LIVE UPDATES: City Council recap: May 20, 2014

Agenda highlights

  • A $105,600 contract for Kessler Mountain water main improvements
  • Acceptance of nearly $9,000 in donation revenue from several groups
  • Ordering the razing and removal of a dilapidated structure on Betty Jo Drive
  • Vacations of two access and utility easements

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A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council began at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 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, Martin Schoppmeyer, Rhonda Adams, Alan Long
Absent: Justin Tennant

City Council Meeting Presentations, Reports and Discussion Items

Ozark Regional Transit director Joel Gardner gave a report on his organization, and took questions from the council.

Consent items

1. Approval of the May 6, 2014 City Council meeting minutes.
Pass 7-0

2. Garver, LLC (PDF): A resolution to approve a professional engineering services agreement with Garver, LLC for design services for Kessler Mountain water main improvements in an amount not to exceed $105,600.00, and to approve a budget adjustment.
Pass 7-0

3. Highway 16 Bridge Project (PDF): A resolution to authorize the conveyance of utility easements to the City of Elkins for water and sewer line relocations for the Highway 16 bridge project.
Pass 7-0

4. Community Resources Division Budget Adjustment (PDF): A resolution to approve a budget adjustment in the total amount of $8,926.00 representing citizen donation revenue for 2013 and 2014 and an ASPCA Grant for the Ranger’s Pantry Pet Food Bank; donation revenue from the Fraternal Order of Police for the Senior Giving Tree Event; and CDBG program income received from a housing program lien payoff and taxi refund.
Pass 7-0

Unfinished business


Public hearing

1. Stroud Investment Properties, LLC (PDF): A resolution to order the razing and removal of a dilapidated and unsafe structure owned by Stroud Investment Properties, LLC located at 540 N. Betty Jo Drive in the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and to approve a budget adjustment.

Tabled 7-0

New business items

1. VAC 14-4674 (Moore Lane in the Pines at Springwoods S/D) (PDF):An ordinance approving VAC 14-4674 submitted by Jorgensen & Associates for property located at Moore Lane in the Pines at Springwood to vacate utility and access easements.
Pass 7-0

2. VAC 14-4685 (Shiloh Dr. and Foxglove/Springwood C-PZD) (PDF): An ordinance approving VAC 14-4685 submitted by Jorgensen & Associates for property located at Shiloh and Foxglove Drive to vacate a portion of a utility easement.
Pass 7-0


Ward 1 Alderman Adella Gray wanted to remind the public the the city is accepting applications for several volunteer boards and committees.

City chief of Staff Don Marr reminded the city that Monday, May 26 is Memorial Day, and that the city will be closed. Marr said city trash collections will go on as normal despite the holiday.

Marr also mentioned that Wilson Park pool opens June 6.


This meeting was adjourned at 5:57 p.m.