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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/26/2022 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber, 2nd Floor - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Action Summary Action Summary Meeting Extra1: Meeting Minutes Meeting Minutes  
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CD.2022.326 1  Council Document September 26, 2022 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony Docket   Action details Not available
CD.2022.322 1  Council Document September 26, 2022 Citizen Comment Period Speakers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-205 11. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2000-410-2001-10, adopted Jan. 8, 2001, as previously amended by Ord. No. 2001-220-231, adopted Jul. 23, 2001, and Ord. No. 2017-242, adopted May 29, 2019, which approved the “Shops at Stratford Hills Community Unit Plan,” for the purpose of increasing the area subject to the community unit plan by 2.85 acres to 67.4± acres and modifying the development standards, under certain terms and conditions. (4th District)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-214 12. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 309 West Hooper Street for the purpose of a single-family detached dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (3rd District)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-232 15. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the properties known as 3301 Park Avenue and 3303 Park Avenue for the purpose of four single-family attached dwellings, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (1st District)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-234 17. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 1701 Roseneath Road for the purpose of a mixed-use building containing dwelling units, amenity space, commercial space, and structured parking spaces, upon certain terms and conditions. (2nd District)continued   Action details Not available
ORD. 2021-097 135. 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)continued and referred back   Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R049 136. ResolutionTo make an assignment of the calculated general fund surplus for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 for the costs associated with the City’s Safe Streets and Roads for All program.continued and referred   Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R050 137. ResolutionTo make an assignment of the calculated general fund surplus for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 for any costs to the City associated with joining the Virginia Retirement System.continued and referred   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-229 13. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 501 North Allen Avenue for the purpose of a hotel use and ground floor commercial use, upon certain terms and conditions, and to repeal Ord. No. 98-115-182, adopted Jun. 8, 1998. (2nd District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-231 14. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3001 Midlothian Turnpike for the purpose of two single-family attached dwellings and a single-family detached dwelling, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-233 16. OrdinanceTo authorize the special use of the property known as 3122 Parkwood Avenue for the purpose of a two-family detached dwelling, with off-street parking, upon certain terms and conditions. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-238 18. OrdinanceTo amend City Code §§ 26-601, concerning definitions, 26-604, concerning application for partial exemption of rehabilitated commercial or industrial structures, or other improvements, and 26-605, concerning the amount of exemption for rehabilitated commercial or industrial qualified structures, for the purpose of clarifying that residential property is not eligible for the partial real estate tax exemption for rehabilitated commercial or industrial structures and to increase the time period to qualify for the partial real estate tax exemption from two to three years.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-239 19. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute the deeds and other documents necessary to effect the vacation of certain permanent easements approved by Ord. No. 2015-93-76, adopted May 11, 2015, on the parcel of real property located at 5005 Riverside Drive, for the purpose of establishing a portion of the parcel of real property located at 5005 Riverside Drive as a permanent part of the James River Park System. (4th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-240 110. OrdinanceTo name the baseball field associated with the Calhoun Community Center and located at 300 Calhoun Street in the city of Richmond as “William ‘Bo’ Jiggetts Field.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-241 111. OrdinanceTo designate the 1100 block of Front Street in honor of Kirby David Carmichael.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-242 112. OrdinanceTo designate and establish certain City-owned properties along Idlewood Avenue, South Belvidere Street, Albemarle Avenue, Spring Street, and China Street as an official City park named “Samuel Pleasants Parsons Linear Park,” and to repeal Res. No. 2003-R37-32, adopted Feb. 24, 2003, which named a portion of the property known as Linear Park as “Samuel P. Parsons Park.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-245 113. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code §§ 30-451.1, concerning the intent of the RP Research Park District, 30-451.2, concerning principal and accessory uses, 30-451.5, concerning yard requirements, 30-451.6, concerning screening requirements, 30-451.7, concerning requirements for areas devoted to parking or circulation of vehicles, 30-451.8, concerning height limits, 30-522, concerning sign regulations for the RP Research Park District, 30-630.1, concerning required yards on lots having more than one street frontage, 30-698.2, concerning emergency, transitional, and permanent supportive housing regulations, and 30-710.2:1, concerning special off-street parking requirements in the RP Research Park District; and to amend ch. 30, art. IV, div. 27.1 of the City Code by adding therein new §§ 30-451.2:1, 30-451.7:1, and 30-451.9.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-246 114. OrdinanceTo rezone certain properties in the area generally north of East Broad Street, south and west of Interstates 64 and 95, and east of North 3rd Street from the CM Coliseum Mall District, B-4 Central Business District, and RO-3 Residential-Office District to the RP Research Park District, and to designate certain street blocks as “priority streets” and certain street blocks as “street-oriented commercial streets” along and near East Broad Street.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-247 115. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a YMCA of Greater Richmond grant contract between the City of Richmond and the Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Richmond, for the purpose of operating after-school childcare programs at two preschool centers administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond during the 2022-2023 school year.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-248 116. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain Ord. No. 2022-195, adopted Jul. 25, 2022, which authorized the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Friends Association Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and Friends Association for Children Endowment Fund, Inc., for the purpose of stabilizing the Friends Association for Children Endowment Fund, Inc.’s child care and preschool programs, to modify the agreement to reflect the grant recipient’s legal name as “The FRIENDS’ Association for Children.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-249 117. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-060, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Internal Service Fund Budgets, by re-appropriating $6,700,000.00 from the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Information Technology fund balance to the Department of Information Technology Internal Service Fund to fund necessary equipment replacement expenses.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-250 118. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $74,000.00 from NextFifty Initiative, to amend the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Special Fund Budget by creating a new special fund for the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services called the Next Fifty Special Fund, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services’ Next Fifty Special Fund by $74,000.00 for the purpose of funding a community assessment for older adults to be conducted by the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-251 119. OrdinanceTo authorize the issuance of general obligation public improvement bonds of the City of Richmond in the maximum principal amount of $4,000,000 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 therefadoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-252 120. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept a donation of a spay and neuter trailer valued at approximately $140,300.00 from the Richmond Animal Welfare Foundation for the purpose of providing sterilization and other non-emergency surgical procedures for animals by the Office of Animal Care and Control.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-253 121. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2022-057, adopted May 9, 2022, which (i) accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and the four fiscal years thereafter, (ii) adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, and (iii) determined a means of financing the same, by increasing anticipated revenue from general obligation bonds by $4,000,000.00 and by appropriating $4,000,000.00 to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ Replacement of Fire Station 12 project in the Public Safety category for the purpose of providing additional funding for the construction of a replacement fire station for Fire Station 12. (5th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-254 122. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the amount of $1,765,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, to amend Ord. No. 2022-057, adopted May 9, 2022, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, and determined a means of financing the same, by establishing a new project for the Department of Public Works in the Transportation Category called the Richmond Signal System Retiming Improvements project, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal year 2022-2023 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Richmond Signal System Retiming Improvements project in the Transportation Category by $1,765,000.00 for the purpose of funding the implementation of the Richmond Signal System Retiming Improvements project at various locations throughout the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-255 123. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $1,357,809.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amounts appropriated to the Department of Public Works’ Complete Streets Project line item in the Transportation category by $1,357,809.00, for the purpose of appropriating funding received from the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Primary Extension/State of Good Repair (SGR) Paving Funding program for various resurfacing projects along Belt Boulevard and Broad Rock Boulevard.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-256 124. OrdinanceTo vacate the full width utility easement and full width maintenance easement previously retained in the closing to public use and travel of Bunche Place by Ord. No. 97-183, adopted Jun. 23, 1997, consisting of 1,980± square feet, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-257 125. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to accept funds in the total amount of $2,358,999.00 from the Virginia Department of Transportation, to amend Ord. No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which accepted a program of proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and the four fiscal years thereafter, adopted a Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, and determined a means of financing the same, to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal year 2022-2023 Capital Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to certain Department of Public Works’ Highway Safety Improvement Program projects in the Transportation Category by $2,358,999.00 for the purpose of funding the implementation of various pedestrian safety improvements throughout the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-258 126. OrdinanceTo direct the sale of the City-owned real estate located at 2200 Ingram Avenue, consisting of 5.108 ± acres, for $500,000.00 to Oak Grove Partners, LLC for the purpose of facilitating the construction of an affordable multifamily residential development. (8th District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-259 127. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Virginia Transit Association Cooperation Agreement between the Virginia Transit Association and the City of Richmond, for the purpose of funding the City’s proposed Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority Van-Share project to provide eligible Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority residents with flexible transportation for employment and associated childcare.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-260 128. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement between the City of Richmond and the Virginia Department of Transportation to provide funding for the Richmond Signal System -Phase IV project for the purpose of completing upgrades to the City’s traffic signal communication network to improve traffic flow and safety.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R052 129. ResolutionTo request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause the preparation of an analysis for public review of the existing infrastructure along the proposed “North/South BRT” corridors for the purpose of ensuring that residents residing south of the James River have safe and serviceable access to existing and future public transit networks.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R056 130. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 2021-R073, adopted Oct. 11, 2021, which approved the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s performance contract for Fiscal Year 2022 and Fiscal Year 2023, to amend the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s performance contract for Fiscal Year 2022 and Fiscal Year 2023.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R057 131. ResolutionTo provide for the nomination of Andreas D. Addison, Ellen F. Robertson, and J. E. Lincoln Saunders as the City of Richmond’s three Directors and the election of the Board of Directors of the Greater Richmond Transit Company for the period commencing upon election and qualification of these nominees as Directors and terminating on the date of the 2023 annual meeting of shareholders upon the election and qualification of the successors to these Directors.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R058 132. ResolutionTo declare the City’s commitment to ensuring equitable access to extracurricular programming, recreational opportunities, and public spaces for the children, young adults, and residents of the city of Richmond; honoring the legacy of Arthur Ashe, Jr. as an element of the overall design of the proposed Diamond District redevelopment; pursuing opportunities for providing the recreational and organizational opportunities previously served by the Arthur Ashe, Jr. Athletic Center on sites in the general proximity of the proposed Diamond District redevelopment prior to the transfer and demolition of the Center; and intending to prioritize the appropriation of funds to support and expand recreational and extracurricular opportunities for the youth, young adults, and residents of the city of Richmond through the development and maintenance of community centers, athletic fields, public parks, and other facilities that provide safe and healthy enrichment opportunities.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R059 133. ResolutionTo express the City Council’s support for the City’s participation in the United States Department of Transportation’s Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program to aid the restoration of communities hindered from economic progress by transportation infrastructure for the purpose of funding the City’s “Reconnect Jackson Ward project.”adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R060 134. ResolutionTo amend Res. No. 2022-R010, adopted Feb. 28, 2022, which expressed the City Council’s support for and request that the Commonwealth Transportation Board provide funding for the City’s SMART SCALE candidate projects for 2022, to expand the City’s SMART SCALE candidate projects for 2022 to include projects for which joint applications have been submitted on behalf of the City by the County of Henrico and the County of Chesterfield.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R051 138. ResolutionTo reverse the decision of the Commission of Architectural Review striking from its docket and denying an application for a certificate of appropriateness to install new lights on the Vann Memorial Tower, located at 1500 North Lombardy Street in the city of Richmond, in the shape of the Virginia Union University emblem by fully approving such application. (3rd District)adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R055 139. ResolutionTo select RVA Diamond Partners LLC as the developer of the Diamond District and express the Council’s support for certain proposed minimum business terms and conditions in relation to the development of the Diamond District.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R063 140. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $14,300,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 161-unit multifamily residential rental housing project, consisting of 49 buildings, a property office, and maintenance buildings, to be known as the Townes at River South Apartments located at East 9th Street and Everett Street in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R064 141. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $10,000,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 112-unit multifamily residential rental housing project, consisting of 14 buildings, a property office, and maintenance buildings, to be known as South Gate Apartments located at the intersection of East 36th Street and Maury Street in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R065 142. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $15,000,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 121-unit multifamily residential rental housing project to be known as Guardian Place I Apartments located at 1620 North Hamilton Street in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R066 143. ResolutionTo approve the issuance by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority of its multifamily housing revenue bonds in an amount up to $15,000,000.00 for the acquisition, construction, renovation, rehabilitation and equipping of an approximately 115-unit multifamily residential rental housing project to be known as Guardian Place II Apartments located at 3840 Mastin Lane in the city of Richmond.adoptedPass Action details Not available
CD.2022.331 1  Council Document September 29, 2022 Introduction Papers List   Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-272 144. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds in the amount of $480,000.00 from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs and to appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services by $480,000.00 for the purpose of the construction of the City’s burn building to enhance the safety of fire service personnel while conducting live fire training.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-273 145. OrdinanceTo (i) declare surplus and direct the sale of a portion of the City-owned real estate known as 2101 Commerce Road, consisting of 1.546 acres ±, for nominal consideration to 2107 West Commerce LLC and (ii) retain certain easements for the purpose of providing access from the public right-of-way to an adjacent parcel of real estate known as 2107 Commerce Road. (As Amended) (8th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-274 146. OrdinanceTo declare a public necessity for and to authorize the acquisition of six parcels of real estate owned by West Commerce Properties LLC and known as 2101Rear Commerce Road, 2114 Rear Bellemeade Road, 2600 Rear Lynhaven Avenue, 2215 Concord Avenue, 2237 Concord Avenue, and 2110 Lumkin Avenue for the purpose of facilitating the expansion of Broad Rock Creek Park. (8th District)introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R067 147. ResolutionTo approve and adopt the Richmond-Crater Multi-Region Hazard Mitigation Plan.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-275 148. OrdinanceTo authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Legacy Nexus Foundation Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and the Legacy Nexus Foundation, for the purpose of implementing a skilled trades training credentialing program.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-276 149. OrdinanceTo rename the bridge in the city of Richmond known as the Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge as “Belvidere Bridge,” and to repeal Res. No. 2020-R043, adopted June 22, 2020.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-277 150. OrdinanceTo amend Ord. No. 2014-28-35, adopted Mar. 24, 2014, which granted a conservation and open-space easement on the property generally known as Bandy Field Park to the Friends of Bandy Field, Inc., to amend the conservation and open-space easement on the property generally known as Bandy Field Park to the Friends of Bandy Field, Inc., for the purpose of adding the Capital Region Land Conservancy as a grantee to the Bandy Field conservation and open-space easement.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
ORD. 2022-278 151. OrdinanceTo amend and reordain City Code § 26-355, concerning the levy of tax on real estate, to establish a tax rate of $1.10 for the tax year beginning Jan. 1, 2023, pursuant to Va. Code § 58.1-3321(b), and increasing such rate from the Rolled Back Tax Rate of $1.072 as computed in accordance with Va. Code § 58.1-3321(a).introduced and referred  Action details Not available
RES. 2022-R068 152. ResolutionTo approve the City of Richmond Plan of Services under the Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act.introduced and referred  Action details Not available
CD.2022.314 1  Council Document September 12, 2022 Informal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available
CD.2022.320 1  Council Document September 12, 2022 Formal Meeting Minutes   Action details Not available