Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

October 1, 2013

4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:††††††††††††††††††††† Director B.J. Wyrick

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Fire Prevention Month Proclamation

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 6)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

Map

 

 

To authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a temporary construction easement along a portion of Roosevelt Road, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:This resolution authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a temporary construction easement to the Arkansas State Highway Commission for a temporary construction easement along Roosevelt Road at the fire station located at 2218 West Roosevelt Road to the treatment plant.

 

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the Mayor, City Clerk and City Manager to execute real estate sales contracts, convey certain real property, permanent and temporary construction easements, located along the proposed Broadway Street Bridge Replacement Project, to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for a Roadway Improvement Project; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Authorizes the Mayor, City Clerk and City Manager to convey real property and execute permanent and temporary construction easements to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department for a project to replace the Broadway Bridge, AHTD Project 061275.

 

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize a contract with FTN Consulting Engineers, Inc., to provide construction quality control and quality assurance services for the construction of the Class 1 Cell 5 East and Class 4 Cell 3 of the City Landfill; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Authorizes City Manager to enter into an agreement with FTN Consulting Engineers for Quality Control and Quality Assurance Services for construction of the Class 1 Cell 5 East and Class 4 Cell 3 of the City Landfill.

 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize a contract with McGeorge Contracting, Inc., to construct new cells for the Cityís Class 1 and Class 4 Landfills; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Authorizes the City Manager to enter into a contract with the McGeorge Contracting, Inc., for the Class 1 Cell 5 East and Class 4 Cell 3 City Landfill, Bid #C12006.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute a modification to the original contract amount with Small Arrow Engineering, LLC, for engineering services and design modifications for the City of Little Rock CNG Fueling Station; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to change an original contract amount with Small Arrow Engineering, LLC, for an additional amount of $19,955.00, making a total contract amount of $69,635.00, for engineering services and design modifications for the City of Little Rock CNG Fueling Station.

 

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To set October 15, 2013, as the date for a public hearing on the issuance of an aggregate not to exceed $7,000,000 in principal amount of Industrial Revenue Bonds pursuant to the Municipalities and Counties Industrial Development Revenue Bond Law for Cameron International Corporation; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ITEMS (Items 7 - 8)

7.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-1718-A:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled MacArthur Commons Short-Form PCD, located in the 400 block of East Capitol Avenue, between River Market Avenue and Rock Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.†† Planning Commission: 8 ayes; 0 nays; and 3 absent.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The request is to rezone the property from UU, Urban Use District, to PCD, Planned Commercial District, to allow for the redevelopment of this Ĺ-block with a mixed-use development including multi-family at a density greater than the typical standard of the UU, Urban Use Zoning District.

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.   ORDINANCE

To authorize the issuance of Industrial Development Revenue Refunding Bonds to refinance certain Industrial Facilities; to authorize a trust indenture securing the Bonds; to authorize a Loan Agreement between the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Sage V Foods, LLC; to authorize the sale of the Bonds; to authorize and prescribe other matters pertaining thereto; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING (Item 9)

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

 

G-24-042:To abandon a twenty (20)-foot wide easement, located within the previously-abandoned north-south alley in the block bounded by Capitol Avenue, East 4th Street, River Market Avenue and Rock Street, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.†† Planning Commission: 8 ayes; 0 nays; and 3 absent.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The request is to abandon a twenty (20)-foot wide easement located within the previously-abandoned north/south alley in the block bounded by Capitol Avenue, East 4th Street, River Market Avenue and Rock Street.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Item 10)

10. ††ORDINANCE

To call a special election in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, on the question of issuing bonds under Amendment No. 62 to the Constitution of the State of Arkansas for the purpose of financing all or a portion of the cost of capital improvements; and for other purposes.†† Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITIZENíS COMMUNICATION

 

A limit of three (3) minutes per subject is allotted for any individual to express a written or oral viewpoint, or other message to the Board of Directors, with a maximum of thirty (30) minutes allotted for citizen communications. No advance permission is required; however, individuals wanting to address the Board are requested to fill out a yellow card listing the subject to be addressed and submit it to the City Clerk upon arrival.Citizenís communications will be held at the end of the printed Agenda.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE:

 

Due to the City of Little Rockís observance of National Night Out on October 1, 2013, the Board Meeting on October 1, 2013, will begin at 4:00 PM.