Last Publish on 12/15/2006 5:14:49 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669

www.hampton.gov
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, December 13, 2006
3:23:17 PM
Randall A. Gilliland, Angela Lee Leary, Charles N. Sapp, Joseph H. Spencer, II, Rhet Tignor, Paige V. Washington, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Staff:
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
Agenda
1.06-0711Briefing on Alcoa Howmet Castings Worldwide Month of Service in Hampton Roads and $75,000 Community Grant Awards
ACTION: Presented by Councilman Joseph H. Spencer, II, who introduced Von Gilbreath, Business Development Manager. Information was provided by Teresa Leavitt, Director of Human Resources for Alcoa Howmet Castings. Ms. Leavitt also presented a check to Hampton Police Chief Chuck Jordan.
2.06-0742Proposal to Eliminate the City Decal
ACTION: Presented by Molly Ward, City Treasurer, and Commissioner of the Revenue, Ross Mugler. The Council will further explore this matter during the budget process.
3.06-0712Discussion of approval of payment of surplus proceeds to Betty Mae Brock and Frances Lewis Schilson pursuant to Hampton City Code Section 37-31.
ACTION: Presented by Lesa Yeatts, Deputy City Attorney. Action is to be taken in the evening session.
4.06-0677Presentation of the City of Hampton Audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
ACTION: Presented by Karl Daughtrey, Finance Director and Cindi Miller of Witt, Mares. Mr. Daughtrey recognized the members of his staff who was present: Denise Howard, Sarah T. Puckett, Denise Peterson, Angela Neselrod, and Sylvia L. Shanahan.
New Business
  Councilwoman Leary recognized Cecil Manning, who was in the audience, for his contributions to the Mayor's initiative on Crime and Grime.

Councilwoman Leary also indicated that she would be sending the Manager an email about compliance with state law on notification when properties come up for development.
Closed Meeting
06-0683Closed session as provided in Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3, .4 and .7
ACTION: Approved - The Mayor added a personnel issue and Council wishes to take the closed session with the exception of personnel matters.

MOVER: Vice Mayor Randall A. Gilliland.
SECONDER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
06-0662to consider an appointment to the Industrial Development Authority to fulfill an unexpired term.

06-0689to consider appointments to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board.

06-0691to consider an appointment to the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board.

06-0693to consider an appointment to the Wetlands Board.

06-0713to consider appointments to the Citizens' Unity Commission

06-0690to discuss or consider the disposition of publicly held real property in the Coliseum Central area where the discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or the negotiating strategy of City Council.

06-0708to consider the acquisition of real property in the Olde Hampton Neighborhood where the discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or the negotiating strategy of City Council.

06-0709to have a discussion yet protect the privacy of an individual in personal matters not related to public business pertaining to enforcement of contract provisions.

06-0710to consult with legal counsel and receive a briefing pertaining to actual litigation involving property off Big Bethel Road where such consultation or briefing in open meeting would adversely affect the negotiating or litigating posture of the City Council.

06-0727to discuss or consider the acquisition for public purposes of real property in the Buckroe area of the City where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the City, and for consultation with legal counsel employed/retained by the City regarding specific legal matters involving property transactions in the Buckroe area requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.

06-0738to consider the acquisition and disposition of real property in the Downtown Hampton area where the discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or the negotiating strategy of City Council.

Certification
5.06-0684Certification of Closed Session.
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
SECONDER: Vice Mayor Randall A. Gilliland.