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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

December 3, 2019

7:00 P.M.


PRESIDING: Alonzo L. Jones, Mayor  
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
Dr. Gary P. Miller
Sherman M. Saunders

 
Fred O. Shanks, III
Adam J. Tomer
J. Lee Vogler, Jr., Vice Mayor 
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 - L. G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
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.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on November 7, 2019, and Minutes from Regular Work Session held on November 7, 2019.
Council Letter Number CL - 2249.
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Grant from the Virginia Fire Services Board in the Amount of $45,381.
Council Letter Number CL - 2228.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Virginia Fire Services Board in the Amount of $45,381 for Upgrades and Repairs to the Danville and Pittsylvania County Regional Fire Training Center Burn Building and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Recommendations of Appointments to the Following Boards and Commissions.
Council Letter Number CL - 2232.
 
1.      Employee Retirement System
2. Fair Housing Board
3. Industrial Development Authority
4. Planning Commission
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Litter Control and Recycling Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2225.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Anticipate Grant Funds from the Commonwealth of Virginia for Litter Control and Recycling Efforts in the Amount of $7,498 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance in the Amount of $34,281 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Assistance Grant Program.
Council Letter Number CL - 2234.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue for the 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Award in the Amount of $34,281 to be Used to Implement a Forensic 3D Laser Scanner Project.
FIRST READING
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C.   Consideration of Authorizing the Abandonment of Four (4) Unused City Easements.
Council Letter Number CL - 2233.
 
1.           Public Hearing
 
2.  A Resolution Authorizing the Abandonment of Four (4) Unused City Easements Across Surplus Industrial Development Authority Property in Pittsylvania County to Enable the Property to be Sold.
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D.   Consideration of Amending Chapter 41 of the Danville City Code Regarding Signs.
Council Letter Number CL - 2236.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2. An Ordinance Amending Chapter 41, Entitled “Zoning Ordinance” of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, More Specifically Various Sections and Subsections of Article 3.I, Entitled “TO-C, Transitional Office District”, Article 3.J, Entitled “N-C Neighborhood Commercial District, Article 3.K, Entitled “CB-C, Central Business District”, and Article 3.L, Entitled “TW-C, Tobacco Warehouse District” to Allow for Waivers of Maximum Sign Area by Special Use Permit; to Amend Article 10, Entitled “Sign Regulations”, Section M, Entitled “Permitted Signage in the N-C and TO-C Commercial Districts”. Section N, Entitled “Permitted Signs in the CB-C, Central Business District”, and Section O, Entitled “Permitted Signs in the TW-C Tobacco Warehouse Commercial District” to Allow for the Maximum Size of Signs Permitted by Special Use Permit to Match the Limitations set forth in Section P, “Entitled Permitted Signs in the Highway Retail, HR-C and Planned Shopping Center, PS-C, Commercial Districts”
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E.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit at 707 Mount Cross Road.
Council  Letter Number CL - 2237.
 
1.   Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000388, filed by Powers Signs Inc., on Behalf of Averett University, Requesting a Special Use Permit for a Waiver to Maximum Sign Area in Accordance with Article 3.I, Section C, Item 25 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 707 Mount Cross Road, Otherwise Known as Grid 0708, Block 003, Parcel 000004 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map. The Applicant is Proposing to Erect a Sign Larger than Permitted Under Article 10, Section M.
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F.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit at 103 Franklin Turnpike.
Council Letter Number CL - 2238.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2. An Ordinance Granting Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000295, filed by Jagjit Singh on Behalf Of Kaur & Sons LLC, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 103 Franklin Turnpike, Otherwise Known as Grid 2806, Block 009, Parcel 000010 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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G.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit at 3585 Riverside Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2247.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2.  An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 3585 Riverside Drive, Otherwise Known as Grid 1713, Block 002, Parcel 000001 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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H.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit at 395 Mount Cross Road.
Council Letter Number CL - 2248.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2. An Ordinance Granting Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000294, filed by Jagjit Singh on behalf of Suhasons Inc., Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 395 Mount Cross Road, Otherwise Known as Grid 1709, Block 004, Parcel 000002 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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I.   Consideration of  Granting a Special Use Permit at 1371 Piney Forest Road.
Council Letter Number CL - 2245.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2.  An Ordinance Granting Special Use Permit Application PLSUP201900000303, filed by Mohammad Nawaz Khan on Behalf of Elegance Investment LLC, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 730 Piney Forest Road, Otherwise Known as Grid 1815, Parcel 003, Parcel 000006 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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J.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit at 4800 Riverside Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2241.
 
1.      Public Hearing
2. A Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000290, filed by Hewa Jayawardena on Behalf of Jerry Davis, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 4800 Riverside Drive Otherwise Known as Grid 0709, Block 002, Parcel 000019 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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K.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit at 1501 West Main Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2242.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2.  A Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000299, filed by Shahid Javid on Behalf of MKM Partners, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 1501 West Main Street Otherwise Known as Grid 0611, Block 004, Parcel 000001 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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L.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit Application at 2100 West Main Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2243
 
1.       Public Hearing
2. Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000309, filed by Samir Patel on Behalf of Dutta Inc. of Virginia, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of City of Danville, Virginia 1986, as Amended at 2100 West Main Street, Otherwise Known as Grid 0610, Block 004, Parcel 000001 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map
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M.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit at 3401 Westover Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2246.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2.  A Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000362, filed by Ghulam Hassan, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.J, Section C, Item 2 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, At 3401 Westover Drive, Otherwise Known As Grid 9818, Block 005, Parcel 0000023 of the City Of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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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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