Last Publish on 3/11/2010 3:19:50 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Public Comment Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Molly Joseph Ward, Randall A. Gilliland, Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Joseph H. Spencer, II, George E. Wallace, Paige V. Washington, Jr., Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council
Call to Order / Roll Call
Ed Miller complimented the Buckroe Fishing Pier and pointed out a potential problem caused by the presence of nets around the pier which may contribute to fewer fish being caught. He suggested that a boundary be established around the pier by whatever entity controls such things.
Johnnie Carroll spoke about the need for change in the City of Hampton.
Veronica Alease Davis spoke on wellness and fitness and specifically the Personal Empowerment Plan (PEP) program and the use of local community centers and increased use of Channel 47.
Mr. Miller requested permission to speak on another issue, however the rules limit each individual to three (3) minutes.
John Krulis spoke about Buckroe and also the H2O Community Development Authority being in arrears. Mr. Krulis spoke about the mansion-style condos downtown called Wilson Landing. He spoke in opposition of the price at which property in Buckroe was sold to Tommy Thompson.
Edwin Boone spoke about a decline in Langley's impact and about the funds expended in connection with construction of two schools. He spoke in favor of Donnie Tuck's candidacy for City Council.
Rudy Langford spoke on the history of the Coalition for Justice for Civil Rights and on judicial candidates and specifically Kathy Gear Owens.
Hugh Bassette spoke about the petitions filed in connection with Buckroe development. He also spoke on communication and on voter turnout in Hampton.
Frank J. Ottofaro spoke on the taking of his property on Pine Chapel Road. He also spoke on discrimination and the decrease in the number of lanes on a portion of Kecoughtan Road.