February 8, 2016 Regular Session

Regular Session Agenda
City of Elizabeth City Council
Monday, February 8, 2016 ~ 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers – 306 E. Colonial Avenue

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance – To be led by Scouts Pack 125 (Webelos and Arrow of Lights)

4. Agenda Adjustments and Approval

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

6. Presentation/Consideration:

     a. Dr. Thomas Conway, Jr., Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University

     b. Consideration – Adoption of Resolution #2016-02-01 in Support of the Connect NC Bond Referendum Act

7. Comments from the Public:

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

Notation: Items “a” and “b” recommended for approval by the Finance Committee during their meeting of February 3, 2016.

     a. Consideration – Adoption of budget amendment required for accounting purposes to record electric improvements for Morgan’s Point;

     b. Consideration – Authorization for the City to piggyback on the Mid-Atlantic Waste System’s competitive bid for an automated leaf truck in the amount of $176,182.13;

     c. Consideration – Call for a Public Hearing to be held in Monday, February 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers to gather citizen input on a proposed application to the CDBG Downtown Redevelopment Fund Grant Program.

9. Regular Agenda:

     a.  Consideration – Appointment of Heather F. Griffin to complete the unexpired term of Ms. Peggy Watts on the Urban Forestry Commission expiring December 31, 2017. (Requires motion and roll call vote.)

     b. Consideration – Adoption of an Ordinance to Annex Two Parcels located on the southwest side Halstead Boulevard at Body Road.

     c. Consideration – Adoption of an Ordinance approving RZ-02-15 to rezone approximately 21.265 acres located on the southwest side Halstead Boulevard at Body Road.

     d. Consideration – Amendment of Council Rules of Procedure to Incorporate Rules for the Council Finance Committee.

     e. Consideration – Approval/Adoption of 2016-2017 Council Goals and Objectives

10. Comments and Inquiries on Non-Agenda Items: