Board of Directors Meeting

 

March 5, 2019

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                  Director Erma Hendrix

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

National Merit Recognition

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 10)

1.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with GW Van Keppel Company, in the total amount of $584,897.00, for the purchase of one (1) BOMAG 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 GW Van Keppel Company for the purchase of a BOMAG Compactor for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

2.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mark McClarty Ford, in the total amount of $84,361.20, for the purchase of one (1) Ford F-750 Dump Truck 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 Mark McLarty Ford for the purchase of one (1) Ford F-750 Dump Truck for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

3.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Tymco, in a total amount of $274,325.00, for the purchase of one (1) Model 500x Air Sweeper 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 Tymco for the purchase of a Model 500x Air Sweeper for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

4.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Altec, in the total amount of $221,850.00, for the purchase of one (1) Hydraulic Bucket Truck 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 Altec for the purchase of a Hydraulic Bucket Truck for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

5.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with G & W Diesel, in the total amount of $648,617.00, for the purchase of one (1) Pierce Velocity Pumper Truck for the Little Rock Fire Department; and for other purposes.   (A portion of the funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax)  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with G &W Diesel for the purchase of one (1) Pierce Velocity Pumper Truck for the Little Rock Fire Department.

 

 

 

6.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize an increase to the authorized contract with Development Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $19,200.00, for additional Professional Engineering Consultant Services for the 2019 to 2021 Capital Improvement Program; 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:  Authorizes an increase in the authorized contract amount with Development Consultants, Inc., for Professional Engineering Consultant Services for the design of the Ward 7 Sidewalks Improvement Project.

 

 

 

7.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the Mayor and City Manager to enter into a Public Service Agreement with the unincorporated town of Cammack Village, to provide Emergency Police Dispatch Services; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Manager to enter into a Public Services Agreement with Cammack Village to provide Emergency Police Dispatch Services for a period of one (1)-year with an option for two (2) renewal terms of one (1)-year each.

 

 

 

8.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Superion, LLC, to provide False Alarm Tracking and Billing Services; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Superion, LLC, to provide False Alarm Tracking and Billing Services.

 

 

 

9.    RESOLUTION

To authorize the Mayor to enter into an Option to Purchase Agreement with Entergy Arkansas, Inc., for the purchase of approximately thirty-eight (38) acres of land, by the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, for use by the Little Rock Port Authority; and for other purposes. (Deferred from January 22, 2019) Staff recommends approval.      

 

 

 

10.   RESOLUTION

To certify Local Government Endorsement of Southwest Power Pool, Inc., located at 201 Worthen Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas, to participate in the Arkansas Tax Back Program, as authorized by Ark. Code Ann. § 15-4-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003; and for other purposes. 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

PLANNED & DEVELOPMENT ITEMS (Items 11 - 17)

11.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Map

Sketch

Z-3396-B:  To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Industrial District titled Romero’s Enterprises Short-Form PID, located at 12,300, 12,320 and 12,340 Chicot Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is proposing to rezone the property from PID, Planned Industrial Development, to Revised PID to allow for the addition of several additional uses to be permitted to occupy space within the existing buildings.  (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

 

 

12.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Map

Sketch

Z-8445-B:  To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Medical Hearing Associates of Arkansas Revised Short-Form PD-O, located at 5910 C Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is proposing to rezone the property from POD, Planned Office District, to Revised PD-O to allow for the use of the existing building for an audiology clinic. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Map

Sketch

Z-9120-A:  To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Rebel Kettle Revised Short-Form PCD, located at 822 East 6th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is proposing to rezone the property from PCD, Planned Commercial District, to Revised PCD to allow for the addition of a twenty (20)-foot x twenty (20)-foot storage building and the removal of previously–required screening walls.   (Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Map

Sketch

Z-9384:  To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled Wilson Short-Form PD-R, located at 423/4258 Colonial Court and 498 Ridgeway Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is proposing to rezone these properties from R-3 Single-Family District, to PD-R, Planned Residential – District, to allow for the re-platting of the lots, taking twenty (20) feet off of the rear of the Colonial Court lot and adding to the side of the Ridgeway Drive lot. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

 

 

15.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to issue a Sole-Source Purchase Order to G&W Diesel, in an amount not to exceed an Annual Budget of $185,000.00, for an annual contract for Pierce Fire Truck Parks and Service for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a Sole-Source Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with G & W Diesel for Pierce Parts and Service.

 

 

 

16.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to issue a Sole-Source Purchase Order to J.A. Riggs, in an amount not to exceed an annual budget of $145,000.00, for an annual contract for Caterpillar Parts and Service for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a Sole-Source Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with J.A. Riggs for Caterpillar Parts and Service.

 

 

 

17.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to issue a Sole-Source Purchase Order to River City Hydraulics, in an amount not to exceed an annual budget of $240,000.00, for an annual contract for Heil Parks and Service for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis:  Approval of a Sole-Source Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with River City Hydraulics for Heil Parts and Service.

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 18 – 19)

18.   ORDINANCE

 

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Crafton Tull & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $52,000.00, to develop a Branding Program for the 12th Street Corridor; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes. (Deferred from February 19, 2019) Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

19.   RESOLUTION

To declare compliance by the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, with requests from the Federal Government to stem illegal immigration; and for other purposes.  (Deferred from February 19, 2019)