AGENDA
CITY COMMISSION MEETING
DOTHAN, ALABAMA
 10:00 A.M., JULY 6, 2021

1.

Invocation: Pastor Teresa Seevers Johnson – Greystone United Methodist Church

2.

Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Kenward

3.

Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Fleming__Kirkland__Ferguson__Kenward__Crutchfield__


4.

Approval of Previous Minutes:

  • Minutes of June 15, 2021 Meeting

5.

Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:

  • Recognition – Dothan American Ozone 11U State Champions

 

6.

Communications from City Manager:

  • Employee of the Month – Shirley Cosby, Administration Department

 

7.

Communications from City Clerk:

  • Application for a Retail Beer and Retail Table Wine License (on or off premise) for Schlotzskys, 3456 Ross Clark Circle, by Pranjal Patel.
  • Application for a Restaurant Retail Liquor License (on premise) for Pizza Grill and Bar, 4636 South Oates Street, by Michael S. Kent.

 

8.

Public Hearing regarding the rezoning of property owned by J. Farrest Taylor located at 481 South Saint Andrews Street.

9.

Public Hearing regarding the proposed substantial amendment to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan to include CARES Act Funding.

10.

Ord. No.__________Rezoning property owned by J. Farrest Taylor, located 481 South Saint Andrews Street, from R-4 (Residential, Attached Multi-Family) District to O-2 (Office Park) District.

11.

Res. No.__________Approving the proposed substantial amendment to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan to include CARES Act Funding.

12.

Res. No.__________Appointing election officials for the August 3, 2021 Election.

13.

Res. No.__________Establishing the compensation for the election officials.

14.

Res. No.__________Declaring the following named persons, being the only persons filing a statement of candidacy for the office indicated for the August 3, 2021 election, as duly elected for a four year term beginning October 4, 2021: David Crutchfield–Associate Commissioner–District 6; Franklin D. Jones–Board of Education Member–District 2; Brett Strickland–Board of Education Member–District 4; and Amy Bonds–Board of Education Member–District 5.

15.

Res. No.__________Declaring certain properties which are overgrown with weeds and other vegetative growth as nuisances and calling for a public hearing to be held on the matter during the regularly scheduled commission meeting on August 3, 2021.

16.

Res. No.__________Confirming the cost incurred in notification and abatement of certain properties determined to be nuisances by Resolution Numbers 2021-80 and 2021-107 and Resolution Numbers 2021-108 and 2021-144 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.

17.

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.

18.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP to provide governmental affairs representation at a cost of $9,000.00 per month for a twelve-month period beginning July 1, 2021 through July 1, 2022.

19.

Res. No.__________Approving and adopting the Community Development Block Grant Façade Improvement Grant Program statement of policy, procedures, application, and expanded target area.

20.

Res. No.__________Awarding a contract to Design Workshop, Inc. in the amount of $150,000.00 for the purpose of developing an overlay district supporting development strategies adopted in the Highway 84 East Corridor Plan.

Documents:
  1. Design Workshop.pdf
21.

Res. No.__________Rescinding Resolution No. 2020-360, a subrecipient agreement with the Dothan Housing Authority to provide funds for building improvements to the former Montana School building, to allow for preparation of environmental documents as required by HUD prior to executing the agreement. A new agreement will be brought forth once environmental clearance is obtained.

22.

Res. No.__________Rescinding Resolution No. 2018-176 and entering into an agreement with McDaniel & Associates, P.C. for external audit services and preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Years 2021, 2022, and 2023, for an amount of $100,000, $105,000, and $110,000 respectively.

23.

Res. No.__________Agreeing to reimburse Houston County for all costs not funded by Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) funds associated with the resurfacing of Napier Field Road and for inspection services provided by Houston County and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for a total estimated cost of $225,338.86.

24.

Res. No.__________Entering into an interlocal participation agreement with BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative.

25.

Res. No.__________Approving the utilization of seizure funds to be used to pay various allowable expenditures for Police Department operations in the amount of $20,110.45.

26.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with the Alabama Law Enforcement Support Office for the purpose of continuing the acquisition of surplus military property at an annual cost of $1,200.00 and agreeing to allow inspections of the property and records.

27.

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

28.

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

29.

Announcing the re-appointment of Michael Jackson as a member of the Dothan Housing Authority Board.

30.

Acceptance of a tree trimming easement from Robert P. Williamson on Taylor Road.

31.

Adjournment.