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Council minutes for Jun 27, 2017

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, JUNE 27, 2017

The Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the City Council’s Conference Room on the ninth floor of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

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

The meeting was called to order. The Council reviewed and discussed the agenda for their meeting to be held today at 6:00 p.m.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting.

Approved: July 5, 2017

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PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL

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CITY CLERK

MARY W. BURROUGHS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, JUNE 27, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met at the Mary W. Burroughs Elementary School on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., in regular meeting.

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

Dr. Howard Nelson, Sr., Mt. Ararat Baptist 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

Councilmembers Gregory and Williams expressed their appreciation to Dr. Julia Nelson for hosting the meeting and all citizens in attendance.

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 June 20, 2017 were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson shared his enthusiasm for holding tonight’s meeting in district four.

Mayor Stimpson presented Mobile County Health Department Social Worker Celia Gambler with a Certificate of Recognition in honor of her being awarded the 2017 Spirit of Adult Protective Services Award for her services to the elder and disabled communities.

Mayor Stimpson reported his trip to the Air Show in Paris showed promise for prospective jobs in Mobile.

Mayor Stimpson congratulated Austal Inc. for receiving a one-half billion dollar contract to build its fourteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) for the U.S. Navy.

Mayor Stimpson noted that since establishing the City of Mobile's first Supplier Diversity Program that 111 disadvantaged business enterprises have registered with the City as a vendor and are now included in the bid process.

Mayor Stimpson updated the Council on promotions within the Mobile Police Department.

Mayor Stimpson invited the public to enjoy the City’s fireworks display on July 4 at the U.S.S. Alabama Battleship Memorial Park.

Mayor Stimpson announced renovations being made at Dog River Park will include the press box and concession area, including a sidewalk in between the two buildings. Upgrades will be made to bring the restrooms into ADA compliance.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Williams moved to amend the agenda by moving Resolution 46-396 to the beginning of the agenda, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves and the vote was as follows:

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

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

Councilmember Richardson moved to adopt the agenda as amended, 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 City Clerk whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the agenda adopted as amended.

RESOLUTION BEING INTRODUCED FOR THE FIRST TIME:

RE-NAME THE PARK COMMONLY KNOWN AS THEODORE PARK TO HEROES’ PARK, IN HONOR OF WILLIE SULLIVAN, SR. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION: 46-396-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the park commonly known as Theodore Park, located on Old Military Road, shall be, and hereby is, officially named Heroes' Park (in honor of Willie Sullivan, Sr.)

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Williams moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich, following comments by Councilmember Williams 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.

NOTE: Councilmember Manzie excused himself from the meeting at approximately 6:38 p.m.

APPEALS:

The Council considered the appeal of Dunnaway, Inc. of the conditions of approval adopted by the Planning Commission on May 18, 2017, for the planned unit development of 4410 Birchwood Drive East and 4548 and 4568 Halls Mill Road (north side of Halls Mill Road, 215 ± west of Laughlin Drive, extending to the south terminus of Birchwood Drive), to allow multiple buildings on a single building site for a church school and daycare in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District and shared access and parking between two building sites (District 4).

The following persons spoke in favor of the appeal:

Nathan Friedlander, 126 Government Street
Bishop Knox 1401 Government Street

The following persons spoke in opposition of the appeal:

Paul Pritchett, 1601 Regency Drive
Kenneth Wallace 1600 Regency Drive
Doug Perry 2251 Belvedere Street
Candy Hudson, 1556 Montpelier Street
Stephen Panchenko, 1510 Knobhill Drive
Johnny Solberger, 4202 East Shan Drive

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

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

The vote was then announced by the City Clerk, whereupon the Presiding Officer declared the appeal denied.

The Council considered the request of Mobile Baykeeper, Inc. for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at the 450-C Government Street on July 26, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (District 2).

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 Pastor Montgomery Portis, Jr. for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 1012 Adams Street (parking lot) on October 7, 2017, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. (District 2).

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 Pebbles Thompson for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 1820 Riverside Drive on July 4, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. (District 3).

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 Johnnie L. Robinson at 4781 Lesure Road on October 20 and October 21, 2017, from 7:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. (District 2).

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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:

Kevin McCants, 904 Carleton Avenue, addressed the Council regarding the need for the drains on his street to be cleaned to stop the street from flooding.

Crystal Essien, 7045 Bowers Lane, spoke to the Council regarding issues in district four including the homeless, public transportation, sidewalks and the need for a community center.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

REZONE PROPERTY AT NORTHEAST CORNER OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD AND NORTH UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD FROM R-1 AND B-2 TO B-2 (DISTRICT 5). The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 64-024-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CITY OF MOBILE ON THE 16TH DAY OF MAY, 1967, SAID ORDINANCE 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:

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF MOBILE, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

BEGINNING AT A ˝” REBAR SET AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD (PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY VARIES) AND THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD (PUNLICE RIGHT-OF-WAY VARIES);P THENCE ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF UNIVERSITY BOULEARD WITH CURVE TO THE RIGHT, HAVING A RADIUS OF 84.82 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 32044 FEET, A CHORD WHICH BEARS NORTH 54°46’37” WET, A DISTANCE OF 32.24 FEET TO A ˝ REBAR SET; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY WITH A CURVE TO THE RIGHT, HAVING A RADIUS OF 108.88 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 6924 FEET, A CHORE WHICH BEARS NORTH 22°34’05” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 68.08 FEET T A ˝” REBAR SET; THENE WITH A CURVE TO THE RIGHT, HAVING A RADIUS OF 10,780.88 FEET, AN ARC LENTTH OF 90.36 FEET, A CHORE WHICH BEARS NORTH 16°19’34’ EAST A DITANCE OF 90.36 FEET TO A ˝” REBAR SET; THENCE WITH A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 900.00 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 7.75 FEET, A CHORE WHICH BEARS NORTH 15°50’21” EAST, A DITANCE OF 7.75 FEET TO A ˝ REBAR SET; THENCE NORTH 57°19’46” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 30.65 FEET TO A HOLE FOUND IN CONCRETE CURB THENCE NORTH 90°00’00” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 199.31 FEET TO A HOLE FOUND IN CONCRETE CURB; THENCE SOUTH 45°00’00” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 13.40 FEET TO A HOLE FOUND IN CONCRETE; THENCE SOUTH 00°00’00” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 180.32 FEET TO A HOLE FOUND IN CONCRETE ON THE AFOREMENTIONED NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF AIRPORT BOULEVARD THENCE ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY NORTH 89°18’59” WEST, A DISTANC OF 67.39 FEET TO A ˝” REBAR SET; THENCE SOUTH 00°15’40” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1.50 FEET TO A ˝” REBAR SET; THENCE SOUTH 89°50’19” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 100.83 FEET TO A ˝” REBAR SET; THENCE SOUTH 89°50’19” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 100.83 FEET TO A ˝” REBAR SET; THENCE WITH A CURVE TO THE RIGHT, HAVING A RADIUS OF 25.00 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 39.48 FET, A CHORE WHICH BEARS NORTH 45°06’28” WEST A DISTANCE OF 35.51 FEET TO A ˝” REBAR SET; THENCE SOUTH 00°01’49” WEST , A DISTANCE OF 14.84 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING.
SAID TRACT OR PARCEL OF LANE CONTAINING AN AREA OF 48,791.10 SQUARE FEET OR 1.1201 ACRES, MORE OR LESS.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District and B-2, Neighborhood Business 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 to 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 to B-2, Neighborhood Business District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with:

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 adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small,

Councilmember Rich stated for the record:

“The development that will come in will have no new cuts onto Airport Boulevard or University Boulevard according to their plan. It will use the cuts that are already accessing Publix.”

and the vote was as follows:

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

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

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A RETAIL BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR KONG CONVENIENCE STORE, 750 HOLCOMBE AVENUE, SUITE A. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of June 13, 2017 and held over again until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 37-307-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves

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

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

Submitted by: Sopheaktra Kong

Location: Kong Convenience Store
750 Holcombe Avenue, Suite A
Mobile, AL 36606

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

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

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

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A LOUNGE RETAIL LIQUOR CLASS II (PACKAGE STORE) LICENSE FOR KONG PACKAGE STORE, 750 HOLCOMBE AVENUE, SUITE B. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of June 13, 2017 and held over again until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 37-308-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves

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

Type of application: Lounge Retail Liquor Class License

Submitted by: Sopheaktra Kong

Location: Kong Package Store
750 Holcombe Avenue, Suite B
Mobile, AL 36606

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

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

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

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A LOUNGE RETAIL-CLASS I LIQUOR LICENSE FOR THE GARAGE, 9 SOUTH WASHINGTON AVENUE. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of June 20, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 37-361-2017

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: Junk, Inc.

Location: The Garage
9 South Washington Avenue
Mobile, AL 36602

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, 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 TAG/THE ARCHITECT GROUP, INC. FOR DOG RIVER PARK IMPROVEMENTS, $56,871.00 (CO286; PR-116-17; 2017 CIP #’S 273, 274, 275, 276, 280, 284; D4). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-367-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams and Mayor Stimpson

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

Project name: Dog River Park Improvements

Project number: PR-116-17

Name of company: TAG/The Architect Group, Inc.

Amount: $56,871.00

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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.

REALLOCATE $2,500.00 FROM DSC-04; DISTRICT 4 DISCRETIONARY ACCOUNT, GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT NUMBER 10041020.42080 TO GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT NUMBER 10040560.42200, GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENT 0560, MOBILE MUSEUM OF ART, FOR EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 09-369-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $2,500.00 be transferred from the General Fund, District 4 Discretionary DSC-04, 10041020.42080, to the General Fund Department 0560, Mobile Museum of Art, 10040560.42200. The funds are being transferred to be used to enable educational outreach.

The resolution was read by the 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, 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.

REALLOCATE $2,500.00 FROM DSC-06; DISTRICT 6 DISCRETIONARY ACCOUNT, GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT NUMBER 10041020.42080 TO GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT NUMBER 10040560.42200, GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENT 0560, MOBILE MUSEUM OF ART, FOR EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 09-370-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $2,500.00 be transferred from the General Fund, District 6 Discretionary Account DSC-06; 10041020.42080, to the General Fund Department 0560, Mobile Museum of Art, 10040560.42200. The funds are being transferred to be used to enable educational outreach.

The resolution was read by the 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, 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 PURCHASE OF PROPERTY AT 1453 NAVCO ROAD NEEDED BY THE CITY ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, $30,000.00 PLUS CLOSING COSTS. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of June 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 42-371-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CITY OF MOBILE that:

THE CITY OF MOBILE does hereby accept the deed, when prepared, from Mary Burke Clinton, 1453 Navco Rd., more particularly described as: Lot 1 McRae's 4th Addition Resubdivision of Lot 2 MB 63, Page 89.

SAID DEED is by reference made a part of this resolution as fully as if set forth herein and on file in the office of the City Clerk and in the office of the Real Estate Officer of the City of Mobile.

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.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT:

The Real Estate Officer of the City of Mobile is hereby authorized and directed to negotiate, and in the name and on behalf of the City of Mobile whatever supporting documents, closing statements, or other ancillary forms necessary to complete the transaction and:

The Executive Director of Finance is authorized and directed to issue a check in the amount of $30,000.00, plus closing costs, to Mary Burke Clinton and forward said check to the City of Mobile Real Estate Officer for delivery when the closing date is set.

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED FOR THE FIRST TIME.

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Consent Resolutions 21-375 through 58-385 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:

AUTHORIZE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH BETTY SHINN TO PROVIDE SERVICES AS ELECTIONS SPECIALIST FOR THE CITY OF MOBILE ABSENTEE ELECTION OFFICE FOR THE 2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTION, $1,600.00 BI-WEEKLY (CITY HALL OVERHEAD). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-375-2017

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 professional services contract with Betty Shinn, in the amount of $1,600 bi-weekly, to provide services as Elections Specialist for the City of Mobile Absentee Election Office for the 2017 Municipal Election, 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 City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Williams, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH PATRICIA MADDOX TO PROVIDE SERVIES AS ELECTIONS SPECIALIST FOR THE CITY OF MOBILE ABSENTEE ELECTION OFFICE FOR THE 2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTION, $1,600.00 BI-WEEKLY (CITY HALL OVERHEAD). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-376-2017

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 professional services contract with Patricia Maddox, in the amount of $ 1,600 bi-weekly, to provide services as Elections Specialist for the City of Mobile Absentee Election Office for the 2017 Municipal Election, 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 City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Williams, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH GLENDA A. MORGAN TO PROVIDE SERVICES AS ELECTIONS SPECIALIST FOR THE CITY OF MOBILE ABSENTEE ELECTION OFFICE FOR THE 2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTION, $1,600.00 BI-WEEKLY (CITY HALL OVERHEAD). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-377-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY 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 professional services contract with Glenda A. Morgan, in the amount of $ 1,600 bi-weekly, to provide services as Elections Specialist for the City of Mobile Absentee Election Office for the 2017 Municipal Election, 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 City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Williams, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH LYNDA FINLEY TO PROVIDE SERVICES AS ABSENTEE ELECTIONS MANAGER FOR THE CITY OF MOBILE ABSENTEE ELECTION OFFICE FOR THE 2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTION, $2,000 BI-WEEKLY (CITY HALL OVERHEAD). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-378-2017

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 professional services contract with Lynda Finley, in the amount of $2,000.00 bi-weekly, to provide services as Absentee Elections Manager for the City of Mobile Absentee Election Office for the 2017 Municipal Election, 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 City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Small moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Williams, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 DOH FY17 COMMUNITY POLICING DEVELOPMENT (CPD) GRANT, $300,000.00 (NO LOCAL MATCH). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 31-395-2017

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 U.S. Department of Justice, a Notice of Award and Memorandum of Agreement for grant assistance in the approximate amount of $300,00.00 for the DOJ FY17 Policing Development (CPD) 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 U. S. Department of Justice 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 Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPT LICENSE FOR 2017 BAY BITES, 1 GOVERNMENT STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 37-379-2017

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: Non-profit Tax Exempt License

Submitted by: Mobile Baykeeper, Inc.

Location: 2017 Bay Bites
1 Government Street
Mobile. AL 36602

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, 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 BEER/TABLE WINE (OFF PREMISES ONLY) LICENSE FOR ON THE RUN, 2519 HALLS MILL ROAD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 37-380-2017

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

Submitted by: On the Run 1, LLC

Location: On the Run
2519 Halls Mill Road
Mobile. AL 36606

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, 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 LOUNGE RETAIL LIQUOR-CLASS II (PACKAGE STORE) LICENSE FOR DISCOUNT WINE AND LIQUOR, 2206 AIRPORT BOULEVARD, SUITE D. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 37-381-2017

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: Lounge Retail Liquor Class License

Submitted by: Saai, LLC

Location: Discount Wine and Liquor
2206 Airport Boulevard, Suite D
Mobile, AL 36606

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, 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 #1544. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-382-2017

RESOLUTION ASSESSING THE COST OF REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS IN FRONT OF OR ON CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND 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:

The amount set opposite each described parcel of real property Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk part hereof as though set forth in full and known as Group No.1544 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. 11 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 Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 #1545. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-383-2017

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 Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk part hereof as though set forth in full and known as Group No. 1545 contained in and made a 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 respectiv5 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 Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 #1555. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-384-2017

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 Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk part hereof as though set forth in full and known as Group No. 1555 contained in and made a 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 respectiv5 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 Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 # 1556. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-385-2017

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 Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk part hereof as though set forth in full and known as Group No. 1556 contained in and made a 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 respectiv5 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 Rich, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, 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 CIP Resolutions 21-366 through 21-389 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH SUNRISE CONTRACTING SERVICES, INC. FOR DENTON PARK-SHADE STRUCTURE REPAIR AND PARK FURNISHINGS, $26,550.00 (2017 CIP #344, D5; PR-129-17; CO124). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-386-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLED 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: Denton Park - Shade Structure Repair and Park Furnishings

Project number: PR-129-17

Amount: $26,550.00

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 DELL CONSULTING, LLC FOR SAENGER THEATER-COOLING TOWER REPLACEMENT, $9,000.00 (2017 CIP #157, CITY-WIDE; CL-207-17; CO061). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-387-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOL VED 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: Dell Consulting, LLC

Project name: Saenger Theater - Cooling Tower Replacement

Project number: CL-207-17

Amount: $9,000.00

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 AEIKER CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION FOR HENRY AARON PARK-PARK FURNISHINGS IMPROVEMENT, $22,444.31 (2017 CIP #35, D1; PR-123-17; CO102). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-388-2017

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: Aeiker Construction Corporation

Project name: Henry Aaron Park - Park Furnishings Improvements

Project number: PR-123-17

Amount: $22,444.32

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 S. C. STAGNER CONTRACTING, INC. FOR TRINITY GARDENS PARK-DRINKING FOUNTAINS AND FENCING, $34,826.00 (2017 CIP #44, D1; PR-124-17; CO076). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-389-2017

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 a id 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 for h in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of company: S. C. Stagner Contracting, Inc.

Project name: Trinity Gardens Park - Drinking Fountains and Fencing

Project number: PR-124-17

Amount: $34,826.00

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 M. GAY CONSTRUCTORS, INC. FOR HARMON PARK-BALL FIELD LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS, $118,500.00 (2017 CIP #109, D2; PR-102-17; CO203). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-390-2017

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: M. Gay Constructors, Inc.

Project name: Harmon Park - Ball Field Lighting Improvements

Project number: PR-102-17

Amount: $118,500.00

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider Resolution 21-391 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH PYROTECNICO FIREWORKS, INC. FOR JULY 4, 2017 FIREWORKS SHOW, $18,561.10 (1004900042200/CH OVER). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-391-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE 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 the City of Mobile, a Contract, by and between the City of Mobile and Pyrotecnico Fireworks, Inc. for Professional Consulting Services as outlined in the contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though jet forth in full. A copy of said contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH SIMPLEXGRINNELL FOR MOBILE CRUISE TERMINAL-BACKFLOW PREVENTER INSULATION, $7,714.00 (CT-017-16; CO259). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-392-2017

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: SimplexGrinnell

Project number: CT-017-16

Project came: Mobile Cruise Terminal - Backflow Preventer Insulation

Amount: $7,714.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH MOBILE ASPHALT COMPANY, INC. FOR 2016 PAYGO-COUNTY COMMISSION, DISTRICT 1 & 3, $1,899,188.70 (PROJECT NO. 2017-3005-02; CO118). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-392-2017

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 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: Mobile Asphalt Company, LLC

Project name: 2016 PAYGO - County Commission, Districts 1 & 3

Project No.: 2017-3005-02

Estimated cost: $1,899,188.70

AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO APPLY, ACCEPT AND RECEIVE FUNDING FROM THE DOJ FY17 COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) GRANT, $2,083,614.75 (GRANT FUNDS $1,562,711.06; CITY MATCH $520,903.69 OVER THREE YEARS OR $173,634.56 PER YEAR). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 31-394-2017

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 U.S. Department of Justice, a Notice of Award and Memorandum of Agreement for grant assistance in the approximate amount of $2,083,614.75 for the DOJ COPS Hiring Program (CHR) 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 connection with the grant application and to provide any information required by the U. S. Department of Justice and any other federal agency.

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO ASSENT TO THE VACATION OF AN ALLEY RUNNING BETWEEN MOBILE STREET ON THE WEST AND HYLAND AVENUE ON THE EAST (DISTRICT 1).

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

NOTICE OF HEARING TO CONSIDER VACATION OF AN ALLEY RUNNING BETWEEN MOBILE STREET ON THE WEST AND HYLAND AVENUE ON THE EAST

Notice is hereby given that the Mobile City Council proposes to consider the adoption of a resolution assenting to the vacation of an alley running between Mobile Street on the west and Hyland Avenue on the east.

The adoption of such resolution will be considered by the Mobile City Council on the 25th day of July, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., in the Mobile Government Plaza Auditorium, 205 Government Street. Any citizen alleging to be affected by the proposed vacation may submit a written objection or may speak at the public hearing.

Councilmember Rich then moved to call for the public hearing, which move was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The vote was then announced whereupon the Presiding Officer set the date for the public hearing as Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Williams conveyed to the audience it was an honor to hold tonight’s meeting in district four.

Councilmember Williams stated that the Capital Improvement Plan will make possible $1.3 million in improvements for district four in 2017.

Councilmember Small thanked Burroughs Elementary School Principal Dr. Julia Nelson for hosting tonight’s meeting.

Councilmember Small stated a district three community meeting will be held on Thursday June 29, 2017, 6:00 p.m., at Fulton Road Baptist Church.

Councilmember Rich thanked the district four residents for welcoming the Council into their community this evening.

Councilmember Rich announced the Public Safety Committee will meet Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss policy and procedures regarding police officer body cameras.

Councilmember Richardson joined his colleagues in thanking the district four residents and Dr. Julia Nelson for welcoming the Council.

Councilmember Richardson wished citizens a happy and safe Fourth of July and gave information on African American Crispus Attucks, the first American casualty of the American Revolutionary War.

Councilmember Daves thanked the audience for taking time to attend tonight’s meeting and Dr. Nelson for hosting the meeting.

Councilmember Daves reminded residents that the Fourth of July holiday represents democracy and asked everyone to take time to reflect on the sacrifices made to ensure our freedom.

Councilmember Gregory noted that the Market in the Park at Lavretta Park will run through July 27, 2017. The hours will be every Thursday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Councilmember Gregory announced that the Council will meet on Wednesday, July 5 because of the Independence Day holiday.

Councilmember Gregory stated the Police Citizens’ Community Relations Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at the Springhill-Moorer Library in district seven.

Mayor Stimpson thanked everyone for tonight’s meeting and wished all citizens a happy and safe Fourth of July.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the regular meeting at approximately 7:43 p.m.

Approved: July 5, 2017

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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CITY CLERK








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