Last Publish on 6/18/2008 6:34:05 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
2:04:29 PM
Anderson W. Clary, Jr., Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Paige V. Washington, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.08-0251Presentation and Discussion Regarding Auto-dialer Technology for Calling Citizens about City Events, Meetings or Other Non-emergency Uses.
ACTION: Presented by John Eagle, Assistant City Manager. Mr. Eagle also introduced Leslie Fuentes, Director of Information Technology.
2.08-0255Consideration of Allowing Use of Golf Carts on Public Streets in the Elizabeth Lake Community.
ACTION: Deferred (9/24/2008)

MOVER: Councilmember Charles N. Sapp.
SECONDER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
3.08-0257Briefing Regarding Animal Control Law and Policy Regarding Dogs Running at Large (leash law) and Responsibility for Wildlife and Marine Animals.
ACTION: Presented by Lesa Yeatts, Senior Deputy City Attorney, and Chief C. Jordan, Hampton Police Division.
4.08-0242Council Discussion of Interview Process for a Vacancy in the Finance Committee.
ACTION: Council identified Councilwoman Leary and Councilman Washington to serve on the interview panel.
Regional Issues
  Councilman Spencer reported on a recent meeting of Virginia First Cities which he attended with Elizabeth Kersey. At this meeting, it was recommended that localities pass resolutions addressing the transportation issue. Councilman Spencer read a proposed resolution to be added to the Council's evening agenda for consideration.
New Business
  Councilwoman Leary presented information on the assessment process in Hampton and made several requests of the City Manager and City Attorney. She also presented information on the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Partnership and made requests concerning city acquisitions of flooded properties.
Closed Meeting
08-0236Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3 and .7
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
08-0239to discuss or consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose in the Buckroe area, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City.

08-0260to consult with legal counsel employed or retained by the City regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.

08-0210to consider appointments to the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board.

08-0233to consider an appointment to the Citizens Unity Commission.

08-0234to consider an appointment to the Virginia Air and Space Center Board.

08-0235to consider appointments to the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

08-0240to consider an appointment to the Board of Review of Real Estate Assessments.

08-0241to consider appointments to the Grievance Board.

08-0245to consider an appointment to the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program Advisory Board (VASAP).

08-0258to consider the appointment of an alternate to the H2O Community Development Authority.

08-0238to discuss personnel issues involving the City Manager, City Attorney and Clerk of Council.

5.08-0237Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.