City of Hampton, Virginia
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: -
Resolution Authorizing the City
Manager to Implement Certain Redevelopment Initiatives of the Buckroe Master
Plan to Include Acquisition of Certain Strategic Properties, Streetscaping and
Other Infrastructure Improvements, and Appropriating $6,800,000 from the
Undesignated Fund Balance of the Citys General Fund.
WHEREAS, Hampton City Council (Council)has approved the Buckroe Master Plan,
as amended, and desires to implement one of the redevelopment initiatives set
forth in that Master Plan;
the redevelopment initiative includes streetscape/infrastructure improvements
of a key gateway into Buckroe and assemblage of strategic properties;
Council directed the City Manager to develop a plan and strategy for
implementing this initiative including acquisition of certain properties and
plans for streetscape and infrastructure improvements as necessary; and
the City Manager and staff provided City Council a briefing of the proposed
plan and strategy necessary to implement the redevelopment initiative in a
properly called closed session discussion on June 18, 2008.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia
1. That the City Manager is
hereby authorized to implement that component of the redevelopment initiatives
of the Buckroe Master Plan, including streetscape and infrastructure
improvements discussed by the Council in closed session on June 18, 2008..
That the City
Manager or his authorized designee is hereby authorized to acquire the
strategic properties necessary to implement that component of the redevelopment
initiatives of the Buckroe Master Plan discussed by the Council in closed
session on June 18, 2008.
$6,800,000.00 (SIX MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO CENTS) is
hereby appropriated from the undesignated fund balance of the Citys General
Fund to fund the property acquisitions and related demolition, streetscape and
infrastructure improvements referenced in the preceding recitals.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Council of the City of Hampton that all
proceeds from the sale of any City-owned property in the Buckroe area arising
from the implementation of the Buckroe Master Plan redevelopment initiative
that is the subject of this resolution be deposited into the Citys General
Fund revenues account described as Sales of Material and Property.
the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held
on August 20, 2008.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council