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Monday, August 25, 2014  @ 6:00 p.m.

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

  • Monday, August 25, 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. C. Jason Carter, Interim General Manager North Little Rock Electric Department, memo to members of the North Little Rock City Council, re: Clean Power Plan

    PRESENTATIONS

    SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS 3 minutes
    Please sign in with City Clerk before meeting convens at 6:00 p.m.
    6:05 p.m. O-14-78 - an ordinance to Establish and lay off North Little Rock Municipal Property Owners' Multipurpose Improvement District No. 35

    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-14-70 Alderman Taylor
    Amending Section 3.1 (Regulations applying to all districts) and Article 21 (Table of Permitted Uses) of Ordinance No. 7697 (NLR Zoning Ord.) regarding Small Farming or Ranch Plots
    Held _____________________________________________________________________
    O-14-77 Alderman Ross and Baxter
    Amending Chapter 8 (Nuisance Abatement & Property Maintenance) of the North Little Rock Municipal Code regarding Outdoor Storage
    Read 2 times and held ____________________________________________________

    CONSENT AGENDA
    None Filed

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

    R-14-139 Mayor Smith
    Appointing Mark Bentley to the position previously held by Matt Chandler on the North Little Rock Airport Commission
    R-14-140 Mayor Smith
    Appointing Adrienne Smith to the position previously held by Mark Stephen Goodman on the North Little Rock Airport Commission
    R-14-141 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the sale of certain city-owned property located on John Ashley Drive to the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs for ingress and egress at the new State Veterans Home ($100.00)
    R-14-142 Mayor Smith
    Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a License Agreement with E. Ritter Communications Holdings, Inc. dba Ritter Communications (for fiber optic cable telecommunications)
    R-14-143 Mayor Smith
    Establishing a policy governing the Investment of City Funds
    R-14-144 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Cleanup Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against property located at 1307 East 16th Street (amount - $3,809.24)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-145 Mayor Smith
    Certifying the amount of a Cleanup Lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against property located at 2101 1/2 Orange Street (amount - $2,505.40)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-146
    R-14-146 3414 Parker
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 3414 Parker Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Tyce James)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-147
    R-14-147 1109 W 20th
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1109 West 20th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Richard L. Smith and Jan Smith)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-148
    R-14-148 4244 Baucum
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 4244 Baucum Pike to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Andrew Shelton and Karron Shelton)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-149
    R-14-149 104 Davis
    Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 104 Davis Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures (owner: Floyd Rogers c/o Randy Rogers)
    Convene a public hearing
    R-14-150 Mayor Smith
    Declaring certain city-owned vehicles and parts of vehicles as surplus; providing for auction thereof (3 Caterpillar Generators)


    ORDINANCES
    Note: To view Legislation Ordinance details, click on applicable Ordinance number
    O-14-78 Alderman Baxter and Foutch
    Establish and lay off North Little Rock Municipal Property Owners' Multipurpose Improvement District No. 35
    Convene a public hearing at 6:05 p.m.
    O-14-79 Mayor Smith
    Amending the Master Street Plan (Ordinance No. 7932) to update and amend the Counts Massie/Paul Eells and Willow Beach areas (requested by Fulkerson Family)
    O-14-80 Alderman Robinson
    Granting a waiver to allow a Freestanding Pole Sign on property located at 11511 Diamond Drive, along I-40 East (requested by: James M. Rutter, Pinnacle Signs and Graphics)
    O-14-81 Aldermen Taylor
    Granting a Special Use to allow Steel Fabrication in an I-2 Zone for property located at 501 North Vine Street (applicant: Gerdau)
    O-14-82 Alderman Hight for consideration only
    Amending Section 2.1.6 NLRMC Chapter 12 (Public Safety) Restricting the Discharge of Bows and Crossbows

    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...

    "No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens."


    —Abraham Lincoln

    City Offices will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day
    Garbage and trash will run one-day delayed all week
    (i.e. Monday's pickup Tuesday and so on)

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    click on the Government Tab, then select Council Agenda and
    look for the Adobe PDF Agenda file.


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