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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/27/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2020.038 1  Council Document January 27, 2020 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
CD.2019.461 1  Council Document January 27, 2020 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2020.030 1  Council Document October 14, 2019 Navy Hill Development Proposal Work Session Minutes    Action details Not available
CD.2020.014 1  Council Document January 6, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.035 1  Council Document January 13, 2020 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.034 1  Council Document January 13, 2020 Formal Meeting Minutes   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 Pass 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 Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-257 13. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 13, 17, 19, 21, and a portion of 9 West 20th Street; 16, 18, 20, and 22 West 19th Street; 1900, 1906, 1920, and 1922 Bainbridge Street; and a portion of 2005 Hull Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the B-7 Mixed-Use Business District; the property known as 12 West 19th Street and a portion of 9 West 20th Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District; and the properties known as 1901, 1917, and a portion of 2005 Hull Street from the B-3 General Business District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-275 14. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 6 of the City Code by adding therein a new art. XII (§§ 6-596-6-602) to establish a technology zone program in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3850, for the purpose of facilitating the development and location of technology businesses in the city of Richmond, capital investment, and job creation.continued and referred back Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-276 15. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 26-872, concerning definitions related to license taxes, and 26-989, concerning licenses taxes for personal services businesses, and to amend ch. 26, art. XV, div. 2 of the City Code by adding therein a new section numbered 26-1003.1, concerning the license tax for technology businesses, for the purpose of creating a new business, profession, and occupation license category called “technology business” and imposing a new license tax on such businesses.continued and referred back Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-294 16. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of Greenville Avenue between its southern terminus and Kansas Avenue and a portion of a 16’ alley located in the adjacent block to the east of Greenville Avenue and bounded by Kansas Avenue to the north and Carter Street to the east, together consisting of 22,760± square feet, and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept the dedication of a 500 square foot right-of-way area for a turnaround near the proposed new southern terminus of the alley, all for the purpose of facilitating redevelopment of the area, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-324 17. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1703 Maury Street for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-328 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1900 Chamberlayne Parkway for the purpose of office, group home, [shelter,] and social service delivery uses, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-330 19. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-041, adopted May 13, 2019, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 General Fund Budget, by increasing anticipated revenues from fees for employees of the Department of Police who provide law enforcement services at certain special events and the amount appropriated to the Department of Police’s Police-Operations program by $350,000.00 for the purpose of providing funding for overtime costs associated with providing law enforcement services for certain special events.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-331 110. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-044, adopted May 13, 2019, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2019-190, adopted Jul. 22, 2019, which appropriated and provided funds for financing the school budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2019, and ending Jun. 30, 2020, to make transfers from the contingency reserves major classification to other major classifications to facilitate the implementation of the School Board’s strategic plan.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-334 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of professional services and associated tools valued at approximately $75,000.00 from Greenlink Analytics, Inc., and in connection therewith to execute a Contract for Donated Goods and Services between the City and Greenlink Analytics, Inc., for the purpose of providing a citywide climate and energy model.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-335 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Deed of Quitclaim of Utility Easement Portion and Deed of Correction between the City of Richmond and Sauer Properties, Inc. for the purpose of releasing a portion of a utility easement and correcting a deed reference in an Easement Deed.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-336 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Deed of Utility Easement between the City of Richmond and Regency Goodwyn, LLC, for the purpose of granting a variable width water line easement to the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-337 114. OrdinanceTo adopt an amendment to the Master Plan for the City of Richmond, adopted by the City Planning Commission on Nov. 6, 2000, and by the City Council by Ord. No. 2000-371-2001-11, adopted Jan. 8, 2001, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2017-148, adopted Sept. 25, 2017, to incorporate the James River Park System Master Plan: Final - 16 October 2019 with the Richmond Riverfront Plan Amendment 1: Downriver Update 2017, applicable to the downriver area along the James River identified in the Richmond Riverfront Plan, to include the area from Huguenot Flatwater Park east to the border with Henrico County as part of the Master Plan.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-338 115. OrdinanceTo repeal ch. 26, art. V, div. 3 (§§ 26-397-26-408) of the City Code and to amend ch. 26, art. V, by adding there a new div. 3 (§§ 26-408.1-26-408.11) for the purpose of modifying the requirements for the partial exemption of rehabilitated structures from real estate taxation.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-339 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept in-kind goods and services in the form of a facility upgrade, supplies, installation services, and additional equipment valued at $142,803.35 from the Commonwealth of Virginia 9-1-1 Services Board, for the purpose of funding costs for improvements to the 9-1-1 call handling equipment within the City’s emergency communications network.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-340 117. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 12, art. IV of the City Code, concerning fees for City services, by adding therein a new § 12-123, concerning fees for employees of the City’s Department of Police who provide law enforcement services at special events, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code § 12-123, for the purpose of establishing the fees to be charged for employees of the City’s Department of Police who provide law enforcement services at special events.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-342 118. 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 Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-001 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $25,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Justice Services called the Post-D Family Engagement 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 Justice Services’ Post-D Family Engagement Special Fund by $25,000.00 for the purpose of funding delinquency prevention and alternative intervention programs for juveniles participating in the City’s Post-D Program.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-002 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $37,436.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Justice Services called the Peer Justice 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 Justice Services’ Peer Justice Special Fund by $37,436.00 for the purpose of funding delinquency prevention and alternative intervention programs for juvenile status offenders.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-003 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $43,127.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Justice Services called the RED-Race Ethnic Disparity 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 Justice Services’ RED-Race Ethnic Disparity Special Fund by $43,127.00 for the purpose of funding a readiness assessment related to equitable treatment of juvenile status offenders and participation in the Georgetown University Certificate Program for reducing racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-004 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $50,000.00 from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority, and to appropriate the funds received to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Brownfields Special Fund by $50,000.00 for the purpose of funding the assessment and evaluation of the potential redevelopment and reuse of the former Railroad Club located at 2908 P Street in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-005 123. 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 re-appropriating a $250,000.00 portion of the calculated general fund surplus for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 to the Non-Departmental agency “OPEB Trust” line item for the purpose of funding a contribution to the trust established by § 1 of Ord. No. 2018-196, adopted Jul. 23, 2018.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-006 124. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 26, art. XVIII of the City Code, concerning cigarette taxes, by adding therein a new § 26-1279.1, concerning the establishment of a four percent cigarette tax discount on the sale of heat-applied City cigarette tax stamps, for the purpose of reducing the administrative costs for retailers.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-007 125. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 26-967, concerning retail merchants, for the purpose of revising the business license requirements for manufacturers acting as retail merchants.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-008 126. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain certain fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for section 8-545 (concerning fees for the temporary use of Main Street Station) for the purpose of revising the schedule of fees for the temporary use of Main Street Station.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-009 127. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund Program Site Assessment and Planning Grant Performance Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority for the purpose of enabling the Authority to provide a grant of $50,000 to the City to assist in the assessment and evaluation of the potential redevelopment and reuse of the former Railroad Club located at 2908 P Street in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-010 128. OrdinanceTo designate a certain portion of City-owned property located within the Low Line as a garden named the “Dominion Energy Garden at the Low Line Green.”continued and referred back Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-011 129. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute appropriate documents releasing the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and its successors in interest from the reversionary right of the City contained in a certain quit claim deed concerning the properties known as 1116 North 31st Street and 1501 North 31st Street for the purpose of allowing the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority to develop the properties as single-family residential units offered for sale to the public and to ensure that eight such parcels be developed as single-family affordable housing units offered for sale to qualified purchasers.continued Pass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-012 130. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 26-819, concerning the composition of dog and cat licenses and tags, 26-820, concerning dog and cat licenses required annually and vaccinations, and 26-823, concerning false statements to secure a dog or cat license and penalty for failure to obtain a dog or cat license, for the purpose of facilitating the efficient issuance of animal licenses.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-013 131. OrdinanceTo amend City Code § 4-1, concerning definitions for animal control, for the purpose of revising certain definitions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-014 132. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 28-880, concerning general terms of permits, and 28-881, concerning the issuance of permits, for the purpose of modifying certain requirements and limitations for the installation of wireless facilities on City-owned utility poles.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R050 133. ResolutionTo express the Council’s support for implementing the Walmsley Boulevard extension project as recommended in the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization’s Commerce Corridor Study Implementation Plan.continued and referred back Pass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R068 134. ResolutionTo express the Council’s support for certain goals in alignment with the Vision Zero traffic safety program that promote sustainability and equity in access to safe transportation.continued and referred back Pass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R069 135. ResolutionTo request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation authorizing the City to [(i) establish designated no turns on red zones in City streets and (ii)] allow bicyclists to treat a stop sign as a yield sign and a red light traffic signal as a stop sign, for the purpose of supporting certain goals in alignment with the Vision Zero traffic safety program that promote sustainability and equity in access to safe transportation. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R070 136. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor propose a Fiscal Year 2020-2021 General Fund Budget that provides for a non-departmental appropriation of $5,000 to the Honor the 14 Foundation for the purpose of funding a portion of the start-up costs for the erection of a monument to the 14 Medal of Honor recipients from the United States Colored Troops at the Battle of New Market Heights, and to request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the City’s Administration to develop and implement a plan to erect the monument upon the donation to the City of the necessary funds collected by the Honor the 14 Foundation.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R002 137. ResolutionTo authorize the issuance of public utility revenue refunding taxable bonds of the City of Richmond, Virginia in the maximum principal amount of up to $180,000,000 to refund portions of certain public utility revenue and refunding bonds previously issued by the City, and to authorize the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell such refunding bonds for such purposes, providing for the form, details and payment of the such bonds and approving the form of the supplemental indenture of trust.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R003 138. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor recommend, and express the Council’s intent to support, an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Capital Budget to appropriate $2,702,003.00 from the Capital Maintenance Reserve to the School ADA Compliance project in the Education category assigned to the School Board of the City of Richmond, Virginia.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R004 139. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $10,000,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 143-unit multifamily residential rental housing project to be known as Bellevue Apartments located at 4203 Chamberlayne Avenue and 4210 Old Brook Road in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R005 140. ResolutionTo express support for the City’s application to become a member of the American Flood Coalition.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R006 141. ResolutionTo request that a traffic study be conducted to determine the best traffic calming measures in the area bounded by Hull Street on the south, Cowardin Avenue on the west, Semmes Avenue on the north, and West Commerce Road on the east to determine how best to improve road conditions, traffic efficiency, and traffic safety within that area.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R007 142. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 2018-R105, adopted Jan. 14, 2019, which expressed the Council’s support of ratification by the General Assembly of Virginia of the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution, for the purpose of urging the General Assembly of Virginia to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution during its 2020 session.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-236 143. 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 Pass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R057 144. 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 Pass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R008 145. ResolutionTo appoint Tavares Floyd to the position of Council Liaison.adopted  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-026 146. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $76,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, and to appropriate the funds received 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’ SHSP Special Fund by $76,000.00 for the purpose of funding improvements to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ swift water and flood rescue specialty teams.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R009 147. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor withdraw the existing Navy Hill ordinances and conduct a new request for proposals process.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-027 148. OrdinanceTo grant to the County of Chesterfield, Virginia a temporary construction easement upon, over, under, and across a certain portion of the City-owned real estate known as 8850 West Huguenot Road.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-028 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Lease Agreement between Enrichmond Foundation, as Lessee, and the City of Richmond, as Lessor, to allow Enrichmond Foundation to lease office and warehouse space at 1500 East Franklin Street.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-029 150. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1301 North Hamilton Street for the purpose of a retail use accessory to an existing office use, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-030 151. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1600 West Broad Street and 1606 West Broad Street for the purpose of a mixed-use building containing up to 168 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-031 152. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3114 Grayland Avenue for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-032 153. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2006-130-115, adopted May 22, 2006, which authorized the special use of the property known as 3011 Meadow Bridge Road for the purpose of authorizing commercial uses, which may be operated on a social service delivery basis, and an accessory parking area, to modify the permitted uses, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-033 154. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2007 Cedar Street for the purpose of a multifamily dwelling containing up to five dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-034 155. OrdinanceTo rezone the property known as 2408 Ownby Lane from the M-2 Heavy Industrial District to the B-5 Central Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-035 156. OrdinanceTo rezone the property known as 2413 Ownby Lane from the M-2 Heavy Industrial District to the B-5 Central Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-036 157. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 1601 Overbrook Road and 1611 Overbrook Road from the M-2 Heavy Industrial District to the B-5 Central Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available