Last Publish on 12/11/2015 12:08:58 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
1:06:05 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

Call to Order
  Mayor Wallace called the meeting to order at 1:04 p.m. All members of the City Council were present.
1.15-0367Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015.
ACTION: Presented by Karl Daughtrey, Finance Director. Mr. Daughtrey introduced the members of his staff. Additional information was presented by Krista Edoff, CPA, of Cherry Bekaert LLP.
ACTION: Council received additional information on the CAFR from the City Manager following the presentations by the auditors and staff. The City Manager went into a good bit of detail on one time savings and also on the budget savings program and how it has worked in the past and how it works now.

At the conclusion of her remarks, she credited the work force for their hard work, dedication to citizen service and creativity in generating the departmental savings. As a reward to the employees for their efforts, Ms. Bunting made a recommendation to the Council that they appropriate $865,000 from the budget savings process to be used for an achievement award for the work force to be paid on December 18, 2015.
ACTION: Moved to accept the City Manager's recommendation.

MOVER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
SECONDER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
Regional Issues
New Business
Closed Meeting
15-0377Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Sections 2.2-3711.A.1, .3, .5 and .7 to discuss appointments as listed on the agenda and also appointees to the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Citizens Engagement Advisory Commission; to discuss of consider the disposition of publicly held real property in the Coliseum Central Business District and Downtown Hampton area, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the city council; to discuss a prospective business or industry or the expansion of an existing business or industry where no previous announcement has been made of the business' or industry's interest in locating or expanding its facilities in the city of Hampton; and to consult with legal counsel employed or retained by the City regarding specific legal matters pertaining to zoning which require the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
15-0366to consider appointments to the Peninsula Stadium Authority (War Memorial)

15-0372to consider appointments to the Coliseum Advisory Committee

15-0373to consider an appointment to the Building Code Board of Appeals

15-0374to consider appointments to the Hampton Federal Area Development Authority (FADA)

15-0375to consider an appointment to the Wetlands Board

15-0376to consider appointments to the Neighborhood Commission

15-0386to discuss appointments to the Hampton 2019 Commemorative Commission.

2.15-0378Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - the meeting adjourned at 5:26 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.