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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

May 21, 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.

Pursuant to City of Danville Ordinance Number 2020-04.01 (Continuity of Operations Ordinance), the format for the meeting has been modified to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus or COVID-19. The changes are designed to accommodate public input while encouraging the public to continue self-quarantining and practicing social distancing, as recommended by Governor Northam. The public is encouraged to watch the meeting live via River City TV Facebook page, Comcast Channel 10 or Gamewood Channel 122.  Because of this State of Emergency and the need for social distancing, the Council is conducting this meeting electronically via Zoom under the authority of the aforementioned Continuity of Operations Ordinance.

Time and Place of Meeting
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.  Due to ongoing health concerns related to COVID-19, the City of Danville is modifying the structure of City Council meetings allowing for "virtual" meetings.  
 
Communications from Visitors and Public Hearings
Communication from Visitors is an opportunity for citizens to address Council on matters not on the agenda.  Though the municipal building is closed to the public, accommodations have been made to still allow public comments by encouraging citizens to provide comments for Communications from Visitors and Public Hearings on agenda items ahead of time.  There will be two options for submissions:  online at danvilleva.gov/council or by phone using this number: (434) 857-3348.  Comments submitted via these formats will be collected and distributed to all City Council members, and published with the minutes of the May 21, 2020 meeting.  Comments will be collected through May 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
 
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 
INVOCATION - L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
 
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 April 21, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2328.
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Domestic Violence Victim Program Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2312.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for a Domestic Violence Victim Program Grant in the Amount of $44,635 and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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C.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Grant for the Victim Witness Program.
Council Letter Number CL - 2311.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for a Victim Witness Program in the Amount of $177,083 and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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OLD BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of the Fiscal Year 2021 Danville Public Schools Budget.
Council Letter Number CL - 2326.
 
  A Resolution Approving the Budget of the School Board of the City of Danville for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021.
FINAL ADOPTION
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APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Appointments to Boards and Commissions.
Council Letter Number CL - 2336.
 
1.      A Resolution Appointing Katherine Waller to the Danville Community Policy & Management Team as the Danville Health  Department Representative.
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Selling the Pinnacles Hydroelectric Complex to Northbrook Energy.
Council Letter Number CL - 2307.
 
1.          Public Hearing                            
2.      A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City of Danville, Virginia to Sell the Pinnacles Hydroelectric Complex to Northbrook Energy for the Amount of $8,200,000.
 
3. A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City of Danville, Virginia to Enter into a Purchase Power Agreement and Interconnection Agreement with Northbrook Energy for the Energy, Capacity, and Renewable Energy Credits from the Pinnacles Hydro Facility.
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B.   Consideration of Amending Danville City Code to Maintain the Real Estate Tax Rate.
Council Letter Number CL -2333.
 
1.      Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Amending and Reordaining Sections 37-27, 37-28 and 37-29 of the Danville City Code thereby Maintaining the Real Estate Tax of Eighty-Four (84) Cents on Every One Hundred Dollars of Assessed Value Effective July 1, 2020.
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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