PASCAGOULA CITY COUNCIL
RECESSED REGULAR MEETING - TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

 

WELCOME AND CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Blevins
 

INVOCATION:

Councilman Jackson
 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

Councilman Pickett
 

ADDRESS THE COUNCIL:

1.

City of Pascagoula Flagship Citizen's Award

City Council present Flagship Citizen's Award.
2.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

3.

Accept minutes of the June 14, 2017 Planning Board Meeting

Approve minutes of the June 14, 2017 Planning Board meeting.
4.

Consider a request to grant a variance of the height restrictions for a Performing Arts Center for the Pascagoula-Gautier School District at 1716 Tucker Avenue.

Consider the Planning Board's recommendation to table the requested variance for the proposed Performing Arts Center to permit a height up to 80 feet within the SFR8 Single Family Residential District that establishes a maximum height of 35 feet.  The Planning Board voted 5-0 (with one recusal) to recommend that the request be tabled. 
 

CONSENT AGENDA:*

1.

Minutes of Regular Council Meeting of June 6, 2017

Accept and approve minutes. 
2.

Pascagoula Recreation Commission Minutes - May 2017

Acknowledge minutes of Recreation Commission meeting on May 3, 2017, approved by the Pascagoula Recreation Commission on June 7, 2017.
3.

Group Health Plan Amendment 14

Request approval to amend the Group Health Plan Wellness Benefits, page 22 of the Plan Document, as recommended by the City of Pascagoula Insurance Steering Committee, to include any licensed Gym or Health Club and any structured fitness class offered by the Pascagoula Recreation Department, which is conducted by a certified instructor, as eligible for participation in the employee Gym Fee Reimbursement Program currently in place.
4.

Bullet Proof Vest Grant FY17

Authorize City Manager to execute the 2017 Bullet Proof Vest Grant to purchase approximately 6 vests.  The application requests approximately $4,000 with 50% match which the City will fund with drug forfeiture money.  Application does not require a signature as it is submitted through the Justice Assistance website.
5.

Resolution to place lien on parcel of land for cost of cleaning.

Approve resolution to place lien on 3607 Helen Street for $2,328.50
City Manager Recommendation
Approval
6.

Advertising the Resources of the City through the Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point, Inc., 19th Annual Charity Boil in the amount of $100.00.

Approve advertising. The City Council is given legal authority to provide support to this group by Section 21-17-1.



City Manager Recommendation
Approval
7.

Advertising the resources of the City through Health Waves Wellness Center & Ingalls Shipbuilding 6th Annual 5K Run benefiting Special Olympics of Mississippi on 9/23/17. The Council approved $100.00 in 2013 through 2016.

Approve advertising.  The City is given legal authority to provide support to this group by Section 17-3-1.



City Manager Recommendation
Approval
8.

Advertising the resources of the City through the Boys & Girls Club of Jackson County 25th Annual Steak & Steak Dinner on June 29, 2017, at Jackson County Civic Center in Pascagoula, MS, for a Mentor sponsorship of $550.00. The Council approved same last year.

Approve advertising.  The City is given legal authority to provide support to this group by Section 21-17-1, a non-profit corporation that has qualified as a 501(c)(3). 
City Manager Recommendation
Approval
9.

Advertise for Bid on Street Milling #335

Council approval for the City Clerk to advertise for bids on Street Milling #335.

Budgeted Item/General Fund
10.

Asphalt In Place Bid Award

Award the annual contract for Asphalt In Place to the lowest and best bid of Pandle, Inc. as recommended in the attached memo.  Funding is allocated in general categories in the annual budget and the contract will be used as needed and budgeted through the year.  The bid amount was for comparison purposes only and no actual amount of work is guaranteed or implied.
11.

Asphalt Plant Pick Up Bid Award

Award the annual bid for Asphalt Picked Up at the Plant to Pandle, Inc., in accordance with the attached memo.  The bid amount was for comparison purposes only and does not indicate a quantity of work to be done.  Funding for this item is included in general line items in the annual budget.
12.

Transfer Station Demolition Contract Award

Award the contract for demolition of the Transfer Station to the lowest and best bid of Gulf Services Contracting, Inc., in accordance with the attached memo.  Authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.
13.

MDOT CSX RR Sign Request

Approve the attached letter requesting assistance from MDOT regarding signage for the CSX RR crossings within the City.  Authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.
14.

Survey Agreement - Rick Menhennett

Approve the attached agreement with Rick Menhennett, and authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.  This is a general services agreement and funding for each task order will be identified as each is developed.
15.

Miscellaneous Engineering Services - Compton Engineering

Approve the attached miscellaneous services agreement with Compton Engineering, Inc., and authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.  This is a general services agreement and funding for each task order will be identified as each is developed.
16.

Miscellaneous Engineering Services - Machado - Patano

Approve the attached miscellaneous services agreement with Machado - Patano, and authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.  This is a general services agreement and funding for each task order will be identified as each is developed.
17.

Miscellaneous Engineering Services - Ward Engineering, Inc.

Approve the attached miscellaneous services agreement with Ward Engineering, Inc., and authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.  This is a general services agreement and funding for each task order will be identified as each is developed.
18.

Miscellaneous Engineering Services - STANTEC

Approve the attached miscellaneous services agreement with STANTEC Consulting Services, Inc., and authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.  This is a general services agreement and funding for each task order will be identified as each is developed.
19.

Miscellaneous Engineering Services - BMA

Approve the attached miscellaneous services agreement with Brown, Mitchell & Alexander, Inc., and authorize the City Manager to execute related documents.  This is a general services agreement and funding for each task order will be identified as each is developed.
20.

River Park Kayak Launch - Substantial Completion

Accept the engineer's recommendation for substantial completion of the River Park Kayak Launch project.  Authorize the City Manager to execute the related documents. 
21.

River Park Kayak Launch Close Out

Authorize the City Manager to execute documents related to the River Park Kayak Launch project to include the contract completion certificate, final acceptance of contract, and the summary change order. Accept the final completion inspection report, contractor's affidavit of payment of debts and claims, contractor's affidavit of release of liens, consent of surety, liability insurance, and pay application #2 and final.  Authorize a manual check to be issued to M&D Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $6,783.96,

City Manager Recommendation
Approve
22.

Budget amendment in the Forfeiture & Seizure Fund for equipment replacement and related supplies BA17.10.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
23.

Budget amendment in the Forfeiture & Seizure Fund for Drone Program BA17.11.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment
24.

BA 17.12 - UF - WCA Contract_RelatedRevenue

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
25.

Budget amendment in the General Fund for the City Clerk Department for election expenses. BA 17.13.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
26.

Budget amendment in the General Fund for the Pascagoula Mayor's Youth Council revenues & expenditures. BA 17.14.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
27.

Budget amendment in the General Fund for a transfer to the Forfeiture & Seizure Fund for purchase of bullet proof vests. BA 17.15.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
28.

Budget amendment in the Forfeiture & Seizure Fund for purchase of bullet proof vests. BA 17.16.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
29.

Budget amendment in the General Fund for reorganization of the MIS Department. BA 17.17.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
30.

Budget amendment in the General Fund for two negotiated settlements regarding CSC.

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.
31.

Tidelands Trust Fund FY19 Riverfront Marina Application

Authorize acting City Manager to execute documents associated with the Tidelands Trust Fund FY19 Riverfront Marina Application which requests $502,619. There is no match requirement. 
City Manager Recommendation
The acting City Manager recommends execution of application.
32.

Tidelands Trust Fund FY19 Bayou Cassotte Application

Authorize acting City Manager to execute documents associated with the Tidelands Trust Fund FY19 Bayou Cassotte Application which requests $820,490. There is no match requirement. 
City Manager Recommendation
The acting City Manager recommends execution of application.
33.

Tidelands Trust Fund FY19 Point Park Application

Authorize acting City Manager to execute documents associated with the Tidelands Trust Fund FY19 Point Park Application which requests $400,000. There is no match requirement. 
City Manager Recommendation
The acting City Manager recommends execution of application.
34.

YTD Revenue and Expenditure Reports

Accept YTD Revenue and Expenditure Reports for May 2017.
35.

Flood insurance renewal for 51 City locations

Request to approve renewal of flood insurance with Wright National Flood Insurance Company for 51 City Locations. Also request approval for manual check for timely payment.


This year's renewal premium has decreased by approximately $2,200.00 from last year.

36.

Property Insurance Renewal

Request to approve renewal of property insurance with Lemon-Mohler Insurance and approval for manual check in the amount of $195,409.50 for timely payment.

This year's renewal has improved sub limits and deductibles while the premium has decreased by approximately $27,000.00 from last year.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:

1.

Strunk Commons, LLC Tax Exemption Request

Consider approval of the Strunk Commons, LLC. tax exemption request based on MS Code 27-31-31 of 100% exemption of municipal ad valorem taxes for 10 years to begin December 31, 2017.  
City Manager Recommendation
Consider approval
 

PARKS AND RECREATION:

1.

Pascagoula Recreation Commission Resignation

Accept resignation from Pascagoula Recreation Commission from Jimmy Colmer, effective June 5, 2017.  Consider appointment of new members from the applications attached. 
 

Recreation Plan

Consider the Recreation Plan as recommended by the Pascagoula Recreation Commission and SOAR Athletic Committee on May 23, 2017.
 

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS

Items added after Agenda Packet distributed. 
1.

CDBG Reallocation Request

Authorize the Acting City Manager to execute documents related to the FY2016 Community Development Block Grant Reallocation request which would increase the City's allocation by $13,760.
City Manager Recommendation
Approve
2.

Ward 2 Strategic Plan Steering Committee Appointment

Approve Councilman Jackson's Ward 2 Appointment of Thaddeus Burns to the Strategic Plan Steering Committee. 
City Manager Recommendation
Approve
3.

Emergency Repairs to Pascagoula Recreation Center Roof

Approve request to pay Mid-Western Roofing for emergency, temporary repairs made to the Pascagoula Recreation Center gymnasium roof on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from an EF0 tornado on Friday, June 16, 2017 in the amount of $16,720.00. Authorize a manual check to be issued for the repairs. 
4.

Pascagoula Recreation Center - Engineering for temporary repairs

Approve the request for payment from Compton Engineering for temporary roof repair engineering and inspection for the Pascagoula Recreation Center on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from an EF0 tornado on Friday, June 16, 2017 in the amount of $993.00. Authorize a manual check to be issued.  
5.

Budget amendment in the General Fund for transfer to the Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority. BA 17.19

Council approval of the attached budget amendment.

 

CLAIMS DOCKET:

 

Docket of Claims 062017

Approve Order for Docket of Claims.
 

ADJOURN:

*.Consent Agenda - All matters listed under Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will not be separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.