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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, April 09, 2014
1:01:32 PM
Linda Curtis, W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr., Will Moffett, Chris Snead, Christopher G. Stuart, Donnie R. Tuck, George E. Wallace, Mayor
Mary Bunting, City Manager
Vanessa T. Valldejuli, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, CMC, Clerk of Council
not set, not set

Call to Order
  Mayor Wallace called the meeting to order at 1:01 p.m. All members of City Council were present except for Councilman Stuart.
1.14-0171Presentation on Cities United - Why We Can't Wait - A Convening for Mayors Committed to Eliminating Violence Related Deaths of African American Males.
ACTION: Presented by Councilman Moffett; Vice Mayor Curtis; Rev. Steve Brown, Co-Chair of the Citizens Action Coalition; Myra Chambers, Director of Alternative Education for Hampton City Schools; and James Payne, a young leader in our community.
2.14-0164FY 15 Budget Preview: Budget Overview
ACTION: Presented by Robin McCormick, Communications Strategist, and Mary Bunting, City Manager.
Regional Issues
New Business
  Councilman Tuck distributed photographs of some housing in Hampton and had some questions concerning assessments and how they are done.

The City Manager announced that we just learned from the National Civic League that Hampton has been announced as one of twenty-five finalists for the All American City award. Hampton is one of only two cities from Virginia invited to be in this finalist round.
Closed Meeting
14-0137Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3, .5 and .7
ACTION: Approved - Councilman Stuart arrived at 3:55 to participate in the closed session.

MOVER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
SECONDER: Councilmember W. H. "Billy" Hobbs, Jr..
13-0433to consider an appointment to the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP)

14-0169to consider appointments to the Virginia Air & Space Center Board of Directors

14-0168to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City.

14-0173to discuss a prospective business or industry or the expansion of an existing business or industry where no previous announcement has been made of the business' or industry's interest in locating or expanding its facilities in the community

14-0165to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters requiring the advice of counsel.

3.14-0163Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted - Councilman Tuck left at 5:18 and was not present for the certification vote.

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember Chris Snead.