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City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Public Comment Period
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
6:01:37 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 / Roll Call
Public Comment
  Eddie Deerfield requested that the Council meet with Frank Ottofaro in an effort to resolve his situation.

William Tucker thanked Councilman Kearney for nominating George Wallace as Vice Mayor.

Bob Nuckles spoke about government overspending.

George Baisley spoke on tax relief for senior citizens.

Edwin M. Boone provided the three new members of Council with a copy of his poem, Insight.

Gaylene Kanoyton thanked Councilman Kearney for nominating George Wallace as Vice Mayor and made remarks concerning the results of the most recent election. She also mentioned that there is parking in Buckroe.

Rev. Marcellus Harris, Jr. welcomed Councilman Chris Stuart to the City Council. James Quigley congratulated Donnie Tuck on his election to the City Council. Rudy Langford congratulated the three newly-elected members of Council and stated that the Coalition for Justice for Civil Rights endorsed all three of the candidates who were elected.

Hugh Bassette asked that the name of a portion of Heffelfinger Street be renamed Simpson Street.

Frank J. Ottofaro spoke about the taking of his property on Pine Chapel Road and spoke about rocks at Mercury and Armistead that are a safety hazard and also potholes.

Al Smith spoke to say thank you to Councilman Kearney for the civility between him and Vice Mayor Wallace and for them working in the best interest of the City.

Dr. James Rudisill spoke on behalf of the homeless in Hampton, his request to use the Armory to house homeless, and the deaths of local homeless individuals.

Torthel McClodden requested new ordinances with respect to HRT buses.
  The meeting adjourned at 6:43 p.m.