Asheville City Council Agenda 3.27.12By
Your Asheville City Council comes together this Tuesday for an evening of deliberation and decision making. After the fold you’ll find the agenda for the meeting. If you’d like to see the agenda with all supporting documentation, just click here.
Items for this week include: Rezoning of a couple of River District parcels, Digital Billboards, Living Wage Policy, and more.
Leave your questions, suggestions, kudos, and stern talking-to’s in the comment thread. As usual, it’s best to let me know your thought before the actual voting happens.
One last note – A resolution regarding Amendment One will be on the April 10, 2012 agenda.
City Council Regular Meeting – March 27, 2012 – 5:00 p.m.
City Hall Building
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation to be given by Councilman Pelly.
– Proclamation honoring the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the formal meeting held on March 13, 2012.
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Henderson County to lease five transit vehicles.
C. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a lease agreement with the Asheville Board of Alcoholic Control for the premises at 179 S. Charlotte Street.
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Fletcher Grading Contractors for the North Louisiana Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project.
E. Resolution authorizing application to apply for a Federal Transit Administration Job Access and Reverse Commute Program grant to continue funding the Black Mountain route and authorizing the Mayor to execute the appropriate documents to accept the grant, if it is awarded to the City of Asheville.
F. Resolution amending the 2012 City Council Meeting Schedule to delete the May 8, 2012, City Council formal meeting.
G. Budget amendment, in the amount of $150,000, from the Civic Center operating revenue, to increase the Civic Center Fund budget to reflect updated Fiscal Year 2011-12 revenue and expenditure projections.
III. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Public hearing to consider rezoning the properties located at 157 and 163 Craven Street from Urban Place District to River District.
B. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance concerning changes to the standards regulating digital billboards.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Update on the Living Wage Policy
– Resolution adopting a living wage for full- and part-time City employees and general service contracts $30,000-$200,000.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: