Board of Directors Reconvened Meeting

 

December 13, 2016

4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

City of Little Rock Employee Retirement Recognition

Alan Bohannon, Finance Department

Catholic High School 7A Boys Tennis State Championship

Parker Stearns, Catholic High School 7A Boys Tennis Single Championship

Henry Nolan & Steven Weeks, Catholic High School 7A Boys Tennis Doubles Championship and Overall Doubles Championship

 

 

 

 

 

Modifications

 

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1 RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with J.A. Riggs, in an amount of $78,875.00, for the repair of a 1996 Caterpillar Compactor for the Public Works Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with J.A. Riggs for the repair of a 1996 Caterpillar Compactor for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

 

Items 1 - 6

1.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Ordinance No. 11,366 (March 4, 1963) to provide for levying a Franchise Fee to be paid by CenterPoint Energy ARKLA; providing for the payment thereof; and for other purposes. (1st & 2nd Reading held on December 6, 2016) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis: Approval of an ordinance levying a Franchise Fee to be paid by CenterPoint Energy ARKLA. This Franchise Fee should remain in effect until otherwise amended by the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

2.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To fix and impose the aggregate amount of fees and charges to paid to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, by Entergy Corporation and the method of payment thereof; amending Section 9 of Little Rock, Ark., Ordinance No. 11,683 (December 6, 1965); and for other purposes. (1st & 2nd Reading held on December 6, 2016) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis: Approval of an ordinance levying a Franchise Fee to be paid by Entergy Corporation. This Franchise Fee should remain in effect until otherwise amended by the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

3.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To levy Franchise Fees to be paid by all carriers providing local telephone access services; providing for payment thereof; and for other purposes. (1st & 2nd Reading held on December 6, 2016) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: Approval of an ordinance levying a Franchise Fee to be paid by all carriers providing local access telephone service. This Franchise Fee should remain in effect until otherwise amended by the Board of Directors.

 

 

 

4.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

 

To fix and impose the amount of fees and charges to be paid to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, by all companies that provide interstate or intrastate Long Distance Telecommunication Services, and all business incidental to, or connected with, the conducting of such telephone business in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; amending Section 3 of Little Rock, Ark., Ordinance No. 15,706 (July 5, 1989); and for other purposes. (1st & 2nd Reading held on December 6, 2016) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis: Approval of an ordinance levying a Franchise Fee for companies providing Long Distance Telephone Service in Little Rock for 2016.

 

 

 

5.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To approve participation of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, in an insurance pool administered by the Arkansas Municipal League for certain litigation costs, expenses and coverage; to dispense with the requirement of competitive selection; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. (1st & 2nd Reading held on December 6, 2016) Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis: Approval of sole-source ordinance to approve participation in an insurance pool administered by the Arkansas Municipal League for certain litigation costs, expenses and coverage.

 

 

 

6.   ORDINANCE

To provide for and to adopt the 2017 Budget for the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending December 31, 2017; to appropriate resources and uses for every expenditure item and fund; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. (1st & 2nd Reading held on December 6, 2016) Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

The 2017 Swearing-In Ceremony for the Little Rock City Board of Directors will be held on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Rotunda of City Hall.

 

 

The Little Rock City Board of Directors will not be in session again until January 3, 2017, at 6:00 PM.