February 10, 2014 - Regular Session

Regular Session City of Elizabeth City Council
Monday, February 10, 2014 ~ 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers – 306 E. Colonial Avenue
Agenda

1.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.   INVOCATION

3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.   AGENDA ADJUSTMENTS AND APPROVAL

5.   PUBLIC COMMENTS

6.   CONSENT AGENDA: (City Manager Recommends Approval of all Items)

      a. Consideration – Authorization for Elizabeth City Fire Department to utilize the structure owned by Meads Home Builders, Inc. at 324 Paxton Street for live fire training.

      b. Consideration – Authorization to Submit Grant Proposal for a Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant to purchase fourteen 32 gallon waste containers, with matching funds shared equally by ECDI, Inc. and the City of Elizabeth City

      c. Consideration – Authorization to Submit Grant Proposal to National Endowment for the Arts for a Freenotes Music Park to be located at Waterfront Park, with matching funds to be derived from donations and fundraising activities by ECDI, Inc.

      d. Consideration – Authorization for City Manager to Execute the Utility Relocation Agreement on NCDOT Project # 45347.1.15 (S. Road Street Bridge Replacement Project)

      e. Consideration – Award of bid and authorization to purchase a TA50M Hydraulic Articulating Material Handling Aerial Device from Altec Industries, Inc. in the amount of $169,725 (net of trade-in credit)

7.  PUBLIC HEARING: (To Begin at 7:30 p.m.)

      a. Consideration –Public Hearing to receive comment on an amendment to Section 18-2 of the City of Elizabeth City Code of Ordinances to require a 24-hour notice to the City Clerk and the Parks and Recreation Department prior to burial in a City-owned or maintained cemetery

8.  REGULAR AGENDA:

      a.  Consideration – Adoption of Resolution Opposing an Increase in Homeowner’s Insurance Rates

      b.  Consideration –Adoption of Resolution Revising the City’s Personnel Policy Manual (Proposed Manual)

      c.   Discussion – Selection of Attorney to Conduct Investigation

9.  COMMENTS AND INQUIRIES ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

10. CLOSED SESSION: As authorized by NCGS §143-318.11(a)5 – Discussion of Contract Negotiations and NCGS §143-318.11(a)6 – Discussion of Personnel Matters

11. ADJOURNMENT