Board of Directors Meeting

January 2, 2018

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:††††††††† Father Fred Ball, San Damiano Ecumenical Catholic Church††††††

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

Modifications

 

 

 

ADDITION:

M-1RESOLUTION

To recognize the opioid epidemic in the United States of America and in Arkansas; and to engage in litigation as a member of the Municipal Legal Defense Program against those entities and peopled responsible for this societal crisis; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

Agenda

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Item 1)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mark McLarty Ford Lincoln, in an amount not to exceed $105,792.00, for the purchase of six (6) new Ford Fusion Sedans for the Little Rock Police Department; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mark McLarty Ford Lincoln for the purchase Six (6) new Ford Fusion Sedans for theLittle Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

 

Three (3) minutes are allowed to present a specific item which has not been previously been brought to the attention of the Board and is not already on the Agenda. This time is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, grievance, or other message to the Board of Directors. A maximum of thirty (30) minutes is allotted for citizen communications each meeting. No advance permission is required, but persons wishing to address the City Board are required to fill out a yellow card listing the specific subject to be addressed and hand to the City Clerk upon arrival. Citizen Communication will be held immediately following the Consent Agenda items on the first Tuesday and at the end of the printed Agenda on the third Tuesday.

 

 

 


SEPARATE ITEMS (Item 2)

2.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to issue a Sole-Source Purchase Order to Tactical Electronics, in an amount not to exceed $44,904.00, for the purchase of one (1) Bomb/EOD Hand-Entry Instruction Course for use by the Little Rock Fire Department Bomb Squad and other Arkansas Bomb Technicians; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The Little Rock City Managerís Office/Emergency Management Division is requesting approval to award a Sole-Source Purchase Order to Tactical Electronics for the purchase of one (1) Bomb/EOD Hand-Entry Instruction Course for use by the Little Rock Fire Department Bomb Squad and other Arkansas State Bomb Technicians.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Items 3 - 4)

3.   RESOLUTION

A resolution to make appointments and reappointments to various City of Little Rock Boards and Commissions; and for other purposes.

 

Synopsis:Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission (1 position) and Little Rock Planning Commission (2 positions).

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

A resolution to make reappointments to the Central Arkansas Library Systems Board of Trustees; and for other purposes.

 

Synopsis:Reappointment of Annette Harrington to serve her second three (3)-year term.Reappointment of Sheila Wright to serve her second three (3)-year term.