FOLEY – A planned study is intended to help Foley move forward with the design for the new park to be built in the Mills community.

The Foley City Council is scheduled to vote Monday, May 20, on a topographic and tree study and master planning services for the Mills Community Park.

The proposal is on the agenda for the council regular work session and meeting that begins at 4 p.m. in Foley City Hall.

The project is intended to survey and design the grounds for the park planned in Mills. The area became part of Foley in 2023 after residents voted to approve having the community be annexed into the city.

Other items on the Monday council agenda include:

  • Monthly reports on taxes, community development and police and fire department activities.
  • Accepting public rights of way and infrastructure improvements in Greystone Village subdivision for city maintenance.
  • Establishing a revenue directors authority.
  • Approving an ABC retail beer and tobacco license for a store on South McKenzie Street.
  • Approving an ABC retail beer and table wine license for a store on North McKenzie Street.
  • Purchasing a truck for the municipal complex.
  • Approving professional services for the Downtown Residential Streetscape conceptual design.
  • Approving monthly bids for April 2024.
  • Purchasing a pair of network firewalls.
  • Appropriating funds for a laser line painter for the multi-use fields.
  • Approving the issuance of a revenue bond by the Foley Redevelopment Authority for the benefit of Goodwill Industries of the Gulf Coast.
  • Approving the Wolf Creek Shoreline Stabilization Capital Project.
  • Requesting permission to apply for the 2024 fiscal year Impact 100 grant.
  • Approving the Nature Parks Pavillion capital project.
  • Accepting a Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program grant for a first responder hurricane safe room.
  • Seeking requests for qualifications from architectural firms for the safe room project.
  • Setting a public hearing to declare weeds to be a public nuisance on Woodbridge Court and ordering its abatement.
  • Authorizing employees to enter property on East Orange Avenue to abate a public nuisance.