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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/17/2018 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
This is a continued meeting from Monday, December 10, 2018.
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CD.2018.374 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - December 17, 2018   Not available Not available
CD.2018.375 1  Council Document December 17, 2018 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Not available Not available
CD.2018.367 1  Council Document December 17, 2018 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Not available Not available
CD.2018.376 1  Council Document October 29, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2018.371 1  Council Document November 13, 2018 Informal Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2018.373 1  Council Document November 13, 2018 Formal Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2018.370 1  Council Document November 19, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-153 11. OrdinanceTo reserve the easternmost southbound lane of North Belvidere Street on the north side of North Belvidere Street’s intersection with West Broad Street for vehicular traffic making a left turn from southbound North Belvidere Street onto eastbound West Broad Street.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-238 12. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-36, concerning disposition of revenues derived from the expiration of partial exemptions from real estate taxation, to provide that up to $1,000,000.00 of the proceeds from certain sales of tax delinquent properties shall be credited to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-241 13. 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. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-254 14. 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. 2018-266 15. OrdinanceTo erect all-way stop signs at the intersection of Claremont Avenue and Lamont Street.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-276 16. 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. 2018-281 17. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $500,000.00 from the United States Department of Justice; to amend the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Sheriff and Jail called the Richmond Retooled Comprehensive Second Chance Reentry Program Special Fund; and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Sheriff and Jail’s Richmond Retooled Comprehensive Second Chance Reentry Program Special Fund by $500,000.00 for the purpose of reducing recidivism by facilitating reentry for inmates being released from the City Jail.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-282 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $9,421.44 from the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ Four for Life Program Special Fund by $9,421.44 for the purpose of supporting West End Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-283 19. 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 2018-2019 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.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-284 110. OrdinanceTo name an unnamed east-west alley located in the block bounded by North Allen Avenue, Hanover Avenue, North Vine Street, and Grove Avenue as “Trouvaille Alley.”   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-287 111. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 8-12, concerning the use of City-owned real estate, for the purpose of imposing certain requirements on the use of City-owned real estate as cold weather shelters for homeless persons.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-289 112. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 24, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new § 24-4 for the purpose of requiring the Department of Public Works to conduct a study of the conditions of all streets, roads, and bridges in the city and to provide a report to City Council by no later than Feb. 1, 2019, and by no later than Feb. 1 each year thereafter.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-290 113. OrdinanceTo designate the bridge on the access road beginning at the intersection of Gunn and Minifee Streets and ending at Oak Grove-Bellmeade Elementary School located at 2409 Webber Avenue in honor of Robert S. Argabright, II.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-291 114. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 10-79, concerning the award of franchises and permits to operators of emergency medical service vehicles, and 10-83, concerning the suspension of authorization to operate emergency medical service vehicles, to make modifications to the City’s regulations governing the operation of emergency medical service vehicles in the right-of-way.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-292 115. OrdinanceTo grant to Western - Star Hospital Authority, Inc. a permit for the operation of emergency medical service vehicles in the city to provide certain non-emergency medical transportation services, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-293 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Memorandum of Agreement between the Federal Communications Commission, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and the City of Richmond for the purpose of setting forth conditions pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act that the City must fulfill in order to construct an E911 self-support communications tower at 1201 North 38th Street.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-294 117. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 4-92, concerning the keeping and running at large of hogs, pigs, and fowl, 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. 2018-295 118. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 4-244, concerning the care and control of animals and penalties, for the purpose of imposing care and control requirements on certain animals other than dogs and cats.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-296 119. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 24, art. II, div. 8 of the City Code by adding therein a new § 24-244.1 for the purpose of providing that no sidewalk café permit applied for by an operator who is not the property owner shall be denied, suspended, or revoked solely because such property owner is delinquent in the payment of any applicable real estate taxes.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-298 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the total amount of $229,815.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation; and to appropriate the amount of $229,815.00 to the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Major Bridge Improvement Program in the Transportation category by $229,815.00 for the purpose funding the replacement of the Lynhaven Avenue Bridge over Broad Rock Creek.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-299 121. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of an alley adjacent to 105 North Rowland Street located in the block bounded by North Rowland Street, Grove Avenue, North Meadow Street, and Floyd Avenue consisting of 21± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-300 122. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of the east side of North 30th Street and a portion of the south side of M Street abutting the property known as 623 North 30th Street, consisting of 535± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-301 123. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of an alley in the block bounded by East Main Street, South 6th Street, East Cary Street, and South 5th Street abutting the property known as 519 East Main Street consisting of 646± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-302 124. OrdinanceTo declare a public necessity for and to authorize the acquisition by gift of the property known as Vauxhall Island from the Enrichmond Foundation for the purpose of its incorporation in the James River Park System to be used for preservation of natural areas and open space in accordance with the terms of a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-303 125. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 710 and 712 West Fells Street, 1705 and 1705½ Chamberlayne Avenue, and a portion of the property known as 1707 Chamberlayne Avenue from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the B-6 Mixed-Use Business District; and a portion of the property known as 1707 Chamberlayne Avenue and the properties known as 1716 and 1718 Roane Street from the R-53 Multifamily Residential District to the B-6 Mixed-Use Business District.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-305 126. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 117 East Cary Street for the purpose of a two-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-306 127. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 623 North 30th Street, 3001, 3005, and 3009 M Street, and a portion of North 30th Street and a portion of M Street, for the purpose of up to five single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-307 128. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1204 North 30th Street for the purpose of up to four two-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-308 129. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1301 North 30th Street for the purpose of a building with commercial uses on the first floor and up to two dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-309 130. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2024 West Broad Street for the purpose of permitting a roof-mounted sign, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-310 131. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2712 East Leigh Street for the purpose of up to seven multifamily dwelling units and an accessory office, upon certain terms and conditions.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R092 132. 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-R098 133. ResolutionTo request the Mayor to promptly recommend an appropriate amendment to Ord. No. 2018-059, adopted May 14, 2018, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and for the four fiscal years thereafter, and which adopted a Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Capital Budget, to appropriate the funds assigned to the Capital Maintenance Reserve from the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 general fund balance for the maintenance of roads and sidewalks.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R099 134. 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 Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-110 135. 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. 2018-194 136. 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. 2018-217 237. 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. 2018-230 138. 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. 2018-231 139. 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. 2018-236 140. 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. 2018-243 141. 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. 2018-245 142. 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. 2018-285 143. 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 511 North 30th Street and to authorize the conveyance of such property for $1,966.00 to The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust for the purposes of eliminating blight and making such property available for redevelopment.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-286 144. 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 918 North 25th Street and to authorize the conveyance of such property for $2,412.00 to The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust for the purposes of eliminating blight and making such property available for redevelopment.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-288 145. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 24, art. II of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 4.1 (§§ 24-125-24-132) 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, and 24-129, concerning the reinstatement of revoked permits, for the purpose of establishing a permit program for parking certain vehicles on sidewalks.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-297 146. OrdinanceTo create the Navy Hill Development Advisory Commission and announce the Council’s intent to hold public hearings, all for the purpose of providing for the Council’s consideration of a development proposal in the area generally bounded on the west by N. 5th St., on the north by E. Leigh St., on the east by N. 10th St., and on the south by E. Marshall St. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2018-304 147. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 75-309-302, adopted Dec. 15, 1975, as most recently amended by Ord. No. 2017-227, adopted Dec. 11, 2017, pertaining to the “Stony Point Community Unit Plan,” for the purpose of amending the development standards, as they pertain to Map Section K of the Southern Portion of the Plan, to allow for residential development.   Not available Not available
RES. 2018-R083 148. 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-R084 149. 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-R100 150. ResolutionTo request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend sections 3.01.1 and 3.04 of the Charter of the City of Richmond to conform its provisions concerning deadlines for voter registration and absentee balloting for runoff elections to the provisions of Chapters 4 and 7 of Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended.   Not available Not available