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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Special Meeting
Sandy Bottom
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
9:00 AM
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
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 9:08 a.m. All members of City Council were present.
1.12-0357Cohesive Vision and Council Policies
ACTION: Council discussed potential policies and practices around holding a post-election organizational meeting, biennial goal setting, management of City Council meetings, the order of business at City Council meetings, the ways in which City Council recognizes citizens and groups, potential changes to closed session certifications, minutes of closed sessions, potential changes to management of boards, commissions and committees, City Council correspondence, use of the City Seal, requests for information from members of City Council, confidential communications, media and press inquiries, the policy for City Council table sponsorship, a technology policy, a travel policy, litigation reporting and settlement, and sitting Council members running for Mayor at mid-term. A lunch recess was taken from 11:53 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
2.12-0358Development / Redevelopment Strategy
ACTION: Council was not able to address item #2 at this meeting due to lack of time.
Closed Meeting
12-0362Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Sections 2.2-3711A.7 to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters pertaining to city council powers and duties and requiring the advice of counsel.
ACTION: Approved - The closed session was convened by motion at 2:56 p.m. but a short recess was taken until 3:05 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
SECONDER: Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..
3.12-0363Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - the meeting adjourned after the certification of the closed session at 3:23 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.