Picayune City Council meets Tuesday

Published 11:52 pm Saturday, December 13, 2008

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

Included on the agenda are:

Present key of the city to Mary Jane Parker in honor of her turning 100.

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Present summary of Dec. 4 Shop Picayune meeting.

Consider the consent agenda:

— Minutes of the Dec. 2 meeting.

— Privilege license report.

— Public records requests report.

Consider the docket.

Consider old business:

— Planning Commission appointment.

— Reappoint Donald Bowles as chairman of the Housing Authority.

— Abandon ally between 507 and 117 E. Third St.

Consider new business:

— Request to hold Martin Luther King celebration march and parade beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at intersection of Rosa and Beech streets.

— Adopt governor’s proclamation declaring Dec. 26 and Jan 2 as holidays for employees who work on Friday.

— Extend period of performance on installation of storm shutters on six city buildings.

— Federal aid street in Picayune to be included in STIP plan to be submitted to MDOT.

— Planning Commission minutes of Nov. 17 and Dec. 9.

— Request by Andy Cooper to name street west of Chinquapin Court as Cedar Court.

— Request by Vernon Hickman to approved concept for development of Highland Community Hospital.

— Request by Planning Commission to approve Melvin Hicks as commission chairman.

— Request to rezone 2110 Adcox Rd. from R-2 to R-3.

— Request to set date for public hearing on property cleanup at 1327 Ausborn Rd.

— Request from Marcia Miller for city water service at 155 Cypress Cove.

— Request to establish a police memorial at the police department.

— Request to donate a 1991 KME 1500 GPM fire truck to Pearl River County for use by a volunteer fire department.

— Accept FM Global Fire Prevention Grant of $1,628 to buy fire-lanning softwar and a digital camera.

— Accept property from First Real Estate for right-of-way/easement for new fire station and property for a road leading to the new fire station.

Miscellaneous council members’ business.

Citizens’ concerns.

Consider going into executive session on contractual matters with Intermodal Center, with Berrywood Estates, with the Utility Authority and with the county concerning Amelia Street, and on possible insurance litigation and on a personnel matter.