FORT SMITH – An executive session to fill three positions on city commissions will highlight the Fort Smith City Board of Directors’ regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday. Directors will meet behind closed doors to fill positions on the Airport Commission, Arkansas Fair and Exhibition Facilities Board, and Transit Advisory Board.

Other points on the agenda for the meeting include:

ITEMS OF BUSINESS:

1. Proclamation for Public Works Week (May 21-27, 2018)

2. Items regarding undeveloped North 31st Street – formerly Lawrence Avenue:

A. Public hearing and ordinance to close, vacate and abandon a portion of
street right-of-way and a portion of an alley located in Jefferson Place,
Block 4, an addition to the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas (undeveloped
North 31st Street – formerly Lawrence Avenue)

B. Resolution accepting an easement for a portion of abandoned North 31st
Street right-of-way and portion of an alley located in Jefferson Place,
Block 4, an addition to the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas

3. Ordinance dedicating for public use a street right-of-way on real property
adjacent to Fire Station No. 11 located on Massard Road in Fort Smith, Arkansas
(Shirecrest Drive)

4. Ordinance amending the 2018 Budget and authorizing the appropriation of funds
from the reserve balance of the Water and Sewer Operating Fund

5. Ordinance to repeal Ordinance No. 23-18 and amending the 2018 Budget for the
purchase of Utility Department vehicles and equipment

6. Resolution authorizing the waiver of any building permit fees, inspection fees,
and sewer connection fees for the Arkansas College of Health Education’s
College of Health Sciences facility at 7006 Chad Colley Boulevard

7. Resolution accepting bid for the purchase of an excavator ($92,116.00 / Utility
Department – Sewer Line Maintenance / Budgeted – Capital Outlay Heavy
Equipment) ●

8. Resolution authorizing Amendment No. 1 to Authorization No. 2 with Mickle
Wagner Coleman, Inc. for engineering services for the 2015 Sanitary Sewer
Assessment Remedial Measures, Phase B, Sub-Basin S004 ($13,356.00 / Utility
Department / Budgeted – 2015 Revenue Bond) ♦ ●

9. Resolution accepting the project as complete and authorizing final payment to
Forsgren, Inc. for the construction of the 2017 Sub-Basin P007 Capacity
Improvement Project ($198,859.82 / Utility Department / Budgeted – 2015
Revenue Bond) ♦ ●

10. Consent Agenda

A. Resolution granting a temporary revocable license for the placement of
wood privacy fencing and brick columns in a public utility easement and
authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement (Stonecrest Subdivision /
9101 Custer Boulevard and 8206 Veterans Avenue)

B. Resolution to accept the bid and authorize a contract for storm drainage
installation at the United States Marshals Museum site, Project No. 18-06-
B ($129,470.00 / Engineering Department / Budgeted – Sales Tax
Program) ♦

C. Resolution accepting the bid of and authorizing the Mayor to execute a
contract with Forsgren, Inc. for the on-call services for Sewer and Water
System Repairs ($1,770,045.00 / Utility Department / Budgeted – 2018
6505 CIP and Future 2018 Revenue Bond)

D. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Garver for
development and submittal of a letter of interest regarding financing
options under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act for the
Massard Treatment Plant and Lake Fort Smith Transmission Line Projects
($139,220.00 / Utility Department / Budgeted – Water and Sewer
Operating Funds) ♦

E. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract for construction of
Fort Smith Park Playground ($208,261.30 / Parks Department / Budgeted
– 1/8% Sales and Use Tax) ♦

F. Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a lease agreement with
Heather Mendez for the operation of a pool concession stand at
Creekmore Park

G. Resolution accepting Change Order No. 1 and Change Order No. 2 with
Steve Beam Construction, Inc. for construction of the Fort Smith Park
Fishing Pavilion ($7,743.25 / Parks Department / Budgeted – 1/8% Sales
and Use Tax) ♦

H. Resolution accepting completion of and authorizing final payment to Steve
Beam Construction, Inc. for construction of the Fort Smith Park Fishing
Pavilion ($72,112.97 / Parks Department / Budgeted – 1/8% Sales and
Use Tax) ♦

OFFICIALS FORUM ~ presentation of information requiring no official action
(Section 2-36 of Ordinance No. 24-10)
 Mayor
 Directors
 City Administrator

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Appointments: Airport Commission (1), Arkansas Fair and Exhibition Facilities
Board (1), and Transit Advisory Board (1)

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