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Council minutes for Aug 30, 2016

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, AUGUST 30, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the City Council’s Conference Room on the ninth floor of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

Present:
Chairman: Gregory
Councilmembers: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves and Rich
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, AUGUST 30, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Reverend Patricia King, Associate Pastor, Pilgrim Rest AME Zion Church, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Councilmember Gregory announced the Bankhead Tunnel will not be open to bicyclists and pedestrians this weekend.

Councilmember Gregory said Brown Bag in Bienville begins Wednesday, August 31, 2016, and will continue every Wednesday through October 26, 2016, from 11:30 until 1:30 p.m.

Present on Roll Call:

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

STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT:

The Presiding Officer stated that all cell phones must be turned off and that there will be no hats, hoods, sunglasses or large bags permitted in the meeting room.

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

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

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

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

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

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

The minutes of the meetings of August 23, 2016, were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson read a proclamation declaring the month of September 2016 as “Hunger Action Month” in Mobile. Feed the Gulf Coast Retired President and CEO Colonel David Reaney and current President and CEO Cathy Pope accepted the proclamation.

Mayor Stimpson communicated that Mobile native and 2016 Summer Olympic Games gold medal winner Demarcus Cousins will arrive in Mobile Thursday, September 1, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Mobile Regional Airport. On Saturday, September 3, 2016 Demarcus Cousins will hold a free basketball camp from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A block party to celebrate his homecoming will follow from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Figures Park.

Mayor Stimpson pronounced by reducing the police jurisdiction the City could realize a minimum of $1.5 million in savings that will in turn improve services for our citizens and the City will respond to approximately 30 percent fewer calls in the police jurisdiction.

Councilmember Gregory read a proclamation honoring Feed the Gulf Coast President and CEO Colonel David W. Reaney on his retirement and declared Tuesday, August 30, 2016 as Colonel David W. Reaney Day in Mobile.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Richardson moved for the adoption of the agenda, which motion 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 agenda adopted.

APPEALS:

The Council considered the request of Melissa Mutert, The Porch Society, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 200 block of Dexter Avenue on October 22, 2017 (revised date), from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

The Council considered the request of Janson W. Craig for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 1644 Virginia Street on September 17, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

The Council considered the request of Mark F. Bass, ILA Local 1410, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 505 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue on September 5, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

The Council considered the request of Gloria Sullivan for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 82 Burtonwood Drive on September 10, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 7).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and 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 DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 1053 CHOCTAW STREET IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 3).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 1053 Choctaw Street is a public nuisance and order it repaired or demolished and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

Samuel Murphy, 1054 Choctaw Street, approached the Council with regard to purchasing and rehabilitating the property. Councilmembers Gregory, Small and Williams advised Mr. Murphy to work with David Daughenbaugh in Municipal Enforcement.

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

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 1310 JESSIE STREET IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRUCT 1).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 1310 Jessie Street is a public nuisance and order it repaired or demolished and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

No one appeared.

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

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 7045 SMITH ALLEY IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 4).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 7045 Smith Alley is a public nuisance and order it repaired or demolished and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

No one appeared.

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

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 667 CHEROKEE STREET IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 2).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 667 Cherokee Street is a public nuisance and order it repaired or demolished and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

No one appeared.

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:

AGENDA ITEMS:

None

NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

Mobile Sports Authority Director Danny Corte, 301 Government Street, addressed the Council with an update on upcoming events for the remainder of the fiscal year.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

AMEND ARTICLE 1, SECTION 1-2 OF THE CITY CODE TO REDUCE THE POLICE JURISDICTION FROM THREE MILES TO ONE AND ONE-HALF MILES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017. The following ordinance, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 01-036-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Gregory, Williams and Rich
and Mayor Stimpson

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ARTICLE I SECTION 1-2 OF THE CITY CODE TO REDUCE THE POLICE JURISDICTION FROM THREE MILES TO ONE AND ONE-HALF MILES

WHEREAS, Acts of Alabama, 2016, Act No. 16-391, amended ALABAMA CODE (1975) Section 11-40-10 (a) by adding a new subsection (3) that authorizes any municipality with a three mile police jurisdiction under subsection (1) to reduce its police jurisdiction to a mile and a half by ordinance of the municipality which will take effect on the first day of January following its adoption on or before the preceding first day of October; and,

WHEREAS, the police jurisdiction of the City of Mobile is three miles under Section 11-40-10(a)(1); and,

WHEREAS, the City desires to reduce its police jurisdiction to one mile and one-half miles effective January 1, 2017; and,

WHEREAS, the City Code for the City of Mobile at Article I Section 1-2, Definitions and Rules of Construction, defines "Police Jurisdiction" as the territory outside but within three (3) miles of the corporate limits of the City, but not including territory within the corporate limits of any other incorporated municipality; and,

WHEREAS, the City desires to amend Article I Section 1-2 of its City Code by deleting "three (3)" and replacing it with "one and one-half (1 1/2)";

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

Section 1. It is the intention and desire of the City Council of the City of Mobile to amend as laws, ordinances, and City Code to reduce the police jurisdiction of the City from three (3) miles to one and one-half (11/2) miles outside the corporate limits.

Section 2. Article 1 of the City Code, Definitions and Rules of Construction, is hereby amended at Section 1-2, definition of Police Jurisdiction, by deleting "three (3)" and substituting therefor "one and one-half (11/2)" so that the definition, as amended, reads:

Police Jurisdiction shall mean the territory outside, but within one and one-half (11/2) miles of the corporate limits of the city, but not including territory within the corporate limits of any other incorporated municipality.

REPEALER. All City Code sections and ordinances or parts of City Code sections and ordinances in conflict are hereby repealed.

EFFECTIVE DATE. This amendment shall be effective January 1, 2017.

The ordinance was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Williams moved that the ordinance be held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, September 6, 2016, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

REZONE PROPERTY AT 1260 AND 1262 DAUPHIN STREET AND 4 NORTH ANN STREET (NORTHEAST CORNER OF DAUPHIN STREET AND NORTH ANN STREET) FROM R-1 AND B-1 TO B-1. The following ordinance, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 64-041-2016

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

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

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

BEGINNING AT TILE NORTHEAST CORNER OF DAUPHIN STREET AND ANN STREET, CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, THENCE NORTH 05° - 00' - 00" EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF ANN STREET 249.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 85° - 37' - 00" EAST 148.80 FEET; THENCE NORTH 04° - 49' - 49" EAST 39.87 FEET; THENCE NORTH 85° - 35' - 32" WEST 148.75 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF ANN STREET; THENCE NORTH 04° - 57' - 33" EAST ALONG SAID EAST LINE 10.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 85° - 22' - 02" EAST 199.13 FEET; THENCE NORTH 05° - 01' - 03" EAST 227.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 84° - 09' - 00" EAST 84.87 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 05° - 06' - 11" WEST 486.37 FEET TO POINT ON THE NORTH LINE OF DAUPHIN STREET;THENCE SOUTH 86° - 50' -50" WEST 286.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

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

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

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

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

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

REZONE PROPERTY AT THE NORTH SIDE OF TODD ACRES DRIVE, 700’ ± NORTH OF KOOIMAN ROAD FROM R-A AND B-5 TO I-1. The following ordinance, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 64-042-2016

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

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

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

BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA; THENCE NORTH 00°-17'-59" WEST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 26, A DISTANCE OF 1318.95 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89°-57'-34" WEST 495.80 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EAST LINE OF THE CSX RAILROAD (100' RIGHT-OF-WAY); THENCE SOUTH 28°-16' WEST ALONG SAID EAST LINE 1498.41 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE NORTH 89°-58'-44" EAST 149.61 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 13°-49'-59" WEST 551.57 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE NORTH LINE OF TODD ACRES DRIVE; THENCE SOUTH 87°-09'-20" EAST 101.90 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE WEST LINE OF TODD ACRES DRIVE; THENCE NORTH 13°-49'-59" EAST 556.81 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89°58'44" EAST 959.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-A, Residential-Agricultural District, and B-5, Office-Distribution District, to I-1, Light Industry District, and it shall hereafter be lawful to construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a 1-1, Light 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 said Zoning Ordinance of May 16, 1967, and further provided, however, that no lot or parcel of land herein above described shall be used for any use allowed in a I-1, Light Industry District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) completion of the Subdivision process; and 2) full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

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

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

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

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

ORDINANCE DEEMING VACANT PROPERTY NOW NOT NEEDED FOR PUBLIC OR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE TO ST. ANTHONY AND DEARBORN PARTNERS, 610 ST. ANTHONY STREET. The following ordinance, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 88-043-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

AN ORDINANCE DEEMING CERTAIN PROPERTY NOT NOW NEEDED FOR PUBLIC OR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE THEREOF

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.

SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A"

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 for 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 as 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.

EXHIBIT "A"

610 St. Anthony Street

Beginning at the northeast Corner of St. Anthony Street and Dearborn Street; thence north 21 degrees 50 minutes 50 seconds west along the east line of Dearborn Street 219.03 feet to a point; thence north 68 degrees 09 minutes 49 seconds east along the south line of State Street, 5250 feet to a point; thence south 21 degrees 50 minutes 50 seconds east and parallel with Dearborn Street, 70.00 feet to a point; thence north 68 degrees 09 minutes 49 seconds. east and parallel with State Street, 61.30 feet to a point; thence south 22 degrees 00 minutes east 38.17 feet to a point; thence south 67 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds west and parallel with St. Anthony Street, 34.9 feet to a point; thence south 21 degrees 20 minutes 50 seconds east and parallel with Dearborn Street, 110.34 feet to a point on the north line of St. Anthony Street; thence south 67 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds west along said north line 79.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING.

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

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH JOHN G. WALTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. FOR 2016 GROUP C-DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AND REPAIRS, $616,236.92 (COM PROJECT NO. 2016-202-20; D1, #24 HOLLEMAN DRIVE; D4, #196 BOLTON’S BRANCH; D6, #315-CENTER STREET; D7, #364, SUMMER PLACE; 2017 ADVANCE CAPITAL-THREE MILE CREEK @ FENNEL STREET, JAPANESE GARDENS AND ZEIGLER BOULEVARD.) The following resolution, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-528-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson, Williams, Rich and Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: John G. Walton Construction Co, Inc.

Project name: 2016 CIP, 2016 Group C - Drainage Improvements
and Repairs

COM project no.: 2016-202-20 (John G. Walton Construction Co., Inc.)
#24 (Dist.1) - Holleman Drive
#196 (Dist. 4) - Bolton's Branch
#315 (Dist. 6) - Center Street
#364 (DS. 7) - Summer Place
(2017 Adv. Capital) Three Mile Creek @ Fennel Street
(2017 Adv. Capital) Three Mile Creek @ Japanese Gardens
(2017 Adv. Capital) Three Mile Creek @ Zeigler Boulevard

Estimated cost: $616,236.92

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:

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 A FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE OPERATOR AGREEMENT WITH LA POWER, LLC D/B/A GOGO LOGISTICS. The following resolution, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 01-529-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie 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, a Foreign-Trade Zone Operator Agreement between City of Mobile and LA Power, LLC d/b/a GoGo Logistics, in which the City grants the Operator the right to utilize Site 1 of the General-Purpose Zone as a foreign-trade zone, as outlined in the agreement 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 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 AGREEMENT WITH ALDOT RELATING TO I-10 EB WATER STREET ON-RAMP CLOSURE AND IMPROVEMENTS TO CANAL STREET, CLAIBORNE STREET AND TEXAS STREET INTERCHANGE, PROJECT NO. HPP-AL06 (902). The following resolution, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 01-530-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS, the City of Mobile, Alabama (hereinafter at times referred to as City) is desirous of having certain improvements made on I-10 within the City Limits of Mobile, in accordance with plans prepared by the Alabama Department of Transportation and designated as Project Number HPP-AL06 (902), 1-10 Eastbound Water Street On-Ramp Closure and Improvements to Canal Street, Claiborne Street, and Texas Street Interchange in Mobile County.

WHEREAS, The Alabama Department of Transportation is now or may later be desirous of receiving Federal Aid for improvement of said highway; and

WHEREAS, The Federal Highway Administration, an agency of the United States of America, will not participate in any funding for the construction of said project, until and unless, the City of Mobile will agree to certain requirements of the Federal Highway Administration. The City of Mobile for the purpose of complying with requirements of the Federal Highway Administration in regard to its funding of improvements of the type and kind in this agreement provided for does hereby pass and adopts the following resolution.

BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Mobile that the plans of said project including alignment, profile, grades, typical sections and paving layouts as submitted to this City and which are now on file in the office of the City Clerk are hereby approved and that the location of said project as staked out by the Alabama Department of Transportation and as shown by said plans referred to are hereby approved and the Alabama Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, is hereby authorized to proceed with the grading, draining, paving, and otherwise improving and construction of said project in accordance with said plans.

The City by and through its Council hereby grants to the Alabama Department of Transportation the full use of and access to the dedicated widths of any existing streets for the construction of said project and hereby agrees to permit and allow the Alabama Department of Transportation to close and barricade the said project and intersecting streets for as long as necessary while the said project is being graded, drained, paved, and otherwise improved, and hereby agrees that the use of any street or highway for parking within an interchange area will not at any time be permitted.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the City, that for and in consideration of the Alabama Department of Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, constructing said highway and routing traffic along the same through the City over said project, such City hereby agrees with the Alabama Department of Transportation and for the benefit of the Federal Highway Administration, that on the above mentioned project the City will not in the future permit encroachments upon the right of way; nor will it pass any ordinances or laws fixing a speed limit contrary to those limits provided for in Title 32, Chapter 5, Code of Alabama 1975, as amended, and other laws of Alabama; nor will it permit other than parallel parking in areas where parking is permitted; nor will it allow the placing of any informational, regulatory, or warning signs, signals, median crossover, curb and pavement or other markings, and traffic signals without written approval of the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, of the location, form and character of such installations. The traffic control devices and signs installed during construction, and those installed after completion of this project shall be in accordance with the latest edition of the national Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and accepted standards adopted by the Alabama Department of Transportation of the State of Alabama and by the Federal Highway Administration. The City further agrees that subsequent traffic control devices deemed necessary by it in keeping with applicable statutes, rules and regulations to promote the safe and efficient utilization of the highway under the authority of Title 32, Chapter 5, Code of Alabama 1975, and all other applicable laws of Alabama, shall be subject to and must have the approval of the Alabama Department of Transportation of the State of Alabama and of the Federal Highway Administration, prior to installation and the City further agrees that it will enforce traffic and control the same under the provisions of Title 32, Chapter 5, Code of Alabama 1975, and other applicable laws of Alabama.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by this Council:

1. That the City agrees to perform all maintenance on crossroads, service drives, or relocated roads that are not designated Federal or State highways that are in the jurisdiction of the City.

It is understood and agreed that no changes in this Resolution or Agreement shall in the future be made without having obtained the prior approval of the Federal Highway Administration.

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.

RE-ALLOCATE $3,320,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #C0007, CITY’S SHARE-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES IN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND (2000) TO GRANT FUND (5017) TIGER GRANT. The following resolution, which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 23, 2016 and was held over until the regular meeting of Tuesday, August 30, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 09-531-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $3,320,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #C0007 City's Share-Economic Development Incentives in the Capital Improvement Fund (Fund 2000) to Grant Fund TIGER Grant (Fund 5017). These funds will be used as the City's Match to the TIGER Grant and are being transferred to streamline the recordkeeping process.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small, after comments from Councilmembers Williams and Manzie 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 DEEMING PROPERTY NOT NOW NEEDED FOR PUBLIC OR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE TO DOUG KLYCE, 3200 MOFFETT ROAD. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

ORDINANCE: 88-045-2016

AN ORDINANCE DEEMING CERTAIN PROPERTY NOT NOW NEEDED FOR PUBLIC OR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE THEREOF

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.

SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A"

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 for 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 as 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 THE FIRST TIME:

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules for the immediate consideration of Consent Resolutions 03-533 – 58-539. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the items.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

APPOINT VANESSA DAVIS WRIGHT (D1) AND DOUG DABNEY (D4) TO THE POLICE CITIZENS’ COMMUNITY RELATIONS ADVISORY COUNCIL. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION: 03-533-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson and Williams

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Vanessa Davis Wright (District 1) and Doug Dabney (District 4) are appointed to the Police Citizens' Community Relations Advisory Council effective immediately for a term ending November 1, 2017.

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

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RETAIL-MORE THAN 30 DAYS LICENSE FOR 50 YARDLINE BACKYARD CAFÉ, LADD-PEEBLES STADIUM, 1621 VIRGINIA STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-547-2016

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 Retail-More Than 30 Days License

Submitted by: 50 Yardline Backyard Cafe, LLC

Location: 50 Yardline Backyard Cafe
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
1621 Virginia Street

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

DECLARE THE STRUCTURE AT 1053 CHOCTAW STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-534-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 1053 Choctaw Street has been found by the Building Official of the City of Mobile to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance; and

WHEREAS, the Mobile City Council has held a public hearing to determine whether said structure constitutes a public nuisance;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE that the structure at 1053 Choctaw Street described as:

N 100 FT(S) OF LOT 14 PRESTON SUB DBK 116/181 #SEC 36 T4S R1W #MP29 11 36 0 002

Parcel #: 02-29-11-36-00-02-157

Last assessed to: Samuel & Nellie Merly Smith
1053 Choctaw Street
Mobile, AL 36605

is found and determined by the Mobile City Council to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance, and it is hereby ordered that said structure be repaired or demolished in accordance with the terms of said Ordinance No. 11-085.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the City Clerk of the City shall mail a certified copy of this resolution by registered or certified mail to the interested persons listed above, and a certified copy of this resolution shall be published in the manner and as prescribed for the publication of municipal ordinances, and a certified copy of this resolution shall also be filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Mobile County, Alabama.

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

DECLARE THE STRUCTURE AT 1310 JESSIE STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-535-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 1310 Jessie Street has been found by the Building Official of the City of Mobile to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance; and

WHEREAS, the Mobile City Council has held a public hearing to determine whether said structure constitutes a public nuisance;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE that the structure at 1310 Jessie Street described as:

LOT 7 BLK 4 MECHEM & SAGES 2ND SUB OF LAFARGUE PLACE DBK 121 P 511 #SEC 44 T4S R1W #MP29 02 44 0 013

Parcel #: 02-29-02-44-00-13-135

Last assessed to: Samuel Lopez & John Clemons
1310 Jessie Street
Mobile, AL 36617

is found and determined by the Mobile City Council to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance, and it is hereby ordered that said structure be repaired or demolished in accordance with the terms of said Ordinance No. 11-085.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the City Clerk of the City shall mail a certified copy of this resolution by registered or certified mail to the interested persons listed above, and a certified copy of this resolution shall be published in the manner and as prescribed for the publication of municipal ordinances, and a certified copy of this resolution shall also be filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Mobile County, Alabama.

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

DECLARE THE STRUCTURE AT 7045 SMITH ALLEY A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-536-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 7045 Smith Alley has been found by the Building Official of the City of Mobile to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance; and

WHEREAS, the Mobile City Council has held a public hearing to determine whether said structure constitutes a public nuisance;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE that the structure at 7045 Smith Alley described as:

BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 2 J.C. SULLIVAN SUBDIVISION MBK 42/99 THEN RUN EAST 279.09 FT THEN SOUTH 137.5 FT THEN WEST 282.69 FT THEN NORTH 141.4 FT TO THE POINT OF

Parcel #: 02-38-02-10-10-00-044

Last assessed to: Bernice J. & Mary Parker
P. O. Box 131
Theodore, AL 36582

Is found and determined by the Mobile City Council to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance, and it is hereby ordered that said structure be repaired or demolished in accordance with the terms of said Ordinance No. 11-085.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the City Clerk of the City shall mail a certified copy of this resolution by registered or certified mail to the interested persons listed above, and a certified copy of this resolution shall be published in the manner and as prescribed for the publication of municipal ordinances, and a certified copy of this resolution shall also be filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Mobile County, Alabama.

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

DECLARE THE STRUCTURE AT 667 CHEROKEE STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-537-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 667 Cherokee Street has been found by the Building Official of the City of Mobile to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance; and

WHEREAS, the Mobile City Council has held a public hearing to determine whether said structure constitutes a public nuisance;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE that the structure at 667 Cherokee Street described as:

LOT 9 SQR 5 FULTON HOMES DB K 156 NS P 426 #SEC 28 T4S R1W #MP29 10 28 3 002

Parcel #: 02-29-10-28-30-02-031

Last assessed to: Derrick Wayne & Jacquelyn Greene
667 Cherokee Street
Mobile, AL 36605

is found and determined by the Mobile City Council to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance and it is hereby ordered that said structure be repaired or demolished in accordance with the terms of said Ordinance No. 11-085.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the City Clerk of the City shall mail a certified copy of this resolution by registered or certified mail to the interested persons listed above, and a certified copy of this resolution shall be published in the manner and as prescribed for the publication of municipal ordinances, and a certified copy of this resolution shall also be filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Mobile County, Alabama.

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

CHANGE THE NAME OF BAY BRIDGE ROAD TO AFRICATOWN BOULEVARD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 46-538-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the name of "Bay Bridge Road" be changed to "Africatown Boulevard."

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, after comments from Councilmembers Manzie and Richardson 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 #1545. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 58-539-2016

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 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 on 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 July, 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 described parcels of real property are public nuisances, and it is hereby ordered and directed that the 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 26th day of July, 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. 1545, 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 authorized to enter upon such described pieces of property for the purpose of removing the weeds this resolution to be removed. The owner of any of the above described pieces of property shall t to remove the weeds ordered by this resolution to be removed from this property provided such ne prior to the arrival of the employees of the City of Mobile against his property by reason of any 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 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 each separate lot or parcel of land but before the report is submitted to the City Council a copy of costs with respect to each such lot or parcel of land shall be posted for at least three days prior to n 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 Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules for the immediate consideration of CIP Resolutions 21-540 - 21-542. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the items.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH SAWGRASS CONSULTING, LLC FOR DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE, $12,000.00 (COM PROJECT NO. 2016-3005-37; 2016 CIP PROJECT, D2 #90). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 21-540-2016

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 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: Sawgrass Consulting, LLC

Project name: 2016 CIP Project, D2 #90, Sidewalk Repair and Maintenance,
COM Project No. 2016-3005-37

Estimated cost: $12,000.00

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson 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 CONTRACT WITH SYCAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR COPELAND-COX TENNIS CENTER-DRAINAGE REPAIRS, $49,000.00 (PR-012-16; 2016 CIP PROJECT #365; D7). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 21-541-2016

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: Sycamore Construction, Inc.

Project name: Copeland-Cox Tennis Center - Drainage Repairs

Project number: PR-012-16

Amount: $49,000.00 (2016 CIP, Project#365, District 7)

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.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH DRIVEN ENGINEERING FOR GRAHAM ROAD DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, $42,000.00 INCREASE (COM PROJECT NO. 2016-202-18; 2016 CIP; D7, #359). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 21-542-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS, the City entered into a contract dated January 19, 2016 with Driven Engineering, Inc. for engineering services on the project known as Graham Road Drainage Improvements (COM Project No. 2016-202-18).

WHEREAS, the fees for the engineering services are based on a percentage of the total project cost, with the fee percentage for contracts less than $100,000 being 90/D for the design stage and 7.5% for the construction stage; and

WHEREAS, at the time the contract was entered into it was estimated that the construction cost would be $42,000, and estimated engineering fees based on that amount, would have been $8,000; and

WHEREAS, once field and topographical surveys were completed the estimated project cost was revised to be $350,000, and professional engineering fees to compensate Driven Engineering, Inc. need to be adjusted in accordance with the standard fee schedule used in City of Mobile Professional Services Contracts, thereby increasing professional engineering fees by $42,000 to a total of $50,000; and

WHEREAS, the contract provides on Page 7 (V,5) that the "Total fees for professional engineering services for this contract shall not exceed $50,000 unless authorized by the COUNCIL";

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Council does hereby authorize the additional fee of $42,000, for a total of $50,000, to be paid to Driven Engineering, Inc. for engineering services on the Graham Road Drainage Improvements Project.

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.

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules for the immediate consideration of resolutions 21-543, 21-544 and 21-545. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the items.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH NATIONS ROOF GULF COAST, LLC FOR EXPLOREUM-ROOF REPAIRS, $9.025.00 (EX-224-16; CO164; D2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 21-543-2016

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: Nations Roof Gulf Coast, LLC

Project name: Exploreum - Roof Repairs

Project number: EX-224-16

Amount: $9,025.00

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH J. A. DAWSON & COMPANY, INC. FOR CONNIE HUDSON MOBILE REGIONAL SENIOR COMMUNITY CENTER-BENCHES AND TRASH RECEPTACLE, $9,228.20 (PR-235-16; DSC-06; 100041020-44020; D6). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 21-544-2016

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: J. A. Dawson & Company, Inc.

Project name: Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center Benches & Trash Receptacle

Project number: PR-235-16

Amount: $9,228.20

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich, after comments from Councilmember Rich, 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 OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY FOR POWER SUPPLY BOARD REPLACEMENT-CIVIC CENTER, $8,539.58 (CC-241-16; CO040; D2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 21-545-2016

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: Otis Elevator Company

Project Name: Power Supply Board Replacement Civic Center

Project Number: CC-241-16

Amount: $8,539.58

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory 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 CONTRACT WITH JOHNSON CONTROLS FOR DDC CONTROLS-METASYS SYSTEM MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE-HISTORY MUSEUM OF MOBILE, $63,647.64; 3 YEAR CONTRACT (SC-228-16; 100043032-42150; D2). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-546-2016

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: Johnson Controls

Project name: DDC Controls/Metasys System Maintenance Service History Museum of Mobile

Project number: SC-228-16

Amount: $21,215.88 (1st Initial Term)
$21,215.88 (2nd Additional Term)
$21,215.88 (3rd Additional Term)
$63,647.64 (3 Year Contract)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Rich announced the Fall Benefit fundraiser for the Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center will be held Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the center. Tickets are $30.00 for individuals and $50.00 for couples.

Councilmember Richardson invited all to attend the Crichton Community Action Group’s Pre-Labor Day Explosion to be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Mill Street Park.

Councilmember Daves apprised that a public hearing for the fiscal year 2017 budget will be held at the September 6, 2016 Council meeting.

Councilmember Daves stated the Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:00 p.m. in the Council conference room on the ninth floor of Government Plaza. The purpose of the meeting is to review the fiscal year 2017 proposed budget.

Councilmember Daves advised a district 5 community meeting will be held Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Sage Avenue. Mayor Stimpson, Executive Director of Public Safety Rich Landolt and Executive Director of Public Works Bill Harkins have been invited to attend.

Councilmember Small expressed he will present district three yard of the month Thursday, September 1, 2016, to Ms. Florene Edwards at 1312 Bay Avenue

Councilmember Small reminded citizens to call 311 if properties surrounding them are abandoned or need attention.

Councilmember Williams encouraged everyone to attend the Bay Bears last home game of the season on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Councilmember Manzie thanked Africatown residents for their help in the re-naming of Bay Bridge Road to Africatown Boulevard.

Councilmember Manzie indicated various activities will take place Saturday, September 3rd and Sunday, September 4, 2016, in Africatown and encouraged the public to attend.

Councilmember Manzie mentioned the Mobile Bay Estuary Pr


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