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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/28/2016 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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CD2016.131 1  Council Document March 28, 2016 Draft Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
CD2016.108 1  Council Document March 28, 2016 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD2016.111 1  Council Document March 4, 2016 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.110 1  Council Document March 7, 2016 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.112 1  Council Document March 14, 2016 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.132 1  Council Document March 14, 2016 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD2016.210 1  Council Document March 28, 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. 2015-199 12. 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. 2016-031 13. 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)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-033 14. 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 and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-036 15. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2015-73-84, adopted May 15, 2015, which adopted a General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 and made appropriations pursuant thereto, to transfer funds in the amount of $223,329.00 from the Debt Service agency and to appropriate the transferred funds to the Office of the City Auditor agency for the purpose of providing funds for the performance of auditing services by an external auditor and by internal auditors within the Office of the City Auditor.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-037 16. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Parking Lease between the City of Richmond, as Lessor, and 312 East Broad Street LP, as Lessee, for the purpose of leasing to 312 East Broad Street LP seven parking spaces in a portion of the City-owned parking facility located at 401 East Broad Street.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-038 17. OrdinanceTo require the Chief Administrative Officer to cause the preparation of a written economic development plan that identifies potential adverse impacts of the construction of the Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit project and programs that the Chief Administrative Officer proposes to mitigate these potential adverse impacts and to submit such plan to the Council no later than the commencement of construction of that project.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-039 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3303 Lawson Street for the purpose of permitting up to four single-family detached dwellings, together with associated improvements, including a parking area, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-040 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3210 Chamberlayne Avenue for the purpose of permitting offices and artist studios, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-041 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1608 West Cary Street for the purpose of permitting a two-family attached dwelling unit and accessory parking, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-042 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 501 and 503 Maple Avenue for the purpose of permitting up to four single-family detached dwellings, together with associated improvements, including a private street, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-043 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1401 West Leigh Street, 1405 West Leigh Street, and 1400 Catherine Street for the purpose of permitting up to 11 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-044 113. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 2201 East Franklin Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the [B-5] B-5C Central Business District, upon certain proffered conditions. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-079 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept $2,000,000 from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Economic and Community Development’s Main Street Station Multi-Modal Transportation Center project in the Economic and Community Development category by $2,000,000 for the purpose of funding the Main Street Station Phase 3 development.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-080 115. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept a gift, valued at up to $75,000, from the Friends of Allen Avenue Common of materials, construction, and other services needed to complete improvements to the southeast Allen Avenue median.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-081 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept a gift, valued at approximately $61,591, from the Friends of Jefferson Park of fitness trail equipment for the purpose of replacing existing fitness trail equipment of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities located on the grounds of Jefferson Park at 1921 Princess Anne Avenue.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-082 117. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and Forest View Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc., for the purpose of providing Forest View Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. with a grant of $30,000 in “Four for Life” funds pursuant to Va. Code § 46.2-694.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-083 118. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and West End Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc., doing business as Richmond Volunteer Rescue Squad, for the purpose of providing West End Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc. with a grant of $30,000 in “Four for Life” funds pursuant to Va. Code § 46.2-694.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-084 119. 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 $2,000,000 to fund Phase 3 improvements to Main Street Station.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-085 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the fourth Citywide Revolving Loan Fund Program Cooperation Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of administering the Citywide Revolving Loan Program.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-086 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the fourth Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund – Tranche I Cooperation Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of continuing the Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Program. adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-087 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the third Economic Development & Housing Revolving Loan Fund – Tranche 2 Cooperation Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia for the purpose of continuing the Economic Development and Housing Revolving Loan Fund Program. adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-088 123. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to enter into the Contractor Assistance Program Fourth Cooperation Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of providing for the Authority to serve as the administrative agent of loans made through the Contractor Assistance Loan Program. adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-089 124. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to submit an amended application to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to expand the uses of the Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund capitalized with $9,875,000 in Section 108 Loan Funds to include development and rehabilitation of affordable housing, business retention and expansion, economic development initiatives in enterprise zones, promoting job creation, and facilitating business creation and expansion.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-091 125. 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)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-092 126. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-32, concerning the disposition of funds from the sale of real estate and certain insurance proceeds, for the purpose of providing that real estate tax revenues from former school properties that the City has sold be set aside for the operations of the School Board of the City of Richmond.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R007 127. 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-R014 128. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $1,000.00 from the Council Districts Funds for the Seventh District to make a donation to Girls for a Change to defray costs associated with its 2016 Date with Dad Dinner and Dance.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R015 129. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $3,968.67 from the Council Districts Funds for the Fifth District to pay Printersmark, Inc. for the printing and mailing of the Fifth District Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R018 130. ResolutionTo support the Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit project.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R019 131. ResolutionTo request the Virginia Department of Transportation to amend the street mileage inventory for the City of Richmond.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R020 132. ResolutionTo request the Chief Administrative Officer to develop a loan program for clean energy projects for the purpose of creating a financing tool for property owners to invest in clean energy projects. (As Amended)adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R021 133. ResolutionTo abolish the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee; to repeal Res. No. 2002-R208-196, adopted Oct. 14, 2002 and Res. No. 2005-R44-88, adopted May 9, 2005; and to terminate the terms of the Committee’s members.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2015-192 234. 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. 2016-090 135. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 2-298, 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 development planning, consisting of div. 1 (§§ 2-1371—2-1374), concerning general matters, and div. 2 (§§ 2-1391—2-1393), concerning the planning process, for the purpose of requiring a comprehensive economic development plan, an economic development implementation strategy, and a process for including economic growth areas in the City’s master plan.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2015-R064 136. 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   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R016 137. 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   Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R017 138. 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, 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 modify the procedure.adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R023 139. ResolutionTo designate the properties known as 3800 Government Road, 3828 Government Road, 3901 Glenwood Avenue, 3811 Glenwood Avenue, and 3800 Rear Government Road as a revitalization area pursuant to Va. Code § 36-55.30:2. Ms. Newbille (By Request)adopted  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R024 140. ResolutionTo appoint Richard K. Bishop to the position of Council Liaison.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-098 1 41. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition of certain interests in real estate located east of Capitol Square for improvements related to Main Street Station and for public right-of-way purposes.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-099 142. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and direct the conveyance of City-owned interests in real estate located east of Capitol Square for nominal consideration for the purpose of clarifying the property interests held by the City and the Commonwealth.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-100 143. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the total amount of $99,125 from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy; and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Fleet Replacement Program project in the City Equipment and Other Infrastructure Investment category by $99,125 for the purpose of abating the cost of purchasing replacement vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R025 144. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $1,500.00 from the Council Districts Funds for the Third District to make a donation to Girls for a Change to defray costs associated with its 2016 Date with Dad Dinner and Dance.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R026 145. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $500.00 from the Council Districts Funds for the Sixth District to make a donation to Girls for a Change to defray costs associated with its 2016 Date with Dad Dinner and Dance.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-101 146. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $395,137 from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development 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 $395,137 for the purpose of providing $154,287 for the Housing First homeless assistance program and $240,850 for the A Place to Start homeless assistance program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-102 147. OrdinanceTo authorize the conditional use of the property known as 100 South 14th Street for the purpose of authorizing a nightclub, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-103 148. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1326 North 26th Street for the purpose of permitting a single family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-104 149. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 423 Hull Street, 501 Hull Street, 505 Hull Street, 521 Hull Street, 601 Hull Street, 609 Hull Street, 490 Bainbridge Street, 500 Bainbridge Street, 600 Bainbridge Street, and 20 West 6th Street from B-7 Mixed-Use Business District to B-5 Central Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-105 150. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of North 12th Street and Governor Street from its intersection with East Broad Street to its intersection with Bank Street, consisting of 50,337± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions, and to repeal Ord. No. 2005-162-152, adopted Jul. 25, 2005, and Ord. No. 2005-231-209, adopted Oct. 10, 2005.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-106 151. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and the Commonwealth of Virginia for the purpose of setting out certain obligations related to the closing of a portion of North 12th Street and Governor Street between its intersection with East Broad Street and its intersection with Bank Street.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-107 152. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute a Utilities Review Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of General Services, for the purpose of setting out certain obligations related to the closing of a portion of North 12th Street and Governor Street between its intersection with East Broad Street and its intersection with Bank Street.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-108 153. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Third Amendment to Lease between the City of Richmond, as lessee, and Saul Subsidiary I Limited Partnership, as lessor, for the purpose of enabling the City to continue using 52,411± square feet of the property located at 4100 Hull Street Road for the Department of Social Services and other City functions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-109 154. 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 reflect land use recommendations contained within the Conservation Plan for the Church Hill Central Conservation Area and the Conservation Plan for the Woodville/Creighton Conservation Area in the Master Plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-110 155. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Governor’s Agriculture & Forestry Industries Development Fund Performance Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia, and Blue Bee Cider, LLC, for the purpose of enabling the Authority to provide an economic development grant to Blue Bee Cider, LLC, as an incentive to construct and improve a Virginia agricultural products processing facility in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-111 156. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $50,000 from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to a new line item in the Non-Departmental agency called the “Blue Bee Cider - AFID Grant” line item for the purpose of providing funds to the Economic Development Authority for a grant to Blue Bee Cider, LLC, pursuant to a performance agreement approved by the City Council.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-112 157. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2015-73-84, adopted May 15, 2015, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by transferring $45,000 within the Non-Departmental agency from the Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., line item and appropriating this $45,000 to a new line item in the Non-Departmental agency called the Capital Region Airport Commission line item for the purpose of providing funds to supplement the grant supporting air service development at Richmond International Airport.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-113 158. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 23-97, concerning fees for the use of a City transfer station, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code § 23-97, for the purpose of imposing fees for the use of a City transfer station.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R027 159. ResolutionTo encourage and support the use of the community service alternative sentencing option by the criminal and traffic divisions of the General District Court of the City of Richmond and the criminal division of the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond for the purpose of allowing defendants to pay fines and costs through work on neighborhood improvement projects for City agencies.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R028 160. ResolutionTo support the Buckingham Branch Railroad Company’s application for Rail Preservation Program funds for its Richmond and Alleghany Tie Replacement project estimated to cost $10,000,000 to replace mainline ties, switch ties, siding ties and mainline deck ties, and to complete other work including adding ballast, tamping, surfacing and making drainage improvements between MP 85.5 and MP 276, and to request that the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation give priority consideration to such application in allocating funds.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R029 161. ResolutionTo request the Chief Administrative Officer to negotiate for the acquisition by the City of all streetlights installed in the Randolph West subdivision.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2016-R030 162. ResolutionTo declare surplus and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to seek offers, bids or proposals by solicitation or auction for the City-owned real estate located at 2901 Bainbridge Street for the purpose of enabling redevelopment of the property.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-114 163. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 2-1146, concerning the Green City Commission, for the purpose of modifying the composition of the Commission.introduced and referred  Action details Not available