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Published on October 16th, 2018 | by Newt Rayburn


Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda for Tuesday, October 16, 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 Special Meeting on October 2, 2018 and the Regular Meeting on October 2, 2018.
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Consider the consent agenda:
    1. Request permission to hire a seasonal worker in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    2. Request permission to hire a Part-Time Training Coordinator Officer for the OPD Grant Program. (Braxton Tullos)
    3. Request permission to accept the resignation of a Reserve Officer in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    4. Request permission to approve a step raise for an employee in the Building Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    5. Request permission to hire seasonal workers at FNC Park. (Braxton Tullos)
    6. Request permission to approve a promotion in the Oxford Electric Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    7. Request permission for the Court Clerk to attend the MS Municipal Court Clerk’s Leadership Conference on November 1-2, 2018 in Tupelo, MS at no cost to the city. (Donna Fisher)
    8. Request approval of James S. Bell as a taxi driver for Flying Tuk. (Matt Davis)
    9. Request permission for an employee to attend the National Fire Academy on October 27, 2018 in Maryland at an estimated cost of $172.00. (Joey Gardner)
    10. Request permission for an employee to attend the MS Society of Association Executives Board Meeting on November 13- 14, 2018, in Jackson, MS, at an estimated cost of $420.49. (Hollis Green)
    11. Request permission for one employee to attend the MS Society of Association Executives 2018 Winter Conference on December 2- 4, 2018, in Mobile, AL, at an estimated cost of $1,740.88. (Hollis Green)
  7. Adopt a proclamation declaring November 1, 2018 as Extra Mile Day in the City of Oxford.
  8. Presentation of the Pathways Commission Annual Report. (Don Feitel)
  9. Presentation of the 2017-2018 Annual Parking Report. (Matt Davis)
  10. Discuss private property parking issues. (Bart Robinson)
  11. Discuss upcoming capital purchases and financing options. (Bart Robinson/Ashley Atkinson)
  12. Request permission to accept reverse auction bids and to purchase one tractor with boom attachment, one knuckleboom, two rear loader garbage trucks, and two front loader garbage trucks. (Michelle Robinson)
  13. Request permission to approve the final budget amendments and re-allocations for FY 2017- 2018. (Ashley Atkinson)
  14. Request permission to declare one generator surplus and authorize its disposal. (Joey Gardner)
  15. Authorize the transfer of fixed assets from the Oxford Park Commission to the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Seth Gaines)
  16. Request permission to assess clean-up fees to the 2018 tax roll for property located at 2309 and 2311 University Avenue. (Johnny Sossaman)
  17. Crime Report from Oxford Police Department. (Joey East)
  18. Request permission to advertise for bids for car equipment purchase and installation. (Joey East)
  19. Request permission to formally change the name of Oxford Electric Department to Oxford Utilities. (Rob Neely/Bart Robinson)
  20. Third reading and vote on Case #2368, a proposed ordinance amending the Land Development Code to correct mistakes and make modifications. (Judy Daniel)
  21. Request approval of a Final Plat (amended) for Case #2388, Charter Road Rentals, LLC (c/o Chan Patel), for “Lots 11, 12, and 13 of Plat of Survey for Heritage Centre”, for property located at 204 Colonnade Cove, being further described as PPINs 21069, 21070, and 21071. (Gray Parker)
  22. Adopt a resolution to declare a portion of North 5th Street closed and vacated, declared the property surplus and authorize its sale and conveyance. (Pope Mallette)
  23. Consider a proposal from local automotive shops to provide vouchers for headlights. (Bart Robinson)
  24. Consider a request from MRC Development to close Tyler Avenue between South Lamar and Newk’s on four separate dates for a period of time not to exceed 5 hours, to be approved by Public Works and OPD, for construction related to 1200 Harrison Avenue. (Bart Robinson)
  25. Consider a request from Harrison’s (formerly Murff’s) for a temporary revocable license for two sets of stairs on City property. (Bart Robinson)
  26. Consider Change Order #1 for FL Crane for the Activity Center, Package F. (Bart Robinson)
  27. Consider Change Order #3 for Shaw Services for the Activity Center, Package A. (Bart Robinson)
  28. Consider Change Order #1 for Peter J. Maloney, Inc. for the Activity Center, Package D. (Bart Robinson)
  29. Consider Change Order #6 for Whitfield Electric for the Activity Center, Package I. (Bart Robinson)
  30. Consider Change Order #1 for Covington Flooring Company for Activity Center, Package K. (Bart Robinson)
  31. Consider a request from Golf Club Properties for a Water and Sewer Adjustment. (Bart Robinson)
  32. Consider an executive session.
  33. 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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Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5 pm

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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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