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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/13/2018 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2018.350 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - November 13, 2018   Not available Not available
CD.2018.357 1  Council Document November 13, 2018 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Not available Not available
CD.2018.352 1  Council Document November 13, 2018 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Not available Not available
CD.2018.343 1  Council Document October 8, 2018 Informal Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2018.353 1  Council Document October 8, 2018 Formal Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
ORD. 2017-242 11. 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)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-030 12. 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)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-202 13. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 24, art. II, div. 1 of the City Code by adding therein a new section 24-34.1, concerning the duties of businesses to remove refuse from paved sidewalks and provide refuse receptacles for public use.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-238 14. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-36, concerning disposition of revenues derived from the expiration of partial exemptions from real estate taxation, to provide that the proceeds from certain sales of tax delinquent properties shall be credited to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-241 15. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 16, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new § 16-2, concerning a requirement for a homeless strategic plan, to require a homeless strategic plan to be presented to the City Council and the Mayor commencing no later than Oct. 1, 2019, and updated homeless strategic plans by Oct. 1 every two years thereafter.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-254 16. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2018-057, adopted May 14, 2018, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by transferring funds in the amount of $30,000.00 from the Office of Community Wealth Building’s Workforce Development program and re-appropriating these transferred funds to a new line item in the Non-Departmental agency called the “Owens & Minor Medical, Inc. On the Job Training Grant through the EDA” line item for the purpose of making a grant to Owens & Minor Medical, Inc., to subsidize certain job training activities by Owens & Minor Medical, Inc.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-257 17. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2006-321-2007-33, adopted Feb. 26, 2007, which authorized the President of the Council to execute, on behalf of the City of Richmond, employment agreements with the Council Chief of Staff, and to authorize the Council Chief of Staff, with the authorization of the President and Vice President of the Council, to execute such agreements with the City Assessor, the City Attorney, the City Auditor, and the City Clerk to establish performance criteria and other terms and conditions of employment for such individuals, to add the Inspector General to the list of positions for which the Council Chief of Staff is authorized to execute employment agreements. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-260 18. OrdinanceTo reopen to public use and travel a portion of Patton Avenue located between Mactavish Avenue and a point 472.20± feet east of Mactavish Avenue consisting of 24,545± square feet that was closed to public use and travel by Ord. No. 2010-192-182, adopted Oct. 25, 2010; to revoke a private use license for this same portion of Patton Avenue that was granted by Ord. No. 2010-193-183, adopted Oct. 25, 2010; to vacate a public utility and drainage easement located in a closed portion of Highpoint Avenue consisting of 15,765± square feet granted by Ord. No. 93-6-22, adopted Feb. 8, 1993; and to close, to public use and travel, a strip of public right of way along Patton Avenue, consisting of 4,095± square feet, but retaining a portion as a utility easement, consisting of 204± square feet; upon certain terms and conditions, and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept a dedication of access and utility easements along Patton Avenue, consisting of 20,907± square feet, in connection with the closing of such portion of Patton Avenue.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-261 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3020 East Franklin Street for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-262 110. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 24, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 4.1 (§§ 24-125-24-130), to amend City Code § 27-197, concerning parking prohibited in specified places, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for § 24-128, concerning permit applications for the parking of certain vehicles, for the purpose of establishing a permit program for parking certain vehicles on sidewalks.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-264 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, to construct, maintain, and operate telecommunications equipment at 101 East Franklin Street.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-265 112. 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 upgrading of the handicap ramps on and the milling and resurfacing of the eastbound lanes of Semmes Avenue between West 9th Street and West 20th Street, the southbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway between Hull Street and North Hopkins Road, and the northbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway between Stockton Street and Chesterman Avenue, as part of the Department of Public Works’ Semmes Avenue and Jefferson Davis Highway State of Good Repair Paving Projects program.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-267 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $350,000.00 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and to appropriate the amount of $350,000.00 to the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Adult Drug Court agency special fund called the RADTC - SAMHSA Grant special fund by $350,000.00 for the purpose of supporting and enhancing services provided to addicted offenders assigned to the Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court Program.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-268 114. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2018-057, adopted May 14, 2018, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by increasing anticipated revenues from the distraint of personal property for the recovery of delinquent taxes pursuant to Code § 26-437 and the amount appropriated to the Richmond Sheriff’s Office’s Sheriff-Courts program by $5,000.00 for the purpose of funding anticipated overtime costs accrued in the recovery of additional delinquent tax revenue.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-269 115. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 2, art. V of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 19 (§§ 2-1173-2-1178) for the purpose of establishing a History and Culture Commission.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-270 116. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-437, concerning the distraint of property for taxes, for the purpose of allowing distraint of property for failing, refusing or neglecting to pay any admissions, lodging, meals or business, professional, or occupation license taxes in addition to real and tangible personal property taxes.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-272 117. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 4-124, concerning permit requirements for chickens and 4-126, concerning requirements for the area in which female chickens are maintained, for the purpose of increasing the number of female chickens permitted in the City from four to six.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-273 118. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 4-248, concerning the disposition of deceased companion animals, for the purpose of removing the requirement that no charges be imposed for the pickup and disposal of deceased companion animals euthanized by the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-274 119. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 4-372, concerning reporting of bites, for the purpose of expanding the categories of persons responsible for reporting animal bites in the City of Richmond.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-275 120. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 4-96, concerning cruelty to animals, for the purpose of imposing additional restrictions on the tethering of dogs and removing the time limits within which violations are punished as more serious misdemeanors.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-276 121. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 30-1020.3, concerning the issuance of certificates of zoning compliance, for the purpose of requiring that all certificates of zoning compliance and zoning confirmation letters and applications filed therefor be published on the City’s website within two working days after such issuance and filing.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-277 122. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2018-051, adopted Mar. 26, 2018, which authorized the special use of the properties known as 1911 and 1915 Grove Avenue for the purpose of a day nursery within a church, to authorize the special use of the property known as 1915 Grove Avenue for the purpose of two two-family dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-278 123. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1209 Hull Street for the purpose of a brewery, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-279 124. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3406 West Moore Street for the purpose of authorizing a nightclub and signage, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-280 125. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1715 and 1717 Maury Street for the purpose of two two-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R084 126. ResolutionTo express the City Council’s intent to include in its legislative proposals for the 2019 session of the General Assembly a request that the General Assembly amend Va. Code § 58.1-3219.4 to authorize localities to provide for a partial exemption from real estate taxation of new residential construction and improvements on vacant land.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R092 127. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity to amend the City’s zoning ordinance and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to require that certificates of zoning compliance and letters of zoning confirmation be reviewed by the City Attorney prior to issuance.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R093 128. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $16,000,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 139-unit multifamily residential rental housing project to be known as the SPA Lofts located at 1125 Commerce Road in the city of Richmond.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-110 129. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 2-1183, concerning the residency requirement for certain officers and employees, to modify the City’s residency requirement [so that it applies only to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, and the Chief of Police]. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-194 130. OrdinanceTo prohibit, on Brook Road between Brook Road’s intersection with Azalea Avenue and Brook Road’s intersection with West Charity Street, new travel lanes from being designated to accommodate bicycle travel and lanes currently designated for motor vehicle travel from being converted to accommodate bicycle travel.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-217 231. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 5263 Warwick Road for the purpose of a wireless telecommunications monopole and associated equipment, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-228 132. OrdinanceTo rename the Boulevard from its northerly terminus at its intersection with Brookland Parkway and Westwood Avenue to its southerly terminus at Byrd Park as “Arthur Ashe Boulevard.”   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-230 133. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-369, concerning sale of real estate for delinquent taxes, for the purpose of requiring that sales of all qualifying real estate be pursuant to development agreements.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-231 134. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 26-397, concerning definitions, 26-399, concerning the eligibility criteria for partial exemption of rehabilitated residential and multifamily structures or other improvements from real estate taxation, and 26-401, concerning the amount of exemption for rehabilitated residential and multifamily qualified structures, and to amend ch. 26, art. V, div. 3 by adding therein new §§ 26-398.1, concerning the evaluation of such program, and 26-401.1, concerning affordable housing certification, for the purpose of revising the City’s partial tax exemption program for residential and multifamily structures by defining certain terms and modifying the qualification requirements for the receipt and duration of partial exemption from real estate taxation.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-233 135. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 27-201, concerning parking for disabled persons in time-restricted or metered spaces in certain areas, to provide that no benefits deriving from Va. Code § 46.2-1245 shall apply within certain areas of the city.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-235 136. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-355, concerning the levy of tax on real estate, to establish a tax rate of $1.20 for the tax year beginning Jan. 1, 2019, pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3321(b), and increasing such rate from the Rolled Back Tax Rate of $1.129 as computed in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3321(a).   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-236 137. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 26, art. V, div. 2 of the City Code by adding therein new sections 26-370-26-374, concerning a real estate tax deferral program for real estate owned and occupied as a sole dwelling, for the purpose of establishing a new real estate tax deferral program for real estate owned and occupied as a sole dwelling.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-243 138. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of Northumberland Avenue located between the south line of West Roberts Street and the southern terminus of Northumberland Avenue, consisting of 16,355± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-245 139. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 2009 Brook Road, 2011 Northumberland Avenue, and a portion of Northumberland Avenue for the purpose of multifamily dwellings containing up to 224 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-263 140. 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 in the athletic field adjacent to the Hickory Hill Community Center at 3000 East Belt Boulevard for the relocation of communication lines and associated appurtenances in accordance with a certain Deed of Easement.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-271 141. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code § 26-892, concerning installment payments for certain license taxes, for the purpose of eliminating the option to pay such license taxes in installments.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R083 142. ResolutionTo establish a policy of the Council that the Council will not consider any ordinance authorizing the execution of any agreement facilitating a development or project that includes a residential component and that involves the conveyance of an interest in City-owned real estate, the expenditure of City funds, in-kind donations from the City, or a tax credit or exemption without a contractual obligation that a minimum [percentage] of 15 percent of the development’s or project’s total residential units be reserved for affordable housing. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R094 143. ResolutionTo establish a policy of the Council that the Council will pursue legal action on behalf of the City against drug manufacturers and distributors.   Not available Not available