Board of Directors Meeting

 

September 3, 2019

4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:††††††††††††††††† Director Kathy Webb

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 9)

1.    MOTION

June 18, 2019

July 9, 2019

July 23, 2019

August 6, 2019

To approve the minutes of the June 18, 2019, July 9, 2019, July 23, 2019, and August 6, 2019, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meetings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with James A. Rogers Excavating, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $121,305.85, for Bentley Court Pavement Reconstruction; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with James A. Rogers Excavating, Inc., for Bentley Court Pavement Reconstruction, Bid No. 586. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

3.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with InTrench USA, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $54,976.55, for Claybrook Road Drainage 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:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with InTrench USA, Inc., for Claybrook Road Drainage Improvements, Project No. 07-16-DR-274, Bid No. 561. (Located in Ward 7)

 

 

 

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 $169,552.73, for Grant and Buchanan Street Drainage 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:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Gene Summers Construction, Inc., for drainage improvements at the intersection of Grant and Buchanan Streets, Project No. 02-17-DR-57, Bid No. 562.(Located in Ward 2)

 

 

 

5.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Cisneros Family Construction, in an amount not to exceed $151,891.28, for Marshall Street Sidewalk 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:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Cisneros Family Construction, for Marshall Street Sidewalks, Project No. 01-13-SW-26, Bid No. 558.(Located in Ward 1)

 

 

 

6.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Advanced Fluid Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $200,344.26, for Landfill Gas Control System Improvements and Expansion; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Advanced Fluid Technologies, Inc., for Landfill Gas System Expansion, Bid No. 596.

 

 

 

7.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

 

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a Construction Services Contract with Billís Fence Company, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00, to construct and upgrade fences at the Little Rock Zoo; and for other purposes.(Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Billís Fence Company to construct fencing in five (5) areas throughout the Little Rock Zoo.

 

 

 

8.    RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Gene Summers Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $333,541.20, for Polk 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:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with Gene Summers Construction, Inc., for Polk Street Improvements, Project No. 03-16-DR-116, Bid No. 588.(Located in Ward 3)

 

 

 

9.    RESOLUTION

To appropriate $391,338.86, from the 3/8-Cent Capital Sales and Compensating Use Tax Proceeds, to the Arkansas Livestock Show Association for capital improvements to the Arkansas State Fairgrounds; 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.

 

 

 

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ITEMS (Items 10 - 16)

10. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map (A-335)

Land Use Plan (A-335)

Zoning Map (Z-9432)

Land Use Plan (Z-9432)

Sketch (Z-9432)

A-335/Z-9432:To accept the AluChem Annexation, to add certain lands to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; to approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Industrial District titled AluChem Short-Form PID, located at 10500 Arch Street Pike, Little Rock, Arkansas, amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.Planning Commission:8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The annexation of approximately eighteen (18) acres, plus or minus, west of Arch Street Pike, near Dixon Road (10500 Arch Street Pike) to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas and zoned to PID, Planned Industrial Development.†† The site of AluChem Industrial Plant, recognizing the existing uses and allowing for an expansion with I-3, Heavy Industrial Uses permitted.(Located within the Cityís Extraterritorial Jurisdiction)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Z-3206-B: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:8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The owner of the 5.65-acre property, located on the north side of Kanis Road, approximately 800 feet west of South Shackleford Road is requesting that the property be reclassified from C-2, Shopping Center District, to C-3, General Commercial District.(Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

 

 

12. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

Z-9435: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:8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The owner of the 2.2098-acre property located at the southwest corner of Kanis Road and Centerview Drive is requesting that the property line be reclassified from O-3, General Office District, to C-3, General Commercial District.(Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

 

 

13. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

LU19-11-01:To amend the Land Use Plan in the Interstate 430 Planning District at the southwest corner of Kanis Road and Centerview Drive from Office to Commercial; and for other purposes.Planning Commission:8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:To approve Land Use Plan amendment in the Interstate 430 Planning District at the southwest corner Kanis Road and Centerview Drive from Office (O) to Commercial (C).(Located in Ward 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

Z-9434: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:8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The owner of the 12.59-acre property located at the northwest end of The Divide Parkway (6500 The Divide Parkway) is requesting that the property be reclassified from R-2, Single-Family District, to MF-18, Multifamily District.(Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

 

 

15. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

LU19-20-01:To amend the Land Use Plan in the Pinnacle Planning District at 6500 The Divide Parkway, northeast of Chenal Parkway, from Residential Low Density to Residential High Density; and for other purposes.Planning Commission:8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent; and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:To approve Land Use Plan amendments in the Pinnacle Planning District 6500 The Divide Parkway, northeast of Chenal Parkway, from Residential Low Density to Residential High Density.(Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

 

16. ††ORDINANCE

To regulate the discharge of Industrial Wastewater to the Public Sewer System pertaining to the Sewer Lines and System within the jurisdiction of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to comply with the requirements of the United States Environmental Protection Agency at 40 C.F.R. ß 403; to provide penalties for violations thereof, and to repeal Ordinance No. 19,895 (December 21, 2007); to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS (Item 17)

17. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

Z-7605-D:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District, titled Lots 2 and 3, Chevaux Office Park Short-Form PCD, located at 17705 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, Arkansas; amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansasí and for other purposes.Planning Commission:5 ayes; 3 nays; and 3 absent.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The applicant is appealing the Planning Commissionís recommendation of denial for a Planned Commercial Development located at 17705 Cantrell Road, described as Lots 2 and 3, Chevaux Office Park.(Located in Ward 5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The time for the September 3, 2019, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meeting has been moved from 6:00 PM to 4:00 PM.