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The next formal meeting of City Council will be held on Tuesday, August 24 at 5:00 p.m. in the Banquet Hall at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, located at 87 Haywood Street.  Prior to the formal meeting, City Council will hold an in-person worksession beginning at 2:30 p.m. on the American Rescue Plan Act summary plan.  This worksession will be held in-person at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, located at 87 Haywood Street.  Public comment is not allowed at worksessions.    For your convenience, below please find the complete online agenda from Council’s last formal meeting.  Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov if you have any questions.

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 Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 166A-19.24(f) this will be an in-person worksession which the public can access by any of the following means at https://publicinput.com/Q687

  CITY COUNCIL AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT SUMMARY PLAN WORKSESSION 

(Public comment is not accepted at worksessions)

July 27, 2021 – 2:30 p.m. – PowerPoint

in-person at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, located at 87 Haywood Street

 

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 166A-19.24(f) this will be an in-person meeting which the public can access by any of the following means found at https://publicinput.com/D7520

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 – 5:00 p.m.   – AGENDA

 Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville

87 Haywood Street

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Pledge of Allegiance

I. Proclamations:  

II. Consent Agenda

A.   Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on June 22, 2021.   Documents

B.   Resolution revoking Resolution No. 19-185 and authorizing the City Manager to purchase non-health- benefit-related insurance policies up to $750,000 and issue property claims-related payments.    Documents

C.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment with 120Water associated with Lead Education and Prevention Program.  Documents

D.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a sidewalk maintenance agreement with the N.C. Dept. of Transportation for a new section of sidewalk along Broadway Street between the future I-26 and Riverside Drive.    Documents

E.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with J. Bartholomew Construction, for the Public Works Building A Roof Replacement Project.    Documents

F.   Resolution updating the Fee Rebate Policy allowing Community & Development Services staff to approve fee rebates for affordable units.    Documents

G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to ratify a series of contracts/contract amendments to support emergency non-congregate homeless shelter at local hotels for people experiencing homelessness.  Documents

  1. Budget amendment in the Special Revenue Fund, in the amount of $855,230, from the American Rescue Plan, to fund the contracts to support emergency non-congregate homeless shelter at local homeless shelter for people experiencing homelessness. 

H.   Resolution authorizing receipt of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funding and delegating the responsibility to execute any necessary agreements related to ARPA funding to the City Manager.    Documents

I.  Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract extension with WPLaw, Fountains Division, for the Pack Square Park Splasheville Fountain Restoration Project.    Documents

J.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Terminix for pest control in various City of Asheville buildings.  Documents

K.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Gleeson Builders, LLC, for the Broadway Public Safety Station Project.  Documents

L.   Motion approving the Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Travel Policy adopted January 26, 2016.  Documents

M.   Resolution increasing the membership of the Asheville Housing Authority from five to seven commissioners.  Documents

N.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Vaughn and Melton Consulting Engineers for the design of slide repairs for Vance Gap Road.    Documents

O.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Green Built Alliance to implement and manage the Blue Horizons Project and Blue Horizons Project Community Council.    Documents

P.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a reimbursement agreement with the N.C. Dept. of Transportation for coordination of waterline installation along Patton Avenue.   Documents

Q.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit an application for the Fiscal Year 2021 Federal Transit Administration “Areas of Persistent Poverty Grant Program” for the purpose of completing a community engagement and planning process for the future Transit Center expansion and mixed-use development of 50
Asheland Avenue, and to accept said grant if awarded.    Documents

R.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to approve a sole-source procurement of fire station alerting security upgrades to maintain the existing Mach Alert System used in all Asheville Fire Stations.    Documents

S.   Resolution directing the application to the Local Government Commission for approval of water system revenue bonds and certain related matters.    Documents

T.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign an Interlocal Agreement with Buncombe County for a Homeowners Assistance Grant Program.    Documents

U.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign and approve payment for the purchase of a waterline easement across the property of 1296 and 1340 Patton Avenue.    Documents

V.   Resolution amending the 2021 City Council meeting schedule to include a worksession on the American Rescue Plan Act summary plan at 3:30 p.m. on August 24, 2021, at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, located at 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, North Carolina.  Documents

III. Presentations and Reports:  (No public comment)

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 10 MINUTES TO ADDRESS CITY COUNCIL.
  • PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ANY ITEM MAY NOT EXCEED ONE HOUR.

 

A.   Public hearing to consider a resolution to permanently close a portion of right-of-way at 155 Thompson Street.     Documents   Staff PowerPoint

B.   66 Long Shoals Road

     1.   Public hearing to consider a land use incentive grant to Millstone Management at 66 Long Shoals Road.    Documents

     2.   Public hearing to consider conditionally rezoning 66 Long Shoals Drive from Institutional District to Residential Expansion/Conditional Zone.    Documents     

C.   101 Charlotte Street

     1.   Public hearing to consider a land use incentive grant to RCG LLC  at 101 Charlotte Street.   This public hearing will be continued to August 24, 2021.  

     2.   Public hearing to consider conditionally rezoning the following properties:  99999 Charlotte Street, 121 Charlotte Street, 123 Charlotte Street, 125 Charlotte Street, 129 Charlotte Street, 135 Charlotte Street, 276 East Chestnut Street and 99999 East Chestnut Street from Community Business I District to Commercial Expansion/Conditional Zone; 3 Baird Street, 15 Baird Street, 19 Baird Street, 23 Baird Street, 25 Baird Street, 132 Furman Avenue and 134 Furman Avenue from RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District to Commercial Expansion/Conditional Zone; 102 Furman Avenue and 99999 East Chestnut Street from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District to Commercial Expansion/Conditional Zone; along with an amendment to the Future Land Use Map designation of 99999 East Chestnut Street from Traditional Neighborhood to Traditional Corridor.    This public hearing will be continued to August 24, 2021.     

V.   Unfinished Business 

VI.  New Business

A.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to donate two City-owned lots (Lufty Avenue and W. Chestnut Street lots) to the Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust for $1 each, subject to affordable housing deed restrictions.   Documents

B.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and enter into a grant agreement for $2 Million with Homeward Bound in support of the acquisition of the Days Inn located at 201 Tunnel Road for permanent supportive housing; and associated budget amendment.    Documents

C.   Ordinance amending provisions of Chapter 10, Article IV of the Code of Ordinances concerning noise regulation.    Documents    Staff PowerPoint

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

     – African American Heritage Commission   Documents

     – Board of Electrical Examiners   Documents

     – Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority   Documents

     – Citizens-Police Advisory Committee   Documents

     – Historic Resources Commission   Documents

     – Mountain Community Capital Operating Fund   Documents

     – Multimodal Transportation Commission   Documents

     – Neighborhood Advisory Committee   Documents

     – Planning & Zoning Commission   Documents

VII. Informal Discussion and Public Comment

VIII.  Adjournment

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Contact Information

Maggie Burleson, City Clerk
828-259-5601

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