THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015, BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER -LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
BELOW PLEASE FIND THE ENTIRE ON-LINE AGENDA FROM COUNCIL'S LAST MEETING.
PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
PRIOR TO THE FORMAL MEETING ON MARCH 24, CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HOLDING PRE-ARRANGED INTERVIEWS FOR SEATS ON THE ASHEVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION BEGINNING AT 2:10 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
City Council will host a community conversation Wednesday, March 25 in the banquet room of the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. The event begins at 5 p.m. with an informal opportunity to converse with City staff and City Council. A staff presentation will follow at 5:30 p.m. Attendees will then have the opportunity to share with City Council thoughts, opportunities, concerns or ideas related to short term rental properties. Short Term Rental Agenda and Guide
March 24, 2015 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the March 24 , 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 March 10, 2015. Documents
B. Motion to request the Buncombe County Board of Elections to arrange four additional early voting sites (one each in the North, South, East and
West sections of Asheville, preferably at a library or community center) the one week (including Saturday) immediately preceding the 2015 City
Council general election. Documents
C. Resolution accepting Ayr Court and an extension of Quail Hollow Drive as City-maintained streets. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Dept. of Transportation agreement to provide a Section 5307
Capital Grant to be used for the State match to purchase a Compressed Natural Gas replacement bus for Henderson County’s transit system. Documents
E. Resolution adopting the 2015-16 City Council Strategic Operating Plan. Documents
F. Resolution of intent to permanently close a portion of Bradley Street and setting a public hearing on April 28, 2015. Documents
G. Budget amendments:
1. In the amount of $32,750, to move available budget from the City’s General Capital Projects Fund to the General Fund to partially
fund the contract with Hyland Software and other suppliers for the Integrated Document Management Software Replacement Project. Documents
2. In the amount of $45,018 from unassigned fund balance for legal fees associated with Civil Service Board grievance hearings. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. Mayor's Development Task Force Report Documents
B. French Broad Whitewater Park in the River Arts District Documents
C. Mayor's Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets Documents
D. Asheville Police Department Organizational Assessment - Matrix Consulting Documents
E. 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 on property located at 1 Sunset Parkway from RS-4 Residential Single-Family Medium Density
District to RM-6/CZ Residential Multi-Family Low Density District/Conditional Zoning to allow the renovation of an existing church to two
single-family residences. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider conditional zoning on property at 39 Elm Street from Community Business II District to Community Business II
District/Conditional Zoning, with conditions to building size, impervious area and setback, for the construction of a 5-story hotel with parking. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider amending Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinance to increase the allowances for real estate and construction signage. Documents
D. Public hearing to consider a conditional zoning located off Shelburne Drive from RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District and
RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District to RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District/Conditional Zoning for a 9-lot major
subdivision. - This item does not need City Council consideration as all City requirements can now be met. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Resolution appointing members to the Asheville City Board of Education. Joanna Best, Steve R. Dykes, Martha Geitner, James E. Lee III, Shaunda Sandford, Greg Walker Wilson
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Civil Service Board; and HUB Community Economic Development Alliance. Deadline is Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.