Council President Kim Bradley prevents excessive and wasteful spending on a mini excavator. He noticed that the specifications of the excavator were specific to a particular model, eliminating many alternatives that are cheaper. He asked the council to vote against funding this particular item.
This is the full council video for April 3rd, 2012. John Lee withdraws his appeal to stop the Thirsty Hippo from opening next to his law practice. The agreement reached between Hattiesburg Attorney John Lee and Sara Newton can be read here. April 3rd Agenda Items April 3rd Amendments
As the Jackie Dole Community Center was filling up with Thirsty Hippo Supporters and media, John Lee and his legal council made their entrance to a packed house. Noticing several news cameras and reporters along with 175 plus Hippo supporters, a disconcerted Lee and council meandered to the front of the community center; then quickly […]
It a rare move at a March 19th, 2012 Hattiesburg city council meeting Ward 4 Councilman Dave Ware departed from traditional city council protocol, addressing concerns raised by Joseph Rawson in the citizen forum. Rawson a regular at council meetings went before the city’s leadership to bring to their attention The Open Meetings Act of […]
On Tuesday’s, March 20th City Council meeting Mayor Johnny Dupree honored lab techs from the area.
Bob Barbour with the Orion planning group appeared before the Hattiesburg city council to discuss the study his company is doing to help improve the development code in the three major corridors of Hardy Street, Pine Street, and Broadway Drive. During that presentation Councilman Carter Carroll reached out to Mr. Barbour for guidance with land […]
Expressing his concern over the “eye sore” of sex and drugs behind his church, Reverand Siggars pleaded for help getting the homeless population removed from the woods behind his church. The video of this exchange can be see here.