Prior to the formal meeting, City Council will be holding pre-arranged interviews beginning at 3:50 p.m. in Room 209
of City Hall.
January 24, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the January 24, 2017, regular meeting of the City Council. Information regarding City employees is governed by N.C. Gen. Stat. sec. 160A-168 – Council does not consider personnel matters in open session. At the conclusion of this agenda the meeting will be open for the presentation of other matters by members of Council and the public. Public comment will not be taken on items as to which no Council action will be taken at this meeting, including those items listed as reports or presentations or as discussion items. When Council action is anticipated as to any matter, it will be placed on a Council agenda for consideration, and public comment will be taken at that time.
Pledge of Allegiance
- Proclamation proclaiming February 12, 2017, as "International Darwin Day"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on January 10, 2017. Documents
B. Resolution appointing the Transit Committee Chairperson, or the Chairperson’s designee, to serve as the Urban Transit Representative on the
French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization Board. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a donation by the Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club of an Audio Frequency Induction Loop
System for use in the Council Chamber. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey a quit claim deed to Omkar Hotels Inc. for any claim that the City has on real property located
at 1103 Brevard Road and Stradley Mountain Road. Documents
E.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, reimbursement grant funds for a Plug-in Electric Vehicle
Charging Station in the Rankin Parking Deck. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $10,000, from Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, for a Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Station in the Rankin
F. Resolution amending the City Council 2017 meeting schedule as follows: (1) City Council will hold a worksession to hear an update on the
implementation of the bonds on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. in the First Floor North Conference Room of City Hall, Asheville, N.C.;
(2) City Council will hold a joint worksession with the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.
at 200 College Street, Asheville, N.C.; and (3) City Council will hold their annual retreat on Friday, February 17, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
in Overlook Hall (300 Field Drive) at the UNC-Asheville Campus, Asheville, N.C. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with Civil Design Concept, PA, for the Carrier Park Velodrome
Safety Project. Documents
H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a construction agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway Company related to the construction
of the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project. Documents
I. Budget amendment, in the amount of $27,582, from the N.C. Dept. of Revenue, for supplemental Public, Educational and Governmental
Access Channel funding. Documents
J. Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Manager to sign an amendment to the 2012 Municipal Records Retention and Disposition
II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Asheville Police Department Update
B. Comprehensive Plan Progress Documents Assessment Report
CITY COUNCIL HAS ESTABLISHED THE FOLLOWING TIME LIMITS FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:
- APPLICANTS HAVE UP TO TEN MINUTES TO COMPLETE A PRESENTATION.
- ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS ARE LIMITED TO AGENDA ITEMS WITH PRESENTATION MATERIALS PROVIDED PRIOR TO THE MEETING BY
CITY STAFF, APPLICANTS, OR ORGANIZED OPPOSITION.
- INDIVIDUALS HAVE UP TO THREE MINUTES TO SPEAK TO CITY COUNCIL.
- A PERSON REPRESENTING A GROUP OF THREE OR MORE PERSONS (NOT INCLUDING THE SPEAKER) PRESENT IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER
HAS UP TO 10 MINUTES TO ADDRESS CITY COUNCIL.
- PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ANY ITEM MAY NOT EXCEED ONE HOUR.
- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROVIDED IN HARD COPY AND/OR WRITTEN FORM.
IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Public hearing to consider rezoning 4 Scottish Circle, 6 Scottish Circle, 8 Scottish Circle, 9 Scottish Circle, 11 Scottish Circle, 15 Scottish Circle
and a portion of right-of-way of Scottish Circle from Office II District to RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District. Documents
B. Quasi-judicial hearing on conditional use permit application for an eight-story, 185 room, 178,412 square foot hotel with on-site parking located
at 192 Haywood Street. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Confirmation of Asheville City Board of Education Interview Questions
B. Resolution appointing a member to the Asheville-Buncombe Historic Resources Commission. Documents
C. Resolution appointing members to the Asheville Area Riverfront Redevelopment Commission. Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
ASHEVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCIES - Deadline is Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5839 for an application form.
OTHER BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee (seat is for a homeless or formerly homeless individual); Board of Electrical Examiners (seat is for a licensed engineer) and Transit Committee. Deadline is Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.