Asheville City Council Agenda 10.23.12By
Hey there, Asheville. I normally get these things posted on Thursday, but my tenth wedding anniversary celebrations and preparations took precedence. With that, be aware that your Asheville City Council comes together Tuesday to deliberate and decision-make about the future of our city. Head into ReadMoreLand to see the agenda, or click here to see it at the City’s website with all supporting documentation.
– October 24, 2012, as “Food Day”
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held on October 9, 2012.
B. Resolution endorsing the Buncombe County Greenways and Trails Master Plan.
C. Second reading of Ordinance No. 4124 – An ordinance amending the franchise agreement with the Education Research Consortium to provide a mechanism for the City’s public safety fiber optic capacity and maintenance to be restored.
D. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a change order with Brown and Caldwell for the Water Resources Asset Management Plan Update.
E. Budget amendments:
1. In the amount of $44,074, from Transit Capital Reserves to purchase two 2004 35-foot Gillig buses from the City of Gastonia.
2. In the amount of $825,000, from Parking Fund fund balance, for the acquisition of real property as needed.
III. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Asheville Sister Cities Update
B. Civic Center Commission Update
C. Civil Service Board Update
D. Water Resources Update
IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of the New Classical Academy located at 671 Sand Hill Road from RM-6 Residential Multi-Family Low Density District to Institutional District to allow the conversion of an existing church into a private school, and a request for modifications to the landscape standards.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Ordinance granting a franchise agreement for the operation of a pedal bicycle taxi service within the City of Asheville.
B.1. Resolution approving the early release of Housing Trust Fund loan funds to Mountain Housing Opportunities for the Eagle-Market Place project.
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $300,000, from Housing Trust Fund reserves to appropriate funding for the loan disbursement.
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: