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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/25/2023 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda - English/Spanish Agenda - English/Spanish Published minutes: Action Summary - English/Spanish Action Summary - English/Spanish Meeting Extra1: Meeting Minutes Meeting Minutes  
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CD.2023.299 1  Council Document 20230925 Formal Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-237 13. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute The Salvation Army Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and The Salvation Army for the purpose of funding the implementation of a financial literacy program.   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-191 11. OrdinanceTo repeal ch. 16, art. II (§§ 16-19-16-31) of the City Code; to amend ch. 30, art. VI, div. 10.1 by adding therein a new section 30-691.1:1, concerning definitions for the Affordable Dwelling Unit Density Program; and to amend City Code §§ 30-691, 30-691.1, 30-691.2, 30-691.3, 30-691.4, 30-691.6, 30-691.7, 30-691.8, 30-691.9, 30-691.11, for the purpose of revising the Affordable Housing Dwelling Unit Density Program as authorized by Va. Code § 15.2-2305.1.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-205 12. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2000-410-2001-10, adopted Jan. 8, 2001, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2001-220-231, adopted Jul. 23, 2001, and Ord. No. 2017-242, adopted May 29, 2019, which approved the “Shops at Stratford Hills Community Unit Plan,” for the purpose of increasing the area subject to the community unit plan by 2.85 acres to 67.4± acres and modifying the development standards, under certain terms and conditions. (4th District)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-257 122. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code § 2-1209, concerning the homeownership incentive program, and to amend ch. 2, art. VI, div. 1 by adding therein a new section numbered 2-1213, concerning the employee first-time homebuyer’s assistance program.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-258 123. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-284, adopted Nov. 14, 2022, which accepted the second tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds and appropriated such funds to the General Fund Budget for certain agencies and contingencies, by changing the description and purpose of a priority area in the City’s American Rescue Plan Act spending plan from “Covid-19 Administrative Response Reserve” to “Employee First-Time Homebuyer’s Assistance Program” for the purpose of providing funding for the implementation of an Employee First-Time Homebuyer’s Assistance program instead of for a COVID-19 reserve.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-237 13. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute The Salvation Army Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and The Salvation Army for the purpose of funding the implementation of a financial literacy program.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-238 24. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide funding for the Hull Street Improvements Phase III - Warwick Road to Arizona Drive project for the purpose of the construction and installation of improvements including two lanes in each direction, turn lanes, medians, storage length at intersections, major traffic generators, and median crossovers.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-239 15. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-15, concerning contracts for non-departmental appropriations, for the purpose of removing the requirement that the Greater Richmond Transit Company enter into grant contracts with the City in order to receive City funds.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-240 16. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Maintenance Agreement for N. 7th Street Pedestrian Bridge Crossing I-95 between the City of Richmond, the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, and the Virginia Department of Transportation to set forth the responsibilities of the parties for the inspection and maintenance of a proposed North 7th Street pedestrian bridge over I-95.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-241 17. OrdinanceTo designate the north side of the 300 block of West Main Street in honor of the late Shawn Joseph Soares. (2nd District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-242 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of a SnapSports mini pitch surface system with goal and lighting installation valued at approximately $100,000.00 from the United States Soccer Foundation, Inc. and in connection therewith, to execute a Mini Pitch Program Donation Agreement - Fiscal Year 2024 between the City of Richmond and the United States Soccer Foundation, Inc., for the purpose of constructing a SnapSports mini pitch surface system with goal and lighting installation at Oak Grove Playground located at 2207 Halifax Avenue in the city of Richmond. (8th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-243 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2200 Ingram Avenue for the purpose of a residential development, upon certain terms and conditions. (8th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-244 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the amount of $10,000.00 from the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, to amend the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Office of Sustainability called the Sustainability and Resilience Grants Special Fund, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Office of Sustainability’s Sustainability and Resilience Grants Special Fund by $10,000.00, for the purpose of funding technical assistance and consulting services for the City to identify climate justice projects and grant funding opportunities.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-245 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the amount of $20,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ State Fire Programs Special Fund by $20,000.00, for the purpose of funding conference speaker fees, travel, and lodging, and funding training materials for the 2023 Virginia Fire Equity and Diversity Conference.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-246 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the amount of $70,000.00 from the National Recreation and Park Association, Incorporated, to amend the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities called the Grant - Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ Grant - Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative by $70,000.00, for the purpose of providing services to youth impacted by and at risk for substance misuse.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-247 213. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2023-071, adopted May 8, 2023, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, to (i) transfer $250,000.00 from the Non-Departmental agency Reserve for Richmond Outdoor and Prosperity Fund line item (ii) create a new line item entitled “The Community Foundation, Inc.” in the Non-Departmental agency, and (iii) appropriate such $250,000.00 to such new line item in the Non-Departmental agency, for the purpose of administering funds for outdoor projects within the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-248 114. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-002, adopted Jan. 24, 2022, which appropriated certain American Recovery Plan Act of 2021 funds to the Department of Finance, by transferring $2,200,000.00 from the Department of Finance’s Healthy Homes (ARPA) program and to amend Ord. No. 2023-071, adopted May 8, 2023, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by creating a new line item entitled “ElderHomes Corporation (project:HOMES) Healthy Homes (ARPA)” in the Non-Departmental agency and by appropriating such $2,200,000.00 to such new line item in the Non-Departmental agency, all for the purpose of funding the implementation of an emergency substantial housing rehabilitation program.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-249 115. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $1,488,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, to amend Ord. No. 2023-073, adopted May 8, 2023, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024, and determined a means of financing the same, by (i) establishing a new project for the Department of Public Works in the Transportation category called the “Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures” project and (ii) increasing estimated revenues from the funds received from the Virginia Department of Transportation and the amount appropriated to the new Department of Public Works’ Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures project in the Transportation category by $1,488,000.00, all for the purpose of funding the implementation of an Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures project to provide traffic data collection devices at certain signalized intersecadoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-250 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $270,994.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, to amend Ord. No. 2023-073, adopted May 8, 2023, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024, and determined a means of financing the same, to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Complete Streets Project in the Transportation - G.O. Bonds category by $270,994.00, for the purpose of providing funding for the Arthur Ashe Boulevard and Richmond Highway resurfacing projects.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-251 117. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of providing funding for the Scott’s Addition Green Space project to establish a multimodal path along a portion of Patton Avenue, south of the CSX rail line, between Roseneath Road and North Arthur Ashe Boulevard.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-252 118. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of providing funding for the Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures project for the installation of traffic data collection devices at certain signalized intersections.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-253 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Extension Agreement between Northbrook Properties, Inc., as lessor and the City of Richmond as lessee for the purpose of providing office and storage space for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities at 1209 Admiral Street. (3rd District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-255 120. 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 Roane Street, LLC, for the purpose of vacating by quitclaim deed a certain easement on the property known as 2021 Roane Street, for nominal consideration, to Roane Street, LLC. (3rd District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-256 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding for Richmond’s Community Climate Funding Table between the City of Richmond and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network for the purpose of funding technical assistance and consulting services for the City to identify climate justice projects and grant funding opportunities.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R048 124. ResolutionTo express the Mayor’s and City Council’s support, should the voters of Richmond approve a referendum for the development and operation of a destination resort and casino in the city of Richmond, for the dedication of gaming tax revenue received from such destination resort and casino to the establishment and funding of a Child Care and Education Trust Fund, and to appropriate funding of approximately $14,000,000.00 for the construction of new early childhood care centers at T. B. Smith Community Center and Southside Community Center, $8,000,000.00 for Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities projects across the city, and an immediate investment of $4,500,000.00 into the Child Care and Education Trust Fund to expand access to affordable early childhood care and education programs across the City, totaling $26,000,000.00, as soon as Fall, 2024.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R049 125. ResolutionTo approve the Mayor’s appointment of Marilyn West as a member of the Board of Directors of the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority for a term commencing on Sept. 25, 2023, and expiring Sept. 25, 2027.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-235 127. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code § 30-697.3, concerning short-term rentals located in certain other zoning districts, and to amend City Code §§ 30-414.2, concerning permitted accessory uses and structures, 30-424.1, concerning permitted principal uses, 30-432.1, concerning permitted principal uses, 30-449.2, concerning permitted principal and accessory uses, 30-697.1, concerning short-term rental regulations, 30-697.2, concerning short-term rentals located in certain residential zoning districts, 30-1020.4, concerning the fees for filing an application for a certificate of zoning compliance, and 30-1220.98:2, concerning the definition for short-term rental operator. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-196 126. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 30-402.2, 30-411.3, 30-412.2, 30-413.3, 30-413.13, 30-414.2, 30-416.2, 30-418.2, 30-419.4, 30-420.2, and 30-426.2, all concerning permitted accessory uses and structures in certain zoning districts, and § 30-1040.3, concerning additional exceptions granted by the Board of Zoning Appeals; and to amend ch. 30, art. XII of the City Code by adding therein a new § 30-1220.31:1, concerning certain definitions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R050 128. ResolutionTo support, subject to the approval of the Virginia Retirement System Board of Trustees, the election of the City of Richmond to join the Virginia Retirement System and to provide retirement benefits for its eligible employees beginning the first day of January 2024.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R051 129. ResolutionTo appoint Tamiya R. Lunsford to the position of Council Budget Analyst.adoptedPass Action details Not available
CD.2023.297 1  Council Document September 5, 2023 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2023.291 1  Council Document September 11, 2023 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2023.295 1  Council Document September 11, 2023 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2023.303 1  Council Document September 25, 2023 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-273 130. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2023-071, adopted May 8, 2023, which adopted 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, to now adopt the Fiscal Year 2024 Council District Funds budgets.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-274 131. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the amount of $460,674.00 from the Virginia Department of Social Services, to amend the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Office of Community Wealth Building called the RVA Health Corps AmeriCorps Special Fund, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Office of Community Wealth Building’s RVA Health Corps AmeriCorps Special Fund by $460,674.00, for the purpose of providing funding for 16 specially-trained community health workers for underserved neighborhoods in the city.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-275 132. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2023-071, adopted May 8, 2023, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Internal Service Fund Budgets, by re-appropriating $9,586,631.81 from the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Information Technology fund balance to the Department of Information Technology Internal Service Fund to fund necessary equipment replacement expenses.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-276 133. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an ARPA Grant Agreement - Highland Grove Development Area between the City of Richmond and the Better Housing Coalition, for the purpose of facilitating the completion of infrastructure for the Highland Grove Redevelopment Phase I project.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-277 134. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Agreement between the City of Richmond, Walmsley Gardens, LLC, and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of facilitating the construction of an affordable residential development located at 4818, 4824, 4830, 4838, 4850 and 4890 Walmsley Boulevard. (9th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-278 135. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Agreement between the City of Richmond, The View at Belle Isle Apartments, LP, and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of facilitating the construction of an affordable residential development located at 812 Hull Street, 811 Decatur Street, 813 Decatur Street, and 6 East 9th Street. (6th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-279 136. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Agreement between the City of Richmond, Oak Grove Multifamily, LLC, and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of facilitating the construction of an affordable residential development located at 2200 Ingram Avenue. (8th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-280 137. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Agreement between the City of Richmond, 700 West 44, LP, and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of facilitating the construction of an affordable residential development located at 700 West 44th Street. (5th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R052 138. ResolutionTo approve the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s performance contract for Fiscal Year 2024 and Fiscal Year 2025.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2023-R053 139. ResolutionTo designate the property known as 2200 Ingram Avenue as a revitalization area pursuant to Va. Code § 36-55.30:2.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-281 140. OrdinanceTo approve an amendment to the Master Plan for the City of Richmond, adopted by the City Planning Commission on Oct. 5, 2020, and approved by the City Council by Ord. No. 2020-236, adopted Dec.14, 2020, to incorporate the Priority Neighborhoods Master Plan Amendment designating Creighton Court, Fairfield Court, Hillside Court, Mosby Court North, Mosby Court South, and Whitcomb Court as priority growth neighborhoods.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-282 241. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2006-194-200, adopted Jul. 24, 2006, and last amended by Ord. No. 2013-197-186, adopted Oct. 14, 2013, which authorized the special use of the property known as 900 West Franklin Street for the purpose of the expansion of a nonconforming retail bookstore, additional signage, and an increase in the radius within which required parking must be provided, to authorize uses permitted in the B-5 Central Business District and to waive parking requirements for those uses, upon certain terms and conditions. (2nd District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-283 142. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 615 Maple Avenue for the purpose of an accessory building to a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (1st District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-284 243. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 6426 Three Chopt Road for the purpose of an accessory building, upon certain terms and conditions. (1st District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-285 244. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 4400 Warwick Road for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling with an accessory garage, upon certain terms and conditions. (8th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-286 145. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 23-45, concerning refuse collection at a point other than a curb or alley for the elderly and persons with disabilities, for the purpose of authorizing the collection service for as many refuse receptacles as provided by the City.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-287 146. OrdinanceTo provide for the granting by the City of Richmond to the person, firm or corporation to be ascertained in the manner prescribed by law of an easement upon, over, under, and across certain property located at 1 Hull Street, 101 Hull Street, and 2 Decatur Street for the relocation, construction, maintenance, and operation of improvements and associated appurtenances of communication systems and facilities in accordance with a certain Deed of Easement. (6th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-288 147. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a First Amendment to Lease between the City of Richmond, as lessor, and Capital Area Health Network, doing business as Vernon J. Harris East End Community Health Center, as lessee, for the purpose of providing health center office space for the Vernon J. Harris East End Community Health Center at 719 North 25th Street. (7th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-289 148. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-355, concerning the levy of tax on real estate, to establish a tax rate of $1.20 for the tax year beginning Jan. 1, 2024, pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3321(b), and increasing such rate from the Rolled Back Tax Rate of $1.125 as computed in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3321(a).introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-290 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Landowner Concurrence Form to Install Structural or Vegetative Conservation Activities between the City of Richmond and The Happily Natural Day for the purpose of funding community garden improvements to the Sankofa Community Orchard located at 309 Covington Road. (9th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2023-291 150. OrdinanceTo install one speed table in the 1400 block of Drewry Street. (6th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available