City Council Agenda

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The next formal meeting of City Council will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at 5 p.m. in the Council Chamber located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall.  The October 8 meeting has been cancelled.  Please find below the complete on-line agenda from Council’s last meeting.  Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov if you have any questions.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.

US CELLULAR CENTER – BANQUET HALL – 87 HAYWOOD STREET

Free parking will be provided at the Civic Center Parking Garage for those who wish to attend, from 4 p.m. until the meeting is over.

People who wish to speak during the various public hearings will be asked to sign in prior to entering the meeting room. Sign-ups can begin as early as 4 p.m.

Agenda

Pledge of Allegiance


I. Proclamations

Mid-September 2019 through Mid-October 2019 as “Latinx Heritage Month”  

II. Consent Agenda:

A.   Approval of the minutes of the workshop on affordable housing on September 6, 2019; and formal meeting held on September 10, 2019.   

B.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Asheville Staffing to provide temporary staffing services for the City of  Asheville.  Documents

C.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with Buncombe County regarding feasibility site assessments and to issue a joint Request for Proposals for onsite renewable energy systems.   Documents

D.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to acquire 0.28 acres of property along Broadway from the N.C. Dept. of Transportation.   Documents

    2.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey 0.28 acres of property located along Broadway Street to Reed Creek Greenway Plaza, LLC, for the development of affordable, mixed-income housing.

    3.   Budget amendment in the General Fund in the amount of $70,575 to account for the revenue and expense associated with the transaction of property along Broadway.

E.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a downtown development agreement with the developer of 360 Hilliard Avenue, Kassinger Development Group, d/b/a Hilliard Park, LLC, for public parking and associated improvements.  Documents

F.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit the Fiscal Year 2019 Dept. of Housing & Urban Development Continuum of Care (CoC) Consolidated Grant Application for annual CoC Competition and Emergency Solutions Grant Regional Application on behalf of NC-501 A-B Continuum of Care, accepting any funds subsequently awarded, and authorizing the City Manager to sign awarded contracts.   Documents

G.   Ordinance reducing the speed limit along Amboy Road from I-240 to Meadow Road from 45 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour.   Documents

H.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a general services contract with Everbridge Inc. for maintenance and support to the City’s emergency notification system.   Documents

I.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with DEC Associates Inc. to provide financial advisory services for the City of Asheville.   Documents

J.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a design services contract with Clark Nexsen for the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center for the design of indoor and outdoor recreation facilities.   Documents

K.   Resolution authorizing the sale of one 2004 Sterling LT9500 Dump Truck deemed surplus City personal property.    Documents

L.  Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with DOSAN for the Richmond Hill Park restroom facility and picnic shelter.   Documents

M.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to renew an existing Insurance Broker of Record agreement with Insurance Service of Asheville for Fiscal Year 2019-20 and authorize providing the insurance services through June 30, 2021.   Documents

N.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a three-year contract with Homeward Bound of Western North Carolina for the operation of a Homeless Street Outreach Program.   Documents

O.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Bradley & Conner Grading Contractors, Inc. for the Lake Craig Sediment Removal Project.   Documents

P.  Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Settlement, Release, and Indemnification Agreement with Long Shoals Partners, LLC.   Documents

Q.   Resolution granting permission for the possession and consumption of malt beverages and/or unfortified wine at the Medstream Anesthesia Fundraiser on September 28, 2019.   Documents

 


III. Presentations and Reports:  None

IV. Public Hearings:

City Council has established the following time limits for public hearings:

  • Applicants have up to ten minutes to complete a presentation.
  • 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 ten minutes to address City Council.
  • Public comment period for any item may not exceed one hour.

People who wish to speak during the various public hearings will be asked to sign in prior to entering the meeting room. Sign-ups can begin as early as 4 p.m.

A.   Continuation of public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of three parcels from Central Business District to Central Business District Expansion/Conditional Zone for the construction of a mixed-use building at 72 Broadway Avenue and 61 and 67 North Market Street.  Documents – Same as 9-10-19   Plans & Elevations – Same as 9-10-19   Revised B.1 Conditions as of 9-23-19

B.   Public hearing to consider rezoning 940 West Chapel Road from Neighborhood Business District to RS-8 Residential Single-Family High Density District.   Documents

C.   Public hearing to consider rezoning 99999 Lakeside Drive from RS-4 Residential Single-Family Medium Density District to RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District.   Documents

D.   Public hearing to consider a temporary moratorium on hotel development approvals within the City of Asheville.   Documents

E.   Public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the City of Asheville Charter to provide for at-large elections for the members of the City of Asheville City Council.    Documents

F.   Public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the City of Asheville Charter to provide that Asheville City Council elections be conducted by the nonpartisan primary and election method.   Documents

V. Unfinished Business

VI.  New Business

A.   Resolution adopting a policy entitled “Policies for Implementing Affordable Housing on City-Owned Land.”    Documents

B.   Boards & Commissions:  

   – Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority   Documents

VII. Informal Discussion and Public Comment

 


VIII. Adjournment

 

 

 


Contact Information

Maggie Burleson, City Clerk
828-259-5601