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Council Agenda 7-27-2020

The North Little Rock City Council scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2020, will be conducted electronically.
The Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorney will be in the City Council chambers during the meeting and City Council Members will 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, the City Council chambers will not be opened to the public, but the public may attend the meeting using electronic means. 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 need to call into the meeting 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: 149 511 1456 between 5:30 p.m. and 5:55 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.

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

(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: 149 511 1456.  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.

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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.

AGENDA 7-27-2020

DRAFT MINUTES 7-13-2020

ADOBE PDF PACK 7-27-2020

COMMUNICATIONS
1. Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office, memorandum re: New Retail Beer Off Premises, Retail Liquor- Replacement/New Owner, for Old Mill Wine & Spirits at 2600 Lakewood Village Dr, Ste. A, by Nichole Williams.

2. Petitions (12) opposing changing the name of the Dixie Community in North Little Rock (187 signatures in support of the opposition).

3. 
Ember Strange, Finance Director/Chair Energy Risk Management Committee re: Power Cost Adjustment Rate (PCA) for August, 2020 (.0022/kwh) negative.

PRESENTATIONS
SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None.

CONSENT AGENDA
R-20-98      Mayor Smith
Reappointing Charley Foster to the North Little Rock Planning Commission.
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R-20-99      Mayor Smith
Reappointing Kimberly Danielle Drake to the North Little Rock Library Commission
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R-20-100    Mayor Smith
Granting a Temporary Use for the Interstate 30 and Interstate 40 Widening and Reconstruction Project
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R-20-101    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement to rehabilitate property located at 905 North Cypress Street (owner: Hope Rental Properties, LLC)
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-20-102    Mayor Smith
Approving the purchase of four vehicles for the North Little Rock Police Department from Freedom Chevrolet, a Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative Purchasing Program contractor; appropriating funds
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R-20-103    Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a Clean-up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 200 Mosley Street in the City of North Little Rock (amount: $3,975.22)
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R-20-104    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain building, houses, and other structures located at 108 Vine Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Etta Mae W. Brown)
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R-20-105    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 1602 Gum Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Larry Thomas Morehead and Brittany Nicole Taylor)
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R-20-106    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 317 and 319 W. 17th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Jay Edward and Jeffery Lee Richards)
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R-20-107    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 3805 MacArthur Drive to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (Billy B. Whitley)
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R-20-108    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

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ORDINANCES
O-20-66      Mayor Smith
Amending the North Little Rock Municipal Code Chapter 12, Public Safety Regulations
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O-20-67      Council Member Robinson
Vacating and abandoning the alleyway between West 4th Street and Rockwater Boulevard in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: John Pownall/Thomas Engineering Co.)
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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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