Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

February 18, 2014

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

Modifications

 

 

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1  RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To award a contract to V.R. Smith & Sons, Inc., to provide restoration and stabilization services at the Oakland & Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park; to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contact with V.R. Smith & Sons, Inc., for such services; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The resolution awards a contract to V.R. Smith & Sons, Inc., a Little Rock construction company, for restoration and stabilization services for the Oakland Mausoleum, located in the City’s Oakland & Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, and authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with such firm in a form approved by the City Attorney.  

 

 

 

 

 

WITHDRAWALS: 

9.  ORDINANCE 

To condemn certain structures in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, as structural, fire and health hazards; providing for summary abatement procedures; directing the City Manager to take such action as is necessary to raze and remove said structures; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The three (3) commercial structures have become run-down, dilapidated, unsightly, dangerous and detrimental to the public welfare of the citizens of the City of Little Rock. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                      Director B.J. Wyrick

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 5)

1.   MOTION

May 7, 2013

June 4, 2013

June 18, 2013

July 9, 2013

July 16, 2013

 

 

To approve the minutes from the May 7, 2013, June 4, 2013, June 18, 2013, July 9, 2013, and July 16, 2013, Board of Directors Meetings. 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To award a contract to Fleming Network Services, Inc., for traffic signal detection systems installation; and for other purposes.  (Funding from the 2013 Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds).  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with Fleming Network Services, Inc., for Traffic Signal Video Detection Systems Installation, Bid No. 13-162R.

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

To appoint a new Commission to the Board of Improvement for the Tall Timber West Recreation Improvement District No. 3 of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.

 

Synopsis:  Appointment of LaShell Brown as a Commissioner of the District and Board Member of the Tall Timber Recreational Improvement District.

 

 

 

  

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an annual contract with Superior Protection Services, Inc., to provide security guard services at various City locations; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Bid #C13018 for Security Services was issued on December 10, 2013.  The lowest qualified contractor was Superior Protection Services, 119 South Izard Street, Little Rock, Arkansas.  The estimated annual cost for this contract is $199,250.00.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an annual contract with Mid-South Sales, for the purchase of fuel for use in all City Fleet Units; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mid-South Sales for the purchase of fuel for use in all City of Little Rock Fleet Units.  This annual purchase order (APO) is for one (1)-year, with an option to renew annually for two (2) additional years. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 6 - 8)

6.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Map of Total Area

Area 1 Zoning Map

Area 1 Land Use Plan

Area 2 Zoning Map

Area 2 Land Use Plan

Area 3 Zoning Map

Area 3 Land Use Plan

Area 4 Zoning Map

Area 4 Land Use Plan

Area 5 Zoning Map

Area 5 Land Use Plan

Area 7 Zoning Map

Area 7 Land Use Plan

Area 8 Zoning Map

Area 8 Land Use Plan

Area 9 Zoning Map

Area 9 Land Use Plan

Area 10 Zoning Map

Area 10 Land Use Plan

 

 

 

LU13-02: To amend the Land Use Plan in the area west of Interstate 430 and south of Chenal Parkway/Kanis Road; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; and 2 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A Land Use package of amendments in the area west of Interstate 430 and south of Chenal Parkway/Kanis Road to make the plan more consistent with the likely future development pattern in the area.

 

 

 

 

7.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To amend Chapter 31 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, providing for a variance from the driveway spacing criteria on arterial streets for the Central Arkansas Library System warehouse facility located at the southeast corner of East 6th Street and Bond Avenue; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes a variance from Section 31-210(e)(1), General Access and Circulation, for the driveway spacing on arterial streets for the new Central Arkansas Library System Warehouse to be located at the southeast corner of Bond Avenue and East 6th Street.

 

 

 

 

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

 

 

To condemn certain structures in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, as structural, fire and health hazards; to provide for summary abatement procedures; to direct the City Staff to take such action as is necessary to raze and remove said structures; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Seven (7) residential structures in a severely dilapidated, deteriorated and/or burned condition causing a negative environmental impact on the residential neighborhoods in which they are located.  All notices have been mailed in accordance with Arkansas State Law.

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Item 9)

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To condemn certain structures in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, as structural, fire and health hazards; providing for summary abatement procedures; directing the City Manager to take such action as is necessary to raze and remove said structures; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The three (3) commercial structures have become run-down, dilapidated, unsightly, dangerous and detrimental to the public welfare of the citizens of the City of Little Rock. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Items 10 - 11)

10.   EXECUTIVE SESSION

Annual Evaluation of the City Manager and City Attorney

 

 

 

 

 

11.   EXECUTIVE SESSION

To make appointments and reappointments to various City of Little Rock Boards and Commissions; and for other purposes. 

 

Synopsis:  Land Bank Commission (3 Positions); MacArthur Military History Museum Commission (7 Positions); and Racial & Cultural Diversity Commission (1 Position). 

 

 

 

 

 

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

 

Three (3) minutes are allowed to present an item which has not previously been brought to the attention of the Board by the speaker and is not already on the Agenda.  This time is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, grievance, or other message to the Board of Directors.  A maximum of thirty (30) minutes is allotted for citizen communications each meeting.  No advance permission is required, but persons wishing to address the City Board are required to fill out a yellow card listing the subject to be addressed and hand it to the City Clerk upon arrival.  Citizen Communication will be held at the end of the printed Agenda.