AGENDA
CITY COMMISSION MEETING
DOTHAN, ALABAMA
10:00 A.M., JULY 20, 2021

1.

Invocation: Brother Jim Tate – Memphis Baptist Church

2.

Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Crutchfield

3.

Roll Call: Saliba__Dorsey__Fleming__Kirkland__Ferguson__Kenward__Crutchfield__


4.

Approval of Previous Minutes:

  • Minutes of July 6, 2021 Meeting

5.

Communications from Mayor and City Commissioners:

6.

Communications from City Manager:

7.

Communications from City Clerk:

  • Application for a Restaurant Retail Liquor License (on premise) for The Toasted Yolk Cafe, 3070 Ross Clark Circle, by Elri Parker.

 

8.

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

9.

Ord. No.__________Entering into a Lease Agreement with Hollywood South Studios, LLC for property located at 500 Dusy Street, formerly known as Young Junior High School, at a minimum cost of $460.00 per month for a term of one year .

10.

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.

11.

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 17, 2021.

Documents:
  1. Overgrown Lots.pdf
12.

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.

13.

Res. No.__________Accepting deeds from Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity, Inc. and Darlene Pressley for donated parcels in Diamond Grove Subdivision.

14.

Res. No.__________Entering into a contract with USI Insurance Services to provide insurance brokerage and risk management services for an escalating flat fee of $75,000.00 in year one; $85,000.00 in year two; and, $95,000.00 in year three; with years two and three being optional contingent on the City’s desire to renew the contract.

15.

Res. No.__________Entering into a permit agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation to trim trees and underbrush by utility lines along AL Route No. 84 (beginning at Milepost No. 203.5 and ending at Milepost No. 207.2).

16.

Res. No.__________Entering into a permit agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation to trim trees and underbrush by utility lines along AL Route No. 605 (beginning at Milepost No. 18.1 and ending at Milepost No. 19.3).

17.

Res. No.__________Approving the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority to submit an ADECA grant application for a solar project at Little Choctawhatchee Wastewater Treatment Plant.

18.

Res. No.__________Declaring six decommissioned Cooper regulators as surplus and no longer needed for municipal purposes and authorizing the Dothan Utilities Electric Division to donate the regulators to the City of Luverne.

19.

Res. No.__________Entering into an agreement with Lumen for Internet Service Provider for a 3-year term. (This bid was previously awarded on June 15, 2021 by Resolution No. 2021-163. Lumen is now requiring a signed agreement which requires a separate resolution to be approved.)

20.

Res. No.__________Applying for and accepting funding from the United States Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance under the 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program for the purchase of law enforcement technology advancement and equipment in the amount of $50,232.00 ($36,543.78 for the City of Dothan to be shared with Dale County for the Wiregrass Aviation Support Program and $12,181.26 for Houston County) and entering into an inter-local agreement with Houston and Dale County to accept funding from said grant program.

21.

Res. No.__________Entering into a Letter of Agreement with the Dale County Sheriff Department’s Wiregrass Aviation Support Program.

22.

Res. No.__________Acquiring and accepting utility easements from Brannon Stand Properties, LLC on two parcels located on Flowers Chapel Road, totaling approximately 2.36 acres, for a new gravity sanitary sewer line.

23.

Res. No.__________Declaring certain personal property as obsolete and no longer needed for public or municipal purposes and authorizing the disposal of said property by whatever means is determined to be in the best interest of the City.

24.

Res. No.__________Appointing Parrish Smith as a member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.

25.

Res. No.__________Approving payment of invoices for the month of June, 2021 in the amount of $12,359,321.88.

Documents:
  1. Invoices.pdf
26.

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

27.

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

Documents:
  1. Travel Requests.pdf
28.

Announcing the appointment of Lavern Higgins as a member of the Dothan Housing Authority Board.

29.

Adjournment.