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Published on November 19th, 2018 | by Tom Speed

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Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda for Tuesday, November 20, 2018 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.
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 November 6, 2018.
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Consider the consent agenda:
    1. Request permission for one communications officer to attend professional dispatch management certification on November 26-30, 2018 in Oxford, MS at an estimated cost of $395.00. (Joey East)
    2. Request permission for two officers to attend firearms training on December 5-7, 2018 in Lake Charles, LA at a total estimated cost of $1,324.86 plus per diem. (Joey East)
    3. Request permission for two officers to attend officer survival training on December 10- 11, 2018 in Oxford, MS at an estimated cost of $450.00. (Joey East)
    4. Request permission to approve the following people to intern with the Oxford Police Department for the Spring 2019 semester: Katherine Smith, Jackson Haymans, and Narika Glasper. (Joey East)
    5. Request permission to hire two full-time laborers in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    6. Request permission to accept the resignation of an employee in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    7. Request permission to promote a part-time employee to full-time in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    8. Request permission to hire a temporary administrative assistant in the Development Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    9. Request approval for Amber Cain to serve as an unpaid intern in the Planning Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    10. Request approval to increase the pay rate for part-time Double Decker bus drivers. (Braxton Tullos)
    11. Request permission to approve step increases for five employees in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    12. Request permission to hire a part-time driver for the RSVP Department. l. (Braxton Tullos)
    13. Request permission to employ a Sales Manager at the Oxford Conference Center. (Braxton Tullos)
  7. Request permission to authorize the Mayor to sign a contract with Cintas for uniform services for the Environmental Services Department. (Amberlyn Liles)
  8. Second reading and public hearing on a proposed ordinance amending Chapter 22 of the City of Oxford Code of Ordinances to update the Building Codes. (Randy Barber)
  9. Second reading and public hearing on an Ordinance amending Chapter 38 of the City of Oxford Code of Ordinances to adopt the 2018 Fire Codes. (Joey Gardner)
  10. Request permission to start a Fire Explorer Program at the Oxford Fire Department using approximately $1,000.00 from the Fire Prevention fund. (Joey Gardner)
  11. Request permission to accept a grant in the amount of $10,000.00, with no match, from the MS Office of Homeland Security for the purchase of equipment for Task Force 1. (Joey Gardner)
  12. Request permission to declare equipment surplus in the Oxford Fire Department and authorize its disposal. (Joey Gardner)
  13. Request permission to accept a grant from the MS Department of Homeland Security in the amount of $9,000.00 with no match, for portable metal detectors. (Jimmy Allgood)
  14. Request permission to declare abandoned bicycles surplus in the Oxford Police Department. (Joey East)
  15. Request approval of the City cafeteria plan. (Braxton Tullos)
  16. Consider a change to the City Employee Policy with regards to the Political Activity and Leave of Absence guidelines. (Braxton Tullos/Pope Mallette)
  17. Request approval of a Preliminary and Final Plat for Case #2392, “The Evergreens, Phase I” located at 607 Molly Barr Road. (Judy Daniel)
  18. Request approval of a Final Plat for Case #2393, The Evergreens, Phase II”, for property located at 607 Molly Barr Road. (Judy Daniel)
  19. Request approval of a Preliminary and Final Plat for Case # 2384 for “Eastover” located at Cannon Road and Hillmont Drive. (Judy Daniel)
  20. Request approval of a Preliminary Plat (Amended) for Case #2387, “Cedar Bend Subdivision-Phase II” located at 910 Old Taylor Road. (Judy Daniel)
  21. Request approval of a Final Plat (Amended) for Case #2399, “Oxford Market Place Subdivision, Phase I” for property located at 2013 University Avenue. (Judy Daniel)
  22. Request approval of a Preliminary and Final Plat for Case #2405, “The Crossing at Oxford Commons” for property located southeast of the intersection of Ed Perry Drive and Commonwealth Boulevard. (Judy Daniel)
  23. First reading of a proposed ordinance amending the official City of Oxford Zoning Map for Case #2395, for property located at 805 College Hill Road. (Judy Daniel)
  24. First reading of a proposed ordinance amending the City of Oxford Land Development Code, Articles 2,3,5,6,7,9, and 10) to correct mistakes and make modifications, Case #2409. (Judy Daniel)
  25. Consider an amendment to the “Agreement between Owner and Architect” for Activity Center for plans and specifications for installation of gymnastic equipment. (Reanna Mayoral)
  26. Request permission to advertise for gymnastic equipment and installation. (Reanna Mayoral)
  27. Consider an amendment to the Engineering Agreement for the Elevated Water Storage Tank/Rivers Hill Site, Bramlett WWTP Service Pump Additions, and Water Distribution Improvements/Bramlett WWTP to Rivers Hill Tank. (Reanna Mayoral)
  28. Authorize the renewal of a Builders Risk Insurance Policy on the Activity Center Project. (Reanna Mayoral)
  29. Request approval of a Change Order for the Sisk Avenue Extension Project in the amount of $411,393.76 (City’s share is $241,155.88). (Reanna Mayoral)
  30. Request approval of a Supplemental Agreement #2 for the Rollingwoods to Brittany Woods Sewer Project for an increase in contract price of $6,132.00. (Reanna Mayoral)
  31. Consider a request for a reduction in bond amount for Oxford Way and Farmview Drive. (Reanna Mayoral)
  32. Consider accepting a temporary easement and access license from a property owner on Hwy 314, contingent on counsel’s approval. (Reanna Mayoral)
  33. Request approval to apply for funding from the Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund (ERBRF). (Reanna Mayoral)
  34. Consider an executive session.
  35. 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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About the Author

Tom Speed is a freelance writer and co-founder of Honest Tune magazine. In addition to contributing to The Local Voice, he is also a regular contributor to Blurt, Living Blues, Paste and Relix magazines. He once worked as record store clerk, where he subjected a woman to a 30-minute treatise when she asked which Led Zeppelin album she should buy for her son. Tom is a peanut butter enthusiast and amateur ukulelist.



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