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NOTICE – 
Monday, April 24, 2017 this meeting will convene at 5:00 p.m. per Mayor Smith

City Hall will be open at 4:30 p.m.  Speakers may sign in starting at 4:45 p.m.

Please sign in with the City Clerk

BEFORE

the City Council meeting convenes at

5:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m. Public Hearing - sign the sheet with orange at the top.

6:00 p.m. Numbered legislation - sign the regular sign in sheet.

Topic that is not part of this city council agenda -

please fill out a card.

This portion of comment will be at the end of the council meeting.

Speakers are allowed a total of 3 minutes to speak.

The above represents the flow of this meeting agenda, however, the Mayor and Council may allow changes.

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Agenda 4-24-17

DRAFT Minutes 4-10-17

5:00 p.m. Mayor Smith – continue discussion re: 2017 State of the City Report and convene a public hearing.

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Julie Fisher, Mayor’s Office – 2017 Overlay Streets (list and illustrations).
2.  Shirley Wilcox – Petitions in Opposition to Ordinance 8891 – Stone Links.
3.  Julie Fisher, Mayor’s Office – email re: Argenta City Club Annual Performance Report – 2016.
4.  Dan Scott and Shirley Abel, Neighborhood Services Department - Levy Focus Report.
5.  LaJuana Delph, letter to Mayor, City Attorney, City Clerk and City Council re: Pulaski County Voter Registration Office findings re: original petitions filed creating Stone Links Drive Urban Service District (Ord 8891) and opposition based on inadequate number of valid siganatures.
6.  Charlotte Thomas, Mayor's Office memorandum re: application for Restaurant Mixed Drink - NEW for The Garden Bistro, 4801 North Hills Boulevard, by Eric Greer.
7.  Harold Ford, North Little Rock Sanitation Director - letter from Warren Atkins, City of Little Rock Solid Waste Services Manager letter re: CPI Incresea for disposal - increase 2.8%.
8.  Tammy Greer - letter to City Clerk re: additional signatures opposing Stone Links Drive Urban District - Ordinance No. 8891..

SPECIAL CALL

R-17-84     Mayor Smith  Exhibit A
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Agreement with Taggart Architects for the Design Schematics and Construction Sup[ervision of the Downtown Plaza; appropriating funds

R-17-85     Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Real Estate Development  and Opton to Purchase Agreement with Centennial Bank

O-17-34     Mayor Smith
Amending certain sections of Chapter 4 (Buildings and Building Regulations of the NLR Municipal Code

PRESENTATIONS
Mayor Smith – Randy Naylor Keep North Little Rock Beautiful – May 6, 2017

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 5:00 p.m. 

5:00 p.m. convene a public hearing regarding the 2017 State of the City Report.
CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.
INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
R-17-72      Mayor Smith
Approving an Interconnection Agreement with L’Oreal USA
Held - Exhibit “A” not attached____________________________________________

CONSENT AGENDA
R-17-74      Alderman White
Renewing and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Community Garden License Agreement with St. Patrick’s Church
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R-17-75      Mayor Smith
Certifying local government endorsement of USA Images, LLC to participate in the Tax Back Program as authorized by Section 15-4-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003
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R-17-76      Mayor Smith
Accepting the low bid of Middleton Heat & Air for replacement of an air conditioning compressor on city-owned property at 2800 Willow Street occupied by the Health Department ($19,867.67)
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R-17-77      Mayor Smith
Amending the City of NLR 2017 Budget for the Parks and Recreation Department
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R-17-78      Mayor Smith
Amending the City of NLR 2017 Budget for receipt and expenditure of funds from the Heritage Park Circle Urban Service District No. 1 and Stone Links Drive Urban Service District No. 2
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-17-79      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 65 Prospect Trail to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for abatement of said nuisance (owner: Treycor Properties, LLC)
__________________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-80      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 6500 Holt Road to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for abatement of said nuisance (owner: David Allen Robertson)
__________________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-81      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 604 Water Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for abatement of said nuisance (owner: Patricia A. Melton)
__________________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-82      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1928 Flora Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for abatement of said nuisance (owner: Karin Demonbreun aka Karen Hall-Willis)
__________________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-83      Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties in City of NLR, as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
__________________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-17-28      Mayor Smith
Amending Appendix A – Park Hill Overlay District of the Zoning Ordinance (Ord No. 7697) to include Park Hill Elementary property in the Overlay District; Reclassifying the subject property from O-1 to C-PH; adopting an amended land use plan for the subject property (City NLR)
__________________________________________________Convene a public hearing

O-17-29      Alderman Harris
Granting a waiver to allow variances for a Pole Sign on property located 10500 Maumelle Boulevard (applicant: Carl Brown – The Boulevard Veterinary Clinic)
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O-17-30      Mayor Smith
Waiving formal bidding requirements for the acquisition of golf carts, parts and accessories for the NLR Parks & Recreation Department ($280,750.00)
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O-17-31      Mayor Smith
Approving an encroachment for Argenta Flats, LLC onto public right-of-way for steps and handrail access into certain apartment units located along Maple Street and West 8th Street (applicant: Argenta Flats, LLC)
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O-17-32      Mayor Smith
Vacating and abandoning the southern four feet of River Park Road (applicant: Bruce Oakley, Inc.
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O-17-33      Alderman Robinson
Granting a Special Use to allow residential and commercial use in the same building in an I-2 zone for property located at 10000 Highway 165 (applicant: Marlar Engineering – Mike Marlar)
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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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