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REVISED Agenda

COUNCIL AGENDA 5-13-19 

DRAFT MINUTES 4-22-19

ADOBE PDF PACK 5-13-19

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Karen Scott, Finance Director/Chair Energy Risk Management Committee re: Power Cost Adjustment Factor for May, 2019 (.0004/kwh) negative.

2.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink – Change of Manager from Gerald Parent, for Old Chicago, 4305 Warden Road, by Daniel J. Meyer.

3.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW for Murphy Oil USA #7466, 13201 Crystal Hill Road, by John A. Moore.

4.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Small Brewery – Tap Room (1) – 411 Main Street NLR 72114, for Flyway Brewing Company, 314 Maple Street, by Matthew J. Foster.

5.  Central Arkansas Water Public Notice re: Wye Mountain Water Facilities Board Meeting May 14, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at 221 East Capitol, Little Rock, Arkansas.

6.  Dennis Terry via email to Mayor Smith re: Harold Ford Retirement.

7.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink – Change of Manager from Michelle Romine #02319, for Ton’s Place Bar & Grill, 18814 MacArthur Drive, by Teresa L. Whitt.  Note: this address is outside NLR City limits.

8.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Hotel/Motel/Restaurant Mixed Drink – Change of Manager from Daniel Sawran #01335, for Midas Restaurant Solutions, LLC (Hilton Garden Inn), 4100 Glover Lane, by Susan Richmond.

9.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Beer off Premises – Replacement for Jawed Arab #05796, for IGA Food Mart fka Eureka Garden Food Mart, 124 Eureka Garden Road, by Young Chun.

10. Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Grocery Store Wine – NEW, for Murphy Express #8797, 111 West Pershing Boulevard, by John A. Moore.

11. Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink – Replacement from Hyung Chung 00808, for Crazy Habachi Company, 2907 Lakewood Village Drive, by Laurinda Chung.

12. Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Restaurant Beer & Wine – NEW, for The Nut House Comedy Lounge, 303 Phillips Road, by Earl Brown.

PRESENTATIONS
Sandy DeCoursey, Executive Director St. Joseph Center of AR, Inc. Presentation and Introduction of AmeriCorps NCCC Team members.

DuShun Scarbrough, Director AR Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Presentation to a North Little Rock Resident for Excellence in Community Service.

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
None.

CONSENT AGENDA
R-19-85      Mayor Smith
Appointing Council Member Steve Baxter to the NLR Non-Uniform Retirement Board
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R-19-86      Mayor Smith
Reappointing Bob Fleckenstine to the NLR Civil Service Commission
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R-19-87      Mayor Smith
Reappointing Lillian Williams to the NLR Civil Service Commission
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R-19-88      Mayor Smith
Certifying Local Government Endorsement of Westrock Coffee Roasting, LLC to participate in the Tax Back Program as authorized by Section 15-14-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003
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R-19-89      Mayor Smith
Accepting the donation of property located on West 21st Street from Stephen E. Whitwell, Sr. Revocable Trust
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R-19-90      Mayor Smith
Accepting the donation of property located at 724 West 23rd Street from Whitwell & Ryles Real Estate Investments LLC
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R-19-91      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Agreement with International Development Services
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R-19-92      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Mutual Aid Assistance Agreement with other members of the AR Municipal Power Association for assistance in the event of a disaster or emergency situation
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-19-93      Mayor Smith
Authorizing the acceptance of a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of NLR and the International Association of Fire Fighters A.F.L.-C.I.O., Local No. 35
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R-19-94      Mayor Smith
Amending Resolution 9568 (2019 Budget) to amend the FY19 Budget for a 3.0% Pay Increase to Uniformed Fire Personnel of the City of NLR
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R-19-95      Mayor Smith
Approving Salary increases for all full-time salaried employees (excluding uniformed Police personnel, uniformed Fire personnel, I.T. employees who received a salary adjustment in 2019, and elected officials), and the Police and Fire Chiefs, the Assistant Police and Fire Chiefs, the Fire Battalion Chiefs, and the Fire Marshal of the City of NLR
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R-19-96      Mayor Smith
Adopting a revised pay schedule for grade/step of non-uniform employees and NLR Electric Department employees of the City of NLR
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R-19-97      Mayor Smith
Approving salary increases for Elected Officials and City Council Members of the City of NLR
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R-19-98      Mayor Smith
Amending Resolution No. 9568 (2019 Budget) to amend the FY19 Budget for a 2.5% pay increase to full-time, non-uniformed, salaried and classified employees (excluding uniformed Police personnel, uniformed Fire personnel, I.T. employees who received a salary adjustment in 2019), the Police and Fire Chiefs, the Assistant Police and Fire Chiefs, the Fire Battalion Chiefs, the Fire Marshal, Elected Officials, and City Council Members of the City of NLR
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R-19-99      Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 412 West 20th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Larry Baxter and Ayoub S. Qattom)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-19-100    Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against property located at 2119 West 16th Street (amount $4,382.31)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-19-101    Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against property located at 808 North E Street (amount $5,905.23)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-19-64      Mayor Smith
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a parking lot in a C-6 zone and decorative fencing along the property line for property along Bishop Lindsey Avenue and North Magnolia Street (applicant: Thomas Engineering)
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O-19-65      Mayor Smith for consideration only
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a Car Lot in a C-4 zone at 1803 Highway 161 (applicant: Dennis Dokes)
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O-19-66      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a Tire Shop and Auto Detail Business in a C-4 zone at 923 East Broadway (applicant: Larry Carpenter)
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O-19-67      Council Member Harris
Reclassifying property located at Windsong Drive from R-2 to C-3 and to the Greenbelt Zoning Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; adopting an Amended Land Use Plan (applicant: Halff + Marlar)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

O-19-68      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Waiver of the Sign Requirements of Section 14.122 and 14.19 of the Zoning Ordinance to allow a Freestanding Electronic Changeable Copy Ground Sign on property located at 12506 Highway 165 (applicant: New Life Pentecostal Church)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

O-19-69      Mayor Smith
Supplementing and amending Ordinance 8869; Consenting to Parity Indebtedness; prescribing other matters relating thereto (re: Lowers Baring Cross Redevelopment – by Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard PLLC)
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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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FYI…the council meeting scheduled for Monday, May 27, 2019, will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. due to the Memorial Day Holiday