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Council Agenda 6-14-21

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Council Agenda 6-14-21
Adobe PDF Pack 6-14-21
DRAFT Minutes 5-24-21

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Ember Strange, Finance Director/Chair Energy Risk Management Committee
memorandum re: Power Cost Adjustment rate (PCA) for June, 2021 (.0022/kwh) negative.

2.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink Maximum Permit – Replacement/New Owner, Whole Hog Café, 4333 Warden Road, by J. Daniel Bryant.

3.  Steve Shields, Parks and Recreation Director memorandum to Mayor Terry C. Hartwick and City Clerk Diane Whitbey re: Notice of Public Hearing for the Parks and Recreation Department – Monday, June 21, 2021, 5:15 p.m. North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas.

4.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine, Retail Beer off Premises, Small Farm Winery – retail permit – change of manager, Kroger #639, 2509 McCain Boulevard, by Jacqueleen Cossey.

5.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine, Retail Beer off Premises, Small Farm Winery – retail permit – change of manager, Kroger #638, West 44th and Camp Robinson Road, by Jacqueleen Cossey.

6.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine, Retail Beer off Premises, Small Farm Winery – retail permit – change of manager, Kroger #642, 6929 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, by Jacqueleen Cossey.

7.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Beer off Premises – replacement/new owner, Aaryan Budhwani LLC (fka Exxon), 1504 Highway 161, by Satnarayan Murthy.

8.  Millicent Stewart - Petition requesting Speed Hump at 6009 Allen Street (20 signatures for).

PRESENTATIONS
None.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S)

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC COMMENT

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
O-21-38      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Special Use to allow for a Food Truck Court in a C6 zone for property located at 601 West 4th Street (applicant: Demetris Settles and Lawrence Barbee)

Held__________________________________________________________________

CONSENT AGENDA
R-21-74      Mayor Hartwick
Confirming the reappointment of Anthony Kendall to the Board of Commissioners of Central Arkansas Water
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R-21-75      Mayor Hartwick
Amending the 2021 Budget for the City of North Little Rock to include additional revenues and expenses in certain departmental budgets
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-21-76      Mayor Hartwick
Approving and Certifying amounts of Liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

ORDINANCES
O-21-45      Mayor Hartwick
Amending the 2021 Quota Ordinance (Ordinance No. 9323) for certain departments (Administration, Electric, Finance, Fit 2 Live, Parks and Recreation, Patrick Henry Hays Senior Center, Police and Traffic Services)
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O-21-46      Mayor Hartwick
Amending the General Rules and Regulations for the North Little Rock Electric Department to include minor changes and the Prepaid Payment Program
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O-21-47      Mayor Hartwick
Accepting the Annexation of certain territory to the City of North Little Rock; approving the Schedule of Services to be extended to said area; assigning said territory to Ward 2 (9401 Diamond Drive - Petitioner – Central Commerce Center, LLC – Isaac Smith)
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O-21-48      Mayor Hartwick
Waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing payment to G&W Electric Company for the purchase of a Specialized Electronic Rollover and Automatic Transfer System for the North Little Rock Electric Department ($52,768.00)
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O-21-49      Mayor Hartwick
Waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing payment to Milsoft Utility Solutions for the purchase and installation of Integrated Outage Management Software for the North Little Rock Electric Department ($88,000.00)
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O-21-50      Mayor Hartwick
Waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing payment to Benchmark Analytics for the purchase of Early intervention and Capital Management Software Subscription for the North Little Rock Police Department ($30,000.00)
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O-21-51      Council Member Hight
R
epealing Ordinance No. 7345; establishing revised procedures for citizens of the City of North Little Rock to petition the City (Council) for the installation of speed humps; establishing guidelines for the installation of said speed humps
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O-21-52      Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Rezoning property located along North Olive, North Magnolia, and North Poplar in the City, from R4, I1, and C5 to C6 Zoning Classification, by amending Ordinance No. 9263 (applicant: Newmark Moses Tucker Partners)
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O-21-53      Council Member Hight
Granting a Conditional Use to allow Outdoor Automobile Storage in an I1 Zone for property located at 514 Smokey Lane (applicant: Phillip Lewis Engineering)
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O-21-54      Council Member Robinson
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a Parking Lot in an R3 Zone for property located at 921 North F Street (applicant: Nelson Watson)
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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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