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Posted on: September 4, 2020

City Council Work Session - September 8, 2020, Agenda Overview

COW 9-8-2020

The Gulf Shores City Council Work Session Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8, at 4 p.m. at the Erie Hall Meyer Civic Center. This meeting is open to public attendance. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Questions and comments will be taken in person at the meeting. We will continue to stream weekly City Council meetings on Facebook Live for VIEWING ONLY.

Please see the following summary of noteworthy agenda items that will be discussed during the work session below:

▪️ CITY CLERK - Confirm appointment of Marcelinia Sumerlin to the Personnel Board.

▪️ ENVIRONMENTAL COORDINATOR – Recommendation to amend the Architecture Works, LLP Contract for the RESTORE-funded Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability Project to include additional design services identified as necessary through the planning and schematic design phases in an amount not to exceed $65,000. The City has been awarded $9.7M in RESTORE funding for the Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability Project as part of the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council’s Multi-year Implementation Plan. Phase I ($1,020,723) of the grant agreement is for planning, engineering, and design services for the project.

▪️ CITY ENGINEER – Propose awarding the Fire Station #2 Roof Replacement contract to Dobson Sheet Metal & Roofing in an amount not to exceed $98,000.

▪️ CITY ENGINEER - Propose awarding the Little Lagoon Pass Park Improvements contract to Blade Construction to construct a boardwalk with scenic overlooks from Sandpiper Lane to the recently completed West Lagoon Avenue multi-use bicycle and pedestrian trail in an amount not to exceed $150,000.

▪️ CITY ENGINEER - Propose awarding the bid to McElhenney Construction to construct Phase I access improvements to the Medical Village at Hwy 59 and 34th Avenue that will supportSouth Baldwin Regional Medical Center’s Freestanding Emergency Department in an amount not to exceed $2,918,757.77.

▪️ FINANCE - Surplus items will be auctioned through govdeals.com beginning Monday, September 21, 2020, and ending on October 5, 2020. Surplus items are typically auctioned biannually, every spring and fall, or as needed. Items marked with an asterisk will be declared surplus and donated to the Gulf Shores City Schools.

▪️ FINANCE – A second amendment to the 2020 Budget is being recommended and proposes reductions in General Fund Revenue and Expenses necessary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants and loans received after the start of the year need to be brought into the budget as well. The City Council passed the original 2020 Budget on November 25th, 2019, and Amendment I on February 10, 2020.

To see the detailed agenda please visit https://www.gulfshoresal.gov/AgendaCenter.

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