January 27, 2015 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the January 27, 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
- Employee Recognitions
- Proclamation proclaiming January 27, 2015, as the "Ten-Year Anniversary of Water Resources Department ISO 14001 Registration Day"
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the meeting held on January 13, 2015. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional services contract with Brown and Caldwell for the City Wide Stormwater
C. Resolution authorizing the City to apply to the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization for grants of federal transportation funding,
and if successful, to accept such grants and execute necessary agreements. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional services contract with Clark Patterson Lee for the architectural and
engineering services necessary to design and remodel the 7th and 8th floors of City Hall. Documents
E. Motion approving the Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control's travel policies adopted June 28, 2011. Documents
F. Resolution appointing a member to the Tree Commission. Documents
G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an agreement with the Z Smith Reynolds Foundation and Social Profit Strategies to facilitate
the development of training materials and process to enhance partnerships to build neighborhood capacity. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $30,000, from the Z Smith Reynolds Foundation, to facilitate the development of training materials and
process to enhance partnerships to build neighborhood capacity.
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. Multimodal Transportation Commission Update
B. 2015 Housing Market Study and Needs Assessment 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 the conditional zoning of property off Fairview Road from Urban Village District to Urban Place District/Conditional
Zoning for the development of a mixed use project containing apartments and retail, with modifications to parking standards found in
Section 7-8-26 of the Unified Development Ordinance. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider a conditional use permit for the construction of a 168-unit multi-family development on property located off of Turtle
Creek Drive. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider an economic development incentive agreement for the expansion of Tutco Farnam. Documents
D. Public hearing to consider an economic development incentive agreement for the Highland Brewing Expansion Project. Documents
E. Public hearing to consider an economic development incentive agreement for White Labs (formerly identified as Project Lab). Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agricultural lease with Balsam Gardens, LLC, for 11 +/- acres of land for commercial
agricultural production at Azalea Park. Documents
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution appointing members to the Community Relations Council. Documents
B. Resolution appointing a member to the Sustainable Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment. Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: African American Heritage Commission; Airport Authority; Citizens-Police Advisory Committee (South Asheville resident); and Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee. Deadline is Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.
IN ADDITION, the City is accepting applications for the Asheville City Board of Education. That deadline is Tuesday, February 28, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.