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Let's call this meeting pre council to order. Always good to see everybody. 00:00:00
Two weeks, less than two weeks from Christmas. 00:00:07
Is there a motion to approve the Minutes? 00:00:10
Second motion. Second, all in favor, say aye and it's approved, we have Mr. Mill. 00:00:14
Good afternoon Council and. 00:00:29
We'll have two applications tonight. 00:00:32
The first one is H Arkansas Incorporated DBA Cottondale Tobacco Outlet at 5628 University Blvd. East. 00:00:34
They have a currently have a bit. 00:00:43
Alcohol or retail beer off premises and retail wine off premises. 00:00:45
License. But now they want to switch over to a lounge retail class to package store license. 00:00:48
Are they? 00:00:55
Well. 00:00:57
It's that's not in the. 00:00:58
It's out in Cottondale area. 00:01:01
Yes, Sir. That's Gerald Allen. 00:01:06
Gerald say no. 00:01:11
OK. All right. And then the second application? 00:01:15
Second application I have is for Downtown Entertainment LLC. 00:01:19
Apply for DVD for Tesla's business. 00:01:23
Located at 420 Rice Valley Rd. North, they apply for a special retail less than seven days Alcohol license application. 00:01:26
What's going on there? I said to TA TA School. They'd usually do something for their alumni. 00:01:33
And that's what who's actually hosting this? 00:01:39
Oh, it's Tuscaloosa Academy Alumni event. 00:01:43
OK. Anybody have any questions? 00:01:48
Thank you. 00:01:52
All righty, Mayor Buttocks. I don't have anything to report, but we do have three issues for executive session. 00:01:54
I'd say 2, if not all three will take some time. I had my Wheaties this morning like you said. 00:02:02
You get breakfast and champions, right? 00:02:10
That's sad. 00:02:13
Bruce Jenner on the front and Bruce Jenner on the front when he was a guy, yeah. 00:02:17
I wanted to be like him. 00:02:21
To be like Bruce Jenner, I could. 00:02:24
Somebody somebody heals. I just couldn't handle it. 00:02:29
All right. Any other department announcements that? 00:02:35
Mr. Holmes. 00:02:44
Good afternoon, good afternoon. 00:02:45
All right, we've got a fairly lengthy agenda. Y'all had a busy, Y'all had a busy public projects while I was gone for 00:02:50
Thanksgiving. 00:02:54
I am over on page 10 where you'll be authorizing the exercise of lease options for Dixie Air services. This was discussed in 00:03:00
Properties last week. 00:03:05
On page 11 and 12, you'll be authorizing a refund a surplus from the 2023 Demolition Assessment Foreclosures auction. This again 00:03:10
was discussed in Properties last week. 00:03:15
On page 13, you'll be authorizing A funding agreement with Schoolyard Routes. This is a total of $20,000. This was discussed in 00:03:21
Finance on the November 21st. 00:03:26
Will the Dixie Air Services lease option reflect? 00:03:32
Consideration the the resolution doesn't itself, there will be there will be an addendum that will memorialize the add. 00:03:39
The additional commitment for Mr. Peck? Yes, Sir. 00:03:48
Councillor, not tonight. It is being drafted. 00:03:52
The the resolution authorizes the mayor to execute whichever documents we needed to. 00:03:57
To give these options. 00:04:02
So. 00:04:05
The only reason I'm asking that is if in the what happens in the advancement that? 00:04:07
Then we won't have signed anything over given the options. 00:04:14
So we're voting on that assuming. 00:04:19
And if it doesn't happen, we will have another. 00:04:25
The options won't be. 00:04:29
Thank you. 00:04:35
Page 14 you'll be authorizing A funded funding with the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority that has a total of $20,000 and came to 00:04:39
finance on December 5th. On page 15 you'll be authorizing a minor public works contract with Asphalt Resurrection Resurrection 00:04:47
LLC, DBA Everline Coatings and Services is a total of $4940.43 and that was presented in projects last week. 00:04:56
On page 16, you'll be authorizing a minor public works contract with Pro Clean, Inc. This is a total of $4900 and again was 00:05:05
presented to projects last week. 00:05:10
On page 17, you'll be authorizing a minor public works contract with Crimson Carpet and Flooring. This is a total of $10,560 and 00:05:16
again was presented in Project Last. 00:05:21
On page 18, you'll be authorizing the Mayor to execute a renewal of the Waste Disposal Service Agreement regarding the Black 00:05:27
Warrior Solid Waste Disposal Authority. 00:05:32
Again, this was presented in projects last week. 00:05:38
On page 19, you'll be authorized the mayor to execute a Primary Services Agreement and Task Order Directive #1 with TTL for 00:05:41
Elevate Tuscaloosa. This is a total not to exceed $140,000 and again was on projects last week. 00:05:49
On page 20, you'll be authorizing amendment number one to professional services contract with Chambliss Kings Architect LLC. This 00:05:57
is amended total compensation amount of $706,790.00 that was presented in projects on November 21st. 00:06:07
On page 21, you'll be authorizing a renewal of a Professional services contract with Data Works Plus LLC. This is a total not to 00:06:18
exceed 3880 dollars and was presented in Project on 5th. 00:06:25
On page 22, you'll be authorizing A disbursement from District 3 improvement funds for the Saratoga Pedestrian Pathway Project. 00:06:32
This is a total of $4500 and was presented in finance on December 5th. 00:06:39
On page 23, you'll be authorizing A disbursement from District 7 improvement funds for the Alabama Blues Project. This is a total 00:06:48
of $1000 and was presented in Finance on the 5th. 00:06:53
On page 24, you'll be authorizing the disbursement from District One Improvement Funds for the Benjamin Barnes Men's Club Dinner 00:07:01
for Seniors. This is a total of $1500 and was presented in Finance on the 5th. 00:07:07
On page 25, he'll be authorizing the mayor to execute an agreement for professional consulting and related services as a lobbyist 00:07:14
with Huntsville Direct Communications incorporating. 00:07:19
This is a total of $48,000. It was requested by my office. This is our lobbying contract with Mr. Raby. 00:07:24
On page 26 through 27, you'll be authorizing a renewal and payment of premium for certain insurance coverage. 00:07:33
This is our crime insurance and has doubled up and will be discussed in finance today. 00:07:41
On page 28 through 29, you'll be authorizing Amendment #4 to the Fiscal Year 2024 Water and Sewer Reserve for Future Improvements 00:07:46
Fund budget. This was presented in Finance last week. 00:07:52
On page 30, you'll be authorizing the budgets and strategic Planning division of the Accounting and finance to amend the 2012 00:08:00
CDBGDR Action plan of the City of Tuscaloosa. And this I believe is on finance. This afternoon is on project. Stephanie, I'm 00:08:05
sorry. 00:08:11
On page 31, you'll be approving job class specifications for a Chemical Spray technician. This came from admin last week. 00:08:18
On pages 32 and 33, you'll be introducing Zoning Amendment #1517 regarding 3.08 acres located at 4005 Stillman Blvd. From R2 to. 00:08:27
This comes from the planning. 00:08:45
Umm. 00:08:50
On pages 34 and 35 you'll be introducing Zoning Amendment #1518, rezoning approximately 1/2 acre located at four O 5 15th St. from 00:08:51
B&S to R. 00:08:56
To be in This also comes from the Planning Commission. 00:09:03
On page 36, you'll be amending Exhibits A&B of section 19-42 of the Code of Tuscaloosa. 00:09:07
For construction facilities and grounds, this adds the chemical spray technician and came from admin on 5th. 00:09:15
On page 37, you'll be amending section 19-14B of the code of Tuscaloosa regarding the Accident Review Board. This again was 00:09:22
discussed in admin last week. 00:09:28
On page 38, you'll be adopting a severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday for certain covered items for 2024. This was 00:09:35
discussed in finance on the 5th. 00:09:40
On page 39, you'll be authorizing Amendment #4 to the Fiscal Year 2024 General Fund budget. This again was discussed in Finance on 00:09:46
the 5th. 00:09:50
On page 40, you'll be authorizing Amendment #4 to 2024 Elevate Tuscaloosa Fund Budget. Again, this was discussed in Finance on. 00:09:56
On page 41, you'll be appointing members to the Tuscaloosa City Sister Cities International Board of Directors. 00:10:06
On page 42 through 43, you'll be adopting a resolution regarding a request by the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education for action 00:10:14
under Section 217 F of the Alabama Constitution and a school funding proposal made there under. This was initially discussed in 00:10:22
I'm Sorry in Finance on October the 31st and was subject to public hearing on December 5th. 00:10:31
On page 44, you'll be setting December 19th as a date for a public hearing to consider the expansion of the occupancy limit for 00:10:40
spades located at 13, I'm sorry, at 1735 Culver Rd. 00:10:46
This was discussed in advance last week. 00:10:53
On page 45, you'll be setting January 9th as the date for public hearing to consider the adoption of Zoning Amendment 1517. This 00:10:56
comes from Planning Commission. 00:11:02
On page 46, you'll be setting January 9th as the date for public hearing to consider the adoption of Zoning Amendment 1518. And 00:11:08
again, that comes from the Planning Commission. Are there any questions for me? 00:11:15
Questions for. 00:11:22
Somebody brief us on the items coming from Planning Commission. 00:11:25
Those will be briefed. Those are just setting the public hearings and for introduction, so they will be. 00:11:28
Yes, Sir, but just the introduction. And so you'll have the introduction? Yes, Sir. So you'll have the public hearing on the 9th, 00:11:36
and I believe Mr. Ponds will brief you and brief council on the ninth before they come up for action. 00:11:41
Thank you. Thank you, Scott. Thank you. 00:11:49
Today we got projects financed and no other committee meetings to council at six historic preservation meets Wednesday, December 00:11:52
13th at. 00:11:57
On Friday, TPD Strategic Review Task Force. 00:12:03
Meet at the firing range and then planning. 00:12:06
Monday, December 8. 00:12:09
Any council members or anyone have any comments, anything, communications? 00:12:13
I will say last week, I can never remember a week like last week. Can you Mayor? We had two ribbon canes, a ground breaking. 00:12:20
Super 7 the. 00:12:31
We had a lot going on. It was amazing. It was just unbelievable. Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 at Belk Center. Y'all come look and 00:12:36
see what? 00:12:41
We're going to do out there is it from 4:00 to 6:00? 00:12:46
Is it on there? No, that's not it. 00:12:51
We can add it on there for tonight. Well, that's OK. Well, I'll bring it up tonight, but we can add it for tonight too. Yeah. 00:12:54
Thank you for the, but I hope a crowd of people come out. 00:12:58
I told him, I've been telling everybody, Mayor, how you're excited about the pickleball courts. 00:13:04
Is it? It's not served. Is it first? 00:13:11
I don't know. 00:13:15
I. 00:13:18
I got some news about something. 00:13:19
There's a lot of people that love pick them up. 00:13:22
I'll let him have the honor and they have celebrity pickleball on ESPN now. 00:13:27
OK. Is there a motion we go into executive session? 00:13:37
Negotiations are upon the location, retention, expansion or upgrading of a public employee or business entity in the area served 00:14:11
by the governmental body if disclosed outside of executive session. 00:14:16
OK. We have motion second going to executive session. All in favor say aye. Any opposed? All right, if you are? 00:14:21
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Let's call this meeting pre council to order. Always good to see everybody. 00:00:00
Two weeks, less than two weeks from Christmas. 00:00:07
Is there a motion to approve the Minutes? 00:00:10
Second motion. Second, all in favor, say aye and it's approved, we have Mr. Mill. 00:00:14
Good afternoon Council and. 00:00:29
We'll have two applications tonight. 00:00:32
The first one is H Arkansas Incorporated DBA Cottondale Tobacco Outlet at 5628 University Blvd. East. 00:00:34
They have a currently have a bit. 00:00:43
Alcohol or retail beer off premises and retail wine off premises. 00:00:45
License. But now they want to switch over to a lounge retail class to package store license. 00:00:48
Are they? 00:00:55
Well. 00:00:57
It's that's not in the. 00:00:58
It's out in Cottondale area. 00:01:01
Yes, Sir. That's Gerald Allen. 00:01:06
Gerald say no. 00:01:11
OK. All right. And then the second application? 00:01:15
Second application I have is for Downtown Entertainment LLC. 00:01:19
Apply for DVD for Tesla's business. 00:01:23
Located at 420 Rice Valley Rd. North, they apply for a special retail less than seven days Alcohol license application. 00:01:26
What's going on there? I said to TA TA School. They'd usually do something for their alumni. 00:01:33
And that's what who's actually hosting this? 00:01:39
Oh, it's Tuscaloosa Academy Alumni event. 00:01:43
OK. Anybody have any questions? 00:01:48
Thank you. 00:01:52
All righty, Mayor Buttocks. I don't have anything to report, but we do have three issues for executive session. 00:01:54
I'd say 2, if not all three will take some time. I had my Wheaties this morning like you said. 00:02:02
You get breakfast and champions, right? 00:02:10
That's sad. 00:02:13
Bruce Jenner on the front and Bruce Jenner on the front when he was a guy, yeah. 00:02:17
I wanted to be like him. 00:02:21
To be like Bruce Jenner, I could. 00:02:24
Somebody somebody heals. I just couldn't handle it. 00:02:29
All right. Any other department announcements that? 00:02:35
Mr. Holmes. 00:02:44
Good afternoon, good afternoon. 00:02:45
All right, we've got a fairly lengthy agenda. Y'all had a busy, Y'all had a busy public projects while I was gone for 00:02:50
Thanksgiving. 00:02:54
I am over on page 10 where you'll be authorizing the exercise of lease options for Dixie Air services. This was discussed in 00:03:00
Properties last week. 00:03:05
On page 11 and 12, you'll be authorizing a refund a surplus from the 2023 Demolition Assessment Foreclosures auction. This again 00:03:10
was discussed in Properties last week. 00:03:15
On page 13, you'll be authorizing A funding agreement with Schoolyard Routes. This is a total of $20,000. This was discussed in 00:03:21
Finance on the November 21st. 00:03:26
Will the Dixie Air Services lease option reflect? 00:03:32
Consideration the the resolution doesn't itself, there will be there will be an addendum that will memorialize the add. 00:03:39
The additional commitment for Mr. Peck? Yes, Sir. 00:03:48
Councillor, not tonight. It is being drafted. 00:03:52
The the resolution authorizes the mayor to execute whichever documents we needed to. 00:03:57
To give these options. 00:04:02
So. 00:04:05
The only reason I'm asking that is if in the what happens in the advancement that? 00:04:07
Then we won't have signed anything over given the options. 00:04:14
So we're voting on that assuming. 00:04:19
And if it doesn't happen, we will have another. 00:04:25
The options won't be. 00:04:29
Thank you. 00:04:35
Page 14 you'll be authorizing A funded funding with the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority that has a total of $20,000 and came to 00:04:39
finance on December 5th. On page 15 you'll be authorizing a minor public works contract with Asphalt Resurrection Resurrection 00:04:47
LLC, DBA Everline Coatings and Services is a total of $4940.43 and that was presented in projects last week. 00:04:56
On page 16, you'll be authorizing a minor public works contract with Pro Clean, Inc. This is a total of $4900 and again was 00:05:05
presented to projects last week. 00:05:10
On page 17, you'll be authorizing a minor public works contract with Crimson Carpet and Flooring. This is a total of $10,560 and 00:05:16
again was presented in Project Last. 00:05:21
On page 18, you'll be authorizing the Mayor to execute a renewal of the Waste Disposal Service Agreement regarding the Black 00:05:27
Warrior Solid Waste Disposal Authority. 00:05:32
Again, this was presented in projects last week. 00:05:38
On page 19, you'll be authorized the mayor to execute a Primary Services Agreement and Task Order Directive #1 with TTL for 00:05:41
Elevate Tuscaloosa. This is a total not to exceed $140,000 and again was on projects last week. 00:05:49
On page 20, you'll be authorizing amendment number one to professional services contract with Chambliss Kings Architect LLC. This 00:05:57
is amended total compensation amount of $706,790.00 that was presented in projects on November 21st. 00:06:07
On page 21, you'll be authorizing a renewal of a Professional services contract with Data Works Plus LLC. This is a total not to 00:06:18
exceed 3880 dollars and was presented in Project on 5th. 00:06:25
On page 22, you'll be authorizing A disbursement from District 3 improvement funds for the Saratoga Pedestrian Pathway Project. 00:06:32
This is a total of $4500 and was presented in finance on December 5th. 00:06:39
On page 23, you'll be authorizing A disbursement from District 7 improvement funds for the Alabama Blues Project. This is a total 00:06:48
of $1000 and was presented in Finance on the 5th. 00:06:53
On page 24, you'll be authorizing the disbursement from District One Improvement Funds for the Benjamin Barnes Men's Club Dinner 00:07:01
for Seniors. This is a total of $1500 and was presented in Finance on the 5th. 00:07:07
On page 25, he'll be authorizing the mayor to execute an agreement for professional consulting and related services as a lobbyist 00:07:14
with Huntsville Direct Communications incorporating. 00:07:19
This is a total of $48,000. It was requested by my office. This is our lobbying contract with Mr. Raby. 00:07:24
On page 26 through 27, you'll be authorizing a renewal and payment of premium for certain insurance coverage. 00:07:33
This is our crime insurance and has doubled up and will be discussed in finance today. 00:07:41
On page 28 through 29, you'll be authorizing Amendment #4 to the Fiscal Year 2024 Water and Sewer Reserve for Future Improvements 00:07:46
Fund budget. This was presented in Finance last week. 00:07:52
On page 30, you'll be authorizing the budgets and strategic Planning division of the Accounting and finance to amend the 2012 00:08:00
CDBGDR Action plan of the City of Tuscaloosa. And this I believe is on finance. This afternoon is on project. Stephanie, I'm 00:08:05
sorry. 00:08:11
On page 31, you'll be approving job class specifications for a Chemical Spray technician. This came from admin last week. 00:08:18
On pages 32 and 33, you'll be introducing Zoning Amendment #1517 regarding 3.08 acres located at 4005 Stillman Blvd. From R2 to. 00:08:27
This comes from the planning. 00:08:45
Umm. 00:08:50
On pages 34 and 35 you'll be introducing Zoning Amendment #1518, rezoning approximately 1/2 acre located at four O 5 15th St. from 00:08:51
B&S to R. 00:08:56
To be in This also comes from the Planning Commission. 00:09:03
On page 36, you'll be amending Exhibits A&B of section 19-42 of the Code of Tuscaloosa. 00:09:07
For construction facilities and grounds, this adds the chemical spray technician and came from admin on 5th. 00:09:15
On page 37, you'll be amending section 19-14B of the code of Tuscaloosa regarding the Accident Review Board. This again was 00:09:22
discussed in admin last week. 00:09:28
On page 38, you'll be adopting a severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday for certain covered items for 2024. This was 00:09:35
discussed in finance on the 5th. 00:09:40
On page 39, you'll be authorizing Amendment #4 to the Fiscal Year 2024 General Fund budget. This again was discussed in Finance on 00:09:46
the 5th. 00:09:50
On page 40, you'll be authorizing Amendment #4 to 2024 Elevate Tuscaloosa Fund Budget. Again, this was discussed in Finance on. 00:09:56
On page 41, you'll be appointing members to the Tuscaloosa City Sister Cities International Board of Directors. 00:10:06
On page 42 through 43, you'll be adopting a resolution regarding a request by the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education for action 00:10:14
under Section 217 F of the Alabama Constitution and a school funding proposal made there under. This was initially discussed in 00:10:22
I'm Sorry in Finance on October the 31st and was subject to public hearing on December 5th. 00:10:31
On page 44, you'll be setting December 19th as a date for a public hearing to consider the expansion of the occupancy limit for 00:10:40
spades located at 13, I'm sorry, at 1735 Culver Rd. 00:10:46
This was discussed in advance last week. 00:10:53
On page 45, you'll be setting January 9th as the date for public hearing to consider the adoption of Zoning Amendment 1517. This 00:10:56
comes from Planning Commission. 00:11:02
On page 46, you'll be setting January 9th as the date for public hearing to consider the adoption of Zoning Amendment 1518. And 00:11:08
again, that comes from the Planning Commission. Are there any questions for me? 00:11:15
Questions for. 00:11:22
Somebody brief us on the items coming from Planning Commission. 00:11:25
Those will be briefed. Those are just setting the public hearings and for introduction, so they will be. 00:11:28
Yes, Sir, but just the introduction. And so you'll have the introduction? Yes, Sir. So you'll have the public hearing on the 9th, 00:11:36
and I believe Mr. Ponds will brief you and brief council on the ninth before they come up for action. 00:11:41
Thank you. Thank you, Scott. Thank you. 00:11:49
Today we got projects financed and no other committee meetings to council at six historic preservation meets Wednesday, December 00:11:52
13th at. 00:11:57
On Friday, TPD Strategic Review Task Force. 00:12:03
Meet at the firing range and then planning. 00:12:06
Monday, December 8. 00:12:09
Any council members or anyone have any comments, anything, communications? 00:12:13
I will say last week, I can never remember a week like last week. Can you Mayor? We had two ribbon canes, a ground breaking. 00:12:20
Super 7 the. 00:12:31
We had a lot going on. It was amazing. It was just unbelievable. Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 at Belk Center. Y'all come look and 00:12:36
see what? 00:12:41
We're going to do out there is it from 4:00 to 6:00? 00:12:46
Is it on there? No, that's not it. 00:12:51
We can add it on there for tonight. Well, that's OK. Well, I'll bring it up tonight, but we can add it for tonight too. Yeah. 00:12:54
Thank you for the, but I hope a crowd of people come out. 00:12:58
I told him, I've been telling everybody, Mayor, how you're excited about the pickleball courts. 00:13:04
Is it? It's not served. Is it first? 00:13:11
I don't know. 00:13:15
I. 00:13:18
I got some news about something. 00:13:19
There's a lot of people that love pick them up. 00:13:22
I'll let him have the honor and they have celebrity pickleball on ESPN now. 00:13:27
OK. Is there a motion we go into executive session? 00:13:37
Negotiations are upon the location, retention, expansion or upgrading of a public employee or business entity in the area served 00:14:11
by the governmental body if disclosed outside of executive session. 00:14:16
OK. We have motion second going to executive session. All in favor say aye. Any opposed? All right, if you are? 00:14:21
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