. Consider authorizing the hiring of Samantha Phillips to fill the existing vacancy in patrol with hire date of October 18, 2017 and a starting salary of $32,152.00.  She has met all Civil Service requirements. Position is requested with a six (6) month probationary period, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. 

  4. Consider approving request from the Pass Christian Police Department for use of the following City resources on Friday, October 27, 2016 for the annual Trunk or Treat event, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.

      1. Barricades

      2. Personnel

      3. 5-ton Cargo Truck

      4. Any other resources the Mayor deems necessary

  1. Consider ratifying increasing annual pay from $28,452.00 to $32,152.00 for patrolman George Bryan who successfully completed and graduated from the Police Academy effective July 14, 2017, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider awarding quote for a 2008 F-650 Bucket Truck from Southwest Equipment in   the amount of $24,900.00, lowest and best quote. To be paid out of Capital         Improvement funds, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.   PW-1

 

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Consider approving request to send Marian Gest to a one-day MS Municipal Service Company – Worker’s Compensation and Municipal Liability Workshop in Hattiesburg, MS, November 30, 2017.  Registration is free and use of city vehicle is required, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  CA-1.

  2. Consider approving request to send Wesley Blalock and Ausker Dedeaux to a one-day Diesel Technology: Ford 6.0 Powerstroke training class held on October 19, 2017 in Gulfport, MS.  Training cost is $49.99 each and use of City vehicle is required, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.  CA-2.

  3. Consider declaring the items listed below located at the Police Department as surplus and disposal and remove from inventory. Items are broken and not repairable and will be scrapped, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.   CA-3.

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    4.  Consider declaring the TASER cartridges listed below located at the Police Department   as surplus and disposal. Cartridges expired and therefore were used for training, and are         empty and cannot be used again, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.

      • C2102NC5A                     F09-1862524
      • C2101H948                       F09-1862518
      • C2101FDAE                      F09-1862449
      • C2101H8K6                      F09-1862542
      • C2102N496                      F09-1862545
      • C4102WW86                 F09-1675493
      • C2102N40V                     F09-1862517
      • C2102N842                      F09-1862541
      • F08-1675484                    F08-1675525
      • F08-1675514                     F07-1107636
      • F07-1107998    

  5.  Consider declaring the following items located at the Public Works Department as surplus and   disposal and remove from City inventory.  Items were upgraded, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.  CA-5.

  • RADIO                                               TAG # 1495
  • RADIO / CELL                               TAG# 1496
  • RAIDO / CELL                               TAG# 1497
  • RADIO                                                TAG#1498
  • RADIO                                                TAG# 1499
  • RADIO                                               TAG# 1500
  • RADIO                                                TAG#1502
  • RADIO                                                TAG# 1503
  • RADIO / CELL                               TAG#1505
  • SPARE RADIOS NO TAG
  • SPARE RADIO NO TAG

6.  Consider approving payment of the following Kevin Scott Fitzpatrick Architect September 2017 invoices totaling $690.00.  CA-6.
7. Consider accepting oath of office taken from Jeffrey Frye as Patrol Officer, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  CA-7.
8.  Consider amending registration fee to $95.00 for Aldermen Hall to attend the two-day 2016 Small Town Conference held in Oxford, MS on October 25-26, 2017. Lower rate of $85.00 was for early birds, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy Clerk.   CA-8.
9.   Consider authorizing transfer of Court Department front desk change fund of $50.00 from Bridget Daniels to Tina Dupree, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk. 
10.  Consider receiving monthly Budget Report for September 2017 from City Clerk, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  CA-10.  (Will be provided prior to BOA)

 

CLAIMS DOCKET

  1. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $213,419.70.  CD-1.

  2. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $120,014.18.  CD-2.

  3. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $699.00.  CD-3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Consider going into Executive Session to discuss personnel matter in the Beautification Department, as per Marian Gest, City Clerk ES-1.

  2. Consider going into Executive Session to discuss personnel matter in the Police Department, as per Alderwoman Charlot.  ES-2.

 

 

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.