City Council Revised Agenda for Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Another year, another great block party

“It was a perfect day,” Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich said from his City Hall office this afternoon, after wandering through some 1,500 cars and thousands of car enthusiasts for the annual Cruisin’ the Coast Downtown Biloxi Block Party. “I think it was great,” Gilich declared. “Everybody had a great time, the weather was perfect, and […]

MDOT to temporarily close lanes on I-110 next week

MDOT has announced that workers will have temporary nighttime closures of lanes on I-110 beginning next week to allow for inspection of the span of the highrise bridge. Sections of the northbound and southbound lanes at the I-110 draw bridge will be closed Monday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 25 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. […]

DRC Agenda for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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FY 2016 TIGER Grant Projects

The section the city website contains documents concerning the city’s current applications for federal TIGER grants. The program — Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery — is a supplementary discretionary grant program included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.   The City of Biloxi’s FY2016 TIGER Discretionary Grant Application: Woolmarket Gateway Project The following […]

Planning Commission for Thursday, April 21, 2016

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DRC Agenda for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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Locations of new historical markers

Here are the titles and locations of the city’s initial collection of 10 new historical markers, created and erected in late 2015: The Evolution of Biloxi Tourism, On the grounds of the Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd. The Biloxi Lighthouse, On Beach Boulevard, south of the Lighthouse, at Porter Avenue and U.S. 90, at north edge […]

State of the City 2016

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich, speaking to a standing-room audience in his first State of the City address, acknowledged the poor condition of roads under construction in east Biloxi and made two promises about the work: temporary paving is in the works for major thoroughfares, and residents and businesses would not see a repeat when the […]

City of Biloxi Restore Act applications

Here is a list of the grants requests the City of Biloxi has made to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Restore Act portal, as of Dec. 12, 2015.   Point Cadet Waterfront Boardwalk and Marina Improvements, Biloxi Small Craft Harbor Expansion and Tricentennial Park Improvements $35 million requested The project includes upgrading the existing Point Cadet […]

City of Biloxi tidelands grant applications FY 2017

 Process and history | DMR ranking of applications | Tidelands revenue | Tidelands awards   Here is a list of Tidelands applications submitted by the City of Biloxi, as of Dec. 12, 2015, to be considered by the state Legislature in its January session, for Fiscal Year 2017.    West Biloxi Festival Boardwalk and Boat Ramp                                           $3 million […]

City unveils plans for Tidelands, Restore Act applications

The City of Biloxi is applying for $14.5 million in Tidelands funds for waterfront improvements along Back Bay and west beach, and at the same time is applying for more than $112 million in funds through the state’s Restore Act. The proposals include improvements and expansions of city marinas and harbors for recreational and charter […]

Planning Commission Agenda for Thursday, November 19, 2015.

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Biloxi Connect: Frequently asked questions

  Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Biloxi Connect, the new online or mobile service designed to help residents make service requests quickly and conveniently.   Why does the city offer this service? This service is designed to make communicating with the city easier, and to take advantage of available technology.   […]

Baseball, music and other performing arts

Lots to do this weekend. The Biloxi Shuckers host the Chatanooga Lookouts at MGM Park; Lady Antebellum plays the Coast Coliseum; Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell play the IP; “Yaye” continues its run at the Beau Rivage, and, of course “Katraina +10” is at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art. See the entire lineup .

Kirkland to lead development, innovation efforts

Continuing his restructuring of Biloxi municipal operations, Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich today announced the creation of a new position within the mayor’s office, and selected a former Biloxi CAO to fill it. “I was elected in large part because of my commitment to more aggressively pursue economic development and my pledge to address 21st century […]

Storm prep guide being delivered across Biloxi

Residents and business owners throughout Biloxi are now receiving the city’s annual Storm & Flood Preparedness guide in their mailboxes, just as the peak of hurricane season arrives. The 12-page compendium includes a storm tracking map; information on evacuation routes and shelters; tips on how to create a storm plan for your family; frequently called […]

DRC Agenda for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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No shucking: Gilich says let’s ‘Play Ball’ June 6

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich announced today it’s time to play ball on June 6. The mayor said an agreement is now in place to open MGM Park for the June 6 Biloxi Shuckers home game against the Mobile Bay Bears. “I’m pleased to announce that we’ve been able to reach an agreement with the Biloxi […]

DRC for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Biloxi casinos pass $2 billion mark in taxes paid

Biloxi’s casino gaming industry, which marked its 20th anniversary in 2012, achieved a milestone without much fanfare last month: The industry crossed the $2 billion-dollar mark in taxes paid to state and local governments. Gaming figures compiled by the city, based on state collection of $16.6 billion in revenue from Biloxi casinos, show the casino […]

Pass, Popp’s Ferry signals remain down

Traffic signals at Popp’s Ferry and Pass Roads, downed yesterday by a vehicle accident, are not expected to be fully operational until around noon today. The intersection has been converted to a four-way stop until repairs are completed. Police also may be at the intersection, helping to keep traffic moving safely and efficiently. Motorists should […]

Planning Commission Agenda for Thursday, April 16, 2015

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DRC Agenda for Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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Planning Commission Agenda for Thursday, February 5, 2015

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Beauvoir goes Scottish this weekend

You’ll find plenty of pipe bands, Irish dancing, sheep herding and jousting this weekend as Beauvoir hosts the two-day Scottish Highland Games, one of this weekend’s top events. The festival features traditional foods, such as meat pies, sausage rolls and pastries, and other fair fare. A host of vendors will offer unique Scottish and Irish […]

There will not be a Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday September 18, 2014

There will not be a Planning Commission Meeting held on July 3, 2014

AHRC Agenda for Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Planning Commission Agenda for Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Planning Commission Agenda for Thursday, June 5, 2014

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MDOT to close I-110 June 2-3 and June 15-19

MDOT has announced that the I-110 highrise will be closed to all traffic on Monday and Tuesday (June 2-3) from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. and again on June 15-19 as contractors move into the final stages of an $8.5 million upgrade of the bridge’s mechanical and electrical systems. MDOT says that although the contract […]

No DRC on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

No DRC for Wednesday April 30, 2014

There will be no DRC April 30, 2014.

Keesler reports $1.1 billion impact in FY ’13

Keesler’s total economic impact for Fiscal Year 2013 has been calculated at more than $1.1 billion. The figure was finalized as base officials completed the annual process of data assimilation and validation. “Those economic impact numbers are a reflection of the incredible dedication, talent and experience of each member of Team Keesler. We’re proud that […]