Board of Directors Meeting

December 5, 2017

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                      Director Ken Richardson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority EPA Award Presentation

 

 

Modifications

 

WITHDRAWAL

10.  RESOLUTION

To state the views of the Little Rock City Board of Directors that there should be no embargo or withholding of funds for approved government projects within the City pending the outcome of public comments and hearings on the 30 Crossing recommendation of the Arkansas Department of Transportation; and for other purposes. 

 

 

Agenda

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 8)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Kut Kwick Corporation, in the amount of $70,080.00, for the purchase of one (1) Slope Cutting Riding Mower 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 Kut Kwick Corporation for the purchase of one (1) Slope Cutting Riding Mower for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Nick Ruffin Excavating, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $239,373.60, for the Kingsrow Drive Drainage Improvement Project; and for other purposes.  (Funding is from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with Nick Ruffin Excavating, Inc., for Kingsrow Drive Drainage, Project No. 13-B-3H, Bid No. 17024.  (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with JCI Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $113,721.60, for the Pecan Lake Area Drainage Improvement Project; and for other purposes.  (Funding is from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with JCI Construction, Inc., for the Pecan Lake Area Drainage Improvements, Project No. 16-7-DR-141, Bid No. 17023.  (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the Mayor of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to accept for municipal purposes, permanent construction easements, right-of-way dedications and fee simple acquisitions, and the City Manager to acquire temporary construction easements as needed to complete the constriction of the 2016 – 2018 Street and Drainage Capital Improvement Program; and for other purposes.  (Funding is from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the Mayor to accept for municipal purposes permanent construction easements, right-of-way dedications and acquisitions, and the City Manager to acquire temporary construction easements as needed to complete for the 2016 through 2018 Street and Drainage Improvement Program.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with American Structure, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $124,997.00, to build a Communal Cat Room as an addition to the Little Rock Animal Village; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the City Manager to enter into a contract with American Structure, Inc., for the addition of a Communal Cat Room to the Little Rock Animal Village. 

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute agreements with Presidio Networked Solutions, LLC, for an amount not to exceed $67,530.40, plus applicable taxes and fees, to upgrade the City’s Wireless Network that in operation at City Facilities; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute agreements with Presidio Networked Solutions, LLC, for the upgrade of the City’s current Wireless Network that is in operation in City Facilities.

 

 

 

7.   RESOLTUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Comcast to install, configure and maintain a Fiber Optic Network between the City of Little Rock Data Center and the Little Rock Police Training Academy; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The resolution authorizes the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Comcast for installation, configuration and maintenance of a 1 GB Fiber Optic Network infrastructure between the City of Little Rock Data Center and the Little Rock Police Training Academy, which will provide network services to the Training Academy and to the Public Works Department for a period of five (5) years

 

 

 

8.   RESOLUTION

To authorize the sale of approximately five (5) acres of property at the Little Rock Port to Dakota Investments, Inc., to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute any necessary documents to facilitate the sale, and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 9 -11)

9.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Fire Trucks Unlimited, for an amount not to exceed $412,420.00, to refurbish one (1) Fire Truck – Rescue Unit for the Little Rock Fire Department; and for other purposes.  (A portion of the funding is from the 2012 5/8-Cent Operational Improvements Sales Tax)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Fire Trucks Unlimited to refurbish one (1) Fire Truck – Rescue Unit.

 

 

 

10.   RESOLUTION

To state the views of the Little Rock City Board of Directors that there should be no embargo or withholding of funds for approved government projects within the City pending the outcome of public comments and hearings on the 30 Crossing recommendation of the Arkansas Department of Transportation; and for other purposes. 

 

 

 

11.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-5817-I: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial Development titled 15000 Cantrell Road Short-Form PD-C, located at 15000 Cantrell Road, 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 denial.

 

Synopsis:  The request is to rezone the property from R-2, Single-Family District, to PD-C, Planned Development – Commercial, to allow for the development of the site with a restaurant.  (Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCUSSION (Item 12)

12.   DISCUSSION

2018 Budget

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Item 13)

13.   RESOLUTION

A resolution to make appointments and reappointments to various City of Little Rock Boards and Commissions; and for other purposes. 

 

Synopsis:  Animal Services Advisory Board (1 position); Central Arkansas Library System (4 positions); Little Rock Cent Committee (1 position); Land Bank Commission (1 position); Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission (1 position); Little Rock Planning Commission (3 positions); Little Rock Port Authority (1 position); and Racial & Cultural Diversity Commission (2 positions).

 

 

Tonight’s meeting will be recessed until December 12, 2017, for the consideration of adoption of the 2018 Budget.