Last Publish on 6/12/2013 6:28:23 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Public Comment Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
6:04:31 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
not set, not set

Call to Order / Roll Call
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. All members of City Council were present. Mayor Ward also announced that it is Council's intention to refer the conditional privilege and rezoning applications for TR Development on the 7 p.m. agenda back to the Planning Commission. She plans to announce this again at the 7 p.m. session so as to not inconvenience speakers on that item. Any speakers who wish to be heard tonight will be allowed to speak.
Public Comment
  Julie White spoke on the Master Gardener Program.

Nancy Trimble spoke on behalf of the Friends of the Hampton Public Library.

David Dietrich spoke on public safety in schools, property purchases by the city, and the public trust.

Frank Ottofaro, Jr. spoke about eminent domain and placing items on the Council agenda.

Hugh Bassette spoke on the need for curb and gutter in Old Northampton and on the need to keep Old Hampton Community Center open.

Edwin Boone spoke on the youth violence summit at Y. H. Thomas, the funds spent on the Circuit Courthouse, spending on youth and also questioned the need for changing the way items are placed on the Council agenda.

Johnnie Carroll spoke on youth violence prevention.

Darlene Ingram spoke on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Virginia Peninsula.
  The meeting adjourned at 6:26 p.m.