City Council Agenda


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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.  

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AGENDA

Pledge of Allegiance


I. Proclamations  (No public comment)

A.   Confirmation of Swearing In of New Council Member S. Antanette Mosley

II. Consent Agenda

A.   Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on September 8, 2020.   Documents

B.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a change order with CDM Smith Inc. to increase the Water System Distribution Project 2 – Professional Services Contract.   Documents

C.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction agreement with T&K Utilities, Inc., for the Water System Neighborhood Enhancement Project Area 5 Part 1 Project.   Documents

D.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a renewal agreement for automatic aid service with Reem’s Creek Fire Department.  Documents

E.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the N.C. Dept. of Public Safety to provide Regional Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team 6 – Asheville.  Documents

F.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Carolina Specialities Construction, LLC. for the expansion of the Skyland Fire Department located at 9 Miller Rd. South to accommodate operational needs for Fire Station #4.    Documents

G.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a supplemental agreement with Cavanaugh and Associates to develop, facilitate and complete the Request for Proposals process for selection of Advanced Metering Infrastructure system.    Documents

H.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for, and accept, if awarded, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, 2021 BikeSafe Grant, Year 2.    Documents

  1. Budget amendment, in the amount of $5,000, from the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, for Year 2 of the 2021 BikeSafe Grant.

I.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept grant funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the Fire Prevention & Safety Program.    Documents

   2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $45,029, from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the Fire Prevention & Safety Program.

J.   Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a general services contract with Synergy Sports Charlotte LLC, for the procurement and installation of playground mulch.  Documents

III. Presentations and Reports   (No public comment)

A.   Manager’s Report – 30/60/90 Day Work Plan    

IV. Public Hearings 

A.   Resolution to close a portion of an unopened right-of-way known as Gayle Street.   Documents

B.   Public hearing to consider an amendment to a previously approved conditional zoning (Ordinance No. 4785) for properties located at 172 Asheland Avenue, 185 and 99999 Coxe Avenue and 5 Federal Alley for changes to a mixed-use development zoned  Central Business District-Expansion/Conditional Zone.   Documents

V.  New Business 

A.   Resolution approving a $1.1 Million Housing Trust Fund Loan to The Juna Group to construct 11 affordable single family homes at the property located at Alice Clement Lane in Oakley in southeast Asheville to be sold to individuals and families at or below 100% AMI.   Documents

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

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee   Documents
Citizens-Police Advisory Committee   Documents
Civic Center Commission   Documents
Historic Resources Commission   Documents
Human Relations Commission   Documents
Multimodal Transportation Commission   Documents
Neighborhood Advisory Committee   Documents
Public Art & Cultural Commission   Documents
WNC Air Quality Agency Board   Documents

VI.  Unfinished Business

A.   Vote to adopt an ordinance to extend the temporary moratorium on hotel development for five months due to delays associated with COVID-19 pandemic.   Documents

B.   Budget amendment regarding the FY 2020-21 Annual Operating Budget.  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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