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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

November 17, 2020

7:00 P.M.


PRESIDING: Alonzo L. Jones, Mayor  
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
Barry P. Mayo
Samuel A. Kushner


 
Dr. Gary P. Miller, Vice Mayor
Sherman M. Saunders
J. Lee Vogler, Jr., 
Madison J.R. 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
 
Proclamation:      Danville Entrepreneurship Week                                          
November 16-22, 2020
 
Presented to: Jessica Edwards
Dan River Region Entrepreneur Ecosystem Principal Coordinator
 
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
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on October 20, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2447.
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C.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for HUD Funds in the Amount of $1,197,320.
Council Letter Number CL - 2426.

A Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Projects to be or being Undertaken to Improve the Danville Community Financed with Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnership Funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Estimated Program Income for a Total Appropriation of $1,197,320.00.
FINAL ADOPTION
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D.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Food Service Operations at W.W. Moore, Jr., Detention Home in the Amount of $51,491.
Council Letter Number CL - 2406.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Federal Grant in the Amount of Approximately $51,491 to Aid the Food Service Operations at W. W. Moore, Jr. Detention Home and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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E.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Electronic Monitoring and Outreach Detention Programs and Prevention Services in the Amount of $126,829.
Council Letter Number CL - 2418.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 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 Prevention Services for the City of Danville at the W. W. Moore Jr. Detention Home and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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F.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year Budget Appropriation Ordinance for the Proceeds of the Issuance of Bonds.
Council Letter Number CL - 2429.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Anticipating the Proceeds from the Issuance of Bonds and Appropriating Same for Anticipated Expenditures
FINAL ADOPTION
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Review of General Fund Financials.
Council Letter Number CL - 2414.
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B.   Consideration of the Sale of Parcel #22434 on Spring Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2422.
 
1.      Public Hearing                                                               
 
2. A Resolution of the City Council of Danville, Virginia Declaring Certain City-Owned Property to be Surplus to the Needs of the City and Approving and Authorizing the Sale of City Parcel Number #22434, Spring Street, for a Sale Price of $4,000.00.
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C.   Consideration of the Sale of Parcel #72866 on Mount Cross Road.
Council Letter Number CL - 2421.
 
1.      Public Hearing                                            
 
2.  A Resolution of the City Council of Danville, Virginia Declaring Certain City-Owned Property to be Surplus to the Needs of the City and Approving and Authorizing the Sale of City Parcel Number 72866, Mount Cross Road, for a Sales Price of $850.00.
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D.   Consideration of Establishing Juneteenth as an Observed Holiday for City of Danville Employees.
Council Letter Number CL - 2431.

An Ordinance Amending the Personnel System of the City of Danville Providing for the Classification, Compensation, and Employee Development for Employment Positions of the City
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E.   Consideration of Authorizing the City Manager to Execute the Fifth Amendment to the Inframark Wastewater Agreement.
Council Letter Number CL - 2417.

A Resolution Authorizing the Fifth Amendment to the Agreement with Inframark, LLC of the City of Danville’s Wastewater Operation and Maintenance Agreement with Inframark, LLC.
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F.   Consideration of Authorizing the Execution of an Agency Designation Agreement with AMP.
Council Letter Number CL - 2412.

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute the Agency Designation Schedule with American Municipal Power for the Pinnacles Hydro Metering and Billing.
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G.   Consideration of Amending Chapter 34 of the Danville City Code to Revise the Sewer Code.
Council Letter Number CL -  2416

An Ordinance Amending and Reordaining Chapter 34 Entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal” of the Code of the City of Danville, 1986 As Amended, Providing for the Harmonization of City, State, and Federal Regulations.
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H.   Consideration of Authorizing a Request for a Five-Year Extension to Enterprise Zone 57B.
Council Letter CL - 2430.

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Manager to Submit to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development an Enterprise Zone Renewal Application for the City’s Portion of the Joint Enterprise Zone with Pittsylvania County (Enterprise Zone #57B).
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I.   Consideration of Amending the City Manager's Contract.
Council Letter Number CL - 2450.

A Resolution Amending  Section 11 Entitled "Retirement" and Amending Section 12 (B) Entitled "Termination by the City and Severance Pay" of the City Manager's Employment Agreement.
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J.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance in the Amount of $201,640 for Upgrades to the E-911 Center.
Council Letter Number CL - 2407.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management in an Amount of $179,560.25 and Local Share in the Amount of $22,078.10 for Equipment and Service Upgrades to the Danville 9-1-1 Emergency Services Communication Center for a Total Appropriation in the Amount of $201,640, and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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K.   Consideration of Authorizing Mayor Alonzo L. Jones to Execute the City's Post Referendum Letter of Certification.
Council Letter Number CL - 2455.

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia, Pursuant to Virginia Code Section § 58.1-4109, Formally Certifying Caesars Virginia, LLC as the City’s Preferred Casino Gaming Operator and Authorizing Mayor Alonzo L. Jones to Submit the City’s Post-Referendum Letter of Certification of Caesars Virginia, LLC as the City’s Preferred Casino Gaming Operator to the Virginia Lottery Department along with any other Related Information as may be Needed Consistent with this Resolution.
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COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

    

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