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COUNCIL AGENDA 8-28-17

DRAFT MINUTES 8-14-17

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 8-28-17

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Chief Mike Davis, North Little Rock Police Department, letter to Mayor Smith re: application for 2017 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant and request to schedule a public hearing for Monday, August 28, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

2.  Mr. Paul Leopoulos letter to Mayor Joe A. Smith re: Total Benefit of Thea Funds Spent in 2017 – City of North Little Rock.

PRESENTATIONS

Special Recognition
Boy Scout Troop 18 – working on Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge. Scout Master Thomas Wilkins, Assistant Scout Masters Stewart Carlson, Andrew Thomas, Mike Holley and Doug Bennett

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m. 
6:00 p.m.  Public hearing regarding North Little Rock Police Department Application for 2017 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant.

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
None.

CONSENT AGENDA
R-17-143    Mayor Smith
Confirming the appointment of Chris Dunkum to the NLR Housing Authority Board of Commissioner
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R-17-144    Mayor Smith
Confirming the appointment of Raymond Wells to the NLR Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
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R-17-145    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof
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R-17-146    Mayor Smith
Accepting the low bid of Rankin Construction for renovations to the W.I.C. Clinic at the North Little Rock Health Clinic at 2800 Willow Street; appropriating local funds
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R-17-147    Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Accepting the low bid of, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with Redstone Construction Group, Inc. for the Neely Road Overlay and Drainage Improvements Project in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas; appropriating funds
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R-17-148    Council Member Robinson
Repealing Resolution No. 8987 which declared 920 Graham Street in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas to be a public nuisance and condemned it ____________________________________________________________

R-17-149    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with AR Trison Group, LLC, AR Trison Farms, LLC and Kaye Lynn Tankersley, individually, for the removal and cleanup of recycled concrete on property located at 12602 Faulkner Lake Road in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-17-150    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with North Little Rock School District and Habitat for Humanity regarding certain property located in the 4800 and 4900 Blocks of Allen Street in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas
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R-17-151    Council Members Ross and White
Appropriating additional funds for completion of the storm drain replacement project on Glenmere Road in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas
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R-17-152    Mayor Smith
Authorizing application by the North Little Rock Police Department for funds under the 2017 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-153    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 5417 Maple Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: JoAnn Hodge)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing         

R-17-154    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 4408 School Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owners to abate said nuisance (owner: Robert and Shelia Bryant and Carrington Mortgage Services)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-155    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 807 Greenlea Drive in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Jeric Goodrum)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-156    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2204.5 E. Washington Avenue, Apts. A, B, C & D, in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: T’Chia Dewayne Stewart c/o Dwight Anderson)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-157    Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-158    Mayor Smith
Supporting Federal and State legislation to ensure the proper assessment and collection of sales tax from all internet/online sales thereby creating a fair and free market for all businesses and consumers regardless of the location of the business from which the purchase was made
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ORDINANCES
O-17-59      Mayor Smith for consideration only
Granting a conditional use to allow a car sales lot in a C-4 zone for certain real property located at 2906 MacArthur Drive in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas (applicant: Jessie Molden)
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O-17-60      Council Member Baxter
Reclassify certain property located at 41 Collins Industrial Place in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas from I-2 to C-3 to allow commercial development, by amending Ordinance No. 7697 (applicant: Holloway Engineering)
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O-17-61      Council Member Baxter
Reclassify certain property located at Counts Massie Road, East of the Villas at Northwood Creek, in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas, from R-4 to R-0 to allow for a zero lot line residential subdivision, by amending Ordinance No. 7697 (applicant: Holloway Engineering)
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O-17-62      Council Member Baxter
Reclassify certain property located at 5609 MacArthur Drive in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas, from R-4 to C-3 to allow retail development, by amending Ordinance No. 7697 (applicant: Main Stream Development LLC)
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O-17-63      Council Member Hight
Granting a special use to allow animal boarding in a C-3 zone for certain real property located at 7422 North Hills Boulevard in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas (applicant: John Martin)
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O-17-64      Council Member Ross
Granting a special use to allow a tow lot in an R-3 zone for certain real property located at 1920 North Locust Street in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas (applicant: Norman Clifton)
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O-17-65      Council Members Robinson and Taylor
Reclassifying certain property located at the northwest corner of Parker Street and Rockwater Boulevard in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas, from PUD and R-4 to Planned Use Development (PUD) classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; adopting an amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc.)
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O-17-66      Council Member Robinson
Vacating and abandoning the southern half of an alleyway running north and south between West 4th Street on the north and Rockwater Boulevard on the south in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: Jim Jackson – The Porches at Rockwater)
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O-17-67      Council Member Taylor for consideration only
Granting a conditional use to allow a car sales lot in a C-4 zone for certain real property located at 1700 East Broadway Street in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas (applicant: Lamont Jackson)
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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         

Words to Live by:
Hatred is corrosive of a person’s wisdom and conscience;
the mentality of enmity can poison a nation’s spirit,
instigate brutal life and death struggles,
destroy a society’s tolerance and humanity,
and block a nation’s progress to freedom and democracy
Liu Xiaobo

North Little Rock City Office will be closed, Monday, September 4, 2017,
in observance of Labor Day.
Garbage, trash and recycling routes will run one day delayed all week.

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