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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Public Comment Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
6:42 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 / Roll Call
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. All members of City Council were present.
Public Comment
  Margaret J. Wilson shared information on the Aberdeen Gardens Annual Gala.

Joseph R. King spoke on difficulties he has encountered in the civil court.

Roy I. Powell; Gary Powell; David Blalock, Jr. (Peninsula Apartment Council and Abbott Rental Management); Wayne Powell; Charles A. Huffman; T. T. Thompson (Harrison and Lear); and Sam Pollard spoke in opposition to the proposed rental inspection items on the 7 p.m. agenda.

Terry L. Anderson, 2013 Hampton Bay Days President, gave a recap of the festival which took place last weekend.

Frank Ottofaro, Jr. spoke on his father's case and also his request for the renaming of a street in his father's name.

Ruthann Kellum shared information on the Kiwanis Shag at the Foodbank which will take place on September 26th.

John Krulis thanked the members of City Council for their service and also thanked Hampton's first responders. He asked that everyone take a look at Kecoughtan Road and specifically the traffic signal at the intersection of LaSalle Avenue and Kecoughtan Road.

David Dietrich spoke about the 4th amendment with respect to search and seizure. He also spoke on the 1st amendment and recited the Lord's Prayer. He indicated there was an issue with political handouts at Bay Days.

Hugh Bassette spoke on Council's public comment period policy and also on the proposed rental inspection items. He asked that Old Northampton be included as a rental inspection district.

Edwin Boone spoke on his interaction with the Vice Mayor at the last meeting, on the murder rate in Hampton, and on the proposed rental inspection items.
  The meeting was adjourned at 6:48 p.m.