Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen agenda items

Published 11:36 am Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Meeting Tuesday:

• Authorized city attorney Lee Davis Thames to write a letter to Sylvester Walker telling him to remove references to the city in advertisements for the Martin Luther King Jr. parade on Jan. 14.

Mayor Paul Winfield said the ads said people could pick up parade applications at Vicksburg City Hall. He said there are no applications at City Hall and the city is not a parade sponsor.

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• Awarded a bid of 99 cents per ton for liquid chlorine bleach from Allied Chemical of Miami. Allied was the only bidder.

• Awarded a contract for pest control to Gary Jones Pest Control for $11 per site for 45 city buildings.

• Approved allocating $21,000 to the Community Council of Warren County in two installments of $10,500 paid in January and February.

• Voted to pay radio station KTJZ of Tallulah $1,000 for radio advertising for Black History Month.

• Approved a $4,840 payment to the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport.

• Approved $100 for an ad for the Mississippi Black Caucus/Local Elected Officials Mid-Winter Conference, which is held during the Mississippi Municipal League Mid-Winter Conference, Jan. 24 to 26.

• Approved applications for complimentary use of the Vicksburg City Auditorium from the Vicksburg Warren County School District for a reading fair, Jan. 17 to 18, and a concert by the school district’s honor choir, March 19 to 21.