FOLEY — Golf carts could be allowed on more city streets under actions being considered by the the City Council.
The council is scheduled to consider actions to allow golf carts on three streets when it meets Monday, May 15.
Under an ordinance to be considered by the council, the speed limit would be reduced to 25 miles an hour on portions of Oak Street, Pine Street and West Roosevelt Street. Under state law, golf carts cannot be allowed on streets with speed limits of more than 25 miles an hour.
Under the ordinance, areas where limits would be reduced to allow golf carts could include Oak Street from West Palm Avenue south to West Laurel Avenue. Pine Street would have a 25-mile-an-hour limit from Cahaba Street south to West Azalea Avenue. The change on West Roosevelt Street would be from South McKenzie Street west to Cedar Street.
Other items on the agenda for the City Council’s meeting on Monday include:
Recognition of Baldwin County Teachers of the Year. The Elementary School Teacher of the Year is Amy Barker from Foley Elementary School. The High School Teacher of the Year is Ursula Thompson from Foley High School.
Discussion of Street Department employees obtaining commercial drivers licenses.
Discussion of city department reports.
Extending sales and use tax rates.
Approving on and off-premises retail beer and wine license for Captain Crazy’s Paradise on South McKenzie Street.
Going out to bid for a pavilion at the Graham Creek Nature Preserve.
Transferring funds from environmental capital to operating.
Buying a flagpole for the Veterans Memorial at a cost of $14,965.
Accepting an amendment to the supplemental agreement to build a taxilane and eight-unit hangar at the Foley Municipal Airport.
Approving the development of a Police Department mobile app.
Applying for the Impact 100 grant for the 2023 fiscal year.
Approving a facade grant for Terry Woodard and Richard Kuzmyak for Bungalows.
Appropriating funds for the demolition and removal of a structure on Underwood Road.
Authorizing the mayor to sign a contract with Correctional Health Care.
Purchasing equipment for the Foley hot air balloon.
Approving a one-time payment to support the Vietnam Veterans Traveling Wall.
Installing an electric meter at the northwest corner of 106 N. Alston St.
Soliciting requests for qualifications and proposals for the sale and development of real estate.
Authorizing the mayor to sign a letter of intent for the purchase of a 2025 ladder truck for the Foley Fire Department.
Requesting permission to go out for bids on the Public Works complex and appropriating funds for Engineering Design Technologies professional services proposal for Construction Best Management Practices Plan and Alabama Department of Environmental Management site inspection.
Purchasing a 2023 Ford F-150 4×4 crew cab for the Foley Fire Department.
Setting a public hearing on an ordinance amending the Foley Zoning Ordinance.
Setting a public hearing to consider pre-zoning property owned by Turf Properties LLC.
Setting a public hearing to consider adopting an ordinance to amend Ordinance 964-06.
Allocating funds to renovate the Dog Park.
Increasing the budget and going out for bids for a fence for the new Foley Kids Park.
Waiving fees and approving the use of the Beulah Heights Park by the Morning Star Church on Saturday, May 20.