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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.

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Council minutes for Feb 21, 2017

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, FEBRUARY 21, 2017

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, February 21, 2017, 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

MUNCIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, FEBRUARY 21, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Ministerial Staff Member Reverend Irmatine Chastang, Bethel A.M.E. Church, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present on Roll Call:

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

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 February 14, 2017, were approved as submitted.

NOTE: Councilmember Gregory reminded citizens that there will be no solid-waste or trash pick-up for Monday, February 27, 2017 or Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The make-up day will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

NOTE: Councilmember Gregory announced next week’s City Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 due to the Mardi Gras holiday.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson announced the City is changing its hours for the windows, located on the third floor of Government Plaza, that oversee planning, zoning, inspections, permitting and engineering. Beginning on Monday, February 20, the windows will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday, the windows will remain open from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The windows will be closed the entire day for additional employee training on Wednesday, March 1.

Mayor Stimpson reported that he and Commissioner Ludgood unveiled new facilities at Sage Park on Friday. The project features new restrooms, a utility closet, landscaping, benches, a covered porch and a picnic area overlooking the new soccer fields.

Mayor Stimpson confirmed Mobile has been chosen as one of fifteen cities to host a “Navy Week” celebration this year.

Mayor Stimpson expressed he had the privilege of presenting Mr. Isaac White with the “Exceptional Citizenship Award” in honor of Mr. White’s service to others and contributions to his community.

Mayor Stimpson reported the re-opening of the Gulf Quest museum was met with over three-hundred visitors on the first day.

Mayor Stimpson affirmed that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, with his wife Priscilla, made Mobile their first stop on a nationwide tour. Among the attractions enjoyed by the couple was a meal at Wintzell’s and a tour of historic Aimwell Baptist Church.

Mayor Stimpson recounted his meeting with actor Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is in Mobile shooting the film “Black Water.”

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Small 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.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 254, 256, 260 AND 264 DOGWOOD DRIVE (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD AND DOGWOOD DRIVE EXTENDING TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD AND SOUTH UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD) FROM R-1 TO LB-2 (DISTRICT 5).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to rezone property at 254, 256, 260 and 264 Dogwood Drive and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

Linda Surkey, 257 Dogwood Drive, voiced her opposition to the rezoning.

City Council Attorney Jim Rossler explained that the Council has no choice but to approve the rezoning because of a Court Order resulting from a law suit filed by the applicant.

Deputy Director of Planning and Zoning Richard Olsen advised Ms. Surkey that a PUD (Planned Unit Development) is required by the Court Order; therefore, any future development plans by the applicant will have to be approved by the Planning Commission.

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

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 1620 CONCEPTION 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 1620 Conception 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 1059 BAY AVENUE 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 1059 Bay Avenue 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 964 KENTUCKY 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 964 Kentucky 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 2710 BANK AVENUE IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 2710 Bank Avenue 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 261 LINCOLN BOULEVARD IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 7).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 261 Lincoln Boulevard 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 258 CLAY 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 258 Clay 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 656 MCLEMORE STREET IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 656 McLemore 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 1565 ROBERT E. LEE 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 1565 Robert E. Lee 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 160 PAGE AVENUE IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 160 Page Avenue 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 2014 EDWARDS AVENUE IS A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to determine if the structure at 2014 Edwards Avenue 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 resolution authorizing the proper action would be introduced later in the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE IF THE STRUCTURE AT 1248 CONCEPTION 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 1248 Conception 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 resolution 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:

Mr. Herbert Pair, 357 Congress Street, invited the Council to attend one of several book signings for “The History of Black Baptist Churches of Mobile County” authored by his mother Ada Minor-Pair and co-authored by Mr. Pair.

Mr. Greg Harris, 3003 Ralston Road, addressed the Council in support of the Neighborhood Renewal Program.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT WITH ACP/GREENE & ASSOCIATES, LLC D/B/A PLANNING NEXT FOR COMMUNITY PLANNING COOPERATIVE INITIATIVE, $55,000.00 (NPT01). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 14, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of February 21, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 01-094-2017

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 Agreement between the City of Mobile and ACP/Greene & Associates, LLC d/b/a Planning NEXT, for services as outlined in the Agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said Agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH NU VISION SERVICES FOR NUISANCE ABATEMENT-DEMOLITION LEAD-BASED PAINT: 306 ANN STREET, DM-149-16; 1262 ADAMS STREET, DM-209-16, $8,620.00 (CO111). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 14, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of February 21, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-096-2017

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 Nu Vision Services

Project name: Nuisance Abatement - Demolition with Lead-Based Paint
306 Ann Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603, DM-149-16
1262 Adams Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603, DM-209-16

Amount: $8,620.00

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

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

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

ACCEPT WARRANTY DEED AND TAX DEED FOR ACQUISITION OF A VACANT LOT AT 3607 PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 14, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of February 21, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 23-097-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA that the City hereby accepts a Warranty Deed from REENU SAINI D/B/A RESHA CAPITAL, A CALIFORNIA SOLE PROPRETORSHIP and a Tax Deed from the State Land Commissioner of the State of Alabama as needed for the acquisition of a vacant lot at 3607 Pleasant Valley Road - Flooding Project.

SAID document being attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein.

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

CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF ETUANDA MARIE ROX D/B/A E K & M TAXI SERVICE FOR A TAXICAB AND SHUTTLE SERVICE. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 14, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of February 21, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 37-098-2017

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, pursuant to the provisions of Ordinance #59-073, 2005, that the application of Etuanda Marie Rox d/b/a E K & M Taxi Service for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a taxi and shuttle service is hereby approved. A copy of said application is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

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

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

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

CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF CYNTHIA A. WOOD D/B/A PREMIER PARTY BUS SERVICE FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR A PARTY BUS SERVICE. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 14, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of February 21, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 37-099-2017

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, pursuant to the provisions of Ordinance #59-073, 2005, that the application of Cynthia A. Wood d/b/a Premier Party Bus, LLC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a party bus service is hereby approved. A copy of said application is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

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

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

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

ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

REZONE PROPERTY AT 254, 256, 260 AND 264 DOGWOOD DRIVE (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD AND DOGWOOD DRIVE EXTENDING TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD AND SOUTH UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD) FROM R-1 TO LB-2 (DISTRICT 5.) The following ordinance was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2017.

ORDINANCE: 64-006-2017

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:

BEG SE COR LOT 54 GOVT ST HIGHLANDS MBK 4/441 TH N 200 FT TH W 80 FT(S) TH SWLY 215 FT(S) TH SLY 72 FT(S) THE 274 FT(S) TO POB GEING PT LOT 54 SAID SUB #SEC 27 T4S R2W NMP28 08 27 2 001

ALONG WITH:

LOTS 51, 52, & 53 GOVERNMENT STREET HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 4, PAGE 441, OF THE RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE, MOBILE COUNTY ALABAMA.

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

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

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 37-100 – 58-114 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 items.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR THE AZALEA FOOD MART, 379 AZALEA ROAD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 37-100-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves

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

Type of application: Retail Beer (Off Premises Only) License

Submitted by: Vaayu, LLC

Location: Azalea Food Mart
379 Azalea Road
Mobile, AL 36609

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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR THE AZALEA FOOD MART, 379 AZALEA ROAD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 37-101-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves

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

Type of application: Retail Table Wine (Off Premises Only) License

Submitted by: Vaayu, LLC

Location: Azalea Food Mart
379 Azalea Road
Mobile, AL 36609

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 THE STRUCTURE AT 1620 CONCEPTION STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution as introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-102-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085 adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 1620 Conception Street Road 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 1620 Conception Street Road described as:

BEG AT NW COR OF NE 1/4 OF FRACT ST110 T45 R1W RUN TH WLY 211.4 FT TO A PT ON THE SW SIDE OF I C G RAILROAD TH SEWLY ALG SD RR 2112 FT TO THE POB TH CONT SEWLY 175 FT TH NWLY 35 FT TH

Parcel #: 022904101000006.

Last assessed to: Equipment Service Rentals
P. O. Box 143
Wilmer, AL 36587

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 1059 BAY AVENUE A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 3). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-103-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 1059 Bay Avenue 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 1059 Bay Avenue described as:

LOT 12 BLK E OAK HILL DBK 85/380 #SEC 27 T4S R1W #MP29 10 27 4 000

Parcel: 022910274000113

Last assessed to: Kathy A. Jackson
1059 Bay Avenue
Mobile, AL 36604

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 964 KENTUCKY STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 3). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-104-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 964 Kentucky 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 964 Kentucky Street described as:

BEG AT A PT ON N/L OF KENTUCKY ST 354.5 FT WLY OF NW INTERSECTION OF MARINE & KENTUCKY STS RUN TH WLY ALG N/L OF KENTUCKY ST 28 FT TO A PT RUN TH NLY & PAR WITH MARINE ST 175 FT TO A PT

Parcel #: 022910370007047

Last assessed to: Watson & Eliza Brand
c/o Michael T. Brand
913 Fairmont Street
Mobile, AL 36606

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 2710 BANK AVENUE A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-105-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 2710 Bank Avenue 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 2710 Bank Avenue described as:

LOT 197 BLK D TRINITY GARDENS 1ST ADD MBK 3 P 332 #SEC 44 T4S R1W #MP29 02 44 0 012

Parcel #: 022902440012020.

Last assessed to: David Leon, Sr. and Annie Kelly
5880 Old Citronelle Highway
Eight Mile, AL 36613

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 261 LINCOLN BOULEVARD A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 7). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-106-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 261 Lincoln Boulevard 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 261 Lincoln Boulevard described as:

LOTS 1 & 2 BLK 11 MOBILE TERRACE DBK 156 P 540 #SEC 18 T4S R2W #MP28 04 18 4 003

Parcel #: 022804184003022.

Last assessed to: Rufus & Allie J. Edwards
7171 6th Street
Mobile, AL 36608

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 258 CLAY STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-107-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 258 Clay 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 258 Clay Street described as:

THAT CERTAIN LOT OF LAND COMG AT PT ON US OF CLAY ST 165 FT N OF NE COR OF CONGRESS & CLAY STS THEN RUN ELY 122 FT 7 INS M/L TO PT DIS OF 44 FT 5 INS SLY FROM S/L OF PARCEL OF LAND

Parcel #: 022906400004460.

Last assessed to: Oscar R. & Olivet Richardson
c/o Olivet Richardson
451 South Jefferson Street
Mobile, AL 36602

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 656 MCLEMORE STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-108-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 656 McLemore 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 656 McLemore Street described as:

S 50 FT OF LOTS 1, 2, & 3 SQ 5 W MOBILE DBK 93 NS PG 157 SD PPTY

Parcel #: 022903083000003.

Last assessed to: Estine Kidd
656 McLemore Street
Mobile, AL 36608

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 1565 ROBERT E. LEE STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 3). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-109-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 1565 Robert E. Lee 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 1565 Robert E. Lee Street described as:

LOT 8 SQ 6 OF OLLINGER & STEIN SUB OF A PORTION OF SQ 5 OF MANDEVILLE TRT DBK 128 P 101 #SEC 36 T4S R1W #MP29 11 36 0 004

Parcel #: 022911360004178.

Last assessed to: Arthur L. & Kelvin Lewis
775 Brookhaven Drive
Odenville, AL 35120

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 160 PAGE AVENUE A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-110-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 160 Page Avenue 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 160 Page Avenue described as:

LOTS 554, 555 & 556 1ST ADD TO HAAS PL DBK 156/386 #SEC 18 T4S R1W #MP29 08 18 1 004

Parcel #: 022908181004059.

Last assessed to: Musa AU A. Akbar
160 Page Avenue
Mobile, AL 36607

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 2014 EDWARDS AVENUE A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 1). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-111-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 2014 Edwards Avenue 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 2014 Edwards Avenue described as:

LOT 28 BLK 1 CLOVERDALE LOTS MBK 3 P 503 LESS RAN #SEC 42 T4S R1W #MP29 07 42 0 001

Parcel #: 022907420001560.001.

Last assessed to: Carrie Bell Skinner
2050 Edwards 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 1248 CONCEPTION STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 40-112-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 1248 Conception Street Road 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 1248 Conception Street Road described as:

PARCEL A THAT CERTAIN LOT OF LAND BD ED BY A LINE DESC AS FOLL- COMG AT NW COR OF NE 1/4 OF SEC 10 T4S R1W TH RUN W & ALG N/L OF SD SEC 10 A DIS OF 209.30 FT TO A PT ON WLY R/VV/L OF

Parcel #: 022904101000007.

Last assessed to: William L, Sr. & Delore Bliss
9050 Jeff Hamilton Road
Mobile, AL 36695

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 WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1559. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 58-113-2017

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 #1559 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 28th day of March, 2017, 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 Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

ASSESS COST FOR REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1540. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 58-114-2017

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

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

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

Section 1. The amount set opposite each described parcel of real property contained in exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk and made a part hereof as though set forth in full and known as Group No. 1540 shall constitute special assessments against such respective parcels of land; and each such parcel of land is hereby assessed with the amount set opposite its description; and the assessment hereby made and confirmed shall constitute a lien on and against each such respective parcel of land for the amount of each respective assessment so made; and the report made to this body of the costs of removing the noxious or dangerous weeds on or in front of the respective parcels of land is hereby in all respects confirmed.

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

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

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

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

CIP RESOLUTION BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH E. M. DUNAWAY GENERAL CONTRACTORS, INC. FOR HANK AARON STADIUM-SEATING REPLACEMENT, $65,911.00 (2017 CIP #300, CITY-WIDE; PR-064-17; CO253). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-115-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: E. M. Dunaway General Contractors, Inc.

Project name: Hank Aaron Stadium - Seating Replacement

Project number: PR-064-17

Amount: $65,911.00

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT WITH MIRO CONSULTING FOR MICROSOFT SOFTWARE LICENSE REVIEW, $38,750.00. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 01-116-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, an agreement between the City of Mobile and Miro Consulting for Microsoft Software License Review, as outlined in the agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH HARWELL & COMPANY, LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ADA RAMPS ALONG SIDEWALK AND INFILL WITH NEW SIDEWALKS ALONG DAUPHIN ISLAND PARKWAY, $94,802.50 (GRANT FUNDS-$148,000.00; MATCHING FUNDS-$37,000.00). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-117-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small 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 Contract, by and between the City of Mobile, and Harwell & Company, LLC; for construction of ADA ramps along existing sidewalk and infill with new sidewalks along Dauphin Island Parkway, 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.

APPROVE FY 17-18 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (EMERGENCY SOLUTION GRANT AND HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP ENTITLEMENT FUNDS), $4,325,997.00. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 31-118-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson and Manzie
and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Action Plan for 2017 is hereby adopted. Said Plan shall direct resources to develop a viable urban community by providing decent affordable housing and a suitable living environment along with expanding economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons. Said Action Plan is the fourth installment within the City's overall five-year "2013-2017 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan," and establishes projects for the next Program Year from May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018, to be funded with assistance from the following three programs which are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Grants (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG). The City followed its HUD and City Council approved Citizen Participation Plan throughout the process.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor, or his designee, is directed and authorized to act on behalf of the City of Mobile in the filing of this plan with HUD, and that this authorization extends to the execution of all required certifications and to all other actions required to obtain referenced Federal funds. The Mayor, or his designee, is further authorized to execute Subrecipient Agreements, Conditional Commitment Letters, Developer Agreements, Administrative Agreements, Loan Agreements, and associated security documents on behalf of the City in accordance with the funding recommendations attached herein as Exhibit 1.

A copy of this Plan shall remain on file in the office of the City Clerk.

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 304 SOUTH BROAD STREET AND 903 AUGUSTA STREET (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SOUTH BROAD STREET AND AUGUSTA STREET EXTENDING TO THE NORTH SIDE OF SAVANNAH STREET) FROM R-1 AND R-3 TO R-3 (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 41-119-2017

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 Holloway Elementary School, 625 Stanton Road, on the 21st day of March, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. At such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to, or in favor of the amendment. Furthermore, the City Council, at this public hearing, may consider zoning classifications other than that sought by the applicant for this property.

This notice is published pursuant to a resolution of the City Council of Mobile adopted on the 21st day of February, 2017.

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 Mobil; State of Alabama, described as follows to-wit:

LOTS "A", RUSSELL ELEMENTARY SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 133, PAGE 43 OF THE RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE , MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA TOGETHER WITH THE EAST 44 FEET OF LOT 7, SQUARE 84, OF THE WEST GORDON DIVISION OF THE FAVRE TRACT, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 34 PAGES 150-151, OF SAID MOBILE COUNTY, PROBATE RECORDS.

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 Ft-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 Mobil; 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) site is limited to an approved Planned Unit Development; and 3) full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

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

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

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

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

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 5803 OLD SHELL ROAD (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF OLD SHELL ROAD AND LONG STREET, EXTENDING TO THE NORTH SIDE OF WALTMAN LANE) FROM R-1 AND R-2 TO B-2 (DISTRICT 6). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 41-120-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich

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 Holloway Elementary School, 625 Stanton Road, on the 21st day of March, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. At such lime and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to, or in favor of the amendme


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