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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN

MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN

OCTOBER 16, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

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

ADMINISTRATION

 

  1.      Consider hearing from Jeannie Herrin, executive director with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and approving City donation of $1000.00, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  2. Consider approving City donation of $500.00 to the Pass Pantry, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  3. Consider hearing from Adam Pace for update on Cruisin the Coast, as requested by Adam Pace.
  4. Consider ratifying approving request for 80 – 90 concrete blocks, locate and return blocks for Cruisin the Coast in the amount of $4,876.50, as requested by Adam Pace. A-4.
  5. Consider approving minutes of the October 2, 2018 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk.  A-5.
  6. Consider accepting donation of approximately $6,000.00 worth of soil, sod and plants from the Pass Christian Garden Club to be used in Memorial Park, as requested by Anita Giani and Donna Newton.
  7. Consider authorizing solicitation of Request for Qualifications for City Engineering Services and Tidelands, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  8. Consider approving changing Public Works work hours back to Monday through Friday 7:00  a.m. to 3:30 p.m. starting November 4, 2018 through March 10, 2019, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  9. Consider approving Resolution in opposition of the construction of a dam and a 1.500 acre lake on the Pearl River, as requested by Senator Dawkins.  A-9.
  10. Consider adopting proclamation for Keeping the Lights On After School, October 25, 2018, as requested by Sherrell Dedeaux, Director of Teen Services Boys and Girls Club.   A-10.
  11.     Consider approving request from PC Volunteer Fire Department for the use of and waiver of rental fee ($125.00) at Randolph Center on Saturday, January 12, 2019 for Annual Dinner, this bringing favorable notice to the resources and opportunities of the City, as requested by John Dedeaux, President.  A-11.
  12.    Consider accepting the City of Pass Christian’s Fixed Asset Inventory listing for Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2018, as requested by Maria Mena, A&P/Purchasing Clerk. A-12.
  13. Consider moving forward with package for drainage project at 614 E. Second Street that was previously identified, as requested by Mayor McDermott.  A-13.
  14. Consider approving lease agreement with Mississippi Power for lights on Highway 90 for$324.00 per month including repair to existing problems and maintenance, as requested by Mayor McDermott.  A-14.

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider approving Notice of Renewal of Government Lease, from NAVFAC Southeast, at the Pass Christian Harbor for file LI-11411, contract N69450-07-RP-00082 in the amount of $26,901.54 annual, payable $2,241.79 monthly in arrears, as submitted by Marian Gest, City Clerk. L-1.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider the City Planner’s recommendation to approve a Re-Subdivision Application at 0 Ridgewood Drive, Tax Parcels #0312M-02-107.000 & 0312M-02-106.000.  Britany and Daniel Ladner propose combining the two lots into one, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. PD-1.
  2. Consider discussing 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-2.

HARBOR DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving the transfer of Stephen Bankston from harbor patrol to harbor maintenance position at the rate of $12.00 per hour, effective October 17, 2018, as requested by Harbormaster Davis.
  2. Consider approving request to advertise for one full-time harbor patrol position at the rate of $9.00 per hour. Advertisement will run from 10/17/18 – 10/30/18, interviews on 11/01/18 and request to hire on 11/07/18, as requested by Harbormaster Davis.
  3. Consider approving the due date for Harbor Billing changed from the 1st to the 10th of each month, late fee changed from the 10th to the 20th and mailed from the 20th to the 1st of each month, as requested by Harbormaster Davis.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider accepting letter of resignation from Officer Brandon Zwick, effective October 18, 2018 and pay him for any comp-time and vacation pay per City policy that he may have accrued while employed, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. P-1.
  2. Consider accepting donation in the amount of $2,000.00 from Cruisin’ the Coast to 001-200-505 and amend the budget accordingly, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. P-2.
  3. Consider approving purchase of one (1) 2018 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Package from Kirk Auto Group for the amount of $28,167.00 (117-200-915) and adjust budget accordingly, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. P-3.
  4. Consider approving recommendation that the following officers be promoted to the rank of patrol sergeant. They have passed the civil service exam and their scores have been certified by the Civil Service Board with an effective date of October 19, 2018 and an annual salary of $35,175.20, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks.
  • Officer Kyle Broadus
  • Officer Kyle Craig
  • Officer Samantha Phillips
  • Officer Daniel Sullivan

CONSENT AGENDA

 

  1. Consider approving request to send FF Jason Windham to MSFA in Pearl MS for Fireground Leadership Class held November 12-15, 2018. Cost of class $360.00, per diem $105.00 and use of city vehicle, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.  CA-1.
  2. Consider approving request to send FF Doyle Moran and Bradley Polk to MSFA in Pearl MS for Driver/Operator Class held November 26, 2018 thru December 6, 2018. Cost of class $675.00 each, per diem $210.00 each and use of city vehicle, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.  CA-2.
  3. Consider approving request to send Officer Charles Shoulders to a three day Standardized Field Sobriety Testing training class held on November 6-8, 2018 in D’Iberville, MS. Tuition is free and use of City vehicle is required, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. CA-3.
  4. Consider approving request to send Officer Kyle Broadus to a two day Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement training class held on November 6-7, 2018 in Biloxi, MS. Tuition is free and use of a City vehicle, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. CA-4.
  5. Consider approving request to send Investigator Michael Burkett to a thirty-day Basic Computer Evidence Recovery (BCERT) training class held on January 7-February 7, 2019 in Birmingham, AL. Tuition, per diem and lodging are free and use of a City vehicle is required, as requested by Police Chief Hendricks. CA-5.
  6. Consider approving pay application #2 from Gill’s Crane and Dozer Service Inc. in the amount of $86,098.50 for Timber Piling Replacement under the City’s Annual Unit Price Contract as recommended by City Engineer. CA-6.
  7. Consider approving payment of the following A. Garner Russell & Associates, Inc. invoices totaling $3,340.00, as recommended by Bob Escher, City Engineer. CA-7.
  • Invoice 13570        $ 1,990.00      FY 2019 Tidelands
  • Invoice 13593        $ 1,350.00       FY 2020 Tidelands
  1. Consider receiving monthly Budget Report for September 2018 from City Clerk, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk. CA-8. (Will be provided prior to BOA)

                                                        CLAIMS DOCKET

  1. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $110,969.14.   CD-1.
  2. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $27,808.40.   CD-2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Consider going into executive session to discuss personnel issue in Public Works Department.
  2. Consider going into executive session to discuss negotiations for pending litigation, Jason Edmonds v. City of Pass Christian, et als., Circuit Court, Harrison County, MS, 1JD, Cause   No. 18-126, where discussion of the matter would be detrimental to the litigation   position of the City and its officials.

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.