City of Washington, NC
City Council Meeting Agenda

Regular Meeting, Monday, February 13, 2006

Opening of Meeting

Invocation

Roll Call

Approval/Amendments to Agenda

Approval of Minutes of January 09, January 23, 2006

Swearing in of Five New Firemen

Presentation of Retirement Resolution adopted by the NC League of Municipalities

Presentation of Memorial Resolution adopted by the NC League of Municipalities

I. Consent Agenda:

A. Adopt - Budget Ordinance Amendment for McConnell Sports complex ($30,000)

B. Award - a Contract for Switchboard Panel for the new Eastern Substation

C. Adopt - Budget Ordinance Amendment decreasing the Industrial Park Water and Sewer Line Extension Capital Project Fund ($595,000)

D. Accept - NCIRMA Safety Grant and Adopt Budget Ordinance Amendment for Electric Substation Division in the Electric Fund ($1,128)

E. Declare - Surplus/Authorize Electronic Auction of Vehicles and Equipment through GovDeals

F. Accept - a grant of $2,000 for the cost of equipping the Fire Safety House with a Honda generator to support our Fire & Life Safety Education Programs, and adopt a budget ordinance amendment for the Department of Fire-Rescue-EMS Services

G. Adopt - Offer to sell property being ½ of a closed alley adjacent to lot 6A, under the upset bid procedure, in accordance with General Statutes 160A-269

H. Award - Disposal parcel 6A and ½ of a closed alley to Jay M. Hodges III., under the up set bid proceedings

I. Adopt - Resolution fixing a date for a public hearing on the non-contiguous annexation of the Cayton Furniture Co. property located at 4525 Hwy 264 West under G.S. 160A-58.1

J. Adopt - Amended Audit Contract for FY 2004-2005 with Dixon- Hughes

K. Approval - to raise capitalization threshold for tangible capital assets to $5,000 & with more than 2 yrs. of useful life for financial reporting purposes

II. Scheduled Public Appearances:

A. Mr. Tom Brunk, Dixon-Hughes - Presentation of Audit Report for FY 04-05

B. Mr. Lynsie Griffin - No feeding of birds on Waterfront

C. Mr. John Wehrenberg - Participation in Tree Shade

D. Mr. Tom Thompson - Quick Start New Building #2

E. Mr. John Vogt - Turnage Theater Building Reuse and Restoration Grant ($250,000)

III. Correspondence and Special Reports from City Council:

A. None

IV. Reports From Boards, Commissions and Committees:

A. Economic Development Commission

B. Tourism Development Authority

C. Human Relations Council

D. Downtown Washington on the Waterfront

V. Appointments:

A. Mid - East Rural Planning Organization - Adopt Resolution authorizing membership in the Mid-East (Region Q) Rural Transportation Planning Organization

B. Firemen’s Relief - To fill expired term of Raymond Williams

VI. City Manager's Agenda:

A. Old Business:

1. Authorize - Mayor to sign contract for Recreation Master Plan

2. Adopt - W. K. Dickson Downtown Revitalization Strategy as requested by DWOW and recommended by Planning Board

3. Adopt - Ordinance to amend Chapter 17 Subdivision and Chapter 27 zoning, of the Code of Ordinances

4. Update - Second Fire Station

B. New Business:

1. Authorize - Application to Division of Coastal Management for improvements to City property located along US 17 South (formerly the Singleton Property) in the amount of $100,000

2. Approve - Budget Schedule for FY 2006-2007

C. Any Other Items From City Manager:

1. None

VII. Public Hearings - Zoning: 6:00 PM

A. Public Hearing - To zone 28.49 acres of land for the Washington Montessori School to an Office and Institutional (O & I) zoning classification

VIII. Public Hearing - Other: 6:00 PM

A. Public Hearing - Revocation of John and Rosa Lee Norfleet Certificate of Convenience and Necessity

B. Public Hearing - Consider a grant application under the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center in the amount of $40,000 under their category of “Building Reuse and Restoration” for vacant structures

IX. Comments From the Public: (Immediately following public hearings)

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

A. None

XI. Adjourn

 

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