Last Publish on 7/19/2012 10:37:55 AM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
1:01:38 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

Call to Order
  Councilman Stuart was not present at roll call but arrived at 1:02 p.m.
1.12-0282Briefing from Thomas Nelson Community College
ACTION: 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.
2.12-0297Briefing on Strategic Plan Implementation Approach
ACTION: Presented by Terry P. O'Neill, Director of Community Development.
3.12-0278Briefing on Animal Control - Tethering
ACTION: 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.
4.12-0255Briefing on the Status of Ft. Monroe
ACTION: 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.
Regional Issues
New Business
  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 Meeting
12-0256Closed 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
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Vice Mayor George E. Wallace.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
12-0139to consider appointments to the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board

12-0155to consider appointments to the Board of Review of Real Estate Assessments

12-0156to consider appointments to the Finance Committee

12-0198to consider appointments to the Office of Human Affairs

12-0215to consider appointments to the Hampton Arts Commission

12-0237to consider appointments to the Greater Workforce Development Consortium

12-0238to consider appointments to the Grievance Board

12-0239to consider appointments to the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority

12-0240to consider appointments to the Peninsula Public Sports Facility Authority

12-0241to consider appointments to the Town & Gown Committee

12-0243to consider appointments to the Virginia Air & Space Center Board of Directors

12-0244to consider an appointment to Virginia First Cities

12-0245to consider an appointment to the Virginia Living Museum

12-0246to consider an appointment to the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads

12-0283to consider an appointment to the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program

12-0284to consider an appointment to the Hampton Clean City Commission

12-0285to consider appointments to the Hampton Federal Area Development Authority

12-0286to discuss an appointment to the Hampton Military Affairs Committee

12-0287to consider appointments to the Hampton Tourism Advisory Committee

12-0288to consider an appointment to the Purchasing and Procurement Oversight Committee

12-0289to consider an appointment to the Peninsula Airport Commission

12-0290to consider appointments to the National Aeronautics Support Team

12-0291to consider an appointment to the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

12-0292to consider appointments to the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (to include the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization and the Air Quality Control Committee)

12-0293to consider an appointment to the Hampton Roads Mayors and Chairs and Peninsula Mayors and Chairs

12-0294to consider an appointment to the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

12-0295to consider an appointment to the Fort Monroe Authority

12-0296to consider an appointment to the Hampton Military History Foundation

5.12-0257Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted The meeting adjourned at 4:21 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.