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AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD JULY 11, 2013 AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

1. INVOCATION.

 

Rev. Gregory Bentley

Fellowship Presbyterian Church

 

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.  Regular Meeting held June 27, 2013.

(Minutes Received)

 

4. RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.    Mayor.

 

1.    Recognition of All State Athletes from Grissom High School, Huntsville High School, Madison Academy and Randolph School.

 

b.    Council.

 

1.    Adoption and Presentation.

 

a.    Resolution recognizing Michael K. Sublett, Fire Chief, Huntsville Fire and Rescue upon his retirement from the City of Huntsville. (Olshefski)

 

b.    Resolution commemorating the life of Mr. Richard M. Jess, an outstanding community servant. (Olshefski)

 

2.    Adoption Only.

 

a.    Resolution congratulating the Burwell-Strong Family upon the occasion of their upcoming 17th Bi-Annual Family Reunion. (Showers)

 

 

c.Other Special Recognitions.

 

d. Announcements.

 

5. BUSINESS WITH OUTSIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION.

 

6. PUBLIC HEARINGS.

 

a.  Public hearings to be held.

 

b.    Public hearings to be set.

 

1.  Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance zoning newly annexed property lying on the west side of Williams & Broad Drive and north of Dug Hill Road to Residence 1 District. (Set August 22, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

2.  Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance zoning newly annexed property lying on the south side of Knotty Walls Road and west of Old Big Cove Road to Residence 1-B District. (Set August 22, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

3.  Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance zoning newly annexed property lying on the east side of Adonis Road and east of Old Big Cove Road to Residence 1-A District. (Set August 22, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

4.  Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance zoning newly annexed property lying west of U.S. Highway 431 South and on the north side of Deaton Road to Residence 1-A District. (Set August 22, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

7. COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS.

 

a. Communications from the Public.

 

b. Reports

 

8. HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES ITEMS.

 

a. Resolution authorizing the approval to purchase hardware and engineering services to upgrade the Master SCADA Station. (PR#10119796) (Utilities: Electric)

 

b.    Resolution authorizing the approval to purchase engineering services to replace transformers at the Northwest Primary Station. (PR#10120777) (Utilities: Electric)

 

c.    Resolution authorizing the approval to purchase Bentley consulting services to support Bentley Software. (PR#10122346) (Utilities: Electric)

 

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

 

e.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a proposed Resale Rate Schedule Agreement with TVA amending the General Power Contract for the addition of a Supplemental Rate for Separately Metered Residential Appurtenance. (Utilities: Electric)

 

f.     Resolution authorizing the approval to purchase consulting services for cost of service and rate design for HU Natural Gas System. (PR#10123002) (Utilities: Gas)

 

9. BOARD APPOINTMENTS.

 

a.    Board Appointments to be Voted on.

 

1.    Resolution to appoint Carole Jones to the Museum Board for a term to expire August 13, 2019. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Russell/Kling)

 

2.    Resolution to appoint David Nast to the Museum Board for a term to expire August 13, 2014. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Russell)

 

3.    Resolution to reappoint Linda Maynor to the Von Braun Center Board of Control for a term to expire August 27, 2017. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Kling)

 

4.    Resolution to appoint James Smith to the Madison County Department of Human Resources Board for a term to expire August 1, 2019. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

5.    Resolution to reappoint Jesse Horton to the City Tree Commission for a term to expire October 8, 2015. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

6.    Resolution to reappoint Dr. William H. Sullins to the Von Braun Center Board of Control for a term to expire August 27, 2017. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

7.    Resolution to appoint Ernest Horton to the Historical Preservation Authority for a term to expire June 3, 2018. (Nominated June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Showers)

 

b.    Board Appointment Nominations

 

1.    Nomination to appoint Dr. Rao Kakani to the Madison County Department of Human Resources Board for a term to expire August 1, 2019. (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 Will Culver

Councilman Bill Kling

Councilman Richard Showers, Sr.

Councilman John Olshefski

Councilman Mark Russell

 

13. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

a.    Ordinance No. 13-482 to amend ARTICLE 92 BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, Section 92.5 Powers and Duties, subsection 92.5.3 Permitted Uses as Special Exceptions to allow entertainment in restaurants in the Neighborhood Business C-1 and C-2 districts. (Introduced June 27, 2013 Regular Council Meeting) (Olshefski)

 

14. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

a.    Introduction of an ordinance repealing Ordinance No. 09-735 and ordaining that E-Verify shall be the designated employment eligibility verification system for the City of Huntsville. (City Attorney)

 

b.    Introduction of an ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 89-79, Classification and Salary Plan. (Human Resources)

 

c. Introduction of an ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 12-768, to modify the authorized strength of the departments. (Human Resources)

 

15. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

a.    Ordinance declaring certain property as surplus and donating property to Huntsville Housing Authority. (Public Transportation)

 

b.    Ordinance declaring certain equipment surplus and to be sold at public auction. (Fleet)

 

c. Ordinance declaring property as surplus and authorizing donation of said property to Huntsville/Madison County Marina and Port Authority. (Fleet)

 

d.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Alabama Department of Public Safety to accept the FY 2013 High Intensity Drug trafficking Area (HIDTA) grant. (Police)

 

e.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Huntsville and Madison County Commission for the FY 2013 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG). (Police)

 

f. Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke Regions Bank Letter of Credit No. 55106102 for Cedar Park at Bell Grove Subdivision. (City Attorney)

 

g.    Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke Progress Bank Letter of Credit No. 9000008900-02 Midtowne on the Park Phase 2 Subdivision. (City Attorney)

 

h.    Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke First Commercial Bank Letter of Credit No. 1109 for Watercress Phase I Subdivision. (City Attorney)

 

i.  Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke BancorpSouth Bank Letter of Credit No. 362000737109 for Bridgewater Landing Phase 2 Subdivision. (City Attorney)

 

j.  Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into agreements with the low bidder as specified in the attached Summary of Bids for Acceptance. (Finance)

 

k. Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 12-768, by changing appropriated funding within various departments and funds.  (Finance)

 

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

 

m.   Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance 12-768, by changing the authorized personnel strength in the various departments and funds. (Finance)

 

n.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a $99,000.00 EDI grant for the acquisition of property for flood mitigation. (Planning)

 

o.    Request for authorization to advertise and fill one (1) Grade 19 position of Senior System Software Analyst and to fill at a higher rate than minimum if necessary. (ITS)

 

p.    Resolution authorizing an Agreement between the City of Huntsville and the Madison County Commission for the development and maintenance of a public park on Chaney Thompson Road. (Parks & Recreation)

 

q.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the low bidder, APAC Mid-South, Inc., for South Memorial Parkway Access Improvements, Project No. 65-13-TI02. (Engineering)

 

r. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with G.W. Jones & Sons Consulting Engineers, Inc. for Land Surveying Services for Big Spring Park Topographic Survey (East and West), Project No. 65-13-DR04. (Engineering)

 

s. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Garver, L.L.C. for Engineering Construction Administration Services for Industrial Access and Turn Lanes to the Toyota Plant, Project No. 65-13-SP24 & ALDOT Project No. IAR-045-000-009. (Engineering)

 

t.  Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with low bidder, Weaver Environmental Services Co., Inc. for Periodic Bid for Emergency Manhole Rehabilitation, Project No. 65-13-SP35. (Water Pollution Control)

 

u.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Family Services, Inc., for the use of Home Investment Partnership Funds to rehabilitate existing housing. (Community Development)

 

16. LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.         Vacation of Easements

 

1.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a portion of a Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 2, Research Park Lake 5 Phase 3 Subdivision. (Mushashi, LLC)

 

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.