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CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

 
Work Session Agenda
City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Dinner & Closed Session
(4:00 – 5:15)
 
Closed Session
  • Litigation Matters
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Real Estate Matters
 
Agenda Overview
(5:15 – 5:20)
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager

 
External Auditors
(5:20 – 5:35)
John Sanderlin, City Auditor
Cheryl Xystros, KPMG

Documents:
  1. 2 KPMG.pdf
 
Non Standard Lot Process
(5:35 – 5:50)
George Homewood, Director of Planning

 
Homeland Security Update
(5:50 – 6:20)
Michael Goldsmith, Deputy City Manager
Steven R. Cover, Deputy City Manager - Public Safety,
City of Virginia Beach
Bob Geis, Deputy City Manager – Public Safety,
City of Chesapeake
Martin Culbreth, Special Agent in Charge of the
Norfolk Field Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation

 
Coal Dust Update
(6:20 - 6:35)
Dr. Demetria Lindsay, Director of Public Health

 
Retreat Preview
(6:35 - 6:45)
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager

 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Reverend Melody Tanner, Ghent Methodist 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 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.

(Passed by at the meetings of July 18th and August 22nd, 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, to hear comments on accepting the Boundary Settlement between the City of Norfolk and Cynthia B. Brock regarding property located in the County of Isle of Wight, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Deed of Boundary Settlement and plat on behalf of the City of Norfolk.
 
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 the conveyance of the City of Norfolk's interest, if any, in a certain parcel of land known as 3101 Pretty Lake Avenue, to Christopher D. and Deborah J. Lutz, by Quitclaim Deed. 
 
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 grant funds in the amount of $46,392 from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services to support the continuation of the Violence Against Women V-Stop Program and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of $46,392 in grant funds and $15,464 in a local cash match for total grant funding of $61,856 for the program.
 
C-2
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 2018 and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the grant funds for payroll, medical benefit coverage and retirement expenses for the Program employee.
 
C-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance granting a Special Exception authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption at an establishment known as "7- Eleven" on property located at 1877 East Ocean Avenue, Suite 1881.
 
C-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting a grant in the amount of $1,204,051.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services for the Norfolk Criminal Justice Services Agency for Fiscal Year 2018, appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the grant funds in the amount of $1,204,051.00 authorizing the expenditure of $158,932.00 in local funding for the NCJS Agency and authorizing the employment of twenty (20) persons for the NCJS Agency and providing funds for their salaries and benefits.
 
C-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting $178,998.56 in grant funds from the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, for the Fiscal Year 2017 "Four for Life" Program and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the $178,998.56 in grant funds for the "Four for Life" Program.
 
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 $20,125.57, plus interest, to Ademco Distribution, Inc. based upon the overpayment of its business license tax for the tax years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
 
C-7
Letter from the City Attorney and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance directing the City Treasurer to issue a refund in the amount of $2,716.14, plus interest, to Brian Young, LLC. based upon the overpayment of its business personal property tax for the tax years 2016 and 2017. 
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
Matter of 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 Garage Parking Agreement, for a term of twenty (20) years for fifty-six (56) parking spaces in the Freemason Street Garage with the option to relocate spaces, as available, to the Boush Street Garage located at 112 W. City Hall Avenue.

(Passed by at the meetings August 22, 2017)
 
R-2
Mater of a letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance approving a Lease Agreement between Granby Street Properties, L.L.C., as Lessor, and the City of Norfolk, as Lessee, for the lease of property owned by Granby Street Properties, L.L.C. located at 100 Brooke Avenue; authorizing the City Manager to execute the Lease Agreement on behalf of the City of Norfolk; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $458,296.19 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.

(Passed by at the meeting of August 22, 2017)
 
R-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance approving a Lease Agreement between the Hermitage Foundation, as Lessor, and the City of Norfolk, as Lessee, for the lease of a portion of property located at 7637 North Shore Road and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Lease Agreement on behalf of the City of Norfolk," 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 acquisition of certain parcels of property located at 2101 Silbert Road for the purpose of a stormwater quality project and public greenspace; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $151,000.00 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-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance accepting the conveyance by the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority to the City of Norfolk of a permanent ingress and egress access easement over the property located at the Northern end of Norchester 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-6
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance granting GECMC 2006-C1 East City Hall Avenue, LLC permission to encroach into the right-of-way of 216 E. Plume Street at 223 E. City Hall Avenue approximately 63 square feet for the purpose of outdoor dining and approving the terms and conditions of the Encroachment Agreement," 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 Garage Parking Agreement between 450 Boush LLC and the City of Norfolk for the Lease of seventy-five (75) parking spaces for a term of five (5) years in the York Street Garage located at 215 W. York Street in the City of Norfolk, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement 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 permitting VA-Norfolk-720 Boush Street, LLC to encroach into the right-of-way of Voss Street at 720 Boush Street with a new sidewalk, curb and a concrete handicap landing," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-9
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance to repeal one Subsection each of Sections 25-649, 653 and 654, and to amend and reordain Sections 25-649, 651, 652, 653, and 654 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, SO AS TO add two new right turn on red prohibitions, one new u-turn prohibition, one new one-way street, one new yield intersection, and thirteen new stop intersections," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-10
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance to amend and reordain Section 2.1-11 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979, as amended, SO AS TO add one new subsection authorizing the City Manager to convert special project positions to permanent classified positions," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-11
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 "Sabor Caribeno" on property located at 7616 Sewells Point Road.
 
R-12
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to establish projects for the surface treatment of seven paved segments in accordance with the Programmatic Project Administration Agreement between the City of Norfolk and the Virginia Department of Transportation; and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the sum of $1,000,000.00 for these projects, subject to and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the aforesaid Agreement," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-13
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 Virginia Beach Boulevard/Newtown Road Intersection Improvements Project in the sum of $356,000.00; appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of such additional sum of $356,000.00 pending reimbursement by the Virginia Department of Transportation; and authorizing the City Manager to do all things necessary to obtain such additional funding," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-14
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, "An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to an Agreement in substantial conformity with the terms and conditions of Amendment No. 4 to the Comprehensive Agreement by and between the City of Norfolk, Norfolk Public Schools, and S.B. Ballard Construction Company for the design and construction of four schools known as Campostella K-8 School, Broad Creek PK-5 School, Ocean View PK-5 School and Larchmont PK-5 School, with an option to design and build Camp Allen PK-5 School to increase the project budget," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-15
A Resolution entitled, "A Resolution establishing the Mayor's Commission on Lifelong Learning," will be introduced in writing and read by its title.