City of Washington, NC
City Council Meeting Agendas

Monday, January 9, 2006, Regular Meeting, 4:30 p.m.

Opening of Meeting


Roll Call

Approval/Amendments to Agenda

Approval of Minutes of December 12, 2005

I. Consent Agenda

A. Authorize - Manager to Execute Change Order Numbers 2 & 3 for the Water and Sewer Extensions in the Industrial Park, Phases 2 & 3 and Adopt a Budget Ordinance Amendment for the Capital Project Fund ($14,005)

B. Adopt - Budget Ordinance Amendment for City Council in General Fund ($5,175)

C. Approve - Reallocation of Funds in Recreation Department for Master Plan ($3,000)

D. Adopt - Budget Ordinance Amendment for the Close Out of Wastewater Treatment Capital Project Fund ($258,795)

E. Adopt - Resolution Finding no conflict of interest with regard to the Lease by and between Rivertowne Properties, LLC and the Washington Tourism Development Authority

F. Approve - Submission of Transportation Improvement Projects Requests to NCDOT-Aviation for Warren Field Airport for the period of 2007-2011

G. Adopt - Budget Ordinance Amendment for Warren Field Airport and General Fund ($25,000)

H. Approve - Lease for Bob Lay at Warren Field Airport

II. Scheduled Public Appearances:

A. Tom Thompson, Economic Development Director - To discuss indemnifying Flanders Filters and Authorizing Performance Agreement and legally binding commitment

III. Correspondence and Special Reports from City Council:

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.Downtown Washington on the Waterfront - To fill the unexpired term of Judy Jennette, term to expire June 30, 2006

B. Firemen’s Relief - To fill expired term of Mike Alligood, term to expire on January, 2006

C. Mid East Commission - To appoint a person to fill the expired term of Doug Mercer

VI. City Manager's Agenda:

A. Old Business:

1. Presentation and Discussion - Retail Electric Rate

B. New Business:

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

2. Discuss - Offer to sell lot #6A, located at the rear of Hodges Realty at 156 Water Street under the upset bid procedure, in accordance with General Statutes 160A-269

3. Discuss - Offer to sell property located along the side and rear of the building located at 156 Water Street and being ½ of a closed alley, which runs parallel to Water Street under the upset bid procedure, in accordance with General Statutes 160A-269

4. Discuss - On the Proposed Washington Redevelopment Plan for Downtown Revitalization Project

5. Discuss - The Thoroughfare Plan study to review the US 17 Highway By-pass and proposed Brick Kiln Road (SR 1303)

6. Adopt - Ordinance to Amend Chapter 4, Building and Construction, Article 1, in General, Section 4-5, Fire Districts-Primary of the City Code to reestablish and define the fire limits of the primary fire district

7. Approve - Proclamation for Stewart Rumley Reception Day

8. Adopt - Budget Ordinance Amendment for Economic Development ($90,000)

9. Approve - Personnel for New Signature Cards for the City’s Checking Account and Payroll Account at Bank of America

10. Closed Session - Personnel G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6)

C. Any Other Items From City Manager:

VII. Public Hearings - Zoning: 6:00 PM

A. Public Hearing - To change the zoning classification on property located at the intersection of West 15th Street and Pierce Street Ext from R9S (Residential) to O & I (Office & Institutional)

B. Public Hearing - To change the zoning classification on property located at 229 - 249 Clarks Neck Road from l1 (Heavy Industrial) to R15S (Residential). The property is located across the road from Stanadyne Automotive

C. Public Hearing - To Amend Chapter 17 Subdivision and Chapter 27 Zoning, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Washington

VIII. Public Hearing - Other: 6:00 PM

A. Public Hearing - To consider a grant application under the N. C. Rural Economic Development Center in the amount of $400,000 under their category of “Building Reuse and Restoration” for vacant structures

B. Receive - Public Input on FY 2006-2007 City Budget

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

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

XI. Adjourn

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