City Council Primer: Sept. 4, 2012

Council chambers, Fayetteville City Hall

A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 4 in room 219 of City Hall, 113 W. Mountain Street.

Below is a brief overview of what to expect at the meeting including links to PDF documents for each item.


There are eight items on the Consent portion of the agenda including the approval of the Aug. 21, 2012 City Council meeting minutes.

Consent items

Lifesource International Lease AgreementA 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 PoliciesA 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 VistaA 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 FeesA 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 CommitteeA 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 RebateA 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.

Unfinished Business

There are 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, LLCAn 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 AmendmentAn 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.

Public Hearing

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

Public Hearing items

Fayetteville Taxi LC, Public Convenience NecessityA 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.

New Business

There are four items on the New Business portion of the agenda.

New Business items

2012 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality E-Waste GrantA 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 LimitsAn 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 ExtensionA resolution to approve the extension of the City’s sewerage system beyond the city limits to the proposed Hughmount Village Development.

Sept. 4, 2012 final agenda

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