Board of Directors Meeting

 

November 1, 2022

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION: Director Virgil Miller

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 5)

1.   RESOLUTION

G-24-061: To set November 15, 2022, as the date of public hearing on the request to abandon a forty (40)-foot wide Utility and Drainage Easement, located within the Woodlands Park Subdivision (unrecorded), along the east side of Woodlands Trail, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Agile Ticketing Solutions, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $126,000.00, for Point of Service Ticketing Software for the Little Rock Zoo; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Agile Ticketing Solutions, LLC, for the purchase of Point of Service Ticketing Software.

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To approve two (2) Operator Permits and sixty-five (65) Taxicab Permits for WHC Little Rock, LLC, d/b/a zTrip and d/b/a Yellow Cab for 2023; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

Synopsis: Approval of a resolution authorizing two (2) Operator Permits and sixty-five (65) Taxicab Permits for WHC Little Rock, LLC, d/b/a zTrip and d/b/a Yellow Cab for 2023.

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

To authorize the City Manager to transfer $5,000,000.00 to the Little Rock Port Authority, for Economic Development and Land Acquisition; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

To ratify and confirm the issuance and sale of City of Little Rock, Arkansas, Library Construction and Refunding Bonds, Series 2022; to ratify and confirm the principal and Interest Payment Schedule for the Bonds and the terms and conditions of the sale of the Bonds; to ratify and confirm the execution and delivery of a Bond Purchase Agreement; to prescribe other matters relating thereto; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 6 - 7)

 

6.   ORDINANCE

 

 

To regulate the use of Public and Private Sewers, private sewage disposal, the installation, construction Maintenance and connection of building sewers; the discharge of waters and wastes into the Public Sewer System; providing penalties for the violation thereof; repealing all ordinances and provisions thereof in conflict therewith, including Ordinance No. 17,965 (March 16, 1999), all pertaining to the sewer lines and system within the jurisdiction of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

7.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the participation of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, in an insurance pool administered by the Arkansas Municipal League, in an amount not to exceed $478,154.76; for certain litigation costs, expense and coverage; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: An ordinance to authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Arkansas Municipal League for participation by the City of Little Rock in the Municipal League Defense Program for 2023.

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 8 9)

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

LU2022-09-01: To amend the Land Use Plan in the Interstate 630 Planning District at 3301, 3305, 3317 and 3319 Asher Avenue, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, from Mixed Use (MX) to Commercial (C); and for other purposes. (Deferred from October 18, 2022)(Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; 1 abstention; and 1 open position) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis: To approve a Land Use Plan Map amendment in the Interstate 630 Planning District at 3301, 3305, 3317 and 3319 Asher Avenue from Mixed Use (MX) to Commercial (C). (Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Z-9719: 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. (Deferred from October 18, 2022)(Planning Commission: 9 ayes; 0 nays; 1 abstention; and 1 open position) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis: The owner of the 0.97-acre property (four (4) lots), located at 3301, 3305, 3317 and 3319 Asher Avenue, is requesting that the property be rezoned from R-3, Single-Family District, to C-3, General Commercial District. (Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE:

 

Due to the General Election, the November 8, 2022, Board of Directors Agenda Meeting will be held on Monday, November 7, 2022, at 4:00 PM.