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Revised: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

 

 

AGENDA FOR THE HUNTSVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TO BE HELD OCTOBER 27, 2016, AT 6:00 P.M.

IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER.

 

 

1.INVOCATION.

 

†††† Bruce Martin

 

2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

††††† a.Regular Meeting held October 13, 2016.(Minutes Received)

 

4.RESOLUTIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS.

 

a.  Mayor.

 

1.     Presentation of Meritorious Service Medal.

 

b.  Council.

 

1.     Adoption and Presentation.

 

a.     Resolution recognizing Councilman Dr. Richard Showers, Sr., for his faithful service to District One and the citizens of Huntsville for 28 years. (Culver)

 

b.     Resolution recognizing Dr. George Grayson for his political contributions and his efforts to successfully establish single-member voting districts in Huntsville and Madison County. (Showers)

 

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. 16-648, amending Article 27, Village Business C-6 District, Section 27.2, Density Controls, by amending Subsection 27.2(2), to update language concerning rear yard requirements.(Set September 8, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Planning)

 

2.     Public hearing on a Resolution for suspension of licensure for a certain taxpayer.(Set October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Clerk-Treasurer)

 

3.     Public hearing on a Resolution for suspension of licensure for certain taxpayers. (Set October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Clerk-Treasurer)

 

††††††† b.Public hearings to be set.

 

1.     Resolution to set a public hearing for Mazen Altubuh, Husam and Basel Tobih, Huntsville Taxi Inc., d/b/a Huntsville Taxi Service.(Set November 17, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Public Transit)

 

2.     Resolution to set a public hearing for Mazen Altubuh, Husam and Basel Tobih, Huntsville Taxi Inc., d/b/a AA Taxi Service.(Set November 17, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Public Transit)

 

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 appoint Ken Arnold to the Air Pollution Control Board for a term to expire April 11, 2021.(Nominated October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Kling)

 

b.  Board Appointment Nominations

 

1.  Nomination of Philip W. Bentley, III, for appointment to the Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority, Seat 1, for a term to expire October 23, 2017. (Culver)

 

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. 16-800, annexing 1.16 acres of land lying on the south side of Little Cove Road and west of Old Gate Lane.(Introduced October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Planning)

 

b.     Ordinance No. 16-801, declaring certain equipment surplus and to be sold at auction.(Introduced October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(General Services)

 

c.     Ordinance No. 16-802, amending Section 2-63 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Huntsville, regarding election of City Council officers.  (Introduced October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting) (Culver)

 

d.     Ordinance No. 16-803, amending Budget Ordinance No. 16-659, to modify the authorized strength of various departments.(Introduced October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Human Resources)

 

e.     Ordinance No. 16-804, amending Ordinance No. 89-79, Classification and Salary Plan Ordinance.(Introduced October 13, 2016, Regular Council Meeting)(Human Resources)

 

14. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR INTRODUCTION.

 

a.     Introduction of an ordinance adopting and authorizing the Mayor to enter into and execute a Video Service Franchise Agreement between the City of Huntsville, Alabama and Google Fiber.(City Attorney)

 

15. NEW BUSINESS ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION OR ACTION.

 

a.     Ordinance amending Budget Ordinance No. 16-659, by changing the appropriated funding in various departments and funds.(Finance)

 

b.     Ordinance amending Budget Ordinance No. 16-659, for preliminary Carry Forward amounts in various departments and funds.  (Finance)

 

c.     Ordinance amending Budget Ordinance. No 16-659, by changing the authorized personnel strength in various departments and funds.(Finance)

d.     Resolution authorizing travel expenses.(Finance)

 

e.     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)

 

f.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Master Agency Appropriation Agreement between the City of Huntsville and various agencies. 

(Administration)

 

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

 

h.     Request for authorization to advertise and fill positions of Public Safety Dispatcher, to bring manpower up to authorized strength.(Police)

 

i.      Request for authorization to advertise and fill positions of Police Records Clerk, to bring manpower up to authorized strength.(Police)

 

j.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville and J. Smith Lanier & Company of Huntsville for renewal policy for insurance with Auto-Owners Insurance Company for General Liability on a parcel of land located at 500 Church Street.(Public Transit)

 

k.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between the City of Huntsville, KaBOOM! and Letís Play (Dr. Pepper Snapple Group).(Parks and Recreation)

 

l.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Special Employee Agreement between the City of Huntsville and Dennis Thompson.(Traffic Engineering)

 

m.   Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Modification No. 3 to the agreement between the City of Huntsville and Littlejohn Engineering Associates, Inc., for Engineering Design Services for Winchester Road Widening (Dominion Circle to Naugher Road), ALDOT Project No. STPHV-DE8556(601) & COH Project No. 65-09-RD03.(Engineering)

 

n.     Request to advertise and fill position of Engineering Procurement & Contracts Assistant, Pay Grade 14, and to fill position at steps higher than minimum within the pay grade if necessary.(Engineering)

 

o.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute first amendment to the Development Agreement between the City of Huntsville and IMI Huntsville, LLC, for Bridge Street Development, as previously approved by Resolution 12-849 on September 27, 2012.(Planning)

 

p.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a modification to the lease agreement between the City of Huntsville and Global Ties Alabama (Resolution No. 13-396).(Administration)DELETED

 

q.     Resolution modifying Resolution No. 13-162 with regard to the expiration date of the appointment expiration date of the Municipal Court Clerk.(Administration)

 

r.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a consulting agreement between the City of Huntsville and Adriane Van Kirk, d/b/a Fave Creative.(Administration)DELETED

 

s.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a consulting agreement between the City of Huntsville and Rob Clark, d/b/a Twickenham Development Company.(Administration) DELETED

 

t.      Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract between the City of Huntsville and Premier Structures, Inc., to provide construction services for the Restroom Facility for Hays Nature Preserve, located at 7153 Hwy 431 South, Owens Cross Roads.(General Services)

 

u.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a lease agreement between the City of Huntsville and Rocket City Federal Credit Union for 2200 Clinton Avenue.(General Services)

 

v.     Request for authorization to advertise and fill one (1) Secretary II, Grade 10, position for the Planning Department, Zoning Administration Division.(Planning)

 

w.   Request for authorization to advertise and fill one (1) Zoning Enforcement Officer position for the Planning Department, Zoning Administration Division.

 

x.     Request for authorization to advertise and fill one (1) budgeted position of Human Resources Analyst II, Grade 16, at higher than minimum if necessary.(Human Resources)

 

y.     Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a lease agreement between the City of Huntsville and Square Properties 200, LLC, for space at 200 West Side Square.(General Services)

 

z.     Request for authorization to advertise and fill one (1) Gas & Mechanical Inspector, Grade 15, at higher than minimum if necessary.(Inspection)

 

aa.  Request for authorization to advertise and fill two (2) Building Plans Examiner positions, Grade 16, at higher than minimum if necessary.(Inspection)

 

bb. Resolution appointing a full-time Municipal Court Judge.(City Council)

 

16. LEGAL DEPARTMENT ITEMS/TRANSACTIONS.

 

a.     Vacation of Easements

 

None.

 

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.