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Council minutes for Jan 12, 2016

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, JANUARY 12, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Pre-Council Conference Room of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

Present:
Chair: Gregory
Councilmembers: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich
Absent:

The meeting was called to order. The Council reviewed and discussed the agenda for their meeting to be held today at 10:30 a.m.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting.

Approved:

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PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL

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CITY CLERK


MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, JANUARY 12, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

The meeting was called to order by City Clerk Lisa C. Lambert.

Reverend Radford Parker, Set Free by Jesus Ministries, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present on Roll Call:

Chair: Gregory
Councilmembers: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich
Absent: None

STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT:

The Presiding Officer stated that all cell phones must be turned off and dispensed with the reading of the following Rules concerning communications with the City Council, with the exception of #1, #2 and #4:

1) Any person desiring to address the Council must register upon entering the meeting area. When addressing the Council, the speaker must state his/her name and address.

2) Each speaker is allowed five minutes to address the Council. A bell will sound to indicate the end of 4 minutes. One minute is allowed for summarizing. The second bell indicates the time has expired.

3) To maintain decorum, there will be no undue applause and/or public outcry allowed.

4) When addressing the Council, there is to be no personal address to any individual Councilmember. All statements are to be made to the Chair who will recognize any Councilmember who wishes to respond.

5) Any person desiring to speak to the Council on a non-agenda item must contact the City Clerk's Office no later than 2:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the Council Meeting. The subject he/she wishes to address must be identified. Any person attending the meeting who has not given proper notice to the Clerk's Office and wishes to speak on a non-agenda item will not be allowed to address the Council.

6) Those persons desiring to speak on agenda items must indicate the resolution, ordinance, appeal, or public hearing item on arrival when signing in for the meeting.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

The minutes of the meeting of December 22, 2015, were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson presented a Certificate of Recognition to Officer Joshua Coleman as “Police Officer of the Month” for December, 2015.

Mayor Stimpson asked the Police Chief to brief the Council regarding the Christmas day shooting at the Wynnsong Theater. Chief Barber advised he met with the executives of the theater, and they asked for two weeks to discuss safety measures going forward. Chief Barber also addressed the proliferation of weapons by juveniles. He encouraged parents to check their children’s backpacks and social media accounts.

Mayor Stimpson congratulated the University of Alabama on their national championship. He stated that he planned to recognize the local University of Alabama players with a key to the city at a later date.

Mayor Stimpson also congratulated the Municipal Park Raiders who won the National Prep and Youth Football Association Championship in Orlando, Florida.

Mayor Stimpson announced he will be hosting two town hall meetings this week. The first is this evening at Cottage Hill Baptist Church at 6:00 p.m., and the second is on Thursday at Toulminville Public Library at 6:00 p.m.

Mayor Stimpson informed the Council he hosted the mayors of the five largest cities in Alabama this past weekend. They focused on economic development, education, and the legislative proposals in the upcoming legislative session.

Mayor Stimpson stated the new financials software is now up and running in the Finance Department. This software will improve efficiency, productivity and accuracy at City Hall. This latest software implementation will transform general ledger, budgeting, grant tracking, project accounting, fixed assets and document records management.

Mayor Stimpson welcomed Zodiac Aerospace, a global leader in aircraft cabin design, to the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. Zodiac is a 100 year old leader in the aerospace industry with more than 30,000 employees and 100 sites worldwide. The company is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems aboard commercial, regional, and business aircraft, as well as helicopters.

Mayor Stimpson commented that Sunday marked the last day of Riverside Ice this season. Almost 14,000 people from across the region visited Cooper Riverside Park to give ice skating a try. He thanked the sponsors and stated the event was revenue neutral.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Small moved for the adoption of the agenda, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich, Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the agenda adopted.

APPEALS:

The Council considered the request of Jason W. Craig for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 350 N. Lawrence Street on January 23, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (District 2).

There being no objections, Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be granted, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich, Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Jason W. Craig for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 1644 Virginia Street on January 30, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. (District 2).

There being no objections, Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be granted, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich, Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the 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. until 10:00 p.m. (District 7).

Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of January 19, 2016, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich, Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of January 19, 2016.

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the 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) and asked if anyone was present to speak for or against the appeal. No one appeared.

Councilmember Gregory moved that the appeal be laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of January 19, 2016, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich, Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the appeal laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of January 19, 2016.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ASSENTING TO THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF RIVERS AVENUE (DISTRICT 2). The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to consider assenting to the vacation of a portion of Rivers Avenue and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter. Chris Arledge, attorney for the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, was present.

The Presiding Officer declared the hearing concluded and that the necessary resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

Reggie Copeland, 3606 Swansea Drive, briefed the Council on Ladd Stadium. He stated the Stadium had a surplus of $100,000 for this past year. Councilmember Daves thanked Mr. Copeland for his many years of service.

Randy Copeland, 16 Kingsway, on behalf of the 74 Club, announced an upcoming event on March 4 and 5, 2016, to raise funds for local charities. It is called “Over the Edge USA” where participants rappel from the Marriott Hotel on Bel Air Boulevard to raise money.

Rev. David Edward and Rev. Lawrence Battiste, People United to Advance the Dream, requested funds for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Walk.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

REZONE PROPERTY AT 7054 HOWELLS FERRY ROAD (NORTHEAST CORNER OF HOWELLS FERRY ROAD AND CODY ROAD) FROM R-1 AND B-2 TO B-2. The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE 64-001-2016

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE ON THE 16TH DAY OF MAY, 1967, SAID ORDINANCE BEING COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE AS FOLLOWS:

Section One: That the Ordinance commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and adopted on May 16, 1967, together with the Zoning Map of the City of Mobile, 1967, be, and the same hereby is changed and altered in respect to that certain property in the City of Mobile, State of Alabama, described as follows to-wit:

BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEAST INTERSECTION OF HOWELL'S FERRY ROAD AND CODY ROAD, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA; THENCE RUN N-00°24'17"- E ALONG THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF CODY ROAD, 431.22 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN S-83'59'03"-E LEAVING SAID EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF CODY ROAD, 253.40 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN S-01'29'00" —E, 53.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN N-88'58-52"—E, 39.64 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN 5-00°37'00"-E 185.70 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF HOWELL'S FERRY ROAD; THENCE RUN S-60'47'01"-W ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF HOWELL'S FERRY ROAD, 341.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 2.21 ACRES , MORE OR LESS AND LYING IN SECTION 5 & 8, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, MOBILE COUNTY ALABAMA.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District; and B-2, Neighborhood Business District, to B-2, Neighborhood Business District, and it shall hereafter be lawful to construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a B-2, Neighborhood Business District, provided, however, that the plans for any structure or building sought to be erected on said property shall be in compliance with the building laws of the City of Mobile, and that any structure shall be approved by the Building Inspector of the City of Mobile, and that any such structure be erected only in compliance with such laws, including the requirements of said Zoning Ordinance of May 16, 1967, and further provided, however, that no lot or parcel of land herein above described shall be used for any use allowed in a B-2, Neighborhood Business District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) limited to an approved Planned Unit Development; and 2) full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

Section Two: This Ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its adoption and publication.

The ordinance was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the ordinance adopted.

STATE OF ALABAMA)
COUNTY OF MOBILE)

I, Lisa C. Lambert, City Clerk of Mobile, Alabama, hereby certify that Ordinance No. 64-001 Series 2016, was published in the Press-Register, a newspaper of general circulation in the City and County of Mobile, Alabama, on, .

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand on this day of , 2016.


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City Clerk

REZONE PROPERTY AT 5004 AND 5010 MOFFETT ROAD AND 1601 GASH LANE (NORTH SIDE OF MOFFETT SERVICE ROAD, 170’+ WEST OF GASH LANE) FROM R-1 TO B-3. The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE 64-002-2016

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE ON THE 16TH DAY OF MAY, 1967, SAID ORDINANCE BEING COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE AS FOLLOWS:

Section One: That the Ordinance commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and adopted on May 16, 1967, together with the Zoning Map of the City of Mobile, 1967, be, and the same hereby is changed and altered in respect to that certain property in the City of Mobile, State of Alabama, described as follows to-wit:

PARCEL NO. R022802034000006.
S 439 FT OF E ˝ OF LOT A MANDRILLS SUB MBK 3/253 CONTG 5 ACS M/L BEING PT OF SEC 3 T4S R2W DESC AS FOLL: COM AT SE COR OF LOT 1 & EXT WLY 493 FT M/L BEING ALG S/L LOT 1 FROM SD PT TO PT ON E/L LOT A TH EXT SLY FROM E/L LOT A TO SE COR LOT A POB BEING A STRIP OF LAND 439 FT M/L IN WIDTH & 493 FT M/L IN DEPTH WITH SAME WIDTH IN REAR AS IN FRONT RESERV A STRIP 16 FT ON E BDRY FOR R/W #SEC 3 T4S R2W 9114P28 02 03 4 000.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District, to B-3, Community Business District, and it shall hereafter be lawful to construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a B-3, Community Business District, provided, however, that the plans for any structure or building sought to be erected on said property shall be in compliance with the building laws of the City of Mobile, and that any structure shall be approved by the Building Inspector of the City of Mobile, and that any such structure be erected only in compliance with such laws, including the requirements of said Zoning Ordinance of May 16, 1967, and further provided, however, that no lot or parcel of land herein above described shall be used for any use allowed in a B-3, Community Business District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) Limited to an approved Planned Unit Development; 2) Completion of the Subdivision process; and 3) Full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

Section Two: This Ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its adoption and publication.

The ordinance was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the ordinance adopted.

STATE OF ALABAMA)
COUNTY OF MOBILE)

I, Lisa C. Lambert, City Clerk of Mobile, Alabama, hereby certify that Ordinance No. 64-002, Series 2016, was published in the Press-Register, a newspaper of general circulation in the City and County of Mobile, Alabama, on, .

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand on this day of , 2016.


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City Clerk

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

REALLOCATE $45,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #7362/CO186, ADEM CONSENT DECREE TO MS4 STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM CAPITAL PROJECT #836/CO050 (FUND 551). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 09-024-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $45,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #7362/C0186 ADEM Consent Decree in the Capital Improvement Fund 551 to Capital Project #836/C0050 MS4 Stormwater Management Program.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

REALLOCATE $25,000.00 FROM CAPITAL ROJECT #7421/NWC07, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY WATERSHED (FUND 551) TO CAPITAL PROJECTS #7510/CO245, USA LANDSCAPING AND IRRIGATION OLD SHELL ROAD. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 09-025-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $25,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #7421/NCW07 District 7 Planning, Neighborhood Community, Watershed in the Capital Improvement Fund 551 to Capital Project #7510/CO245 USA Landscaping & Irrigation Old Shell.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

REALLOCATE $2,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #7386/SDW07, DISTRICT 7 SIDEWALK REPAIRS (FUND 551) TO CP7510/CO245, USA LANDSCAPING AND IRRIGATION OLD SHELL. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 09-026-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $2,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #7386/SDWO7 District 7 Sidewalk Repairs in the Capital Improvement Fund 551 to Capital Project #7510/CO245 USA Landscaping & Irrigation Old Shell.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

REALLOCATE $65,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #7525/CO255, SIDEWALKS-LANGAN PARK (FUND 551) TO CAPITAL PROJECT #CO259, PARKS-LANGAN PARK SHADE STRUCTURES. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 09-027-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $65,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #7525/CO255 Sidewalks-Langan Park in the Capital Improvement Fund 551 to Capital Project CO259 Parks-Langan Park Shade Structures.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

REALLOCATE $30,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #7378/BRC06, BRIDGE AND CULVERT REPAIRS DISTRICT 6 (FUND 551) TO CAPITAL PROJECT #878/CO052, CITYWIDE STORM DRAIN AND PIPE PROJECTS. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 09-028-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $30,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #7378/BRCO6 Bridge & Culvert Repairs District 6 in the Capital Improvement Fund 551 to Capital Project #878/C0052. These funds are needed to cover a known overrun of the existing emergency project for Grelot & Crystal Drive Repairs.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

REALLOCATE $150,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #7455/CO194, MOBILE STREET SIDEWALKS (FUND 551) TO CP #7422/RWR01 DISTRICT 1 ROADWAY RESURFACING ($25,000.00; CP #CO169 MILL STREET PARK IMPROVEMENTS ($90,000.00); AND CP #CO170 THREE MILE CREEK WALKING/BIKE TRAIL $35,000.00. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 09-029-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $150,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #7455/C0194 Mobile Street Sidewalks in the Capital Improvement Fund 551 to the following Capital Projects:

CP #7422/RWRO1 District 1 Roadway Resurfacing $25,000.00
CP# C0169 Mill Street Park Improvements $90,000.00
CP# C0170 3 Mile Creek Walking/Bike Trail $35,000.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH J. A. DAWSON & COMPANY, INC., FOR PROVISION AND INSTALLATION OF A PLAYGROUND SHADE STRUCTURE AT MCCANTS-CHAVERS PARK, $49,998.12. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 21-030-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: J A Dawson & Company, Inc.

Project Name: Playground Shade Structure
McCants-Chavers Park

Project Number: PR-082-15

Amount: $49,998.12

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

AUTHORIZE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH NEEL-SCHAFFER, INC. FOR MS4 PROGRAM, $336,400.00 (CP #0836/C0050). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 21-031-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, the Professional Services Contract between the City of Mobile and Neel-Schaffer, Inc., for the NPDES Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program, as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH ROBERT J. BAGGETT, INC. FOR MOBILE CIVIC CENTER-LEAK REPAIRS, $8,480.00. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 21-032-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Robert J. Baggett, Inc.

Project Name: Mobile Civic Center — Leak Repairs

Project Number: CC-058-16

Amount: $8,480.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH DELL CONSULTING, LLC, FOR CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA CRUISE TERMINAL-ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS, $19,790.00. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 21-033-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Dell Consulting, LLC

Project Name: City of Mobile, Alabama Cruise Terminal Electrical Improvements

Project Number: CT-017-16

Amount: $19,790.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH WATERMARK DESIGN GROUP, LLC, FOR MOORER BRANCH LIBRARY-REROOF, $17,560.00 (2016 CIP 7519). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 21-034-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Watermark Design Group, LLC

Project Name: Moorer Branch Library – Reroof

Project Number: LI-031-16

Amount: $17,560.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

GRANT APPLICATION OF CHAD DYAS D/B/A CHD TRANSPORTATION, LLC, FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY TO OPERATE A SEDAN SERVICE. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION 37-035-2016

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, pursuant to the provisions of Ordinance #59-073, 2005, that the application of Chad Dyas d/b/a CHD Transportation, LLC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to operate a sedan service is hereby approved. A copy of said application is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

SUSPENSION OF RULES FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED FOR FIRST TIME:

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules for the immediate consideration of Resolutions 03-037 through 37-039. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Small, Williams, Rich, Daves, Gregory
Nays: None

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for Resolutions 03-037 through 37-039. Resolutions 01-040 through 47-048 will be laid over for one (1) week according to procedure.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

REAPPOINT JOY KLOTZ AND RICHARD DAVIS TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM OF MOBILE BOARD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION 37-037-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Manzie and Williams

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Joy Klotz (District 2) and Richard Davis (District 4) are hereby re-appointed to the History Museum of Mobile Board, effective immediately, for terms ending December 31, 2018.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Williams moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

CONCUR WITH THE RESCINDING OF THE APPOINTMENT OF CHARLES E. STORY AND THE APPOINTMENT OF CASSAUNDRA INGE BURKS TO THE MOBILE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES BOARD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION 03-038-2016

Sponsored by: City Council and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the City Council concurs in rescinding the appointment of Charles E. Story, and to the appointment of Cassaundra Inge Burks to the Mobile County Department of Human Resources Board for a term beginning immediately and ending September 30, 2021.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Williams moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RESTAURANT RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE FOR KAZOOLA EATERY AND ENTERTAINMENT, 558 DAUPHIN STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION 37-039-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the following application to the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of the State of Alabama, is hereby recommended for grant of such license by said Board.

Type of Application: Restaurant Retail Liquor

Submitted by: Kazoola Eatery and Entertainment, LLC

Location: Kazoola Eatery and Entertainment
558 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT WITH MOBILE COUNTY FOR THE DONATION OF FIVE BRONZE STATUES FOR USE AT MARDI GRAS PARK. The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 01-040-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson and Councilmembers Manzie and Daves

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to executed and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, the Agreement between Mobile County, Alabama and the City of Mobile, Alabama, for Mobile County's donation of five (5) bronze statues representative of the area's Native American, French, English, Spanish and American history to the City of Mobile to restore and maintain the statues and display them at Mardi Gras Park, as outlined in the Agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said Agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

REALLOCATE $1,651,230.34 FROM MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUNDS (FUND 580) TO VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (DEBT SERVICE REGIONAL COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTER, $392,938.00; PUBLIC BUILDINGS REPAIRS, $308,292.34; MECHANICAL SYSTEMS, $250,000.00; BUILDING & GROUNDS ALLOWANCE, $300,000.00; BUILDING & GROUNDS ALLOWANCE, $300,000.00; AND CITYWIDE ROOF REPAIRS, $400,000.00). The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 09-041-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson and Councilmember Richardson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $1,651,230.34 be appropriated in the Municipal Government Capital Improvement Fund (Fund 580) for the following capital projects:

Debt Service Regional Community & Senior Center 392,938.00
Public Building Repairs 308,292.34
Mechanical Systems 250,000.00
Building & Grounds Allowance 300,000.00
Citywide Roof Repairs 400,000.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH BFI WASTE SERVICES, LLC, FOR PROVISION OF DUMPSTERS AT VARIOUS CITY OF MOBILE FACILITIES, $55,788.40 (THREE-YEAR CONTRACT). The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 21-042-2016

Sponsored by: City Council and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: BFI WASTE SERVICES, LLC

Project Name: Service Contract – Dumpsters

Project Number: SC-037-16

Amount: $18,214.88 (1st Yr. Initial Term)
$18,597.68 (2nd Yr. Additional Term)
$18,975.84 (3rd Yr. Additional Term)
$55,788.40 3 Year Contract
$55,788.40 3 Year Contract

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH PORT CITY GLASS & MIRROR, INC. FOR AZALEA CITY GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE WINDOW REPLACEMENT, $15,680.00. The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson and Councilmember Gregory

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Port City Glass & Mirror, Inc.

Project Name: Azalea City Golf Course Clubhouse
Window Replacement

Project Number: PR-112-15

Amount: $15,680.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH AECOM TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. FOR BALTIMORE STREET, STREET AND DRAINAGE REHABILITATION, $235,000.00 (CDBG FUNDED). The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 21-044-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a contract, by and between the City of Mobile and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as set forth in full, subject to the company signing the contract and furnishing the required bonds and insurance. A copy of said executed contract will be on the in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: AECOM Technical Services, Inc.

Project Name: Baltimore Street, Street and Drainage Rehabilitation

COM Project No.: 2016-202-17

Estimated Cost: $235,000.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH DRIVEN ENGINEERING, INC. FOR GRAHAM ROAD DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, $8,000.00 (2016 CIP, DISTRICT 7, #59). The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 21-045-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, a contract, by and between the City of Mobile and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as set forth in full, subject to the company signing the contract and furnishing the required bonds and insurance. A copy of said executed contract will be on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Driven Engineering Inc.

Project Name: Graham Road Drainage Improvements

COM Project No.: 2016-202-18

Estimated Cost: $8,000.00

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). The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 31-046-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that The Mayor is hereby authorized to file a grant through the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in the amount of $1,500,000.00 under the FY 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program to be used for the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mobile City Council commits to provide 10% matching funds if said grant is awarded.

REALLOCATE $125,000.00 FROM THE COMMUNITY & HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND, ACCOUNT #1000/3500 TO FUND ACCOUNT #5730 FOR HOME INVESTMENT PROGRAM MATCH. The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 31-047-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS, the City of Mobile receives grant funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act, as amended. The HOME Program is designed to create affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households.

WHEREAS, City of Mobile funds are used to meet the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) match requirements as required by Federal Statue 24 CFR part 92.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $125,000.00 be reallocated from Community and Housing Development Fund #1000/3500 to Fund account #5730.

ASSENT TO THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF RIVERS AVENUE. The following resolution was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

RESOLUTION 47-048-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

RESOLUTION ASSENTING TO VACATION OF A PORTION OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF RIVERS AVENUE BY THE BOARD OF WATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE

WHEREAS, it having been made known to the City Council of the City of Mobile that:

The Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile, a public agency or instrumentality, is the owner of certain lands more particularly described in deed recorded in Book LR7232, Page 630, of the records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Mobile County, Alabama; and,

WHEREAS, within said lands there exists a portion of the unopened right of way of Rivers Avenue as more particularly described herein below; and,

WHEREAS, it has been shown to the satisfaction of the Mobile City Council that the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile is the only owner of lands abutting said right of way of Rivers Avenue; and,

WHEREAS, the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile desires to vacate said unopened right of way of Rivers Avenue, has requested the City of Mobile to vacate same, and has provided notice of its request to vacate to all utility providers with utility lines or facilities within the area to be vacated in accordance with the Code of Alabama; provided, however, that entities with utility lines, equipment or facilities in place within said right of way at the time of vacation shall have the right to continue to access, maintain, extend, and enlarge their lines, equipment and facilities to the same extent as if the vacation had not occurred; and,

WHEREAS, the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile has now submitted a request to the City of Mobile to vacate said unopened right of way of Rivers Avenue more particularly described herein, being a public street lying with the city limits of the City of Mobile, Alabama, pursuant to Code of Alabama § 23-4-20, as amended; and,

WHEREAS, all utility providers have issued their written consent to the aforesaid vacation; and,

WHEREAS, the said unopened right of way of Rivers Avenue is not needed as a public right-of-way in the City of Mobile, Alabama, and the aforesaid vacation is in the public interest; and,

WHEREAS, no other property owners own any land within or abutting the areas affected by this vacation and thus will not be denied means of ingress and egress to and from their property or be otherwise affected by the vacation of said right of way, and,

WHEREAS, the approximate square footage of the area to be vacated is 55,871 square feet, more or less, the approximate square footage of the entire parcel is 436,384 square feet, more or less, and the 2015 Mobile County Revenue Commission assessed value of the entire parcel is $10,900.00; and,

NOW, THEREFORE, the premises considered, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Mobile, pursuant to § 23-4-20 of the Code of Alabama (1975), as amended, that the following described right of way of Rivers Avenue is hereby vacated:

Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 78, Block 8, Dixie Park Subdivision, as recorded in Map Book 3, page 273-274 of the Probate Court records of Mobile County, Alabama, said point being on the East right of way line of Rivers Avenue, (50-foot un-opened public R W); Thence N-84°-51'-33"-W, leaving the East right of way line of said Rivers Avenue, for 50.00 feet to at point at the Northeast corner of Lot 3, Block 8, said Dixie Park, said point being on the West right of way line of said Rivers Avenue; Thence N-05°-08'-27"-E, along the West right of way line of said Rivers Avenue, for 1007.99 feet to a point on the intersection of the West right of way line of said Rivers Avenue with the Southeast line of a 100-foot drainage easement for Three Mile Creek as recorded in Real Property Book 57, page 359 of the aforesaid Probate Court records of Mobile County; Thence N-18°-00'-37"-E, leaving the West right of way line of said Rivers Avenue and along the Southeast line of said drainage easement, for 224.49 feet to a point at the intersection of the Southeast line of said drainage easement with the East right of way line of said Rivers Avenue; Thence S-05°-08'-27"-W, leaving the Southeast right of way line of said drainage easement and along the East right of way line of said Rivers Avenue, for 1226.84 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 55871 square feet or 1.2826 acres, more or less.

Notice of this Resolution shall be published once in a newspaper in Mobile County no later than fourteen (14) days after its adoption.

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF WILLIAM HUNTER D/B/A HUNTER LIMOUSINES LLC TO ADD VEHICLES TO CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY GRANTED FEBRUARY 19, 2013, AND AMENDED AUGUST 5, 2014. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION 41-049-2016

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the City Clerk be, and she hereby is, instructed to publish in a newspaper of general circulation within the municipality the attached notice stating the time and place a proposed resolution is to be considered by the City Council and further stating that at such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity of being heard in opposition to or in favor of the proposed resolution.

NOTICE OF HEARING FOR WILLIAM HUNTER D/B/A HUNTER LIMOUSINES, LLC
TO ADD VEHICLES TO CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mobile, Alabama, proposes to consider the application of William Hunter d/b/a Hunter Limousines, LLC, to add vehicles to his Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity granted February 19, 2013, and amended August 5, 2014. The approval of such Certificate will be considered by the City Council in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza located at 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on Tuesday, the 26th day of January, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. At such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the proposed resolution.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: None

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Mayor Stimpson informed the Council that the RSA Tower will be illuminated in crimson and white this evening to commemorate the University of Alabama winning the National Championship.

Councilmember Rich thanked Payne Environmental for their hard work with the stormwater management program.

Councilmember Richardson commented he will be speaking to the Roger Williams Boys and Girls Club this evening at 5:00 p.m. in conjunction with Project Delta, a program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

Councilmember Richardson advised he will be a speaker on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at Baldwin County’s MLK Day at the Southside Baptist Church in Foley, Alabama. He added that he will also be speaking in his hometown of Evergreen, Alabama, on Monday, January 18, at their MLK Day celebration.

Councilmember Richardson mentioned he met with citizens of Toulminville and Crichton yesterday to discuss the possibility of establishing a non-profit group to spearhead the planning and development of the areas. They will meet again on February 1 to elect officers.

Councilmember Richardson stated the Entitlement Committee will be meeting soon to review the proposed Action Plan. The date and time will be announced later.

Councilmember Daves announced that the City Council’s Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, January 14, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. They will be discussing some possible re-funding of City warrants and the City’s general fund reserve fund.

Councilmember Manzie congratulated Richard McCants for the renovations of his historic home at 1255 Dr. MLK Avenue. He encouraged citizens to invest in the inner city areas rather than moving to Baldwin County or West Mobile to find a quality home.

Councilmember Gregory thanked Diane Irby, Nick Amberger and his staff for working with the Council in identifying areas extremely hard hit during the recent rains. She said capital improvement funds will be used to repair the drainage systems in these areas.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting at approximately 11:57 a.m.

Approved:

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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CITY CLERK




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