Board of Directors Meeting

 

January 21, 2020

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION: Director Ken Richardson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 9)

1.   MOTION

October 2, 2019

October 15, 2019

October 29, 2019

November 5, 2019

To approve the minutes of the October 2, 2019, October 15, 2019, and November 5, 2019, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meetings; and the October 29, 2019, Little Rock City Board of Directors Reconvened Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

G-23-473: To set February 4, 2020, as the date of public hearing on the request to abandon the Van Buren Street right-of-way, located between West 13th Street and West 14th Street; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

To set February 18, 2020, as the date of public hearing to consider the issuance of $51,400,000.00 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Water Reclamation System Revenue Bonds; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with PepsiCo, Inc., for the exclusive pouring rights for City Parks and Recreation Facilities; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with PepsiCo, Inc., to be the beverage provider for Parks and Recreation Facilities, for a period of five (5) years with an optional 6th year renewal.

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Burkhalter Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,951,143.68, for the Kanis Road Project, Phase 3 Reconstruction; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and the Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Burkhalter Technologies, Inc., for the Kanis Road Project, Phase 3 Reconstruction, Cherrybrook Drive to Gamble Road, Bid No. 715. (Located in Wards 5 & 6)

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Escamilla Excavation, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $257,202.00, for the Rummel Road Improvement Project; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and the Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Escamilla Excavation, Inc., for the Rummel Road Improvement Project, Mooser Lane to Countryside Cove, Bid No. 717. (Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with James A. Rogers Excavating, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,158,000.00, for the Class I Landfill Cell 4 partial closure; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with James A. Rogers Excavating, Inc., for the City of Little Rock Class 1 Landfill Cell 4 Partial Closure, Bid No. 704.

 

 

 

8.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract All Service Electric, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $113,881.20, for the Stagecoach Road Emergency Use Traffic Signal; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with All Service Electric, Inc., for the Stagecoach Road Emergency Traffic Signal, Bid No. 742. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

9.   RESOLUTION

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Resolution No. 14,539 (April 4, 2017) to ratify, modify and extend the lease term between the City of Little Rock and the Quapaw Quarter Association to operate Curran Hall as a Tourist Information Center; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 10 - 15)

10. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

LU19-19-01: To amend the Land Use Plan in the Chenal Planning District, southwest of the Highway 300 and Highway 10 intersection, from Residential Medium and Suburban Office to Neighborhood Commercial; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; and 2 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To approve Land Use Plan amendment in the Chenal Planning District from RM, Residential Medium Density, and SO, Suburban Office, to NC, Neighborhood Commercial. (Located Ward 5)

 

 

 

 

 

11. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Z-9472: To reclassify property located in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; and 2 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The owner of the 7.379-acre property located in the 20300 block of Highway 10 (south side of Highway 10, approximately 0.5 mile west of Chenal Parkway) is requesting that the zoning be reclassified from R-2, Single-Family District, to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District. (Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

 

 

12. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-1002-C: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Tunnel Car Wash Revised Short-Form PCD, located at 7706/7708 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; and 2 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is requesting the approval of a Revised PCD, Planned Commercial District, for the construction of a tunnel car was with vacuum stations. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-3437-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled 10724 West Markham Street Short-Form PCD, located at 10724 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is requesting approval of a PCD, Planned Commercial District, to redevelop the site for continued use as a convenience store with gas pumps. (Located in Ward 4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-5873-C: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled Peacock Apartments Parking Short-Form PRD, located at 101/103 South Park Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is requesting approval of a PRD, Planned Residential District, for the construction of a parking area for the use of the apartment tenants. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-9465: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled AJ Williams Short-Form PR-R, located at 1804 Rice Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is requesting approval of a PD-R, Planned Development Residential, to bring an existing triplex located within a two (2)-story residential structure into zoning conformance. (Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 16)

16. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-4320-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Pineda Callejas Short-Form PCD, located at 9811 Mabelvale Main Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; and 2 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is requesting approval of a PCD, Planned Commercial District, for the continued use of a nonconforming auto repair use as a tire shop. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

 

Three (3) minutes are allowed to present a specific item that is not already on the Agenda. This time is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, or other message to the Board of Directors. A maximum of thirty (30) minutes is allotted for citizen communications each meeting. Individuals wishing to address the City Board during Citizen Communication will be required to submit a yellow card to the City Clerk prior to the official start of the meeting. Citizen Communication Cards are available on the table in the hallway located outside of the Board Chambers. 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.