Picayune City Council meets Tuesday

Published 3:27 am Sunday, October 5, 2008

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

Included on the agenda are:


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Consider minutes of the Aug. 28, Sept. 8, Sept. 15 and Sept. 16 meetings.

Consider the docket.

Petition and Communications:

— Request for State Farm Insurance to conduct a formal introduction of K-9 Joanie, the fire department’s arson dog and for Fire Marshal Pat Weaver to conduct a demonstration.

— Request by Picayune NJROTC for a parade permit for Veteran’s Day, Nov. 8, to start at 2 p.m.

Consider old business:

— Appointment of Planning Commission.

— Appoint Planning Commission chairman.

— Occupation license for Thomas Shealy for bas of operations for a mobile oil change business at 120- S. Steele St.

— Noise ordinance.

Consider new business:

— MDA grant application for Come Home to Picayune brochure ad to run in bi-monthly Where to Retire.

— MDA grant application for Where to Retire insert co-op ad.

— MDA grant application for Come Home to Picayune ad to run in Gambit.

— Allow mayor and council members to travel to National League of Cities meeting Nov. 11-14 in Orlando, Fla.

— Request from Housing Authority to write off four burned units at the Beechwood apartment complex.

— Acknowledge receipt of original budget for FY2009.

— Municipal Compliance Questionnaire for fiscal year ending Sept. 30.

— CDBG request for cash No. 3 to MDA for consultant, engineering and construction services for Katrina economic development AGT project R-103-297-01-KED.

— Request for Cash No. 3 for MDA 2006 Katrina supplemental CDBG planning grant.

— Request for Cash No. 1 to MDA for downtown improvements Katrina Community Revitalization Grant.

— Contract with Neel Schaffer, Inc., for engineering services for the MDOT-Picayune Memorial Boulevard project.

— Bids for access road to new fire station.

— Contract with Huey Stockstill for Memorial Boulevard improvements.

— Designate applicant agent for Hurricane Gustav disaster No. DR-1794-MS.

— Request for public hearing for property cleanup on 8 properties.

— Request for Glen Gibson and Raymond Wood to attend MS Natural Gas Operator seminar Oct. 14-15 in Vicksburg.

— Request for Thomas Clark and Michael Doom to attend anti-gang conference in Richland Nov. 19-20.

— Request for Lane Pittman to attend ECD instructor certification course.

— Recognition of Main Street committee and contributors for donating two fully equipped police bicycles.

— Authorize Fire Chief Keith Brown to attend Emergency Preparedness Response and Recovery Conference in New Orleans, Oct. 8-9.

— T-hanger lease by Thomas Ellis and T-hanger lease with Robert Wyatt.

Miscellaneous council members’ business.

Citizens’ concerns.

Consider going into executive session on contractual matters with EPA, with industrial park, with Intermodal Center, concerning bond issues, with Pearl River County, with SPCA; a possible property lease and on a personnel matter.