City of Washington, NC
City Council Meeting Agendas

Regular Meeting, Monday, October 7, 2002, 4:30 p.m.
Note: Background material on business items before Washington City Council is available for review at Brown Library.

Opening of meeting


Roll Call

Approval/Amendments to Agenda

Approval of Minutes of September 9, 2002

I. Consent Agenda:

A. Adopt Budget Ordinance Amendment - For 2000 Law Enforcement Block grant to upgrade radio equipment ($1,208)
B. Adopt Budget Ordinance Amendment - For 2002 Law Enforcement Block Grant for purchase and installation of communications equipment ($18,757)
C. Accept Grant -From National Recreation and Park Association and Adopt Budget Ordinance amendment for General Fund ($2,000)
D. Award Contract - For 2002-2003 Street Improvements to Barrus Construction ($92,138)
E. Award Engineering Contract - To Rivers & Associates for design and construction administration ($60,000) and Adopt Budget Ordinance amendment for Sewer Fund ($444,500)
F. Information Only - To advise Council of a joint Fire-Rescue-EMS & Police Department Fund Raising Effort

II. Scheduled Public Appearances:

A. Mr. Keith Hackney - To discuss OLF and adopt Resolution
B. Mr. Robin Moore - To discuss sewer taps for Kingswood

C. Mr. Tom Thompson, on behalf of Committee of 100 - To request a five-acre tract site in Industrial Park at no charge, in conjunction with Beaufort County

III. Correspondence and Special Reports from City Council:

IV. Reports from Boards, Commissions, and Committees:

V. Appointments:

A. Enlarged Planning Board - To replace Luther Davis who has resigned
B. Tourism Development Authority - To replace Sylvia Kohus who has resigned

VI. City Manager's Agenda:

A. Old Business:

1. Status Reports:

a. On Minimum Housing Enforcement
b. On closing of Stewart Parkway and streets downtown
c. Restroom facilities downtown
d. Tax Collection
e. Sale of Moss Planing Mill Property

2. Adopt Ordinance - To amend Chapter 11, Parks & Recreation, to amend fee schedule

3. Authorization - To begin process for creation of organizational structure for the non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation as suggested by Downtown Technical Assistance Team Report

4. Discussion - Pawn Shops

5. Update - Billboards

B. New Business:

1. Approval - Water Management Agreement with Town of Chocowinity
2. Discussion - Landscape Plan for Stewart Parkway/Riverfront Park
3. Discussion - Of request from The Paradigm Development Group for Council to request DOT to reduce speed limit from 55 mph to 45 mph on US 264 from Brick Kiln to point East of Smaw Road
4. Adopt Resolution - Endorsing Mayor L. Stewart Rumley for First Vice President of NCLM
5. Appoint Voting & Alternate Voting Delegate - For NCLM Annual Meeting
6. Closed Session - Under G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3) Attorney/Client Privilege

C. Any Other Business From the City Manager:

VII. Public Hearings - Zoning:

A. Rezoning request - By Harry S. and Elizabeth H. Tubaugh to rezone approximately 6.06 acres from RA-20 to R15S
B. Adopt Zoning Ordinance Amendment - To Chapter 27, Section 27-43 to allow private clubs in the I-1 and I-2 zoning districts

VIII. Public Hearings - Other:

A. Hold public hearing - On Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for AJ's Taxicab Company

IX. Comments from the Public:

X. Any Other Business From the Mayor or Other Members of City Council:

A. Beaufort County Mayors Association - Meeting at The Old Towne Country Kitchen on Carteret Street in Bath ("Healthy Carolinian")
B. Discussion - Annual N. C. League of Municipalities Meeting in Durham October 20 - 21, 2002

XI. Adjournment:

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