City Council Meeting Agenda
The next formal meeting of City Council will be held on Tuesday, August 28 at 5:00 p.m . in the Council Chamber - 2nd Floor of City Hall. Prior to the formal meeting, City Council will be holding a worksession at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber - 2nd Floor of City Hall to review the 2019-20 budget process.
Below please find the complete on-line agenda from the last formal meeting for your continued review.
July 24, 2018 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the July 24, 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. CONSENT AGENDA:
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Appalachian Paving and Concrete for the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Utility Cut Concrete Repair Project. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Equinox Environmental Consultation and Design Inc. for the design services necessary for the Swannanoa River Greenway One, Phase One: Preliminary Corridor Design Project. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Buncombe County to co-fund a Request for Proposals for renewable energy planning services. Documents
E. Technical budget amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget in the General, Stormwater, Parking, and US Cellular Center Funds to budget the $46,491,109 refunding component of the 2017 Limited Obligation Bonds and Special Obligation Bonds. Documents
F. Budget amendment in the Special Revenue Fund from the U.S. Department of Justice for the 2017 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant – Local Solicitation in the amount of $54,574. Documents
G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a donation from Connect Buncombe to be used to finance the interpretive signage for the Town Branch Greenway. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $5,000, from Connect Buncombe for the interpretive signage for the Town Branch Greenway.
H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and accept the BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grant program, if awarded, in order to 1) acquire ten buses and 2) to conduct a transit maintenance facility feasibility study. Documents
I. Resolution accepting the annual report for the Flood Mitigation Action Items associated with the Repetitive Loss Area Analysis Report. Documents
J. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Alfred Benesch & Company for the Mountainside Park/Memorial Stadium Upgrades/Renovations Project. Documents
K. Resolution amending the 2018 City Council meeting schedule to add a City Council worksession to review the 2019-20 budget process to include information on different City programs and services on August 28, September 25, October 23, November 13, and December 11, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor North Conference of City Hall. Documents
L.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Southern Specialty Civil Constructors, LLC. for the Fiscal Year 2018 Resurfacing - Stormwater Improvements Pipe Replacement Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment in the Stormwater Capital Projects Fund in the amount of $362,923 from Stormwater Fund Balance and savings from completed projects to fully fund the Fiscal Year 2018 Resurfacing - Stormwater Improvements Pipe Replacement Project.
M. Resolution making provisions for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or unfortified wine at the following events: Documents
1. LEAF Downtown AVL on August 3, 2018
2. Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk on August 25, 2018
3. Living Asheville Arts Festival on September 2, 2018
4. Orange Peel Events Presents on September 21, 2018
N. Ordinance re-adopting the Water Resources Policy Manual. Documents
O. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction agreement with T&K Utilities Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Medium and Large Service Renewals Project. Documents
P. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to obtain property insurance for Fiscal Year 2019. Documents
Q.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into contracts not to exceed $1,205,000 to make repairs to community recreational facilities damaged during the May 30, 2018, flood event. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $1,205,000, from unassigned general fund fund balance, to repair community recreational facilities damaged during the May 30, 2018, flood event.
R. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend an agreement with Park Ridge Health to provide annual physical examinations for firefighters in Fiscal Year 2018–2019. Documents
S. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a general services contract with Tyler Technologies for maintenance and support to the City of Asheville’s MUNIS Enterprise System. Documents
T. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to acquire a stormwater easement from the owners of property on Elizabeth Place for stormwater improvements that will serve a section of the Reed Creek. Documents
U. Ordinance granting a franchise agreement to Tuk It, LLC, for the operation of an electric vehicle shuttle service within the City of Asheville. Documents
V. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and accept the funding from the Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program to acquire ten buses and associated chargers. Documents
W. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional services contract with Terracon Consultants, Inc. for on-call building envelope engineering services. Documents
X. Resolution the City Manager to execute easement agreements with private property owners for easements related to the Transportation Bond - Bus Shelter Program. Documents
Y. Resolution adopting the Water Shortage Response Plan update. Documents
Z. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into contracts with Asheville Staffing, Upstaff, and AppleOne to provide temporary staffing services for the City of Asheville. Documents
III. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Update on Asheville Police Department Open Data
B. Council Strategic Operating Plan 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 authorizing an economic development incentive grant to General Electric Corporation and Unison Engine Components, Inc. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance to add standards to the outdoor lighting ordinance. Documents
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
B. Resolution to recommit one million dollars to a local Community Land Trust, recognize the formation of the
Asheville Buncombe Community Land Trust (ABCLT) and provide a letter of support for the ABCLT
showcasing our continued staff support and the efforts of the ABCLT in achieving its 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt
C. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
- Board of Adjustment (Alternate) Documents
- Citizens-Police Advisory Committee Documents
- Civic Center Commission Documents
- Civil Service Board Chair
- Electrical Examiners, Board of Documents
- Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee Documents
- I-26 Connector Aesthetics Committee Documents
- Multimodal Transportation Commission Documents
- Neighborhood Advisory Committee Documents
- Noise Ordinance Appeals Board (Alternate) Documents
- Planning & Zoning Commission Documents
- Tourism Development Authority Documents
- Tree Commission Documents