City Council meets Tuesday

Published 11:51 pm Saturday, February 2, 2008

The Picayune City Council meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council’s chambers at the new City Hall, 815 N. Beech St.

Included on the agenda are:

Consider the consent agenda:

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— Minutes of the Jan. 15 meeting.

— Issuance of manual checks.

Consider the docket.

Consider petitions and communications:

— Junior Auxiliary Provisional Class 2008 to rebuild two benches at Friendship Park playground.

— 1st Baptist Church of Picayune to hold 5K run March 22 with registration at 7 a.m. at Jack Read Park, race at 8 a.m.

Consider new business:

— Reappoint Hilbert Miller to the Cemetery Commission.

— Reappoint James Schrock to the library system.

— Reappoint or appoint new member to the Contractors Board.

— Cross Connection Control Policy provided by Rural Community Assistance Program and authorize mayor to sign it.

— Request to have mayor sign letter to Miss. Dept. of Transportation in reference to the Memorial Boulevard improvements phase 2 and the consultant selection certification.

— Application to Miss. Emergency Management Agency for a drainage improvement project.

— Set a public hearing for property cleanup on two parcels.

— Public hearing on National Home Furnishings.

— Budget modification of Violence Against Women grant for additional funds.

— Request to receive an Arson/K-9 dog on grant from State Farm Insurance.

— Appoint a member of the city council to serve on board to oversee new ambulance contract.

Miscellaneous council members’ business.

Citizens concerns.

Consider going into executive session leasing office space, on contractual matters and on a personnel matter.