Last Publish on 12/10/2008 6:19:31 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669

www.hampton.gov
City Council - Evening Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
7:30 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council
Brenda J. Vaccarelli, Deputy Clerk

 CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
 INVOCATION - Councilman Kearney
 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG -
 MAYOR'S COMMENTS
 CONSENT AGENDA
 Consent Items
1.08-0496Ordinance to amend and reenact Chapter 2, Article II “City Council”, Division 2 “Meetings”, Sections 2-36 and 2-43 to change frequency and time of regular meetings to provide for regular work sessions, and to change the order of business at the regular meetings.
2.08-0497Ordinance to amend and reenact Chapter 2, Article II "City Council", Division 4, "Ordinances", Section 2-83 and to repeal Sections 2-81, and 2-84 to allow adoption of ordinances on first reading.
3.08-0500Request for Refund of Erroneous Tax Abatements for 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
4.08-0501Authorization for City Manager to Enter into an Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation to Accomodate the Installation of Fiber Optic Network Cabling.
5.08-0506Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Participation and Appropriation of the Green Community Improvement Project Grant through the Hampton Clean City Commission from the Waste Management Charitable Foundation.
6.08-0508Approval of Minutes from Council Meeting of November 17, 2008, and Afternoon and Evening Sessions of Council on November 19, 2008.
7.08-0513Resolution Authorizing and Directing the City Manger to Execute and the City Clerk to Attest, on Behalf of the City of Hampton, Virginia, an Agreement Between the Virginia Peninsula Localities on Homelessness by and Among the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg and the Counties of James City and York Dated the 1st day of December, 2008.
 PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS
 REPORTS BY CITY MANAGER, CITY COUNCIL, STAFF, COMMITTEES
8.08-0512Independent Auditor's Report
 PUBLIC HEARINGS
 Resolutions - First Reading
9.08-0511Resolution Granting an Easement and Right of Way to Virginia Electric and Power Company for the Purpose of Transmitting and Distributing Electric Power to City of Hampton Properties Located Between Bayshore Lane and Resort Boulevard, Specifically Known as RPC Nos. 13001556 and 13001557.
 General Items
 Ordinances
10.08-0494An ordinance to amend Chapter 21, Article IX, Section 21-218 of the Code of the City of Hampton entitled “Designation of public highways of the city for golf cart operation; posting of signs” to clarify that the decision of the City Manager to deny a request for designation of a street for golf cart use is final and not appealable.
11.08-0495An ordinance to amend Chapter 2, Article XIV, of the Code of the City of Hampton entitled “Procurement Office" to add a new Section 2-341 to allow for a prequalification process for contractors.
12.08-0514Ordinance to amend and reenact Chapter 37, Article II, “Real Estate Taxes”, Sections 37-17, 37-17.2 and 37-22 to change the date for annual assessment valuation from July 1 to January 1 and to adjust the corresponding dates for appeal.
 Resolutions
13.08-0515Resolution Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of an Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement and Related Instruments, and Determining Other Matters in Connection Therewith to Finance the Purchase of a New Public Safety Radio System.
 Appointments
14.08-0474to consider appointments to the City of Hampton Sesquicentennial Committee.
 Audiences Granted to the General Public
 Miscellaneous New Business
 Adjournment