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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/22/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
This meeting was held through electronic communication means.
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CD.2020.201 1  Council Document June 22, 2020 Formal Meeting Access and Public Participation Instructions   Action details Not available
CD.2020.206 1  Council Document June 22, 2020 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2020.207 1  Council Document May 4, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.204 1  Council Document May 26, 2020 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.215 1  Council Document May 26, 2020 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.208 1  Council Document June 1, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.209 1  Council Document June 8, 2020 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.216 1  Council Document June 8, 2020 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.219 1  Council Document June 22, 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. 2019-319 13. 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 14. 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. 2020-085 15. OrdinanceTo designate the 3100 block of Decatur Street in honor of Johnny R. Battle.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-103 16. 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 17. 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 18. 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. 2020-107 19. 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)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-119 110. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-089, adopted Apr. 22, 2019, which authorized the special use of the properties known as 5400 Hull Street Road, 5336 Hull Street Road, and 5348 Hull Street Road for the purpose of self-storage facilities and multifamily dwellings containing up to 245 dwelling units, to modify the site plans, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-126 111. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-127 112. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-128 113. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-129 114. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-130 115. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-133 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $20,104,653.00 from the Commonwealth of Virginia; 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 COVID-19 Relief 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’ COVID-19 Relief Special Fund by $20,104,653.00 for the purpose of funding necessary expenditures due to the public health emergency with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-134 117. 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 re-appropriating $117,041.00 of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 fund balance excess assigned to the “Delinquent Tax Sales” special fund of the Office of the City Attorney, and to appropriate these funds to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Office of the City Attorney by $117,041.00 for the purpose of offsetting any deficit in that special fund.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-135 118. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-043, adopted May 13, 2019, which (i) accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and the four fiscal years thereafter, (ii) adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, and (iii) determined a means of financing the same, to modify the purpose of the Stormwater Facilities Improvements project in the Utilities category to provide that such project includes a grant to Capital Trees pursuant to Va. Code § 15.2-953(B) to plant native plants and trees in the Low Line Park.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-136 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Agreement and Deed of Lease between Scripps Media, Inc., as lessor and the City of Richmond as lessee for the purpose of the construction, maintenance, repair, and operation of a communications facility to support the City’s emergency communications system at 3300 Cutshaw Avenue.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-137 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Programmatic Project Administration Agreement Extension Addendum between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of the development and administration of previously authorized and future Revenue Sharing Program projects.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-138 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a City of Richmond Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and Capital Trees for the purpose of making native plant and tree landscape improvements to The Low Line park in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-139 122. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R029 123. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R038 124. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R039 125. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2019-343 126. 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)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-041 127. 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. 2020-R034 128. 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)adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R043 129. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be developed a process for renaming the Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-145 130. 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 $8,224,401.00; and to appropriate $8,224,401.00 for various projects.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-146 131. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2020-050, adopted May 11, 2020, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by increasing estimated revenues from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the amount appropriated to the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Special Fund by $418,767.00, for the purpose of funding housing, community and economic development activities, and assistance for low- and moderate- income persons and special needs populations.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-147 132. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to enter into the Twenty-Third Commercial Area Revitalization Effort Program Cooperation Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond for the purpose of providing for the operation of the Commercial Area Revitalization Effort (“CARE”) Program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-148 133. OrdinanceTo amend ch. 26, art. V of the City Code by adding therein a new div. 10 (§§ 26-590-26-599) for the purpose of providing for the partial exemption of certain rehabilitated commercial or industrial structures from real estate taxation.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-149 234. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1101 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use building containing up to 29 dwelling units, with amenity spaces and commercial uses on the ground floor, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-150 235. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1110 North 20th Street for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-151 236. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3211 Delaware Avenue for the purpose of a group home located within an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-152 137. OrdinanceTo designate the 4000, 4100, 4200, and 4300 blocks of Crutchfield Street in honor of the late Leslie D. Jackson.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-153 138. OrdinanceTo rename that portion of U.S. Route 1, known as Jefferson Davis Highway and located within the corporate boundaries of the City, from its northerly terminus at its intersection with Hull Street to its southerly terminus at the corporate limits of the City near its intersection with Walmsley Boulevard, as “Richmond Highway.”introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R044 139. ResolutionTo express the Council’s support for the Director of Public Works’ administrative directive entitled “Protected walkways and crosswalks, bicycle lane, and shared use paths” requiring certain pedestrian and bicycle accommodations and pathways within construction work zones.introduced and referred  Action details Not available