THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
BELOW PLEASE FIND THE ENTIRE ON-LINE AGENDA FROM COUNCIL'S LAST MEETING FOR YOUR CONTINUED REVIEW.
PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.
August 25, 2015 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the August 25, 2015, 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 August 25, 2015, as the 75th Anniversary of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville
- Proclamation proclaiming September 18, 2015, as "Asheville Buncombe Time Capsule Day"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on July 28, 2015. Documents
B.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept scholarship funds from Raftelis Foundation Elementary Scholarship for a stormwater educational
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $1,000, from the Raftelis Foundation Elementary Education Scholarship for stormwater educational program.
C. Resolution authorizing the City of Asheville to be the local government partner for the Asheville Area Arts Council grant application to the National
Endowment for the Arts 2016 Our Town grant. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a change order with Cavanaugh and Associates, P.A., for the Vault Renewals and District Metering
Areas Zone Metering Project. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for the North Carolina Appalachian Regional Commission Emerging Opportunities Grant Program.
F. Resolutions authorizing the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages and/or unfortified wine at the following events: Documents
1. Lexington Avenue Arts & Fun Festival on September 6, 2015
2. Oktoberfest on October 10, 2015
3. Howlin Halloween on October 31, 2015
G. Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to Spirit Communication for installation of telecommunications facilities in the public right-of-way of the
City of Asheville. Documents
H.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Patton Construction Group Inc. for the Haywood Road Multimodal Improvements
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $82,128, from debt proceeds, for the Haywood Road Multimodal Improvements Project.
I.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a change order with ColeJenest & Stone for the Craven Street Improvements Project.
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $195,052.50, from debt proceeds, for the Craven Street Improvements Project.
J.1. Resolution ratifying an Agreement with Patton Construction Group for emergency repairs to a failed drainage system on City-owned real property located
at 174 S. Charlotte Street. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $190,233, with 50% of the funding coming from White Labs and the remaining amount coming from reserves in the
Stormwater Fund and the Water Resources Fund, for emergency repairs to a failed drainage system on City-owned real property located at 174 S.
K. Resolution authorizing the City Manager enter into a contract with Rivertop Contracting Inc. for the Downtown Cleaning project for Fiscal Year 2016.
L.1 Resolution to accept additional Emergency Solutions Grant funds to expand existing Rapid Rehousing Program. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $40,188, from the Emergency Solutions Grant, for the Rapid Rehousing Programs.
M. Budget amendment, in the amount of $9,421.10, from insurance recovery funds, for a damaged bus shelter located at the corner of Merrimon Avenue
and Larchmont Road. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. Mayor's Committee for Veterans Affairs
B. Legislative Update
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 conditional zoning on property at 39 Elm Street from Community Business II District to Community Business II District/
Conditional Zoning, with conditions to building size, impervious area and setback, for the construction of a 5-story hotel with parking. - Applicant has
requested continuance to November 10, 2015.
B. Public hearing to consider conditional zoning property located at 960 and 966 Tunnel Road from RM-6 Residential Multi-Family Low Density District
and Office District/Conditional Zoning to Community Business 1 District/Conditional Zoning to allow the operation of offices and other uses within two
existing structures. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider amending Sections 7-2-5, 7-8-1, 7-16-1(c)(9) and 7-18-2(b) of the Unified Development Ordinance relating to the definition of
“Homestay” and the districts in which Homestays are permitted in the Table of Permitted Uses; the standards required for Homestays which are
designated as a use by right subject to special standards. Documents
D. Public hearing to consider amending Section 7-18-2(b) of the Unified Development Ordinance relating to the civil penalties for violations of the
City’s ordinances relating to the use of residential structures for a Lodging Use. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution naming the US Cellular Center Lobby as the "Jan Davis Lobby." Documents
B. Confirm Planning & Zoning Commission candidate essay questions. Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
Applications are being accepted for the Planning & Zoning Commission. That deadline is Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.
IN ADDITION, Applications are being accepted for the following: HUB Community Economic Development Alliance; Recreation Board; and Tourism Development Authority (owner or operator of hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation with more than 100 rental units). Deadline is Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.