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Revised: Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD JUNE 9, 2016, AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

 

1. INVOCATION.

 

Reverend Frank Broyles

 

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.  Regular Meeting held May 26, 2016.

(Minutes Received)

 

4. RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.  Mayor.

 

1.  Presentation of Rocket City Broadcasting/CAFY Young Citizen of the Month.

 

2.  Presentation of Life Saving Medal.

 

b.  Council.

 

1.  Adoption and Presentation.

 

2.  Adoption Only.

 

a.    Resolution congratulating the Huntsville District Church of God in Christ on hosting the Alabama First Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ 2016 Jurisdictional Auxiliaries in Ministry Conference from June 19-24, 2016, 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.

 

b. Public hearings to be set.

 

1.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance zoning newly annexed property lying on the east side of Weatherford Drive and on the north side of Harbin Road to Residence 1-A District. (Set July 28, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

2.    Resolution to set a public hearing on an ordinance rezoning property lying on the east side of 1st Street and on the north side of Freeman Road from Heavy Industry District to Residence 2 District. (Set July 28, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

3.    Resolution to set a hearing for suspension of licensure for certain taxpayer. (Clerk Treasurer)

 

4.    Resolution to set a hearing for suspension of licensure for certain taxpayers. (Clerk Treasurer)

 

5.    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-A District. (Set July 28, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

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.

 

b.  Board Appointment Nominations

 

1.  Nomination of Dr. Jimmy Wall, Jr., for reappointment to the Huntsville Water Utility Board, for a term to expire July 1, 2019. (Kling)

 

2.  Nomination of Dr. Jimmy Wall, Jr., for reappointment to the Huntsville Natural Gas Utility Board, for a term to expire July 1, 2019. (Kling)

 

3.  Nomination of George Moore for reappointment to the Huntsville Electric Utility Board, for a term to expire July 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 Richard Showers, Sr.

Councilman Mark Russell

Councilwoman Jennie Robinson

Councilman Bill Kling

Councilman Will Culver

 

13. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ITEMS FOR ACTION.

 

a. Ordinance No. 16-327, amending Chapter 3, Article II, Subsection (c) of Section 3-27, Arts & Entertainment District, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Huntsville, Alabama, to modify the Quigley District. (Postponed May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Planning)

 

b. Ordinance No. 16-362, to declare certain equipment surplus and to be donated to Downtown Huntsville, Inc. (Introduced May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Police)

 

c. Ordinance No. 16-363, declaring property owned by the City of Huntsville located at 2400 Bell Avenue, surplus and authorizing the Mayor to enter into a lease agreement between the City of Huntsville and FRE of Alabama, LLC, for said property. (Introduced May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Community Development)

 

d. Resolution No. 16-364, to adopt the Madison County, Alabama, Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Five-Year Update. (Introduced May 26, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Emergency Management)

 

14. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

a.    Introduction of an ordinance declaring certain equipment surplus and to be sold at public auction. (Police)

 

b.    Introduction of an ordinance amending Chapter 9, Cemeteries, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Huntsville, Alabama. (Cemetery)

 

c. Introduction of an ordinance annexing 29.17 acres of land lying south of Hobbs Island Road and north of Bill Matthews Road. (Planning)

 

15. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

a.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 1 to the agreement between the City of Huntsville and Reed Contracting Services, Inc., for Clinton Avenue Performing Arts Project, Project No. 65-15-SP33. (Engineering)

 

b.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 1 to the agreement between the City of Huntsville and Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc., for Downtown Gateway (aka Harvard Road Extension)-REBID, Project No. 65-11-RD03. (Engineering)

 

c.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and the low bidder, Christopher Contractors, Inc., for Pulaski Pike Pedestrian Improvements, Project 71-16-SW05. (Engineering)

 

d.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement between the City of Huntsville and Pine Lawn Farms for the Lease of Farm Land in North Huntsville Industrial Park. (Engineering)

 

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

f.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement between the City of Huntsville and McDonald Farms for the Lease of Farm Land in the Greenbrier area. (Engineering)

 

g.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and the low bidder, Reed Contracting Services, Inc., for Resurfacing of Residential Streets-2016, Phase I, Project No. 71-16-RR02. (Public Works)

 

h.    Resolution of support and approval of the EUL Greenway extension and Trailhead Parking Facility connecting to Redstone Arsenal. (Planning)

 

i.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a modification to the original agreement between the City of Huntsville and Market + Main (new RePosit Strategies) for professional consulting services related to the development of a Comprehensive Master Plan. (Planning)

 

j.      Ordinance correcting an error in the legal description of land rezoned and described in Ordinance 16-257. (Planning) DELETED

 

k.    Resolution authorizing the City Attorney to settle the claim of Tanisha Smith. (City Attorney)

 

l.      Resolution authorizing the Clerk-Treasurer to invoke Bank Independent Letter of Credit No. 20895039 for Lendon Phase I in Jones Valley Subdivision.  (City Attorney)

 

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

 

n.    Ordinance amending Budget Ordinance No. 15-642 by changing the appropriated funding in various departments and funds. (Finance)

 

o.    Resolution to proceed with public sale of Series 2016 Warrants and to Subscribe for Escrow Securities. (Finance)

 

p.    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)

 

q.    Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 1 and Final to the contract between the City of Huntsville and Pierce Manufacturing Inc. for the construction of (1) Enforcer 107 Ascendant Aerial Fire Apparatus.  (Fire and Rescue)

 

r.     Resolution authorizing acquisition of right-of-way for County Line Road Improvements.  (City Attorney)

 

16. LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.    Vacation of Easements

 

1. Ordinance vacating a portion of a utility and drainage easement, 2700 & 2701 Hawks Ridge Circle. (Spehn) DELETED

 

b.    Vacation of rights-of-way

 

None.

 

c.    Deeds for acceptance

 

1. U & D Easement Oak Grove Dairy, LLC

Accepted 5/25/2016

d.    Routine bond satisfactions

 

None.

 

e.    Liquor bond mortgages.

 

None.

 

17. NON-ROSTER COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC.

 

18. ADJOURN.