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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR ANDRECORDER-TREASURER TO ENTER INTO AN INTERLOCALAGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SPRINGDALE,ARKANSAS, AND THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS,REGARDING THE EXTENSION OF 56m STREET SOUTHFROM DON TYSON PARKWAY TO JOHNSON MILLBOULEVARD.WHEREAS, the City of Springdale., Arkansas, is in the process of making improvements to 56thStreet, and is…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS TOEXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICESBETWEEN THE CITY OF JOHNSON AND THE JOHNSON AREAVOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTWHEREAS, there exists a need to exhibit to the City of Johnson's support for theJohnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and,WHEREAS, the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department and the…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTERINTO AN INFORMAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OFSPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS, AND THE CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS, REGARDING THE FIRST PHASE OF THEEXTENSION OF 56™ STREET SOUTH FROM DON TYSONPARKWAY TO JOHNSON MILL BOULEVARD.WHEREAS, the City of Springdale, Arkansas, is in the process of making improvements to…
A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OFTHE CITY OF JOHNSON TO UTILIZE STATE AIDSTREET MONIES FOR THE JOHNSON OVERLAYPROJECTWHEREAS, the City of Johnson understands the State Aid Street Program funds areavailable for certain City projects at the following participating ratios: Work Phase State Aid % City %Reconstruction/Resurfacing Preliminary Engineering 100% -0-Construction…
A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OFTHE CITY OF JOHNSON TO UTILIZE FEDERAL-AIDMONIES FOR THE 56TH STREET WIDENING ANDEXTENSION PROJECT.WHEREAS, the City of Johnson understands Federal-aid Surface TransportationProgram Attributable funds are available for certain city projects at the following federalparticipating ratios, up to the maximum Federal-aid available:Work Phase Federal % City…
EXECUTE AND DELIVER AN AGREEMENT OFUNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITIES OFSPRINGDALE AND JOHNSON AND THE ARKANSASSTATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATIONDEPARTMENTWHEREAS, the Cities of Johnson and Springdale are interested in the development ofareas in the respective Cities which are West of Interstate 49;WHEREAS, the opportunity has arisen to partner together and utilize Federal-aid…
A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 2007-03 ANDNOMINATING AND CONFIRMING REPLACEMENT MEMBERS TOTHE JOHNSON PERSONNEL COMMITTEE.WHEREAS, following the passage of Resolution 2007-03, the Johnson PersonnelCommittee met, addressed various issues, made recommendations concerning personnel issuesand then faded from sight and therefore memory.WHEREAS, since the City is known by the people who work here…
A RESOLUTION LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONALPROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON; ARKANSAS, FOR THEYEAR 2014, FIXING THE RATE THEREOF AT 5.0 MILLS, ANDCERTIFYING THE SAME TO THE COUNTY CLERK OF WASHINGTONCOUNTY, ARKANSAS.BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS:Section 1 : That…
A RESOLUTION AGREEING TO THE CHANGE INZONING FROM C-2 TO C-3 FOR PROPERTY LOCATEDIN FAVETTEVILLE THAT ADJOINS PARCELS INJOHNSONWHEREAS, A.C.A. §14-56-306(b) requires that when adjoining land within a boundaryarea between two cities is sought to be rezoned, the City Council of the City in which theadjoining property is located must…
A RESOLUTION ACCEPTNG THE JOHNSON CLEARCREEK TRAIL.WHEREAS, the Johnson Clear Creek Trails, Inc. began working in 2008 to research,design and layout a trails system for the City of Johnson. -WHEREAS, the Johnson Clear Creek Trails, Inc. was instrumental in formulating andrecommending the Master Trail Plan for the City of Johnson.WHEREAS,…
WHEREAS, the construction and opening of Johnson Mill Boulevard has left portions of Main Drive and Carley Road obsolete as roadways.   WHEREAS, the City Council desires to proceed in accordance with Arkansas law (ACA Sec. 14-301-301 and following) to return those unneeded and unused portions of Main Drive and…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITYOFFICIALS TO EXECUTE CHECKS AND DRAFTS ONSPECIFIED ACCOUNTS OF THE CITY OF JOHNSONAND THE 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 ofthe City of Johnson, Arkansas:WHEREAS, the…
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 aMunicipal Attorney and set terms for such appointments; and,WHEREAS, the appointment of Daniel Wright as City Attorney expires 12-31 -2014; and,WHEREAS, Buddy…
BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS,FOR THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS BEGINNING JANUARY1, 2015, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015;APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR EACH AND EVERYITEM OF EXPENDITURE THEREIN PROVIDED FORAND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.WHEREAS, the City Council has made a comprehensive study and review of theproposed budget, andWHEREAS, it is the opinion…
A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 2013-08 OF THE CITYOF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS; AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR THEPERIOD BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2014 AND ENDINGDECEMBER 31, 2014.WHEREAS, the City Council has been confronted with changes in various portions of the CityBudget affecting both anticipated expenses and income different than anticipated for 2014; andWHEREAS, it…
A RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE NORTHWESTARKANSAS REGIONAL BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIANMASTER PLAN AND ADOPTING THE INDIVIDUAL PLANFOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON AS INCORPORATED ASPART OF THE MASTER PLANWHEREAS, the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission along with its membercommunities completed a comprehensive regional planning process involving extensive publicinvolvement and community participation, including the…
A RESOLUTION APPOINTING ONE NEW MEMBER AND REAPPOINTING ONEMEMBER TO THE JOHNSON PLANNING COMMISSION WITH TERMSBEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2015, AND TERMINATING DECEMBER 31, 2019WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 22 created the Johnson Planning Commission and gaveauthority to the Mayor to appoint members subject to confirmation by the City Council.WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 96-27…
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A LEASEOF CITY PROPERTY AND BUILDING AT SW CORNER OFWILKERSON AND MAIN DRIVEWHEREAS, the City owns a building and property at the corner of Wilkerson and Mainwhose address is 2805 Main Drive, Johnson, Arkansas;WHEREAS, Michael Schreiber and Terri Bitting are desirous of renewing the lease…
A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TOCONTACT, INVESTIGATE AND NEGOTIATECONCERNING THE ACQUISITION OF A PARCEL OFREAL ESTATEWHEREAS, the previous owners of 1. 9 acres of land situate on Main Dive have beengracious and kind in allowing the City to periodically use the property for various activities; and,WHEREAS, the property is…
A RESOLUTION DETERMINING THE PROCESS TOHIRE A PROFESSIONAL TO ASSIST THE CITY, TOFORM A COMMITTEE AND TO ALLOCATE FUNDSFOR DEVELOPMENT OF A SCHEMATIC CITYMASTER PLAN AND FORMING A COMMITTEEWHEREAS, the City is on the cusp of a new era of growth and development; and,WHEREAS, the City desires to obtain professional…
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PROFESSIONALSELECTED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSIONCOMMITTEE TO ASSIST THE CITY IN THEDEVELOPMENT OF A SCHEMATIC CITY MASTERPLAN AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OFAGREEMENTWHEREAS, the City is on the cusp of a new era of growth and development; and,WHEREAS, the City desired to obtain professional assistance in developing andadopting a…
A RESOLUTION AGREEING TO THE CHANGE INZONING FROM C-2 TO C-3 FOR PROPERTY LOCATEDIN FAYETTEVILLEWHEREAS, A.C.A. §14-56-306(b) requires that when adjoining land within a boundaryarea between two cities is sought to be rezoned, the City Council of the City in which theadjoining property is located must agree to any such…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-09A RESOLUTION ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TOTHE POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL OF THEJOHNSON POLICE DEPARTMENTNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THECITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, thatSection 1: That the Policies and Procedures Manual of the Johnson PoliceDepartment as adopted by Resolution 2009-2 is hereby amended as…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-10AN RESOLUTION RATIFYING EXECUTION ANDTRANSMITTAL OF OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE TOPURCHASE TRIANGLE PROPERTY ON MAIN DRIVEWHEREAS, the City has long been the beneficiary of the Allen family 's generosityregarding the City's use of approximately two (2) acres ofland north of Main Drive and East ofthe Arkansas-Missouri railroad tracks.WHEREAS, with…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-11A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION ANDTRANSMITTAL OF OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE TOPURCHASE TRIANGLE PROPERTY ON MAIN DRIVEWHEREAS, the City made an offer (ratified by Resolution 2015-10) to purchaseapproximately two (2) acres of land north of Main Drive and East of the Arkansas-Missourirailroad tracks;WHEREAS, said offer was rejected by Sager Creek…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-12A RESOLUTION APPOINTING A NEW MEMBER TO THEJOHNSON PLANNING COMMISSION WITH A TERMENDING DECEMBER 31,2018WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 22 created the Johnson Planning commission and gaveauthority to the Mayor to appoint members subject to confirmation by the City Council.WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 96-27 amended Ordinance No. 22.WHEREAS, John Ford has…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-13A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF ANENGINEERING DESIGN CONTRACT FOR 56th STREETFROM DON TYSON PARKWAY TO JOHNSON MILLBOULEVARDWHEREAS, the Cities of Springdale and Johnson have received STP-A fundingfor up to 80% of cost of design for the 56 St widening/construction from Don TysonParkway to Johnson Mill Boulevard,WHEREAS, using the…
RESOLUTION 2015-14A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OFAGREEMENT FOR FINANCING AMBULANCESERVICESWHEREAS, A.C.A. §14-14-910, A.C.A. §25-20-101, and A.C.A. §14-266-102authorize cities and counties to enter into contracts to co-operate or join with each other toprovide emergency and non-emergency medical services and to specify the responsibilities of allparties;WHEREAS, the City of Springdale, which currently provides…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-15A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PRE HAZARDMITIGATION PLAN FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY,ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSASWHEREAS, certain areas of Washington County and the City of Johnson aresubject to periodic flooding and other natural and man-caused hazards with tl1epotential to cause damage to property within the area; and,WHEREAS, Washington…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-16A RESOLUTION LEVYTh:G A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONALPROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON. ARKANSAS, FOR THEYEAR2015,FIXINGTHERATETHEREOF AT _5 _MILLS, ANDCERTIFYING THE SAME TO THE COUNTY CLERK OF WASHINGTONCOUNTY, ARKANSAS.BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOfNSON,ARKANSAS:Section 1: That a tax is hereby…
RESOLUTION NO. 2015-17A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A LOGO FOR THE CITY OFJOHNSON, ARKANSASWHEREAS, the City of Johnson, Arkansas has had developed a Schematic City MasterPlan (hereinafter S.C.M.P.) to aid and guide the City in formulating a revised Master Street Planand a revised comprehensive Master Plan.WHEREAS, in the process of developing the…
RESOLUTION 2016- 01   A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 2014-13 OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS; AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2015 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015.       WHEREAS, the City Council has been advised of changes in various portions of the 2015 City Budget affecting…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-02 A RESOLUTION AGREEING TO THE CHANGE IN ZONING FROM R-A (RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURAL) TO C-2, THOROUGHFARE COMMERCIAL AND C-3,  CENTRAL COMMERCIAL FOR PROPERTY LOCATED IN FAYETTEVILLE ADJACENT TO JOHNSON   WHEREAS, A.C.A. §14-56-306(b) requires that when adjoining land within a boundary area between two cities is sought to be rezoned, the City…
RESOLUTION No. 2016-03 A RESOLUTION AGREEING TO THE CHANGE INZONING FROM R-A (RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURE)TO C-2, THOROUGHFARE COMMERCIAL AND C-3,CENTRAL COMMERCIAL FOR PROPERTY LOCATEDIN FAYETTEVILLE ADJACENT TO JOHNSON   WHEREAS, A.C.A. §14-56-306(b) requires that when adjoining land within a boundary area between two cities is sought to be rezoned, the City…
  RESOLUTION  NO. 2016-04 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXCUTION OF PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT WITH   TRIANGLE BUILDER'S SUPPLY, INC., AND AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A GRANT   WHEREAS, the City has been approached about the possible location of an entertainment/recreational facility within Johnson. WHEREAS, such facility may be developed on land which would eventually be transferred to…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-06A RESOLUTION TO AMEND RESOLUTION 2007-08, SPECIFICALLY EXHIBIT E THERETO, AMENDING THE FEE TO BE CHARGED FOR GRADING PERMITS   WHEREAS, IN 2007 the Planning Commission and City Council recognized the need to review, study, update and standardize the various fees charged by the City; WHEREAS, Ordinance 2007-14…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-05A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE SPRINGDALE WATER AND SEWER COMMISSION   WHEREAS, the Springdale Water and Sewer Commission (the Commission) owns land (the Property) within the City of Johnson (Johnson) and operates a facility there to handle/process wastewater as an integral part of…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-07A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT WITH GTS INC, FOR STRUCTURAL EVALUATION OF AN EXISTING CAVE   WHEREAS, the City has been approached about the possible location of an entertainment/recreational facility within Johnson; WHEREAS, such facility may be developed on land which could eventually be transferred to the…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-08 A RESOLUTION LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE YEAR 2016, FIXING THE RATE THEREOF AT 5 MILLS, AND CERTIFYING THE SAME TO THE COUNTY CLERK OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS.   BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-09 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT BETWEEN WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE ANIMAL SHELTERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON.   BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS: Section 1: That the City Council of the…
RESOLUTION 2016-10 A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR AND ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS BEGINNING JANUARY l, 2017, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017; APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR EACH AND EVERY ITEM OF EXPENDITURE THEREIN PROVIDED FOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.   WHEREAS, the City…
RESOLUTION 2016-11 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING APPOINTMENT AND APPROVAL OF MUNICIPAL 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…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-12 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JOHNSON AND THE JOHNSON AREA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT   WHEREAS, there exists a need to exhibit the City of Johnson's support for the Johnson Area Volunteer Fire Department, and,…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-13 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT BY DISTRICT JUDGES JEFF HARPER AND GRAHAM NATIONS OF RACHEL GUENTHER AS COURT CLERK FOR THE JOHNSON DEPARTMENT OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF SUZY WALKER AND CHERYL MORGAN AS DEPUTY COURT CLERKS AND CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATION OF COLLECTOR FOR THE…
RESOLUTION NO. 2016-14 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE JOHNSON POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY & STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE MANUAL TO ADOPT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR POLICE BODY CAMERA RECORDING.   BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS: Section 1: The Table of Contents of the Johnson Police…
RESOLUTION 2016-15 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT WITH TOMLINSON ASPHALT CO., INC. TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF CAROL E. VAN SCYOC TRAILHEAD   WHEREAS, the City, using in-house personnel and equipment, made some progress toward the construction of the Carol E. Van Scyoc Trailhead (Trailhead) but has determined that the…
RESOLUTION 2017-01 A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 2015-20 OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS; AMENIHNG THE BUDGE'lr FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING JANUARY 1 , 2016 ANU ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2016.  WHEREAS, the City Counci I has been advised of changes in various portions of the 2016 City Budget affecting  both  actual …
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-02  A RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 33 OF THE  JOHNSON POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY & STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE MANUAL TO ADOPT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR  DEPARTMENT  USE OF ELECTRONIC CITATIONS. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS: Section 1: Section 33 of the Johnson…
RESOLUTION 2017-03   A RESOLUTION APPROVING A MEMORANDUM  OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITIES OF JOHNSON AND FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, CONCERNING  THE  TRAFFIC  SIGNAL AT  JOYCE  AND WILKERSON  WHEREAS, the Cities of Johnson and Fayetteville previously entered into an interlocal agreement that the traffic signal at the intersection of Joyce Boulevard and…
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-04 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON TO UTILIZE FEDERAL-AID TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES  PROGRAM FUNDS  WHEREAS, City of Johnson understands Federal-aid Transportation Alternatives Program Funds are available at 80% federal participation and 20% local match to improve and/or install lighting on the trails, including the…
RESOLUTION  NO. 2017-06 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT WITH BROWN AND  BROWN  OF ARKANSAS, INC.   WHEREAS, the City sponsors a Cafeteria Plan for medical expenses for the benefit and wellbeing of its employees and officials; WHERE , administration of the Cafeteria Plan is through Brown &…
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-07     A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON TO APPLY FOR STBGP-A FUNDING FOR ACQUISITION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY AND RELOCATION OF FRANCHISE UTILITIES FOR 55rH STREET FROM DON TYSON PARKWAY TO JOHNSON MILL BOULEVARD   WHEREAS, the Cities of Springdale and Johnson have received…
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-08   A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANRC FLOODPLAIN MAPPING PROJECT  WHEREAS, the City of Johnson participates in the National Flood Insurance Program and sees the need to have accurate Flood Insurance Rate Maps within its City limits, and…
RESOLUTION No. 2017-05 A RESOLUTION REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 2016-09 AND THE CONTRACT APPROVED THEREBY AND APPROVING A REVISED CONTRACT BETWEEN WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE ANIMAL SHELTERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF JOHNSON.    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY…
RESOLUTION NO. 2017- 09   A RESOLUTION LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE YEAR 2017, FIXING THE RATE THEREOF AT FIVE MILLS, AND CERTIFYING THE SAME TO THE COUNTY CLERK OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS.     BE IT RESOLVED…
RESOLUTION 2017-10 A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR AND ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2018, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018; APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR EACH AND EVERY ITEM OF EXPENDITURE THEREIN PROVIDED FOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. WHEREAS, the City Council…
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-11 A RESOLUTION SUPERSEDING RESOLUTION 2015-19 TO SET THE PER MEETING COMPENSATION FOR PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE 2015-11.     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, that:   Section 1: Ordinance No. 2015-11 requires that the City…
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 § 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…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-01CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSASA RESOLUTION TO AMEND RESOLUTION NO. 2017-10 THATPROVIDED FOR, APPROVED AND ADOPTED A 2018 BUDGET FORTHE CITY OF JOHNSON. ARKANSAS FOR THE TWELVE (12)MONTHS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2018 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018 WHEREAS, the City Council duly adopted the 2018 Budget on…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019 -2 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING AND AUTHORIZINGTHE MAYOR AND THE CITY RECORDER-TREASURER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BY ANDBETWEEN JOHNSON SQUARE HOLDINGS, LLC ANDJOHNSON SQUARE ASSEMBLY, INC. WHEREAS, Johnson Square Holdings, LLC ("Johnson Square Holdings") is developing an area within the City of…
RESOLUTION NO.2019-3 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSASA RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OFJOHNSON, ARKANSAS TO UTILIZE FEDERAL-AIDTRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM FUNDS WHEREAS, the City Council of Johnson understands Federal-Aid Transportation Alternative Funds are available at 80% federal participation and 20% local match to develop or improve the Carol…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-4 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SIGNATORIES ON THE FIREDEPARTMENT BANK ACCOUNT FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS.   WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the City Council of the City of Johnson that it is necessary to authorize signatories on the Fire Department…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-5 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITYRECORDER/TREASURER TO OPEN AND MAINTAIN A BANKACCOUNT ACT 833 FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS ON BEHALF OF THECITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS.   WHEREAS, on or about March 12, 2019, the City Council of the City of Johnson adopted…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-6 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSASA RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ADOPTING AN UPDATEDPERSONNEL HANDBOOK FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS.   WHEREAS, the City Council for the City of Johnson has previously adopted a Personnel Handbook for use by the City of Johnson, for the purpose of establishing…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-7 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSASA RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A SPECIAL WARRANTY DEEDFROM JOHNSON LANDHOLDINGS, LLC ON BEHALF OF THECITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS   WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Johnson has received and reviewed the Special Warranty Deed (the "Deed") from Johnson Landholdings, LLC, which…
  RESOLUTION NO. 2019-8 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A UTILITY EASEMENT ANDDRAINAGE EASEMENT FROM JOHNSON SQUAREHOLDINGS, LLC ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Johnson has received and reviewed the Utility Easement (the "Basement") from…
  RESOLUTION. 2019-09 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING AND AUTHORIZINGTHE MAYOR TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR ANEXCLUSIVE SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FRANCHISEAGREEMENT FROM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENTENTITIES DESIRING TO DO BUSINESS WITHIN THEINCORPORATED LIMITS OF JOHNSON.   WHEREAS, Ark. Code Ann. § 8-6-211 grants a municipality the power and…
RESOLUTION 2019-10 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ADOPTING A PERSONNELHANDBOOK FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, AND REPEALINGRESOLUTION 2019-6 IN ITS ENTIRETY.   WHEREAS, the City Council for the City of Johnson previously adopted a Personnel Handbook on May 14, 2019, through passage of Resolution 2019-6, for…
RESOLUTION 2019-11  A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS AS SIGNATORIES ON SPECIFIED BANK ACCOUNTS OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS.   WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Johnson previously adopted Resolution No. 2018-17, Resolution No. 2019-4, and Resolution No. 2019-5, which authorized certain city officials as signatories on…
RESOLUTION 2019-12   A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RATE OF PROPERTY TAX FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS FOR THE YEAR 2019 TO BE COLLECTED IN 2020. WHEREAS, Ark. Code Ann. § 26-25-102 provides that a city may levy a tax on the real and personal property located within the city for…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-13 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF JOHNSON,ARKANSAS TO EXECUTE A RESIDENTIAL SOLID WASTEAND RECYCLING AGREEMENT WITH ORION WASTESOLUTIONS FOR SOLID WASTE SERVICES WITHIN THE CITYOF JOHNSON.   WHEREAS, Ark. Code Ann. § 8-6-201 et seq. requires every municipality to have a system…
RESOLUTION NO. 2019-14 CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE APER CAPITA JAIL FEE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THECITY OF JOHNSON AND WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSASFOR THE PURPOSE OF CHARGING MUNICIPALITIES FORHOUSING OF THEIR PRISONERS IN THE WASHINGTONCOUNTY JAIL.   WHEREAS, the Mayor and City…
RESOLUTION 2019-15  CITY OF JOHNSON, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS  A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2020 BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS                         WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Johnson finds it is necessary to approve a budget for 2020 for the City; and             WHEREAS, the proposed 2020…
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