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REVISED COUNCIL AGENDA 5-14-18

DRAFT MINUTES 4-23-18

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 5-14-18

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Saul Rousseau, Argenta City Club Contribution Committee Chair – memorandum to Mayor Smith re: Annual Performance Report.

2.  Karen Scott, Finance Director/Chair Energy Risk Management Committee memorandum to City Clerk Diane Whitbey re: ECRT Adjustment Factor – May, 2018 (.0013) [credit].

3.  Hank Godwin email to Mayor Smith re: Ozark Mission Project – Community Impact.

4.  Jesse Lairy – Petition Requesting Speed Hump on Ben Street (26 signatures for).

5.  Notice of Open House Public Meeting – via email – Proposed Streetscape Improvements in areas of Camp Robinson and Pike Avenue, May 15, 2018, 4 to 7 p.m. at Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Avenue.

6.  D. N. Miles, Jr. email to Council Member Charlie Hight re: Burns Park Golf Course.


PRESENTATIONS
Special recognition of the members of the North Little Rock High School Boys and Girls Basketball Teams for their State Championship wins

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m. 
6:05 p.m. - reconvene Public Hearing – re: an ordinance establishing Electric Rates for North Little Rock Electric Department customers

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
O-18-26      Mayor Smith
Establishing Electric Rates for North Little Rock Electric Department Customers
Read 2 times and held____________________Reconvene a public hearing at 6:05 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA
None.

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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-18-92      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof_____________________________________________________

R-18-93      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with Thomas Engineering Company, Inc. to provide Engineering Services for the Sixth Street Design Project
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R-18-94      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Alessi Keyes Construction for Construction Management and General Contractor Services for Argenta Plaza; appropriating funds
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R-18-95      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1106 East 2nd Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owners: Minnie Wallace and Ida Mae Shields)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-96      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 921 Roseclair Drive to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Barbara Slater)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-97      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 820 East 14nd Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Robert Coats)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-98      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, as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-18-30      Mayor Smith (for consideration only)
Reclassifying property located East of Graham Avenue and North of Page Mill Road, from R-1 to R-2 Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; Granting a Special Use to allow the Sale of Topsoil in order to prepare land for Row Crops (applicant: David Mitchell)
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O-18-31      Council Member Witcher
Reclassifying property located at 4600 Briley Road, from I-1 to R-2 Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; Adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the subject property; Granting a Conditional Use to allow a High School in an R-2 zone (applicant: McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc.)
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O-18-32      Council Member Baxter
Reclassifying property located at 4901 Allen Street from O-1 to R-3 Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697 (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-33      Council Member Robinson
Reclassifying property located at 9011 Highway 70 from C-3 and C-4 to I-2 Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; Adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: Marlar Engineering)
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O-18-34      Mayor Smith (for consideration only)
Allowing a Special Use for a Mobile Home in an R-2 zone for property located at 7001 Faulkner Lake Road (applicant: Delano Davis)
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O-18-35      Council Member Baxter
Allowing a Special Use for a Daycare Center in a C-1 zone for property located at 2000 Fendley Drive (applicant: Carmell Boyd)
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O-18-36      Council Member Hight
Allowing a Special Use for an Appraisal Business and a Residence in the same building for property located at 2 East 56th Place (applicant: Brian K. Owens)
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O-18-37      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a Parking Lot in a C-6 zone for property located at West 7th Street and Main Street (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-38      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a Parking Lot in a C-6 zone for property located at North Magnolia Street and East 6th Street (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-39      Council Members Baxter
Granting a Conditional Use to allow an Auto Window Tinting business in a C-3 zone for property located at 13120 Crystal Hill Road (applicant: Justin Lamb)
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O-18-40      Council Member Harris
Amending Ordinance 8901 which Granted a Conditional Use to allow Metal Work and Custom Fabrication in a C-4 zone for property located at 1709 West 37th Street (previous applicant was Mike Marlar for West 37th Place)
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O-18-41      Mayor Smith
Amending Ordinance 7697 (“The Zoning Ordinance”) by repealing Article Nineteen, Boards; Adopting Article Nineteen Boards
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O-18-42      Council Member Robinson
Amending Ordinance 7697 (“The Zoning Ordinance”) to Establish the North Locust Street Sign Overlay District
________________________________________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         

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By approval of the City Council, the Council meeting scheduled for Monday, May 28, 2018, will be rescheduled and held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, due to the Memorial Day Holiday.

North Little Rock City Offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.  Garbage, trash and recycling routes will run one-day delayed all week.