The City of Norfolk

CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2018

 
Worksession Agenda
4:30 PM City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Agenda Overview
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Hampton Roads Workforce Council
Shawn Avery, President, Hampton Roads Workforce Council
 
Engage, Educate, Enforce
Michael G. Goldsmith, Deputy City Manager
 
Opportunity Zone Update
Sean Washington, Business Development Manager
 
Dinner & Closed Session
 
Closed Session
  • Real Estate Matter
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Personnel Matter
 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Chaplain Terry Haddock, Norfolk Police Department, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
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 on the application of Watermark Apartments, L.P., to quitclaim, vacate and release a utility easement on property located at 7221 Newport Avenue.
 
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 granting a Conditional Use Permit to authorize the operation of an establishment for commercial vehicle repair and maintenance named “Seven Cities Repair” on property located at 420 East 20th Street.
 
C-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit to authorize the operation of a nightclub named “Living Room” on property located at 700 North Military Highway.
 
C-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit to modify the intensity and dimensional standards of the R-C (Residential-Coastal) Zoning District in order to accommodate elevating a flood-prone single-family dwelling on property located at 1505 Lea View Avenue.
 
C-4
Letter from the City Manager and a Resolution entitled, A Resolution in support of the City of Norfolk’s participation in the Biophilic Cities Network.
 
C-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit to authorize the operation of a nightclub named “Granby Theater” on property located at 421 Granby Street.
 
C-6
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting, appropriating and authorizing for expenditure of a grant award of $20,294 from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services for the Norfolk Community Services Board Infant and Toddler Connections Program to provide early intervention services.
 
C-7
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance permitting Monticello Office Building, L.L.C. to encroach into the right-of-way at 258 Granby Street with a sign.
 
C-8
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting Conditional Use Permits to authorize the operation of a banquet hall named “Andalousi, LLC” on property located at 2729 Bowdens Ferry Road.
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
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 $14,500,000, 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-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the Land Disposition and Development Contract between the City and the Hanson Company, LLC SO AS TO revise the closing date, adopt a new development schedule and reduce the purchase price of the property by $167,686.00,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance amending and reordaining Ordinance No. 43,529 SO AS TO remove the language from Exhibit D of the Ordinance requiring the delivery of a Special Warranty Deed conveying any particular parcel to take place no later than sixty (60) days from the effective date of the Ordinance,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance authorizing the temporary closure and encroachment of a portion of Front Street and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Temporary Road Closure and Encroachment Agreement,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.