City of Hampton, Virginia
Ordinance - Coded
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: -
An Ordinance to amend and re-enact
Section 2-290, Article XII, of the Code of the City of Hampton, Virginia Titled
Federal Area Development Authority.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia that the
Code of the City of Hampton, Virginia, be amended and re-enacted as follows:
XII. HAMPTON FEDERAL AREA DEVELOPMENT
Created; composition; powers and duties; etc.
WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia (the City
Council) created the City of Hampton, Virginia Federal Area Development
Authority (FADA) pursuant to the Authorities for Development of Former
Federal Areas Act, Chapter 63, Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia of 1950, as
amended (the Act); and
WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on April 27, 2006, by the City Council on
the adoption of the Ordinance pursuant to the Act and the Ordinance was adopted
after two readings on May 11, 2005; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to emergency legislation
enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia, a new federal area development
authority shall be created by the City Council to govern the reuse of the
federal area and military installation known as Fort Monroe and the
jurisdiction of the current FADA will be limited to those federal areas within
the boundaries of the City of Hampton other than Fort Monroe; and
WHEREAS, the City Council created the FADA in order to enable more efficient
cooperation with the federal government and to increase the value of federal
installations in the City of Hampton, Virginia (the City) by promoting the
development of federal employee housing, including military housing, office
buildings and other infrastructure through increased coordination between
military, private industry, and academic and research institutions located in
the City and the Hampton Roads area, and it is the intent of the City Council
that the current FADA to be known as the Hampton FADA continue its mission
and purpose as set forth herein as it relates to federal areas in the City
other than Fort Monroe; and
WHEREAS, the Hampton FADA will benefit the citizens of the City by
promoting increased employment opportunities, a strengthened economic base and
increased tax revenues as a result of development or redevelopment areas in the
City, other than Fort Monroe that are or have been occupied by a United States
governmental activity or operation as well as areas adjacent to such authority.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA:
(b) Creation of authority.
The City of Hampton, Virginia Federal Area Development Authority (the Hampton
FADA) is hereby created as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Act, with such
public and corporate powers as set forth in the Act.
(c) Boundaries of the Hampton
FADA. The Hampton FADA boundaries shall include areas within the City, other
than Fort Monroe, that are, or have been occupied by a United States governmental activity or operation and areas adjacent to such authority.
(d) Purpose of the Hampton FADA. The
Hampton FADA is created for the purpose
of exercising the powers set forth in the Act, including fostering and
stimulating the industrial, social and other economic development in its area
(e) Board of commissioners. The
Hampton FADA shall be governed by a board of commissioners of up to seven (7)
members to be appointed by the City Council. All of the members shall be
residents of the City. The members shall serve for terms of not more than four
(4) years each.
Adopted on First and final reading at a regular meeting of
the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, held March 28, 2007.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council