Last Publish on 1/10/2007 6:10:38 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
2:25:40 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Rhet Tignor, Paige V. Washington, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.06-0771Presentation from Hampton University regarding their latest technology initiative.
ACTION: Presented by Wanda Gill and Eric J. Sheppard, Sc.D., Dean, School of Engineering & Technology, of Hampton University.
2.06-0652Briefing Regarding New Cable TV Provider Cavalier and Changes in Telecommunications Law
ACTION: Presented by John Eagle, Assistant City Manager.
New Business
  Councilman Tignor questioned whether companies can throw advertising items similar to newspapers on the lawn of residents legally.

Councilwoman Leary indicated she'd like the City to support some of the bills on predatory lending.
Closed Meeting
06-0750Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3 and .7
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
06-0689to consider appointments to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board.

06-0692to consider an appointment to the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority.

06-0749to consider an appointment to the Grievance Board.

06-0755to consider the appointment of an alternate to the Wetlands Board.

07-0002to discuss or consider the disposition of publicly held real property in the Coliseum Central area where the discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or the negotiating strategy of City Council.

07-0006to consider appointments to the Hampton 2007 committee, to an art committee for the Hampton Roads Convention Center, to a committee concerning a possible City-sponsored event honoring the military, and to discuss a personnel matter involving the City Manager’s office.

07-0005to receive briefings from legal counsel retained or employed by the City pertaining to the following matters: (1) the City’s authority and role in Fort Monroe re-use planning and related activities; (2) the City’s agreement with the FADA and OPC Hampton regarding the Chamberlin Hotel; and (3) the council and city’s legal obligations regarding personnel matters involving a former city employee.

3.06-0751Certification of Closed Session.
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
SECONDER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.