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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/11/2016 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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CD2016.009 1  Council Document January 11, 2016 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
C2016-002 1  Citizen Comment January 11, 2016 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
M2016-003 1  Minutes December 14, 2015 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
M2016-002 1  Minutes December 14, 2015 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.008 1  Council Document January 11, 2016 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2014-217 11. 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. 2015-189 12. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § [46.1-69] 13-221, concerning inspection reports for fire prevention systems, for the purpose of requiring persons or firms testing or inspecting fire prevention systems to be certified and qualified to provide such testing or inspecting services. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-190 13. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § [46.1-3] 13-22, concerning the authority of the fire code official at fires and other emergencies, for the purpose of authorizing the fire code official to regulate open burning, and to amend ch. 13, art. V, div. 3 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 13-199 for the purpose of prohibiting open burning without authorization from the fire code official and failing to contain or extinguish any open burning when requested by the fire code official. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-191 14. 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)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-205 15. OrdinanceTo amend ch. [46.1] 13, art. V, div. 3 of the City Code[,] by adding therein a new section [46.1-64] 13-201, concerning maximum standpipe outlet pressure, for the purpose of regulating the maximum outlet pressure for firefighting standpipe systems. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-207 16. OrdinanceTo amend ch. [46.1] 13, art. V, div. 3 of the City Code[,] by adding therein a new section [46.1-62] 13-202, concerning fire escape examination and maintenance, for the purpose of requiring the examination and maintenance of all fire escapes on buildings within the city. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-232 17. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 2-302, concerning the functions of the Department of Economic and Community Development, and to amend ch. 2 of the City Code by adding therein a new art. VIII, concerning the City’s development process, consisting of div. 1 (§§ 2-1401-2-1402), concerning general matters, div. 2 (§§ 2-1411-2-1415), concerning the planning process, div. 3 (§§ 2-1421-2-1426), concerning redevelopment and development projects, and div. 4 (§§ 2-1431-2-1435), concerning economic development projects, for the purpose of establishing a framework for planning, development, review, and approval of projects that involve contributions by the City.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-233 18. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ [98-263] 26-582, concerning the eligibility of residential real property in redevelopment and conservation areas and rehabilitation districts for partial tax exemption, [98-264] 26-583, concerning the application requirements for such partial tax exemption, and [98-265] 26-584, 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. (As Amended)amended, continued and referred back  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-245 19. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 2801 East Main Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the B-5 Central Business District, upon certain proffered conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-246 110. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 2825 East Main Street from the [M-1 Light] M-2 Heavy Industrial District to the B-5 Central Business District, upon certain proffered conditions. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-252 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $381,749.00 from the State Compensation Board and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the City Treasurer by $2,622.00, the Department of Finance by $15,344.00, the Judiciary by $57,713.00, and the City Sheriff by $306,070.00 for the purpose of funding a two percent salary increase for the City’s constitutional officers and their employees.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-253 112. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 8-7, concerning the naming of City facilities, for the purpose of excluding from the provisions of City Code §§ 8-7-8-10 any City-owned building leased by the City to a tenant when the lease grants the tenant the right to transfer naming rights to that building.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-254 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a First Amendment to Lease and Franchise Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and Richmond Performing Arts Center, L.L.L.P., for the purpose of providing for the transfer of naming rights to the downtown performing arts complex that includes the Carpenter Theatre by Richmond Performing Arts Center, L.L.L.P.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-255 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Performance Agreement, as amended, between the City of Richmond, the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond and Fulton Hill Properties, LLC, for the purpose of providing an economic development grant to facilitate the development of at least ten affordable housing units and ten workforce housing units in the area generally bounded by Carlisle Avenue, Goddin Street, and Union Street. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-256 115. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of Northampton Street, located between Carlisle Avenue and Goddin Street and consisting of 9,978± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-258 117. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2000-218-231, adopted May 22, 2000, which authorized the property known as 1000 Carlisle Avenue for the purpose of the conversion and occupancy of the existing building as an arts center and performance and reception facility, together with accessory off-street parking, substantially in accordance with the attached site plan and floor plans, to authorize up to 62 multi-family dwelling units and commercial uses and to remove part of 1021 Carlisle Avenue, part of Rear 901 State Street, and 910 Goddin Street, and reduce the required accessory off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-259 118. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and to direct the sale of City-owned real estate located at 910 Goddin Street and 1000 Goddin Street for $80,000.00 to Fulton Hill Properties, LLC, for the purpose of enabling the redevelopment of the property.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-260 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2112 Monteiro Street for the purpose of authorizing a multifamily dwelling with up to 18 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-261 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3100 East Marshall Street for the purpose of waiving the parking requirement for a two-family dwelling and a dwelling unit located in an accessory building, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-262 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3111 West Clay Street for the purpose of permitting a social service delivery use, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-264 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Utilities Agreement between the City of Richmond and Fulton Hill Properties, LLC, for the purpose of facilitating the relocation of an existing City sewer utility easement.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-269 123. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 13-190, concerning the removal and closure of underground storage tanks, for the purpose of removing the exception that a tank may be abandoned if empty and to require soil testing to determine the contents of the tank, and to amend the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for City Code § 13-160, for the purpose of removing the fee for the exception that a tank may be abandoned if empty and increasing the fee for filling or removing residential heating oil tanks of less than 1,100 gallon size.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-270 124. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 13, art. V, div. 3 of the City Code, concerning amendments to the fire prevention code, by adding therein a new section 13-200, for the purpose making it unlawful for any person to use or operate a temporary heat source to heat the interior of a building, structure or premise to a temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit for pest control treatment purposes unless such person has complied with certain conditions, and to amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for City Code § 13-160 by adding therein a new fee for the permit described in City Code § 13-200, for the purpose of imposing a separate fee for thermal pest control treatment permits.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-271 125. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 9-58, which assigns polling places in the city, to relocate and establish a new polling place for Precinct 911.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-033 126. 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. 2015-035 127. 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)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-192 228. 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
RES. 2016-R001 129. ResolutionTo express the Council’s continued support for and endorsement of the extension of high speed rail from the Washington metropolitan area to the Richmond region and to encourage the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation to focus the analysis of its “DC2RVA Tier II Environmental Impact Statement” on Main Street Station as the Council’s preferred site in the future study of all station locations in the Richmond region.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-001 130. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $7,462.00 from the Virginia Department of Social Services 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 Social Services by $7,462.00 for the purpose of funding the Healthy Families Richmond home visiting services program for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-002 131. OrdinanceTo adopt an amendment to the Master Plan for the City of Richmond, adopted by the City Planning Commission on Nov. 6, 2000, and by the City Council by Ord. No. 2000-371-2001-11, adopted Jan. 8, 2001, as previously amended, to incorporate the VUU/Chamberlayne Neighborhood Plan, applicable to an area including Virginia Union University and the Chamberlayne Industrial Center, on the north side of the city, as a part of the Master Plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-003 132. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to operate telecommunications equipment at 1006 Williamsburg Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-004 133. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to operate telecommunications equipment at 1401 Pump House Drive.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-005 134. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to operate telecommunications equipment at 2408 The Terrace.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-006 135. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to operate telecommunications equipment at 4001 Stonewall Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-007 136. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to operate telecommunications equipment at 4308 Hermitage Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-008 137. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $5,000 from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Non-Departmental General Fund Budget by $5,000 for the purpose of providing a grant of $2,500 of such funds to the Cadence Theatre Company and to 1708 Gallery Inc.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R002 138. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $2,935.00 from the Council District Funds for the Fourth District to pay Printersmark, Inc., for the printing and mailing of the Fourth District Winter 2016 Newsletter.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-009 139. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $18,750 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; to transfer $56,250 in matching funds from the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget, Department of Justice Services account; and to appropriate the total amount of $75,000 to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Justice Services by $75,000 for the purpose of implementing a continual jail bed use planning process in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-010 140. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $400,000 from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and to amend the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Justice Services by $400,000 for the purpose of replacing the current juvenile drug court program with a juvenile behavioral health docket program to provide additional services to juvenile offenders with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-011 141. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $39,800 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services 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 $39,800 for the purpose of funding various prevention and intervention programs to assist in gang and violent crime reduction efforts.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-012 142. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $13,081.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services 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 Justice Services by $13,081.00 for the purpose of funding a two percent salary increase for the City’s full-time local Pretrial Service Act and Comprehensive Community Corrections Act employees.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-013 143. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 2900 West Broad Street from the B-3 General Business District to the B-5 Central Business District, upon certain proffered conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-014 144. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1400 North Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use development, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-015 145. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 6140 Hull Street Road for the purpose of multifamily dwellings containing an aggregate of up to 88 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available