Regular Session Minutes of the
Council of the City of Dora, Alabama
February 23, 2023
The Council of the City of Dora, Alabama met in the Dora Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. We
were led in prayer by Mayor Stephens. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Stephens.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Stephens. Roll call was taken by Stacy Turner.
Present at the meeting were David Box, George Sides, Jr., Norman Holt, Chris Edwards, Randy
Spears, Gary Thomas, Hezikiah Walker, Jr. and Mayor Stephens were present. A quorum was in attendance.
Item#5- Approval of Minutes- The minutes of the February 9, 2023 were reviewed. A motion
was made by George Sides, Jr. to accept the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by Chris Edwards. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #6 – Old Business –None.
Item #7— Bill List – A motion was made by Randy Spears to approve the bill lists dated
February 21, 2023. Motion was seconded by Norman Holt. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #8 –Magistrate Classes– Randy Spears made a motion to approve the magistrate to attend the AL Administrative Office of Courts Class in Birmingham for $210.00. David Box seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #9 – Park Department Request–Chris Edwards made a motion to purchase a changing
message sidewalk sign and letter kit to advertise for Dora Park and Rec activities for $639.95 plus tax. Randy Spears seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #10-Lake Development– George Sides, Jr. made a motion to begin the bid process to
begin the lake development project. The estimate from Nelson Engineering for $343,000 was reviewed which includes entrance road work, a paved asphalt parking area, gravel walking path to the lake, an asphalt road to maintenance building, concrete work along Sharon Blvd, a 60×28 pavilion which includes women’s and men’s restrooms with two stalls each, septic system, water and power lines to pavilion. Chris Edwards seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #11-Ordinance #1-2023- First Reading of Ordinance #1-2023 Alawest Annexation. Mayor
Stephens presented the petition from Alawest-AL, LLC for annexation into the City of Dora.
Chris Edwards made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Gary Thomas seconded the motion.
All in favor and meeting was adjourned.