LIVE UPDATES: City Council Recap: Nov. 15, 2016

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On the agenda

  • Approval of the Macey Drive Townhomes off Mount Comfort Road.
  • Rezoning 70 acres at Rupple and Mount Comfort roads.
  • Rezoning 0.3 acres at MLK Jr. Boulevard and Hill Avenue.
  • Rezoning 23 acres northeast of McGuire Street and Van Asche Drive.
  • Rezoning 27 acres on Starr Road.
  • Rezoning 0.8 acres at 2350 W. Wedington Drive.
  • Rezoning 3.7 acres at 1777 S. Smokehouse Trail.
  • Several changes to the Fayetteville Police Department policies.

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A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council began at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 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, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant, Martin Schoppmeyer
Absent: Mark Kinion, Matthew Petty, John La Tour, Alan Long

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City Council Meeting Presentations, Reports and Discussion Items

1. City Council Presentation of the 2015 Annual Audit Report – Presented by Paul Becker


Consent

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

1. Approval of the Nov. 1, 2016 City Council Meeting Minutes
Pass 5-0

2. John Deere Company (Details): A resolution to authorize the purchase of a John Deere 310l backhoe from John Deere Company of Moline, Illinois in the amount of $90,316.56, pursuant to a National Joint Powers Alliance Cooperative Purchasing Agreement, for use by the Recycling and Trash Collection Division.
Pass 5-0

3. UA Properties, LLC Cost Share Agreement (Details): A resolution to approve a 50/50 cost share agreement with UA Properties, LLC for construction of a water main along a portion of Smith Avenue between West Markham Road and North Thomas Avenue at a total cost of $13,912.68.
Pass 5-0

4. 2016 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Grant (Details): A resolution to authorize acceptance of a 2016 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Grant through the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District in the amount of $10,000.00 to continue the E-waste Coupon Redemption Program, and to approve a budget adjustment.
Pass 5-0

5. Destruction of Certain Records (Details): A resolution to authorize the destruction of certain records shown on the attached affidavits pursuant to relevant code sections of the Arkansas Code annotated related to maintenance and destruction of accounting and other city records.
Pass 5-0

6. JBZ, Inc. d/b/a Ellingson Contracting Change Order No. 2 (Details): A resolution to approve Change Order No. 2 to the contract with JBZ, Inc. d/b/a Ellingson Contracting in the amount of $17,455.00 for site drainage improvements related to the Fayetteville Senior Center kitchen expansion project, and to approve a budget adjustment recognizing Community Development Block Grant funds for the project in the amount of $95,000.00.
Pass 5-0

7. 2016 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program (Details): A resolution to authorize acceptance of a fifty percent (50%) matching grant award from the 2016 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program in the amount of $13,237.00 for the replacement of body armor vests for Fayetteville police officers and to approve a budget adjustment.
Pass 5-0


Unfinished Business

1. RZN 16-5550 (2155 N. Rupple Rd./Hazen) (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5550 for approximately 70 acres located east and west of Rupple Road and south of Mount Comfort Road from RSF-1, Residential Single Family, 1 unit per acre; RSF-4, Residential Single Family, 4 units per acre and R-A, Rresidential Agricultural to CS, Community Services and R-A, Residential Agricultural.
Tabled 5-0 until Dec. 6

Notes: Alderman Long, who is out of town, requested that this item be tabled until the next meeting.

2. VAC 16-5571 (West Jupiter Drive/Jupiter Drive) (Details): An ordinance to approve VAC 16-5571 submitted by Jorgensen and Associates, Inc. to vacate a portion of Jupiter Drive from McGuire Street to the AEP Substation.
Pass 5-0

Notes: Amended 5-0 to include changes made by City Attorney Kit Williams that make the four conditions of approval “more detailed and clear” (details included near the end of the attached PDF packet). Williams said he made the changes after learning more details of the status of the city’s current water main in the right of way of the subject property.

3. Appeal of LSD 16-5488 the Macey Drive Townhomes (Details): A resolution to grant the appeal of Tim Briseiel of Legacy Ventures and to approve LSD 16-5488 Macey Drive Townhomes.
Tabled 5-0 until Dec. 6

Notes: Alderman Long, who is out of town, requested that this item be tabled until the next meeting.

4. UARK Credit Union Rezoning Appeal (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5589 for approximately 0.37 acres located at 714 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. and 511 Hill Ave. from RMF-40, Residential Multi Family, 40 units per acre to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial.
Left on the second reading


5. WG Land Company Appeal (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5590 for approximately 23 acres located northeast of McGuire Street and Van Asche Drive from C-2, Thoroughfare Commercial and C-3, Central Commercial to C-3, Central Commercial.
Left on the second reading


New Business

1. Bid No. 16-59 Truck Centers of Arkansas (Details): A resolution to award Bid No. 16-59 and authorize the purchase of three (3) Freightliner Dump Trucks from Truck Centers of Arkansas in the total amount of $404,865.00 for use by the Transportation Services Department.
Pass 5-0


2. Bid No. 16-62 American Fire Training Centers, Inc. (Details): A resolution to award Bid No. 16-62 and authorize the purchase of a mobile fire training simulator from American Fire Training Centers, Inc. of Lockport, Illinois in the amount of $609,000.00 plus applicable sales taxes for use by the Fire Department.
Pass 5-0


3. RZN 16-5609 (1764 N. Starr Rd./Hays) (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5609 for approximately 26.83 acres located at 1764 N. Starr Road from RSF-1, Residential Single Family, 1 unit per acre to RSF-4, Residential Single Family, 4 units per acre.
Left on the first reading


4. RZN 16-5633 (2350 W. Wedington Dr./Upton) (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5633 for approximately 0.80 acres located at 2350 W. Wedington Dr. from RSF-4, Residential Single Family, 4 units per acre to NS, Neighborhood Services.
Left on the first reading


5. RZN 16-5598 (1777 S. Smokehouse Trail/Ozark Mountain Smokehouse) (Details): An ordinance to rezone that property described in rezoning petition RZN 16-5598 for approximately 3.74 acres located at 1777 S. Smokehouse Trail from R-A, Residential Agricultural to UT, Urban Thoroughfare.
Left on the first reading


6. Amend § 31.18 District Judge Compensation (Details): An ordinance to amend § 31.18 District Judge Compensation because the District Judge of Washington County District Court, Fayetteville Department will on Jan. 1, 2017 become a full-time state employee
Left on the first reading


7. Amend § 33.350 Purpose and Establishment and § 33.351 Composition (Details): An ordinance to amend § 33.350 Purpose and Establishment and § 33.351 Composition of Article XXIII Active Transportation Advisory Committee of the Fayetteville City Code to expand the scope of the committee’s duties, to recommend that the City Council appointee should also serve on the Transportation Committee, and to establish a time for the election of the committee chair.
Left on the first reading


8. Fayetteville Police Department Policies (Details): A resolution to approve Fayetteville Police Department policies 1.2.1 Limits of Authority; 1.2.2 Warrantless Detention, Search and Seizure; 1.3.1 Use of Force; 1.3.4 Less Lethal Weapons and Defensive Tactics; 1.3.6 Officer-involved Shooting; and 22.3 Secondary Employment.
Pass 5-0


Announcements

– City Hall will be closed next Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
– Residents are asked to refrain from disposing leaves into the city’s water drainage system. Instead, use the weekly yard waste pickup program.
– The final fall bulky waste cleanup is this Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Church of Christ, 303 W. Center St.; and the Recycling & Trash facility, 1560 S. Happy Hollow Road. More details here.
– Officials will conduct a test call using the city’s new CodeRED emergency notification system at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Nov. 16). More details here.
– The Lights of the Ozarks lighting ceremony and holiday parade is this Friday (Nov. 18) at 6 p.m. on the downtown square.


Adjourned

This meeting was adjourned at 6:42 p.m.

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