Current Meeting Agenda

  


THE NEXT FORMAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JUNE 14 BEGINNING AT 5:00 P.M.

BELOW PLEASE FIND THE COMPLETE 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 QUESTION.

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City Council will be holding pre-arranged interviews for the Haywood Street Advisory Team on May 17 beginning at

 4:06 p.m. in Room 209 of City Hall.

 

City Council
Regular Meeting
May 17, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall

 

   AGENDA    Agenda

The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the May 17, 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:

-           Recognition of City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy Students 

I.   CONSENT AGENDA:

A.         Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on May 10, 2016.   Documents

B.         Ordinance No. 4500 - Second reading of an ordinance granting a franchise agreement for the operation of a low speed vehicle shuttle service
             within the City of Asheville.   Documents

C.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into utility relocation agreements with Duke Energy and other utility providers for the River Arts
             District Transportation Improvement Project.   Documents

D.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a grant agreement with the Federal Highway Administration to receive $14,600,000 in TIGER VI
            Transportation Funds.   Documents

E.         Resolution approving the issuance of 2016 Limited Obligation Bond Anticipation Notes.   Documents

F.         Budget amendment in the Transit Capital Fund, in the amount of $7,981.82 from insurance recovery funds for a damaged bus shelter to utilize 
             towards the repair of the bus shelter.   Documents

G.         Infrastructure grants:

             1.        Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit a Letter of Intent for the “Major Works Pathway” multi-year funding from the Buncombe
                        County Tourism Development Authority for Product Development Funds.  Documents

              2.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply to the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for grants of 
                          federal transportation funds, and if the applications are successful, to accept grants and sign necessary agreements with the MPO
                          or appropriate state or federal agencies to receive the funds.   Documents

               3.         Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply to the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority for Product Development 
                            Funds in the regular cycle to support renovations and improvements at the U.S. Cellular Center.   Documents

H.1.      Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept Community Waste Reduction and Recycling grant funds from the N.C. Dept. of Environmental
              Quality.   Documents

    2.     Budget amendment, in the amount of $29,813, in the Special Revenue Fund, for the Community Waste Reduction and Recycling grant.

I.1.        Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to conduct the Entrepreneurial Impact
             Study of Outdoor Special Events
.   Documents

  2.   Budget amendment, in the amount of $25,000, to appropriate the grant for the Entrepreneurial Impact Study of Outdoor Special Events.

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

          1.         Mountain Sports Festival on May 27-29, 2016
          2.         Community Concert on June 11, 2016
          3.         Ingles Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 2016

K.         Resolution amending the composition of the Citizens-Police Advisory Committee to (1) have the Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council
             seat converted to one dedicated to a resident of property owned by the Asheville Housing Authority; and (2)
the two current ad hoc seats become
             at-large seats with three-year terms.    Documents

II.        Presentations and Reports
:  

A.         Asheville in Motion Plan   Documents

            -    Resolution accepting the Asheville in Motion Plan

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 Fiscal Year 2016-17 Annual Operating Budget.  Documents

B.         Asheville Outlets

             ·         Public hearing to consider a conditional use permit for the construction of a two-story 75,000 square foot retail building and a one-story
                       8,000 square foot retail building on property located at 800 Brevard Road, Asheville, N.C.   Documents
             ·         Public hearing to consider an amendment to the signage plan for Asheville Outlets, located at 800 Brevard Road, Asheville, N.C.   Documents

C.         Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance to expand the options for a homestay operation by allowing the
             use of an Accessory Dwelling Unit for guest accommodations when the property owner or resident manager resides on the same property and
             clarification of the current residency requirements.    Documents

. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

VI.  NEW BUSINESS:

A.            Resolution appointing members to the Haywood Street Advisory Team.   Documents

VII.  INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES:  African American Heritage Commission; Airport Authority; Citizens-Police Advisory Committee; Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee; Historic Resources Commission; Housing Authority; Multimodal Transportation Commission; Neighborhood Advisory Committee; Public Art & Cultural Commission; WNC Regional Air Quality Agency.  Deadline is Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.  

 

  

 

 

 

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