May 21, 2019 Regular Meeting

Council Chambers, City Hall
and via teleconference, if necessary
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

6:00 p.m. CST


  1. Call to Order.
    1. Invocation – Mayor Schafer
    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, June 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. CST on in Council Chambers located at 5000 Diamondhead Circle.
      2. Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation to Cub Scout Pack 210 (Den Leader Jason Pyron) for constructing and installing birdhouses throughout the City.
    2. City Manager’s Report.
  3. Public Comments on Agenda Items.
  4. Policy Agenda.
    1. Approval of Minutes:
      1. May 7, 2019 Regular Meeting.
    1. Ordinances:
      1. 2019-121: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2019-003 Procedural Ordinance thereby establishing procedures agendas and meetings of the City Council.
    2. Resolutions:
      1. 2019-111: Motion to adopt Resolution 2019-017 designating voting delegates for the 2019 Mississippi Municipal League Election.
    3. Consent Agenda:
      1. 2019-112: Motion to enter into a 3-year agreement with C-Spire for fiber optic business internet services in the amount of $199.00 per month.
      2. 2019-115: Motion to enter into a one-year agreement with annual automatic renewal with de l’ Epée Deaf Center, Inc. for interpreter services on an as-needed basis.
      3. 2019-117: Motion to enter in agreement with Gulf Regional Planning Commission not to exceed $10,000 for grant writing services for the BUILD Grant application and authorize the City Manager to execute the MOU for same.
      4. 2019-118: Motion to approve payment in the amount of $3,280 to Pickering Firm for professional services relating to the data engineering model for #4 Pines.
      5. 2019-122: Motion to accept from Bill and Amelia Bensch the donation consisting of one (1) Santa Claus costume, one (1) Mrs. Claus costume and accessories estimated at a total value of $350.
    4. Action Agenda.
      1. 2019-113:   Motion for discussion/possible action to authorize the administration to seek proposals from qualified consultants for professional services for the establishment of subdivision regulations.
      2. 2019-114: Motion for discussion/possible action to authorize advertisement to seek proposals from pre-qualified professional engineering firms to serve as part-time City Engineer.
      3. 2019-116: Motion to enter into a service agreement with Mississippi Power for license plate recognition hardware, software and maintenance for a term of 60 months at cost of $1,265.00 monthly.
      4. 2019-119: Motion for discussion/possible action regarding insurance coverage and options for I-10 lighting poles and fixtures.
      5. 2019-121: Accept and adopt the timeline for the FY20 budget process.
  5. Routine Agenda.
    1. Motion to approve Payroll Payables “Off Docket” Claims DKT156018 – DKT156020 and PLR Claim 005 for the month of May 2019.
    2. Motion to approve the Docket of Claims(Claims–DKT156021 – DKT156050) in the amount of $132,608.03.
    3. April 2019 Financial Reports.
    4. Departmental Reports for April 2019:
      1. Privilege Licensing
      2. Building Department
      3. Code Enforcement including slab removal status report
      4. Police Department
  6. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items.
  7. Executive Session, if necessary.
  8. Adjourn/Recess.