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File #: ORD. 2022-035    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 2/14/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/28/2022 Final action: 2/28/2022
Title: To designate the 1700 block of Porter Street in honor of James L. Moore, Sr.
Patrons: Stephanie Lynch, Vice President Robertson, Reva Trammell, President Newbille
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-035
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To designate the 1700 block of Porter Street in honor of James L. Moore, Sr.
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WHEREAS, upon information and belief of the Council, James L. Moore, Sr., passed away on December 10, 2020, at the age of 86, after a long career serving the religious life of his communities in various locations, including the city of Richmond; and
WHEREAS, upon information and belief of the Council, James L. Moore, Sr., was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree in 1996, went on to establish some 16 churches in New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, and became known as a mentor for young preachers; and
WHEREAS, upon information and belief of the Council, James L. Moore, Sr., is credited with the founding of the Tower of Deliverance Church in south Richmond; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to memorialize the life of James L. Moore, Sr., for his contributions to the religious life of the city of Richmond by designating the 1700 block of Porter Street in his honor; and
WHEREAS, because this designation is honorary only, the provisions of sections 8-7 through 8-10 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, do not apply to the designation made hereby or to any signs erected pursuant to this ordinance;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. Designation of Street Block for Honorary Names. The 1700 block of Porter Street shall be designated in honor of James L. Moore, Sr., pursuant to this ordinance.
? 2. Effect of Designation. The designation of the portion of the street made pursuant to this ordinance shall be honorary only, shall not replace the existing name of the street, and shall have no effect on the address of any property with an address on the designated street blocks. The sole effect of designation pursuant to this ordinance shall be to authorize the placement of commemorative signs in accordance with this ordinance memorializing the designation in honor of the named persons.
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