|Birmingham City Council Recaps|
|Local News Headlines|
|Written by Administrator|
|Wednesday, 25 April 2012 11:04|
During the Birmingham City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 24, 2012, Birmingham City Council:
1. Denied an Ordinance “to further amend the zoning district map of the City of Birmingham” (Case No. ZAC2011-00017) to change zone district boundaries from R-3 Single Family Dwelling District to B-2 General Business District, filed by Kenneth D. Branch of Tarrant Auto Land, Inc., owner, for four (4) lots located at 3808 – 37th Avenue North; and at 3804, 3808 and 3809 – 36th Avenue North, situated in the NE¼ of Section 18, Township 17 South Range 2 West.
2. Adopted by unanimous consent an Ordinance “to further amend the capital fund budget” by transferring $90,000.00 of Fund 125 2002-A Bonds Economic Development from Home Baking Company Expansion to Fire Station #18 Expansion.
3. Adopted by unanimous consent a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Sales Contract with Sylvester Williams, as seller, under which the City will purchase real property located at 150 Dugan Avenue, Pratt City, for municipal purposes in connection with the rebuilding and expansion of Fire Station No. 18, for the purchase price of $90,000.00, and authorizing the Director of Finance to pay the purchase price as adjusted for usual and customary closing adjustments, to the seller at closing.
4. Placed on consent a Resolution supporting Calhoun Enterprises as an Economic Development Community Partner for the City of Birmingham, Alabama. For more information, contact the office of Councilor Lashunda Scales at 254.2349.
5. Placed on consent a resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement for Construction with the State of Alabama, acting by and through the Alabama Department of Transportation for improvements on Ensley Avenue from 20th Street to Warrior Road in the City of Birmingham.
6. Placed on consent a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement for Construction with the State of Alabama, acting by and through the Alabama Department of Transportation for Improvements on 12th Street from US-11 to Baptist Princeton Hospital in the City of Birmingham.
7. Placed on consent a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement for Preliminary Engineering with the State of Alabama, acting by and through the Alabama Department of Transportation for Improvements on 19th Street from I-59 to Tuxedo Junction in the City of Birmingham.
Announcements and Reminders:
1. To commemorate the one year anniversary of the April 27th storms, Birmingham City Council President Roderick Royal, Mayor William Bell and the Legends of the Iron Bowl will host a 5K Run to Recovery and ½ mile walk/run to benefit the Pratt City Library. The commemorative event is Saturday, April 28, 2012, and will start at the corner of Hibernia and Dugan Street, site of the Pratt City Library. Register online at www.prattcity5k.com On-site registration starts at 6:30 a.m. day-of-event. For more information, contact the office of Councilor Roderick Royal at 254.2096.
3. The District 1 Crime Summit will be held Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Northeast YMCA, 628 Red Lane Road. For more information, contact the office of Councilor Lashunda Scales at 254.2349.
4. The Administration Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 2:00 p.m., Conference Rooms D & E.
5. The Committee of the Whole is schedule to meet Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 4:00 p.m., Conference Rooms D & E.
6. For more information about committee meetings the Birmingham City Council invites you to tour its new website at www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org
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Jacqueline Gray Miller
Birmingham City Council
Public Information Office
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