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Council minutes for Apr 11, 2017

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, APRIL 11, 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 11, 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 18, 2017

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PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL

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CITY CLERK

MUNCIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, APRIL 11, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Reverend Deryl Pendleton, Resurrection Life 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: 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 meeting of April 4, 2017, were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson presented Mobile Police Department Officer Mickie Glover with a Certificate of Recognition naming him Officer of the Month for March 2017.

Mayor Stimpson expressed the Administration looks forward to working with Governor Kay Ivey.

Mayor Stimpson commented that Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste will be beneficial to Mobile in his new position.

Mayor Stimpson announced the City is transitioning the recycling program to create a more accessible and less burdensome experience for citizens.

Mayor Stimpson invited residents to Medal of Honor Park on Friday night, 7:30 p.m., for a showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Mayor Stimpson reported the SouthSounds music festival was very successful with a 200% increase in ticket sales over last year.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

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

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

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

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 1408, 1410 AND 1412 SPRING HILL AVENUE AND 160 NORTH LAFAYETTE STREET (NORTHEAST CORNER OF SPRING HILL AVENUE AND NORTH LAFAYETTE STREET) FROM B-2 , B-1 AND R-1 TO B-2 (DISTRICT 2).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to consider the rezoning of property at 1408, 1410 and 1412 Spring Hill Avenue and 160 North Lafayette Street and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

Dewayne Smith, Anchor Engineering, 3601 Springhill Business Park #103, requested the Council table the ordinance.

Elizabeth Cannon, 172 North Lafayette Street, spoke in favor of zoning the property.

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

PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 2251 AND 2255 PESNELL COURT AND 2250 MOSS CREEK COURT (NORTH TERMINUS OF PESNELL COURT EXTENDING TO THE NORTH TERMINUS OF MOSS CREEK COURT) FROM R-1 AND R-3 TO R-1 AND R-3 (DISTRICT 6).

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to consider the rezoning of property at 2251 and 2255 Pesnell Court and 2250 Moss Creek Court and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

O. A. Pesnell, Jr., 2250 Moss Creek Court, spoke in favor of his application.

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

PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF LAZARUS LESLIE ZUIKOMBORERO MAKURA D/B/A QUANTUM AXIS, LLC FOR A SEDAN SERVICE.

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to consider the application of Lazarus Leslie Zuikomborero Makura d/b/a Quantum Axis, LLC for a sedan service and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

Lazarus Leslie Zuikomborero Makura, 9828 Torrington Drive, Semmes, Alabama, spoke in favor of his application.

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 8 LEMOYNE PLACE 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 8 Lemoyne Place 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.

APPEALS:

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 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 City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Lewis H. Golden, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 22 South Monterey Street, (South Monterey Street from Dauphin Street to McGill Avenue) on April 29, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Richardson moved that the waiver be granted which motion was seconded by Councilmember 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 waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Danny Corte, Mobile Sports Authority, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance on Dauphin Street (west end of Entertainment District) on May 6, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 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 City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Patricia P. Beard, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 762 Marine Street on May 13, 2017 and July 4, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (District 3).

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 Council considered the request of Tiffany Trotter, Interact Club-Murphy High School, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at Doyle Park, 1728 Rosedale Road, on April 15, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (District 3).

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 City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Johnita Sylla, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 1015 Pinewood Drive, on April 15, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 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 City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the waiver granted.

The Council considered the request of Sheila Prowell, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at Hillsdale Park, on April 15, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 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 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:

True Nicolson, 2252 Ashland Place Avenue, requested the Council’s assistance in getting “Pickle Ball” courts in City parks.

The Grind President Lynn Mackie and CEO Daryl Campbell, 3223 Spring Hill Avenue, provided the Council with information regarding The Grind’s young entrepreneurship program.

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, held over again until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017, was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 41-011-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Gregory

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 City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the ordinance be substituted and adopted as follows, which was seconded by Councilmember Manzie:

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, while the Council does not intend to require that the official city seal be displayed on any or all city buildings or properties, the Council does intend to require that no seal or logo other than the official city seal shall be displayed thereon, because the Council is of the opinion that the consistent and unified use the official city seal, which has historically been identified with the City, will serve to promote the City and uniformly identify the parks, buildings, and properties that are owned and maintained by the City.

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

SECTION ONE. The official seal of the City of Mobile is not required to be displayed on any city buildings, properties, parks, signs, or street signs, but no seal or logo other than the official city seal shall be displayed thereon.

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 substituted ordinance adopted.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH WRICO SIGNS, INC. FOR HERNDON PARK IMPROVEMENTS-NEW PARK SIGNS, $9,445.00 (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, held over again until the regular meeting of April 11, 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 City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves, after comments from Councilmember Richardson the vote was as follows:

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

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

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 which was introduced at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

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

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

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE CONTRACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA TO IMPLEMENT THE MIT MENTORING PROGRAM, $15,000.00 (PROJECT NO. CO007). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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.

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

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

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

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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.

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

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

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

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH 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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

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

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

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

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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

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.

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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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.

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE 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 which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

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.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small, 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 City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the resolution adopted.

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Ordinance 64-014 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

AMEND CITY CODE CHAPTER 11-BUILDINGS, ARTICLE V-NUISANCE ABATEMENT, SECTION 11-86 ENTITLED “PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENT.” The following ordinance was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

ORDINANCE: 11-013-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND MOBILE CITY CODE, CHAPTER 11-BUILDINGS, ARTICLE V.-NUISANCE ABATEMENT, SEC. 11-86. - PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENT

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Chapter 11-Buildings, Article V.-Nuisance Abatement, Sec. 11-86 of the Mobile City Code Entitled "Payment of Assessment" shall be amended as follows:

Sec. 11-86. Payment of assessment.

Delete the following:

(b)
If the final assessment is greater than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), the owner may, within thirty (30) days of the final assessment, give written notice to the public improvement officer that the owner elects to pay the final assessment in ten (10) equal annual installments or in thirty-six (36), sixty (60), or one hundred twenty (120) monthly installments. The first installment shall be payable within thirty (30) days after the final assessment is determined, and all installments thereof shall be payable to the public improvement officer. Installment payments shall bear interest at the rate of twelve (12) percent per annum. Interest shall begin to accrue upon the expiration of thirty (30) days from the date of the final assessment and the interest shall be due and payable at the time and place the final assessment is due and payable.

Insert in lieu thereof:

(b)
The owner may, within thirty (30) days of the final assessment, give written notice to the City of Mobile Finance Director that the owner elects to pay the final assessment in ten (10) equal annual installments or in thirty-six (36), sixty (60), or one hundred twenty (120) monthly installments. The first installment shall be payable within thirty (30) days after the final assessment is determined, and all installments thereof shall be payable to the City of Mobile. Installment payments shall bear interest at the rate of twelve (12) percent per annum. Interest shall begin to accrue upon the expiration of thirty (30) days from the date of the final assessment and the interest shall be due and payable at the time and place the final assessment is due and payable.

SEVERABILITY: In the event that any subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance shall be declared or adjudged in valid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall in no manner affect the other sections, sentences, clauses or phrases of this ordinance, which shall remain in full force and effect, as if the section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were not originally a part thereof.

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: The effective date of this Ordinance is ______________.

PUBLICATION: A copy of this ordinance shall be published pursuant and according to law, after its adoption.

REZONE PROPERTY AT 1408, 1410 AND 1412 SPRING HILL AVENUE AND 160 NORTH LAFAYETTE STREET (NORTHEAST CORNER OF SPRING HILL AVENUE AND NORTH LAFAYETTE STREET) FROM B-2, B-1 AND R-1 TO R-1 AND R-3 (DISTRICT 2). The following ordinance was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

ORDINANCE: 64-014-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

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

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

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

BEGINNING AT THE CAPPED REBAR (WATTIER) AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SPRING HILL AVENUE (100' R/W) AND LAFAYETTE STREET (50'11/W); THENCE RUN NORTH 04°-24'-04"EAST ALONG THE EAST RIGHTOF-WAY LINE OF SAID LAFAYETTE STREET A DISTANCE OF 263.10 FEET TO A CAPPED REBAR (WATTIER); THENCE RUN NORTH 87°-47'-27" EAST A DISTANCE OF 106.70 FEET TO A NAIL & DISK (WATTIER) IN ASPHALT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 04°-24'-04" WEST A DISTANCE OF 19.85 FEET TO A NAIL & DISK (WATTIER) IN ASPHALT; THENCE RUN NORTH 87°-47'-27"EAST A DISTANCE OF 114.97 FEET TO A NAIL & DISK (WATTIER) IN ASPHALT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 04°-24'-04" WEST A DISTANCE OF 243.25 FEET TO A CRIMP TOP PIPE ON TILE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF SAID SPRING HILL AVENUE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 87°-47'-27" WEST ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 221.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE DESCRIBED PARCEL CONTAINS 1.28 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AND IS A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN REAL PROPERTY BOOK, 3153, PAGE 713 IN THE RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from B-2, Neighborhood Business District, B-1, Buffer-Business District, and R-1, Single-Family Residential District to B-2, 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 B-2, 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 B-2, Neighborhood Business District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) completion of the Subdivision process; and 2) full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

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

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

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

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

REZONE PROPERTY AT 2251 AND 2255 PESNELL COURT AND 2250 MOSS CREEK COURT (NORTH TERMINUS OF PESNELL COURT EXTENDING TO THE NORTH TERMINUS OF MOSS CREEK COURT) FROM R-1 AND R-3 TO R-1 AND R-3 (DISTRICT 6). The following ordinance was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

ORDINANCE: 64-015-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich

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:

LOT 1 MOSS CREEK RESUBDIVISION AND ADDITION TO LOT 9 AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 111, PAGE 102, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA. TOGETHER WITH LOT 1 BROOKVIEW AT BROOKSIDE, UNIT NO. 2 AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 119, PAGE 2, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALBAMA.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District, and R-3, Multiple Family District, to R-1, Single-Family Residential District and R-3, Multiple Family District, and it shall hereafter be lawful to construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a R-1, Single-Family Residential District and R-3, Multiple Family District, provided, however, that the plans for any structure or building sought to be erected on said property shall be in compliance with the building laws of the City of Mobile, and that any structure shall be approved by the Building Inspector of the City of Mobile, and that any such structure be erected only in compliance with such laws, including the requirements of said Zoning Ordinance of May 16, 1967, and further provided, however, that no lot or parcel of land herein above described shall be used for any use allowed in a R-1, Single-Family Residential District and R-3, Multiple Family District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) completion of the subdivision process; 2) development on Lot 2 limited to an approved Planned Unit Development; and 3) full compliance with all other municipal codes and ordinances.

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

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 37-218 – 58-209 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 NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPT LICENSE TO LITTLE BLACK DRESS, 1630 SOUTH BROAD STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 37-218-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small

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

Type of application: Non-Profit Tax Exempt License

Submitted by: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile, Inc.

Location: Little Black Dress
1630 South Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36605

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.

DECLARE THE STRUCTURE AT 8 LEMOYNE PLACE A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Manzie.

RESOLUTION: 40-206-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 8 Lemoyne Place 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 8 Lemoyne Place described as:

LOT 2-A LE MOYNE PL DBK 119/24 #SEC 40 T4S R1W #MP29 06 40 0 008

Parcel #: 022906400008077

Last assessed to: Eloyd Murphy
c/o Jessica Derouen
2950 Bonnie Lane
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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 Manzie moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

AUTHORIZE REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP # 1560. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-207-2017

A RESOLUTION DETERMINING WHAT OBJECTIONS SHALL BE ALLOWED AND WHAT OBJECTIONS SHALL BE OVERRULED TO THE REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS ON OR IN FRONT OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND.

WHEREAS, notice has been duly given and posted at least five days prior to the date of this resolution in the manner provided by law offering full opportunity to all interested parties to object to the removal of noxious or dangerous weeds on the hereinafter described parcels of land, and the City Council of Mobile having held such public hearing in connection with the notices given and no objections having been filed or made by any of the interested parties; and

WHEREAS, Parcels Nos. 1 through 20 described in the resolution adopted on the 7th day of March, 2017, have not been cleared of noxious and dangerous weeds and continue to be public nuisances.

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

SECTION 1. It is hereby ascertained and determined that the dangerous and noxious weeds growing on the hereinafter described parcels of real property are public nuisances, and it is hereby ordered and directed that the employees of the City of Mobile assigned to that work promptly remove the weeds on such parcels of property:

PARCELS OR PIECES OF PROPERTY ON WHICH NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS ARE TO BE REMOVED:

Parcels of real property located in the City of Mobile and more particularly described as Parcels Nos 1 through 20, as described in the resolution adopted on the 7th day of March, 2017, and entitled: "A RESOLUTION DECLARING WEEDS GROWING UPON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS AND UPON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE TO BE NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS AND TO BE PUBLIC NUISANCES AND PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF SUCH NUISANCES."

(Lot Cleaning Liens, Group No. 1560, on file in the office of the City Clerk).

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

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

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

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

ADD PERRYMAN LAWN SERVICE TO THE LIST OF PRIVATE CONTRACTORS TO ABATE PROPERTIES DECLARED PUBLIC NUISANCES. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 58-208-2017

WHEREAS, the City Council of Mobile, Alabama, on February 28, 1990, adopted Ordinance No. 24-014, entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 24-074 ADOPTED JULY 5, 1988, PROVIDING THAT CERTAIN WEEDS AND DEBRIS WITHIN THE CITY OF MOBILE CONSTITUTE A PUBLIC NUISANCE; ABATEMENT AND PRIVATIZATION PROCEDURES; ASSESSMENT, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES; and

WHEREAS, Article III, Section III, of said Ordinance provided that a "rotation list" of private contractors be established to abate properties declared public nuisances; and

WHEREAS, the following company has complied with all requirements of said Ordinance, and all documentation required by said Ordinance is on file in the Lot Cleaning Division of the Land Use/Code Administration Department.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that Perryman Lawn Service be added to the rotation list for utilization by the City of Mobile to abate properties declared as public nuisances.

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

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

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

ASSESS COST FOR REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP # 1534. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-209-2017

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. 1534 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 Daves moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Manzie, and the vote was as follows:

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

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

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Consent Resolutions 01-210 and 21-211 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the items.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT WITH BAGBY RUSSELL ELECTRIC CO., INC. FOR 2017 CIP PROJECT #362-ROSSWOOD SUBDIVISION LIGHTING PROJECT. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 01-210-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves 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 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: Bagby & Russell Electric Co., Inc.

Project name: Upgrade and Install Street Lighting - Rosswood Subdivision

Project number: 2017-2060-03

Capital project number: STLO5

Amount: $124,451.00

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH DRIVEN ENGINEERING, INC. FOR 2017 CIP LARUE STEINER ROAD DRAINAGE STUDY, $30,000.00 (COM PROJECT NO. 2017-3005-09; CO138). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-211-2017

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 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: Driven Engineering, Inc.

Project name: 2017 CIP Larue Steiner Rd. Drainage Study

COM Project no.: 2017-3005-09

Estimated cost: $30,000.00

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

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

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

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Resolution 25-215 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH NEEL-SCHAFFER, INC. FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES ON THE MCGREGOR AVENUE WIDENING PROJECT (AIRPORT BOULEVARD TO DAUPHIN STREET) ADD $54,923.00. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-212-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves and Mayor Stimpson

Whereas, the City entered into a contract dated March 26, 2013 with Neel-Schaffer, Inc. or engineering services on the project know as McGregor Ave. Widening (Airport Blvd. to Dauphin St.) Project, City of Mobile Project No. 2013-202-07, ALDOT Project No. STPMP-7508 (600); and

Whereas, the Contract amount for the engineering services are based on fee negotiations between the City of Mobile & Alabama Department of Transportation with Neel-Schaffer, Inc.; and totaled $404,397.27; and,

Whereas, the design fee cost is to be shared between the City of Mobile (20%) and the Alabama Department of Transportation (80%); and,

Whereas, the contract provides on Page 23, Exhibit D that additional services may become necessary or desirable and "payment for extra work will be negotiated by supplemental agreement, and Supplemental Agreement (No. 1), approved by the Alabama Department of Transportation, for professional engineering fees for additional design services to adjust the amount of compensation to Neel-Schaffer, Inc. was negotiated, thereby increasing professional engineering fees by $54,923.00 to a total of $459,320.27;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Council does hereby authorize the additional fee of $54,923.00 for a total of $459,320.27, to be paid to Neel-Schaffer, Inc., the Mayor to execute, and the City Clerk to attest Contract Amendment #2, attached hereto, and further authorizes for engineering services on the McGregor Ave. Widening (Airport Blvd. to Dauphin St) Project.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH UNITED SITE SERVICES OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC FOR PORTABLE TOILETS-VARIOUS CITY OF MOBILE LOCATIONS, $14,886.00 (SC-110-17; 10042025/10041544). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-213-2017

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: United Site Services of Mississippi, LLC

Project name: Portable Toilets-Various City of Mobile Locations

Project number: SC-110-17

Amount: $14,886.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH HUTCHINSON, MOORE & RAUCH, LLC FOR COPELAND-COX TENNIS CENTER-CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES-DRAINAGE REPAIRS-COURTS 5-8, $11,800.00 (PR-170-17 CO241). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-214-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: Hutchinson, Moore & Rauch, LLC

Project name: Copeland-Cox Tennis Center - Civil Engineering Services
Drainage Repairs - Courts 5 - 8

Project number: PR-170-17

Amount: $11,800.00

ACCEPT RECREATIONAL EASEMENTS FROM MOBILE HOUSING BOARD, SISTERS OF VISITATION AND MOBILE COUNTY NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THE THREE MILE CREEK GREENWAY PROJECT. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 25-215-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the City hereby accepts the following interests in land necessary to complete the "Three Mile Creek Greenway" Project:

1) Recreational Easement, as more fully described in the document attached hereto, from Mobile Housing Board;

2) Recreational Easement, as more fully described in the document attached hereto, from Sisters of Visitation;

3) Recreational Easement, as more frilly described in the document attached hereto, from Mobile County;

FURTHER, that its Mayor and City Clerk, respectively, are hereby authorized to execute by and on behalf of the City of Mobile, Alabama, these certain easements, a copies of which are attached hereto and made a part hereof as if fully set forth herein. Further, the City Attorney is hereby authorized and directed to record the fully executed document with the Office of the Mobile County Judge of Probate.

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO APPLY, ACCEPT AND RECEIVE FUNDING FROM THE NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS’ RIGHTS WEEK COMMUNITY AWARENESS PROJECT, $4,310.00 (NO CITY MATCH). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 31-216-2017

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 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Community Awareness Project, a Notice of Award and Memorandum of Agreement for grant assistance in the approximate amount of $4,310.00 for the National Crime Victims' Rights Week Community Awareness Project.

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 U. S. Department of Justice and any other federal agency.

APPROVE THE APPLICATION OF LAZARUS LESLIE ZUIKOMBORERO MAKURA D/B/A QUANTUM AXIS, LLC FOR A SEDAN SERVICE. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 37-217-2017

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, pursuant to the provisions of Ordinance #59-073, 2005, that the application of Lazarus Leslie Zuikomborero Makura d/b/a Quantum Axis, LLC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a sedan service is hereby approved. A copy of said application is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Daves stated the 200th anniversary celebrations for the State of Alabama will begin in Mobile, the oldest city in the state, on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Councilmember Small thanked district three residents for attending the meeting held on Monday, April 10, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Community Baptist Church.

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