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Published on August 14th, 2017 | by Brittain Thompson


Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, August 14, 2017 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 August 1, 2017 and the recess meeting on August 8, 2017.
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Consider the consent agenda:
    1. Request permission for two court department employees to attend the MS Municipal Court Clerk Fall Conference in Tunica, MS on September 58, 2017 at an estimated cost of $134.53. (Donna Fisher)
    2. Request approval of William “Duke” Hussey, Jr. as the owner of D & D Taxi. (Joey East)
    3. Request approval of Samuel Smart as an intern for the Oxford Police Department for the Fall 2017 semester. (Joey East)
    4. Request approval of Adam P. Dupuis to be an owner/operator for Unchained Pedicabs, LLC. (Joey East)
    5. Request approval of the following pedicab and taxi drivers: Michael Pollard and Charles Johnson (Unchained Pedicabs, LLC), Jonathan M. Scott (Angel Taxi) and JeMichael Handy and Dylan Waxier (Flying Tuk). (Joey East)
    6. Request permission for the Superintendent to attend the TVAILPC meeting in Bowling Green, KY on October 2, 2017 at an estimated cost of $140.00. (Rob Neely)
    7. Request permission for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to attend the Short Course in Biloxi, MS on September 11-15, 2017 at an estimated cost of $1,550.00. (Bart Robinson)
    8. Request permission to promote an employee in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    9. Request permission to accept the resignation of a Customer Service Representative in the Oxford Electric Department and advertise for a replacement. (Braxton Tullos)
    10. Request permission to hire two full-time patrol officers in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    11. Request permission to accept the resignation of the Part-time Office Manager at FNC Park, and advertise for a replacement. (Braxton Tullos)
    12. Request permission to hire seasonal workers in the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
  7. Recognize a city employee for outstanding service.
  8. Authorize re-appointments to the Visit Oxford board.
  9. Authorize an appointment to the Historic Preservation Commission.
  10. Request permission to advertise for Architectural and Engineering Services (RFQ) for the Renovation of the Oxford-University Transit Facility. (Tim Akers)
  11. Adopt an intent resolution to provide funding for the Oxford-Lafayette County Vocational Technical Center as required by MS Code Section 37-7-409. (Ashley Atkinson)
  12. Request permission to approve a Final Plat for Case #2208, Oxford Commons Ill, LLC, for “The Heights, Phase V’, for property located on Bourn Cove being further described as PPINs 4502 and 4503. (Judy Daniel)
  13. Request permission to approve a Final Plat for Case #2209, Oxford Commons Ill, LLC for “The Heights, Phase XVII”, for property located on Sweetgum Lane being further described as PPIN 4503. (Judy Daniel)
  14. Request permission for one officer to attend the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA from October 2,2017-December 15, 2017 at a total cost of $3,220.00. (Joey East)
  15. Request permission to accept the donation of a K-9 from the Monticello Police Department. (Joey East)
  16. First reading of an Ordinance amending Sections 14-43(4) and 14-44(8) of the Alcohol ordinance. (Joey East)
  17. Request permission to accept maintenance of the 19th Street Extension and Bridge constructed in conjunction with Traditions. (Bart Robinson)
  18. Request permission to accept maintenance of the Final Phase of Aspen Ridge. (Bart Robinson)
  19. Third reading and vote on an Ordinance amending Chapter 98, Article IV, Section 98-97, Section 98-98, and Section 98-99, Erosion Control and consideration of additional signage requirement. (Bart Robinson)
  20. Request permission to advertise for bids for West Oxford Loop Extension from Anderson Road to College Hill Road. (Bart Robinson)
  21. Request permission to advertise for bids for the road extension from Sisk Avenue to Highway 6(278). (Bart Robinson)
  22. Consider hiring a certified asbestos inspector to issue an asbestos report for City property. (Bart Robinson)
  23. Discuss joining the request of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors to the MS Attorney General to reconsider the opinion to Tony Nowak regarding the Regular Session, HB 1106, concerning the reverse auction requirement. (Bart Robinson)
  24. Request approval of the 2017 MOU between the University of MS and the City for the game day shuttle service.
  25. Request approval to place covenants for current Baptist Hospital into escrow. (Pope Mallette)
  26. Consider an executive session.
  27. Recess to meet on August 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m..

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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Brittain is an associate editor of The Local Voice, ex-journalism student, and bad noise maker from the highway town of Brandon, MS.

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