Last Publish on 3/18/2009 6:03:20 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669

www.hampton.gov
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Special Meeting
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
2:57:11 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Staff:
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
Agenda
1.09-0098Briefing on Hampton University study
ACTION: Presented by James Eason, Director of Economic Development, who introduced Dr. William Harvey, President of Hampton University. Ralph Basile of Basile Baumann Prost Cole & Associates gave the presentation.

Dr. Harvey also addressed Council.
ACTION: Moved to authorize the City Manager to begin talks with Hampton University based upon the positive report and to begin to structure this relationship with the understanding that the City Manager will then report back to Council with specifics and details before moving forward.

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
2.09-0099Resolution Accepting the Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Recreational Boating in the City of Hampton Study and the Recommendation of the Council Finance Committee Based Upon the Study
ACTION: Deferred (4/8/2009)

MOVER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
SECONDER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
3.09-0100Council Work Session on Fiscal Year 2010 Budget
ACTION: Presented by City Manager Jesse T. Wallace, Jr. Information was also provided by Mary Bunting, Assistant City Manager; Karl Daughtrey, Finance Director; Elizabeth Kersey, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs; John Veneziano, Director of Public Works; John Eagle, Assistant City Manager; Michael Canty, Director, School/Community Investments; Art Thatcher, Superintendent Of Parks and Recreation and Fire Chief, James Gray.
4.09-0108Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1 to to discuss a personnel matter involving the City Manager.
ACTION: Approved - this motion also included agenda item numbers 09-0115 and 09-0121.

MOVER: Councilmember George E. Wallace.
SECONDER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
5.09-0115Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.3 to discuss or consider the acquisition and/or disposition of publicly held real property in the Buckroe area, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City.
ACTION: Approved - this motion was included in the vote on agenda item 09-0108.
6.09-0121Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.7 to consult with legal counsel pertaining to actual or probable litigation, where such consultation in an open meeting would adversely affect the negotiating or litigating posture of the City;
ACTION: Approved - this motion was included in the vote on agenda item 09-0108.
7.09-0109Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
Adjourn