Current Meeting Agenda

  

 

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
Council Chamber

   AGENDA

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

I.   PROCLAMATIONS:

-              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 
            services.   Documents

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 
             services.  Documents

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
            funds.  Documents

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 s
ervices 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:

VIII. ADJOURNMENT.


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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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