Biloxi News and Notes

City of Biloxi   1/21/17   GCN

City Council meeting:
The Biloxi City Council next week will consider re-zoning west beach land from multi-family to a classification that would allow a upscale RV park. To read details on this measure and to see the complete meeting agenda and supporting documents, click here.

Podcasting:
In this week’s “City Desk” podcast, Public Affairs Specialist Cecilia Dobbs Walton explains how Biloxi ended up in the eye of the storm a week ago this afternoon, and, moving forward, Chief Administrative Officer Mike Leonard talks about the Ship Island ferry project and the importance of the attraction resuming service in Biloxi. To hear the program, click here.

Ward 6 meeting:
Council member Kenny Glavan will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Innovation Center.  To see the notice, click here.

 

Ward 3 meeting: Council member Dixie Newman will hold a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Donal M. Snyder Community Center.  To see the notice, click here.

Employees recognized for service milestones

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich this week recognized 26 employees for their years of service during a longevity awards presentation.

Those recognized during the Jan. 17 council meeting were

35 years of service: Jody Ault, Administration Department; and Randy Jenkins, Parks & Recreation Department'

20 years of service: Richard Conine, James Davis, Michael Downs, John Giardina, Gabriel Haynes, Terrell Hudson, Anthony McCormack, Steven McCravey, Clarence Parker, Dan Royal, Anthony Trosclair and John Waltman, Fire Department

15 years of service: Michael Hosli, Public Works Department

10 years of service: Timothy Deas, Kevin Dill, Patrick Ladner, Hugh Peterson, Robert Powell, John Small, Fire Department; Michael Ledet, Parks & Recreation Department; James Owens, Police Department; and Ronnie Bridges and Darrell Wescovich, Public Works Department
5 years of service:  Christina Ault, Administration (Port)


The mayor presents longevity awards quarterly at a Biloxi City Council meeting.
See photos from the council meeting