Alabaster council approves bid to repave 19 streets

ALABASTER – The Alabaster City Council approved a bid for a 19-street repaving project at its meeting on Monday, June 17.

Out of four responsive bids, the council awarded the project to Central Alabama Asphalt and Construction Co. with a bid of $473,136. The city budgeted $300,000 for the paving project and has $140,863 available in its Bond Subdivision Forfeiture account that can be used to offset the cost of the project.

A start date for the project has not been set yet. The following streets are on the city’s paving list:

-Fox Valley Drive
-Lace Avenue
-Crider Road
-Red Bay Drive
-Red Bay Trail
-Red Bay Cove
-Scenic Lake Drive
-Scenic Lake Cove
-Mountain Lake Drive
-Mountain Lake Trail
-Heather Lane
-Mitch Lane
-Sugar Hill Lane
-Hill Spun Road
-Wisteria Drive
-Wisteria Lane
-Fox Valley Highland Drive
-Fox Valley Highland Circle
-Limestone Park Drive

In other business, the council:

-Authorized a request from the Medical Clinic Board to increase the annual bond issuance to $40 million for fiscal year 2019.
-Awarded the bid for youth cheer and football uniforms to Varsity Sports at a cost of $161.75 per youth cheer uniform, $91.25 per youth football uniform and $93.25 per adult football uniform.
-Authorized Mayor Handlon to sign an agreement with CSX for right-of-way work relating to sewer work needed near 717 U.S. 31.
-Authorized Mayor Handlon to sign a $6,082 annual contract with ESO Solutions for software and support for the Alabaster Fire Department’s cloud-based call tracking and reporting system.
-Held a public hearing for the rezoning of property located on the east side of Alabama 119 and north of Fulton Springs Road from B-3 to I (Institutional).
-Held a public hearing for the pre-zoning of city-owned property located off Alabama 119 from MR to I (Institutional).
-Held a public hearing to alter and rearrange the corporate limits of the city, annexing a tract of land into the city with I (Institutional) zoning, with no additional conditions.
-Held a public hearing regarding the amendment of city’s litter ordinance.