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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

October 17, 2017

7:00 P.M.


PRESIDING: John B. Gilstrap, Mayor  
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
Alonzo L. Jones, Vice Mayor
Gary P. Miller

 
Sherman M. Saunders
Fred O. Shanks, III
J. Lee Vogler, Jr. 
Madison J. Whittle
STAFF: Ken F. Larking, City Manager
Earl B. Reynolds, Jr., Deputy City Manager
W. Clarke Whitfield, Jr., City Attorney
Susan M. DeMasi, City Clerk

 
 
             
The City Council is the City of Danville’s legislative body and is composed of nine Council members.  Council members are elected to serve a four year term of office and elects one of its own to serve as Mayor and presiding officer for a two year term.

Time and Place of Meeting
The public is invited and encouraged to attend and participate in the City Council meetings.  The City Council meets in the City Hall, Fourth Floor, Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  All meetings of the Council are open to the public.
 
Communications from Visitors
Communication from Visitors is an opportunity for citizens to address Council on matters not on the agenda.  Citizens who desire to speak on agenda items will be heard when the agenda item is considered.  Each speaker shall clearly state his or her name and address. Each individual speaker shall have five uninterrupted minutes.  A representative of a group may have up to ten uninterrupted minutes to make a presentation.  The representative shall identify the group and a group may have no more than one spokesperson. Time will be kept using the electronic timer on the podium. 
 
Guidelines for Public Hearings
For Public Hearings the applicant or his or her representative shall be the first speaker(s).  There shall be a time limit of ten (10) minutes for the applicant’s or his or her representative’s presentation. The presiding officer shall then solicit comments from the public, asking those in favor of the proposal to speak first, and then those opposed to the proposal. Each speaker must clearly state his or her name and address. There shall be a time limit of three (3) minutes for each individual speaker.  If the speaker represents a group, there shall be a time limit of five (5) minutes. A speaker representing a group shall identify the group at the beginning of his or her remarks. A group may have no more than one spokesperson.  The presiding officer may limit or preclude comment which is repetitive, redundant, cumulative, or irrelevant to the subject of the public hearing. After public comments have been received, in a land use case, the applicant or the representative of the applicant, at his or her discretion, may respond with a rebuttal. There shall be a five (5) minute time limit for rebuttal.
 
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 
INVOCATION - Sherman M. Saunders
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM VISITORS

               
 
Citizens who desire to speak on matters not listed on the agenda will be heard at this time.  Citizens who desire to speak on agenda items will be heard when the agenda item is considered.
 
CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine, have previously been discussed by City Council and/or introduced for First Reading.  There will be no separate discussion on these items and they will be enacted by one motion. If discussion is desired by a Council Member or a citizen, the item(s) will be removed from the consent process and considered separately.

A.         Public Hearing for Budget Items
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on September 19, 2017.
Council Letter Number CL - 1777
 
C.   Consideration of Amending the FY2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to provide for Electronic Monitoring and Outreach Detention Programs at W.W. Moore, Jr., Detention Home.
Council Letter Number CL - 1762.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Grant from the Department of Juvenile Justice in the Amount of $86,999 and a Local Share of $39,830, for a Total Appropriation of $126,829, to Provide for the Electronic Monitoring and Outreach Detention Programs and Contracted Pro-Social Skills Group for the City of Danville at the W. W. Moore Jr. Detention Home and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
D.   Consideration of Amending the FY2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a JAG Grant to Enhance Tactical Response Capabilities of the Danville Police Department.
Council Letter Number CL - 1766.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue for the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Award in the Amount of $25,979.00 to be Used to Enhance the Tactical Response Capabilities of the Danville Police Department.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
E.   Consideration of Amending the FY2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Food Service Operations at W.W. Moore Detention Home.
Council Letter Number CL - 1761.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Federal Grant in the Amount of Approximately $61,219 to Aid the Food Service Operations at W. W. Moore, Jr. Detention Home and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
F.   Consideration of Amending the FY2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Comprehensive Services Act Funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 1772.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Appropriating Comprehensive Services Act Funds and Providing Local Matching Funds for a Total Amount of $4,440,140.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Approving the Vacation of approximately 0.07 acre of Public Alley between Chambers Street and Holbrook Street.
Council Letter Number CL -1767

 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Approving and Authorizing the Vacating of Approximately 0.07 Acre of Public Alley Between Chambers Street and Holbrook Street.
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of Resolutions Authorizing Application to the Virginia Department of Transportation Alternative Set-Aside Program.
Council Letter Number CL - 1765

 
1.          A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Requesting and Endorsing a Multiuse Trail Extension from Robertson Bridge to Piedmont Drive /Park Avenue Intersection.
 
2. A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Requesting and Endorsing a Multiuse Trail Extension from the Future River District Riverfront Park to Union Street Bridge Road Via the White Mill Canal.
 
C.   Consideration of Approving Various Resolutions for Virginia Department of Transportation Revenue Sharing Program funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 1764

 
1.          A Resolution of the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia, Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish a Project for the Construction of the District Street and Right of Way Improvements on South Union Street.
 
2. A Resolution the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish a Project for the Construction of the River District Street and Right of Way Improvements on the 600 Block of Main Street.
 
3. A Resolution the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish a Project for Concrete Base Removal and Roadway Reconstruction on Riverside Drive Eastbound from Approximately 400’ West of Audubon Drive to Arnett Boulevard.
 
4. A Resolution the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Requesting the Commonwealth Transportation Board to Establish a Project for the River District Street and Right of Way Improvements on Wilson Street from Bridge Street to Lynn Street.
 
5. A Resolution the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish a Project for General Street and Right of Way Improvements on Riverside Drive and Audubon Drive.
 
6. A Resolution of the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia, Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish a Project for Concrete Base Removal and Roadway Reconstruction on Riverside Drive Eastbound and Westbound from Arnett Boulevard to Locust Lane.

 
 
D.   An Update on General Fund Financials through September 30, 2017.
Council Letter Number 1785.
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

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