Last Publish on 6/11/2014 5:50:34 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
1:01:45 PM
Linda Curtis, W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr., Will Moffett, Chris Snead, Christopher G. Stuart, Donnie R. Tuck, George E. Wallace, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Vanessa T. Valldejuli, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, CMC, Clerk of Council
not set, not set

Call to Order
  Mayor Wallace called the meeting to order at 1:03 p.m. Councilmen Stuart and Tuck had previously advised that they would not be able to attend the afternoon session. Councilwoman Snead was not present at roll call but arrived at 1:16 p.m.
1.14-0268Introduction of the Newest Member of the Hampton Police Division, K-9 Ranger, the New Bloodhound.
ACTION: Presented K-9 Ranger, a bloodhound who is the newest member of the Hampton Police Division.
2.14-0264Briefing on Hurricane Preparedness
ACTION: Presented by Hui-Shan Walker, Director of Emergency Management.
3.14-0272Economic Development - Why We Invest
ACTION: Presented by James A. "Pete" Peterson, Assistant City Manager, and Leonard Sledge, Director of Economic Development.
Regional Issues
  The City Manager shared that staff has been tracking the state budget situation carefully and just heard that the House and Senate have apparently reached a budget resolution. She will report back as soon as possible with the impact upon Hampton's budget.

Councilman Moffett inquired if the Daily Press will be sending Robert Brauchle to the All America City competition in Denver this upcoming weekend. Mr. Brauchle shook his head no from the audience.

New Business
Closed Meeting
14-0236Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1 and .7 to discuss the evaluation of the City Manager, the City Attorney and the Clerk of Council; to discuss appointments as listed on the published agenda; and to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
SECONDER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
14-0240to consider appointments to the Grievance Board

14-0241to consider appointments to the 1619 Commission

14-0243to consider appointment to the Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula

14-0244to consider appointment to the Hampton Clean City Commission

14-0261to consider an appointment to the Board of Review of Real Estate Assessments

14-0273to consider an appointment to the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority

14-0274to consider an appointment to the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA)

4.14-0237Resolution Certifying Closed Session.
ACTION: Adopted - The meeting adjourned at 5:35 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.