Current Meeting Agenda

  


THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 6, BEGINNING AT 5 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.

BELOW PLEASE FIND THE COMPLETE ON-LINE AGENDA FROM COUNCIL'S LAST FORMAL MEETING.

PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.


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Prior to the formal meeting on August 9, City Council will be holding pre-arranged interviews for a seat on the Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment beginning at 4:14 p.m. in Room 209 of City Hall.

 

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Regular Meeting 

August 9, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

   AGENDA  Agenda

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the August 9, 2016, 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

I.   PROCLAMATIONS:

II.   CONSENT AGENDA:

A.         Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on July 26, 2016.   Documents

B.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a one-year contract extension with Rivertop Contracting Inc. for the Downtown Cleaning
            Project.   Documents

C.        Resolution authorizing the City Manager to acquire and accept an easement needed to install two signal poles for a traffic light at Victoria
            Road and Fernihurst Drive.   Documents

D.        Resolution authorizing the Mayor to adopt the Buncombe-Madison Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Documents    Hazard Mitigation Plan

E.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Patton Construction Group Inc. for the Concrete Maintenance and
             Americans with Disabilities Act Improvements Project.   Documents

F.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville to fund and continue
            the Asheville Police Department Public Housing Unit.   Documents

G.        Resolutions authorizing the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages and/or unfortified wine at the following events:   Documents

             1.         Clips Beer & Film tour on August 26, 2016
             2.         Brewgrass Festival on September 17, 2016
             3.         RiverMusic on September 9, 2016 and October 7, 2016

 H.        Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design in order to fund an Artspace
             Market and Feasibility Analysis.   Documents

II.        Presentations and Reports:  None.

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.         General Obligation Bond Referendum   Documents

              1.         Public hearing on Bond Order authorizing the issuance of $32,000,000 of General Obligation Transportation Bonds of the City of Asheville,
                          North Carolina
              2.         Adoption of Transportation Bond Order without change or amendment and direct the City Clerk   to publish notice of adoption of the Bond
                          Order entitled "Bond Order authorizing the issuance of $32,000,000 of General Obligation Transportation Bonds of the City of Asheville,
                          North Carolina"
               3.        Public hearing on Bond Order authorizing the issuance of $25,000,000 of General Obligation Housing Bonds of the City of Asheville,
                          North Carolina
               4.       Adoption of Housing Bond Order without change or amendment and direct the City Clerk to publish notice of adoption of the Bond
                         Order entitled "Bond Order authorizing the issuance of $25,000,000 of General Obligation Housing Bonds of the City of Asheville,
                          North Carolina"
               5.       Public hearing on Bond Order authorizing the issuance of $17,000,000 of General Obligation Parks and Recreation Bonds of the City of
                         Asheville, North Carolina
               6.      Adoption of Parks and Recreation Bond Order without change or amendment and direct the City Clerk to publish notice of adoption
                        of the Bond Order entitled "Bond Order authorizing the issuance of $17,000,000 of General Obligation Parks and Recreation Bonds of
                        the City of Asheville, North Carolina"
                7.     Resolution setting a special bond referendum and directing publication of notice of a special bond referendum and notification of the
                        Buncombe County Board of Elections.

B.         Public hearing to consider an amendment to Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances to establish requirements for utility substations.  - This public
            hearing will be continued until September 6, 2016.


V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
 None.

VI.  NEW BUSINESS:  

A.          Resolution appointing a member to the Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment.   Documents

VII.  INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:  

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES:  Affordable Housing Advisory Committee; Recreation Board; and Tourism Development Authority (must be an owner or operator of a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast or vacation rental management company with less than 100 rental units).  Deadline is Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.  

 

 

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