Published on October 17th, 2016 | by Newt Rayburn


Oxford, Mississippi Board of Alderman Agenda – Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 5 pm

Notice that certain commission members 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 October 4, 2016, and the recess meeting on October 13, 2016.
  5. Authorize approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Consider consent agenda:
    1. Request permission for one officer to attend the Mississippi Association of Gang Investigators Conference in Oxford on November 7-10, 2016at an estimated cost of $175.00 (registration fee only). (Joey East)
    2. Request permission for five officers to attend STORM Conference and Training in Vicksburg, MS on November 1-3, 2016 at an estimated cost of $615.00. (Joey East)
    3. Request permission to accept the resignation of two full-time officers in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    4. Request permission to accept the resignation of one part-time communications officer in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    5. Request permission for the City Clerk to attend the MS Municipal Clerks and Collectors Association Meeting for election training in Jackson, MS on December 14-16, 2016 at an estimated cost of $715.00. (Ashley Atkinson)
    6. Request permission to promote a part-time, seasonal employee in the Environmental Services Department to full-time. (Braxton Tullos)
    7. Request permission for a building inspector to attend training on the 2012 Residential Electrical Code in Waveland, MS on November 9-10, 2016 at an estimated cost of $575.00. (Randy Barber)
    8. Request permission for the Superintendent to attend CSA Executive Briefing in Nashville, TN on November 30, 2016 at an estimated cost of $280.00. (Rob Neely)
    9. Request permission for two employees to attend the 61st Annual Edward C. Martin Landscape Design Symposium in Starkville, MS onOctober 19, 2016 at a cost of $60.00. (Bart Robinson/Judy Daniel)
    10. Request permission to promote one seasonal employee, in the Buildings & Grounds Department, to full-time. (Braxton Tullos)
    11. Request permission to advertise for part-time Double Decker bus drivers and a part-time parking officer in the Parking Department. (Braxton Tullos)
  7. Recognition of the Mississippi Recreation and Park Association’s Recreational Professional of the Year, Mike Young. (Seth Gaines)
  8. Consider an agreement between the City of Oxford Historic Properties Commission and the LQC Lamar Foundation. (Jim Pryor)
  9. Adopt a proclamation declaring October as Stand Beside Her Month.
  10. Announce upcoming vacancies on the Downtown Parking Commission.
  11. Request approval of final budget amendments and reallocations for all city funds for FY1516. (Ashley Atkinson)
  12. Request permission to amend the FY1617 Oxford Police Department budget to account for BCBS grant proceeds. (Joey East)
  13. Request permission to declare equipment surplus in the Environmental Services Department and authorize its sale on govdeals.com. (Amberlyn Liles)
  14. Request permission to accept the Annual Audit Report and TVA Annual Report for the Oxford Electric Department. (Rob Neely)
  15. Request approval for a preliminary plat for case #2119, the “Fairmont” development in Grand Oaks PUD, Phase IV. (Judy Daniel)
  16. Request approval for a preliminary plat for case #2121, Oxford Farms Phase V and a final plat for case #2122, Oxford Farms, Phase V. (Judy Daniel)
  17. Request approval for a final plat for case #2123, Oxford Farms, Phase IV, The Helix Oxford. (Judy Daniel)
  18. Request approval for a final plat for case #2124, Lot #10 Stone Subdivision. (Judy Daniel)
  19. First reading of an ordinance amending the Land Development Code, Article 2, Specific District Regulations, to add Section 143, Traditional Neighborhood Development. (Judy Daniel)
  20. Authorize Change Order #2 for Majestic Oaks Drive Drainage Project to decrease the contract by $4,349.52. (Bart Robinson)
  21. Request permission to allow the Public Works Department to work with a private developer to expand the certificated area for water and sewer service north of Oxford. (Bart Robinson)
  22. Consider an executive session.
  23. 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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Newt Rayburn founded THE LOCAL VOICE in 2006. Previously, Newt was Editor of PROFANE EXISTENCE in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Art Director for Ole Miss' LIVING BLUES magazine. Newt won a National Magazine Award in 1999 for his SOUTHERN MUSIC ISSUE with THE OXFORD AMERICAN. A seventh-generation Lafayette County, Mississippian, Newt is perhaps best known as the leader of the Mississippi RocknRoll band THE COOTERS, but he also has the Country & Southern Rock group, HAWGWASH. Newt is a Photographer, Writer, and Civil War Enthusiast.

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