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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/24/2017 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2017.283 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - July 24, 2017   Action details Not available
CD.2017.286 1  Council Document July 24, 2017 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket    Action details Not available
CD.2017.281 1  Council Document July 24, 2017 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2017.269 1  Council Document June 5, 2017 Finance & Economic Development and Governmental Operations Special Joint Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2017.278 1  Council Document June 26, 2017 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2017.275 1  Council Document June 26, 2017 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2017.290 1  Council Document July 24, 2017 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2016-264 11. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2007-251-209, adopted Sept. 24, 2007, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2008-117-93, adopted May 27, 2008, and Ord. No. 2013-117-113, adopted Jun. 24, 2013, concerning the establishment of a residential permit parking district in the Carver Neighborhood, for the purpose of adding certain streets and portions of streets to the Carver Residential Permit Parking District. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-008 12. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide funding for the 1st Street [and] , 2nd Street, and 3rd Street Buffered Bike Lanes project. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-030 13. OrdinanceTo erect all-way stop signs at the intersection of Avondale Avenue and Teakwood Avenue.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-069 14. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 8-58, 8-61, 8-62, and 8-63, concerning the sale of City-owned real estate, for the purpose of providing for the conduct of a competitive process prior to the acceptance of an unsolicited offer to purchase City-owned real estate.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-071 15. OrdinanceTo (i) repeal Ord. Nos. 89-202-180, adopted Jul. 10, 1989; 89-203-181, adopted Jul. 10, 1989; 94-156-147, adopted Jun. 27, 1994; 96-172-155, adopted Jun. 10, 1996; 98-200-251, adopted Jun. 22, 1998; and 2004-356-351, adopted Dec. 13, 2004; (ii) repeal art. III, §§ 26 and 31 of the pay plan adopted by Ord. No. 93-117-159, adopted May 24, 1993; and (iii) amend art. III of the pay plan adopted by Ord. No. 93-117-159, adopted May 24, 1993, by adding therein new §§ 26A (concerning reduction-in-force), 26B (concerning severance), and 26C (concerning [amicable departure] separation agreements); all for the purpose of revising the City’s provisions governing severance pay for classified and unclassified employees, including senior executive employees. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-087 16. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute a First Amendment to Amended Water Contract between the City of Richmond and the County of Chesterfield for the purpose of providing for the sale of additional water to the County of Chesterfield and for the construction, operation, and maintenance of new water capacity facilities by the County of Chesterfield on a portion of Lewis G. Larus Park located at 8850 West Huguenot Road in the city of Richmond.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-088 17. OrdinanceTo repeal Ord. No. 2014-245-225, adopted Dec. 8, 2014, which declared surplus and directed the sale of certain interests of the City in real estate located at 120 Shockoe Slip and 1331 A East Canal Street and in air rights over a portion of East Canal Street near its intersection with South 13th Street for $916,000 to Highwoods Realty Limited Partnership for the purpose of facilitating the expansion of the existing headquarters building of the Martin Agency.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-123 18. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 2-728, concerning the Division of Emergency Communications, for the purpose of updating the Department’s functions; to amend and reordain ch. 2, art. IV, div. 19 of the City Code by adding therein a new § 2-729, concerning certain emergency communications agreements and fees, for the purpose of authorizing the Chief Administrative Officer to enter into and modify certain agreements with external subscribers who use the City’s emergency communications systems; and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein for § 2-729(c) new fees applicable to subscribers who use the City’s emergency communications systems and for whom the Department installs, maintains, or repairs equipment in vehicles.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-124 19. OrdinanceTo authorize Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to encroach upon the City of Richmond’s rights-of-way with cell antennas and related equipment to be mounted on designated utility poles approximately located at 5201 Patterson Avenue, in the alley behind 336 Lexington Road, in the alley behind 4601 Leonard Parkway, at 4700 Hanover Avenue, and at 3407 Floyd Avenue, respectively, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-125 110. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 2213 East Franklin Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the B-5C Central Business District, upon certain proffered conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-126 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1717 East Cary Street for the purpose of allowing a building to exceed the applicable height restrictions, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-128 112. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to acquire, at a tax delinquent judicial sale, the property located at 2113 Warwick Avenue and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof to accept title to such property for the purpose of implementing a stormwater best management practice on the property and permanently maintaining the property in accordance with such practice.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-130 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2515 East Main Street for the purpose of allowing a building to exceed the applicable height restrictions, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-131 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2901 Monument Avenue for the purpose of three single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-132 115. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3200 West Broad Street for the purpose of a mixed-use development with up to 210 dwelling units, commercial space, and up to 325 structured parking spaces, upon certain terms and conditions.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-133 116. OrdinanceTo repeal Ord. No. 96-148-137, adopted Jun. 10, 1996, and to authorize the special use of the property known as 932 West Franklin Street for the purpose of a dwelling unit to be constructed within a proposed accessory building, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-134 117. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain ch. 24, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 11, consisting of new sections 24-273 through 24-277, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein a new fee for section 24-275, concerning the co-location of small cell facilities on existing structures, for the purpose of reflecting amendments to state law.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-135 118. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 8, art. I of the City Code, concerning City-owned real estate, by adding therein a new section 8-15, concerning the publication of a list of all City-owned real estate, to require that a list of all City-owned real estate be published on the City’s website.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-136 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept $1,982,866.40 from the Virginia Department of Social Services, to transfer matching funds in the total amount of $671,857.01 from Fiscal Year 2017-2018 General Fund Budget appropriations to the Office of Community Wealth Building, to create a new special fund for the Office of Community Wealth Building in the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget entitled “TANF RVA GPS,” and to appropriate funds in the total amount of $2,654,723.41 to the new TANF RVA GPS special fund, for the purpose of hiring program personnel for and providing training, work experiences, structured workshops, and supportive services to participants in the RVA Guiding People to Success program.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-137 120. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2014-093, adopted Apr. 10, 2017, which established 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 areas and along certain corridors of South Richmond, for the purpose of modifying the composition and duration of the Task Force.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-138 121. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-036, adopted May 15, 2017, which adopted the General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, by increasing anticipated revenues from real estate taxes and the amount appropriated to the Non-Departmental Agency, Stone Brewing Company, LLC (Conditional Real Estate Grant through EDA) line item, by $111,840.00 for the purpose of enabling the Economic Development Authority to make a Real Estate Grant to Stone Brewing Co., LLC, formerly KoochenVagner’s Brewing Co. doing business as Stone Brewing Co., pursuant to a Performance Agreement between the City, the Authority, and Stone Brewing Co., LLC, formerly KoochenVagner’s Brewing Co. doing business as Stone Brewing Co.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R023 122. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity to amend ch. 30 of the City Code and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to prohibit the use of commercial flags and restrict the use of building mounted banners.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R029 123. 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 all notices of public hearings required by Va. Code § 15.2-2204.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R033 124. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted by an independent third party a review of the City’s program for the collection and disposal of leaves and of bulk items and brush solid waste pursuant to City Code § 23-44. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R034 125. ResolutionTo oppose the proposed Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 released by the Office of Management and Budget on May 23, 2017, and urge the United States Congress to reject this proposed budget and develop a budget that adequately funds the needs of local governments and associated political subdivisions such as the City, the School Board of the City of Richmond, and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R035 126. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted an inventory of all parcels of City-owned real estate to identify surplus and underutilized parcels of City-owned real estate. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R036 127. 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 Hathaway Road located between Sequoyah Road and Wallowa Road and on the portion of Longview Drive between Wallowa Road and Scottview Drive.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R037 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 Westower Drive located between Forest Hill Avenue and [Blakemore Road] Whitlone Drive. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R038 129. ResolutionTo express the City Council’s support for House Bill 922 and Senate Bill 1156, currently pending in the United States Congress, in the belief that such legislation could be used to increase private investment in the rehabilitation of public school buildings for the benefit of schoolchildren in the city.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R039 130. ResolutionTo express the City Council’s support for the Regional Plan for School Readiness 2017-2020 and to recognize the many early childhood programs and partnerships that contributed to the development of this new plan to advance school readiness throughout the Richmond region.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R044 131. ResolutionTo approve the Mayor’s appointment of Barrett Hardiman 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 Carlos M. Brown, resigned.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R045 132. ResolutionTo adopt the City of Richmond’s Emergency Operations Plan in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Services and Disaster Law of 2000.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R046 133. ResolutionTo declare surplus, and to authorize and request the Chief Administrative Officer to dispose of the property located at 816 Riverside Park at public auction and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to convey the property to the successful bidder with certain development requirements.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R047 134. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance, concerning the Commission of Architectural Review, to make certain compositional changes by (i) eliminating the requirement that one member shall be appointed from a list of nominations submitted by the Better Housing Coalition, and (ii) adding a requirement that at least one member shall be a resident of a historic district.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R048 135. ResolutionTo approve the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s bond refunding as required by Va. Code § 33.2-2902(16).adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R049 136. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Department of Public Utilities to prepare and submit to the Council a plan to phase out Payments in Lieu of Taxes from the Department of Public Utilities over a ten year period.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R050 137. ResolutionTo express the Council’s support for the “first stage” of an “education compact.” (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R051 138. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 2017-R002, adopted Jan. 3, 2017, as previously amended by Res. No. 2017-R018, adopted Mar. 27, 2017, which designates which Council members shall serve on the Council’s Standing Committees and the various boards, commissions, and other collegial bodies on which Council members serve, to designate regular and alternate members of the Advisory Task Force for the Economic Revitalization of South Richmond.adoptedPass 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   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-081 140. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 13-195, concerning the storage of tires, for the purpose of extending the prohibition against the outside storage of used tires to all tires.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-127 141. 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 Pulse Corridor Plan, applicable to certain areas from the City’s corporate boundary on East Main Street to the intersection of East Main Street and North 14th Street and along East Broad Street to the City’s corporate boundary along Staples Mill Road, as part of the Master Plan.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-129 142. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1704 Arlington Road for the purpose of [an] illuminated [canopy with] canopy signage, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-139 143. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to submit a Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an application for the receipt of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds; to accept funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the total amount of $6,405,321.00; and to appropriate $7,148,848.00, consisting of the accepted funds, $406,743.00 in CDBG prior year surplus funds, $136,784.00 in CDBG program income funds, $133,387.00 in HOME prior year surplus funds, and $66,613.00 in HOME rental rehab program income funds for various projects.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R052 144. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia, of up to $8,500,000 of its revenue bonds for the relocation, construction, and equipping of new elementary school facilities and the infrastructure associated therewith located at 10510 Hobby Hill Road in the city, the refinancing of existing indebtedness relating to middle school facilities located at 10510 Hobby Hill Road in the city, and the financing, as needed, of working capital, capitalized interest, and related issuance and refinancing costs.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-144 145. 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 908.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-145 146. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 9-58, which assigns polling places in the city, 9-70 and 9-72, which establish boundary descriptions for Precincts 206 and 208, respectively, and to amend ch. 9, art. III by adding therein a new § 9-73.1, concerning the precinct boundaries for a new Precinct 214, for the purpose of establishing a new polling place and new precinct boundaries within certain City Council and School Board Districts.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-140 147. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $5,000.00 from Share Our Strength, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 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 providing funds to increase the number of meals served to children in low-income areas of the city of Richmond through the City’s Summer Food Service Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-141 148. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $14,000.00 from the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Economic and Community Development’s Affordable Housing - Non CDBG Project Areas special fund by $14,000.00 for the purpose of funding the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-142 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $465,890.00 from James Madison University and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Gas Utility Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the gas utility renewal fund for the purpose of purchasing new heavy duty trucks with engines fueled by compressed natural gas.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-143 150. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 2-755, 2-756, 2-760, 2-761, and 2-762, concerning boards and commissions generally, for the purpose of providing for a uniform definition of “board or commission,” providing that no citizen member of a board or commission shall be eligible for reappointment after eight years of continuous service until at least one year has lapsed since the expiration of the citizen member’s last term, and requiring that each board or commission provide certain information to the Office of the City Clerk. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-146 151. OrdinanceTo repeal ch. 2, art. VII, div. 3 of the City Code, consisting of §§ 2-1361-2-1366, concerning the open data policy, and to amend ch. 2, art. VII, by adding therein a new div. 3.1, consisting of new §§ 2-1366.1-2-1366.9, concerning an open data and transparency program, for the purpose of establishing a new open data and transparency program to govern the future use of the City’s open data portal. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-147 152. OrdinanceTo establish an Ethics Reform Task Force to review and provide recommendations concerning ethical standards applicable to local government in the city.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-149 153. OrdinanceTo amend various provisions of ch. 30, art. V and § 30-1220 of the City Code for the purpose of conforming the sign regulations in the City’s zoning ordinance to controlling legal authority as decided by the Supreme Court of the United States of America.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-150 154. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 30-446.2, 30-446.3, 30-446.6, and 30-446.8, concerning the B-7 Mixed-Use Business District; to amend ch. 30, art. IV of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 31 consisting of §§ 30-457.1 through 30.457.10, concerning the establishment of a new TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District; to amend ch. 30, art. V, div. 2 by adding therein a new § 30-518.4, concerning signage in the new TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District; to amend City Code § 30-694.2, wireless communications facilities; to amend City Code §§ 30-710.1, 30-710.2, 30-710.2:3, 30-710.3:1, 30-710.4, and 30-710.13, concerning parking and perimeter buffers; to amend City Code §§ 30-720.1 and 30-720.5, concerning loading requirements; and to amend City Code § 30-1220, concerning definitions, for the purpose of establishing a new Transit-Oriented Nodal District, including small-scale manufacturing as a permitted principal use in the B-7 Mixed-Use Business District, defining the terms “priority street” and “street-oriented commercial frontage,” and imposing requirements for priority streets. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-151 155. OrdinanceTo amend the official zoning map for the purpose of rezoning certain properties along West Broad Street and Cutshaw Avenue between North Boulevard and I-195, within the Scott’s Addition neighborhood, and along North Boulevard to conform their zoning to their proposed future land use as set forth in the Pulse Corridor Plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-152 156. OrdinanceTo rezone a portion of the property known as 1900 Venable Street from the R-53 Multifamily Residential District to the B-5 Central Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-153 157. OrdinanceTo authorize the conditional use of the property known as 700 East Main Street for the purpose of authorizing a nightclub, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-154 158. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 2411 M Street and 2416 Jefferson Avenue for the purpose of allowing a building to exceed the applicable height restrictions, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-155 159. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 512 Hull Street for the purpose of allowing a building to exceed the applicable height restrictions, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-156 160. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 94-139-139, adopted Jun. 27, 1994, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2001-210-197, adopted Jun. 25, 2001, to authorize an expansion of the special use of the property known as 5430 Patterson Avenue, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R053 161. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 88-R145-164, adopted Jul. 11, 1988, as previously amended by Res. No. 98-R136-141, adopted Sept. 14, 1998, and Res. No. 2007-R122-111, adopted Jul. 23, 2007, which established a process for selecting members to serve on the Personnel Board, to make changes to the procedures for selecting members of the classified service of the City to serve on the Personnel Board.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-148 162. 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 Richmond Riverfront Plan Amendment 1: Downriver Update 2017, applicable to the downriver area along the James River identified in the Richmond Riverfront Plan, extending from Great Shiplock Park east to the border with Henrico County, as part of the Master Plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-157 163. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. IV, div. 3, by adding therein a new § 2-305, concerning a microenterprise loan program, for the purpose of establishing a microenterprise loan program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R054 164. ResolutionTo adopt a new debt and fund balance policy for the City of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available