September 3, 2019 Regular Meeting

Council Chambers, City Hall
and via teleconference, if necessary
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

6:00 p.m. CST


  1. Call to Order.
    1. Invocation – Councilmember L’Ecuyer
    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, September 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. CST in Council Chambers located at 5000 Diamondhead Circle.
      2. Proclaim September 17 – 23, 2019 Constitution Week in the City of Diamondhead
      3. A.G. Crowe – Shop Local USA
      4. Rhonda Rhodes, Hancock Resource Center – Blight Elimination Program
      5. Mayor Schafer – Mississippi Municipal League Update
    2. City Manager’s Report.
  3. Public Comments on Agenda Items.
  4. Policy Agenda.
    1. Approval of Minutes:
      1. August 20, 2019 Recess Meeting
      2. August 20, 2019 Regular Meeting
    2. Resolutions:
      1. 2019-200: Motion to adopt Resolution 2019-029 Approving and Adopting the FY2020 Budget as Finally Determined by the Governing Authority.
      2. 2019-201: Motion to adopt the Resolution 2019-030 Setting the Tax Levy for FY2020 at 34.00 Mills.
      3. 2019-211: Motion to adopt Resolution 2019-031 thereby authorizing a grant for Cooperative Energy for funding in the amount of $25,000 to assist with expenses for site readiness for the I-10 Frontage Road.
    3. Ordinances:
      1. 2017-207: Presentation of proposed Tree Ordinance (Article 11 of the Zoning Ordinance) to be considered for adoption October 1, 2019.
    4. Consent Agenda:
      1. 2019-202: Motion to accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FY18 (Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2018).
      2. 2019-203: Motion to approve payment to James J. Chiniche in the amount of $1,700.00 for professional services relating to research and legal description preparation for the East Aloha Improvements Project.
      3. 2019-204: Motion to approve payment to James J. Chinche in the amount of $630.00 for professional services relating to the Devil’s Elbow & Montjoy Creek Improvements Project.
      4. 2019-205: Motion to terminate telephone service with UniversalCom and to enter into an agreement with CSpire to provide telephone services through State Contract pricing (Contract No. 5000/8200039101) in the total amount of $353.02 per month.
      5. 2019-206: Motion to approve the contract with J. E. Borries, Inc. in the amount of $254,550.00 for Devil’s Elbow Improvements (Tidelands 18) and to authorize the City Manager to execute same.
      6. 2019-208: Motion to authorize the administration to host the 3rd Annual National Night Out and to allocate funds not to exceed $750.
    5. Action Agenda.
      1. 2019-209: Discussion/possible action -Road paving.
      2. 2019-210: Motion to authorize administration to enter into agreement with Municode for Agenda/Minute Software and Website with hosting services.
  5. Routine Agenda.
    1. Motion to approve Payroll Payables PRClaim 16 in the amount of $29,796.20, PRClaim 17 in the amount of $30,920.04, Payroll Claims DKT156311 – 156315 in the amount of $19,76950 and PR Claim APPKT01083 in the amount of $449.09 for the month of August
    2. Motion to approve Docket of Claims DKT 156316-DKT156354 in the amount of $86,823.42
    3. Motion to approve Docket of Claims DKT156355 in the amount of $771.15
  6. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items.
  7. Executive Session, if necessary.
  8. Adjourn/Recess.