City Council Meeting Agenda

The next formal meeting of City Council will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall.  Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov if you have any questions.  Below is information from the July 2 special meeting and the June 19 formal meeting.

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City Council will be holding a special meeting on July 2, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 2nd Floor of City Hall, to conduct a public hearing to consider adoption of an ordinance amending the Water Resources System Maintenance and Capital Fee for Fiscal Year 2018-19.   Documents

Below please find the complete on-line agenda from Council's last formal meeting.  Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov if you have any questions.

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Prior to the formal meeting on June 19, City Council will be holding pre-arranged interviews for the Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Room 209.

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Regular Meeting

June 19, 2018 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

REVISED AGENDA (Consent Agenda Item N)

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the June 19, 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 May 22, 2018.   Documents

B. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a modification to an existing agreement with Buncombe County for the purpose of billing and collecting property taxes on behalf of the City of Asheville. Documents

 

 C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with French Broad Paving, Inc. the Fiscal Year 2018 Asphalt Paving Improvements – Resurfacing Project. Documents

 

 D. Budget amendment in the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund, in the amount of $146,246.40, from insurance recovery funds received for hail damage occurring at the North Fork Water Treatment Plant.   Documents

 

 E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a multi-year agreement with Paymentus for the Water Resources Department Interactive Voice Response Payment Acceptance and Electronic Billing and Payments system. Documents

 

 F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to exercise the third-year option to renew the contract with MS Lean Landscaping LLC for grounds maintenance services in various parks, greenways and facilities in the west two district in Asheville. Documents

 

 G. Ordinance amending and replacing Ordinance No. 4615 granting a franchise to “Here to There Adventures” to operate a pedal bicycle taxi service within the City of Asheville.   Documents

 

 H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement with the Asheville Downtown Association for an office and storage space located at 29 Haywood Street. Documents

 

 I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Land-of-Sky Regional Council to conduct energy audits on select Water Resources facilities.  Documents

 

 J. Technical budget amendment, in the amount of $81,700, to transfer funds from Parks & Recreation’s deferred maintenance operating budget in the  General Fund to the General Capital Projects Fund for the restoration of the two trolley houses and one rock wall structures at E.W. Grove Park. Documents

 

 K. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to exercise the third-year option to renew the contract with Locust Property Management, LLC for grounds maintenance services in various parks, greenways and facilities in the east two district in Asheville. Documents

 

 L. Resolution setting a public hearing on July 24, 2018, for an economic development incentive grant to General Electric Corporation and Unison Engine Components, Inc. Documents

 

 M. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the economic development and purchase option agreements for White Labs located at 172 and 174 S. Charlotte Street. Documents

 

 N. Water Resources System Maintenance and Capital Fee Documents

 

 1. Motion setting a special meeting to hold a public hearing on July 2, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber to consider an ordinance amending the Water Resources System Maintenance and Capital Fee for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

2. Resolution authorizing the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund for Water Development Fees.

 

 O. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a project partnership agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Swannanoa River Flood Risk Management Project. Documents

 

 P. Resolution authorizing the sole source purchase of Clarke Power Services Inc. hybrid battery packs for transit buses. Documents

 

 Q. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to participate in Duke Energy Progress’ Small Business Energy Saver Program and to enter into sole source provider contract for the purchase

and installation of energy efficient lighting in the Fleet Maintenance Garage at 173 S Charlotte

Street. Documents

 

 R. Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority Grants Documents

 

1. Resolution  authorizing the City Manager to sign a grant modification with the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority for Riverfront Destination Development Grant.

 2. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to terminate the grant agreement with the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority for the Riverfront Destination Development 2.0 Grant.

 

 S. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with the West Asheville Baptist Church for a parking lot located between Redfern Street and Lynndale Avenue. Documents

 

 T. Resolution making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or unfortified wine at the Big Crafty event on July 15, 2018. Documents

II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:  
A. Update on Asheville Police Department Open Data
B. 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 regarding the proposed Consolidated Annual Action Plan for 2018-19, which sets out the
proposed use of federal Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Act funds for the coming fiscal year. Documents
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Resolution authorizing submission of the City’s Consolidated Annual Action Plan for 2018-19 to the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development.
B. Public hearing to consider a Land Use Incentive Grant for Sweetgrass Apartments, Madison Capital Group. Documents
C. Public hearing to rezone 339 West Haywood Street and adjacent parcels from Neighborhood Business District to Community Business I District.  Documents
D. Public hearing to rezone 99999 Kent Street from Neighborhood Business District to RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District. Documents
E. Public hearing to consider adoption of Living Asheville: A Comprehensive Plan for our future as the new comprehensive plan document for the City of Asheville. Documents

V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

A.     Adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Operating Budget. No public comment will be taken.  The public hearing on this matter was held on May 22, 2018.   Documents

 

B.     Asheville Police Department Equity & Transparency    Documents

 

1.    Resolution regarding written consent

2.    Resolution regarding consent search criteria

3.    Resolution regarding regulatory vehicle stops

 

VI. NEW BUSINESS:  

 

A. Resolution approving Grove Arcade Asheville, LLC as the new Sublessee for the Grove Arcade; approving the new Sublease, Amendment to Lease between the City and Grove Arcade Public Market Foundation, and other associated documents as described herein; and authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents necessary to give effect to this transaction. Documents
B. Resolution adopting the Equity Action Plan. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Water Production and Distribution Agreement with Henderson County.    Documents
D. Boards & Commissions:  (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents

- African American Heritage Committee Documents

- Airport Authority Documents

- Citizens-Police Advisory Committee Documents

- Civic Center Commission Documents

- Electrical Examiners, Board of Documents

- Historic Resources Commission Documents

- Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee

- I-26 Connector Project Aesthetics Committee Documents

- Multimodal Transportation Commission Documents

- Neighborhood Advisory Committee Documents

- Noise Ordinance Appeals Board Documents

- Public Art & Cultural Commission Documents

- Recreation Board Documents


VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
VIII. ADJOURNMENT




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