Last Publish on 5/28/2009 11:18:21 AM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669

www.hampton.gov
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
12:59:25 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
Staff:
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
Agenda
1.09-0199NASA Langley Research Center Update
ACTION: Presented by Cindy Lee, Associate Director of Langley Research Center.
2.09-0206Briefing on the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport
ACTION: Presented by Ken Spirito, Executive Director of the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. Mr. Spirito was introduced by Steve Mallon, one of Hampton's appointees to the Peninsula Airport Commission.
3.09-0205Fort Monroe Briefing
ACTION: Presented by Bill Armbruster, Executive Director of the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority (FMFADA), Eddie Marscheider of Kimley-Horn and Anita Morrison and David Shriver of Bay Area Economics. Steve Owens from the State Attorney General's Office and Counsel to the FMFADA also addressed some questions raised by Council.
Stimulus Funds
4.09-0213Update on Stimulus Funding
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, Assistant City Manager.
5.09-0214Resolution Authorizing The City Manager To Make Expenditures From Appropriated Contingency Funds In Anticipation of Council Acceptance and Appropriation of Stimulus Funding Under The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
6.09-0209Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Documents Relative to Hampton's Allocation of Community Development Block Grant - Recovery (CDBG-R) Funds
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
7.09-0210Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Required Documents Relative to Hampton’s Participation in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) as it Pertains to the Summer Youth Employment Program
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
SECONDER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
Regional Issues
  Vice Mayor Spencer shared that he was honored and privileged to recently attend the 56th Annual National Security Forum at Maxwell AFB. This was an event where 130 civilian leaders met with senior military leaders to exchange information and network. He also met General William Frazier who will be the new commander of the ACC.

Councilman Gilliland spoke about state weatherization funds which are available. He requested a staff briefing on the proposal for managing that process.

Councilman Kearney thanked Vice Mayor Joe Spencer and Councilman George Wallace for their service on the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority. He also thanked Interim City Manager Jim Oliver for the report received this week on maintenance at City Hall and requested a briefing on maintenance of City buildings.

Councilwoman Leary inquired about repairs to City Hall. She asked that the City Attorney research the last work done in terms of warranty.
New Business
Closed Meeting
09-0200Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1 and .3
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
09-0202to discuss or consider the acquisition and/or disposition of publicly held real property in the Coliseum Central and Buckroe areas, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City.

09-0208to discuss a personnel matter involving the Interim City Manager

09-0207to discuss appointments to various boards, commissions and committees which were held by the former City Manager

09-0215to discuss appointments to the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission and Metropolitan Planning Organization

Certification
8.09-0201Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
9.09-0207to discuss appointments to various boards, commissions and committees which were held by the former City Manager
ACTION: Moved to appoint Jim Oliver to the H2O Community Development Authority, the Peninsula Stadium Authority, the Planning Commission, the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority, the Peninsula Public Sports Facility Authority, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, and as the voting Governmental Director to the Peninsula Alliance for Economic Development, and that we appoint James A. “Pete” Peterson to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Air and Space Center.

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
ACTION: Moved to appoint Molly Joseph Ward as Hampton’s representative to the Metropolitan Planning Organization in the place of Councilman Gilliland and to appoint Ross A. Kearney, II to the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission in the place of Councilman Gilliland.

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
ACTION: Moved to appoint Molly Joseph Ward as the primary representative and Jim Oliver as the alternate representative to the Hampton Roads Air Quality Committee.

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.