City Council Meeting Agenda

The next formal meeting of City Council will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber - 2nd Floor of City Hall.

Below please find the complete on-line agenda from Council's last formal meeting for your continued review.

Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov if you have any questions.

 

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City Council will hold a budget briefing beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber - 2nd Floor of City Hall to follow-up on May 9, 2017, Council questions.  The City Council regular meeting will begin immediately after the worksession at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber - 2nd Floor of City Hall.   

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Regular Meeting

May 23, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

Agenda

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the May 23, 2017, 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:

            -   May, 2017, as "Lyme Disease Awareness Month"
            -   June 2, 2017, as "Gun Violence Awareness 
Day"
            -   June 5-11, 2017, as "Hemp History Week"

 I. CONSENT AGENDA:

A.        Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on May 9, 2017.   Documents

B.1.     R
esolution authorizing the City Manager to sign the United States Geological Survey
           application to name a creek that flows through the River Arts District and West
           End/Clingman Avenue Neighborhood as Bacoate Branch.   Documents

     2.    Resolution renaming Clingman Forest Greenway to Bacoate Branch Greenway.

C.        Approval to mount a ceremonial plaque on the exterior of the Municipal Building recognizing
           the brick work of 
James Vester Miller.   Documents

D.        Budget amendment, in the amount of $86,803 in the City’s Special Revenue Fund, from the
           N.C. Dept. of 
Transportation and private donations, to set up the project budget for the
           Swannanoa River Greenway 
Corridor Study.   Documents

E.         Resolution amending the 2017 City Council meeting schedule to add a worksession on
            Living Asheville 
Comprehensive Plan on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in the 1st
            Floor North Conference Room in City H
all.   Documents

F.1.       Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a change order with Mountain
            Environmental Services Inc. for 14 Riverside Drive.  Documents

   2.      
Budget amendment in the amount of $33,137 from debt proceeds to increase the overall 14
           
Riverside Drive project budget.   

G.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute documents to modify an existing 
             easement agreement for an area behind an existing water meter located at 30 Manderley
             Way.  Documents

H.         Resolution in support of the NC SB 85 and HB 102 ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment

            (ERA) and the US Congress House Joint Resolution 53 to remove the deadline for ERA
            ratification.   Documents

I.          Budget amendment in the amount of $19,413 to transfer funds from the Parks and
            Recreation Department 
deferred maintenance operating budget in the General Fund to the
            McCormick Field structural repair capital 
project in the General Capital Projects Fund.  
            Documents

J.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with French Broad Paving
            Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2017 Asphalt Paving Improvements - Resurfacing Project.  
             Documents

K.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a professional services agreement with
            Hazen and 
Sawyer for the Water System Master Plan Update.   Documents

L.         Resolution making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or
            unfortified wine at the Mountain Sports Festival on May 26-28, 2017.   Documents

M.        Resolution to set a public hearing on June 13, 2017, for the Land Use Incentive Grant
            Application of 338 
Hilliard by the developer of “Aston Place,” Kassinger Development
           
Group.  Documents

N.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute Ground Lessor’s Estoppel Certificate
            and Amendment to 
Ground Lease related to assignment and refinancing of Pack Place
            Garage Complex.   Documents

II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:  

A.     Bond Program Update   Documents

         -   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Surface 678, PA,
             to provide design services for 
Asheville Parks Playground Upgrades/Renovation
             Project.   Documents

B.     Haywood Street Temporary Activation Update   Document

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 relative to adoption of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Operating Budget.
           Documents    Budget

B.       Public hearing to consider rezoning a portion of a lot located on the northwest Corner of
          
Broadway Street and Magnolia Avenue from RS-8 Residential Single-Family Medium Density
          District to Neighborhood Corridor District.   Documents

V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  

VI. NEW BUSINESS:  

VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

  

BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES:  African American Heritage Commission, Civic Center Commission, CrimeStoppers, Historic Resources Commission, Multimodal Transportation Commission, Neighborhood Advisory Committee, Public Art & Cultural Commission; and Recreation Board.  Deadline is Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5839 for an application form.  

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