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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
1:02:51 PM
Ross A. Kearney, II, Angela Lee Leary, Will Moffett, 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
Budget Work Session

Call to Order
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order at 1:03 p.m. The Mayor indicated that, due to technical difficulties, the overhead screen is not available.
1.11-0063Budget Worksession
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager, who shared the format for the work session.

The following individuals from Hampton Roads Transit were present. Ray Amoruso, Chief Planning and Development Officer, spoke on their efficiency study. David Sullivan, Chief of Staff and Interim Chief Financial Officer, spoke about Vision 31 and also the proposed FY 12 budget for Hampton. They were accompanied by Brandon Singletary, the Budget Director.

City staff made the following presentations:

Robin McCormick, Communications Strategist, presented an overview and update of the citizen budget polling process.

Karl Daughtrey, Finance Director, gave an overview of updated revenue projections.

Gloria Washington, Budget Director, gave updated information on budget expenditure adjustments and potential budget balancing strategies.

Diane Bohlman, Director of Human Resources, gave a compensation overview.
2.11-0062Briefing on the Status of Fort Monroe
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager.
3.11-0067Consideration of Nominations to the Virginia Municipal League 2011 Policy Committees
ACTION: Appointed members of Council to remain in the same capacities as last year:

Community and Economic Development - Councilman Moffett
Environmental Quality - Coucilman Kearney
Finance - Councilman Stuart
General Laws - Vice Mayor Wallace
Human Development and Education - Councilwoman Leary
Transportation - Councilman Tuck.
Regional Issues
  Councilwoman Leary shared information from her March 13th trip to Washington, DC in connection with the Human Development subcommittee of the National League of Cities.

She also shared that the Joint Forces Public Health Conference is being held in Hampton and many members of Council attended last night. The group has shared their pleasure at our meeting facility.

Councilwoman Leary expressed her appreciation to the City Manager for allowing Bruce Sturk to participate in the Fort Monroe public meeting to take place tomorrow night.

Councilman Kearney stated that David Simmons is the new Superintendent of the regional jail and he lives in Hampton.
New Business
  Mayor Ward distributed performance evaluation forms and memos regarding the City Manager, City Attorney and Clerk of Council. She asked that the members of Council review the information, complete the forms, and return them to her by April 1, 2011. Council will discuss the performance of these individuals at the April 13, 2011, Council meeting.

The meeting adjourned at 4:08 p.m.
Closed Meeting