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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

July 21, 2020

7:00 P.M.


PRESIDING: Alonzo L. Jones, Mayor  
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
Samuel A. Kushner
Barry P. Mayo

 
Dr. Gary P. Miller, Vice Mayor
Sherman M. Saunders
J. Lee Vogler, Jr.,
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.

Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, the City of Danville will continue to accept comments for Communications from Visitors and for Public Hearings via their on-line portal at:  danvilleva.gov/council or by phone using this number: (434) 857-3348, until further notice.  Comments submitted via these formats will be collected and distributed to all City Council members, and published with the minutes of the July 21, 2020 meeting.  Comments will be collected through July 20, 2020 5:00 p.m.
 
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.
 
MEETING MINUTES
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on June 16, 2020, Minutes from Special Work Session held on June 9, 2020, and Regular Work Session held on June 16, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2348.
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APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Mayor's Appointments to Boards and Commissions.
Council Letter Number CL - 2364.
 
1.           A Resolution Appointing Samuel A. Kushner as a Member of the Danville Development Council.
 
2. A Resolution Appointing Madison J. Whittle as a Member of the Dan River Business Development Center.
 
3. A Resolution Appointing J. Lee Vogler, Jr., as a Member of the Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority to fill an Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 2021.
 
4. A Resolution Appointing Gary P. Miller, as an Alternate Member of the Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority to fill an Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 2021.
 
5.  A Resolution Appointing J. Lee Vogler, Jr., as a Member of the Staunton River Regional Industrial  Facility Authority to fill an Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 2022.
 
6. A Resolution Appointing L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr., as a Member of the Staunton River Regional Industrial Facility Authority to fill an Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 2022.
 
7. A Resolution Appointing Gary P. Miller, as a Member of the Danville Utility Commission, to fill an Unexpired Term Ending June 30, 2022.
 
8. A Resolution Reappointing Sherman M. Saunders, as a Member of the Employee Retirement System Board of Trustees.
 
9. A Resolution Appointing Barry Mayo, as a Member of the Pittsylvania County Community Action Board.
 
10. A Resolution Reappointing J. Lee Vogler, Jr., as a Member of the West Piedmont Planning District Commission.
 
11. A Resolution Appointing James B. Buckner as a Member of the West Piedmont Planning District Commission.
 
12. A Resolution Reappointing J. Lee Vogler, Jr., as a Member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
 
13. A Resolution Appointing James B. Buckner as a Member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
 
14. A Resolution Appointing James B. Buckner, as a Member of the Transportation Advisory Committee.
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of the HUD One Year Action Plan and Five Year Consolidated Plan.
Council Letter Number CL - 2351.
 
1.      Public Hearing       
 
2. A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Submit to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) a One Year Action Plan and Five Year Consolidated Plan.
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B.   Consideration of Approving and Authorizing the Acceptance of Parcel IDS# 02116 and #02117 for Market Garden Park.
Council Letter Number CL - 2343.

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Acceptance of Real Property Identified as Parcels 02116 and 02117 for Capital Improvements at Market Garden.
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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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