City Council Meeting Agenda

Regular Meeting

January 23, 2018 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

AGENDA

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the January 23, 2018, 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:

I. CONSENT AGENDA:

A.     Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on January 9, 2018.  Documents

B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and accept funds if awarded through the N.C. Governor’s Crime Commission’s State Appropriation Committee for the 2017-18 Body/Dashboard Cameras — Local Solicitation. Documents

 

 C. Resolution accepting an honorarium from the University of North Carolina at Asheville’s McCullough Institute.  Documents

D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Dept. of Transportation to fund the Metropolitan Planning Program, Section 5303 of the Federal Transit Administration. Documents

E.     Budget amendment, in the amount of $196,648 from the Federal Transit Administration to set up project budgets for Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year 2017 Job Access and Reverse Commute projects. Documents

F. Budget amendment in the City’s Special Revenue Fund in the amount of $175,000 to budget $140,000 in federal grant funds awarded through the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization along with a City match of $35,000 for an update to the City’s pedestrian plan and Americans with Disabilities transition plan; and a budget amendment of $35,000 in the City’s General Fund from unassigned fund balance to appropriate the City match. Documents

G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept funding from the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization for a transportation feasibility study on Biltmore Avenue, McDowell Street and Broadway. Documents

   2. Budget amendment in the City’s Special Revenue Fund in the amount of $200,000, to budget $160,000 in federal grant funds, with a required City match of $40,000; and a budget amendment of $40,000 in the City’s General Fund from unassigned fund balance to appropriate the City match for the transportation feasibility study on Biltmore Avenue, McDowell Street and Broadway.

H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for, and accept funding if awarded, a grant from the National League of Cities Leadership in Community Resilience. Documents

I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Clark Patterson Lee, P.C. for design services for the ART Transit Station Facilities Renovation Project. Documents

J. Ordinance to enact and/or change speed limits on various sections of streets in the City of Asheville. Documents

K. Ordinance to prohibit making right turns on a red indication at the intersection of Deaverview Road and Bear Creek Road North and the intersection of Patton Avenue and North French Broad/South French Broad Avenues; and to remove the right turn on red prohibition from the intersections of Haywood Street and Battery Park Avenue, Liberty Street and Fairview Road, and Patton Avenue and Church Street. Documents

L.1. Resolution to amend the resolution establishing the Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee to update the name, purpose and duties of this Committee.   Documents

  2. Resolution adopting the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee’s new Bylaws.

M. Request to rename Lakewood Park in Kenilworth to Leah Chiles Park. Documents

N. Motion approving the Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Travel Policy adopted January 26, 2016. Documents

II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:  

A.     I-26 Connector 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 the conditional zoning of 153 Smoky Park Highway from Highway Business District/Conditional Zoning to Commercial Expansion District/Conditional Zoning for the expansion of a multi-tenant commercial development for Ingles Markets.  Documents

 B. Public hearing to rezone 655 Brevard Road (two tracts) from Office I/Conditional Zoning to Office District (Tract 1), and from Office I/Conditional Zoning to RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District (Tract 2). Documents

 C. Public hearing to rezone 99999 Deaver Street from RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District to HR-4 Haywood Road-Traditional Zoning.   Documents

 D. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning at 390 Airport Road from Highway Business District to Lodging Expansion/Conditional Zoning for the development of a lodging facility with 112 guest rooms. Documents

 E. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of 1093 Tunnel Road and 3 Oteen Park Place from RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District and Highway Business District to Highway Business District/Conditional Zoning for the development of a commercial use. Documents

V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  

 

A. River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP)


1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept $4.6 Million additional grant

funds from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority. Documents

2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $4,600,000 from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority to appropriate funding for the RADTIP. Documents

3. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with Beverly-Grant/Barnhill JV for construction of Lyman Street and other adjacent bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure as originally designed and bid for the the Tiger VI RADTIP) Project. Documents

 
VI. NEW BUSINESS:  
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
VIII. ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES:  Audit Committee; Multimodal Transportation Commission (person with demonstrated bicycle/pedestrian interests); and Riverfront Area Redevelopment Commission (must be a property or business owner in the Riverfront District).  Deadline is Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.


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