Legislation # 07-0176 Enactment Number none
Type Ordinance - Coded Effective Date none
Introduction Date 3/28/2007
Title An Ordinance to amend and re-enact Section 2-311, Article XIII, of the Code of the City of Hampton, Virginia by creating a new Article XIII titled “Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority”.
 
Legislation History 07-0176
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
3/28/2007 Adopted on First and Final Reading
3/19/2007 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 07-0176

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Ordinance - Coded

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 07-0176

 

Enactment Number: -

 

An Ordinance to amend and re-enact Section 2-311, Article XIII, of the Code of the City of Hampton, Virginia by creating a new Article XIII titled Fort Monroe 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:

 

ARTICLE XIII. FORT MONROE FEDERAL AREA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

 

Sec.2-311. Created; composition; powers and duties; etc.

(a)    Findings

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia (the City Council) has determined that it is advisable to provide for the creation of the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority (Fort Monroe FADA) pursuant to the emergency legislation enacted by the Virginia General Assembly under 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);

 

WHEREAS, a public hearing has been held on March 28, 2007, by the City Council on the adoption of this Ordinance pursuant to the Act;

 

WHEREAS, the City Council proposes to create the Fort Monroe FADA in accordance with the State emergency legislation and in order to enable more efficient cooperation with the federal government and the Commonwealth of Virginia with respect to the reuse and planning of the military installation in the City of Hampton, Virginia (the City) known as Fort Monroe; and

 

WHEREAS, the creation of the Fort Monroe FADA will benefit the citizens of the City and the Commonwealth of Virginia by promoting and implementing the appropriate reuse of Fort Monroe.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA:

 

(b) Creation of authority. The Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority (the Fort Monroe FADA) is hereby created as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Act, and with such public and corporate powers as set forth in the Act.

 

(c) Boundaries of the Fort Monroe FADA. The Fort Monroe FADA boundaries shall include the land area comprising the federal area known as Fort Monroe.

 

(d) Purpose of the Fort Monroe FADA. The Fort Monroe 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 of operation.

 

(e) Board of commissioners. The Fort Monroe FADA shall be governed by a board of commissioners of eighteen (18) members to be appointed as set forth in the Act. However, seven (7) such members shall be non-legislative members and residents of the City appointed by the City Council. The members appointed by the City Council shall serve for terms of not more than four (4) years each. All other members shall serve as set forth in the Act.

 

(f) Effective date. This section shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.

 

Adopted on First and final reading at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, held March 28, 2007.

 

 

 

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Mayor

 

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Clerk of Council