Regular Session Minutes of the
Council of the City of Dora, Alabama
March 9, 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 Norman Holt. 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, Gary Thomas, Hezikiah Walker, Jr. and Mayor Stephens. Randy Spears was absent. A quorum was in attendance.
Item #5— Approval of the Minutes – The minutes of the February 23, 2023 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by George Sides, Jr. to accept the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by Gary Thomas. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #6 – Old Business –We are awaiting the survey for Chris Wise property. Once the survey is received, Chris will have the property appraised.
Item #7— Bill List – A motion was made by George Sides, Jr. to approve the bill lists dated March 7, 2023. Motion was seconded by Chris Edwards. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #8 – Departmental Reports – A motion was made by George Sides, Jr. to approve February 2023 Department Reports A-G. Motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #9 –Ordinance #1-2023-Alawest Annexation–The proposed ordinance has been posted for the required amount of days in the Daily Mountain Eagle and the public can be heard at this point regarding proposed annexation. No comments were made from the public at this time. David Box made a motion to accept Ordinance #1-2023 to annex Alawest property in to the City Limits of Dora. The motion was seconded by Chris Edwards
Roll Call Vote: Gary Thomas- Yes; Hezikiah Walker, Jr.-Yes; Mayor Stephens-Yes; David Box-Yes; Norman Holt-Yes; Chris Edwards-Yes; George Sides, Jr.-Yes. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #10 – Lake Improvement-Nelson Engineering Fees – Chris Edwards made a motion to accept the engineering fees totaling $34,000 for field surveys, plans/specs, bidding phase, construction observation and engineering to Nelson Engineering for the lake improvement project. Gary Thomas seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #11-Park Department Request – Gary Thomas made a motion to purchase lids for the garbage cans for the park for a total of $955.94 from Tree Top Products. David Box seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.
Item #12-Playground Handicap Concrete Sidewalk- We have received one bid from a concrete finisher to pour a handicap sidewalk leading to the playground to the handicap swing. Only one quote has been received. David Box made a motion to table this item until additional bids are received. Hezekiah Walker, Jr. seconded the motion. Item tabled.
David Box made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Chris Edwards seconded the motion. All in favor and meeting was adjourned.