10:00 A.M., OCTOBER 4, 2022


Invocation: Reverend Kody Kirchhoff – The Harbor Church


Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Dorsey


Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Kirkland__Bedwell__Ferguson__Pierce__Crutchfield__


Approval of Previous Minutes:

  • Minutes of September 20, 2022 Meeting

Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:


  • Proclamation – “Right to Vote Day” – Chuck Chavers

  • Proclamation – “Fire Prevention Week” – Fire Chief Larry Williams and Deputy Chief David Hasty

Rookie of the Year – Firefighter Danae Reed

Firefighter of the Year – Firefighter Jimmy Copp

Sergeant of the Year – Sergeant Steven Romo

Fire Officer of the Year – Captain Jack Wood


Communications from City Manager:

  • Employee of the Month – Emily Shinaberry, Personnel Department

Communications from City Clerk:


  • Application for a Restaurant Retail Liquor License (On Premises) for Taqueria Y Mariscos El Torito Mexican Bar and Grill, 1451 Westgate Parkway, by Fidel Escalera Gallegos

  • Application for a Retail Beer and Retail Table Wine License (Off Premises Only) for South Park Convenience, 3684 South Park Avenue, by Dipali Patel

Public Hearing regarding the amendment of Chapter 114, Zoning, Article II of the City of Dothan Code of Ordinances to regulate short-term rental housing units.

(Reference Item 10.)


Public Hearing regarding the demolition and removal of unsafe structures.

(Reference Item 13.)


Ord. No.__________Amending Chapter 114, Zoning, of the City of Dothan Code of Ordinances to include the regulation of short-term rental housing units (tabled on September 6, 2022).


Ord. No.__________Amending Chapter 18, Businesses of the City of Dothan Code of Ordinances to provide for short-term rentals (tabled on September 6, 2022).


Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Avenu Insights and Analytics, LLC to provide short-term rental full administration, discovery/recovery, and audit services for a three (3) year period (tabled on September 6, 2022).


Res. No.__________Declaring certain properties as creating a nuisance, constituting a hazard to the public health, safety, and convenience of the citizens of the City of Dothan, and authorizing the demolition and removal of the said structures.


Res. No.__________Agreeing to allocate the required twenty percent (20%) match of local funds for the Fiscal Year 2023 Unified Planning Work Program in an amount not to exceed $61,796.00.


Res. No.__________Entering into a contract with Peachtree Recovery Services, Inc. for collecting on City property claim damages.


Res. No.__________Completing the contract with Wyatt Sasser Construction for the Water World Renovations Phase II Project to include all remaining change orders resulting in a cost increase of $101,394.46, for a final contract amount of $2,798,754.46.


Res. No.__________Modifying the contract with Lewis Construction, LLC for the Phase II of the Renovations and Additions to Rip Hewes Stadium Project to include change orders resulting in a cost increase of $267,744.89, for a total amended contract amount of $9,357,744.89, and appropriating funds for said change orders.


Res. No.__________Awarding the bid, entering into a contract, and issuing a notice to proceed to Lewis Construction, LLC for the Westgate BMX Concessions and Restrooms Project in the amount of $1,111,400.00, and appropriating funds for said contract.


Res. No.__________Entering into a contract with the Southeast Alabama Basketball Officials’ Association to provide certified officials to officiate the 2022 Dothan Turkey Classic Basketball Tournament at a cost of $190.00 per game.


Res. No.__________Entering into a sales contract and accepting a warranty deed to purchase a parcel of property located at 507 Fourth Avenue for the price of $15,000.00 for the purpose of expanding Wiregrass Park, and appropriating funds for said purchase.


Res. No.__________Submitting an application and entering into an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation for installation and maintenance of public safety sensors on highway rights-of-way.


Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind to provide interpreter services for a one-year period at a cost of $55.00 per hour.


Res. No.__________Rescinding Resolution No. 2022-85 and entering into a new agreement with Assured Data Destruction to reflect the updated rate of $90.00 per pickup for containers located at the Police Department on an as-needed basis.


Res. No.__________Accepting funding from the United States Secret Service for participation in the Birmingham Field Office Cyber Fraud Task Force for reimbursement of equipment totaling $1,349.85.


Res. No.__________Renewing the agreement with the Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission to be a designated Regional Training Center for the State of Alabama.


Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Motorola Solutions for maintenance of the Fire Station Alerting System at a cost of $64,000.10.


Res. No.__________Agreeing to aid the City of New Smyrna Beach, Florida in its efforts to recover from the devastation left by severe weather due to Hurricane Ian on September 28, 2022, by sending utility trucks, equipment, and City employees to operate this equipment.


Res. No.__________Authorizing the Mayor to sign and submit Notice of Intents to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) for permits for City of Dothan controlled construction sites when required.


Res. No.__________Agreeing to the Final Settlement Agreement with the State of Alabama and ADEM for the Clean Water Act Administrative Order on Consent.


Res. No.__________Approving Amendment One to the Brownfield Tax Abatement Agreement for RAM Dothan Hospitality, LLC.


Res. No.__________Approving Amendment One to the Brownfield Tax Abatement Project for Dothan 193 St. Andrews, LLC.


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


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

  1. Travel Requests.pdf

Acceptance of an electrical easement from LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc. for power to the new LifeSouth building located at 1165 Commons Drive.


Acceptance of a utility and drainage easement from M. Merritt and Virginia K. Holman to install a storm drainage structure for the proposed Flowers Chapel Road Phase 1 improvements.