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					              CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI
                     MINUTE BOOK NO. 46

RECESS MEETING                                                  O C T O B E R 2 1, 2 0 0 8

        BE IT REMEMBERED that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Pass
Christian, Mississippi, met on the above date at 113 Davis Avenue, Pass Christian, Mississippi,
at 6:00 p.m. same being the time and place for said Meeting.

PRESENT: Mayor Leo “Chipper” McDermott, Aldermen Lou Rizzardi, Anthony Hall, Philip
Wittmann, Joseph Piernas and Huey Bang; Malcolm Jones, City Attorney; John Dubuisson,
Chief of Police; Anne Mikish, Deputy City Clerk and Vallerie Isabelle, City Clerk.

ABSENT: Cynthia Burkett, Comptroller

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There being a quorum present to transact the business of the City of Pass Christian, the
following proceedings were had and done:

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
bids for City Hall/Library Complex construction we opened and read.

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
bids for City Hall/Library Complex were accepted and referred to the Selection Committee.

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the
bids for the Henderson Point and East End Water Well repairs were opened and read.

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the bids for the Henderson Point and East End Water Well repairs were accepted, to be awarded
at a later date.

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   On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Bang, carried unanimously, the
Board amended the Agenda to move Item #1 under Fire Department to this portion of the
meeting.

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board accepted the letter of retirement from Fire Chief Rich Marvil effective February 1, 2009
and applauded him for his many years of dedicated service to the citizens and City of Pass
Christian. Exhibit F-1

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    On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously,
the Board heard from Jocelyn McBride of the Grey Hut. Exhibit A-1
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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board discussed entering into agreement with Wal-Mart for donation of home on East
Second Street and entering into a separate agreement with Mike Gillespie to move the home
from its present location to its new location on East Scenic Drive at no expense to the City and
with the condition that the new owner will provide office space in the renovated home at the new
location for the Chamber of Commerce or other civic groups with no rent to be paid for a
specified period of time. Exhibit A-2

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board approved Resolution #08-01 from the Pass Christian Park Commission in support of the
Church Street Park Project. Exhibit A-3

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board approved Resolution proclaiming November 3, 2008 as Pass Christian Schools Day.
Exhibit A-4

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   On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board tabled Item #5 – Consider discussing authorizing City property (Old Chamber of
Commerce property) to be bid out as an open lease, not to exceed 25 years.

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board approved Addendum # 2 for Scenic Drive curb and gutter replacement project. This
Addendum changes the bid opening date to November 5, 2008, as recommended by Bob Escher,
City Engineer. Exhibit A-6

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the executed budget modification one (1) that officially awards the City the
remaining funds for Project #R-109-291-02-KCR-City Hall Project and the Resolution
authorizing an amendment to Administrative Services Agreement for professional services in
connection with Katrina Supplemental Community Development Block Grant Program and
Amendment No. One (1) to our Administrative Contract from Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning.
Exhibit A-7

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the executed budget modification one (1) that officially awards the City the
remaining funds for Project #R-109-291-03-KCR-Library Project and the resolution authorizing
an amendment to Administrative Services Agreement for professional services in connection
with Katrina Supplemental Community Development Block Grant Program and Amendment No.
One (1) to the Administrative Contract from Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning. Exhibit A-8

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board tabled Item #9 – Consider review of request of Ceasar Marshall to place fill dirt on his
property on 319 Morton Avenue, situated in a flood plain, until the drainage problem can be
reviewed and addressed.
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                   MINUTE BOOK NO. 46

   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board approved ratifying the New Police Station as a FEMA/MEMA First Responder Shelter for
FEMA/MEMA Hazard Mitigation purposes.

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    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board approved architectural contracts with SDS, LLC for new gymnasium & Fleitas Street Park
as recommended by Selection Committee and Project Manager conditioned upon review of
contract by City Attorney.

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   On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board accepted a check in the amount of $200,000.00 for the first installment of a $300,000.00
grant from the Libraries for the Future. Exhibit A-12

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    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board discussed pre-employment length, service length, and good standing for the MOU with
the Renaissance Reach Program.

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, an
administrative hearing was conducted to condemn homes to be demolished.

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    On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
following properties were declared a public menace and are to be demolished:
       707 Josephine Ave.            339 Hunter Ave.        369 Mercier Ave.
       2011/2 East North St.         322 Grayson Ave.        396 Morton Ave.
       101 Oakland Ave.              353 Grayson Ave.        575 Royal Oak

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   On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board authorized 120 Forrest Avenue and 350 Church Avenue to be demolished.

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the
Board authorized 324 Hunter Avenue to be demolished contingent upon consent from James
King.
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    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board declared the trailer at #0 Swanson Avenue (Parcel #313A-02-002.000) public menace and
authorized its demolition.

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board approved filing consent and joinder to complaint for declaratory judgment filed by
Penthouse Owners Association. Exhibit A-15
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                        MINUTE BOOK NO. 46
    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board approved Change Order No. 1 for Highway 90/Hayden Avenue drainage
improvements with Warren Paving in the amount of $17,282.88, contingent upon receiving
approval from Wal-Mart. Exhibit A-16

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved Vallerie Isabelle and Anne Mikish to attend the 2008 Certification Program
update on Municipal Elections for Municipal Clerks, Collectors and Deputies held December 17-
19, 2008 in Jackson, MS. Cost of this program is $150.00 per person plus $208.00 each for
lodging for two nights plus meals and the use of the City vehicle. Exhibit A-17

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board approved the Claims Docket.

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board heard from Gerald Blessey, Coast Housing Director.

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board scheduled a Workshop in reference to the above matter for October 28, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.


      On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request from Chief Dubuisson for reimbursement in the amount of $47.95
for the purchase of 4 bales of hay and 1 bag of fertilizer that was used at the firing range. Exhibit
P-1
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    Alderman Wittmann made a motion, seconded by Alderman Piernas, to ratify the hiring of
Jason Allen and Donald Siebenkittel to work as part-time reserve officers. When working
certain details they will be paid $8.50 per hour. Mr. Allen’s start date was 9-15-08 and Mr.
Siebenkittel start date was 10-06-08. Both officers have been certified by minimum standards.
Exhibit P-2
Voting Aye: Aldermen Wittmann, Piernas, Rizzardi and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Hall
Motion carried.

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    Alderman Rizzardi made a motion, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously,
the Board denied the request from Mary Schaffer of 513 Scenic Drive for an adjustment on
58,000 gallons of water from her sprinkler meter due to a broken sprinkler valve and pipe.
Exhibit W-1

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    On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously,
the Board approved the request from Steven Kohl of 647 Scenic Drive for refund in the amount
of $397.44 for sewer charges that were improperly charged. Exhibit W-1
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                        MINUTE BOOK NO. 46
    On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request from Carlette Brown/Reese of 308 Lorraine Avenue not to charge
her the $26.75 reconnection fee. Exhibit W-1

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board ratified accepting letter of resignation from James Reavers from the Public Works
Department effective October 13, 2008. Exhibit PW-1

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    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request from Hal Lee for a permanent installation of an 8x12’ utility
building on his property at 329 Lac Bleu Avenue. Exhibit CO-1

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    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request from Ms. Joyce Drake to construct a storage shed on her property
located at 1514 Ellis Street. Exhibit CO-2

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request from Moses and Pauline Brown to construct a storage shed on their
property located at 108 Lynn Circle. Exhibit CO-3

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    Alderman Rizzardi made a motion, seconded by Alderman Piernas, to amend the Agenda to
accept the Addendum.
Voting Aye: Aldermen Wittmann, Rizzardi, Piernas and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Hall
Motion carried.
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     Alderman Rizzardi made a motion, seconded by Alderman Piernas, to ratify the change in
pay of the following part time employees effective October 1, 2008:
Lillian Hicks – pay change from $7.79/hr to $8.50/hr
J. Bohannon – pay change from $7.79/hr to $8.50/hr
K. Mooneyham – pay change from $7.50 to $8.50/hr
All part time employees were requested to be changed to $8.50/hr per request of Chief of Police,
John Dubuisson. The above employees were calculated with a 3% raise while the subsequent
“open dispatch” positions and part time reserve officers were approved to the $8.50/hr change.
Voting Aye: Aldermen Wittmann, Rizzardi, Piernas and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Hall
Motion carried.
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     Alderman Piernas made a motion, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, to ratify changing the
part-time fire fighter pay from $7.50 to $8.50 effective October 1, 2008. Budget was calculated
at 3% raise. Per request from Fire Chief the part-time employees should have been increased to
the same rate as the part-time Dispatchers and Reserve Officers. Part-time Fire and Police
Personnel for the City are usually calculated at the same rate of pay according to the Police Chief
and Fire Chief.
Voting Aye: Aldermen Wittmann, Rizzardi, Piernas and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Hall
Motion carried.
       CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI
                 MINUTE BOOK NO. 46

   Alderman Rizzardi made a motion, seconded by Alderman Piernas, to ratify changing the
Code Department budget increase to 3% for the following employees:
       Avery Allen                    Kenneth Wittmann
       Charles Bates (Call In)        Dwayne Mallini (Call In)
       Philip Piernas                 Debra Welch
3% increase was calculated incorrectly on budget worksheets which resulted in providing a 6%
increase to the employees listed. (Gene Peralta was calculated correctly at 3%)
Voting Aye: Aldermen Wittmann, Rizzardi, Piernas and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Hall
Motion carried.

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    At this point of the meeting the Board recognized the public for comments.

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board went into Executive Session to discuss personnel matter-Animal Control Officer.

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    On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the
Board came out of Executive Session.

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     On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously,
the Board instructed Mike Pavlisick and Judge Wittmann to meet on Friday morning to discuss
the new duties of the Animal Control Officers.


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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board recessed until November 5, 2008.


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       MAYOR                                             CITY CLERK


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