Board of Directors Meeting

 

March 2, 2021

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                      Director Erma Hendrix

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 – 7)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into Construction Contract with JHL Builders, Inc., in the amount of $89,518.88, for the property located at 705 Apperson Street, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Construction Contract with JHL Builders, Inc., for the property located at 705 Apperson Street.  The structure is approximately 1,041 square-feet and is located on a 6,969 square-foot lot. 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To transfer title of the property located at 2308 South Martin Street, from the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to Katrina Smith, to be used for Neighborhood Revitalization Programs; and for other purposes.  (Land Bank Commission:  6 ayes and 0 nays) Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  In an effort by the Land Bank to maximize the City’s revitalization efforts, staff would like to transfer the property located at 2308 South Martin Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Katrina Smith.  The property includes a 560 square-foot rehab structure.

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To transfer title of the property located at 2017 South Maple Street, from the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to Tonia Griffin, to be used for Neighborhood Revitalization Programs; and for other purposes.  (Land Bank Commission:  6 ayes and 0 nays) Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  In an effort by the Land Bank to maximize the City’s revitalization efforts, staff would like to transfer the property located at 2017 South Maple Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Tonia Griffin.   The property includes a 1,120 square-foot rehab structure. 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To transfer title of the properties located at 2613 Abigail Street, 4021 West 23rd Street, 4624 West 23rd Street, 4301 West 25th Street and 5118 West 31st Street, from the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to the University District Development District, to be used for Neighborhood Revitalization Programs; and for other purposes.  (Land Bank Commission:  6 ayes and 0 nays) Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  In an effort by the Land Bank to maximize the City’s revitalization efforts, staff would like to transfer the properties located at 2613 Abigail Street, 4021 West 23rd Street, 4624 West 23rd Street, 4301 West 25th Street and 5118 West 31st Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, to the University District Development Corporation.  The vacant lots range in size from 2,500 square-feet to 7,000 square-feet. 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To accept title to the property located at 3104 West 14th Street, to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to be used for Neighborhood Revitalization Programs; and for other purposes.  (Land Bank Commission:  6 ayes and 0 nays) Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  In an effort to increase the number of properties held by the Land Bank and maximize the City’s revitalization efforts, staff would like to accept the donation of the property located at 3104 West 14th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. The property includes a 1,664 square-foot duplex.  

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Dell Marketing LP, for the total purchase price of $199,800.00, for the purchase of fifty-four (54) laptops and/or tablets for use in City vehicles; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:   A resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Dell Marketing LP for the purchase of fifty-four (54) laptops and/or tablets for use in City vehicles. 

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Risk Management Resources, in the amount of exceed $72,000.00, to provide Third-Party Administration Services for the City’s Self- Funded Workers’ Compensation Program; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:   A resolution to authorize the City Manager to extend the agreement with Risk Management Resources for the period of April 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, to provide Third-Party Administration Services for the City’s Self- Funded Workers’ Compensation Program.  This is year (4) of a possible seven (7) years. 

 

 

 

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 8 - 9)

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To condemn the property located at 1921 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, as a structural, fire and health hazard, to provide for summary abatement procedures; to direct City Staff to take such action as necessary to raze and remove said structure; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:   The commercial structure at 1921 West Roosevelt Road has become run-down, dilapidated, unsightly, dangerous and detrimental to the public welfare of the citizens of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas. 

 

 

 

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To condemn the property located at 3724 West 12th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, as a structural, fire and health hazard, to provide for summary abatement procedures; to direct City Staff to take such action as necessary to raze and remove said structure; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:   The commercial structure at 3724 West 12th Street has become run-down, dilapidated, unsightly, dangerous and detrimental to the public welfare of the citizens of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas. 

 

 

*** The March 2, 2021, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meeting will be held in the Robinson Center Performance

Hall at 6:00 PM ***