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CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN
MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
May 21, 2013, 6:00 P.M.
- Call to order
- Prayer and pledge
- Roll Call
Consider approving minutes from May 08, 2013 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk. Exhibit A-1.
Consider approving monthly budget report for April 2013, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk. Exhibit A-2.
Consider revisiting request to adjust appointed School Board of Trustees service term from March 1st to January 1st to be consistent with elected School Board of Trustees term, per Senate Bill 2074, as requested by Alderman Piernas. Exhibit A-3.
Consider adopting resolution for BP settlement Resolution SBPC#1031-04-13, this resolution requests that victims of the B.P. Oil Spill be exempted from taxes for any funds received by the commercial fishing industry from the B.P. settlement process or future litigation, as requested by Mayor McDermott. Exhibit A-4.
Consider approving oath of office taken from Sherrell Dedeaux as Deputy Clerk, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk. Exhibit A-5.
Consider approving Change Order #1 for Harbor Expansion, Bid Package #3. The net monetary change as a result is a credit of $8,627.71 and the net construction time change is an additional 25 days, as requested by Milady Howard, Project Manager. Exhibit A-6.
Consider approving Change Order #5 for FEMA funded water and sewer project in the amount of 123,378.65, which is being performed by Necaise Construction in Area 3 as recommended by City Engineer Bob Escher and Project Manager, Milady Howard with the understanding that some concrete curb restoration work on the north side of Second Street may not be FEMA reimbursable. Exhibit A-7.
Consider approving the Alicia Street Restoration Field Directive authorizing the contractor to pave the street to the recent sewer replacement work as well as existing damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, as requested by City Engineer, Bob Escher. Exhibit A-8.
Consider approving substantial completion certification for bid package #1 for harbor expansion project funded by CDBG; R-103-291-01-KED, as recommended by Milady Howard, P.E. Exhibit A-9.
Consider accepting donation of furniture for Mayor’s office and City Hall lobby from Janet McElroy, as requested by Malcolm Jones, City Attorney.
Consider allowing the Harbor Park to be used for the Great American Campout June 22nd from 4:00pm until to June 23rd at 12:00pm.
Consider approving naming the Fleitas Park football stadium in honor of Mr. Otis Gates Sr., as requested by Mary Bourdin, Chairman of PC Park Commission. Exhibit A-12.
Consider approving naming Pass Christian Municipal Court in honor of Judge Frank P. Wittman III, as requested by Mayor McDermott.
Consider request from the Pass Christian Historical Society to waive the Planning Commmission Approval fee and Sign Permit Application fee for the installation of a sign at 201/203 Scenic Drive, as submitted by the City Planner, Danit Simon. Exhibit PD-1.
Consider the Zoning Board of Adjustments recommendation to approve Variance Application PD-16-2013 for Paula Hughes at 105 Camelia Drive, Tax Parcel ID #0412P-04-004.000. The variance from the five foot side setback to enclose the deck at the rear of the house in the T3R Zone, as submitted by the City Planner, Danit Simon. Exhibit PD-2.
Consider recommendation to approve the Re-Subdivision of lots located at 101 Forest Street and two adjacent parcels, Tax Parcel #0212P-02-023.000, #0212P-02-024.000, and #0212P-02-017.000 for the purpose of combining all three parcels into one parcel, as submitted by the City Planner, Danit Simon. Exhibit PD-3.
Consider recommendation to approve the Re-Subdivision of lots located at 417 Wood Street and two adjacent parcels, Tax Parcel #0312N-02-106.000, #0312N-02-107.000, and #0312N-02-089.000 for the purpose of combining all three parcels into one parcel, as submitted by the City Planner, Danit Simon. Exhibit PD-4.
Consider hearing request to recommend that the city of Pass Christian declare the week of May 26th through June 1st, 2013 as “Hurricane Preparedness Week”, as requested by Gene Peralta, Building Official. Exhibit CO-1.
Consider hearing an update on the Derelict Building located at 109 Greenwood Drive, as requested by Gene Peralta, Building Official. Exhibit CO-2.
- Consider approving request to ratify hire dates of the following new part-time police officers who have successfully completed the Basic Law Enforcement Reserve course and will be working for the Pass Christian Police Department, as requested by Chief Dubuisson. Exhibit PD-1.
Officer Hire Date
Paula Dedeaux January 28, 2013
Regina Dailey January 28, 2013
Clay Cheney January 28, 2013
Alex Mitchell January 28, 2013
Richard Dedeaux January 28, 2013
- Consider approving the following officers as deputy clerks of the court for the city of Pass Christian per the MS Code of 1972 Municipal Court Section 21.33.11, as requested by Chief Dubuisson. Exhibit PD-2.
Clay Cheney Sr.
- Consider authorizing the following officers to use uniforms and weapons while off-duty in the performance of certain private security duties in accordance with Section 17-25-11 of the Mississippi State Statues, as requested by Chief Dubuisson. Exhibit PD-3.
Clay Cheney Sr.
- Consider accepting resignation from Firefighter Brian Webb, effective May 25, 2013 and pay to him any accrued time he is owed, as requested by Fire Chief, Dwight Gordon.
- Consider approving payment of 139.15 hours of compensatory time to Thomas Antoine in order to comply with the FLSA limitations of 240 hours. This will bring Mr. Antoine’s comp time balance to 150.00 hours, as requested by Marian Gest, City Clerk.
- Consider approving requirement that all accounts must be in a living person’s name and notify the billing office in the event of the account holder’s death within 10 business days to avoid service being disconnected and the account being closed, incurring a deposit fee and requiring a new application, as requested by Bruce Anthony, Utilities Manager/WPSCO. Exhibit WD-.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Consider ratifying the suspension of Edward Fournier for three days, May 14 through May 16, 2013 without pay, as requested by Michael Pavlisick, Public Works Director. Exhibit PW-1.
Consider accepting the resignation of Roger Dubuisson effective July 23, 2013, as requested by Michael Pavlisick, Public Works Director. Exhibit PW-2.
Consider approving the advertisement for the following positions: Animal Control Officer/Signs, Operator #1 and Mechanic as requested by Michael Pavlisick, Public Works Director. Exhibit PW-3.
Consider approving request to refund monies in the amount of $3.00 to Mr. Brandon Burks due to receiving a money order by mail for $35.00 and Mr. Burks only had to remit a balance of $32.00, as requested by Robynn Dedeaux, Court Clerk. Exhibit CA-1.
Consider approving request to allow SRO Officers John Dedeaux and Clinton Jacobs to attend a two-day training held in Jackson, MS. The purpose is to prepare them for jurisdictional Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment. The training is of no cost though one day lodging will be $77.00 and meal stipend will be $ 51.00 for a total of $179.00, and a city vehicle will be used for travel, as requested by Chief Dubuisson. Exhibit CA-2.
Consider approving Pay Application #10 from Hensley R. Lee Contracting, Inc. for PW9204 in the amount of $29,453.08, PW 9487, in the amount of $62,572.97, PW 2752 in the amount of $6,845.19 and CO 3 in the amount of $42,740.54, which has been reviewed and approved by Garner Russell & Associates and in accordance with the level of work performed and materials stored on site, as requested by Dreux Seghers, Project Engineer. Exhibit CA-3.
Consider approving request for payment of invoice #13042802 (CIAP/BOEMRE) in the amount of $5,325.24 made payable to Thompson Engineering, as requested by Milady Howard, Project Manager. Exhibit CA-4.
Consider approving Pay Application #1 from Hensley R. Lee Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $14,500.00. This application is in regards to sewer point repair performed at East North Street and Grayson Avenue and will be paid out of the Water Department’s budget, as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer. Exhibit CA-5.
Consider approving Pay Application #1 from A& C Industrial in the amount of $14,100.00. This application is in regards to drainage repairs for 365 Rebecca Avenue, as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer. Exhibit CA-6.
Consider approving request to pave Alicia Street payment to come from PW 2752 which was part of the Area-V projects in the amount of approximately $20,000.00, as requested by Bob Escher, City Engineer. Exhibit CA-7.
Consider approving Invoice 2013-PC-W&S11 payable to Dreux A. Seghers P.E., LLC in the amount of $2,061.26 for PW 9487 and PW 9204 for Water and Sewer Replacement, as requested by Dreus A. Seghers. Project Engineer. Exhibit CA-8.
- Consider approving Claims docket No. 1, in the amount of $241,026.75. Exhibit CD-1.
- Consider approving Claims docket No. 2, in the amount of $112.20. Exhibit CD-2.
Executive Session – Personnel Matter - Administration
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.