Council Meeting 19 May 2020
council meeting was conducted in the center conference room in the depot.
offered by Mr. Mike Lanier.
to order by Mayor Wolff at 6 PM.
Call, Council person Skinner reported late to the meeting otherwise everyone
minutes of previous meeting was approved.
report and comments:
to have the splash pad open 1 June.
I-65 will be closed for approximately 10 months. Traffic will be routed through town.
Basket should be opening in about 1 week.
bleachers were given by the Board of Education for use at the park.
maintenance bid was awarded to Garrick Lawn Service at a cost of $1,671.00 for
1 year contract. Only a $2.00 raise over
Gulf is extending its Pre-Disaster debris removal. This extension to the contract is at no
additional cost to the city.
council approved a proposal from Conecuh Sausage to put “Conecuh Sausage” on
the water tank at exit 96. All cost to
be borne by Mr. Sessions.
motion to donate $2,500.00 to the Conecuh Rescue Squad for the purchase of
their boat passed by unanimous vote.
Total cost $8,100.00. Currently
the radio station has raised some of the funds.
A fund raising drive is still ongoing on WPPG.
to school tax exempt holiday is scheduled for 17-19 July. Passed by unanimous vote.
MWPP report (waste water management program) requires approval via
resolution. A resolution was made and a
motion forwarded. Passed by unanimous
city has opted to pick up a fire department cancer policy at a total cost of
$7,374.72. Passed by unanimous vote.
Underground Right of Way Contract deals with the laying of cables inside the
city. Companies such as AT & T;
Mediacom, etc. are laying these cables without notify or seeking approval from
the city. Dual reasons for this, city
employees will know where to watch out when it is necessary they excavate
certain areas and for possible revenue to the city.
city proposes hiring Osmose, the company that counted the poles in the city, to
contract and investigate who and how much cable is buried and to assist in
mapping this out.
on information from the League of Municipalities the city can collect fees for
the use of city property.
of property dedication to the city from Dr. Steven West to provide a motorist
Officer Bobby McNeil appeared before the council requesting a resolution on property
at 112 Brunner Avenue. The house is in
deplorable condition and is an eyesore.
It is currently in foreclosure.
Mr. McNeil has contacted Chase Bank and has been informed Ms. Lucinda
Stallworth is the registered owner and point of contact for improvements. Permission was granted for him to get a
resolution from the bank stating this.
McNeil also brought up some fire damaged property on Rural Street in need of
removal. This land was sold and the new
owner was in attendance and requested a 30 day period to allow him to clean up
the property. The council granted this
was announced Mr. Ryland had made a land purchase on Ted Bates road from
Probate Judge Fleming. The stated
intention is to place rental trailer on the property. This will be discussed at the next meeting.
payable were approved.
Adjourn: 6:30 PM