THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014, BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER.
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 ANY QUESTIONS.
City Council Regular Meeting
November 11, 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
City Hall Building
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the November 11, 2014, 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
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the meeting held on October 28, 2014. Documents
B. Resolutions making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or unfortified wine at the Asheville City Market
on December 6 and 13, 2014. Documents
C. Budget amendment, in the amount of $101,107.33 to budget in the Special Revenue Fund for additional anticipated reimbursements from
the Federal Emergency Management Agency and N.C. Dept. of Public Safety for the declared disaster that occurred in July of 2013. Documents
D.1. Resolution accepting 2014 Emergency Solutions Grant funds from the State of North Carolina in order to fund local agencies. Documentes
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $194,492, to establish a budget for the grant in the City’s Special Revenue Fund.
E. Resolution authorizing additional subordination of loans made to Mountain Housing Opportunities for the Eagle Market Place Project. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City of Asheville to be the local government partner for the Asheville Area Arts Council's Application of the
2015 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the standardization purchase of Safariland ballistic vests for consistency in operation and functionality in the
Asheville Police Department. Documents
H.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with NHM Constructors, LLC, for the Finalee Avenue Retaining
Wall Construction Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $386,403, from debt proceeds to fully fund costs associated with the Finalee Avenue
Retaining Wall Construction Project.
I.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Armen Construction, LLC, for the Shiloh Road Sidewalk
Improvements Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $73,550, from savings in other sidewalk projects, for the Shiloh Road Sidewalk Improvements
J. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey an easement over a portion of City-owned property at Johnston Boulevard to
Duke Energy Progress Inc. Documents
K.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant from the N.C. Dept. of Public Safety for the purchase of equipment to
be used by the Hazardous Materials Regional Response Team 6 - Asheville. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $27,400, from the the N.C. Dept. of Public Safety for the purchase of equipment to be used
by the Hazardous Materials Regional Response Team 6 - Asheville.
L.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program to fund
year 2 of the multi-jurisdictional DWI Task Force. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $411,331, from the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program to fund year 2 of the multi-
jurisdictional DWI Task Force.
M.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Henderson County to lease a bus. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $143,600.40, to set the budget to purchase a replacement Compressed Natural Gas bus
for Henderson County’s transit system.
N. Report on one-year update on Unified Development Ordinance agricultural amendment. Documents
O. Motion authorizing the Mayor to sign a letter to support action to help stop global warming. Fact Sheet
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. ABC Board 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 substantial amendment to the 2014-2015 Consolidated Annual Action Plan for Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Funds to grant additional funds for (1) Homelessness Prevention and Rapid
Rehousing Program; (2) Shiloh Taft Avenue Single-Family Home Construction Program (3) Rural Housing Rehabilitation
Program; (4) East Haven Apartments Affordable Housing Development in Swannanoa; and (5) Mud Creek Villages
Affordable Housing Development in Hendersonville. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of 593 Azalea Road from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density
District to Office District/Conditional Zoning to allow an existing residential structure to be used for office space for Asheville-
Buncombe Youth Soccer Association. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of 6 lots on Klepper Drive from RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium
Density District to RM-8/CZ Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District/Conditional Zoning for road construction,
modifications and flexible development request for lot size. Documents
D. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of property off Fairview Road from Urban Village District to Urban Place
District/Conditional Zoning for the development of a mixed use project containing apartments and retail, with modifications
to parking standards found in Section 7-8-26 of the Unified Development Ordinance. - The applicant has requested a
continuance until December 9, 2014.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
- ABC Board Documents
- Noise Ordinance Appeals Board Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: