City Council Agenda

 

The next formal meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held on Tuesday, July 26, beginning at 5:00 p.m.  (The July 12 meeting has been cancelled.)  Please remember that City Council meetings will be held in the Council Chamber, located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall.

Below please find the complete online agenda from Council’s last formal meeting for your continued review.  Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov.

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CITY COUNCIL FORMAL MEETING
Tuesday, June 28, 2022- 5:00 p.m. 
Council Chamber – 2nd Floor of City Hall
70 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC
AGENDA

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 143-318.10 this will be an in-person meeting which the public can access by any of the following means found at https://publicinput.com/B8711

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Pledge of Allegiance

I. Proclamations:  

    – July, 2022, as “Parks & Recreation Month”

II. Consent Agenda:

A.   Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on June 14, 2022.     Documents

B.   Second and final reading of Ordinance No. 4951, an ordinance authorizing assignment of the franchise agreement between the City of Asheville and the Education and Research Consortium of the Western Carolinas, LLC to ERC Broadband LLC.   Documents

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

  1. Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 2022
  2. Blue Ridge Pride Festival on September 24, 2022

D.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Mail Management Services LLC of Asheville for mail services.    Documents

E.   Resolution setting a public hearing on July 26, 2022, to consider closing an unopened right-of-way west of Pearl Street, between Patton Avenue and Hilliard Avenue, and declaring its intent to close this right-of-way.     Documents

F.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Raftelis Financial Consultants Inc. for the Stormwater Program Analysis and Fee Study.   Documents

G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Dogwood Health Trust to accept funding for a multi-year staff position and technical assistance to develop a strategic response to the opioid epidemic, with a focus on implementation of funds received through the National Opioid Settlement.   Documents

    2.   Budget amendment in the City’s Special Revenue Fund to budget $375,500 from Dogwood Health Trust for all personnel and technical assistance costs related to opioid epidemic response in the Homeless Strategy Division of the Community and Economic Development Department.

H.     Resolution amending a contract with Responder Support Services, LLC for embedded (on-site) behavioral health services for public safety employees and their dependents.   Documents

I.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the existing contract with McLaughlin Young Group for behavioral health services provided to City employees.      Documents

III. Presentations and Reports: 

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 an amendment to the conditional zoning ordinance adopted on October 9, 2018 (Ordinance No. 4702) located at 511 Brevard Road to remove a restriction on drive-through uses. – This public hearing will be continued to September 13, 2022.

B.   Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of 3124/3130 Sweeten Creek Road from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District to Residential Expansion District/Conditional Zone.     Documents    Presentation

D.   Public hearing to consider permanently closing a right-of-way east of Wilmington Road and south of 907 Old Fairview Road.    Documents   Presentation

E.   Public hearing to solicit comments for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2022-23.     Documents

V.  Unfinished Business  

A.   Fiscal Year 2022-23 Annual Operating Budget    Documents

VI.  New Business

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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DRAFT 8-week agenda – CONTAINS PRELIMINARY ITEMS THAT CHANGE FREQUENTLY.  Please contact City Clerk Maggie Burleson at mburleson@ashevillenc.gov if you have questions.