Modifications

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

September 17, 2013

6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONS:

M-1   RESOLUTION

 

To confirm the reappointment of Marla Johnson Norris and Gary Parrish to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas (Heifer Project International) Public Facilities Board; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

 

M-2   ORDINANCE

To establish the Center Street Multi-Purpose Municipal Improvement District No. 2013-315 of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

 


Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

 

September 17, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION:                      Vice-Mayor Doris Wright

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Oakland & Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park Board Presentation

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 1 - 5)

1.   RESOLUTION

G-23-438:  To set October 15, 2013, as the date of public hearing to abandon the undeveloped portion of the Rose Street right-of-way, located between North Lookout Road and Kenyon Street between 4301 and 4225 North Lookout Road, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

2.   RESOLUTION

G-24-042:  To set October 1, 2013, as the date of public hearing to abandon a twenty (20)-foot wide easement located within the previously-abandoned north/south alley in the block bounded by Capitol Avenue, East 4th Street, River Market Avenue and Rock Street, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

 

 

 

3.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To certify various liens to the Pulaski County Treasurer’s Office for inclusion in the appropriate annual tax bill; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  On occasion the City attaches liens for work it performs on private property.  This lien information must then be compiled and sent to the Pulaski County Treasurer’s office for inclusion in the annual Owner’s tax bill.  This is an effort to recoup some of the costs for that work which the City performs.  The City is seeking to certify twenty (20) liens for a total amount of $55,133.00.

 

 

 

 

4.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

In support of the City of Little Rock’s Application for the Metroplan Jump Start Grant Program; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  A resolution supporting the City of Little Rock’s application for the Metroplan Jump Start Grant Program, which will provide planning guidance and support for development, redevelopment and economic development of older areas within a City’s boundaries. 

 

 

 

 

5.   RESOLUTION

Board Communication

To authorize the purchase of a property offered for sale to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, to be used for the Wright Avenue Alert Center; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  Staff has identified a parcel of property which is being offered for sale that will act as the Wright Avenue Neighborhood Alert Center. Property Details: The parcel is 6,098 square-feet and contains a structure which will be rehabilitated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUPED ITEMS (Items 6 - 16)

6.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To amend Chapter 8 of the 1988 Little Rock Code of Ordinances and Ordinance No. 19,638, providing for the adoption by reference of the 2012 International Existing Building Code; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  Currently, the City of Little Rock is utilizing the 2006 International Existing Building Code as a tool to address renovations for existing commercial buildings.  Approval of the ordinance adopts the 2012 International Existing Building Code, the most current version.

 

 

 

 

7.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

To condemn certain structures in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, as structural, fire and health hazards; providing for summary abatement procedures; directing the City Manager to take such action as is necessary to raze and remove said structures; to declare an emergency; and for other purposes.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The two (2) commercial structures located at 2019 Rock Street and 2223 Wright Avenue have become run-down, dilapidated, unsightly, dangerous and detrimental to the public welfare of the citizens of the City of Little Rock.

 

 

 

 

 

8.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-2582-A: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled Out in the Woods Apartments Long-Form PD-R, located at 9201 Kanis 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; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is requesting a rezoning for this site from MF-18, Multi-Family District, to PD-R, Planned Development – Residential, to recognize the existing multi-family development at the density presently constructed. 

 

 

 

9.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-4411-M: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Pleasant Ridge Towne Center Revised Long-Form PCD, located at 11525 Cantrell 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; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval.  

 

Synopsis:  The applicant is proposing a revision to the PCD, Planned Commercial District, zoning to allow the placement of building signage on the eastern and the southern façades of the building.  

 

 

 

 

10.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-5703-D: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Lot 3 Colonel Glenn Business Center Short-Form PD-C, located on the southeast corner of Colonel Glenn Road and Shackelford 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; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The request is allow the development of unrecorded Lot 3 with one (1) building that will contain an outdoor display area, a retail parts department, repair shop and offices for an equipment rental business.

 

 

 

 

 

11.    ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

 

Z-5845-B:  To repeal Ordinance No. 17,085 titled Reservoir Flat Addition Short-Form PD-R and revoke a Planned Zoning District; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 8 ayes; 0 nays; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is a revocation of the existing PD-R, Planned Development – Residential, zoning and the restoration of the underlying R-5, Urban Residence, Zoning District. 

 

 

 

12.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-7622-D: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Commercial District titled Kinnaman Short-Form PD-C, located on the southeast corner of Chenal Parkway and Wellington  Village 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; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The request is a rezoning of a portion of this existing parcel from C-3, General Commercial District, to PD-C, Planned Development – Commercial, to allow for the use of the existing paved area for boat and RV storage. 

 

 

 

 

 

13.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

Z-7875-D: To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Office District titled Taylor Park Lot 57A – 57C Revised Long-Form POD, located on the southwest corner of Kanis Road and Taylor Park 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; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The request is to revise the previously-approved POD, Planned Office Development, to allow for the construction of three (3) single-family homes on this previously-platted lot proposed for development with two (2) office buildings.

 

 

 

 

 

14.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

 

Z-8157-E:  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: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The owners of approximately forty (40) acres of property located north of the Clinton National Airport, north and south of East 9th Street, are requesting that the zoning be reclassified from R-2, Single-Family, R-3, Single-Family, and C-3,  General Commercial, to I-2, Light Industrial.

 

 

 

15.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

 

 

Z-8157-F:  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: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval.

 

Synopsis:  The owners of approximately 16.7 acres of property located northwest of the Clinton National Airport, south of East 6th Street, between Harrington and Apperson Streets, are requesting that the zoning be reclassified from R-3, Single-Family, R-4, Two-Family, and C-3,  General Commercial, to I-2, Light Industrial.

 

 

 

16.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Land Use Plan

Sketch

 

 

 

Z-8879:  To approve a Planned Zoning Development and establish a Planned Residential District titled Epperson Short-Form PD-R, located at 321 North Spruce Street, 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; and 3 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The request is a rezoning from R-3, Single-Family, to PD-R, Planned Development – Residential, to allow for the reconstruction of an existing garage structure located on the site, the addition of an accessory dwelling and the construction a single car carport within the rear-yard of the site.  The property is located within the Hillcrest Design Overlay District which has specific development criteria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS (Items  17 - 19)

17.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Attachments

 

 

G-23-439:  To abandon twenty-four (24) street and alley rights-of-way located north of the Clinton National Airport, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission proposes to abandon twenty-four (24) street and alley rights-of-way located north of the Clinton National Airport, along the north and south sides of East 9th Street.

 

18.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

Zoning Map

Attachments

 

 

G-23-440:  To abandon seventeen (17) streets and alley rights-of-way located northwest of the Clinton National Airport, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission proposes to abandon seventeen (17) street and alley rights-of-way located northwest of the Clinton National Airport, generally located south of East 6th Street and east of Apperson Street.

 

 

 

 

19.   ORDINANCE

Board Communication

Write-Up

 

G-24-041:  To abandon a fifteen (15)-foot wide easement, located along the rear (north) property line o Lot 2, Bock 42, Chenal Valley Addition, in the City of Little Rock, Arkansas; less and except the east five (5) feet thereof; and for other purposes.  Planning Commission: 10 ayes; 0 nays; and 1 absent.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

Synopsis:  The owners of the single-family residential property located at 17204 LaMarche Boulevard are requesting that a portion of a fifteen (15)-foot easement located along the rear of their property be abandoned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.