City of Moss Point (Moss Point , MS)


  • Name:jacqueline Johnson

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:City of Moss Point
  • Address:4320 McInnis Avenue
    Moss Point , MS 39563
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:228 474-9933
  • Main fax:228 475-4316

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  • Mission:
  • To provide meaningful employment to youth between the ages of 16 to 25 for up to a 9 week period teaching life skill developments to enrich the lives of the youth living in our city.

  • Overview:
  • The City of Moss Point is a naturally beautiful city that sits at the confluence of the pristine Pascagoula and Escatawpa Rivers. It is easily accessible by land, water, rail and air, thus providing the city with strategic economic benefits. There are clean creeks, streams and bayous through the city. We value our long shorelines, moss-laden live oak trees, green vegetation, rich productive soil seafood variety, clean air natural harbours, and abundant wildlife habitat. The moderate climate allows for year-round boating, kayaking, water-skiing, riverboat rides and dinner cruises. Along the waterfront, citizens and visitors enjoy plentiful waterfront recreational opportunities including nature trails into the marshland, boardwalks, and parks bordering the river. Sustainable mixed development that blends with the natural environment allows for shopping, cafes and restaurants, entertainment and culture, including annual festivals and a riverfront community center.
    The City of Moss Point is a diverse family-oriented community the population is about 13,726. In an effort to keep our city streets and highway looking pristine the city of Moss Point will employ 13 youth from the age of 16-25 for a period of up to nine weeks to perform a beautification project throughout the city and along interstate 63 and highway 613. The youth will be supervised by the project manager from the Property Management Division out of the Public Works Department. Each youth will be required to work 28 hour per week with an additional 4 hours per week retained for life skill training. The work hours will be from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. will be reserved for life skills training. Youth will report each morning to the Public Works Division where they will receive their assignments for work each morning. All time sheets and records for pay will be submitted to the Grant Administrator for review and then submitted to payroll.

    There are a number of benefits the city will receive from this funding. The city will receive the benefits of a beautifully landscaped city along interstate roads, byways and highways that bring tourists and the local area citizens through our city. The program will accomplish meaningful and productive improvements to transportation facilities. The Youth will receive a fulfilling summer of dedication and commitment to seeing something their hands have achieved through hard work turn into something beautiful. The youth will learn how to use small equipment. Transportation Enhancement activities may include promoting its residential neighborhood and commercial districts. Other possible benefits include:
    • Learning responsibility and respect for earning their own money.
    • Receiving life skill training which will benefit them in life.
    • Learning to implement projects that will be initiated promptly and have the ability to see it completed properly
    • The youth will be provided unique training opportunities

    The city project will meets the following eligibility requirement for this grant which include the following:
    • Maintaining and/or revitalizing existing landscaped sites during the program period.
    • Landscaping and scenic beautification projects within highway rights-of-ways or in proximity to transportation facilities;
    • Preservation or rehabilitation of historic markers, buildings, structures, or facilities having significance to transportation.
    • Providing facilities for pedestrians and bicycles.

    The enrollment criteria the city will use is to seek assistance from the local high school and community colleges to notify them we will seek applications from potential youth they believe will do well employed in this type of setting and encourage them to apply. The school will assist us in making sure it is properly announced about potential employment through the city of Moss Point. All applications will come through our Human Resource Department. The city will not discriminate based on race, creed or financial status all applicants are welcome to apply.

  • History:
  • The city of Moss Point has been providing this program for the last 5 years to help the youth in our communities find gainful employment and to provide them meaningful life skills that help them as they attempt to accomplish their goals in life. These skill help them prepare for adulthood. We provide them the opportunity to experience having their first job with pay and learning how to perform on a job. The city receive certain benefits which help us to maintain our city highways with the use of summer worker.

  • Year established:1901
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:6
  • Advisory board size:
  • Staff size:3


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:Unknown
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:64-6000859