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REVISED COUNCIL AGENDA 8-13-18

DRAFT MINUTES 7-23-18

ADOBE PDF PACK 8-13-18

COMMUNICATIONS

1.  Karen Scott, Finance Director – The Retirement System of the City of North Little Rock – Actuarial Valuation as of January 1, 2018.

2.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Small Brewery – Tap Room, for Core Pubs, LLC, 1214 Main Street, Little Rock for 411 N. Main Street, North Little Rock, by Evan B. Mathis.

3.  Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Beer off Premises – Change of Manager from Angelia Strickland for Tobacco Superstore #42, 4604 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 10, by Cynthia L. Adams.

4.  Karen Scott, Finance Director/Chairman Energy Risk Management Committee memorandum to City Clerk Diane Whitbey re: Energy Cost Recovery Rider Adjustment Factor (ECR) for August, 2018 (.0025[positive]).

SPECIAL CALL
R-18-161    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with Diamond Construction for the extension of sanitary sewer improvements for the sixth
street design project; appropriating funds.

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PRESENTATIONS
Presentation re: Community Gardens and addition of Part-Time employee – Fit 2 Live Director Isaac Henry and Council Member Beth White.

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-18-54      Council Member Robinson
Reclassifying property located North of Rockwater Boulevard from R-4 to R-3 to allow for Duplexes by amending Ordinance 7697; Adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the Subject Property (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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CONSENT AGENDA
None filed.
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-18-148    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Irrevocable Contract of Obligation with AR Department of Environmental Quality for Closure of the North Little Rock Airport Landfill
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R-18-149    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Real Estate Contract with Westrock Coffee Roasting, LLC and to sell property located at Lot 14 of Collins Industrial Park Subdivision (amount - $90,000.00)
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R-18-150    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an offer to sell property to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and to sell certain property located on Hill Road (adjacent to the campus of Fort Logan H. Roots) (amount - $90,000.00)
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R-18-151    Council Members Ross and White
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Offer and Acceptance with Andy C. Smith and Tracy S. Smith and to purchase property located at 1711 Marion Street; appropriating funds (amount - $2,859.00)
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R-18-152    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to amend all agreements between the City of North Little Rock and Marlar Engineering Company, Inc. to reflect the Assignment of Marlar Engineering, Inc. to Halff Associates, Inc., which will now be known as Halff Associates, Inc. dba Halff + Marlar
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R-18-153    Mayor Smith
Appropriating $150,000.00 from the General Fund for the Code Enforcement Department Demolition and Debris Removal Program
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R-18-154    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the City Attorney to initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings against properties located at 1206 West 4th Street and 219 Parker Street; appropriating funds
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R-18-155    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 823 D Street (amount - $4,563.28)
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R-18-156    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 1002 North D Street (amount - $2,945.50)
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R-18-157    Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located 1713 Parker Street (amount - $5,323.28)
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R-18-158    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 32 Wright Circle to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Beatrice Johnson and Quenton Clark)
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R-18-159    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1819 East Washington Avenue to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Allen and Karin Thomas)
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R-18-160    Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
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ORDINANCES
O-18-66      Mayor Smith
Reclassifying property located at 1920 N. Locust Street from R-3 and Conservation Classification to I-2 Zoning Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: Norman Clifton)
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O-18-67      Council Member White
Reclassifying property located at 1711 Marion Street from R-3 Zoning Classification to Conservation Zoning Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697 (applicant: NLR Community Development)
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O-18-68      Council Member Hight
Amending Article 21 (Table of Permitted Uses) of Ordinance No. 7697 (the North Little Rock Zoning Ordinance) to remove Pawn Shops as a Permitted Use in a C-4 and C-5 and as a Conditional Use in C-3 Zones
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O-18-69      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Special Use for a Day Care Center in an R-3 Zone for property located at 2001 Parker Street (applicant: Anthony Pettigrew)
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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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