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COUNCIL AGENDA 8-27-18

DRAFT MINUTES 8-13-18

ADOBE PDF PACK 8-27-18

COMMUNICATIONS

1.  Clark McGlothin, letter to Mayor Smith re: resignation from North Little Rock Waster     
     Water Commission, effective August 20th, 2018.

2.  Ayanna Raulston letter to Margaret Powell, Director of Public Affairs, thanking the
     City of North Little Rock for hosting the Sister City Program.

3.  Tad Bohannon, CEO Central Arkansas Water, letter to Mayor Smith and City
     Council Members, re: Proposed Issuance of Parity Bonds.

4.  Paul Leopoulos, Executive Director Thea Foundation, letter to Mayor Smith and City
     Council Members re: Economic and Developmental Benefit Thea Foundation
     Brought to North Little Rock.

PRESENTATIONS
Gary Sipes, Executive Director of the Arkansas Chiefs of Police Association, presentation recognizing the North Little Rock Police Department for being awarded certification accreditation through the Chiefs Association.

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.
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CONSENT AGENDA
R-18-162
Reappointing Artis M. Boykin to the North Little Rock Civil Service Commission
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R-18-163    Mayor Smith
Reappointing Melody Williford to the North Little Rock Advertising and Promotions Commission
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R-18-164    Mayor Smith
Reappointing Carlton M. “Sonny” Rhodes to the Library Commission
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R-18-165    Council Members Ross and White
Accepting low bid of and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with River Ridge Construction, LLC for Street and Drainage Improvements Project (Marion Street from 18th to 16th Street); Appropriating Funds
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NEW BUSINESS

RESOLUTIONS
R-18-166    Mayor Smith
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Real Estate Development and option to purchase agreement for property located at Main and 6th Streets with J. Chandler & Company, Inc.
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R-18-167    Mayor Smith
Appropriating additional funds for construction of the Argenta Plaza
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R-18-168    Mayor Smith
Appropriating additional funds for the design, schematics, and construction supervision services provided by Taggart Architects for Argenta Plaza
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R-18-169    Mayor Smith
Authorizing application by the North Little Rock Police Department for funds under the 2018 Edward Byrne Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

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R-18-170    Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a clean-up lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against property located at 307 West 20th Street (amount- $5,363.28)

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R-18-171    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 910 North C Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Maybell Cole)
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R-18-172    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 1701 West Long 17th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Louise V. Mitchell)
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R-18-173    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 2216 West 16th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Frank Carrico)

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R-18-174    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 128 ½ Davis Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Alta Bookout)

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R-18-175    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 116 S. Spruce Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Clarence and Gloria Nalls)

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R-18-176    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 120 S. Spruce Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Clarence and Gloria Nalls)

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R-18-177    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses, and other structures located at 413 Division Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for the property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Emma Heflin)

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R-18-178    Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against properties as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances

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ORDINANCES
O-18-70      Mayor Smith
Amending the 2018 Quota Ordinance (Ordinance No. 8980) for the North Little Rock Community Planning, Electric Department, and Fit 2 Live Department
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O-18-71      Council Member White
Vacating and abandoning a portion of right of way on West 19th Street between Marion Street and Allen Street except certain easements (applicant: North Little Rock Housing Authority)
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O-18-72      Council Member Baxter
Reclassifying property located at 7521 Young Road from C-3 Zoning Classification to Planned Unit Development (PUD) Zoning Classification by amending Ordinance 7697 of the City of North Little Rock (applicant: 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         

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