Modifications

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

December 3, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1 RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To set December 17, 2013, as the date for a public hearing to approve the project plan for Little Rock Redevelopment District No. 1 (Bass Pro) and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To set the date for a public hearing for the approval of a project plan for a Redevelopment District.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

December 3, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:††††††††††††††††††††† Director Ken Richardson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATION

Director Erma Hendrix & Director Ken Richardson Ė Ward 1 and Ward 2 Tour (December 3, 2013)

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 6)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with River City Hydraulic Company, in the amount of $156,051.73, for the purchase of one (1), twenty-five (25) cubic-yard Automated Rear-Loading Refuse Truck, utilizing the National Joint Powers Alliance; and for other purposes.(Funding from 2011 Short-Term Financing) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with River City Hydraulic Company to purchase one (1), twenty-five (25) cubic-yard Automated Rear-Loading Refuse Truck in the amount of $156,051.73 utilizing the National Joint Powers Alliance as a competitive purchasing cooperative.

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the purchase of 1.46 acres of land from STAMJA-DT AR Properties, LLC, in the amount of $500,000.00, to be used for the site of a new fire station in Southwest Little Rock; and for other purposes.(Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax Funding) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Staff is requesting approval to authorize the purchase of 1.46 acres of land located approximately 300 feet north of the intersection of Baseline and Stagecoach Roads through a contract with owner STAMJA-DT AR Properties, LLC.The land will be used for a new fire station in Southwest Little Rock. The resolution authorizes the Mayor, City Manager and City Clerk to execute documents needed for the acquisition.

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to approve an amendment to the contract between the City of Little Rock and Friday, Eldredge & Clark, to provide legal counsel to represent the City before the Civil Service Commission; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The City has a contract with Friday, Eldredge & Clark to provide legal counsel to represent the City before the Civil Service Commission.The contract states that in no event shall total remuneration exceed the sum of $45,000.00 per year unless the City and Friday, Eldredge & Clark agree to an amendment to the contract.Due to an unexpected increase in Civil Service Commission appeals, Friday, Eldredge & Clark is requesting an amendment to the contract.The contract expires June 30, 2019.

 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the lease of property owned by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, located at 4600 Baseline Road, to provide a Neighborhood Alert Center for five (5) years with an option to extend the term for two (2) additional years, in the amount of a Property Improvement Fee, not to exceed $10,000.00, to be reimbursed through a waiver of the monthly rental fee in $500.00 increments until such time as the improvement fee is repaid in full; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The resolution would authorize the lease of office space owned by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, located at 4600 Baseline Road.The facility would be utilized as an Alert Center for five (5) years with an option to extend the Term of the Lease for two (2) additional terms of one (1)-year each from the expiration of the initial term or any renewal term.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

To appoint William R. Brierley to the Board of Commissioners for Riverdale Levee Improvement District No. 134; and for other purposes.

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Resolution No. 13,662 (March 19, 2013), to appropriate an additional $1,485.00 for the purchase of three (3) Police Automobiles; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 7 - 8)

7.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

 

 

LU13-03:To amend the Land Use Plan in two (2) areas southeast of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas (near HarperRoad & Frazier Pike and Interstate 530 and Pratt Road); and for other purposes.†† Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; 1 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval. ††

 

Synopsis:To remove areas of the Land Use Plan beyond the Planning Boundary in two (2) areas where the City has moved the Planning Boundary closer to the City Limits.

 

 

 

 

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

 

 

 

Z-8886:To reclassify property located in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.†† Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; 1 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval. ††

 

Synopsis: The owner of the 0.32-acre property located at 10101 and 10103 West 20th Street is requesting that the zoning be reclassified from R-2, Single-Family District, to R-4, Two-Family District.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING (Item 9)

9.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Sketch

 

 

 

Z-8880:To rescind the Planning Commissionís action in approving a Conditional Use Permit to allow a manufactured home to be placed on the R-2, Single-Family, zoned property located at 8419 Hidden Valley Road; and for other purposes.†† Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; 1 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends denial. ††

 

Synopsis: A record objector is appealing the Planning Commissionís approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow a multi-sectional manufactured home on the R-2, Single-Family, zoned property located at 8419 Hidden Valley Road.The property is located outside the City Limits, in the Cityís zoning jurisdiction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCUSSION (Item 10)

 

10. ††DISCUSSION

2014 Budget

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.