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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/13/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2020.107 1  Council Document April 13, 2020 Formal Meeting Access and Public Participation Instructions    Action details Not available
CD.2020.103 1  Council Document March 6, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.102 1  Council Document March 9, 2020 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.101 1  Council Document March 9, 2020 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.133 1  Council Document April 13, 2020 Introduction Papers List    Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-324 11. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2007-131-174, adopted Jul. 23, 2007, which authorized the special use of the property known as 1400 Grove Avenue for the purpose of permitting a multifamily dwelling consisting of no more than ten units and authorized the special use of the properties known as 1410 and 1412 Grove Avenue for the purpose of allowing single-family attached dwellings on substandard sized lots, together with accessory off-street parking, to remove from the ordinance the provisions pertaining to 1412 Grove Avenue, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-325 12. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1412 Grove Avenue for the purpose of either a single-family attached dwelling or a single-family detached dwelling and up to four rooms or groups of rooms for short-term rental use, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-302 13. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1620 Park Avenue for the purpose of a multifamily dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-319 14. OrdinanceTo reduce the speed limit on Libbie Avenue between Guthrie Avenue and the City’s corporate boundary from 35 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-320 15. OrdinanceTo reduce the speed limit on Patterson Avenue between Willow Lawn Drive and Pepper Avenue from 35 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-342 16. OrdinanceTo establish the Citizens’ Capital Improvement Plan Commission to advise the Council and the Mayor on matters involving funding priorities within the Capital Improvement Plan established by Ord. No. 2019-043, adopted May 13, 2019.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-025 17. OrdinanceTo erect all-way stop signs at the intersections of Bainbridge Street and West 10th Street; Bainbridge Street and West 12th Street; Bainbridge Street and West 14th Street; Porter Street and West 10th Street; Porter Street and West 12th Street; Porter Street and West 14th Street; Perry Street and West 10th Street; Perry Street and West 12th Street; McDonough Street and West 10th Street; McDonough Street and West 12th Street; and McDonough Street and West 14th Street.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-046 28. OrdinanceTo rezone the property known as 2925 Garland Avenue from the UB Urban Business District and the PE-7 Brookland Park Boulevard / North Avenue Parking Exempt Parking Overlay District to the R-6 Single-Family Attached Residential District.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-047 19. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2003-375-337, adopted Dec. 8, 2003, which authorized the special use of the property known as 1100-1102 West Cary Street and 20-22 South Harrison Street for the purpose of certain enumerated uses in accordance with such ordinance, to allow an outdoor pergola, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-048 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3412 R Street for the purpose of two single family attached dwellings and one single family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-083 111. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-041, adopted May 13, 2020, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by re-appropriating a $1,352,558.00 portion of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 fund balance excess, assigned by Res. No. 2019-R016, adopted Jun. 24, 2019, to the General Fund Cash Transfer for Capital Projects program, and to appropriate these transferred funds to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amounts appropriated to the Universal Access, Community Center Enhancements, Tredegar/Brown’s Island Accessible Walk Improvements, and RAA Building and Property Improvements projects by a total of $1,352,558.00 for the purpose of providing additional funding for those projects.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-084 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Urban Project Construction Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide funding for the design, construction, and maintenance of safety improvements to Laburnum Avenue at the southbound and northbound ramps of Virginia Route 195.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-085 113. OrdinanceTo designate the 3100 block of Decatur Street in honor of Johnny R. Battle.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-086 114. OrdinanceTo designate and incorporate certain City-owned properties located along Riverside Drive and West 22nd Street into Canoe Run Park.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-087 115. OrdinanceTo designate and incorporate certain City-owned properties along West 42nd Street, West, 43rd Street, West 44th Street, West 46th Street, Rear West 42nd Street, Dunston Avenue, and Rear Dunston Avenue[, and Reedy Avenue Rear] into Crooked Branch Ravine Park. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-088 116. OrdinanceTo repeal City Code § 26-902, concerning erroneous assessments and refunds and exoneration from payment of local taxes, and to amend ch. 26, art. II, div. 1, by adding therein a new § 26-48, for the purpose of authorizing the Director of Finance to refund and exonerate taxpayers from any local tax and requiring approval of any such refund or exoneration by the City Attorney.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-089 117. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2014-222-204, adopted Nov. 10, 2014, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2018-328, adopted Jan. 14, 2019, which authorized the special use of the property known as 2319 Grove Avenue for the purpose of authorizing an expansion to an existing day nursery, to modify the fencing requirements for the roof-top play area, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-090 118. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2852 Hull Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-091 119. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-041, adopted May 13, 2019, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by increasing anticipated revenues from real estate taxes and the amount appropriated to the Non-Departmental agency, Affordable Housing Trust Fund line item, by $2,100,000.00 for the purpose of transferring this $2,100,000.00 to the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Affordable Housing - Non CDBG Areas special fund and to amend Ord. No. 2019-042, adopted May 13, 2019, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 special fund budgets and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by increasing estimated receipts from these transferred funds and the amount appropriated to the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Affordable Housing - Non CDBG Areas special fund by $2,100,000.00 for the purpose of providing additional funding for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-092 120. OrdinanceTo extend the deadline for filing an application or certification by real estate taxpayers claiming an exemption or freeze under City Code §§ 26-364 or 26-365 for the taxable year 2020 only from Mar. 31, 2020, to Apr. 30, 2020.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R013 121. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor propose a Fiscal Year 2020-2021 General Fund Budget that provides for an appropriation of [$221,770.00] the amount deemed necessary to cover the costs for a third-party equity analysis to measure equity in the City and that further provides for equity training for a core group of City employees and appointed and elected officials for the purpose of eliminating inequities through improved City policy. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R014 122. ResolutionTo request the Virginia Department of Transportation to amend the street mileage inventory for the City of Richmond.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R016 123. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Director of Public Works to conduct a study and provide recommendations to the Council concerning how applicable laws and regulations might be lawfully amended to require contractors to provide protected walkways, crosswalks, bicycle lanes, shared-use paths, and trails for the purpose of further promoting the City’s Vision Zero traffic safety program.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R018 124. ResolutionTo remove Tanya Francis from the Richmond Public Library Board.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R019 125. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the appropriate departments in the City’s Administration to incorporate, to the extent permitted by law, the applicable recommendations of the Advisory Task Force for the Economic Revitalization of South Richmond in the development of the City’s Master Plan.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R020 126. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity to amend ch. 30 of the City Code and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to make such lawful changes as may be necessary to permit shelters in all nine Council districts by requesting that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine whether and, if so, how the City’s zoning ordinance lawfully may be amended to permit, to the extent permitted by law, shelters in all nine Council districts.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R021 127. ResolutionTo name the east-west alley located in the block bounded by West Main Street, South Shields Avenue, West Cary Street, and South Addison Street as “Uptown Alley.”continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R022 128. ResolutionTo name a portion of the east-west alley located in the block bounded by Dorchester Road, Jahnke Road, and CSX Transportation, Inc.’s railroad tracks as “Gravel Alley.”continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R023 129. ResolutionTo set the rate of personal property tax relief for qualifying vehicles for the 2020 tax year pursuant to City Code §§ 26-495-26-497.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R024 130. ResolutionTo recognize the effects of global warming caused by human activity and to establish a climate action goal to achieve a 45 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 from the 2008 baseline.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-236 131. 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   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-343 132. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 30-402.2, 30-411.3, 30-412.2, 30-413.3, 30-413.13, 30-414.2, 30-416.2, 30-418.2, 30-419.4, 30-420.1, 30-426.1, 30-428.1, 30-430.1, 30-433.2, 30-433.11, 30-434.1, 30-436.1, 30-438.1, 30-440.1, 30-442.1, 30-444.2, 30-446.2, 30-447.2, 30-447.11, 30-448.1, 30-450.1, 30-457.1, concerning permitted principal uses, and 30-1220, concerning definitions related to zoning, and to amend ch. 30, art. VI of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 14 (§§ 30-697—30-697.3), concerning short-term rentals. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-041 133. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2017-129, adopted Oct. 9, 2017, which authorized the special use of the property known as 1704 Arlington Road for the purpose of illuminated canopy signage, to modify the permitted uses, upon certain terms and conditions.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R057 134. ResolutionTo require that Richmond Performing Arts Alliance take all actions necessary to sell at fair market value its property at 623 East Broad Street and contribute the proceeds thereof to its endowment as provided in a Comprehensive Agreement dated Sept. 14, 2007.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R015 135. ResolutionTo modify the decision of the Commission of Architectural Review, which approved a certificate of appropriateness for the demolition of a certain portion of George Mason Elementary School located at 813 North 28th Street by adding to such certificate the approval to demolish a certain portion of such school constructed in 1922, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-049 136. OrdinanceTo adopt the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021, and to appropriate the estimated revenues for such fiscal year for the objects and purposes stated in such budget. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-050 137. OrdinanceTo adopt the Special Fund Budgets for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Special Revenue funds for the said fiscal year. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-051 138. OrdinanceTo accept a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for the fiscal year beginning Jul. 1, 2020, and for the four fiscal years thereafter; to adopt a Capital Budget for the fiscal year beginning Jul. 1, 2020; and to determine the means of financing the same. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-052 139. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Richmond, Virginia and the Public Defender for the City of Richmond, Virginia for the purpose of providing funds to supplement the salaries of employees in the Public Defender’s Office for the City of Richmond.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-053 140. OrdinanceTo appropriate and to provide funds for financing the school budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-054 141. OrdinanceTo adopt the Debt Service Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021, and to appropriate the estimated expenditures from the Debt Service Fund for the said fiscal year.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-055 142. OrdinanceTo adopt the Internal Service Fund Budgets for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Internal Service funds for the said fiscal year.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-056 143. OrdinanceTo adopt the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ Richmond Cemeteries Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Richmond Cemeteries for the said fiscal year for the operation and management of the facilities.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-057 144. OrdinanceTo adopt the Department of Public Works’ Parking Enterprise Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Department of Public Works’ Parking Enterprise Fund for the said fiscal year for the operation and management of parking facilities.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-058 145. OrdinanceTo adopt the Electric Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Electric Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Electric Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Electric Utility and for the purchase of vehicles.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-059 146. OrdinanceTo adopt the Gas Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Gas Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Gas Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Gas Utility and for the purchase of vehicles. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-060 147. OrdinanceTo adopt the Department of Public Utilities’ Stores Internal Service Fund Budgets for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Department of Public Utilities’ Stores Internal Service Funds for the said fiscal year.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-061 148. OrdinanceTo adopt the Stormwater Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Stormwater Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Stormwater Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the stormwater utility and for the purchase of vehicles. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-062 149. OrdinanceTo adopt the Water Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Water Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Water Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Water Utility and for the purchase of vehicles. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-063 150. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of City Code § 8-274(a)(2), (concerning the issuance of permits and conditions for concessions) for the purpose of providing for permit fees for the issuance of permits for concessions in public parks and playgrounds of the City.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-064 151. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 28-191, 28-192, 28-194, 28-195, 28-196, 28-198, 28-199, 28-200, 28-201, 28-202, 28-203, and 28-204, concerning gas service, for the purpose of changing the measurement of natural gas from quantities per thousand cubic feet to quantities per hundred cubic feet, and to amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 28-191(2) and 28-191(3) (concerning fees for residential gas service), 28-192(2) (concerning fees for residential gas peaking service), 28-193(2) (concerning fees for general gas service), 28-193(3) (concerning fees for small commercial gas sales), 28-194(2) (concerning fees for large volume gas service), 28-195(f) and 28-196(f) (concerning fees for transportation service), 28-198(2) and 28-198(3) (concerning fees for municipal gas service), 28-199(c), 28-100(d), and 28-199(g)(2), (concerning flexibly priced interruptible gas service), 28-200(2), 28-200(3) and 28-200(4) (concerning unmetered gaslight service), 28-201(c) (concerning gas air conditioning service), 28-202(c) (concerning fees for large volume gas sales continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-065 152. OrdinanceTo amend the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 28-923 (concerning fees for residential stormwater service) and 28-924 (concerning fees for developed residential properties stormwater service) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July, 2020, to establish revised charges for the stormwater utility’s services.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-066 153. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain certain fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 28-650 (concerning fees for residential wastewater service), 28-651 (concerning fees for commercial wastewater service), 28-652 (concerning fees for industrial wastewater service), 28-653 (concerning fees for state and federal wastewater service), and 28-654 (concerning fees for municipal wastewater service) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July, 2020, to establish revised charges for such services.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-067 154. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 28-326 (concerning fees for residential water service), 28-327 (concerning fees for commercial water service), 28-328 (concerning fees for industrial water service), 28-329 (concerning fees for municipal water service), 28-330 (concerning fees for state and federal water service), 28-458 (concerning fees for water for fire protection) and 28-549 (concerning fees for water use during conservation periods) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July, 2020, to establish revised charges for such services.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-068 155. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $33,000,000 to finance the cost of school projects and general capital improvement projects of the City for the following purposes and uses: construction, reconstruction, improvements and equipment for public schools; construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipment for various infrastructure needs, including traffic control facilities, streets, sidewalks and other public ways, bridges, storm sewers, drains and culverts, and refuse disposal facilities; participation in redevelopment, conservation and community development programs, including the construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipment for targeted public facilities included in these programs; construction, reconstruction, improvements and equipment for public institutional, operational, cultural, educational and entertainment buildings and facilities, including but not limited to the theaters, parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, libraries and museums; acquisition of real property therecontinued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-069 156. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $9,976,000 to finance the cost of capital improvement projects of the stormwater utility of the City for the following purposes and uses: replacement of and upgrades to the stormwater facilities, including but not limited to, construction, reconstruction, improvements, rehabilitation and upgrades of stormwater sewers and associated facilities; new and replacement infrastructure of the storm sewer system, drainage structures, catch basins, ditches, storm sewer pipes, culverts, green infrastructure; acquisition of real property therefor as appropriate; and equipment for various infrastructure needs; and authorizes the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell such bonds for such capital improvement projects, to provide for the form, details and payment of such bonds and to authorize the issuance of notes of the City in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds, and to authorize the icontinued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-070 157. OrdinanceTo cancel all authorized but unissued notes authorized by the City of Richmond in Fiscal Years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, to authorize the issuance of general obligation equipment notes of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $4,867,332 to finance the cost of equipment for the following purposes and uses: acquisition of computer, radio, office, solid waste collection, office furniture and miscellaneous equipment and vehicles for the various departments, bureaus and agencies of the City, and equipment for City schools; and to authorize the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell equipment notes to finance the acquisition of such equipment, and to authorize the issuance of taxable notes, for the same purposes and uses, in the same maximum principal amount and payable over the same period as such general obligation equipment notes.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-071 158. OrdinanceTo cancel all authorized but unissued bonds authorized by the City of Richmond in Fiscal Years 2016-2017, to authorize the issuance of public utility revenue bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $103,007,500 to finance the cost of capital improvement projects of the gas, water and wastewater utilities and public utilities buildings and facilities for the following purposes and uses: enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the gas plant and transmission lines; enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the waterworks plant and transmission lines; enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the wastewater plant and intercepting lines; construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, and improvement of sanitary and storm water sewers, pumping stations, drains and culverts; construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of public utility buildings and facilities therefor, including but not limited to the stores division; and acquisitiocontinued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-072 159. OrdinanceTo amend Appendix A of the City Code by increasing the fee for section 4-307, concerning the annual fee for a breeding permit, per dog or cat.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-073 160. OrdinanceTo amend Appendix A of the City Code for section 4-275 (concerning impoundment and violation notice and fee for board and care) for the purpose of establishing a separate adoption fee for puppies.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-074 161. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-95, (concerning athletic activities, adult leagues, tennis tournaments, tennis camps, and softball tournaments) for the purpose of removing the separate fees for softball tournaments and for the recreation centers known as Pine Camp Art and Recreation Center and portions of Hickory Hill Community Center, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code for section 12-95 (concerning athletic activities, adult leagues, tennis tournaments, tennis camps, and softball tournaments) for the purpose of establishing revised charges for such activities.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-075 162. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 12-108, concerning a nonresident fee for nonresidents of the City renting facilities or enrolling in Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities athletic activities or classes, for the purpose of increasing the nonresident fee for the rental of any facility, park or equipment from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-076 163. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 12-94, (concerning the reservation of picnic shelters and the rental fee for picnic packs), for the purpose of including the fee for reservation of picnic shelters and removing the fee for picnic packs, and to amend the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for City Code §§ 8-281, (concerning the permit processing fee for the use of public grounds, parks, playfields and playgrounds) to increase the cost of the permit processing fee, and 12-94, (concerning picnic shelter fees), for the purpose of removing the fee for rental of picnic packs.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-077 164. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 13, art. V, div. 3 of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 13-203 and 13-204, to concerning establishing fees for employees of the City’s Department of Fire and Emergency Services who conduct Fire Prevention Code inspections on commercial and institutional properties in the City, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code § 13-203, for the purpose of establishing the fees to be charged for employees of the City’s Department of Fire and Emergency Services who conduct Fire Prevention Code inspections on commercial and institutional properties in the City.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-078 165. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 13-190, concerning the removal and closure of underground storage tanks, for the purpose of including aboveground storage tanks as subject to removal and closure, and to amend the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for City Code § 13-190, for the purpose of establishing a new fee for the removal of aboveground storage tanks.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-079 166. OrdinanceTo amend § 30-930.6 of the City Code, concerning certificates of appropriateness, for the purpose of establishing a fee for filing an application for a certificate of appropriateness, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code §§ 30-930.6, concerning certificates of appropriateness, and 30-1020.4(a), concerning fees for filing an application for a certificate of zoning compliance, of the City Code, to establish new charges for such services.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-080 167. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 8-279 (concerning fees for use of public parks) for the purpose of revising the fees for weddings and to establish fees for rafting in the James River Park Systems, and to amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 8-277 (concerning fees for the use of the Dogwood Dell Amphitheater and Carillon in Byrd Park), 8-278 (concerning fees for the use of City-owned equipment), 8-279 (concerning fees for use of public parks), and 8-284(b) and (c) (concerning meeting fees) of the City Code.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-081 168. OrdinanceTo adopt the Wastewater Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2020, and ending Jun. 30, 2021; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Wastewater Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Wastewater Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Wastewater Utility and for the purchase of vehicles. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-082 169. OrdinanceTo [amend the schedule of classifications and assigned ranges incorporated into section I of the Pay Plan for the purpose of revising the wording of certain classification titles and changing the pay ranges of certain classification titles; to amend section II(B) of the Pay Plan to provide a 2% pay increase for classified and unclassified permanent City employees who are not in the step based pay system for police and fire employees; and to] amend sections III(B)(4), III(B)(11), III(B)(12), III(B)(25)(e), III(B)(36), and III(B)(40), of the Pay Plan to (i) suspend police and fire career development, (ii) provide the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office with $884,474 for salary supplements and $202,138 for Virginia Retirement System contributions and the Commonwealth Attorney with a $51,074 salary supplement and a $10,306 Virginia Retirement System contribution, [(ii)] (iii) provide the Sheriff’s Office with $2,236,106 for salary supplements and the Sheriff with a $41,301.20 supplement, [(iii)] (iv) to suspend the education incentive for police and fire program until Jun. 30, 2021, [(iv) tocontinued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-095 170. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $297,414.00 from the Compensation Board for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Circuit Court’s Technology Trust Fund special fund by $297,414.00 for the purpose of providing funding for the Circuit Court marriage license preservation and access project in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-096 171. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 26-22, 26-27, and 26-29, concerning the City’s tax amnesty program, for the purpose of providing for a 2020 tax amnesty period.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-097 172. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to enter into a Facility Use Agreement between the City of Richmond and the American National Red Cross for the use of six Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ community centers as shelters during disaster emergency situations.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-098 173. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Urban Project Construction Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide funding for the design and construction of improvements to the interchange at Maury Street and I-95.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-099 174. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Deed of Lease between DAR Enterprises, LLC, as lessor and the City of Richmond as lessee for the purpose of providing office and storage space for the Office of the General Registrar at 2134 West Laburnum Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R026 175. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor introduce such budget amendments and propose other such legislation as may be necessary to establish a grant program to be administered by the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for restaurants within the city of Richmond affected by the spread of COVID-19.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R027 176. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer, in accordance with City Charter § 5.05.1(c), provide the Council with revised financial and activity reports due to reduced economic activity in the business communities within the city of Richmond occasioned by the disaster presented by the spread of COVID-19.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R028 177. ResolutionTo declare a public necessity to amend ch. 30 of the City Code and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to make such lawful changes as may be necessary to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or to otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate by requesting that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine whether and, if so, how the City’s zoning ordinance lawfully may be amended, to the extent permitted by law, to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or to otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R029 178. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Department of Planning and Development Review to conduct a redevelopment study of the properties along Commerce Road and a certain portion of the surrounding area concerning potential opportunities and implementation of plans for the redevelopment of certain properties along Commerce Road in the area bounded generally by Semmes Avenue to the north and Bellemeade Road to the south.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-094 179. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-188, adopted Jul. 22, 2019, which authorized 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; accepted funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the total amount of $7,480,634.00; and appropriated $7,480,634.00 for various projects, for the purpose of re-appropriating surplus funds, appropriating received program income, and adjusting certain project activities.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-100 180. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of an alley in the block bounded by East Canal Street, South Foushee Street, East Cary Street, and South 1st Street consisting of 680± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-101 181. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, certain alleys in the block bounded by East Jackson Street, North 8th Street, East Leigh Street, and North 7th Street consisting of 8,665± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R030 182. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor amend the Administrative Regulations of the City, to the extent permitted by law, to exclude from substance detection testing the testing of City employees and applicants for employment with the City, except for public safety personnel and applicants for public safety positions, for marijuana use.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R031 183. ResolutionTo express the Council’s support for the adoption of the City of Richmond Strategic Plan to End Homelessness 2020-2030 and any enabling legislation, including any budget amendments, to implement the City of Richmond Strategic Plan to End Homelessness 2020-2030.introduced and referred  Action details Not available