AGENDA
  CITY COMMISSION MEETING
DOTHAN, ALABAMA
10:00 A.M., JANUARY 19, 2021

1.

Invocation: Pastor Clark Cornelius – Grace Anglican Mission Church


2.

Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Crutchfield


3.

Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Fleming__Kirkland__Ferguson__Kenward__Crutchfield__


4.

Approval of Previous Minutes:


5.

Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:



6.

Communications from City Manager:

  • Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority Update - Jamie Bienvenu, Executive Director

  • Visit Dothan Update – Aaron McCreight, President and CEO

  • Dothan City Schools Update - Dr. Dennis Coe, Acting Superintendent


7.

Communications from City Clerk:


8.

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

9.

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.


Documents:
  1. Weed Abatement.pdf
10.

Res. No._________Confirming the cost incurred in notification and abatement of certain properties determined to be nuisances by Resolution Numbers 2020-290 and 2020-334 and turning the costs over to the County Tax Collector so that the amounts can be added to the next regular bills for taxes levied against the respective lots and parcels of land.


11.

Res. No._________Confirming the cost incurred in notification and abatement of certain properties determined to be in violation of Article III, Chapter 106 of the City of Dothan Code of Ordinance (repeat offenders) and turning the costs over to the County Tax Collector so that the amounts can be added to the next regular bills for taxes levied against the respective lots and parcels of land.


12.

Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with Avenu Insights and Analytics, LLC to administer and collect the City’s alcohol taxes for a three (3) year period beginning March 1, 2021.


Documents:
  1. Avenu Agreement.pdf
13.

Res. No._________Awarding the bid, entering into a contract, and issuing a Notice to Proceed and other related documents to L and K Contracting Co. Inc. for the 2021 Burdeshaw Redwater Project for the sum of $824,225.00.


14.

Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with the United States Department of Justice, through the United States Marshals Service, to accept funding for reimbursement of overtime expenses in an amount not to exceed $19,424.00.


Documents:
  1. USDOJ Agreement.pdf
15.

Res. No._________Accepting the renewal proposal provided by McGriff, Siebels, and Williams with coverage underwritten by Chubb/ACE American Insurance Company for Cancer-Disability Insurance at $172.00 per active firefighter per year for a one (1) year period beginning January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, and appropriating funds for said coverage.


16.

Res. No._________Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Certification of Local Government Approval for Nonprofit Organizations Receiving Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program Funds from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs through the Alabama Rural Coalition for the Homeless.


17.

Res. No._________Approving payment of invoices for the month of December, 2020 in the amount of $10,701,973.01.


Documents:
  1. Invoices.pdf
18.

Res. No._________Awarding bids and approving other purchases over $15,000.00 by the City, and appropriating funds for said bids.


19.

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


Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
20.

Acceptance of easements from multiple property owners to construct necessary improvements to existing drainage facilities for the Girard Drainage Basin Project.


21.

Announcing the re-appointment of Jocelyn Gutzmore as a member of the Dothan Housing Authority Board.


22.

Adjournment.