Each week, the governing bodies in the City of Tuscaloosa hold meetings to discuss municipal business. Before the entire council convenes, various committees meet to discuss certain topics.

The following are a few of the topics to be discussed today.

Proclamations

Declaring the week of September 20- 26, 2020 to be "Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week."

Public hearings are set for the following:

  • Adopting Zoning Amendment No. 1433 to amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to Chapter 24.
  • Adopting Zoning Amendment No. 1434 to amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to Chapter 24, renaming University Area Neighborhoods ( UAN) to University Residential District (URD).
  • Adopting Zoning Amendment No. 1437 to amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to Chapter 24, Section 24-5, adding new definition for student -oriented housing development.
  • Adopting Zoning Amendment No. 1435 to amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to Chapter 24, pertaining to bonus height provisions.
  • Adopting Zoning Amendment No. 1436 to amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to Chapter 24, Section 24-223( b) and ( c), removing 4 and 5 bedrooms per unit in apartment/ multifamily.

Resolutions and ordinances not of a general nature or permanent operation: 

  • Authorizing the Office of Community and Neighborhood Services to make and advertise a substantial budget and program amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan of the City's Five -Year 2015- 2019 Consolidated Plan for Community Planning and Development Programs.
  • Tentatively awarding a public works contract to K & A Builders, Inc. for the Concrete Slab for Bulk Storage at the Ed Love Water Treatment Plan Project; total: $ 126,000.00.
  • Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Volkert, Inc. for engineering and related services for the 9th Street Median and 36th Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project; total: not to exceed $ 52,215.00.
  • Authorizing the Mayor to execute a terminable aerial right-of-way easement to GEDR Union on Frank LLC across a city alley between lots 1 & 2 block 5 and lot 1 block 6 of the Tuscaloosa & Castle Hill Real Estate & Manufacturing Company subdivision for an elevated covered open - side pedestrian sky bridge.
  • Authorizing the Mayor' s signature regarding the cooperative maintenance agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation concerning certain permits.
  • Authorizing the Mayor to execute agency funding contracts for calendar year 2021.
  • Ratifying the Mayor' s signature regarding the cooperative maintenance agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation concerning permits  to improve Jack Warner Parkway.
  • Authorizing binding coverage and payment of premium for certain insurance coverage; annual premium: not to exceed $5,062.00.
  • Adopting the 6th amendment to the Fiscal 2020 General Reserve for Future Improvement Fund budget.
  • Adopting the 6th amendment to the Fiscal 2020 Water and Sewer Reserve for Future Improvement Fund budget.
  • Adopting the 74th amendment to the Public Works Capital Fund budget.

Items to be introduced:

  • Amending Ordinance No. 8948 declaring a temporary moratorium on building permits and land development permits for multi -family, student mega complex developments.  (may be adopted by unanimous consent following introduction)
  • Adopting the 19th amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 General Fund Budget. (may be adopted by unanimous consent following introduction)
  • Adopting the 4th amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 Elevate Tuscaloosa Fund Budget.  ( may be adopted by unanimous consent following introduction)
  • Suspending pay plan step raises for Fiscal Year 2021.  ( may be adopted by unanimous consent following introduction)
  • Adopting the Fiscal Year 2021 General Fund Budget.  ( may be adopted by unanimous consent following introduction)

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