Jacksonville City Council Meeting, November 27th, 2023

Jacksonville City Council

Jacksonville, AL –The Jacksonville City Council met for  their scheduled City Council meeting on Monday, November 27th at 4:00 pm. 

  • Call to order.
  • Invocation: Rev. Velma Thomas St. Paul CME Church
  • Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Roll call.
    • Tony Taylor – Present
    • Sherry Laster – Present
    • Coty Galloway – Present
    • Andy Green – Absent
    • Terry Wilson – Present
  • Adoption of minutes. – Unanimously Approved
  • Adoption of agenda. – Unanimously Approved with changes
    • Addition: Adjournment
    • Addition: Consider action to authorize the Mayor to sign the Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Proclamations. – None
  • Consider action to enter into an Executive Session under the provisions of the Code of Alabama, Section 36-25A-7(a)7 to discuss the preliminary negotiations involving matters of trade and economic development. – Unanimously Approved
    • Adjourned for approximately 20 mins
  • Public comments concerning agenda. – None
  • Consideration of Ordinance No. O-649-24 amending Sections 2-58 and 2-60 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Jacksonville, Alabama, regarding the Rules of Order and Procedure of the City Council of the City of Jacksonville, Alabama. (Received 1st Reading November 13, 2023) – Unanimously Approved
    • This Ordinance shall become effective January 1, 2024, following its publication as required by law.
  • Consider action to authorize the Mayor to sign the Memorandum of Understanding. – Unanimously Approved
  • Consider action to authorize the Mayor to sign the Equipment Service Plan Agreement with Stryker for ProCare Equipment. – Unanimously Approved
    • Contract Dates 12/1/2023 – 11/30-2024 Total amount $29,880.90
  • Consider action to authorize the Mayor to sign the TRANE Technologies Scheduled Service Agreement at the Public Safety Complex. – Unanimously Approved
    • Annual amount for HVAC Equipment $30,852.00 Annual amount for Controls $8,580.00
  • Consider action to approve the Jacksonville Fire Depart Standard Operating Guideline for Controlled Substance Inventory, Supply and Use. – Unanimously Approved
  • Consider action to appoint Assistant Building Inspector Robert Foster as Acting Building Inspector as it pertains to building permits. – Unanimously Approved
  • Consider action to approve the promotion of the following: – Unanimously Approved
    • Aaron James Bergquist, Utility Equipment Operator, Range 13, effective November 29, 2023, due to the resignation of David Kernochan.
  • Consider action to approve the transfer of the following: – Unanimously Approved
    • Dortha Thrasher, Corrections Officer, Range 9, effective November 29, 2023, due to the resignation of Carlton Phillips.
  • Consider action to accept the resignation of the following: – Unanimously Approved
    • Taylor Cross, Corrections Officer, effective November 15, 2023.
  • Consent Agenda – Unanimously Approved
    • Budget Amendment Requests.
      • Police
        • Increase Account No. 10-02-6101-00-70335 in the amount of $32.12 for restitution.
    • Purchases Over $7,500.00.
      • Fire
        • $12,555.00 to Operative IQ for Opioid Inventory Software. (Opioid Monies)
      • Police
        • $36,770.57 to ThermoFisher Scientific for the purchase of a TruNarc Test Equipment. (Opioid Monies) (GSA Contract No. GS-07F-6099R)
    • Disposition of Surplus Property.
      • PARD
        • Decal No. 5775 – Dell Precision 390 Tower, Serial No. 80045-546-204-540 – scrap.
      • Utility Maintenance
        • Decal No. 743 – Natural Gas Detector – scrap.
  • Public comments for general items. – None
  • Council Member Remarks.
    • Councilman Taylor hoped that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
  • Mayor’s report.
  • Adjournment – Unanimously Approved

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