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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN

MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN

MARCH 19, 2019, 6:00 P.M.

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

 

ADMINISTRATION

  1. Consider approving minutes of the March 5, 2019 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk. A-1.
  2. Consider awarding quote for 30” Flashing Stop Sign and Control Box at the corner of Espy and Second Street to LED Lighting Solutions in the amount $4,085.46, amend the budget accordingly, as requested by Mayor McDermott. A-2.
  3. Consider re-appointing Joby Church to the Park Commission term ending March 20, 2022, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  4. Consider re-appointing Patricia Holland to the Park Commission term ending March 20, 2022, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  5. Consider approving annual donation of $350.00 to the Pass Christian Park Commission for the Easter egg hunt to be held at War Memorial Park, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.
  6. Consider approving request from the New Golden Star Chapter 25 for the use and waiver of rental fee ($125.00) at Randolph Center on Saturday, April 13, 2019 for their first open to the public Easter Egg Hunt from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Kimberly Joseph, Associate Worthy Matron. A-6.
  7. Consider authorizing renewal of the VFIS insurance policy (VFIS- TR-2065296) with Special Risk Insurance in the amount of $27,503.00, effective April 10, 2019 through April 10, 2020, amend the budget accordingly, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk. A-7.
  8. Consider approving revised Work Order No. 9 (Market Street Sewer Repair) from DNA Underground, LLC in the amount of $66,248.00 under the City’s Annual Unit Price Contract as recommended by Bob Escher, City Engineer. A-8.
  9. Consider authorizing the O&M and Billing Contract with WPSCO on a monthly basis until contract renewal negotiations are finalized, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.
  10. Consider approving Interlocal Agreement between the City of Pass Christian and Harrison County Board of Supervisors for demolition and replacement of Clark Street Bridge with such project to be funded by County State Aid Funds for LSBP Program in the sum of $75,104 and additional Grant funds in the sum of $189,986 from Gulf Regional Planning under the STPBG Program, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney. A-10.
  11. Consider approving request to place historic marker at J. W. Randolph Center, previously Board approved, to be paid out of the General Fund, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Margaret Jean. A-11.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Warrant Application PD-13-2019, Joseph S & Phyllis M Jenkins, 166 W North Street, Parcel #0313B-01-007.000 & 0313B-01-007.001, Warrant Application for an addition to an existing structure in the G1 Restricted Growth Sector, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. PD-1.
  2. Consider approving the Pass Christian Tree Board’s recommendation to approve Michael & Carolyn Christovich’s request to remove four declining live oak trees at 829 E Scenic Drive, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. PD-2.

COURT DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider authorizing correction to 11/17/2015 minutes for a refund of $400 to case number 2014-1346 nunc pro tunc.   (The defendant’s case has been expunged and the name needs to be removed).

HARBOR DEPARTMENT

  1. 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 April 1, 2017. Accounts will be submitted to a collection agency if not paid in full after vessel has vacated the harbor, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller.  H-1.
  • Pleasure #00938 & #01034
  1. Consider approving request to accept resignation from Assistant Harbor Master, Thomas Antoine, effective March 29, 2019 and pay him for any vacation time allowed under city policy, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller.
  2. Consider ratifying request to accept resignation from Kevin Livings, effective March 8, 2019, place him on part-time list and pay him for any vacation time allowed under city policy, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller.
  3. Consider awarding bid for Re-decking Piers at Small craft Harbor to Innovative Builders, Inc., under a Unit Price Contract for Bid Package 2 for a sum not to exceed $120, 473.25 as the lowest and best bid, as recommended by the City Engineer, with findings by the City that the bid irregularities raised by Gill’s Crane & Dozer Services, Inc., are hereby waived because (1) the mandatory statutory provisions are not violated; (2) the irregularities do not in any way destroy the competitive character of the bids; (3) the irregularities have no effect as to the amount of the bid; and (4) the irregularities do not give one bidder an advantage or benefit over the other bidders.  The City finds that the bid irregularities are evident on the face of the bid documents and the bid price is not being increased.  The City adopts the findings and recommendation of the City Attorney attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. H-4.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving recommendation to hire Ryan Henry to fill the existing vacancy in patrol with hire date of March 20, 2019 and a starting salary of $28,452. Position has a one year probationary period, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. P-1.

            CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Consider approving request to send Marian Governor to a one-day Financial Management for Small Water Systems: Planning for the Next 5 Years and Beyond held on April 24, 2019 in Biloxi, MS., attendance is free and use of City Vehicle is required, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.   CA-1.
  2. Consider approving request to send Marian Governor to a two-day 2019 Spring Master Municipal Clerk Academy held on May 2 – 3, 2019 in Raymond, MS., attendance is $100, lodging $182.00, per-diem $71 and use of City vehicle is required, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.   CA-2.
  3. Consider approving request to send Marian Governor to a four-day 73rd IIMC E-Briefing held on May 19 – 22, 2019 in Birmingham, AL., registration is $179.00, lodging $159.00 per night, per-diem $105.00 and use of City vehicle is required, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.   CA-3.
  4. Consider approving request to send Dustin Dauner to MSFA for DRIVER/OP class. Class is from April 1, 2019 to April 11, 2019. Cost of class is $675.00, per-diem of $210.00 and use of city vehicle, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon. CA-4.
  5. Consider approving request to send Clayton Maxwell and Jeff Klemmer to MSFA for FF1001-I-II, April 8, 2019 – May 23-2019. Cost of class $500.00 each, per-diem of $735.00 each and use of City vehicle, as requested by Fire Gordon. CA-5.
  6. Consider approving request to send Dia’Mond Woodman and Dwight Gordon to MFIA 2019 Spring seminar in Gulfport, April 3-5, 2019. Cost of seminar will be $175.00 each and use of city vehicle, as requested by Fire. Chief Gordon. CA-6.
  7. Consider ratifying approving request to send Lt. Dennis Brown to a ten-day Fire Investigator 1033 class held March 18-28, 2019 in Jackson, MS. Tuition is $640, per-diem is $210.00 and use of a City vehicle, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon. CA-7.
  8. Consider approving request to send Sgt. Daniel Sullivan, Sue Young and Constance Hall to a two-day mandatory NIBRS training held June 27-28, 2019 held in Long Beach. This was previously approved by the Board on December 4, 2018 for a training date of January 17-18, 2019, but was canceled due to government shutdown. Tuition is free and use of a City vehicle, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. CA-8.
  9. Consider approving request to declare the following items listed below as surplus, phones are old, obsolete, or defective and will be wiped, donated or scrapped, as requested by Shawn Jerone, IT Director. CA-9.
  • Iphone 5 Tag # 03437
  • Iphone 6 Tag # 03547
  • Iphone 6 Tag # 03546
  • Iphone 6 Tag # 01891
  • Iphone 6 Tag # 01956
  • Iphone 6 Tag # 01957
  • Iphone 6 Tag # 01958
  • Iphone 6s Tag # 00610
  • Iphone 6s Tag # 00682
  1. Consider approving the following firearms with serial numbers to be traded to The Southern Connection Police Supplies, LLC. The Board previously approved the trade in and purchase of new guns on December 18, 2018, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. CA-10.
  • Glock 27 SN# RWP505 TAG   1469
  • Glock 27 SN# RWP507 TAG   1468
  • Glock 27 SN# RWP508 TAG   1467
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD858 TAG   1472
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD859 TAG   1473
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD860 TAG   1474
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD861 TAG   1475
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD862 TAG   1476
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD863 TAG   1477
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD864 TAG   1478
  • Glock 22 SN# SBD865 TAG   1479
  1. Consider declaring the item listed below located at the Harbor as surplus and the account has been canceled, as requested by Shawn Jerone, IT Director. CA-11.
  • Direct Connect Radio Serial # 801065          Fixed Asset #00666
  1. Consider receiving monthly Budget Report for February 2019 from City Clerk, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk. CA-12.

CLAIMS DOCKET

  1. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $139,065.45.  CD-1.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Consider going into executive session for discussion on personnel issue at 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.