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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/11/2017 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2017.303 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - September 11, 2017   Action details Not available
CD.2017.309 1  Council Document September 11, 2017 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket    Action details Not available
CD.2017.306 1  Council Document September 11, 2017 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2017.302 1  Council Document July 17, 2017 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2017.298 1  Council Document July 24, 2017 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2017.301 1  Council Document July 24, 2017 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2017.310 1  Council Document September 11, 2017 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-140 11. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-141 12. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-142 13. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-143 14. 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)amended, continued and referred back  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-146 15. 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)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-147 16. OrdinanceTo establish an Ethics Reform Task Force to review and provide recommendations concerning ethical standards applicable to local government in the city.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-149 17. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-150 18. 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)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-151 19. 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.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-152 110. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-153 111. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-154 112. 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)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-155 113. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-156 114. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R053 115. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-129 116. 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
RES. 2016-R016 117. 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   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R056 118. ResolutionTo designate Bruce W. Tyler as chairman of the Advisory Task Force for the Economic Revitalization of South Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R057 119. ResolutionTo appoint William C. Barrett, III, as the Interim City Auditor.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-158 120. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-036, adopted May 15, 2017, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by creating a new program within the Finance agency called “Finance-Commissioner of Revenue” and transferring and re-appropriating $708,451.00 from the Finance Operations program to the new Finance-Commissioner of Revenue program for the purpose of separating the appropriations for commissioner of the revenue functions from the appropriations for other Department of Finance operations.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-159 121. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-036, adopted May 15, 2017, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by creating a new program within the Justice Services agency called “Justice Services-Adult Day Reporting” and transferring and re-appropriating $476,494.00 from the Justice Services-Operations program to the new Adult Day Reporting program for the purpose of separating the appropriations for the adult day reporting center from the appropriations for other Department of Justice Services operations.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-160 122. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-036, adopted May 15, 2017, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by transferring and re-appropriating $118,663.00 from the Police-Area I and Area II program to the Police-Administration program for the purpose of ensuring appropriations properly reflect the reassignment of police officers out of operational police units.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-161 123. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-036, adopted May 15, 2017, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by transferring and re-appropriating $1,059,530.00 from the Police-Administration program to the Police-Area I and Area II program for the purpose of ensuring appropriations properly reflect the assignment of police academy graduates to operational police units.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-162 124. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $4,500.00 from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Non-Departmental General Fund Budget by $4,500.00 for the purpose of providing a grant of $2,250.00 of such funds each to the Cadence Theatre Company and to CultureWorks, Inc.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-163 125. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-037, adopted May 15, 2017, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by creating a new special fund for the Department of Public Works called the Bike Share System special fund and by increasing estimated revenues from the bicycle share system provided pursuant to City Code §12-121(a) and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Bike Share System special fund by $450,000.00 for the purpose of operating the bicycle share system provided pursuant to City Code §12-121(a).introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-164 126. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition by gift, purchase, condemnation, or otherwise of a fee simple interest at the intersection of Forest Hill Avenue and the Powhite Parkway for the purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Forest Hill Avenue between its intersection with Hathaway Road and its intersection with the Powhite Parkway.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-165 127. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $4,450,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amounts appropriated to various projects in various categories as set forth on the attachment by $4,450,000.00 for the purpose of appropriating funding received from the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Fiscal Year 2018 Revenue Sharing Program for various projects.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-166 128. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a First Amendment to Utilities Agreement between the City of Richmond and Fulton Hill Properties, L.L.C., for the purpose of establishing new conditions for the release of an existing City sewer utility easement located at 4907 Goddin Court.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-167 129. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a General Services Administration Public Buildings Service Lease Amendment between the City of Richmond and the Government of the United States of America for the purpose of decreasing the number of parking spaces leased to the federal government from 42 to 21 at a City-owned parking facility located at 500 East Marshall Street from Oct. 1, 2017, through Sept. 30, 2018.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-168 130. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition by gift, purchase, condemnation, or otherwise of a permanent utility easement at 2911 Hathaway Road for the purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Forest Hill Avenue between its intersection with Hathaway Road and its intersection with the Powhite Parkway.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-169 131. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 80-260-81-41, adopted Mar. 9, 1981, as previously amended by Ord. Nos. 81-152-138, adopted August 24, 1981, 84-110-83, adopted May 29, 1984, 89-318-295, adopted Nov. 13, 1989, 2006-26-52, adopted Feb. 27, 2006, 2006-260-263, adopted Oct. 23, 2006, and 2012-163-164, adopted Oct. 8, 2012, concerning the Beaufont Oaks Community Unit Plan, to amend the permitted uses to include a church use.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-170 132. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 8-56 and 8-58, concerning the reporting and sale of City-owned real estate, to require that certain records concerning City-owned real estate be published on the City’s website, to require the biennial submission of a real estate strategies plan to the Council, and to establish certain standards for the acceptance of unsolicited offers for City-owned real estate.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-171 133. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of software and related services valued at approximately $1,062,190.00 from AvePoint Public Sector, Inc., and in connection therewith to execute a Contract for Donated Goods and Services between the City and AvePoint Public Sector, Inc., for the purpose of providing a citizen relationship management software to enhance the City’s customer service interactions with its citizens.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R058 134. ResolutionTo provide for the nomination of George P. Braxton, Benjamin P. Campbell, and Eldridge Forest Coles as the City of Richmond’s three Directors and the election of the Board of Directors of the Greater Richmond Transit Company for the period commencing upon election and qualification of these nominees as Directors and terminating on the date of the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders upon the election and qualification of the successors to these Directors.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R059 135. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $350.00 from the Council Districts Funds for the Seventh District to make a donation to MOTIV8S Incorporated to assist with the costs associated with MOTIV8S Incorporated’s 16th Annual “Celebration of Children” Community Festival.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R060 136. ResolutionTo approve the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s performance contract.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R061 137. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to design and construct the Gillies Creek Greenway shared-use path and infrastructure improvements from Williamsburg Avenue to Jennie Scher Road and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $840,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R062 138. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to install sidewalks and curb ramps on Catalina Drive and Cranford Avenue near 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.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R063 139. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to install new traffic signals and other pedestrian safety infrastructure improvements along U.S. Route 60 and streets surrounding Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $640,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R064 140. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to install new sidewalks along Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elmbridge Road to its intersection with Daytona Drive in the vicinity of G.H. Reid Elementary School and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $320,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R065 141. ResolutionTo support a project to provide funding to install new sidewalks along Swanson Road from its intersection with Hull Street Road to its intersection with Whitehead Road and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $384,000 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R066 142. ResolutionTo support a project to provide bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure improvements to extend the Virginia Capital Trail to the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge and the City’s application in relation thereto to the Virginia Department of Transportation for $821,600 from the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R067 143. ResolutionTo request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to fund the expansion of the scope of the 1st Street and 2nd Street Buffered Bike Lanes project to include an option to design and construct the planned improvements on 3rd Street instead of, or in addition to, 1st and 2nd Street.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R068 144. ResolutionTo support the application for an allocation of $9,900,000 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. 2017-R069 145. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor include in the budgets he prepares for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 and Fiscal Year 2019-2020 proposed appropriations sufficient to cover the cost of the second and third phases, respectively, of the plan to adjust the compensation of sworn police officers and sworn firefighters. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R070 146. ResolutionTo create a new reservation of fund balance called the General Employee Bonus Reserve intended to be categorized as an assigned fund balance and used for payment of one-time annual bonuses to general employees of the City.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-173 147. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 4-243, concerning the restraint or confinement of dogs, for the purpose of making it unlawful for any dog to run at large and prescribing a penalty for any violation.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-174 148. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 4, art. IV, div. 3 of the City Code, concerning wild and non-domestic animals, by adding therein a new section 4-401, to regulate the owning, breeding, purchasing, selling, offering for purchase or sale, keeping, maintaining, and possession or control of any exotic or wild animal in the city of Richmond. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-175 149. OrdinanceTo amend section 23-44 of the City Code, concerning times and places of solid waste collection, bulk items, brush collection, and collection of loose leaves, for the purpose of modifying the manner in which the requirement to remove refuse receptacles and recycling bins from City property or the right-of-way is enforced.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-176 150. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 2-1104-2-1106, concerning the Aging and Disabilities Advisory Board, for the purpose of updating these provisions with “people first” language.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-177 151. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2016-232, adopted Oct. 10, 2016, which closed, to public use and travel, a portion of an alley and a turnaround bounded by Brookland Parkway, Brook Road, Sherwood Avenue, I-95/I-64, and Robin Hood Road, consisting of 6,557± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions, and authorized the Chief Administrative Officer to accept a dedication of property, consisting of 443± square feet, for a new turnaround for right-of-way purposes in the block bounded by Brookland Parkway, Brook Road, Sherwood Avenue, I-95/I-64, and Robin Hood Road, to modify the ordinance’s indemnification provisions in recognition that the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority is a state institution. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-178 152. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of East Cary Street, located on the east side of Pear Street between its intersection with East Main Street and its intersection with East Dock Street, consisting of 1,973± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-179 153. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 5720 Bliley Road from the R-3 Single-Family Residential District to the R-6C Single-Family Attached Residential District (Conditional), upon certain proffered conditions. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-180 154. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 3801 Seminary Avenue (and alternatively as 1010 West Laburnum Avenue), 3800 Chamberlayne Avenue, and 3802 ½ Chamberlayne Avenue for the purpose of a vocational school accessory to a church, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-181 155. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 211 West 11th Street for the purpose of a dwelling unit to be constructed within an accessory building, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-182 156. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 2911 Ellwood Avenue and 2917 Ellwood Avenue for the purpose of permitting five single-family attached dwellings and one single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-183 157. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 3000 East Franklin, 3004 East Franklin, and 3006 East Franklin Street for the purpose of three single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-184 158. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3005 East Franklin Street for the purpose of allowing one or more multifamily dwellings containing a total of no more than 12 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-185 159. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 305 Plazaview Road and 309 Plazaview Road for the purpose of permitting two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-186 160. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3200 Utah Place for the purpose of a day nursery for up to 12 children, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-187 161. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2014-226-207, adopted Nov. 10, 2014, which authorized the special use of the property known as 707 East Main Street for two signs, to permit instead the installation of one new roof sign, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-188 162. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2003-374-336, adopted Dec. 8, 2003, which authorized the special use of the property known as 718-720 Cleveland Street, to authorize a retail space for the sale of juices and bakery items with a walk up window, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R071 163. ResolutionTo establish a policy of the Council that the Council will appoint no person to an independent entity for a period of continuous service longer than that permitted by City Code § 2-755 for a board or commission as defined by City Code § 2-755.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-172 164.Co-PatronsOrdinanceTo 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, 2018, pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3321(b), and increasing such rate from the Rolled Back Tax Rate of $1.17 as computed in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3321(a).introduced and referred  Action details Not available