City Council action agenda from May 10 formal meeting

Press release from city of Asheville:

The action agenda is intended to provide the reader with an overview of the council meeting and any decisions that were made. For detailed information on this meeting, please either view the video of the meeting or the minutes of the meeting – both which can be found at This agenda does not provide action on ceremonial or non-substantive matters.
THIS ACTION AGENDA IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. Authority to carry out actions related to any council decision should be obtained through normal departmental procedure.

Please call the City Clerk’s Office at 259-5601 if you have any questions. Present: Mayor Esther E. Manheimer, Presiding; Vice-Mayor Sheneika Smith; Councilwoman Sandra Kilgore; Councilwoman S. Antanette Mosley; Councilwoman Kim Roney; Councilwoman Sage Turner; Councilwoman Gwen C. Wisler; City Manager Debra Campbell; City Attorney Brad Branham; and City Clerk Magdalen Burleson


Resolution supporting the N.C. Dept. of Transportation in funding, designing, and constructing pedestrian improvements at I-240/Charlotte Street interchange (both intersections) and a right-turn lane along the eastbound off-ramp. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing a contract amendment with S&S Management Group (d/b/a GuardOne Security) for security guards at the City of Asheville parking facilities. Adopted Unanimously

Resolutions authorizing the City Manager to amend the contracts with Wooten Company and Patton Construction Group for the Wall Street Garage and Rankin Avenue Garage Elevator Modernization Project. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with J. Bartholomew Construction for the Magnolia Playground Construction Project. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Artisan Concrete Services Inc. (d/b/a Artisan Skateparks) for the Asheville Skatepark Project. Adopted Unanimously

Budget amendment, in the amount of $200,000, from the General Fund to the General Capital Projects Fund for the Asheville Skatepark Project. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with PBMares, LLP, for auditing City accounts for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2022. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the contract with Passport Labs Inc. for the City to utilize several new enforcement tools, including license plate based enforcement of time-limited spaces, and a Web-based parking permit management platform. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the sale of three backhoes and one street sweeper which are beyond their useful life and deemed surplus. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction and associated cost amendments with Weaver Cooke Construction to complete the construction of Asheville City Hall Elevator Modernization Project. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Dogwood Health Trust to accept funding for a contract with a Homeless Services consultant. Adopted Unanimously

Budget amendment, in the amount of $72,974, from Dogwood Health Trust for a Homeless Services consultant. Adopted Unanimously

State of the Airport. Report Received

Manager’s Report – Update on Homelessness Initiatives. Heard Report

Public hearing on issuance of 2022 Interim Limited Obligation Bonds. Public Hearing Held

Public hearing to consider a conditional zoning of 21 & 99999 Governor’s View Road from River District to Residential Expansion/Conditional Zone.  Adopted Unanimously

Public hearing to consider conditional zoning of 275 Deaverview Road from RM-16 Residential Multi-Family High Density District to Residential Expansion District/Conditional Zone. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreements for the fulfillment of the American Rescue Fund Act funding recommendations. Adopted Unanimously

Budget amendment in the City’s Special Revenue Fund, in the amount of $11,723,257 from American Rescue Fund Act Funding to set up budgets for the awards. Adopted Unanimously

Consideration of a request by the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville for $1.465 Million in General Obligation Affordable Housing Bond funds for the
Deaverview Apartment Project. Adopted on 5-2 vote with Turner & Wisler voting “no”

Boards & Commissions: (Council to determine who, if any, to interview)

– Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. Appted Emily Axtman
– Board of Electrical Examiners (journeyman).Appted Garrett Twiss
– Civic Center Commission. Appted Chad Evans
– Historic Resources Commission. Clerk to Readvertise
– Human Relations Commission. Appted Nnweyna Smith andAshley Winberding
– Neighborhood Advisory Committee. Appted Karl Knight

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