REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL Monday, January 09, 2023 06:00 PM Council Chambers

AGENDA NO. 2023-01-RG

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1.CALL TO ORDER 

2.INVOCATION

  1. A.Madison Baptist Church

3.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.ROLL CALL OF ELECTED GOVERNING OFFICIALS

5.AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA

6.APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. A.Minutes No. 2022-24-RG, dated December 19, 2022

7.PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

  1. A.Presentation of Proclamation by Mayor designating the month of January 2023 as National Mentoring Month in the City of Madison

  2. B.Presentation by Carolyn Reagle with Madison Beautification Board for the Arbor Day Contest Certificates and Prizes Presentation

  3. C.Madison Station Historic Preservation Society announce the winners of the 2022 Madison Station Polar Express Christmas on Main - Presented by Debbie Overcash

  4. D.Presentation by Melanie Thorton with Madison Visionary Partners in connection with their annual appropriation request

8.PUBLIC COMMENTS

Public comments are limited to 3 minutes per speaker. Anyone who would like to sign up prior to the Council meeting may contact the City Clerk at cityclerk@madisonal.gov. Anyone who would like to submit a presentation to the City Council must email it to the City Clerk by noon on the Friday prior to the meeting. Anyone who cannot attend the meeting in person and would like to email written comments must do so by noon of the Council meeting date, and address comments to citycouncil@madisonal.gov

9.CONSENT AGENDA AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

  1. A.Regular and periodic bills to be paid

  2. B.Authorizing Engineering Department to solicit proposals for removal of sediment from retainage ponds and assessing which retainage pond(s) need to be de-sedimented, in an amount not to exceed $20,000 (to be paid from Fund 11, Storm Water Fees)

  3. C.Resolution No. 2023-008-Rapproving an annual appropriation agreement with the Madison Visionary Partners for FY 23 in the amount of $50,000 (to be paid from General Operating account)

  4. D.Resolution No. 2023-009-R approving an annual appropriation agreement with the Madison Chamber of Commerce for FY 23 in the amount of $75,000.00 (to be paid from General Operating account)

  5. E.Resolution No. 2023-010-R approving an annual appropriation agreement with KTECH (A  Workforce Initiative of the Kids to Love Foundation) for  FY 23 in the Amount of $5,000.00 (to be paid from General Operating account)

  6. F.Resolution No. 2023-011-R: approving an annual appropriation agreement with the Madison City Disability Advocacy Board for FY 23 in the amount of $4,500 (to be paid from General Operating account)

  7. G.Resolution No. 2023-012-R approving an annual appropriation agreement with the Huntsville Hospital Foundation for FY 23 in the amount of $5,000.00 (to be paid from General Operating account)

  8. H.Approval to accept donation from Chairman Dale Strong in the amount of $30,000 to support the purchase of Life Pack 15's for Fire Dept. 

  9. I.Approval to accept the donation of 2013 Chevy Tahoe from Monrovia Volunteer Fire Dept

  10. J.Acceptance of donation from Chambers Bottling Company, LLC in the amount of $36.00, to be deposited into Fire Department donation account.

  11. K.Resolution No. 2023-040-R; Authorizing signatures on said Synovus accounts 

10.PRESENTATIONS OF REPORTS

MAYOR PAUL FINLEY

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 1 MAURA WROBLEWSKI

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 2 CONNIE SPEARS

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 3 TEDDY POWELL

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 4 GREG SHAW

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 5 RANAE BARTLETT

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 6 KAREN DENZINE

COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 7 JOHN SEIFERT

11.BOARD/COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

12.PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public comments during public hearings are limited to 5 minutes per speaker. Anyone who would like to sign up prior to the Council meeting may contact the City Clerk at cityclerk@madisonal.gov. Anyone who would like to submit a presentation to the City Council must email it to the City Clerk no later than noon on the Friday prior to the meeting. Anyone would cannot attend the meeting in person and would like to email written comments must do so by noon of the Council meeting date and address comments to citycouncil@madisonal.gov. 

13.DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ENGINEERING

LEGAL

PLANNING

14.MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

15.ADJOURNMENT

Agenda Note: It should be noted that there are times when circumstances arise that require items be added to or deleted from the agenda at time of the Council meeting. Also all attached documents are to be considered a draft until approved by Council. 

All attendees are advised that Council meetings are televised and that their statements and actions are therefore viewed by more than just those attending the meetings.