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9:00 a.m. - Pre Council Meeting in the Council Conference Room on the 9th Floor of the South Tower in Government Plaza.

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Council minutes for Feb 14, 2018

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA FEBRUARY 14, 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 Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

Present:
Chairman: Lisa C. Lambert
Councilmembers: Richardson, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Absent: Manzie

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: February 27, 2018


CITY CLERK

MUNCIPAL BUILDING, MOBILE, ALABAMA, FEBRUARY 14, 2017

The City Council of the City of Mobile, Alabama, met in the Auditorium of the Mobile Government Plaza on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., in regular meeting.

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

Reverend Amanda Messer, Minister of Congregational Life Ashland Place United Methodist Church, offered an invocation.

The Presiding Officer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present on Roll Call:

Chairman: Lisa C. Lambert
Councilmembers: Richardson, Small, Williams, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Absent: Manzie

STATEMENT OF RULES BY TEMPORARY CHAIR:

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 February 6, 2018 were approved as submitted.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:

Mayor Stimpson gave a report on the Mardi Gras season and thanked the Public Works and Public Safety departments for their work.

Mayor Stimpson asked private lot owners to have their property cleaned of Mardi Gras debris in a timely manner as it is not the responsibility of the City.

Mayor Stimpson wished everyone a happy Valentine’s Day.

Councilmember Small read a proclamation declaring February 14, 2018 as “Dorothy Davis Parker Day” in Mobile in honor of her contributions to the city and her community.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA:

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

APPEALS HELD OVER:

The Council considered the appeal of the Mobile City Planning Commission’s approval of a Planned Unit Development to allow a new off-site parking lot to accommodate an existing medical clinic at 2001 Spring Hill Avenue and 137, 139 and 149 Tuscaloosa Street.

Those persons speaking in favor of the appeal:

1. Dorothy Wells, 134 Florence Place

Those persons speaking in opposition to the appeal:

1. Doug Anderson, Attorney, 11 N. Water Street
2. Larry Smith, Engineer, Mobile, Alabama

Jamie Betbeze, 1210 Selma Street, and Paige Largue of Build Mobile, 205 Government Street, provided information regarding the historical home that could be affected by the proposed Planned Unit Development.

Councilmember Richardson moved to reverse the decision of the Planning Commission, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Rich. Following comments from each Councilmember the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Daves, Rich and Gregory
Nays: Small and Williams

The City Clerk stated the motion failed for lack of five (5) votes.

The City Clerk then asked if there was a motion to affirm. Councilmember Williams stated “we don’t have to do that.”

PRESENTATIONS OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL:

AGENDA ITEMS:

None.

NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

Reggie Hill, 200 Government Street, offered his ideas about how to increase revenues for the City.

CIP RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH ASPHALT SERVICES, INC. FOR 2018 CIP 2018 SIDEWALK REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE, $477,716.71 (SDW05, $125,000.00; SDW06, $216,916.65; SDW07, $135,800.06) (PROJECT NO. 2015-3005-15B; D5 #337; D6 #393; D7 #449; 20002000-48010). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of February 14, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-071-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Dave, Rich and Williams
and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and attest, respectively, for and on behalf of the City of Mobile, 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: Asphalt Services, Inc.

Project name: 2018 CIP 2018 Sidewalk Repair and Maintenance

Project no.: 2015-3005-158 (D5 #337, D6 #393, D7 #449)

Estimated cost: $477,716.71

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Gregory moved that the resolution be held over for two (2) weeks until the regular meeting of February 27, 2018, 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 held over.

RE-ALLOCATE $120,000.00 FROM CAPITAL PROJECT #C0052 CITY-WIDE STORM DRAIN AND PIPES IN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND 2000 TO GRANT FUND FTA/FHWA 50015001.93030 TO CONSTRUCT SIDEWALKS ALONG OLD SHELL ROAD. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of February 14, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 09-064-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the sum of $120,000.00 be reallocated from Capital Project C0052 Citywide Storm Drain and Pipe Projects in the Capital Improvement Fund 2000 to Grant Project Sidewalk Grants in Grant Fund 5001. These funds will be used for TAP Agreement TAPMB-Tal 7(950) Old Shell Road Sidewalks grant.

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 EDMOND G. ESLAVA, III FOR APPRAISAL SERVICES, $14,000.00 (PROJECT G-TIGER 16; ORG.-OBJECT 50175017-42200). The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of February 14, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 21-074-2018

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, the Appraisal Contract between the City of Mobile and Edmond G. Eslava, in as outlined in the Appraisal Contract attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full herein. A copy of said Appraisal Contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

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

RESOLUTIONS HELD OVER:

AUTHORIZE TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVE PROJECT AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF ALABAMA FOR SIDEWALKS ALONG OLD SHELL ROAD. The following resolution which was introduced and read at the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of February 14, 2018 was called up by the Presiding Officer.

RESOLUTION: 31-075-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Gregory and Mayor Stimpson

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

1. That the City enter into an agreement with the State of Alabama, acting by and through the Alabama Department of Transportation relating to the Transportation Alternatives Project No. TAPMB-TA17 (950) for Sidewalks Along North Side of Old Shell Road with partial funding by the Federal Highway Administration, which Agreement is before this Council;

2. That the Agreement be executed in the name of the City, for and on behalf of the City, by its Mayor;

3. That it be attested by the Clerk and the seal of the City affixed thereto.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon the completion of the execution of the Agreement by all parties, that a copy of such Agreement be kept on file by the City Council.

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

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 37-077 through 60-081 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 items.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPT LICENSE FOR 2018 CHILI COOK-OFF, MARDI GRAS PARK, 109 GOVERNMENT STREET. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 37-077-2018

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: American Cancer Society

Location: 2018 Chili Cook-Off
Mardi Gras Park
109 Government Street
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.

RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO THE ABC BOARD FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL EVENTS RETAIL LICENSE FOR LUCKY FEST 2018, 3692 AIRPORT BOULEVARD. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 37-078-2018

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: Special Events Retail License

Submitted by: Lucky Mobile, LLC

Location: Lucky Fest 2018
3692 Airport Boulevard
Mobile, AL 36608

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.

DECLARE WEEDS NOXIOUS, GROUP #1577. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-079-2018

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 #1577 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 13th day of March, 2018, 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 ail 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 Daves 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.

ASSESS COST FOR REMOVAL OF WEEDS, GROUP #1572. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 58-080-2018

A 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 #1572 shall constitute special assessments against such respective parcels of land; and each such parcel of land is hereby assessed with the amount set opposite its description; and the assessment hereby made and confirmed shall constitute a lien on and against each such respective parcel of land for the amount of each respective assessment so made; and the report made to this body of the costs of removing the noxious or dangerous weeds on or in front of the respective parcels of land is hereby in all respects confirmed.

Section 2. It is directed that a copy of this resolution be delivered to the Tax Collector of the City of Mobile, and it shall be his duty to add the amounts of the above respective assessments to the next regular bills for ad valorem taxes levied against the said respective lots and parcels of land for municipal purposes, and such amounts shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as ordinary municipal taxes are collected, and shall be subject to the same penalties and same procedure on foreclosure and sale as in the case of delinquency as provided for ordinary ad valorem taxes.

The resolution was read by the City Clerk; whereupon Councilmember Daves moved that the resolution be adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember 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.

APPROVE AWARD OF SPECIAL BONUS TO KATRINA FRAZIER AS PART OF THE MAYOR’S INCENTIVE PROGRAM, $500.00. The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Rich.

RESOLUTION: 60-081-2018

Sponsored by: Mayor Stimpson

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOBILE, ALABAMA, that the Mayor, upon the nomination by City supervisors through the City of Mobile's Employee Recognition Program, recommends to the City Council that it authorize awards, pursuant to Section 11-40-22 Code of Alabama 1975, of $500.00 each to the employees on the attached list.

These Employees are to be commended for their exemplary work performance or innovations that significantly reduce costs or result in outstanding improvements in services to the public.

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

Ayes: Richardson, 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 01-082 through 21-086, with the exception of 21-085, 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 items.

CIP RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH MOBILE COUNTY FOR WESTSIDE PARK ENTRANCE ROAD, $20,373.38 ($10,186.69-CITY PORTION) (CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND 2000; CO012 MISC. STREET IMPROVEMENTS; GL 2000-41080). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION: 01-082-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember 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 an on behalf of the City of Mobile, a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Mobile, and the County of Mobile wherein the County of Mobile is agreeable to complete a road to provide public access to Westside Park by constructing a 20' wide approximately 3" deep crushed aggregate road at a cost of approximately $20,373.38, with the City paying the County one-half of the cost incurred, or approximately $10,186.69, as outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said Memorandum of Understanding 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 adopted, which was seconded by Councilmember Daves.

Councilmember Rich then moved to hold the resolution over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of February 20, 2018, which move was seconded by Councilmember Richardson. Following comments from Councilmembers Williams, Richardson, Rich and Mayor Stimpson the vote was as follows:

Ayes: Richardson, Small and Rich
Nays: Williams, Daves and Gregory

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

The Presiding Officer then called for the vote on the original motion. Following comments from Councilmember Rich 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 HUTCHINSON, MOORE & RAUCH, LLC FOR JOE BAILEY PARK-SITE SURVEY & CIVIL ENGINEERING, $13,285.00 (2018 CIP #1038; D5; PR-022-18; CO148; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 21-083-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Daves and Mayor Stimpson

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

Name of company: Hutchinson, Moore & Rauch, LLC

Project name: Joe Bailey Park - Site Survey & Civil Engineering

Project number: PR-022-18

Amount: $13,285.00

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, 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 CONTRCT WITH NET CONNECTION, LLC FOR HANK AARON STADIUM-REPLACE NETTING AND PADDING, $27,526.00 (2017 CIP; CITY-WIDE; PR-018-18; CO253; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Williams.

RESOLUTION: 21-084-2018

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.

Name of company: Net Connection, LLC

Project name: Hank Aaron Stadium - Replace Netting and Padding

Project number: PR-018-18

Amount: $27,526.00

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, 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 2018 CIP TEXAS STREET REHABILITATION (BROAD STREET TO ANN STREET), $207,500.00 (D2 #93; PROJECT NO. 2018-3005-18; CO323; 20002000-48020). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

RESOLUTION: 21-085-2018

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 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: 2018 CIP Texas Street Rehabilitation (Broad St. to Ann St.)D2, #93, Project No. 2018-3005-18

Estimated cost: $207,500.00

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH BARTER & ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR HELEN WOOD PARK-PAVILION (PR-067-17; $2,600.00) & BOARDWALK RECONSTRUCTION (PR-017-18; $5,800.00), $8,400.00 (2017 CIP #231; CO143; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was introduced by Councilmember Daves.

RESOLUTION: 21-086-2018

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: Barter & Associates, Inc.

Project name: Helen Wood Park - Pavilion (PR-067-17) &
Boardwalk Reconstruction (PR-017-18)

Amount: $8,400.00 ($2,600 for Pavilion)
($5,800.00 for Boardwalk Reconstruction)

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

RESOLUTIONS BEING INTRODUCED:

AUTHORIZE MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ENGINEERING & PLANNING RESOURCES, PC FOR TIGER GRANT-ONE MOBILE TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT AND DBE COMPLIANCE WITH THE TIGER GRANT, $75,000.00 (MATCHING FUNDS) (G-TIGER16). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

RESOLUTION: 01-091-2018

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 master services agreement with the company listed below, for work as outlined in the agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

Name of company: Engineering & Planning Resources, PC

Project name: TIGER Grant - One Mobile

Project number: G-TIGER16

Amount: $75,000.00 (matching funds)

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT WITH UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY STUDENTS TO ENGAGE IN A CLINICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AT THE CONNIE HUDSON REGIONAL SENIOR COMMUNITY CENTER AND 4 SAIL CENTERS (THOMAS SULLIVAN, TRICKSEY, HILLSDALE AND PARKWAY). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

RESOLUTION: 01-087-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich 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, an Agreement between the City of Mobile and the University of South Alabama to provide students with instruction and training in Speech Pathology/Audiology to engage in a clinical education program at Connie Hudson Regional Senior Community Center and 4 SAIL Centers: Thomas Sullivan Community Center; Tricksey Senior Center; Hillsdale Community Center; and Parkway SAIL, as outlined in the Agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said Agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT WITH UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING IN PHYSICAL THERAPY TO ENGAGE IN A CLINICAL EDUCAITON PROGRAM AT THE CONNIE HUDSON REGIONAL SENIOR COMMUNITY CENTER AND 4 SAIL CENTERS (THOMAS SULLIVAN, TRICKSEY, HILLSDALE AND PARKWAY). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

RESOLUTION: 01-088-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Rich 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, an Agreement between the City of Mobile and the University of South Alabama to provide students with instruction and training in Physical Therapy to engage in a clinical education program at Connie Hudson Regional Senior Community Center and 4 SAIL Centers: Thomas Sullivan Community Center; Tricksey Senior Center; Hillsdale Community Center; and Parkway SAIL, as outlined in the Agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said Agreement is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

AUTHORIZE CONTRACT WITH ROB’T J. BAGGETT, INC. FOR COOPER RIVERSIDE PARK-FLOATING DOCK, $130,601.32 (PR-004-18; CO353; 20002000-48010). The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

RESOLUTION: 21-089-2018

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: Rob'tJ. Baggett, Inc.

Project name: Cooper Riverside Park - Floating Dock

Project number: PR-004-18

Amount: $130,601.32

AUTHORIZE LEASE AGREEMENT WITH GREBE, LLC FOR APPROXIMATELY 4,173 SQ. FT. OF “THE BUICK BUILDING” LOCATED AT 451 AND 455 ST. LOUIS STREET. The following resolution was held over for one (1) week until the regular meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

RESOLUTION: 35-090-2018

Sponsored by: Councilmember Manzie 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, the Lease Agreement by and between the Grebe, LLC, an Alabama limited liability company, and the City of Mobile, to lease approximately 4,173 square feet located on the second floor within the two story building known as "The Buick Building" located at 451 and 455 St. Louis Street, as outlined in the Lease Agreement attached hereto and made a part hereof as though set forth in full. A copy of said Memorandum of Understanding is on file in the office of the City Clerk.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Councilmember Small thanked citizens and City employees for a successful Mardi Gras.

Councilmember Small announced a district three community meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Maryvale Elementary School.

Councilmember Small encouraged district three residents to volunteer at the 6th annual Easter egg hunt to be held at Taylor Park on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

Councilmember Richardson reminded the public that the Trinity Gardens parade will take place this Saturday.

Councilmember Richardson stated a Crichton community meeting will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the Dumas Wesley Community Center.

Councilmember Rich wished everyone a happy Valentine’s Day.

Councilmember Rich thanked everyone involved for a successful Mardi Gras.

Councilmember Rich stated that a Hillcrest Corridor (area from Grelot Road to Cottage Hill Road) meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2018, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Councilmember Gregory thanked everyone for helping to make this year’s Mardi Gras possible.

Councilmember Gregory reported that the Hillsdale Mardi Gras celebration and parade was well attended and enjoyed.

Councilmember Gregory announced that the Mobile Terrace community will host its annual motorcade on Saturday, February 17, 2018, beginning at Lincoln Boulevard.

Councilmember Gregory noted a district seven community meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 6:00 p.m., at the Vision Center located at the corner of Princeton and Forest Hill.

City Clerk Lisa Lambert thanked her staff and all City employees that assisted with the Council’s Mardi Gras participation.

Councilmember Williams moved to adjourn the meeting, which was seconded by Councilmember Gregory 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 regular meeting adjourned at approximately 12:04 p.m.

Approved: February 27, 2018


CITY CLERK





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