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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, December 11, 2013
12:57:34 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
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, CMC, Clerk of Council
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Call to Order
  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Wallace at 1:02 p.m. All members of City Council were present.
1.13-0469Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013
ACTION: Presented by Karl S. Daughtrey, Finance Director, who recognized the staff of the Finance Department, and by Krista Edoff, a Partner with Cherry Bekaert, LLP.
2.13-0478Update on One to One Technology Initiative
ACTION: Presented by Dr. Patricia Leary, Executive Director of School Leadership - Elementary and Cheryl Grobel, Coordinator, Information Literacy. Also present were Dr. Linda Shifflette, Superintendent, and members of the Hampton School Board: Martha Mugler, Joe Kilgore, and Monica Smith.
3.13-0468Presentation on Proposed Summer Youth Employment Program
ACTION: Presented by Nicole Clark, Human Resources Director.
4.13-0457Waterways Management Monthly Report
ACTION: Presented by Weston Young, Senior Civil Engineer - Storm Water. Lynn Allsbrook, Deputy Director of Public Works/City Engineer, also provided information.
Regional Issues
  Councilman Stuart asked when we would hear more about upgrades from Hampton Roads Transit for Hampton University. The City Manager responded that it would have to be done as a part of the regular budget process in that the cost would exceed $150,000. Councilman Stuart asked that we look into enhanced bus stops for some of the more highly used bus stops.

Councilman Moffett indicated he would report in January on the National League of Cities meeting he recently attended. He also reported on the Veterans Standdown.

At the Mayor's request, the City Manager reported that the Governor's budget recommends that the Fort Monroe Authority be allowed to issue bonds of about $22 million to finance capital infrastructure needs.
New Business
Closed Meeting
13-0453Closed session pursuant to Virginia Code Sections 2.2-3711.A.1, .3, and .7 and 2.2-3711(5)
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.
13-0470to discuss the disposition of publicly owned property in the Fox Hill and Magruder Corridor areas of the city where discussion in open session would impair the bargaining position or adversely affect the negotiating strategy of the city.

13-0471to have a discussion concerning a prospective business in the community where no previous announcement has been made.

13-0480to discuss litigation.

13-0386to consider appointments to the Citizens' Engagement Advisory Commission (CEAC) formerly known as the Ad Hoc Leadership Group

13-0433to consider an appointment to the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP)

13-0455to consider appointments to the Coliseum Advisory Committee

13-0466to consider appointments to the Citizens' Unity Commission.

13-0467to consider an appointment to the Office of Human Affairs.

5.13-0454Resolution Certifying Closed Session
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Will Moffett.
SECONDER: Councilmember Linda Curtis.