2561 Brighton Circle    Biloxi, MS  39531

What's happening in Ward 5    07/25/14

AUGUST      Link to Community Calendar JULY

NOTE: The pool at Donal Snyder Recreational Center will be closed for two weeks in early August for cosmetic work and painting.  Also, the gymnasium floor will be repaired in the near future.
  5 Council Meeting   6:00  DOCKET
      Special meeting re: Budget   4:00
Note: Final paving of Channel Mark Dr and Cove will occur about the second week in August, when Eula Drive is ready for final paving and the punch lists are completed.
  7 First Day of School, Biloxi Schools
     Be mindful of school crossings & bus stops!
      Click here to see the school year calendar
NOTE: Mississippi Power will be replacing all primary underground cables along Cove Dr & Channel Mark Dr sometime during the last two weeks in August
19 Council Meeting   1:30  DOCKET
26 Council Meeting   1:30  DOCKET



Big Lake Rd >>> 25 mph!

Street light out in Ward 5?

Mississippi Power Co. at 1-877-656-1836

Pick up debris, trimmings, etc.

Public Works at 228-435-6271

Farmers' Market now open!
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00a - 4:00p under
the I-110 bridge overpass, Howard Avenue.

Quick Updates                                                       07/23/14

I spoke with Public Works Director Dan Gaillet this past Monday, July 21, 2014, about updates on:

Balmoral Ave - Bids received July 30; Council awards bid in August;  construction begins in late September

Edgewater Drive - Public Works monitoring; on Public Works' To Do list(asphalt patch didn't work)

Beach View Drive - Milling/Paving in August

Big Lake & Oakridge Circle - Drainage line project (Big Lake west to old golf course) going to Council for approval in August; start date after Labor Day

Eisenhower Drive - Paving done; striping to be done

Christi Lane- Hole in yard at 427 to be filled; easement by 419 to be checked

Parkview Lift Station - First round of bids came in high; re-advertised/re-bid, bid opening is August 13

Churchill Avenue - Technique for repair involves grading the road shoulder, netting/cover overlay and ground cover; paid for out of $14M road/drainage money;start date not determined yet

Panel Replacement, The Enclave & River Place  85% of planning has been done; panels to be replaced have been determined; no start date set yet; paid for out of $14M road/drainage bond money

Drainage Easement between Springridge & Sheridan Court - Public Works to send someone out to check

Oakmont Place - Sinkhole marked; on the To Do list

Baseball: Spending $36M...                 07/23/14

There's a lot of opinions and figures mentioned about construction of the baseball stadium, parking garage, and pedestrian bridge over Highway 90.  Click the link for a breakdown of the costs, known and unknown, at this point.

Council Approves $29.1M Contract

Meeting with Apts & Condos    07/23/14

I'm scheduling meetings at the following apartments and Beau View condominium to introduce myself and hear about city-related concerns you may have.  The schedule will be updated as I hear from the apartment managers.

Bentley Apts...........................  Thursday, July 31, 6:00

The Cove at Back Bay..........  Monday, August 4, 6:30

Pass Pointe Apts.............  Thursday, August 14, 5:30

Maison d'Orleans Apts.......... No meeting scheduled

Biloxi Shores Apts................  No meeting scheduled

Note: Other apartment complexes are listed on the Archives page; click here to view

Economic Development Plan        07/25/14

Director of Community Development, Mr. Jerry Creel, presented an economic development plan during a special meeting of the city council on Tuesday, July 22.  Click the link  to view the plan.

The new "Archives" page means less clutter on this page and allows you to review past items you might have missed.  The "Pics" page has been removed from this website..