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Monday, September 22, 2014  @ 6:00 p.m.

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    "Archived City Council Meeting Web Cast" (Meetings, Agendas and Minutes available)

  • Monday, September 22, 2014

    The City Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

    Mayor Joe Smith
    City Clerk and Collector Diane Whitbey
    City Attorney C Jason Carter

    “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
    None Filed

    PRESENTATIONS
    Bernadette Rhodes - Community gardens presentation.

    Karen Scott - Customer Connect presentation - UAD & NLRED

    SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS 3 minutes
    Please sign in with City Clerk before meeting convens at 6:00 p.m.
    6:05 p.m.       R-14-166 Approving the 2015 Annual Action Plan for the City including the 41st Year (2015) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Program Projects and Budgets

    CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes
    Please sign in with City Clerk before meeting convens at 6:00 p.m.
    INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS

    UNFINISHED BUSINESS
    RESOLUTIONS


    R-14-142 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a License Agreement with E. Ritter Communications Holdings, Inc. dba Ritter Communications (for fiber optic cable telecommunications)
    Held

    ORDINANCES
    O-14-70 Alderman Taylor
    Amending Section 3.1 (Regulations applying to all districts) and Article 21 (Table of Permitted Uses) of Ordinance No. 7697 (NLR Zoning Ord.) regarding Small Farming or Ranch Plots
    Held

    CONSENT AGENDA
    RESOLUTIONS

    R-14-162 Alderman White
    Renewing Community Garden License Agreement with St. Joseph Center of Arkansas and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Community Garden License Agreement with St. Joseph Center of Arkansas
    R-14-163 Alderman White
    Renewing Community Garden License Agreement with Aaron Redding for "The One, Inc." and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Community Garden License Agreement with Aaron Reddin for "The One, Inc."
    R-14-164 Alderman White
    Renewing Community Garden License Agreement with Bailey Chapel Baptist Church and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Community Garden License Agreement with Bailey Chapel Baptist Church
    R-14-165 Alderman White
    Accepting a license and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Community Garden License Agreement with Larry Westmoreland on behalf of 4 the Youth Community Garden
    R-14-166 Mayor Smith
    Approving the 2015 Annual Action Plan for the City including the 41st Year (2015) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Program Projects and Budgets
    Convene a public hearing

    NEW BUSINESS
    RESOLUTIONS
    Note: To view Legislation Resolution details, click on applicable Resolution number

    R-14-167 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Restrictive Covenant on property owned by the City located south of Highway 165 and bordering the East Boundary of I-440
    R-14-168 Mayor Smith and Alderman Robinson
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sell property located on River Road in the City to Eason Laroche Holdings, Inc. (amount - $17,050.00)
    R-14-169
    R-14-169 5020 Alpha
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, house and other structures located at 5020 Alpha to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Bobbie J & Carlos Lantrip)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-170
    R-14-170 8 Rhodes
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, house and other structures located at #8 Rhodes Avenue to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Kenneth M. Giles)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-171
    R-14-171 2225 Fendley
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, house and other structures located at 2225 Fendley Drive to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Rafael Guarionex DeCastro)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-172
    R-14-172 2800 John Ashley
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, house and other structures located at 2800 John Ashley Drive to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Rafael Guarionex DeCastro)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-173 Mayor Smith
    Approving amounts of liens to be Certified to the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain 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
    Note: To view Legislation Ordinance details, click on applicable Ordinance number
    O-14-85 Mayor Smith
    Levying a tax on property within the City of North Little Rock for the Police Pension and Relief Fund, the Fire Pension and Relief Fund, the Municipal Library Fund and the General Fund
    O-14-86 Alderman Hight
    Granting a special use to allow the sale of beer for off-site consumption in a C-3 zone for property located at 3941 McCain Boulevard (applicant: BJ's Restaurant c/o Golden Property Development, LLC)
    O-14-87 Alderman Foutch
    Granting a special use to allow an auto sales lot in a C-3 zone for property located at 7525 Young Road (applicant: Michael Zweifler)
    O-14-88 Alderman White
    Reclassifying property at 1307 Maple Street from R-3 to C-1 Classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; adopting an amended Land Use Plan for subject property (applicant: John Hayre)
    O-14-89 Alderman Taylor
    Accepting streets and drainage infrastructure within Faulkner Crossing Phase Five and Phase Six (applicant: Arkansas Developers, LLC)
    O-14-90 Alderman Witcher
    Amending Ordinance No. 7697 ("The Zoning Ordinance") to establish North Hills II Sign Overlay District
    O-14-91 Alderman Witcher
    Granting a special use to allow a community center for youth in an R-2 zone for property located at 5301 Summertree Drive - #B (applicant: Debora Washington)

    PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

    All persons wishing to speak must completed a 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, CMC / CAMC
    City Clerk and Collector

    Words to live by...

    "Be the change that you want to see in the world."


    Mohandos Gandhi

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