City Council Meeting Agenda
Prior to the formal meeting, City Council will be holding pre-arranged interviews for the Multimodal Transportation Commission and the Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment beginning at 4:14 p.m. in Room 209 of City Hall.
August 22, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the August 22, 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
- Employee Recognition
- Resolution condemning the actions of white supremacists and racial violence in"
Charlottesville, Virginia. Documents
I. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on July 25, 2017. Documents
B. Resolution supporting the recommendation and designation of Craggy Mountains Wilderness
Area near Asheville, N.C. Documents
C. Resolution encouraging Congress to create a reliable, predictable stream of resources to
address deferred maintenance needs in America's National Park System. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept funds from the North Carolina Clean
Water Management Trust Fund. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to commit the City of Asheville to provide the local
share required for various Federal Transit Administration grants including the 5307 Urbanized
Area Formula Funding Program. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Passport Inc. to provide
for parking citation management services. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with French Broad Paving,
Inc. for the Year 1 Bond Resurfacing Project. Documents
H. Resolution making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or
unfortified wine at the following events: Documents
1. Beer City Cup on September 3, 2017
2. Living Asheville Arts Festival on September 3, 2017
3. Goombay Festival on September 8 and 9, 2017
I.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager enter into a contract with French Broad Paving Inc.
for the Fiscal Year 2017 Asphalt Paving Improvements Resurfacing Contract 2.
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $45,938, to pay for stormwater elements associated
with the Fiscal Year 2017 Asphalt Paving Improvements Resurfacing Contract 2.
J. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with
Buncombe County to partner on the Southeast Sustainability Director's Network Grant
application for a weatherization program. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with ESRI, Inc. for a 3-
year contract for GIS software maintenance. Documents
L. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with McGill Associates, PA, for
the Asheville Parks Sport Ballfield Upgrades/Renovations Bond Project. Documents
M. Technical Capital Project budget amendment, in the amount of $52,911, to move funding for
the design of the Montford Park Complex from the General Fund to the Montford Park
Complex Bond Project in the General Capital Projects Fund. Documents
N. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Engineering Services
Supplemental Agreement with CDM Smith, Inc., for the Mills River Water Treatment Plant
Miscellaneous Upgrades Project. Documents
O. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute contracts with Cherry Bekaert LLP for auditing
services for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. Documents
P. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and accept if awarded from the Federal
Transit Administration the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Section 5339 formula funds to be used
for the “Transit Station Renovation” project. Documents
Q. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Rogers Group, Inc. for the
Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Pavement and Sidewalk Improvements Project. Documents
R. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with ADC Engineering to
provide design services for Asheville Parks Sport Court Upgrades/Renovations Bond Project.
S.1. Initial Findings Resolution for Limited Obligation Bonds and setting a public hearing for
September 12, 2017. Documents
2. Initial Findings Resolution for Special Obligation Bonds.
II. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Introduction of Equity and Inclusion Manager Kimberlee Archie
B. Quarterly I-26 Connector Update
C. Six-Month Update on Review Process for Level III Projects. 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 Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances to establish
requirements for utility substations. This public hearing will be continued to September
B. 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.
C. Public hearing to consider conditionally zoning of property located on 3, 10, 12, 18 and
99999 Tried Street from RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District to RS-8/CZ
Residential Single-Family High Density District/Conditional Zoning for the development
of a single-family residential project. Documents
D. Public hearing to consider conditionally zoning of property located on 49 Tunnel Road
from Regional Business District to Lodging Expansion/Conditional Zoning for the
development of a new lodging facility and associated site improvements. Documents
E. Public hearing to consider an amendment to Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances to
incentivize small-scale residential development. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Analysis of the Southern Portion of the River Arts District Multi-Use Path. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into agreements with Asheville Grown
Business Alliance, US Cellular Center, Latino Advocacy Coalition, Buncombe County
Partnership for Children, Skunk Trunk, Land of the Sky Association of Realtors, Snook
Theatre, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, and People's Park Foundation for fee waivers
for pop-up programming at 68 Haywood Street to take place between August 2017 and
December 2018. Documents
C. Resolution allocating the use of $10 million in affordable housing bond funds for direct project
investment, in anticipation of General Obligation Housing Bonds being issued. Documents
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution repealing Resolution No. 95-59 adopting the Americans with Disabilities Act
Grievance Procedure for the City of Asheville, and support the implementation of a City
administrative policy. Documents
C. Confirmation of Planning & Zoning Commission Candidate Questions.
B. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
- Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Documents
- Multimodal Transportation Commission (from pre-arranged interviews) Documents
- Public Art & Cultural Commission Documents
- Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment (from pre-arranged
- Tourism Development Authority Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Community Action Opportunities; and Recreation Board. Deadline is Wednesday, September 6, , 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5839 for an application form.