THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015, BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
PLEASE FIND BELOW THE ENTIRE ON-LINE AGENDA FROM COUNCIL'S LAST MEETING FOR YOUR CONTINUED REVIEW.
PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.
June 23, 2015 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the June 23, 2015, 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
- Proclamation proclaiming June 22-26, 2015, as "Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter Week"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on June 9, 2015. Documents
B. Year End Fiscal Year 2015 Technical Budget Amendments: Documents
1. In the amount of $328,314.33 from unbudgeted Degradation Fee Revenue collected in the General Fund that is designated for the
2. In the amount of $308,249.51 from unbudgeted land sale proceeds collected in the General Fund that are to be designated for the
Capital Improvement Program.
C. Budget amendment in the Water Resources Fund in the amount of $57,002,939 to budget the refunding of the Series 2005 and Series 2007
Water Revenue Bonds. Documents
D. Resolution adopting a policy for prequalification of bidders for construction projects. Documents
E. Resolution amending the composition of the Citizen-Police Advisory Committee by converting the Asheville Police Officer – Sergeant in
Community Relations member position from a voting member to a non-voting member. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Adopt-A-Park Agreement with Just Folks for a waiver of park use and special events
permit fees for Triangle Park for Fiscal Year 2015-16. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional services contract with John Davenport Engineering Inc. for the redesign of
Livingston Street and a portion of Depot Street into a complete street for construction as one of the City’s TIGER VI-funded projects. Documents
H. Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to ExteNet Systems Inc. for installation of telecommunications facilities in the public right-of-way
of the City of Asheville. Documents
I. Budget amendment in the amount of $72,038 in the U.S. Cellular Center Capital Fund utilizing savings in the U.S. Cellular Center Operating Fund
to cover costs associated with unexpected repair needs to the Exhibit Hall Air Conditioning units. Documents
J. Budget amendment in the General Capital Projects Fund in the amount of $13,063 from General Fund savings to increase city funding for the
existing Job Access and Reverse Commute pedestrian signal grant. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept the conveyance of real property located on Lakewood Drive and Chiles Avenue from Buncombe
L. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Rogers Group Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2015 Asphalt Paving Project. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. Legislative 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 to consider an amendment to a previously-approved conditional zoning for property located at 275 and 281 Hazel Mill Road to
develop 113 multi-family units. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance to revise regulations of accessory apartments. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Ordinance to adopt the Fiscal year 2015-16 Annual Operating Budget. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the approval of additional 2015-16 Strategic Partnership Fund grants. Documents
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution revising the City Economic Development Incentive Policy, to use the median wage rate of new jobs created as a benchmark to
determine quality job creation; and establish a benchmark for a living wage for companies that receive city economic development
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: