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2018

RESOLUTION  2018- 02 A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 2016-10 OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS; AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2017 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017.   WHEREAS, the City Council has been advised of changes in various portions of the 2017 City Budget affecting both actual…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018- 02A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS TOEXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JOHNSON AND THE JOHNSON AREAVOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WHEREAS, there exists a need to exhibit the City of Johnson's support for the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and, WHEREAS, the Johnson…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-03 A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND IN ARKANSAS; AND TO ENGAGE IN LITIGATION AS A MEMBER OF THE MUNICIPAL LEGAL DEFENSE PROGRAM (MLDP) AGAINST THOSE ENTITIES AND PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS SOCIETAL CRISIS.   WHEREAS, our nation and the state…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-04 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FILING OF A LAWSUIT TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF THE 1994 KME LADDER FIRE TRUCK   WHEREAS, the City acquired a 1994 KME Ladder Fire Truck, hereinafter Ladder Truck, in 2009 pursuant to Ordinance No 2009-02 for use by the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-05 A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE NEED TO TRAIN A CITY EMPLOYEE TO SERVE AS ASSISTANT TO AND BACKUP FOR THE RECORDER/TREASURER. WHEREAS, the Recorder/Treasurer has a substantial work load, as assigned by Chapter 2.24 of the Johnson Municipal Code and State law, which is critical to the operation…
RESOLUTION 2018- 06 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A LEASE EXTENSION OF CITY PROPERTY AND BUILDING AT THE SW CORNER OF WILKERSON AND MAIN DRIVE     WHEREAS, the tenants in the old Post Office have been faithful regarding care of and payments for 2805 Main Drive, Johnson, Arkansas; WHEREAS,…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-07A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE JOHNSON POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY & STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE MANUAL BY ADDING POLICY 19 ANIMAL CONTROL OPERATIONS TO CHAPTER 7 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:Section 1: The Table of Contents of the Johnson Police Department Policy &…
RESOLUTION NO, 2018-08 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE REPAIR OF 1994 KME75' FIRESTIX LADDER TRUCK BY JON.S MID AMERICAFIRE APPARATUS AND A SUBCONTRACTED DIESEL SHOP WHEREAS, the City acquired a 1994 KME 75' Firestix ladder truck in 2009 from Jon's Mid America Fire Apparatus {JMAFA}; WHEREAS, said ladder fire truck served the…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-09 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE OF BIDFOR DEBRIS REMOVAL AT THREE SITES RELATED TOSCULL CREEK   WHEREAS, rain events in 2017 caused debris to be deposited at the Ball Street creek crossing;WHEREAS, those rain events also caused debris to be deposited in Tributary 4 to Clear Creek…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-10 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE OF BID FOR SCULL CREEK TRAIL REPAIRS   WHEREAS, the damages and necessary repairs have been identified and assessed; WHEREAS, there has been a study performed and specifications prepared for the necessary repairs; WHEREAS, that an Invitation to Bid was published and instructions to bidders provided to…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-11   A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF ENGAGEMENT LETTER WITH THRASH LAW FIRM P.A. AND OTHERS TO FILE A MOTION TO INTERVENE IN A LAWSUIT AGAINST ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANIES FOR GROSS RECEIPT TAXES OWED THE CITY OF JOHNSON.     WHEREAS, the Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-12 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT BETWEENWASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OFJOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE ANIMALSHELTERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON.   BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS: Section 1: The city's previous agreement with Washington county for animal sheltering services…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-13 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE ANDAPPROVAL OF LETTER CONTRACT WITH CARVER, LLCFOR ON-CALL PLANNING SERVICES   WHEREAS, growth and development in the City, while exciting and very positive, nevertheless greatly increases the workload of City staff and the Planning Commission; WHEREAS, much of the growth and development is…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-14 A RESOLUTION LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTYWITHIN THE CITY 0F JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE YEAR 2018,FIXING THE RATE THEREOF AT FIVE MILLS, AND CERTIFYING THE SAMETO THE COUNTY CLERK 0F WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS.   BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-15 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OFPROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT FORENGINEERING SERVICES WITH HAWKINS-WEIRENGINEERS, INC. WHEREAS, The City published a Request for Qualifications seeking a firm/person to provide Engineering Services to the City. met with several engineering firms and selected the best qualified candidate to provide the needed services for…
RESOLUTION 2018-16 A RESOLUTION INCREASING THE FRANCHISE FEE FORUTILITY SERVICES PROVIDED WITHIN THE CITY OFJOHNSON   WHEREAS, Arkansas Code Annotated ยง 14-200-101 provides for municipalities to set and determine reasonable franchise fees and determine the terms and conditions upon which public utilities may be permitted to occupy the streets, highways…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-17 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITYOFFICIALS TO EXECUTE CHECKS AND DRAFTS ONSPECIFIED ACCOUNTS 0F THE CITY OF JOHNSON ANDTHE JOHNSON POLICE DEPARTMENT   WHEREAS, there are numerous accounts holding funds of the City of Johnson, Arkansas;WHEREAS, there is more than one account holding funds of the Police Department…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-18 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSASA RESOLUTION T0 REPEAL RESOLUTION NO. 2007-3   WHEREAS, on or about February 13, 2007 the City Council of the City of Johnson, Arkansas approved and adopted Resolution No. 2007-3, that has been amended from time to time, establishing, defining and delineating the Johnson…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018-19 A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE REVISED 2018JOHNSON POLICE DEPARTMENT STANDARD OPERATINGPROCEDURES MANUAL   BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS: Section 1: That inasmuch as the Johnson police Department standard operating Procedures manual is literally a living document undergoing constant updating and…
RESOLUTI0N NO:2018 - 20 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 BUDGET ANDAUTHORIZING EXECUTION 0F AGREEMENTBETWEEN OWNER AND ENGINEER FORPROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH EARTHPLAN DESIGNALTERNATIVES, P.A.     WHEREAS, The City has had a long, pleasant and satisfying relationship with Earthplan Design Alternatives, P.A. providing various Engineering Services to the City with much of…
STATE AID CITY STREET PROGRAM PROJECT RESOLUTION RESOLUTION NO. 2018-21 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OFTHE CITY OF JOHNSONTO UTILIZE STATE AID STREET MONIESFOR THE FOLLOWING CITY PROJECT: Johnson Overlay No. 2WHEREAS, the City of JOHNSON understands that State Aid Street Program funds are available for certain city projects at the…
RESOLUTION No. 2018-22 A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR AND ADOPTING ABUDGET FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FORTHE TWELVE (12) MONTHS BEGINNING JANUARY 1,2019, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2019;APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR EACH AND EVERY ITEMOF EXPENDITURE THEREIN PROVIDED FOR AND FOROTHER PURPOSES.   WHEREAS, the City Council has made a comprehensive…
RESOLUTION NO.2018-23 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS TOEXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES BETWEEN THECITY OF JOHNSON AND THE JOHNSON AREAVOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT   WHEREAS, there exists a need to exhibit the City of Johnson's support for the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and,WHEREAS, the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire…
RESOLUTION NO-2018-24 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT BETWEENWASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OFJOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE ANIMALSHELTERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY O:F JOHNSON,ARKANSAS: Section 1: The city's previous agreement with Washington County for animal sheltering services expired…
RESOLUTION NO. 2018- 25 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING APPOINTMENT AND APPROVAL OFMUNICIPAL ATTORNEY FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS. WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2010-06 of the City of Johnson established the procedure for appointment of a Municipal Attorney and set terms for such appointments; and,WHEREAS, the appointment of Daniel Wright as City…
RESOLUTION NO.2018-26 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OFAMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT WITH HAWKINS-WEIR ENGINEERS, INC.   WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2018-15 on September 11. 2018, to authorize execution of a Professional Services Agreement (hereinafter the Agreement) with Hawkins-Weir to provide specified engineering services in regard to Main Drive and…