City of Oxford, Mississippi Board of Aldermen Agenda – Tuesday, July 5, 2022









Meet at 5:00 p.m. in the courtroom of the town hall.

Note that some commission members will be included in the meeting via teleconference, subject to section 2-82 of the City of Oxford’s Code of Ordinances.

Agenda attachments and meeting minutes are available for download here.


  1. Call to order.
  2. Adopt the meeting agenda.
  3. Mayor’s report
  4. Authorize the approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of June 21, 2022. (Ashley Atkinson)
  5. Authorize the approval of accounts for all municipal services. (Ashley Atkinson)
  6. Consider the consent program:
    1. Asset Management:
      1. Request permission to report surplus equipment to the Department of Environmental Services and authorize disposal. (Amberlyn Liles)
      2. Request permission to report surplus equipment to Oxford Police Department and authorize disposal. (Jeff McCutchen)
      3. Request permission to transfer equipment from the Department of Environmental Services to the municipal workshop. (Amberlyn Liles)
    2. Human ressources:
      1. Request permission to hire two part-time reserve officers in the Oxford Police Department. (Braxton Tullos)
      2. Request permission to hire an Oxford Police Department employee. (Braxton Tullos)
      3. Request permission to hire part-time seasonal employees in the environmental services department. (Braxton Tullos)
      4. Request permission to promote an employee of the Environmental Services Department. (Braxton Tullos)
      5. Ask permission to hire a part-time employee at the Animal Resource Center. (Braxton Tullos) c.
      6. Seeking permission to accept the resignation of three part-time employees of the Oxford Fire Service. (Braxton Tullos)
      7. Request permission to endorse unpaid volunteers for the Oxford Animal Resource Center. (Kelli Briscoe)
    3. Various :
      1. Seek approval for water and/or sewer adjustments in accordance with Oxford Utilities Leak Adjustment Policy. (Rob Nely)
      2. Ask permission to accept donations to benefit the Oxford Animal Resource Center. (Kelli Briscoe)
    4. Travel requests:
      1. Request permission for an employee to attend the MS Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Board of Directors meeting on July 29-30, 2022 in Natchez, MS, at no cost to the City. (Amberlyn Liles)
      2. Request permission for an employee to attend and participate in the Valley Public Power Leadership Academy (VPPLA) from August 2022 through April 2023 at multiple locations at an estimated cost of $1,648.00. (Rob Nely)
      3. Request permission from an employee to attend MSRWA Water Operator Training in Senatobia, MS July 18-21, 2022 at an estimated cost of $354.00. (Rob Nely)
      4. Request permission for an employee to attend MSRWA and MDEQ Wastewater Operator Certification Training on July 5-6 and August 1-5, 2022 in Starkville, MS at an estimated cost of $1,527.00 . (Rob Nely)
      5. Request permission for an officer to attend the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office Part-Time Academy on July 8-9, 2022 at no cost to the city. (Jeff McCutchen)
      6. Request permission for an officer to attend the Instructor Refresher Course training August 1-5, 2022 in Amory, MS at an estimated cost of $200.00. (Jeff McCutchen)
      7. Request permission from an agent to attend the Real Time Symposium training on July 20, 2022 in Tunica, MS at no cost to the City. (Jeff McCutchen)
      8. Request permission for an officer to attend Level 2 & 3 Accident Reconstruction Class Training August 8-19, 2022 and September 19-30, 2022 in Oxford at an estimated cost of $1,800.00. (Jeff McCutchen)
      9. Request permission for two agents to attend Hollotec-Lock Picking & Specialized Entry training on August 25-26, 2022 in Oxford at an estimated cost of $918.00 (half paid for by Metro Narcotics). (Jeff McCutchen)
      10. Request permission for an officer to attend the DARE conference in Biloxi, MS, July 19-22, 2022, at an estimated cost of $476.00. (Jeff McCutchen)
  7. Announce vacancies on the Historic Preservation Commission and the Courthouse Square Preservation Commission.
  8. Presentation and request for permission to accept the March 31, 2022 Annual Report for the City of Oxford Reserve and Trust Fund. (Ed Maxwell)
  9. Request permission to sign the 2022-2023 Multimodal Grant accepting $85,834.00 in general liability insurance reimbursement from OUT. (Donna Zampella)
  10. Seek permission to approve a parade/assembly permit for Visit Oxford to hold the ‘Outstanding in the Field’ dinner in the car park on the west side of the square between Van Buren and East Jackson Avenue on October 9, 2022 from from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the afternoon. (Kinney Ferris)
  11. Request permission to approve a parade/rally permit for Audrey Flaschka to give a speech on the steps of City Hall on Sunday, July 10, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Jeff McCutchen)
  12. Consider a request from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church for the use of a uniformed officer for traffic detail work beginning July 10, 2022. (Jeff McCutchen)
  13. Request permission for two officers to attend the IACP Impaired Driving and Safety Conference August 21-23, 2022 in San Antonio, TX, at an estimated cost of $4,300.70 (at pay through the MS TIDE grant). (Jeff McCutchen)
  14. Second Reading and Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance to rezone approximately +/- 22.21 acres for Case No. 2867, Andrew Ross, for the Pat Patterson Drive PUD, of (NR) Residential Neighborhood and (TNB ) Traditional Neighborhood Commerce at (PUD) Planned Unit Development for the property located between Anchorage Road and Pat Patterson Parkway, being further identified as PPIN 39601 and 39602. (Ben Requet)
  15. Consider a proposal from McCarty Architects, PA for pre-planning services related to the conversion of the Oxford Enterprise Center to the Oxford Police Department. (Marc Levy)
  16. Consider an executive session.
  17. Gathering at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2022.

Questions about this agenda? Call 662-236-1310 or contact Ashley Atkinson, City Clerk: [email protected]

Auxiliary aids and services may be available for persons with disabilities upon request twenty-four (24) hours by contacting Braxton Tullos, City of Oxford ADA Coordinator at 662-232-2453.

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