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Council minutes for Jan 09, 2018

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA JANUARY 9, 2018

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, January 9, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

Present:
Chairman: Manzie
Councilmembers: Richardson, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
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: January 16, 2018


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COUNCIL VICE PRESIDENT


CITY CLERK

MUNCIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, JANUARY 9, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Tuesday, January 9, 20178, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Reverend Doctor Sterling Boykin, Ashland Place United Methodist Church, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present on Roll Call:

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

STATEMENT OF RULES BY COUNCIL VICE 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 January 2, 2018 were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson read a proclamation declaring January 2018 as “Mentoring Month” in Mobile. Aimee Risser, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama, accepted the proclamation.

Mayor Stimpson presented a Certificate of Recognition to Mobile Police Officer Charles Dewberry naming him Officer of the Month for December 2017.

Mayor Stimpson indicated that the mayors of Alabama’s five largest cities met in Mobile to discuss public safety.

Mayor Stimpson noted that six sculptures on display at Mardi Gras Park, five of which were designed by Mobile artist Julian Rayford, have received plaques to designate their identity. They represent a Native American, a Frenchman, a Brit, a Spaniard, and an early American.

Mayor Stimpson stated the statues in Mardi Gras Park are being replaced with identical, more secure statues.

Mayor Stimpson announced two Magistrates have relocated to Mobile Police Precinct Two at 5441 Highway 90. Citizens can now pay warrants, traffic tickets, and other minor offenses between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Councilmember Williams presented Certificates of Recognition to the coaches and players of the St. Luke’s Episcopal School volleyball team in honor of the team winning the 2017 2A State Championship.

Councilmember Williams presented a proclamation declaring Mobile a “Purple Heart City.” Dr. Barry Booth and Colonel Jim Eubanks accepted the proclamation.

Councilmember Small read a proclamation declaring January 12 – 14, 2018 as “Port City Secondliners Days” in Mobile in honor of the organization’s service to the community.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

Councilmember Richardson moved to adopt the agenda, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves and the vote was as follows:

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

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

APPEALS:

The Council considered the request of Lindsey M. Stiegler, Soiree Signatures Invitation Studio, for a waiver of the Noise Ordinance at 24 North Florida Street on January 25, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. (District 1).

Councilmember Daves 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.

PRESENTATIONS OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

AGENDA ITEMS:

None.

NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Reggie Hill, 200 Government Street, spoke about measures to improve public safety as well as relations between the Mobile Police Department and the public.

2. Kevin Ball, 950 Dauphin Street, went on the record in support of Councilmember Richardson for Council President.

3. David J. Smith, 6861 Greenway Drive, South, voiced his support for Councilmember Richardson for Council President.

ORDINANCES HELD OVER:

REZONE PROPERTY AT 812, 816, 818, 820 AND 822 HOLCOMBE AVENUE (NORTH SIDE OF HOLCOMBE AVENUE, 50 ± WEST OF EUCLID AVENUE) FROM R-1 AND B-3 TO B-3 (DISTRICT 5). The following ordinance which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of January 9, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

ORDINANCE: 64-001-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves

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:

PARCEL A:

THAT PORTION OF RESERVE "D" BON AIR ESTATES, ACCORDING TO FLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 156, N.S., PAGES 374-377 OF THE RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA, WHICH IS BOUNDED BY A LINE DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 18, BLOCK 34, ACCORDING TO SAID PLAT OF BON AIR ESTATES; RUNNING THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE WEST LINE OF HOLCOMBE AVENUE TO ESLAVA CREEK; RUNNING THENCE NORTHWARDLY WITH THE MEANDERS OF ESLAVA CREEK TO THE EAST LINE OF THE RIGHT OF WAY NOW OR FORMERLY OF THE BAY SHORE DIVISION OF THE MOBILE & OHIO RAILROAD; RUNNING THENCE NORTHWESTWARDLY ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAD) LOT 18; THENCE RUNNING IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION 138 FEET, MORE OR LESS, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 18 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

PARCEL B:

FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 18 OF BLOCK 34 OF BON AIR ESTATES, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 156, N.S., PAGES 374-377 OF THE RECORDS IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA, SAID POINT BEING ON THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE BAY SHORE DIVISION OF THE GULF, MOBILE & OHIO RAILROAD; THENCE RUN WESTWARDLY ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 18 EXTENDED, TO A POINT ON THE WEST LINE OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF THE SATO BAY SHORE DIVISION; THENCE RUN NORTHWARDLY ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY 59.8 FEET TO A POINT MARKED BY AN IRON PHE, WHICH POINT IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, SAID POINT BEING ALSO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF BANKHEAD PLACE, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING OT PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN MAP BOOK 6, PAGES 515-516 OF SAID RECORDS; THENCE RUN INA SOUTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE TO THE EAST LINE OF ESLAVA CREEK AS NOW LOCATED; THENCE WITH THE MEANDERS OF SAID EAST LINE, RUN NORTHWARDLY TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID BANKHEAD PLACE SUBDIVISION; THENCE EASTWARDLY ALONG THE SOUTH LINE TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING.

PARCEL C:

A PARCEL OF LAND FORMING A PORTION OF THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL GULF RAILROADS COMPANY'S ABANDONED NAVCO SPUR RIGHT OF WAY AND PROPERTY SITUATED TO THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST OF THE ST. STEPHEN'S MERIDIAN, MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA, SAID RIGHT OF. WAY 30 FEET WIDE IS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN RELATION TO THE CENTERLINE OF GRANTOR'S NAVCO SPUR LEAD TRACK, AS NOW OR FORMERLY LOCATED AS FOLLOWS: FROM THE CENTER POINT OF GRANTOR'S TRESTLE SPANNING ESLAVA CREEK, AT RAILROAD VALUATION STATION 58441.5, RUN NORTHERLY ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF SAID LEAD TRACK, 114.5 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID POINT BEING IN A LINE THAT EXTENDS NORTHWESTERLY AND SOUTHEASTERLY RADIAL TO A 9 DEGREE CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE CENTERLINE OF SAID LEAD TRACT AT RAILROAD VALUATION STATION 57+27; THENCE CONTINUE NORTHERLY SAID PARCEL 30 FEET WIDE, A TOTAL DISTANCE OF 400 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG SAID LEAD TRACT CENTERLINE, TO A LINE THAT EXTENDS EASTERLY AND WESTERLY RADIAL TO THE AFORESAID 9 DEGREE CURVE IN THE CENTERLINE OF SAID LEAD TRACK, AT RAILROAD VALUATION STATION 53+27.

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; and 2) Full compliance with all municipal codes and ordinances.

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

The ordinance was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves moved that the ordinance be 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 ordinance adopted.

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

REALLOCATE $75,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #C0340 AIRPORT BLVD. ACCESS MANAGEMENT IN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND 2000 TO GRANT FUND FTA/FHWA 50015001.93030, TO BE USED FOR A GRANT MATCH TO CONSTRUCT SIDEWALKS ALONG AIRPORT BOULEVARD. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of January 9, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 09-005-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $75,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project #C0340 in the Capital Improvement Fund (2000) to the Grant Fund FTA/FHWA (5001) General Ledger Number 50015001.93030 FTA/FHWA from Capital Improvements). These funds will be used for a grant match to construct sidewalks along Airport Blvd.

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 Councilmember Rich 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 GORAM AIR CONDITIONING COMPANY, INC. FOR ARTHUR R. OUTLAW CONVENTION CENTER-CHILLER REPLACEMENT, $141,000.00 (SR-003-18; CO261; 20002000-48010). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of January 9, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-006-2018

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: Goram Air Conditioning Company, Inc.

Project name: Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center - Chiller Replacement

Project number: SR-003-18

Amount: $141,000.00

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH LOSE & ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR CONSULTING SERVICES TO HELP THE CITY DEVELOP A CITY-WIDE PARKS & RECREATION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PLAN, $277,000.00 ($50,000.00 GRANT FUNDS; GRANT 5019). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of January 9, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-007-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Williams and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk OF THE City of Mobile are hereby authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, the professional services contract by and between the City of Mobile and Lose & Associates Inc. for the project: Parks & Recreation System Improvement Plan. A copy of said professional services contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Williams moved that the resolution be held over for two (2) weeks until the regular meeting of January 23, 2018, which was seconded by Councilmember Rich and the vote was as follows:

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH MELVIN PIERCE PAINTING, INC. FOR FIRE STATION #14-DORMITORY PLASTER REPAIR & PAINTING, $11,800.00 (FD-197-17; CO109; 20002000-48010). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of January 9, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-012-2018

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: Melvin Pierce Painting, Inc.

Project name: Fire Station #14-Dormitory Plaster
Repair & Painting

Project number: FD-197-17

Amount: $11,800.00

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.

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 Resolution 58-014 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1574. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION: 58-014-2018

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

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

WHEREAS, Parcels Nos. 1 through 20 described in the resolution adopted on the 5th day of December, 2017, have not been cleared of noxious and dangerous weeds and continue to be public nuisances.

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

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

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

Parcels of real property located In the City of Mobile and more particularly described as Parcels Nos. 1 through 20, as described in the resolution adopted on the 5th day of December, 2017, and entitled; "A RESOLUTION DECLARING WEEDS GROWING UPON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS AND UPON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF MOBILE TO BE NOXIOUS OR DANGEROUS AND TO BE PUBLIC NUISANCES AND PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF SUCH NUISANCES."

(Lot Cleaning Liens, Group No. 1574, on file in the office of the City Clerk).

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

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

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

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

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

Councilmember Richardson moved for the suspension of the rules to consider CIP Resolution 21-017 being introduced for the first time. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Daves, and the vote was as follows:

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

The Presiding Officer declared unanimous consent granted for the item.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL, INC. FOR 2018 CIP BOLTON’S BRANCH REPAIRS FROM DAVIDSON SCHOOL ROAD TO MONTLIMAR DRIVE, $90,000.00 (#322, D5; PROJECT #2018-3005-08; CO317; 20002000-48020). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 01-015-2017

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, an agreement, by and between the City of Mobile and the company listed below, for work as outlined in the agreement 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 agreement will be on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of company: Michael Baker International, Inc.

Project name: Master Services Agreement-2018 CIP
Bolton's Branch Repairs from Davidson School Road to
Montlimar Drive (D5, #322) Project #2018-3005-08

Estimated cost: $90,000.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH EMERALD COAST STRIPING, LLC FOR APPLICATION OF THERMOPLASTIC STRIPING, MARKINGS AND LEGENDS ON VARIOUS CITY OF MOBILE ROADWAYS, $324,000.00 (CIP PROJECT #70, #178, #241, #311, #368, #420 AND #492; RWS08; 20002000-48010; PROJECT #2017-2060-13). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-016-2018

Sponsored by: City Council 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 construction the application of thermoplastic striping, markings and legends on various City of Mobile roadways, 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: Emerald Coast Striping, LLC

City of Mobile project no.: 2017-2060-13

Capital project no.: RWS08

Amount: $324,000.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH TINDLE CONSTRUCTION, LLC FOR HILLSDALE COMMUNITY CENTER-ADA COMPLIANT UNISEX RESTROOM, $31,952.00 (PR-146-17; 2017 CIP #456, D7; CO039; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Gregory.

RESOLUTION: 21-017-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: Tindle Construction, LLC

Project name: Hillsdale Community Center-ADA Compliant
Unisex Restroom

Project number: PR-146-17

Amount: $31,952.00

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

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

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

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH AMERICAN TENNIS COURTS, INC. FOR MICHAEL FIGURES PARK-TENNIS COURTS REPAIRS, $61,163.00 (PR-177-17; 2017 CIP #37, D1; CO196; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-018-2018

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: American Tennis Courts, Inc.

Project Name: Michael Figures Park - Tennis Courts Repairs

Project Number: PR-177-17

Amount: $61,163.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH JAMES H. ADAMS & SON CONTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. FOR 2017 CIP MISCELLANEOUS DRAINAGE REPAIRS, $223,444.00 (PROJECT NO. 2017-3005-13A, PHASE I; D2, D4 #251; D5, D6 #381; DRC17; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-019-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Manzie, Williams, Daves and Rich
and Mayor Stimpson

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

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

Project name: 2017 CIP Miscellaneous Drainage Repairs

Project no.: 2017-3005-13(A) Phase I

Estimated cost: $223,444.00

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE NON-REIMBURSABLE AGREEMENT FOR RELOCATION OF UTILITY FACILITIES ON PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY WITH SPIRE GULF, INC. (TIGER 2016 PHASE I CONSTRUCTION; 2018-3005-01; G-TIGER 16). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 01-020-2018

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 an agreement, and any necessary amendments thereafter between Spire Gulf, Inc. A copy of said executed agreement will be on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of company: Spire Gulf Inc.

COM project name: TIGER 2016 Phase One

COM project number: 2018-3005-01

Agreement: Non-Reimbursable Agreement for relocation of utility
facilities on public right-of-way

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH MICOR, INC. D/B/A MDS CONSTRUCTION FOR POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY-AGILITY COURSE IMPROVEMENTS, $8,682.00 (PD-235-17; EO034; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 21-021-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Small and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: Micor, Inc. d/b/a MDS Construction

Project name: Police Training Academy - Agility Course Improvements

Project number: PD-235-17

Amount: $8,682.00

GRANT EASEMENT TO ALABAMA POWER FOR A NEW OVERHEAD WIRE CROSSING SPRINGHILL AVENUE, ALLOWING FOR REMOVAL OF TWO EXISTING LINES. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 16, 2017.

RESOLUTION: 25-022-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Richardson and 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, an easement to ALABAMA POWER COMPANY as set out in W.E. #A6553-13-D417, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof as though fully set forth herein, for and in consideration of the sum of ONE AND NO/100 ($1.00) DOLLARS, needed for a new overhead wire crossing Springhill Avenue, as shown in yellow on attached drawing, allowing for removal of two existing lines as shown in green on the attached drawing.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Gregory stated that a district seven community meeting will be held in mid-February. The date, time and venue will soon be announced.

Councilmember Rich reminded district six residents that the Christmas tree recycling site at the old Bruno’s parking lot on University Boulevard has been moved to Medal of Honor Park.

Councilmember Rich thanked Public Safety Director James Barber for providing information on Project Shield.

Councilmember Richardson expressed he was happy to see Resolution 21-018 adopted so that repairs to the Figures Park tennis courts can begin.

Councilmember Small commented that the CIP program has produced many park improvements throughout Mobile.

Councilmember Small invited all to attend the annual spaghetti dinner sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Knights of Columbus Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Parkway Senior Center Foundation, Inc.

Councilmember Williams encouraged residents to participate in the First Light Marathon this Sunday.

Councilmember Williams reminded citizens not to cross barricades during Mardi Gras.

Councilmember Manzie asked the public to be patient with traffic delays and congestion during the Mardi Gras season.

Councilmember Daves moved to adjourn the meeting, 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 regular meeting adjourned at approximately 11:51 a.m.

Approved: January 16, 2018



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COUNCIL VICE PRESIDENT



CITY CLERK





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