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Council minutes for Mar 01, 2016

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, MARCH 1, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Pre-Council Conference Room of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

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

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, MARCH 1, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Pastor Michael Abrams, Westside United Methodist Church, 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 23, 2016, were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson read a proclamation declaring March 2016 as American Red Cross Month in the City of Mobile. Mike Brown accepted the proclamation on behalf of the American Red Cross.

The Mayor encouraged everyone to vote today.

Mayor Stimpson spoke about two agenda items for resurfacing streets. The Mayor stated these projects will enhance safety for all citizens and thanked the City Council and County Commission for their collaboration and commitment in dedicating the funding resources for these critical projects.

Mayor Stimpson noted there are several items on today’s agenda for park improvements and recreation center security. The Mayor voiced that parks and recreation centers give communities identity.

Executive Vice President Reeivice Girtman, Liberty Learning Foundation, addressed the Council regarding his organization’s civics based program for schools.

Councilmember Manzie read a proclamation declaring March 2016 as “Leinkauf History Month” in the City of Mobile. Mr. Bill Boswell, Dr. Betty Leslie and members of the Executive Committee of the Leinkauf Historic District accepted the proclamation.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Rich moved for the adoption of the agenda, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Richardson, 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 Carlos Steele for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at Tricentennial Park on March 27, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (District 1).

There being no objections, Councilmember Small moved that the waiver be granted, 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 granted.

(2) The Council considered the request of John Thompson, Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 250 Marine Street on March 19, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (District 2).

There being no objections, Councilmember Small moved that the waiver be granted, 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 granted.

(3) The Council considered the request of Carolyn Golson, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 451 Government Street on April 12, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (District 2).

There being no objections, Councilmember Small moved that the waiver be granted, 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 granted.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8561 U.S. HIGHWAY 90 WEST (NORTH SIDE OF HAMILTON BOULEVARD, 2/10 +/- MILE EAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 90 WEST, EXTENDING TO THE WEST TERMINUS OF EAST RITE ROAD) FROM R-A TO I-2. The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to rezone property located at 8561 U.S. Highway 90 West and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

Herb Wagner, 732 Jemison Street, Mobile, suggested several questions for the Council to consider before voting on this matter.

Gary Coales, 457 St. Michael Street, Mobile, spoke on behalf of the rezoning applicant.

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

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

Irene Antone, 2202 Clinton Street, Mobile spoke in opposition of resolution 01-131-2016.

Jim Walker, 602 Church Street, Mobile, spoke in opposition of ordinance 02-008-2016.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

AMEND ORDINANCE 09-072 ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE. The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.


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.

The ordinance was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves moved that the ordinance 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 ordinance adopted.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-126-2016

Sponsored by: City Council and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that he 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-AB
• # 2 - Dist 1 Annual Sidewalk Repair
• #66 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 Bed Sidewalk, 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


Estimated Cost: $120,000.00

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.

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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)

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.

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

Estimated cost: $3,953.368.60

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.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH POPE TESTING SERVICES, LLC FOR RESURFACING 2016 MISCELLANEOUS CITY WIDE, $60,000 (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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

Estimated cost: $60,000.00

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.

AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT #8 TO THE AGREEMENT WITH TYLER TECHNOLOGIES (ONE-TIME $2,550.00; $13,790.00 ANNUALLY) (CO173; C.W.). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and laid over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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 the City of Mobile, Amendment No. 8 (implementing Saas Central Property File and maplink GIS Integration as part of Phase 3) to the Agreement dated October 28, 2014, between City of Mobile and Tyler Technologies, Inc., as outlined in Amendment No. 8 attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full herein. 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 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 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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-131-2016

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 designed, an additional previously unknown group of easements and their corresponding surveys must be obtained for the legal use of private property and hydraulics services withthin 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 within 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, 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 Service 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.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie 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 SOUTHERN ORNAMENTAL SECURITY FOR FIRE STATION #9 FENCING, $9,000.00 (CO109; D3). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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 Fire Station #9 – Fencing

Project Number: FD-056-16

Amount:, $9,000.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small 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 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 INTIATIVE. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2016, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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 district 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 a 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 ($259,920.00), from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to undertake the "Phase I" 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 and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said grant is on file in the City Clerk.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small 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.

ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM OF GOVERNMENT TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PLACING AN ITEM ON THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA. The following ordinance was laid over for three (3) weeks to the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

Ordinance: 02-008-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson and Williams

WHEREAS, all legislative powers of the City are vested in the Council, and the Council is authorized to set the agenda for its meetings and to determine its own rules and order of business; and,

WHEREAS, the Council desires to amend the Council's Rules of Procedure to clarify the requirements for placing an item on the agenda for the Council's meetings.

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

SECTION ONE. That Section Sixteen (A) of the Rules of Procedure for the Mayor- Council Form of Government for the City of Mobile, Alabama, codified at section 2-66(a) of the Mobile City Code, is hereby amended so that it now reads in its entirety as follows:

(A) Ordinances and resolutions to be presented to the city council for consideration must follow a routing process before placement on the agenda.

Ordinances should be prepared by the legal department or the council attorney. The council attorney should review any ordinance that he does not prepare as to form and legality prior to the entertainment by the council of any motion to adopt that ordinance.

Resolutions can be prepared by departments, but they should be reviewed by the legal department.

The council committee(s) should review all non-routine ordinances and resolutions before being placed on the agenda. The committee(s) should have a minimum of two (2) weeks to review each item.

The council president will determine which council committee(s) should review the item before placement on the agenda.

No item will be placed on the agenda without all necessary signatures.

Three originally signed copies of a contract, signed by the contractor, should be submitted for routing with the appropriate insurance certificates attached.

(1) Copies of any ordinance or resolution to be submitted or introduced at any meeting of the council shall be filed with the city clerk prior to the meeting. Copies shall be distributed to each councilmember and official to be present at the meeting, and copies shall be made available to the mayor for distribution to any department affected. After the meeting, the city clerk shall prepare additional copies, if such be necessary, to supply to interested citizens or taxpayers requesting copies at her office, at a reasonable charge for such copies.

(2) No ordinance shall be put on its final passage on the same day on which it was introduced, except upon unanimous consent.

(3) No ordinance shall relate to more than one (1) subject, which shall be expressed clearly and briefly in its title; provided a single ordinance may amend one (1) or more sections of the Code which relate to the same general subject matter as contained in a single title, chapter, or article thereof.

(4) No ordinance or code section or any portion thereof shall be amended or repealed unless the new ordinance contains the title or designation of the ordinance or code section amended or repealed. When practicable, all ordinances shall be introduced as amendments to existing ordinances or code sections.

SETION TWO. That Section Sixteen (B) of the Rules of Procedure for the Mayor-Council Form of Government for the City of Mobile, Alabama, codified at section 2-66(b) of the Mobile City Code, is hereby amended so that it now reads in its entirety as follows:

(B). Ordinances, resolutions, and other matters or subjects requiring action by the Council must be sponsored by a member of the Council; and the Mayor may join as a co-sponsor thereof. No such ordinance, resolution, or other matter requiring action by the Council shall be placed on the agenda for any meeting unless it is sponsored by a member of the Council. If a Council committee recommends any item or matter to the Council, the Committee Chair, or any member of the Committee, may be listed as a sponsor, but they must be listed by name, not by Committee.

SECTION THREE. All ordinances and laws, or parts thereof that are in conflict with the- provisions of this Ordinance, are hereby repealed.

SECTION FOUR. The provisions of this Ordinance are severable. If any part of this ordinance is declared invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, that declaration shall not affect the part or parts that remain.

SECTION FIVE. This Ordinance will be in full force and effect from and after its adoption
and publication as required by law.

REZONE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8561 U.S. HIGHWAY 90 WEST (NORTH SIDE OF HAMILTON BOULEVARD, 2/10 +/- MILE EAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 90 WEST, EXTENDING TO THE WEST TERMINUS OF EAST RITE ROAD). The following ordinance was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 10, 2016.

ORDINANCE: 64-009-2016

BE 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:

BEGINING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 5, CAL-GAS SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 38, PAGE 1 OF THE PROBATE COURT RECORDS OF MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA, SAID POINT BEING LOCATED ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF HAMILTON BOULEVARD, (VARIABLE WIDTH R/W), FORMERLY ISLAND ROAD; THENCE N-01°-08'-22"-W, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 5, FOR 517.30 FEET TO A POINT AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 5, SAID POINT ALSO LYING ON THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BENEDICK SUB DIVISION, UNIT ONE, AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 50, PAGE 28 OF THE AFORESAID PROBATE COURT RECORD OF MOBILE COUNTY; THENCE N-89°-51’-54”-W ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 5 AND THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 1, FOR 112.28 FEET TO A POINT AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 1; THENCE N-00°-08’-58”-E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 1, FOR 1429.42 FEET TO A POINT AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 1 THENCE S-89°-51’-02”-E, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 1, FOR 1631.21 FEET TO A POINT AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 1, SAID POINT LYING ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF CSX RAILROAD, FORMERLY L & N RAILROAD, (100 FOOT R/W) THENCE S-28°-32’-01”-W, ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID CSX RAILROAD, FOR 62.35 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY, ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID CSX RAILROAD AND AROUND A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OS 18043.43 FEET AND A DELTA ANGLE OF 04°-20’-10” FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 1365.52 FEET; THENCE S-32°-54’-11”-W, ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID CSX RAILROAD, FOR 854.86 FEET TO A POINT AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID CSX RAILRAOD WITH THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF AFORESAID HAMILTON BOULEVARD (80-FOOT R/W); THENCE N-89°-24’-33”-W, LEAVING THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID CSX RAILRAOD AND ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID HAMILTON BOULEVARD, FOR 320.48 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID PARCEL LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND CONTAINING 1998383 SQUARE FEET FOR 45.877 ACRES, MORE OR LESS.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-A, Residential District, to 1-2, Heavy Industry District, and it shall hereafter be lawful construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, only known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a 1-2, Heavy Industry 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 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 I-2, Heavy Industry District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with:

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

ORDINANCE DEEMING VACANT PROPERTY NOT NOW NEEDED FOR PUBLIC OR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA. The following ordinance was laid over for one (1) week to the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 10, 2016.

ORDINANCE: 88-010-2016

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

SECTION ONE: It is hereby found and determined by the City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, that the property hereinafter described is not now needed for public or municipal purposes and that it is in the best interest of the City of Mobile and in the public interest that said property be sold to the University of South Alabama.

Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 1 of the Mobile Area Water and Sanitary Sewer Business Operations Site Subdivision, as recorded in Map Book 78, Page 100, Probate Court Records, Mobile County, Alabama, run South 56°-19’-39” East, along the North boundary of said Lot 1 and the North boundary of Lot 2 in said subdivision, a distance of 554.84 feet; thence North 04°-42’-30” East, along the West boundary of Lot 3 in said subdivision, a distance of 48.25 feet; thence along the South right-of-way line of St. Stephens Road (right-of-way varies) and a projection thereof, run North 57°-25’-30” West, 524.81 feet; thence South 70°-52’-36” West, 23.64 feet; thence South 04°-15’-05” West, along the East right-of-way line of Lambert Street (50 foot right-of-way), a distance of 15.28 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 20,268.68 square feet.

SECTION TWO: The Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and in the name, and on behalf of the City of Mobile, the attached Purchase Agreement or the property shown above.

SECTION THREE: The Mayor and City Clerk are also hereby authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and in the name and on behalf of the City of Mobile the deed for the property shown above, when said deed is prepared.

SECTION FOUR: John Olszewski, Real Estate Officer of the City of Mobile, is hereby authorized and directed to negotiate, and to execute for and in the name and on behalf of the City of Mobile, whatever supporting documents, affidavits, closing statements, or other ancillary forms necessary to complete the sale of said property.

SECTION FIVE: Said Purchase Agreement and Deed are by reference made a part of this ordinance fully as if set forth herein and a copy of such will be on file in the office of the City Clerk and in the office of the Real Estate Department, 4th Floor, Government Plaza, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama.

SECTION SIX: This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication as required by law.

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 03-135 through 01-149. 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:

RE-APPOINT SCOTT GRAHAM AND APPOINT SHAWN CONKLAN TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmembers Rich and Daves.

RESOLUTION: 03-135-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Rich and Daves

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the following action is taken on the Human Relations Commission for terms effectively immediately:
Re-appoint Scott Graham (Rich) - ending February 8, 2018.
Appoint Shawn Conklan (Daves) - ending February 8, 2018.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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.

CORRECT RESOLUTION NO. 21-266-2015 AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT TO TERRACON CONSULTANTS TO UPGRADE SIDEWALKS AND RAMPS TO ADA COMPLIANCE IN THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 21-136-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS the Mobile City Council adopted a resolution on June 16, 2015, authorizing a contract with Terracon Consultants, Inc., to upgrade sidewalks and ramps to ADA compliance in Area 2-Central Business District West, COM Project No. 2014-202-07;

WHEREAS the cost of the project was incorrectly listed as $8,500.00 when the correct contract amount is $21,000.00;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Resolution No. 21-366, adopted June 16, 2015, is hereby corrected to reflect the correct contract amount of $21,000.00.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie 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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPT LICENSE TO THE CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER FOR THE 2016 DOWNTOWN CAJUN COOK-OFF IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-137-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

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

Type of application: Non-Profit Tax Exempt

Submitted by: The Child Advocacy Center, Inc.

Location: 2016 Downtown Cajun Cook-Off
Cathedral Square
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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL EVENTS RETAIL LICENSE FOR CALLAGHAN’S IRISH SOCIAL CLUB, 250 MARINE STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-138-2016

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: Special Events Retail

Submitted by: Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, Inc.

Location: Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, Inc.
250 Marine Street
Mobile, AL 36604

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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR ONE STOP N GO, 719 DAUPHIN ISLAND PARKWAY. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-139-2016

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: Retail Beer/Table Wine (Off Premises Only)

Submitted by: Dean Ke Lim

Location One Stop N Go
719 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, AL 36606

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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR S & N MART, 2519 HALLS MILL ROAD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-140-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

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: S & N Mart, LLC

Location S & N Mart
2519 Halls Mill Road
Mobile, AL 36606

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.

DECLARE WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1535. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-141-2016

A RESOLUTION DECLARING WEEDS GROWING UPON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS AND THE 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.

WHEREAS, a survey has been made to determine the properties upon which or in front of which noxious weeds are growing and the agents or employees of the City of Mobile have legal description of parcels of property in the City of Mobile upon which or in front of which such weeds are growing, and it has been determined to follow the provisions of Act No. 329 legislature of the State of Alabama, approved on April 28, 1988, and to have caused such cut or otherwise abated as public nuisances:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: It has been determined by the City Council of Mobile that the weeds growing on the privately owned lots or parcels of land described in Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk and made a part thereof as though set forth in full, known as Group #1535 "NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS GROWING ON PROPERTY," are noxious and dangerous, and such weeds are hereby declared to be public nuisances. The properties upon which such weeds are growing are all located within the corporate limits of the City of Mobile streets referred to in the description which are more particularly described in said Exhibit “A”.

SECTION 2: The weeds growing on or in front of the above described parcels of property shall be abated by the removal of such noxious or dangerous weeds or they will be removed and the nuisances abated by the City of Mobile, in which case the cost of such removal will be assessed against the respective parcels of lands from which such weeds are removed, and such cost will constitute a lien upon such respective parcels of land until paid. A public meeting is hereby called to be held in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama on the 5th day of April, 2016, at ten thirty a.m., for the purpose of hearing any objections to the declarations contained in this resolution and to the proposed removal of such weeds, at which time all objections will be heard and given due consideration by the City Council of Mobile; and it is directed that there shall be conspicuously posted in front of each parcel of property, a "NOTICE TO DESTROY WEEDS," such heading to be in words not less than one inch in height and substantially in the form set out in such Act No. 329, approved April 28, 1988.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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.

AUTHORIZE REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1533. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-142-2016

A RESOLUTION DETERMINING WHAT OBJECTIONS SHALL BE ALLOWED AND WHAT OBJECTIONS SHALL BE OVERRULED TO THE REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS ON OR IN FRONT ARCELS 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 upon the hereinafter described parcels of land, and the City Council of Mobile having held such public hearing in connection with the notices given and no objections having been filed or made by any of the interested parties; and

WHEREAS parcels Nos 1 through 20 described in the resolution adopted on the 26th day of January, 2016, have not been cleared of noxious and dangerous weeds and continue to be public nuisances.

NOW THERFORE, 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 described 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:

PARCEL 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 26th 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. 1533, 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 on 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 on each separate 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 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 time when the report will be submitted to the City Council for confirmation.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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.

ASSESS THE COST OF REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1516. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-143-2016

RESOLUTION ASSESSING THE COST OF REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS IN FRONT OF OR ON CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA

WHEREAS, an itemized report in writing has been made to the City Council of Mobile, showing the costs of removing noxious or dangerous weeds on or in front of the hereinafter described parcels of land a copy of such report having first been posted on the Council Chamber door more than three days prior to the meeting at which the report was received, and the City Council having heard the report, together with any objections which may have been raised by any of the property owners liable to be assessed for the work of culling such weeds, and the City Council being of the opinion that such report in all respects be confirmed:

IT IS THEREFORE RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE as follows:

Section 1. The amount set opposite each described parcel of real property contained in exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk and made a part hereof as though set forth in full and known as Group #1516 shall constitute special assessments against such respective parcels of land; and each such parcel of land is hereby assessed with the amount set opposite its description; and the assessment hereby, made and confirmed shall constitute a lien on and against each such respective parcel of land for the amount of each respective assessment so made; and the report made to this body of the costs of removing the noxious or dangerous weeds on or in front of the respective parcels of land is hereby in all respects confirmed.

Section 2. It is directed that a copy of this resolution be delivered to the Tax Collector of the City of Mobile, and shall be his duty to add the amounts of the above respective assessments to the next regular bills for ad valorem taxes levied against the said respective lots and parcels of land for municipal purposes, and such amounts shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as ordinary municipal taxes are collected, and shall be subject to the same penalties and same procedure on foreclosure and sale as in the case of delinquency as provided for ordinary ad valorem taxes.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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.

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MOBILE AND THE GREATER GULF STATE FAIR, INC. FOR RELOCATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THREE PREMIER INDOOR COURT SURFACES. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 01-149-2016

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, an Agreement between the City of Mobile and the Greater Gulf State Fair, Inc., for relocation and maintenance of three premier court surfaces, 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.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory 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.

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules for the immediate consideration of Resolutions 21-144 through 21-146. 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.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH CRV SURVEILLANCE, LLC, FOR SECURITY CAMERA INSTALLATION AT HARMON RECREATION CENTER, SPRINGHILL RECREATION CENTER AND JOSEPH DOTCH COMMUNITY CENTER, $25,184.00 (2016 CIP PROJECTS #94, #95 AND #35, D1 AND D2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

Councilmember Williams noted that he will not withhold unanimous consent for CIP resolutions under $50,000.00 being introduced for the first time.

RESOLUTION: 21-144-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson and 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: CRV Surveillance, LLC

Project Name: Security Camera Installation:
Harmon Recreation Center - Repairs and Aesthetics, PR-026-16 (CO203 — 2016 CIP Proj#94-Dist 2) $9,417.00
Springhill Recreation Center- Repairs and Aesthetics, PR-046-16
(CO204— 2016 CIP Proj#95, Dist 2) $9,376.00
Joseph Dotch Community Center- Repairs and Aesthetics PR-025-16 (C0076 — 2016 CIP Proj#35, Dist 1) $6,391.00

Amount: $25,184.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory 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.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH GRADY DORTCH AND SONS, INC., FOR THEORDORE PARK-FENCING AND DUGOUTS, $38,550.00 (2016 CIP PROJECT #214, D4). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION: 21-145-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams 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: Grady Dortch and Sons, Inc.

Project name: Theodore Park - Fencing and Dugouts
Project number: PR-051-16

Amount: $38,550.00 (2016 CIP Project#214, District 4)

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:

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 WATKINS ACY STRUNK DESIGN, INC., FOR THE DESIGN OF A NEW DESTINATION PLAYGROUND AT MEDAL OF HONOR PARK, $24,000.00 (2016 CIP PROJECT #324, D6). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 21-146-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich 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: Watkins Acy Strunk Design, Inc.

Project name: Medal of Honor Park playground

Project number: PR-029-16

Amount: $24,000.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich 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.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH TRANE U.S., D/B/A GULF SOUTH TRANE, FOR DDC CONTROLS SYSTEM INSPECTION AND PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE-WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY AND BEN MAY LIBRARY, $9,997.00. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 10, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-147-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Williams and 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: Trane U.S. Inc. d/b/a Gulf South Trane

Project name: DDC Controls System Inspection and Preventative
Maintenance West Regional Library and Ben May (Main) Library

Project number: SC-089-16

Amount: $9,997.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH THOMPSON ENGINEERING, INC., FOR THE MOBILE CRUISE TERMINAL-CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS, $8,430.00. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 10, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-148-2016

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: Thompson Engineering, Inc.

Project name: Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal - Civil Engineering Services for Various Improvements

Project number: CT-017-16

Amount: $8,430.00

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The City Council meeting scheduled for March 8, 2016, has been postponed until Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.

Councilmember Small thanked the residents and Fulton Heights Community Action Group for the neighborhood clean-up this past Saturday.

Councilmember Small announced a grand re-opening of Doyle Park this afternoon. The public will now be able to enjoy watching planes take off from Brookley Aeroplex at the 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 Rich mentioned the Festival of Flowers benefitting Providence Hospital will take place March 10 – 14, 2016.

Councilmember Rich announced the district six meeting will be held March 31, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at the Connie Hudson Senior Center. This meeting will focus on the plans for the Hillcrest traffic management. Postcard reminders will be sent to district six residents.

Councilmember Richardson stated that the Beau Terra Community and many streets off Moffett Road will soon see street re-surfacing as a result of resolutions that passed on today’s agenda.

Councilmember Gregory stated that Plantasia at Mobile Botanical Gardens will be held March 18-20, 2016.

Councilmember Gregory announced the district seven community 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.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting at approximately 11:41 a.m.

Approved: 03/10/2016


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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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CITY CLERK





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