Modifications

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

July 9, 2013

5:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITION:

M-1†† RESOLUTION

 

Board Communication

 

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for Workersí Compensation Stop-Loss Coverage with Safety National for one (1)-year effective July 1, 2013; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The City of Little Rock Worker Compensation Program is required to purchase Stop-Loss Coverage to reduce exposure to catastrophic incidents.Although there are only two (2) major insurers in that market area, Safety National has proposed coverage at a lower rate than the incumbent carrier with broader coverage.

 

 

 

 

M-2RESOLUTION

 

Board Communication

To authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the appropriate documents to acquire residential property located at 5013 Maryland Avenue, for a purchase price of $77,000.00, for use as park property in War Memorial Park; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution authorizing Mayor and City Clerk to execute the appropriate documents to acquire property located at 5013 Maryland Avenue for use as park property in War Memorial Park.

 

 

 

 

M-3RESOLUTION

 

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Workplace Resources, Inc., for the purchase of interior furnishings for The Centre at University Park, in the total amount of $122,683.00; and for other purposes.Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax Funding)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Workplace Resources, Inc., to provide interior furnishings for The Centre at University Park in the amount of $110,415.00, plus a 10% contingency for a total amount of $122,683.00.

 


 

 

 

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

July 9, 2013

5:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

INVOCATION:†††††††† Director Joan Adcock††††††††††††††††††

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 9)

1.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Gloverís Truck Parts & Equipment, for the purchase of Allison Automatic Transmission parts and repairs for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Gloverís Truck Parts & Equipment for the purchase of Allison automatic transmission parts and repairs for the Fleet Services Department.This APO is for one (1)-year, with an option to renew annually for two (2) additional years.

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Hydraulic and Air Sales, Inc., for the rebuild of hydraulic cylinders for the Fleet Services Department; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Hydraulic and Air Sales, Inc., for the rebuild of hydraulic cylinders for the Fleet Services Department.This APO is for one (1)-year, with an option to renew annually for two (2) additional years.

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

 

G-23-437:To set the date of public hearing for August 6, 2013, for the petition to abandon a north/south alley, located between Battery and Wolfe Streets, south of 12th Street, Block 5 Centennial Addition, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To accept title to property donated to the City of Little Rock by Special Warranty Deed, to be used for Neighborhood Revitalization Programs; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:In an effort maximize the Land Bankís revitalization efforts, staff would like to accept the donation of the property located at 3515 West 11th Street.Property Details: The parcel is a 9,800 square-foot lot located in the Land Bank Focus Area that includes a structure that has been declared unsafe and vacant by the Cityís Code Enforcement Staff.

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To accept the donation of property near Conner Park to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, and to authorize the Mayor to execute all document required to accept title to the property; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the acceptance of a land donation from the Kochtitzky Family for the purpose of improving trail access to and from Conner Park and River Mountain Park.

 

 

 

 

6.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to allocate monies from the Airport Enhancement Fund for the expansion and renovation of current leasehold facilities of the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport at Adams Field; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The resolution authorizes the expenditure of $1.3 million from the Airport Enhancement Fund for capital improvements at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

 

 

 

 

7.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Truck Center of Arkansas for the purchase of one (1), twelve (12) cubic-yard Dump Truck in the amount of $93,166.00 for the Parks and Recreation Department; and for other purposes.(Funding from the 2012 3/8-Cent Capital & 5/8-Cent Operational Improvements Sales Tax Funding)Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Truck Center of Arkansas to purchase one (1), twelve (12) cubic-yard Dump Truck in the amount of $93,166.00 for the Parks and Recreation Department.

 

 

 

 

8.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To award contract for engineering services for Capital Improvement Projects from the proceeds of the 3/8-Cent Capital Sales and Compensating Use Tax, and the 2013 Limited Tax General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Authorizes the City Manager to execute agreements with consulting engineering firms selected through a Statement of Qualifications process, Bid Number 12304, to provide engineering design and survey services for the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Public Works Capital Improvement Program.

 

 

 

 

9.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To express the willingness of the City of Little Rock to utilize Federal-Aid Funds for the construction of the Little Rock Bike Connectors on the Arkansas River Trail; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:A resolution to authorize the City Manager, or his designated, representative to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts necessary to expedite the construction of the River Trail River Bluffs Connector Improvements Project (west termini).

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 10 - 19)

10. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Sketch

 

 

Z-3371-VV: To repeal Ordinance No. 20,431, titled The Shoppes at Colonel Glenn Short-Form PCD, located at 4600 Colonel Glenn Plaza Drive, and revoking a Planned Zoning District; and for other purposes.Planning Commission: 8 ayes; 0 nays; 2 absent and 1 open position.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The applicant is requesting revocation of a previously-approved PCD, Planned Commercial District, and restoration of the underlying C-2, Shopping Center District, zoning.

 

 

 

11. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-4343-DD:To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled Parkland Heights Revised PRD, located at the north end of Chenonceau Boulevard, 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 applicant is requesting to amend the previously-approved PD-R, Planned Development Residential, to allow for the removal of the screening requirement along the southern boundary of the site adjacent to the existing buildings.

 

 

 

12. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch 1

Sketch 2

 

 

Z-4403-H: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Nabholz Construction Revised POD, located in the 1700 block of Aldersgate Road, 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 applicant is requesting to amend the previously approved POD, Planned Office Development, to allow Nabholz Construction to place a six (6)-foot, four (4)-inch high by five (5)-foot, eight (8)-inch tall sign within a sign easement on an adjacent lot on Aldersgate Road.

 

 

 

13. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-4807-N: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Wellington Park Short-Form POD, located on the northeast corner of Wellington Village Road and Kirk Road, 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 request is a rezoning of the site from MF-6, Multi-Family District, to POD, Planned Office Development, to allow for the development of the site with five (5) single-story office buildings.

 

14. ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-4923-N: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Shackleford Crossing Revised Long-Form PCD, located on the southwest corner of Interstate 430 and Shackleford Road, 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 request is to amend the previously-approved PCD, Planned Commercial District, to add additional parking to the shopping center and increase the allowable square-footage of restaurant space within the development.

 

 

 

 

15. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8503-B: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled The Pointe at Brodie Creek Revised Long-Form PRD, located at 3400 South Bowman Road, 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 request is to amend the previously-approved PD-R, Planned Development Ė Residential, to add an additional building containing eighteen (18) units to the overall development plan.

 

 

 

 

16. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-8815-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Nature Conservancy of Arkansas Revised Short-Form POD, located at 601 North University Avenue, 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 request is to amend the previously-approved POD, Planned Office Development, to allow for the construction of a maintenance building on the site to serve the Nature Conservancy of Arkansas.††

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. ††ORDINANCE

 

To amend Little Rock, Ark., Rev. Code ß 2-321 (1988) to reduce the authorized number of members of the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission; and for other purposes.

 

 

 

 

18. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To dispense with the requirement of competitive bidding and to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Terex Equipment Services, in the amount of $74,563.20, as the sole-source provider for major necessary repairs to the Sterling Boom Truck for the Public Works Street Operations Division; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:Approval of a sole-source ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Terex Equipment Services in the amount of $74,563.20 for significant necessary repairs to the Sterling Boom Truck for the Public Works Street Operations Division.

 

 

 

 

19. ††ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To grant a franchise to occupy public rights-of-way and provide telecommunications services by Unite Private Networks, LLC; to set forth the terms and conditions for the use and rental of such rights-of-way; and for other purposes; and for other purposes.Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:The ordinance authorizes a franchise for Unite Private Networks, LLC, to use public rights-of-way to install fiber optics to link various schools in the Little Rock School District.

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE ITEMS (Item 20)

20. ††ORDINANCE

 

To establish the salary and benefits for the Office of the Mayor; and for other purposes.(Deferred from June 4, 2013)

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITIZENíS 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.Citizenís communications will be held at the end of the printed Agenda.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due to the close proximity of the 4th of July Holiday, the July 2, 2013, Little Rock City Board of Directors Meeting has been moved to July 9, 2013, at 5:00 PM.