Residents should monitor storm reports closely
Mayor A.J. Holloway is advising residents to closely monitor the Hurricane Katrina weather updates throughout the weekend, and to review your personal or family storm plans.
Members of the Biloxi City Council on Thursday approved the mayor’s request to declare that a state of emergency exists in Biloxi, as city departments began preliminary storm plans.
For the latest on the storm – and for advice on how to reduce the risk to your family and property – visit the Storm and Flood Preparedness section of the city web site. To go there, click here.
Council to continue budget talks Tuesday
Members of the Biloxi City Council will gather Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 to continue work on drafting a budget for Fiscal Year ’06.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the council room on the second floor of City Hall.
To see the agenda for the meeting, click here.
Coming your way this weekend
Performers Chris Botti, Dwight Yoakam and Jerry Lee Lewis are among the headliners this weekend. Read the overall entertainment lineup this weekend from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau by clicking here.
Fish fry coming up
The Biloxi Police and Fire departments are rounding up residents with hungry appetites for the annual MDA Fish Fry, which takes place next Friday, Sept. 2 at the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center. Those interested can either dine in, pick up or have orders delivered.
To find out more, click here.
News and notes
Ward 2 meeting: Councilmember Bill Stallworth will hold a ward meeting for residents of Ward 2 on Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Biloxi Community Center on Howard Avenue.
Webcasting: Hear background on the issues du jour on this week’s “City Desk” web cast. To listen, click here.
Traffic update: You can see how road improvement projects are impacting the flow of traffic by checking the Traffic Update, which also features the BPD’s weekly radar schedule. To visit the Traffic Update section of the city web site, click here.