City Council Recap: Nov. 8, 2012

Council chambers, Fayetteville City Hall

A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council was held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 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*, Matthew Petty*, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant*, Bobby Ferrell, Rhonda Adams, Sarah Lewis
Absent: Bobby Ferrell
* Alderman Petty left the meeting at 6:55 p.m., Alderman Tennant arrived at 6:55 p.m., Alderman Kinion arrived at 7:05 p.m.


There were 11 items on the Consent portion of the agenda including the approval of the Oct. 16, 2012 City Council meeting minutes.

Consent items

Amend Resolution No. 81-09, Animal Services Advisory BoardA resolution amending Resolution No. 81-09 to reduce the total number of members of the Animal Services Advisory Board and re-designating certain membership composition of the board.Pass 5-0
Animal Services Donation RevenueA resolution approving a budget adjustment in the amount of $10,732.00 representing donation revenue to Animal Services for the third quarter of 2012.Pass 5-0
Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force TrainingA resolution approving a budget adjustment in the amount of $2,000 representing donation revenue from the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office Drug Control Fund to the Fayetteville Police Department in support of training of the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force’s Domestic Highway Enforcement Unit.Pass 5-0
2012 Bulletproof Partnership Grant AwardA resolution authorizing acceptance of a 50 percent matching grant award from the 2012 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program in the amount of $9,100 for the replacement of 12 body armor vests for Fayetteville police officers, and approving a budget adjustment.Pass 5-0
Washington County Jail Services Interlocal AgreementA resolution approving an amendment to the jail services Interlocal agreement with Washington County, Arkansas, continuing fees at $60 per booked prisoner for calendar year 2013.Pass 5-0
Fayetteville Police Department PoliciesA resolution approving Fayetteville Police Department Policies 1.3.1 Use of Force; 84.1.1 Property Management, Acquired & In-Custody; 42.1.1 Criminal Investigations; 83.1 Collection and Preservation of Evidence; 44.1.1 Juvenile Operations; 41.2.11 Use of Department Vehicles; 1.2.2 Warrantless Detention, Search & Seizure; and 42.1.1 Vice, Drugs and Organized Crime.Pass 5-0
Margot Khavinson Estate Settlement AgreementA resolution approving a settlement agreement with the Margot Khavinson Estate, concerning condemnation litigation filed as part of the N. Garland Avenue Widening and Improvement Project in the total amount of $18,000.Pass 5-0
Bid #12-72 Pick-It ConstructionA resolution awarding Bid #12-72 and authorizing a contract with Pick-It Construction, Inc. in the total amount of $343,900 for the construction of improvements to an aircraft hangar at Drake Field contingent upon a grant award, amending Resolution No. 95-12 to correct a transposition error regarding Task Order No. 9 to the contract with McClelland Consulting Engineers related to this project, approving application for and acceptance of an 80/20 matching grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics to provide funding for this project and approving a budget adjustment authorizing airport fund matching expense and recognizing grant revenue, contingent upon approval of the grant application and receipt of grant funds.Pass 5-0
Drake Field Fuel SalesA resolution approving a budget adjustment in the amount of $27,000 to recognize revenue and associated expense associated with fuel sales at Drake Field.Pass 5-0
Thrash DevelopmentA resolution approving a budget adjustment in the amount of $15,000 recognizing revenue from Thrash Development for its contribution toward improvements to the East Avenue and Meadow Street sidewalks.Pass 5-0

Unfinished Business

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

Unfinished Business items

RZN 12-4166An ordinance rezoning 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 was left on the second reading on Oct. 16.Tabled indefinitely

Public Hearing

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

Public Hearing items

Dynasty TaxiA resolution granting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Dynasty Taxi Service, Inc. for the operation of a total of 15-30 taxicabs in the City of Fayetteville. This item was tabled on Oct. 16.Pass 5-0

New Business

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

New Business items

Tree Preservation and Protection VarianceA resolution to approve a variance from the Tree Preservation and Protection Chapter of the UDC for LSD 12-4215 to allow off-site tree preservation, on and off-site mitigation tree planting and eliminating any further penalty for the removal of some canopy in 2008.Pass 6-0
ADM 12-4254An ordinance amending a Residential Planned Zoning District entitled R-PZD 12-4079, Project Cleveland, located at the Northwest corner of Razorback Road and Hall Avenue, containing approximately 2.71 acres, extending the time frame to obtain all necessary permits to begin construction by Dec. 19, 2014.Pass 5-0*

* Kinion and Adams voted no. Mayor Jordan voted yes.

Nov. 8, 2012 agenda

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