Revised: 09-22-09   (5:00 p.m.)

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 24, 2009 AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

1.   INVOCATION.

 

      Pastor Patrick Penn

      The Dwelling Place

           

 

2.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

 

3.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            a.   Regular Meeting held September 10, 2009.

                  (Minutes Received)

 

                                                            

4.   RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.    Mayor.

 

1.    Resolution including the City of Huntsville in the National League of Cities Partnership for Working Toward Inclusive Communities Initiative. 

 

 

2.    Proclamation declaring the Month of October as Pro Bono Month. 

 

 

3.    Presentation by Katherine May of United Way promoting United Way’s “Day of Action”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            b.   Council.

 

1.    Adoption and Presentation.

                 

a.    Resolution commemorating the life of Elder Edward Earl “E.E.” Cleveland.  (Culver/Showers)

 

 

b.    Resolution commemorating the life of Mr. Perry Orlando Ward.  (Showers)

 

            2.   Adoption Only.

 

a.    Resolution recognizing the retirement of Mr. Phillip Muhammad, Madison County Sheriff’s Department.  The retirement celebration will be held on September 27, 2009 at the Showers’ Center.  (Showers)

           

 

b.    Resolution recognizing the 38th Anniversary Celebration of Dr. Homer McCall, Pastor of St. John A.M.E. Church to be held on September 27, 2009.  (Showers)                       

     

                  c.   Other Special Recognitions.

           

                        Honorary Citizen Certificates presented to SFC Richard S. Krueger,                                               SSG Ashly R. Bolton, SSG Francis A. Gingrich III, and SSG David M.                                                   Miron, Soldier of the Month Luncheon, Redstone Arsenal Officers and                                                      Civilians Club, September 24, 2009.  (Council)

           

            d.   Announcements.

 

            5.   BUSINESS WITH OUTSIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION.

 

                        a.         City Council decision on Personnel Hearing held on September 17,                                               2009.  (Parking & Public Transit)

 

 

                        b.         City Council decision on Personnel Hearing held on September 17,                                   2009.  (Public Works Services-Sanitation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      6.   PUBLIC HEARINGS.

 

a.    Public hearings to be held.

 

1.    Public hearing on Ordinance No. 09-720, concerning  the rezoning land lying on the south side of Caldwell Lane and west of Featherstone Lane from Residence 1-A District to Residence 1-B District.  (Set August 13, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Planning)

 

 

2.    Public hearing on Ordinance No. 09-722, concerning the zoning newly annexed land lying on the south side of Blake Bottom Road and west of Alabama Highway 53 to Highway Business C-4 District.  (Set August 13, 2009 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

 

3.    Public hearing on Ordinance No. 09-724, concerning the rezoning land lying on the west side of Pulaski Pike and south of Mastin Lake Drive from Residence 1-A District to Neighborhood Business C-1 District.  (Set August 13, 2009 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

 

4.    Public hearing on Ordinance No. 09-726, concerning extending the temporary moratorium on correctional facilities for an additional ninety (90) days.  (Set August 13,  2009 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

 

5.    Public hearing on a Resolution authorizing the City Clerk Treasurer to assess the costs of demolishing the property located at 216 Beirne Avenue, NE.  (Community Development)

 

 

6.    Public hearing for Robert L. Flowers, Jr., d/b/a  A to Z Limousine Service to operate one (1) limousine in the City of Huntsville.  (Set September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Parking & Public Transit)

 

                       

b.    Public Hearings to be Set

 

1.    Resolution to set a public hearing for suspension of licensure for Skate Corporation.  (October 8, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Clerk Treasurer)

 

 

2.    Resolution to set a public hearing for suspension of licensure for Floored LLC.  (October 8, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Clerk Treasurer)

 

           

3.    Resolution to set a public hearing for suspension of licensure for Dan McAllister.  (October 8, 2009 Regular Council Meeting) (Clerk Treasurer)

 

 

4.    Resolution to set a public hearing for suspension of licensure for Usha K. Nuthi.  (October 8, 2009 Regular Council Meeting) (Clerk Treasurer)

 

7.   COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS.

 

            a.   Communications from the Public.

 

            b.   Reports

 

8.   HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES ITEMS.

 

 

9.   BOARD APPOINTMENTS.

 

a.    Board Appointments to be Voted on.

 

1.    Resolution to reappoint Ms. Allie Swann to the Burritt Memorial Committee for a term to expire October 1, 2014.  (Russell)

 

 

2.    Resolution to appoint Mr. Bill Joyner to the Burritt Memorial Committee for a term to expire October 1, 2014.  (Russell)

 

3.    Resolution to reappoint Mr. J. Elbert Peters to the City Tree Commission for a term to expire October 8, 2011.  (Kling)

 

b.    Board Appointment Nominations.                                                                                            

 

1.    Nomination of Mr. Jesse T. Horton for reappointment to the City Tree Commission for a term to expire October 8, 2011.  (Kling)

 

 

2.    Nomination of Mr. Burt Webster for appointment to the City Tree Commission for a term to expire October 8, 2011.  (Kling)

 

 

 

10.  APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing the expenditures for payments.  (Finance Committee)

 

b.    Finance Committee Report.

 

11.  COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR.

 

 

12.   COMMUNICATIONS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

                    

            Councilman Culver

            Councilman Showers

            Councilwoman Moon

            Councilman Kling

            Councilman Russell

 

13.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

a.    Ordinance No. 09-733, to amend Ordinance No. 89-79, Classification and Salary Plan.  (Introduced August 13, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Postponed August 27, 2009 Regular Council Meeting till September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Postponed September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting till September 24, 2009)  (Human Resources)

 

 

b.    Ordinance No. 09-734, to amend Budget Ordinance No. 08-1233 to modify the authorized strength in various departments.  ((Introduced August 13, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Postponed August 27, 2009 Regular Council Meeting till September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting (Postponed September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting till September 24, 2009)  )  (Human Resources)

 

     

c.    Ordinance No. 09-825, to amend Section 1 (Salary of Mayor) of Ordinance No. 08-23, adopted and approved on January 24, 2008.  (Introduced September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting) (Mayor)

 

 

d.    Ordinance No. 09-826,  to adopt the City of Huntsville annual budget for fiscal year 2010 beginning October 1, 2009.  (Introduced September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Finance)

 

 

e.    Resolution No. 09-827, to approve the City of Huntsville Capital Improvement Plan for Fiscal years 2010 - 2019.  (Introduced September 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting)  (Finance)

 

  14.     NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

a.    Introduction of an ordinance concerning the annexation of land lying on the north side of Billy Lee Road and east of Old Big Cove Road.  (Planning)

                                                                         

  15.     NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing the Clerk Treasurer to invoke RBC Bank letter of credit no. 2196 for Slaughter Road Subdivision.  (City Attorney)

 

 

b.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Professional Services contract between the City of Huntsville and Rex Bell.  (Police)

 

 

c.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, for the 2009 COPS Hiring Recovery Program Grant in the amount of $2,625,720.00.  (Police)

 

 

d.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of    Huntsville, Alabama, and NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.  (Police)

 

 

e.    Resolution authorizing a payment in the amount of $33,634.00 to the Huntsville Board of Education for capital expenditures, pursuant to Resolution No. 97-566, adopted on August 14, 1997, which requires lease revenue received from the Colonial Bank property be used for capital improvements in the public schools.  (Finance)

 

 

f.     Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 08-1233, by changing appropriated funding within various departments and funds.  (Finance)

 

 

g.    Resolution authorizing the acceptance of donations.  (Finance)

 

 

h.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into agreements with the low bidders meeting specifications as outlined in the attached Summary of Bids for Acceptance.  (Finance)

 

 

i.      Resolution authorizing the City of Huntsville to pay an Invoice to Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant preparation services for Pinhook Creek Watershed Flood Mitigation, Project No. 65-06-DR04.  (Engineering)  DELETED

 

 

j.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with 4Site, Incorporated for  Engineering Design Services for Old Big Cove Road Extension (King-Drake Connector, Phase II), Project No. 65-09-RD08.  (Engineering)

 

 

k.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to Enter into a renewal agreement between the City of Huntsville and HCC Life Insurance Company for specific excess loss insurance for the City’s group health plans.  (Human Resources)

 

 

l.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a business associate agreement between the City of Huntsville and Cobbs, Allen, and Hall, Inc, regarding the transmission and use of Protected Health Information in connection with administering the specific medical stop/loss insurance plan. (Human Resources)

 

 

m.  Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Vision Service Plan (VSP) Insurance Company for voluntary vision care insurance.  (Human Resources)

 

 

n.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a business associate agreement between the City of Huntsville and Vision Service Plan (VSP) Insurance Company regarding the transmission and use of Protected Health Information in connection with administering the group vision care plan. (Human Resources)

 

 

o.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a renewal agreement between the City of Huntsville and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama for administration services for the City’s group health plans. (Human Resources)

 

 

p.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a business associate agreement between the City of Huntsville and HCC Life Insurance Company regarding the transmission and use of Protected Health Information in connection with administering the specific medical stop/loss insurance plan.  (Human Resources)

 

 

q.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with The Pathfinder, Inc. for a HUD grant.  (Community Development)

 

 

r.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Interfaith Mission Services, Inc., First Stop, for a HUD grant.  (Community Development)

 

 

s.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Family Services Center, Inc. for a HUD grant.  (Community Development)

 

 

t.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with North Alabama Coalition of the Homeless, Inc. for a HUD grant.  (Community Development)

 

 

u.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Crisis Services of North Alabama, Inc. for a HUD grant.  (Community Development)

 

 

v.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Crisis Services of North Alabama, Inc. for an ADECA Emergency Shelter Grant. (Community Development)

 

 

w.   Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Interfaith Mission Services, Inc., First Stop, for an ADECA Emergency Shelter Grant. (Community Development)

 

 

x.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Family Services Center, Inc. for an ADECA Emergency Shelter Grant. (Community Development)

 

y.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with The Pathfinder, Inc. for an ADECA Emergency Shelter Grant. (Community Development)

 

 

z.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with The Salvation Army for an ADECA Emergency Shelter Grant. (Community Development)

 

 

aa. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and the Human Society of Charlotte.  (Animal Services)

 

 

bb. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and the Human Society of St. Joseph County. (Animal Services)

 

 

cc.  Resolution urging gubernatorial candidates to commit to funding Huntsville-Madison County Road Construction.  (Kling/Culver)

 

  16.     LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.         Vacation of Easements

                                   

1.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a portion of a 20-foot Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 12, Rock Creek Phase I, Plat Book G, Page 203. (15917 Elaine Court; Arbogast)

           

 

2.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a portion of a 10-foot Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 2, Hampton Commons, Document No. 20090729000495840.  (Hwy 431; Nowlin)

 

b.         Vacation of rights-of-way

                                                           

                                    1.a.      Resolution consenting to the vacation of a 25-foot Right-of-                                      way and two 10-foot Utility and Drainage Easements, Lots                                        24-29, 51 and 52, Maple Ridge Subdivision, Document                                                   No. 20080930000627120.  (Mapleridge Development, LLC)

 

                                    1.b.      Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a 25-foot Right-of-way                                               and two 10-foot Utility and Drainage Easements, Lots 24-29,                                    51 and 52, Maple Ridge Subdivision, Document                                                               No. 20080930000627120.  (Mapleridge Development, LLC)

 

c.         Deeds for acceptance

 

                                                                        MERIDIAN STREET

 

1.                      Huntsville City Board of Education

                  Acquired 9/3/2009.

                       

 

d.         Routine bond satisfactions

 

 

                                    None.

 

e.         Liquor bond mortgages

 

 

                                    None.

 

 

         17.    NON-ROSTER COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC.

 

 

         18.    ADJOURN.