10:00 A.M., October 6, 2020


Invocation: Sister Miriam Fiduccia – St. Columba Catholic Church


Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Crutchfield


Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Fleming__Kirkland__Ferguson__Kenward__Crutchfield__


Approval of Previous Minutes:

    • Minutes of Meeting of September 15, 2020


Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:

• Check Presentation – Rotary Miracle Field Foundation – James Etheredge, President Dothan Rotary Club; Heidi Condrey, President Dothan Tuesday Rotary Club; and Bruce McNeal, President Rotary Miracle Field Foundation.

• Proclamation – “Johnny Oppert Day” – Oppert Family.

• Proclamation – “Red Ribbon Week” – Judy Guiler, Executive Director Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership; Petra Ozbun, Youth Council Member.

• Proclamation – “Homeless Connect Month” – David Jamison, President of the Southeast Alabama Homeless Coalition and Kody Kirchhoff, Executive Director of the Harbor.

• Proclamation – “Public Power Week” – Billy Mayes, Dothan Utilities Director.

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

Rookie of the Year – Firefighter Cole Crawford
Firefighter of the Year – Firefighter Mitchell Tucker
Sergeant of the Year – Sergeant Jeremy Alley
Fire Officer of the Year – Captain Shane Lee


Communications from City Manager:

• Employee of the Month – Jesse Taylor, Fire Department.

Communications from City Clerk:

• Application for a Retail Beer and Retail Table Wine License, (off premise), for Murphy Oil #7779, 3370 South Oates Street, by John Moore.

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


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

  1. Weed Abatements.pdf

Res. No._________Declaring certain properties which are overgrown with weeds, scrub, wild bushes, grass and other vegetative 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 November 3, 2020.


Res. No._________Requesting the legislative delegation for the City of Dothan, Alabama to introduce and support legislation that will provide for an alternative procedure for abating tall grass and weeds.


Res. No._________Awarding the bid, entering into a contract and issuing a Notice to Proceed and other related documents to Max Foote Construction Company, LLC for the City of Dothan New Cypress Creek WWTP Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Equipment Installation for the sum of $252,600.00, and appropriating funds for said project.


Res. No._________Extending the agreement with the Town of Kinsey to temporarily continue sewer billings based upon monthly water meter readings set forth in City of Dothan Resolution 2019-124, to December, 2021.


Res. No._________Agreeing to aid Foley, Alabama in its efforts to recover from the devastation left by severe weather on September 16, 2020, by sending utility trucks, equipment, and City employees to operate this equipment.

  1. City of Foley.pdf

Res. No._________Issuing an emergency purchase order to Blankenship Contracting, Inc. of Dothan, Alabama for $62,500.00 to rebuild a section of the 30-inch diameter sanitary sewer trunk line behind 201 Hagler Road, and appropriating funds for said project.


Res. No._________Entering into a contract with Network Technology Services (NTS) to provide IT infrastructure support and network design services for an annual amount of $96,000.00, and appropriating funds for said services.


Res. No._________Entering into a contract with ESO for installation of the IFC 2015 National Codeset software package on the City Firehouse application to bring the application up to the proper national codes used by the Dothan Fire Department, at a cost of $1,160.00.

  1. Contract ESO.pdf

Res. No._________Entering into a Community Traffic Safety Program Grant Participation Agreement with Enterprise State Community College through its Southeast Alabama Highway Safety Office for participation in the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs Law Enforcement Traffic Safety grant programs.


Res. No._________Rescinding Resolution 2020-245 and entering into an agreement with A-One Business Solutions, LLC for maintenance of a Konica Minolta color copier located at Doug Tew Recreation Center for a twelve (12) month period at a monthly cost of $26.50.


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


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

  1. Travel Requests.pdf