City Council Recap: July 3, 2012

A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council was held at 6 p.m. July 3 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.

Roll Call

Present: Brenda Boudreaux, Mark Kinion, Matthew Petty, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant, Bobby Ferrell, Rhonda Adams, Sarah Lewis
Absent: Adella Gray

Agenda Additions

Two additions to the agenda were unanimously approved Tuesday night including the appointment of Ward 3 Alderman Bobby Ferrell to replace Mayor Lioneld Jordan on the A&P Commission and the approval of fireworks use on Labor Day in light of the current citywide burn ban which prohibits fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.


All four items on the Consent portion of the agenda were approved.

Consent items

Bid #12-53 Mid-America Pool Renovation, Inc.Approval of a $256,490 contract with Mid-America Pool Renovation, Inc. for the construction of Wilson Park pool renovations.Pass 7-0
2012 Assistance to Firefighters GrantAuthorization of an application for a 80/20 matching 2012 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, through FEMA, in the amount of $179,410 for the purchase of wildland firefighting personal protective equipment.Pass 7-0
FEMA ReimbursementA $129,391 reimbursement to the Transportation Division for expenditures incurred as a result of Spring 2011 flooding.Pass 7-0
Steele Boulevard/Malco Theatre Entry Traffic SignalApproval of $85,300 in revenue for the installation of a traffic signal on Steele Boulevard at the entrance to the Malco Theatre.Pass 7-0

Unfinished Business

There was only one item on the Unfinished Business portion of the agenda.

Unfinished Business items

RZN 12-4108 (4847 W. Wedington Dr./Bank of Wynne)Rezoning 31.68 acres at 4847 W. Wedington Dr. from R-PZD to R-A. This ordinance was left on the second reading at the June 19 meeting.Pass 7-0

Public Hearing

There was one item on the Public Hearing portion of the agenda.

Public Hearing items

Water and Sewer Relocation Project Condemnation and PossessionAuthorization to seek condemnation and possession of lands needed for water and sewer relocations along Hwy. 265 between Joyce Boulevard and the northern city limits.Pass 7-0

New Business

There were two items on the New Business portion of the agenda.

New Business items

Town and Gown Advisory CommitteeApproval of the creation of a Town and Gown Advisory Committee, and defining its composition, authority and duties.Pass 6-1
ADM 12-4144 Shave the Planet AppealReversal of the Planning Commission’s decision to allow Shave the Planet to operate for longer than 90 days on College Avenue.Tabled until September*

* The tabling of the appeal means Shave the Planet may continue operating at their current location until the issue is reconsidered during the first meeting in September. Presumably, a new mobile vendor ordinance will be in place by then that could address some of the issues raised in this appeal.

July 3, 2012 final agenda

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