New Discussions Restricing Commercial Trucks During School Hours – Jacksonville City Council Work Session and Council Meeting

Commercial trucks driving down the road

April 24, 2019
Lee Fuller

Zoning Work Session

  • Call to order
  • Roll call – All present
  • Zoning Ordinance 
- Lamar Sims continued to discuss the various changes and alterations to the zoning ordnances. The next meeting will be May 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm and the following on May 30, 2019.
  • Any Other Business 
- No other Business

Work Session

  • Call to order
  • Roll call – All present
  • Acceptance of minutes 
- Unanimously Accepted
  • Amendment to JPWP#16-101, Resurface Church Avenue 
- NPO did vote to increase the budget to $774,891. Our match would be an estimated $378,151.
  • Resolution regarding HB61 –
    • Projected cost if all changed to Tier 1 – $77,370.47
  • Projected cost if only first responders changed to Tier 1 – $40,614.70
  • Any Other Business –
    • NPO meeting included George Douthit and Henry Road construction that was discussed last meeting. Both projects have been approved. If the project is started and then stopped the money would have to be repaid as this is federal money.
    • Added to the agenda an executive session.
    • One of the ambulances has a blown engine. The bill is 19,000-22,000. A brand new mother will put the time frame at 12 weeks.
    • Discussion was held on options to restrict traffic on George Douthit during school times.
    • The county has an approved project on Mountain Street for 2021 for that is looking toward Jacksonville as a joint project. There are no numbers as of yet.

City Council Meeting

  • Call to order
  • Invocation: Rev. Robert Fowler
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll call 
- All present
  • Adoption of minutes – April 8, 2019 minutes – Unanimously Accepted
  • Adoption of agenda – with noted changes – Unanimously Accepted
    • Add to Consent agenda $22,000 to Sunny King Ford to replace engine in Ambulance
    • Consider action to adjourn into Executive Session
  • Proclamation 
- None at the time
  • Public comments concerning agenda items – No comments
  • Consideration of Resolution in Support of HB61 Legislation Regarding Tier I and Tier II of the Employee Retirement System, Proposed in the 2019 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature
- Unanimously Accepted
  • Consider action to accept Bid Report 19-04, Landscape Services and Bid No. 19-05, LawnCare Services at the Public Safety Complex and approve a Resolution to Award Bid No. 19-04 and Bid No. 19-05 to A & W Lawn Kare and authorize the Mayor to sign any necessary documents 
- Unanimously Accepted
  • Consider action to accept Bid Report 19-07, for JPWP#19-101, Cast Iron Gas Main Replacement and approve a Resolution to Award Bid No. 19-07 to REV Construction, Inc., and authorize the Mayor, on behalf of the Water Works, Gas and Sewer Board, to sign any necessary documents – Unanimously Accepted
  • Consider action to authorize the Mayor to sign the SiteMed Fire Agreement for On-Site Physicals for the Fire Department Employees
- Unanimously Accepted
  • Consent Agenda – Unanimously Accepted
    • Purchases Over $5,000.00
    • Other Personnel Items
    • Boards/Committees
  • Public comments for general items 
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    • Marita Watson wanted to  mention a few school events
      • Golden Eagles Scholars Luncheon was held on 4/23/19
      • On 4/24/19 the Pinnacle Project was held at the High School
      • On 4/30 at 9:00 am at the high school will be the Honor Society Induction
      • The band concert will be 4/30 at 6:00 pm at the high school
      • Teacher appreciation luncheon will be held at Kitty Stone on Friday from11:00 am – 12:00 pm
      • Relay for life will be Sat 5/4
      • Legally Blonde will be performed at the Stone Center on 5/3 and 5/4 at 7:30 pm and 5/5 at 2:30 pm
      • Eagles Rising will be at 1:00 pm on 5/7 at high school
      • 5/6-5/10 will also be Teach Appreciation Week
      • Graduation is May 23 at the school Stadium at 8:00 pm. If it is raining alternation location will be announced.
  • Council Member Remarks 
- No remarks
  • Mayor’s report
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    • Saturday 4/27 there is the Take Pride in Jacksonville
    • From 9:00 am – 3:00 pm will be Fair at the Square
    • May 11 is the Post Office Food Drive
    • May 18 will be the Cheaha Challenge
  • Any Other Business – No other business
  • Adjournment to Executive Session

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