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File #: ORD. 2018-287    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/11/2019
Title: To amend and reordain City Code ? 8-12, concerning the use of City-owned real estate, for the purpose of imposing certain requirements on the use of City-owned real estate as cold weather shelters for homeless persons.
Patrons: Ellen Robertson
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2018-287
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To amend and reordain City Code ? 8-12, concerning the use of City-owned real estate, for the purpose of imposing certain requirements on the use of City-owned real estate as cold weather shelters for homeless persons.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That section 8-12 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and hereby is amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 8-12. Use of City-owned real estate.

(a) Authority. Pursuant to sections 2.03(h) and 4.02 of the City Charter, the power to control and regulate the use and management of all City-owned real estate is vested in the City Council.
(b) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to provide for the:
(1) Use and management of City-owned real estate for which no other ordinance provides; and
(2) Change in use or management of City-owned real estate for which no other ordinance provides.
(c) Use.
(1) Where any provision of this Code or any other ordinance provides for a specific use for City-owned real estate, that use shall continue until such use is modified by ordinance.
(2) No use of City-owned real estate shall be changed except by ordinance adopted by the City Council.
(3) No City-owned real estate shall be used in a manner contrary to a use provided for by ordinance adopted by City Council.
(d) [Exception] Exceptions.
(1) This section shall not apply to City-owned real estate designated for use as a community garden pursuant to the provisions of Article III, Division 5 of this chapter.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (c) of this section or any other provision of this Code to the contrary, no City-owned real estate shall be used as a cold weather shelter for homeless persons until:
a. The Chief Administrative Officer has submitted to the City Council:
1. Evidence that the Chief Administrative Officer has caused to be held one or more public meetings to allow...

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