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COUNCIL AGENDA 12-11-17

DRAFT MINUTES 11-27-17

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 12-11-17

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  Russ Kelso, email to North Little Rock Police Chief Mike Davis thanking officers for participating in annual I Like Me reading program.

2.  Mayor Joe A. Smith letter to State Aid Street Committee requesting assistance to improve Lynch Drive and Faulkner Lake Road.

3.  Mayor Joe A. Smith letter to Scott E. Bennett, P.E. – Director of Highways and Transportation, Arkansas Department of Transportation re: request to assume jurisdiction of Riverfront Drive from the east side of the Pike round about to Highway 70 (East Broadway) in the downtown area.

PRESENTATIONS
Council Member Ross – 2017 Dogtown Derby Video.

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
None.

CONSENT AGENDA
R-17-204    Mayor Smith
Appointing Roger Marlin to the position previously held by Toby Burkett on the North Little Rock Airport Commission
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R-17-205    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus, providing for auction thereof
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R-17-206    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to purchase property located in Plainview Subdivision
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-17-207    Mayor Smith
Defining the maximum value of real property that may be sold without competitive bidding
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R-17-208    Mayor Smith
Appropriating funds for the purchase of property by the North Little Rock Downtown Development Board ($250,000.00)
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R-17-209    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with North Little Rock Economic Development Corporation for economic development services; appropriating funds (not to exceed $275,000.00)
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R-17-210    (2 of 5) (3 of 5) (4 of 5) 5 of 5) Mayor Smith
Adopting a budget for the 2018 Fiscal Year for the City of North Little Rock
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R-17-211    Mayor Smith
Adopting a budget for the 2018 Fiscal Year for the North Little Rock Electric Department
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R-17-212    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, Arkansas as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
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ORDINANCES
O-17-96      Mayor Smith
Amending certain sections of Chapter 4 (Buildings and Building Regulations) of the North Little Rock Municipal Code
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O-17-97      Mayor Smith
Defining the application of Act 470 of 2017 to the sale or exchange of real property owned by the City of North Little Rock
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O-17-98  (2 of 2)    Mayor Smith
Waiving formal bidding requirements for the acquisition of scheduling and timekeeping software; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept the proposal of NOVAtime
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O-17-99      Mayor Smith
Waiving formal bidding requirements for the purchase of power generators for the North Little Rock Fire Department; appropriating $136,200.00 from Capital Improvement Funds
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O-17-100    Mayor Smith
Waiving formal bidding requirements for repair of slip joint assembly needed for overhaul work on Unit 1 at the Murray Hydroelectric Plant ($198,500.00)
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O-17-101    Council Member Robinson
Granting a conditional use to allow a contractor’s office with outdoor storage in a C-4 zone for certain real property located at 701 Judi Drive in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: Brandon Rogers)
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O-17-102    Council Member Harris
Granting a waiver to allow variances for an electronic changeable copy pole sign in a C-3 zone for certain real property located at 12201 Maumelle Boulevard in the City of North Little Rock (applicant: John Pownall – Thomas Engineering)
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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:
“For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

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North Little Rock City Offices will be closedMonday, December 25, and Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in observance of Christmas Eve (which falls on Sunday) and Christmas Day (which falls on Monday).

The North Little Rock City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, December 25, 2017, will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, in the Council Chambers in City Hall.