PBA will present on HPD take home fleet


What follows is the agenda for tonight’s City Council meeting:

Call to Order – Mayor Seifert

2. Roll Call – City Clerk

3. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance – Council Member Evans

4. Opening Remarks – Mayor Seifert

a. Welcome 2006 Leadership-Vance Class!

5. Adjustments to and/or approval of the April 24th, 2006 Meeting agenda – Mayor, City Council, Manager and or City Clerk

6. Consent Agenda “A” (requiring a simple voice vote)

a. Minutes of Council Meeting held on 4/10/06 (See Attached) – City Clerk

7. Consent Agenda “B” (requiring a roll call vote)

a. Budget Amendment No. 34 — Water Fund — Water Distribution (See Attached) — FAIR Committee Chairman Harper and/or City Manager Jerry Moss

b. Budget Amendment No. 35 — General Fund – Code Compliance Department (See Attached) — FAIR Committee Chairman Harper and/or City Manager Jerry Moss

c. An Ordinance Changing the Privilege License Fees Collected for Taxicabs to comply with NCGS §20-97(d) (See Attached) – City Attorney John Zollicoffer

8. Public Hearings (to schedule or hold)

a. Public Hearing (set at the Council’s Regular Meeting on 4/10/06) on An Ordinance Rezoning a 0.492 Acre Tract located at South Beckford Drive (Vance County Tax Map 12, Block 1, Lot part of 24) from I-2 (Industrial Non-Park District) to B-4 (Neighborhood Commercial District) – CITY – (See Attached) – Mayor Seifert and Planning Director Erris Dunston

b. Public Hearing (set at the Council’s Regular Meeting on 4/10/06) on An Ordinance rezoning a .373 (±) Acre Tract Located on Miriam Street (Vance County Tax Map 65, Block 2, Lots 2, 3, and 4) from I-2 (Industrial Non-Park District) to B-2A (Highway Commercial District) – CITY – (See Attached) – Mayor Seifert and Planning Director Erris Dunston

c. Public Hearing (set at the Council’s Regular Meeting on 4/10/06) on An Ordinance Increasing the Civil Penalties for Abandoned Structures (See Attached) – Mayor Seifert, Land Planning Committee Chairman Gupton, Code Compliance Director Corey Williams and/or City Attorney John Zollicoffer

d. Public Hearing (set at the Council’s 4/10/06 Regular Meeting) on An Ordinance Providing for Enforcement in the Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction, pursuant to Section 40 of the City Charter, of the Minimum Housing Code; Abandoned Structures Ordinance; Summary Abatement of Nuisances Ordinance; Weeded Lot Ordinances; and Junked, Abandoned and Nuisance Motor Vehicles Ordinance (See Attached) – Mayor Seifert, Land Planning Committee Chairman Gupton and/or City Attorney John Zollicoffer

e. Continued Public Hearing (from the Council’s Regular Meeting on 3/27/06) on An Ordinance Providing for the Compliance or Removal of Certain Non-Conforming Auto Repair Facilities, Non-Accessory Outdoor Storage and Junk Yards (See Attached) – Mayor Seifert, Land Planning Committee Chairman Gupton and/or Planning Director Erris Dunston

9. Guest Presentation(s) and Public Comment Period

a. By Mr. Rickey Padgett with the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association (NCPBA) regarding Henderson Police Department Take Home Fleet

10. Pending matters – City Council committees

a. Finance and Intergovernmental Relations Committee (FAIR) – Chairman Harper

b. Community Development Committee – Chairman Daeke
– CDBG Projects Update(s)
– Beacon Light Apartments Complex … Discussion from 4/19 Meeting
– Springwood Apartments Rehab (formerly Young Avenue Apartments)

c. Public Safety Committee – Chairman Davis
– Pedestrian Walk at Maria Parham Medical Center
– Gang Graffiti Ordinance

d. Public Works Committee – Chairman Wilkerson
– Ordinance/Trucks on City Streets

e. Public Utilities Committee – Chairman Alston
– Time Warner Contract terms
– Interbasin Transfer (IBT)

f. Human Resources Committee – Chairman Evans
– Status of Frozen/Budgeted Positions

g. Journal Committee – Chairman Yount
– City Code Books (distribution to Council Members Daeke, Evans, Gupton, Harper and Yount)

h. Land Planning and Development Committee – Chairman Gupton
– Sale of City owned properties Update

i. Mayor
– Meeting with NC Representatives
– Council Endorsement opposing “COPE” and Federal Preemption

j. City Manager
– Approval of 05-06 Street Resurfacing List (See Attached)
– 3% COLA for employees (May, 2006) (See Attached)

11. REPORTS/UPDATES (if any) ON SPECIAL COMMITTEES

a. Mayor’s Task Force on Housing
b. Clean Up Henderson! Committee
c. Homelessness Committee
d. 911 Advisory Committee
e. Kerr-Tar Council of Governments
f. Economic Development Partnership
g. Advisory Committee – Southeastern High Speed Rail
h. Henderson-Vance Industrial Park Board
i. Voice Committee

12. Other Council Business, scheduling of Committee Meetings, etc. – as may be needed

a. Police Individually Assigned Vehicle Policy – Police Chief Glen Allen

b. Board Appointments (See Attached) as follows:

* Henderson Planning Board
* 911 Advisory Board
* Community Development Advisory Committee

13. Possible “Add On Items” – Mayor, Council, Manager, Attorney and/or City Clerk

14. Calendar Notes, INFO ITEM(S), ETC.

a. Monday, April 24th – FAIR Committee Meeting, 6:30 PM, prior to Council Meeting

b. Saturday, May 6th – Relay for Life Yard Sales, 7 AM-12 Noon, former Winn Dixie building on Raleigh Road (See Attached)

c. Monday, May 8th — next Henderson City Council Meeting, 7 PM, City Hall

d. Thursday, May 18th – Henderson-Vance Human Relations Commission Annual Banquet, 6:30 PM, South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church (See Attached)

e. Advance Notice: Friday, June 2nd – Cancer Survivor Banquet, 6 PM, South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church in the Family Life Center (See Attached)

15. Closed Session Request (if any) – If a Closed Session is called, the General Statutes allowing the Closed Session will be cited in the motion and the City Attorney will advise as needed.

16. Adjournment – by motion