Modifications

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

AGENDA

 

May 21, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITION:

M-1   RESOLUTION

 

To make appointment to the Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.  . 

 

Synopsis:  Re-appointment of Larry Carpenter to serve his second four (4)-year term, said to term to expire on May 1, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WITHDRAWAL:

23.  RESOLUTION

(Withdrawn at the Applicant’s Request)

Z-8837:  To rescind the Little Rock Planning Commission’s action in denying a Conditional Use Permit to allow a food store under 5,000 square-feet with sales of beer or wine on the UU, Urban Use District, zoned property located at  314 East 6th Street, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  4 ayes; 5 nays; 1 absent; and 1 open position.  Staff recommends denial of the resolution rescinding the Planning Commission’s action. 

 

Synopsis:  Ibrahim Elsaidi is appealing the Planning Commission’s action in denying his Conditional Use Permit application to allow a food store under 5,000 square-feet with sales of beer at 314 East 6th Street.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

AGENDA

 

May 21, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                      Vice Mayor Doris Wright

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

City of Little Rock Employee Retirement Recognition

      Battalion Chief Sam Summerville, Little Rock Fire Department

Gibbs Elementary International Magnet School “Kids Stick Together Project” Recognition

Little Rock Police Department Re-Accreditation Recognition Presentation

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 7)

 

 

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the Parking Citation Management Services Agreement awarded to Professional Account Management, LLC, to allow for the purchase of eight (8) On-Street Pay and Display Parking Station Meters; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: This is an amendment to the Parking Citation Management Services Agreement awarded to Professional Account Management, LLC, herein after known as Duncan Solutions (Bid #9249) signed July 22, 2010.  That contract allowed for the amendment of the contract to utilize other services and products provided by Duncan Solutions. In this case, the contract amendment is specifically for the purchase of eight (8) On-Street Pay and Display Parking Station Meters.

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Scott Equipment Company in the amount of $167,000.00 for the purchase of two (2) Backhoes for the Public Works Department, utilizing the Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative Contract; and for other purposes.  (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital & 5/8-Cent Operational Improvements Sales Tax Funding)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Scott Equipment Company to purchase two (2) Backhoes at $83,800.00 each for a total of $167,600.00 for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a grant agreement with Southwestern Energy Company for a $100,000.00 grant to be used for the purchase of Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Equipment to be installed at the City’s fueling station located at 501 Ferry Street; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a grant agreement with Southwestern Energy Company for a $100,000 grant to be used for the purchase of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling equipment to be installed at the City’s fueling station located at 501 Ferry Street.  The grant agreement would allow Southwestern Energy to have fueling site access to purchase CNG fuel for their fleet for ten (10) years.

 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract to purchase one (1) Asphalt Patching Truck, with Santex Truck Centers, LTD., providing the truck chassis, in the amount of $76,124.00, and with Bergkamp, Inc., providing the truck body, in the amount of $76,300.00, for a total amount of $152,424.00, utilizing the Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative Contract; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract to purchase one (1) Asphalt Patching Truck, with Santex Truck Centers, Ltd., for the truck chassis in the amount of $76,124.00, and with Bergkamp, Inc., for the truck body in the amount of $76,300.00, for a total amount of $152,424.00.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Enforcement Video, LLC, d/b/a Watch Guard Video, for the purchase of sixteen (16) Police In-Camera Systems and associated hardware, software and installation, in the total amount of $71,712.00.  (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital & 5/8-Cent Operational Improvements Sales Tax Funding)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Watch Guard Video Company to purchase In-Camera Systems for sixteen (16) new Police Patrol Units. The total of purchase for this equipment is $71,712.00 for the Little Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the purchase of a property offered for sale to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to be used for Neighborhood Revitalization Programs; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Staff has identified a parcel of property, located at 1524 South Martin Street, which is being offered for sale that is located within the Land Bank Focus Area and is adjacent to five (5) Land Bank properties.  Property Details: The parcel is an 11,250 square-feet vacant lot with no structure.

 

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

To appoint a new Commissioner for the Quapaw Central Business Improvement District #5 of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. 

 

Synopsis:  Appointment of Cassandra Toro for a six (6)-year term. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 8 - 16)

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-4923-M: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Shackleford Crossing Lot 5B Revised Short-Form PCD, located on the northwest corner of Crossing Court and Shackleford Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is requesting to amend the PCD, Planned Commercial Development, zoning for Lot 5B to allow for the construction of a hotel with a maximum height of sixty (60) feet and ninety-three (93) guest rooms. 

 

 

 

9.    ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-5258-E: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Rock Creek Crossing Revised Short-Form PCD, located at 12206 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is to modify the previously-approved PCD, Planned Commercial District, to add drive-thru windows to the two (2) retail buildings and remove the office building from the approved site plan.  The applicant has removed from the request the allowance of a billboard.   

 

 

 

10.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-6278-E: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled LA Fitness Chenal Parkway Revised Short-Form PCD, located at 11700 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is requesting to amend the previously-approved PCD, Planned Commercial Development, to add a health studio or spa as an allowable use for the property.

11.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-6973-E: To revoke the Planned Commercial Development zoning for Lot 8 The Villages at Colonel Glenn Long-Form PCD and approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Lots 2 and 3 The Village at Colonel Glenn Long-Form PCD for property located south of Colonel Glenn Road and west of David O. Dodd Road, 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; 2 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is a revocation of the current PCD, Planned Commercial Development, zoning for Lot 8 the Villages at Colonel Glenn and the rezoning of Lots 2 and 3 from C-3 to PCD to allow the development of two (2) automobile dealerships on this 8.04-acre site.

 

 

 

 

 

12.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8611-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Eleven Two Eleven Cantrell Road Center Revised Short-Form PCD, located on the southeast corner of Cantrell Road and Woodland Heights Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is to amend the previously-approved PCD, Planned Commercial Development, to allow for the placement of a drive-thru window and construction of a porte-cochere along the eastern end of the proposed building. 

 

 

 

13.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

 

Z-8694-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Meyer 2nd and Ringo Revised Short-Form PCD, located at 207 Ringo Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is to amend the approved POD, Planned Office Development, to add a beauty salon as an allowed use for Lot B Meyer Second and Ringo Subdivision. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

 

Z-8850:  To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled A&A Investment Short-Form PCD, located on the northeast corner of West Markham and Fillmore Streets, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is requesting a rezoning of the property from O-3, General Office District, to PCD, Planned Commercial Development, to allow for the development of the site with a two (2)-story building containing 15,000 square-feet of office and retail space.  The property is located within the Hillcrest Design Overlay District.

 

 

 

15.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Rev. Code Chapter 32, Division 4 – Metered Parking, §§ 32-401 through 430; to establish pay and display parking zones within the City; to establish fines for vehicles illegally parked in metered, pay and display and unmetered spaces; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  This is an amendment to Chapter 32, Division 4 – Metered Parking, to establish pay and display parking zones within the City and to establish fines for vehicles illegally parked in metered, pay and display, and unmetered restricted parking spaces.

 

 

 

 

 

16.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To dispense with the requirement of competitive bidding and authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Motorola Solutions, Inc., to purchase sixteen (16) Motorola Radios for Police Patrol Cars for the Little Rock Police Department, at a total cost of $98,518.00; and for other purposes.  (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital & 5/8-Cent Operational Improvements Sales Tax Funding)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Motorola Solutions, Inc., the sole supplier of the radio equipment, to purchase sixteen (16) Motorola Radios for Police Patrol Cars for the Little Rock Police Department at a total cost of $98,518.00.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 17 - 21)

17.  RESOLTUTION

Board Communication

 

To identify 2013, 2014 and 2015 expenditures in various Wards for Capital Projects funded from the proceeds of the 3/8-Cent Capital Sales and Compensating Use Tax and the 2013 Capital Improvement Bonds for streets and drainage; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Resolution adopting the 2013 through 2015 Capital Improvements Program for Streets and Drainage. 

 

 

 

 

18.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

 

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

 

Synopsis:  To condemn a commercial structure located at 5410 South University Avenue due to the fact that the owner failed to complete the repairs within the specified time frame per the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

 

19.   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 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:  Ten (10) residential structures in dilapidated and/or burned condition causing a negative environmental impact on the residential neighborhoods in which they are located.

 

 

 

 

20.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8835-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Magnolia Hill Long-Form PD-C, located at 5110 Stagecoach Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 7 ayes; 0 nays; 3 absent and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is to rezone the property from R-2, Single-Family, to PD-C, Planned Development Commercial, to allow the applicant to use a portion of their ownership to allow outdoor venues such as weddings and fund raisers.  There will be no fireworks in conjunction with the events.  The approval is limited to the applicant’s ownership.

 

21.   ORDINANCE

To amend Little Rock, Ar., Rev. Code § 2-116 (1988) that sets the compensation for the Board of Directors; and for other purposes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS (Items 22 - 23)

22.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

 

 

 

Z-3689-K: To rescind the Little Rock Planning Commission’s action in denying a Zoning Site Plan Review request for LISA Academy Charter School to allow an increase in the number of students served from 600 to 800 for property located at 21 and 23 Corporate Hill Drive, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  3 ayes; 7 nays; 0 absent; and 1 open position.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is appealing the Planning Commission’s denial of a Zoning Site Plan Review request to allow for an increase in the student population from 600 to 800 students.   

 

 

 

23.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Sketch

 

 

 

Z-8837:  To rescind the Little Rock Planning Commission’s action in denying a Conditional Use Permit to allow a food store under 5,000 square-feet with sales of beer or wine on the UU, Urban Use District, zoned property located at  314 East 6th Street, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  4 ayes; 5 nays; 1 absent; and 1 open position.  Staff recommends denial of the resolution rescinding the Planning Commission’s action. 

 

Synopsis:  Ibrahim Elsaidi is appealing the Planning Commission’s action in denying his Conditional Use Permit application to allow a food store under 5,000 square-feet with sales of beer at 314 East 6th Street.

 

 

 

 

CITIZEN’S 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.  Citizen’s communications will be held at the end of the printed Agenda.