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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

November 9, 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 - J. Lee Vogler, Jr.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

"Update from Danville Pittsylvania Community Services Board"

By:  Dr. Frank Wickers
 
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.
 
MINUTES
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on October 5, 2017.
Council Letter CL - 1790.
 
 
APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Appointments to the Industrial Development Authority:
Council Letter Number CL - 1778

A Resolution Reappointing C.G. Hairston to the Industrial Development Authority.

A Resolution Reappointing Landon Wyatt to the Industrial Development Authority.








 
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Rezoning from HR-C, Highway Retail Commercial to I-M, Industrial Manufacturing, a portion of Parcel IDs #50968, #57335, #57360; Rezone from I-M, Industrial Manufacturing to HR-C, Highway Retail Commercial, a Portion of Parcel ID 70042; and Rezone from OT-R, Old Town Residential to I-M, Industrial Manufacturing, a Portion of Parcel IDs #70251 and #70252.
Council Letter Number CL - 1789

 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Rezoning from HR-C, Highway Retail Commercial to I-M, Industrial Manufacturing, a Portion of Parcel IDs #50968, #57335 and #57360, Otherwise Known as Grid 1808, Block 011, Parcel 000034, Grid 1808, Block 011, Parcel 000035 and Grid 1808, Block 011, Parcel 000033 Respectively of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map and to Rezone from I-M, Industrial Manufacturing to HR-C, Highway Retail Commercial, a Portion of Parcel ID 70042, Otherwise Known As Grid 1808, Block 011, Parcel 000032 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map and to Rezone From OT-R, Old Town Residential to I-M, Industrial Manufacturing, a Portion of Parcel IDs #70251 and #70252, Otherwise Known as Grid 1807, Block 001, Parcel 000005 and Grid 1807, Block 001, Parcel 000001, Respectively of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
 
B.   Consideration of Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City of Danville in the Maximum Principal Amount of $16,000,000.
Council Letter Number CL - 1758

 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2.
An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City of Danville, Virginia, in the Maximum Principal Amount of $16,000,000 to Finance the Acquisition, Construction and Equipping of Various Capital Projects.
FIRST READING
 
C.   Consideration of Using $1 Million in VDH Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Funds for a Water Capital Improvement Project.
Council Letter Number CL - 1780

A Resolution Approving Using the Virginia Department of Health Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program for the Fiscal Year 2018 $1,000,000 Water Capital Improvement Project.
 
 
D.   Consideration of Approval of Resolutions Requesting VDOT Program Three Urban Projects in the City of Danville.
Council Letter Number 1793.

 
1.          A Resolution of City Council of the City of Danville Virginia Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish an Urban System Highway Project for the Airport Drive Trail from Danville Regional Airport to U.S. Route 58.
 
2. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Danville Virginia Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish an Urban System Highway Project for the Improvement of North Union Street from Spring Street to Memorial Drive.
 
3. A Resolution of the City of Danville Virginia Requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to Establish an Urban System Highway Project for the Improvement of Airport Drive from the Danville Regional Airport Terminal towards Stinson Drive.


 
 
E.   Consideration of Requesting the General  Assembly Amend Virginia Code Section 62.1-44.15:27
Council Letter Number CL - 1784

A Resolution Requesting that the General Assembly Amend Virginia Code Section 62.1-44.15:27 Entitled Establishment of Virginia Stormwater Management Programs.
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

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