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CITY COUNCIL
REVISED AGENDA
TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017

 
Work Session Agenda
City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Dinner & Closed Session
(4:00 – 5:30)

Closed Session
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Litigation Matter
  • Appointments

 
Introductions
(5:30 - 5:40)
Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander
 
Agenda Overview
(5:40 – 5:50)
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager

 
Westside Transit Study Project
(5:50 – 6:15)
William Harrell- President & CEO, Hampton Roads Transit
Ray Amoruso- Chief Planning and Development Officer, Hampton Roads Transit
Jamie Jackson- Director of Transit Development, Hampton Roads Transit

 
Legislative Process Update
(6:15 - 6:30)
Yovonda Bellamy, Intergovernmental Relations Officer
Mike Edwards, Kemper Consulting, Inc.
Christopher DeLacy, Holland & Knight

 
Post-Recess Priorities
(6:30 - 6:45)
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Norfolk Nighthawks Update
(6:45 – 7:00)
James Mickle, Division Head Recreation, Parks and Open Space

 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Dr. Carl Sherrill, Mount Zion 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, to hear comments approving a Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Norfolk, as seller, and SMCO, LLC, as buyer, for real property consisting of 0.8551 acres, more or less and located at 2300 Church Street in the City of Norfolk.

(PASSED BY AT THE MEETING OF JULY 11, 2017)
 
PH-2
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 General Plan amendment to plaNorfolk2030 to incorporate new or modified actions, text, and maps based on recommendations from the April 2017 biennial evaluation of plaNorfolk2030.
 
PH-3
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 Norfolk Building Corp., for a change of zoning from R-8 (Single-Family) to R-9 (Single-Family) on property located at 1101-1113 East Leicester Avenue.

(THE APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED A CONTINUANCE TO AUGUST 22, 2017)
 
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, to amend Chapter 2, “Definitions,” and Section 13-6.7 “Communication Antennae” of the City’s Zoning Ordinance to add a definition for “small cell facility,” amend related definitions and address small cell antennae as accessory structures.
 
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 approving the acceptance of a gift of up to $26,000.00 from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the funds. 
 
C-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting the dedication of a small piece of land owned by Norfolk Building Corp., measuring 24 square feet in area, for the purpose of widening the public right of way at the corner of Dakota Avenue and Elliott Street, and authorizing the City Manager to accept the Deed of Dedication on behalf of the City of Norfolk.
 
C-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $57,000 in grant funds from the Virginia Office of the Attorney General for overtime costs incurred by the Norfolk Police Department for the Hampton Roads Human Trafficking Task Force and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the grant funds and local matching funds in the amount of $11,250 as in-kind services by the Norfolk Police Department for a total funding of $68,250.
 
C-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting a $45,000.00 Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victims Fund Grant Award from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services for the support of personnel costs for a program paralegal to assist in the prosecution of misdemeanors and felonies involving domestic violence, sexual abuse, stalking and family abuse for fiscal year 2017 and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the grant funds for payroll, medical benefit coverage and retirement expenses for the program employee. 
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
Matter of a letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance granting a Special Exception to permit the construction of a Communication Tower (Commercial) on property located at 608 East Little Creek Road," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.

(PASSED BY AT THE MEETINGS OF APRIL 11, 2017 AND MAY 23, 2017)
 
R-2
Letter from the City Manager and a Resolution entitled, "A Resolution approving the protocol for delinquent meal taxes and Special Exceptions," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance permitting Square Peg LLC to encroach into the rights-ofway of 40th Street and Parker Avenue at 4000 Parker Avenue with an existing pent roof, two signs, two planters and entranceway steps," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance approving a right of entry permitting the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority to go upon and use certain City owned property located at 2600 E. Princess Anne Road for redevelopment work on the former Dreamkeeper Academy site," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance finding a public necessity for the acquisition in fee simple of certain portion of the property located at 9509 Densmore Place for the purpose of a future water quality improvement project; approving the acquisition of the property by Purchase Agreement; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $31,000.00 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 approving an Open Data Policy and authorizing the City Manager to do all things necessary and proper to carry out its terms," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-7
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance approving a Cost Participation Agreement between the City of Norfolk and Hampton Roads Sanitation District for sanitary sewer force main within Pershing Avenue," will be introduced in writing and read by its title," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-8
Letter from the City Manager and a Resolution entitled, "A Resolution opposing offshore oil and gas drilling and exploration, including seismic testing," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-9
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance approving a Cooperation Agreement regarding the redevelopment of the St. Paul's area including the development and implementation of a redevelopment plan, creation of an entity and the expenditure of up to $2,000,000 heretofore appropriated," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.