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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
REVISED AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

June 4, 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 - Fred O. Shanks, III
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Proclamation entitled:  LGBTQ Pride Month
Presented to:  Liz Cervantes
 
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
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on May 7, 2019.
Council Letter Number CL - 2129.
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Funds for the Victim Witness Program in the Amount of $177,083.
Council Letter Number CL - 2106.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the State for a Victim Witness Program in the Amount of $177,083 and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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C.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Appropriate Funds for the Domestic Violence Victim Program Grant in the Amount of $44,635.
Council Letter Number CL - 2107.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the State for a Domestic Violence Victim Program Grant in the Amount of $44,635 and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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OLD BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Amending Danville City Code to Increase the Tax on Transient Lodgers and Implement a Room Occupancy Tax.
Council Letter Number CL - 2116.
 
1.          An Ordinance Amending and Reordaining Section 37-97 of the Danville City Code to Increase the tax on Transient Lodgers from Seven (7) Percent to Eight (8) Percent and to Implement a $2.00 Per Day Room Occupancy Tax Effective July 1, 2019.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
2. An Ordinance Amending and Reordaining Section 37-30 of the Danville City Code to Increase the Personal Property Tax from $3.50 per $100 Assessed Value to $3.60 per $100 Assessed Value Effective January 1, 2020.
FINAL ADOPTION
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Danville City Code to Increase the Real Estate Tax.
Council Letter Number CL - 2117.

An Ordinance Amending and Reordaining Sections 37-27, 37-28 and 37-29 of the Danville City Code thereby Increasing the Real Estate Tax from Eighty (80) Cents on every One Hundred Dollars to Eighty-Four (84) Cents on every One Hundred Dollars of Assessed Value Effective July 1, 2019.
FINAL ADOPTION
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APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Appointments to Boards and Commissions
Council Letter Number CL - 2114.
 
1.          A Resolution Reappointing Joseph Miller to the Airport Commission.
 
2. A Resolution Reappointing Michael Duncan to the Airport Commission.
 
3. A Resolution Appointing Daniel Farmer to the Airport Commission.
 
4. A Resolution Reappointing Telly Tucker to the Danville Community College Board.
 
5. A Resolution Reappointing Tammy Warren to the Danville Community Policy & Management Team.
 
6. A Resolution Reappointing Demetrius Crews to the Danville Community Policy & Management Team.
 
7 A Resolution Reappointing Ralph Price to the Danville Development Council.
 
8. A Resolution Reappointing Philip Hall to the Danville Development Council.
 
9. A Resolution Reappointing Frank Wickers to the Danville Pittsylvania Community Services Board.
 
10. A Resolution Reappointing Michael Mondul to the Danville Pittsylvania Community Services Board.
 
11. A Resolution Reappointing Sheila Williamson Branch to the Danville Utility Commission.
 
12. A Resolution Reappointing Paul Liepe to the Danville Utility Commission.
 
13. A Resolution Reappointing Fred O. Shanks, III to the Danville Utility Commission.
 
14. A  Resolution Appointing Hampton Wilkins to the Fair Housing Board.
 
15. A Resolution Appointing Cynthia Pruitt Rhodes to the Social Services Advisory Board.
 
16. A Resolution Appointing Kathy Andrews to the Social Services Advisory Board.
 
17. A Resolution Reappointing Judy Keesee to the Transportation Advisory Board.
 
18. A Resolution Reappointing Ralph Price to the Transportation Advisory Board.
 
19. A Resolution Appointing J. Lee Vogler, Jr. to the West Piedmont Planning District Commission.
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Amending the Personnel System of the City of Danville.
Council  Letter Number CL - 2110.

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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B.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit for Waiver of Yard Requirements at 3027 Riverside Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2124.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Waiver of Yard Requirements in Accordance with Article 3.M, Section C, Item 21 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986 as amended at 3027 Riverside Dr., Otherwise Known as Grid 1713, Block 006, Parcel 000005, of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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C.   Consideration of Rezoning from N-C Neighborhood Commercial to "Conditional" CB-C Central Business Commercial at 750 Main Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2125.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Rezoning from N-C Neighborhood Commercial District to CB-C “Conditional” Central Business Commercial District, 750 Main St., Otherwise Known as Grid 1716, Block 006, Parcel 000035 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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D.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit for Indoor Recreation at 750 Main Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2126.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for Indoor Recreation in Accordance with Article 3.K, Section C, Item 5 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986 as amended at 750 Main St., Otherwise Known as Grid 1716, Block 006, Parcel 000035 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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E.   Consideration of Rezoning from HR-C Highway Retail Commercial to "Conditional" LED-I Light Economic Development Industrial, 201 Eastwood Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2127.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Rezoning from HR-C Highway Retail Commercial to “Conditional” LED-I Light Economic Development Industrial, 201 Eastwood Dr., Otherwise Known as Grid 2716, Block 005, Parcel 000013 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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F.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit for a Waiver of District and Yard Setback Requirements at 201 Eastwood Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2128.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Waiver of District and Yard Setback Requirements in Accordance with Article 3.O, Section C, Items 19 and 25 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986 as amended at 201 Eastwood Dr., Otherwise Known as Grid 2716, Block 005, Parcel 000013 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
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G.   Consideration of Authorizing and Approving Conveyance of Lot 1 in Airside Industrial Park to the IDA.
Council Letter Number CL - 2120.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2.  A Resolution Authorizing and Approving the Conveyance of 0.843 Acre of Property Identified as Lot 1 In Airside Industrial Park to the Industrial Development Authority of Danville, Virginia.
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H.   Consideration of Establishing a Local Provider Assessment on SOVAH Danville for a Supplemental Medicaid Payment Program.
Council Letter Number CL - 2121.

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia, Supporting the Adoption of an Ordinance, all Related Actions in the Virginia General Assembly and Executive Branch Agencies for the Establishment of a Local Provider Assessment on SOVAH Danville for a Supplemental Medicaid Payment Program.
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I.   Consideration of Approving the Budget of the City of Danville, the CSP and the Budget Appropriation Ordinance for FY 2020.
Council  Letter Number CL - 2122.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Approving the Budgets of the Various Funds of the City of Danville for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2020.
FIRST READING
 
3. A Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Capital and Special Projects Plan for the City of Danville, Virginia.
FIRST READING
 
4. Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2020
FIRST READING
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J.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Retiree Bonus.
Council Letter Number CL - 2138.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Retiree Bonus to be paid from Various Fund’s Unassigned Balance in an Amount not to Exceed $275,000 and Appropriating the Same.
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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