LIVE UPDATES: City Council Recap: Sept. 6, 2016

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On the agenda

  • Raze and removal of a dilapidated structure on North Garland Avenue.
  • Vacating land on Wedington Drive where a Fitness One Gym is planned.
  • Rezoning 36 acres north of Colfax Loop.
  • Rezoning 0.2 acres at 335 E. 7th St.
  • Changes to language in the city’s sign ordinance.

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A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 inside room 219 of City Hall, located at 113 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville.

Listed below are the items up for approval and links to PDF documents with detailed information on each item of business.


Roll Call

Present: Adella Gray, Sarah Marsh, Matthew Petty, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant, John La Tour, Alan Long, Martin Schoppmeyer
Abesent: Mark Kinion

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City Council Meeting Presentations, Reports and Discussion Items

1. Development Services PresentationJeremy Pate

2. 2016 2nd Quarter Financial ReportPaul Becker


Consent

Consent items typically are approved in a single, all-inclusive vote.

1. Approval of the Aug. 16, 2016 City Council Meeting Minutes
Pass 7-0

2. Fischer Snacks, LLC (Details): A resolution to approve an amendment to the contract with Fischer Snacks, LLC to provide for operation of the soccer concession stand at Kessler Mountain Regional Park.
Pass 7-0

3. Grubbs, Hoskyn, Barton & Wyatt, Inc. Amendment No. 1 (Details): A resolution to approve Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Grubbs, Hoskyn, Barton & Wyatt, Inc. for additional construction materials testing related to the addition of a parking lot at Kessler Mountain Regional Park in an amount not to exceed $2,000.00.
Pass 7-0

4. RFP 16-02 Johanson Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Johanson Group (Details): A resolution to award RFP 16-02 and approve a one (1) year contract with automatic renewals for four (4) additional one (1) year terms with Johanson Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Johanson Group for a classification, compensation and benefits study in the amount of $45,725.00 for the first year, to approve an annual project contingency of $4,500.00 for ongoing market reviews and consulting services each year the contract is in effect, and to approve a one (1) year software license and support agreement with automatic renewals for four (4) additional one (1) year terms with DB Squared, LLC for DBCompensation software in the amount of $1,200.00 per month for the first three years and $250.00 per month for the last two years.
Pass 7-0

5. RFQ No. 16-08 – First Security Bank Professional Services Contract (Details): A resolution to award RFQ No. 16-08 and approve a five (5) year professional services contract with First Security Bank for the provision of investment management services.
Pass 7-0

6. Bid No. 16-36 – Donelson Construction Co., LLC (Details): A resolution to award Bid No. 16-36 and approve a contract with Donelson Construction Co., LLC in the amount of $217,855.00 for asphalt micro-surfacing of city streets at a cost of $2.33 per square yard, and to approve a project contingency in the amount of $21,786.00.
Pass 7-0

7. Bid No. 16-47 Countryside Farm and Lawn Equipment Company, Inc. (Details): A resolution to award Bid No. 16-47 and approve the purchase of a Meyer V Force Spreader from Countryside Farm and Lawn Equipment Company, Inc. in the amount of $29,395.00 for use at the Biosolids Management Site.
Pass 7-0

8. 2016 Justice Assistance Grant Local Solicitation Award (Details): A resolution authorize acceptance of a 2016 Justice Assistance Grant Local Solicitation Award in the amount of $81,531.00, of which $34,748.00 will be used by the Fayetteville Police Department, with $31,014.00 to be disbursed to the City of Springdale and $15,769.00 to Washington County, and to approve a budget adjustment.
Pass 7-0

9. Flintlock Development, LLC Cost Share Agreement (Details): A resolution to approve a 50/50 cost share agreement with Flintlock Development, LLC for construction of a sewer main along a portion of South Street between South College Avenue and East Huntsville Road at a total cost of $28,238.48.
Pass 7-0


Public Hearing

1. Raze and Removal – Holdings, LLC, 1503 N. Garland Ave. (Details): A resolution to order the razing and removal of a dilapidated and unsafe structure on property owned by C Holdings, LLC located at 1503 N. Garland Ave. in the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and to approve a budget adjustment.
Pass 7-0


Unfinished Business

1. RZN 16-5442 – 2514 W. Lori Rd./Razorback Golf Course (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5442 for approximately 99.10 acres located at 2514 W. Lori Rd. from R-A, Residential Agricultural; RSF-1, Residential Single Family, one unit per acre and RSF-4, Residential Single Family, 4 units per acre to NC, Neighborhood Cconservation; R-A, Residential Agricultural and NS, Neighborhood Services (left on first reading).

Removed from the table, left on the second reading

Notes: This ordinance was designated to be removed from the table at the applicant’s request. Alderman John LaTour said that the applicant has issued a bill of assurance along with his request to remove the ordinance from the table. Council members voted unanimously to remove the ordinance from the table, and Alderman Long requested that the ordinance be left on the second reading in order to give adequate notice to the public to allow for discussion of the changes. That motion passed 6-1, with Alderman LaTour voting against.

New Business

1. VAC 16-5519 (Intersection of McMillan Dr. & Wedington Dr./Fitness One Gym) (Details): An ordinance to approve VAC 16-5519 submitted by Milholland and Associates, Inc. for property located at the intersection of McMillan Drive and Wedington Drive to vacate a portion of a utility easement.

Pass 7-0


2. RZN 16-5508 – North of Colfax Loop/The Coves Subdivision, Phase 3 (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5508 for approximately 35.98 acres located north of Colfax Loop from an expired R-PZD, Residential Planned Zoning District to NC, Neighborhood Conservation and R-A, Residential Agricultural.
Pass 7-0


3. RZN 16-5500 (335 E. 7th St./Niederman) Appeal (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5500 for approximately 0.23 acres located at 335 E. 7th St. from NC, Neighborhood Conservation to DG, Downtown General.
Left on the first reading


4. Amend § 151.01 Definitions, § 174.03 Exemptions; § 174.04, § 174.10 On-site Freestanding Signs and § 174.12 Wall Signs (Details): An ordinance to amend § 151.01 Definitions, § 174.03 Exemptions; § 174.04, § 174.10 On-site Freestanding Signs and § 174.12 Wall Signs to more closely conform to the latest United States Supreme Court decisions on sign ordinances and to declare an emergency.
Pass 6-1

Notes: Alderman Long proposed an amendment seeking to allow for an extra non-commercial sign per household 365 days per year, and not just during an election period. The amendment failed 2-5, with Long and LaTour voting for. The ordinance passed 6-1 with LaTour voting against, and the emergency clause required to enact the ordinance passed by a 6-1 vote, also with LaTour voting against.

Announcements

– The first fall bulky waste cleanup is this Saturday at Owl Creek Elementary.
– The city is partnering with the University of Arkansas for the WAC lot to be park-and-ride to the game, for $5.


Adjourned

This meeting was adjourned at 6:59 p.m.


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