Legislation # 15-0182 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 6/10/2015
Title Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit an application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the designation of an Enterprise Zone pursuant to the Virginia Enterprise Zone Act.
 
Legislation History 15-0182
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
6/10/2015 Approved
6/10/2015 Held Public Hearing - there was one speaker on this item.
6/10/2015 Presented by Daniel Girouard, Asset Manager, Economic Development Department.
6/1/2015 Received By Clerk's Office
 
View Attachments 15-0182
FileTypeSizeDescription
Enterprise Zone Map.pdf Map 1641K Map
Enterprise Zone Questions & Answers.doc Other 33K Questions and Answers
Notice of Public Hearing.doc Public Notice Ad 25K Public Notice Ad
 
Legislation Text 15-0182

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 15-0182

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit an application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the designation of an Enterprise Zone pursuant to the Virginia Enterprise Zone Act.

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Commonwealth of Virginia has adopted the Enterprise Zone Act, Section 59.1-270 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended (the Act), with the purpose of stimulating business and industrial growth which would result in neighborhood, commercial and economic revitalization;

WHEREAS, pursuant to 59.1-274 of the Act, the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia (Council) may make written application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development to have an area or areas of the City of Hampton (the City) declared to be an enterprise zone;

WHEREAS, Council is of the opinion that an enterprise zone designation will be of significant assistance in encouraging economic and community development activities in the designated area;

WHEREAS, Council desires an enterprise zone designation for the area of the City identified as the Hampton Roads Center Enterprise Zone, as shown on the map attached to this resolution, dated June 10, 2015, and further shown on maps located in the Department of Economic Development and incorporated by reference to this resolution; and

WHEREAS, Council desires to make application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for such an enterprise zone designation.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia as follows:

1. That the City Manager or her authorized designee is hereby authorized (i) to submit to the appropriate State department and officials all information needed to apply for an enterprise zone designation for the Hampton Roads Center Enterprise Zone, and (ii) to execute all documents necessary to effect the enterprise zone designation and complete all Enterprise Zone Program administrative and reporting requirements.

2. That the City of Hampton will provide incentives to encourage economic and community development activities within the Hampton Roads Center Enterprise Zone as referenced in the application for designation.

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on June 10, 2015.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council