Council Minutes – 1/25/24

Prior to the Council Meeting, the official swearing in ceremony was held for Mayor Hezikiah
Walker, Jr. and Robert Busby with their oath of office being performed by Judge Valerie Hicks
Hale. State Representative Matt Woods also presented a proclamation in honor of Mayor
Walker during this ceremony.

The Council of the City of Dora, Alabama met in the Dora Civic Center at 6:00 p.m. We were led in prayer by Bishop Phillip Walker. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Walker.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Walker. Roll call was taken by Stacy Turner.

Present at the meeting were David Box, Chris Edwards, George Sides, Jr., Gary Thomas, Robert Busby and Mayor Walker. Norman Holt and Randy Spears were absent. A quorum was in attendance.

Item #5- Approval of the Minutes – The minutes of the January 11, 2024 regular meeting
minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by George Sides, Jr. to accept the minutes as
written. The motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #6 – Old Business –None.

Item #7-Bill List-George Sides, Jr. made a motion to approve the bill list dated January 24,2024. David Box seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #8—Ordinance #2-2024-Bretford J. Griffin Annexation–The proposed ordinance has been posted for the required number of days in the Daily Mountain Eagle and public can be heard at this point regarding proposed annexation. No comments were made by the public. Chris Edwards made a motion to accept Ordinance #1-2024 to annex Bretford Griffin’s property into City Limits of Dora. The motion was seconded by George Sides, Jr. All in favor and the motion carried.

Mayor Walker opened the floor for public comments. A representative from American
Legionnaire Post 23 congratulated Mayor Walker. Mayor Walker mentioned he would like to
schedule workshops in the future with council members. Gary Thomas made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Mayor Walker seconded the motion.

All in favor and meeting was adjourned.