Last Publish on 12/17/2008 6:44:47 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Lawson Conference Rm., 8th Flr., City Hall
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
12:01:05 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.08-0502Briefing on Transportation
ACTION: Presented by Delegate Glenn Oder. He spoke about House Bill 1579 which he has filed for consideration by the General Assembly during the upcoming legislative session.
2.08-0507Discussion of Metropolitan Planning Organization Reform
ACTION: Presented by Councilman Randy Gilliland.
Continuation of Council Retreat of November 17, 2008
3.08-0481Council Discussion of Threshold Questions
ACTION: Presented information on FY09 revised revenue projections - Karl Daughtrey, Director of Finance.
ACTION: Presented information on the FY09 expenditure projections - Chris Snead, Budget Director.
ACTION: Council continued the discussion which originally began on November 17th. In the time between that retreat work session and today's meeting, Council has utilized various survey tools to express their wishes with respect to the funding available for projects. Council also used survey tools to identify those projects which the majority of Council supports.
ACTION: Presented survey results - Mary Bunting, Assistant City Manager.
ACTION: Council discussed the survey results and Mary Bunting, Assistant City Manager, made changes as appropriate during the discussion. She also noted those items which should be properly discussed in a closed session.
ACTION: Moved to to accept the changes as captured by Mary Bunting, Assistant City Manager, during the course of the meeting and as memorialized in the revised document which will be annexed to the minutes of this meeting.

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
Closed Meeting
08-0516Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.3 and .7 to discuss or consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose in all adopted Master Plan areas, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City Council, and to consult with legal counsel employed by City Council regarding specific legal matters pertaining to the Newmarket Creek Park area requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
4.08-0517Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
SECONDER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.