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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/8/2016 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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CD2016.039 1  Council Document January 25, 2016 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD2016.038 1  Council Document February 8, 2016 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD2016.021 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - February 8, 2016   Action details Not available
CD2016.016 1  Council Document January 4, 2016 Special Council Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.015 1  Council Document January 11, 2016 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.029 1  Council Document January 11, 2016 Formal Meeting Minutes    Action details Not available
CD2016.042 1  Council Document February 8, 2016 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2014-093 11. 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. 2014-217 12. 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. 2015-199 13. 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. 2015-232 14. 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 15. 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)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-245 16. 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 17. 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. 2015-265 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $300,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and to appropriate the amount of $300,000 to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to a new special fund of the Judiciary - Other City Courts agency called the Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court Program special fund by $300,000 for the purpose of supporting and enhancing services provided to addicted offenders assigned to the Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court Program.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-266 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $46,650.00 from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, 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 Fire and Emergency Services by $46,650.00 for the purpose of providing foam team training for fire and emergency services personnel.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-267 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $53,350 from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management; to transfer $53,350 in matching funds from the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget, Department of Fire and Emergency Services account; and to appropriate the total amount of $106,700 to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services by $106,700 for the purpose of increasing awareness in emergency preparedness and providing foam team training for fire and emergency services personnel.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-268 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $65,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, 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 Fire and Emergency Services by $65,000.00 for the purpose of providing materials for community outreach and preparedness training related to acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-001 112. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-002 113. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-003 114. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-004 115. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-005 116. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-006 117. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-007 118. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-008 119. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-009 120. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-010 121. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-011 122. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-012 123. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-013 124. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-014 125. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-015 126. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R064 127. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine the feasibility of developing a program to connect panhandlers in the city of Richmond with day jobs and charitable and social service organizations by using mobile services and the City’s 311 Call Center as an initiative to reduce homelessness and panhandling.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R068 128. ResolutionTo impose enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to City Code § 27-163 and to authorize the placement of signs giving notice thereof on the portion of Dove Street located between North Avenue and 1st Avenue.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R069 129. ResolutionTo impose enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to City Code § 27-163 and to authorize the placement of signs giving notice thereof on the portion of Newell Road located between Jahnke Road and Westower Drive.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R002 130. 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.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-192 231. 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)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-263 132. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit Project Development Agreement between the City of Richmond, the Greater Richmond Transit Co., the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Virginia Department of Transportation, and the County of Henrico to facilitate the implementation of the Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit project and to set forth the responsibilities of the parties.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R003 133. ResolutionTo designate the property known as 6140 Hull Street Road as a revitalization area pursuant to Va. Code § 36-55.30:2.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-017 134. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $5,000.00 from the National Recreation and Park Association 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 Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities by $5,000.00 for the purpose of funding healthy eating and physical activity education initiatives through the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities community centers in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-018 135. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 5519 Jahnke Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-019 136. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 5513 Jahnke Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-020 137. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 5731 Jahnke Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-021 138. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 6118 Jahnke Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-022 139. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 5700 Spruance Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-023 140. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 1200 Spruance Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-024 141. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 1026 Faye Street for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-025 142. OrdinanceTo authorize the acquisition by condemnation, in the manner prescribed by City Charter § 18.03, of certain interests in a portion of the property known as 1056 Boroughbridge Road for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Jahnke Road between its intersection with Blakemore Road and its intersection with Forest Hill Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-026 143. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain ch. 24, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 9, consisting of new sections 24-251 through 24-258, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for sections 24-252(d) and 24-254(b), for the purpose of permitting pedestrian enhancements within the right-of-way and excluding pedestrian enhancements from the general encroachment provisions set forth in the City Code.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-027 144. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition of certain fee simple interests, permanent and temporary easements, and dedicated rights-of-way for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Commerce Road between its intersection with Bells Road and its intersection with Bellemeade Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-028 145. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the First Amendment to Performance Agreement between the City of Richmond, the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond and Dixon/Lee Development Group, LLC, for the purpose of modifying certain payment requirements and milestone dates.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-029 146. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for Employee and Retiree Health Benefits between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and the School Board of the City of Richmond, Virginia, for the purpose of exercising jointly the power granted separately to the City and the School Board to provide for health benefits for officers, employees, retirees, and their eligible dependents of the City and the School Board by means of a self-insured plan and the cooperative procurement of a third-party administrator for the self-insured plan and any consultants necessary to advise the City and the School Board with respect thereto.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R004 247. ResolutionTo approve a conservation plan for the Church Hill Central Conservation Area.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R005 148. ResolutionTo approve a conservation plan for the Woodville/Creighton Conservation Area.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R006 149. ResolutionTo request that the School Board, in proposing the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 school budget, _a_n_d_ _f_o_r_ _e_a_c_h_ _f_i_s_c_a_l_ _y_e_a_r_ _t_h_e_r_e_a_f_t_e_r_, incorporate a recommendation, with supporting calculations, for the [p?e?r?c?e?n?t?a?g?e?] a_m_o_u_n_t_ _p_e_r_ _h_u_n_d_r_e_d_ _d_o_l_l_a_r_s_ _o_f_ _a_s_s_e_s_s_e_d_ _v_a_l_u_e_ of the City real estate tax rate [o?f? ?$?1?.?2?0?] that is necessary to generate the funding required to cover the costs of operations for the school division administered by the School Board for such fiscal year. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-030 150. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 4-91, concerning cattle, horses, mules, or goats running at large, for the purpose of making it unlawful to permit any animal or fowl, other than dogs or cats, to run at large and providing for the disposition of any animal or fowl found running at large and seized by the Director of the Office of Animal Care and Control.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-031 151. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. VII of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 3, consisting of new §§ 2-1361-2-1366, for the purpose of establishing an open data policy to govern the future use of the City’s open data portal. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-032 152. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. III, div. 6 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-188, concerning the City Auditor’s role in information technology projects, for the purpose of requiring that a representative of the Office of the City Auditor be included in the implementation of any projects involving information technology systems with an estimated cost of at least $1,000,000.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-033 153. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. III, div. 7 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-216, concerning the obstruction of inspector general investigations, to provide that certain employees who obstruct inspector general investigations by denying the Office of the City Auditor, when not required by law to so deny, [immediate] reasonable access to information are subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination by their appointing authority. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-034 154. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. V, div. 1 of the City Code by adding therein a new § 2-763, concerning the making of certain appointments by the Chief Administrative Officer, for the purpose of providing for the Chief Administrative Officer to designate the City’s technical representative and alternate technical representative on the Technical Advisory Committee of the Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-035 155. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3410 Cutshaw Avenue for the purpose of single-family attached and two-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions and to repeal Ord. No. 79-118-111, adopted July 23, 1979.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R007 156. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance making the Department of Planning and Development Review, instead of the Office of the City Clerk, responsible for the mailing of required notices of City Planning Commission meetings.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R008 157. ResolutionTo formally adopt, for itself, the Council Liaisons, and the employees in the Council Chief of Staff’s office, the Operational Policies and Procedures Manual issued by the Council Chief of Staff, as updated by the Council Chief of Staff from time to time, to the extent consistent with applicable law.introduced and referred  Action details Not available