A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council was held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 in room 219 of City Hall, 113 W. Mountain St.
Below is a brief overview of action taken at the meeting including links to PDF documents for each item.
Present: Adella Gray, Brenda Boudreaux, Mark Kinion, Matthew Petty, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant, Bobby Ferrell, Rhonda Adams, Sarah Lewis Absent: None
There were eight items on the Consent portion of the agenda including the approval of the Aug. 21, 2012 City Council meeting minutes.
Lifesource International Lease Agreement
A resolution approving a lease agreement with Lifesource International for premises located at 1932 S. Garland Ave. in exchange for services to the citizens of Fayetteville.
Fayetteville Police Department Policies
A resolution approving Fayetteville Police Department policies 12.2.1 Policies, Procedures and Rules Development and Review Procedures, 41.1.1 Patrol, 41.2.8 Vehicular Pursuit, 41.3.5 Grooming and Uniform Requirements, 54.1.1 Public Information Policy, and 46.1.1 Critical Incidents.
Allied Waste Services of Bella Vista
A resolution approving one (1) year extension agreement with Allied Waste Services of Bella Vista to haul and dispose of solid waste and recycling in the City.
Bid #12-65 Benchmark Construction of NWA, Inc.
A resolution awarding Bid #12-65 and authorizing a contract with Benchmark Construction of NWA, Inc. in the amount of $335,230.42 for installation of a concrete pad and associated work at the City solid waste and recycling facility, approving a project contingency of $33,523.04, and approving a budget adjustment.
Solid Waste Hauling and Disposal Fees
A resolution approving a budget adjustment in the amount of $303,598.00 to provide funding for solid waste hauling and disposal fees.
Keep Fayetteville Beautiful Committee
A resolution authorizing the Mayor to appoint up to seven (7) persons to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor as a Keep Fayetteville Beautiful Committee to facilitate creation of a Keep Fayetteville Beautiful affiliate to work in coordination with Keep Arkansas Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful, and sunsetting the authorization for this committee upon incorporation of a private non-profit organization.
SWEPCO Energy Block Grant Rebate
A resolution approving a budget adjustment in the amount of $14,561 recognizing revenue from the SWEPCO Energy Block Grant Rebate and allocating the revenue to the LED Trail Lighting Program.
There were three items on the Unfinished Business portion of the agenda.
Unfinished Business items
ADM 12-4144 3078 N. College Ave. Siebert Appeal
A resolution to reverse the Planning Commission’s decision to grant and thereby to deny the variance to Eric Siebert to operate his Shave the Planet business longer than 90 days as an outdoor mobile vendor. This resolution was Tabled at the July 03, 2012 City Council meeting to the Sept. 04, 2012 meeting.
Amerlux Exterior, LLC
An ordinance waiving the requirements of formal competitive bidding and approving an agreement with for the purchase of seventeen (17) streetlight poles and fixtures manufactured by Dynamic Lighting, Inc. in the total amount of $28,415.93 for installation on downtown improvement projects along Mountain Street, College Avenue, Center Street, East Avenue and Meadow Street. This ordinance was left on the First reading at the Aug. 21, 2012 City Council meeting.
Amend §154.03 Private Parties/Zoning Amendment
An ordinance to amend §154.03 Private Parties/Zoning Amendment to clarify the powers of the Planning Commission and City Council when a property owner seeks rezoning. This ordinance was left on the Second reading at the Aug. 7, 2012 meeting and Tabled until an Attorney General opinion is received.
* The Council’s intent was to address this item following changes to the city’s mobile vendor ordinance, but Shave The Planet’s 90-day permit will expire before those changes are implemented.
** Aldermen Kinion, Petty and Lewis voted no. Petty expressed an interest in exploring the use of more energy-efficient lights and replacing existing fixtures when new lights are needed.
There was one item on the Public Hearing portion of the agenda.
Public Hearing items
Fayetteville Taxi LC, Public Convenience Necessity
A resolution granting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Fayetteville Taxi LC for the operation of one (1) to four (4) taxicabs in the City of Fayetteville.
There were four items on the New Business portion of the agenda.
New Business items
2012 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality E-Waste Grant
A resolution approving application for a 2012 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality E-Waste Grant of $25,000.00 for an E-Waste coupon redemption program.
Enact Article XXIV Audit Committee and Internal Auditor
An ordinance to enact Article XXIV Audit Committee and Internal Auditor into Chapter 33 Departments, Boards, Commission and Authorities of the Code of Fayetteville.
Amend Chapter 166.04 Required Infrastructure Improvements – Development in City Limits
An ordinance amending subsection 166.04(l)(ii)(g) of Chapter 166 Development of the Unified Development Code to change the fee-in-lieu formulas related to parkland dedications.
Hughmount Village Development Sewer Extension
A resolution to approve the extension of the City’s sewerage system beyond the city limits to the proposed Hughmount Village Development.
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