Last Publish on 2/10/2006 4:07:03 PM
City Of Hampton, VA
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Va 23669
NOTICE OF ACTION
City Council - Afternoon Session
Council Chambers, 8th Floor, City Hall
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
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
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council
Call to Order
Overview of the Assessor’s Office.
Presented by Richie McKeithen, City Assessor.
Briefing on the HIRE Program.
Presented by Dianne Foster, Director of Human Resources, and Cynthia Laurrell, Manager of Training & Organizational Development.
Council feedback on the Recommended FY2007-2011 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
Presented by Sheila Fletcher-Guy, Senior Budget & Management Analyst.
Report on the National League of Cities Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Presented by Councilwoman Angela Leary who attended the Conference. A written statement was also presented to the Clerk of Council for the record.
Briefing on proposed Bay Front initiative referendum.
Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney.
Briefing regarding legal and practical implications of creating special taxing district for Salt Ponds.
Presented by Ted Henifin, Director of Public Works, and Lesa Yeatts, Deputy City Attorney.
Briefing on Proposal to televise Council candidate forum on Channel 47
Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney. The City Manager will continue to investigate this possibility and will report back to Council.
Discussion concerning use of Channel 47 to televise the proceedings of Council-appointed boards and commissions
Presented by Jesse T. Wallace, Jr., City Manager. The City Manager will continue to investigate this possibility and will report back to Council.
Discussion concerning the Military and Federal Facilities Alliance Organization.
Presented by Jesse T. Wallace, Jr., City Manager. It was the consensus of the Council that the City Manager should proceed with Hampton's partnership with this organization.
Discussion of redevelopment in the Downtown Hampton area.
Jimmy Eason, Director of Economic Development, presented information to Council.
Discussion of the bills pending before the General Assembly with respect to the Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-handicapped.
Councilman Gilliland presented information concerning House Bill 350 and Senate Bill 676. The Council expressed consensus that the City Manager should take efforts to see that the land reverts to the City of Hampton and/or the Hampton City School Board.
Closed session as provided in Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3 and .7 to:
Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
consider an appointment to the Greater Peninsula Workforce Development Consortium.
consider appointments to the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development.
consider appointments to the Peninsula Stadium Authority.
consider appointment to the Hampton Parking Authority.
consider appointments to the Towing Advisory Board.
receive a briefing and to discuss or consider the acquisition of real property in the Coliseum Central area for a public purpose, and 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.
discuss a personnel matter involving the City Manager.
receive a briefing and to discuss or consider the acquisition and/or disposition of real property in the Downtown area for a public purpose, where the discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or the negotiating strategy of City Council.
discuss a personnel matter involving the City Manager's office.
Closed Session Certification
Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
Councilmember Charles N. Sapp.