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City Council |
September 22, 2015 - 5:00 p.m.
Council Chamber - 2nd Floor - City Hall
The following has been set as the tentative agenda for the September 22, 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 Recognition
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on September 8, 2015. Documents
B.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program for the Regional Law
Enforcement Liaison. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $20,000, from the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program.
C. Motion to adopt the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law for the modification to a conditional use permit for Biltmore Gardens (now known as
Commercial Properties at Biltmore). Documents
D. Resolution approving a written exemption from the Request for Qualification process and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with
Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide redevelopment options for the former Matthews Ford property. Documents
E. Resolution to exempt the formal bidding requirement for the subject purchasing bid, and authorize Water Resources Department to purchase
mid-size meter boxes from sole source vendor Fortiline Waterworks. Documents
F. Budget amendment, in the amount of $40,000, from the Federal Asset Forfeiture Program, to fund training, safety equipment and educational materials
for the Asheville Police Department. Documents
G. Ordinance amending the membership of the Civic Center Commission to (1) add the Asheville-Buncombe Regional Sports Commission Director
and the Asheville Symphony Director be non-voting ex-officio members; and (2) allow the Commission to appoint committees from its membership
or the community at large. Documents
H. Resolution increasing the living wage rate for full- and part-time City employees and increasing its applicability to all City employees. Documents
I.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manger to accept grant funds through the 2015 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant - Local Solicitation, to
purchase Conducted Electrical Weapons. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $50,434, from the U.S. Dept. of Justice, for the 2015 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant - Local Solicitation.
III. Presentations and Reports:
A. Financial Rating Analysis
B. Boards & Commissions Manual Manual
C. 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 conditional zoning of 95 Charlotte Street from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District to Office
District/Conditional Zoning for the adaptive reuse of an historic structure for office use and the construction of a new residential building, with
conditions relating to landscaping and building design. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the previously approved conditional zoning at 40, 50 and 60 Gerber Road to increase the total
number of units in Phases II and III by 22 for a total of 142 units. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a revised Land Use Incentive Grant Policy. Documents
& Commissions: Documents
- Tourist Development Authority Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Affordable Housing Advisory Committee; and the Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee. Deadline is Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.
Applications are being accepted for the Planning & Zoning Commission. That deadline is Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form.