Board of Directors Meeting

 

June 1, 2021

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:††††††††††††††††††††† Director Dean Kumpuris

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 5)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Township Builders, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,606,943.60, for the Chicot Road Improvement Project; and for other purposes. (Funding from the 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax and the Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Township Builders, Inc., for the Chicot Road Improvement Project, Project No. 07-17-ST-357, Bid No. 1232.(Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Weaver-Bailey, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,061,923.67, for ArDOT Project No. 061706, Interstate 440 at Fourche Dam Pike Interchange Improvement Project; and for other purposes. (A portion of the funding from the 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Weaver-Bailey, Inc., for ArDOT Project No. 061706 for the Interstate 440 at Fourche Dam Pike Interchange Improvement Project, Bid No. 1241.(Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Special Warranty Deed conveying real property to Blue Whale Development for property owned by the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, located at 11921 Kanis Road; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to convey real property to Blue Whale Development for property located at the southeast corner of Kanis Road and Bowman Road.(Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

G-25-226:To create the Third Street Entertainment District, for approximately thirteen (13) consecutive weeks, starting on May 20, 2021, and ending on August 19, 2021; and for other purposes.(Deferred from May 18, 2021)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The Third Street Merchants Association of Downtown Little Rock is seeking Board approval for the creation of a Temporary Entertainment District.(Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

To make an appointment to the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Reappointment of Anthony Kendall to his second seven (7)-year term.

 

 

 

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 6 - 9)

6.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To grant a Franchise to Fourteen 24 on Main, LLC, for the use of the right-of-way located at 1424 South Main Street, Suites 103 and 104, for an outdoor dining area; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:An ordinance to authorize the granting of a Franchise Agreement for encroachments into the right-of-way for Fourteen 24 on Main, LLC, in order to erect railing and gate and the placement of tables and chairs for outdoor dining on the sidewalk directly in front of 1424 South Main Street, Suites 103 and 104.†† The adjacent property is owned by Fourteen 24 on Main, LLC.(Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

7.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid, to authorize the City Manager to issue a sole-source purchase order to HilBilt Sales Corporation, for the total amount of $108,150.00, for Snow Plows and Equipment for the Public Works Department Street Operations Division; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:An ordinance to authorize the City Manager to enter into a sole-source agreement with HilBilt Sales Corporation for the purchase of two (2) Good Roads M3-10SS Spreaders, one (1) SaltDogg 1400601SS Spreader, four (4) Good Roads Snow Plows and four (4) Boss Super Duty Moldboard Trip Edges for the Public Works Department Street Operations Division.

 

 

 

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

LU2021-13-01:To amend the Land Use Plan in the 65th East District, northwest of the Interstate 30 Frontage Road and Scott Hamilton Drive from Industrial to Commercial; and for other purposes.(Deferred from May 18, 2021) (Planning Commission:9 ayes; 0 nays; 1 absent; and 1 open position)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:To approve a Land Use Plan amendment in the 65th East Planning District from Industrial (I) Commercial (C) to Commercial (C). (Located in Ward 2)

 

 

 

 

 

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

Z-9563:To reclassify property located in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.(Planning Commission:9 ayes; 0 nays; 0 absent; 1 abstention; and 1 open position)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The owner of the 6.9-acre property located at the northwest corner of Interstate 30 and Scott Hamilton Drive is requesting that the property be reclassified from PID, Planned Industrial District, to C-4, Open Display District.(Located in Ward 2)

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS (Item 10)

10. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-1528-A:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Bark Avenue, LLC, PCD, located at 7820 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.(Planning Commission:5 ayes; 6 nays; and 0 absent)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The applicant, Regan Ellis, is appealing the Planning Commissionís recommendation of denial of the Bark Avenue, LLC, PCD, located at 7820 Cantrell Road. (Located in Ward 3)