Posts Tagged ‘marina’

Officials delay decision on contract for marina/harbor

BAY ST. LOUIS — Officials have delayed for at least two weeks a decision on awarding a contract for a $21 million marina and harbor project. The Sea Coast Echo reports the bids for the harbor project were accepted six weeks ago. The low bidder was Gill’s Crane and Dozer Service of Slidell, La., with […] [...]

Supervisors OK plan for Ocean Springs Harbor

OCEAN SPRINGS — Jackson County supervisors have approved a plan for the Harbor Commission to manage and lease parking and boat slips that will be created when the state removes a boat shed and restaurant from the county’s Ocean Springs Harbor. County leaders said the Department of Marine Resources will need to first remove the […] [...]

Judge’s ruling means fight to continue over marina site

BAY ST. LOUIS — The Murphy family’s legal battle over the future the marina site in Bay St. Louis will continue now that Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s motion to dismiss has been denied. Hancock County Circuit Judge Lisa P. Dodson ruled the secretary of state did not properly support the motion to dismiss the […] [...]

Officials extend bidding deadline for Coast marina project

BAY ST. LOUIS — The deadline for bids on the Bay. St. Louis marina project has been extended to Aug. 8. Officials tell the Sea Coast Echo the two-week extension was granted so other interested contractors could bid on the project. Engineers say 71 bid packets have been sent out. The entire project, including the […] [...]

City says new marina project moving forward despite lawsuits

BAY ST. LOUIS — Though there have been lawsuits over the project, city officials said if all goes according to the plan the new $21 million marina could be built by the end of 2013. The 163-slip harbor will be just north of the CSX railroad bridge. Workers have begun on some construction related to […] [...]

Unable to reach deal with Bally, Grand Station Casino closes

VICKSBURG — Grand Station Casino has closed in Vicksburg, affecting 230 employees. The Vicksburg Post reports casino officials began escorting employees from the casino about 11 a.m. yesterday and security guards turned prospective gamblers away. Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield says the city would work with companies interested in acquiring the casino. The action came after […] [...]

Judge dismisses family’s lawsuit over marina construction

BAY ST. LOUIS — A judge has dismissed a Bay St. Louis family’s lawsuit it filed against the city and the state over the future use of their property as a marina. Kenneth F. Murphy, Ray J. Murphy and Audie R. Murphy, who own the beachfront site where the popular Dan B.’s tavern and restaurant […] [...]

Supervisors vote down Coast marina project

ST. MARTIN — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has rejected plans for a new marina in St. Martin. Board president Melton Harris said the developer wanted to build a 21-slip marina and a restaurant on St. Martin Bayou. A supporter of the plan estimated that it would have been a $12-million investment. Harris said […] [...]

Proposed Margaritaville marina gets DMR approval

BILOXI — Developers of the new Margaritaville Casino have received approval from the DMR to build a 27 slip marina as part of that project. WLOX-TV reports that authorization was given at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources in Biloxi. The marina will be built adjacent to the casino project, near the […] [...]

City officials: Marina project ‘off the table’

by Published: February 14,2011

Tags: marina, martimie, municipal government, real estate

WAVELAND — Waveland officials say plans to build a $6-million marina are off the table. Mayor David Garcia told the Sun Herald over the weekend that funding from the Mississippi Development Authority for the project is no longer available. However, Garcia says the city and MDA are looking at a possible $1-million project to add […] [...]

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