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Posted on: October 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 10-19-2020 City Council Work Session Meeting Agenda Overview

10-19-2020 COW Meeting

The Gulf Shores City Council Work Session meeting, also known as a Committee of the Whole meeting, will be held on Monday, October 19, at 4 p.m. at the Erie Hall Meyer Civic Center.

This meeting is open to public attendance. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Questions and comments will be taken in person at the meeting. Meetings will also be streamed live via Facebook for viewing only. All comments or questions must be presented in person. 

As a reminder, City Council Work Sessions and City Council meetings alternate each Monday. During work session meetings, City staff members have the opportunity to present agenda items to the Mayor and Council to review, discuss and hear from residents. The following Monday at the city council meeting, the Mayor and Council take action on these items and votes to approve or deny these requests.

Please see the following summary of noteworthy agenda items that will be discussed during the work session below:

  • BOARD APPOINTMENT – Discuss the proposed reappointment of Paula Teipel as a board member and Steve Jones as City Council representative to the Library Advisory Board.

  • TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT FUNDING  Environmental/grants coordinator, Dan Bond, to propose a recommendation of approval for staff to pursue ATRIP II Grant funding from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) in the amount of $2M for traffic infrastructure improvements along State HWY 59 From Cotton Creek Dr. to County Road 8. This grant will be used for traffic infrastructure improvements from Cotton Creek Dr. to County Road 8, including access management, a third southbound lane and intersection improvements.

  • DEBRIS MONITORING CONTRACT – City engineer, Mark Acreman, to propose a recommendation of approval for the City’s contract with Thompson Consulting Services, LLC to perform debris monitoring services following a natural or manmade disaster in an amount not to exceed $400,000.

  • DISASTER RECOVERY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE GRANT SERVICES CONTRACT – City engineer, Mark Acreman, to propose a recommendation of approval for the proposal from Hagerty Consulting, Inc. to provide Disaster Recovery and Emergency Response Grant Services. These services will assist the City with Hurricane Sally recovery with FEMA and AEMA coordination and authorize the Mayor to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $450,000.

  • MUNICIPAL COURT – Administrative Law Judge and court clerk, Kenneth McKenzie, to present the proposed 2021 Municipal Court Dates for the City of Gulf Shores.

  • PUBLIC ASSEMBLY PERMIT – Recreation and cultural affairs director, Grant Brown, to propose a recommendation of approval for the Assembly Permit Application submitted by Philip Bryant to host the 2020-2021 Gulf Coast Region of USA Volleyball Beach Series. 

To see the entire agenda, please visit

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