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9:00 a.m. - Pre Council Meeting in the Council Conference Room on the 9th Floor of the South Tower in Government Plaza.

10:30 a.m. - The Council Meeting begins in Government Plaza Auditorium on the First Floor.


Council agenda for Jan 19, 2016

AGENDA
MOBILE CITY COUNCIL MEETING


Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

1. CALL TO ORDER:

2. INVOCATION:

Mrs. Dorothea Graddy, Christian Education Director
Friendship Baptist Church

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

4. ROLL CALL - CITY CLERK:

9:00 a.m. Pre-Council Meeting

10:30 a.m. Meeting

5. STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT:

6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
January 5, 2016 APPROVED

7. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

9. NEW COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:

10. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

11. APPEALS:

Held over from the meeting of January 12, 2016:

Appeal of Sivaporn Nimityongskul of the Planning Commission’s denial of applications for planning approval and planned unit development to allow a meditation center in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District (2354 and 2410 Eloong Drive) (District 3).
DENIED (RICH-ABSTAINED)

Held over from the meeting of January 12, 2016:

Request of Tarshia McGinney, Armed with Force Ministries, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 6552 Zeigler Boulevard on January 29, 30 and 31, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 7).
APPROVED

12. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Public hearing to rezone property at 3709 Demetropolis Road (northeast corner of Demetropolis Road and Halls Mill Road) from B-5 to B-2, to allow a liquor store (District 4) (Applicant: Charles B. Archer).

Public hearing to rezone property at 5601 & 5611 Moffett Road (northwest corner of Moffett Road and Howells Ferry Road) from B-2 and B-3 to B-3 to eliminate split zoning (District 7) (Applicant: Circle K Stores, Inc.).

13. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

14. RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

40-761 Declare the structure at 2124 Felix Street a public nuisance and order it repaired or demolished (District 1) (Held over from November 24, 2015).
APPROVED

01-040 Authorize agreement with Mobile County for the donation of five bronze statues for use at Mardi Gras Park (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Ricardo Woods, City Attorney).
APPROVED

09-041 Re-allocate $1,651,230.34 from Municipal Government Capital Improvements Funds (Fund 580) to various Capital Improvement Projects (Debt Service Regional Comm. & Senior Ctr., $392,938.00; Public Building Repairs, $308,292.34; Mechanical Systems, $250,000.00; Building & Grounds Allowance, $300,000.00; and Citywide Roof Repairs, $400,000.00) (sponsored by Councilmember Richardson & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Relya Mallory, Finance Department).
APPROVED

21-042 Authorize contract with BFI Waste Services, LLC, for provision of dumpsters at various City of Mobile facilities, $55,788.40 (three-year contract) (sponsored by City Council & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
APPROVED

21-043 Authorize contract with Port City Glass & Mirror, Inc. for Azalea City Golf Course Clubhouse Window Replacement, $15,680.00 (C0241) (sponsored by Councilmember Gregory & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
APPROVED

21-044 Authorize contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for Baltimore St., Street and Drainage Rehabilitation, $235,000.00 (CDBG funded) (sponsored by Councilmember Small & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Nick Amberger, Engineering Department).
APPROVED

21-045 Authorize contract with Driven Engineering, Inc. for Graham Road Drainage Improvements, $8,000.00 (2016 CIP, District 7, #59) (sponsored by Councilmember Gregory & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Nick Amberger, Engineering Department).
APPROVED

31-046 Authorize the Mayor to apply, accept and receive $1,500,000.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program ($150,000.00 local match) (sponsored by Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Deputy Chief William A. Pappas, Mobile Fire-Rescue).
APPROVED

31-047 Re-allocate $125,000.00 from the Community & Housing Development Fund, Account #1000/3500 to fund Account #5730 for HOME Investment Program Match (sponsored by Councilmember Richardson & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Nigel Roberts, Community & Housing Development Department).
APPROVED

47-048 Assent to the vacation of a portion of Rivers Avenue (District 2) (applicant: Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners).
APPROVED

15. ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

64-003 Rezone property at 3709 Demetropolis Road (northeast corner of Demetropolis Road and Halls Mill Road) from B-5 to B-2, to allow a liquor store (District 4) (Applicant: Charles B. Archer).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

64-004 Rezone property at 5601 & 5611 Moffett Road (northwest corner of Moffett Road and Howells Ferry Road) from B-2 and B-3 to B-3 to eliminate split zoning (District 7) (Applicant: Circle K Stores, Inc.).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

84-005 Authorize the issuance of a general obligation refunding warrant, series 2016, to refund the general obligation refunding and improvement warrants, series 2006 (sponsored by Councilmembers Richardson and Rich & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Paul Wesch, Finance Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

16-A. CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

03-050 Appoint Marc Jackson and Michael R. Holland to the Infirmary Health System Special Care Facilities Financing Authority of Mobile (sponsored by City Council).
APPROVED

03-051 Appoint Alfred Stokes to the History Museum of Mobile Board (sponsored by Councilmember Williams).
APPROVED

37-052 Recommend approval to the ABC Board for issuance of a Non-Profit Tax Exempt license for the American Cancer Society, Inc. (2016 Chili Cook Off), 1035 North Cody Road (sponsored by Councilmember Gregory).
APPROVED

37-053 Recommend approval to the ABC Board for issuance of a Restaurant Retail Liquor license for Dauphins, 107 St. Francis Street, Suite 3400 (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie).
APPROVED

58-054 Declare weeds noxious, Group #1532.
APPROVED

58-055 Authorize removal of weeds, Group #1531.
APPROVED

16-B. RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

01-056 Authorize a Foreign-Trade Zone Operator agreement with World Marine of Alabama, LLC (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Ricardo Woods, City Attorney).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

01-057 Authorize agreement for services and cooperative maintenance of public right-of-way with the University of South Alabama to provide landscaping and limited landscape maintenance along University Boulevard and Old Shell Road (reimbursement up to $85,000.00) (CIP CO245-CP #7510; CIP 2016, District 7 #392, additional landscaping/irrigation work) (sponsored by Councilmember Gregory & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Bill Harkins, Public Works).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

01-058 Authorize professional services agreement the Center for Community Progress to provide consulting services for the systemic structure of the Alabama Land Bank Act (not to exceed $32,000.00) (sponsored by Councilmember Daves & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Joan Dunlap, Mayor’s Office).
APPROVED

01-059 Authorize refunding trust agreement with Regions Bank regarding issuance of a general obligation refunding warrant, series 2016, to refund the general obligation refunding and improvement warrants, series 2006 (sponsored by Councilmembers Richardson and Rich & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Paul Wesch, Finance Department).
TABLED

01-060 Authorize financing agreement with Regions Capital Advantage, Inc. regarding issuance of a general obligation refunding warrant, series 2016, to refund the general obligation refunding and improvement warrants, series 2006 (sponsored by Councilmembers Richardson and Rich & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Paul Wesch, Finance Department).
TABLED

21-061 Authorize contract with Farnell Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. for Fort Conde Welcome Center-replace AC units, $68,858.00 (2016 CIP-CO252, Project #102) (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

21-062 Authorize contract with Nu Vision Service for emergency demolition of condemned structure with lead-based paint and asbestos containing materials, 962 Sunset Avenue, $7,800.00 (CO111) (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

21-063 Authorize contract with Caribbean Design, LLC for emergency demolition of condemned structure with lead-based paint, 854 Marine Street, $9,990.00 (CO111) (sponsored by Councilmember Small & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

21-064 Authorize contract with Caribbean Design, LLC for emergency demolition of condemned structure with lead-based paint, 7238 Ninth Street, $9,800.00 (CO111) (sponsored by Councilmember Gregory & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

21-065 Authorize contract with Nu Vision Service for emergency demolition of condemned structure with lead-based paint, 716 Shannon Street, $8,500.00 (CO111) (sponsored by Councilmember Daves & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

21-066 Authorize contract with Caribbean Design, LLC for emergency demolition of condemned structure with lead-based paint, 1170 Chinquapin Street, $8,800.00 (CO111) (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

21-067 Authorize contract with Aeiker Construction Corporation for Hank Aaron Stadium-drainage improvements, $89,700.00 (CO253) (sponsored by Councilmember Williams & Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Kimberly Harden, Architectural Engineering Department).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

31-068 Authorize the Mayor to apply and accept a Choice Neighborhood Planning Action Grant from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to carry out activities for physical, community and economic development projects in the Choice Planning Initiative transformation area ($375,000.00 CDBG match funds) (sponsored by Councilmembers Richardson and Manzie and Mayor Stimpson) (submitted by Nigel Roberts, Community & Housing Development).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

60-069 Expand the area exempt from off-street parking requirements to include the area between the Mobile River and Water Street north of the present boundary (St. Anthony Street) to Beauregard Street (sponsored by Councilmember Manzie) (submitted by James Rossler, Council Attorney).
HELD OVER FOR ONE WEEK

17. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

District 1 – Councilmember Fred Richardson
District 2 – Councilmember Levon Manzie
District 3 – Councilmember C. J. Small
District 4 - Councilmember John Williams
District 5 – Councilmember Joel Daves
District 6 – Councilmember Bess Rich
District 7 – Councilmember Gina Gregory

Disclaimer: The online agenda is for general information only. In the event of a conflict between the online copy and the official hard copy documents on file with the City Clerk, the official hard copy shall prevail.



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