R U Ready for hurricane season?

Hurricane season is days old, and the City of Biloxi wants to know if you are prepared. To help residents plan, the city is airing its “R U Ready 2022?” program this month on BTV, the city’s municipal TV channel.

Hear from a host of disaster preparation and response authorities in the latest edition of “R U Ready?”. The 7-minute program, which airs at 7:45 each morning and evening, and each afternoon at 1:45 on BTV, is designed to provide a broad base of information from a variety of sources to help local residents and business owners prepare for hurricane season. You can also see it on the city‚Äôs YouTube page anytime.

“R U Ready?” includes segments featuring Biloxi Fire Chief and Emergency Manager Nick Geiser; Lt. Col. Mark Withee, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron; Capt. Michael Strickland, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources; Dr. Tracie Sempier, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium; and Jeff Shepard, Mississippi Power.

For more storm preparedness tips, check out the June issue of BNews Monthly and visit the storm and flood page on the city’s website.
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News & Notes: Weekly reports, council, traffic

The Week That Was: Weekly reports from the departments of Police, Fire, and Community Development departments are now online for your review. To see the report from last week and an archive of weekly reports, click here.

City Council: The Biloxi City Council will hold two meetings on Tuesday night, a special-called meeting at 5 p.m. to discuss medical cannabis, followed by a regular scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. to include a public hearing on a requested PD-HB Planned Development-Hospitality Business Overlay District and Master Plan at 1252 & 1254 Beach Blvd., and 1257 Father Ryan Avenue. To see agendas for both meetings, click here.

Traffic:  To see the latest traffic advisories and road closures, click here