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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
JUNE 20, 2017, 6:00 P.M.

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

ADMINISTRATION

 

  1. Consider hearing from Tammy Devin with Gulf Coast Filmworks in reference to the 2017 Gulf Coast Halloween Carnival et Fete de Rue.

  2. Consider approving minutes of the June 6, 2017 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-2.

  3. Consider spreading upon the City’s minutes the Certification from the Municipal Election Commission dated June 6, 2017, dispensing with the need of the General Election for all municipal elected offices since all Republican and Democratic nominees are unopposed and further certifying that such candidates/nominees have been duly elected to such positions as set forth therein by operation of law, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  A-3.

  4. Consider approving Tee Box donation in the amount of $100.00 for Knights of Peter Claver 4th Annual Sickle Cell Foundation Golf Tournament, this bringing favorable notice to resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Mayor McDermott.     A-4. 

  5. Consider appointing Bruce Anthony to the Zoning Board of Adjustments replacing Steve Dick, who resigned, term ending November 2018, as requested by Mayor McDermott.    

  6. Consider accepting check in the amount of $2,510.00 from Nationwide Insurance for damages to City decorative light pole at Scenic and Davis and authorize Krol Electric Inc. to make repairs, amend the budget accordingly, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-6.                

  7. Consider adopting additional holiday scheduled day off on Monday, July 3, 2017 to be observed in addition to the regularly scheduled observed and approved holiday on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, issued by proclamation of Governor Bryant, as requested by City Clerk Marian Gest. A-7.


PLANNING DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving the Pass Christian Tree Board’s recommendation to approve Arthur Wynne’s request to remove four Live Oak Trees from the property that are either dead or dying, as requested by City Planner, Danit Simon.   PD-1.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider declaring the following items listed below located at the Fire Department as surplus and disposal and remove from inventory.  These items are rendered useless, have no value and will be trashed/donated, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.  
    SCOTT 2.2 AIRPACKS:
    160-152                                3890251
    160-129                                160-150
    160-151                                160-119
    49900609                              160-186    
    AIR BOTTLES:
    T54351                T54270                T208425             DG68344                         
    WK479439           T106758              WK571502           WK511584                                        WK511496           T108880              WK511513           WK511557                                        WK511560           T131465              WK322493             WK511755
    WK571599
    STAIR CHAIR
    RCA TV                             160-231-0432
    PHILIPS TV                         0433

  2. Request to remove the following individuals as part-time firefighters. They are inactive or unable to continue part-time employment with the Fire Department, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.

      • Brian Blich

      • Alex Bourdin

      • Ryan Jenkins

      • Darren Koenenn

      • Michael Mitchell

      • William Rhoads

      • Christopher Seymour

      • Michael Woods

HARBOR DEPARTMENT

  1. Request to remove James Guin, Steven Nix, and Lionel Fields as a part-time harbor patrol. They are inactive or unable to continue part-time employment with the Harbor, as requested by Harbormaster Davis.

  2. Consider ratifying accepting letter of resignation from Anthony Kuhn and remove him from the part-time harbor patrol list, as requested by Harbormaster Davis.  H-2.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider request to allow the Pass Christian Police Department to apply for the FY2017 COPS Community Policing Development Grant, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.  P-1.

  2. Consider authorizing the hiring of Olin Gunter to fill one of the existing vacancies in patrol with hire date of June 21, 2017 and a starting salary of $32,152.  He is already certified and has taken and passed the civil service exam. Position has a one year probationary period, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.  P-2.

  3. Consider request to allow the Pass Christian Police Department to apply for the FY17 Department of Justice Office of Community Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grant. If selected, this grant will allow the department to hire a new officer with government funding that will provide for 75% of the officer’s entry level salary and fringe benefits for a period of thirty-six months, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.  P-3.

  4. Consider request to allow the Pass Christian Police Department to apply for the FY17 MS Homeland Security Grant, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.  P-4.

  5. Consider ratifying request to allow the Pass Christian Police Department to apply for the FY17 Bulletproof Vest Grant.  If awarded, the grant will provide reimbursement for 50% of the total purchase cost of six new bulletproof vests for the officers, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. P-5.

 

RECREATION DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving recommendation to hire _________________________as Parks and Recreation Administrative Assistant, with a hire date of July 3, 2017, a starting salary of $10.50 per hour, as requested by Bret Bentz, Recreation Director.  (Name will be provided prior to BOA)

 

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Consider request to allow Deputy Chief Mechelle Carbine attend a three-day Interrogation Techniques for Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Investigations training class on July 31-Aug. 2, 2017 held in Long Beach, MS. Tuition is free and use of City vehicle is required, as requested by Chief Tim Hendricks. CA-1

  2. Consider receiving monthly Budget Report for May 2017 from City Clerk, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  CA-2.  (Will be provided prior to BOA)

 

CLAIMS DOCKET


1.   Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $139,447.20.  CD-1.

FINAL MATTER


1.    Consider hearing from Mayor concerning Harrison County Utility Authority.

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.