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COUNCIL AGENDA 4-23-18

DRAFT MINUTES 4-9-18

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 4-23-18

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Jan Eberle, Parks and Recreation email re: Weight Watchers Employee Wellness update.

PRESENTATIONS
Randy Naylor – Great North Little Rock Cleanup – May 5, 2018

Council Member Baxter – Phillip Drake – High School Freshman – Class Project Presentation

Videos – North Little Rock Fire, Police and Office of Emergency Services (2)

Mayor Smith – National Arbor Day Proclamation

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m. 
6:05 p.m. - reconvene Public Hearing – re: an ordinance establishing Electric Rates for North Little Rock Electric Department customers

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes
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INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
O-18-25      Council Member Hight
Granting a waiver of Sections 14.19 and 14.23 of the Zoning Ordinance to allow an Electronic Changeable Copy Sign on property located at 6701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard (applicant: North Little Rock First United Methodist Church)
Read 1 time and held_____________________Reconvene a public hearing

O-18-26      Mayor Smith
Establishing Electric Rates for North Little Rock Electric Department Customers
Read 1 time and held___________Reconvene a public hearing at 6:05 p.m.
Executive Summary 4-9-18

CONSENT AGENDA
R-18-82      Mayor Smith
Designating April 23, 2018 as “Electronics Recycling Week”
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R-18-83      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus

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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-18-84      Mayor Smith
Authorizing transfer of proceeds of sale of vacant property located along the North Bank of the Arkansas River between the River and Arkansas State Highway 165 to North Little Rock Wastewater Utility ($93,924.42)
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R-18-85      Council Members Ross and White
Expressing the willingness of the City of North Little Rock to utilize Federal Aid Funds for the Levy and Park Hill Jump Start Improvements; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into appropriate Agreements or Contracts with the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)
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R-18-86      Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Expressing the willingness of the City of North Little Rock to utilize Federal Aid Recreational Trails Program Funds for the (Frank M.) Witkowski Park Development and Improvements
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R-18-87      Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Expressing the willingness of the City of North Little Rock to utilize Federal Aid Recreational Trails Program Funds for 7th Street (Maple to Willow Streets) Development and Improvements
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R-18-88      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1404 W. Short 17th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: James Rommel)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-89      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 219 E. Emily Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Joe M. Wadley)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-90      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 120 E. 19th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Billy Mac Laman Rev Trust c/o Jeff Laman
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-18-91      Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisance
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-18-27      Council Member Hight
Amending Ordinance No. 7697 (“The Zoning Ordinance”) and Ordinance No. 8808 to extend the boundary parameters of the JFK (John F. Kennedy) Boulevard North Sign Overlay District
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

O-18-28      Council Members Baxter and Harris
Changing the name of the East-West portion of Counts Massie Road to White Oak Crossing
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

O-18-29      Council Member Robinson
Granting a Special Use to allow two seasonal high tunnels in an R-3 zone for property off of Powerline Drive (applicant: Patrick Cullivan)
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PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
All persons wishing to speak must have completed a public comment card and return it to the City Clerk before this meeting is convened; speakers have 3 minutes to address their topic

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Whitbey, CAMC / MMC
City Clerk and Treasurer         
 
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