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


AGENDA
 

INVOCATION



 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE



 

CALL TO ORDER



 

COMMITTEE and COMMISSION REPORTS


 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of the February 27, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Minutes.
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS and PRESENTATIONS



 

Human Resources Department

Presenter - ARORA Executive Director, Alan Chochran. Workplace Partnership Specialist, Stacy Robinson

Presentation of ARORA Workplace Partnership plaque
 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

  • Department Reports are given on a quarterly basis unless otherwise requested
Human Resources - Presenter Charlotte Rue

Legal - Presenter Chris Madison

Planning and Community Development - Presenter Truett Smith
 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

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

 

OLD BUSINESS



 

Bond Project Updates

1. Baldwin and Shell Presenting Update on Parks and Fire Projects

2. Garver Engineering Presenting Update on Bryant Parkway 
 

Legal Department

Chris Madison Presenting 

3. 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.  Attachment Pending 

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

Minutes, Approval after Correction

5. Approval for the January Minutes with changes. 
 

Public Works Department

Presenter Mark Grimmett Public Works Director 

6.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. (
Single Rate for 3 years)  (2nd and 3rd reading)


7. 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. (Single Rate for 3 Years,) (2nd and 3rd reading)

 

NEW BUSINESS



 

Finance

Finance Director, Joy Black Presenting

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

9. Presentation and Approval of the 2017 City Reports to be published in the newspaper by April 1, 2018 per State Statutes 14-59-116 (general budget) and 14-237- 113 (water/waste water) (see attachment)

10. Resolution to Amend the 2018 City Budget (see attachment)  

11. Resolution to Amend the 2017 City Budget (see attachment) 




 

Human Resources

Presenter - Charlotte Rue

12.Resolution - Resolution regarding an updated position description and income range for Senior Animal Control Officer (previously Animal Control Officer)

13.Resolution - Resolution regarding an updated position description and income range for Human Resources Manager(previously Human Resources Generalist/Payroll Specialist)

14.Resolution - Resolution to adopt Longevity Pay policy for City of Bryant employees
 

Bryant Fire Department

Presenter: Fire Chief JP Jordan

15. An Ordinance to waive the competitive bidding process for the purchase of fire station diesel exhaust removal systems for the City of Bryant Fire Department and for other purposes
Documents:
  1. waiverbidDESFD.pdf
 

Parks Department

16.  Ordinance with Emergency Clause - An Ordinance Authorizing Contract with CivicRec for Recreational Management Software; Declaring an Emergency; and For Other Purposes. 

17. Ordinance with Emergency Clause - An Ordinance Authorizing First Security Bank Merchant Services to Process Card Transactions Through CivicRec: Waiving Competitive Bidding Declaring an Emergency; and for Other Purposes 
 

Planning & Community Development Department

Presenter: Truett Smith, Director of Planning and Community Development

18. The Stables - Appeal of Planning Commission Decision

19. Ordinance - An Ordinance Amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the City of Bryant to the Bryant Zoning Code. (Sections 2, 3, and 17).
 

Public Works Department

Presenter: Mark Grimmett, Public Works Director


20. Ordinance to change School Drive to T. Wood Way

21. Ordinance accepting streets and drainage for maintenance for Cypress Valley, Kingscrossing, Oak Glenn PH 3, Stoneybrook PH 5, Crossing at Oak Hill, Johnswood Village, Benjamin Grove and Dawson Point Subdivisions

22.  Public Hearing - Public Hearing regarding abandoning Harris Street from its intersection with Boswell Road and terminating approximately 777 feet north therefrom.

Open Hearing

Close Hearing

23.  Ordinance with Emergency Clause - An Ordinance Vacating and Closing Harris Street from its Intersection with Boswell Road and Terminating Approximately 777 Feet North Therefrom; and Declaring and Emergency.
 

MAYOR COMMENTS



 

COUNCIL COMMENTS



 

ADJOURNMENT



 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

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Bryant. AR 72022
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