City Council Recap: Sept. 18, 2012

Council chambers, Fayetteville City Hall

A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council was held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 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: Adella Gray, Brenda Boudreaux, Mark Kinion, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant, Bobby Ferrell, Rhonda Adams, Sarah Lewis
Absent: Matthew Petty

Presentations, Reports, Etc.

1. Advertising and Promotion Commission appointment of Ching MongPass 6-0*
2. Nominating Committee ReportPass 6-0*
The following residents were nominated:
Animal Services Advisory Board – Meredith McKee, Richard Clehouse
Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals – No applicants
Environmental Action Committee – Angie Albright
Historic District Commission – Jerry Hogan
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board – Angie Sass
Public Facilities Board – No applicants
Town & Gown Advisory Committee – Barry Herzog (Ward 1), Diane Warren (Ward 2), Tommy Deweese (Ward 3), Ryan Miller (Ward 4), Steve Clark (Business owner/city development community), Joseph Kieklak (UA Student)

* Alderwoman Adams had not yet arrived to the meeting to vote on these items


There were six items on the Consent portion of the agenda including the approval of the Sept. 4, 2012 City Council meeting minutes.

Consent items

Repeal Resolution No. 152-12 Drake Field Pavement Rehab & Re-Marking Phase II ProjectA resolution repealing Resolution No. 152-12 rescinding an unneeded budget adjustment.Pass 7-0
2012-2013 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) GrantA resolution to approve the 2012-2013 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Grant award in the amount of $112,500 and to approve the attached budget adjustment.Pass 7-0
Riggs CatA resolution to approve the purchase of a backhoe loader pursuant to the state contract from Riggs Cat in the amount of $136,000 plus any applicable sales tax and to approve the attached budget adjustment.Pass 7-0
Goodwin & Goodwin Change Order 1A resolution to approve Change Order No. 1 of the construction contract with Goodwin & Goodwin, Inc. for an additional $105,125.00 and to approve a budget adjustment.Pass 7-0
Bid 12-67 Second Nature Property Management, LLCA resolution awarding Bid #12-67 and authorizing a contract with Second Nature Property Management, LLC in the amount of $48,206 for the planting and maintenance of trees from the Tree Escrow Fund, and approving a ten percent (10%) project contingency.Pass 7-0

Agenda additions

1. Aldermen voted 7-0 to pass a resolution expressing the Council’s support of having Fayetteville host a future Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism event.

Public Hearing

There was one item on the Public Hearings section of the agenda.

Public Hearing items

Razing and Removal Costs for 1609 S. Duncan AvenueA resolution certifying to the Tax Collector of Washington County, Arkansas the costs of razing and removal of a dilapidated and unsafe structure upon the property owned by Adam P. Dyess, Perry J. Dyess and Carolyn A. Dyess located at 1609 S. Duncan Avenue in the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas.Pass 7-0

Unfinished Business

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

Unfinished Business items

RZN 12-4166 (South of Brookbury Crossing & East of Candlewood Developments/Riggins)An ordinance rezoning that property described in rezoning petition RZN 12-4166, for approximately 20.99 acres, located to the south of Skillern Road from R-A, Residential Agricultural to RSF-0.5, One Half Single-Family Units Per Acre. This ordinance was left on the first reading at the Aug. 21, 2012 meeting.Tabled

New Business

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

New Business items

§92.01 Definitions of the Animals Chapter & §92.35 Managed Care of Feral CatsAn ordinance to enact new definitions into §92.01 Definitions of the Animals Chapter of the Fayetteville Code and enact §92.35 Managed Care of Feral Cats.Left on second reading
VAC 12-4141 (555 W. Maple St./555 Maple)An ordinance approving VAC 12-4141 submitted by McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc. for property located at 555 West Maple Street to vacate a portion of Lafayette Street right-of-way, a total of 0.04 acres.Pass 7-0
VAC 12-4201 Nantucket Phase IVAn ordinance approving VAC 12-4201 submitted by Civil Design Engineering for property located west of Morningside Drive (Nantucket Phase IV) to vacate a utility easement, a total of 0.24 acres.Pass 6-0
ADM 10-3554 I-540 Design Overlay District and Board of Adjustment Variance FindingsAn ordinance to amend Chapters, 151, 156, 161, 164, 166, and 174 of the Unified Development Code to repeal the requirements of the I-540 Design Overlay District and revise various sections of the code accordingly and to amend the Board of Adjustment findings for variances to reflect state statutes.Pass 7-0
Amend 163.13 Wireless Communication FacilitiesAn ordinance to amend §163.13 Wireless Communication Facilities of the Unified Development Code to clarify height limitations for antennas placed upon existing structures, to empower the zoning and development administrator to grant a variance in appropriate circumstances and to declare an emergency.Pass 7-0
Amend §36.01 Initiative Petitions; When to be FiledAn ordinance to amend §36.01 Initiative Petitions; when to be filed to change 60 days before the general election to 83 days before the general election to facilitate ballot printing for early voting.Pass 7-0
2012 Millage LevyAn ordinance levying a tax on the real and personal property within the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas for the year 2012 fixing the rate thereof at 1.3 mills for General Fund operations, 0.4 mills for the Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund, 0.4 mills for the Policemen’s Pension and Relief Fund and 1.0 mill for the Fayetteville Public Library; and certifying the same to the County Clerk of Washington County, Arkansas.Left on first reading

Sept. 18, 2012 final agenda

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