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It's football season! Cheer on the Pascagoula Panthers as they play the Moss Point Tigers! Tonight at 7:00 p.m. in Moss Point!

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Pitch In Pascagoula!

The City of Pascagoula is excited to launch an anti-litter campaign to raise awareness of the effects of littering on the community and to enlist citizen support in keeping Mississippi’s Flagship City clean.

“The reality is that to be effective all citizens must ‘pitch in’ and help keep Pascagoula litter free by properly disposing of their own trash and by helping pick up the litter they pass as they go about their day, even if it’s not their own,” Mayor Dane Maxwell said.

“The image of our City is important,” Mayor Maxwell added.  “When potential investors or residents come to Pascagoula to consider making this their home, we want them to see a City whose citizens take pride in this community and who take ownership of it through their active participation in keeping Pascagoula beautiful. “

The City will more actively and with greater diligence, remove any graffiti, repair or remove broken items, improve trash collection in public spaces, increase signage, and evaluate the placement of trash receptacles to enhance pride in public areas. 
The Police Department will be to enforcing the current litter laws and ordinances and, with the assistance of the City Attorney, consider ways to strengthen such laws should the need arise.  The fine for littering is set by the Municipal Judge.

Send questions or offers to assist in ‘Pitch In Pascagoula’ to Assistant City Manager Frank Corder at 228.938.6723 or

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Councilman George Wolverton wearing a bright green shirt picking up trash in a park

Council Litter Check Ups

As part of the Pitch In Pascagoula campaign, the Mayor and City Council will participate in monthly litter check-ups.  These ‘check-ups’ will be scheduled once a month, and the public will be invited to join City leaders as they ‘pitch in.’  The first litter check-up is scheduled was Wednesday, August 16th at I.G. Levy Park south.

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Pascagoula City Council Considering Golf Cart Ordinance

Pascagoula’s Mayor and Council are considering an ordinance to allow the operation of golf carts at their September 5, 2017 Council meeting.
The Mississippi Legislature passed House Bill 1774 during the 2017 regular session. The bill allows the legal use of golf carts on selected public roads and streets within the City of Pascagoula as long as certain requirements are met.
On the August 15th agenda, a resolution authorizing the City Attorney to proceed with the ordinance that legalizes golf carts on city streets. The ordinance will be placed on the September 5, 2017 Council meeting agenda for approval.
“The City Council and I are excited to be pursuing the golf cart ordinance,” said Mayor Dane Maxwell. “We envision the carts being used for events, festivals, and to enjoy our community’s outdoor amenities.”
A golf cart is, as defined by the ordinance, a motor vehicle designated and manufactured for operation on a golf course for sporting and recreational purposes. The cart is not to exceed speeds of twenty-five (25) miles per hour and is equipped with a parking brake, headlamps, tail lamps, seat belts, and front and rear turn signals.
Any person operating a golf cart on city public roads and streets must have a valid driver’s license or temporary permit, and proof of insurance. The Pascagoula Police Department will enforce the rules and regulations of the road.
The ordinance will go into effect 30 days after its adoption.

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