Asheville City Council Agenda 3.26.13By
PLEASE NOTE THE MARCH 26 COUNCIL MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 2:30 P.M.
City Council Regular Meeting – March 26, 2013 – 2:30 p.m.
City Hall Building
The following has been set as the agenda for the March 25, 2013, regular meeting of the City Council. Information regarding City employees is governed by N.C. Gen. Stat. sec. 160A-168 – Council does not consider personnel matters in open session. At the conclusion of this agenda the meeting will be open for the presentation of other matters 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. When Council action is anticipated as to any matter, it will be placed on a Council agenda for consideration, and public comment will be taken at that time.
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation to be given by Councilman Hunt.
II. CONSENT AGENDA:
B. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey real property off Sunrise Drive to Michael Falknor. Documents
C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey real property off Jefferson Drive to Rebecca and Lee Lance. Documents
D. Resolution directing the City Clerk to advertise a sealed bid sale of three parcels of City owned property, known as the (1) Short Street lot, (2) S. Beaumont lot,
and (3) Hansel Avenue lot. Documents
E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Asheville Humane Society for animal shelter services within the territorial limits of
the City of Asheville. Documents
F. Budget amendment, in the amount of $10,000, from the US Dept. of Justice, for reimbursement for overtime expenses related to Organized Crime Drug
Enforcement Task Force participation. Documents
G.1. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept grant funds from the U.S. Conference of Mayors / Purdue Pharma Prescription Drug Awareness
Recognition Program. Documents
2. Budget amendment, in the amount of $5,000, from the U.S. Conference of Mayors / Purdue Pharma Prescription Drug Awareness Recognition Program.
H. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept Democratic National Convention equipment donated to the Asheville Police Department by the City of
I. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Renaissance Planning Group to develop a transportation network plan for the East of
the Riverway area. Documents
J. Resolution supporting the vision and mission of the Neighborhood Advisory Committee. Documents
III. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
A. Proposed Improvements to I-26 from US 25 in Henderson County to I-40 Interchange
1. 2002 Mills River Watershed Strategic Documents Documents Report
2. Recreation Board Documents
3. River District Design Review Committee Documents
4. Legislative & Water
A. Resolution opposing House Bill 252 regarding Asheville Water System Fund transfers Documents
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 the Conditional Zoning of the project identified as Myra Village located at 11 Myra Place, from RS-4 Residential Single-Family Medium
Density District to RM-6 Residential Multi-Family Low Density District/ Conditional Zoning, for a nine unit multi-family development, including the completion of
partially-constructed structures from a previous project, and a modification request to allow parking within a property line buffer. Documents
B. Public hearing to consider an amendment to the conditional zoning for Weirbridge Village (signage package) located on Hendersonville Road, Legacy Oaks
Place, and Racquet Club Road. Documents
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
A. Consideration of a request for an additional one-year extension for the project identified as Eagles Landing, located at 179 Johnston Boulevard. Documents
B. Asheville Downtown Improvement District Inc.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Ordinance adopting the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Fees & Charges. Documents
B. Motion to authorize the offering of a Retirement Incentive Program for employees who are eligible to retire under the NC Local Governmental Employees
Retirement System. Documents
VII. INFORMAL DISCUSSION AND PUBLIC COMMENT:
BOARD/COMMISSION VACANCIES: Deadline is April 3 at 5:00 p.m. Call 259-5601 for an application form. (1) Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (must be a registered voter of the City of Asheville); (2) Citizens-Police Advisory Committee (vacancy must be a south representative); and (3) Neighborhood Advisory Committee (vacancy must represent the 28803 or 28704 zip code)