Revised:   02-08-11, 12:00 Noon

 

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 10, 2011 AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

 

1.   INVOCATION.

     

      Pastor Prentiss A. Sorrells

      Harvest Seventh Day Adventist Church

     

     

2.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

 

3.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.     Regular Meeting held January 27, 2011.

 (Minutes Received) 

 

                                                                     

4.   RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

 

a.    Mayor.

 

1.     Recognition of the Huntsville Police Citizen Advisory Council.

 

 

            b.   Council.

 

1.    Adoption and Presentation.

           

 

 

 

2.    Adoption Only.

 

a.    Resolution recognizing the 98th Anniversary of the founding of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  A joint celebration luncheon will be held at the Huntsville Marriott Ballroom on February 19, 2011.  (Showers)

 

 

 

b.    Resolution recognizing P.R.O.M. (People Recreating Old Memories); their theme is “Under Cupid’s Influence, and will be held at the Von Braun Center North Hall on February 12, 2011.  (Showers)

 

            c.   Other Special Recognitions    

 

                                   

            d.   Announcements.

 

5.   BUSINESS WITH OUTSIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION.

 

 

6.   PUBLIC HEARINGS.

 

a.          Public hearings to be held.

 

1.    Public hearing on Ordinance 10-993A zoning newly annexed land lying on the east side of Meridian Street and south of Oakwood Avenue to General Business C-3 District.  (Set December 16, 2010 Regular Council Meeting)  (Planning)

 

 

2.    Public hearing on Ordinance 10-994A zoning newly annexed land lying on the south side of U.S. Highway 72 West and along Brian Hill Road to Highway Business C-4 District.  (Set December 16, 2010 Regular Council Meeting)  (Planning)

 

b.          Public hearings to be set.

 

1.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance, concerning the  zoning newly annexed land on the east side of Shields Road and north of U.S. Highway 72 East to Planned Industrial District.  (March 24, 2011 Regular Council Meeting)  (Planning)

 

 

 

 

 

2.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance, concerning the zoning newly annexed land lying on the east side of Dug Hill Road and north of Raintree Road to Residence 1 District.  (March 24, 2011 Regular Council Meeting)  (Planning)

 

7.   COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS.

 

            a.   Communications from the Public.

 

            b.   Reports

 

8.   HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES ITEMS.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with TVA, City of Huntsville and Dynetics, Inc. to participate in the Valley Investment Initiative (VII).  (Utilities:  Electric)

 

 

b.    Resolution authorizing the purchase of equipment and software to automate the payment remittance process.  (P.R. #10042284).  (Utilities: Electric)

 

 

c.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with TVA, and the City of Huntsville for the establishment of a new 161-kV delivery point at the County Line Road Substation.  (Utilities:  Electric)

 

 

d.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with TVA, City of Huntsville and BASF Catalysts LLC to provide technical support and assistance to allow BASF to participate in the Major Industrial Program.  (Utilities:  Electric)

 

9.   BOARD APPOINTMENTS.

 

a.    Board Appointments to be Voted on.

 

 

b.    Board Appointment Nominations.                                                                                           

 

10.  APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES.

 

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

 

b.    Finance Committee Report.  ( Culver)

 

11.  COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR.

 

 

12.   COMMUNICATIONS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

              

            Councilman Bill Kling, Jr.

            Councilman Richard Showers, Sr.

            Councilman John Olshefski

            Councilman Will Culver

            Councilman Mark Russell

 

13.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

   a.   Resolution No. 10-1032 authorizing the Mayor to execute and deliver the911

         Emergency Telephone and Radio Service Agreement between the City of

        Huntsville and the Madison County Communications District.  (Introduced

        December 16, 2010 Regular Council Meeting)   (Postponed till January 27,

        2011)  (Postponed till February 10, 2011) (Administration)

 

14.       NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

             a.  Introduction of an ordinance concerning the annexation of land lying on the

                  east side of Adonis Road and north of Terry Drake Road.  (Planning)

 

 

15.       NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the Madison County Commission and the City of Huntsville for Salaries and Fringe Benefits Reimbursement from the FY 2010-2011 Strategic Counterdrug Team (STAC) Grant.  (Police)

 

 

b.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement for Consulting Services between the City of Huntsville and Jo Somers.  (Traffic Engineering)

 

 

c.    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)

 

 

d.    Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 09-826, by changing appropriated funding within various departments and funds.  (Finance)

 

 

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

 

 

 

f.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Metro Commercial Contracting with engineering support from OMI, Inc. for the Hays Nature Preserve Interpretive Center sign located at 7153 Highway 431 South.  (Facilities Projects Management)

 

 

g.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement with the Alabama Department of  Transportation for a Cooperative Maintenance of Public Right-of-Way along U. S. Highway 72 from Milepost 86 to Milepost 87.  (Engineering)

 

 

h.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Real Estate Agreement between the City of Huntsville and Van Valkenburg Properties, L.L.C, to purchase property at 614 Pearl Avenue for  Church  Street Improvements, Phase II, Project No. STPHV-8540(600)  & COH Project No. 65-05- RD13                  (Engineering)

 

 

i.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to amend the contract with Reed Contracting Services,  Inc. for Old Big Cove Road/King-Drake Connector, Project No. 65-08-RD01, as adopted by Resolution No. 10-943 of  November 18, 2010, by Change Order No. 1.  (Engineering)

 

 

j.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement  with Busbin Engineering and  Surveying  for Land Surveying Services for Bob Wallace Force Main, Project No. 65-11-SP09.  (Engineerng)

 

 

k.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc. for Engineering Design Services for Huntsville Northern Bypass East (Phase III) from SR-1 (US-231/431) to Moores Mill Road, Project No.  65-10-RD11.  (Engineering)

 

 

l.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Tetra Tech, Inc. for Engineering  Design Services for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) for Spring Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant,     Project No. 65-11-SP14.  (Water Pollution Control)   

 

 

m.  Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to settle the lawsuit entitled Juakee Moore v. City of Huntsville, et al., Case No. CV-10-900917-JPS, in the Circuit Court of Madison County.  (City Attorney)

 

 

n.    Resolution authorizing the Clerk Treasurer to invoke CB&S Bank sidewalk letter of credit no. 555518 for Ashton Springs Phase 1B Subdivision.  (City Attorney)

 

 

o.    Resolution authorizing the Clerk Treasurer to invoke RBC Bank sidewalk letter of credit no. 1948 for Highland Park II Subdivision.  (City Attorney)

 

 

p.    Ordinance declaring certain equipment surplus and to be sold at auction.  (Fleet Services)

 

 

q.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and AFLAC for the implementation and administration of the Flex Benefits Plan.  (Human Resources)

 

 

r.     Resolution authorizing the acceptance of a $62,457.00 Grant from the Alabama Department of Homeland Security.  (Emergency Management)

 

 

s.    Resolution to amend the cost categories for First Stop, Inc., recipient of Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program funds.  (HPRP)  (Community Development)

     

 

t.      Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 10-679, by changing appropriated funding within various departments and funds.  (Culver)

                                             

          

16.       LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.            Vacation of Easements

None

 

b.            Vacation of rights-of-way

None

 

c.            Deeds for acceptance

None

 

 17. NON-ROSTER COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC.

 

 

18.       ADJOURN.