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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
December 3, 2013, 6:00 P.M.
Call to order
Prayer and pledge
Consider holding public hearing to adopt changes in flood program point rating system.
Consider approving minutes from November 19, 2013 meeting, with corrections if necessary, as requested by Sherrell Dedeaux, Deputy City Clerk. A-2.
Consider approving annual donation in the amount of $1,000.00 to Pass Christian Police Reserves for the 2013-2014 budget, as requested by Chief John Dubuisson. A-3.
Consider proposals from Mississippi Power and EDEE LLC (Energy Device for Economical Electricity) for lighting at Church Avenue Park (after being reviewed by Chief Dubuisson), as requested by Mayor McDermott. A-4.
Consider approving proclamation to declare January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month for the City of Pass Christian, as requested by Mayor McDermott. A-5.
Consider authorizing City Attorney to file Disclaimer and other appropriate responsive pleadings for Title Confirmation lawsuit styled Dustin L. Gartman v. City of Pass Christian, in the Chancery Court of Harrison County, MS, First Jud. Dist., Cause No. 13-2943(1). [This is a tax title confirmation suit wherein the City is named as a nominal party as required by law. Attachments are not included], as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney. A-6.
Consider authorizing advertisement of Phase 1 repairs to the West Bulkhead Wall at the Small Craft Harbor, to be paid for with Tidelands funds, as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer.
Consider approving engagement letter authorizing Wright, Ward Hatten & Guel to begin the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Audit as requested by Marian Gest (to be emailed after received).
Consider hearing from Robin Rafferty and St. Paul Carnival Association about the 2014 parade, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
Consider hearing an update on the enclosure under the home located at 424 St. Paul Avenue, as violation under Flood Ordinance, as requested by Gene Peralta, Building Official. CO-1.
Consider hearing update on demolition of house located at 317 Bielenberg Avenue, as requested by Gene Peralta, Building Official. CO-2.
Consider approving Monthly Statistics Report for September 2013 and October 2013, as requested by Chief John Dubuisson. PD-1.
Consider approving Martin L. Talamantes’ resignation, effective December 4, 2013, as requested by Willie Davis, Harbor Master. H-1.
Consider approving an adjustment, in the amount of $137.50 (sewer charges) for Ruth Patterson of 111 Hackett Lane. This is the result of 26,000 gallons of water that apparently flowed into the yard (and not the City sewer system) when an inflatable water slide was used during the July billing period, as requested by Bruce Anthony, WPSCO Utilities Manager. W-1.
Consider approving adjustment, in the amount of $526.60 ($107.80 for water and $418.80 for sewer charges) for 40,000 gallons of water usage (the water did not enter the City’s sewer system) due to a toilet defect. The customer is outside the City Limits and has been charged twice their normal rate, as requested by Bruce Anthony, WPSCO Utilities Manager. W-2.
Consider approving RFC No. 91, in the amount of $11,040.33 payment of the following invoices for Streetscape Improvement Project (R-103-291-01-KCR) as requested by Ann Frazier of Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning. CA-1.
Invoice # 1014422 payable to Neel-Schaffer $6.780.34
Invoice # 1014420 payable to Neel-Schaffer $4,259.99
Consider approving RFC No. 52, in the amount of $192,804.05 for payment of the following invoices for Library Project (R-109-291-03-KCR), as requested by Ann Frazier of Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning, CA-2.
Invoice # 9 payable to Kappa Construction $184,770.05 (paid)
Invoice dated 1-30-13 payable to Malcolm Jones $4,465.00 (paid)
Invoice # 9029738 payable to CSX $3,569.00
Consider approving payment of Invoice 43, in the amount of $14,050.00 made payable to A. Garner Russell, as recommended by Milady Howard, Project Manager. CA-3.
Consider approving RFC No. 53, for Harbor Project (R-103-291-01-KED) for the following invoice as requested by J. Corinne Graham of Gouras & Associates. CA-4.
Invoice 9: Bid Package #3-Silverton for $1,209,512.01
Invoice 11856: A. Garner Russell for $14,050.00 (CDBG)
Invoice 3: Bid Package #4-Vision for $87,376.25
Consider approving Payment Application #16 ((Area III Water and Sewer Replacement/ PW 11135), in the amount of $35,359.36, made payable to Necaise Brothers Construction Co., Inc, as requested by Milady Howard, Project Manager. CA-5.
Consider approving Payment Application # 16 (Area V Water and Sewer Replacement), in the amount of $7,644.00, made payable to Hensley R. Lee Contracting, Inc. for the following, as requested by Milady Howard, Project Manager. CA-6.
PW 9204: N/A
PW 9487: N/A
PW 2752: $7,644.00
CO 3: N/A
Consider approving Change Order No. 7, for Water and Sewer Replacement –Area V (PW 2752). The contract time has been increased from 536 calendar days to 626 calendar days (an increase of 90 calendar days), as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer. CA-7.
Consider approving Request No. 5 for Ciap Harbor Expansion (Project # MS.R.764) (Phases 1 and 2), in the amount of $261,215.86, as requested by Milady Howard. CA-8.
Consider approving Budget Modification #12 for City Hall Project (R-109-291-02-KCR), as requested by Ann Frazier, Senior Consultant of Jimmy Gouras Urban Planning. CA-9.
Consider approving Budget Modification #16 for Streetscape Project (R-103-291-01-KCR), as requested by Ann Frazier, Senior Consultant of Jimmy Gouras Urban Planning. CA-10.Consider approving payment, in the amount of $40,697.50 to A. Garner Russell & Associates, Inc. Consulting Engineers for the following invoices, as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer. CA-11.
Invoice 11848: $10,205.00
Invoice 11849: $ 1,055.00
Invoice 11850: $28,437.50
Invoice 11851: $ 1,000.00
Consider approving payment of Invoice from Scott D. Smith, Attorney at Law, PLLC, in the amount of $200.00 for representation, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney. CA-12.
Consider approving Engineering Contract Amendment No. 1 for Downtown Revitalization Improvement Project (R-109-291-01-KCR and R-109-291-02-KCR). The purpose of this project is to create 25-30 new parking spaces north of the new City Hall/Library Complex to increase available parking during special events and heavy City court days, as requested by Craig High, Project Manager. CA-13.
Consider approving Claims Docket No. 1 in the amount of $336,616.57.
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.