Council 20 February 2018
offered by Mr. Mike Lanier.
to order at 6 PM by Mayor Wolff.
Call showed all members present.
from the previous meeting were approved as read.
Report and Comments:
Bower Memorial Church requested permission
to hold their annual 5K run. Motion to
approve by Council person Caylor and seconded by Council person Davis. Motion carried.
Mayor Wolff announced that the South East
Alabama Gas Company return was $95,000.00 for this period. Council person Skinner sits on the Gas Board
and it was declared that this return was to go toward completion of the
park. Motion made followed by a
unanimous vote in favor.
Discuss asphalt patching and resurfacing. The contractor has already started patching
based on a list from Superintendent Davis.
Upon completion of the patching work whatever funds left will be used
for street paving.
Parks and Recreation report. Superintendents Sullivan and Martin have
stepped up to the plate and assumed the leadership role for getting the park
area completed since Mr. Thomas’s retirement.
They brought pictures of what has been accomplished to include the
cleanup of the Ever Fun Park, tree removals and the cleanup of the old park
areas. The pond area has had a facelift
in the shape of brush and debris removal.
The pool pump at Carver Rec. Center went out. New parts have been ordered so it should be
ready by summer time. New shatterproof
basketball goals are being ordered.
Netting will be installed to prevent balls from rolling downhill. Toilets at the gym are going to be replaced.
Proclamation for Hillcrest 3A football championship
team was tabled because the plaque has not made it back.
Advertisement for a park superintendent has
been tabled to allow the city council more time to review and update the
meeting for Code Officials will be held May 14-17. The council approved Mr. Bobby McNeil
attendance at this event.
The city will be advertising for a bookkeeper
soon. City Clerk, Ms. Smith, advised she
has a CPA on hand at this time working on the audit. 2016 books should be ready in a few weeks and
2017 should be ready in two months.
An advertisement will be run for a full time
city magistrate. Job requirements will
be taken from the Code of Alabama. When
this issue went to vote Council person Caylor abstained because of his previous
position as magistrate.
Fourth of July fireworks show will be held on
3 July. Everything else remains the same
as last year.
Harris Software Company Smart Fusion is ½ the
price of the other company the city was working with. There is still bond money to cover the cost
and the council voted to accept Harris’s services.
A pole agreement between the city and Uniti
Fiber (Mediacom) was introduced.
proposal was presented by Mr. Larry Ryland dealing with a pole rental agreement
with the aforementioned company. Some
of the council members had not received this proposal and stated that, until
they’d had time to read and exam it they would not vote in favor of it. This proposal was tabled until the next
The payment of accounts was passed by
Adjourn: 6:35 PM