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CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018

 
Work Session Agenda
City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Dinner & Worksession - 4:30
 
Closed Session
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Legal Matter
 
Agenda Overview
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Norfolk International Airport Update
Wynter C. Benda, Chief Deputy City Manager
Robert Bowen, Executive Director
Norfolk International Airport
 
Storm After Action Update
Michael G. Goldsmith, Deputy City Manager
 
St. Paul's Resolution
James Rogers, Deputy City Manager
 
Mayor's Advisory Commission - Climate Change
Morgan Whayland, Special Assistant
 
Zoning Ordinance
George Homewood, Director of Planning
 
Discussion on Mid-Year Retreat
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Budget Vignette
Greg Patrick, Budget Director
 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Rev. Dr. Leroy Briggs, Senior Chaplain, Norfolk Fire and Rescue, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Invitation to Bid
 
IB-1
INVITATION TO BID scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk to accept bids for a Long Term Wireless Facilities Franchise Agreement, with a term of ten years with up to three renewal terms of five years each in the City's rights-of-way.
 
Public Hearings
 
PH-1
PUBLIC HEARING scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk, to hear comments authorizing the conveyance to Flowers Baking Co. of Norfolk, LLC of a certain non-conforming lot located at W S Maltby Crescent in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Conveyance Agreement.
 
PH-2
Matter of a public hearing scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk, to hear comments on approving a Lease Agreement with Friends of the Pagoda and Oriental Garden Foundation for the lease of city owned property located at 265 W. Tazewell Street.

(THE APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED THAT THIS MATTER BE CONTINUED TO JANUARY 23, 2018.)
 
PH-3
PUBLIC HEARING scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk, to hear comments approving a Lease Agreement with Verizon Virginia, LLC for a parcel of land at 1415 Kempsville Road, in the City of Norfolk.
 
PH-4
PUBLIC HEARING scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk, to hear comments approving an Amendment to Lease between the City of Norfolk and 150 Owner LLC for the lease of premises known as Suites 101 and 102 in the office building currently known as SunTrust Building and located at 150 W. Main Street in the City of Norfolk, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Amendment to Lease on behalf of the City of Norfolk.
 
PH-5
PUBLIC HEARING scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk, on the application of D’Egg West, for a change of zoning to modify conditions on properties zoned conditional C-2 (Corridor Commercial) located at 1160-1170 Lexan Avenue.
 
PH-6
PUBLIC HEARING scheduled this day under the State law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk, to hear comments to amend Section 14.1-101, Wesley Precinct, SO AS TO change the name of its voting place.
 
Consent Agenda
ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION IN THE FORM LISTED. IF DISCUSSION IS DESIRED ON ANY ITEM, IT WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA AND CONSIDERED SEPARATELY.
 
C-1
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $10,000.00 from Norfolk Southern Foundation and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of $10,000.00 for the purchase of training equipment and supplies to support the Norfolk Fire-Rescue.
 
C-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $10,000.00 from Norfolk Southern Foundation and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of $10,000.00 for the purchase of training equipment and supplies to support the Norfolk Police Department.
 
C-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting a $113,617.00 2017 Local Emergency Management Performance Grant Award from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the grant funds and authorizing the expenditure of up to $113,617.00 in local matching funds to support salaries and for other emergency management related costs in the city’s office of Emergency Preparedness and Response.
 
C-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $57,717.00 in additional grant funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Storm Water Local Assistance Fund for the design and construction of three (3) water quality improvement projects and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the additional $57,717.00 in grant funds and authorizing the expenditure of an additional $57,717.00 from local cash matching funds for the water quality improvement projects.
 
C-5
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance directing the City Treasurer to issue a refund in the amount of $4,246.31 plus interest to FATIMA 757, Inc. based upon the overpayment of its June 2017 food and beverage tax.
 
C-6
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance directing the City Treasurer to issue a refund in the amount of $2,959.33 plus interest to Waterside Hospitality Group, LLC based upon the overpayment of its food and beverage tax.
 
C-7
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Special Exception to permit the operation of a commercial drive-through for “Chick-Fil-A” on property located at 6282 Northampton Boulevard.
 
C-8
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Special Exception authorizing the operation of an eating and drinking establishment named “Koshi” on property located at 201 West 21st Street, Suite 9.
 
C-9
Letter from the City Manager and the following two Ordinances:

An Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Special Exception authorizing the operation of an entertainment establishment with alcoholic beverages known as “Leone’s” on properties located at 449 and 455 Granby Street and 105 to 119 West Charlotte Street.
 
C-9A
An Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Special Exception authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption at an establishment known as “Leone’s” on properties located at 449 and 455 Granby Street and 105 to 119 West Charlotte Street.
 
C-10
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance directing the City Treasurer to issue a refund in the amount of $3,633.54 plus interest to Nissan of Norfolk, LLC based upon the overpayment of its 2014 business license tax.
 
C-11
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance directing the City Treasurer to issue a refund in the amount of $4,775.00 plus interest to Seven Sevens, Inc. based upon the overpayment of its 2017 business license tax.
 
C-12
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance to schedule council meeting dates for 2018.
 
C-13
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance to amend and reordain Section 2-4(B) of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, SO AS TO set the meeting place of the regularly scheduled council meetings.
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to divide the previously established Citywide Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project into three separate projects designated as Citywide Pedestrian Safety Improvements – Connectivity; Citywide Pedestrian Safety Improvements – Intersections; and Citywide Pedestrian Safety Improvements – Corridors, in accordance with the Programmatic Project Administration Agreement between the city of Norfolk and the Virginia Department of Transportation’ and reallocating previously appropriated funds in the amount of $7,800,000 to the said projects through the Virginia Department of Transportation Urban Allocation Program,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance granting Judy M. Barrett permission to encroach into city-owned property located adjacent to 348 Pefley Drive with two piers and an access area, and approving the terms and conditions of the License Agreement,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance permitting Edward T. Trapani and Martha B. Trapani to encroach into the right-of-way at 6147 Studeley Avenue with landscaping,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance approving an Eleventh Lease Amendment between St. Paul Associates, L.L.L.P, as Lessor, and the City of Norfolk, as Lessee, by which the city renews its lease of those certain premises located in the St. Paul Office Building at 125 St. Paul’s Boulevard designated as suites 200 and 205; and releases suite 202 as part of the leased premises; authorizing the City Manager to execute the amendment on behalf of the City of Norfolk; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $22,940.16 from funds heretofore appropriated to cover the rent payments for the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-5
Letter from the City Manager and a Resolution entitled, “A Resolution supporting the 2018 Legislative Priorities for the City of Norfolk,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-6
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance accepting the conveyance of a utility easement by Little Creek Partners Limited Partnership to the City of Norfolk and authorizing the City Manager to accept the Deed of Easement on behalf of the City,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-7
Matter of an Invitation to Bid scheduled this day pursuant under State Law, public notice having been inserted in the local press by the City Clerk to accept bids for a long term easement for a term of forty years and temporary construction easements for a term of up to five years across City of Norfolk property located in the City of Suffolk, and a license to cross a City of Norfolk easement located in the City of Suffolk, in conjunction with the construction, installation and maintenance of a Natural Gas Pipeline.

(PASSED BY AT THE MEETINGS OF OCTOBER 24, 2017 AND NOVEMBER 14, 2017)