Board of Directors Meeting

 

October 1, 2018

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION: Director Ken Richardson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Proclamation

Cyber Security Month Proclamation

Fire Prevention Month Proclamation

NUSA Drawing

City Beautiful Landscape Awards

Introduction of Rock Region Metro Executive Director

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 10)

1.    MOTION

September 4, 2018

September 18, 2018

To approve the minutes of the September 4, 2018, and September 18, 2018, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meetings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Tymco, Inc., in the amount of $255,025.00, for the purchase of a Street Sweeper for the Public Works Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Tymco, Inc., for the purchase of a Street Sweeper for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

3.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute a renewal contract with Hydraulic & Air Sales, Inc., for the total amount of $50,000.00, for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Hydraulic Air and Sales for the repair and service of Hydraulic Cylinders for two (2) additional years.

 

 

 

4.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Nick Ruffin Excavating, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $576,326.40, for improvements to 24th Street from Walker Street to Vancouver Street; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Nick Ruffin Excavating, Inc., for Street and Drainage Improvements on 24th Street from Walker Street to Vancouver Street, Project No. 16-6-ST-1, Bid No. 18030. (Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

 

5.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Online Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,620.00, for Biscayne Drive Drainage Improvements, north of Illinois Street and West of Glen Abbey Court; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Online Construction, Inc., for Drainage Improvements on Biscayne Drive, north of Illinois Street and west of Glen Abbey Court, Project No. 16-4-DR-17, Bid No. 18-031. (Located in Ward 4)

 

 

 

 

6.    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 $620,388.00, for Mabelvale West Road Improvements from Mabelvale South Road to South Loop Road; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with James A Rogers Excavating, Inc., for Street and Drainage Improvements on Mabelvale West Road from Otter Creek East Road to South Loop Road, Bid No. 18032. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

 

7.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Nick Ruffin Excavating, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $476,940.30, for Woodson Road Improvements from Halifax Drive to Browning Road; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Nick Ruffin Excavating, Inc., for Street and Drainage Improvements on Woodson Road, from Halifax to Browning Road, Project No. 13-2-28, Bid No. 18029. (Located in Ward 2)

 

 

 

 

8.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Cooperative and Cost Sharing Agreement with the Little Rock School District, to construct improvements on Mabelvale Pike from Helm Street to north of Rich Smith Lane; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute a Cost Sharing Agreement with the Little Rock School District for the construction of improvements to Mabelvale Pike. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

9.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to Award Professional Engineering Services Contracts for the design of the 2019 2021 Capital Improvement Projects funded from the proceeds of the 3/8-Cent Capital Sales and Compensating Use Tax and the 2018 Capital Improvement Bonds for Streets and Drainage; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and the 2013 Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute agreements with Consulting Engineering Firms to provide Engineering Design and Survey Services for the 2019 to 2021 Public Works Capital Improvement Program.

 

 

 

10. RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Alliant Insurance Company, in the combined total amount of $968,385.00, for Property and Casualty Insurance for City Buildings and Structures; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute agreements with Consulting Engineering Firms to provide Engineering Design and Survey Services for the 2019 to 2021 Public Works Capital Improvement Program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 




GROUPED ITEMS (Items 11 - 13)

 

 

 

11. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-8684-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Hillcrest Little Bakery Revised Short-Form PCD, located at 201 & 203 North Van Buren Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 6 ayes; 3 nays; and 2 absent. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is proposing to amend the previously approved PCD, Planned Commercial Development, to add a bakery/restaurant as an allowable use. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To modify the existing contract with Waste Management of Arkansas to provide Curbside Recycling Services within the corporate limits of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; to declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid for an additional two (2) years on the contract; to authorize entry into a contract with Waste Management of Arkansas to provide Curbside Recycling for solid waste customers until March 31, 2020; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to enter into a two (2)-year extension to the existing contract with Waste Management of Arkansas to provide for Curbside Recycling for approximately 59,000 residential Solid Waste Customers.

 

 

 

13. ORDINANCE

To establish standards and specifications for the restoration of excavations and cuts in streets or alley rights-of-way; to provide for a permit process; to establish fees, penalties and permanent restoration reimbursement costs; to provide for the administration and enforcement of the process; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval. (Deferred from September 4, 2018) (Deferred from September 18, 2018)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 1st Board Meeting in October has been moved to Monday, October 1, 2018, at 6:00 PM, due to the observance of National Night Out.