Published on February 29th, 2016 | by TLV News


City of Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda – Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 5 pm

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

  1. Call to order.
  2. Adopt the agenda for the meeting.
  3. Mayor’s Report.
  4. Authorize approval of minutes of the regular meeting on February 16, 2016, the special meeting on February 22, 2016 and the special meeting on February 26, 2016.
  5. Authorize approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Accept the results from the Ward I Special Election on February 16, 2016, as certified by the City of Oxford Election Commission. (Ashley Atkinson)
  7. Rick Addy to accept the Oath of Office as Alderman Ward I.
  8. Consider consent agenda:
    1. Request approval of travel for the GIS Technician to attend the 2016 Alabama/Mississippi Twin States Conference in Starkville, MS on April 7th-9th at an estimated cost of $594.00. (Bart Robinson)
    2. Request approval for the following taxi drivers/owners: (Joey East)
      1. Gerod Daniels-Daniels Taxi Service (owner/driver)
      2. Ryan Sellers-Dixie Taxi
      3. Erek Redmond-Austin Taxi
      4. Johnathan Jones-Rebel Rickshaw
    3. Request permission for two officers to attend the Mississippi FBI National Academy Association Conference in Pearl, MS on March 10th-11th, 2016 at an estimated cost of $638.00. (Joey East)
    4. Request approval for the hiring of 6 reserve officers. (Braxton Tullos)
    5. Request approval to hire a temporary painter in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    6. Request approval to advertise for Part-Time Seasonal Laborers in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    7. Request approval to advertise for Part-Time Seasonal Laborers in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    8. Request approval to hire a pool of part-time workers for FNC Park. (Braxton Tullos)
    9. Request approval to hire one Firefighter. (Braxton Tullos)
    10. Request approval to hire one part-time Executive Assistant in the Mayor’s Office. (Braxton Tullos)
    11. Request approval to hire a Deputy Clerk/Tax Collector. (Braxton Tullos)
    12. Request permission for OED Superintendent to attend the TVPPA Education and Training committee meeting in Chattanooga, TN on March 14, 2016 at an estimated cost of $171.00. (Rob Neely)
  9. Presentation of Visit Oxford Annual Report. (Mary Allyn Hedges)
  10. Authorize the appointment of Diane T. Scruggs to the Historical Preservation Commission.
  11. Authorize the renewal of Local & Private Legislation to permit the City to contribute to the operation of the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation, Inc. (Pope Mallette)
  12. Adopt the resolution for the sale of the $800,000 General Obligation Note Series 2016 to generate funds for the purchase of fire-fighting equipment, to improve athletic fields at FNC Park, and to purchase financial software. (Ashley Atkinson)
  13. Request approval for the Preliminary Plat and Final Plat for “West End”, Case #2044, for the extension of Ricky Britt Boulevard for property located on Ricky Britt Boulevard, further identified as PPIN #7503. (Ben Requet)
  14. Request permission to apply for a grant through the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality for $75,000 to be used for the purchase of equipment with no matching funds. (Amberlyn Liles)
  15. Accept maintenance of Whirlpool Water Plant Contract “A”-Water Supply Wells. (Bart Robinson)
  16. Authorize Change Order #1 and Final on Whirlpool Water Plant Contract “B”-Water Treatment Plant to decrease the contract by $6,589.24. (Bart Robinson)
  17. Accept maintenance of Whirlpool Water Plant Contract “B”-Water Treatment Plant. (Bart Robinson)
  18. Consider annexation request by R. J. Allen & Associates.  (Bart Robinson/Pope Mallette)
  19. Consider the retention of Slaughter & Associates for services related to the proposed annexation request by R. J. Allen & Associates. (Bart Robinson/Pope Mallette)
  20. Consider executive session.
  21. 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.

Kevin W. Frye, Attorney At Law

7th Annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl is Saturday, March 19 at 3 pm
Cultivating Crops and Community at Yokna Bottoms Farm and Canebrake Farm

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