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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/13/2021 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
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CD.2021.477 1  Council Document December 13, 2021 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Not available Not available
CD.2021.439 1  Council Document October 25, 2021 Special Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2021.471 1  Council Document November 8, 2021 Informal Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2021.467 1  Council Document November 8, 2021 Formal Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2021.469 1  Council Document November 15, 2021 Work Session Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2021.470 1  Council Document November 18, 2021 Work Session Minutes   Not available Not available
CD.2021.480 1  Council Document December 6, 2021 Special Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-265 11. OrdinanceTo provide for the vacation of a portion of a subdivision plat, pursuant to Va. Code § 15.2-2272(2), pertaining to a lot originally reserved for recreation, known as 3021 Falcon Road and described on a certain subdivision plat as Lot 12-1, Staffordshire, Section 5, Block M. (4th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-270 12. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2021-041, adopted May 24, 2021, which adopted the Special Fund Budgets for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and appropriated the estimated receipts of the Special Revenue funds, to transfer funds in the amount of $1,300,000.00 from the Office of the City Attorney’s “Delinquent Tax Sales” special fund and to amend Ord. No. 2021-042, adopted May 24, 2021, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Capital Budget, and determined a means for financing the same by appropriating the funds transferred to the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Capital Budget by increasing revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ Enslaved African Heritage Campus project by $1,300,000.00 for the purpose of procuring design services and associated community engagement.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-280 23. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3310 Richmond-Henrico Turnpike for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (3rd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-300 14. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1823 Rose Avenue for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-301 15. OrdinanceTo install an appropriate number of speed tables to be determined by the Department of Public Works in Hawthorne Avenue between West Brookland Park Boulevard and the southern terminus of Dupont Circle.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-302 16. OrdinanceTo erect all-way stop signs at the intersections of South Pine Street and China Street and South Pine Street and Albemarle Street.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-303 17. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2021-040, adopted May 24, 2021, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by revising the title of the Non-Departmental line item entitled “Next Up LLC” for the purpose of clarifying that the appropriation for this line item shall be expended for “NextUp RVA.”   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-304 18. OrdinanceTo amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 General Fund Budget by transferring $1,156,360.00 from the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services to the Non-Departmental agency and increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to certain eligible community partners by $1,156,360.00 for the purpose of funding a collaborative community health literacy program.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-305 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept $206,211.03 from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities called the ADA Access Trail at Pump House Park Special Fund, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ ADA Access Trail at Pump House Park Special Fund by $206,211.03 for the purpose of funding improvements to the trail from Pump House Drive to the bridge spanning the lock and canal at Pump House Park.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-306 110. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept $90,335.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Shared Mobility Special Fund by $90,335.00 for the purpose of funding the City’s Park-N-Ride Bus Purchase project.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-307 111. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $25,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, and to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services by $25,000.00 for the purpose of funding a comprehensive community assessment for the development of gun violence prevention and intervention services.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-309 112. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $145,000.00 from the James River Outdoor Coalition and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ Universal Access project in the Culture and Recreation category by $145,000.00 for the purpose of funding the construction of a universal access ramp at Huguenot Flatwater Park located at 8600 Riverside Drive in the city of Richmond. (4th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-310 113. OrdinanceTo declare surplus and to direct the sale of a portion of the City-owned real estate known as 1111 Fourqurean Lane, consisting of 2.270 acres ±, for $10,000.00 to the Commonwealth Catholic Charities Housing Corporation for the purpose of facilitating the construction of an affordable multifamily residential development. (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-311 114. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Deed between the City of Richmond and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of General Services, for the purpose of conveying by quitclaim deed the City-owned right-of-way known as Bank Street from North 9th Street to North 14th Street, North 10th Street from East Main Street to Bank Street, North 12th Street from East Main to Bank Street, and Governor Street from East Main Street to Bank Street, consisting of 127,363.7± square feet, for nominal consideration to the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of General Services. (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-312 115. OrdinanceTo declare a public necessity for and to authorize the acquisition of the parcel of real property owned by the Virginia Department of Transportation and known as 3008 Idlewood Avenue for the purpose maintaining the property as a City green space, playground, and recreational area. (5th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-313 116. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Standard Project Administrative Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of receiving grant funds in the amount of $90,355.00 to fund the City’s Park-N-Ride Bus Purchase project.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-314 117. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a License Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Tourism Authority, doing business as Virginia Tourism Corporation, for the purpose of facilitating the continued operation of the Welcome Center in the Main Street Station at 1500 East Main Street in the city of Richmond. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-316 118. OrdinanceTo designate that portion of Wythemar Avenue located between its intersection with Larchmont Lane and its intersection with Midlothian Turnpike in honor of Sharnez Hill and her daughter, Neziah Hill.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-317 119. OrdinanceTo designate the 3500 block of East Broad Rock Road in honor of Melissa Anne Paige.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-318 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute an Assignment, Assumption and Amendment of Main Street Station License Agreement between the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the City of Richmond, Virginia, and Variant Events, LLC for the purpose of assigning to the City of Richmond the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s license agreement with Variant Events, LLC for Variant Events, LLC’s continued use of Main Street Station at 1500 East Main Street in the city of Richmond. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-319 121. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 27-282, concerning the special parking districts program and permitted expenditures from the fund, to enable funds to be used equitably by neighborhood associations within their boundaries for the maintenance of clean and safe neighborhood environments.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-320 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 610 North 29th Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling with an attached deck, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-321 123. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 918 North 35th Street for the purpose of two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-322 224. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 1012 West 49th Street and 1015 Herbert Street for the purpose of up to three single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (4th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-323 225. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 506 Cheatwood Avenue for the purpose of two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (3rd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-324 126. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 302 Clovelly Road for the purpose of one lodging unit accessory to a single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (1st District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-325 127. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3415 A Floyd Avenue for the purpose of a two-family dwelling and two single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (1st District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-326 228. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1807 Harwood Street for the purpose of up to three two-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (8th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-327 329. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 509 Lincoln Avenue and 511 Lincoln Avenue for the purpose of three single-family detached dwellings, upon certain terms and conditions. (3rd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-328 130. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 939 Myers Street for the purpose of an outdoor event venue and farmer’s market, upon certain terms and conditions. (2nd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-329 131. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 2317 Rosewood Avenue for the purpose of an elevated deck and fence with screening panels accessory to a single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-330 132. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 7012 Marlowe Road for the purpose of an office use, including medical office uses, upon certain terms and conditions, and to repeal Ord. No. 77-34-45, adopted Feb. 28, 1977, Ord. No. 78-8-23, adopted Feb. 13, 1978, Ord. No. 81-019-30, adopted Feb. 23, 1981, Ord. No. 82-207-191, adopted Sept. 13, 1982, Ord. No. 87-165-183, adopted Sept. 14, 1987, Ord. No. 93-028-39, adopted Feb. 22, 1993, and Ord. No. 97-188-204, adopted Jun. 23, 1997. (9th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-331 133. OrdinanceTo rezone the property known as 4501 East Main Street from the RF-2 Riverfront District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-332 134. OrdinanceTo rezone the properties known as 215 Hull Street and 301 Hull Street from the B-7 Mixed-Use Business District to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District. (6th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-334 135. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2021-040, adopted May 24, 2021, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, to (i) create a new line item in the Non-Departmental agency entitled “Public Safety Employee COVID-19 Hazard Bonuses,” (ii) transfer $5,000,000.00 from the “Reserve for Contingencies - First Responder Hazard Pay (ARPA)” line item in the Non-Departmental agency, and (iii) appropriate such $5,000,000.00 to the new “Public Safety Employee COVID-19 Hazard Bonuses” line item in the Non-Departmental agency, all for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of one-time bonuses to certain eligible City employees who perform public safety functions.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-335 136. OrdinanceTo amend section II of the Pay Plan by adding therein a new subsection (D) providing for the payment of one-time bonuses to certain eligible City employees who perform public safety functions.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R065 137. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the Department of Public Works to develop a process for City residents to request traffic studies of the residential areas within their neighborhoods for the purpose of assessing the appropriateness of instituting a 15 mile per hour speed limit in such areas to increase traffic safety.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R074 138. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study of the official zoning map for the purpose of designating the area known as the Carver neighborhood as a design overlay district.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R077 139. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be developed goals and a “scorecard” for certain development projects that promote cohesion between the implementation of the City’s Master Plan and the implementation of the City’s economic development plans and that ensure positive growth and equitable opportunity for the citizens of the City of Richmond.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R078 140. ResolutionTo approve of the City’s participation in the proposed settlement of opioid-related claims against McKesson, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and their related corporate entities, and to direct the City Attorney to execute the documents necessary to effectuate the City’s participation in the settlements, including the required release of claims against the settling entities.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R079 141. ResolutionTo request that the Council Chief of Staff cause the preparation of a study to specifically identify the amendments to the Constitution of Virginia and the General Assembly of Virginia actions necessary to authorize the City to implement a homestead tax exemption and a real property tax cap that provides a 25 percent reduction in the real estate taxes imposed upon real property owners in the city of Richmond meeting certain income and residency requirements.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R080 142. ResolutionTo request that the Council Chief of Staff cause the preparation of a study and recommendations for real property tax relief for persons who are not eligible for such relief under current programs authorized under state law for the elderly taxpayers.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R081 143. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer provide the Council with a quarterly report on the expenditure of all funds received by the City, whether from the United States government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or otherwise, provided pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R082 144. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the development of a process for the designation of development project areas within the city of Richmond to be funded through tax increment financing pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3245.2 and the preparation of a report concerning the feasibility of designating certain development project areas within the city of Richmond.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R083 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 2022 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.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2019-275 146. 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. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2019-276 147. 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. (As Amended)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-097 248. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1500 North Lombardy Street for the purpose of four wall signs, upon certain terms and conditions. (3rd District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-189 149. OrdinanceTo provide for the crediting of receipts of business, professional, and occupational taxes in excess of $32,713,958.00 during Fiscal Year 2021-2022 to a special reserve assigned to support the reduction of business, professional, and occupational taxes applicable to certain businesses.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-208 250. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3101 East Marshall Street for the purpose of a mixed-use building, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-251 351. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 98-248-318, adopted Oct. 12, 1998, which authorized the special use of the property known as 6424 Elkhardt Road for the conversion of an existing office for use as a contractor’s shop with accessory outdoor storage, to instead authorize a convenience store, upon certain terms and conditions. (9th District)   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-308 152. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2021-042, adopted May 24, 2021, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, and determined a means of financing the same, by transferring funds in the amount of $7,310,391.00 from the School Planning and Construction project in the Education category and appropriating such transferred funds to the School Modernization - George Wythe High School project in the Education category for the purpose of funding the planning and design of a new George Wythe High School.   Not available Not available
ORD. 2021-315 153. OrdinanceTo provide for the removal of certain monuments on City-owned property and to provide for the disposition of such monuments, as authorized by Va. Code § 15.2-1812.   Not available Not available
RES. 2021-R026 154. 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