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Bryant City Council 
Regular Meeting
February 27th, 2018
Boswell Municipal Complex-City Hall Courtroom


AGENDA
 

INVOCATION



 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE



 

State of the City Address

Mayor Jill Dabbs Presenting
 

CALL TO ORDER



 

Approval of Minutes


Approval of the January 30th, 2018 Regular Council Meeting. 
 

Approval of Minutes

Minutes Tabled from January 30, 2018 meeting:

Approval of the November 16th Special Meeting Minutes, the November 28th Regular Meeting Minutes, and the December 19th Regular Meeting Minutes
 

COMMITTEE and COMMISSION REPORTS


 

Committee and Commission Reports

Parks Committee Recommendations Presented by Chris Treat-Parks Director 
Planning Commission Report  Presented by Truett Smith Planning Director
Water Wastewater Committee Report Presented by Mark Grimmett Public Works Director

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS and PRESENTATIONS



 

Presentations

Presented by:  Mayor Jill Dabbs

  Nomination of Commissioners for The City of Bryant Advertising and Promotions Commission
(Procedures to be followed for nominations for the different positions pursuant to the Authorizing Ordinance creating the Advertising and Promotions Commission)

 Nomination and Confirming of Council Member to fill Ward 2 Position 2 for the remainder of this Term.

Presenter: Ron Myers of ISO 
  Recognition of new classification for Bryant Fire Department 


 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

  • Department Reports are given on a quarterly basis unless otherwise requested

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

  • Public Comments should be limited the three (3) minutes per speaker 

 

OLD BUSINESS



 

Legal Department

Old Business: 

Presented By: Chris Madison Staff Attorney

1.  Ordinance - An Ordinance Providing for the City of Bryant's Award and Recognition Programs, Specifically the Charles Broadway Community Excellence Award and the Dean Boswell Outstanding Achievement Award; and for Other Purposes.  (Requesting First Reading)

 

Planning and Community Development Department

Presented by: Truett Smith - Planning Director

2.  Ordinance - An Ordinance Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the City of Bryant to the Bryant Zoning Code (First Reading occurred at the January 30, 2018 Meeting, Requesting 2nd and 3rd reading and adoption. Changes to Section 17 of the Zoning Code)
 

NEW BUSINESS



 

Finance

Finance Department Presenter Joy Black - Finance Director

3. Presentation and Approval of the 2018 January Year to Date City Financial Report (see attachment)

4. Resolution - A Resolution Providing for the Adoption of an Amended Budget for the City of Bryant for the twelve month period beginning January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2018(see attachment)


 

Animal Control

Presenter: Director Tricia Power
5.  Resolution - Resolution Establishing the Bryant Barkway Within Alcoa 40 Park as and Off-Leash Area.

6. Request to authorize a change in the location of the proposed fenced dog park area.  (attachments pending)
 

Bryant Fire Department

Presenter:  Fire Chief JP Jordan
7. Update to section 27 of the Bryant Fire Department Standard Operating Guidelines
 

Human Resources Department

Presenting - Charlotte Rue

8. Resolution - Resolution regarding an updated position description and income range for the Streets Superintendent. 

9. Resolution - Resolution regarding a new Communication Supervisor position in the Police Department (specifically Dispatch)

10. Resolution - Resolution regarding an updated position description and income range for the Parks Labor position. 


 

Legal Department

Presenter:  Chris Madison

11.  Ordinance - An Ordinance to Refer to the Voters of Bryant, the Question of Whether to Elect City Council Members for Four (4) Year Staggered Terms Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated Sec. 14-43-312. (Requested by Council Members Higginbotham and Billingsly)
 

Planning & Community Development Department

Presenter: Truett Smith, Director of Planning and Community Development

12. Ordinance - An Ordinance Establishing the Access Management Plan For Bryant Parkway

13. Ordinance - An Ordinance Amending The Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the City of Bryant to the Bryant Zoning Code  (Addressing Section 15 of the Code)
 

Public Works

Presented by Mark Grimmett

14. Ordinance - An  Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 2015-4 and Establish Rates for Services Rendered by the Sewer Facilities of the Water and Wastewater System of the City of Bryant, Arkansas; and Prescribing Other Matters Relating Thereto. (Sewer Rates, Option A Single Rate for 3 years, Option B Staggered Rates for 3 Years)

15. Ordinance - An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 2015-5 and Establish Rates for Services Rendered by the Water Facilities of the Water and Wastewater System of the City of Bryant, Arkansas; and Prescribing other Matters Relating Thereto. (Water Rates, Option A Single Rate for 3 Years, Option B Staggered Rates for 3 Years)

16. Resolution - Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Purchase Real Property Located Along and For Bryant Parkway and to Accept Such Warranty Deeds for Property Described in the Attached Contracts, Such Properties Being Located in the City of Bryant, Saline County, Arkansas; and For Other Purposes  (Revising Prior Contracts due to negotiations with landowners on issues they raised prior to executing previously approved contracts.)

17. Resolution - Resolution Setting a Public Hearing for the Consideration of the Abandonment of Harris Street, within the City of Bryant; and for Other Purposes (Requested by the Bryant School District)


 

MAYOR COMMENTS



 

COUNCIL COMMENTS



 

ADJOURNMENT



 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

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