Last Publish on 12/8/2005 10:55:55 AM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, November 09, 2005
2:00 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Turner M. Spencer, Rhet Tignor, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
A. Paul Burton, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
1.05-0688Overview of the Public Works Department
ACTION: Presented by Ted Henefin.
2.05-0664Resolution establishing policy for enhancements of transit stops within the City of Hampton
ACTION: Presented by Ted Henefin. Action to be taken in evening session as Item #14 on the Consent Agenda.
3.05-0693Update on Constitutional Officer Supplements/Participation in City Pay Plan
ACTION: Presented by Mary Bunting. No vote required and matter of bringing the Commonwealth Attorney's Office into the City pay plan can be handled administratively by the City Manager.
4.05-0692Presentation of Quarterly Reports.
ACTION: Presented by Chris Snead, Karl Daughtrey, Fred Whitley and Pete Peterson.
5.05-0678Information on 2006 Concert Series
ACTION: Moved to deny. No vote taken as substitute motion was offered.

MOVER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
SECONDER: Councilmember Turner M. Spencer.
ACTION: Deferred (1/11/2006) Substitute motion to defer until January 11, 2006, to have Whisper Concerts, Bay Days, Downtown Hampton Development Partnership, Hampton Event Makers, and the City Manager's Office report to Council with more specific information and a recommendation from the City Manager.

MOVER: Councilmember Randall A. Gilliland.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
6.05-0677Renewal of Business Improvement Districts in Coliseum Central and Downtown
Information presented by June McPartland.
7.05-0642Briefing concerning the financing structure of the Harbor Center.
ACTION: Deferred (12/14/2005) Jimmy Eason is to provide Council with a written report prior to the next Council meeting.

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
SECONDER: Vice Mayor Joseph H. Spencer, II.
New Business
  The City Manager requested Council authorization to release the $435,215.00 in appropriated funds which were on administrative hold to HRT as HRT has responded to the questions which were posed during the budget process.
  ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Vice Mayor Joseph H. Spencer, II.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
  Councilman Sapp made a presentation, "A Tale of Taxation." He requested that the Finance Committee review his proposal and give guidance in December or January.

Closed Meeting
05-0665Closed Session as provided in Section 2.2-3711.A1, A3, and A7, to:
ACTION: Approved --The legal briefing concerning minutes at closed sessions was removed from the closed session and discussed in open session. Two personnel matters and a legal matter was added to the closed session.

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
SECONDER: Vice Mayor Joseph H. Spencer, II.
05-0675consider appointments to the Senior Citizens Advisory Board

05-0695consideration of an appointment to the Rental Inspection Program Oversight Committee

05-0697consideration of appointments to the Coliseum Advisory Committee

05-0700consideration of appointment to the Wetlands Board

05-0668consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and the disposition of publicly held real property in Buckroe and Downtown Hampton

05-0585receive a legal briefing concerning minutes at closed meetings.
  Following a discussion of the taking of minutes at closed sessions of City Council, it was agreed that the City Attorney would put together an ordinance for consideration at the next Council meeting.
8.05-0666Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Approved --The meeting was adjourned at 7:12 p.m.

MOVER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
SECONDER: Vice Mayor Joseph H. Spencer, II.