The City of Norfolk

CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018

 
Work Session Agenda
City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Dinner & Worksession - 4:00
 
Closed Session
  • Real Estate Matters
 
Agenda Overview
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Tidewater Community College
Dr. Edna Kolovani, President, Tidewater Community College
 
Attucks Theatre Centennial Clelebration
Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Green Infrastructure
Justin Shafer, Environmental Engineer
 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Dr. Robert Guffey Jr., Freemason Baptist Church, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Public Hearings
 
PH-1
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, on the application of the City Planning Commission, for a text amendment to the City's Zoning Ordinance to require a Conditional Use Permit for the development of 25 or more multi-family dwelling units in the following zoning districts: MF-NS (Multi-Family – Neighborhood-Scale), MF-AC (Multi-Family – Apartment Complex), MF-HR (Multi-Family – High Rise), C-N (Neighborhood Commercial), C-C (Community Commercial), C-R (Regional Commercial), and G-1 (Granby/Monticello Corridor Mixed-use).

(PASSED BY AT THE MEETING OF MARCH 27, 2018

 
PH-2
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 Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Norfolk, as seller, and Tidewater Community College Real Estate Foundation, Inc., as purchaser, and authorizing the conveyance of real property located at 701 Monticello Avenue.
 
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 on approving a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Norfolk, as seller and Razzo Properties, LLC, as purchaser, and authorizing the conveyance of real property located at 1650 W. Little Creek Road.
 
PH-4
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 the City Planning Commission, for text amendments to the Norfolk Zoning Ordinance to include provisions that were in the prior zoning ordinance regarding appeals in HC districts, religious institutions in HC-G2, fences, certain temporary commercial uses, electronic signs in certain PCOs, sign size limits in the Sentara LASO, minimum size of wall signs, day care homes, allowable encroachments into certain yards, and definitions related to group home, lot area, corner lots, nonconformities, nightclub, and a definition for “sign” and “street”; designate the city council to establish fees; clarify certain minimum yard and setback requirements in the C-N, C-C, I-L, MF-NS, R-C and Harbor Walk PD districts; clarify provisions related to alcoholic beverage sales at conference and training centers, required improvements within ADUs, outdoor dining enclosures, and ARB review for development of nonstandard lots; alter the list of violations subject to a civil penalty; and clarify landscaping rules regarding credits for preserved trees on single-family lots, alternative landscape plans, limit on buffer requirements between industrial properties, separators between parking spaces and buffer areas, proper scope of screening requirements, and reference tables for tree replacement standards.
 
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 the City Planning Commission/Bourbon Smokehouse and Arcade, for a text amendment to Table 3.9.21, “Principal, Accessory, and Temporary Use Table for Overlay Districts” and Section 4.2.3(F), “Performance Standards for all Principal Uses – Standards Specific to Commercial Uses,” of the Norfolk Zoning Ordinance to add Commercial Recreation Center as a use permitted by Conditional Use Permit within the Pedestrian Commercial Overlay – 21st Street (PCO – 21st Street) district and to add performance standards for Commercial Recreation Centers in the 21st Street PCO and for Conditional Use Permits for Restaurant opening after 11:00p.m. and Commercial Recreation Center on property located at 2117 Colonial 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, on the application of Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD), for a) an amendment to the future land use designation in the General Plan, plaNorfolk2030, from Open Space/Recreation to Utility/Transportation and b) a change of zoning from OSP (Open Space & Preservation) to I-DW (Industrial Deep Water) on property located at 4301 Powhatan Avenue.
 
PH-7
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 Timothy M. Wheeler, for the closing, vacating and discontinuing a portion of Chesapeake Bay Avenue lying north of 1508 Lea View Avenue.
 
PH-8
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 Benna Victor Development, for a) an amendment to the future land use designation in the General Plan, plaNorfolk2030, from Office to Commercial; and b) a rezoning from O (Office) to Conditional C-R (Regional Commercial) on property located at 5900 Northampton Boulevard.

(CONTINUE TO JULY 10, 2018)
 
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 Clerk transmitting an Abstract of Votes cast in the City of Norfolk at the Republican Primary Election held on June 12, 2018, pursuant to Section 24.2-675 of the Code of Virginia.

Recommended Action: Receive and File.
 
C-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting an additional amount of up to $340,397 from the Commonwealth of Virginia Children’s Services Act Program from inclusion in the Fiscal Year 2018 Children’s Services Act Pool Fund and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the additional amount of up to $340,397 and up to $89,603 in local matching funds from the Norfolk Department of Human Services Special Revenue Account for Fiscal Year 2018.
 
C-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $6,584,260 in funds from the Commonwealth of Virginia for the Fiscal Year 2019 Children’s Services Act Funds Pool (“CSA”) Services Program and $639,899 from the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act (“VJCCCA”) Program, appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of $7,224,159 in funding and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of $2,372,397 in local matching funds for CSA from the City through its Department of Human Services, and $300,000 from the School Board of the City of Norfolk and $639,899 in local matching funds for VJCCCA from the City.
 
C-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $15,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency through the Virginia Department of Emergency Management for the FY17 State Homeland Security Program to purchase hazardous materials team equipment for Norfolk Fire-Rescue and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of grant funds.
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance to amend and reordain Sections 25-652, 654 and 656 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, SO AS TO add one new one-way street two new stop intersections, and one new street included in the prohibition regarding trucks of one and one-half tons or over,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit authorizing a billboard on property located at 5901 East Virginia Beach Boulevard,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.

(THE APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED TO CONTINUE TO JULY 24, 2018)
 
R-3
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance authorizing Amendment #3 of the Cable Television Franchise between the City and Cox Communications Hampton Roads, LLC to extend the term of the Franchise to and including December 31, 2018 or until a Franchise Renewal Agreement is fully executed, whichever occurs first, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Amendment to the Franchise Agreement on behalf of the City,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-4
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance to amend and reordain Sections 2-7, 2-33, 2-116, 2-118 (c) and (k), 24.1-2 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, SO AS TO eliminate references to Assistant City Managers,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance to amend and reordain Subsection 5 of Section 33.1 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, SO AS TO restrict what a bidder, offeror or contractor may designate as trade secrets or proprietary information in bids, proposals and requalification applications,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-6
Letter from the City Clerk and a Resolution entitled, “A Resolution establishing an Attucks Theatre Centennial Commission,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-7
Letter from the City Clerk and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance to amend and reordain Section 2-326.3 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, as amended, SO AS TO eliminate the membership limit upon the Norfolk Criminal Justice Board” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.