THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015, BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, 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 ANY QUESTIONS.
City Council Regular Meeting
December 9, 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
City Hall Building
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the December 9, 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 November 11, 2014. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with CH Security for the security services in the City's parking garages. Documents
C. Resolution adopting the 2015 City Council Meeting Schedule, including the City Council annual retreat on January 30 & 31, 2015, beginning 8:30 a.m.
in the Banquet Hall of the U.S. Cellular Center. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing a public hearing to be held on January 13, 2015, to consider an economic development incentive grant for Linamar. Documents
E.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction agreement with Moore and Son Inc. for the Beaucatcher Tank Waterline
Improvement Area Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $372,950, from savings in other capital projects that were completed under budget, for the Beaucatcher
Tank Waterline Improvement Area Project.
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Carolina Cornerstone Construction for renovation work at the Stephens-Lee
Recreation Center. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with American Seating Company for the replacement of the McCormick Field
H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Waste Pro of North Carolina Inc., to provide bulk container refuse and
recycling collection services at City facilities. Documents
I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Field Construction Services, Inc. for the installation of a new irrigation system
on the back nine holes at the Asheville Municipal Golf Course. Documents
J. Budget amendment, in the amount of $7,786, from the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services, for Senior Center General Purpose Funding for
Fiscal Year 2014-15. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a donation from the Asheville Downtown Association of the stage canopy at Pack Square Park.
L. Technical budget amendment in each of the City’s annual operating funds to appropriate from restricted fund balance the required budget
authorization for prior year contracts, purchase orders, and other carry-over appropriations that rolled forward to Fiscal Year 2014-15. Documents
M. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Supplemental Utility Agreement with N.C. Dept. of Transportation for the relocation and
adjustment of municipally owned waterlines within the I-26 / NC 280 (Airport Road) interchange project area. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. Presentation of the external audit of the Fiscal Year 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Documents 2014 CAFR
B. Quarterly Financial 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 an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance regarding residential development density standards in
certain commercial zoning districts and one residential zoning district. Documents
B. Public hearing to permanently close a portion of Westover Alley. Documents
C. 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. Documents
D. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of 275 and 281 Hazel Mill Road from RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District
to RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District/Conditional Zoning for White Oak Grove Apartments on Hazel Mill Road and Clayton
E. Public hearing to consider a conditional use permit for River Mills Loft, located off of Thompson Street, for a new project of 254 multi-family
residential units, with request for a modification to the setback requirements, a modification for the width of a portion of sidewalk in the project,
and variances to the design and operational standards. Documents
F. Continuation of public hearing to consider a conditional zoning for Greymont Village Apartments, located on Sardis Road, from Industrial District
and Commercial Industrial District to RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District/ Conditional Zoning for the construction of a multi-family
apartment development. - Applicant has requested continuance until January 13, 2015.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Resolution adopting the 2015 Legislative Agenda for the City of Asheville. Documents
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Board of Adjustment; Community Relations Council; Downtown Commission; Energy & the Environment; Firemen's Relief Fund; Metropolitan Sewerage District Board; Noise Ordinance Appeals Board; and Tree Commission. Deadline is Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.