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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/8/2023 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Action Summary - English/Spanish Action Summary - English/Spanish Meeting Extra1: Meeting Minutes Meeting Minutes  
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CD.2023.179 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - May 8, 2023   Action details Not available
CD.2023.166 1  Council Document May 8, 2023 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-375 11. OrdinanceTo repeal Ord. No. 97-105-173, adopted May 27, 1997, which established a street light policy for the City of Richmond.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-119 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1402 North 32nd Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling and two single-family attached dwellings, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (7th District)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-121 213. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3207 Hermitage Road for the purpose of an office and contractor warehouse with outdoor storage, upon certain terms and conditions, and to repeal Ord. No. 60-227-197, adopted Aug. 8, 1960, and Ord. No. 60-120-93, adopted May 9, 1960. (As Amended) (3rd District)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-130 120. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 4, art. IV, div. 3 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 4-401, concerning exotic and wild animals. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R011 123. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities to consult with the Office of the City Attorney concerning the development of a plan and the preparation of necessary documents to acquire, preferably by gift, the properties known as Evergreen Cemetery [and], East End Cemetery, and Forest View Cemetery and to present such a plan and documents to the Council. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R024 126. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the preparation of a study to identify a location in the Shockoe Bottom area of the city of Richmond for the National Slavery Museum.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-046 12. OrdinanceTo install one speed table in the 2100 block of Wood Street. (6th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-068 13. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3600 Grove Avenue for the purpose of a multifamily dwelling containing up to [260] 253 dwelling units and amenity spaces, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (1st District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-092 14. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2018-310, adopted Dec. 17, 2018, which authorized the special use of the property known as 2712 East Leigh Street for the purpose of up to seven multifamily dwelling units and an accessory office, to authorize certain uses permitted on corner lots within the R-63 Multifamily Urban Residential District, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-111 15. OrdinanceTo designate the 1800 block of South Meadow Street in honor of Ida Lee Cheatham. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-112 16. OrdinanceTo designate the 500 and 600 blocks of West 22nd Street in honor of Josie Samarah Cox. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-115 17. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Deed of Quitclaim of Utility Easement between the City of Richmond and JG Laburnum, LLC and Robins Laburnum, LLC, for the purpose of vacating by quitclaim deed a certain easement on the property known as 5401 South Laburnum Avenue, for nominal consideration, to JG Laburnum, LLC and Robins Laburnum, LLC.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-116 18. OrdinanceTo designate the 5300 block of Marian Street in honor of the late Bettie Elizabeth Boyers Cooper. (1st District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-117 19. OrdinanceTo designate the 3000 block of Meadowbridge Road, from its intersection with Newbury Avenue to its intersection with East Brookland Park Boulevard, in honor of Michael D. Simpson. (6th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-118 210. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 310 West 31st Street for the purpose of a multifamily dwelling containing up to 19 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-120 212. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 14 Granite Avenue for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling with driveway access to the street, upon certain terms and conditions. (1st District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-122 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 600 Tredegar Street and 501 South 5th Street for the purpose of wall signs, upon certain terms and conditions. (6th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-125 115. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $65,800.00 from the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Police’s Office of the Attorney General Special Fund by $65,800.00, for the purpose of supporting gun violence reduction initiatives in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-126 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $70,663.00 from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, and to amend the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response by $70,663.00, for the purpose of providing the Department of Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response with reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for eligible costs incurred as part of the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-127 117. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $300,000.00 from the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Police’s Office of the Attorney General Special Fund by $300,000.00, for the purpose of purchasing protective equipment for on-duty police officers in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-128 118. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer and the Director of Procurement Services, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the sixth Contract Modification to Contract No. 16000022041 between the City and Manchester Marketing, Inc. T/A Seibert’s Towing for towing-related services and tow lot operation for the purpose of documenting the exercise of the third renewal option of Contract No. 16000022041.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-129 119. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code § 4-53, concerning supervision and control of the animal shelter and impoundment and release procedures, to repeal City Code § 4-275, concerning impoundment and violation notice and the fee for board and care, to amend ch. 4, art. II, div. 1 of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 4-53.1 and 4-275.1, and to amend City Code §§ 4-1, concerning definitions, 4-55, concerning hindering, molesting or interfering with an officer, 4-243, concerning prohibition on dogs running at large and penalty, 4-244, concerning care and control of animals and penalties, and 4-372, concerning reporting of bites, for the purpose of modifying the policies and procedures for animal care and control in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-131 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Covenant of Purpose, Use and Ownership by the Maymont Foundation for the benefit of the United States Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration for the purpose of enabling Maymont Foundation to accept $8,000,000.00 from the United States Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration for renovations to the Maymont House Museum and animal habitats. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-132 122. OrdinanceTo designate the 3100 block of Hull Street in honor of Preston Brown and Kirby Carmichael. (8th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R021 124. ResolutionTo repeal Res. No. 2009-R22-30, adopted Mar. 9, 2009, concerning a major snowstorm, Res. No. 2011-R93-92, adopted Sept. 6, 2011, concerning Hurricane Irene, Res. No. 2020-R041, Jun. 8, 2020, concerning civil unrest, and Res. No. 2021-R006, adopted Jan. 11, 2021, concerning potential civil unrest, for the purpose of terminating the respective states of emergency.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R022 125. ResolutionTo repeal Res. No. 2020-R025, adopted Mar. 16, 2020, and concur with the Mayor’s judgment that all emergency actions have been taken with regard to and therefore end the local emergency that existed as a result of the potential spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus known as “COVID-19,” to which the Council consented via Res. No. 2020-R025, adopted Mar. 16, 2020.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-133 127. OrdinanceTo direct the conveyance of the City-owned real estate known as 3017, 3001, 2909, 2907, and 3101 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard and 2728 Hermitage Road, consisting of 60.966± acres, for nominal consideration to the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond. (2nd District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-134 128. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the Diamond District Redevelopment Project Development Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, RVA Diamond Partners LLC, and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of providing for the financing, construction, maintenance, and operation of public improvements and private development within an area generally known as the Diamond District along North Arthur Ashe Boulevard and Hermitage Road.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R023 129. ResolutionTo overrule the decision of the City Planning Commission denying approval of the City’s application to relocate the Department of Fire and Emergency Services training facility to the Hickory Hill Community Center located at 3000 East Belt Boulevard. (8th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-071 130. OrdinanceTo adopt the annual budget, which includes all of the separate current expense budgets for the general operation of the City government and for each utility as defined in ch. 13 of the City Charter, for the fiscal year commencing Jul.1. 2023, and ending Jun. 30, 2024, and to appropriate the estimated revenues for such fiscal year for the objects and purposes stated in such budget. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-073 131. OrdinanceTo accept a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for the fiscal year beginning Jul. 1, 2023, and for the four fiscal years thereafter; to adopt a Capital Budget for the fiscal year beginning Jul. 1, 2023; and to determine the means of financing the same. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-072 132. OrdinanceTo appropriate and to provide funds for financing the school budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2023, and ending Jun. 30, 2024.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-074 133. OrdinanceTo adopt a new pay plan for the City for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 and to repeal Ord. No. 2018-319, adopted Jan. 14, 2019, and all amendatory ordinances thereto.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-075 134. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code § 2-1265, concerning personnel rules; to amend City Code §§ 1-4, concerning miscellaneous ordinances not affected by the City Code, 2-927, concerning general powers and duties of the Personnel Board, 2-1210, concerning publication of certain hiring policies, 2-1264, concerning the creation of the personnel system, 2-1289, concerning classified service, 2-1293, concerning prohibited practices, 2-1295, concerning prohibited working relationships between family members, 2-1301.2, concerning definitions, and 26-103, concerning the general powers and assistants for the City Assessor; and to repeal Ord. No. 2013-10-98, concerning personnel rules for the classified service.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-076 135. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. IV of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 25, consisting of §§ 2-763-2-765, concerning the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, and to amend City Code § 22-317, concerning additional retirement allowances for certain City officials.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-077 136. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $285,000,000 to finance the cost of school projects and general capital improvement projects of the City for the following purposes and uses: construction, reconstruction, improvements and equipment for public schools; construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipment for various infrastructure needs, including traffic control facilities, streets, sidewalks and other public ways, bridges, storm sewers, drains and culverts, and refuse disposal facilities; to make grants or loans to assist in financing capital expenditures for the purposes of promoting the development of housing projects for the benefit of persons with low or moderate incomes; participation in redevelopment, conservation and community development programs, including the construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipment for targeted public facilities included in these programs; construction, reconstruction, improvements and equipment for public institutional, operational, cultuadoptedFail Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-078 137. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $27,555,000 to finance the cost of capital improvement projects of the stormwater utility of the City for the following purposes and uses: replacement of and upgrades to the stormwater facilities, including but not limited to, construction, reconstruction, improvements, rehabilitation and upgrades of stormwater sewers and associated facilities; new and replacement infrastructure of the storm sewer system, drainage structures, catch basins, ditches, storm sewer pipes, culverts, green infrastructure; acquisition of real property therefor as appropriate; and equipment for various infrastructure needs; and authorizes the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell such bonds for such capital improvement projects, to provide for the form, details and payment of such bonds and to authorize the issuance of notes of the City in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds, and to authorize the adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-079 138. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of public utility revenue bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $206,032,820 to finance the cost of capital improvement projects of the gas, water and wastewater utilities and public utilities buildings and facilities for the following purposes and uses: enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the gas plant and transmission lines; enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the waterworks plant and transmission lines; enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the wastewater plant and intercepting lines; construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, and improvement of sanitary and storm water sewers, pumping stations, drains and culverts; construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of public utility buildings and facilities therefor, including but not limited to the stores division; and acquisition of real property and real property rights (including without limitation easements and rights-of-way) theadoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-119 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1402 North 32nd Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling and two single-family attached dwellings, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (7th District)   Action details Not available
CD.2023.162 1  Council Document April 24, 2023 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2023.17 1  Council Document April 24, 2023 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2023.184 1  Council Document May 8, 2023 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-146 139. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by changing the uses and allocation of the Council District Funds for the Fourth District pursuant to Va. Code § 15.2-2503 for the use of the Council Member in the representation of the Fourth District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-147 140. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by changing the uses and allocation of the Council District Funds for the Eighth District pursuant to Va. Code § 15.2-2503 for the use of the Council Member in the representation of the Eighth District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-148 141. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. V of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 4.1, consisting of §§ 2-850-2-852, for the purpose of establishing a Future of Workforce Commission.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-150 142. OrdinanceTo declare a public necessity for the acquisition of and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept from the Friends of the Wythe/Monumental Green Space the dedication as public right-of-way a portion of a parcel along the northern line of Wythe Avenue, consisting of 4,352± square feet, for the purpose of providing for the maintenance of a public green space. (1st District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-151 143. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code §§ 26-724, concerning definitions for transient lodging taxes, 26-725, concerning levy of transient lodging taxes, 26-726, concerning collection of transient lodging taxes, 26-727, concerning violations, 26-728, concerning reports required, 26-729, concerning enforcement, and 26-730, concerning the effective date of ch. 26, art. X of the City Code; to amend ch. 26, art. X of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 26-724.1-26-732, concerning transient occupancy taxes; and to amend City Code § 26-430, concerning penalties for non-payment of property taxes, all for the purpose of aligning the City Code with state law pertaining to transient occupancy taxes.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-149 144. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by transferring $14,295.00 from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities agency, and to amend Ord. No. 2022-057, adopted May 9, 2022, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, and determined a means of financing the same, by increasing estimated revenues from the funds transferred and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ James River Park Infrastructure project in the Culture and Recreation Category, for the purpose of making a grant of $14,295.00 to the Friends of The James River Park to facilitate the construction of a new pedestrian and bicycle trail at Reedy Creek. (5th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-152 145. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code §§ 11-190-197, concerning a commercial property assessed clean energy financing program, and to amend ch. 11, art. VIII of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 11-190.1-11-197.1, concerning a commercial property assessed clean energy financing program, for the purpose of aligning the City Code with state law pertaining to commercial property assessed clean energy financing programs. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-153 146. OrdinanceTo designate that portion of East 15th Street between its intersection with Hull Street Road and its intersection with Maury Street, in honor of Dr. Dwight Clinton Jones.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-154 147. OrdinanceTo designate the 2800 block of P Street in honor of the late Reverend Dr. Robert L. Taylor. (7th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-155 148. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of construction services and materials valued at approximately $56,500.00 from the Friends of The James River Park, for the purpose of facilitating the construction of a new pedestrian and bicycle trail at Reedy Creek in the city of Richmond. (5th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-156 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Deed of Lease between the City of Richmond and Ritchie Richmond, LLC, for the purpose of leasing the property located at 1904 North Hamilton Street for the use of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services for certain operations and storage. (2nd District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-157 150. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 301 West 6th Street for the purpose of a multifamily dwelling containing up to 553 dwelling units, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (6th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-158 351. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 86-81-83, adopted Apr. 28, 1986, and last amended by Ord. No. 2000-289-271, adopted Sept. 11, 2000, which authorized the special use of the property known as 1200-1206 East Cary for the purpose of a hotel containing up to 57 rooms and other uses permitted in the B-5 Central Business District and additional signs, to modify the parking requirements, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available