October 13, 2015 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the October 13, 2015, 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 formal meeting held on September 22, 2015. Documents
B. Resolution amending the City Council 2015 Meeting Schedule to include the organizational meeting of City Council on Tuesday, December 1, 2015,
at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall. Documents
C. Resolution to establish an open data policy for the City of Asheville for sustaining public data availability using open data standards. Documents
D.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program for a grant to fund year 3 of the
multi-jurisdictional DWI Task Force involving the Asheville Police Department and Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $411,331, to establish a budget for the third year of the grant of the multi-jurisdictional DWI Task Force.
E. Resolution approving co-sponsorship of the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Kick-Off spearheaded by Pisgah Legal Services. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract J & E Concrete Construction LLC for the Concrete Maintenance and ADA
Improvements Fiscal Year 2016 Project. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with McGill Associates, PA, for the 2015 Median Maintenance project. Documents
H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Dept. of Transportation to fund the Metropolitan Planning
Program, Section 5303 of the Federal Transit Administration. Documents
I. Budget amendment, in the amount of $444,299, to set up project budgets for the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
Federal Grant, Section 5310. Documents
J. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Rocky Mount for the procurement of transit buses. Documents
K. Resolution accepting the annual Repetitive Loss Areas Analysis Report. Documents
L. Budget amendment, in the amount of $10,526.40, from insurance recovery funds from a damaged traffic signal pole in Biltmore Village, to utilize towards
the purchase of a new traffic signal pole. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports:
B. 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 conditional zoning property located on 852 (formerly 9999) Hendersonville Road from Highway Business District and
Office District to Highway Business/ Conditional Zoning for the construction of a self-storage facility, with conditions modifying requirements for the
location of street trees, reducing parking counts, and reducing building setbacks. - Applicant has requested continuance until November 10, 2015.
B. Public hearing to consider a conditional use permit at 509 Biltmore Avenue for the construction of a 12-story tower addition to the Mission Hospital
C. Public hearing to consider an amendment to Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances to establish requirements for utility substations. This public hearing
will be continued until November 24, 2015.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. City Council to confirm Planning & Zoning candidates. Joseph Archibald John Brigham Tony Hauser Barber Melton Robert Moore
Tom Muncy Joshua Nielsen Guillermo Rodriguez Sage Turner P&Z Master List
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution adopting the Neighborhood Sidewalk Policy. Documents
B. Resolution appointing members to the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority. Documents
C. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
- Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Documents
- Representatives from the Neighborhood Advisory Committee and the Sustainability Advisory Committee
on Energy & the Environment to the Multimodal Transportation Commission
- Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: