COUNCIL MEETING AGENDAS
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AGENDA FOR A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT TO BE HELD MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010 AT 4:00 P.M. IN THE GEORGE W. DUDLEY CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER OF THE FREDERICK E. TURNAGE MUNICIPAL BUILDING.
1. Meeting Called to Order by the Mayor.
3. Roll Call by the City Clerk.
4. Approval of the Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the City Council Held May 10, 2010.
5. Presentations and Recognitions:
a. Presentation of American Public Power Association Reliable Public Power Provider
Diamond Award to the City by Mike Hyland, Vice President of Engineering Services for the American Public Power Association.
6. Petitions to be Received from the Public.
Note: Citizens shall state their name and address for public record and limit presentations to three (3) minutes. Time will be monitored
7. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Consideration of the Following Requests for Temporary Street Closings:
1. Brenda Cooper, South Rocky Mount Community Civic Club, to Close the 200 Block of Home Street and Adjoining End of South Franklin Street to Cedar Street from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 31, 2010 for an Annual Club Membership Drive.
2. Gregory Royal, Juneteenth Planning Committee, to Close Pennsylvania Avenue from the Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Virginia Street to 726 Pennsylvania Avenue from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2010 for the Juneteenth Celebration.
Recommended Action: Approve Consent Agenda.
8. Public Hearing Relative to the Proposed Budget for FY 2010-11.
Recommended Action: Receive Public Comment.
9. Public Hearing Relative to Imposition of a Sixty-Day Moratorium on Approval, Permitting and Establishment of Night Clubs, Bars, Taverns and Similar Establishments.
Recommended Action: Adopt Ordinance Imposing a Sixty-Day Moratorium on the Approval, Permitting and Establishment of Night Clubs, Bars, Taverns and Similar Establishments.
10. Consideration of Sale of Certain Real Property Within Phase II of the Douglas Block Redevelopment Project (106-120 East Thomas Street; 128 East Thomas Street; the parcel north of the Douglas Block Building on N.E. Main Street; and the rear of the properties on Albemarle Avenue with the addresses 244-270 and 278-296 Albemarle Avenue) @ $2,500 to Rozellali Group, LLC.
Recommended Action: Approve Option and Agreement to Purchase; and Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Deed Transferring the Property Subject to Proof Financing is Secured and Approval of Development Plan (provided no upset bids are received prior to 5:00 p.m. 5-24-10).
11. Consideration of the Minutes from a Committee of the Whole Meeting Held May 10, 2010.
1. Close the Loophole at Gun Shows – staff to prepare Resolution in Support of H.R.2324/S.843
2. Legislative Agenda – staff to prepare Resolution outlining 2010 Legislative Agenda to
be adopted by Council and forwarded to State and Federal Legislative delegations
representing the City.
Recommended Action: 1. Approve Minutes of Committee of the Whole; and
2. Adopt Resolution Seeking Support of House Bill 2324 and Senate Bill 843; and
3. Adopt Resolution Establishing 2010 State and Federal Legislative
12. Consideration of Proposal from Piedmont Pharmaceutical Care Network, LLC (PPCN) for Operational Support to the HealthMapRx Program ($17.33 monthly per enrolled participant).
Recommended Action: Accept Proposal and Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Amended Contract on Behalf of the City.
13. Consideration of Ordinance Ordering the Community Code Inspector to Proceed with Demolition of the Following Substandard Properties:
a. 400 Cedar Street
b. 401 Cedar Street
c. 625 Clyde Street
d. 937 Lindsey Street
e. 941/943 Lindsey Street
f. 324 Raleigh Road
g. 319 West Thomas Street
h. 635 Woodland Avenue
Recommended Action: Adopt Ordinance.
14. Consideration of Grant Award from the National Endowment for the Arts for Promoting the Arts Center and Encouraging Participation in the Arts ($10,000).
Recommended Action: Authorize Department of Parks and Recreation to Accept Grant.
15. Consideration of Permanent Easement and Temporary Construction Easement for the Long Branch Stormwater Drainage Project as Follows:
SETTLEMENT TYPE OF
PROPERTY OWNER(S) OFFER AGREEMENT
J. H. H., Jr., LLC (Johnny High, Jr.) $70,900 Verbal Agreement
Recommended Action: Approve Verbal Agreement and Authorize the Mayor to Execute the Drainage Easement on Behalf of the City.
16. Consideration of Offer to Donate Parking Lot at the Corner of Marigold and Main Streets.
Recommended Action: Accept Offer of Donation of Property.
17. Consideration of Electric Service Agreement with Nash Health Care Systems for Services to New Facility at 150 Nash Medical Arts Mall (outlines terms and conditions for sale of electric power).
Recommended Action: Approve Agreement and Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Same on Behalf of the City.
18. Consideration of Request from Joyce M. Dickens, Rocky Mount/Edgecombe Community Development Corporation, for Deferral of Loan for Construction of Infrastructure for Thorne Ridge Apartments for an Additional Five (5) Years (Loan amount $161,000).
Recommended Action: Approve Deferral of Loan.
19. Consideration of Municipal Agreements with the North Carolina Department of Transportation for the Following Highway Widening Projects:
a. Hunter Hill Road – City responsible for utility relocation inside City right-of-way and will share in cost of sidewalk construction ($40%);
b. Kingston Avenue – City responsible for right-of-way acquisition, sidewalk construction and utility relocation
Recommended Action: Approve Municipal Agreements and Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Same on Behalf of the City.
20. Consideration of Bids for Westminster Drive Extension (Divisions 1 and 2) – Award to Barnhill Contracting Company @ $501,227.80 (Division 1 - $337,210.25 and Division 2 - $164,017.55) Plus Project Contingency of $50,000.
Recommended Action: Award Bid as Recommended and Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Bid Contract on Behalf of the City.
a. Board of Adjustment (1 – Ward 3) Council
b. Central City Revitalization Panel – Mayor and Council
1) Commercial Building/Developer – term expires 6/2010
2) Rehab/Restoration Architect – term expires 6/2011
c. Housing Appeals Board/Animal Control Appeals Board – term expires 6/2011
d. Mayors Commission on Persons with Disabilities – term expires 6/2010
e. Redevelopment Commission – term expires 6/2013
f. Tree Advisory Board (2 – Ward 2, Ward 6) – Council
g. Utility Service Review Board (1 – Ward 3) – Council