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									                       CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI
                             MINUTE BOOK NO. 47

REGULAR           MEETING                                               F E B R U A R Y 3, 2 0 0 9

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 Regular Meeting.

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

ABSENT:

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

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       At this point of the meeting the Mayor introduced the new Fire Chief, Dwight Gordon.

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       On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Bang, carried unanimously, the
Board rescheduled the Public Hearing to adopt SmartCode and special options maps for the North
Central District and all other districts and to approve text amendments to SmartCode Ordinance. The
new date is March 3, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.

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       On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the
Board heard from Kathleen Johnson of Josephine Street volunteer camp in reference to an all night
radio marathon on February 23, 2009 to raise awareness of housing on the coast.

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    On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
tabled Item #3 under Administrative - Consider giving the Grey Hut building to Dr. Richard Mazur
with the stipulation that the building will be removed by February 8, 2009, no exceptions, subject to
certain terms and conditions approved by the Planning Commission, until Dr. Mazur arrives. Exhibit
A-3

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    Alderman Wittmann made a motion, seconded by Alderman Piernas, to approved request from St.
Paul’s Carnival Association in reference to the Mardi Gras Parade, providing public safety and
barricades. Exhibit A-4
Voting Aye: Aldermen Wittmann, Piernas, Hall and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Rizzardi
Motion carried.

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, consider
accepting a check in the amount of $125.00 from Lin and Martha Burdett to plant a tree in War
Memorial Park in memory of Bob & Katherine Duncan. Exhibit A-5

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    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, consider
request from Marlin Miller to carve a large eagle in Pass Christian War Memorial Park and dedicate it
in honor of the late Colonel Roberts, February 27-29, 2009, at no cost to the City. Exhibit A-6
                    CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI
                            MINUTE BOOK NO. 47
  On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board heard from Walt Rode with Broaddus & Associates in reference to all City Projects.

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   On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
approved payment of Invoice #11 to JBHM in the amount of $383.39 for Architectural Design
Services of Fire Station No. 2, as recommended by the project manager. Exhibit A-8

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board approved Pay Application No. 4 in the amount of $15,295.00 to Samuel B. Day Construction,
LLC for Fire Station No. 2, as recommended by the Project Manager. Exhibit A-9

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Bang, carried unanimously, the Board
amended the Agenda to revisit Item #3 under Administrative.

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    On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
approved giving the Grey Hut building to Dr. Richard Mazur with the stipulation that the building will
be removed by February 8, 2009, no exceptions, subject to certain terms and conditions approved by
the Planning Commission. Exhibit A-3

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   On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
approved invoices for payment for Jaubert & Associates for City Hall/Library Project. Exhibit A-10

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    No action was necessary on Item #11 - Consider request by developer, Planetta Custom Homes, for
contribution by the City to pay a portion of costs of drainage pipe (18”) for city drainage ditch acquired
by prescription. (Total costs of pipe is approximately $925.00). City would install pipe and grade per
city policy. Exhibit A-11

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    Alderman Wittmann made a motion, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, to grant conceptual approval
and accept letter of intent entering into a long term lease agreement with Ron Ladner/Thomas Genin
for the former Chamber of Commerce lease site near the seawall on the west side of the harbor to be
used as a seafood market. This lease will be conditioned upon approval of the secretary of state,
consent under federal court order applicable to the west side of harbor, and determination of rental
payment by the appraisal process established by state law. Exhibit A-12
Voting Aye: Alderman Wittmann, Rizzardi, Piernas and Bang
Voting Nay: Alderman Hall
Motion carried.

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   On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the Board
approved providing a letter of support to Mississippi Global Technologies and Mississippi State
University to use the City of Pass Christian as a model for other Gulf Coast towns regarding
community resiliency in the face of storms to be used in a proposal to the Mississippi/Alabama Sea
Grant Consortium regarding hurricane recovery efforts, at the no cost to the City. Exhibit A-13
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                           MINUTE BOOK NO. 47
    On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
awarded the contract for Water Well Repairs-Phase I to Griner Drilling Service, Inc. of Columbia, MS
in the amount of $155,540.00 as recommended by the City Engineer. Exhibit A-14

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  On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the Board
awarded the contract for emergency sewer point repair on Menge Avenue to Kappa Development and
General Contracting of Gulfport, MS in the amount of $19,550.00 as recommended by the City
Engineer and amend the budget accordingly. Exhibit A-15

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   On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
approved Change Order No. 3 in the amount of $51,928.00 to Innovative Builders, Inc. for Small Craft
Harbor Repairs-Phase III. This will be paid by Tideland Funds. Exhibit A-16

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Bang, carried unanimously, consider
approving Interlocal Agreement between Harrison County and the City of Pass Christian to have the
Harrison County Sheriff’s Department take over dispatch from the City. Exhibit A-17

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   On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the Board ratified
the contract between Neel Schaffer and the City of Pass Christian to provide debris-monitoring
services for assignment 2-marine debris removal. Exhibit A-18

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the Board
authorized WPSCO to connect backflow preventor to Pass Christian Yacht Club waterline with City
Contractor SCI, being responsible for connection of device on the City side of water main. All work is
to be done by WPSCO and SCI at no additional cost to the City. This work was necessary due to
installation of new water main on South Market Street.

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   On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
approved request for Cash and Summary Support Sheet No. 17, Invoice No. 5747, in the amount of
$4,714.72 to Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning Consultants, Inc. for CDBG Project #R-103-291-01-
KCR for General Administration for Streetscape Improvements Project. Exhibit A-20

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    On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the Request for Cash and Summary Support Sheet No. 7, Invoice No. 5748, in the
amount of $2,639.16 to Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning Consultants, Inc. for administration expense
for CDBG Project #R-109-291-02-KCR. Exhibit A-21

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   On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the Board
approved Request for Cash and Summary Support Sheet No. 7, Invoice No. 5749, in the amount of
$3,695.83 to Jimmy G. Gouras Urban Planning Consultants, Inc. for administration expense for CDBG
Project #R-109-291-03-KCR. Exhibit A-22
                   CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI
                           MINUTE BOOK NO. 47

       On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the
Board approved changing health insurance carriers from United Healthcare to Blue Cross/Blue Shield
of Mississippi for an effective date of March 1, 2009.

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       On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the Minutes of January 6, 2009

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

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   On motion of Alderman Piernas, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the Board
accepted the letter of resignation from Joey Carroll effective February 9, 2009. Exhibit P-1

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   On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the Board
approved sending Paula Dedeaux to a two-day Recertification Course the be held at Pascagoula Police
Department February 9-10, 2009. There is no cost for this training. Exhibit P-2

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     On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the Board
ratified the Homeland Security Grant to replace hoses and nozzles for the Fire Department. Exhibit F-1

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Hall, carried unanimously, the Board
approved the request of Chief Gordon to advertise for the position of firefighter. Exhibit F-2

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   On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request of Chief Gordon to put Michael Groce on the part-time call out list.
Exhibit F-3

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    Alderman Bang made a motion, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, to consider approving the request
for adjustment to Janet Crafton of 331 Lorraine Avenue in the amount of $200.86 for excess water and
sewer charges resulting from a defective nozzle on the cold water tap that was leaking since October
2008 and repaired January 17, 2009. Exhibit W-1
Voting Aye: None
Voting Nay: Aldermen Wittmann, Rizzardi, Piernas, Hall and Bang
Motion carried.

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    On motion of Alderman Hall, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the Board
approved employees to work the Mardi Gras Parade February 22, 2009 and pay them time and a half
comp-time.
                   CITY OF PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI
                           MINUTE BOOK NO. 47

   On motion of Alderman Bang, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
approved the request from the Pass Christian Public School District to build a slab on grade storage
building on the Phillip Terrell Sports Complex located at 720 West North Street. Exhibit CO-1

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   On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the Board
approved the request of Richard Mazur to construct an ancillary building at 372 Davis Avenue, as
recommended by the Planning Commission. Exhibit PC-1

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    On motion of Alderman Wittmann, seconded by Alderman Rizzardi, carried unanimously, the
Board approved the request of Tom Cottom to construct an ancillary building to be used for storage
and as a garage at 551 East Scenic Drive as, recommended by the Planning Commission. Exhibit PC-1

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   On motion of Alderman Rizzardi, seconded by Alderman Piernas, carried unanimously, the Board
approved the request of Terry B. Edwards to build a new home on his property, which is in a rural area
without public road access. Exhibit PC-1

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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 Hall, seconded by Alderman Wittmann, carried unanimously, the Board
recessed.
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