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Council minutes for Apr 04, 2017

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, APRIL 4, 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 Wednesday, April 4, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

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

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

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting.

Approved: April 11, 2017

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PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL

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ASSISTANT CITY CLERK

MUNCIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, APRIL 4, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Thursday, April 4, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

The meeting was called to order by Assistant City Clerk Mary Ann Merchant.

Chaplain Charles Fail, Mobile Metro Jail, 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: None

STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

The minutes of the meetings of March 28, 2017, were approved as submitted.

Councilmember Gregory read a proclamation in honor of “National Service Day.” Several volunteers from various service organizations were present.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson was not present at the meeting; therefore, there were no comments from the Administration.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Rich moved for the adoption of the agenda, which motion 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 Assistant City Clerk whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the agenda adopted.

APPEALS:

The Council considered the request of Chinina Franklin for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at Cathedral Square, 300 Conti Street, on May 6, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Carolyn Golson, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 451 Government Street on April 11, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of O’Daly’s Irish Pub for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 564 Dauphin Street on April 7 and April 8, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Norman A. Lucas, Youth Leaders of Mobile, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at Fulton Ridge/Fry Park on May 13, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (District 3).

Councilmember Small moved that the waiver be held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017 which motion was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

The Council considered the request of Patrick Pettaway, Avengerz DJs, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at Langan Park, 4901 Zeigler Boulevard, on April 16, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (District 7).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

AGENDA ITEMS:

None

NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

Assistant City Clerk Mary Ann Merchant announced Mr. Mark White would offer a presentation to the Council at the end of the meeting.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

REQUIRE THAT THE OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE BE DISPLAYED ON ALL PARKS, BUILDINGS AND PROPERTIES OWNED OR MAINTAINED BY THE CITY AND ON ALL SIGNS LOCATED ON THOSE PROPERTIES. The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 41-011-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING THAT THE OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE BE DISPLAYED ON ALL PARKS, BUILDINGS AND PROPERTIES OWNED OR MAINTAINED BY THE CITY AND ON ALL SIGNS LOCATED ON THOSE PROPERTIES

WHEREAS, the consistent and unified use of the official City seal on all park property, buildings and other properties owned or maintained by the City of Mobile, and on signs located on those properties, will serve to promote the City and uniformly identify the parks, buildings, and properties that are owned and maintained by the City; and,

WHEREAS, by adopting this Ordinance it is the intention of the City Council, as the governing body of the City of Mobile, to require that the official City seal be prominently displayed on all park property, buildings and other properties owned or maintained by the City of Mobile, and on signs located on those properties, in order to promote the consistent use of an image that has historically been identified with the City so that citizens and all persons visiting our public parks, buildings, and properties will know that the properties are owned by and maintained by the City of Mobile.

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

SECTION ONE. That the official seal of the City of Mobile shall be displayed on all park property, buildings and properties owned or maintained by the City of Mobile, and on signs located on those properties, and that no other seal or logo shall be displayed thereon.

SECTION TWO. The official seal of the City of Mobile is not required to be displayed on any street sign, but no seal or logo other than the official seal shall be displayed on any street sign.

The ordinance was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the ordinance be held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the ordinance held over.

AUTHORIZE A QUIT CLAIM DEED TO SOUTH BROAD, LLC. The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 88-012-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

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

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

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

SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A"

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

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

SECTION FOUR: Keri Renee Coumanis, Assistant City Attorney, of the City of Mobile is hereby authorized and directed to negotiate, and to execute for and in the name and on behalf of the City of Mobile, whatever supporting documents, affidavits, closing statements, or other ancillary forms necessary to complete the sale of said property.

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

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

EXHIBIT “A”

Beginning at a point on the east line of the right-of-way of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad where same is intersected by the south line of Preston Subdivision as appears on record in Deed Book 116 N.S., page 181, Probate Court Records, Mobile County, Alabama, running thence south 82°-47'-02" east, along the south line of Lot 28 of said subdivision, 2223 feet; thence South 24°-36'-57" west, along the westerly line of south Broad Street (60 foot right-of-way), a distance of 19.3 feet, more or less; thence north 82°-47'-02" West, along the North line of Washington Avenue Subdivision, as recorded in Map Book 81, Page 123, said Probate Records, 235.6 feet; thence north 51°-21'-12" east along the easterly line of the CSX Railroad (100 foot right-of-way), a distance of 25.66 feet, more or less to the Point of Beginning.

The ordinance was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves moved that the ordinance 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the ordinance adopted.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH WRICO SIGNS, INC. FOR HERNDON PARK IMPROVEMENTS-NEW PARK SIGNS, $9445.00 (PR-156-13; CO168). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Thursday, March 16, 2017 and held over for two (2) weeks until the regular meeting of March 28, 2017 and held over again until the regular meeting of April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-147-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson 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: Wrico Signs, Inc.

Project name: Herndon Park Improvements - New Park Signs

Project number: PR-156-13

Amount: $9,445.00

The resolution was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the resolution be held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution held over.

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH GSI SERVICES, LLC TO FURNISH & INSTALL SECURITY CARD READERS-POLICE DEPARTMENTS-VARIOUS LOCATIONS, $40,019.40 (PD-147-17; POLICE OPERATING BUDGET). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-183-2017

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, 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: GSI Services, LLC

Project Name: Furnish & Install Security Card Readers
Police Departments - Various Locations

Project Number: PD-147-17

Amount: $40,019.40

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH KONE, INC. FOR ELEVATOR/ESCALATOR MAINTENANCE-VARIOUS CITY OF MOBILE FACILITY LOCATIONS, $241,390.00 / 3 – YEAR CONTRACT (SC-082-17; 10043037-42150). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-184-2017

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, 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: Kone Inc.

Project name: Elevator/Escalator Maintenance
Various City of Mobile Facility Locations

Project Number: SC-082-17

Amount: $76,570.00 (1st. Yr. Initial Term)
$80,410.00 (2nd Yr. First Additional Term)
$84,410.00 (3rd Yr. Second Additional Term)
$241,390.00 3 Year Contract

The resolution was read by the Assistant 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH COMPLETE MANAGEMENT GROUP FOR MOWING/CUTTING SEASON OF APRIL 1 THROUGH OCTOBER 31 (COTTAGE HILL AND HILLCREST ROADS FROM AIRPORT BOULEVARD TO GIRBY ROAD), $32,400.00 (1004-2012-42140). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-185-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and 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 Complete Management Group in the amount of $32,400.00 per Mowing/Cutting season of April 01 through October 31, renewable for up to two (2) additional Mowing/Cutting seasons 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.

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH E. C. MALONE CORPORATION FOR TAYLOR PARK COMMUNITY CENTER RE-ROOF, $63,900.00 (PR-111-17; CO164). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-186-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small 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. C. Malone Corporation

Project name: Taylor Park Community Center Re-Roof

Project number: PR-111-17

Amount: $63,900.00

The resolution was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, after comments from Councilmember Small the vote was as follows:

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

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

ACCEPT A PERMANENT SIDEWALK EASEMENT NEEDED FOR MCGREGOR AVENUE SIDEWALK PROJECT #M5710-2133. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 25-187-2017

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 the following Permanent Sidewalk Easement from Nancy B. Stone. Said Easement needed for the McGregor Ave. Sidewalk Project # M5710-2133.

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

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

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

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

CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF MARLA G. NICHOLES AND JUSTIN NICHOLES D/B/A NICHOLES TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR A TRANSPORTATION SERVICE. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 37-188-2017

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, pursuant to the provisions of Ordinance #59-073, 2005, that the application of Marla G. Nicholes and Justin Nicholes d/b/a Nicholes Transportation Services for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a transportation 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 Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

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 37-190 – 37-196 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 ISUSANCE OF A SPECIAL EVENTS RETAIL LICENSE TO 2017 AZTECAS CINCO DE MAYO, 5452 U. S. HIGHWAY 90 WEST (PARKING LOT.) The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-190-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams

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

Type of application: Special Events Retail License

Submitted by: Yucateco, Inc

Location: 2017 Aztecas Cinco De Mayo
5452 U. S. Highway 90 West (parking lot)
Mobile, AL 36619

The resolution was read by the Assistant 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL EVENTS RETAIL LICENSE TO 2017 HACIENDA SAN MIGUEL CINCO DE MAYO, 880 SCHILLINGER ROAD SOUTH (PARKING LOT.) The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-191-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich

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

Type of application: Special Events Retail License

Submitted by: RFA Mexican Restaurant, Inc.

Location: 2017 Hacienda San Miguel Cinco De Mayo
880 Schillinger Road South (parking lot)
Mobile, AL 36695

The resolution was read by the Assistant 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL EVENTS RETAIL LICENSE TO 2017 HACIENDA SAN MIGUEL OF THEODORE, 5805 U. S. HIGHWAY 90 WEST (PARKING LOT.) The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-192-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams

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

Type of application: Special Events Retail License

Submitted by: Hacienda De Queretaro, Inc.

Location: 2017 Hacienda San Miguel of Theodore
Cinco De Mayo
5805 U. S. Highway 90 West (parking lot)
Mobile, AL 36582

The resolution was read by the Assistant 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE TO J & T CONVENIENCE STORE, 7 NORTH BROAD STREET, SUITE B. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-193-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

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

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

Submitted by: Tamela Young

Location: J & T Convenience Store
7 North Broad Street, Suite B
Mobile, AL 36602

The resolution was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie moved that the resolution be held over for two (2) weeks until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution held over.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE TO JETS, 2258 AIRPORT BOULEVARD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 37-194-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

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

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

Submitted by: Jets, LLC

Location: Jets
2258 Airport Boulevard
Mobile, AL 36606

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

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

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

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE TO JUST US THREE CONVENIENCE STORE, 1074 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AVENUE. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-195-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

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

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

Submitted by: Joy Ann Brookins

Location: Just Us Three Convenience Store
1074 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Mobile, AL 36603

The resolution was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie moved that the resolution be held over for two (2) weeks until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, after comments from Councilmember Manzie the vote was as follows:

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

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

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A LOUNGE RETAIL LIQUOR-CLASS I LICENSE TO REFLECTIONS ULTRA LOUNGE, 351 NORTH WATER STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 37-196-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

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

Type of application: Lounge Retail Liquor-Class I License

Submitted by: H & H Entertainment, LLC

Location: Reflections Ultra Lounge
351 North Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602

The resolution was read by the Assistant City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Manzie moved that the resolution be held over for three (3) weeks until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 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 Assistant City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution held over.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH JAMES H. ADAMS & SON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. FOR THREE MILE CREEK BIKING & WALKING TRAIL-SECTION A-MOBILE GREENWAY INITIATIVE, $447,647.00 (PROJECT NO. 2014-CDBG-604-01; CO291). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-197-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: James H. Adams & Son Construction Co., Inc.

Project name: Three Mile Creek Biking & Walking Trail - Section A

Project no. 2014-CDBG-604-01
(Mobile Greenway Initiative)

Estimated cost: $447,647.00

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA TO IMPLEMENT THE MIT MENTORING PROGRAM, $15,000.00 (PROJET NO. CO007). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-198-2017

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, a Performance Contract (sometimes hereinafter "agreement") with the University of South Alabama, for services as outlined in the agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in fall. A copy of said agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH THE MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO SUPPORT CONTINUED ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES FOR THE REGION, $10,000.00 (PROJECT NO. CO007). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-199-2017

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, a Performance Contract (sometimes hereinafter "agreement") with the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, 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.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH DORSEY & DORSEY ENGINEERING, INC. FOR THREE MILE CREEK BIKING & WALKING TRAIL-SECTION A-MOBILE GREENWAY INITIATIVE, $40,000.00 (PROJECT NO. 2014-CDBG-604-01). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-200-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: Dorsey & Dorsey Engineering, Inc.

Project name: Three Mile Creek Biking & Walking Trail - Section A

Project no.: 2014-CDBG-604-01
(Mobile Greenway Initiative)

Estimated cost: $40,000.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH TRANE U. S. INC. D/B/A GULF SOUTH TRANE FOR DDC CONTROLS SYSTEM INSPECTION AND PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE-WEST REGIONAL AND BEN MAY MAIN LIBRARIES, $11,770.00 (PROJECT NO. SC-108-17; PAID BY LIBRARY). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-201-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Manzie and 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, the company listed below, for work as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of company: Trane U. S. Inc. d/b/a Gulf South Trane

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

Project number: SC-108-17

Amount: $11,770.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH JOHNSON CONTROLS FOR HISTORY MUSEUM OF MOBILE-FIRE & SECURITY SYSTEM SERVICE, $17,144.00 (PROJECT NO. SC-131-17; 10043037-42150). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION; 21-202-2017

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: Johnson Controls

Project name: History Museum of Mobile
Fire & Security System Service

Project number: SC-131-17

Amount: $17,144.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH SUNRISE CONTRACTING SERVICES, INC. FOR POLICE HEADQUARTERS-JOINT OPERATIONS CENTER WINDOW REPLACEMENT, $81,600.00 (PROJECT NO. PD-011-16; CO100). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-203-2017

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: Sunrise Contracting Services, Inc.

Project name: Police Headquarters-Joint Operations Center
Window Replacement

Project number: PD-011-16

Amount: $81,600.00

AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO APPLY, ACCEPT AND RECEIVE THE MOBILE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT (MCCD) GRANT, $99,720.00 (GRANT FUNDS, $74,790.00; 25% CITY MATCH, $24,930.00). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 31-204-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor is authorized to apply, accept and receive from the Mobile County Communications District, a Notice of Award and Memorandum of Agreement for grant assistance in the approximate amount of $74,790.00 for the Mobile County Communications District (MCCD) Grant.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor or his designee be authorized to accept said grant if offered and to sign any agreements or other documents in connection with the grant application and to provide any information required by the Mobile County Communications District and any other federal agency.

AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT AND RECEIVE A GRANT AWARD FROM ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (ADECA), $386,525.00 FOR THREE MILE CREEK BIKING AND WALKING TRAIL (CITY MATCH, $386.525.00; CO291 AND CO170). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 31-205-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Richardson and Manzie
and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk OF THE City of Mobile are hereby authorized: to accept a grant award in the amount of Three Hundred and Eighty-Six Thousand Five Hundred and Twenty-Five Dollars ($386,525.00), from Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA); to undertake the Three Mile Creek Biking and Walking Trail; to execute and attest, respectively, the grant agreement attached hereto and incorporated as though fully set out herein; and to execute and attest, respectively, such other agreements, amendments, and take such other actions as necessary and appropriate to satisfy the requirements of the grant. The City further commits to support Three Mile Creek Biking and Walking Trail by contributing the required matching share in the amount of Three Hundred and Eighty-Six Thousand Five Hundred and Twenty-Five Dollars ($386,525.00), representing 50% of the total project cost. A copy of said grant agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Williams noted many new developments throughout district four.

Councilmember Williams urged citizens to support the Baybears as their new season begins.

Councilmember Williams said that benches will be installed along the new Montlimar Creek walking trail.

Councilmember Williams reminded residents citizens to maintain their lawns at the growing season commences.

Councilmember Small advised citizens to call 311 with concerns about blighted or overgrown properties.

Councilmember Small recounted that this past Saturday was productive in district three with the Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride in Arlington Park, the Doyle Park Walk and the “Taste of the Parkway” all taking place.

Councilmember Small stated a district three meeting will be held on Monday, April 10, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Community Baptist Church.

Councilmember Small announced the district three Easter egg hunt will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at Taylor Park on Baltimore Street.

Councilmember Rich wished everyone a happy Passover, which begins Monday evening.

Councilmember Rich announced the Public Safety Committee will meet Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m., in the auditorium of Government Plaza. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss concerns regarding the Mobile Fire Rescue Department. Executive Director of Public Safety James Barber will be in attendance.

Councilmember Rich indicated the Mobile Pops will perform a free concert at Medal of Honor Park, 7:00 p.m., on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

Councilmember Rich reflected on the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Councilmember Richardson proclaimed a district one community meeting will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m., at Forest Hill Elementary School.

Councilmember Richardson reported that he received a response to his letter to ADEM (Alabama Department of Environmental Management.) Mr. Richardson will make the ADEM report available at district one libraries and community centers.

Councilmember Richardson encouraged attendance for the Youth Symphony Orchestra performance at the Michael C. Dow Ampitheater, at Trinity Gardens Park, Sunday, May 7, 2016, 3:00 p.m.

Councilmember Daves voiced that the district five community meeting held last week was well attended.

Councilmember Daves commented that the Wal-Mart Distribution Center will have a positive impact on jobs and the economy in Mobile.

Councilmember Daves said he and Councilmember Manzie were joined by many at the Park to Park clean-up this past Saturday.

Councilmember Daves stated that the Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., in the Council Conference Room on the ninth floor of the south tower in Government Plaza. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) for the 2018 fiscal year.

Councilmember Manzie announced three (3) upcoming district two community meetings: April 4, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at Emanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church; April 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at Yorktown Baptist Church; and April 11, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at St. Peter Baptist Church.

Councilmember Manzie recounted he visited Africatown on Saturday and spoke to delegations from South Africa and Albany, Georgia about the importance of Africatown.

Councilmember Manzie invited everyone to attend the district two Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The event is co-sponsored by the Mobile City Federated Women’s Club and the leadership at the Thomas Sullivan Community Center.

Councilmember Manzie remarked that the Three Mile Creek walking trail will be transformative for the entire city.

Councilmember Manzie observed that more people like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are needed today.

Councilmember Gregory congratulated Councilmember Rich on receiving the 2017 Transparency Award from the League of Women Voters.

Councilmember Gregory relayed that the firefighter injured in the line of duty during Monday’s storms has been treated and released.

Councilmember Gregory extended an invitation for all to attend the swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed City of Mobile Police Chief Lawrence L. Battiste, IV on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m. in the ceremonial courtroom of Government Plaza.

Councilmember Gregory thanked community members for organizing and participating in a clean-up of Zeigler Boulevard.

Councilmember Gregory advised everyone to be on the lookout for several new restaurants opening in district seven.

Mr. Mark White, White and Smith, LLC, delivered a presentation to the Council on the Future Land Use Plan and zoning framework.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the regular meeting at approximately 11:57 a.m.

Approved: April 11, 2017


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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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ASSISTANT CITY CLERK






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