City Council Meeting Agenda
City Council will hold a worksession beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor North Conference Room of City Hall Building, regarding the Living Asheville Comprehensive Plan. The City Council regular meeting will begin immediately after the worksession at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Documents
June 27, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the June 27, 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. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on June 13, 2017. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director and the Chief Financial Officer to
sign a partnership agreement with Just Folks for Triangle Park for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to exercise the second-year option to renew the
contract with US Security for security services in various parks, greenways and facilities in the
City’s parks system; and exercise the option to renew the contract for one additional twelve-
month period. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to exercise the second-year option to renew the
contract with Landmark Carolina, Inc. for grounds maintenance services in various parks,
greenways and facilities in the central and west one districts in Asheville; and exercise the
option to renew the contract for one additional twelve-month period. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey an easement to Duke Energy Progress,
Inc. over a portion of City-owned property on Hiawassee Street. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the terms of the current agreement with
Park Ridge Health to provide annual physical examinations for firefighters in Fiscal Year 2017 –
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and if granted, accept, Community Impact
grant funds from the Duke Energy Foundation for the purpose of installing three solar trees on
City property. Documents
H. Budget amendment in the Parking Services Capital Fund in the amount of $155,663 to invest
in energy efficiency improvements to the Civic Center Parking Deck. Documents
I. Resolution making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or
unfortified wine at the following events: Documents
1. Ingles Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 2017
2. ACSC Playoff Game on July 11, 2017
3. 14 Riverside Drive Opening Party on July 21, 2017
4. Asheville VegFest on September 3, 2017
5. AIA Asheville Design Awards Gala on September 7, 2017
J. Resolution directing the City Clerk to advertise for upset bids for the sale of 0.02 acres
(approximately 871.2 square feet) of real property located at 11 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive to
Ethelyn Morgan and Clarence Holcomb. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing execution of an installment financing contract with Regions Capital
Advantage Inc. for Fiscal Year 2017 Capital Improvement Program Vehicles and Other
L. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement with Beverly-Grant/
Barnhill to use 314 Riverside Drive as construction job offices during the construction of the
TIGER VI projects. Documents
M. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Dept. of
Transportation to fund the Metropolitan Planning Program, Section 5303 of the Federal Transit
N. Resolution in support of House Bill 185 and Senate Bill 648, and encouraging the North
Carolina Legislature to enact legislation that would legalize the use of cannabis for medical
II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Annual State of the Airport 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 conditional zoning of property located at 175 Lyman Street from
River District to Mixed Use Expansion District/Conditional Zoning for the development of 133
residential units, commercial space, restaurant in 5 buildings and a parking structure. - This
matter will be continued to July 25, 2017.
B. Public hearing to consider changing the name of Hillcrest Drive to Luna Lane. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider changing the spelling of Kitchen Place to Kitchin Place.
D. Public hearing to consider an economic development incentive grant for Riverbend Malt
E. Public hearing to consider the voluntary annexation of property at 421 Airport Road.
F. Public hearing to consider conditional zoning of property located at 28 Forsythe Street
from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District/Conditional Use Zoning to
RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District/Conditional Zoning for the purpose
of adjusting property lines and other minor site plan changes. Documents
G. Public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the City of Asheville Charter to provide
for six single-member electoral districts governing the nomination and election of City Council
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. TIGER VI Documents
1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with Beverly-
Grant/Barnhill JV for construction of the RADTIP and Five Points Roundabout portion of
the TIGER VI Projects.
2. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with SEPI Engineering and
Construction for construction inspection and material testing services on the RADTIP
and Five Points Roundabout portion of the TIGER VI Projects.
3. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with CDM
Smith Engineering Co. for construction administration and value engineering services for
the RADTIP and Five Points Roundabout portion of the TIGER VI Projects.
4. Budget amendment in the amount of $6.0 million from debt proceeds, grant funding, and
Enterprise Fund contributions to fully fund the contracts above and all of the remaining
costs associated with the TIGER VI suite of projects which include but are not limited to
utility relocation and the purchase of property.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Blue Ribbon Committee for the Human Relations Commission; Board of Adjustment; Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment; Historic Resources Commission. Deadline is Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.