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Monday, April 14, 2014  @ 6:00 p.m.

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

  • Monday, April 14, 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 

    1. North Little Rock Utility Assistance Program – 2013 Summary

    2. Thomas Crnko email re: Issue with Nevada Railroad.

    3. Juliet Caplinger, Natural Resource Project Manager – Proposed Telecommunications Tower on Crutcher Street.

    4. North Little Rock Senior Citizens and Office of Volunteer Program Annual Report for 2013.

    5. Mayor Smith email from Bert Lowe re: Stop Sign at corner of Ridge and G Streets.

    6. Karen Scott, Energy Risk Management Committee and Finance Director memorandum re: Energy Cost Recovery Rider Adjustment Factor April 2014 – $.0116/kwh.

    7. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Liquor & Retail Beer off Premises Replacement – Replacement from Patrice A Griggs for Pat’s Beverage Shop by Diane E. Holitik.

    PRESENTATIONS
    Nathan Hamilton – Communications Director - Annual Police and Fire Awards video.

    SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS 3 minutes
    Please sign in with City Clerk before meeting convens at 6:00 p.m.

    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
    ORDINANCES

    O-14-29 Mayor Smith
    Amending Sections 2.1.3, 4.1.3, 4.1.7 and 4.2.4 of North Little Rock Municipal Code Chapter 10 (Parks and Recreation) to include changes proposed by the Parks and Recreation Commission
    Read 2 times and held

    CONSENT AGENDA
    None filed.

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

    R-14-58 Mayor Smith
    Recognizing April 18, 2014 as Lineman Appreciation Day
    R-14-59 Mayor Smith
    Approving and Ratifying Adjustments to the 2014 Annual Action Plan to Decrease Project Funding Amounts in accordance with the reduction in the 2014 CDBG Funding and in the 2014 Home Funding to the City
    R-14-60 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Master Lease Agreement with Verizon Wireless Tennessee Partnership dba Verizon Wireless
    R-14-61 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Agreement with the Arkansas Arts Center; appropriating funds ($40,000.00 – 2014 Budget – Arts and Cultural Education)
    R-14-62 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an amendment to the Agreement with the Arkansas Travelers to Manage and Lease Dickey-Stephens Baseball Stadium (exhibit “A” not attached at time of filing)
    R-14-63 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sell property located at 1231 W. 8th Street (to Belinda Taylor - $94,000.00)


    ORDINANCES
    Note: To view Legislation Ordinance details, click on applicable Ordinance number
    O-14-33 Mayor Smith
    Merging the duties of the North Little Rock City Treasurer into those of the City Clerk and Collector effective January 1, 2015; establishing a Consolidated Elective Office to be known as “City Clerk – Treasurer”
    O-14-34 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing a one-time payment of $80,000.00 to the Local Police and Fire Retirement System (LOPFI) for the Benefit of certain retirees, or their beneficiaries, of the NLR Police and Firemen’s Relief and Pension Funds
    O-14-35 Mayor Smith
    Vacating and abandoning portions of Alleyways located East of Main Street and West of Poplar Street, one between East 22nd and East 23rd Streets, and the second between East 23rd and East 24th Streets (requested by Brad Peterson, Crafton Tull on behalf of NLR School District)
    O-14-36 Mayor Smith
    Waiving formal bidding requirements for Wiring Design Services at the Galloway Substation ($23,500.00 – PCS2000)
    O-14-37 Mayor Smith
    Vacating and abandoning certain Sewer Easements located in Gribble’s Addition and Topf’s Subdivision of the City (requested by NLR Wastewater)

    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...

    To the extent that we love others, we will be loved.
    To the extent that we work for others’ happiness, we will enjoy protection and support.
    This is the law of cause and effect.


    Daisaku Ikeda

    For more information, visit our website at www.nlr.ar.gov

    To view council legislation, exhibits, etc., go the link above, then
    click on the Government Tab, then select Council Agenda and
    look for the Adobe PDF Agenda file.

    North Little Rock Lions Club Annual Bob Moore Memorial Fish Fry
    April 18, 2014 - 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    Tickets available at the door: $12 adults / $10 children under 12
    Burns Park Hospitality House


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