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

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

  • Monday, December 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

    1. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor's Office memorandum re: Retail Beer off Premises & Small Farm Wine - NEW for Parkhill Exxon, 3320 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, by Jimmy R. Crossfield.

    2. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor's Office memorandum re: Restaurant Mixed Drink - Replacement from Jeanne Hawking, Bogie's Nightclub at Holiday Inn North, 120 West Pershing Boulevard, by Jason C. Cook.

    3. Glinda Craigmyle, Mayor's Office memorandum re: Wholesale Liquor - Transfer of Location from 1001 LaHarpe Boulevard, De Nux Distributors, LLC, 701 North Broadway, by Alexia L. Elichiry.

    4. Karen Scott, Finance Director, Chairman Energy Risk Management Committee memorandum re: ECR Adjustment Factor December 2014 - $-.0033/kwh (CREDIT).

    5. C. Jason Carter, City Attorney Opinion No. 14-01 - Report and Recommendations regarding Nevada Rail Materials, Inc. (NLR Resolution No. 8645).

    PRESENTATIONS
    Mayor Smith - Presentation to Mary Ruth Morgan, City Treasurer 1974 - 2014

    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

    R-14-240 Mayor Smith
    Approving and adopting a five (5) year Capital and Reserve Plan for the North Little Rock Electric Department
    Held
    R-14-249 Mayor Smith
    Adopting a Budget for the 2015 Fiscal Year for the North Little Rock Electric Department
    Held
    O-14-107 Mayor Smith
    Amending Article II, Division 2 of the NLRMC Chapter 6 (Alcoholic Beverages) regarding taxes and fees assessed for sale of on-premises consumption of alcohol
    Held

    CONSENT AGENDA
    RESOLUTIONS

    R-14-252 1 of 2
    R-14-252 2 of 2
    Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Easement Agreement between Union Pacific Railroad Company and the City of North Little Rock (Fairfax)
    R-14-253 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the North Little Rock Fire Chief to enter into an Affiliation Agreement with Baptist Health System for an EMT-Basic Education Program for Firefighters
    R-14-254 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Easement from the City of North Little Rock to Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. to allow Construction of a Gasoline Pipeline
    R-14-255 Mayor Smith
    Accepting the proposal of BS&A for Accounting Software for the City of North Little Rock; authorizing execution of Licensing and Support Agreements for the Software ($580,570.00 - included in 2014 and 2015 Budget)
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    NEW BUSINESS
    RESOLUTIONS
    Note: To view Legislation Resolution details, click on applicable Resolution number

    R-14-256 Mayor Smith
    Approving an increase in salary for the City Clerk - Treasurer
    R-14-257 Mayor Smith
    Approving an Agreement between the North Little Rock Public Building Authority and H3RE, LLC, for the sale of property located at 632 West Riverfront Drive
    R-14-258 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Collector against property located at 1109 West 20th Street (amount - $3,890.49)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-259 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Collector against property located at 104 Davis Street (amount - $3,283.53)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-260 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Collector against property located at 4244 Baucum Pike (amount - $3,025.04)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-261 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Collector against property located at #8 Rhodes Avenue (amount - $1,963.38)
    R-14-262 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Clean Up Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Collector against property located at 3414 Parker Street (amount - $1,961.49)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-263 Mayor Smith
    Approving amounts of Liens to be certified to the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-264 Mayor Smith
    Appropriating $11,500.00 to the 2014 Budget for the North Little Rock Fire Department for replacement of the Engine in a Rescue Truck


    ORDINANCES
    Note: To view Legislation Ordinance details, click on applicable Ordinance number

    O-14-108 Aldermen Ross, White, Taylor and Hight
    Granting a Conditional Use to allow a Columbarium Garden in an R-3 zone for property located at 1922 Topf Road (applicant: Lakewood United Methodist Church)
    O-14-109 Mayor Smith
    Waiving formal bidding requirements to upgrade current software for the North Little Rock Electric and Utilities Accounting Departments to NorthStar Version 6.4; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept the Statement of Work of NorthStar Utility Solutions ($69,187.00)
    O-14-110 Mayor Smith
    Waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into an Agreement with NorthStar Utilities Solutions for a Utilization Review and Assessment of current business processes of North Little Rock Electric ($17,710.00)
    O-14-111 Aldermen Baxter, Foutch, Ross and White
    Reclassifying property located at 2000 Fort Roots Drive from O-1 to R-4 classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697; adopting an Amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: Paxton Singleton)

    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...

    “For last year's words belong to last year's language
    And next year's words await another voice.
    And to make an end is to make a beginning."

    T.S. Eliot

    Reception honoring Mary Ruth Morgan, City Treasurer
    December 22, 2014, 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. in the Lobby of City Hall
    (Wear something purple and bring a card if you like!)

    City Offices will be closed Wednesday, December 24 and Thursday December 25, in
    observance of the Christmas holidays.
    Offices will also be closed Thursday, January 1, 2015 in observance of New Year's Day.

    A Swearing In Cermony will be held Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
    at City Hall, 300 Main Street
    Please join our elected city officials as they take their Oath's of Office

    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.


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