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COUNCIL AGENDA 6-25-18

DRAFT MINUTES 6-11-18

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 6-25-18

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Mayor Joe A. Smith letter to William F. Laman Library Board of Trustees re: Downtown/Argenta Parking.

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
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)
Has not been read______________________________________________

CONSENT AGENDA
R-18-117    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof_______________________________________________________

R-18-118    Council Members Baxter and Harris
Accepting the bid of and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter in to a Contract with Gene Summers Construction Co., Inc. for 39th Street from Burks Avenue to just beyond Hays Court – Street and Drainage Improvement Project; appropriating funds ($172,180.00)
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R-18-119    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Interlocal Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding to assist in the maintenance and operation of the Pulaski County Regional Crisis Stabilization Unit____________________________

NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-18-120    Mayor Smith
Approving the 2018 Annual Action Plan for the City of NLR, including 44th Year (2018) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the 2018 Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Projects and Budgets
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-121    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2221 E. Washington Avenue to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Co Star Media Networks, Inc.)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-122    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 3805 Freeman Circle to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Hawkins Enterprises)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-123    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2105 Whyte Drive to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Dorothy / Herbert Fair)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-124    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 6505 Medford Lane to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Wanda F. Kloss)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-125    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 NLR as a result of Grass Cutting Expenses and Abatement of other nuisances
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-18-49      Mayor Smith
Amending Ordinance No. 9017 (adding an Emergency Clause)
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O-18-50      Mayor Smith
Waiving formal bidding requirements for the repair of the Laman Library Fountain ($35,000.00)
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O-18-51      Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Waiving formal bidding requirements for the Purchase and Installation of an Electronic Gate as a Traffic Control Devise at the entrance of Cypress Crossing Neighborhood ($21,500.00)
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O-18-52      Council Member Robinson
Granting a Special Use to allow a Funeral Home with 22 parking spaces in a C-4 Zone for property located at 1901 East Broadway (applicant: Venetta Peaster)
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O-18-53      Council Member Robinson
Reclassifying property located at Rockwater Boulevard from Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) and R-4 to C-6 Classification to allow for a Residential Subdivision with Zero Front Yard Setbacks by amending Ordinance No. 7697; Adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the Subject Property (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-54      Council Member Robinson
Reclassifying property located North of Rockwater Boulevard from R-4 to R-3 to allow for Duplexes by amending Ordinance 7697; Adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the Subject Property (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-55      Council Member Robinson
Approving a request to Waive certain requirements of the Master Street Plan for Right-of-Way width Criteria for property located at Independence Drive and Columbus Drive (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-18-56      Council Member Taylor
Amending Ordinance No. 8972 to revise previously approved Home Styles and Other Conditions (applicant: John Callahan Construction)
________________________________________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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