ADJOURNED: Fayetteville City Council recap: Jan. 21, 2014

Agenda highlights

  • The mayor’s state of the city address.
  • Changes to mobile vendor laws.
  • A petition to vacate Walton Street, Court Street and Brenda Drive for UA parking lots.
  • Changes to the parkland dedication law.

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A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council began at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 inside room 219 of the City Administration Building, located at 113 W. Mountain Street in Fayetteville.

Listed below are the items up for approval and links to downloadable PDFs for more information on each item of business.

Roll Call

Present: Adella Gray, Sarah Marsh, Mark Kinion, Matthew Petty, Mayor Lioneld Jordan, Justin Tennant, Martin Schoppmeyer, Rhonda Adams, Alan Long
Absent: None

Tenisha Gist, director of the Yvonne Richardson Center, receives the Fayetteville Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Award from City Attorney Kit Williams.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Presentations and Reports

1. State of the City Address (PDF) – Mayor Lioneld Jordan

2. Presentation of the City of Fayetteville Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Award to Tenisha Gist – Kit Williams


1. Approval of the Jan. 7, 2014 City Council meeting minutes.
Pass 8-0

2. Bid #13-59 NAFECO (PDF): A resolution to award Bid #13-59 and to approve the purchase of wildland fire gear backpacks from NAFECO in the amount of $22,319.64 and to approve a budget adjustment.
Pass 8-0

3. Bid #13-59 Emergency Vehicle Specialists (PDF): A resolution to award Bid #13-59 and to approve the purchase of wildland fire gear which includes helmets, goggles, gloves, shelters, coats and trousers from Emergency Vehicle Specialists in the amount of $115,190.86.
Pass 8-0

4. Gulf State Distributors (PDF): A resolution to approve the purchase of ammunition needed by the Fayetteville Police Department during 2014 from Gulf State Distributors in the amount of $50,770.35 pursuant to the State of Arkansas ammunition contract.
Pass 8-0

Unfinished Business

1. VAC 13-4516 (Brenda Drive, Court and Walton Street/University of Arkansas) (PDF): An ordinance to approve the University of Arkansas’ petition to vacate Brenda Drive, Court Street, Walton Street and a 30-foot-wide alley all within property owned by the University of Arkansas.
Pass 8-0*
* Amended to remove any motor vehicle entrance or exit on Hotz Drive now or in the future without a City Council resolution.

2. Amend Chapter 178 (PDF): An ordinance to repeal §178.03 Sidewalk Vendors and enact a replacement §178.03 Sidewalk Vendors and Food Trucks and to repeal §178.04 Outdoor Mobile Vendors Located on Private Property and enact a replacement §178.04 Outdoor Mobile Vendors Located on Private Property.
Tabled 8-0*
* Tabled until Feb. 18 to allow the council’s Ordinance Review Committee a chance to further develop the proposal.

New Business

1. ADM 13-4565 (UDC Amendment: Large Scale Development/Parkland Dedication Applicability) (PDF): An ordinance to amend the definition of Large Scale Development in §151.01, amend §157.02, §166.01 (D) and §166.02 (B)(2) and (3) and to repeal §94.06 Flammable and Combustible Liquids of the Fayetteville Code to clarify what developments are considered Large Scale Developments.
Pass 8-0

2. Amend §157.04 (PDF): An ordinance to amend §157.04 of the Unified Development Code to require notification for Planned Zoning District amendments.
Pass 8-0


This meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m.

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