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Council minutes for Oct 24, 2017

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, OCTOBER 24, 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, October 24, 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 10:30 a.m.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting.

Approved: October 31, 2017

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PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL

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CITY CLERK


MUNCIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, OCTOBER 24, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Dr. Buz Wilcoxon, Spring Hill Presbyterian Church, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Councilmember Gregory asked everyone to remain standing for a moment of silence in memory of the recent passing of Mobile Police Sergeant Jeremy Franks.

Present on Roll Call:

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

STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL PRESIDENT:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

The minutes of the meetings of October 17, 2017 were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

The Mayor was not present.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Small moved to adopt the agenda, which motion 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 agenda adopted.

APPEALS:

The Council considered the request of Pamela Horner for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 454 Charleston Street on November 4, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. (District 2).

Councilmember Small moved that the waiver be granted which motion 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 waiver granted.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 1610 UNION STREET (EAST SIDE OF UNION STREET, 643’ ± SOUTH OF ROCHESTER STREET,) FROM R-1 TO B-1.

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to rezone property at 1610 Union Street from R-1 to B-1 and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

The applicant, Betty Bush, spoke in support of the rezoning.

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 1625 UNION STREET (EAST AND WEST SIDES OF UNION STREET, 345’ ± SOUTH OF ROCHESTER STREET,) FROM R-1 TO R-3.

The Presiding Officer announced that today was the day for the public hearing to rezone property at 1625 Union Street from R-1 to R-3 and asked if there was anyone present to speak for or against this matter.

The applicant, Christine Clolinger, 308 St. Louis Street, spoke in support of the rezoning

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

PRESENTATIONS OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

AGENDA ITEMS:

None.

NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

Nikklos Kidd, 1035 Cherokee Street, addressed the Council regarding his concerns over a City owned property on Ralston Road and the Neighborhood Renewal Program.

Velma Jackson, 1552 Jay Drive, spoke of her support for the GulfQuest Maritime Museum and her concerns about Confederate monuments.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

REZONE PROPERTY AT 5803, 5809 AND 5811 OLD SHELL ROAD (SOUTHWEST CORNER OF OLD SHELL ROAD AND LONG STREET) FROM B-2 AND R-A TO B-2 (LOT A) AND R-1 AND R-2 TO R-3 (LOT B) (DISTRICT 6). The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, September 12, 2017, and was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of September 19, 2017, held over again until the regular meeting of September 26, 2017 then held over until the regular meeting of October 17, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 64-034-2017

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 A: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 3, WESTERN HILLS EXTENSION AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 3, PAGE 432, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA; THENCE NORTH 170.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89° 36' 30" EAST 202.48 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00° 05' 06" EAST 297.44 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF OLD SHELL ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 81° 17' EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE 105.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LONG STREET 452.13 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, WESTERN HILLS EXTENSION; THENCE NORTH 89° 36' 30" WEST 307.41 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

LOT B: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 3, WESTERN HILLS EXTENSION AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 3, PAGE 432, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA; THENCE NORTH 170.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED; THENCE SOUTH 89° 36' 30" EAST 202.48 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00° 05' 06" EAST 297.44 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF OLD SHELL ROAD; THENCE NORTH 81° 17' WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE 205.19 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 3; THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LOT 3 A DISTANCE OF 327.16 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from B-2, Neighborhood Business District and R-2, Two-Family Residential District, to B-2, Neighborhood Business District, for Lot A and R-1, Single-Family Residential District, and R-2, Two-Family Residential District, to R-3, Multiple-Family Residential District for Lot B 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 and R-3, Multiple-Family Residential 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 and R-3, Multiple-Family Residential District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: (Lot A) 1) completion of the Subdivision process; 2) preservation status is to be given to the 68" live oak tree along Old Shell Road on Lot A; 3) full compliance with tree planting and landscape area requirements; and 4) full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances, and (Lot B) 1) completion of the Subdivision process; 2) development of Lot B limited to an approved Planned Unit Development; and 3) full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

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

The ordinance was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the ordinance be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small.

Councilmember Rich then moved to amend the ordinance to include voluntary conditions as offered by the applicant, which move 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 ordinance amended.

The Presiding Officer then called for the vote on the original motion as amended 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 original motion adopted as amended.

DELAY ENFORCEMENT OF THE MASKING REQUIREMENTS FOR PARKING LOTS LOCATED IN THE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT. The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 17, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of October 24, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 64-039-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

AN ORDINANCE TO DELAY ENFORCEMENT OF THE MASKING REQUIREMENTS FOR PARKING LOTS LOCATED IN THE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

WHEREAS the City is presently engaged in developing a Unified Development Code to update the Zoning Ordinance; and,

WHEREAS, the updating of the Zoning Ordinance is anticipated to comprehensively change the design standards and requirements and the administration of the plan review process, and these changes will include properties located in the area now known as the Downtown Development District; and,

WHEREAS, the application and enforcement of the masking of parking lot requirements, as found in the Zoning Ordinance sections applicable to the Downtown Development District, sections 64-3.1.5(c) and 64-3.1.11 (b), were by previous action postponed until November 2017; and,

WHEREAS, the Council desires to further delay the date for compliance with the masking of parking lot requirements until after the Unified Development Code has been adopted.

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

SECTION ONE. That the enforcement of the masking of parking lot requirements, as found within the Zoning Ordinance sections applicable to the Downtown Development District, sections 64-3.1.5(c) and 64-3.1.11(b) of the Mobile City Code, shall be delayed until December 30, 2018.

SECTION TWO. The provisions of this Ordinance are supplemental and shall not be construed to repeal any other ordinance or law except to the extent of any conflict, in which case the provisions of this Ordinance shall prevail.

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

Councilmember Daves moved that the ordinance be adopted which motion was seconded by Councilmember Manzie.

Councilmember Manzie moved to amend the ordinance by extending the enforcement date from December 30, 2018 until May 31, 2018, which move 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 amendment adopted.

The Presiding Officer then called for the vote on the original motion as amended 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 original motion adopted as amended.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE LONGEVITY PAY FOR ELIGIBLE FULL TIME UNIFORM FIREFIGHTERS AND ALS FIREMEDICS. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the special meeting of September 29, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of October 27, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 60-613-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

WHEREAS, the 2017-2018 general fund budget for the City of Mobile does not provide for longevity pay for eligible full time uniform Firefighters and ALS Firemedics; and,

WHEREAS, the City is required by State law to adopt a balanced budget, Alabama Code (1975), § 11-45C-45, § 11-45C-49; and,

WHEREAS, longevity pay for eligible full time uniform Firefighters and ALS Firemedics can be included in the budget at a cost of $736,000 and $189,000, respectively; and,

WHEREAS, after adoption of the FY 17-18 budget, the following amendment is proposed to be adopted on or after the City Council meeting of October 24, 2017, for the purpose of providing longevity pay to eligible full time uniformed Firefighters and ALS Firemedics, on the condition that the FY 17-18 budget will remain balanced following its adoption;

BE IT RESOLVED, the FY 17-18 budget, as finally approved and adopted, is amended as follows:

1. General Fund Budget Summary; Revenues and Transfers In; increase the line item “Carry Over from reserve surplus” by $925,000.
2. General Fund Budget Summary; Expenditures and Transfers Out; increase the line item for “Public Safety” by $736,000.
3. General Fund Budget Summary; Expenditures and Transfers Out; increase the line item for “Transfers Out” by $189,000.
4. General Fund Budget; Expenditures by Department and Cost Center; Public Safety, Fire Department; increase the line item for “Fire Administration – Personnel” by $736,000.
5. General Fund Budget; Expenditures by Department and Cost Center; Transfers; increase the line item “To ALS (Firemedics)” by $189,000.
Internal Service and Enterprise Funds Subdivided by the General Fund; ALS Transport; increase the line item for “Personnel Expenses” by $189,000.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Rich moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves. Following comments from Councilmembers Gregory, Rich and 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.

DECLARE THE STRUCTURE AT 111 NORTH PINE STREET A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND ORDER IT REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED (DISTRICT 2). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of October 10, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of October 24, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 40-640-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11-085, adopted November 26, 2002, the structure at 111 North Pine Street has been found by the Building Official of the City of Mobile to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance; and

WHEREAS, the Mobile City Council has held a public hearing to determine whether said structure constitutes a public nuisance;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE that the structure at 111 North Pine Street described as:

BEG AT NW COR OF PINE & OAK ST RUN TH NLY ON W/L OF PINE ST 46 FT 10 IN TO DIV FENCE RUN TH WLY ALG SD FENCE 118 FT TO DIV FENCE RUN TH SLY & PAR WITH PINE ST OR NEARLY SO 46 FT 10 IN TO N/L OF OAK ST RUN TH ELY ALG N/L OF OAK ST 118 FT 8 IN TO POB #SEC 40 T4S R1W #MP29 06 40 0 009

Parcel #: 022906400009064

Last assessed to: Mena Enterprises, LLC
5686 Nevius Road
Mobile, AL 36619

is found and determined by the Mobile City Council to be unsafe to the extent that it is a public nuisance and a blighted property, and it is hereby ordered that said structure be repaired or secured 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 Daves. Following comments from Councilmember Gregory 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 MCCRORY & WILLIAMS, INC. FOR SURVEYING AND CONSULTING SERVICES TO ASSIST THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, $25,000.00. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of October 10, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of October 24, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-673-2017

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: McCrory & Williams, Inc.

Project name: Master Services Agreement

Estimated cost: $25,000.00

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH LTS DEVELOPMENT GROUP FOR NUISANCE ABATEMENT-DEMOLITION WITH LEAD-BASED PAINT-954 KENTUCKY STREET, 627 CRENSHAW STREET AND 1621 LEVENE ROAD, $9,374.00. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of October 10, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of October 24, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-674-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Small and Daves

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: LTS Development Group

Project name: Nuisance Abatement - Demolition with Lead-Based Paint
954 Kentucky Street
627 Crenshaw Street
1621 Levene Road

Project number: ME-212-17; ME-093-17; ME-089-17

Amount: $9,374.00

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 THOMAS ROOFING D/B/A THOMAS INDUSTRIES, INC. FOR PARAPET WALL WATERPROOFING-200 GOVERNMENT STREET, $8,365.00. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of October 10, 2017 and held over until the regular meeting of October 24, 2017 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-675-2017

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: Thomas Roofing d/b/a Thomas Industries, Inc.

Project name: 200 Government Street - Parapet Wall Waterproofing

Project number: MX-268-17

Amount: $8,365.00

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.

ORDINANCES BEING INTRODUCED:

REZONE PROPERTY AT 1610 UNION STREET (EAST SIDE OF UNION STREET, 643’ ± SOUTH OF ROCHESTER STREET,) FROM R-1 TO B-1. The following ordinance was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

ORDINANCE: 64-040-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

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:

LOTS 22 & 23 BLOCK A, FIRST ADDITION TO BOOKER T, WASHINGTON HIGHLANDS, AS RECORDED IN MAPBOOK 4, PAGE 243 IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBRATE COURT, ALABAMA.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District to B-1, Buffer 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-1, Buffer 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-1, Buffer Business District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) Approval limited to an approved Planned Unit Development, if more than one building is proposed; and 2) 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.

REZONE PROPERTY AT 1625 UNION STREET (EAST AND WEST SIDES OF UNION STREET, 345’ ± SOUTH OF ROCHESTER STREET,) FROM R-1 TO R-3. The following ordinance was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

ORDINANCE: 64-041-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson

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 16 BLOCK A AND LOTS 8 & 9, BLOCK D, FIRST ADDITION TO BOOKER T WASHINGTON HIGHLANDS AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 4, PAGE 243, PROBATE COURT RECORDS MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA.

The classification of said property is hereby changed from R-1, Single-Family Residential District, to R-3, Multiple-Family Residential District, and it shall hereafter be lawful to construct on such property any structures permitted by the Ordinance of May 16, 1967, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance and to use said premises for any use permitted by the terms of said Ordinance in a R-3, Multiple-Family Residential District, provided, however, that the plans for any structure or building sought to be erected on said property shall be in compliance with the building laws of the City of Mobile, and that any structure shall be approved by the Building Inspector of the City of Mobile, and that any such structure be erected only in compliance with such laws, including the requirements of said Zoning Ordinance of May 16, 1967, and further provided, however, that no lot or parcel of land herein above described shall be used for any use allowed in a R-3, Multiple-Family Residential District, until all of the conditions set forth below have been complied with: 1) Approval limited to an approved Planned Unit Development; and 2) 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 37-679 through 58-684 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the items.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPT LICENSE FOR THE FUSE PROJECT, COOPER RIVERSIDE PARK. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-679-2017

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: The Fuse Project, Inc.

Location: Fuse Project
Cooper Riverside Park
1 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36602

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, 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 NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPT LICENSE FOR 2017 ONE NIGHT IN HAVANA (DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN,) 1886 FIFTH STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 37-680-2017

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: Distinguished Young Women Foundation

Location: 2017 One Night in Havana
1886 Fifth Street
Mobile, AL 36602

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

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

DECLARE WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1570. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 58-681-2017

A RESOLUTION DECLARING WEEDS GROWING UPON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS AND UPON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE TO BE NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS AND TO BE PUBLIC NUISANCES AND PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF SUCH NUISANCES.

WHEREAS, a survey has been made to determine the properties upon which or in front of which noxious or dangerous weeds are growing and the agents or employees of the City of Mobile have obtained the legal description of parcels of property in the City of Mobile upon which or in front of which such weeds are growing, and it has been determined to follow the provisions of Act No. 329 of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, approved on April 28, 1988, and to have caused such weeds to be cut or otherwise abated as public nuisances:

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

SECTION 1: It has been determined by the City Council of Mobile that the weeds growing on the privately owned lots or parcels of land described In Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk and made a part thereof as though set forth in full, known as Group #1570 under the caption "NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS GROWING ON PROPERTY," are noxious and dangerous, and such weeds are hereby declared to be public nuisances. The properties upon which such weeds are growing are all located within the corporate limits of the City of Mobile, about the streets referred to in the description which are more particularly described in said Exhibit "A."

SECTION 2: The weeds growing on or in front of the above described parcels of property shall be abated by the removal of such noxious or dangerous weeds or they will be removed and the nuisances abated by the City of Mobile, in which case the cost of such removal will be assessed against the respective parcels of lands from which such weeds are removed, and such cost will constitute a lien upon such respective parcels of land until paid. A public meeting is hereby called to be held in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on the 28th day of November 2017, at ten thirty a.m., for the purpose of hearing any objections to the declarations contained in this resolution and to the proposed removal of such weeds, at which time all objections will be heard and given due consideration by the City Council of Mobile; and it is directed that there shall be conspicuously posted in front of each parcel of property, a notice headed "NOTICE TO DESTROY WEEDS," such heading to be In words not less than one inch in height and substantially in the form set out in such Act No. 329, approved April 29, 1988.

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

DECLARE WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1571. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 58-682-2017

A RESOLUTION DECLARING WEEDS GROWING UPON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS AND UPON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE TO BE NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS AND TO BE PUBLIC NUISANCES AND PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF SUCH NUISANCES.

WHEREAS, a survey has been made to determine the properties upon which or in front of which noxious or dangerous weeds are growing and the agents or employees of the City of Mobile have obtained the legal description of parcels of property in the City of Mobile upon which or in front of which such weeds are growing, and it has been determined to follow the provisions of Act No. 329 of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, approved on April 28, 1988, and to have caused such weeds to be cut or otherwise abated as public nuisances:

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

SECTION 1: It has been determined by the City Council of Mobile that the weeds growing on the privately owned lots or parcels of land described In Exhibit "A," a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk and made a part thereof as though set forth in full, known as Group #1571 under the caption "NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS WEEDS GROWING ON PROPERTY," are noxious and dangerous, and such weeds are hereby declared to be public nuisances. The properties upon which such weeds are growing are all located within the corporate limits of the City of Mobile, about the streets referred to in the description which are more particularly described in said Exhibit "A."

SECTION 2: The weeds growing on or in front of the above described parcels of property shall be abated by the removal of such noxious or dangerous weeds or they will be removed and the nuisances abated by the City of Mobile, in which case the cost of such removal will be assessed against the respective parcels of lands from which such weeds are removed, and such cost will constitute a lien upon such respective parcels of land until paid. A public meeting is hereby called to be held in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on the 28th day of November 2017, at ten thirty a.m., for the purpose of hearing any objections to the declarations contained in this resolution and to the proposed removal of such weeds, at which time all objections will be heard and given due consideration by the City Council of Mobile; and it is directed that there shall be conspicuously posted in front of each parcel of property, a notice headed "NOTICE TO DESTROY WEEDS," such heading to be in words not less than one inch in height and substantially in the form set out in such Act No. 329, approved April 29, 1988.

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

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

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

ASSESS COST FOR REMOVAL OF WEEDS, REPEAT WEED LIEN GROUP NUMBER G-11. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 58-683-2017

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 Repeat Weed Lien Group No. G-11 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 Richardson moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Small and the vote was as follows:

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

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

ASSESS COST FOR REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1564. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Richardson.

RESOLUTION: 58-684-2017

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. 1564 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 Richardson 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.

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 Resolution 21-685 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH NEEL-SCHAFFER, INC. FOR SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS ALONG DAUPHIN ISLAND PARKWAY, $17,240.00 (2017 CIP PROJECT #234; CO298). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Small.

RESOLUTION: 21-685-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of Company: Neel-Schaffer, Inc.

City of Mobile project no.: 2017-206G-10

Capital project no.: C0298

Amount: $17,240.00

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 Small 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.

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

REALLOCATE $26,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT C0040-CIVIC CENTER MAINTENANCE FUND 2000-REV. CODE BLT SALES TAX 2000.200001.31100 TO CAPITAL PROJECT CO084-FACILITIES ASSESSMENT (FUND 2000). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 09-686-2017

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $26,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project C0040-CIVIC CENTER MAINTENANCE FUND 2000-Rev Code BLT Sales Tax - 2000.2000001.31100 to Capital Project C0084-FACILITIES ASSESSMENT (FUND 2000).

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH ROB’T J. BAGGETT, INC. FOR GANGWAY PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE-TECHNICIANS SERVICE CONTRACT-CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA CRUISE TERMINAL, $22,327.00 (SC-211-17; 60206020-42200). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-687-2017

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: Rob't J. Baggett, Inc.

Project name: Gangway Preventative Maintenance - Technicians Service
Contract - City of Mobile, Alabama Cruise Terminal

Project number: SC-211-17

Amount: $22,327.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. FOR SERVICE CONTRACT-CHILLER SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE-VARIOUS CITY OF MOBILE FACILITY LOCATIONS, $359,000.00 3-YEAR CONTRACT (SC-261-17). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-688-2017

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: Johnson Controls, Inc.

Project name: Service Contract-Chiller Service & Maintenance
Various City of Mobile Facility Locations

Project number: SC-261-17

Amount: $114,000.00 (1st Year Initial Term)
$118,000.00 (2nd Year First Additional Term)
$122,000.00 (3rd Year Second Additional Term)
$5,000.00 Contingency Allowance
$359,000.00 3 Year Contract

AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT CBRE, INC. FOR FACILITIES CONDITION ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT TO FACILITATE A COMMUNITY WORKSHOP FOR THE MOBILE CIVIC CENTER REDEVELOPMENT, ADD $25,500.00 (PL220-16). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-689-2017

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: CBRE, INC.

Project name: AMENDMENT TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
AGREEMENT FOR FACILITES CONDITION
ASSETMENT AND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING
SERVICES (FACILITATE ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR
A "COMMUNITY WORKSHOP FOR THE MOBILE CIVIC
CENTER REDEVELOPMENT")

Project number: PL-220-16

Amount: ADDITIONAL $25,500.00 TO EXISTING CONTRACT

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY AT 1016 HILLCREST ROAD (WEST SIDE OF HILLCREST ROAD, 575’ ± NORTH OF JOHNSTON LANE, EXTENDING TO THE NORTH SIDE OF JOHNSON LANE, 350’ ± WEST OF HILLCREST ROAD).

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

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Mobile proposes to consider the adoption of the attached amendment to the Ordinance adopted on the 16th day of May, 1967, and known as the "Zoning Ordinance." The adoption of such amendment will be considered by the City Council of Mobile in the Mobile Government Plaza Auditorium, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama, on the 21st day of November, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. At such time and place all persons who desire shall have an opportunity to be heard in opposition to, or in favor of the amendment. Furthermore, the City Council, at this public hearing, may consider zoning classifications other than that sought by the applicant for this property.

This notice is published pursuant to a resolution of the City Council of Mobile adopted on the 24th day of October, 2017.

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

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

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

BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, REVISED RICH'S SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 76, PAGE 80, PROBATE COURT RECORDS, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA; THENCE SOUTH 00° 25' 08" WEST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LOT 1 A DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89° 53' 33" WEST 270.00 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF LOT 1; THENCE NORTH 00° 24' 23" EAST 200.00 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 1; THENCE NORTH 89° 53' 33" EAST 270.04 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

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

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

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

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

The vote was then announced whereupon the Presiding Officer set the date for the public hearing as November 21, 2017.

CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ASSENTING TO THE VACATION OF A RIGHT-OF-WAY ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF OLD SHELL ROAD, WEST OF ALVERSON ROAD AND NORTH OF MONK AVENUE (DISTRICT 7).

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 RIGHT-OF-WAY ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF OLD SHELL ROAD, WEST OF ALVERSON ROAD AND NORTH OF MONK AVENUE

Notice is hereby given that the Mobile City Council proposes to consider the adoption of a resolution assenting to the vacation of three unopened segments of right-of-way located on the south side of Old Shell Road, west of Alverson Road and north of Monk Avenue.

The adoption of such resolution will be considered by the Mobile City Council on the 21st day of November, 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 Gregory, and the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Manzie, 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 November 21, 2017.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Manzie stated he will host a Housing Rehab Workshop on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. The workshop will offer an opportunity to gain information about grants and loans available to help local homeowners with house rehabilitation work.

Councilmember Williams conveyed his appreciation to the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department for holding the Citizens’ Academy.

Councilmember Williams expressed he looks forward to attending several upcoming community meetings in district four.

Councilmember Daves invited district five residents to a community meeting on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at St. Pius X Catholic Church.

Councilmember Rich announced that the Carriage Hills Neighborhood Association will meet to discuss public safety concerns on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at the Connie Hudson Senior Center.

Councilmember Rich encouraged the public to visit the Christmas Bazaar at the Connie Hudson Senior Center on Sunday, November 5, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Councilmember Richardson reported that the Toulminville community meeting, held last week, was well attended and productive.

Councilmember Richardson stated the Council begins a new term on Monday, November 6, 2017 and invited the public to attend the inauguration at 6:00 p.m., at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center.

Councilmember Richardson requested the Administration notify the Council of any City owned property that will be placed on the market for sale.

Councilmember Gregory indicated a community meeting will be held at Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Councilmember Gregory invited district seven residents to her annual Christmas party at the Mobile Museum of Art on December 5, 2017.

The City Clerk gave notice that the official swearing in of the Mayor and City Council will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in the auditorium of Government Plaza.

Councilmember Small thanked the Principal, staff and students of Elizabeth Fonde Elementary School for inviting him to speak about the importance of voting.

Councilmember Small reminded district three residents that a community meeting to name street captains will be held at Eichold Mertz Elementary School on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

The Presiding Officer adjourned the regular meeting at approximately 11:41 a.m.

Approved: October 31, 2017


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COUNCIL PRESIDENT


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CITY CLERK








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