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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/24/2021 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall (Virtual Meeting)
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CD.2021.137 1  Council Document May 24, 2021 Formal Meeting Citizen Participation Instructions   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-084 11. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 520 North 25th Street for the purpose of a restaurant and beverage service establishment, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)    Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-085 22. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the property known as 1801 East Main Street from the M-1 Light Industrial District to the TOD-1C Transit-Oriented Nodal District (Conditional), upon certain proffered conditions. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-095 13. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain ch. 2, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new section 2-6, concerning the prohibition of the sale or [distribution] display of symbols of hate by the City, for the purpose of ensuring that the City does not promote the distribution or display of symbols of hate or oppression. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-098 24. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2601 Edgewood Avenue for the purpose of two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (3rd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-106 15. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and to direct the sale of certain City-owned real estate for nominal consideration to The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust for the purpose of facilitating the redevelopment thereof.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-108 16. OrdinanceTo close, to public use and travel, a portion of an alley bounded by Hampton Street, Colorado Avenue, South Meadow Street, and Dakota Avenue, consisting of 2,296± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-109 27. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 415 North 35th Street for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-110 18. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 513 Northside Avenue for the purpose of a dwelling unit within an accessory building to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-111 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1005 Westover Hills Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use building, containing up to twelve dwelling units and commercial space, upon certain terms and conditions. (4th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-112 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1402 Roseneath Road for the purpose of an automated teller machine accessible from the exterior of a building, upon certain terms and conditions. (2nd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-113 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2006 Carver Street for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-114 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3017 Forest Hill Avenue for the purpose of a day nursery for up to 12 children, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-115 113. OrdinanceTo conditionally rezone the properties known as 2 Manchester Road and 4 Manchester Road from the RF-1 Riverfront District to the B-4 Central Business District (Conditional), upon certain terms and conditions. (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-116 114. OrdinanceTo rezone the property known 4401 East Main Street from the RF-2 Riverfront District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-117 115. 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 the James River Association to provide funding for the implementation of green infrastructure practices to increase stormwater detention at certain libraries of the City known as the West End Branch, the North Avenue Branch, and the Broad Rock Branch. (1st District, 3rd District, and 8th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-118 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Greening Richmond Public Libraries Project, West End Branch, North Avenue Branch, and Broad Rock Branch Right-of-Entry Agreement between the City of Richmond and the James River Association for the purpose of implementing green infrastructure practices to increase stormwater detention at certain libraries of the City known as the West End Branch, the North Avenue Branch, and the Broad Rock Branch. (1st District, 3rd District, and 8th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-119 117. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Pole Attachment Agreement between the City of Richmond as licensor and VA SkyWire LLC as licensee for the purpose of allowing the attachment and maintenance of communication cables, fibers, attachments, equipment, and other related facilities on certain City-owned utility poles.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-120 118. OrdinanceTo approve the Work Plan and Budget for the fiscal year ending Jun. 30, 2022, for the provision of services in the Downtown Richmond Special Service and Assessment Districts.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-122 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept grant funds in the amount of $100,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, and to appropriate the funds received to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ Pump House Park special fund by $100,000.00 for the purpose of funding the planning, engineering, and construction of trail access improvements in Pump House Park to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. (5th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-123 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $1,000,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources; to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Economic Development called the Maymont Below Stairs Project DHR Historic Preservation Grant 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 new Department of Economic Development’s Maymont Below Stairs Project DHR Historic Preservation Grant Special Fund by $1,000,000.00 for the purpose of providing a grant of such funds to the Maymont Foundation for the Maymont Below Stairs historic preservation project. (5th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-124 121. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $1,000,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources; to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Economic Development called the VUU Center for African American History and Culture Project DHR Historic Preservation Grant 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 new Department of Economic Development’s VUU Center for African American History and Culture Project DHR Historic Preservation Grant Special Fund by $1,000,000.00 for the purpose of providing a grant of such funds to Virginia Union University for the Virginia Union University Center for African American History and Culture Project.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-125 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $500,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources; to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Economic Development called the Valentine Museum/JXN Project Historic Preservation Grant 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 new Department of Economic Development’s Valentine Museum/JXN Project Historic Preservation Grant Special Fund by $500,000.00 for the purpose of providing a grant of such funds to the Valentine Museum Foundation, Inc. for the JXN Project celebrating the 150th anniversary of Jackson Ward.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-126 123. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2020-051, adopted May 11, 2020, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvements Projects for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, and determined a means of financing the same, by (i) establishing a new project for the Department of Social Services in the City Facilities category called the “DSS Marshall Plaza” project and by (ii) transferring $3,607,410.44 from the Reserve Fund for Permanent Public Improvements and appropriating $3,607,410.44 of transferred funds to the Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for the new DSS Marshall Plaza project in the City Facilities category for the purpose of renovating the Marshall Plaza Building located at 900 East Marshall Street for use by the Department of Social Services. (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-127 124. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Seventh Amendment to the Agreement for the Provision of Services in the Downtown Richmond Special Service and Assessment Districts between the City of Richmond and Venture Richmond, Inc., for the purpose of extending the term of the agreement to June 30, 2026.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R023 125. ResolutionTo adopt budgetary policies under which the City will endeavor to provide operating funds annually for capital maintenance purposes, the City’s annual required contribution for other post-employment benefits, and a self-insurance claims reserve.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R026 126. ResolutionTo direct the City Planning Commission to prepare, submit to public hearing, and consider an amendment making certain changes to the Master Plan.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R027 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 eliminate parking space minimums.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R028 128. ResolutionTo express the Council’s intent, to the extent authorized, to appropriate $7,100,000.00 from funds received pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, and to request the Mayor to propose as soon as is practicable such an appropriation.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-040 129. OrdinanceTo adopt the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated revenues for such fiscal year for the objects and purposes stated in such budget. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-041 130. OrdinanceTo adopt the Special Fund Budgets for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Special Revenue funds for the said fiscal year. (As Amended)    Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-045 131. OrdinanceTo adopt the Internal Service Fund Budgets for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Internal Service funds for the said fiscal year. (As Amended)    Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-054 132. OrdinanceTo amend the schedule of classifications and assigned ranges incorporated into section I of the Pay Plan for the purpose of revising the wording of certain classification titles [and] , changing the pay ranges of certain classification titles, and providing for a 3.25% adjustment of general pay ranges; to amend section II of the Pay Plan by adding therein a new subsection (C) for the purpose of providing for a 3.25% increase for eligible employees and implementing the recommendations of a study completed in 2018 that found significant compression in the lower end of the pay ranges and pay bands for non-sworn employees and recommended pay increases to move those employees toward the midpoint of their pay ranges or pay bands; and to amend sections III(B)(11), providing for salary supplements for the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, III(B)(12), providing for salary supplements for the Office of the Sheriff, III(B)(25)(e), suspending the education incentive for sworn fire and police employees, III(B)(36), to increase the hourly living wage for City employees from $12.07 to $13.00,    Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-121 133. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Richmond, Virginia and the Public Defender for the City of Richmond, Virginia for the purpose of providing funds to supplement the salaries of employees in the Public Defender’s Office for the City of Richmond.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-042 134. OrdinanceTo accept a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for the fiscal year beginning Jul. 1, 2021, and for the four fiscal years thereafter; to adopt a Capital Budget for the fiscal year beginning Jul. 1, 2021; and to determine the means of financing the same.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-044 135. OrdinanceTo adopt the Debt Service Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated expenditures from the Debt Service Fund for the said fiscal year.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-046 136. OrdinanceTo adopt the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ Richmond Cemeteries Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Richmond Cemeteries for the said fiscal year for the operation and management of the facilities.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-047 137. OrdinanceTo adopt the Department of Public Works’ Parking Enterprise Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Department of Public Works’ Parking Enterprise Fund for the said fiscal year for the operation and management of parking facilities.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-048 138. OrdinanceTo adopt the Electric Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Electric Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Electric Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Electric Utility and for the purchase of vehicles.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-049 139. OrdinanceTo adopt the Gas Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Gas Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Gas Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Gas Utility and for the purchase of vehicles.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-050 140. OrdinanceTo adopt the Department of Public Utilities’ Stores Internal Service Fund Budgets for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022, and to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Department of Public Utilities’ Stores Internal Service Funds for the said fiscal year.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-051 141. OrdinanceTo adopt the Stormwater Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Stormwater Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Stormwater Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the stormwater utility and for the purchase of vehicles.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-052 142. OrdinanceTo adopt the Wastewater Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Wastewater Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Wastewater Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Wastewater Utility and for the purchase of vehicles.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-053 143. OrdinanceTo adopt the Water Utility Budget for the fiscal year commencing Jul. 1, 2021, and ending Jun. 30, 2022; to appropriate the estimated receipts of the Water Utility for the said fiscal year; and to make appropriations from the Water Utility Renewal Fund or Operating Fund for renewing, rebuilding or extending the plant and distribution system of the Water Utility and for the purchase of vehicles.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-055 144. OrdinanceTo amend the fees set forth in the City Code for sections 7-6 (concerning fees for interments, disinterments, reinterments and entombments), 7-15 (concerning fees for installation of foundation for monuments or grave markers), and 7-92 (concerning fees for burial spaces and lots) of the City Code, to establish revised charges for certain cemeteries services.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-056 145. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 28-191, 28-192, 28-194, 28-195, 28-196, 28-198, 28-199, 28-200, 28-201, 28-202, 28-203, and 28-204, concerning gas service, for the purpose of changing the measurement of natural gas from quantities per thousand cubic feet to quantities per hundred cubic feet, and to amend and reordain City Code §§ 28-191(2) and 28-191(3) (concerning fees for residential gas service), 28-192(2) (concerning fees for residential gas peaking service), 28-193(2) (concerning fees for general gas service), 28-193(3) (concerning fees for small commercial gas sales), 28-194(2) (concerning fees for large volume gas service), 28-195(f) and 28-196(f) (concerning fees for transportation service), 28-198(2) and 28-198(3) (concerning fees for municipal gas service), 28-199(c), 28-199(d), and 28-199(g)(2), (concerning flexibly priced interruptible gas service), 28-200(2), 28-200(3) and 28-200(4) (concerning unmetered gaslight service), 28-201(c) (concerning gas air conditioning service), 28-202(c) (concerning fees for large volume gas sales service), 28-203(c) (concerning fees for large vo   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-057 146. OrdinanceTo amend the fees set forth in the City Code for sections 28-923 (concerning fees for residential stormwater service) and 28-924 (concerning fees for developed residential properties stormwater service) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July, 2021, to establish revised charges for the stormwater utility’s services.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-058 147. OrdinanceTo amend the fees set forth in sections 28-650 (concerning fees for residential wastewater service), 28-651 (concerning fees for commercial wastewater service), 28-652 (concerning fees for disposal of industrial sewage and wastewater), 28-653 (concerning fees for disposal of state and federal sewage and wastewater), and 28-654 (concerning fees for disposal of municipal sewage and wastewater) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July, 2021, to establish revised charges for the wastewater utility's services.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-059 148. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 28-326 (concerning fees for residential water service), 28-327 (concerning fees for commercial water service), 28-328 (concerning fees for industrial water service), 28-329 (concerning fees for municipal water service), 28-330 (concerning fees for state and federal water service), 28-458 (concerning fees for water for fire protection) and 28-549 (concerning fees for water use during conservation periods) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July, 2021, to establish revised charges for such services.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-060 149. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $27,500,000 to finance the cost of school projects and general capital improvement projects of the City for the following purposes and uses: construction, reconstruction, improvements and equipment for public schools; construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipment for various infrastructure needs, including traffic control facilities, streets, sidewalks and other public ways, bridges, storm sewers, drains and culverts, and refuse disposal facilities; participation in redevelopment, conservation and community development programs, including the construction, reconstruction, improvement and equipment for targeted public facilities included in these programs; construction, reconstruction, improvements and equipment for public institutional, operational, cultural, educational and entertainment buildings and facilities, including but not limited to the theaters, parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, libraries and museums; acquisition of real property there   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-061 150. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $7,987,280 to finance the cost of capital improvement projects of the stormwater utility of the City for the following purposes and uses: replacement of and upgrades to the stormwater facilities, including but not limited to, construction, reconstruction, improvements, rehabilitation and upgrades of stormwater sewers and associated facilities; new and replacement infrastructure of the storm sewer system, drainage structures, catch basins, ditches, storm sewer pipes, culverts, green infrastructure; acquisition of real property therefor as appropriate; and equipment for various infrastructure needs; and authorizes the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell such bonds for such capital improvement projects, to provide for the form, details and payment of such bonds and to authorize the issuance of notes of the City in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds, and to authorize the i   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-062 151. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of public utility revenue bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $60,185,560 to finance the cost of capital improvement projects of the gas, water and wastewater utilities and public utilities buildings and facilities for the following purposes and uses: enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the gas plant and transmission lines; enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the waterworks plant and transmission lines; enlargement, extension, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of the wastewater plant and intercepting lines; construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, and improvement of sanitary and storm water sewers, pumping stations, drains and culverts; construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, improvement and equipping of public utility buildings and facilities therefor, including but not limited to the stores division; and acquisition of real property and real property rights (including without limitation easements and rights-of-way) ther   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-063 152. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation equipment notes of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $7,100,000 to finance the cost of equipment for the following purposes and uses: acquisition of computer, radio, office, solid waste collection, office furniture and miscellaneous equipment and vehicles for the various departments, bureaus and agencies of the City, and equipment for City schools; and to authorize the Director of Finance, with the approval of the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City, to sell equipment notes to finance the acquisition of such equipment, and to authorize the issuance of taxable notes, for the same purposes and uses, in the same maximum principal amount and payable over the same period as such general obligation equipment notes.   Not available Not available