Modifications

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

July 16, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To amend Little Rock, AR., Resolution No. 10,677 (October 26, 1999) to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an addendum for the lease term of The First Tee Golf Course for another fifteen (15) years; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:This resolution allows a fifteen (15)-year addendum to the current lease agreement for the Little Rock First Tee.

 

 

 

 

M-2ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To grant a franchise to occupy public rights-of-way and provide telecommunications and data services by and for PerfectVision Manufacturing, Inc.; to set forth the terms and conditions for the use and rental of such right-of-way; and for other purposes.†† Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The ordinance authorizes a franchise for PerfectVision Manufacturing, Inc., to use public rights-of-way to install fiber optics to link its facilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

July 16, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

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

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 10

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To award a contract to Cromwell Architects Engineers, Inc., for an Architectural Services Contract for the City of Little Rock; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Authorizes the City Manager to enter into a contract with Cromwell Architects Engineers, Inc. to perform architectural/engineering work on an as needed basis.Most projects will be small in nature and will be performed on a predetermined hourly basis for a one (1)-year period of time with the option for two (2), one (1)-year extensions.

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To award a contract for fifteen (15) Traffic Signal Video Detection Systems needed for the 2013 Asphalt Resurfacing Program; 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 Econolite, Inc., for fifteen (15) Traffic Signal Video Detection Systems, Bid No. 2013-130.

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to approve a one (1)-year extension of the Annual Software Maintenance Agreement with IBM Corporation, in the amount of $147,888.00; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:This resolution authorizes an additional year of software maintenance services for the City of Little Rock IBM mainframe computer pursuant to sole-source Ordinance No. 20,220 (February 16, 2010).

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with EVS Midsouth for the purchase of firefighting protective coats and pants for the Little Rock Fire Department; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis:Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contact with EVS Midsouth for the purchase of firefighting protective coats and pants for the Little Rock Fire Department.

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

 

To certify Local Government Endorsement of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., located at 4001 North Parham Road, #3, Little Rock, Arkansas, to participate in the Arkansas Tax Back Program (as authorized by Section 15-4-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003); and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Stryker Medical in the amount of $98,640.00, for the purchase of eight (8) Power Ambulance Cots for use by Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The Little Rock City Managerís Office/Emergency Management Division is committed to improving emergency medical response throughout the City. In order to accomplish this goal, the City Managerís Office/Emergency Management Division proposes the purchase of eight (8) powered ambulance cots for use by Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services. This equipment is being purchased in accordance with Bid #13131.

 

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department to incorporate lighting into the plans for Job 061277, Union Pacific Railroad Structures & Approaches (Roosevelt Road); and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The resolution authorizes the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) to install lighting on the new Roosevelt Road (Highway 70) Bridge.

 

 

 

 

8.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Volume Discount Agreement with Waste Management of Arkansas for disposal of Class I and Class IV solid waste; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The resolution authorizes the City Manager to enter into a volume discount agreement with Waste Management of Arkansas for disposal of Class I and Class IV solid waste into the Cityís landfill.

 

 

 

9.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Volume Discount Agreement with Waste Corporation of Arkansas for disposal of Class I and Class IV solid waste; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The resolution authorizes the City Manager to enter into a volume discount agreement with Waste Corporation of Arkansas for disposal of Class I and Class IV solid waste into the Cityís landfill.

 

 

 

10. †††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

Lien Certification List

To certify various liens to the Pulaski County Treasurerís Office for inclusion in the appropriate annual tax bill; and for other purposes.†† Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:On occasion, the City attaches liens for work it performs on private property.This lien information must then be compiled and sent to the Pulaski County Treasurerís office for inclusion in the annual ownerís tax bill.This is an effort to recoup some of the costs for that work which the City performs.The City is seeking to certify 178 liens for a total amount of $37,423.65.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 11 - 13)

11. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To grant a franchise to occupy public rights-of-way and provide telecommunications services by Unite Private Networks, LLC; to set forth the terms and conditions for the use and rental of such rights-of-way; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval. (First & Second Reading held on July 9, 2013).

 

Synopsis:The ordinance authorizes a franchise for Unite Private Networks, LLC, to use public rights-of-way to install fiber optics to link various schools in the Little Rock School District.

 

 

 

 

12. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-5803-B: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Mini of Little Rock Short-Form PCD, located at 12601 West Markham 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; 2 absent and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The request is to amend the previously-approved PCD, Planned Commercial Development, to add a carwash to the site plan.††

13. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Map

Sketch

 

 

Z-8860: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Hansen Short-Form PD-O, located at 400 North Van Buren 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; 2 absent and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The applicant is requesting rezoning of the existing non-residential structure located on this site from non-conforming R-3, Single-Family, to PD-O, Planned Development - Office.

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER ITEMS (Items 14 Ė 16)

14. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8851:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Pleasant Ridge Lot 3C Short-Form PCD, located at 11701 Pleasant Ridge 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 denial.

 

Synopsis:The developer is proposing a rezoning from O-3, General Office District, to PCD, Planned Commercial District, to allow for the construction of a four (4)-story hotel with 130 guest rooms.

 

 

 

 

15. ††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize an agreement with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department for grant match funding of the Main Street Overlay Project; and for other purposes; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department for matching of funding through the State Aid for Cities program to asphalt resurface Main Street from Interstate 630 to Roosevelt Road.Total project cost is estimated at $460,000.00.

 

 

 

 

16. ††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:To condemn a commercial structure located at 1101 Jefferson Street due to the fact that certain actions did not occur within specified time frames per the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.