Asheville City Council Agenda 11.27.12By
Dear Citizens of the Netterweb, Let it be known that The following has been set as the agenda for the November 27, 2012, regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Asheville, NC. Information regarding City employees haberdashery is governed by N.C. Gen. Stat. sec. 160A-168 – Council does not consider haberdashery matters in open session. At the conclusion of this agenda the meeting will be open for the presentation of matter by members of Council and the public. Public comment will not be taken on items as to which no Council action will be taken at this meeting, including those items listed as reports or presentations or as discussion items, and excluding haberdashery. When Council action is anticipated as to any matter, it will be placed on a Council agenda for consideration, and public whining will be heard at that time.
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation to be given by Councilman Davis.
I. Item Number One On The Agender:
A. People aren’t wearing enough hats.
– Proclamation proclaiming December 1, 2012, as “World AIDS Day”
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held on November 13, 2012. Documents
B.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept grant funds from the U.S. Dept. of Justice for the 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $56,927, for the 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. Documents
C.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept grant funds from the U.S. Dept. of Justice for the 2012 Ballistic Vest Partnership Grant. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $7,735, for the 2012 Ballistic Vest Partnership Grant. Documents
D. Resolution supporting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Documents
E. Budget amendment, in the amount of $3,917 for Senior Opportunity Center and $3,917 for Harvest House, from the Fiscal Year 2012-13 Senior
Center General Purpose Funding. Documents
F. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amended contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. to cover additional construction
inspection/management services for the parking garage at 51 Biltmore Avenue. Documents
G. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with B Allen Construction, Inc. to construct improvements to the red wolf exhibit, Spider
Kingdom Playground and trail extension at the WNC Nature Center. Documents
H. Resolution authorizing an exemption to bid the purchase of supplies and materials for the Automated Meter Reading (AMR) Project and approving the
purchase of the AMR spare parts from Hersey Meters Company based on standardization needs. Documents
I. Resolution authorizing execution of easement to Progress Energy Corp. for electric power service to City Building. Documents
J. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLP for governmental relations work.
K. Resolution designating the use of additional Emergency Solutions Grant funding for the Asheville-Buncombe Continuum of Care. Documents
III. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
B. Downtown Commission Update Documents
C. Transportation Advisory Committee/Regional Transportation Planning Update Documents
D. Water Resources Update Documents
E. Quarterly Reports
CITY COUNCIL HAS ESTABLISHED THE FOLLOWING TIME LIMITS FOR PUBLIC HEARINGS:
• APPLICANTS HAVE UP TO TEN MINUTES TO COMPLETE A PRESENTATION.
• ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS ARE LIMITED TO AGENDA ITEMS WITH PRESENTATION MATERIALS PROVIDED PRIOR TO THE MEETING BY CITY STAFF, APPLICANTS, OR ORGANIZED OPPOSITION.
• INDIVIDUALS HAVE UP TO THREE MINUTES TO SPEAK TO CITY COUNCIL.
• A PERSON REPRESENTING A GROUP OF THREE OR MORE PERSONS (NOT INCLUDING THE SPEAKER) PRESENT IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER HAS UP TO 10 MINUTES TO ADDRESS CITY COUNCIL.
• PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ANY ITEM MAY NOT EXCEED ONE HOUR.
• ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROVIDED IN HARD COPY AND/OR WRITTEN FORM.
IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance to update outdoor lighting standards. City staff has requested this
public hearing be continued until December 11, 2012.
B.1. Public hearing to consider the voluntary annexation of the property located in the Falcon Ridge at Haw Creek Subdivision. Documents
2. Resolution accepting Boulder Creek Way as a City maintained street. Documents
C. Public hearing to consider a conditional zoning request for Wellington Estates, located on 42 Airport Road, from Highway Business District to RM-16
Residential Multi-Family High Density District/Conditional Zoning with an extension of the Manufactured Housing Community Overlay District to allow
the expansion of an existing manufactured home park, along with a modification request to lot size, lot width, setbacks, street standards, sidewalks,
streetlights and open space. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Stewart Engineering Inc. to develop architectural and engineering construction
documents for the Beaucatcher Greenway. Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT: