The Foley City Council will meet at 4 p.m. on Jan. 18 in council chambers in City Hall. During the joint work/regular session, the council on Jan. 18 will discuss:
Approving a resolution requesting permission to solicit bids for a resurfacing project in the downtown area in an estimated $769,033 cost. The city will pay Sawgrass Consulting $145,020 for professional services related to the project.
Approving an increase in the project for the Mel Roberts Park Pavilion to add $46,550 to the previously approved amount of $205,150.
Passing a resolution accepting bids for two Ford F-150 pickup trucks for a total of $86,000, one each for Public Works and the Sanitation Department. The council also approved a request to go to bid for a third electric truck for the Community Development Inspections Department at a cost of $30,000.
Passing a resolution authorizing the purchase of equipment to outfit 12 police vehicles. The actual cost is expected to be below the $140,000 in the 2022 fiscal year budget.
Have a first reading of an ordinance allowing the use of golf carts on designated paths in the city.
A second reading of an ordinance selling property owned by the city’s Utilities Board to Betty. M. Stone and voted for the sale of the property. The property is located on Dyer Road in Fairhope and the proposed sale is for $50,000 cash and was valued at $43,500 in the 2021 tax year.
Passing a resolution accepting weather radios donated by Ascend Performance Materials to the Foley Department.
Passing a resolution adding ABDO-Spotlight Magic Wagon and JAppleseed as primary source vendors for the city’s library.
Passing a resolution approving the library’s application for a Will Eisner Graphic Novel grant.
Passing a resolution waiving fees for the Use of Heritage Park and Pavilion on Friday, March 11 for a pre-sell ticketed event for South Baldwin Chamber Foundation the night before the annual BBQ’s and Blues event on March 12. It will be a private event from 5-9 p.m. and will include entertainment, food trucks and beverage sales.
Passing a resolution amending the pay classification plan for job analysis in the Financial Services Division of general government for a deputy finance director, accounting technician and an accounts payable specialist.
Passing a resolution approving a city grant application to the Alabama Historic Commission for training for a total of $16,000. The grant will fund $9,600 of the training and the city will provide cash and in-kind services worth $6,400.
Approving waiving fees for the use of Heritage Park and Pavilion for Pastor Juan. C. Moreno and Summit Church for an evangelical crusade on three consecutive Saturdays starting March 5 with the last being March 19.
Approving a variance to allow for alcohol sales at the Mudbugs and Margaritas Festival on April 2 from noon-7 p.m.
Approving amendments to the Façade Improvement Incentive Grant Program for businesses located within the city’s National Historic Districts and the Foley Main Street District.
Passing a resolution allowing a one-day Pop-up Local Arts and Craft Show at 211 N. McKenzie St. in a parking lot across the street from Heritage Park from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Issuing a proclamation praising Bill Swanson for his efforts after Hurricane Sally to clean up the Holmes Medical Museum and save exhibits after the building’s roof was torn off in the storm.