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COUNCIL AGENDA 8-26-19 

DRAFT MINUTES 8-12-19

ADOBE PDF PACK 8-26-19

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Liquor, Retail Beer off Premises, & Sampling – Change of Manager from Diane Holitik #02526 for Pat’s Beverage Shop, 7424 North Hills Boulevard, by Bryant T. Weinzimer.

2.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: Retail Liquor & Retail Beer off Premises – Replacement for Darron W. Methvin #00378, Boulevard Spirits (fka Boulevard Wine & Spirits, 11905 Maumelle Boulevard, by Sukhwinder Singh.

PRESENTATIONS
5:30 p.m. – Charles D. Fraizer, Executive Director Rock Region Metro Report/Presentation to City Council

6:00 p.m. – Major William B. Phillips, Arkansas National Guard – 2019 Posture Statement and Be Your Best Day – September 21, 2019

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
O-19-90      Council Member Baxter
Amending Ordinance No. 9094 which granted a special use to a Bingo Hall in a C-3 zone for property located at 2655 Pike Avenue (applicant: Highly Favored Ministries)
Held_______________________________________________________

CONSENT AGENDA
R-19-145              Mayor Smith
Appointing Gardner Burton to the position previously held by Carl Jackson on the North Little Rock Planning Commission Board of Adjustment & Appeals
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R-19-146              Mayor Smith
Appointing Joseph Price II to the position previously held by Harrison Dean on the North Little Rock MEMS Board
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R-19-147              Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof
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R-19-148              Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a temporary construction easement with the Arkansas Department of Transportation to allow for drainage and culvert improvements on Camp Robinson Road at 54th Street
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R-19-149              Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute Right-of-Way easement from the City of North Little Rock to Entergy Arkansas, LLC for access to Entergy’s Levy 2 Substation and to install underground fiber
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-19-150              Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Option to Purchase Agreement for property at 2721 Poplar Street with the Nancy Cochran Tippit Trust and the George Edward Cochran Trust
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R-19-151              Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located along Memorial Drive and Pershing Circle to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing for a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: 1 Pershing Circle LLC)__________________________________ Convene a public hearing

R-19-152              Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 2910 East Broadway Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing for a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Arkansas Group of C Stores # 2 LLC)__________________________________ Convene a public hearing

R-19-153              Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1521 Orange Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing for a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Jermaine W. Merrida)
______________________________________ Convene a public hearing

R-19-154              Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a clean-up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 900 North G Street (amount $3,418.70)
______________________________________ Convene a public hearing

R-19-155              Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a clean-up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 1014 North G Street (amount $4,233.00)
______________________________________ Convene a public hearing

R-19-156              Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real 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
O-19-104              Mayor Smith
Amending the 2019 Quota Ordinance (Ordinance No. 9071) for the NLR Electric Department
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O-19-105              Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Issuance of Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2019A and Taxable Series 2019B; authorizing a Trust Indenture securing the bonds; authorizing the Sale of the Bonds and the Execution of a Bond Purchase Agreement; prescribing other matters pertaining thereto
_______________________________________Convene a public hearing

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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ALL City Offices will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019, in observance of Labor Day
Garbage, trash and recycling routes will run one-day delayed all week.

Keep North Little Rock Beautiful
September 7, 2019 – Burns Park Boat Ramp or River View Park
For more information contact Randy Naylor at green@knlrb.org or 501-350-8775

North Little Rock/Firehouse Subs Firefighter Combat Challenge
September 13 and 14, 2019 – McCain Mall/Sears Parking lot (3930 McCain Blvd)
For more information contact Chery Ringgold – McCain Mall 501-758-6317 ext 223

Arkansas National Guard – Be Your Best Day
September 21, 2019 – Camp Robinson/Camp Pike
For more information contact Joel Lynch at 501-551-8038 or joel.f.lynch.mil@mail.mil