AGENDA
   CITY COMMISSION MEETING
 DOTHAN, ALABAMA
 10:00 A.M., NOVEMBER 16, 2021

1.

Invocation: Pastor Clark Cornelius – Grace Anglican Mission Church

2.

Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Kirkland

3.

Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Kirkland__Bedwell__Ferguson__Pierce__Crutchfield__

4.

Approval of Previous Minutes:

  • Minutes of October 19, 2021 Meeting
5.

Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:

  • Recognition – “The Salvation Army” – Captain Nathan Jones and Captain Deanne Jones, The Salvation Army of Dothan


 

6.

Communications from City Manager:

  • Employee of the Month – Bob Wilkerson, Planning Department


7.

Communications from City Clerk:

  • Application for a Restaurant Retail Liquor License (on premises) for Peru, 202 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 1, by Robert Rosales


  • Application for a Special Retail – More than 30 Days License (on premises only) for Kiss My Axe, 256 North Foster Street, by Matthew Hayes
8.

Public Hearing regarding the rezoning of property owned by Locklier Estate located on Ross Clark Circle between Denton Road and North Cherokee Avenue.

(Reference Item 10.)

9.

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

(Reference Item 14.)

10.

Ord. No.__________Rezoning property owned by Locklier Estate, approximately 20.96 acres located on Ross Clark Circle between Denton Road and North Cherokee Avenue, from R-1 (Residential Single-Family, Low Density) to B-2 (Highway Commercial) District and B-3 (Local Shopping) District.

11.

Ord. No.__________Amending Chapter 106, Vegetation, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Dothan by replacing Article II, Weed Control, to implement an alternative method and deleting Article III, Repeat Offenders.

12.

Ord. No.__________Amending Chapter 18, Businesses, Article X, Pool and Billiards, to remove the requirement for establishments to be approved by the Board of Commissioners.

13.

Ord. No.__________Consenting to the Transfer of Cable Franchise from Troy Cablevision, Inc. to Telepak Networks, Inc., dba C Spire.

14.

Res. No.__________Declaring certain properties which are overgrown with weeds or other vegetative growth as nuisances and injurious to the health, safety, and welfare of the community and ordering that the said properties be abated.

15.

Res. No.__________Approving tax abatement(s) for Sam Houston Industrial Park – Project Cant.

16.

Res. No.__________Appropriating additional funds to satisfy outstanding encumbrances for Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2021.

17.

Res. No.__________Restructuring the Community Development Advisory Board to include a representative from each Commission district plus an at-large appointment by the Mayor.

18.

Res. No.__________Authorizing staff to collaborate with the firm of Bullock Environmental, LLC to submit an application for a Brownfield’s Assessment Grant, accepting the grant if awarded, and authorizing release of a Request for Qualifications.

19.

Res. No.__________Entering into a contract with The Jones Group, LLC to provide state government affairs services for a one-year term at a cost of $5,000.00 per month.

20.

Res. No.__________Entering into a subrecipient agreement with the Dothan Housing Authority to allocate Community Development Block Grant – CARES Act (CDBG-CV1 & CV3) funds in the combined amount of $350,000.00 for building improvements to the former Montana School building, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic as indicated in the CDBG Annual Action Plan, and appropriating funds for said agreement.

21.

Res. No.__________Entering into a subrecipient agreement with Alfred Saliba Family Services Center to allocate CDBG-CV3 funds in the amount of $100,000.00 for HVAC updates and installation, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic as indicated in the CDBG Annual Action Plan, and appropriating funds for said agreement.

22.

Res. No.__________Entering into a subrecipient agreement with The Salvation Army to allocate CDBG-CV3 funds in the amount of $65,522.75 for building improvements to include renovation of the Emergency Disaster Command Center, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic as indicated in the CDBG Annual Action Plan, and appropriating funds for said agreement.

23.

Res. No.__________Entering into a subrecipient agreement with Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity to allocate CDBG-CV3 funds in the amount of $13,419.25 for building improvements and $20,000.00 for critical home repairs, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic as indicated in the CDBG Annual Action Plan, and appropriating funds for said agreement.

24.

Res. No.__________Entering into a subrecipient agreement with Legal Services of Alabama, Inc. to allocate CDBG-CV3 funds in the amount of $50,000.00 for the provision of providing civil legal services to citizens to combat homelessness, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic as indicated in the CDBG Annual Action Plan, and appropriating funds for said agreement.

25.

Res. No.__________Awarding the bid, entering into an agreement, and issuing contract documents to Donald Smith Company, Inc. for the refurbishment of four (4) vertical turbine influent wastewater pumps for the Little Choctawhatchee Wastewater Treatment Plant in the negotiated amount of $392,860.00.

26.

Res. No.__________Submitting the Omussee Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant permit renewal application to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management Municipal Section Water Division.

27.

Res. No.__________Entering into a Private Development Agreement with Insignificant, LLC, for the installation and maintenance of water meters for Avalon Place located at 374 Moore Road.

28.

Res. No.__________Submitting a permit application package and entering into an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the 2022 Hodgesville Road Transmission Line Project.

29.

Res. No.__________Entering into a professional services contract with Poly, Inc., for the Update to the Dothan Long Range Water Plan at the not to exceed amount of $215,000.00.

30.

Res. No.__________Awarding the bid, entering into a contract, approving Change Order No. 1, and issuing a Notice to Proceed to Dixie Painting and Sandblasting, Inc. for the Water World Great White Slide Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $503,618.00, and appropriating funds for said contract.

31.

Res. No.__________Completing the contract with Lewis Construction, LLC for repairs to the Eastgate Boardwalk for a final total contract amount of $86,106.00, which amount includes a change order deduction of $2,394.00 resulting from construction modifications.

32.

Res. No.__________Approving a final summary change order with Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc. for the Walton Park Trail Paving Project, which results in a cost increase in the amount of $14,755.00, making the final adjusted contract price $216,425.00.

33.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with ALDOT for the maintenance of a five (5) foot wide sidewalk constructed in conjunction with the Hank’s Furniture development in the 4000 block of US-231 (Montgomery Highway).

34.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with CivicPlus for the CivicEngage and CivicCenter systems for a one-time hosting setup fee, one-time implementation fee, and renewable hosting and annual fees, with the first year cost totaling $5,627.32 and second year cost totaling $3,150.00.

35.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Netwrix for a three year subscription purchase of the Netwrix Data Classification Module for a total cost of $29,495.43 (first year cost of $8,379.57 and remaining annual payments for year two and three of $10,557.93).

36.

Res. No.__________Entering into a Customer Participation Confidentiality Agreement with Oracle America, Inc. to participate in a strategic collaboration effort related to software development.

37.

Res. No.__________Applying for and accepting funding from the Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. for a reimbursable grant in the amount of $26,000.00 for Volunteer Fire Training to be held at the Wiregrass Public Safety Center, and entering into a cooperative agreement with WRC&D for said grant.

38.

Res. No.__________Amending Resolution Numbers 2019-202 and 2020-213 to reprogram grant funding to purchase approximately twenty-six (26) rifles, awarding the bid to ProForce Law Enforcement at a total cost of approximately $59,000.00, and appropriating funds for said purchase.

39.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with the United States Department of Justice to allow the City to participate in the Federal Equitable Sharing Program for use of federally forfeited cash, property, proceeds, or interest.

40.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency for participation in the Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. The HIDTA grant reimburses overtime expenses not to exceed $18,649.00 and $8,400.00 in vehicle allowance, totaling $27,049.00 annually.

41.

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.

42.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with David Jones to serve as Public Defender for the City of Dothan at an annual salary of $30,000.00.

43.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Shaun McGhee to serve as Public Defender for the City of Dothan at an annual salary of $30,000.00.

44.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Kathleen Nemish to serve as Public Defender for the City of Dothan at an annual salary of $30,000.00.

45.

Res. No.__________Re-appointing Tim Chase as the City of Dothan representative on the Houston County Department of Human Resources Board.

46.

Res. No.__________Re-appointing Bobby Hewes, Tony Donelson, Kyle Cook, Jason Cosby, Christopher Jones, Tom Ziegenfelder, and Larry Patrick as members of the Recreation Board.

47.

Res. No.__________Approving payment of invoices for the month of October, 2021 in the amount of $14,503,710.35.

48.

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

49.

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

Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
50.

Adjournment.