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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/28/2015 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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ORD. 2015-162-176 11. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Federal Transit Administration for the purpose of receiving federal funding of $1,104,645 to fund Phase 3 improvements to Main Street Station.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-163-177 12. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition of certain permanent easements on the parcel of real property located at 5011 Riverside Drive for the purpose of ensuring public access to Buttermilk Trail in James River Park.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-164-178 13. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition of certain permanent easements on the parcel of real property located at 5009 Riverside Drive for the purpose of ensuring public access to Buttermilk Trail in James River Park.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-167-179 14. OrdinanceTo consent to acceptance by the Director of Finance, on behalf of the City, of an offer in compromise from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, LLC, to settle the entire disputed amount of meals taxes due and owing from Hardywood in the amount of $61,118.32, which amount includes penalties and interest accrued through June 15, 2015, and any subsequently accrued interest associated with such meals taxes, in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3994.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-174-180 15. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2015-75-105, adopted May 15, 2015, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Department of Public Works’ Parking Enterprise Fund Budget, by increasing estimated revenues from parking fees for the City-owned portion of the Gateway Garage located at 800 East Canal Street and the amount appropriated to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Department of Public Works’ Parking Enterprise Fund Budget by $207,000 for the purpose of providing for the operation of parking facilities owned by the City.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-175-181 16. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $10,000,000 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amounts appropriated to various projects in various categories as set forth on the attachment by $10,000,000.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-176-182 17. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $280,000 from the Virginia Department of Transportation; to amend the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by establishing a new project in the Transportation Category called the Bellemeade Park Pedestrian Trail and Bridge project; and to appropriate the amount of $280,000 to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the new Bellemeade Park Pedestrian Trail and Bridge project by $280,000 for the purpose of designing and constructing a pedestrian trail from the new Oak Grove Elementary School across Bellemeade Park to the park entrance at the intersection of Minefee Street and Gunn Street.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-177-183 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $340,000 from the Virginia Department of Transportation; to amend the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by establishing a new project in the Transportation Category called the Hull Street Primary Extension Paving Program project; and to appropriate the amount of $340,000 to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the new Hull Street Primary Extension Paving Program project by $340,000 for the purpose of milling and resurfacing Hull Street between Warwick Road and Robinson Lane.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-178-184 19. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and to direct the sale of City-owned real estate located at 3602 Delaware Avenue for nominal consideration to the Southside Community Development and Housing Corporation for the purpose of enabling the redevelopment of the property.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-180-185 110. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 30-77, which assigns polling places in the city, to relocate and establish a new polling place for Precincts 101 and 606. adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-181-186 111. 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 Bank Street/Franklin Bike Lane and Sidewalk project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-182-187 112. 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 Bellemeade Park Pedestrian Trail and Bridge project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-183-188 113. 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 Carnation Street Sidewalks project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-184-189 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Urban Project Construction Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide funding for the Route 5 (East Main Street) Bridge Replacement over Norfolk Southern Railroad project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-186-190 115. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 22 of the City Code, concerning cemeteries, by adding therein a new art. IV, consisting of §§ 22-201—22-233, concerning options other than burial, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code §§ 22-212, 22-222, 22-232, and 22-233, for the purpose of providing for the provision of cremation-related options at City cemeteries and the fees to be charged therefor.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-193-191 116. 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 Primary Extension Paving Program project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-196-192 117. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 42-141, concerning rates and discounts for parking facilities operated by the City, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code § 42-141(v), for the purpose of imposing fees for the use of the City-owned portion of the Gateway Garage located at 800 East Canal Street.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-203-193 118. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 106-92, 106-336, and 106-631, concerning the duties of owners and tenants with regard to water and sewer connections, for the purpose of allowing the use of water not provided by the City to flush toilets and to carry wastewater and sewage into the sewer system pursuant to rules and regulations made by the Director of Public Utilities.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R052-54 119. ResolutionTo provide for the nomination of George Braxton, Reginald Gordon and James Johnson as the City of Richmond’s three Directors and the election of the Board of Directors of the Greater Richmond Transit Company for the period commencing upon election and qualification of these nominees as Directors and terminating on the date of the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders upon the election and qualification of the successors to these Directors.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R058-55 120. ResolutionTo approve the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s performance contract.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R050-56 121. ResolutionTo request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to establish the Belvidere Street Gateway - Phase IV project to improve pedestrian access and safety along Belvidere Street at the intersection of Idlewood Avenue, Spring Street, and Rowe Street.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R051-57 122. ResolutionTo request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to establish the Maymont Neighborhood Sidewalks project to fund new sidewalks in the city’s Maymont neighborhood.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R054-58 123. ResolutionTo support the application for an allocation of $10,000,000 through the Virginia Department of Transportation Revenue Sharing Program to provide maintenance and construction assistance to certain transportation projects.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R055-59 124. ResolutionTo request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to fund the Church Hill / 29th Street Bike-Walk Boulevard project to improve bicycle and pedestrian mobility on 29th Street.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R057-60 125. ResolutionTo declare surplus, and to authorize and request the Chief Administrative Officer to dispose of the property located at 2308 Idlewood Avenue at public auction.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2014-093 126. OrdinanceTo establish an Advisory Task Force for the Economic Revitalization of South Richmond to provide advice to the Council, the Mayor and other City agencies concerning strategies and initiatives to improve the economic health of and promote economic development in certain [Enterprise Zones] areas and along certain corridors of South Richmond. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2014-208 227. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain ch. 2, art. V of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 7.2 (§§ 2-1035-2-1037) for the purpose of establishing a Richmond Archaeological Commission.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2014-217 128. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 18 of the City Code by adding therein a new art. XII, consisting of new sections 18-626, 18-627, 18-636, 18-646 and 18-647, concerning tourism zones, for the purpose of establishing a Downtown Tourism Zone pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3851.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-033 129. OrdinanceTo rename the building located at 900 East Broad Street and known as “City Hall” as “L. Douglas Wilder City Hall.”continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-035 130. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § [2-221] 2-184, concerning the City Auditor, and City Code § [2-543] 2-153, concerning the duties of the Department of Information Technology, for the purpose of prescribing that the main internet webpage of each department or other agency include a link to audit reports and information concerning the status of implementations of audit recommendations. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-102-202 131. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 74-72, concerning contracting for professional services by competitive negotiation, to revise the contractual limits applicable to contracts for architectural or professional engineering services for multiple projects, to provide for multiphase professional services contracts, to modify the monetary threshold for procuring professional services as a small purchase, and to otherwise conform the section to the requirements of the Virginia Public Procurement Act. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-133-226 132. OrdinanceTo designate and establish the property located at 241 East Ladies Mile Road as an official City park named “Lieutenant Ozell Johnson Memorial Park.”continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-161-227 133. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 42-11, concerning the form of the budget submitted to the Council, for the purpose of requiring that certain per capita calculations and information be included in the budget. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-191 134. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ [38-154] 11-105, concerning weeds and other vegetation, [38-155] 11-107, concerning violations and notice, and [38-156] 11-108, concerning abatement by the City, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein a new fee for City Code § [38-156(b)] 11-108(b) for the purpose of imposing one notice per growing season, designating the amount of administrative charges for abatement by the City, imposing civil penalties for violation or such sections, and requiring the Director of Planning and Development Review to prepare and deliver to the City Council and the Chief Administrative Officer a report concerning the costs incurred, charged to property owners and paid to the City associated with the City’s efforts to abate violations of such sections. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-192 235. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain ch. 2, art. VII of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 3, consisting of §§ [2-1341-2-1344] 2-1350-2-1353, for the purpose of requiring the maintenance of an internet location at which public information concerning certain projects is electronically published for public access. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-198-205 136. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 110-32, 110-33, 110-34, 110-37, 110-44, 110-45, 110-46, 110-51, 110-52, 110-57, 110-58, 110-62, and 110-66, concerning the regulation of taxicabs in the city, [and to repeal City Code § 110-56, which required holders of a certificate of public convenience and necessity to have a telephone listing,] for the purpose of partially implementing recommendations by the Capital Region Taxicab Advisory Board. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-199 137. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 38-156, concerning the abatement of certain refuse, litter and weed control violations, and 86-44, concerning the times and places of collection for bulk items, brush and loose leaves, for the purposes of requiring the Chief Administrative Officer to waive certain fees for the abatement of certain violations, requiring the Director of Public Works to provide written notification of the date on which bulk items are scheduled for collection, and prohibiting the placement of bulk items for collection on or near a public right-of-way more than 48 hours before the date scheduled for collection.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-204 138. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 98-263, concerning the eligibility of residential real property in redevelopment and conservation areas and rehabilitation districts for partial tax exemption, 98-264, concerning the application requirements for such partial tax exemption, and 98-265, concerning the amount of such exemption and the basis for taxes during construction, for the purposes of adjusting applicable threshold requirements to qualify for such exemption, adding maximum rent limits for certain dwelling units, authorizing an additional exemption period for certain structures and requiring that property owners file annual renewal applications with the City Assessor.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-208-228 139. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 38-152, concerning unlawful accumulation, for the purpose of making it unlawful to permit the accumulation of certain furniture manufactured primarily for indoor use on any property or on any alley, sidewalk, public right-of-way, grass strips, or street abutting such property.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2013-R254-2015-68 240. ResolutionTo support the City Administration’s efforts to settle certain claims asserted by certain owners of real property abutting Princeton Creek in the City of Richmond.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2014-R150 141. ResolutionTo impose enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to City Code § 102-188 and to authorize the placement of signs giving notice thereof on the portion of McGuire Drive located between Broad Rock Road and Hopkins Road.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2014-R184 142. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be issued a request for proposals for the purpose of selecting a development company for the Boulevard Site. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R053-69 143. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and delivered to the Council and the Mayor a report on the local tax revenues generated by businesses located in the area of the city of Richmond known as Carytown. (As Amended)amended, continued and referred back  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R056-62 144. ResolutionTo request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to fund the 1st Street and 2nd Street Buffered Bike Lanes project to improve bicycle and pedestrian mobility on 1st Street and 2nd Street.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-209-198 145. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and to direct the sale of City-owned real estate located at 2238 Venable Street for $5,000.00 to the Better Housing Coalition for the purpose of enabling the redevelopment of the property.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-210-199 146. OrdinanceTo declare that the purpose and scope of the Eastview Initiative project, identified in the Capital Budgets for Fiscal Years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013, excludes renovations and improvements to the former Seven Hills Health Care Center at 1900 Cool Lane and includes costs related to the acquisition, improvement, and renovation of the former Conrad Center at 1400 Oliver Hill Way and associated demolition, improvements, and site improvements at other locations in the area of the Eastview community.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-211-200 147. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute an Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University; the City of Richmond, Virginia; and Branch Banking and Trust Company, for the purpose of providing for the release of a lien held by Branch Banking and Trust Company on improvements to the property located at 1400 Oliver Hill Way and the conveyance of the improvements to the City.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-212-201 148. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute a Deed of Ground Lease between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, as lessor, and the City of Richmond, Virginia, as lessee, for the purpose of enabling the City to use the property located at 1400 Oliver Hill Way to provide various services to citizens.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R059-63 149. ResolutionTo express that the City has no objection to the use of $88,715 of the Grant Funds, as defined in a certain grant contract between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc., dated August 9, 2012, for a “TechConnect” computer education program that will serve middle school students.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-213-207 150. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 42, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new section numbered 42-16 for the purpose of requiring that the Chief Administrative Officer present certain financial [reports] synopses on a monthly basis. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-214-208 151. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2015-55-82, adopted May 15, 2015, which appropriates and provides funds for financing the school budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, for the purpose of appropriating additional revenues from the Commonwealth of Virginia.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-215-209 152. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2015-57-83, adopted May 15, 2015, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget, to transfer the Special Parking Districts special fund from the Department of Finance to the Department of Public Works, and to appropriate funds in the amount of $363,000.00 to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues from parking fines and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Special Parking Districts special fund by $363,000.00 for the purpose of providing services in accordance with the Special Parking Districts Program established by City Code § 102-303.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-216-210 153. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Project Agreement for Use of Commonwealth Transportation Funds - Fiscal Year 2016 between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for the purpose of receiving a grant of $99,161.00 to fund Phase 3 improvements to Main Street Station.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-217-211 154. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 110-136, concerning bus fares, for the purpose of authorizing an expansion of the fare pass program to provide an unlimited use pass for seniors, valid Medicare recipients, and minors between six and 18 years old and a “One Ride Plus” pass for patrons that require two different buses to arrive at their final destinations.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-218-212 155. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease between the East District Family Resource Center and the City of Richmond for the purpose of leasing the property known as 2405 Jefferson Avenue for use by the East District Family Resource Center as a community-based resource center.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-219-213 156. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $68,740.00 from the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Police by $68,740.00 for the purpose of purchasing equipment for the Department of Police.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R060-64 157. ResolutionTo designate certain parcels of City property as parcels that may be made available for annual use as community garden sites for periods not to exceed one year at a time.introduced and referred  Action details Not available