January 15, 2019 Regular Meeting

 Council Chambers, City Hall
and via teleconference, if necessary
January 15, 2019

6:00 p.m. CST


  1. Call to Order.
    1. Invocation – Councilmember Morgan
    2. Pledge of Allegiance
    3. Roll Call
    4. Confirm or adjust agenda order
  2. Presentation Agenda.
    1. Council Comments
      1. The next regularly scheduled Council Meeting will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. CST in Council Chambers located at 5000 Diamondhead Circle.
    2. City Hall will be closed January 21, 2019 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee Holiday.
    3. City Manager’s Report.
  3. Public Comments on Agenda Items.
  4. Policy Agenda.
    1. Approval of Minutes:
      1. January 2, 2019 Regular Meeting
    2. Ordinances:
      1. Public Hearing: Public comments regarding proposed Solid Waste Fee Increase effective April 1, 2019.
      2. 2019-008: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2013.040.1 thereby increasing the solid waste collection fees from $126.48 to 174.48 annually effective April 1, 2019.
      3. Public Hearing: Public comments regarding proposed text amendment
      4. 2019-009: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2012-019.3 amending the text by deleting Article 8.4.1.C.
    3. Resolutions:
      1. 2019-007: Motion to adopt Resolution 2019-003 thereby authorizing the Diamondhead Water & Sewer District usage of City Hall Facilities on February 6 and 7, 2019 for its annual rural water association meeting.
      2. 2019-010– Motion to adopt Resolution 2019-004 thereby appointing John Rubar to serve as City of Diamondhead Planning & Zoning Commissioner to fill an unexpired term ending March 2020.
    4. Consent Agenda:
      1.    2019-012:  Motion to approve to advertise for Request for Proposal for depository services for the City for a 2-year period.
      2. 2019-013:  Motion to approve to advertise for bids for Diamondhead Drive East Drainage Improvement contingent upon receipt of necessary permitting.
      3. 2019-014: Motion to approve payment to Digital Engineering in the amount of $2,539.00 for professional services relating to the GIS System Update Phase 1.
      4. 2019-015: Motion to declare surplus equipment and proceed with proper disposal.
      5. 2019-016: Motion to approve to enter into agreement with Plan House Enterprises, LLC to provide electronic bidding services for the City.
      6. 2019-017: Motion to approve payment in the amount of $7,000 to Hancock Chamber for services relating the Visitor Center RFP project.
  5. Routine Agenda.
    1. Motion to approve the Docket of Claims(Claims DKT155546–DKT155582) in the amount of $167,563.19.
    2. Motion to accept December 2018 Financial Report.
    3. Departmental Reports for December 2018:
      1. Privilege Licensing
      2. Building Department
      3. Police Department
  6. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items.
  7. Executive Session, if necessary.
  8. Adjourn/Recess.