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

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


Council minutes for Oct 25, 2016

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, OCTOBER 25, 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, October 25, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

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

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

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting.

Approved:

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PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL

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CITY CLERK

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, OCTOBER 25, 2016

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Reverend Jim Gabel, Mobile Police Department Special Operations Division Chaplain Corps, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present on Roll Call:

Chairman: Gregory
Councilmembers: Richardson, Manzie, Small, Daves and Rich
Absent: Williams (Councilmember Williams joined later in the
Meeting.)


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 October 19, 2016, were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Chief of Staff Colby Cooper advised Mayor Stimpson was attending another meeting; therefore, there would be no communications from the Administration.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

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

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, 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 Miracle Washam for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 661 Dauphin Island Parkway, on October 29, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 2).

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

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, Small, 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 REGARDING BRENT HILL APARTMENTS AND PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (DOGWOOD HOUSING, INC. ALABAMA PORTFOLIO PROJECT) SERIES 2016.

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing regarding Brent Hill Apartments and Public Financing Authority Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Dogwood Housing, Inc. Alabama Portfolio Project) Series 2016 and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

B. J. Bigio, Montgomery, Alabama responded to questions from the Councilmembers.

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

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

At approximately 10:50 a.m. Councilmember Williams joined the meeting.

AGENDA ITEMS:

None

NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

Drug Education Council representative; Jean Downing, 3000 Television Avenue, introduced members of the Mobile City-County Youth Council. The youth members gave updates on current projects.

Mobile Sports Authority Director Danny Corte, 201 Government Street, revealed to the Council that the thirty-five sporting events hosted in Mobile this year have had a $25.5 million impact on the city.

Downtown Mobile Alliance Communications Director Carol Hunter, 261 Dauphin Street, provided the Council with information regarding an electronics recycling event that will be held November 4 – 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at 711 St. Louis Street.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama CEO Aimee Risser invited the Council to a reception on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m., in Government Plaza. Several non-profit agencies in Mobile will receive $400,000.00 in grant money for the purpose of preventing child abuse and neglect.

Janice Andrews, 6500 Heritage Trace Court, requested the Council’s assistance in acquiring more space at the Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center for a quilting group.

Mobile County Health Department representative Johndra Lewis requested a representative from the Council attend the launch party for the “Start Talking Alabama” campaign to increase HIV awareness.

Councilmember Williams introduced Tina Poiroux and members of the Tillman’s Corner Area Learning Leadership Program (T.A.L.L.).

Velma Dale Jackson, 1552 Jay Drive, spoke to the Council regarding the recent rise in murders in the city.

Keep Mobile Beautiful Commission board member Carlotta Russell, P.O. Box 851027, invited the Council to attend their meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 10:30 a.m., at the Chamber of Commerce.

Mobile Firefighters Matt Waltman, 5608 Dogwood Trace, and Raymond McCarron, Sr., 3019 Calais Street, thanked the Councilmembers and Administration for the recent raises given to Mobile Police officers and Mobile Firefighters.

Claude McLaughlin, 7900 Empress Drive, requested the Council change a line in Ordinance 39-62 for clarification purposes.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH SUNSET CONTRACTING FOR FIRE STATION #23 DRAINAGE AND DRIVEWAY REPAIRS, $32,305.00 (PROJECT #FD-103-16; CO109). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Wednesday, October 19, 2016 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 25, 2016 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-674-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves 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: Sunset Contracting, Inc.

Project name: Fire Station #23 - Drainage and Driveway Repairs

Project number: FD-103-16

Amount: $32,305.00

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

ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

FURTHER AMEND ORDINANCE 30-040 (2016) OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO OPEN CONTAINERS WITHIN THE DOWNTOWN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT. The following ordinance was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

ORDINANCE: 30-057-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Manzie

AN ORDINANCE TO FURTHER AMEND ORDINANCE 30-040 (2016) OF THE MOBILE CITY CODE

WHEREAS, in Ordinance 30-040 (2016) the Council changed the time during which open containers of alcoholic beverages may be consumed within the entertainment district to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) to 12:00 a.m. (Midnight); and,

WHEREAS, Section 4 of Ordinance 30-040 provides that "this Ordinance shall sunset at midnight on November 17, 2016, unless earlier extended, modified, or amended by action of the Council;" and,

WHEREAS, the Council now determines that the provisions of Ordinance 30-040 should be made permanent.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Section 4 of Ordinance 30-040 is hereby rescinded, it being the intent of the Council that Ordinance 30-040 shall not sunset at midnight on November 17, 2016, but instead shall become of permanent operation and effect.

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Consent Resolutions 03-676 – 60-682 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, 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 item.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

APPOINT LANE ELMORE (D3) AND DR. SAM STRADA (D5) TO THE HISTORY MUSEUM OF MOBILE BOARD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 03-676-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Small and Daves

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Lane Elmore (D3) and Dr. Sam Strada (D5) are hereby appointed to the History Museum of Mobile Board effective immediately for terms ending as follows:

Term Expires

Lane Elmore December 31, 2017
Dr. Sam Strada December 31, 2018

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.

APPOINT REVEREND FLEET BELLE TO THE SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AUTHORITY. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 03-677-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Rev. Fleet Belle is appointed to the Solid Waste Disposal Authority effective immediately for a term ending July 16, 2021.

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.

APPOINT BEN HARPER TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF MOBILE-MCGOWIN PARK PROJECT. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 03-691-2016

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE APPOINTING ONE DIRECTOR TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF MOBILE - MCGOWIN PARK PROJECT

WHEREAS, the City Council (the "Council") of the City of Mobile (the "City") previously approved the formation of The Improvement District of the City of Mobile - McGowin Park Project (the "District"), in accordance with Chapter 99A of Title 11 of the Code of Alabama (1975), as amended (the "Act"); and

WHEREAS, the Council desires to appoint Ben Harper as a member of the District's Board of Directors.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Council, as follows:

1. That Ben Harper is hereby appointed by the Council as a member of the District's Board of Directors.

2. The term of Ben Harper shall begin at 12:00 a.m. on September 25, 2015 and shall end at 11:59 p.m. on September 24, 2021.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves moved that the resolution be held over for two (2) weeks until the regular meeting of Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 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 held over.

REALLOCATE $766.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT (CO018) REAL ESTATE/ASSET MANAGEMENT (FUND 2000) TO GENERAL FUND 10003030-44020 OPERATING SUPPLIES REAL ESTATE/ASSET MANAGEMENT GENERAL FUND. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 09-679-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $766.00 be re-allocated from Capital Project (C0018) Real Estate/Asset Management (Fund 2000) to General Fund 10043030-44020 Operating Supplies Real Estate/Asset Management General Fund.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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 WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1551. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-679-2016

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.

WHEREAS, a survey has been made to determine the properties upon which or in front of which noxious or dangerous weeds are growing and the agents or employees of the City of Mobile have obtained the 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 of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, approved on April 28, 1988, and to have caused such weeds to be 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 #1551 under the caption "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, about the 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 29th day of November, 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 headed "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 29, 1988.



The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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 WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1552. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-680-2016

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.

WHEREAS, a survey has been made to determine the properties upon which or in front of which noxious or dangerous weeds are growing and the agents or employees of the City of Mobile have obtained the 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 of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, approved on April 28, 1988, and to have caused such weeds to be 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 #1562 under the caption "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, about the 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 29th day of November, 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 headed "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 29, 1988.



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

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

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

AUTHORIZE REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1549. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-681-2016

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 21 described in the resolution adopted on the 20th day of September, 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 21, as described in the resolution adopted on the 20th day of September, 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. 1549, on file in the office of the City Clerk).

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

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

APPROVE AWARD OF SPECIAL BONUS TO JONATHAN COX AS PART OF THE MAYOR’S INCENTIVE PROGRAM, $500.00. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 60-682-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that upon nomination by City supervisors and recommendation of the Mayor through the City of Mobile's Employee Recognition Program, the City Council hereby authorizes, pursuant to Section 11-40-22, Code of Alabama 1975, awards of $500, or the designated amount, to each of the employees on the list attached hereto as Exhibit A. These employees and sworn and civilian personnel are to be commended for their exemplary work performance or innovations that significantly reduce costs or result in outstanding improvements in services to the public.

EXHIBIT A

Cox, Jonathan Officer of the Month September 2016

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

SUSPENSION OF RULES FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION BEING INTRODUCED FOR THE FIRST TIME.

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Resolution 13-684 being introduced for the first time. 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 item.

RESOLUTION BEING INTRODUCED:

APPROVE BRENT HILL APARTMENTS AND PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (DOGWOOD HOUSING, INC. ALABAMA PORTFOLIO PROJECT) SERIES 2016. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 07-683-2016

RESOLUTION NO. REGARDING BRENT HILL APARTMENTS AND PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (DOGWOOD HOUSING, INC. ALABAMA PORTFOLIO PROJECT) SERIES 2016 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL (the "City Council") OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA (the "City") AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The City Council has found and determined as follows:

(a) Public Finance Authority, a political subdivision of the State of Wisconsin created for the purpose of issuing bonds (the "Authority"), intends to issue its Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Dogwood Housing, Inc. Alabama Portfolio Project) Series 2016, in one or more series (the "Bonds") from time to time, in an amount not to exceed $7,700,000. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Bonds, not expected to exceed $3,000,000, will be used to make a loan to Brent Hill Affordable LLC, an Alabama limited liability company (the "Borrower"), the sole member of which is Dogwood Housing, Inc., a Maryland nonprofit corporation, and used to finance the acquisition, rehabilitation, equipping and/or improvement of the following multifamily rental housing development: Brent Hill Apartments, 1800 Shelton Beach Road, Mobile, Alabama consisting of 50 units, to be owned by the Borrower; to pay interest on the Bonds, to pay costs of issuance of the Bonds, and/or to fund a debt service reserve fund for the Bonds (collectively, the "Project"). The Project is located within the corporate limits of the City. The remainder of the Bonds will be issued primarily to acquire and rehabilitate an affordable housing development in Dothan, Alabama. The initial owner, operator or manager of the Project is expected to be the Borrower. The Bonds shall never constitute an indebtedness of the City within the meaning of any state constitutional provision or statutory limitation, and will not constitute or give rise to pecuniary liability of the City or a charge against its general credit or its taxing powers.

(b) The City Council held a public hearing on October 25, 2016 concerning the Project and the proposed Bonds, and no comments were submitted; notice of such hearing was published in The Mobile Press Register on September 30, 2016.

Section 2. Solely for the purpose of complying with the provisions of the enabling law of the Authority, its organizational documents and section 147 of the Internal Revenue Code, the City Council, as the governing body of the City, hereby consents to the proposed Project (and the acquisition, rehabilitation, equipping and/or improvement thereof) located at 1800 Shelton Beach Road, Mobile, Alabama, within the corporate limits of the City, provided that said facilities otherwise comply with any and all applicable laws and ordinances, including, without limitation, all applicable zoning laws and ordinances. The City Council does hereby approve the issuance of the Bonds to finance the Project at the foregoing location and the nature of the Project, all in accordance with the foregoing proposal of the Borrower. The City Council's consent to and approval of the issuance of the Bonds shall not be construed as expressing any view whatsoever as to the financial feasibility of the Project or the adequacy of any security provided for the Bonds. This approval shall never be taken to impose any liability of any kind whatsoever upon the City Council, any member of the City Council, the City, or any City officers.

Section 3. The Mayor, the City Clerk and the members of the City Council are hereby separately authorized and directed to take any and all actions that they may deem advisable in order to give effect to the intent of this resolution, and in connection therewith to perform in the name of the City such actions and to execute, deliver, seal, attest and accept such other ancillary documents and certificates as may be necessary or advisable, and all such actions taken are hereby ratified and confirmed as valid and binding on the City.

Section 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

SO RESOLVED this the day of , 2016.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOT TO EXCEED S3,000,000 OF PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (DOGWOOD HOUSING, INC. ALABAMA PORTFOLIO PROJECT) SERIES 2016

Notice is hereby given that, at 10:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard on October 26, 2016, at the Auditorium of the Government Plaza, first floor, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, a public hearing, as required by Section 147(0 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), will be held by the City Council of the City of Mobile (the "City") with respect to the proposed plan of financing for the issuance by the Public Finance Authority (the "PFA") of its Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Dogwood Housing, Inc. Alabama Portfolio Project) Series 2016, in one or more series (the "Bonds") issued from time to time, in an amount not to exceed $7,700,000. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Bonds, not expected to exceed $3,000,000, will be used to make a loan to Brent Hill Affordable LLC, an Alabama limited liability company (the "Borrower"), the sole member of which is Dogwood Housing, Inc., a Maryland nonprofit corporation, and used to finance the acquisition, rehabilitation, equipping and/or improvement of the following multifamily rental housing development: Brent Hill Apartments, 1800 Shelton Beach Road, Mobile, Alabama consisting of 50 units, to be owned by the Borrower; to pay interest on the Bonds, to pay costs of issuance of the Bonds, and/or to fund a debt service reserve fund for the Bonds (collectively, the "Project"). The remainder of the Bonds will be issued primarily to acquire and rehabilitate an affordable housing development in Dothan, Alabama. The initial owner, operator or manager of the Project is expected to be the Borrower.

The PFA has provided the following information for this Notice: The Bonds are expected to be issued pursuant to Section 66.0304 of the Wisconsin Statutes, as amended, by the PFA, a commission organized under and pursuant to the provisions of Sections 66.0301, 66.0303 and 66.0304 of the Wisconsin Statutes. The Bonds will be limited obligations of the PFA payable only from the loan repayments to be made by the Borrowers to the PFA, and certain funds and accounts established by the bond indenture for the Bonds.

The Bonds shall never constitute an indebtedness of the City within the meaning of any state constitutional provision or statutory limitation, and will not constitute or give rise to pecuniary liability of the City or a charge against its general credit or its taxing powers.

The hearing is intended to provide a reasonable opportunity to be heard for persons wishing to express their views on the merits of the Project, its location, the issuance of the Bonds or related matters. Written comments will be accepted by the City Clerk, Government Plaza, 9th Floor, P. O. Box 1827, Mobile, Alabama 36633, but must be received on or before the time and date of the hearing.

AUTHORIZE CHANGE ORDER NO. 3 TO THE CONTRACT WITH BILL SMITH ELECTRIC, INC. FOR MOBILE ALABAMA CRUISE TERMINAL-MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL, ADD $109.171.37 (PROJECT #CT-017-16; CO259). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 13-684-2016

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, Change Order No. three (3) to the Contract with Bill Smith Electric, Inc., whereby the sum of $109,171.37, is added to the original contract amount. A copy of said change order is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Project name: Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal Mechanical & Electrical

Project number: CT-017-16

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves 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 SOUTH ALABAMA REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION (SARPC) FOR SERVICES UNDER TITLE III OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT FOR TRANSPORTATION, OUTREACH, NUTRITION CENTER OPERATION AND MEALS, $167,282.00 ($57,114.00 GRANT FUNDS; $100,168.00 CITY MATCH.) The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 21-685-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, the Contract for Services Under Title III of the Older Americans Act between the City of Mobile and South Alabama Regional Planning Commission for transportation, outreach, nutrition center operation, and meals to older individuals with the greatest economic and/or social needs. A copy of said Contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE LEASE AGREEMENTS FOR COPIERS AND MULTI-FUNCTION NETWORK DEVICES UTILIZING PRICING FROM THE ALABAMA STATE CONTRACT AND FROM COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENTS AUTHORIZED BY THE EXAMINER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 35-686-2016

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

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

That the Mayor, subject to funding availability, is hereby authorized to execute lease agreements for copiers and multifunctional printing devices for governmental operations of the City of Mobile from the Multi-Function Network Devices contract of the Finance Department of the State of Alabama and from the Cooperative Purchasing Agreements as authorized by the Examiners of Public Accounts of State of Alabama.

ADOPT THE 2015 MOBILE COUNTY MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

RESOLUTION: 60-687-2016

Sponsored by: 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, the adoption of the 2015 Mobile County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which is attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said plan will be on file in the office of the City Clerk.

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2015 MOBILE COUNTY MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN, IN FULFILLMENT OF THE FEDERAL DISASTER MITIGATION ACT OF 2000 AND THE LOCAL MITIGATION PLAN REQUIREMENTS OF 44 C.F.R. SECTION 201.6 AND FEMA LOCAL MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION PLANNING GUIDANCE

WHEREAS, The Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), as administered by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Federal assistance to local governments to alleviate suffering and damage from disasters, and broadens existing relief programs to encourage disaster preparedness plans and programs, coordination and responsiveness, insurance coverage, and hazard mitigation measures; and,

WHEREAS, the DMA 2000 requirements for local mitigation plans are set forth in 44 C.F.R. Section 201.6 and the Local Mitigation Planning Handbook FEMA, March 2013; and, WHEREAS, as a prerequisite for each Mobile County jurisdiction to continue to qualify for FEMA mitigation grant assistance programs, the DMA 2000 requires the five-year update of the 2010 Mobile County Multi- Hazard Mitigation Plan which was approved by FEMA upon its local adoption on March 22, 2011; and,

WHEREAS, the AEMA had awarded a $30,000.00 planning grant funded through the FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant program (HMGP) to the Mobile County EMA to fund 75% of the total cost of the five-year plan update for all jurisdictions within Mobile County; and,

WHEREAS the 2015 Mobile County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan has been prepared in accordance with DMA 2000 requirements under the direction of the Mobile County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee with the support of the Mobile County EMA, on behalf of all of the jurisdictions within Mobile County; and,

WHEREAS, said mitigation plan addresses all natural hazards deemed to threaten property and persons within the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Mobile County; and,

WHEREAS, the Federal planning criteria require formal adoption of the FEMA-approved plan update by each participating jurisdiction.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the 2015 Mobile County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted and immediately made effective.

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 1305 AND 1307 SPRING HILL AVENUE (SOUTH SIDE OF SPRING HILL AVENUE, 90 ± WEST OF NORTH ANN STREET) FROM B-3 AND R-1 TO B-3 (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 41-688-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

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

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mobile proposes to consider the adoption of the attached amendment to the Ordinance adopted on the 16th day of May, 1967, and known as the "Zoning Ordinance." The adoption of such amendment will be considered by the City Council of Mobile in the Mobile Government Plaza Auditorium, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on the 22nd day of November, 2016, at 10:30 am. At such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to, or in favor of the amendment.

This notice is published pursuant to a resolution of the City Council of Mobile adopted on the 25th day of October, 2016.

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:

COMMENCING AT A POINT ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SPRING HILL AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 164 FEET WEST OF THE WEST LINE OF ANN STREET, THENCE RUNNING SOUTHWARDLY AND PARALLEL WITH ANN STREET 442 FEET TO A POINT THENCE WESTWARDLY AND PERPENDICULARLY TO ANN STREET 53 FEET TO A POINT THENCE NORTHWARDLY AND PARALLEL OR NEARLY SO WITH ANN STREET 421 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SPRING HILL AVENUE, THENCE EASTWARDLY ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF SPRING HILL AVENUE 140 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH LOT 1, BLANICENSMP SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 90, PAGE 46, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from B-3, Community Business District, and R-1, Single- Family Residential District to, B-3 Community Business District and it shall hereafter be lawful to construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a B-3 Community Business District, provided, however, that the plans for any structure or building sought to be erected on said property shall be in compliance with the building laws of the City of Mobile, and that any structure shall be approved by the Building Inspector of the City of Mobile, and that any such structure be erected only in compliance with such laws, including the requirements of said Zoning Ordinance of May 16, 1967, and further provided, however, that no lot or parcel of land herein above described shall be used for any use allowed in a B-3 Community Business District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with 1) completion of the Subdivision process; and 2) hill 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 resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 2320 DAUPHIN ISLAND PARKWAY (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF DAUPHIN ISLAND PARKWAY AND WILLOWDALE STREET) FROM R-1 AND R-3 TO R-3 (DISTRICT 3). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 41-689-2016

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

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

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mobile proposes to consider the adoption of the attached amendment to the Ordinance adopted on the 16th day of May, 1967, and known as the "Zoning Ordinance." The adoption of such amendment will be considered by the City Council of Mobile in the Mobile Government Plaza Auditorium, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on the 22nd day of November, 2016, at 10:30 am. At such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to, or in favor of the amendment.

This notice is published pursuant to a resolution of the City Council of Mobile adopted on the 25th day of October, 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 LOT 36, WILLOW RUN PARK SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 5, PAGE 346, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA, RUN NORTHWARDLY AND EASTWARDLY ALONG THE ARC OF A 437.90 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE SOUTHEASTWARDLY AND ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF WILLOWDALE STREET (50 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY) (CHORD BEARS NORTH 22°-22'-47" EAST, 184.33 FEET), A DISTANCE OF 185.72 FEET; THENCE NORTHWARDLY AND WESTWARDLY, ALONG THE ARC OF A 2924.79 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE NORTHEASTWARDLY AND ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF DAUPHIN ISLAND PARKWAY (120 FEET RIGHT-OF-WAY) (CHORD BEARS NORTH 54°54'39" WEST, 117.19 FEET), A DISTANCE OF 117.2 FEET; THENCE ALONG THE WESTERN BOUNDARY OF PROPERTY CONVEYED BY INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN REAL PROPERTY 414, PAGE 316, SAID PROBATE RECORDS, AS FOLLOWS; SOUTH 49°-06'-46" WEST, 201.00 FEET; SOUTH 19°-01'09" WEST, 73.8 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 36; THENCE SOUTH 79°46'14" EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE, 205.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED BY INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN REAL PROPERTY BOOK 414, PAGE 316, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District, and R-3, Multiple-Family District to, R-3, Multiple-Family 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 R-3, Multiple-Family 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 R-3, Multiple-Family District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) Completion of the Subdivision process; 2) Full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances; and 3) Provision of a 6' privacy fence along the South and West property lines as agreed by the applicant.

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

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

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

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

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF FREDERICK JEROME MCMILLAN D/B/A LEAP FROG SHUTTLE FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR A SHUTTLE SERVICE. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 41-690-2016

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

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR A SHUTTLE SERVICE

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mobile, Alabama, proposes to consider the application of Frederick Jerome McMillan d/b/a Leap Frog Shuttle for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to operate a shuttle service in the City of Mobile. The adoption of such Certificate will be considered by the City Council in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza located at 205 Government Street Mobile, Alabama, on Tuesday, the 8th day of November, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. At such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the proposed resolution.

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

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

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Gregory advised she is assigning the matter of Resolution 03-691 to the Administrative Services Committee.

Councilmember Gregory gave notice that the November 1, 2016 City Council meeting will be held at the Harmon Recreation Center, at 6:00 p.m.

Councilmember Gregory declared she will hold a district meeting Monday, November 21, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.

Councilmember Williams urged everyone to attend the “Thriller Nights of Lights” at Bay Bears Stadium.

Councilmember Williams reminded citizens that with holiday shopping season about to begin McGowin Park and Robert Moore and Company Christmas Town and Village offer great shopping.

Councilmember Small recounted the Riverside community clean-up held this past Saturday was productive and thanked the Public Works department for their assistance.

Councilmember Small thanked the Williamson High School alumni for inviting him to ride in the school’s 100th Anniversary parade on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Councilmember Small announced a meeting will be held for the North Dauphin Island Parkway, Halls Mill Road, Holcombe Avenue and Pleasant Valley Road communities on Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at 2554 Pleasant Valley Road.

Councilmember Small encouraged citizens to participate in the 7th Annual Dog River Ghost Chase 5K and Goblin Gallop on Saturday, October 29, 2016, 4960 Dauphin Island Parkway, 5:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Dog River community.

Councilmember Small stated the Maysville Community Action Group will sponsor a block party on Monday, October 31, 2016 beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Councilmember Rich reminded citizens to be mindful of children when driving on Halloween night.

Councilmember Rich reported the Environmental Center will hold an open house on Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Councilmember Rich suggested citizens attend presentations being held by the planning consulting firm which will highlight future zoning and codes changes that will be part of the Map of Mobile.

Councilmember Richardson mentioned the Toulminville community meeting held last Thursday was constructive.

Councilmember Richardson noted the ditch covering project in Trinity Gardens is progressing.

Councilmember Richardson announced updates to Trinity Gardens Park will be coming soon.

Councilmember Richardson informed citizens that the Mobile Police Department has Enhanced Neighborhood Police Officers (ENP) available at every precinct for the purpose of absolving neighborhood issues.

Councilmember Manzie communicated what a great time he had over the weekend helping Williamson High School celebrate their 100th Anniversary.

Councilmember Manzie indicated that a district two community meeting will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at All Saints Community Church.

Councilmember Manzie invited all to attend the Annual District Two Harvest Give Away Saturday, November 12, 2016, 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at the James Seals Community Center.

Councilmember Manzie urged citizens to attend a public meeting regarding TIGER Grants Thursday, November 10, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the International Trade Center.

Councilmember Gregory said she participated in a town hall meeting last Thursday at the St. Paul A.M.E. Church. The meeting focused on how the Church can open its doors after school to bring in children for mentoring and activities.

The Presiding Officer recessed the regular meeting at approximately 12:06 p.m.

Approved: November 1, 2016

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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CITY CLERK




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