City of Salisbury
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
January 16, 2018
1. Call to order.
2. Moment of Silence.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Welcome to the People’s House.
5. Mayor to proclaim the following:
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY January 15, 2018
RUTH BOOKER DAY January 16, 2018
FOOD LION 60TH ANNIVERSARY January 16, 2018
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK January 29 – February 3, 2018
6. Council to consider the CONSENT AGENDA:
(a) Approve a request from AT&T to place a handhole and 225 feet of innerduct in the public right-of-way adjacent to Institute Street in accordance with Section 11-24.(27) of the City Code.
(b) Appoint Ms. Raemi Evans and Ms. Barbara Perry to the Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Project Task Force.
7. Council to consider authorizing the issuance of the following officers their sidearms and badges in recognition of their retirement from the Salisbury Police Department:
Captain Sheila Lingle
Lieutenant Jeffrey Wilkerson
Officer Annice Chunn
Officer Bradford Jordan
8. Council to receive an update on Rules of Procedure for Council Meetings.
9. Council to receive a presentation from the Community Appearance Commission and the Housing Advocacy Commission regarding the 2017 BlockWork neighborhood improvement project.
10. Council to receive an update regarding the Empire Hotel project.
11. Council to receive an update from the Police Chief.
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12. Council to receive a request to name Fire Station 6 as the Justin Monroe and Vic Isler Salisbury
Fire Station and consider establishing a thirty-day period for public input.
13. Council to consider establishing a committee to review the election process for City Council.
14. Council to consider reestablishing the Special Event Committee and consider its scope of work in regards to Special Event Permits and free speech.
15. Council to discuss details for its annual retreat.
16. Council to consider appointing a liaison to the the Project Safe Neighborhoods Executive Board.
17. Council to consider making appointments to various boards and commissions.
18. Council to receive public comment. Public comment will be opened at approximately 6:00
p.m. or at the end of the meeting, whichever comes first. Speakers must sign in prior to the
public comment session.
19. City Manager’s Comments.
(a) Update regarding asbestos cement pipes and the quality of drinking water.
(b) Other comments.
(a) Parks and Recreation will host the 22nd Annual Father/Daughter Dance for girls ages 4 to 13 and their fathers on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Civic Center. There will be entertainment, dancing, snacks, games and door prizes. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any of the four recreation facilities. For more information please call 704-216-PLAY.
21. Council’s Comments.
22. Mayor Pro Tem Comments.
23. Mayor’s Comments.
24. Council to go into closed session to consult with an attorney as allowed by NCGS 143-318.11(a)(3).
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City of Salisbury