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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Special Meeting
Hampton Roads Convention Center
Thursday, November 12, 2009
8:30 AM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Jr., Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
J. B. Oliver, Jr., Interim City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order - Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at approximately 8:45 a.m. The delay in beginning was due to severe bad weather. Upon the calling of the roll, it was noted that the only members of Council who were present were Mayor Ward, Councilman Kearney and Councilman Wallace. Due to the absence of a quorum, Mayor Ward adjourned the meeting.

The following individuals were in attendance:

Legislators: Delegate Mamye E. BaCote, Delegate Thomas D. Gear, Senator Mamie E. Locke, Senator John Miller, and Delegate Jeion Ward

Hampton City Council: Mayor Molly Joseph Ward, Councilman Ross Kearney, and Councilman George Wallace

Hampton School Board: Chairman Fred Brewer, Henry Godfrey, Linwood Harper, Phyllis Taylor Henry, Martha Mugler, William "Dave" Pearson, and Lennie Routten

City of Hampton Staff: Interim City Manager Jim Oliver, Assistant City Manager John Eagle, Clerk of Council Katherine K. Glass, City Attorney Cynthia Hudson, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Elizabeth Kersey, and Executive Assistant Shelley Shifflett

Hampton City Schools Staff: Superintendent Dr. Linda Shifflette, Director of Community and Legislative Services Ann Bane, Clerk to the School Board Carolyn Bowers, Director of Instructional Accountability Paula Brown, Deputy Superintendent Dr. G. Victor Hellman, Jr., Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Pre-K-12 Dr. Patricia Johnson, Assistant Director of Administration/Human Resources Robin Ruth, and Director of Public Relations Ann Stephens-Cherry.

Daily Press Reporter Samieh Shalash was also in attendance.
Call to Order - Fred Brewer, School Board Chairman
Welcome - J. B. Oliver, Jr., Interim City Manager
Remarks by Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Remarks by Fred Brewer, School Board Chairman
1.09-04552010 General Assembly Legislative Package
ACTION: Presented by Elizabeth Kersey, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Hampton, and by Ann Bane, Director of Community and Legislative Services, Hampton City Schools.
Closing Comments - Linda Shifflette, Superintendent of Schools