Last Publish on 9/24/2008 9:38:18 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
1:51:04 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.08-0342Briefing on the Hampton Teen Center
ACTION: Presented by Cindy Carlson, Director of the Coalition for Youth, Art Thatcher, Superintendent Of Parks and Recreation , and Mike Canty, Director, School/Community Investments.
2.08-0413Briefing to Discuss a Dedicated Therapeutic Recreation Facility at the Old Hampton Community Center Site.
ACTION: Presented by John Eagle, Assistant City Manager. Richard Turner, Chairman of the Mayor's Committee on the Disabled, also presented information and invited the Council to attend the committee's annual awards luncheon. Art Thatcher, Superintendent Of Parks and Recreation, also provided information.
3.08-0414Fort Wool Revitalization Project & Grant
ACTION: Removed

MOVER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
SECONDER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
4.08-0415City Manager's Presentation on Strategy Regarding State Budget Cuts.
ACTION: Presented by Jesse T. Wallace, Jr., City Manager.
Regional Issues
  Councilman Gilliland recently shared information with the Council on the proposed changes to the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). He invited members of Council to share their thoughts with him.
New Business
  Councilman Kearney thanked the staff of the Clerk of Council's office for organizing the recent pre-game picnic for the Hampton City Council and School Board.
Closed Meeting
08-0405Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1 and .3
ACTION: Approved - Councilman Kearney asked that a real estate matter involving the School System be included and Councilwoman Leary asked that a real estate matter involving Buckroe be added.

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
08-0403To consider appointments to the Neighborhood Commission

08-0407to consider the appointment of a co-chair to the Hampton 2010 Celebration Committee

08-0408to discuss or consider the acquisition of real property in the areas of Northampton, Fox Hill and Shell Road for a public purpose, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City.

5.08-0406Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.