Current Meeting Agenda

  

THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 (FEB. 9 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED).  

BELOW PLEASE FIND THE AGENDA  FROM COUNCIL'S RETREAT, ALONG WITH THE ON-LINE AGENDA FROM THE JANUARY 26 MEETING FOR YOUR CONTINUED REVIEW.

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CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL RETREAT ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JANUARY 29 AND 30, 2016, BEGINNING AT 8:45 A.M. AT 200 COLLEGE STREET, ASHEVILLE, N.C.  Retreat Agenda

PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

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City Council
Regular Meeting
January 26, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

 

   AGENDA  Agenda

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the January 26, 2016, 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:

II.   CONSENT AGENDA:

A.         Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on January 12, 2016.   Documents

B.         Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign and accept easement at 152 Shelburne Road for the Hominy Creek Greenway.   Documents

C.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to
convey a sanitary sewer easement to the Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County for
             the Bypass Pump Staging Area at Amboy Road and Riverview Drive parallel to the French Broad River.   Documents

D.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey a conservation easement along the French Broad River located at the Asheville Regional
             Airport to the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy for conservation and greenway purposes.  Documents

E.         Motion to adopt the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law for the conditional use permit for Givens Creekside, Phase 3.   Documents

F.         Motion adopting the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Budget Calendar.   Documents

G.         Ordinance to enact a 25 mph speed limit on Caledonia Road from Biltmore Avenue to Swannanoa River Road, Crowell Farms Drive from
             West Oakview Road to West Pointe Drive, Hampton Street from Caribou Road to Brooklyn Road, and Sherwood Road from Forest Hill Drive
             to the end of city maintenance.   Documents

H.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Gift Memorandum of Understanding and accept a donation of $250,000 from the
             McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc. for the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund.   Documents

I.          Resolution to support the "Ban the Box" initiative by amending the City employment application to no longer require disclosure of past criminal
            history during the initial job application process for certain positions within the City.   Documents

III.        Presentations and Reports:  

A.          Equitable Development Report   Documents
              -   Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities

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 2015-16 Consolidated Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant
             and HOME Funds.   Documents

             ·    Resolution authorizing a substantial amendment #1 of the City's 2015-16 Consolidated Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block
                  Grant and HOME Funds to the US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development.

B.         Public hearing to consider a modified conditional zoning site plan for property located at 329 Rockwood Road for the development of an 108
             room hotel contained in a 7-story building with associated parking and site-work.   Documents

C.         Public hearing to consider conditional zoning property located at 60 Mills Gap Road from Industrial District to Highway Business District/
             Conditional Zoning for the development of a 272 unit multi-family development.    Documents

V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

VI.  NEW BUSINESS:

A.         Resolution appointing members to the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.   Documents

B.         Resolution appointing members to the Downtown Commission.   Documents

C.         Resolution appointing a member to the HUB Community & Economic Development Alliance.   Documents

VII.  INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:

VIII. ADJOURNMENT.

  

BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCY:  Multimodal Transportation Commission (must have demonstrated transit interests).  Deadline is Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.  

 

 

 

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