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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

February 4, 2020

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 - Sherman M. Saunders
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION
 
Proclamation:   National Caregivers Day                                                          
Presented to: Sophia Bolakas
Program Coordinator, Ballou Senior Recreation Center
 
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.
 
MEETING MINUTES
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on January 7, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2276.
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit for Waiver of Minimum Setback Requirements at 350 Mall Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2278.
 
1.      Public Hearing
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Waiver to Yard Requirements per Article 3.N, Section C, Item 21, of the Zoning Ordinance of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986, as amended, at 350 Mall Drive, Otherwise Known as Grid 1709, Block 001, Parcel 0000021 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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B.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit at 1225 Franklin Turnpike for Commercial Recreation (Indoor).
Council Letter Number CL - 2239.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2.  A Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000320, filed by Abdul Wahid Khan on Behalf of Catbird Properties LLC, Requesting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) in Accordance with Article 3.J, Section C, Item 2 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986, As Amended, at 1225 Franklin Turnpike, Otherwise Known as Grid 1916, Block 003, Parcel 000005 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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C.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit at 1354 Westover Drive for Commercial Recreation (Indoor).
Council Letter Number CL - 2240.
 
1.      Public Hearing
2.  A Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000319, filed by Inam Qazi on Behalf of UHA 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 1354 Westover Drive, Otherwise Known as Grid 0710, Block 001, Parcel 000006 of the City of Danville, Virginia, Zoning District Map. The Applicant is Proposing to have Indoor Gaming.
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D.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit at 1371 Piney Forest Road for Commercial Recreation (Indoor).
Council Letter Number CL - 2244.
 
1.       Public Hearing
2. A Resolution Denying Special Use Permit Application PLSUP20190000317, filed by Abdul Nasir on Behalf of HRNA 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 City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, at 1371 Piney Forest Road, Otherwise Known as Grid 1920, Block 013, Parcel 000092 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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E.   Consideration of Denying a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Indoor) at 688 Mount Cross Road.
Council Letter Number CL - 2277.
 
1.      Public Hearing
2. A Resolution Denying 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 688 Mount Cross Road, Otherwise Known as Grid 0708, Block 001, Parcel 000012 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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F.   Consideration of Vacating Approximately 0.05 Acres of Right-of-Way on Preston Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2267.
 
1.      Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Vacating Approximately 0.05 Acres of Public Right-of-Way on Preston Place.
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G.   Consideration of Endorsing the Strategic Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) Study on Riverside Drive. 
Council Letter Number CL - 2265.

A Resolution Endorsing the Strategic Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) Study on Riverside Drive Initiated and Funded by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
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H.   Consideration of Authorizing and Approving a Request to VDOT to Add Lane Miles to the Danville Highway Maintenance System.
Council Letter Number CL - 2264.

A Resolution Authorizing and Approving a Request by the City of Danville to the Virginia Department of Transportation that Lane Miles be Added to the Danville Highway Maintenance System.
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I.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for VDOT Funds for Two Trail Extension Projects.
Council Letter Number CL - 2266.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Two Trail Extension Projects to be Undertaken within the City of Danville and to be Financed Anticipating Revenues from the Virginia Department of Transportation - Transportation Alternatives Program.
FIRST READING
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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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