Last Publish on 12/8/2005 11:09:19 AM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
2:06:05 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Turner M. Spencer, Rhet Tignor, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
A. Paul Burton, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
Invocation -
1.05-0660Presentation of an Overview of the Parks and Recreation Department
Information presented by Laurine Press.
2.05-0655Staff briefing regarding citizen request for a new service for children with disabilities
Information presented by Art Thatcher.
3.05-0661Briefing on 2005 Concert Series and Information on 2006 Concert Series
Information presented by Jesse T. Wallace, Jr.
4.05-0653Citizen Oversight of the Rental Inspection Program
ACTION: Moved to approve the proposed structure for a Rental Inspection Program Oversight Committee.

MOVER: Councilmember Turner M. Spencer.
SECONDER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
5.05-0647Update on the Crime & Grime Initiative
Information presented by Mary Bunting. Other integral staff were Chief Jordan, Steve Shapiro, Terry O'Neill, Pete Peterson, Lesa Yeatts and Molly Ward.
New Business
  Councilwoman Leary expressed condolences to a number of families.

The City Manager updated Council on the status of the Bayshores area.

The City Manager reported on the number of cell phones used by City staff.

The City Attorney reported on the Salt Ponds dredging.
Closed Meeting
05-0644Closed Session as provided in Section 2.2-3711.A1, A3, A7, to:
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Turner M. Spencer.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
05-0648receive a legal briefing to discuss specific properties relating to the Crime & Grime Initiative; also, receive a briefing and discuss or consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose relative to the Crime & Grime Initiative

05-0654consider appointments to Rental Inspection Program Oversight Committee.

05-0662consider appointments to the Hampton Tourism Advisory Committee

05-0649consider appointments to the Neighborhood Commission.

05-0585receive a legal briefing concerning minutes at closed meetings.

6.05-0645Resolution Certifying Closed Session.
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.