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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
1:01:06 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Jr., Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
  The Mayor called the meeting to order at 1:02 p.m. At the time of roll call, Councilman Gilliland and Councilwoman Leary were not present. Councilman Gilliland arrived at 1:03 p.m. and Councilwoman Leary arrived at 1:14 p.m.

Mayor Ward welcomed the newly elected members of Council, Will Moffett, Chris Stuart, and Donnie Tuck, who will take office on July 1, 2010.
1.10-0212Budget Work Session
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager, Chris Snead, Budget Director, and Jimmy Gray, Acting Assistant City Manager.
Regional Issues
New Business
  Ms. Bunting clarified some information from the last Council meeting with respect to the Phoebus Improvement League, Merchants Association of Phoebus, and the Phoebus Civic League.

Councilwoman Leary shared that all military spouses from all branches of the military are invited to a free evening of pampering at the "Evening Under the Stars" event from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. tonight at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. All military spouses are invited to attend and should bring military identification and are requested to not bring children.
Closed Meeting
10-0182Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3 and .7
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington, Jr..
SECONDER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
10-0214to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters regarding the budget process and animal control and requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel

10-0213to discuss specific personnel decisions and changes proposed in the budget process and to discuss a personnel matter involving a council member.

10-0219to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters pertaining to the grant of a cable franchise, and requiring the advice of counsel

10-0225to discuss the disposition of publically held property in the Buckroe area where the discussion in an open session could would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the city

10-0141to consider an appointment to the Hampton-Newport News Community Criminal Justice Board

10-0185to consider an appointment to the Board of Review of Real Estate Assessments

10-0215to consider appointments to the Federal Area Development Authority

2.10-0183Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember George E. Wallace.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.