Last Publish on 7/10/2014 1:02:49 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
2:04:50 PM
Linda Curtis, W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr., Will Moffett, Teresa V. Schmidt, Chris Snead, Donnie R. Tuck, George E. Wallace, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Vanessa T. Valldejuli, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, CMC, Clerk of Council
not set, not set
Work Session

Call to Order
  When the roll was called at 2:05 p.m. all members of City Council were present.
1.14-0309Update on Hampton's Safe and Clean Initiative
ACTION: Presented by Terry Sult, Chief of Police. As a part of his presentation, Chief Sult showed two recent videos produced by the Hampton Police Division, one of which is receiving international attention.
2.14-0308Briefing regarding Ordinance To Amend And Reenact Chapter 16.1 Of The Code Of The City Of Hampton Entitled "Hotels And Similiar Establishments" To Clarify Definitions And Expand Exceptions To Sec. 16.1-13.
ACTION: Presented by Lesa Yeatts, Senior Deputy City Attorney and Wanda Rogers, Director of Social Services.
3.14-0310Virginia State Budget Update
ACTION: Presented by Brian DeProfio, Special Projects Manager.
4.14-0307Update on Contraband Camp Archeological Dig
ACTION: Presented by Luci Talbot Cochran, Executive Director of the Hampton History Museum, and Matthew R. Laird and Nicholas M. Luccketti, the principals of the James River Institute for Archeology.
Regional Issues
New Business
  Vanessa Valldejuli, the City Attorney, introduced the members of the City's legal services team and also welcomed some Hampton University pre-law students who are visiting and shadowing the City's attorneys.
Closed Meeting
14-0297Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Sections 2.2-3711.A.1 and .7 to consider appointments as listed on the published agenda and for consultation with legal counsel and briefings by staff members or consultants pertaining to actual or probable litigation, where such consultation or briefing in open meeting would adversely affect the negotiating or litigating posture of the public body, and consultation with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters pertaining to land use, code enforcement, and a contract matter requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
14-0242to consider appointment to the Hampton Federal Area Development Authority

14-0259to consider appointments to the Hampton Arts Commission

14-0263to consider appointments to the Purchasing and Procurement Oversight Committee

14-0273to consider an appointment to the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority

14-0275to consider appointments to the Hampton/Newport News Community Services Board

14-0280to consider appointments to Hampton-Newport News Community Criminal Justice Board

14-0281to consider appointments to the Citizens' Unity Commission

14-0282to consider an appointment to the Thomas Nelson Community College Board of Trustees

14-0283to consider an appointment to the Building Code Board of Appeals

14-0284to consider an appointment to the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP) Advisory Board

14-0285to consider an appointment to Finance Committee

14-0305to consider an appointment to the Social Services Local Advisory Board

14-0306to consider an appointment to the Planning Commission

14-0311To consider appointments to the Youth Commission

14-0246to consider the appointment of council liaisons to various Boards, Commissions and Committees.

5.14-0298Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - The closed session was recessed at 4:55 p.m. so that Council could convene the 5 p.m. special session. Following the 6 p.m. public comment period, the closed session was reconvened but time did not permit a conclusion of the discussion of the Council appointments (14-0246). Councilwoman Schmidt and Councilwoman Snead were out at the time of the certification vote.

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