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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

August 21, 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

 
Sherman M. Saunders
Fred O. Shanks, III
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
 
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.          Public Hearing on the Budget Appropriation
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on July 17, 2018.
Council Letter Number CL - 1961.
 
C.   Consideration of Amending the FY 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Comprehensive Services Act Funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 1934.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Appropriating Comprehensive Services Act Funds and Providing Local Matching Funds for a Total Amount of $4,747,214.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Appointments to the following Boards and Commissions.
Council Letter Number 1936.
 
1.          A Resolution Reappointing Jeffrey L. Bond as a Member of the Commission of Architectural Review.
 
2. A Resolution Appointing Tyrell Payne as a Member of the Community Improvement Council.
 
3. A Resolution Appointing Natalie B. Whitlow as a Member of the Danville Community Policy and Management Team.
 
4. A Resolution Appointing Philip Hall as a Member of the Airport Commission.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Amending the FY 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Virginia Commission for the Arts Grant in the Amount of $4,500.00.
Council Letter Number CL - 1941

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Virginia Commission for the Arts Grant in the Amount of $4,500, and to Provide for the Local Share in the Amount of $5,000 for a Total Grant of $9,500.
FIRST READING
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of a Full Service Ambulance Operator's Permit to LifeCare.
Council Letter Number CL - 1907.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Full-Service Ambulance Operator’s Permit to LifeCare Medical Transports, Inc.
 
C.   Consideration of Amending and Reordaining Chapter 32, entitled "Retirement System" of the Danville City Code.
Council Letter Number CL - 1932

An Ordinance Repealing and Reordaining Chapter 32, Entitled "Retirement System” of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, in its Entirety in Order to Update and Reflect the Current Pension and Retirement Systems for the City Officers and Employees.
 
D.   Consideration of Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into American Municipal Power's Agency Designation Agreement.
Council Letter Number CL - 1894.

A Resolution Authorizing and the City Manager to Execute the Agency Designation Schedule with American Municipal Power, Inc.
 
E.   Consideration of Rescinding Ordinance Number 2005-09.12 pertaining to the Approval Process for Murals in Downtown Danville.
Council Letter Number CL - 1965.

An Ordinance Repealing Ordinance No. 2005-09.12 Entitled Collaboration Between the City of Danville and the Downtown Danville Association to Implement a Mural Program in Downtown Danville.
 
F.   Consideration of Approving a Purchase Agreement to Acquire the Daniel Group Hangar at Danville Regional Airport.
Council Letter Number 1938.

A Resolution Approving a Purchase Agreement to Acquire the Daniel Group Hangar at the Danville Regional Airport.
 
G.   Consideration of Approval of a Five Year Lease Renewal Agreement with Averett University at Danville Regional Airport.
Council Letter Number CL - 1939.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Approving an Agreement Leasing Hangar and Administrative Space at the Danville Regional Airport to Averett University for it’s Flight Center.
 
H.   Consideration of Approving a Resolution of Support of the Historic Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2018.
Council Letter Number CL - 1952.

A Resolution Urging the City of Danville’s Congressional Delegation to Support the Historic Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2018.
 
I.   Consideration of Amending the FY 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Grant from the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
Council Letter Number CL - 1964

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Virginia Housing Development Authority in the Amount of $125,000 and Local Share in the Amount of $75,000 and Appropriating the Same.
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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