Modifications

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

June 18, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITION:

M-1   RESOLUTION

 

To appoint Kutack Rock as legal counsel to assist with the issuance of $7,700,000.00 in Short Term Financing Notes; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Director Meeting

Agenda

 

June 18, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                      Director Gene Fortson

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 7)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into contract with five (5) organizations to provide re-entry services to Little Rock residents; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  Enter into contracts with five (5) community-based and faith-based organizations to provide re-entry services.

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

To declare the official intention of the Board of Directors to reimburse certain expenditures for the acquisition, construction and installation of real and tangible personal property dedicated to public safety and information technology from the proceeds of a proposed tax-exempt short-term financing as require by the United States Treasury regulations; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the lease of property owned by World Services for the Blind, Inc., located at 2823 Tyler Street, to provide a Neighborhood Alert Center for ten (10) years with an option to extend the term for five (5) additional years, in the amount of an initial property improvement fee not to exceed $49,000.00, to be reimbursed through waiver of a $500.00 monthly rental fee until such time as the improvement fee is repaid in full; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis: The resolution would authorize the lease of property owned by World Services for the Blind, Inc., located at 2823 South Tyler Street, to continue providing a Neighborhood Alert Center. 

 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the Construction Management Services Agreement with East-Harding Adevco, A Joint Venture, for the 12th Street Station Project and to approve the final guaranteed maximum prices, plus a 5% contingency, for the project; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  A resolution to allow the City Manager to amend the current Construction Management Services Agreement with East-Harding Adevco, LLC, for the 12th Street Station project in order to reflect and approve the final guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for the 12th Street Station Project in the amount of $11,900.612.00, plus a 5% contingency in the amount of $595,030.00, for a total amount of up to $12,495,642.00 for this project.  In addition, the resolution will amend the current Construction Management Services Agreement for the 12th Street Station Project to reflect the final GMP for the project in the amount of $11,900,612.00. Included in this final GMP are the final reimbursable expenses for the 12th Street Station Project in the amount of $602,622.00. Also included in the final GMP is the revised Construction Manager Fee at 4% of the Cost of Construction, or $453,194.00. Finally, there is a need to amend the contract to reflect the name change of the Construction Manager from East-Harding Adevco, LLC, to East Harding Adevco, A Joint Venture.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to negotiate and enter into a contract with IBM Corporation for design, implementation, training and services for equipment and software upgrades; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis: Authorize City Manager to negotiate and enter into a contract with IBM Corporation for design, implementation, training and services for equipment and software upgrades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

To award a contract to Cranford Construction Company for street resurfacing within the City of Little Rock; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with the low bidder, Cranford Construction Company, for asphalt resurfacing in all seven wards within the City of Little Rock.  

 

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

To authorize the award of an Engineering Inspection Contract to McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc., for the 2013 Street Overlay Program; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  Authorizes the City Manager to execute an agreement with McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc., for inspection services of asphalt resurfacing in all seven (7) Wards within the City of Little Rock.  

 

 

 

 

 

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ITEMS (Item 8)

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

 

 

Z-4606-A: 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 0.37-acre property located at 12300 Stagecoach Road is requesting that the zoning be reclassified from R-2, Single-Family District, to C-3, General Commercial District.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Items 9 – 13)

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To amend portions of the Little Rock Transportation Code; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  This ordinance permits some individuals to obtain Taxi Driver Permits that are currently denied the right to do so.  In addition, the ordinance imposes a late fee for individuals who do not obtain a permit in a timely manner.  

 

 

 

 

10.  ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Rev. Code § 2-243 (1988) to include Training Services as a professional service; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  This ordinance adds the category of Training Service to the list of professional services the City is authorized to use.

 

 

 

 

11.  ORDINANCE

To authorize the issuance of Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds; to pledge tax revenues sufficient to pay the principal and interest on the bonds; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

12.   ORDINANCE

To authorize the issuance of Industrial Development Revenue Bonds under the Municipalities and Counties Industrial Development Revenue Bond Law for the purpose of securing and developing industry (the particular industrial project is described in the ordinance); to authorize the sale of the bonds and the approve of a Bond Purchase Agreement and an amended payment in lieu of taxes agreement in connection therewith; to authorize the execution and delivery of a second supplemental trust indenture securing the Bonds; to authorize and prescribe certain  matters pertaining to the industrial project, the acquisition, construction and equipping thereof, and the financing thereof; to authorize the execution and delivery of a second amendment to the lease agreement relating to the project; to declare and emergency; and for other purposes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. RESOLUTION

To authorize the appropriation of $500,000.00 from the Economic Development Fund for the benefit and operation of Welspun Tubular with the City of Little Rock; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Items 14 - 16)

 

 

14.  RESOLUTION

To confirm the recommendation of the Board of Commissioners of Central Arkansas Water that John Braune be appointed to the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners; and for other purposes. 

 

Synopsis:  Appointment of John Braune to the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners, said term to expire on June 30, 2020.

 

 

 

 

15.  RESOLUTION

Appointments to various City Boards and Commissions. 

 

Synopsis:  Animal Services Advisory Board (1 Position); Board of Adjustment (1 Position); Community Housing Advisory Board (3 Positions); Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals (1 Position); MacArthur Military History Museum Commission (4 Positions); Midtown Redevelopment District No. 1 Advisory Board (2 Positions); Oakland & Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park Board (5 Positions); Little Rock Planning Commission (1 Position); and Little Rock Port Authority (1 Position).

 

 

 

 

17.  RESOLUTION

To make appointments to the Arkansas Arts Center Board of Trustees; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  Reappointment of Sharon Bailey to serve her second four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Reappointment of Charlotte Bradbury to serve her second four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Reappointment of Dr. Ricardo Sotomora to serve his second four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Reappointment of Mary Ellen Vangilder to serve her second four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Appointment of Del Boyette to serve his first four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Appointment of Albert Braunfisch to fill the unexpired term of John P. Fletcher, said term to expire on June 30, 2014.  Appointment of Charlotte Brown to serve her first four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Appointment of Robert Burnett to serve his first four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Appointment of Scott Davis to serve his first four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Appointment of Errin Dean to fill the unexpired term of Wilson Jones, said term to expire on June 30, 2016.  Appointment of Craig Lair, to serve his first four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.  Appointment of L. Walter Quinn to fill the unexpired term of Jay Cranford, said term to expire on June 30, 2015.  Appointment of Dale Ronnel to serve her first four (4)-year term, said term to expire on June 30, 2017.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITIZEN’S COMMUNICATION

 

A limit of three (3) minutes per subject is allotted for any individual to express a written or oral viewpoint, or other message to the Board of Directors, with a maximum of thirty (30) minutes allotted for citizen communications. No advance permission is required; however, individuals wanting to address the Board are requested to fill out a yellow card listing the subject to be addressed and submit it to the City Clerk upon arrival.  Citizen’s communications will be held at the end of the printed Agenda.