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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
OCTOBER 2, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Prayer and Pledge
  3. Roll Call 

ADMINISTRATION

  1. Consider selecting local realtor for sale of City property.

  2. Consider hearing from the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence, as requested by Kelly Hawkins, Resource Development Director.  A-2.

  3. Consider terminating resolution declaring the existence a local emergency within the City due to tropical storm Gordon.

  4. Consider approving minutes of the September 13, 2018 Special Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-4.

  5. Consider approving minutes of the September 18, 2018 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-5.

  6. Consider accepting check in the amount of $35,725.54 from Berkley Insurance Company for insurance proceeds on tractor repair and towing, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-6.

  7. Consider declaring October 2018, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, as requested Rene’ Davis, Community Outreach Educator.  A-7.

  8. Consider approving proclamation honoring Jack E. Davis, author of The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, which is a sweeping environmental history of the Gulf of Mexico and was awarded the 2017 Kirkus Award for non-fiction and the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History,  as requested by Wendy Allard, Head Librarian.  A-8.

  9. Consider approving request from the LAD Project for the use and waiver of rental fee ($125.00) at Randolph Center on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for annual spaghetti dinner/parent meeting from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Wendy Allard, Librarian.   A-9.

  10. Consider approving Farm to Table event for Main Street October 28, 2018, closing the 100 block of Davis Avenue from 3-10 pm, use of barricades, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Main Street.

  11. Consider awarding quote for flooring tile at City Hall to Lowes in the amount $17,780.36 to be paid out of (117-105-600), as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-11.

  12. Consider approving recommendation to refund a portion of the rental fee ($125.00), at Randolph Center to Claudette Jones.  Facility was to hot and had to end Baby shower early, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-12. 

  13. Consider approving 2017-2018 Municipal Compliance Questionnaire, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  A-13.  (Will be provided prior to BOA)

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving Standard Lease Agreement with Mississippi Power for lighting services to install 16 – 1,500 watt factory aimed and assembled luminaries, 4 – 70’ Class 2 WD poles, 1,500’ conduit, 1,500’ conductor, 4-pol length wiring harnesses, 4-pole mounted J boxes, 4-disconnect switches, 480V panel and breakers, 3-phase meter can and 1-time clock with HOA switch in amount of $1,522.00 monthly for 84 months, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  L-1.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider holding Public Hearing and approve the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Application PD-41-2018, Bart Haddad as agent of Southern Way Charters, Inc., 402 & 408 Fleitas Avenue, Planning Commission Approval for the Boat & RV Storage Use with a new metal building on the north end of the property; with Variances to encroach into the 20-foot front setback, and into the 12-foot side and rear setbacks; and for parking in the First Layer (between the existing metal building and North Street) without screening, with the condition that only a single row of boats may be stored along the eastern property line; in the Auto-Oriented Special District, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-1.

  2. Consider the City Planner’s recommendation to approve a Re-Subdivision Application at 120 & 122 Pinecrest Drive, Tax Parcels #0312K-03-026.000 & 0312L-01-132.000.  David and Kathie Sturgis propose combining the two lots into one, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-2.

  3. Consider Gail Saik’s appeal of the Pass Christian Tree Board’s recommendation to deny the request to remove one Magnolia Tree at 127 Victoria Lane.  As requested by Danit Simon, City Planner, supporting documents attached (Ms. Siak’s appeal letter will be emailed to the Mayor and Aldermen prior to the meeting), as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.  PD-3.

 

CODE DEPARTMENT

1.     Consider open discussion regarding removal of slab and tennis court at 0 Hwy 90 (parcel # 0512m-01-055.000), also known as Shadows of the Gulf, as requested by Aldermen Torgeson and Clarke.   

 

 WATER DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving WPSCO Invoice # 16409 in the amount of $888.00 for July 2018 for non-emergency/overtime repairs per paragraph 2.09 and per current contract paragraph 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 of. Charge to account 400-704-636, as requested by WPSCO.  W-1.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving request to put Cameron Ladner on the part-time call out list, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.

  2. Consider rescinding partial award for Fire Station 1 and 2 to Matt McBride with More Than A Carpenter, LLC originally in the amount of $10,715.24, and award partial payment in the amount of $4,321.80, contractor unable to complete job, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon. 

  3. Consider awarding quote for Fire Station 1 and 2 to Manning Restorations, LLC in the amount of $8,100.00, to complete storm shutters, windows and installing vent fan,  
    originally awarded to More Than A Carpenter, as requested by Maria Mena, A/P and Purchasing Agent.F-3.

HARBOR DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider approving request refund in the amount of $748.36, Mr. and Mrs. West paid a year in advance but had to cancel due to deployment, as requested by Harbormaster Davis.  H-1.

  2. Consider reimbursing Mike O'Dwyer $2,338.34 for electrical damages to his boat that were caused by a wire that was not installed properly when the harbor was built. The length of time to file a claim against the contractor has expired and the City insurance carrier denied the claim, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  H-2.

  3. Consider approving request to evict the following customers from the Pass Christian Harbor for non-payment of boat slip rental in excess of 60 days past due on pleasure pier and 120 days past due on the commercial pier if they are not paid by October 1st, 2018.  Accounts will be submitted to a collection agency if not paid in full after vessel has vacated the harbor, as requested.  H-3.
    Pleasure     #00895, #00917
    Commercial #00130, #00607

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

1.    Consider approving request to add William Brett and David Spence on the part-time Reservist paid list, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. 

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

1.        Consider approving changing Public Works work hours back Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5p.m. starting November 4, 2018 through March 10, 2019, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.

CONSENT AGENDA

1.    Consider accepting Certificate of attendance for Tina Dupree for mandatory annual Municipal Court Clerk training on September 12-18, 2018, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.   CA-1.
2.   Consider declaring the following items listed below located at the Police Department (200) as surplus to be disposed of due to damages/ broken and removed from inventory/fixed assets, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. 

  • (2) rolling desk chairs                                        Asset # unknown
  • (1) air compressor, S/N 31310-00796           Asset # unknown

3.    Consider approving payment of the following A. Garner Russell & Associates, Inc. invoices totaling $4,782.50, as recommended by Bob Escher, City Engineer.  CA-3.

  • Invoice                 13570        $     322.50     FY 2017 Tidelands
  • Invoice                13593        $     312.50      FY 2016 Tidelands
  • Invoice                13594       $     177.50      FY 2018 Tidelands
  • Invoice                13595        $  2,187.50     Annual Unit Price Moorings
  • Invoice                13596        $  1,267.50     Extension of Day Pier
  • Invoice                13598        $     515.00     Annual Unit Price

4.    Consider receiving monthly Budget Report for August 2018 from City Clerk, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.  CA-4.

                                                                CLAIMS DOCKET
1.  Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $195,323.92.   CD-1.
2. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $154,349.20.   CD-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.