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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Public Comment Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
5:59:31 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 / Roll Call
  All members of Council were present at roll call. Councilman Tuck was out of the room but was seated just after roll call.
Public Comment
  Frank C. Benton, speaking on behalf of the Newtown Junior Golf Club, expressed thanks to the City Council.

Frank Ottofaro, Jr. spoke on the Ottofaro case and also requested that Power Plant Parkway be renamed to Frank J. Ottofaro Memorial Parkway.

Bill Verebely spoke about a problem with a lot he purchased that is a small lot that can't be built upon.

Robert Mallory spoke about flooding at Westwood Apartments. Cathy Beaulieu also spoke about flood waters in the North Hampton area of the city. Steve Brown also expressed concerns about flooding as did Raynard Vinson.

Dr. Joanne Morse spoke on United Nations Agenda 21 and sustainable development.

Hugh Bassette spoke about Bethel Avenue and crime.

Edwin M. Boone recited his poem, Insight.

David Dietrich spoke on public safety and an emergency action plan.

John Krulis thanked Council for the ordinance which prohibits tethering of dogs.

Laurene Bunch and Tamika McNair also spoke on the flooding issue.

Elizabeth McCoury, Executive Director of the Coliseum Central Business Improvement District, invited the community to participate in Neighborhood Night out this Saturday from 3 until 6 p.m.
  The meeting adjourned at 6:41 p.m.