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Meeting Notes: Carmel Common Council 04-18-22

Meeting Agenda

Monday, April 18, 2022 – 6 p.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall, One Civic Square

  1. Call to Order
  2. Agenda Approval
  3. Invocation
  4. Pledge of Allegiance
  5. Recognition of City Employees and Outstanding Citizens
    1. Swearing-in of new Carmel Police officers
  6. Officer Brooke Annerino
  7. Officer Abishai Schoenbein
  8. Officer John Heckman
  9. Officer Liam Taylor
  10. Officer Isaiah Miller
  11. Officer Lance Wesner
    1. Recognition of Presidential Volunteer Service Award Winners
  12. Recognition of Persons Who Wish to address the Council
  13. Council and Mayoral Comments/Observations
  14. Consent Agenda
  15. Approval of Minutes
  16. March 21, 2022 Regular Meeting
  17. March 31, 2022 Special Meeting
  18. Claims
  19. General Claims $3,678,628.57
  20. Wire Transfers $3,109,422.04
  21. Action On Mayoral Vetoes
  22. Committee Reports
    1. Finance, Utilities and Rules Committee
    1. Land Use and Special Studies Committee
    1. All reports designated by the Chair to qualify for placement under this category.
  23. Other Reports – (at the first meeting of the month specified below):
    1. Carmel Redevelopment Commission (Monthly)
    1. Carmel Historic Preservation Commission (Quarterly – January, April, July, October)
    1. Audit Committee (Bi-annual – May, October)
    1. Redevelopment Authority (Bi-annual – April, October)
    1. Carmel Cable and Telecommunications Commission (Bi-annual – April, October)
    1. Economic Development Commission (Bi-annual – February, August)
    1. Library Board (Annual – February)
    1. Ethics Board (Annual – February)
    1. Public Art Committee (Annual – August)
    1. Parks Department (Quarterly – February, May, August, November)
    1. All reports designated by the Chair to qualify for placement under this category.
  24. Old Business
    1. Eighth Reading of Ordinance Z-670-21; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending the WestClay Village Planned Unit Development District Ordinance; Sponsor: Councilor Rider. Remains in the Land Use and Special Studies Committee.

Synopsis: Ordinance amends the WestClay Village Planned Unit Development  District, as amended, to apply the  five hundred (500) foot setback from residentially  used property for gas station pumps, pump  islands and vent pipes set forth in Ordinance Z-669-21 to the WestClay PUD district.

  • Second Reading of Ordinance Z-676-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Establishing the Flora Planned Unit Development District; Sponsor: Councilor Rider. Returning from the Land Use and Special Studies Committee.

Synopsis: Ordinance Establishes the Flora Planned Unit Development District Ordinance (the “Flora PUD”). The Ordinance would rezone the real estate from S-2 Residential to a Planned Unit Development district allowing the future development of a residential neighborhood laid out in the style and character as depicted on the attached Concept Plan which includes single-family attached homes and townhomes.

  1. Public Hearings
    1. Resolution CC-04-18-22-01:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Adopting the Carmel Comprehensive Plan; Sponsor: Councilor Rider

Synopsis: This resolution updates and reformats the Comprehensive Plan.

  • First Reading of Ordinance D-2620-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Vacating Right-of-Way Located 2nd Street SE (Supply Street), East of 1st Avenue SE; Sponsor: Councilor Rider.

Synopsis: Vacates approximately 154.4′ of right-of-way along 2nd Street SE (Supply Street) and part of the southwest quarter of Section 30, Township 18 North, Range 4 East

  1. New Business
    1. Resolution CC-04-18-22-02:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving a Transfer of Funds Within the ARP Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (#176); Sponsor: Councilor Nelson

Synopsis: Transfers funds to be used for governmental services within the ARP Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (#176).

  • First Reading of Ordinance D-2622-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Authorizing the Issuance of Economic Development Tax Increment Revenue Bonds to Support the Redevelopment of a Former AT&T Site, and Authorizing and Approving Other Actions in Respect Thereto; Sponsor: Councilor Worrell.

Synopsis: Ordinance authorizes the issuance of developer TIF bonds by the City of Carmel, Indiana, to finance improvements to support the redevelopment of the former AT&T site located at 210 3rd Avenue SW and adjacent properties.

  • First Reading of Ordinance D-2623-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Authorizing the Issuance of Economic Development Tax Increment Revenue Bonds to Support the ERS Old Meridian and Main Project, and Authorizing and Approving Other Actions in Respect Thereto; Sponsor: Councilor Worrell.

Synopsis: Ordinance authorizes the issuance of developer TIF bonds by the City of Carmel, Indiana, to finance improvements to support the development of the ERS Old Meridian and Main Project.

  • First Reading of Ordinance D-2624-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Authorizing the Issuance of Economic Development Tax Increment Revenue Bonds to Support the Concourse Project, and Authorizing and Approving Other Actions in Respect Thereto; Sponsor: Councilor Worrell.

Synopsis: Ordinance authorizes the issuance of developer TIF bonds by the City of Carmel, Indiana, to finance improvements to support the development of the Concourse Project.

  • First Reading of Ordinance D-2625-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of theCity of Carmel, Indiana, Authorizing the Issuance of Economic Development Tax Increment Revenue Bonds to Support the Old Meridian Apartments Project, and Authorizing and Approving Other Actions in Respect Thereto; Sponsor: Councilor Worrell.

Synopsis: Ordinance authorizes the issuance of developer TIF bonds by the City of Carmel, Indiana, to finance improvements to support the development of the Old Meridian Apartments Project.

  • Resolution CC-04-18-22-03:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving Certain Matters in Connection with the Old Town Economic Development Area (Smokey & Monon Allocation Area); Sponsor: Councilor Worrell

Synopsis: Resolution approves (1) a resolution of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission making technical boundary amendments to the Smokey & Monon Allocation Area in the Old Town Economic Development Area, and (2) a related resolution of the Carmel Plan Commission.

  • Resolution CC-04-18-22-04:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving Certain Matters in Connection with the Old Town Economic Development Area (Smokey & Monon Phase II Allocation Area); Sponsor: Councilor Worrell

Synopsis: Resolution approves (1) a resolution of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission creating a new Smokey & Monon Phase II Allocation Area within the Old Town Economic Development Area, including an economic development plan supplement, and (2) arelated Carmel Plan Commission resolution.

  • Resolution CC-04-18-22-05:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving Certain Matters in Connection with the City Center Redevelopment Area (Studio M Allocation Area); Sponsor: Councilor Worrell

Synopsis: Resolution approves (1) a resolution of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission creating a new Studio M Allocation Area within the City Center Redevelopment Area, including a redevelopment plan supplement, and (2) a related Carmel Plan Commission resolution.

  1. Resolution CC-04-18-22-06:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving Certain Matters in Connection with the City Center Redevelopment Area (Firehouse East Allocation Area); Sponsor: Councilor Worrell

Synopsis: Resolution approves (1) a resolution of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission creating a new Firehouse East Allocation Area within the City Center Redevelopment Area, including a redevelopment plan supplement, and (2) a related Carmel Plan Commission resolution.

  • Resolution CC-04-18-22-07:  A Resolution of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Approving Certain Matters in Connection with the Old Meridian Economic Development Area (Old Meridian Apartments Allocation Area); Sponsor: Councilor Worrell

Synopsis: Resolution approves (1) a resolution of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission creating a new Old Meridian Apartments Allocation Area within the Old Meridian Economic Development Area, including an economic development plan supplement, and (2) a related Carmel Plan Commission resolution.

  • First Reading of Ordinance D-2626-22; An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Carmel, Indiana, Amending Chapter 8, Article 3, Sections 8-1, 8-18, 8-19, 8-20, 8-21, 8-22, 8-23, 8-24, 8-26, and 8-27, and Chapter 8, Article 5, Sections 8-45, 8-47, and 8-48 of the Carmel City Code; Sponsor: Councilor Worrell.

Synopsis: Ordinance amending vehicular restrictions under Chapter 8, Articles 3 and 5 of the Carmel City Code.

  1. Agenda Add-On Items
  2. Other Business
    1. City Council Appointments
  3. Carmel Audit Committee (Term Expires 1/1/24, two-year term); One appointment.
  4. Carmel Cable and Telecommunications Commission (Term expires 3/31/24, two-year term); One appointment.
  5. Announcements
  6. Adjournment