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Revised: 06/23/2015, 2:00 P.M.

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD JUNE 25, 2015 AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

 

1.†† INVOCATION.

 

 

2.†† PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

3.†† APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.  Regular Meeting held June 11, 2015.

††††††††††††††††† (Minutes Received)

 

b.  †††Special Session held on June 16, 2015.

††† (Minutes Received)

 

4.†† RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.  Mayor.

 

b.  Council.

 

1.    Adoption and Presentation.

 

2.    Adoption Only.

 

a.    Resolution congratulating Bishop Elect Ernest A. Edwards on his consecration ceremony, to be held June 27, 2015 at True Light Church of God in Christ. (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 No. 15-313, zoning newly annexed property lying on the east side of Research Park Blvd and on the north side of Plummer Road to Commercial Industrial Park District.(Set May 14, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Planning)

 

2.  Public hearing on Ordinance No. 15-315 amending Article 23, General Business C-3 District, Section 23.1, Uses Permitted; Article 75, Alcoholic Beverage Establishment Regulations, Section 75.3, Permitted Establishments by Districts; and Article 92, Board of Adjustment, Section 92.5, Powers and Duties, Subsection 92.5.3, Permitted Uses as Special Exceptions, by adding new Subsection 92.5.3(37), to add language concerning alcoholic beverage manufacturers.(Set May 14, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Planning)

 

b.    Public hearings to be set.

 

7.†† COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS.

 

††††† a.Communications from the Public.

 

††††† b.Reports

 

8.†† HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES ITEMS.

a.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a purchase contract for the Series 2015 Water Warrants. (Utilities: Water).

 

9.†† BOARD APPOINTMENTS.

 

a.  Board Appointments to be Voted on.

 

1.    Resolution to reappoint Carla McAlpine-Franklin to the Alabama Constitution Village/Historic Huntsville Depot Board for a term to begin June 26, 2015, and expire June 26, 2018.(Nominated June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Showers)

 

2.    Resolution to reappoint Dorothy Huston to the Huntsville Water Utility Board for a term to begin July 1, 2015, and expire July 1, 2018.(Nominated June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Showers)

 

3.    Resolution to reappoint Dorothy Huston to the Huntsville Natural Gas Utility Board for a term to begin July 1, 2015, and expire July 1, 2018.(Nominated June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Showers)

 

4.    Resolution to reappoint Thomas Winstead to the Huntsville Electric Utility Board for a term to begin July 1, 2015, and expire July 1, 2018.(Nominated June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Kling)

 

5.    Resolution to reappoint William H. Starnes to the Alabama Constitution Village/Historic Huntsville Depot Board for a term to begin June 26, 2015, and expire June 26, 2018.(Nominated June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Russell)

 

b.  Board Appointment Nominations

 

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.

††††††††††† Councilwoman Jennie Robinson

††††††††††† Councilman Mark Russell

 

13. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

a.  Ordinance No. 15-413, annexing land lying on the north side of Capshaw Road and on the east side of Autumn Branch Drive.(Introduced June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Planning)

 

b.  Ordinance No. 15-414, amending Chapter 8, Article IV, Vehicles for Hire, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Huntsville.(Introduced June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Parking and Public Transit)

 

c.  Ordinance No. 15-415, amending Section 15-85 (80) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Huntsville.(Introduced June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Clerk-Treasurer)

 

d.  Ordinance No. 15-416, amending Section 22-1 and Section 22-39 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Huntsville.(Introduced June 11, 2015, Regular Council Meeting)(Kling)

 

14. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

a.    Introduction of an ordinance annexing land lying south of U.S. Highway 72 West and on the east side of Slaughter Road.(Planning)

 

b.    Introduction of an ordinance annexing land lying north of Interstate 565 and on the north side of Governorís West.(Planning)

 

c.††† Introduction of an ordinance annexing land lying south of Sutton Road and on the east side of Woodside Drive.(Planning)

 

15. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION

 

a.    Resolution by the City Council of the City of Huntsville ratifying and approving the application for the FY 2015 Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Program Grant.(Police)

 

b.    Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 14-665 by changing the authorized personnel strength in various departments and funds.(Finance)

 

c.††† Ordinance to amend Budget Ordinance No. 14-665 by changing appropriated funding for various departments and funds.(Finance)

 

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

 

e.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a pager pricing agreement between the City of Huntsville and Sharp Communications, Inc.(Finance)

 

f. ††††Request for authorization to advertise and fill vacated Sanitation Worker positions.(Public Works)

 

g.    Request for authorization to advertise and fill two (2) Planning GNSS Assistant positions. (Planning/GIS)

 

h.    Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to settle the claim of Curtis Ballard.(City Attorney)

 

i.  †† Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to settle the claim of Hezekiah Richardson.(City Attorney)

 

j.  ††††Resolution authorizing City Attorney to settle the claim of Patricia Vail.(City Attorney)

 

k.††† Resolution authorizing condemnation proceedings to obtain rights-of-way, utility and drainage easements, and construction easements along Winchester Road for the Winchester Road widening project.(City Attorney)

 

l.  ††††Request for authorization to fill vacant Police Officer positions.(Police)

 

m.   Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Huntsville and William M. Boehme and Associates, for architectural services for the Dr. Richard Showers Center Splash Pad and interior renovations located at 4600 Blue Springs Road.(General Services)

 

n.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Fuqua & Partners Associates, for architectural services for the Administration Building canopy and minor renovations. (General Services)

 

o.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and the low bidder, LTS Construction, L.L.C., for periodic bid for Emergency Pipe Bursting-2015, Project No. 65-15-SP44.(Engineering)

 

p.    Ordinance declaring certain Water Pollution Control equipment to be deemed surplus property and sold at auction.(Water Pollution Control)

 

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

 

r.     Resolution to apply for a Federal Transit Administration 49 U.S.C., Section 5339, Grant.(Public Transit)

 

s.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Modification No. 2 to the agreement between the City of Huntsville and Family Services Center, Inc.,

for services to the homeless population.(Community Development)

 

t.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement between the City of Huntsville and Greengate School.(Administration)

 

u.    Request for authorization to advertise and fill one (1) regular full time position of Animal Services Shelter Attendant, Grade 8.(Animal Services)

 

v.    Resolution expressing the Councilís intent to appropriate a minimum of $500,000 in the FY 2015-2016 Fiscal Year Budget for startup of Police Department body cameras and supporting materials.(Kling & Culver)

††††

16.LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.    Vacation of Easements

 

1.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a portion of a Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 26, Midtowne Subdivision.(Love: 6433 Midtowne Lane)

 

2.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of a portion of a Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 17, Midtowne Subdivision.(MacDonald:6432 Midtowne Lane)

 

3.    Ordinance authorizing the vacation of Utility and Drainage Easements, Lots 40, 41 and 42, Little Mountain Subdivision.(Wright Homes, LLC:Saddle Ridge Drive)

 

b.    Vacation of rights-of-way

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† None.

 

c.    Deeds for acceptance

 

1.    Easement††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mungo Homes of Alabama, Inc.

Acquired 4/19/2015

 

d.    Routine bond satisfactions

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† None.

 

e.    Liquor bond mortgages.

 

None.

 

17. NON-ROSTER COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC.

 

18. ADJOURN.