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Published on March 16th, 2020 | by TLV News

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City of Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

AGMeeting is at 5:00 pm in the City Hall Courtroom.

Notice that certain commission members will be included in the meeting via teleconference, subject to City of Oxford Code of Ordinances Section 2-82.

Agenda item attachments and meeting minutes are available for download here.


  1. Call to order.
  2. Adopt the agenda for the meeting.
  3. Mayor’s Report
  4. Authorize the approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting on March 3, 2020. (Ashley Atkinson)
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Consider the consent agenda:
    1. Request approval of water and/or sewer adjustments in accordance with the Oxford Utilities Leak Adjustment Policy. (Rob Neely)
    2. Request permission for the Sales Manager to attend the MSAE Lunch & Learn in Jackson, MS on April 1, 2020 at an estimated cost of $219.00. (Hayden Guest)
    3. Request permission for two employees to attend the MEMA CRS (Community Rating System) Training Class in Biloxi, MS on April 13-15, 2020 at an estimated cost of $634.36. (Reanna Mayoral)
    4. Request permission for five officers to attend Leadership Training Class at the University of MS on April 4, 2020 at an estimated cost of $500.00. (Jeff McCutchen)
    5. Request permission for one officer to attend the SWANA Conference in Gulfport, MS on April 14-16, 2020 at an estimated cost of $409.16. (Jeff McCutchen)
    6. Request permission for one officer to attend FBI Firearms Instructor Class in Pearl, MS on March 23-27, 2020 for an estimated cost of $136.00. (Jeff McCutchen)
    7. Request permission for eight OUT employees to attend the Roadeo at Pearl River Resort in Choctaw, MS on April 17-19, 2020 at an estimated cost of $118.46. (Donna Zampella)
    8. Request permission for the Superintendent to attend the TVPPA Annual Conference on May 17-20, 2020 in Gulf Shores, AL at an estimated cost of $1,778.00. (Rob Neely)
    9. Request permission to hire a worker from The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. (NCBA) at no cost to the City. (Braxton Tullos)
    10. Request permission to hire a Planner II in the Development Services-Planning Division. (Braxton Tullos)
    11. Request permission to advertise for Part-Time Facility Workers for the Oxford Conference Center. (Braxton Tullos)
    12. Request permission to advertise for Part-Time Laborers in the Environmental Services- Street Cleaning Department and amend the budget as required. (Braxton Tullos)
    13. Request permission to hire a Full-Time Laborer and a Seasonal Laborer in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    14. Request permission to advertise for Part-Time Double Decker Bus Drivers in the Parking Enforcement Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    15. Request permission to advertise for a Part-Time Parking Enforcement Officer in the Parking Enforcement Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    16. Request permission to accept the resignation of an employee in the Oxford Fire Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    17. Request permission to hire seasonal Laborers in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
  7. Boy Scouts of America Presentation. (Keerthin Karthikeyan)
  8. Adopt a resolution authorizing and directing the issuance of combined water and sewer system revenue refunding bonds, Series 2020, of the City of Oxford, Mississippi in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed one million seven hundred thousand dollars ($1,700,000.00) for the purpose of currently refunding the outstanding three million four hundred fifty thousand ($3,450,000.00) (Original Principal Amount) City of Oxford, Mississippi Combined Water and Sewer System Revenue Bonds, Series 2008, Dated February 1, 2008; prescribing the form and details of said refunding bonds; providing certain covenants of said City in connection with said refunding bonds; directing the preparation, execution and delivery of said refunding bonds; authorizing the negotiated sale and private placement of said refunding bonds; approving the form of and authorizing the execution and delivery of a private placement agreement in connection with the sale of said refunding bonds; making provisions for certain funds and accounts in connection with said combined water and sewer system and said refunding bonds; making provisions for maintaining the tax-exempt status of said refunding bonds; directing the redemption of said prior bonds; and for related purposes. (Sue Fairbank)
  9. Approve a proclamation of existence of a local emergency. (Jimmy Allgood)
  10. Request permission for the Buildings & Grounds Director to sign a maintenance contract with ThyssenKrupp for the elevators located in City Hall, Activity Center, and Parking Garage. (Greg Pinion)
  11. Consider a request to have partial lane closures on South Lamar for the removal of the building located at 208 South Lamar. (Chris Carter)
  12. Consider a request for Sunday work at the Alexis, located at 81 Ed Perry Boulevard. (Chris Carter)
  13. Request permission to declare equipment surplus in the Oxford Fire Department and authorize its disposal. (Joey Gardner)
  14. Request permission to accept the reverse auction bid for a litter picker for the Environmental Services Department. (Amberlyn Liles)
  15. Third reading and vote on a proposed Ordinance for Case #2585, to rezone approximately +/- 3 acres from Neighborhood Residential (NR) to Traditional Neighborhood Business (TNB) for property located at 281 Hwy 7 South, being further described as PPINs 10329 and 10330. (Ben Requet)
  16. Consider a request to modify Phase I of the Phasing Plan for The Lamar. (Ben Requet)
  17. Request permission for an employee to attend the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) Annual Conference and Expo in San Antonio, TX on May 30-June 4, 2020 at an estimated cost of $3,400.00. (Matt Davis)
  18. Third reading and vote on a proposed Ordinance amending Chapter 102, Section 549, Time Limitations in certain areas, to remove the three (3) hour time limit on football game days. (Matt Davis)
  19. Request approval for Velvet Ditch to host a cycling event on May 16, 2020 starting at the Oxford Conference Center. (Jeff McCutchen)
  20. Request approval for Run Oxford to host a 5k run using Avent Park on June 6, 2020. (Jeff McCutchen)
  21. Request permission for Code Enforcement to begin the condemnation process and clean the properties located at 12 Gator Road due to unsafe and uninhabitable conditions and assess the costs incurred to the property tax roll. (Jeff McCutchen)
  22. Request approval for an officer(s) to work church traffic detail at North Oxford Baptist Church. (Jeff McCutchen)
  23. Consider an appeal from Parrish Towing regarding the decision to exclude them from the Oxford Police Department Towing Rotation List. (Jeff McCutchen)
  24. Request permission to accept and sign an MOU with Northwest MS Community College. (Jeff McCutchen)
  25. Request permission to accept and sign an Interlocal Agreement with Lafayette County and the University of MS for the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit. (Jeff McCutchen)
  26. Request permission to enter into a professional services agreement with Michael Rogers, P.E. to maintain the Oxford Utilities water model. (Rob Neely)
  27. Authorize the engineering consultant to prepare bid documents for the well rehabilitation project. (Rob Neely)
  28. Request permission to advertise for the Bramlett Boulevard Water Distribution Improvement Project. (Reanna Mayoral)
  29. Request permission to advertise for the Railroad Corridor Bank Stabilization Project. (Reanna Mayoral)
  30. Request permission to advertise for the Elm Street-Canterbury Square Bank Stabilization Project. (Reanna Mayoral)
  31. Request permission for Southern General Contractor, LLC to work extended hours for striping of crosswalks on Jackson Avenue. (Reanna Mayoral)
  32. Request approval of Change Order and Supplemental Agreement #3 in the amount of $60,938.30 for the Rollingwood Sewer Improvement Project. (Reanna Mayoral)
  33. Consider a resolution in support of amending House Bill No. 1584 from the 2014 Regular Session of Mississippi Legislature to allow for modified investment options. (Bart Robinson)
  34. First reading of a proposed ordinance to amend Chapter 26-Cemeteries, of the Code of Ordinance of the City of Oxford, Mississippi. (Bart Robinson)
  35. Consider Affordable Housing Incentives for Owen’s Place IX. (Bart Robinson)
  36. Consider Change Order #1 for Master Cuts for the Downtown Parking Garage. (Bart Robinson)
  37. Consider an executive session.
  38. Adjourn.

Questions regarding this agenda?  Call 662-236-1310, or contact Ashley Atkinson, City Clerk: aatkinson@oxfordms.net

Auxiliary aids and services may be available to individuals with disabilities upon twenty-four (24) hours request by contacting Braxton Tullos, City of Oxford ADA Coordinator at 662-232-2453.

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