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Revised: 06-25-13. 2:00 p.m.

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD JUNE 27, 2013 AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

 

1. INVOCATION.

 

Jeannie Robison, Episcopal Deacon

The Church of the Nativity

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.    Regular Meeting held June 13, 2013.

(Minutes Received)

 

4. RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.    Mayor.

 

b. Council.

 

1.    Adoption and Presentation.

 

2.    Adoption Only.

 

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 No. 13-345 rezoning property lying on the west side of Jordan Lane and south of Holmes Avenue from Residence 1-B District to Neighborhood Business C-1 District. (Set May 9, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

2.    Public hearing on a Resolution authorizing the City Clerk Treasurer to assess the cost of the cutting and removing of grass and weeds against certain properties. (Community Development)

 

b.    Public hearings to be set.

 

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 Jim Daniel to the Huntsville Tennis Center Board

of Control for a term to expire November 28, 2015. (Nominated June 13,

2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Russell)

 

2.    Resolution to reappoint Thomas Hancock to the Alabama Constitution Village/

Historic Huntsville Depot Board for a term to expire June 26, 2016. (Nominated

June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

3.    Resolution to reappoint Jack D. Conway to the Alabama Constitution Village/Historic Huntsville Depot Board for a term to expire June 26, 2016. (Nominated June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

4.    Resolution to appoint Carla McAlpine-Franklin to the Alabama Constitution Village/Historic Huntsville Depot Board for a term to expire June 26, 2015. (Nominated June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

5.    Resolution to reappoint Jimmy Wall, Jr. to the Huntsville Natural Gas Utility Board for a term to expire July 1, 2016. (Nominated June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Kling/Culver)

 

6.    Resolution to reappoint Jimmy Wall, Jr. to the Huntsville Water Utility Board for a term to expire July 1, 2016. (Nominated June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Kling/Culver)

 

7.    Resolution to reappoint George Moore to the Huntsville Electric Utility Board for a term to expire July 1, 2016. (Nominated June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Kling/Culver)

 

b.    Board Appointment Nominations

 

1.    Nomination to appoint Carole Jones to the Museum Board for a term to expire August 13, 2019. (Russell/Kling)

2.    Nomination to appoint David Nast to the Museum Board for a term to expire August 13, 2014. (Russell)

 

3.    Nomination to reappoint Linda Maynor to the Von Braun Center Board of Control for a term to expire August 27, 2017. (Kling)

 

10. APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing expenditures for payment. (Finance Committee)

 

b.    Finance Committee Report.

 

11. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR.

 

12. COMMUNICATIONS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

 

Councilman John Olshefski

Councilman Will Culver

Councilman Bill Kling

Councilman Richard Showers, Sr.

Councilman Mark Russell

 

13. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

a.    Ordinance No. 13-433 to amend Lodgings Tax to correct a rate error. (Introduced

June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Finance)

 

b.    Ordinance No. 13-434 amending Section 18-36 of the Code of Ordinances of the

City of Huntsville. (Introduced June 13, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Administration)

 

14. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

 

 

15. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

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

 

b.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement with the City of Madison, Alabama, for the transfer of grants funds. (Emergency Management)

 

c.Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into Modification No. 1 of the lease agreement between the City of Huntsville and HEMSI. (Emergency Management)

 

d.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Renewal Land Lease Agreement with Roger Martin Farms for the Lease of Farm Land in Cummings Research Park. (Engineering)

 

e.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Renewal Land Lease Agreement with McDonald Farms for the Lease of Farm Land in Cummings Research Park. (Engineering)

 

f.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement with Roger Martin Farms for the Lease of Farm Land in the southwest corner of Capshaw Road & Wall-Triana Highway. (Engineering)

 

g.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement with McDonald Farms for the Lease of Farm Land in the Greenbrier area. (Engineering)

 

h.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a License Agreement with Bice Farms, Inc. for the Lease of Farm Land located in the vicinity of Moores Mill Road at Vintage Park Subdivision and in the vicinity of South Memorial Parkway east of English Village Subdivision. (Engineering)

 

i.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to modify the agreement with LBYD, Inc. Civil & Structural Engineers for Engineering Design Services for Redstone Gateway Package 1I-Lake F Expansion, Project No. 65-12-SP23, by Modification No. 2. (Engineering)

 

j.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to modify the agreement with Brasfield & Gorrie, L.L.C. for Project Management Services for Redstone Gateway, Phase 1A, Project No. 65-10-SP21, by Modification No. 2. (Engineering)

 

k.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with OMI, Inc. for Environmental Testing Services to Phase ll Wynn Drive Investigation, Project No. 65-13-SP27. (Engineering)

 

l.      Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to settle the claim of J. Rene Garcia and Angela S. Martinez, Claim Number FY13-27. (City Attorney)

 

m.   Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke Regions Bank Letter of Credit No. L068615 for Thornblade Subdivision. (City Attorney)

 

n.    Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke Servis1st Bank Letter of Credit No. 16155 for The Preserve at Clayton Pond Phase II Subdivision. (City Attorney)

 

o.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Modification No. 7 to Supplemental Development Agreement TIF5 Series 2012-B between the City of Huntsville and LW Redstone Company, LLC. (City Attorney)

 

p.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Modification No. 9 to Supplemental Development Agreement TIF5 Series 2010-A between the City of Huntsville and LW Redstone Company, LLC. (City Attorney)

 

q.    Resolution authorizing condemnation proceedings for fee simple title to parcels of land necessary for the Old Highway 20 Project, Segers to County Line Road).  (City Attorney)

 

r.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Agreement and attachments thereto with the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to obtain authorization to utilize the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program. (City Attorney)

 

s.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 1 to the agreement between the City of Huntsville and Consolidated Construction Company for Heavy Duty Fleet Services located at 2739 Johnson Road. (Facilities Project Management)

 

t.      Resolution to apply for Federal Transit Administration, 49 U.S.C., Section 5307 Grant. (Public Transportation)

 

u.    Resolution authorizing a Sub-Lease Agreement between the City of Huntsville and Our Place Inc. (Parks and Recreation) DELETED

 

16. LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.    Vacation of Easements

 

1.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a 15-foot Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 1, Block 1, Owens Subdivision, Plat Book 20, Page 24. (MAPCO Express: 8890 Hwy 72)

 

b.    Vacation of rights-of-way

 

None.

 

c. Deeds for acceptance

 

None.

 

d. Routine bond satisfactions

 

None.

 

e. Liquor bond mortgages.

 

None.

 

 

 

 

17. NON-ROSTER COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC.

 

18. ADJOURN.