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Council minutes for Feb 23, 2016

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, FEBRUARY 23, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Pre-Council Conference Room of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

Present:
Chairman: Gregory
Councilmembers: Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Richardson
Absent: None

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, FEBRUARY 23, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Councilmember C. J. Small, District Three, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present on Roll Call:

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

STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT:

The Presiding Officer stated that all cell phones must be turned off and dispensed with reading the following Rules concerning communications with the City Council with the exception of #1 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 four 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 February 16, 2016, were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson recounted the success of his trip to Singapore for the air show. The purpose of the trip was to recruit businesses to Mobile.

The Mayor thanked artist John Cerney and PNC Bank for their generous donation of a multi-part installation featuring life-sized dinosaurs and five admiring tourists. It can be viewed from the large island in the lake at Langan Park as part of the Mobile Museum of Art's ongoing "Sculpture Trail."

Mayor Stimpson noted two items on the agenda today for sidewalk and road re-surfacing contracts. He stated that the bid process was the most comprehensive, inclusive procurement process to date. During the course of the bid solicitation, the City informed as many qualified businesses as possible via email, phone calls, speaking engagements and during Mobile Chamber Growth Alliance Task Force meetings. The City hosted the very first Industry Day and a pre-bid meeting for all interested contractors. Additionally, the City now has an online vendor registration and vendor information portal that will allow the vendors to receive bid solicitations, update information, view payments and other performances

Mayor Stimpson announced that Assistant Secretary of Commerce Jay Williams will visit Mobile this week to tour Brookley Aeroplex, the Port of Mobile and the University of South Alabama.

Mayor Stimpson will serve on the panel of Local 15’s Town Hall "The Heart of Mobile: The future of Downtown." It will be held in Bernheim Hall at the Downtown Mobile Public Library on Government Street at 7 pm, and will air live on WJTC UTV 44 and streamed on Local15tv.com.

MONTHLY FINANCE REPORT:

Executive Director of Finance Paul Wesch reported that revenues for the first three (3) months of 2016 are approximately $900,000.00 ahead of the same period last year.

Mr. Wesch stated operating expenditures for all City departments are within budget or below.

Councilmember Daves announced that the Finance Committee meeting will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 2:00 p.m. in the Council conference room.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

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

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

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

APPEALS:

(1) The Council considered the request of Robison McClure, Jr., Infirmary Foundation, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 5 Mobile Infirmary Circle on April 23, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (District 1).

There being no objections, Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be granted, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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.

(2) The Council considered the request of Matthew Lemond, O’Daly’s Irish Pub, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 564 Dauphin Street on March 11, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. (District 2).

There being no objections, Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be granted, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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.

(3) The Council considered the request of Kim M. Willett for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 2223 River Forest Drive on April 23, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 3).

There being no objections, Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be granted, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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.

(4) The Council considered the request of Shante Prowell for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 6250 Fontaine Drive on February 27, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 7).

There being no objections, Councilmember Gregory moved that the waiver be granted, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

Chris Napier, P.O. Box 854, Eight Mile, invited City officials to view his documentary “Redemption Beyond My Past” at the Ben May Main Library on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 5:30 until 8:00.

Irene Antone, 2202 Clinton Street, Mobile spoke to the Council regarding biking safety and trails in the City.

Via Health and Fitness Enrichment Center Executive Director Dorothy C. Dorton, 1717 Dauphin Street, Mobile, thanked the Council for restoring Via’s funding. Ms. Dorton gave an update on the center’s progress and plans.

Herb Wagner, 732 Jemison Street, Mobile, commented that the penny sales tax has helped to push the City forward.

Mr. Wagner stated, in regards to the Public Hearing for 41-134, that the Citizens Advisory Committee is representative of the citizens of Mobile, but the Planning Commission is not.

Andre Course with E.L.P. Enterprises, 2122 Hand Avenue, Mobile, spoke regarding his experience with the bidding process for the sidewalk projects. Mr. Course was disqualified from the bidding process due to a licensing issue. He felt he should have been notified before the closing of the bid in order to rectify the issue.

Councilmember Williams asked Mr. Course how long his business has been established in Prichard. Mr. Course answered that his business has been in Prichard for one (1) year.

City Attorney Ricardo Woods responded that requirements for bidding are law and are not negotiable. Mr. Woods also stated that the administration is available to aid anyone that wishes to bid.

Councilmember Williams asked Mr. Course if he is now a licensed general contractor in the State of Alabama. Mr. Course responded that he is not; he is licensed as a sub-contractor.

Councilmember Rich asked Mr. Course for clarification on how he felt he should have been notified about his bid disqualification. Mr. Course answered that he was informed by another contractor.

Chief of Staff Colby Cooper stated that Don Rose unsuccessfully attempted to contact Mr. Course at his company, left a message and communicated with Mr. Course electronically. City Engineer Nick Amberger personally spoke to Mr. Course and explained to him why his bid was disqualified.

Councilmember Rich asked Mr. Course if he attended any of the forums or vendor events the City hosted. Mr. Course stated that he did.

Councilmember Manzie questioned Mr. Course if he will still be involved in the sidewalk project as a sub-contractor. Mr. Course responded affirmatively.

Councilmember Manzie commented that he believes the Council’s and administration’s intentions are to be as inclusive as possible.

Councilmember Small inquired if the requirements for bidding are provided to bidding vendors. Chief of Staff Colby Cooper responded that the requirements are spelled out in the bid package. Mr. Cooper stated if further assistance is needed that Don Rose and Archnique Kidd are available.

Councilmember Richardson asked the administration what vendors should do if they would like to bid on projects. Chief of Staff Colby Cooper answered that the dates for learning sessions and vendor days will be made available to the councilmembers for their newsletters as well as press announcements.

Councilmember Williams requested from the administration a list of every general contractor in Mobile. Mr. Williams would like efforts made to identify contractors so they can learn the process and become general contractors.

Councilmember Rich asked if there is a tool for the council to learn what is required to become a general contractor. City Attorney Ricardo Woods referred Mrs. Rich to www.alabamageneralcontractors.com.

Councilmember Gregory stated that the City is taking positive steps in reaching out to disadvantaged business enterprises.

Mobile Area Education Foundation COO Dr. Jeremiah Newell, 753 St. Francis Street, Mobile, and Annie E. Casey Foundation Director Suzanne Barnard, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland, spoke to the Council about their organizations’ partnership with “Evidence2Success” in the Dauphin Island Parkway, Martin Luther King, Jr. Corridor and Maysville communities.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT #7 TO THE AGREEMENT WITH TYLER TECHNOLOGIES (2016-$17,289.00; $13,289.00 ANNUALY FOR SUBSEQUENT YEARS) (CP7355; FUND 523; C.W.). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 16, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-115-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich 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, Amendment No. 7 to the Agreement dated October 28, 2014, between City of Mobile and Tyler Technologies, Inc., as outlined in Amendment No. 7 attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full herein. Amendment No. 7 provides for the Prosecutor Module to be implemented in Phase 2 of the Court Case Management Probation Conversion Service to be removed from the Agreement. A copy of said Agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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 ENMON ENTERPRISES, LLC D/B/A JANI-KING OF MOBILE FOR JANITORIAL SERVICES AT VARIOUS FACILITIES, $411,426.26 (C.W.). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 16, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-116-2016

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: Enmon Enterprises, LLC
d/b/a Jani-King of Mobile

Project name: Janitorial service

Project number: SC-067-16

Amount: $411,426.26

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich, 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 HARWELL & COMPANY, LLC FOR SIDEWALK REPAIR SERVICES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS, $954,750.00 (2016 CIP PROJECTS 2, 65, 396, 156 AND 190; D1, D2, D3 AND D4). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 16, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-117-2016

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 will be on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Harwell & Company, Inc.

Project Name: 2016 Sidewalk Repair & Maintenance

Project Number: 2016-202-22-A

Estimated Cost: $954,750.00

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

Councilmember Richardson stated that the contractor met the fifteen (15) percent Disadvantaged Business Enterprise requirement.

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 ASPHALT SERVICES, INC. FOR SIDEWALK REPAIR SERVICES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS, $1,005,100.00 (2016 CIP PROJECTS 242, 265, 300, 313, 336 AND 366; D5 D6 AND D7). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 16, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-118-2016

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 will be on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of Company: Asphalt Services, Inc.

Project Name: 2016 Sidewalk Repair & Maintenance

Project Number: 2016-202-22-6

Estimated Cost: $1,005,100.00

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

Councilmember Richardson stated that the contractor met the fifteen (15) percent Disadvantaged Business Enterprise requirement.

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.

ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

AMEND ORDINANCE 09-072 ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE. The following ordinance was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Ordinance: 09-007-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Daves and Williams

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA as follows:

That Section Four of Ordinance 09-072, adopted August 4, 2015, is hereby amended so that said section now reads in its entirety as follows:

SECTION FOUR. Members of the Committee must have the following qualifications:

(A) They must be resident citizens of Mobile County.

(B) They must have an interest in the public transit system and ways to improve the transit system's delivery of service to the citizens of Mobile, and recognition of the vital role that the public transit system plays in the quality of life of area residents and visitors.

(C) They must have a commitment to seek input from citizens and regular users of the transit system, and to apply this information to formulate recommendations or the improvement and enhancement of the transit system's operations and service.

(D) They may not be employed by the City of Mobile.

(E) They may not have any direct financial interest in the business of The Wave Transit System.

(F) They may not be employees, officers or directors of The Wave Transit System or any company or entity that is in the vehicle for hire business.

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules for the immediate consideration of Resolutions 03-120 through 58-125. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the items.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

REAPPOINT LEWIS H. GOLDEN (DISTRICT 4) AND WILLIAM L. GUESS (DISTRICT 6) TO THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 03-120-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Williams and Rich

BE T RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Lewis H. Golden (District 4) and William L. Guess (District 6) are hereby re-appointed to the Board of Adjustment, effective immediately for terms ending February 7, 2019.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Williams, 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.

REAPPOINT LEEVONES G. FISHER TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 03-121-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA that Leevones G. Fisher is re-appointed to the Human Relations Commission effectively immediately for a term ending February 8. 2018.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Williams, 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 RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR PAYLESS ZONE, 2721 SPRINGHILL AVENUE. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-122-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

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: Retail Beer/Table Wine (Off Premises Only)

Submitted by: Jai Bangalamukhi Mai, LLC

Location: Payless Zone
2721 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, AL 36607

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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (ON/OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR KAI RESTAURANT, 5045-C COTTAGE HILL ROAD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-123-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams

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: Retail Beer/Table Wine (On/Off Premises)
Submitted by: Alperz, LLC

Location: Kai Restaurant
5045 G Cottage Hill Road
Mobile, AL 36609

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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL EVENTS RETAIL LICENSE FOR 2016 FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS, 6801 AIRPORT BOULEVARD, GARDEN GALLERIA VENUE (MARCH 10-MARCH 13, 2016). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-124-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich

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: Special Events Retail License

Submitted by: Klorin, LLC

Location 2016 Festival of Flowers
(March 10 through March 13, 2016)
6801 Airport Boulevard
Garden Galleria Venue
Mobile, AL 36608

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.

AUTHORIZE REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1532. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 58-125-2016

A RESOLUTION DETERMINING WHAT OBJECTIONS SHALL BE ALLOWED AND WHAT OBJECTIONS OVERRULED TO THE REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS ON OR IN FRONT OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND.

WHEREAS, notice has been duly given and posted at least five days prior to the date of this resolution in the manner provided by law offering full opportunity to all interested parties to object to the removal of noxious or dangerous weeds o the hereinafter described parcels of land, and the City Council of Mobile having held public hearing in connection with the notices given and no objections having been filed or made by any of interested parties; and

WHEREAS, Parcels Nos. 1 through 20 described in the resolution adopted on the 19th day of January, 2016, have not .been cleared of noxious and dangerous weeds and continue to be public nuisances.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, as follows:

SECTION 1. It is hereby ascertained and determined that the dangerous and noxious weeds growing on the hereinafter describe parcels of real property are public nuisances, and it is hereby ordered and directed that employees of the City of Mobile assigned to that work promptly remove the weeds on such parcels of property:

PARCELS OR PIECES OF PROPERTY ON WHICH NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS ARE TO BE REMOVED:

Parcels of real property located in the City of Mobile and more particularly described as Parcels Nos. 1 through 20, as described in the resolution adopted on the 19th day of January, 2016, and entitled: “A RESOLUTION DECLARING WEEDS GROWING UPON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS AND UPON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE TO BE NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS AND TO BE PUBLIC NUISANCES AND PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF SUCH NUISANCES.”

(Lot Cleaning Liens, Group No. 1532, on file in the office of the City Clerk).

SECTION 2. The employees of the City of Mobile assigned to the work required by this resolution are hereby expressly authorized to enter upon such described pieces of property for the purpose of removing the weeds authorized by this resolution to be removed. The owner of any of the above described pieces of property shall have- the right to remove the weeds ordered by this resolution to be removed from this property provided such removal is done prior to the arrival of the employees of the City of Mobile against his property by reason of any action taken hereunder. An accurate account of the costs with respect to each piece of property shall be kept by the employees of the City of Mobile covering the costs of removing such weeds in front of or in front of or on each separate lot or parcel of land where the work is done by the City of Mobile or its employees, and promptly thereafter an itemized report in writing shall be made to the City Council showing such costs with respect to -ach separate lot or parcel of land but before the report is submitted to the City Council a copy of the itemized costs with respect to each such lot or parcel of land shall be posted for at least three days prior to such report on the door of the Council Chamber at the City Hall of Mobile, Alabama, together with a notice of the time when the report will be submitted to the City Council for confirmation.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

Councilmember Williams withheld consent for the immediate consideration of Resolutions 21-126 through 21-129. The following resolutions were held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH POLY SURVEYING OF MOBILE, INC. FOR SIDEWALK REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS, $120,000.00 (2016 CIP PROJECTS D1 #2; D2 #65 AND #396; D3 #156; D4 #190; D5 #242 AND #265; D6 #300 AND #313; AND D7 #336 AND #366). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-126-2016

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 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: Poly Surveying of Mobile, Inc.

Project name: 2016 City Wide Sidewalk Repairs and Maintenance;
COM Project No. 2016-202-22-NB
# 2 - Dist 1 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#65 - Dist 2 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#396 -Dist 2 Street Scape/Gateway for Plateau Sidewalk Repair
#156 - Dist 3 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#190 - Dist 4 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#242 - Dist 5 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#265 - Michael Blvd Sidewalk from Montlimar Canal to Azalea Rd
#300 - Dist 6 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#313 - Hillcrest Rd Sidewalk from Hickory Ridge to Medal of Honor Park
#336 - Dist 7 Annual Sidewalk Repair
#366 - Langan Park Sidewalk Repair

Estimated cost: $120,000.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH H & H ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. FOR COPELAND-COX TENNIS CENTER-WEST SIDE LIGHTING, $69,281.00 (2016 CIP PROJECT D7 #408; CO249). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-127-2016

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: H & H Electric Co., Inc.

Project Name: Copeland-Cox Tennis Center - West Side Lighting

Project Number: PR-015-16

Amount: $69,281.00 (2016 CIP Project #408 District 7)

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH MOBILE ASPHALT COMPANY, LLC FOR RESURFACING 2016 MISCELLANEOUS CITY WIDE, $3,953,368.60 (CITY OF MOBILE 2016 CIP AND MOBILE COUNTY CIP 2015-004A); (D1 #10-23; D2 #73-86; D3 #164-167; D4 #202-211; D5 #257-263, #268 #271 AND #277; D6 #310-312 AND #318-323; AND D7 #345-357). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-128-2016

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 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: Mobile Asphalt Company, LLC

Project name: Resurfacing, 2016 Miscellaneous City Wide (City of Mobile 2016 CIP & Mobile County CIP 2015-004(A))
#10-23 - Dist 1 Roadway Resurfacing
#73-86 - Dist 2 Roadway Resurfacing
#164-167 - Dist 3 Roadway Resurfacing
#202-211 - Dist 4 Roadway Resurfacing
#257-263, #268 & #271 - Dist 5 Roadway Resurfacing
#310-312 & #318-323 - Dist 6 Roadway Resurfacing
#345-357 - Dist 7 Roadway Resurfacing
#277 - Dist. 5 Airport Blvd/Sage Ave turning radius improvements and median modifications
County Funds

Estimate Cost: $3,953.368.60

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH POPE TESTING SERVICES, LLC FOR RESURFACING 2016 MISCELLANEOUS CITY WIDE, $60,000.00 (CITY OF MOBILE 2016 CIP AND MOBILE COUNTY CIP 2015-004A) (D1 #10-23; D2 #73-86; D3 #164-167; D4 #202-211; D5 #257-263; #268, #271 AND #277; D6 #310-312 AND #318-323; AND D7 #345-357). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-129-2016

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 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: Pope Testing Services, LLC

Project name: Resurfacing, 2016 Miscellaneous City Wide (City of Mobile 2016 CIP & Mobile County CIP 2015-004(A))
#10-23 - Dist 1 Roadway Resurfacing
#73-86 - Dist 2 Roadway Resurfacing
#164-167 - Dist 3 Roadway Resurfacing
#202-211 - Dist 4 Roadway Resurfacing
#257-263, #268 & #271 - Dist 5 Roadway Resurfacing
#310-312 & #318-323 - Dist 6 Roadway Resurfacing
#345-357 - Dist 7 Roadway Resurfacing
#277 - Dist. 5 Airport Blvd/Sage Ave turning radius improvements and median modifications
County Funds

Estimate. Cost: $60,000.00

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT #8 TO THE AGREEMENT WITH TYLER TECHNOLOGIES (ONE-TIME $2,550; $13,790.00 ANNUALLY) (CO173; C.W.) The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 01-130-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich 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 Mobile, Amendment No. 8 (implementing Saas Central Property File GIS Integration as part of Phase 3) to the Agreement dated October between City of Mobile and Tyler Technologies, Inc., as outlined in No. 8 attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in A copy of said agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT TO THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH DORSEY & DORSEY ENGINEERING FOR ADDITIONAL ENGINEERING DESIGN AND SURVEYING OF THREE MILE CREEK BIKING AND WALKING TRAIL, $26,000.00. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 01-131-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson and Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS, the City of Mobile (City) and Dorsey and Dorsey Engineering (Engineer) entered into a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Agreement dated May 8, 2015 under which the Engineer agreed to perform professional engineering services in connection with the PROJECT; and

WHEREAS the design will support a vision to transform Three Mile Creek to a community asset that would eventually include a 12-mile greenway system which connects diverse neighborhoods with existing and planned park facilities utilizing fitness trails, kayak launches, and low-impact recreational development.

WHEREAS, the Contract included a "SCOPE OF WORK" which sets forth a description of the services to be provided by the Engineer for the project; and

WHEREAS, the Engineer has performed all work to date in a satisfactory manner that is in compliance with any reporting requirements; and

WHEREAS, the Engineer recommends and the City concurs that for the project to be feasible as deigned, an additional previously unknown group of easements and their corresponding surveys must be obtained for the legal use of private property and hydraulics services within the PROJECT area; and

WHEREAS, the scope of these services and the documentation production is outside of the original contract scope of work, but is directly related to the PROJECT and the work currently being done by the Engineer; and,

WHEREAS, the City and the Engineer have determined that an amendment to the contract will enable the Engineer to complete the project design in a timely fashion and remain in the scope of the original request for proposals;

NOW THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the City and the Engineer hereby amend the contract to increase the contract from $79,065.00 to $105,065.00 for professional engineering and design services for all work associated with final designs, right-of-way surveys, engineering surveys, by hydraulics services, design, construction plans, drawings, and specifications.

BE IT' RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the city of Mobile, an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement, between the City of Mobile, and Dorsey & Dorsey Engineering, Inc., for engineering design and surveying for the first phase of the Three Mile Creek Biking and Walking Trail. A copy of this Resolution shall remain on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH SOUTHERN ORNAMENTAL SECURITY FOR FIRE STATION #9 FENCING, $9,000.00 (CO109; D3). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-132-2016

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: Southern Ornamental Security

Project Name: Fire Station #9 - Fencing

Project Number. FD-056-16

Amount: $9,000.00

AUTHORIZE THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT AWARD OF $259,920.00 FROM THE NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION TO UNDERTAKE PHASE 1 ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE MOBILE BAY SHORE HABITAT CONSERVATION AND ACQUISITION INITIATIVE. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 31-133-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small and Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS, grant funds in the amount of TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY DOLLARS ($259,920.00) are available from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, for "Phase I" activities associated with the Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation and Acquisition Initiative; and,

WHEREAS, the project funds will be used to conduct due diligence activities and undertake planning necessary to identify specific, environmentally-sensitive, properties to acquire for habitat conservation purposes within three distinct areas of the remaining undeveloped intertidal habitat of the City of Mobile; and,

WHEREAS, in-kind services, performed by existing City of Mobile staff, are required match to the grant;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and the City Clerk of the City of Mobile are hereby authorized to accept a grant award in the amount of TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY DOLLARS ($259,920.0 ), from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to undertake the "Phase activities associated with the Mobile Bay Shore Habitat Conservation and Acquisition Initiative, and to enter agreements and take such other actions as necessary and appropriate to satisfy the requirements of the grant, as outlined in the grant attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said grant is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AN AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATION OF THE LOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW ABOVE GROUND OIL STORAGE TANKS. Councilmember Rich moved to hold over the public hearing for one week.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mobile proposes to consider the adoption of the attached amendment to the Ordinance adopted on the 16th day of May, 1967, and known the "Zoning Ordinance." The adoption of such amendment will be considered by the City Council of Mobile in the Mobile Government Plaza Auditorium, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on the 22nd day of March, 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 amendment.

This (notice is published pursuant to a resolution of the City Council of Mobile adopted on the 23rd day of February, 2016.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALAS THAT CHAPTER 64 OF THE MOBILE CITY CODE, "ZONING," IS HEREBY AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Section 64-4 "Supplementary Regulations" of the Mobile City Code, as amended is hereby amended by the addition of Section 64-4. K. reading in its entirety as follows:

K. Regulations Applicable To The Location and Construction Of Above Ground Oil Storage Tanks.

1. Purpose. These regulations shall provide procedures applicable to the location and construction of new above ground oil storage tanks on and after the effective date of the amendment adopting these regulations, in addition to the requirements otherwise applicable under other provisions of the Mobile City Code to such tanks. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the requirements of this Subsection K. and the other requirements of the provisions of the Mobile City Code, the requirements of this Subsection K. shall be controlling and shall govern.

2. Definitions. As used in this Section 64-41C., the following terms shall have the following meanings:

a. Enhanced Scrutiny Area (ESA): (A) All properties located within an I-2 district and lying north of Bay Bridge Road and New Bay Bridge Road; and (B) all properties located within an I-2 district and lying south of Bay Bridge Road and New Bay Bridge Road, west of the Mobile River and Mobile Bay, east of a line extending southerly along St. Stephens Road to Broad Street to Interstate 10 to Michigan Avenue, and north of Avenue C as extended to Mobile Bay;

b. Oil: petroleum or petroleum product whose storage is regulated under National Fire Protection Association ("NFPA") 30;

c. Tank: An above-ground Oil storage tank having a capacity of 10,000 gallons or more to be located in an I-2 district;

d. Site: All immediately contiguous land under common ownership or control in an I-2 district being utilized in whole or in part on the effective date of the amendment adding this Subsection K for the purpose of the operation of one or more above ground Oil storage tanks having a capacity of 25,000 galIons or more.

e. Classification: The system used in section 4.3 of NFPA 30 for classifying liquids.

3 Notice Procedures For Planning Approval Applications. Each application for Planning Approval with respect to a Tank shall be subject to the following notice procedure requirements:
a. Each application for Planning Approval of a Tank, including all attachments to the application, shall be posted on the City's website at least thirty (30) days prior to the initial hearing on the application scheduled by the Planning Commission.

b. Notice of the filing of an application for Planning Approval of a Tank advising of the time and date of the initial hearing on the application scheduled by the Planning Commission shall be deposited by the City Planning Department in the U.S. Mail, first class postage prepaid, not less than thirty (30) days prior to the date of the initial hearing addressed to all owners of assessed property located within three thousand (3000) feet of the property line of the proposed Site as shown on the current ad valorem tax assessment records of Mobile County. The documented costs of such notice shall be paid by the applicant upon submission of the invoice of the City Planning Department.

c. Notice of the filing of an application for Planning Approval of a Tank advising of the time and date of the initial hearing on the application scheduled by the Planning Commission shall be published by the City Planning Department in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Mobile once a week for two consecutive weeks prior to the scheduled date of the initial hearing. The first such publication shall be not less thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled date of the initial hearing and the second such publication shall be not less than eight (8) days prior to the scheduled date of the initial hearing. The notice shall contain both a diagram of the proposed Tank site location and directions to the entire application posted on the City's website. The documented costs of such notice shall be paid by the applicant upon submission of the invoice to the City Planning Department.

4. Required Content Of Application For Planning Approval And Application Fee

a. Applications For Tanks To Be Located In ESA. Each application for Planning Approval for a Tank to be located in the ESA shall include:

(I) A list of all permits and approvals required to complete the installation of the Tank and the status of each such permit and approval at the time the application is filed;

(II) A description of the type, maximum amount, and NFPA Classification of the Oil to be stored;

(III) A description of the method or methods by which the Oil will be transported to the Tank site and the anticipated frequency of such transportation;

(IV) A description of all other materials being stored in bulk on the same Site as the proposed Tank.

(V) A detailed site plan, drawn to a standard engineering scale, it illustrating the location of any and all improvements on the site, including but not limited to: existing and proposed tanks, existing and proposed structures, existing and proposed access drives and circulation drives; existing and proposed piers, docks, or other mooring facilities; existing and proposed berms, dams, or any other containment devices or methods; and dimensions of the site, dimensions and capacity of each tank, dimensions from property line to tank(s), from containment to tank, from to tank, and dimensions of access and circulation drives.

b. Description of Any Applicable Vapor. Emissions or Odor Regulations. If the proposed Tank is subject to federal or state best management practices regulations with respect to vapor, emissions, and/or odor control, the application for PIanning Approval shall include a statement as to the relevant regulatory authority or authorities and a summary of any equipment and technology being implemented to comply with such regulatory requirements.

c. Tank Planning Approval Application Fee. The application fee for Planning Approval of a Tank shall be $1500.00 per Tank.

5. Siting and Design Requirements.

a. Setback in ESA. The minimum setback for a Tank to be constructed in the ESA shall be one thousand five hundred (1500) feet measured from the Tank to the property line of the nearest legally habitable residential structure, church, or school existing on the date of the submission of the application for Planning Approval, with the Planning Commission having the authority to increase the said setback on a case by case basis should specific circumstances or factors warrant.

b. Plan Review. Prior to the issuance of a building permit for any Tank, all construction plans for the Tank shall be reviewed by an independent professional engineer experienced in the design and construction of above ground oil storage tanks engaged by the City of Mobile who must certify in writing to the Building Department that the plans comply with all applicable construction standards and code requirements. The cost of such review as invoiced to the City shall be paid by the applicant as a condition to the issuance of the building permit. The review must be completed within 60 days of the submission of the permit application and plans, otherwise the plans will be deemed compliant and the applicant will not be charged for the costs of such review. As a further condition to the issuance of a Tank building permit, at the time construction drawings are submitted, the applicant shall also submit its Facility response Plan (FRP) to the City of Mobile and Fire Department prior to the issuance of the building permit. Any portions of the FRP that contain information that the Department of Homeland Security restricts the disclosure of, or which the applicant otherwise considers potentially sensitive, shall be redacted.

6 Change in Oil Product Classification. Applicant may only store an Oil product a different NFPA 30 Classification than the NFPA Classification listed in the application for planning approval for the Tank after providing written notice to the City of Mobile's Planning Department of the change and engineering verification that the Tank complies with the NFPA 30 requirements for the new product Classification.

7 Limited Application Of Subsection K.

a. Applicable Only To Tanks As Defined. This subsection shall have application only to above ground tanks for the storage of petroleum and petroleum products regulated under NFPA 30. Above ground tanks for the storage of other substances shall be regulated by the otherwise applicable provisions of the Mobile City Code and state and federal law. No Tank subject to this Subsection K may be converted to use for the storage of a substance other than petroleum and petroleum products regulated under NFPA 30 without first obtaining the approvals otherwise required under the Mobile City Code for the storage of such other such substance.

b. Inapplicable To Existing Tanks and Sites. Sites are confirmed in their entireties for purposes of the Zoning Ordinance as conforming permitted uses with respect to all existing above-ground Oil storage tanks on such Sites. The above-ground Oil storage tanks existing on such Sites on the effective date of this subsection are confirmed for purposes of the Zoning Ordinance as conforming structures. An aboveground Oil storage tank existing on a Site on the effective date of this subsection may be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed on the same Site without compliance with this subsection and without the need for any further Planning Commission approval. The replacement for a tank existing on the effective date of this subsection need not have the identical footprint or configuration as the tank it replaces provided the capacity of the replacement is not greater than the tank it replaces. New tanks that are additional tanks and are of replacement for existing tanks may be constructed on Sites without further Planning Commission approval provided that a building permit is received, the tank complies with all then existing regulatory requirements, and the Planning Department is provided he information required by 64.4. K. 4 (a) (II), (III), (IV) and (V).

Section 2 If any section, subsection, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason heId to be unconstitutional or otherwise invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

Section 3 This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication as required by law.

Whereupon Councilmember Gregory called for a vote, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Rich
Nays: Daves, Williams, Gregory

The vote was then announced whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the motion failed.

Councilmember Daves then moved to call for the public hearing, which move was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Daves and Gregory
Nays: Rich

The vote was then announced whereupon the Presiding Officer set the date for the public hearing as Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

In regards to Resolutions 21-126 and 21-127 being held over for one (1) week Mayor Stimpson stated for the record: “All the citizens will be disgusted that we can’t figure out how to get this process going forward.”

Councilmember Small requested from the Mayor a comprehensive transportation study of bus conditions and route distribution to ensure that tax dollars are being spent wisely and that underprivileged citizens are being served.

Councilmember Small reported that on Monday, February 22, 2016 he was honored to join Mayor Stimpson and executives of the Mobile Airport Authority at the groundbreaking ceremony for MAAS Aviation at Brookley Aeroplex. This company will create at least eighty (80) new jobs.

Councilmember Small announced a district three clean-up will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016, 8:00 a.m. at Neighborhood Park.

Councilmember Small will hold a district three meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at Maryvale Elementary School. Mayor Stimpson and Police Chief Barber are invited.

Councilmember Small invited everyone to attend the fourth annual district three Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 26, 2016, 3:00 p.m., at Maryvale Elementary School.


Councilmember Small reminded citizens to call 311 with any City issues or if they need City services.

Councilmember Richardson commended Don Rose and Archnique Kidd for the outstanding job they did in providing information at his Crichton Community meeting last Thursday night.

Councilmember Richardson announced four (4) engagements he will be making for Black History Month: Fortis College, 300 Azalea Road, Thursday, February 25, 2016 in the morning; Westside United Methodist Church, 269 Mohawk Street, February 25, 2016, in the afternoon; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority sponsored program at the Toulminville Library on Saturday, February 27, 2016; and El-Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, 1200 Gayle Street, Sunday, February 28, 2016.

Councilmember Manzie thanked the residents of Leinkauf, Lafayette Heights and Old Dauphin Way Historic Districts for coming out to the recent community meetings.

Councilmember Manzie expressed his hope to call an Administrative Services Committee meeting for next Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Committee members will be notified.

Councilmember Manzie stated he had the privilege of being the Black History Month speaker at St. Mary’s Catholic School this morning.

Councilmember Manzie added he will be the Black History Month speaker for the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday, February 25, 2016.

Councilmember Gregory announced the district 7 meeting will be on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 6:00 p.m. at Mobile Botanical Gardens. Police Chief Barber and Executive Director of Planning and Development Diane Irby have been invited.

Councilmember Gregory then moved to convene into Executive Session to discuss the general reputation and character of the persons that have applied for the position of Public Relations Coordinator with the City Council. This moved was seconded by Councilmember Rich. And the vote was as follows:

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

The vote was then announced whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the vote passed.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting at approximately 12:08 p.m.

Approved: 03/01/2016


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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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CITY CLERK





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