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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
This meeting was held through electronic participation means.
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CD.2020.161 1  Council Document May 26, 2020 Formal Meeting Access and Public Participation Instructions   Action details Not available
CD.2020.177 1  Council Document May 26, 2020 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2020.182 1  Council Document May 26, 2020 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-275 11. 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   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-276 12. 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   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-025 13. 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. 2020-083 14. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-084 15. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-085 16. 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 17. OrdinanceTo designate and incorporate certain City-owned properties located along Riverside Drive and West 22nd Street into Canoe Run Park.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-087 18. 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)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-088 19. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-097 110. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-098 111. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-103 112. OrdinanceTo rezone certain properties in the areas surrounding the Science Museum of Virginia, Allison Street, and the Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia Union University Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit station areas.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-104 113. 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 areas surrounding the Science Museum of Virginia, Allison Street, and the Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia Union University Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit station areas.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-105 114. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 30-433.2 (concerning parking lots in the UB Urban Business District, 30-440.3 (concerning yards in the B-4 Central Business District), 30-446.2 (concerning parking lots in the B-7 Mixed-Use Business District), and 30-950.2-30-950.5 (concerning Plan of Development Overlays), for the purpose of implementing the recommendations of the adopted Pulse Corridor Plan.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-106 115. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1701 North 21st Street for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-107 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2126 Rosewood Avenue for the purpose of an existing single-family dwelling with an accessory dwelling unit, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-110 117. 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 reducing total appropriations by $11,782,826, transferring funds from various agencies and non-departmental programs and the Budget and Revenue Stabilization Contingency Reserve, and appropriating the transferred funds to various agencies and non-departmental programs; and to amend Ord. No. 2019-042, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Special Fund Budget and made appropriations thereto, by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Affordable Housing - Non CDBG Areas special fund by $1,000,000.00 to provide for affordable housing initiatives.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-112 118. OrdinanceTo establish a residential permit parking district in the Historic Jackson Ward neighborhood.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-113 119. 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 between the City of Richmond and FW-VA The Village Shopping Center, LLC, for the purpose of releasing a portion of a utility easement to FW-VA The Village Shopping Center, LLC.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-114 120. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 26, art. I of the City Code, concerning taxation, by adding therein a new § 26-3, concerning the application of payments for taxes, for the purpose of providing that the Director of Finance shall not be required to credit all payments of local levies first against the most delinquent account and may instead credit such payments, to the extent permitted by law, in the manner deemed appropriate where the taxpayer has entered into a bona fide payment agreement with the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-115 121. OrdinanceTo amend Appendix A of the City Code for section 12-120(a)(20), concerning rates and discounts for parking facilities operated by the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R068 122. 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   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R014 123. ResolutionTo request the Virginia Department of Transportation to amend the street mileage inventory for the City of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R016 124. 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 125. ResolutionTo remove Tanya Francis from the Richmond Public Library Board.continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R019 126. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R020 127. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R021 128. 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.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R022 129. 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.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R027 130. 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.strickenPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R029 131. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R035 132. ResolutionTo accept and approve a budget review process for the City’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 annual budget.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R036 133. ResolutionTo urge the city of Richmond’s small businesses, real estate companies, and landlords, who receive governmental financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, to share the benefits of such financial assistance with the employees and tenants of such entities, as applicable, to minimize employment terminations and housing evictions within the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-236 134. 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. 2019-343 135. 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. 2020-041 136. 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 137. 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 138. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R034 139. ResolutionTo declare surplus and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to seek proposals for the [properties] property located at [112 North 7th Street, 114 North 7th Street, 116 North 7th Street,] 500 North 10th Street[, 401 East Broad Street, 730 East Broad Street, 800 East Clay Street, 808 East Clay Street, 609 East Grace Street, and 601 East Leigh Street] for the purpose of facilitating the purchase and development of such [parcels] parcel. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-125 140. 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 206 and Precinct 702. (As Amended)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R037 141. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the development of a housing policy plan to address homelessness and affordable housing in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-126 142. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 420 North 26th Street for the purpose of two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-127 143. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1201 North 31st Street and 1201 ½ North 31st Street for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-128 244. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2109 East Marshall Street for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-129 145. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-274, adopted Nov. 12, 2019, which amended ch. 11 of the City Code by adding therein a new art. VIII (§§ 11-190-11-197) to establish a commercial property assessed clean energy program in accordance with Va. Code § 15.2-958.3, for the purpose of facilitating the development of clean energy projects, to revise the effective date of the program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-130 146. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-338, adopted January 27, 2020, which repealed ch. 26, art. V, div. 3 (§§ 26-397-26-408) of the City Code and amended 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, to provide for the submission of program guidelines and to modify the effective date of such ordinance.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-131 147. OrdinanceTo approve the Work Plan and Budget for the fiscal year ending Jun. 30, 2021, for the provision of services in the Downtown Richmond Special Service and Assessment Districts.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R038 148. 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 eliminate or appropriately reduce parking minimums and restrictions in areas zoned for commercial use and areas within the TOD-1 Transit Oriented Nodal District 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 changes as may be necessary to eliminate or appropriately reduce parking minimums and restrictions in areas zoned for commercial use and areas within the TOD-1 Transit Oriented Nodal District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R039 149. ResolutionTo request that the Mayor introduce such budget amendments to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 General Fund Budget as may be necessary to restore funding for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and the Eviction Diversion Program to the amounts proposed in the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 General Fund Budget introduced on March 6, 2020, in the event that City revenues exceed current projections for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.introduced and referred  Action details Not available