AGENDA
CITY COMMISSION MEETING
DOTHAN, ALABAMA
10:00 A.M., November 7, 2017

1.
Invocation: Pastor Jason Duren – Victory Family Church

2.
Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Dorsey

3.
Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Fleming__Kirkland__Ferguson__Kenward__Crutchfield__

4.
Approval of Previous Minutes:

• Minutes of Meetings of October 17, 2017.
5.
Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:


• Proclamation – “Farm City Week” – Randy Davis and Gloria Jeffcoat.

• Proclamation – “Hospice Month” – Hope Parrish, DaySpring Hospice.

• Dothan Regional Public Safety Training Center Update – Dr. Barbara Alford, Wiregrass Foundation.
6.
Communications from City Manager:

• Service Award – Dereck Womack, Police Department, 25 years.

• Affordable Housing Study Update – Maurice Head.
7.
Communications from City Clerk:

• Application for a Special Retail (More than 30 days) License, (On Premise) for The Plant, 308 N. Saint Andrews Street, by Alan Clark.
8.
Ord. No._________Amending Chapter 114, Zoning, Section 114-157 (I) Downtown Overlay District, Table of Permitted Uses, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Dothan.
9.
Ord. No._________Amending Chapter 114, Zoning, by creating Article XII, Section 114-225, Master Signage Plan, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Dothan.
10.
Ord. No._________Rezoning property owned by Calvary Baptist Church, located at 901 Montezuma Avenue (and others) from R-1 (Low Density Single - Family Residential), R-A (Apartments) and L-I (Light Industrial) to O-I (Office & Institutional) District.
11.
Ord. No._________Rezoning property owned by Saftzof, Ltd., located at 1861 Ross Clark Circle from H-I (Heavy Industrial) District to L-I (Light Industrial) District.
12.
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 November 21, 2017.
13.
Res. No._________Vacating a portion of the right-of-way of Moore Road between Taylor Road and S. Park Avenue and retaining a Public Utility and Drainage easement on said vacated ROW.
14.
Res. No._________Rescinding Res. No. 2002-200, and accepting the cancellation of EAP (Employee Assistance Program) services provided by Bradford Health Services and entering into an agreement with SpectraCare Health Systems, Inc. to provide an Employee Assistance Program for City of Dothan employees.
Documents:
  1. SpectraCare.pdf
15.
Res. No._________Awarding the bid, entering into a contract and issuing a Notice to Proceed and other related documents to Air Conditioning Associates, Inc. for the HVAC Upgrades to the Indoor Pool, Westgate Recreation Center, in the amount of $254,985.00.
16.
Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with Alabama Power for the right to grade in the right-of-way, provide security fencing and gate, and provide maintenance of existing sanitary sewer for the new Dothan Regional Public Safety Training Center.
Documents:
  1. Alabama Power.pdf
17.
Res. No._________Approving the Final Summary Change Order to Hollon Contracting, LLC for the renovations to the Civic Center Dressing Rooms, in the amount of $3,742.00; final amount of contract is $227,286.00.
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Res. No._________Appropriating additional funds to satisfy outstanding encumbrances for Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2017.
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Res. No._________Extending the current agreement with Melissa McGill to serve as Project Manager in the Administration Department: Office of the Mayor and City Commission through May 3, 2018.
Documents:
  1. Melissa McGill.pdf
20.
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.
Documents:
  1. David Jones.pdf
21.
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.
Documents:
  1. Kathleen Nemish.pdf
22.
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.
Documents:
  1. Shaun McGhee.pdf
23.
Res. No._________Entering into an agreement with GovtPortal for the acceptance of credit and debit cards to pay court fines and cost, at no cost to the City.
Documents:
  1. GovtPortal.pdf
24.
Res. No._________Accepting a grant from the Alabama Municipal Electric Association (AMEA) in the amount of $10,000.00 to sponsor the Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority’s monthly Foster Fest, and appropriating funds for said grant.
Documents:
  1. AMEA Grant.pdf
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Res. No._________Authorizing the filing of applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) on behalf of the City of Dothan, a member city of AMEA, for waivers under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) from purchase requirements for qualifying facilities and adopting rules for compliance with FERC’s PURPA regulations.
Documents:
  1. AMEA - FERC.pdf
26.
Res. No._________Appointing Mark Saliba and Janasky Fleming and re-appointing John Ferguson to serve as the city’s three representatives on the Policy Committee of the Southeast Wiregrass Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Documents:
  1. MPO Appts.pdf
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Res. No._________Appointing Elizabeth Bay Chapman and Pete McInish as Members of the Historic Preservation Commission and re-appointing Jon Smith as a Member of the Historic Preservation Commission.
Documents:
  1. HPC Appts.pdf
28.
Res. No._________Appointing Bob Woodall as a Member of the Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority.
Documents:
  1. DDRA Appt.pdf
29.
Res. No._________Re-appointing Dan Williams as the city’s representative on the Botanical Gardens Board.
30.
Res. No._________Re-appointing Bobby Hewes and John Middlebrooks as Members of the Recreation Board.
Documents:
  1. Rec Bd Appts.pdf
31.
Res. No._________Re-appointing Gina Grant as a Member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.
Documents:
  1. BZA Appt.pdf
32.
Res. No._________Re-appointing Jerald Vinson and Jeffrey Tyler as Members of the Board of Adjustments and Appeals.
Documents:
  1. BAA Appts.pdf
33.
Res. No._________Re-appointing William Hood and Whit Huskey as Members of the Museum Board.
Documents:
  1. Museum Bd Appts.pdf
34.
Res. No._________Re-appointing Ann Holman as a Member of the Substance Abuse Board.
35.
Res. No._________Awarding bids and approving purchases over $15,000.00 by the City.
36.
Res. No._________Approving advance travel requests for City employees.
Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
37.
Approval/Denial of Settlement of lawsuit of New Life In Jesus Ministry vs. City of Dothan, Alabama, in the amount of $25,000.00.
38.
Approval/Denial of Settlement of lawsuit of Ted Brunson, Individually and as Executor of the Estate of Mary Brunson, in the amount of $25,000.00.
39.
Adjournment.