The Foley City Council will meet in a joint regular/work session on Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. at city hall. During the meeting the council will:
Conduct a public hearing on an introduction of an ordinance to consider the initial zoning of property owned by the city as agricultural open space. The three-acre parcel is located at the southwest corner of Hance Lane and Wolf Creek Ridge.
Have a public hearing and introduction of an ordinance to consider declaring the property containing Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que surplus and selling it to Moe’s owners Angela Sumrell and Mark White for $875,000 contingent on getting a mortgage and making a 20 percent down payment.
Conduct a public hearing on an introduction of an ordinance to declare certain property as surplus and conveying it to International Residence Hall Foley for a workforce dormitory on 10 acres at the southwest corner of Kenny Stabler Avenue and Koniar Way.
Discuss naming of the new pocket park on Pine Street.
Hear a presentation from Pastor Joe Aldrete on the Dream Center, a juvenile court diversion program to help with troubled teens and high-risk youth in Baldwin County. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which “relies on community support for many of our needs,” according a letter from Aldrete attached to the meeting agenda.
Approval of new wayfinding signs for downtown Foley for $3,595 from Signature Streetscapes in Muskegon, Mich.
Introduce and have a public hearing on an ordinance prohibiting camping in certain public places within “the corporate limits or police jurisdiction of the city of Foley including parks, right of ways or any other city-owned property.” It will also be banned on private property without consent of the owner or tenant.
Consider a resolution providing for incumbent worker training for 62 employees for $3,800. It would be covered under the Alabama Workforce Stabilization Program, according to city documents.
Consider a resolution placing a three-way stop at County Road 12 and Wolf Bay Drive.
Consider a resolution on amending the pay classification for some employees “due to significant changes in job functions, responsibilities, complexity and supervision of staff.”
Hear a request from the fire department to transfer $8,000 from the capital purchases account to the small tools account to buy thermal imaging cameras.
Consider a resolution accepting costs for weed abatement at 510 East Myrtle Ave. and authorizing a copy to be sent to the Baldwin County Tax Collector. The hourly rate is $50 and it took a city worker a half hour to complete the mowing so the cost is $25.
Consider a resolution to pay for street and resurfacing for fiscal year 2022 to Asphalt Services for about $1 million with four alternative projects as well. They are Allay and Respite Lane for $208,656, Graham Creek Preserve parking lot for $64,930, the Justice Center parking lot for $140,835 and the Justice Center overflow parking lot for $79,070. Sawgrass Consulting prepared the bids and made the recommendation to the city.
Consider a resolution for the costs of stream cleanout because of safety concerns east of State Route 59 on County Road 12 at a cost of $326,762 with an alternative culvert breach repair for $24,980 which could bring the costs up to $351,742.
Consider a resolution to reappoint Gregg Knight to the Graham Creek Nature Preserve Advisory Board.