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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/27/2020 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.2020.224 1  Council Document July 27, 2020 Formal Meeting Access and Public Participation Instructions   Action details Not available
CD.2020.264 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - July 27, 2020   Action details Not available
CD.2020.255 1  Council Document June 22, 2020 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.245 1  Council Document June 22, 2020 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.246 1  Council Document July 1, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.271 1  Council Document July 27, 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. 2019-275 13. 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 14. 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. 2020-103 15. 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 16. 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 17. 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 18. 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)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-117 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Records Management System User Agreement between the City of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University for the purpose of contracting for the use of equipment and materials as allowed by Va. Code § 15.2-1736 by allowing the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department to become an operational user of the Department of Police’s records management system for the input, retrieval, and storage of records and facilitating interoperability between the Department of Police and the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-140 110. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 85-77-79, adopted Apr. 15, 1985, as amended by Ord. No. 2001-169-164, adopted May 28, 2001, which authorized the special use of the property known as 3103 Ellwood Avenue, to authorize the elimination of the operator occupied residency requirement of the second floor dwelling unit, additional signage and awning installation, to authorize an office use, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-141 211. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1110 North 35th Street for the purpose of two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-142 212. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1705, 1707, and 1711 Westover Hills Boulevard, and 4922 New Kent Road for the purpose of retail, office, and commercial uses accessory to an existing church, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-143 113. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3416 East Broad Street for the purpose of a two-family attached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-144 114. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the properties known as 3307 Cutshaw Avenue and 3311 Cutshaw Avenue from the R-48 Multifamily Residential District to the R-63 Multifamily Urban Residential District (Conditional), upon certain proffered conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-147 115. 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.withdrawn  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-148 116. 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. (As Amended)amended and continued  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-149 217. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-150 218. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-151 219. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-152 120. OrdinanceTo designate the 4000, 4100, 4200, and 4300 blocks of Crutchfield Street in honor of the late Leslie D. Jackson.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)adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R039 122. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R044 123. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-236 124. 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. 2019-320 125. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-041 126. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-145 127. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-146 128. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-153 129. 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.”continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-155 130. OrdinanceTo establish a Task Force on the Establishment of a Civilian Review Board to review and provide recommendations concerning the creation of such a board.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R057 131. 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-R045 132. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be established a work group including certain employees of the City and a member of the City Council to develop a plan and recommendations for the implementation of a “Marcus Alert” program by October 1, 2020.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R046 133. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Finance and Economic Development Standing Committee [a quarterly] an annual report that provides certain data relevant to the City’s five civil asset forfeiture special funds for the purpose of increased oversight of the sources and uses of civil asset forfeiture special funds. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R047 134. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Council and the Mayor a report identifying funding in the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 General Fund Budget and the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget appropriated to the Department of Police for mental health, substance abuse, and social service functions and that provides recommendations, to the extent permitted by law, for the re-appropriation and transfer of such funding from the Department of Police to other City departments and to community mental health, substance abuse, and social service programs designed to perform such functions.rejectedFail Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R049 135. ResolutionTo authorize the Mayor of Richmond, in his capacity as Director of Emergency Management, to order the temporary removal and storage of certain statues in the City of Richmond, whose presence creates a public safety concern or necessitates their removal for their preservation, on July 1, 2020, for the safety and health of the residents of Richmond and the protection of property.withdrawn  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R050 136. ResolutionTo approve the City of Richmond Plan of Services under the Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-156 137. 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 and a business recovery grant program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-157 138. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 9-2, which designates the location for the central absentee voter election district in the city, to relocate and establish a new polling place for the central absentee voter election district.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-158 139. 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 203.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-159 140. 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.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-160 141. 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 207.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-161 142. 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 412.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-162 143. 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 702.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-163 144. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 9-58, which assigns polling places in the city, to establish two satellite polling places for in-person absentee voting.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-164 145. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to submit an amended 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 $6,184,226.00; and to appropriate $6,184,226.00 for various projects.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-165 146. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $477,498.00 from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Police’s special fund by $477,498.00 for the purpose of providing funding for COVID-19 pandemic response programs, projects, and services by the Department of Police, the Richmond Sheriff’s Office, and the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-166 147. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $79,779.52 from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, and to appropriate the funds received to the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ special fund by $79,779.52 for the purpose of funding the construction of the Pump House Trail extension.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-167 148. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 10-79, concerning the award of franchises and permits to operators of emergency medical service vehicles, 10-80, concerning the responsibility of authorized providers to respond to the City’s centralized dispatch center, and 10-83, concerning the suspension of authorization to operate emergency medical service vehicles, to make modifications to the City’s regulations governing the operation of emergency medical service vehicles in the city.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-168 149. OrdinanceTo grant to Med-Trans Corporation a permit for the operation of rotary-wing emergency medical services vehicles in the city to provide non-emergency aeromedical services, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-169 150. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2019-084, adopted Apr. 8, 2019, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2020-040, adopted Feb. 24, 2020, which declared that a public necessity exists and to authorize the acquisition of certain fee simple interests and easements for the public purpose of constructing multimodal transportation and drainage improvements along Hull Street Road between its intersection with Hey Road and its intersection with Warwick Road, to authorize the acquisition of additional fee simple and easement interests for the project.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-170 151. OrdinanceTo change the use of the City-owned real estate known as the Annie Giles Community Resource Center and located at 1400 Oliver Hill Way so that such City-owned real estate will be used as an inclement weather shelter for homeless persons in the city of Richmond when the outdoor or wind chill temperature falls to 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below and when the outdoor temperature rises to 92 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, when there is a forecast of accumulation of one inch or more of rain, snow, sleet or other precipitation within a 24-hour period, or when there is a forecast that includes a warning for a hurricane, tornado or high winds.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-171 152. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 30-402.2, concerning permitted accessory uses and structures, 30-413.15, concerning yards, 30-419.2, concerning permitted principal uses, 30-419.3, concerning permitted principal uses on corner lots, 30-419.4, concerning permitted accessory uses and structures, 30-420.5, concerning yards, 30-424.5, concerning yards, 30-426.5, concerning yards, 30-428.6, concerning yards, 30-430.5, concerning yards, 30-442.1, concerning permitted principal and accessory uses, 30-442.4, concerning yards, 30-444.2, concerning permitted principal and accessory uses, 30-444.4, concerning yards, 30-446.4, concerning yards, 30-447.2, concerning permitted principal and accessory uses, 30-610.3, concerning alley frontage, 30-620.1, concerning lots and lot areas, 30-630.1, concerning yards, 30-630.4, concerning side yards, 30-630.9, concerning permitted projections and encroachments in yards and courts, 30-680.1, concerning location of accessory buildings, 30-800.2, concerning extension or expansion, 30-810.1, concerning alterations to buildings, 30-940.3, concerning the Urbintroduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-172 153. 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 the Capital Region Airport Commission, for the purpose of releasing a portion of a utility easement to the Capital Region Airport Commission.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-173 154. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Governor’s Agriculture & Forestry Industries Development Fund Performance Agreement between the City of Richmond, Virginia, the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia, and River City Cider, LLC, doing business as Bryant’s Small Batch Cider, for the purpose of enabling the Authority to provide an economic development grant to River City Cider, LLC, doing business as Bryant’s Small Batch Cider, as an incentive to construct and improve a Virginia agricultural products processing facility in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-174 155. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 64-161-147, adopted Jun. 22, 1964, which authorized the use of certain real estate situated on the north side of Franklin Street beginning at a point 60.5 feet west of the west line of Adams Street, fronting 104.25 feet on the north side of Franklin Street and extending back between parallel or nearly parallel lines 200.5 feet, also known as the property located at 104 West Franklin Street, for the purpose of the construction and occupancy of an apartment building, to modify the off-street parking space requirements, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-175 156. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2007-224-196, adopted Sept. 10, 2007, which authorized the special use of the property known as 2811 Grove Avenue, for the purpose of authorizing an owner-occupied single-family dwelling with three tourist home lodging units, together with accessory parking, to remove the condition of owner-occupancy and to allow the hosting of special events, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-176 157. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 311 West Franklin Street for the purpose of a multifamily dwelling containing up to 128 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-177 158. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 618 North 32nd Street and 620 North 32nd Street for the purpose of permitting the expansion of an existing adult care residence from 27 residents to 40 residents, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-178 259. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1106 North 21st Street and 1108 North 21st Street for the purpose of two two-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-179 160. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2000 Selden Street for the purpose of two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-180 261. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2406 Grayland Avenue for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-181 162. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3131 Kensington Avenue for the purpose of five single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-182 163. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 5312 Wingfield Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R051 164. ResolutionTo impose enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to City Code § 27-163 and to authorize the placement of signs giving notice thereof on the portion of South Harrison Street located between Idlewood Avenue and Randolph Street and the portion of Colorado Avenue located between Randolph Street and South Allen Avenue.introduced and referred  Action details Not available