HomeLocalSylacauga City Council proposed agenda – April 20, 2021Sylacauga City Council proposed agenda – April 20, 2021Mon, April 19, 2021 by SylacaugaNews.com Digital TeamSHARE NOW Sylacauga City OfficialsSYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga City Council will meet Tuesday night at Sylacauga City Hall.The meeting is scheduled for 6:00 with a work session beginning at 5:00.At the work session the council will discuss:New Business:Public hearing to consider zoning and annexation of properties located at 500 Loblobby Trace, Alpine; 90 Rocky Mount Church Rd, Talladega; and 1 Tuskegee Street. Public hearing set by Resolution 15-2021 approved 3-2-21. Ordinance 2233-21 required.Ordinance 2234-21 authorizing participation in the 2021 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday July 16-18, 2021.Resolution 27-2021 authorizing contract with NextSite to provide commercial development recruitment for the City, at a fee of $35,000.00 payable over three years.Resolution 28-2021 authorizing contract with East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission for administration and project management of CDBG Project LR-CE-PR-19-011 in the amount of $25,000.00. Authorization ratifies Mayor’s signature on contract.Resolution 29-2021 authorizing contract with Focused Construction Services, LLC for Resident Inspection Services for CDBG Project LR-CE-PR-19-011 in the amount of $27,500.00. Authorization ratifies Mayor’s signature on contract.Resolution 30-2021 authorizing contract with Livingston and Harkins, LLC to provide legal services (title searches) for CDBG Project LR-CE-PR-19-011 in the amount of $300.00 per parcel. Authorization ratifies Mayor’s signature on contract.Action that is necessary to approve contract with Commercial Development Authority, providing funding in the amount of $8,000.00 to be paid on a monthly basis, effective April 1, 2021, and expiring September 30, 2021.Action that is necessary to authorize capital purchase of a 12’ x 24’ Portable Building for Lake Howard at a cost of $6,129.31, to be paid from Lake Howard Recreational Authority funds. (Expenditure approved by the Lake Howard Recreational Authority.)Action that is necessary to authorize purchase of one 18,000 BTU Mitsubishi Mini Split unit from Culver Heating & Air in the amount of $4,450.00 for Fire Station #1, to be paid from Building Maintenance Funds.Action that is necessary to accept donation of one 2003 Ford Expedition, S/N 1FMRU15W53LA61695, from the Talladega County Commission to be used as a PD K-9 unit.Recommendation from Police Chief Kelley Johnson to adopt adjustments made to the Public Safety-Police (PS-PD) Pay Plan and to change effective date of pay plan from April 1, 2021, to the first pay period beginning in April (April 10, 2021).Recommendation from Police Chief Kelley Johnson to reclassify Records Clerk from AO-4, Step 1 to AO-5, Step 1. Records Clerk hired 1-21 and currently in a probation status; will need to determine effective date of reclassification.Recommendation from Police Chief Kelley Johnson to reclassify Animal Control Officer from AO-4, Step 1 to AO-5, Step 1.Request from Fermenters Market at the Rex for refund of overpayment of 2021 business license fees in the amount of $33.80.Request from East Side Jersey Dairy, Inc. DBA Barber’s Dairy for refund of overpayment of 2021 business license fees in the amount of $215.05.Approve travel/training expenses for Court Magistrate Portia Ford to attend the 2021 Regional Seminar for Municipal Court Officials in Mobile May 6-7, 2021. The registration fee of $195.00 was previously paid for employee to attend the 2020 seminar (cancelled due to COVID and applied to 2021 conference). Additional fees for mileage, meals, and lodging will be incurred. Estimated expenses for Ford are $636.00.Approve travel/training expenses for Firefighters Clay Upchurch and Logan Blake to attend the Apparatus Operator: Aerial class to be held at the Anniston Regional Training Center May 10-14, 2021. No registration fee; expenses for meals and use of a City vehicle will be incurred. Employees will carpool. Estimated expenses for Upchurch and Blake are $75.00 each.Balance of Accounts Payable for March in the amount of $274,710.65.March payroll in the amount of $400,620.76.The following item is on the work session agenda:Shelly Bullard (Fermenters Market) to request permission for a food truck to set up in the City’s parking lot behind Fermenter’s market.Interim Accounting Manager Yourlanda Burns to present 2nd quarter financials and to provide update on COVID pay.