Biloxi City Council

Biloxi City Council meeting

The Biloxi City Council had a lot to cover at tonight’s meeting including land development and new construction. The hot topic of short term rentals will be discussed at the next city council meeting. The council discussed the district on…

Biloxi City Council votes on blocking short term rentals

Biloxi City Council’s meeting was standing room only as residents were lined up to voice their concerns and support for permits allowing short term rentals. The council voted against imposing a temporary block on the issuance of short term rental…

Mardi Gras Museum searching for new location

It's been years since the Mardi Gras museum in the Magnolia Hotel in Biloxi was open to the public. Since this summer, the museum has been searching for a new location to reopen its doors. This, all because the Magnolia…

TREASURE BAY CASINO EXPANSION UPDATE

This afternoon the Biloxi city council gave the go ahead to rezone areas around Treasure Bay. This is all part of the casinos expansion project which will take place in three different phases. The first phase will add a parking…

Firefighters honored for boat rescue

A special recognition took place at tonight’s Biloxi City Council meeting, honoring the three Biloxi firefighters that responded to the scene of the boating accident that took place on Friday at the Biloxi Bay Bridge. Mayor FoFo Gilich presented Captain…

Special meeting for Biloxi City Council

The Biloxi City Council called a special meeting today to discuss the municipal budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The budget meeting consisted of, but was not limited to, a compensation schedule to the city’s water and sewer fund and…

City of Biloxi declares state of emergency

The Biloxi City Council held a special meeting today to declare a state of emergency for the City of Biloxi due to potential effects from Tropical Storm Harvey. The resolution passed and allows Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich to do all…

Biloxi City Council Meeting

Many new and exciting projects are in the works in Biloxi. One of those projects is the return of a passenger rail service. News 25’s Shelby Myers is at Biloxi City Hall with more.

Biloxi City Council Meeting

The recent increase in rain has caused a headache for Biloxi residents traveling near the Division Street area. Despite the city’s ongoing roadwork, those living in the east Biloxi area are fed up with the inconvenience and are at City…

Biloxi Council votes against homeless center idea

The City of Biloxi will not be going through with the idea to turn the old Beauvoir school into a homeless center. The decision comes after a 3-3 vote from council members at City Hall today. Council members had very…

Biloxi City Council votes to table flag decision

The Biloxi City Council voted six to one to table their vote on whether or not to continue keeping the Mississippi state flag from flying over state buildings. In late April, Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich ordered all state flags…

Biloxi revamping efforts to recoup $606,000

Biloxi City Council discussed and agreed to intensify efforts to recoup $606,000 from the state and filed documents in Harrison County Chancery Court that show the actions in transferring the funds were unconstitutional. The money is supposed to be shared…

City Council discusses Mississippi state flag

Tonight the Biloxi City Council hosted another packed house as the state flag continues to be the center of discussion at City Hall. News 25’s Hank Davis brings us more. The state flag discussion in Biloxi has seen another development…

Biloxi Council briefing on ongoing legal issues

The Biloxi City Council will conduct a rare executive session, closed to the public, at a point during its meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss ongoing legal issues associated with the Golden Nugget Casino rent money. City Attorney Peter Abide…

Changes Of The Way For City Council Biloxi

While it looks like there may be no changes when it comes to the top dog in Biloxi, there will be at least one new Biloxi City Council Member when the dust settles this summer. Ward 7's David Fayard has…

Mayor Gilich Calls for Special Meeting

This afternoon in Biloxi, Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich called a special meeting to present his pitch to establish the Biloxi Biometrics and Cybersecurity Center, a community based corporation. City officials say this will bring hundreds of ‘new collar’ high-paying jobs…

Biloxi City Council to Meet

Later in the day, the Biloxi City Council is set to meet with several important topics on their agenda, including talk about the Keesler Gate. The council is set to recognize grant revenues and appropriate funds for the Keesler Gate…

Public Hearing on Belle La Vie

Tonight, Biloxi City Council seeks the public's input on a zoning change that would allow for a large housing development in the Woolmarket area. News 25's Kendra Turley joins us live from the public hearing at Joppa Temple in Biloxi.

City of Biloxi Possibly Seeking State Grant

The Biloxi City Council meets later today for the first time in 2017. While the giving season may be over, council members are looking to ask state legislators for a new grant. Biloxi Council members are set to discuss asking…