City Council Meeting Agenda
April 25, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the April 25, 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
- April, 2017, as "Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month"
- April 25, 2017 as "Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day"
- April 25, 2017, as "National Day of Prayer"
- April 27-30, 2017, as "Stand Against Racism Weekend"
- May, 2017, as "Building Safety Month"
- May 7-13, 2017, as "National Drinking Water Week"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on April 11, 2017. Documents
B. Resolution amending policy governing City Council appointments to clarify the role of City
Council liaisons. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to apply for and, if awarded, enter into a grant agreement
with the N.C. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources for a North Carolina Parks and
Recreation Trust Fund grant for first phase of renovation of the Montford Center Complex.
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for a Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year
2017 Job Access and Reverse Commute Federal Grant to partially fund transit Sunday
Service and Route 170 to Black Mountain. Documents
E. Ordinance amending Chapter 19 of the Code of Ordinances in order to prohibit parking in a
designated bicycle lane. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Appalachian Paving
and Concrete Inc. for the Concrete Repair - Utility Cuts Projects. Documents
G. Budget amendment, in the General Capital Projects Fund in the amount of $600,000 from
insurance recovery proceeds and General Fund unassigned fund balance to replace the fire
engine that was involved in an accident on January 7, 2017. Documents
H. Resolution to authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract with Sports
Construction Management, Inc. for installation of synthetic turf at the John B. Lewis Soccer
I. Resolution supporting raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction from 16 to 18 in North Carolina
for misdemeanants and non-violent felons. Documents
J. Resolution making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or
unfortified wine at the Asheville City Soccer Club Game on May 6, 2017. Documents
II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Racial Demographics of Traffic Stops and Searches in Asheville
B. Annual Update of the Subdivision Review Process (written report only) Documents
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 an amendment to the previously approved conditional
zoning from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District to Urban Place
District/Conditional Zoning for the purpose of increasing density and adding new road
and sidewalk infrastructure to the project located at 50 Wilbar Avenue and adding two
parcels located at 99999 & 319 Biltmore Avenue. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider a conditional zoning from Institutional District to Institutional
District/Conditional Zoning for the expansion and upgrade of a waste transfer station at the
property located at 190 Hominy Creek Road. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider an ordinance amending Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinance to
amend standards for Cottage Developments. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Report and discussion regarding district options.
B. Consideration of initiation of text amendment for expanding the definition of Homestays in the
Unified Development Ordinance to include Accessory Dwelling Units under the same roof as
the main residence. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM CONSIDERATION.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Civil Service Board; Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee (individual in veteran's administration); Housing Authority; and Multimodal Transportation Commission. Deadline is Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5839 for an application form.