Posts Tagged ‘public works’

City council trims department heads’ pay

MERIDIAN — The City Council has voted to cut the salaries of some department heads. Mayor Percy Bland, who was elected in June, replaced some department heads and kept others. In doing so, he set higher pay for directors of community development, homeland security and the chief of police. The chief administrative officer’s salary was […] [...]

Public Works director suspended, ordered into anger management counseling

OCEAN SPRINGS — Public Works director Andre Kaufman has been suspended for three days without pay, ordered to attend anger management counseling and placed on six months’ probation by the mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Sun Herald reported that Mayor Connie Moran and the board met about three hours behind closed doors Wednesday to […] [...]

City decides to privatize public works department

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2012

Tags: city, contract, government, infrastructure, municipal, municipality, prizative, public works, utility, wastewater, water

GAUTIER — The Gautier City Council has approved a contract to have Clearwater Solutions become the service provider for the public works department. The Sun Herald reports the first year of the five-year contact will cost the city a little more than $1.6 million; the other years will cost a little more than $1.7 million. […] [...]

City decides against privatizing public works department

by Associated Press Published: May 21,2012

Tags: bids, city council, councilmen, infrastructure, municipal government, privatization, public works

GAUTIER — Gautier has halted plans to privatize its public works department. The city council recently voted to stop the process. WLOX TV reports the move comes as the city began accepting several professional service proposals for the month of May. Some public workers feared privatizing would mean a loss of jobs. But Mayor Tommy […] [...]

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