Press Release – Maximum Capacity for the Public in the July Recess Board of Aldermen Meeting


For details and information concerning this release, please contact Meggan Brown, Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, at 228-875-6722.

July 20, 2020- For Immediate Release


Board of Aldermen Meeting, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6pm at City Hall

Ocean Springs, MS – Due to restrictions set forth by Governor Tate Reeves’ in regards to COVID-19 and Executive Order 1509, the maximum capacity for the public to be in the Board Room is 10 people. We will have chairs spaced out for social distancing among the public. The hallway is also available for the public, if waiting for a specific item on the agenda, and the maximum capacity for the hallway is 10. We will have chairs available if needed during this time.

If you are attending the Board Meeting to speak at a Public Hearing, so that attendance is not required, you can send any correspondence to and all messages will be read aloud during the meeting by the Planning & Grants Administrator. We also will have a signup sheet at the entrance of the Board Room, please sign-in to speak during Public Hearings.

If you would like to submit any comments to be read aloud for Public Comment please send any correspondence to These comments do not have to be about specific items on the agenda.

We sincerely apologize for the late notice and any inconvenience this may cause. We highly encourage anyone at risk for COVID-19 to watch the meeting live on YouTube. You can access it directly here: or search for “City of Ocean Springs, MS” on YouTube. You can also find information about this meeting, along with video recordings of previous City meetings, on our website here:


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