Last Publish on 5/29/2008 9:33:03 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669

www.hampton.gov
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Evening Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
7:36:37 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
Staff:
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
INVOCATION - Councilman Joseph H. Spencer, II
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG -
MAYOR'S COMMENTS
  The Mayor welcomed Cub Scouts Nate Mitchell, Ryan Shahan, and Chris Cavin of Troop 151, all who are students at Asbury Elementary School.

The Council Chambers were also invaded by local pirates who will be spending time in Hampton over the next few days during the Blackbeard Pirate Festival.
CONSENT AGENDA
Consent Items - Second Reading
1.08-0199Amendment to Chapter 41.1 of the Code of City of Hampton, Virginia, entitled "Wetlands" by amending Section 41.1-11 entitled, "Grant or denial of permit generally".
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
Consent Items - Other
2.08-0130Resolution Authorizing the City Manager or his Designee to Execute an Agreement Between the City of Hampton Division of Fire & Rescue and the Faculty of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
3.08-0211Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Participation and Appropriation of the 2008-2009 Comprehensive Community Corrections Act and Pretrial Services Act Grant Funding Program Through the Hampton-Newport News Criminal Justice Agency from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
4.08-0213Approval of Minutes from the Afternoon and Evening sessions of City Council on May 14, 2008.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
5.08-0214Resolution Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Program 11 New Transportation System Improvement Projects into the 6 Year Plan, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Project Administration Agreements and City/State Agreements for Implementation of These Projects
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
6.08-0217Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Project Administration Agreement and a City/State Agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for the Pine Chapel Road Pedestrian/Bicycle Trail
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
7.08-0218ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, SECTION 2-6 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, ENTITLED, CUSTODY AND USE OF ARMORIAL BEARINGS AND SEAL.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
8.08-0221Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Acceptance and Appropriation of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) Hazmat Equipment and Training Grant of the 2007 State Homeland Security Program Grant from the National Preparedness Directorate, United States Department of Homeland Security.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
9.08-0222Resolution Approving the City of Hampton’s Accepting and Appropriating the Startup Funding from the Virginia Office of EMS for Hampton Fire and Rescue so they may Begin the Process of Providing an Accredited EMT-Intermediate-99 Training Program to be Located in the City of Hampton.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
10.08-0223Resolution Appropriating $398,462.12 in State Highway Maintenance Funds to the Capital Projects Fund for Road Resurfacing.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
11.08-0224Resolution Determining Tactical Electronics, LLC to be the Only Source Practicably Available from which to Procure for the Hampton Police Division a Wireless Tactical Camera System and Authorizing the Negotiation and Execution of a Purchase Contract with Tactical Electronics, LLC.
ACTION: Approved items 1 through 11 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS
12.08-0212Presentation Concerning General Assembly Resolution - 100 Best Communities for Young People.
ACTION: Presented by Delegate Jeion Ward.
13.08-0206Presentation to Valedictorians and Salutatorians from the Four High Schools in Hampton.
ACTION: Presented by members of Council to: Christopher Cramer and Shalamar Ackerman, Valedictorians, and Rachel Goodwyn, Salutatorian of Bethel High School; Daniel J. Carlomany, Valedictorian, and Ryan P. Trimble, Salutatorian of Hampton High School; Stuart Speth, Valedictorian and Erica L. Moore, Salutatorian of Kecoughtan High School; and Yelizaveta Kuznetsova, Valedictorian, and Karl Albert Cox, Salutatorian of Phoebus High School. The students were accompanied by family members and also present were Dr. Patrick Russo, Superintendent, and Principals John Bailey, Myra Chambers, Arnold Baker and Robert Johnson.
14.08-0226Resolution Recognizing the Tidemill-Machen Community Association as a Registered Neighborhood Organization in the City of Hampton, Virginia.
ACTION: Adopted - Betty Hester, President, and other officers representing the Tidemill-Machen Community Association received the resolution and presented information on their neighborhood.

MOVER: Councilmember Anderson W. Clary, Jr..
SECONDER: Vice Mayor Randall A. Gilliland.
REPORTS BY CITY MANAGER, CITY COUNCIL, STAFF, COMMITTEES
PUBLIC HEARINGS
Rezonings - First Readings
15.08-0219A Zoning Ordinance Amendment for Special Public Interest-Public Land District (SPI-PL)(Sec. 17.3-25) is requested by the City of Hampton.
ACTION: Held Public Hearing
ACTION: Adopted on First Reading

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Paige V. Washington.
General Items
Contracts and Agreements
16.08-0215Magistrate Supplement Memorandum of Agreement
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Vice Mayor Randall A. Gilliland.
Appointments
17.08-0113to consider appointments to the Hampton Federal Area Development Authority.
ACTION: Deferred (7/16/2008)

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
SECONDER: Councilmember Anderson W. Clary, Jr..
Audiences Granted to the General Public
  Beverly Crandell thanked Hampton and the Neighborhood Office for the scholarship opportunity provided in connection with the Neighborhood USA Conference which was held last week in Hampton.

Rudy Langford spoke in opposition to the City funding agencies which are outside of the City such as the magistrate's issue discussed previously. He congratulated Mayor Kearney on being elected as a member of Council and congratulated Councilwoman Leary on her reelection. He complimented Councilman Sapp on his years of service to the City of Hampton and encouraged him to remain involved. He expressed happiness at Councilman Washington being back. He wished Council luck during this next cycle.

Dr. Theodore Reiff thanked Mayor Kearney for his attention during conversations concerning the Assessor's Office and the City Manager's Office. He asked that Council study the correspondence he has provided and consider placing his concerns on a future agenda. He expressed appreciation to Ms. Vaccarelli and Ms. Glass for their assistance.

Frank Ottofaro spoke on some safety concerns he has noticed in the City.
Miscellaneous New Business
Adjournment