Board of Directors Meeting

 

June 9, 2020

4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION: Director Erma Hendrix

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

Modifications

 

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1 RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with WatchGuard Video, Inc., for the total amount of $759,999.23, for the purchase of Body Worn Cameras for the Little Rock Police Department; and for other purposes. (Deferred from May 19, 2020) Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with WatchGuard Video, Inc., to purchase Body Worn Cameras.

 

 

 

M-2 ORDINANCE

Board Communication

 

 

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Rev. Code 5-72(a) (1988) to change the insurance requirements of the Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: An ordinance to approve amendments to Little Rock Code 5-72(a) to eliminate the requirement that MEMS carry an Uninsured Motorist Policy and to replace the requirement of a $1,000,000 Policy with $1,000,000 Aggregate Coverage.

 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 7)

1.   MOTION

May 19, 2020

To approve the minutes of the May 19, 2020, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Redstone Construction Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $180,000.00, for the Loetscher Lane Drainage 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 Redstone Construction Group, Inc., for Loetscher Lane Drainage Improvements, Project No. 02-15-DR78, Bid No. 875. (Located in Ward 2)

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Cisneros Family Construction Group, in an amount not to exceed $231,084.16, for the Janmar Drive Drainage 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 Cisneros Family Construction Group., for Janmar Drive Drainage Improvements, Project No. 07-15-DR-275, Bid No. 880. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into contracts with the Arkansas Regional Commission and Pulaski County Community Services for a one (1)-year term, in a total combined amount not to exceed $78,780.00, for Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids;; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: A resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into contracts for Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Grant funding to the Arkansas Regional Commission in a total amount not to exceed $19,695.00 and Pulaski County Community Services in a total amount not to exceed $59,085.00 for one (1)-year.

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

A resolution to certify local government endorsement of Arcturus, Inc., d/b/a/ Arcturus Aerospace, located at 11225 Highway Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas, to participate in the Arkansas Tax Back Program, as authorized by Arkansas Code Ann. 15-4-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

A resolution to certify local government endorsement of Infusion Centers of America, LLC, d/b/a Alleviant, located at 10901 Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, to participate in the Arkansas Tax Back Program, as authorized by Arkansas Code Ann. 15-4-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

A resolution to certify local government endorsement of HMS Mfg., located at 6901 Lindsey Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, to participate in the Arkansas Tax Back Program, as authorized by Arkansas Code Ann. 15-4-2706(D) of the Consolidated Incentive Act of 2003; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 8 - 10)

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-9503: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned District Residential titled Cottages at the Manor Short-Form PD-R, located at the southwest corner of Kanis Road and Labelle Drive, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes. Planning Commission: 11 ayes and 0 nays. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: The applicant is requesting that the property at the southwest corner of Kanis Road and Labelle Drive be rezoned from R-2, Single-Family District, to PD-R Planned District Residential, to permit the development of ten (10) duplex residential structures. (Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to dispense with the requirement of competitive bidding and enter into a Sole-Source Contact with SmartRay Vision, in an amount not to exceed $63,975.00 and that is fully-funded by the State Homeland Security Grant Program, for the purchase of one (1) SmartRay X-Ray System for use by the Little Rock Fire Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: An ordinance to authorize the City Manager to enter into Sole-Source Contact with SmartRay Vision for the purchase of one (1) SmartRay X-Ray System for use by the Little Rock Fire Department.

 

 

 

10. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To declare it impractical and unfeasible to bid; to authorize the City Manager to dispense with the requirement of competitive bidding and enter into a Sole-Source Contact with AgileMesh, in an amount not to exceed $65,105.50 and that is fully-funded by the State Homeland Security Grant Program, for the purchase of one (1) AgileMesh Camera Integration System for use by the Little Rock Police Department; and for other purposes. Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis: An ordinance to authorize the City Manager to enter into Sole-Source Contact with AgileMesh for the purchase of one (1) AgileMesh Camera Integration System for use by the Little Rock Police Department.