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Today's Dothan City Commission Meeting

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Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Nov 05 2019 12:01 PM

10:00 A.M., November 5, 2019


Invocation: Reverend Jack Hinnen – First United Methodist Church


Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Kenward


Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Fleming__Kirkland__Ferguson__Kenward__Crutchfield__


Approval of Previous Minutes:

• Minutes of Meeting of October 15, 2019


Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:

• Proclamation – “Farm-City Week” – Randy Davis, Chairperson, Farm-City Week Planning Committee.


Communications from City Manager:

• Service Award – Wayne McKinnon, Public Works Department,
40 years.


Communications from City Clerk:

• Application for a Lounge Retail Liquor License, Class II (Package) (off premise) for Main Street Liquor, 3341 West Main Street, by Vishal Anand. Approved


Public Hearing regarding the abatement and removal of noxious or dangerous weeds.


Ord. No._________Amending Chapter 6, Alcoholic Beverages, Article I, In General, of the City of Dothan Code of Ordinances, by adding Section 6-5, Sales, etc. after hours for persons licensed for on-premise sales and Section 6-6, Sales, etc. after hours for persons license for off-premise sales; and that Section 6-67(b), License tax reports, payments and penalty; Section 6-68 (b) and (c), Records; and Section 6-103 (b) (5) and (c) Rules, of the City of Dothan Code of Ordinances be amended in their entirety (tabled on October 15, 2019). Approved with a 4 to 3 vote.


Ord. No._________Rezoning property owned by Jason Thomas, located on the north side of Oppert Road, 920 feet east of Ross Clark Circle, from A-C & R-1 (Agriculture-Conservation & Residential Single-Family, Low Density) Districts to R-2 (Residential Single-Family, Medium Density) District. Approved


Res. No._________Declaring certain properties which are overgrown with weeds, scrub, wild bushes, grass and other vegetable growth as injurious to the health, safety and welfare of the community as nuisances and ordering that the properties be abated. Approved


Res. No._________Declaring certain properties which are overgrown with weeds, scrub, wild bushes, grass and other vegetable growth as injurious to the health, safety and welfare of the community as nuisances and calling for a public hearing to be held on the matter during the regularly scheduled commission meeting on December 3, 2019. Approved


Res. No._________Entering into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Veterans Administration for the purchase of a house and lot, located at 900 Campbellton Highway, Dothan, Alabama, being approximately 1.594 acres, with all appurtenances, as is, for the price of $61,500.00. Approved


Res. No._________Appropriating additional funds to satisfy outstanding encumbrances for Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2019. Approved


Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with Paya-EFT for the acceptance of electronic checks at kiosk locations for a one (1) year period and each year thereafter until such sixty (60) days written termination notice is presented to Paya. Approved


Res. No._________Approving a Commercial Development Incentive Program (CDIP) as part of a (re)development strategy that will stimulate (re)development of existing commercial property, help retain existing businesses and attract new business to locate in the City. Approved



Res. No._________Approving Final Summary Change Order with Midsouth Paving, Inc., which results in a cost decrease for the total contract bid in the amount of $45,166.27, making the final adjusted contract price $550,347.53 (Federal share $400,000.00, City share $150,347.53). Approved


Res. No._________Awarding the bid, enter into a contract with McCord Contract Floors, Inc., for the Carpet Replacement at the Opera House, in the amount of $121,458.00. Approved


Res. No._________Awarding the bid and enter into a contract with Scarborough and Associates for the purchase and installation of an emergency generator at Utility Collections, in the amount of $71,000.00. Approved


Res. No._________Approving a public space use agreement as an incentive to encourage more activity in downtown by enhancing the public realm and the local economy. Approved


Res. No._________Entering into a Memorandum of Agreement with Wallace Community College-Workforce Development Division for a partnership commitment to assist with welding classes to be held at the Alfred Saliba Family Services Center. Approved


Res. No._________Authorizing Mayor Mark Saliba to execute approval for development and submittal of a Clean-up Grant application to US EPA, in an amount not to exceed $297,000.00 of which the City of Dothan is required to provide a 20% match ($59,400.00 less in-kind), if awarded, and authorizing Mark Saliba to execute approval of an application to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to enter the subject site into the State of Alabama Voluntary Clean-Up Program (VCP), and payment of requisite fees to be determined by ADEM upon acceptance into the VCP. Approved


Res. No._________Authorizing the Planning Department to collaborate with the firm of PPM Consultants to submit an application for a Brownfield Assessment Grant and to accept the grant if awarded and authorize a release of “Request for Qualifications”. Approved


Res. No._________Amending Resolution 2016-61, Section 1, requiring the deduction of construction permits fees, zoning application fees and utility installation and service fees and re-classifying said fees as incentives for the redevelopment of the Howell School project, a sum of $29,325.00. Approved


Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with Praestare Engineering to provide Engineering Design and Easement Acquisition for Phases B-H and Construction Engineering and Inspection (CE&I) for Phases B & C of the Girard Avenue Drainage Basin Project, for a not to exceed amount of $172,100.00. Approved


Res. No._________Approving a Change Order with Blankenship Contracting, Inc. for the Bell to Foster Sewer Improvements Projects, due to emergency work required along the 3100 Block of Ross Clark Circle, for an estimated cost of $99,614.80. Approved


Res. No._________Renewing the agreement with Employment Screening Services for a fee-based service for background checks required for employment with the City of Dothan for a three-year period. Approved


Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with TargetSolutions Learning, LLC for Fire and EMS Training, at an annual cost of $14,012.00 for an initial term of 36 months with a 3% increase per year. Approved


Res. No._________Agreeing to allow the Fire Department to issue a fireworks permit to the National Peanut Festival Association to be held on November 9, 2019 (rain date November 10, 2019). Approved


Res. No._________Entering into a three-year agreement with Bic Media to create a new jingle for Water World Water Park at a cost of $3,500.00. Approved


Res. No._________Awarding bids and approving other purchases over $15,000.00 by the City. Approved



Res. No._________Approving advance travel requests for City employees. Approved



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