Last Publish on 10/22/2014 6:25:47 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Civic Recognition Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:01:14 PM
Linda Curtis, W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr., Will Moffett, Teresa V. Schmidt, Chris Snead, Donnie R. Tuck, George E. Wallace, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Vanessa T. Valldejuli, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, CMC, Clerk of Council
not set, not set

Call to Order / Roll Call
  Mayor Wallace called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. Although a formal roll call was not taken, all members of the City Council were present. The Colors were presented by the Phoebus High School Marine Corps JROTC.
Ceremonial Items - "Spotlight on Citizens" - Armstrong Elementary School and Major Delaney C. Williams
  Mayor Wallace read and presented a proclamation to Major Delaney C. Williams, a 1984 graduate of Phoebus High School, who, in May of 1988, was the first African-American Officer to be commissioned into the United States Marine Corps from VMI in the over 175 year history of the institution. Councilwoman Snead read a congratulatory letter from Congressman Robert J. Wittman and Councilman Hobbs read a congratulatory letter from Senator Tim Kaine.

The City Council also recognized Armstrong Elementary School on being named a National Blue Ribbon School. This is the highest award given to a school by the United States Department of Education.
  - the meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.