Board of Directors Meeting

 

April 17, 2018

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

5A Boys Basketball State Champions Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 13)

1.    MOTION

January 16, 2018

February 6, 2018

February 20, 2018

To approve the minutes of the January 16, 2018, February 6, 2018, and February 20, 2018, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meetings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with KForce Government Solutions, for a total amount of $85,990.00, for the purchase of one (1) Trauma FX Whole Body Trauma Simulator to be utilized by the Little Rock Fire Department, the Little Rock Police Department and Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: Authorizes the City Manager to enter into a contract with Force Government Solutions for the purchase of one (1) Trauma FX Whole Body Trauma Simulator to be utilized by the Little Rock Fire Department, the Little Rock Police Department and Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services.

 

 

 

3.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Cruse Uniforms and Equipment, for the total amount of $98,440.00, for the purchase of nine (9) L3 Night Vision Devices and Mounts for the Little Rock Police Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: Authorizes the City Manager to enter into a contract with Cruse Uniforms and Equipment for the purchase of nine (9) L3 Night Vision Devices and Mounts for the Little Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

4.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Gene Summers Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,432.00, for the construction of improvements to 18th Street, from Washington Street to Peyton Street; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Gene Summers Construction, Inc., for construction of improvements to 18th Street, Washington Street to Peyton Street, Project No. 16-1-ST-8, Bid No. 18008. (Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

5.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract Gene Summers Construction, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $301,132.20, for Otter Creek at Stagecoach Road Drainage Improvements; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Gene Summers Construction, Inc., for Otter Creek at Stagecoach Road Drainage Improvements, Project No. 16-7-ST-140, Bid No. 18009. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

6.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to utilize Federal-Aid Recreational Trail Funds and to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute any and all necessary agreements and contracts for its administration; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to apply for a Recreational Trails Program Non-Motorized Trails Grant from the Arkansas Department of Transportation for trail enhancements at Boyle Park. (Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

7.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to utilize Federal-Aid Transportation Alternative Programs Funds and to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute any and all necessary agreements and contracts for its administration; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: A resolution authorizing the City Manager to utilize Federal-Aid Transportation Alternatives Program funds for a Multi-Use Trail Connection Project through Allsopp Park from the Arkansas River Trail to Kavanaugh Boulevard. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

8.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to utilize Federal-Aid Transportation Alternative Programs Funds and to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute any and all necessary agreements and contracts for its administration; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: Authorizes the City Manager or his designated representative to apply for and if received, execute agreements with the Arkansas Department of Transportation for a Transportation Alternative Program Grant for bicycle and pedestrian improvements from Cedar Hill Road, between Allsopp Park and Riverfront Drive. (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

9.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to utilize Federal-Aid Transportation Alternative Programs Funds and to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute any and all necessary agreements and contracts for its administration; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: Authorizes the City Manager, or his designated representative, to apply for an Arkansas Department of Transportation for a Transportation Alternative Program Grant to fund a Master Complete Streets Plan that will inform the implementation of the Complete Streets Ordinance (Ordinance No. 21,029).

 

 

 

10. RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mark McLarty Ford Lincoln, for a total purchase price of $84,361.20, for the purchase of one (1), Three (3) Cubic-Yard Dump Truck for the Public Works Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mark McLarty Ford Lincoln for the purchase of a Three (3) Cubic-Yard Dump Truck for the Public Works Department.

 

 

 

11. RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with American Structure, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,316,240.40, for the construction of the Colobus/Serval Exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with American Structure, Inc. to perform Construction of the Colobus/Serval Building at the Little Rock Zoo.

 

 

 

12. RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize entry into a Contractual Agreement with the Arkansas State Fair Association for the use and expenditure of Capital Improvement Sales and Compensating Use Tax proceeds; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: To formalize in writing the agreement between the City and the Arkansas State Fair Association for the use of up to $3 million in Capital Improvement Sales and Compensating Use Tax proceeds.

 

 

 

13. RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a lease for property owned by the Institute of Basic Life Principals, Inc., in the amount of $148,400.00, to provide downtown office space for the Little Rock Police Department for a period of one (1)-year; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The Little Rock Police Department is requesting approval to enter into a one (1)-year lease agreement for office space located at 300 East Roosevelt Road for use by the Special Operations Division.

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 14 - 15)

14. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to dispense with the requirement of competitive bidding and enter into a Sole-Source Contract with Socrata, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $90,871.20, plus applicable taxes and fees, for the Annual Software Subscription and Maintenance Renewal; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: To authorize City Manager to dispense with competitive bids and enter into a Sole-Source Contract with Socrata, Inc.

 

 

 

15. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Axcon Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $72,062.73, for the purchase of eighteen (18) Less-Than-Lethal Electronic Control Devises for the Little Rock Police Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval

 

Synopsis: The Little Rock Police Department is requesting approval to award a Sole-Source Ordinance to Axon Enterprise, Inc., as the sole manufacturer for Less-Than-Lethal Electronic Control Devices and to purchase eighteen (18) Tasers, 700 cartridges, and 100 training cartridges.

 

 

 

 

DISCUSSION (Item 16)

16. DISCUSSION

Discussion of whether to appeal City of Little Rock versus the Arkansas Ethics Commission

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

 

Three (3) minutes are allowed to present a specific item which has not been previously been brought to the attention of the Board and is not already on the Agenda. This time is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, grievance, or other message to the Board of Directors. A maximum of thirty (30) minutes is allotted for citizen communications each meeting. No advance permission is required, but persons wishing to address the City Board are required to fill out a yellow card listing the specific subject to be addressed and hand to the City Clerk upon arrival. 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.