THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016, 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 MEETING FOR YOUR CONTINUED REVIEW.
PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.
October 25, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the October 25, 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
- October 25, 2016, as "Hispanic Restaurateur Day"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on September 27, 2016. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to to enter into a three year general services agreement with Genuine Parts Company for Water
Resources Inventory Management. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction agreement with Gilbert Engineering Company for the William DeBruhl
Water Treatment Plant Bulk Caustic Tank Replacement Project. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a multi-year general services agreement with Asheville Ford to provide service to the City
for light vehicle maintenance. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a multi-year general services agreement with Carolina Tractor & Equipment Co. Inc. to
provide service to the City for heavy vehicle and equipment maintenance. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a multi-year general services agreement with Atlantic Emergency Solutions Inc. to
provide service to the City for heavy fire equipment maintenance. Documents
G. Budget amendment, in the amount of $55,150, from the US Dept. of Justice, for the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant - Local Solicitation.
H.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with U.S. Dept. of Justice to accept awarded funds for the Ballistic Vest
Partnership Program. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $21,022, from the U.S. Dept. of Justice, for the Ballistic Vest Partnership Program.
I. Resolution setting a public hearing on November 8, 2016, to consider a land use incentive grant for the Skyland Exchange (Hathaway
Development LLC). Documents
J. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to implement a fare-free day on November 8, 2016, in order to increase opportunities for voters on
election day. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing a lease agreement with Henderson County for a transit vehicle. Documents
L. Budget amendment, in the amount of $479,717, from the Federal Transit Administration to set up the project budgets for the Enhanced Mobility
of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Federal grant, Section 5310. Documents
M. Resolution authorizing the City of Asheville Fire Department to apply for a grant from the US Dept. of Homeland Security to obtain funding for
Structural Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment, and to accept grant funding if awarded. Documents
N. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey an easement on Martin Luther King Jr. Park to BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC, d/b/a
AT&T for utility purposes. Documents
O. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and receive funds from the N.C. Dept. of Transportation 2017 Bicycle and Pedestrian
Planning Grant Program for the Swannanoa River Greenway Corridor - Phase Two study. Documents
P. Budget amendment, in the amount of $40,000, from the Asheville Downtown Association, for the Lexington Avenue Public Art Project. Documents
II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Haywood Street Planning Process
1. Facilitator's Report Documents
2. Consideration of Advisory Committee Recommendations for Short Term Use Documents
B. Effective Communication for Projects and Programs, George Washington Carver Edible Park Update Documents
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 a land use incentive grant for Simpson Street (Beaucatcher Commons LLC). Documents
B. Public hearing to consider amendment to Chapter 7 of the Unified Development Ordinance to remove the signage plan application process. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Downtown Public Space Management - Street Performances High Impact Areas Documents
· Ordinance amending Chapter 16 of the Code of Ordinance for the selling, entertaining and dining ordinance related to street performances
and adding a new Appendix H to create two high impact areas in the downtown for street performers.
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: ABC Board; CrimeStoppers; Historic Resources Commission; Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee; HUB Community Economic Development Alliance; Neighborhood Advisory Committee (must be in 28806 or 28728 zip code); Public Art and Cultural Commission; Recreation Board; and Soil Erosion/Stormwater Review Committee. Deadline is Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5839 for an application form.