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November 26th City Council Meeting

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Date: 12/4/2018 12:29 pm
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The Valley City Council held its second regular scheduled meeting of November on Monday, November 26th, 2018, in the Council Chambers at Valley City Hall.

Mayor Riley called the meeting to order at 6:00PM. The invocation was given by Councilmember Marquetta Madden and Councilmember Cassie Carlisle led the Pledge of Allegiance. All members were present.

Prior to official council business, a public hearing was held to confirm costs of demolition at the following properties:

  • 113 N. Railroad St.
  • 206 Williams Blvd.
  • 223 South 1st St.
  • 215 South 1st St.
  • 1255 California Rd.
  • 1012 Plantation Rd.

The November 26th financial audit report for the city was given as follows:

  • Checking account previous balance......................... $2,821,368.65
  • Total deposits all funds.................................................. $163,908.20
  • Total expenditures all funds........................................... $211,613.27
  • Total on-hand all funds................................................ $2,773,663.58

During the department heads’ communications, Public Works Director Patrick Bolt recognized the members of the Valley Tree Board for their service to the community.

During the mayor’s communications, Mayor Riley called for a Public Hearing at the December 3rd meeting to amend the city’s Zoning Ordinance for Special Exception for C1 and C2.

The following actions were taken by the city council at the November 26th meeting:

  • Approved the minutes from November 13th, 2018, council meeting
  • Accepted the November 26th financial audit report
  • Approved unanimously the following resolutions on the Consent Agenda with the exception of Resolutions 2018-168R and 2018-169R  where action was deferred to the first council meeting in December
    • Resolution 2018-164R amending the 2018/2019 Budget by $17,304 for the Emergency Purchase of a Laars Boiler Heater Unit for the Valley Community Center swimming pool
    • Resolution 2018-165R declaring a 1995 Ford F-150 and 46 tables as surplus property and authorizing Parks & Recreation Director Laurie Blount to sell the property in accordance with existing municipal and state law
    • Resolution 2018-166R imposing a $6,750.00 lien on property at 113 N. Railroad Street
    • Resolution 2018-167R imposing a $5,964.95 lien on property at 206 Williams Boulevard
    • Resolution 2018-168R imposing a $5,750.00 lien on property at 223 South 1st Avenue
    • Resolution 2018-169R imposing a $5,750.00 lien on property at 215 South 1st Street
    • Resolution 2018-170R imposing a $5,750.00 lien on property at 1255 California Road
    • Resolution 2018-171R imposing a $5,750/00 lien on property at 1012 Planation Road
    • Resolution 2018-172R authorizing Mayor Riley to execute a renewable agreement with RDS/Revenue Discovery Systems for Rental/Lease tax processing
    • Resolution 2018-173R authorizing Mayor Riley to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Coach Safety Foundation
  • Approved unanimously Resolution 2018-174R authorizing Valley Police Chief Tommy Weldon to execute an agreement with the State of Alabama Department of Education
  • Approved unanimously Resolution 2018-175R authorizing the petition for annexation into the City of Valley for the Fairfax Mill property
  • Suspended the rules and approved unanimously on its first reading, Ordinance 2018-23 assenting to the annexation of the Fairfax Mill property into the City of Valley

The mayor made the following announcements:

        1. City Council Meetings in December will be the 3rd and 17that 6:00pm at Valley City Hall
        2. The lighting of the City’s Christmas Tree will follow the council meeting Council adjourned at 6:55 PM