THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 28 BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL
CHAMBER. PRIOR TO THE MEETING, CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HOLDING PRE-ARRANGED INTERVIEWS FOR THE RECREATION
BOARD AND PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION BEGINNING AT 1:50 P.M. IN ROOM 209 OF CITY HALL.
BELOW PLEASE FIND THE ENTIRE AGENDA FOR YOUR CONTINUED REVIEW.
PLEASE CONTACT CITY CLERK MAGGIE BURLESON AT MBURLESON@ASHEVILLENC.GOV IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.
CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A WORKSESSION ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BEGINNING AT 3:30 P.M. IN THE FIRST FLOOR NORTH CONFERENCE ROOM IN CITY HALL. Documents
City Council Regular Meeting
October 14, 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
City Hall Building
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the October 14, 2014, 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
- Recognition of the Asheville Tourists - 2014 South Atlantic League Champions
- Recognition of the Sister City Delegation from Valladolid, Mexico
- Proclamation proclaiming October, 2014, as "Sister Cities Month"
- Proclamation proclaiming October 24, 2014, as "Food Day"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the meeting held on September 23, 2014. Documents
B. Resolution establishing a policy to name creeks and streams in Asheville. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign U.S. Geological Survey application to name the stream in West Asheville flowing
through the New Belgium Brewing site into the French Broad River as "Penland Creek." Documents
D.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Cooper Construction Company Inc. for the Vault Renewals and Zone
Metering Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $500,000, to combine two capital projects into one to save time and money in the bidding and contract
administration process for the Vault Renewals and Zone Metering Project.
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an amended Adopt-a-Park Agreement with Just Folks to include a waiver of permit fees in
addition to the approved waiver for park use fees for Triangle Park for Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Documents
F. Resolution approving the 2013 Local Water Supply Plan. Documents
G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Patton Construction Group Inc. for the Lakeshore Drive Sidewalk
Improvements Project. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $43,079.04 from savings in other sidewalk projects, to provide adequate funding for the contingency
and the cost of staff time for the Lakeshore Drive Sidewalk Improvements Project.
H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a change order with McGill Associates for the Stormwater On-Call Professional
Services contract. Documents
I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Appalachian Paving and Concrete Inc. for the Concrete Repair - Utility Cut
J. Budget amendments:
1. In the amount of $55,000, from the General Fund assigned fund balance, to establish a Fiscal Year 2015 budget for contracting
the engineering-level energy assessment of the US Cellular Center. Documents
2. In the City’s Special Revenue Fund in the amount of $155,342 to set up the project budgets for the following Job Access and
Reverse Commute (JARC) projects: (1) the Black Mountain Trailblazer route, which is operated by Mountain Mobility (Buncombe
County); and (2) Employment trips to Buncombe County, which is a service provided by Mountain Projects (Haywood County). Documents
3. In the amount of $16,590, from insurance recovery funds from a damaged traffic signal pole to utilize towards the purchase of a
new traffic signal pole. Documents
III. 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. Continuation of public hearing to consider a conditional zoning for Greymont Village Apartments, located on Sardis Road, from Industrial
District and Commercial Industrial District to RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District/ Conditional Zoning for the construction
of a multi-family apartment development. Documents
B. Public hearings to create a Municipal Service District for: Documents
1. The South Slope
2. The River Arts District
3. North Charlotte Street
C. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance regarding residential development density standards
in certain commercial zoning districts. - Staff request to continue public hearing until November 25, 2014.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Comprehensive discussion of the graffiti removal initiative. Documents
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. City Workforce Investments: Documents
1. Budget amendment , in the amount of $300,000, to appropriate additional funds anticipated to be collected in Fiscal Year
2014-15 from development services revenue growth for ongoing General Fund needs.
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $200,000, to appropriate excess fund balance from the Health Fund as a transfer to the
General Fund to be allocated for the Classification and Compensation Study and other one-time needs that benefit all departments.
3. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract with Segal Waters Consulting for a city-wide Classification and Compensation
B. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
- Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee Documents
- Planning & Zoning Commission Master Goldstein Mathews Carter DeVerges Dennehy Hudson Alberice Ollendorff
- Recreation Board Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: