The next formal meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held on Tuesday, October 26, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The formal meeting will be remote. PRIOR to the formal meeting, City Council will be holding pre-arranged virtual interviews for the Planning & Zoning Commission starting at 3:00 p.m. You may watch and/or listen to the interviews live on the Public Input page: https://publicinput.com/VE3806 or the City’s YouTube channel.
CITY COUNCIL FORMAL MEETING
October 12, 2021 – 5:00 p.m.
Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 166A-19.24(f) this will be a remote meeting which the public can access by any of the following means found at https://publicinput.com/F5244
Pledge of Allegiance
II. Consent Agenda:
RATIFICATION OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2021, FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on September 14, 2021. Documents
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with SEPI Engineering & Construction for the French Broad River Greenway West Project. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a change order with WxProofing LLC for Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville – Window Replacement & Concrete Repairs Project. Documents
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding and Right of Entry agreement with Duke-Progress Energy to explore the option of a future property exchange facilitating the reconstruction of the existing downtown electrical substation. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Change Order with WK Dickson for the Neighborhood Enhancement Project Area 5 professional services contract for waterline improvements. Documents
CONSENT AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 12, 2021, FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
F. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on September 28, 2021. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Appalachian Paving and Concrete, Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2022 Utility Cut Concrete Repair contract. Documents
H. Resolution authorizing the sale of one 2006 Freightliner Knuckleboom deemed surplus City personal property. Documents
I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for the N.C. Dept. of Transportation (NCDOT) Apprenticeship Grant Program for Public Transit and if awarded, authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with NCDOT to fund the 10% match for the program for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. Documents
J. Budget amendment, in the amount of $5,000, to allocate donation from Oasis Recovery Center and Asheville Recovery Center for the purpose of installing a bus shelter at Merrimon Avenue and Durwood Drive. Documents
K. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to ratify and amend the existing Transit Operations and Maintenance Contract with Asheville Transit Management, LLC (RATPDev USA) and to increase the contract amount to reflect the increase in cost to continue to provide the current/existing transit service level for Fiscal Year 2022. Documents
III. Presentations and Reports: (No public comment)
B. Manager’s Report – Reparations Process Update Documents
IV. Public Hearings:
CITY COUNCIL HAS ESTABLISHED THE FOLLOWING TIME LIMITS FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:
- INDIVIDUALS HAVE UP TO THREE MINUTES TO SPEAK TO CITY COUNCIL.
- PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ANY ITEM MAY NOT EXCEED ONE HOUR
A. Public hearing to consider adoption of a Corridor Study for Tunnel Road. – This public hearing will be continued to November 9, 2021.
B. Public hearing to consider adoption of a Corridor Study for Hendersonville Road. – This public hearing will be continued to November 9, 2021.
C. Public hearing to consider adoption of a Corridor Study for Biltmore Avenue and McDowell Street. – This public hearing will be continued to November
D. 130 Charlotte Street
1. Public hearing to consider a land use incentive grant to Kassinger Development Group for 130 Charlotte Street. Documents
2. Public hearing to consider conditionally zoning 130 Charlotte Street from Community Business I District to Commercial Expansion – Conditional Zone.
V. Unfinished Business
VI. New Business
A. Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview) Documents
– Board of Adjustment (Alternate) Documents
– Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee Documents
– Human Relations Commission Documents
– Noise Advisory Board Documents
– Planning & Zoning Commission Documents
VII. Informal Discussion and Public Comment
Maggie Burleson, City Clerk