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COUNCIL AGENDA 9-9-19

DRAFT MINUTES 8-26-19

ADOBE PDF PACK 9-9-19  REVISED to include additonal exhibits maps etc

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Ember Strange, Chair Energy Risk Management Committee/Finance Director memorandum to City Clerk Diane Whitbey re: PCA (Power Cost Adjustment) Rate for September, 2019 (.0016/kwh) negative.

2.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Beer Off Premises – Change of Manager from Patrick Simpson, for Love’s Country Store #236, 11801 E. E-40, by Courtney Tatum.

SPECIAL CALL
R-19-166     Mayor Smith
Authorizing the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Director to eecute a Customs Power of Attorney with the Gilscot-Guidroz International Company, Inc. to allow for the import of playground equipment for the One Heart Playground
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O-19-107     Mayor Smith
Authorizing the issuance of Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A; authorizing a Trust Indenture securing the bonds; authorizing the sale of the bonds and the execution of a bond purchase agreement; prescribing other matters pertaining thereto; repealing Ordinance No. 9165

PRESENTATIONS

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m. 

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
O-19-90      Council Member Baxter
Amending Ordinance No. 9094 which granted a special use to a Bingo Hall in a C-3 zone for property located at 2655 Pike Avenue (applicant: Highly Favored Ministries)
Held_________________________________________________________

R-19-151              Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located along Memorial Drive and Pershing Circle to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing for a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: 1 Pershing Circle LLC)
Held_________________________________________________________

R-19-152              Mayor Smith (Proposed Rehab Plan)
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2910 East Broadway Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing for a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Arkansas Group of C Stores # 2 LLC)
Held_________________________________________________________

CONSENT AGENDA
None filed.
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-19-157    Mayor Smith
To make minor amendments to the 2019 Annual Action Plan of the City of North Little Rock in regards to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
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R-19-158    Mayor Smith
Ratifying the contract with Cinergi Contractors for the North Little Rock Sidewalk Program for 2018 and 2019; authorizing the extension of said contract through December 31, 2020
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R-19-159    Mayor Smith
Updating the appropriation of the City of North Little Rock’s pro rata share of the 20% local matching funds required for the Adaptive Signal Control Project for Maumelle Boulevard (Arkansas State Highway 100) ($91,459.46)
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R-19-160    Mayor Smith (Map) (Agreement)
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Development Agreement and to sell property located on Main and 6th Streets to J. Chandler & Company, Inc.
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R-19-161    Mayor Smith
Approving Rockwater Village Phase 3 Subdivision Improvements; authorizing disbursement of funds from 2019 Redevelopment District Construction Fund for expenses related to the project
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R-19-162    Mayor Smith (Map) (Legal Description)
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Offer and Acceptance with John L. Pride, Ruth L. Pride, Phillip Parsons, Shirley L. Parsons, Billy Mantooth, Lucy C. Mantooth, Ken Wiesner, and Jill Wiesner and to purchase certain real property located at the corner of Fairfax Avenue and McCain Boulevard ($10,000.00)
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R-19-163    Mayor Smith (Exhibit)
Authorizing application by the City of North Little Rock for funds under the 2020 Arkansas Community Assistance Grant Program
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R-19-164    Mayor Smith
Authorizing application by the North Little Rock Police Department for funds under the 2019 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program
_______________________________________ Convene a public hearing

R-19-165    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, as a result of grass cutting expenses   and abatement of other nuisances
_______________________________________ Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-19-106    Council Member Taylor
Granting a waiver of the sidewalk requirements of Section 12.21 of the Zoning Ordinance and Section 9.11 of the Subdivision Ordinance for certain real property located at 3003 Gribble Street in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: Jason Bouwknegt – Halff+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        

Words to Live by:
One of the happiest moments ever is when you find the courage
to let go of what you cannot change.  Found on the internet

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North Little Rock/Firehouse Subs
Firefighter Combat Challenge
September 13 and 14, 2019 – McCain Mall/Sears Parking lot (3930 McCain Blvd)
For more information contact Chery Ringgold – McCain Mall 501-758-6317 ext 223

Arkansas National Guard – Be Your Best Day
September 21, 2019 – Camp Robinson/Camp Pike
For more information contact Joel Lynch at 501-551-8038 or joel.f.lynch.mil@mail.mil