Current Meeting Agenda

  


Regular Meeting 

July 16, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

   AGENDA   Agenda

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the July 26, 2016, 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:

II.   CONSENT AGENDA:

A.         Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on July 5, 2016.  Documents

B.            Motion adopting the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law for the conditional use permit for 1401 Tunnel Road for a veterans' housing
                project.   Documents

C.            Resolution accepting Hospital Drive as a City-maintained street.   Documents

D.            Resolutions authorizing the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages and/or unfortified wine at the following events:   Documents

               1.   Downtown AVL on July 30 and 31, 2016
               2.   Goombay Festival on September 9-11, 2016

E.            Resolution authorizing
 the City Manager to sign the National Pollution Prevention Discharge System Phase II Renewal Application.   Documents

F.             Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for grant funds through the N.C. Governor's Crime Commission's State Appropriation
                Committee for 2016-17 body worn video cameras.   Documents

G.            Budget amendment, in the amount of $30,372, from the State Division of Aging and Adult Services, Housing and Homeless Unit, for the
                Emergency Solutions Grant.   Documents

H.            Ordinance re-adopting the City of Asheville Water Resources Department's Policy Manual.   Documents

I.              Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a general services agreement with Mills River Partnership Inc. to partially fund projects
                directed related to water quality protection and/or improvement in the Mills River Watershed.   Documents

J.             Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and receive funds from the N.C. Dept. of Transportation bicycle and pedestrian planning
                grant program to conduct a greenway feasibility study in East Asheville:  Swannanoa River Corridor Greenway - Phase One.   Documents

K.            Resolution authorizing the City Manager to exercise the second-year option of a contract with Sage Security Solutions, LLC for security protection
                services at various facilities owned by the City of Asheville; and to exercise the option to renew the contract for one additional twelve-month
                period based on the contactor’s satisfactory performance and available budget.  Documents

L.             Resolution authorizing the City Manager to complete negotiations and sign a contract with HydroCycle Engineering for the completion of the
                watershed assessment for the Wellington Street drainage area.   Documents

M.1.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction contract with Carolina Cornerstone Construction Inc. for the 14 Riverside
                Drive Renovation Project.   Documents

    2.         Budget amendment, in the amount of $312,929, from debt proceeds, to fully fund the 14 Riverside Drive Renovation Project.

N.            Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the contract with Dr. J. Paul Martin for physician services.   Documents

O.            Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept, by donation, easements of real property for the stormwater improvements located along Patton
                Avenue, Pearl Street and Hilliard Avenue.   Documents

P.            Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with H&M Constructors to provide design services for the Parks Maintenance
               Facilities Relocation Project.   Documents

Q.            Resolution amending the 2016 City Council meeting schedule as follows:  (1) addition of formal meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at
                5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 2nd Floor of City Hall; and (2) cancel the September 13, 2016, formal meeting.   Documents

II.        Presentations and Reports:  

A.         Update on Homestay Permitting Program (report only)   Documents

B.             Update on Mayor's Development Task Force   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 a land use incentive grant for Smith Mill Place (Biotat LLC).   Documents

B.            Public hearing to consider approving a sign package for Ingle's Markets Inc. for the property located at 863 Brevard Road.   Documents

V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  None.

VI.  NEW BUSINESS:  

A.            General Obligation Bond Referendum   Documents

                1.   Benchmark Study Results Presentation
                2.   Introduction by City Council of the Bond Orders
                3.   Adoption by the City Council of a resolution authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds; and setting a public hearing on
                       August 9, 2016, and directing publication of notice of said public hearing

B.            Boards & Commissions:  (Council to determine who, if any, to interview)   Documents

                -               African American Heritage Commission   Documents
                -               Citizens-Police Advisory Committee   Documents
                -               Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee   Part 1 of 5   Part 2 of 5   Part 3 of 5   Part 4 of 5   Part 5 of 5
                -               Multimodal Transportation Commission   Documents
                -               Neighborhood Advisory Committee   Documents
                -               Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment   Documents
                -               Tree Commission   Documents

VII.  INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES:  Affordable Housing Advisory Committee; Recreation Board; and Tourism Development Authority (must be an owner or operator of a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast or vacation rental management company with less than 100 rental units).  Deadline is Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.  

 

 

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