September 22, 2014 - Work & Regular Session

Work Session
City of Elizabeth City Council
Monday, September 22, 2014 ~ 5:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers – 306 E. Colonial Avenue
Agenda

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Invocation – B. J. Caison

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Agenda Adjustments and Approval

5. Statement of Disclosure (To be read by City Clerk)

6. Presentation: Peace Pole Project by Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Club

7. Discussion/Consideration – Proposal to Reduce Police Personnel Salary Expense

8. Discussion/Consideration – Award of Community Support Grants for Fiscal Year 2014-2015

9. Discussion/Update – Shipyard/Former Griffin Property

10. Committee Reports:

a) EC-PC Economic Development Commission: Mayor Pro Tem Hummer, Councilwoman Baker, Councilman Donnelly and Mayor Peel

b) Central Communications Advisory Board: Councilman Spence

c) Fireman’s Relief Fund Board: Councilman Brooks

d) NC Eastern Municipal Power Agency: City Manager Olson and Mayor Peel

e) Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc.: Councilman Donnelly

f) Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce Board: Mayor Peel

g) Finance Committee: Mayor Pro Tem Hummer, Councilman Donnelly, Councilman Horton and Mayor Peel

h) Parks and Recreation Advisory Board: Councilman Horton

i) Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Airport Authority: Councilman Stimatz

j) Storm Water Advisory Board: Councilman Stimatz, Councilman Donnelly and Councilman Brooks

k) Tourism Development Authority: Councilwoman Baker

11. Adjournment

Regular Session
City of Elizabeth City Council
Monday, September 22, 2014 ~ 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers – 306 E. Colonial Avenue
Agenda

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Invocation – Rick Lowery

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Agenda Adjustments and Approval

5. Statement of Disclosure (To be read by City Clerk)

6. Proclamations:

    a. Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week in Elizabeth City - October 19-25, 2014

    b. Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness Day – October 9, 2014

    c. Elizabeth City State University Month – October 2014

7. Comments from the Public

8. Approval of Minutes:

    a. City Council Regular Session September 8, 2014

9. Consent Agenda: (City Manager Recommends Approval of all Items)

    a. Consideration – Assignment of Interest in Business Investment Program Grant Agreement from Thompson Thrift Development, Inc. to Tanglewood Parkway Elizabeth City, LLC;

    b. Consideration – Authorization for Elizabeth City Fire Department to apply for various grants;

    c. Consideration – Acceptance of grant agreement terms and conditions from the North Carolina Governors Crime Commission for the purchase of 33 Glock 9 mm handguns;

    d. Consideration – Authorization to execute Interlocal Agreement for the collection of solid waste fees on behalf of Pasquotank County;

    e. Consideration – Authorization to execute Interlocal Agreement with Pasquotank County for Opticom System;

    f. Consideration – Authorization to execute Temporary Occupancy Agreement for a one year lease extension with ABC Properties for Southgate Mall Customer Service Office;

    g. Consideration - Call for a public hearing to be held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the Municipal Administration Building, 306 E. Colonial Avenue for consideration of Conditional Use Permit CUP-01-14, a request by Elizabeth City Pawn & Jewelry for a pawnshop.

10. Public Hearings: (To Begin at 7:30 p.m.)

    a. Consideration – Public hearing to adopt resolution authorizing the filing of an application for approval of a financing agreement authorized by NCGS 160-20 for the Penny Drive sewer and water project.

11. Regular Agenda:

     a. Appointments to various boards, committees and commissions:

        1. By motion and roll call vote, appoint Mr. Joseph Stuter to serve a four-year term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee to expire June 30, 2018;

        2. By motion and roll call vote, appoint Ms. Donna O. Hassell to serve a two-year term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Committee to expire June 30, 2016;

        3. By motion and roll call vote, re-appoint Mr. Richard J. “Rick” Boyd to serve a second, three-year term on the Elizabeth City Historic Preservation Commission to expire April 30, 2017;

        4. By motion and roll call vote, re-appoint Ms. Peggy Watts to serve a second, two year term on the Joint Animal Control Board expiring June 25, 2016.

    b. Consideration – Designation of Voting Delegate for 2014 NCLM Business Meeting.

    c. Consideration – Adoption of Resolution to Award Financing Bid for Penny Drive sewer and water project to BB&T.

12. Comments and Inquiries on Non-Agenda Items:

13. Adjournment