Council Minutes

Monday, March 5,2018

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.


Work Session:

Mayor opened the Work Session andasked if there were any comments from the Public. Under Public Comment, therewere no requests to speak.

Agenda Items were discussed.

Reports of:

Boards & Committees-None

Chamber of Commerce Report-Gerry Purcell, Exec. Dir., announced this yearís business expowill be held in downtown on May 5, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. It willinclude outdoor booths, a car show, fashion show, music and possible kids zone.


Monday, March 5,2018

Wetumpka City Hall

6:15 p.m.


The Council of the City of Wetumpkaheld a work session prior to the First Regular Meeting in March on Monday, March5, 2018. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jerry Willis; and called onCouncil-member Gantt to give the Invocation. The Mayor asked Council-member Washingtonto lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Upon a Roll Call the following werepresent along with Mayor Willis: Kevin Robbins, Lewis E. Washington, Sr.,Lynnes S. Justiss, Steve Gantt and Greg Jones. Those present include ReginaEdwards-Staff Attorney, Tiffany Robinson-City Clerk, Major Greg Benton, WPD, alongwith department heads; staff members, and citizens of Wetumpka.

Council-member Gantt offered a motionto approve the minutes of the Council Meeting held on Tuesday, February 20,2018 because of the Presidentís Day Monday holiday. The motion was seconded by Council-memberWashington with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Therewas no Old Business to come before the Council.

Under New Business,was permission to award the street sweeping bid to American Sweeping atdesignated locations within the corporate city limits for one (1) year with two(2) year additional renewals for an amount of $3915.68/cycle. After a briefdiscussion, Council-member Gantt offered a motion to approve. The motion wasseconded by Council-member Jones. The vote was favorable with a Vote of 4-1.Council-member Washington was in opposition to the motion.


The motionpassed.


            The second item under New Business is approval ofresolution-2018-3-5-1, to update documentation of the Title VI Plan in FederalPrograms for ALDOT.



Resolution No. 2018-3-5-1

Resolution No.2015-11-2-1 renews

Resolution No.2015-3-2-1

Documentation of TitleVI Plan in Federal Programs


WHEREAS, the City of Wetumpka is a recipient of federal financialassistance from the Alabama Department of Transportation in support of transitservices which imposes certain obligations upon the recipient, includingcomplying with the Title VI federal requirements; and


WHEREAS, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibitsdiscrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin in programs andactivities receiving federal financial assistance; and


WHEREAS, the City of Wetumpka commits to assure that no personshall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, as provided byTitle VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Restoration Actof 1987 (PL 100.259), be excluded from participation in, denied the benefitsof, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activityregardless of the funding source;


NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the City Council of the City ofWetumpka as follows:

        The City Council approves the proposed Title VIProgram in order to comply with the

Title VI federalrequirements.

        The Director of Prime Time 55+, in his/hercapacity, will serve as the Title VI Officer and

is authorized to revise and update the planas necessary.


Adopted this, the 2nd day of November, 2015.

Updated this, the 5th day ofMarch, 2018


Signature: _______________________________

                                                                                                     Jerry Willis, Mayor



                Tiffany Robinson, City Clerk


Draft copies of the resolutionwere made available in the Council packets.


Resolution 2018-3-5-1 wasoffered by Council-member Robbins. The motion was seconded by Council-memberWashington. The Council voted unanimously in favor of the motion.


Resolution No. 2018-3-5-1 isapproved.


            Brett Currenton with the EAA, Chapter 822 requestedpermission for Airport Appreciation Day and Young Eagle Event at WetumpkaMunicipal Airport on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The motion to approve wasoffered by Council-member Justiss. The motion was seconded by Council-memberJones with the council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.


There were nofurther announcements to come before the Council.


Upon a motionby Council-member Gantt, the meeting was adjourned at 6:20 p.m.

Approved by Council on the ≠≠≠≠≠≠≠≠≠____day of ___________, 20.




                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor



Signed: _____________________

            TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk