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Council Agenda 7-11-22

The North Little Rock City Council scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2022, will be conducted in person and electronically.

The Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorney will be in the City Council chambers during the meeting and City Council Members have the option to 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, and the recent new declaration of a state-wide health emergency, Council Members will have the option of participation in the meeting via ZOOM.  The Council Chambers will be open to the public, however all attendees are asked to social distance and consider wearing a mask at all times when not actively speaking.

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 be able to call into the meeting or be present in the council chambers 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: 967 260 919 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 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.  If you attend in person, please sign in with the City Clerk BEFORE the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.

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

(1) Emailing the North Little Rock City Clerk’s office at [email protected], 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: 967 260 919.  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.

(3) Attend the meeting in person (masks and social distancing encouraged) and sign in with the City Clerk 5 minutes before the meeting is convened at 6:00 p.m.

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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.


COMMUNICATIONS

1.  Ember Strange, Chairman Energy Risk Management Committee, PCA Rate July 2022 (.0041/kwh positive).

 

PRESENTATIONS

Rock Region Metro – CEO Justin Avery and Chairman of the Board Nicole Hart – re: expansion of Microtransit Service in North Little Rock.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S)

 

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC COMMENT

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
O-22-43      Council Member Taylor
Rezoning property located at 1710 West 18th Street from R3 to R4 Zoning Classification, by amending Ordinance No. 9263; adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: TCB Investments, LLC)

Held- third reading ______________________________________________________

O-22-52      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Conditional Use to allow an Auto Sales Lot in a C4 zone for property located at 1815 East Broadway Street (applicant: Brooks Autoplex Co.)

Held- third reading ______________________________________________________


CONSENT ITEMS

None

NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-22-131    Mayor Hartwick
Determining and establishing the North Little Rock Electric Department’s 2022 Avoided
Cost of Solar Power
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R-22-132    Mayor Hartwick
Approving the destruction of certain records of the North Little Rock District Court
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R-22-133    Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a real estate contract to sell property
located at 200 East Second Street (200 Poplar Street) to Argenta Entertainment Development Management LLC
(Amount: $1,120,000.00)
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R-22-134    Mayor Hartwick
Certifying the amount of a clean up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector
against property located at 1102 East 16th Street
(Amount: $5,620.09)
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

R-22-135    Mayor Hartwick
Certifying the amount of a clean up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector
against property located at 5124 Alpha Street
(Amount: $4,243.28)
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

R-22-136    Mayor Hartwick
Certifying the amount of a clean up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector
against property located at 1724 Parker Street
(Amount: $6,130.23)
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

R-22-137    Mayor Hartwick
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector
against certain real properties in the City as a result of grass-cutting expenses and abatement
of other nuisances.
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

ORDINANCES
O-22-58      Mayor Hartwick
Amending Section 1.1.1 of the Municipal Code Chapter 4, Buildings and Building Regulations
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O-22-59      Mayor Hartwick
Rezoning certain property located at 7001 Faulkner Lake Road in the planning jurisdiction
of the City from R2 to Planned Unit Development (PUD), by amending Ordinance No. 9263
(Applicant: Delano Davis)
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O-22-60      Council Member Robinson
Waiving Section 6.2.4.E of Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance No. 9263) for property located
at 8720 Faulkner Lake Road.
(Applicant: Rodney McCain – McClelland Consulting
Engineers, Inc.)

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O-22-61      Council Member Robinson
Approving fee in-lieu of sidewalk construction for property located at 8720 Faulkner Lake
Road
(Applicant: Rodney McCain – McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc.)
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O-22-62      Council Member Robinson
Approving fee in-lieu of planting trees for property located at 8720 Faulkner Lake Road
(Applicant: Rodney McCain – McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc.)

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O-22-63      Council Member Robinson
Approving fee in-lieu of planting trees for property located at 3700 Progress Street
(Applicant: Keith Smith – Tyson Foods Inc.)
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O-22-64      Council Member Robinson
Granting a Conditional Use to allow an electric fence in an I2 zone for property located
at 8700 Highway 70
(Applicant: Amarok LLC)
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O-22-65      Council Member Hamilton (for consideration only)
Granting a Conditional Use to allow a daycare center in a C3 zone for property located at
1724 Pike Avenue
(Applicant: Shretta Morris)
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O-22-66      Council Member Taylor and Robinson
Granting a Special Use to allow an assisted living facility within an R4 zone for property
located at 720 North Pine Street
(Applicant: Andre Elliot)
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O-22-67      Council Member Hamilton
Granting a Special Use to allow a residence and commercial business within a single
structure in a C3 zone for property located at 4121 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
(Applicant: Dennis Tuyen)
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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:
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadows” –Helen Keller


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