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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Public Comment Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
6:01:16 PM
W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr., Will Moffett, Chris Snead, Christopher G. Stuart, Donnie R. Tuck, George E. Wallace, Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, CMC, Clerk of Council
not set, not set

Call to Order / Roll Call
  The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. with all members of City Council present.
Public Comment
  Greg Lesko spoke on the Vasculitis Support Group.

Frank Ottofaro spoke on the Ottofaro case and his request to rename a street in Hampton for his father.

William E. Webster requested a vote to give Tony Reyes the power to put in curbing on Hampton Drive and Greenbriar Avenue to improve drainage.

Ronell Chatmon, a Hampton University student, spoke about campaign signs and his belief that campaign signs should be allowed on city property a week prior to elections and taken down 24-48 hours after the election.

Hugh Bassette spoke on behalf of the Old Northampton Community Organization expressing appreciation to the staff of the Budget Office for providing information easily. He requested curb and gutter be done on Langley Avenue.

David Dietrich spoke on public safety by quoting various material.

Julie Roberts spoke in support of chicken keeping and indicated that current ordinances are good but she believes the setbacks should be reduced to 10' to allow more people to keep chickens in their back yards.

Edwin M. Boone spoke on the city's acquisition of the Harbor Square apartments. He violated the protocol and was ruled out of order.

John Krulis expressed his disagreement with the protocol being followed during the public comment period.
  The meeting was adjourned at 6:28 p.m.