Board of Directors Meeting

 

June 18, 2019

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                  Director Dean Kumpuris

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Arkansas Safe Drive Laws Course Completion Certificate Presentation

Golf Course Due Diligence Update

Bicycle Friendly Community Committee Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modifications

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1  RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Lease Agreement with Ben Nelson Golf and Utility Vehicles, in an annual amount of $146,282.40, for the leasing of Golf Carts, Utility Vehicles, Ball Picker Cart and a Concession/Refreshment Cart for City of Little Rock Golf Courses; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a one (1)-year lease, with the option to extend for three (3) additional years with Ben Nelson Golf and Utility Vehicles for seventy-seven (77) Electric (lithium-ion) Golf Carts (fifty-two (52) with GPS & permanent built-in tow bars), fifteen (15) Gas Golf Carts (with GPS & permanent built-in tow bars), one (1), four (4)-person Electric Golf Cart, one (1) Gas Utility Cart, five (5) Heavy-Duty Diesel Utility Carts, one (1) Ball Picker Gas Utility Cart and one (1) Concession/Refreshment Utility Cart.

 

 

 

WITHDRAWAL:

10.  ORDINANCE

(Withdrawn at the applicant’s request)

 

To establish the Heights Landscape Design Overlay District pursuant to the Design Overlay Authority of Chapter 36 of the Code of Ordinances of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  To approve the creation of the Heights Landscape Design Overlay District.

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 – 6)

1.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to utilize State-Aid Street Monies for the 9th Street Asphalt Overlay Project; 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 the City Manager or his designated representative to execute agreements with the Arkansas Department of Transportation for resurfacing and access ramp improvements on 9th Street from Interstate 30 to Main Street.  

 

 

 

2.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Summit Truck Group, in the total amount of $111,854.46, for the purchase of one (1) International MV607 4X2 Roll-Back Truck for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Summit Truck Group for the purchase of one (1) International MV607 4X2 Roll-Back Truck for the Fleet Services Department.

 

 

 

3.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Razor Cut Lawn, in an amount not to exceed $108,490.00, to mow for Mowing Services at thirty (30) City Parks and six (6) Community Centers; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution to authorize City Manager to enter into a contract with Razor Cut Lawn to mow thirty (30) City Parks and six (6) Community Centers.

 

 

 

4.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Construction Services Contract with Township Builders, in an amount not to exceed $83,180.00, for the construction of a new ADA-Accessible Asphalt Trail at Ottenheimer Park; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Construction Contract with Township Builders for Construction Services for the new ADA accessible asphalt trail at Ottenheimer Park.

 

 

 

5.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Construction Services Contract with Township Builders, in an amount not to exceed $139,375.00, for the construction of a new trail for the MacArthur Park Safe Routes to School Project; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Construction Services Contract with Township Builders for the construction the new trail at MacArthur Park.

 

 

 

6.    RESOLUTION

To ratify the reappointment of Eddie Powell to the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Reappointment of Eddie Powell to his fourth seven (7)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2026.

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 7 - 9)

7.    ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Overall Map

Zoning Map – Area  1

Land Use Map – Area 1

Zoning Map – Area 2

Land Use Plan – Area 2

Zoning Map – Area 3

Land Use Plan – Area 3

Zoning Map – Area 4

Land Use Plan – Area 4

Zoning Map – Area 5

Land Use Plan – Area 5

Zoning Map – Area 6

Land Use Plan – Area 6

Zoning Map – Area 7

Land Use Plan – Area 7

LU18-02:  To amend the Land Use Plan in the area between Interstate 430 and the Arkansas State Capitol Complex, north of Interstate 630, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  To make various changes to the Land Use Plan in the area north of Interstate 630, between Interstate 430 and the Arkansas State Capitol, to make the Land Use Plan more representative of the likely future development in the near and mid-range.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.    ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To condemn certain structures in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, as structural, fire and health hazards; to provide for summary abatement procedures; to direct the City Staff to take such action as is necessary to raze and remove said structures; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Four (4) residential structures are in a severely dilapidated, deteriorated and/or burned condition causing a negative environmental impact on the residential neighborhoods in which it is located.  All Notices have been mailed in accordance with Arkansas State Law.

 

 

 

9.      ORDINANCE

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Rev. Code § 32-322 (1988) on the Immobilization of Automobiles with Delinquent Parking Fines; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Item 10)

10.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Area Map

To establish the Heights Landscape Design Overlay District pursuant to the Design Overlay Authority of Chapter 36 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission:  10 ayes; 0 nays and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  To approve the creation of the Heights Landscape Design Overlay District.

 

 

 

 

 

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.