Last Publish on 8/14/2013 5:30:13 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
1:01:29 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
not set, not set

Call to Order
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 1:02 p.m. All members of Council were present.
1.13-0343Briefing on Safe and Clean Initiative
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager. Additional information was provided by Jimmy Gray, Assistant City Manager; Tommy Townsend, Chief of Police; and Lesa Yeatts, Senior Deputy City Attorney.
2.13-0290Waterways Management Monthly Report - Mitigation Program Update
ACTION: Presented by Hui-Shan Walker, Emergency Management Coordinator.
3.13-0344Update Regarding Proposed Chicken-keeping Ordinance
ACTION: Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney. Additional information was provided by Cpt. Susan Canny of the Hampton Police Division.
Regional Issues
  Councilman Stuart stated that the Peninsula Fine Arts Center has voted to combine with Christopher Newport University's Art department.

Councilman Stuart also reported that he was appointed by the Gov. McDonnell to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Commission and he will be asking for a study concerning a link to Hampton.
New Business
Closed Meeting
13-0283Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Sections 2.2-3711.A.1, .3, .7 and .29
ACTION: Approved - Councilman Tuck left just after the vote to convene closed session and did not participate in the closed session.

MOVER: Vice Mayor George E. Wallace.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
13-0242to consider appointments to the Citizens' Engagement Advisory Commission (CEAC) formerly known as the Ad Hoc Leadership Group

13-0253to consider an appointment to the Economic Development Authority

13-0282to consider appointments to the Hampton Clean City Commission

13-0288to consider an appointment to the Hampton Parking Authority.

13-0342to consider an appointment to the Finance Committee

13-0299to discuss the acquisition of property for a public purpose in the Northampton area of the city, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the city's bargaining position or negotiating strategy

13-0345to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters pertaining to council authority and decision-making regarding land use regulation, regarding the comprehensive plan, and regarding state procurement law application to city sponsorships

13-0347to discuss the award of a public contract involving the expenditure of public funds, including interviews of bidders or offerors, and discussion of the terms or scope of such contract, where discussion in an open session would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the city.

4.13-0284Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..