Last Publish on 2/10/2006 4:07:03 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, February 08, 2006
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
Staff:
Jesse T. Wallace Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney
Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of Council

Call to Order
Agenda
1.06-0086Overview of the Assessor’s Office.
ACTION: Presented by Richie McKeithen, City Assessor.
2.06-0072Briefing on the HIRE Program.
ACTION: Presented by Dianne Foster, Director of Human Resources, and Cynthia Laurrell, Manager of Training & Organizational Development.
3.06-0075Council feedback on the Recommended FY2007-2011 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
ACTION: Presented by Sheila Fletcher-Guy, Senior Budget & Management Analyst.
4.06-0069Report on the National League of Cities Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.
ACTION: Presented by Councilwoman Angela Leary who attended the Conference. A written statement was also presented to the Clerk of Council for the record.
5.06-0078Briefing on proposed Bay Front initiative referendum.
ACTION: Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney.
6.06-0095Briefing regarding legal and practical implications of creating special taxing district for Salt Ponds.
ACTION: Presented by Ted Henifin, Director of Public Works, and Lesa Yeatts, Deputy City Attorney.
7.06-0077Briefing on Proposal to televise Council candidate forum on Channel 47
ACTION: Presented by Cynthia Hudson, City Attorney. The City Manager will continue to investigate this possibility and will report back to Council.
8.06-0093Discussion concerning use of Channel 47 to televise the proceedings of Council-appointed boards and commissions
ACTION: Presented by Jesse T. Wallace, Jr., City Manager. The City Manager will continue to investigate this possibility and will report back to Council.
9.06-0104Discussion concerning the Military and Federal Facilities Alliance Organization.
ACTION: 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.
10.06-0105Discussion of redevelopment in the Downtown Hampton area.
Jimmy Eason, Director of Economic Development, presented information to Council.
11.06-0106Discussion 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 Meeting
06-0063Closed session as provided in Section 2.2-3711.A.1, .3 and .7 to:
ACTION: Approved

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
SECONDER: Councilmember Rhet Tignor.
06-0058consider an appointment to the Greater Peninsula Workforce Development Consortium.

06-0062consider appointments to the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development.

06-0085consider appointments to the Peninsula Stadium Authority.

06-0088consider appointment to the Hampton Parking Authority.

05-0710consider appointments to the Towing Advisory Board.

06-0065receive 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.
06-0089discuss a personnel matter involving the City Manager.

06-0103receive 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.
ACTION: Deferred (2/22/2006)
06-0107discuss a personnel matter involving the City Manager's office.

Certification
12.06-0064Closed Session Certification
ACTION: Adopted

MOVER: Councilmember Angela Lee Leary.
SECONDER: Councilmember Charles N. Sapp.