PASCAGOULA CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017,  6:00 P.M.



 

WELCOME AND CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Dane Maxwell
 

INVOCATION:

Councilman Willie Jones
 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

Councilman George Wolverton
 

CITY COUNCIL

1.

Appointment of an Interim City Manager for up to six (6) months.

2.

Appointment of a City Attorney for a four (4) year term.

3.

Appointment of a City Public Defender for a four (4) year term

4.

Appointment of a City Judge for a four (4) year term

5.

Appointment of a Mayor Pro-Tempore for four (4) years

6.

Appointment of a City Prosecutor for six (6) months

7.

Appointment of a City Judge Pro-Tempore for a four (4) year term

8.

Amend Current Job Description, Salary and Compensation as Proposed for the Assistant City Manager

9.

Direct the City Manager and City Clerk/Comptroller to equip and allocate sufficient funds to provide the Mayor with an office at City Hall.

10.

Direct the City Manager to present options for a new City Logo at August 1, 2017, Regular Council Meeting.

11.

Direct the City Manager to Present a Departmental Restructuring Plan at the July 18, 2017, Recessed City Council Meeting

12.

Eliminate the position of "Economic Development and Residential Recruitment Director".

13.

Appoint a member to the Pascagoula-Gautier School District School Board - to fill an unexpired term

14.

Resolution appointing Mississippi Municipal League 2017 Voting Delegates

Adopt resolution and appoint voting delegates.

Primary: George Wolverton
Alternate:  Scott Tipton
City Manager Recommendation
Approval
Budgeted Item
Yes
15.

Discuss a Restructuring Policy for Appointment to the Recreation Commission

16.

Appointment of Members to the Planning Board by:

 Mayor Dane Maxwell
Ward 1 - Councilman Willie Jones 
Ward 2 - Councilman George Wolverton
Ward 3 - Councilman Stephen Burrow
Ward 4 - Councilman Matt Parker
Ward 5 - Councilman Scott Tipton
At-Large - Councilwoman Colmer

17.

Recognize the formation of the Citizens' Leadership Council and Appointment of the Initial Members

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.

Resolution for property cleanup

Adopt resolution for 2903 Blanchard Avenue.
City Manager Recommendation
Approval
 

ADDRESS THE COUNCIL:

 

CONSENT AGENDA:*

1.

Minutes of Recessed Regular Council Meeting of June 20, 2017

Approve and adopt minutes.  
Budgeted Item
N/A
2.

Strategic Plan Steering Committee 178th Meeting Minutes

Acknowledge minutes as presented.
City Manager Recommendation
Acknowledge minutes.
Budgeted Item
No
3.

Order Terminating Emergency Declaration

Adopt Order terminating State of Emergency that was issued on June 20, 2017. 
Budgeted Item
N/A
4.

Mississippi Humanities Council Oral History Grant Agreement

Authorize City Manager to execute the Mississippi Humanities Council Oral History Grant Agreement. This project provides an oral history written exhibit and digital exhibit to be unveiled at the CIty's bicentennial event on December 9, 2017.  The grant is for $7,500 with a $7,500 match of which $3,234.20 is in kind and $4,275 in budgeted City funds.

City Manager Recommendation
Approve agreement.
5.

Order to determine whether the parcels of land are in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the community.

Approve order for 1411 School, 1204 Telephone, 1003 Convent and 1812 Prospect.  Hearing to be held on August 1, 2017.
City Manager Recommendation
Approval
6.

Authority to Advertise - Gas Regulator Station Upgrades

Authorize the City Clerk to advertise for bids to complete upgrades to gas regulator stations in Vancleave and Kreole.  These upgrades are needed to maintain safe operation and to remain compliant with industry codes. 
Budgeted Item
Yes
7.

Extension of Gas Pipe Bid #337

Council approval to extend annual Gas Pipe Bid #337.  New contract dates will be 6/4/17-6/3/2018 at the current rates and conditions.
City Manager Recommendation
Approval
8.

Pascagoula Recreation Center - assessment of damage

Authorize the City Manager to execute a task order with Compton Engineering to complete a full assessment of the roof, gas heaters, electrical systems and interior finishes associated with the damage from an EF0-1 tornado on June 18, 2017. The cost is $10,536.00 and is subject to approval by the insurance carrier.  
Budgeted Item
No
9.

2017 Concession Agreement for Beach Park

Authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with NOLA GOULA Cafe II to operate the concession stand at Beach Park from July 4, 2017 through December 31, 2017 with an option to renew annually.
Budgeted Item
N/A
10.

After School/Summer Camp Liability Insurance Renewal

Request council approval to renew after school/summer camp liability insurance with Nautilus Insurance Company for the period June 27, 2017 through June 26, 2018 at a cost of $3,735.52 which is the same premium as last year. Additionally request approval for a manual check for timely payment.
Budgeted Item
Yes
Documents:
  1. Renewal Quote.pdf
11.

HUD CDBG Entitlement Grant - FY16 Agreement

Authorize Mayor to execute the HUD CDBG Entitlement Grant FY16 Grant Agreement. The final funding amount is to be determined. There is no match requirement. 

This AIR is a place holder. The agreement is expected to be provided for the 7/5/17 Council meeting.
City Manager Recommendation
Authorize execution.
Budgeted Item
No
12.

CDBG FY2017 - Public Service Agencies Selection

Approve the following organizations, contingent on agency approval, for HUD CDBG FY17 Public Services funding: Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence, Catholic Social and Community Services, Singing River Health Systems - Foundation, and Singing River Health System - Patient Transportation Department.

The City will budget 15% of its CDBG FY2017 allocation to eligible public service activities and, subject to HUD approval, may budget 15% of any redistributed CDBG Entitlement Program funds to eligible public service activities. The total amount of public service funds available in FY2017 will be divided equally among the public service providers.  At this time, the total amount of public service funds to be made available is not known

City Manager Recommendation
Approve selection.
13.

CDBG FY16 Public Services Agreement - Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence, Inc.

Authorize City Manager to execute the CDBG FY16 Public Services contract with the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence, Inc. contingent on agency approval. 
City Manager Recommendation
Approve agreement.
14.

CDBG FY16 Public Services Agreement - Open Doors Homeless Coalition

Authorize City Manager to execute the CDBG FY16 Public Services contract with the Open Doors Homeless Coalition contingent on agency approval. 
Budgeted Item
Yes
15.

CDBG FY16 Public Services Agreement - Singing River Health System

Authorize City Manager to execute the CDBG FY16 Public Services agreement with the Singing River Health System contingent on agency approval. 
City Manager Recommendation
Approve agreement.
Budgeted Item
Yes
16.

CDBG FY 16 Andrew Johnson Recreation Center Professional Services Selection

Approve the selection of Machado Patano Engineering and Architecture for the CDBG FY16 Andrew Johnson Recreation Center Project, contingent on agency approval. Their fee is 6% of the construction bid costs.  
City Manager Recommendation
Approve selection.
Budgeted Item
No, N/A
17.

Lease/Purchase Agreement for ten (10) patrol vehicles for the Police Department, as recommended by Kenny Johnson, Police Chief.

Approve lease/purchase agreement and authorize Mayor to execute related documents and authorize Comptroller to issue a manual check in the amount of $97,598.99 for the initial payment.
Budgeted Item
Yes
 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

CITY MANAGER:

1.

Discussion concerning Signal Light Synchronization on Market Street and 14th Street

2.

Discussion concerning Lighthouse Park renovation

3.

Discussion concerning setting a City Project Work Session on July 11, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall

 

CITY ATTORNEY:

 

CITY CLERK/COMPTROLLER:

 

PARKS AND RECREATION:

1.

Recreation Commission Resignation

Accept resignation of Pascagoula Recreation Commissioner, Lewis Sims effective June 19, 2017.
 

CLAIMS DOCKET:

1.

DOCKET OF CLAIMS 070517

Approve Order for Docket of Claims.
 

RECESS:

*.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.