Saturday, October 21, 2017

December 29, 2016 - Pursuant to Section 39 of the Special Charter of the City of Vicksburg that describes the duties specified only to the mayor of the city, I am appointing a High Water Response Team Committee to oversee and monitor the projected MS River cresting and flooding in the city. This committee will consist of Police Chief Walter Armstrong and Fire Chief Charles Atkins, who will serve as co-chairmen; Community Development Director Victor Grey-Lewis; Public Works Director Garnet Van Norman; City Attorney Nancy Thomas; City Accountant Doug Whittington; City Clerk Walter Osborne; Purchasing Director Ann Grimshell; Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Bill Seratt; IT Director Billy Gordon;

Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer; City Grants Writer Marcia Weaver; and Chad Bounds of the us Army Corps of Engineers. Also, ex-officio members of the committee will be Mayor George Flaggs, Jr; Alderman Michael Mayfield; Alderman Willis Thompson; Warren County District 2 Supervisor William Banks and District 4 Supervisor John Carlisle. 

The High Water Response Team Committee will have scheduled meetings beginning on January 11th at 2:00pm in the Vicksburg City Hall Annex Board Room with subsequent meetings everyday at 2:00pm through January 16th.