City Council Meeting Agenda
CITY COUNCIL RETREAT - February 17 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Overlook Hall (300 Field Drive) at the UNC-Asheville Campus. Agenda
NOTE: After the February 17 City Council Retreat, Council's next meet will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, located on 2nd Floor of City Hall. Prior to the regular meeting, City Council will be holding pre-arranged interviews for the Asheville City Board of Education beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Below please find Council's last regular meeting for your continued review. Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
February 14, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the February 14, 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
- March 1-7, 2017, as "Southern Conference Basketball Championship Week"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
B. Motion approving the Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control's Travel Policies adopted
January 26, 2016. Documents
C.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding
between the City, Bell Atlantic Mobile of Asheville, Inc. (dba Verizon Wireless), and New
Cingular Wireless, LLC (dba AT&T) for the tower replacement project at 166 Reservoir
2. Budget amendment in the amount of $300,000 to establish a project budget in the
City’s General Capital Projects Fund with proceeds from the AT&T contribution for the
tower replacement project at 166 Reservoir Road.
D. Resolution proposing to accept/approve a license agreement with New Cingular
Wireless, LLC (dba AT&T) for antennas at 166 Reservoir Road, directing the City Clerk
to advertise for upset bids, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the license
agreement if no alternate bids are received. Documents
E.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant from the National Office of
Drug Policy and Control the 2016 High Intensity Drug Traffic Area grant. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $25,000, from the National Office of Drug Policy
and Control the 2016 grant for the Asheville Area High Intensity Drug Traffic Area Task
F. Resolution proposing to accept/approve a license agreement with Bell Atlantic Mobile
of Asheville Inc. (dba Verizon Wireless) for antennas at 166 Reservoir Road, directing
the City Clerk to advertise for upset bids, and authorizing the City Manager to execute
the license agreement if no alternate bids are received. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of
Understanding with the Asheville City Schools Foundation to administer the City
of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy scholarship disbursement process.
H. Resolution adopting the Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee 5-Year Strategic
Plan on Homelessness. Documents
I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey an easement over a portion of City-
owned property at Riverside Cemetery to Sharon Bowlin. Documents
J. Budget amendment in the Transit Capital Fund, in the amount of $25,000, from
insurance recovery funds for a totaled bus to utilize towards the purchase of a new
bus or bus maintenance. Documents
K. Resolution setting a public hearing on February 28, 2017, to consider a land use
incentive grant for 338 Hilliard Avenue (Tribute Companies). Documents
L. Resolution authorizing Housing Trust Fund loans to Swannanoa Bend, LLC, and
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Documents
M. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a general services agreement with
Timmons Group for the Water Resources Enterprise Asset Management Project.
N.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction agreement with
Thomas Construction Company Inc. for the Neighborhood Enhancement Project Area
3 Water Distribution Systems Phase I Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $2,912,957, utilizing savings from completed
projects, to fund the Neighborhood Enhancement Project Area 3 Water Distribution
Systems Phase I Project.
O.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute with NHM Constructors, LLC for
the Tunnel Road Retaining Wall Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment in the amount of $650,000, from debt proceeds to fund the
contract and additional costs including geotech design, utility relocation and contract
administration costs related to the Tunnel Road Retaining Wall Project.
P. Ordinance amending the Fees and Charges Manual for the Aston Park Tennis Center.
Q. Resolutions making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages
and/or unfortified wine at the following events: Documents
1. SoCon JamFest on March 5, 2017
2. Asheville Half Marathon & 10K on June 3, 2017
3. Xpand Fest on June 10, 2017
4. Asheville VeganFest on June 11, 2017
5. Better Dads Festival on June 17, 2017
R. Ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Fees and Charges Manual by
increasing the parking meter fee rate from $1.25 per hour to $1.50 per hour with an
effective date of April 1, 2017. Documents
S. Resolution of intent to permanently close an unnamed alley between 7 and 19 Austin
Avenue and setting a public hearing on March 14, 2017. Documents
T. Ordinance enacting 20 mph speed limits on Depot Street from Livingston Street to
Clingman Avenue and Roberts Street from Clingman Avenue to Lyman Street; and
enacting 25 mph speed limits on Clarendon Road from School Road to School Road,
Congress Street from Choctaw Street to Livingston Street, Depot Street from
Livingston Street to End of City Maintenance, Faircrest Road from Beaverdam Road to
End of City Maintenance, Le-An-Hurst Road from Edgewood Drive to Round Top
Road, London Road from Belvedere Road to West Chapel Road, Pine Acre
Boulevard from Midland Drive End of City Maintenance, Roberts Street from Haywood
St-W to Clingman Avenue, Spooks Branch Road from Beaverdam Road to End of City
Maintenance, and Sweeten Creek Industrial Parkway from Sweeten Creek Road to
End of City Maintenance. Documents
U. Resolution the exchange of an easement in City right-of- way along Southside Avenue
and Short Coxe Avenue for a deeded ten-foot wide strip of land for use as additional
public right of way at Short Coxe Avenue and Wilbar Avenue owned by PT
Development of Asheville, LLC. Documents
V. Motion approving the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law for 192 Haywood
II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS: None.
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 amending Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinance:
1. To amend certain provisions in the Unified Development Ordinance related to
modify Level III, Level II and Level I projects, notice standards, the conditional
zoning process, zoning districts (including the addition of expansion
districts), the table of permitted uses, and adjustments to the relevant Code
sections concerning these amendments. This will affect Articles 2, 5, 7, 8, 11,
16 and 17 of the Unified Development Ordinance. Documents
2. To modify the development review procedures for Level II development
applications when located outside of the Central Business District.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Budget amendment to budget $197,175 to support the staffing and administration of
new Capital Projects Department for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2016-17 and $74
Million in capital projects approved as part of the November 2016 General Obligation
Bond Referendum. Documents
B. Confirmation of Asheville City Board of Education interview candidates. Resource List
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C.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Pinnacle
Landscapes, LLC for the construction of Pritchard Park Improvements. Documents PowerPoint Renderings
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $232,349, to establish the capital budget for the
Pritchard Park Improvements.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
- Board of Electrical Examiners Documents
- Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: