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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/26/2016 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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CD2016.342 1  Council Document September 26, 2016 Draft Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
CD2016.335 1  Council Document September 26, 2016 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD2016.333 1  Council Document September 12, 2016 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.339 1  Council Document September 12, 2016 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.359 1  Council Document After Item - September 26, 2016 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-091 11. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 2-301, concerning certain definitions applicable to City Code §§ 2-301-2-304, for the purpose of modifying the definition of “economic development project” to include public investment. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-198 12. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. VI, div. 3 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-1246 for the purpose of requiring a written report to the City Council prior to the authorizing or making of any contribution to a deferred compensation plan as a bonus or similar payment for an elected official, officer, or employee of the City.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-201 13. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept a gift, valued at approximately $154,000, from Flying Squirrels Charities of materials and project management for the purpose of redeveloping baseball fields of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities located on the grounds of Blackwell Playground at 1450 Maury Street and Bellmeade Community Center at 1800 Lynhaven Avenue.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-202 14. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept temporary and permanent easements at the intersection of Idlewood Avenue, Grayland Avenue, and the Downtown Expressway off-ramp for the purpose of constructing the Idlewood Avenue Roundabout project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-203 15. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to enter into the Twentieth Commercial Area Revitalization Effort Program Cooperation Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of providing for the operation of the Commercial Area Revitalization Effort (“CARE”) Program.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-204 16. OrdinanceTo reduce the speed limit on West Grace Street between North Lombardy Street and North Boulevard from 25 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-205 17. OrdinanceTo install an appropriate number of speed tables to be determined by the Department of Public Works, in Willway Avenue between Grove Avenue and Cary Street Road.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-213 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $5,000 from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to a new line item in the Non-Departmental agency called the “Cadence Theatre Company” line item by $5,000 for the purpose of making a grant to the Cadence Theatre Company.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-214 19. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2016-053, adopted May 13, 2016, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by transferring $6,750 from the Transformation Retreats Incorporated t/a The Renewal Projects line item in the Non-Departmental agency and appropriating this $6,750 to the Virginia Cooperative Extension - Richmond line item in the Non-Departmental agency for the purpose of making a further grant to the Virginia Cooperative Extension pursuant to Va. Code § 23-132.8 to support its nutrition education programs in the city of Richmond.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-215 110. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2016-053, adopted May 13, 2016, which adopted a General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and made appropriations pursuant thereto, to transfer funds in the amount of $15,000 from the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer agency, and to appropriate this $15,000 to a new line item in the Non-Departmental agency called the Richmond Parade, Inc. line item for the purpose of making a grant to Richmond Parade, Inc. to continue the City’s sponsorship of the Dominion Christmas Parade.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-216 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $552,000 from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Utilities’ Stormwater Facilities Improvements project in the Utilities category by $552,000 for the purpose of constructing the Rattlesnake Creek Stream Restoration project.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-218 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $716,000 from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Utilities’ Stormwater Facilities Improvements project in the Utilities category by $716,000 for the purpose of constructing the Goode’s Creek Stream Restoration & Constructed Wetlands project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-219 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $230,000 from the Virginia Department of Transportation and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Hull Street Primary Extension Paving Program project in the Transportation category by $230,000 for the purpose of milling and resurfacing Hull Street between Hey Road and Chippenham Parkway.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-220 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $6,162,095 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amounts appropriated to various projects in various categories as set forth on the attachment by $6,162,095 for the purpose of appropriating funding received from the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Fiscal Year 2017 Revenue Sharing Program for various projects.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-221 115. OrdinanceTo amend the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas Map in accordance with ch. 14, art. IV of the City Code for the purpose of adding new development and stream determinations [approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality]. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-222 116. OrdinanceTo designate the City-owned property located within the area bounded by Dock Street to the north, Great Shiplock Park to the east, the Kanawha Canal to the south, and South 17th Street to the west as open-space land named the “Low Line.”adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-223 117. OrdinanceTo designate the 2300, 2400, 2500 and 2600 blocks of Whitcomb Street, between Sussex Street and Anniston Street, in honor of Annie Giles.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-224 118. OrdinanceTo designate the 100 Block of North 5th Street in honor of Raymond H. Boone.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-225 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, 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 City to administer the Hull Street Primary Extension Paving Program project consisting of resurfacing Hull Street Road from its intersection with Hey Road to its intersection with Chippenham Parkway.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-227 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $377,847 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Judiciary - Commonwealth Attorney agency’s Victim Witness special fund by $377,847 for the purpose of supporting the Victim Witness program.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-228 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $50,000.00 from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Gas Utility Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Utilities for the purpose of completing a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment to satisfy due diligence requirements and to identify and evaluate the presence of “Recognized Environmental Conditions” at the former Fulton Gas Works site on Williamsburg Road.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-229 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund Program Performance Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority for the purpose of enabling the Authority to provide a grant of $50,000 to the City to assist in the completion of a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment at the former Fulton Gas Works located at 3301 Williamsburg Avenue in the city of Richmond.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-230 123. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 27, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new section 27-10 for the purpose of authorizing the School Board of the City of Richmond to install and operate a video-monitoring system in or on the school buses operated by the School Board as allowed by Va. Code § 46.2-844(B).adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R007 124. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R045 125. ResolutionTo request that [, commencing Jul. 1, 2016,] (i) the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Council and the Mayor a [quarterly] report that compares actual expenditures to adopted appropriations for each City agency and presents projected expenditures by each City agency for the remainder of the fiscal year and (ii) the Mayor introduce any ordinance to amend the City’s budget and modify the amounts appropriated for City agencies [following] no later than the [end of the] first [, second, and third quarters] meeting of the Council in May of each [fiscal] year for the purpose of reconciling adopted appropriations with projected actual expenditures for City agencies [no later than the first day of the second month following the end of each such quarter]. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R056 126. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a traffic study to determine traffic efficiency on South 4th Street between East Byrd Street and East Canal Street and to determine the feasibility of changing South 4th Street from a one-way to a two-way street.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R057 127. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 2003-R230-2004-R18, adopted Jan. 12, 2004, as previously amended by Res. No. 2010-R141-173, adopted Nov. 8, 2010, and Res. No. 2016-R017, adopted Mar. 28, 2016, which established a procedure to be followed before the Council appoints a tenant representative to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, to provide for the appointment of a Housing Choice Voucher user as a third tenant representative.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R062 128. ResolutionTo approve the Mayor’s appointment of Unwanna B. Dabney as a member of the Board of Directors of the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority for a term commencing on the adoption of this resolution and expiring Jun. 30, 2018, succeeding Betty Jolly, resigned.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R063 129. ResolutionTo approve the designation of Williams A. Efird, III, to represent Public Defender Tracy E. Paner at meetings of the Community Criminal Justice Board.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R064 130. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to make pedestrian access and safety infrastructure improvements to Belvidere Street at its intersections with Idlewood Avenue, Spring Street, and Rowe Street and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $574,400 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R065 131. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to install a pedestrian hybrid beacon near the intersection of East Broad Street and North 16th Street and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $100,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R066 132. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to install new sidewalks and pedestrian crossing improvements adjacent to E.S.H. Greene Elementary School and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $480,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R067 133. ResolutionTo support the Maymont Neighborhood Sidewalks Project that Res. No. 2015-R51-57, adopted Sept. 14, 2015, requested the Commonwealth Transportation Board to establish and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $640,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R068 134. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to make traffic calming and other pedestrian safety infrastructure improvements adjacent to Oak Grove Elementary School and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $100,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R069 135. ResolutionTo approve the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s performance contract.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R070 136. ResolutionTo authorize the issuance of public utility revenue refunding bonds of the City of Richmond, Virginia in the maximum principal amount of up to $484,000,000 to refund portions of certain public utility revenue and refunding bonds previously issued by the City, and to authorize the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell such refunding bonds for such purposes, providing for the form, details and payment of the such bonds and approving the form of the supplemental indenture of trust, and to authorize the issuance of taxable bonds in the same maximum principal amount and payable over the same period as such public utility revenue refunding bonds.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R071 137. ResolutionTo appoint Melvin Bloomfield as the Interim City Assessor.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-033 138. 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)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-140 139. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 12, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new section 12-37, concerning the disposition of certain revenues from real estate taxes, for the purpose of funding the operation of public schools in the city.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-217 140. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $635,000 from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Utilities’ Stormwater Facilities Improvements project in the Utilities category by $635,000 for the purpose of constructing the Reedy Creek Stream Restoration project.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R016 141. ResolutionTo establish a policy of the Council that the Council will appoint no person to the Board of Commissioners of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority to more than two consecutive full terms.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-246 142. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2016-053, adopted May 13, 2016, which adopted a General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and made appropriations pursuant thereto, to transfer funds in the amount of $2,573 from the Department of Economic and Community Development agency and to appropriate this $2,573 to the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission line item in the Non-Departmental agency for the purpose of funding an increase in the City’s membership dues for the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-247 143. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of Integrated Public Alert & Warning System and CodeRED Weather Warning services valued at approximately $45,000 from Emergency Communications Network, LLC for the purpose of providing federal and weather-related emergency notifications to affected persons in the city.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-248 144. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $3,000,000 from the Monroe Park Conservancy and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Monroe Park - Renovations and Restoration project in the Culture and Recreation category by $3,000,000 for the purpose of assisting in the renovation of Monroe Park.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-249 145. OrdinanceTo transfer funds in the amount of $559,343.13 from the Richmond Retirement System special fund in the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Special Fund Budget and to amend the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Budget in the City Facilities category by appropriating such transferred funds in the amount of $559,343.13 to the City Hall Renovation Project in the City Facilities category for the purpose of renovating office space in City Hall.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-250 146. OrdinanceTo declare a public necessity for and to authorize the acquisition of certain fee simple interests and easements in parcels of real property owned by South Canal, LLC at 1 Hull Street, 115 Hull Street, and 2 Decatur Street for the purposes of right-of-way, clearing title to City-owned real estate, providing access to and a buffer for the City’s flood wall, and providing stormwater utility facilities.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-251 147. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and direct the conveyance of a portion of City-owned real estate located at 1 Hull Street for nominal consideration to South Canal, LLC for the purpose of facilitating the development of that land and other land in the immediate vicinity thereof.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-252 148. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Development and Cooperation Agreement and related documents between the City of Richmond and South Canal, LLC for the purposes of clearing title to properties owned by the parties, providing for access by the parties to their respective parcels, advancing the City’s Riverfront Plan and Master Plan, and stimulating economic development in the area generally bounded by Hull Street to the east, railroad tracks to the south and west, and the James River to the north.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-253 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Programmatic Project Administration Agreement [Extension Addendum] between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of [extending until Jun. 30, 2019, a Programmatic Project Administration Agreement for] the development and administration of [certain] previously authorized and future Revenue Sharing Program projects [authorized by Ord. No. 2013-191-175, adopted Sept. 23, 2013]. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R074 150. ResolutionTo support the application for an allocation of $9,820,000 through the Virginia Department of Transportation Revenue Sharing Program to provide maintenance and construction assistance to certain transportation projects.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R075 151. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $5,500,000 to assist with financing the construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 45-unit multifamily residential rental housing project to be known as Church Hill North Phase 1B located in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-254 152. OrdinanceTo establish a Task Force on the Establishment of a Human Rights Commission to evaluate the need for and scope of a Human Rights Commission and to provide the Council with recommendations concerning any necessity to create such a commission.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-255 153. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 16-114, concerning regulations for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, for the purpose of reducing the portion of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund that is to be dedicated to certain uses from at least one-third to at least 30 percent and imposing a new requirement that such regulations include housing-related support services as an option for the use of at least 30 percent of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-256 154. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 28-592, concerning the fee for commercial or industrial wastewater accounts, for the purpose of allowing a reduction in the fee where a portion of the metered water used for industrial purposes will not be discharged back into the sewer system, pursuant to rules and regulations made by the Director of Public Utilities.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-257 155. 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, 2017, pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3321(b), and increasing such rate from the Rolled Back Tax Rate of $1.18 as computed in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3321(a).introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-258 156. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain ch. 24, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 10, consisting of §§ 24-265 through 24-272, concerning valet parking on public ways in the city; and to amend and reordain Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein for City Code § 24-269 new fees applicable to valet parking permits.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-259 157. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 2-34, concerning City Council member newsletters, for the purpose of removing the prohibition on the use of public monies to fund newsletters or any other publications issued in written or electronic form within 90 days prior to a local election involving any contested City Council seat.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-260 158. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. IV, div. 4 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-323, concerning [monthly] quarterly vacancy and turnover rate reporting, for the purpose of requiring the Director of Human Resources to provide a [monthly] quarterly vacancy and turnover rate report to the Council Chief of Staff for distribution to the City Council. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-261 259. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of a portion of the property known as 1407 Cummings Drive for the purpose of a residential use with up to 40 units accessory to a vocational school and other permitted principal uses on the property, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-262 160. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 203 Rear North Davis for the purpose of permitting garages; offices, including business, professional and administrative offices; studios of writers, designers and artists; and uses accessory to an off-site home occupation within an existing structure, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R076 161. ResolutionTo name a portion of an east-west alley located in the block bounded by Parkwood Avenue, South Robinson Street, Grayland Avenue, and South Mulberry Street as “Robinson Square Alley.”introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R077 162. ResolutionTo encourage a delay in the commencement of the Reedy Creek Stream Restoration project until satisfactory alternatives to this project have been considered through the City Planning Commission and working with interested citizen groups.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R078 163. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 2007-R162-2008-29, adopted Feb. 11, 2008, as previously amended by Res. No. 2010-R91-118, adopted Jul. 26, 2010, and Res. No. 2015-R18-23, adopted Mar. 23, 2015, which adopted City Council Expenditure and Reimbursement Guidelines governing the use of Council District Funds and Council Operations Funds, for the purpose of making revisions to the Guidelines.introduced and referred  Action details Not available