Last Publish on 11/15/2012 12:58:31 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
1:01:47 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

Call to Order
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 1:01 p.m. All members of Council were present with the exception of Councilman Stuart who the Mayor indicated is expected at 2:15 or 2:30 p.m.
1.12-0421Briefing on the Status of Ft. Monroe
ACTION: Presented by Glenn Oder, Executive Director of the Fort Monroe Authority.
2.12-0423Report from the Citizens Unity Commission / Ad Hoc Leadership Group
ACTION: Presented by Michele Woods-Jones, Executive Director of the Citizens Unity Commission, Monsignor Robert Perkins of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and Dr. Richard W. Wills, Sr., Pastor of First Baptist Church.

Ms. Woods-Jones also gave the report of the Ad Hoc Leadership Group. Also speaking on behalf of the group were Pat Uribes, Chris Bowman, and Steve Brown. Other members present were: Dr. Ahmed Noor, Leroy Foster, and Henry Mills.
3.12-0417Briefing and discussion of City's draft 2013 General Assembly legislative package
ACTION: Presented by Marty Bunting, City Manager.

Councilman Stuart arrived at 2:21 p.m.
4.12-0424Briefing on Resolution to Amend the the Hampton Roads Center and Hampton Urban Enterprise Zone boundaries.
ACTION: Presented by Michael Yaskowsky, Acting Director of Economic Development. Assistant City Manager James A. "Pete" Peterson also provided some information.
5.12-0425Motion to add a matter to closed session under Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.7 for a legal consultation concerning employee benefits.
ACTION: Approved - Councilwoman Snead asked that an additional topic be added to the closed session.

MOVER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
SECONDER: Vice Mayor George E. Wallace.
Regional Issues
New Business
  Mayor Ward indicated that she has had several questions about the widening of Interstate 64 and shared that the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization meets tomorrow and there is time for public comment but there is no money for construction at this time. She wanted to remind all that while projects are discussed, there is no actual money for projects at this time.

She congratulated Assistant City Manager James A. "Pete" Peterson on his recent marriage to Dianne Foster.
Closed Meeting
12-0416Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1 to discuss personnel matters involving the Police Division and appointments to the Youth Commission and Planning Commission and pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.7 for a legal consultation concerning employee benefits.
ACTION: Approved - as amended to include legal consultation concerning employee benefits.

MOVER: Vice Mayor George E. Wallace.
SECONDER: Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..
12-0418Appointments to the Hampton Youth Commission

12-0275Appointments to the Planning Commission.

6.12-0420Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - the meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.