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PUBLIC HEARING AT 5:00 P.M.
A public hearing regarding the proposed 2018 City of North Little Rock Budget will convene at 5:00 p.m. (prior to the regular scheduled council meeting scheduled for 6:00 p.m.). Click here for the link to the Mayor's page to view the 2018 proposed budget.

COUNCIL AGENDA 11-13-17

DRAFT MINUTES 10-23-17

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 1-13-17

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Kroger #638, W 44th and Camp Robinson, by Patrick W. Scherrey.

2.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Kroger #642, 6929 John F. Kennedy, by Patrick W. Scherrey.

3.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Kroger #639, 2509 McCain Boulevard, by Patrick W. Scherrey.

4.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Kum & Go #153, 8801 Maumelle Boulevard, by Kyle J. Krause.

5.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Kum & Go #144, 5216 John F. Kennedy, by Kyle J. Krause.

6.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Kum & Go #152, 3220 Spring Hill Drive, by Kyle J. Krause.

7.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Edwards Cash Savers #3442, 3801 Camp Robinson, by Don Proffitt.

8.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink – Change of Manager from Stephanie Roberts, for Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar of LR, 4333 No. Warden Road, by Jonathan Witte.

9.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink –Replacement from Bill Yeates, for My Friends Place, 5501 MacArthur Drive, by Terry Harris.

10. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW for Wal-Mart Supercenter #4460, 12001 Maumelle Boulevard, by Nicholas T. Tumblin.

11. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Beer off Premises & Small Farm Wine – Change of Manager from Nicholas Tumblin, for Wal-Mart Supercenter #4460, 12001 Maumelle Boulevard, by Matthew S. Sims.

12. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW for Wal-Mart Supercenter #1105, 4450 E. McCain Boulevard, by Ian K. Bardo.

13. Jimmy Cannon, Petition requesting Speed Hump on Northbrook Drive, (6 signatures for).

14. Karen Scott, Finance Director, Chairman Energy Risk Management Committee memorandum re: Energy Cost Recovery Rider Adjustment Factor for November, 2017 (.0019 [positive]).

15. Charlotte Thomas, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink – Change of Manager from Helen Wyrick for Gigi’s Soul Café & Lounge, 10840 Maumelle Boulevard, by Bryan Silva.

16. C. Jason Carter, City Attorney, letter to City Council members re: Retirement effective November 17, 2017.

17. Email Statement from Mayor Joe A. Smith on Jason Carter leaving as NLR (North Little Rock) City Attorney and recommending Amy Fields as acting City Attorney.

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
None.

CONSENT AGENDA
None filed.
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-17-185    Council Member White
Accepting a license and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a community garden license agreement with North Little Rock School District for Pike View Early Childhood ($4,000.00)__________________________________________

R-17-186    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain City-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof
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R-17-187    Mayor Smith
Endorsing purchase and sale agreement for 600 Main Building Horizontal Property Regime
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R-17-188    Mayor Smith
Appropriating funds for the construction of the Downtown Plaza ($4 million)
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R-17-189    Mayor Smith
Appointing Amy Fields to the Office of North Little Rock City Attorney
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R-17-190    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 801 Curtis Sykes Drive (a/k/a 1506 N. Vine Street) in the City of North Little Rock (amount $ 3,857.73)

________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-191    Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas, as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement and other nuisances
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-17-85      Mayor Smith
Amending Ordinance No. 8950 to reduce the increase to the North Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Lodging Tax one-half percent
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O-17-86      Mayor Smith
Defining economic development services to be professional services under Arkansas law; repealing Ordinance No. 8756 (requires 2/3 vote)
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O-17-87      Mayor Smith
Revising and adjusting North Little Rock Electric Department service schedule rates for municipal street lighting (L-1) and all night outdoor lighting (L-4)
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O-17-88      Council Member Witcher
Granting a conditional use to allow a tire shop in a C-4 zone for certain real property located at 5021 Warden Road in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: Vasquez Engineering)
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O-17-89      Council Members Ross and White
Granting a conditional use to allow a parking lot in an R-3 zone for certain real property located at 2013 Schaer Street in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-17-90      Council Member Baxter
Vacating and abandoning a certain sewer utility easement located on Lot 3, Cock of the Walk Subdivision to the City of North Little Rock (applicant: Tri Star Corporation)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

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         

Words to Live by:
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. 
Oprah Winfrey

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City Offices will be closed November 23 and 25, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holidays. Garbage and trash routes will run one-day delayed the remainder of the week.

Happy Thanksgiving!
From the City Clerk/Treasurer team:
Diane, Katelyn, Shelley, Talor, Shannon and Becky T.