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COUNCIL AGENDA 2-12-18

DRAFT MINUTES 1-22-18

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 2-12-18

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Liquor & Retail Beer off Premises – Replacement from Warren Bass, Jr. for Boulevard Wine & Spirits, 11905 Maumelle Blvd, by Darron W. Methvin.

2.  C. Tad Bohannon, Chief Executive Officer, Central Arkansas Water letter to City Clerk Diane Whitbey re: applicants.

3.  Mary Beth Bowman, Director of Commerce, letter to Mayor Joe A. Smith and City Council members re: GovDeals (sales between August 2014 and December 2017).

4.  Karen Scott, Finance Director/Chair Energy Risk Management Committee re: ECR Adjustment Factor, February, 2018 (.0059 [positive]).

PRESENTATIONS

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m. 

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.
INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
R-18-11      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sell vacant property generally located along the North bank of the Arkansas River between the river and Arkansas State Highway 165 (to Blue Rock Sportsman’s Club Inc. - $2,387.50 per acre)

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CONSENT AGENDA
R-18-18      Mayor Smith
Reappointing Tom Brown to the North Little Rock Planning Commission Board of Adjustment & Appeals
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R-18-19      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the North Little Rock Police Department to Donate Certain Used Equipment to the City of Gould, Arkansas, Police Department
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R-18-20      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Enhanced Community Services Agreement with Argenta Downtown Council ($110,000.00)
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R-18-21      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement between the City of North Little Rock and Argenta Arts Foundation ($20,000.00)
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R-18-22      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Arkansas Arts Center ($40,000.00)
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R-18-23      Council Member White
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Prepurchased Food Agreement with Arkansas Foodbank ($26,600.00)
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R-18-24      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a program agreement with North Little Rock Police Athletic League ($50,000.00)
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R-18-25      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with THEA Foundation ($48,000.00)
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R-18-26      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, Inc. ($100,000.00)
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R-18-27      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Butterfly Community (Seis Puentes Project) ($25,000.00)
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R-18-28      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Ozark Mission Project ($3,000.00)
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R-18-29      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with the North Little Rock Units of the Boys and Girls Club ($50,000.00)
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R-18-30      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Argenta Community Theater ($50,000.00)
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R-18-31      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof
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R-18-32      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement for Electric Customer Assistance with Central Arkansas Development Council
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-18-33      Council Member Witcher
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an access agreement between the City of North Little Rock and Indian Hills Community Club; appropriating funds ($35,000.00)
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R-18-34      Mayor Smith
Repealing Resolution No. 8837 which declared 601 55th Terrace Drive in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas to be a public nuisance and condemning it
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R-18-35      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Attorney to enter into a Settlement Agreement in the case of DAM Riverboat Co., LLC, Greenway Dining Club, Inc. vs. City of North Little Rock, Pulaski County Case No. 60CV-16-4740; appropriating funds ($60,000.00)
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R-18-36      Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a clean-up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 105 E. Emily Street ($4,883.15)
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R-18-37      Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a clean-up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 1006 N. E Street ($4,065.76)
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R-18-38      Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a clean-up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 4705 Atkins Street ($4,065.76)
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ORDINANCES
O-18-08      Mayor Smith
Establishing job classifications and numbers of employees for each department of the City government of North Little Rock for 2018
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O-18-09      Mayor Smith – for consideration only
Allowing a special use for four vending machines in an R-4 zone located at 4905 Walnut Road (applicant: Adineh – Kharat Johan)
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O-18-10      Council Member Baxter
Reclassifying certain property located at 7509 Young Road in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas from R-4 to C-3 zone by amending Ordinance No. 7697 of the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas; adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-11      Council Member Taylor
Amending Ordinance 8888 to extend the time of a special use to sell top soil and construct a new pond on certain property in an R-2 zone located at 12602 Faulkner Lake Road in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas from February 13, 2018 to May 31, 2018 (applicant: AR Trison – Kaye Lynn Tankersley)
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O-18-12      Mayor Smith
Waiving formal bidding requirements for comprehensive loss and business interruption insurance for the Murray Hydroelectric Plant; authorizing the Mayor to execute an insurance agreement ($173,895.00)
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O-18-13      Mayor Smith
Amending Ordinance No. 8957 to correct the Service Fee Rates for Municipal Street Lighting (L-1)
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PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
All persons wishing to speak must have completed a public comment card and return it to the City Clerk before this meeting is convened; speakers have 3 minutes to address their topic

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Whitbey, CAMC / MMC
City Clerk and Treasurer         

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