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Published on June 20th, 2017 | by Brittain Thompson


Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, June 20, 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 June 6, 2017.
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all city departments.
  6. Consider the consent agenda:
    1. Request permission to advertise for an Assistant Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds. (Braxton Tullos)
    2. Request approval of a promotion in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    3. Request approval to accept the resignation of a Records Clerk in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    4. Request approval to hire a Part-Time Driver for the double decker bus. (Braxton Tullos)
    5. Request permission to hire a seasonal worker in the Public Works Department. (Braxton Tullos)
    6. Request permission to hire a Part-Time Event Coordinator at the Oxford Conference Center. (Braxton Tullos)
    7. Request permission for an OED Engineer to attend the TVPPA Engineering and Operations Conference in Chattanooga, TN on August 9-11, 2017 at an estimated cost of $407.00. (Rob Neely)
    8. Request permission for the Fire Chief to attend the TN EMS Educators Conference in Murfreesboro, TN on July 12-14, 2017 at an estimated cost of $804.76. (Mark Heath)
    9. Request permission for two Municipal Court employees to attend the Mississippi DUI Forum in Jackson, MS on July 12-14, 2017 at an estimated cost of $488.58. (Donna Fisher)
    10. Request permission for one Municipal Court employee to attend the Mississippi Municipal Court Clerk Summer Program in Biloxi, MS on July 23-25, 2017 at an estimated cost of $925.50. (Donna Fisher)
  7. Announce two vacancies on the Planning Commission.
  8. Announce a vacancy on the Oxford Park Commission board.
  9. Consider the recommendation from the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission as to the potential garage footprint behind the Oxford University Club. (Tom Sharpe)
  10. Request approval of a promotion in the Buildings & Grounds Department. (Braxton Tullos)
  11. Request approval of a promotion in the Public Works Department. (Braxton Tullos)
  12. Request approval of the Official Recapitulation of the Election results from the Municipal General Election on June 6, 2017 as certified by the Municipal Election Commission. (Ashley Atkinson)
  13. Request approval of budget re-allocations and amendments. (Ashley Atkinson)
  14. Request permission to accept the FY2016 audit of the Oxford Park Commission. (Seth Gaines)
  15. Discuss a tuition-reimbursement policy for EMT training for the Oxford Fire Department. (Mark Heath)
  16. Request approval of Grand Oaks fireworks with the participation of the Oxford Fire Department. (Mark Heath)
  17. Discuss additional ambulance rotation.
  18. Request permission to apply for a HMGP Grant through MEMA. (Jimmy Allgood)
  19. Request permission to re-bid electric transformers. (Rob Neely)
  20. Discuss the “first right of refusal” clause in the sale of the former BMH-NMS building to the University of MS. (Pope Mallette)
  21. Authorize work regarding the Public Service Commission to be billed to a private developer. (Pope Mallette)
  22. Request approval of a preliminary plat for Case #2196, LT2, LLC, for the Cottages at the Grove at Grand Oaks, Phase 6A, 3025 Fazio Drive, being further described as a portion of PPIN 26136. (Judy Daniel)
  23. Request permission to grant city water and sewer services to Pine Bluff Investments, LLC, Case #2200, for Wellington Place, being further described as PPIN 17752. (Judy Daniel)
  24. Request approval for adjustments to “The Lamar” Traditional Neighborhood Development-Architectural Covenants and Modification of Phasing Plan, Case #2201, Updraft Investments, LLC, for property located West of North Lamar Boulevard, East of Chickasaw Road, and South of Molly Barr Road, being further described as PPINs #5042 and 5067. (Judy Daniel)
  25. Request approval of a preliminary plat and final plat for Case #2198, Oxford Commons Retail Phase II, LLC, for “The Spargo” on Oxford Commons Boulevard, being further described as PPIN 26605. (Ben Requet)
  26. Request permission to adopt a resolution for Bob Opalko in the Public Works Department. (Bart Robinson)
  27. Request permission to advertise for bids for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Clarifier Walkways Project. (Bart Robinson)
  28. Request permission to accept an easement from TVA for Belk Boulevard. (Bart Robinson)
  29. Discuss bids received for Elevated Water Tank Maintenance Project. (Bart Robinson)
  30. Consider an executive session.
  31. 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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Brittain was an associate editor of The Local Voice from 2015-2018, ex-journalism student, and bad noise maker from the highway town of Brandon, Mississippi.

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