Board of Directors Meeting

 

January 4, 2022

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION: Director Ken Richardson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

Modifications

 

 

ADDITIONS

M-1 RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to apply for and utilize Federal Aid Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant Funds for the construction of Jonesboro Drive Trail, Phase 2; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager, or his designated representative, to apply for and if received, execute agreements with the Arkansas Department of Transportation and Metroplan for a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant for construction of Jonesboro Drive Trail, Phase 2.

 

 

 

Agenda

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 3)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to approve an increase the Professional Engineering Consultant Services Contract with FTN Associates, Ltd., in an amount not to exceed $68,000.00, for the Yorkwood Neighborhood Drainage Improvement Project; and for other purposes. (Targeted Community Development) (Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to increase the authorized contract amount with FTN Associates, Ltd., for Professional Engineering Consultant Services for the Yorkwood Neighborhood Drainage Improvement Project on Smith Creek. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Professional Engineering Services Contract with Hanson and McLaughlin, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $52,000.00, for the design of the Rebsamen Park Road and Midland Street Drainage Projects; and for other purposes. (Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Professional Engineering Consultant Services Contract with Hanson and McLaughlin, Inc., for the Rebsamen Park Road and Midland Street Drainage Projects. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the renewal of an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Faulkner County, Arkansas, which grants the Little Rock Ambulance Authority, d/b/a Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services (MEMS), an exclusive Franchise to provide Ambulance Services to Faulkner County, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to renew the agreement with Faulkner County for Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) to have the exclusive jurisdiction for Emergency and Non-Emergency Ambulance Services within the County.

 

 

 

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.