Mountain Brook City Council Approves Agreements With Nonprofits
Mountain Brook City Council passed a resolution earlier this week authorizing one-year service agreements between the city and several Birmingham-area nonprofits.
The agreements – approved on Monday September 27 – are with the following organizations:
- All In Mountain Brook, a non-profit organization that seeks to tackle the issues and issues that put the lives of young people in Mountain Brook at risk. The contract is for $ 10,000.
- Birmingham Zoo, a major cultural and tourist attraction located next to the village of Mountain Brook, will receive $ 10,000 from the city.
- The Birmingham Botanical Society, part of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens near Mountain Brook Village, will receive $ 10,000. Among other services, the company will offer possibilities for school trips.
- The Jefferson Blount St. Clair Mental Health Authority, which provides mental health services to residents of Mountain Brook, will receive $ 2,100.
- The Prescott House Child Advocacy Center will receive $ 5,000 under its contract with the city. The center assists the Mountain Brook Police Department by providing services such as forensic interviews, counseling, team review, court preparation and court support in all cases involving allegations of child abuse. ‘children, child sexual abuse and child witnesses of violent crime.
The agreements cover fiscal year 2022, which began October 1 and ends September 30, 2022.
The council passed a resolution authorizing the execution of an engagement letter for the financial and compliance audit of the city for the fiscal year which runs until September 30. The audit will be carried out by Birmingham film accountant Carr Riggs & Ingram.
Members voted in favor of a 3.5% pay hike for seven workers at the Parks and Recreation Commission and the Public Works Department. The council voted Sept. 27 to approve a 3.5% cost of living increase for all other city employees.
Among other business, council passed two resolutions thanking former members of municipal councils or their service.
A resolution expressed gratitude to Bryan Helms, who sat on the finance committee.
Another thanked Simeon Johnson, who served on the Board of Lands