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CITY COUNCIL
REVISED AGENDA
TUESDAY, November 21, 2017


 
Work Session Agenda
City Hall - 10th Floor Conference Room
 
Dinner & Closed Session - 4:30
 
Closed Session
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Appointments
 
Agenda Overview
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
City Hall Security
Michael Goldsmith, Deputy City Manager
Nikki Riddick, Assistant Director, General Services
 
Chrysler Hall/Scope Update
John Rhamstine, Director, Cultural Facilities
 
Budget Vignette
Greg Patrick, Budget Director
Marva Smith, Director, Human Resources
 
Bike Share Program
Paul Filion, Alternative Transportation Manager
 
Elizabeth River Compact
Douglas L. Smith, City Manager
 
Charter Amendments
Thelma Drake, Assistant Director, Transportation
 
Announcement of Meeting
 
Formal Session
7:00 PM - Council Chambers, City Hall, 11th Floor
 
Prayer
Prayer to be offered by Captain William R. McKinley, II, Senior Kroc Officer, The Salvation Army, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Public Hearings
 
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 Galaxy NC, LLC, for an amendment to the future land use designation in the General Plan, plaNorfolk2030, from Single Family Suburban to Single Family Traditional and for a change of zoning from R-6 (Single-Family) to R-8 (Single-Family) on properties located at 701, 703, 710, 716, 727, 729, 731, & 733 Pecan Point Road.
 
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 changes to the Norfolk City Charter as follows: (i) the amendment of Section 62 of the Charter removing provisions authorizing the fire chief to order buildings that are hazardous and likely to communicate fire to other buildings to be torn down and requiring compensation for persons affected; (ii) the amendment of Section 10.1 of the Charter providing for the council’s appointment rather than election of the city manager, city attorney, city clerk, city auditor and high constable, and removing the requirement of a voice vote of council when appointing them; and (iii) the amendment of Section 16 of the Charter removing the requirement of the publication of the titles of passed ordinances and resolutions.
 
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 approving the Lease Agreement with Norfolk State University Research and Innovation Foundation, Incorporated for the lease of city owned property located at 520 E. Main Street.
 
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 a 2018 Addiction Recovery Program Grant Award of $48,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services for the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office and appropriating and authorizing the expenditure of the funds for the program.
 
C-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, An Ordinance accepting with appreciation the donation of $16,560.00 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 $5,640.00 to be used for the purchase of additional books, reading or educational materials at the Pretlow Anchor Branch Library.
 
Regular Agenda
 
R-1
Matter of an 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 four long term easements with a term of forty (40) years and related temporary construction easements for a term of no longer than one (1) year across various City properties in conjunction with the construction, installation, maintenance and replacement of multiple Natural Gas Lines.

(PASSED BY AT THE MEETING OF NOVEMBER 14, 2017)
 
R-2
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance approving a Fifth Amendment to Lease Agreement with Janaf Office Building, LLC for the City’s Lease of premises located at 5900 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard in Janaf Office Building,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-3
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance to repeal one Subsection of Section 25-653 and to amend and reordain Sections 25-651, 653 and 654 of the Norfolk City Code, 1979 SO AS TO add one new u-turn prohibition, ten new yield intersections, and fifteen new stop intersections,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-4
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance to amend and reordain the Code of the City of Norfolk, 1979, as amended, SO AS TO add a new section numbered 25-8 to authorize the Library Director to establish fees for the use of library facilities,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-5
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance approving a Right of Entry Agreement permitting Virginia Natural Gas to go upon and use certain city owned property located at 140 Park Avenue, 610 May Avenue, 930 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard and the intersection of Holt Street and Tidewater Drive for the construction, installation, maintenance, repair, replacement, operation and/or removal of natural gas lines,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.
 
R-6
Letter from the City Manager and an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of a certain parcel of property located at 800 Lexington Street for the sum of $342,800.00; approving the terms and conditions of the Purchase and Sale Agreement; and authorizing the expenditure of a sum of up to $355,000.00 from funds heretofore appropriated for acquisition of the property and all related transactional costs,” will be introduced in writing and read by its title.