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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Special Meeting
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
1:06:57 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Jr., Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council
Special Afternoon Work Session - Budget Related

Call to Order
  Mayor Ward convened the meeting at 1:06 p.m. At the time of roll call, Councilman Gilliland, Councilman Kearney and Councilman Washington were not present. Councilman Kearney and Councilman Gilliland arrived shortly after roll call.
1.10-0171Budget Work Session
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager.

Mayor Ward invited members of Council to share any information or ask any questions regarding the budget.

Councilwoman Leary thanked everyone for their well wishes and support during her husband's recent illness.
Closed Meeting
10-0172Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 22.1-3711A.1, .5, .7, and .29
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
10-0217to discuss a prospective business in Hampton where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City

10-0218to discuss the award of a public contract, including scope and terms, where discussion in open session would adversely affect the negotiating strategy or bargaining position of the City

10-0216to discuss specific personnel decisions and changes proposed in the budget process and to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters regarding the budget process and dredging requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel

2.10-0173Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - Councilwoman Leary's vote was based upon the discussion of shoreline issues being included in closed session. Mayor Ward's observation was that any veering from the legal issues of dredging was momentary and unintentional and the City Attorney steered the discussion back to those matters allowed per statute.

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.