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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/24/2019 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2019.225 1  Council Document June 24, 2019 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
CD.2019.226 1  Council Document June 24, 2019, Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2019.224 1  Council Document June 10, 2019 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2019.227 1  Council Document June 10, 2019, Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2019.270 1  Council Document June 24, 2019 Introduction Papers List    Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-289 11. 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] produce a report of the conditions of all streets, roads, and bridges in the city and to provide [a] such report to City Council by no later than Feb. 1, [2019] 2020, and by no later than Feb. 1 each year thereafter. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-121 12. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 20 North Belmont Avenue for the purpose of up to two dwelling units as well as the principal and accessory uses permitted in the B-1 Neighborhood Business District, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-129 13. OrdinanceTo approve the Work Plan and Budget for the fiscal year ending Jun. 30, 2020, for the provision of services in the Downtown Richmond Special Service and Assessment Districts.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-140 14. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 319½ South Pine Street for the purpose of a dwelling unit within an accessory building, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-141 15. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2009-224-224, adopted Dec. 14, 2009, which authorized the special use of the property known as 410 Hancock Street for the purpose of converting the existing building for commercial uses or residential uses or both, for the purpose of removing the off-street parking requirement, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-142 16. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2009-225-225, adopted Dec. 14, 2009, which authorized the special use of the property known as 703 North Harrison Street for the purpose of converting the existing building for commercial uses or residential uses or both, for the purpose of removing the off-street parking requirement, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-143 17. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 10, 14 and 18 East Canal Street and 108½, 110, 112, 112½, 114, 114½, 116, 118 and 120 South 1st Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District, and the property known as 108 South 1st Street from the B-3 General Business District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-144 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Certificate of Completion for the benefit of Church Hill North Phase I LLC and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority at such time as the Chief Administrative Officer has determined that a certain deed condition requiring the construction and development of certain parcels of land as an affordable housing development has been fulfilled and completed.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-145 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Certificate of Completion for the benefit of Church Hill North Phase 2A LLC and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority at such time as the Chief Administrative Officer has determined that a certain deed condition requiring the construction and development of certain parcels of land as an affordable housing development has been fulfilled and completed.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-148 110. 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 City’s traffic signal system by integrating it with regional automated vehicle location systems to control the timing of traffic signals for transit, emergency, and other City-operated vehicles equipped with automated vehicle location systems for the purpose of maintaining transit schedules, improving emergency vehicle response, enhancing multimodal operations, and lowering vehicle emissions, to modify the terms of the Standard Project Administration Agreement; and to repeal Ord. No. 2018-330, adopted Jan. 28, 2019.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-149 111. 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 installation of pedestrian access and safety improvements including crosswalks and traffic speed controls, and street enhancements including decorative paving, public art, landscaping, signage, and lighting on that portion of U.S. 360 known as Hull Street, between its intersection with West 9th Street and the southern terminus of the Mayo Bridge, to modify the terms of the Standard Project Administration Agreement; and to repeal Ord. No. 2018-331, adopted Jan. 28, 2019.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-150 112. 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 installation of pedestrian access and safety improvements including crosswalks, refuge areas, continuous routes, and traffic channelization on the streets surrounding the park at Kanawha Plaza, to modify the terms of the Standard Project Administration Agreement; and to repeal Ord. No. 2018-332, adopted Jan. 28, 2019.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-151 113. 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 design and construction of the fully accessible pedestrian infrastructure necessary to improve access to Greater Richmond Transit Company transit stops, to modify the terms of the Standard Project Administration Agreement; and to repeal Ord. No. 2018-333, adopted Jan. 28, 2019.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-155 114. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 26-518, concerning the tax exemption for certified pollution control equipment, for the purpose of reflecting amendments to Va. Code § 58.1-3660.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-156 115. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 26-983, concerning pawnbrokers and pawnshops, for the purpose of reflecting amendments to Va. Code § 54.1-4000.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-157 116. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-18, concerning requirements for strategic action plans, for the purpose of modifying the annual date on which plans are to be submitted and imposing the requirement to submit strategic action plans on the Richmond Retirement System.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-158 117. OrdinanceTo create a new reservation of fund balance called the 2019 Capital Projects Replenishment Reserve intended to be categorized as a committed fund balance and used to restore funding to certain capital projects for which funding was reduced in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 capital budget.rejectedFail Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R016 118. ResolutionTo express the City Council’s intent to appropriate the first $1,352,558 of any amount assigned from the calculated general fund surplus to the Capital Maintenance Reserve pursuant to City Code § 12-252 for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 to certain capital projects.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R020 119. ResolutionTo approve the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s bond issue as required by Va. Code § 33.2-2902(16).adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R021 120. ResolutionTo express the Council’s support for a joint effort by the City and the School Board of the City of Richmond to develop energy-efficient improvements to the City’s public schools pursuant to the authority granted by amendments to state law for the modernization of public school buildings and facilities.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-231 121. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-236 122. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-254 123. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-130 124. 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 properties located at 3502 North Hopkins Road and 3516 North Hopkins Road for the construction, installation, operation, maintenance, inspection, repair, replacement, and removal of communication lines and associated appurtenances in accordance with a certain Deed of Easement.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-152 125. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Workforce Development Grant Performance Agreement between the City of Richmond, Owens & Minor Medical, Inc., and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia, for the purpose of providing Owens & Minor, Medical, Inc., with incentives to assist Owens & Minor Medical, Inc., with the hiring and workforce development for the employees at the customer engagement center in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-153 126. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Assignment and Assumption of License Agreements between the City of Richmond and the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the purpose of transferring license agreements for certain events held at Main Street Station from the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority to the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-154 127. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 8 of the City Code by adding therein a new art. XIII, consisting of § 8-545, concerning the establishment of fees for licenses to temporarily use Main Street Station or portions thereof, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for § 8-545, for the purpose of establishing a schedule of fees for the temporary use of Main Street Station.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-165 128. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 19, art. VII, div. 2 of the City Code by adding therein a new § 19-334.1 for the purpose of prohibiting the carrying of firearms within certain places effective at such time as the adoption of such a prohibition becomes permitted by law.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-187 129. OrdinanceTo authorize the owners of certain properties along North 17th Street between East Franklin Street and East Main Street to encroach upon the public right-of-way with outdoor dining areas on a temporary basis, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-162 130. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $72,385.09 in revenues from SMG; to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Economic Development called the 17th Street Farmers Market Special Fund; and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Economic Development’s 17th Street Farmers Market Special Fund by $72,385.09 for the purpose of providing funding for expenses related to the RVA On Ice skating rink and associated 17th Street Farmers Market improvements.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-163 131. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $13,500.00 in anticipated registration fees from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ firefighter training event; to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Fire and Emergency Services called the Fire Special Events Special Fund; and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Special Events Special Fund by $13,500.00 for the purpose of providing funding for expenses related to a firefighter training event to be held Sept. 4, 2019, through Sept. 6, 2019.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-164 132. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 12, art. IV of the City Code by adding therein a new § 12-123, concerning fees for Fire and Emergency Services training events, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein a new fee for § 12-123.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-166 133. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 9-58, which assigns polling places in the city, for the purpose of reflecting changes to the street name for the polling places for Precinct 204 and Precinct 215.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-167 134. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 9-58, which assigns polling places in the city, to relocate and establish a new polling place for Precinct 302.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-168 135. OrdinanceTo approve the use of the property known as 738 Goodes Street for the storage of sulphurous, sulphuric, nitric, picric, hydrochloric, or other corrosive acid, in accordance with City Code § 30-454.1(2).introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-169 136. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 30-428.1, 30-428.3, and 30-428.6, concerning permitted principal uses, accessory uses, and yards, respectively, and to amend ch. 30, art. IV, div. 15 by adding therein new §§ 30-428, concerning the intent of the district, 30-428.10, concerning requirements for areas devoted to parking or circulation of vehicles, and 30-428.11, concerning building façade fenestration, for the purpose of modifying elements of the RO-3 Residential-Office District to promote walkable neighborhoods.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-170 137. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 30-440.1, 30-440.2, 30-440.4:1, 30-440.6, and 30-440.7, concerning permitted principal and accessory uses, principal uses permitted by a conditional use permit, requirements for areas devoted to parking or circulation of vehicles, height, and building façade fenestration in the B-4 Central Business District, and to amend ch. 30, art. IV, div. 22 by adding therein a new § 30-440, concerning the intent of the district, for the purpose of modifying elements of the B-4 Central Business District and promoting dense, transit-oriented development with greater building height than elsewhere in the region.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-171 138. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 30-950.2, 30-950.3, and 30-950.4, concerning plan of development overlay districts, and to amend ch. 30, art. IX, div. 6 of the City Code by adding therein a new § 30-950.5, concerning pre-application meetings, for the purpose of creating an Arts District Station/Monroe Ward Plan of Development Overlay District POD-2 bounded generally by Belvidere Street on the west, Broad Street on the north, the Downtown Expressway on the south, and 9th Street on the east.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-172 139. OrdinanceTo amend the official zoning map for the purpose of designating certain street blocks as “priority streets” and certain street blocks as “street-oriented commercial streets” in the area bounded generally by Belvidere Street on the west, Broad Street on the north, the Downtown Expressway on the south, and 9th Street on the east.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-173 140. OrdinanceTo rezone certain properties in Monroe Ward, bounded by Belvidere Street on the west, the Downtown Expressway on the south, 1st and 4th Streets on the east, and by Main Street and the alley between Main Street and Franklin Street on the north.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-174 141. OrdinanceTo rezone certain properties in the VUU/Chamberlayne Neighborhood Plan area along North Lombardy Street between Brook Road and Chamberlayne Avenue; West Graham Road between North Lombardy Street and Chamberlayne Avenue; Overbrook Road between North Lombardy Street and Chamberlayne Avenue; and Chamberlayne Avenue from the 2300 block to the 2900 block.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-175 142. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1101 Oakwood Avenue for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-176 143. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3151 Moody Avenue for the purpose of two two-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-177 144. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3205 P Street for the purpose of up to eight single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-178 145. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 4000 Hopkins Road for the purpose of a storage building as a principal use, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-179 146. 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 construction of a paved path, a bicycle lane, and an Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible ramp to connect the Virginia Capital Trail at the intersection of Dock Street and South 17th Street with the northern terminus of the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-180 147. 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 construction of a shared-use bridge over the Kanawha Canal and a paved path on the south side of the Kanawha Canal to improve access to the southern Canal Walk.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-181 148. 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 Phase II of the design and construction of a half mile long shared-use path and enhanced crossings paralleling Stony Run Road from its intersection with Williamsburg Avenue to its intersection with Government Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-182 149. 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 Phase III of the design and construction of a half mile long shared-use path and enhanced crossings paralleling Stony Run Road from its intersection with Government Road to its intersection with Jennie Scher Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-183 150. 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 installation of updated traffic signals, traffic circulation enhancements, and pedestrian safety improvements on Semmes Avenue and other streets surrounding the Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-184 151. 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 design and construction of a traffic signal modernization project at the three-way intersection of Semmes Avenue, Forest Hill Avenue, and Dundee Avenue as well as pedestrian markings and sign improvements on Forest Hill Avenue and West 34th Street.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-185 152. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Stadium Use Agreement between the City of Richmond and Navigators Baseball LP, for the purpose of granting Navigators Baseball LP a right to use the property known as The Diamond, located at 3001 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-186 153. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Certificate of Completion for the benefit of Church Hill North Phase 2B LLC and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority at such time as the Chief Administrative Officer has determined that a certain deed condition requiring the construction and development of certain parcels of land as an affordable housing development has been fulfilled and completed.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-188 154. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to submit a Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as an application for the receipt of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds; to accept funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the total amount of $7,480,634.00; and to appropriate $7,480,634.00 for various projects.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-189 155. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 26-401, concerning the amount of exemption for rehabilitated residential or multifamily qualified structures, and 26-404, concerning that amount of exemption for rehabilitated commercial or industrial qualified structures, for the purpose of reducing the exemption period for rehabilitated residential and multifamily qualified structures from ten years to five years; reducing the exemption period for rehabilitated commercial and industrial qualified structures outside of an Enterprise Zone from seven years to three years; reducing the exemption period for rehabilitated commercial and industrial qualified structures within an Enterprise Zone from ten years to five years; and removing the provision allowing a partial tax exemption for renovated residential or multifamily real estate exceeding the square footage limitations set forth in City Code § 26-399.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R022 156. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Director of Public Works to present to the Council a plan for security measures and cost estimates providing for the installation and use of metal detectors at City Hall and providing, to the extent permitted by the U.S. and Va. Constitutions and applicable law, for procedures governing the search of persons entering City Hall for weapons. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R023 157. ResolutionTo name Boatwright Drive located between its intersection with Campus Drive and its intersection with the corporate boundary between the City of Richmond and the County of Henrico as “College Road.”introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R024 158. 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 Evansway Lane located between Whitehorse Road and Westgate Drive, the portion of Cedar Grove Road located between Westgate Drive and Pondera Road, and the portion of Croatan Road located between Pondera Road and Apache Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R025 159. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity to amend City Code § 30-800.3 and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to require a minimum lot area of 750 square feet per dwelling unit when a nonconforming use is changed to a multifamily dwelling within certain residential zoning districts.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R026 160. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor would participate in a meeting with the Council with the objective of identifying and discussing the appropriate priorities of the City and that the Council Chief of Staff coordinate with the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Budget and Strategic Planning to schedule this meeting to occur in the month of September.introduced and referred  Action details Not available