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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

August 8, 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 - Dr. Gary P. Miller
 
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 July 2, 2019.
Council Letter Number CL - 2172.
 
APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Appointments to the Following Boards and Commissions.
Council Letter Number CL - 2159
 
1.          A Resolution Reappointing Robin Crews to the Commission of Architectural Review.
 
2. A Resolution Reappointing Debra Hairston to the Community Improvement Council.
 
3. A Resolution Appointing Janet Gwynn to the Community Improvement Council.
 
4. A Resolution Appointing Adam Jones to the River District Design Commission.
 
5. A Resolution Appointing Andrew Hessler to the River District Design Commission.
 
6. A  Resolution Appointing Ernecia Coles to the Social Services Advisory Board.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit at 401 Bridge Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2161.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for Residential Uses in a Structure with Non-Residential Use on the First Floor, and a Waiver of Density Requirements in Accordance with Article 3.L, Section C, Items 9 and 13 of Chapter 41 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, as Amended, at 401 Bridge Street, Otherwise Known as Grid 2713, Block, 006, Parcel 000001 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
 
B.   Consideration of Amending the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Danville, Virginia.
Council Letter Number CL - 2162.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Amending Chapter 41, Entitled “Zoning Ordinance” of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, As Amended, more Specifically Article 3.I, Entitled “TO-C, Transitional Office”, Section C, Entitled “Uses Permitted by Special Use Permit” by Adding Item 24 for Hotels and Motels.
 
C.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit at 990 Main Street and 108 Holbrook Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 2163.
 
1.         Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Hotel in Accordance with Article 3.I, Section C, Item 24 of Chapter 41 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, as Amended, at 990 Main Street and 108 Holbrook Street, Otherwise Known as Grid 1720, Block 009, Parcel 000001 and Grid 1716, Block 014, Parcel 000001 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
 
D.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Virginia Commission for the Arts Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2154.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 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
 
E.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a National Recreation and Parks Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2157.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a National Recreation and Parks Association Grant Award in the Amount of $110,000.
FIRST READING
 
F.   Consideration of the Donation of Parking Fines to the Danville Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc.
Council Letter Number CL - 2160.
 
An Ordinance Appropriating the Funds Collected from Parking Tickets Issued During the Month of July 2019 to the Danville Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc.
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

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