Last Publish on 3/14/2007 6:34:32 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
3:09:39 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Rhet Tignor, Paige V. Washington, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.07-0126Briefing Regarding an Ordinance Cable Franchise for Cavalier IP, TV, LLC and Proposed Amendments to Chapter 9.1 of the Hampton City Code, Pertaining to Cable Television.
ACTION: Presented by John Eagle, Assistant City Manager. The full presentation will be given tonight for the public.
2.07-0115Discussion of Third Party Research on Possible Changes to the Mission and Membership of the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization.
ACTION: Presented by Vice Mayor Gilliland and Councilman Sapp.
3.07-0119Council Discussion of Desired Skill Set for Citizen Appointments to the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
ACTION: Presented by Mayor Kearney who asked that the Councilmembers share their ideas with the City Manager.
4.07-0139Discussion on the Use of Carousel Park.
ACTION: Presented by Jesse T. Wallace, Jr., City Manager.
5.07-0142Status Report on the Buckroe Fishing Pier.
ACTION: Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney, and Fred Whitley, City Engineer.
New Business
  Councilwoman Leary shared that she has been at the National League of Cities Conference in Washington, DC over the past few days and brought back information on emergency preparedness. She also attended a session on economic development and had a meeting with Congressman Scott and Congresswoman Drake.

The City Manager reminded the Council that later the Governor is expected to sign legislation creating the new Fort Monroe Federal Development Authority and Council will be asked to make appointments to the new body.
Closed Meeting
07-0128Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3 and .7
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
07-0140to receive a briefing from legal counsel regarding actual or probable litigation.

07-0134to consider an appointment of a business community representative to the Virginia Peninsula Disability Services Board.

07-0135to consider two appointments to the Industrial Development Authority.

07-0136to consider a citizen appointment and Council appointments to the Finance Committee.

07-0137to consider appointments to the Debt Set-Off Review Panel.

07-0150to discuss or consider the acquisition of real property in the Northampton area where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City.

6.07-0129Closed Session Certification
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
SECONDER: Councilmember Charles N. Sapp.