Last Publish on 9/14/2011 4:45:24 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
1:00 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

Call to Order
  Mayor Ward called the meeting to order. The Clerk called the roll. All members of Council were present with the exception of Councilman Stuart who arrived shortly after roll call.
1.11-0284Hampton Comprehensive Waterways Management Plan – Interim Report
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager. Terry P. O'Neill, Director of Community Development, introduced the topic which was presented by representatives of each subcommittee as follow: Fred Whitley (on behalf of Andy Bigelow) - Tidal Flooding; Polly Siemann - Stormwater; Carole Garrison - Shoreline Protection; and Tom Pantelides - Waterway Management and Maintenance.
2.11-0291Briefing on Taxicab Ordinance
ACTION: Presented by James Gray, Assistant City Manager, who provided an overview with information also provided by Lesa Yeatts, Senior Deputy City Attorney, and Lt. Jeff Walden of the Hampton Police Division.
3.11-0288Briefing On Westview Lakes Homeowners Association's Request for City Maintenance of Stormwater Retention Ponds
ACTION: Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney.
4.11-0290Briefing on the Status of Ft. Monroe
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting, City Manager.
Regional Issues
New Business
  Councilman Tuck expressed his concern about the process used for boards and commissions and the Mayor asked him to work with the Clerk on a new process. He is concerned about people being appointed who don't have applications on file among other things. Councilman Tuck indicated that he no longer wishes to work with the Clerk on the new process. Councilman Moffett offered to do so and Councilwoman Leary also offered her assistance.

Councilwoman Leary shared that the members of Council met with the Voting Registrar earlier today and she wants her to hold a public meeting outside of City Council Chambers prior to the public hearing on the redistricting issue. She requested Marketing INC's assistance in publicizing the public meeting. The City Attorney clarified that the Registrar already has plans for such a meeting.
Closed Meeting
11-0269Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1
ACTION: Approved - a matter concerning an appointment to the Military Affairs Committee was added.

MOVER: Vice Mayor George E. Wallace.
SECONDER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
11-0272to appoint an official delegate, delegate alternate, and staff assistant to the urban section of the Virginia Municipal League

11-0275to discuss an appointment to the Finance Committee.

11-0292to consider the appointment of a voting delegate and alternate to the National League of Cities (NLC) Annual Business Meeting.

11-0293to discuss an appointment to the Peninsula Agency on Aging Board of Directors

11-0295to discuss appointments to the Peninsula Stadium Authority

11-0287to consider appointments to Hampton Parks and Recreation Teen Advisory Board

5.11-0270Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - Councilman Stuart and Councilman Tuck were not present for the closed session portion of the meeting.

MOVER: Councilmember Ross A. Kearney, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Will Moffett.