Last Publish on 1/12/2006 3:33:37 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, January 11, 2006
2:02:08 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Turner M. Spencer, Rhet Tignor, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.06-0010Overview of the Police Department
ACTION: Presented by Chief Chuck Jordan.
2.06-0007Use of golf carts on public roads
Information presented by Deputy City Attorney Lesa Yeatts, Police Chief Chuck Jordan, and Public Works Director Ted Henifin. Steve Mallon, Bob Harper, Artie Hassalquiest, and Mark Wimmer also spoke on the issue. Council requested the City Manager to proceed with drafting the appropriate ordinance.
3.06-0021Army Corps of Engineers presentation on plans for the Fort Monroe seawall
ACTION: Presented by Larry Holland of the Army Corps of Engineers. Alvin Bryant, John Ishon and Bob Harper, citizen members of the Federal Area Development Authority were present.
New Business
  Councilwoman Leary requested additional information on the CAFR as per the City Manager's memo of December 30, 2005. She also indicated that her attendance at the National League of Cities conference was very productive and she purchased the seminars on CD for use by the City Manager and City staff.

Vice Mayor Joseph Spencer indicated that he had been contacted by Thomas R. Griffin with respect to his concerns concerning the redesign of Chesapeake Avenue. Mr.Griffin addressed Council briefly and provided information which he has compiled. Council requested that the City Manager look into Mr. Griffin's concerns.
Closed Meeting
05-0756Closed session as provided in Section 2.2-3711.A.1 .3 and .7 to:
ACTION: Approved - Two additional personnel matters were added for discussion.

MOVER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
SECONDER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
05-0717discuss the qualifications of candidates to be considered for appointment to the Fort Monroe Planning Steering Committee.

06-0001receive legal advice regarding the proposed mediation of a dispute.

06-0004consider an appointment to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board.

06-0005consider an appointment to the Hampton Clean City Commission

05-0710consider appointments to the Towing Advisory Board.

06-0013Report on personnel matters involving the Disaster Food Stamps investigative initiative

06-0023discuss a personnel matter concerning the City Attorney.

06-0025discuss the acquisition of real property for a public purpose in the Coliseum Central area where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the public body.

4.05-0757Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Vice Mayor Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Charles N. Sapp.