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January 9, 2017 Special Meeting and Regular Session

6:15 P.M. SPECIAL MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. 
REGULAR MEETING CONDUCTED AS PLANNED.

AGENDA
Special Meeting of the City Council
Monday, January 9, 2017 ~ 6:15 p.m.
Council Chambers
Municipal Administration Building, 306 E. Colonial Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC

1. Call Meeting To Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Agenda Approval

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

6. Presentation by Carr, Riggs & Ingram: June 30, 2016 City of Elizabeth City Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Pension Census Data Attest

7. Adjournment

Regular Session Agenda
City of Elizabeth City Council
Monday, January 9, 2017 ~ 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers – 306 E. Colonial Avenue

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Agenda Adjustments and Approval

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

6. Proclamation:

      a. Commemorating the Observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

7. Comments from the Public:

8. Approval of Minutes:

     a. City Council Regular Session of December 12, 2016
           1. Draft #1 without Councilor Statement
           2. Draft #2 with Councilor Statement

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

(Note: Item ‘a’ recommended for approval by the Finance Committee during their meeting of January 5, 2017.)

     a. Consideration – Adoption Budget Amendments Required for Accounting Purposes;

     b. Consideration – Authorization for Elizabeth City Fire Department to use the structure owned by Eddie Graham at 212 Beechwood Avenue for live fire training.

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

     a. Consideration – Hold a Public Hearing to approve a Downtown Improvement Grant Application submitted by William Jeffrey Mitchel in the amount of $20,000; and approval of budget amendment required for accounting purposes (Note: This item was recommended for approval by the Finance Committee during their meeting of January 5, 2017).

     b. Consideration – Hold a Public Hearing to adopt an ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance by adding language to define and regulate brewpubs and microbreweries within the Central Business District effective January 10, 2017.

11. Regular Agenda:

     a. Discussion/Consideration – Community Support Grant Funding for Vision of Hope Emergency Shelter and Outreach Center and Adoption of Budget Amendment (Note: This item recommended for approval by the Finance Committee during their meeting of January 5, 2017).

     b. Consideration – Adoption of Amendment to Section 72.04 of the City’s Code of Ordinances to Provide for No Parking Signage on City streets.

     c. Consideration – Call for a Special Meeting to Hold City Council Retreat.

     d. Discussion – Update from City Attorney on Downtown Maintenance Code.

     e. Discussion – Update on Utility Billing Software Conversion.

12. Comments and Inquiries on Non-Agenda Items:

13. Closed Session as allowed by NCGS 143-318.11(a)(3) for consultation with the City Attorney and NCGS 143-318.11(a)(6) discussion of personnel.

14. Adjournment.




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