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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN

MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN

AUGUST 20, 2019, 6:00 P.M.

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

ADMINISTRATION

  1. Consider approving minutes of the August 5, 2019 Regular Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk. A-1.
  2. Consider approving minutes of the August 7, 2019 Special Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk. A-2.
  3. Consider approving minutes of the August 12, 2019 Special Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Dawn Sanders, Deputy City Clerk. A-3.
  4. Consider accepting letter of resignation from Lisea Johnson from Pass Christian Planning Commission effective immediately, no replacement at this time, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
  5. Consider approving payment request from Harrison County Road Department in the amount of $255,865.00, as requested by Mayor McDermott. A-5.
  6. Consider approving $100.00 Cash drawer fund to Elizabeth Paille for Code/Planning Department, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.
  7. Consider approving changes to Civil Service handbook per the recommendation of the Civil Service Commission to revise section 4.2.1 to delete paragraph 2 and amend paragraph 1 to state that “All applicants for a position of any kind under Civil Service must be a citizen of the United States and an elector of the county/parish in which they reside and provide proof of such within six months of employment.”
  8. Consider discussing installation of speed bump on Fleitas Avenue, as requested by Alderwoman Charlot.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

 

  1. Consider holding a Public Hearing to review the Planning Commission’s recommendation of Application PD-33-2019 at 400 Clarence Avenue.
  2. Consider closing Public Hearing to review the Planning Commission’s recommendation of Application PD-33-2019 at 400 Clarence Avenue.
  3. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Application PD-33-2019, Richard Alan Laton Jr. as agent of Elaine L Galiano, 400 Clarence Avenue, #0313C-02-008.001, Planning Commission Approval for Kennel Use for a boarding and grooming pet business, in the T5C Mixed-Use Zone. Application and supporting documents attached, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. PD-3.
  4. Consider holding a Public Hearing to review the Planning Commission’s recommendation of Application PD-34-2019 at the Kittiwake Patio Homes Subdivision.
  5. Consider closing PublicHearing to review the Planning Commission’s recommendation of Application PD-34-2019 at the Kittiwake Patio Homes Subdivision.
  6. Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve application PD-34-2019, The Planning & Zoning Department, City of Pass Christian, Rezone the Kittiwake Patio Homes Subdivision to the T3R Single-Family Residential Zone (currently T4+ Mixed-Use Zone), and Planning Commission Approval for front access under-house parking with garage doors and screening, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. PD-6.
  7. Consider the Zoning Board of Adjustments recommendation to approve Application PD-38-2019, Mark & Rebecca Praznovsky, 148 Holiday Drive, Warrant request to match a neighboring house’s front setback with the condition that the neighbors on both sides sign the Agreement of Affected Property Owners form, as requested by Danit Simon, City Planner. PD-7.

 

WATER DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving reimbursement to Gerald Johnson in the amount of $734.02 for labor and materials paid to a private plumber on 5/31/19 to unstop sewer and add clean-outs. On 7/17/19 Mr. Johnson called the water billing office to report that his clean-out was backed up again and not draining properly. WPSCO went out on 7/17/19 to investigate and it was discovered that a city contractor did not hook sewer pipe to city sewer main. WPSCO repaired the connection and flushed the line to correct the issue.  W-1.

                                                   FIRE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider accepting letter of resignation from FF Bradley Polk effective September 3, 2019. He would like to be put on the part time call out list. Please pay for any accrued time due him, as requested Fire Chief, Dwight Gordon.
  2. Consider approving FF Eddie Walley to be put on the part time call out list. His resignation was previously approved effective August 5, 2019, as requested Fire Chief, Dwight Gordon.
  3. Consider ratifying overtime pay for Dustin Dauner, Dia’Mond Woodman, Caleb Robinson, Doyle Moran, John Strawn, and Clayton Maxwell for fire at 845 E. Scenic Dr. on August 5, 2019, as requested by Fire Chief Gordon.

HARBOR DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving the removal of 5 mooring piles and a modification of the electrical service to one of the 60-feet long slips at the south end of Pier C-4 in the east harbor for an estimated cost of $1,690. This work will allow the harbor to provide access to a large vessel that is too wide to be accommodated within the existing slip widths, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller.
  2. Consider approving the removal of three mooring piles from Pier P-1 in the west harbor and replacing them at another location within the west harbor where other mooring piles have been broken. The estimated cost is $3,222 and can be paid for from the existing harbor budget. The removal of the piles would provide easier access to a large slip at the end of Pier P-1 and will also serve to replace three other broken mooring piles within the harbor, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller.
  3. Consider ratifying previously approved annual lease rental with B and W Seafood, LLC (William Scarborough) in West Harbor on Skiff Pier and adjacent area for bait and tackle shop and sale; to have annual lease rental of $3,017.00 to be broken down into twelve monthly payments of $251.42, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller.
  4. Consider approving the installation of a tenant owned boat lift in slip P-209. The boat lift will be a standard uncovered top lift, and is to be installed utilizing the existing pilings. All construction will comply with harbor modifications guidelines, as requested by Harbor Master Tiller. H-4.
  5. Consider approving budget adjustment transferring $15,000.00 from 480751404(Harbor hourly) to 48075162(Harbor electrical) to cover electrical expenses for the remaining of 2018/2019 fiscal year.  There is no increase to the budget just moving funds from one line item to the other, as requested by Marian Governor, City Clerk.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

  1. Consider approving request to re-establish Fire and Police Public Safety Dispatch Center, as requested by Police Chief Freeman. P-1.

     CONSENT AGENDA

 

  1. Consider approving request to send Sergeant Kyle Craig and Officer Clint Guenther to a one-day MANDATORY e-Crash training class held August 27, 2019 in Pearl MS. The current crash reporting utility, Report Beam, used by Mississippi, is changing e-Crash. Tuition is free and use of a City vehicle, as requested by Police Chief Freeman. CA-1.
  2. Consider approving Pay Application #1 for work order #12 in the amount of $17,572.99 to DNA Underground, LLC for Lift Station Valve and Discharge Pipe Replacement, as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer. CA-2.
  3. Consider approving payment of the following Overstreet & Associates invoices totaling $6,635.00, as recommended by Bob Escher, City Engineer.  CA-3.
  • Invoice 1192           $      1,310.00                  FY2019 Tidelands
  • Invoice 1193           $      1,500.00                 Annual Unit Price Repair
  • Invoice 1194          $      3,825.00                City Engineering Services
  1. Consider declaring the following items listed below as surplus to be disposed due to equipment is no longer of use to the Harbor.
  • Motorola Vehicle Radio Asset#00134 no longer needed
  • Motorola Vehicle Radio Asset#00137 no longer needed
  • Motorola Vehicle Radio Asset#00138  no longer needed
  1. Consider declaring the following vehicle listed below located at the Police Department (200) as surplus and removed from inventory and City insurance, as requested by Police Chief Freeman.  CA-5.
  • 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 VIN# 1D7HU18NX6J112567

CLAIMS DOCKET

  1. Consider approving Claims Docket in the amount of $194,178.71.  CD-1.

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.