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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2018 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2018.070 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - February 26, 2018   Action details Not available
CD.2018.073 1  Council Document February 26, 2018 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket    Action details Not available
CD.2018.068 1  Council Document February 26, 2018 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2018.056 1  Council Document January 22, 2018 Formal Meeting Minutes (Note: This meeting was continued on February 5, 2018.)   Action details Not available
CD.2018.066 1  Council Document February 12, 2018 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2018.081 1  Council Document February 26, 2018 Introduction Papers List    Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-196 11. OrdinanceTo designate The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust as a land bank entity for the purpose of assisting the City in addressing vacant, abandoned, and tax delinquent properties and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement, as amended, setting the terms and conditions of such designation. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-236 12. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 12, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new § 12-11.01 for the purpose of requiring the Chief Administrative Officer to cause to be developed a ten-year citywide infrastructure maintenance plan for the purpose of identifying, funding, and completing City infrastructure maintenance projects.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2017-242 13. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2000-410-2001-10, adopted Jan. 8, 2001, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2001-220-231, adopted Jul. 23, 2001, which approved the “Shops at Stratford Hills Community Unit Plan,” for the purpose of [increasing the area subject to the community unit plan by 3.4 acres to 67.9± acres and] modifying the development standards, under certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-018 14. 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 2017 between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation to provide funding for the continuation of the City of Richmond Employee Trip Reduction program.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-019 15. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Agreement for the Use of Federal Highway Administration Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program Funds Fiscal Year 2017 between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation to provide funding for the continuation of the City of Richmond Employee Trip Reduction program.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-020 16. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of Perry Street, located on the north side of Perry Street between its intersection with West 24th Street and its intersection with West 22nd Street, consisting of 7,402± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-021 17. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1121 North 25th Street for the purpose of a building with commercial uses on the first floor, up to two dwelling units on the second floor, and no fewer than two on-site parking spaces, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-022 18. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2002-17-48, adopted Feb. 11, 2002, which authorized the special use of the properties known as 8 and 10 East Main Street for conversion and use of the ground floor levels of the existing buildings for dwelling purposes, together with off-street parking, to also permit such properties to be used for short-term rental, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-023 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 806 Cathedral Place for the purpose of permitting up to five rooms or groups of rooms for short-term rental, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-024 110. 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 1315 North 27th Street and to authorize the conveyance of such property for $2,136.00 to the Better Housing Coalition for the purposes of eliminating blight and making such property available for redevelopment.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-025 111. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 14-231, 14-232, and 14-234, concerning Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area designation criteria, to incorporate therein stream determination requirements from a Commonwealth of Virginia guidance document; to amend City Code §§ 14-263, 14-335, and 15-130, concerning performance criteria for the use, development, or redevelopment of land in Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas, the enforcement of the Richmond Stormwater Management Program Ordinance, and the maintenance of septic systems within Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas, respectively, and to amend ch. 14, art. IV, div. 5 of the City Code, concerning the administration and enforcement of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Program, by adding therein a new § 14-295, concerning enforcement, to provide for an enforcement mechanism for the septic pumping requirement.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-027 112. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 11-104, concerning exceptions to the prohibitions on unlawful dumping and unlawful accumulation, to provide that bulk items and tree and shrubbery trimmings placed for collection by the City pursuant to City Code § 23-44 do not constitute unlawful accumulation, and to amend City Code §§ 23-1, 23-43, and 23-44, concerning the collection of solid waste, to require the Director of Public Works to provide for the regular collection of bulk items and tree and shrubbery trimmings.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-028 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $202,500.00 from The Community Foundation, Inc.; to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Mayor’s Office called the Mayor’s Advisor for Youth Initiatives Special Fund; and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the new Mayor’s Office’s Mayor’s Advisor for Youth Initiatives Special Fund by $202,500.00 for the purpose of providing the Mayor’s Office with a temporary full-time advisor for youth initiatives.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-029 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $2,710,314.00 from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Lead Hazard Control, to create a new special fund for the Department of Economic and Community Development in the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget entitled “Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program,” 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 new Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program special fund by $2,710,314.00 for the purpose of supporting the City’s lead-based paint hazard control efforts and making grants of $352,202.08 to the Richmond City Health District and of $2,155,723.45 to ElderHomes Corporation, doing business as Project: Homes, in furtherance of these efforts.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-030 115. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 12, art. I of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 12-18 and 12-19, concerning the preparation of strategic action plans by each City department, agency, and office, for the purpose of aligning the service delivery goals of each City department, agency, and office with the City’s overall strategic plan. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-032 116. 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 2922 P Street and to authorize the conveyance of such property for $2,399.00 to The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust for the purposes of eliminating blight and making such property available for redevelopment.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-033 117. 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 2615 Q Street and to authorize the conveyance of such property for $2,152.00 to The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust for the purposes of eliminating blight and making such property available for redevelopment.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-034 118. OrdinanceTo authorize the institution of condemnation proceedings to finalize the acquisition of certain interests in portions of the properties known as 2801 Hathaway Road and 2911 Hathaway Road for the construction of multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Forest Hill Avenue between its intersection with Hathaway Road and its intersection with the Powhite Parkway.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-035 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a License Agreement between the City of Richmond as Licensor and the Monroe Park Conservancy as Licensee for the purpose of facilitating the completion of certain improvements approved by the City at Monroe Park located at 719 West Franklin Street in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-036 120. OrdinanceTo designate the 2700 block of East Grace Street in honor of Oliver R. H. Singleton.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-037 121. 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 re-appropriating a $2,000,000.00 portion of the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 fund balance excess, assigned by Resolution No. 2017-R078, adopted Nov. 6, 2017, to the General Fund Cash Transfer for Capital Projects program, and to appropriate these transferred funds to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues by $2,000,000.00, the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Transportation Projects project in the Transportation category by $1,250,000.00, and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Sidewalk Projects project in the Transportation category by $750,000.00, all for the purpose of making improvements to roads and sidewalks in the city.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-038 122. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2017-147, adopted Sept. 11, 2017, which established an Ethics Reform Task Force to review and provide recommendations concerning ethical standards applicable to local government in the city, to revise the reporting deadlines for the Ethics Reform Task Force.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R079 123. ResolutionTo amend the Rules of Procedure adopted by Res. No. 2017-R001, adopted Jan. 3, 2017, as previously amended by Res. No. 2017-R013, adopted Mar. 27, 2017, Res. No. 2017-R017, adopted Mar. 27, 2017, and Res. No. 2017-R032, adopted Jun. 26, 2017, for the purpose of requiring a formal City Council meeting to be held on the fourth Monday of the month of October.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R086 124. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer establish and implement a policy and methodology to require that any residential development agreement to which the City is a party or involving City financial incentives mandate that a minimum percentage of the new residential development’s total units be designated as affordable housing.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R089 125. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor petition the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide businesses in certain areas affected by the construction of the Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit project with financial assistance to compensate for declining customer traffic and sales due to extended construction activities and impediments resulting from the construction of the Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit project.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R092 126. ResolutionTo establish a policy of the Council that the Council will appoint a current City retiree to the Board of Trustees of the Richmond Retirement System to fill one of the three appointments not required to be a member of the classified service.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R093 127.Additional PatronsResolutionTo express the City Council’s support for making improvements and repairs to streets, sidewalks, [and] alleys, and bridges a priority to ensure that all people may travel safely and conveniently upon them, and to reaffirm Council’s support for the development of a Vision Zero program in the City of Richmond. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R010 128. ResolutionTo direct the City Attorney to prepare the necessary documents to place Crooked Branch Ravine Park under the protection of a conservation easement as state law defines that term and to present such documents to the Council as soon as possible after receipt of the requisite grantee name, legal description, and drawings depicting the metes and bounds of Crooked Branch Ravine Park.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R012 129. ResolutionTo adopt the Handbook of Procedures for Review and Adoption of the 2019/2020 Budget by Richmond City Council.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R013 130. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $1,000.00 from the Council District Funds for the Seventh District to pay Ladies Who Lead, LLC, for the digital dissemination of Seventh District announcements and information through certain social media from September, 2017, through December, 2017.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R014 131. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $2,700.00 from the Council District Funds for the Ninth District to pay Marion Marketing Global, LLC, for the printing and mailing of postcards to Ninth District residents.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R015 132. ResolutionTo approve an expenditure in the amount of $3,200.00 from the Council District Funds for the Fifth District to pay Marion Marketing Global, LLC, for the printing and mailing of postcards to Fifth District residents.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R016 133. ResolutionTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to submit an application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Industrial Revitalization Fund on behalf of CARITAS Center, LLC, for a grant of $600,000 for the purpose of the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of approximately 120,000 square feet of industrial space, including dwelling units, classrooms, warehouse space, administrative offices, and a community laundromat, as part of an approximately $27,900,000 mixed-use development of the property located at 2301 Everett Street.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R017 134. ResolutionTo set the rate of personal property tax relief for qualifying vehicles for the 2018 tax year pursuant to City Code §§ 26-495-26-497.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R018 135. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Council a monthly report that provides certain data relevant to electronic citizen requests for services for the purpose of monitoring City responsiveness.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R019 136. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be developed a policy and methodology to implement performance budgeting for all departments, boards, commissions, and agencies of the City for the purpose of using performance indicator data to allocate resources. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-026 137. OrdinanceTo provide for the granting by the City of Richmond to the person, firm or corporation to be ascertained in the manner prescribed by law of certain easements upon, over, under, and across certain property located at 3801 Douglasdale Road for the construction, maintenance, and operation of electrical power transmission and distribution lines and associated appurtenances in accordance with a certain Right of Way Agreement. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-031 138. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 12, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new § [12-37] 12-38, concerning the disposition of cigarette tax proceeds, and to amend Chapter 26 of the City Code by adding therein a new art. XVIII, consisting of sections numbered 26-1277 through 26-1288, concerning the levy of a cigarette tax, for the purpose of imposing a new tax on the sale of cigarettes with the intent of making additional funds available for the [renovation and replacement] capital maintenance, repair, and improvements of public [school facilities] schools in the city. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2017-R096 139. ResolutionTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement refunding bonds of the City of Richmond, Virginia in the maximum principal amount of up to $8,600,000 to refund all or portions of certain general obligation bonds previously issued by the City; 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; to provide for the form, details and payment of such bonds; and to authorize the issuance of taxable bonds in the same maximum principal amount and payable over the same period as such general obligation public improvement refunding bonds.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-042 140. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $12,000.00 from The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Inc.; to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Office of Community Wealth Building called the Richmond Area Living Wage Certification Program Special Fund; and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the new Office of Community Wealth Building’s Richmond Area Living Wage Certification Program Special Fund by $12,000.00 for the purpose of recognizing employers that pay their employees a living wage.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-043 141. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $50,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services 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 Justice Services by $50,000.00 for the purpose of providing court-involved youth with educational programming designed to increase cultural awareness and reduce racial violence.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-044 142. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. V of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 18 (§§ 2-1167-2-1172) and to amend ch. 17, art. I of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 17-1-17-3 for the purpose of establishing a Human Rights Commission and prohibiting certain discriminatory practices. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R020 143. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $25,000,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 216-unit multifamily residential rental housing project to be known as The Belt Atlantic located at 4000 Midlothian Turnpike in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-045 144. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of professional services and associated tools valued at approximately $50,000.00 from Integral Group, LLC, and in connection therewith to execute a Contract for Donated Goods and Services between the City and Integral Group, LLC for the purpose of providing a citywide energy and climate action plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-046 145. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 1125 Commerce Road from the M-2 Heavy Industrial District to the B-6 Mixed-Use Business District (Conditional), upon certain proffered conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-047 146. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 200, 214, 220, 320 and 400 Hull Street, 15 East 2nd Street, 13 and 39 East 3rd Street, and 409 Decatur Street from the B-5(C) Central Business District (Conditional) to the B-4 Central Business District, and to rezone 501, 509 and 511 Decatur Street from the B-7 Mixed-Use Business District to the B-4 Central Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-048 147. OrdinanceTo amend the official zoning map for the purpose of rezoning certain properties along Hull Street between Cowardin Avenue and East 9th Street to conform zoning regulations to the future land use recommended in the Downtown Plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-049 148. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 30-442.1, 30-442.5:1, and 30-442.7, concerning permitted principal uses in the B-5 Central Business District, for the purpose of adding new permitted principal uses, as well as the priority street designation.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-050 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 101 North 29th Street for the purpose of a single-family attached dwelling with a carriage house, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-051 150. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1911 and 1915 Grove Avenue for the purpose of a day nursery within a church, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-052 151. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 76-301-266, adopted Nov. 22, 1976, as previously amended by Ord. No. 87-265-259, adopted Dec. 21, 1987, and Ord. No. 92-81-221, adopted Jun. 23, 1992, granting authorization for a special use of the property containing 7.564 acres located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Jahnke Road and Blakemore Road, to authorize the use of a portion of the existing shopping center as a restaurant with accessory entertainment and nightclub uses, under certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-053 152. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 29-189, concerning fares for mass transit services, for the purpose of authorizing the appointment of fare enforcement inspectors by certain transit companies and establishing fines for patrons failing to produce proof of payment of fares pursuant to Va. Code § 18.2-160.3.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-054 153. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of services and materials in the form of site construction, hardscape, and landscaping improvements and future maintenance thereof in connection with the installation of the Emancipation Proclamation and Freedom Monument on City-owned real estate identified as Brown’s Island valued at approximately $103,800.00 from Venture Richmond, Inc.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-055 154. OrdinanceTo grant to the Commonwealth of Virginia a non-exclusive, permanent easement over and across an approximately 20,053.61-square-foot portion of City-owned real estate located on Brown’s Island for the purposes of installing, accessing, and maintaining the Virginia Emancipation Proclamation and Freedom Monument.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-056 155. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Fourth Amendment to Controlled Public Access Lease Agreement between the City of Richmond and Venture Richmond, Inc. for the purpose of excluding from the “Demised Premises” certain real property.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R021 156. ResolutionTo express the Council’s opposition to any extension of the term of a certain Agreement dated February 14, 2013, between the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia, and Pro-Football, Inc., which owns and operates a National Football League franchise known as the Washington Redskins, beyond its current expiration date of December 31, 2020, unless certain terms and conditions are met.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2018-R022 157. ResolutionTo name Trafford Road located between its intersection with Blanton Avenue and its intersection with Swan Lake Drive as “Police Memorial Way.”introduced and referred  Action details Not available