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Council Agenda 1-10-22

The North Little Rock City Council scheduled for Monday, January 10, 2022, will be conducted in person and electronically.

The Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorney will be in the City Council chambers during the meeting and City Council Members have the option to participate in the meeting via ZOOM.

Because of the current COVID-19 crisis, and in accordance with Act 2 of 2020 passed by the Arkansas General Assembly on April 16, 2020, and the recent new declaration of a state-wide health emergency, Council Members and the public are encouraged to participate in the upcoming meeting electronically (Council Members via Zoom - public by watching on NLRTV or Facebook Live.  The Council Chambers will be open to the public, however there will be very limited seating and all attendees will be asked to social distance and wear a mask at all times when not actively speaking.

This meeting, as with all City Council meetings, is available for viewing on the internet at https://www.facebook.com/CityofNorthLittleRock/, on the City of North Little Rock’s website http://nlr.ar.gov/government/city_council, and on local access television. 

Applicants on zoning related issues will be able to call into the meeting or be present in the council chambers to be available to answer any questions City Council members may have related to your application.  Please call 501-500-0955 and enter the meeting ID: 967 260 919 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. When prompted for the participant ID, press # or wait.  A staff member will get your name.  You will then be muted and participate in the meeting by listening until your application is called.  If there are any questions about your application, you will be unmuted and given the opportunity to speak.  If you attend in person, please sign in with the City Clerk BEFORE the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.

Any persons who wish to speak on any agenda items, during any scheduled public hearings, or during public comment may do so by:

(1) Emailing the North Little Rock City Clerk’s office at CityClerkOffice@nlr.ar.gov, by 4:00 p.m. prior to the meeting. Emails sent to the City Clerk will be read at the meeting.

(2) Or, call 501-500-0955 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.  Enter the meeting ID: 967 260 919.  When prompted for the participant ID, press # or wait.  A staff member will get your name, address, telephone number and the item you wish to speak on, if applicable. You will then be muted and participate in the meeting by listening until the item you signed up to speak on is called, or until the public comment portion of the meeting.  At that time, you will be unmuted and given the opportunity to speak.

(3) Attend the meeting in person (masks and social distancing encouraged) and sign in with the City Clerk 5 minutes before the meeting is convened at 6:00 p.m.

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 The City of North Little Rock welcomes people of diverse cultures and beliefs. Any religious viewpoint expressed during invocation, or at any other time during the meeting, reflects only the personal opinion of the speaker. It is not intended to proselytize, advance, or disparage any religious belief.

Council Agenda 1-10-22
Adobe PDF Pack 1-10-22
DRAFT Minutes 12-27-21

COMMUNICATIONS
None at Filing.


PRESENTATION


SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S)

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC COMMENT

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None.


CONSENT ITEMS
 
R-22-01      Mayor Hartwick
 
Confirming the reappointment of Oliver Dillingham to the North Little Rock          
          Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
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 R-22-02      Mayor Hartwick
          
Reappointing Tim Giattina to the North Little Rock Board of Zoning Adjustment
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 R-22-03      Mayor Hartwick
         
Reappointing Mike Abele to the North Little Rock Board of Zoning Adjustment
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 R-22-04      Mayor Hartwick
  
Reappointing Steve Sparr to the North Little Rock Board of Zoning Adjustment
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 R-22-05      Mayor Hartwick
          
Reappointing Jacob House to the North Little Rock Board of Airport
          Commission 
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 R-22-06      Mayor Hartwick
          
Declaring certain City-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for
          auction thereof
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 R-22-07      Mayor Hartwick
         
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Offer and Acceptance and to
          sell property located at 304 West Pershing Boulevard to 
Argenta City Club, Inc.
         
(amount $140,000.00)
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
None.

ORDINANCES
 
O-22-01      Mayor Hartwick
           
Establishing job classifications and number of employees for each department of
           the City of North Little Rock for 2022
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 O-22-02      Mayor Hartwick
         
Authorizing the issuance of Industrial Development Revenue Bonds;
          authorizing 
the sale of the bonds and the approval of a Bond Purchase Agreement
          and 
Payment in Lieu of Taxes Agreement; authorizing a Trust Indenture securing
          the 
bonds; authorizing and prescribing certain matters pertaining thereto;
          authorizing 
a Lease Agreement relating to the Project
_________________________________________________Convene a Public Hearing

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  

Words to Live by:

“Celebrate endings- for they precede new beginnings.” – Johnathan Huie

 

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Upcoming events:

January 17th: City Offices close for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday. Sanitation routes will run one day delayed.