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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

July 5, 2018

7:00 P.M.


PRESIDING: Alonzo L. Jones, Mayor  
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
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 - J. Lee Vogler, 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.
 
MINUTES
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on June 5, 2018.
Council Letter Number CL - 1927.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Outdoor) at 209 Trade Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 1925.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for Commercial Recreation (Outdoor) in Accordance with Article 3:M, Section C, Item 4 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986, as Amended, at 209 Trade Street, Otherwise Known as Grid 1713, Block 003, Parcel 000008, of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
 
B.   Consideration of Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the City of Danville in the Maximum Principal Amount of $16,000,000.
Council Letter Number CL - 1913
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City Of Danville, Virginia, in the Maximum Principal Amount of $16,000,000 to Finance the Acquisition, Construction and Equipping of Various Capital Projects.
FIRST READING
 
C.   Consideration of Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Lease Agreement with Milestone Tower Limited Partnership-IV.
Council Letter Number CL - 1928
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Authorizing and Approving the City Manager to Execute a Lease Agreement with Milestone Tower Limited Partnership-IV for the Placement of a Communications Tower and Equipment at 300 Goode Street.
 
D.   Consideration of Authorizing an Application to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for Mass Transit Funding.
Council Letter Number CL - 1920
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Authorizing an Application by the City to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for Grants for Operating and Capital Costs for Public Transportation for Fiscal Year 2019.
 
E.   Consideration of Filing an Application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for a Grant Under the Federal Transit Act.
Council Letter Number CL - 1921
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Confirming and Ratifying the Filing of an Application by the City to the U.S. Department of Transportation for a Grant Under the Federal Transit Act, As Amended.
 
F.   Consideration of Amending the FY2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for Federal and State Transit Capital Assistance Funds for Regional Bus Service.
Council Letter Number CL - 1922

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for Federal and State Transit Capital Assistance Funds Related to the Provision of Regional Bus Service by the Danville Transit System to Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties.
FIRST READING
 
G.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Department of Criminal Justice Services Grant to Fund the Gang Prevention Coordinator.
Council Letter Number CL - 1923.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue for a Department of Criminal Justice Services, Commonwealth of Virginia, Office of the Attorney General Grant for Establishment of the Danville Crime Prevention to be used to Fund the Gang Prevention Coordinator.
FIRST READING
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

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