City Council Meeting 6-24-24

The City of North Little Rock welcomes people of diverse cultures and beliefs. Any religious viewpoint expressed during invocation, or at any other time during the meeting, reflects only the personal opinion of the speaker. It is not intended to proselytize, advance, or disparage any religious belief.

Council Agenda 6-24-24
Agenda PDF Pack 6-24-24
Draft Minutes 6-10-24

COMMUNICATIONS

1.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: New Retail Beer Off Premises Permit – New Application #43021 for JNJ’s Grocery #2, 2324 East Broadway, by Jesse Williams.

2.  Mr. Greg Nation, Section Head Arkansas Department of Transportation email to Mayor Hartwick re: DOT 433918X near Percy Machin Drive and College Park Circle. An official inquiry has been made to evaluate crossing for closure or repair.

3.  Estella Morris, PhD, LCSW; Leadership VA’98, Program Manager, Comprehensive Homeless Center email to North Little Rock Police Officer Shana Cobbs re: assistance provided to Veteran.

4.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine, Retail Beer Off- premises & Small Farm Wintery – Retail Permit – Replacement/New Owner Application #43061 for White Oak One Stop, 9340 White Oak Crossing by Mohammad Rahman.

PRESENTATIONS

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S)
6:00 p.m. – Public Comment and Public Hearing for Annual Action Plan for 50th Year (2024) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) & 2024 Home Investment Partnership (HOME) program funding.

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC COMMENT

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None.

CONSENT ITEMS
R-24-129    Mayor Hartwick
Reappointing Laura Juels to the North Little Rock Parks & Recreation Commission
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R-24-130    Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Extension of License Agreement with Sprint Communications Company for the maintenance of fiber optic lines in the public right-of-way
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R-24-131    Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing payment to JCON, Inc. for emergency repairs on West 35th Street ($101,671.76)
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R-24-132    Mayor Hartwick
Expressing the willingness of the City of North Little Rock to utilize Federal Aid Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) or Recreational Trails Program (RTS) funds for the 2024 Cypress Crossing Trail Project
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R-24-133    Council Member Ross
Setting date for Public Hearing regarding the petition for the formation of the Heritage Park Circle Urban Services District
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS

R-24-134    Mayor Hartwick
Approving the FY 2024 Annual Action Plan for the City including the 50th Year (2024) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the 2024 Home Investments Partnerships Program (HOME) projects and budgets
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R-24-135    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 614 West 22nd Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: John L. Lovette)
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R-24-136    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1516 Harold Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Oscar Aquino)
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R-24-137    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1812 Crutcher Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Ray R. Curtis)
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R-24-138    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2211 West Short 17th Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Circle C Sales, Inc.)
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R-24-139    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2517 Franklin Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Linda Angeles)
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R-24-140    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2524 Division Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owners: Larry D. Davis and Mae Malon)
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R-24-141    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1605 North Chandler Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: First Commercial Mortgage Co.)
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R-24-142    Mayor Hartwick
Certifying the amount of a clean up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against property located at 1724 Maple Street (amount – $8,493.25)
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R-24-143    Mayor Hartwick
Approving and certifying the 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
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ORDINANCES
O-24-43      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 (American Composting Property)
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O-24-44      Council Members Hight and Insalaco III
Granting a Special Use to allow a Columbarium Garden in an R5 zone for property located at 6701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard (applicant: Matt Gray of CBM Construction)
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O-24-45      Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Rezoning property located at 8102 Highway 70 from R2 to I2 zoning classification, by amending Ordinance No. 9263 (applicant: The Clifton Family, LLLP)
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O-24-46      Council Member Insalaco III (for consideration only)
Rezoning property located at 3811 McCain Boulevard from C3 to C4 zoning classification, by amending Ordinance No. 9263 (applicant: David Alan Bubbus – Anchor Realty Investments LLC)
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O-24-47      Council Member Taylor
Rezoning property located south of Highway 165 and west of Cypress Crossing Subdivision from I2 to RU, R1, R4 and R5 zoning classification, by amending Ordinance No. 9263; and adopting an amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: Thomas Pownall – Thomas Engineering)
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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  

Words to Live by:
“No one should ever leave City Hall feeling defeated; there is always something that can be done to help.”
Mayor Herb Drinkwater, Scottsdale, Arizona (1980-1996)


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