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                   Minutes of the Alabaster City Council Meeting
                                Alabaster, Alabama
                                   June 16, 2011

A regular meeting of the Alabaster City Council was held in the Municipal Annex on
Thursday, June 16, 2011, at 7:00 P.M., and there were present at said meeting
Councilpersons:

Present: Sophie Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley, Scott Brakefield, Tommy Ryals
and Jim McClain.

Absent: Rick Walters.

                                 MEETING OPENING


The meeting was opened with prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Council Member Moseley made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 2, 2011
meeting as read. Council Member Brakefield seconded the motion. Voting – Ayes:
Sophie Martin, Adam Moseley, Scott Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and Jim McClain. Nays:
None. Bob Hicks abstained due to his absence from the meeting. Motion carried.

Council Member Hicks made a motion to approve the agenda for tonight’s meeting as
amended with the addition of two items: #6 A resolution on a memorandum of
agreement with ALDOT for clean-up on state rights of way from storm damage, and #7
A resolution on a mutual aid agreement with Bibb County for storm clean up. Council
Member Moseley seconded the motion. Voting – Ayes: All Ayes. Nays: None. Motion
carried.

                                MAYORS COMMENTS

Mayor Frings welcomed Bob Hicks back and said he is glad that Kyle is doing well.

Mayor Frings reminded everyone that it is budget preparation time for the City.

Mayor Frings gave out a follow up from City Attorney Jeff Brumlow from a previous
memo that was presented weeks ago to the City Council.

Mayor Frings said he and the Administrator are going to hold an informational meeting
for the department heads and council members to attend and discuss the following
items: 1) waste collection contract which expires 1/1/12, do we wish to continue under
current contract or rebid, 2) new item of IT/Communication including desk phone
providers and security of data, etc. and 3) consideration of a new consolidated office
environment.

                                COUNCIL COMMENTS

Council Member Martin gave the Library Report for the month of May 2011.

Council Member Hicks gave the Police Department Report for the month of May 2011.



1. A PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE ADOPTION OF A
PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE AS RECOMMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND
ZONING COMMISSSION.

Council Member Ryals made a motion to continue said public hearing until Monday,
September 19, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. with Council Member Brakefield seconding. Voting –
Ayes: All Ayes. Nays: None. Motion carried.
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                                ORDINANCE NO. 11-001


2. A PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 09-003
AND ADOPT THE 2011 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE.

Council Member Ryals introduced Ordinance No. 11-001 which, if adopted, would
amend Ordinance No. 09-003 and adopt the 2011 National Electrical Code. Council
President McClain opened the public hearing up to the floor for those wishing to speak
either for or against said item. Steve Sims, Building Official, spoke on behalf of the City
and stated that in order to remain compliant with the current codes this new electrical
code should be adopted. No one spoke against said ordinance. Council Member Ryals
made a motion to adopt Ordinance No. 11-001 as introduced with Council Member
Martin seconding. Voting – Ayes: Sophie Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley, Scott
Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and Jim McClain. Nays: None. Motion carried.


                                ORDINANCE NO. 11-002


3. A PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 08-006
REGARDING THE COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE, COUNCIL MEETING DAYS.

Council Member Martin introduced Ordinance No. 11-002 amending Ordinance No. 08-
006 regarding the City Council rules of procedure, changing meeting day from the first
and third Thursday to the first and third Monday of each month to become effective with
the July 18 meeting. Council President McClain opened the public hearing up to the
floor for those wishing to speak either for or against said item. No one spoke for or
against said ordinance. Council Member Martin made a motion to adopt Ordinance No.
11-002 as introduced with Council Member Moseley seconding. Voting – Ayes: Sophie
Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley, Scott Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and Jim McClain.
Nays: None. Motion carried.


                               RESOLUTION NO. 061611


4. RESOLUTION REGARDING WAIVING BUSINESS LICENSE FEES FOR THE
ONE DAY EVENT OF “CELEBRATE AMERICA” TO BE HELD JULY 2, 2011.

Council Member Hicks introduced and read in full Resolution No. 061611 authorizing
the waiving of business license fees for the one day event of “Celebrate America” to be
held on July 2, 2011 at Veterans Park. Council Member Hicks made a motion to
approve Resolution No. 061611 approving to waive all business license fees for the one
day event of “Celebrate America”. Council Member Martin seconded said motion. Voting
–Ayes: Sophie Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley, Scott Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and
Jim McClain. Nays: None. Motion carried.

                             RESOLUTION NO. 061611-A

5. RESOLUTION DECLARING SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR PARKS AND
RECREATION DEPARTMENT.

Council Member Brakefield introduced Resolution No. 061611-A declaring as surplus
and allowing for disposal of fencing and supplies from Buck Creek Fields. Council
Member Brakefield made a motion to approve Resolution No. 061611-A declaring as
surplus and allowing for disposal of said fencing and supplies. Council Member Ryals
seconded said motion. Voting –Ayes: Sophie Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley, Scott
Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and Jim McClain. Nays: None. Motion carried.
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                            RESOLUTION NO. 061611-B


6. RESOLUTION ON MEMO OF AGREEMENT WITH ALDOT FOR CLEAN-UP ON
STATE RIGHTS OF WAY FROM STORM DAMAGE.

Council Member Moseley introduced and read in full Resolution No. 061611-B
authorizing Mayor Frings to enter into a memorandum of agreement between the City
and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for removal and
disposal of debris from state rights of way. Council Member Moseley made a motion to
approve Resolution No. 061611-B authorizing the Mayor to enter into said agreement
with ALDOT for clean-up on state rights of way from storm damage. Council Member
Hicks seconded said motion. Voting –Ayes: Sophie Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley,
Scott Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and Jim McClain. Nays: None. Motion carried.


                            RESOLUTION NO. 061611-C


7. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MAYOR FRINGS TO ENTER INTO A MUTUAL AID
AGREEMENT WITH BIBB COUNTY FOR STORM CLEAN-UP.

Council Member Martin introduced Resolution No. 061611-C authorizing Mayor Frings
to enter into a mutual aid agreement with Bibb County, Shelby County, Alabama,
Shelby County Parks and Recreation Authority, and the City of Hoover. This agreement
is authorizing the use of two FTE’s and equipment (Backhoe with thumbs, brush trucks,
dump trucks, etc.) for approximately three weeks to work 4 day work week/10 hour days
to assist in storm clean-up in Bibb County. Council Member Martin made a motion to
approve Resolution No. 061611-C authorizing the Mayor to enter into said Mutual Aid
Agreement to assist in storm clean-up in Bibb County. Council Member Moseley
seconded said motion. Voting –Ayes: Sophie Martin, Bob Hicks, Adam Moseley, Scott
Brakefield, Tommy Ryals and Jim McClain. Nays: None. Motion carried.


8. COUNCIL WORK SESSION.

Council President McClain announced that a council work session is scheduled to be
held on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. in the conference room at the Senior
Activity Center, 1097 7th Street SW.



After brief council and audience comments, Council Member Brakefield made a motion
to adjourn with Council Member Moseley seconding. All were in favor and said meeting
was adjourned at 7:26 P.M.



_________________________________
Marsha Massey
City Clerk/Treasurer

								
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