The City of Norfolk

CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

 
Work Session Agenda
City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Dinner & Worksession - 4:30
 
Agenda Overview
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Budget Worksession 1
  • Overview of Budget Calendar - Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
  • What to Expect at Worksessions
  •  Detailed Look at Budget
           - Review of Revenue Sharing Policy - Catheryn Whitesell, Deputy City Manager
           - Strategies Used - Gregory Patrick, Budget Director
           -
Department Specific Budget ChangesGregory Patrick, Budget Director
 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Dr. Vanessa A. Edwards, Pastor, Greater Emmanuel Ministries, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Invitations 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 lease with a term of three (3) years and six (6) months, with the option to extend the term of the lease for two (2) additional terms of five (5) years each, for premises containing approximately 4,524 square feet and located on the first floor of the office building currently known as SunTrust Building and located at 150 W. Main Street in the City of Norfolk.
 
IB-2
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 lease with a term of five (5) years and six (6) months, with the option to renew the lease for three (3) additional periods of five (5) years each, for the premises in Selden Arcade located at 215 E. Plume Street in the City of Norfolk.
 
Public Hearing
 
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 vacation and release to Lake Wright Retail Investors, LLC of two water line easements located at 6282 Northampton Boulevard in the City of Norfolk; and authorizing the City Manager to execute and appropriate the Deed of Vacation and Release on behalf of the City.
 
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 Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance directing the City Treasurer to issue refunds to Compasion, LLC in the amount of $398.60 plus interest, based upon the overpayment of its 2017 business license tax and in the amount of $4,983.00, plus interest based upon the overpayment of its 2015 through 2017 business personal property tax.
 
C-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting with appreciation the donation of $16,850.00 to the City from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the funds to support library services and programs with $5,750.00 to be used for the purchase of additional books, reading or educational materials at the Pretlow Anchor Branch Library.
 
C-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting a Grant Award of $350,000 from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services for the Norfolk Community Services Board to continue to provide permanent supportive housing through Housing Resources and Rental Assistance to homeless individuals with mental illness and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the funds for the grant funds.
 
C-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting a $26,500.00 donation from the Meadowbrook Dog Park Association, Inc. for the City to purchase and install a 4΄ high fence for the Meadowbrook Dog Park located at 1625 West Little Creek Road and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the funds for the Meadowbrook Dog Park fence.
 
C-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting Conditional Use Permits to authorize the operation of a restaurant operating after midnight with live entertainment, named “Gershwins,” on property located at 332 Granby Street, Suite 100.
 
C-6
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit to authorize the operation of an automobile repair and maintenance establishment named “Around the Clock Auto Repair” on property located at 419 East 20th Street.
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance accepting the conveyance of a Drainage Easement by Lake Wright Retail Investors, LLC 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-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance changing the name of Magnolia Street to Magazine Lane,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of a certain parcel of property located at 7447 Central Business Park Drive for the sum of $4,500,00.00; approving the terms and conditions of the Purchase and Sale Agreement; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $4,515,000.00 from funds heretofore appropriated for acquisition of the property and all related transactional costs,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to use Urban Allocation Funds to cover additional costs for the Granby Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project in the sum of $3,318,176.00; appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of such additional sum pending reimbursement by the Virginia Department of Transportation; and authorizing the City Manager to do all things necessary and proper to obtain such additional funding,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of a certain parcel of property located at S S Ridgeley Road for the sum of $19,400.00 for the purpose of expanding River Point Park; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $25,000.00 from funds heretofore appropriated for acquisition of the property and all related transactional costs,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-6
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance permitting 116 Granby, LLC to encroach into the right-of-way at 116 Granby Street with grease hoods, carbon dioxide storage tank, mechanical unit, natural gas meter and protective bollards,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-7
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance accepting the conveyance of a Utility Easement by Visitors of Old Dominion University 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-8
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance accepting the conveyance of a Utility Easement by Sunshine Villas Condominium Association to the City of Norfolk over the property located at 1218 W. Ocean View Avenue 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-9
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance accepting the conveyance of an Access Easement by NRGC Development, LLC 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-10
Letter from the City Manager and a Resolution entitled, “A Resolution approving the exercise by the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority of powers conferred by the Virginia Housing Authorities Law, Chapter 1, Title 36 of the Code of Virginia of 1950, as amended, in connection with the issuance of its Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in a principal amount of up to $10,000,000, the proceeds of which will be loaned to Cogic Memorial Home for the Elderly Preservation, L.P. to assist it in financing a portion of the cost of acquiring, renovating and rehabilitating the Cogic Highrise Apartments located at 2412 East Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk, Virginia, and financing certain related costs and reserves, and upon which the City shall not have any payment obligation,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-11
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance rescinding the authority to convey to Virginia Natural Gas a parcel of property owned by the City of Norfolk located South of 3488 Godwin Boulevard in the City of Suffolk and repealing Ordinance Number 46,468, adopted on July 12, 2016,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.