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 email@example.com if you have any questions.
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.
May 23, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
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
- 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. Resolution 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 Hall. 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
(ERA) and the US Congress House Joint Resolution 53 to remove the deadline for ERA
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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:
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.