Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

June 21, 2016

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:††††††††† Rev. Dr. Kate Walters, Associate Rector Christ Episcopal Church

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Little Rock Police Department Citizenís Police Academy Clergy Class

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 15)

1.   RESOLUTION

Z-8829-A:To set July 5, 2016, as the date of hearing on an appeal of the Planning Commissionís recommendation of denial for a requested rezoning of 0.53 acres, from R-2, Single-Family District, to C-3, General Commercial District (with condition), located at 8216 Cantrell Road, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Z-9094:To set July 5, 2016, as the date of hearing on an appeal of the Planning Commissionís recommendation of denial for a requested PCD, Planned Commercial Development, titled Neil Short-Form PD-C, located at 1215 Dennison Street, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Steve Landers Toyota, in the amount of $127,585.00, for the purchase of five (5) Toyota Camry Hybrid Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department, utilizing the Arkansas State Contract Purchasing Agreement; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Steve Landers Toyota for the purchase of five (5) Toyota Camry Hybrid Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Landers Dodge Jeep, in the amount of $284,593.21, for the purchase of eleven (11) Dodge Charger V8 Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department, utilizing the Arkansas State Contract Purchasing Agreement; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Landers Dodge Jeep for the purchase of eleven (11) Dodge Charger V8 Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with North Point Ford, in the amount of $83,692.00, for the purchase of three (3) Ford F-150 4x4 Crew Cab Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department, utilizing the Arkansas State Contract Purchasing Agreement; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with North Point Ford for the purchase of three (3) Ford F-150 4x4 Crew Cab vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with North Point Ford, in the amount of $186,319.00, for the purchase of seven (7) Ford Interceptor Utility Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department, utilizing the Arkansas State Contract Purchasing Agreement; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with North Point Ford for the purchase of seven (7) Ford Interceptor Utility Vehicles for the Little Rock Police Department.

 

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to award a contract to Burkhalter Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,037,041.20, for the Zoo Drive Roundabout Improvement Project; and for other purposes.(Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.†† .††

Synopsis:Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with Burkhalter Technologies, Inc., for the Zoo Drive Roundabout, Project No. 13-B-3D, Bid No. 16014.†† (Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

8.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to award a contract to Junkin Construction Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $207,540.00, for sidewalk construction within the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.(Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.†† . ††

Synopsis:Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with the low bidder, Junkin Construction Company, Inc., for sidewalk construction within the City of Little Rock.††

 

 

 

9.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to award a contract to Redstone Construction Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $645,091.80, for McAdoo Street Improvements; 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 to execute an agreement with Redstone Construction Group, Inc., for McAdoo Street Improvements Project No. 13-8-13G, Bid No. 16017.(Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

10. ††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to award a contract to Harper Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,731,945.00, for Street and Drainage Improvements to Taylor Loop Road; 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 to execute an agreement with Harper Construction, Inc., for improvements to Taylor Loop Road, Project No. 13-B-5E & No. 13-5-014, Bid No. 16016.(Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

11. ††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to submit all necessary documents to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to request an exception of a conflict of interest for a City employee, who is related to an applicant to utilize HUD Funds for assistance in the rehabilitation of the applicantís residence; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Approval to allow the City Manager to submit necessary documents to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to request an exception of a conflict of interest for a City employee related to an applicant for assistance utilizing HUD Funds.

 

 

 

12. ††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Resolution No. 13,954 (August 19, 2014) to property set out the various programs and amounts for the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Funds; to include a program for the West Central Senior Activity Center; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Amendment of sources and uses of 2015 CDBG, HOME, and HOPWA Funds included in the Cityís Annual Plan based on HUD final allocation.

 

 

 

13. ††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Resolution No. 14,283 (February 2, 2016), which authorized the City Manager to enter into a contract with Bails and Associates, in an amount not to exceed $89,920.00, plus any applicable taxes, for INFOR Lawson Upgrade and Installation Services; to authorize the expenditure of an additional amount of $6,500.00, due to unexpected additional work; and for other purposes.(Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax) Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:A resolution to amend Resolution No. 14,283 which authorized the contract with Bails and Associates for the INFOR/Lawson upgrade to include additional services.

 

 

 

14. ††RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to sell the Little Rock Police Departmentís retired Bell Jet Ranger OH-58A Helicopter, with a reserve selling prices of $100,000.00; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:The resolution authorizes the City Manager to sell a Bell Jet Ranger Helicopter (ďAir-2Ē) that is no longer needed by the Little Rock Police Department for its Airborne Patrol Program.

 

 

 

15. ††RESOLUTION

 

To make appointments to the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners; and for other purpose.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:Appointment of Kandi Hughes to fill the unexpired term of Marie-Bernarde Miller, said term to expire on June 30, 2022.Re-Appointment of Jay Hartman to his second seven (7)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2023.

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Item 16 - 19)

16. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-7517-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District, titled Highway 10 Storage Center Long-Form PCD, located at 9300 Ferndale Cut-Off, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.Planning Commission:11 ayes; 0 nays; and 0 absent.Staff recommends approval.

Synopsis:The applicant is proposing the rezoning of this site from C-3, General Commercial District, to PCD, Planned Commercial Development, to allow for the development of the site with mini-warehouses.(Located in the Cityís Extraterritorial Jurisdiction)

 

 

 

17. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

LandUse Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8605-C:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District, titled SRVC Kanis Revised Short-Form PD-C, located at 11601 Kanis Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.Planning Commission:11 ayes; 0 nays; and 0 absent.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:The applicant is proposing a revision to the previously-approved PD-C, Planned Development Ė Commercial, to allow the rear portion of this site to be sold to an adjacent property owner, Arkansas Urology.(Located in Ward 6)

 

18. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

LandUse Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8632-B:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District, titled Arkansas Urology Revised Short-Form POD, located at 1300 Centerview Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.Planning Commission:11 ayes; 0 nays; and 0 absent.Staff recommends approval.††

Synopsis:The applicant is proposing a revision to the previously-approved POD, Planned Office Development, to expand the site area by 1.3 acres to the west of their existing facility.(Located in Ward 6)

 

19. ††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 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:Eight (8) residential structures 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.

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Item 20)

20. ††RESOLUTION

A resolution to adopt the Youth Master Plan and the expectations for its implementation; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.††

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING (Item 21)

21. ††ORDINANCE

To authorize the construction of betterments and improvements to the sewer system of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; authorizing the issuance of a Sewer Revenue Bond, Series 2016 for the purpose of financing the cost thereof; providing for the payment of the principal and interest on the Bond; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

 

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

 

Three (3) minutes are allowed to present a specific item which 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.Board Members may ask questions of the speaker or make a relevant comment after the presentation has been completed.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 it 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.†††

 

 

 

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key will make a presentation to the Board on June 21, 2016, at 5:00 PM.