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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669

www.hampton.gov
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Evening Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
6:02 PM
Linda Curtis, W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr., Will Moffett, Teresa V. Schmidt, Chris Snead, Donnie R. Tuck, George E. Wallace, Mayor
Staff:
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
  The meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m.
INVOCATION - Councilman Donnie R. Tuck
  The invocation was given by Councilman Tuck.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG -
MAYOR'S COMMENTS
  Mayor Wallace indicated that Council had received a letter today from Theodore Reiff with a request concerning disabled individuals and it will be shared with all of the members of City Council.
CONSENT AGENDA
Consent Items
1.15-0062Ordinance to Amend and Reenact Chapter 13.1 of the City Code of the City of Hampton, Virginia Entitled “Land Disturbing Operations,” by Amending Section 13.1-6, Permit Application and Fee, to Comply with Chapter 33.2 of the City Code of the City of Hampton, Virginia Entitled “Stormwater Management Ordinance”
ACTION: Approved items 1 - 5 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
2.15-0064Approval of the minutes from the evening session of January 28, 2015
ACTION: Approved items 1 - 5 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
3.15-0066Resolution of the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia Confirming the Declaration of a Local Emergency Made Necessary by the Winter Storm referred to as the "2015 February Snow Storm" and Declared by the Hampton Director of Emergency Management on February 16, 2015.
ACTION: Approved items 1 - 5 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
4.15-0067Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Participation and Appropriation of the FY2016 Public Safety Answering Point Grant
ACTION: Approved items 1 - 5 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
5.15-0068Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Participation and Appropriation of the Virginia E-911 Services Board FY16 PSAP Grant Program
ACTION: Approved items 1 - 5 on the consent agenda.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.
PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS
PUBLIC HEARINGS
General Items
Appointments
6.15-0061to consider appointments to the 1619 Commission
ACTION: Appointed Claude Vann, III as Co-Chair and also appointed Ryan Fontes and Ja'Rae Grace Bolton.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
REPORTS BY CITY MANAGER, CITY COUNCIL, STAFF, COMMITTEES
7.15-0065Update on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Development: Revenue Estimates
ACTION: Deferred (3/11/2015)

MOVER: Councilmember Teresa V. Schmidt.
SECONDER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
8.15-0069Update on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Development: Debt Service
ACTION: Presented by David Rose of Davenport and Associates. Prior to Mr. Rose's presentation, the City Manager gave the dates for public input on the upcoming budget and a revised schedule for the budget public hearings.
Miscellaneous New Business
Public Comment
  Prior to Public Comment, the City Manager gave a brief presentation on the recent snow events and the reasons that residential streets aren't cleared of snow and that some trash pickups have been delayed. She also expressed her appreciation to the city employees who go above and beyond the call of duty during snow events, a sentiment that was echoed by several members of Council.

John Krulis thanked the employees for their work during the snow and expressed his opposition to the Newmarket Creek trail project.

Ryan Taylor-Fontes thanked Council for appointing him to the 1619 Commission.

Councilman Tuck commended citizen heroes who assisted with an early February car fire on Big Bethel Road. He shared that Dina Broughton, the young lady who recently won an oratorical contest through the American Legion, won the regional competition and will advance to the state level. Councilman Tuck indicated that he had brought Dr. Reiff's concerns about disabled individuals having an alternate means of addressing City Council forward on several occasions and asked for a report from the Mayor's Committee on People with Disabilities on their stand on the issue.
Adjournment
  The meeting adjourned at 7:29 p.m.