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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/9/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
This meeting was held through electronic communication means.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Action Summary Action Summary  
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CD.2020.359 1  Council Document November 9, 2020 Formal Meeting Access and Public Participation Instructions   Action details Not available
CD.2020.386 1  Council Document Board Appointments and Reappointments - November 9, 2020   Action details Not available
CD.2020.366 1  Council Document November 9, 2020 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
CD.2020.378 1  Council Document October 12, 2020 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.377 1  Council Document October 12, 2020 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.380 1  Council Document October 14, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.379 1  Council Document October 20, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.382 1  Council Document October 27, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2020.394 1  Council Document November 9, 2020 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-177 11. 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.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-207 22. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1513 Rear Grove Avenue for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-214 13. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 12-36, concerning the disposition of revenues derived from the expiration of partial exemptions from real estate taxation and from certain sales of tax delinquent properties, and 26-104, concerning the duties of the City Assessor, for the purpose of providing for the accounting of certain real estate tax revenues arising from the phased reduction, expiration, and termination of certain partial exemptions from real estate taxation in such a manner as to facilitate the City Council’s future appropriation of those revenues to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-216 14. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, Anderson Street and an east-west alley that bisects Anderson Street located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Government Road and Glenwood Avenue consisting of 18,660± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-218 15. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1829 West Cary Street and 1831 West Cary Street for the purpose of outdoor dining areas, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-219 16. OrdinanceTo designate the City-owned properties known as 201 Hioaks Road, 315 Beaufont Hills Drive, 620 Rosemont Road, 2100 Colby Lane, 2606 Lynhaven Avenue, and 2903 Rear Ernest Road as public parks to be known by the names of Hioaks Park, Reedy Creek Wetland Park, Rosemont Road Park, Broad Rock Creek Park, and Ernest Road Park.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-220 17. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 2-927, concerning the general powers and duties of the Personnel Board, and 2-1264, concerning the creation of the personnel system, for the purpose of conforming the classes protected from discrimination under the City’s personnel system to Va. Code §§ 2.2-3904 and 2.2-3905.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-221 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for an on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Sublease Agreement between the City of Richmond as sublandlord and UGK Community First Corp. as subtenant for the purpose of leasing to UGK Community First Corp. a portion of the City-owned building located at 1400 Oliver Hill Way.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-222 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the total amount of $60,000.00 from Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia and known as St. Catherine’s School and to appropriate the amount of $60,000.00 to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Pedestrian Safety Improvements with HAWKs and RRFBs (Federal) project in the Transportation category by $60,000.00 for the purpose of funding the installation of a pedestrian hybrid beacon at the intersection of Grove Avenue and Somerset Avenue in the city of Richmond in accordance with certain proffered conditions accepted by the City pursuant to Ord. No. 2016-268, adopted Nov. 14, 2016.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-223 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Programmatic Project Administration Agreement 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. 2020-224 111. OrdinanceTo rename the street in the city of Richmond known as Confederate Avenue as “Laburnum Park Boulevard.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-225 212. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 71-180-163, adopted Jun. 14, 1971, as previously amended by Ord. No. 81-204-199, adopted Nov. 23, 1981, which authorized the special use of the property known as 3800 Grove Avenue for the purpose of doctors’ offices, permitted an addition at the rear entry way, and authorized the erection of an accessory utility building, to also allow other office uses and personal service uses.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-227 213. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 320 Hunt Avenue for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-228 214. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 414 Milton Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-230 215. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3411 Kensington Avenue for the purpose of an existing multifamily dwelling and a new two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R051 116. 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2018-236 117. 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. 2020-103 118. 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   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-104 119. 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   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-105 120. 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. (As Amended)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-215 121. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-355, concerning the levy of tax on real estate, to establish a tax rate of $1.20 for the tax year beginning Jan. 1, 2021, pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3321(b), and increasing such rate from the Rolled Back Tax Rate of $1.176 as computed in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3321(a).adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-217 122. OrdinanceTo close to public travel certain medians located in Monument Avenue and North Allen Avenue at or near General Robert E. Lee Circle, to retain the City’s legal interests in such medians, and to designate such medians as official City Parks, upon certain terms and conditions.continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-226 123. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2013-156-154, adopted Sept. 9, 2013, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2013-208-197, adopted Oct. 28, 2013, which authorized the special use of the property known as 2501 Monument Avenue for the purpose of a museum for architecture and design and a lodging unit and imposed as a condition on the special use of such property a 150-person attendance limit for all reception events, to permit a dwelling unit and retail space and to impose as a condition on the special use of such property a 300-person attendance limit for all reception events instead of a 150-person attendance limit for all reception events.continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-229 124. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3406 East Broad Street for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2019-R057 125. 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
ORD. 2020-232 126. OrdinanceTo extend the expiration date of Ord. No. 2020-093, adopted Apr. 9, 2020, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2020-183, adopted Aug. 20, 2020, which assures the continuity of government during the disaster resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic by modifying the practices and procedures of public bodies to permit electronic meetings as authorized by Va. Code § 15.2-1413, from Dec. 31, 2020, to Jun. 30, 2021.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-233 127. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $19,581.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Richmond Sheriff’s Office called the CESF (COVID-19): DCJS special fund; and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Richmond Sheriff’s Office’s CESF (COVID-19): DCJS special fund by $19,581.00 for the purpose of funding the Richmond Sheriff’s Office purchase of personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies and equipment, thermometers, and fit tests in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-234 128. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $20,000.00 from the National League of Cities; to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Office of Community Wealth Building called the National League of Cities + Civic Engagement special fund; and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Office of Community Wealth Building’s National League of Cities + Civic Engagement special fund by $20,000.00 for the purpose of supporting local census outreach and civic engagement initiatives.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-235 129. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $250,000.00 from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs; to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Richmond Sheriff’s Office called the PREA Standards special fund; and to appropriate the grant funds received to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Richmond Sheriff’s Office’s PREA Standards special fund by $250,000.00 for the purpose of supporting the Richmond Sheriff’s Office compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards by preventing, identifying, and responding to sexual harassment and abuse at the Richmond Justice Center.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-236 130. OrdinanceTo approve the action of the City Planning Commission adopting “Richmond 300: A Guide for Growth” as the Master Plan of the City of Richmond, and to repeal Ord. No. 2000-371-2001-11, adopted Jan. 8, 2001, and all amendments thereto, with the exception of the Riverfront Plan as contained in Ord. No. 2012-202-190, adopted Nov. 26, 2012, the VUU/Chamberlayne Neighborhood Plan as contained in Ord. No. 2016-002, adopted Feb. 8, 2016, the Pulse Corridor Plan as contained in Ord. No. 2017-127, adopted Jul. 24, 2017, the Riverfront Plan as contained in Ord. No. 2017-148, adopted Sept. 25, 2017, the Public Art Master Plan as contained in Ord. No. 2018-205, adopted Sept. 24, 2018, and the James River Park Systems Master Plan as contained in Ord. No. 2019-337, adopted Jan. 27, 2020.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-237 131. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority for the purpose of funding consultant services for outreach and planning for the redevelopment of Creighton Court in the city of Richmond.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-238 132. OrdinanceTo adopt a new Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia; to repeal the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015; to prescribe the effect of such repeal; and to provide for the manner of amending the new City Code.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-239 133. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-874, concerning a business license incentive program for qualifying businesses, for the purpose of revising the definition of a qualifying business, adding the incentive of a refund, and requiring a business to apply to qualify for the program within two years from the date the business located in the city.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-240 134. OrdinanceTo declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to acquire, at a tax delinquent judicial sale, the property located at 1305 North 5th Street and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof to accept title to such property for the purpose of preserving the property as a historic burial ground.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-241 135. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute certain Deeds of Easement between the City of Richmond and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of General Services, for the purpose of granting to the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of General Services, certain perpetual, irrevocable easements on, over, under, and across certain rights-of-way located along North 9th Street, East Franklin Street, East Grace Street, and East Broad Street for the construction or installation of certain improvements and safety and security enhancements as part of the Capitol Complex Infrastructure and Security construction projects.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-242 136. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 99-324-304, adopted Oct. 11, 1999, which authorized the special use of the property known as 1601 Park Avenue for the purpose of a restaurant use, to authorize outdoor dining facilities and an increased interior seating capacity, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-243 237. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 410 Hunt Avenue for the purpose of three single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-244 238. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1110 ½ North 30th Street for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-245 239. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1401 North 32nd Street for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-246 240. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2611 West Cary Street for the purpose of permitting a sign with an aggregate area exceeding that permitted by the underlying zoning regulations, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-247 141. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3206 Blithewood Drive for the purpose of a dwelling unit within an accessory building to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-248 242. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3310 East Broad Street for the purpose of a dwelling unit within an existing accessory building, upon certain terms and conditions.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-249 143. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 900 North 1st Street, 914 North 1st Street, 916 North 1st Street, 920 North 1st Street, 20 East Baker Street, 24 East Baker Street, and 11 East Charity Street from the B-2 Community Business District to the B-6 Mixed-Use Business District, and 2 East Baker Street, 4 ½ East Baker Street, 6 East Baker Street, 8 East Baker Street, 10 East Baker Street, 1 East Charity Street, 3 East Charity Street, 907 St. James Street, 909 St. James Street, 911 St. James Street, 913 St. James Street, 915 St. James Street, and 917 St. James Street from the R-53 Multifamily Residential District to the B-6 Mixed-Use Business District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2020-250 144. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 7000 Jahnke Road, 6927 Old Jahnke Road, 6937 Old Jahnke Road, and 7005 Old Jahnke Road from the R-1 Single-Family Residential District to the RO-2 Residential-Office District, and 6814 Jahnke Road and 6907 Old Jahnke Road from the R-2 Single-Family Residential District to the RO-2 Residential-Office District.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R060 145. ResolutionTo endorse, for the City of Richmond, legislative proposals set forth within the document entitled “City of Richmond Legislative Proposals for the Virginia General Assembly 2021 Regular Session;” to request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to take legislative action consistent with and in vigorous support of such recommendations; to support other legislative action recommendations; and to encourage other organizations and individuals to support such recommendations.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R061 146. ResolutionTo request the Richmond delegation to the General Assembly of Virginia to introduce and support the enactment of legislation to amend section 5.05(a) of the Charter of the City of Richmond to provide that the Mayor or the designee thereof may attend any closed meeting of the Council only if permitted by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3712(F) of the Code of Virginia.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R062 147. ResolutionTo express the City Council’s support for the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia and the City of Richmond’s Department of Economic Development proposed plan to provide short-term financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of deferred payments to borrowers of loan programs administered by the Economic Development Authority of the City of Richmond, Virginia and the City of Richmond’s Department of Economic Development.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R063 148. ResolutionTo express support for the request by the County of Henrico that the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development approve its application to amend its portion of Zone III (formerly known as the North Enterprise Zone); and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute the Joint Amendment Agreement indicating the City’s support for the County’s application.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2020-R064 149. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the presentation of a report identifying a location for 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, when the outdoor temperature rises to 92 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, or when the forecast includes an accumulation of precipitation of one inch or more in a 24-hour period, a hurricane, a tornado, or high winds.introduced and referred  Action details Not available