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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
DECEMBER 5, 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 Ken Yeomans, Sailing Development President.

  2. Consider approving request of Gulf Coast Running Club for use of City Gazebo and public streets for annual running event on December 6, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Leonard Vergunst, Representative.  A-2. 

  3. Consider request from St. Paul Carnival Association to purchase a full-page ad in the 2018 Carnival Ball Program in the amount of $150.00, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City.  A-3.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-43-2017, Mark Oehmke as agent for 501 Second St LLC, 501 E 2nd Street, Warrant Application for a 4:12 roof pitch for an outbuilding, in the T4L Limited Mixed-Use Zone, as requested by City Planner, Danit Simon.   PD-1. 

  2. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-44-2017, Ed Buchert as agent for Doris B Buchert, 0 Palmwood Drive, Warrant Application to angle the footprint of the house due to the unusual lot shape, in the T3R Single-Family Residential Zone, as requested by City Planner, Danit Simon.   PD-2.

  3. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-45-2017, Richard M Douglas, 141 Least Tern Drive, Warrant Application for front entry parking with garage doors and screening, in the T4+ Mixed-Use Zone, as requested by City Planner, Danit Simon.   PD-3. 

WATER DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving WPSCO Invoice #16259 in the amount of $1,290.00 for emergency condition item A, Abnormal Condition- WPSCO checked all pump stations and water wells after thunderstorms to avoid sewer overflow and loss of water pressure, per contract, as requested by WPSCO/Utility Manager.  W-1.

  2. Consider approving adjustment request from Mary Spear in the amount of $91.80 for water charges and $400.20 for sewer charges for 74,000 gallons of water that went through the City’s sewer system.  Customer had toilet leak and under counter leak per apartment management documentation.  Based on previous rulings recommendation is to approve half the excess sewer only ($200.10).  W-2.

 

BEAUTIFICATION DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider authorizing hiring Jimmy Arnold as general services labor to fill the existing full-time vacancy in the Beautification Department with a hire date of December 6, 2017 and a rate of pay of $9.00, as requested by Brad Manus, Beautification Department.

 

CODE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider appointing Joel Sims as Building and Code Enforcement Director, recommended by the selection committee, Tom Pharis, Danit Simon, and Shad Jeanfreau, effective December 15, 2017 with a salary of $42,000 to be increased to $44,000 when he receives his Flood Plain Certification.  Authorized city vehicle and cell phone, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner.


PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving the purchase of a Semi-Auto R134A RRR A/C Recovery System in the amount of $2,939.52 from O’Reilly’s the best and lowest quote to be paid out of account 001-301-560.  This machine is required by state law starting January 1, 2018 to make any A/C repairs on vehicles, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.  PW-1.

  2. Consider accepting drainage easement from new owner of property situated on Tax Parcel 0313L-02-080.000 on Terrace Avenue; authorize Public Works Department to remove existing underground drainage pipe running East from Terrance Avenue; and install new connection at public street with 15-inch underground drainage pipe to run along southern boundary and also to make new connection at eastern boundary of subject property, all conditioned upon the Owner paying for the cost of the materials.  (See tax maps and cost estimate attached) Recommended by Public Works Director.   PW-2.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Consider approving request to send Malcolm Jones to a one-day Mississippi Municipal Attorney Winter Conference held on January 11, 2018 in Jackson, MS.  Association Membership is a mandatory $25.00, MMA Membership $175.00 and use of City vehicle, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  CA-1.

  2. Consider approving request to send Wesley Blalock and Ausker Dedeaux to part 3 of the  A/C Advance Air Conditioning Diagnostics class in Gulfport, MS held December 14, 2017. Registration is $49.99 each and the use of city vehicle, as requested by Russell Holliman, Public Works Director.  CA-2.

  3. Consider declaring surplus and disposing of the following items located at Code Department remove from City inventory.  Item is broken and cannot be repaired, as requested by Shawn Jerone, IT Director.   CA-3.

    IPhone 6S                 Tag# 3603         SN  35915607861934

  4. Consider approving payment of the following A. Garner Russell & Associates, Inc. invoices totaling $4,387.50 and to amend the budget accordingly, as recommended by Bob Escher, City Engineer.  CA-4.

    Invoice                13378        $  2,605.00    Davis Ave. Parking Lot

    Invoice                13379        $  1,782.50     Services to the City

CLAIMS DOCKET

  1. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $121,814.07.  CD-1.

 

ORDINANCES

  1. Consider approving an ordinance repealing Ordinance Nos. 307 and 518 concerning Cable Television Franchise, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.  O-1.

  2. Consider approving an ordinance regulating hours of operation for pistol or shooting galleries and indoor firing ranges within the City of Pass Christian, as requested by Alderman Hall.  O-2.           

EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

               
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.