Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen agenda itema

Published 12:02 pm Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Meeting Monday, in the absence of Mayor Paul Winfield:

• OK’d meeting minutes from Dec. 10.

• OK’d the following budget amendments: supplies account in street department decreased by $7,650 and an increase in capital by $7,650 because of a newly installed generator; water department’s charge for service account increases by $36,646 and waste water treatment capital increases by $36,646; parks and recreation account increases by $366.72 because of a carryover from last year’s unspent donation to the Mayor’s Youth Council; the general fund from parks and recreation increases by $750 from donations; and the water fund revenue account increases by $22,700 and the water mains capital account increases by $22,700 for acquisition of a new vehicle paid for by insurance on the vehicle that wrecked last year.

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• Awarded sealed bids to APAC Mississippi of Vicksburg for asphalt; to Concrete Flooring Solutions of Alabaster, Ala., for concrete floor polishing with two-color process at Vicksburg Convention Center; and to Ferguson Waterworks of Jackson for sewer pipe and casting and storm sewer pipe.

• OK’d the issuance of purchase requisition for $33,418.43 to Clarke Power Services in Jackson to replace a motor in a fire truck.

• Accepted a letter establishing special assessment and adopted a resolution for cutting and cleaning/order for demolition and site clearing of the following properties: 2014 Ford St., 808 Bowman St., 1402 Main St., 1612 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 1337 Wood St., 1222 Harrison St., 911 Meadow St., 900 Buck St., Hutson Street PPIN 14238 and 1905 Clay St.

• OK’d the following requests from the parks and recreation department for Tennis in the Park spring mini camp: a $580 advertisement in The Vicksburg Post and the purchase of T-shirts and plaques up to $1,000.

• OK’d a contract for services for 2011 Tennis in the Park spring mini camp with: Anthony Dodgen, Arielle Buchman, Winfried Weinbeer, Pushpendra Rajpurohit and Daria Rud.

• OK’d Vicksburg Main Street Program’s February advertising.

• OK’d a request from Port Gibson Main Street to borrow 100 metal barricades for the 19th annual Port Gibson Heritage Festival on March 26.

• OK’d the following allocation of funds: $15,000 to Haven House Family Shelter, $30,000 to Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce, $5,000 to Vicksburg Warren Retirement Development Program and $15,000 to Southern Cultural Heritage Center.

• OK’d a request for payment of $40,036.64 to Vicksburg-Warren 911 for city’s share of dispatchers’ salaries, matching benefits and insurance for January.

In closed session, the board:

• Discussed two new hires in the street department; eight pay adjustments in water and gas administration, sewer, gas, right of way and fire departments; and a resignation in the sewer department.

• Discussed two personnel matters in the police and engineering department.

The board meets next at 10 a.m. Thursday in City Hall Annex.