PRIOR TO THE FORMAL MEETING ON AUGUST 26, CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HOLDING PRE-ARRANGED INTERVIEWS FOR THE CIVIC CENTER COMMISSION , BEGINNING AT 4:22 P.M. IN ROOM 209 OF CITY HALL.
City Council Regular Meeting
August 26, 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
City Hall Building
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the August 26, 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
- Employee Recognitions
- Proclamation proclaiming September 8-12, 2014, as "Minority Enterprise Development Week"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the meeting held on July 22, 2014. Documents
B. Resolutions making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or unfortified wine at the following events: Documents
1. Lexington Avenue Arts & Fun Festival on August 31, 2014
2. Beer City Cup on August 31, 2014
3. Goombay on September 12 & 13, 2014
4. Dog Day Afternoon on September 28, 2014
C. Resolutions setting public hearings on October 14, 2014, to consider the creation of a Municipal Service Districts for the following areas: Documents
1. The South Slope
2. The River Arts District
3. North Charlotte Street
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Adecco USA Inc. for Information Technology Services contract employees. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute change orders with Copeland Holdings (CH) Security Services, LLC for City Hall security guard
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with Cavanaugh & Associates, P.A., for the Non-Revenue Water
Management Contract. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Stewart, Inc. for the development of the French Broad River Greenway and
Amboy Bridge Connector. Documents
H. Ordinance amending Chapter 11 of the Code of Ordinances to regulate trespass towing from private parking lots. Documents
I. Resolution amending the City's Land Use Incentive Policy. Documents
J. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Asheville Humane Society for animal shelter services within the territorial
limits of the City of Asheville. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an agreement with Dr. Paul Martin, MD, d/b/a Asheville Addiction Consultants, PA, for physician
L. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to proceed with the Master Contract with Riverside Stump Dump Inc. for the brush and leaf disposal for
the City of Asheville. Documents
M. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Patton Construction Group Inc. for the Concrete Repair - Maintenance and
ADA Improvements Project. Documents
N. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a joint agreement with Buncombe County and the Board of Trustees of A-B Technical Community
College to expand the Community College's law enforcement jurisdiction to the Allied Health Building. Documents
O. Ordinance renewing the franchise agreement to operate a trolley bike tour service with Amazing Pubcycle within the City of Asheville. Documents
P. Ordinance renewing the franchise agreement to operate a pedal bicycle taxi service with Asheville Bike Taxi LLC within the City of Asheville. Documents
Q. Ordinance renewing the franchise agreement to operate a trolley service with Gray Line Trolley Tours within the City of Asheville. Documents
R. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for a Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority Product Development Fund grant for
the Riverfront Destination Development Project. Documents
S. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with ESRI, Inc., for a 3-year contract for GIS software maintenance. Documents
T. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept the City of Asheville being identified as the designated recipient for Section 5310 federal transportation
U. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Motorola Inc. for radio system maintenance. Documents
V. Resolution directing the City Clerk to advertise for upset bids for the sale of 227.94 square feet of air rights at 56 S. Lexington Avenue to King
James Properties, LLC. Documents
W. Resolution to amend Resolution No. 13-42 to include the bidding and construction services in the exemption from the architectural, engineering
and surveying announcement requirement of NCGS §143-64.31 for the North Fork Dam Intake Tower and Conduit Repairs Project; and to
authorize the City Manager to execute a professional engineering services agreement with Schnabel Engineering South, PC, for bidding and
construction services for said project. Documents
X. Unauthorized Rights of Way Cuts: Documents
1. Ordinance amending Chapter 16 of the Code of Ordinances regarding unauthorized right-of-way cuts.
2. Ordinance amending Appendix B of the Code of Ordinances to increase the civil penalties of unauthorized right-of-way cuts.
Y. Budget amendments:
1. In the amount of $21,447.94, from insurance recovery funds, from two non-Asheville Police Department at- fault auto accidents to utilize
towards the purchase of a new Police Department vehicle. Documents
2. In the amount of $60,662 to create a new project in the City’s Special Revenue Fund to purchase five additional bus shelters under the
stimulus funding grant. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. 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 a land use incentive grant for 146 Roberts Street (RAD Lofts). Documents
B. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance regarding the stormwater utility to provide three levels of tiering
for detached singled family properties. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution appointing members to the Civic Center Commission. Documents
B. Boards & Commissions: (Council to decide who, if any, to interview) Documents
- Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Documents
- African American Heritage Commission Documents
- Citizens-Police Advisory Committee Documents
- Community Relations Council Documents
- Multimodal Transportation Commission Documents
- Tourism Develpment Authority Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Housing Authority. Deadline is Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.
IN ADDITION, the City is accepting applications for the Planning & Zoning Commission. That deadline is Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.