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Revised: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD APRIL 14, 2016, AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

 

1.†† INVOCATION.

†††††

††††† Reverend Keith Cook

 

2.†† PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

††††† Camiah Christian Slay

 

3.†† APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.  Regular Meeting held March 24, 2016.

(Minutes Received)

†††††† b. Special Session held March 31, 2016.

†††††††††††††††† (Minutes Received)

 

4.†† RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.  Mayor.

 

1.  Resolution designating the month of April as Huntsville/ Madison County

††††††††††† ††††† 9-1-1 Month.

 

2.  Proclamation in honor of Erin Howard as winner of the Alabama State Spelling Bee.

 

3.  Presentations to local High School State Champions.

 

4.  Presentation of Star 99.1/CAFY Young Citizen of the Month.

 

5.  Proclamation declaring April as Fair Housing Month.

 

b.  Council.

 

1.  Adoption and Presentation.

 

a.    Resolution congratulating the Oakwood University Ambassadors Menís Basketball Team on winning the 2016 United States Collegiate Athletic Associationís (USCAA) Menís Division I National Championship, held in Uniontown, Pennsylvania on March 5, 2016. (Culver)

 

2.  Adoption Only.

 

†††††† c. Other Special Recognitions.

 

†††††††††† 1.Recognition of the J. O. Johnson Jaguars Boys Basketball Team for winning the 5A State Championship for the 2015-2016 Season. (Showers)

 

†† †† d. Announcements.

 

5.†† BUSINESS WITH OUTSIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION.

 

6.†† PUBLIC HEARINGS.

 

a.  Public hearings to be held.

 

1.Public hearing on a resolution for the issuance of a special shuttle license to Damont Hewlett, dba Express Entertainment Bus, Inc.(Set March 24, 2016,

†††† Regular Council Meeting)(Public Transit)

 

2. Public hearing on a resolution authorizing the demolition of an unsafe building constituting a public nuisance located at 3818 Crane Drive, NW

†††† Huntsville, Alabama.(Community Development)

 

b.    Public hearings to be set.

 

1.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance rezoning property lying on the north side of Holmes Avenue and west of Cherry Street from Residence 2-A District to Neighborhood Business C-1 District.(Set May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

2.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance rezoning property lying on the west side of Jeff Road and south of Capshaw Road from Residence 2 District to Residence 2-B District.(Set May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

3.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance amending Article 44, Commercial Industrial Park District Regulations, Section 44.1, Uses Permitted, to add mortuaries, funeral homes, and crematoriums. (Set May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

7.†† COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS.

 

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

 

††††† b. Reports

 

8.†† HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES ITEMS.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing approval to purchase three new service trucks. (PR 10212384) (Utilities:Electric).

 

b.    Resolution authorizing approval to purchase one new bucket truck. (PR 10212386) (Utilities:Electric).

 

c.    Resolution authorizing approval to purchase one new service truck. (PR 10212388) (Utilities:Electric).

 

d.    Resolution authorizing approval to purchase new rollers for installing overhead fiber. (PR 10212694) (Utilities:Electric).

 

e.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a standard form resale rate schedule substitution agreement with TVA, providing for an electric rate change for Huntsville Utilities residential and small commercial customers. (Utilities:Electric)

 

f.   Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a standard form resale rate schedule substitution agreement with TVA, to be provided before October 2016, providing for an electric rate change for Huntsville Utilities residential and small commercial customers. (Utilities:Electric)

 

9.†† BOARD APPOINTMENTS.

 

a.  Board Appointments to be Voted on.

 

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 Richard Showers, Sr.

††††††††††† Councilman Mark Russell

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

††††††††††† Councilman Bill Kling

††††††††††† Councilman Will Culver

 

13. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

14. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

a.  Introduction of an ordinance concerning the annexation of 0.48 acre of land lying on the east side of Weatherford Drive and north of Harbin Road.(Planning)

 

b.  Introduction of an ordinance amending Section 10.8, Section 10.18, and Section 19 of Ordinance 04-315 of the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.(Human Resources)

 

15. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

a.  Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Special Appropriation Agreement between the City of Huntsville and the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.(Planning)

 

b.  Resolution commending the Operation Green Team Foundation for being granted 501(c)3 status by the Internal Revenue Service.(Administration)

 

c.  Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute the Consent of the City to Assignment of Development Agreement between the City of Huntsville and Clinton Row Partners, LLC.(Administration)

 

d.  Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke BB&T Letter of Credit No. 964158059400023 for Legacy Cove Phase II Subdivision.(City Attorney)DELETED

 

e.  Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke Southpoint Bank Letter of Credit No. 95004011 for Natureís Landing at the Reserve Phase 4 Subdivision.

(City Attorney)

 

f.   Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Department of the Army Right-of-Entry for survey and exploration for offsite groundwater monitoring in the City of Huntsville.(City Attorney)

 

g.  Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to seek a forfeiture of the surety bond issued by Ohio Casualty Insurance Company.(City Attorney)

 

h.  Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to seek a forfeiture of the surety bond issued by Washington International Insurance Company.(City Attorney)

 

i.    Resolution authorizing city attorney to settle the claim of Antonio Youngblood, a minor, by and through his mother, Keyunda Seay.(City Attorney)

 

j.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Real Estate Agreement among the City of Huntsville, Greenbrier Enterprises, LLC, Russ McDonald, Caroline Adherholt and Leah Engler for permanent utility and drainage easements and temporary construction easements. (City Attorney)

 

k.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Consent form waiving notice of the filing of a petition in the matter of the Estate of Sheena Ann Valderaz, Deceased, and consenting to the sale of real property formerly owned by said decedent.  (City Attorney)

 

l.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 1 and Final to the contract between the City of Huntsville and Thycon Inc. for Huntsville Depot ADA renovations, located at 320 Church Street.(General Services)

 

m. Request for authorization to advertise and fill three (3) Landscape Maintenance worker positions.(Landscape Management)

 

n.  Request for authorization to fill Public Safety Dispatcher position to provide for authorized strength.(Fire and Rescue)

 

o.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and Littlejohn, an S&ME Company, for Engineering Construction Administration Services for Chase Farm Boulevard Industrial Access Road Extension, Project No. 71-16-RD01 and ALDOT IAR 042-000-009.(Engineering)

 

p.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and AECOM Technical Services, Inc., for Engineering Construction Administration Services for Shields Road Bridge Improvements, Project No. 65-14-BR02.(Engineering)

 

q.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Modification No. 2 to the agreement between the City of Huntsville and Johnson & Associates Consulting Engineers, L.L.C., for Engineering Services for NPDES Permitting and Inspections, John Hunt Park, Project No. 65-12-SP19.(Public Works)

 

r.     Ordinance amending Budget Ordinance No. 15-642, adopted and approved on September 10, 2015, by changing appropriated funding for various departments and funds.(Finance)

 

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

 

t.      Request to advertise the position of Accounting & Budget Supervisor, Grade 19, and to fill at higher than minimum rate if necessary.(Finance)

 

u.    Request to advertise the position of Payroll Supervisor, Grade 17, and to fill at higher than minimum rate if necessary.(Finance)

 

v.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept the low bids meeting specifications and effectuate agreements on behalf of the City of Huntsville, a municipal corporation in the State of Alabama.(Finance)

 

w.   Request for authorization to advertise and fill (3) three Equipment Technician II, Grade 13, positions and to fill at a higher rate than minimum salary if necessary.(General Services)

 

x.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Special Employment Agreement between the City of Huntsville and James M. Bush.(Planning)

 

y.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a professional services contract between the City of Huntsville and Stanard & Associates, Inc.(Police)

 

z.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement between the City of Huntsville and the City of Huntsville Federal Building Authority for the Relocation of Gate 9 on Redstone Arsenal. (Urban Development)

 

16. LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.    Vacation of Easements

 

1. Ordinance vacating a portion of a 20-foot Utility and Drainage Easement, Lot 12, Block 8, Greenbriar Estates, Plat Book 4, Page 69.(Rickwood

††† Drive: Rose)

 

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.