Last Publish on 7/19/2012 10:37:55 AM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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
Call to Order
Councilman Stuart was not present at roll call but arrived at 1:02 p.m.
Briefing from Thomas Nelson Community College
Presented by Dr. John Dever, President of Thomas Nelson Community College. Dr. Dever was introduced by Robert Harper, one of Hampton's appointees to the Thomas Nelson Community College Board. Dr. Dever recognized the members of the Board, in addition to Mr. Harper, Cynthia Hudson and Debra Reese. He indicated that Stephanie White was unable to attend. He also introduced staff members Charles Nurnberger and Cynthia Calloway.
Briefing on Strategic Plan Implementation Approach
Presented by Terry P. O'Neill, Director of Community Development.
Briefing on Animal Control - Tethering
Presented by James Gray, Assistant City Manager. Lesa Yeatts, Senior Deputy City Attorney and Susan Canny, Director of Animal Control, were also present and responded to questions.
Briefing on the Status of Ft. Monroe
Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager. Councilwoman Snead brought up an issue she heard repeatedly while campaigning concerning the future of the Wherry Quarter. She suggested that it might be appropriate for the City Council to adopt a resolution setting forth perhaps the types of uses they would consider appropriate for that area.
Councilman Tuck mentioned a story in the newspaper yesterday concerning a recent shooting that also cited details on the number of stun guns compared to police officers, the training budget, etc. He inquired as to the detail of the budget and the City Manager responded that equipment needs are often advanced through the Capital Improvement Budget. She indicated that she will get specific information for him in terms of any equipment requests made last year. Vice Mayor Wallace also asked that she compare our equipment per officer to some other localities.
Closed Session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1 to discuss a personnel matter involving certain benefits for an identifiable group of employees and to
Vice Mayor George E. Wallace.
Councilmember Chris Snead.
to consider appointments to the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board
to consider appointments to the Board of Review of Real Estate Assessments
to consider appointments to the Finance Committee
to consider appointments to the Office of Human Affairs
to consider appointments to the Hampton Arts Commission
to consider appointments to the Greater Workforce Development Consortium
to consider appointments to the Grievance Board
to consider appointments to the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority
to consider appointments to the Peninsula Public Sports Facility Authority
to consider appointments to the Town & Gown Committee
to consider appointments to the Virginia Air & Space Center Board of Directors
to consider an appointment to Virginia First Cities
to consider an appointment to the Virginia Living Museum
to consider an appointment to the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads
to consider an appointment to the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program
to consider an appointment to the Hampton Clean City Commission
to consider appointments to the Hampton Federal Area Development Authority
to discuss an appointment to the Hampton Military Affairs Committee
to consider appointments to the Hampton Tourism Advisory Committee
to consider an appointment to the Purchasing and Procurement Oversight Committee
to consider an appointment to the Peninsula Airport Commission
to consider appointments to the National Aeronautics Support Team
to consider an appointment to the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
to consider appointments to the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (to include the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization and the Air Quality Control Committee)
to consider an appointment to the Hampton Roads Mayors and Chairs and Peninsula Mayors and Chairs
to consider an appointment to the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance
to consider an appointment to the Fort Monroe Authority
to consider an appointment to the Hampton Military History Foundation
Resolution Certifying Closed Session
Adopted The meeting adjourned at 4:21 p.m.
Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..
Councilmember Chris Snead.