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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

August 20, 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
 
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.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on July 16, 2019.
Council Letter Number CL - 2173.
 
B.   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.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
C.   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.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Changes to Chapter 32 of the Danville City Code for the Employee Retirement System.
Council Letter Number CL - 2171.

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 32, Entitled "Retirement System” of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia, 1986, as Amended in Order to Update and Reflect the Required Contributions of New Employees to the “Employees’ Retirement System of the City of Danville, Virginia” Hired on or after September 1, 2019.
 
B.   Consideration of Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City of Danville, Virginia in the Amount of $16,000,000.
Council Letter Number CL - 2168.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City of Danville, Virginia, in the Maximum Aggregate Principal Amount of $16,000,000 to Finance the Acquisition, Construction and Equipping of Various Capital Projects and Declaring the City’s Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures with Proceeds of a Borrowing.
FIRST READING
 
C.   Consideration of Approval of a Lease Agreement with Fly High Inc.
Council Letter Number CL - 2135.
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Authorizing and Approving a Lease Agreement for Airport Facilities Between the City of Danville and Fly High Danville, Inc. to Provide Fixed Based Operator Services at the Danville Regional Airport.
 
D.   Consideration of Providing a Moral Obligation to Virginia Bank & Trust for 145 Cane Creek Boulevard.
Council Letter Number CL - 2167.

A Resolution Authorizing and Approving Execution of a Moral Obligation Agreement by and Between the City of Danville, Virginia and Virginia Bank and Trust Company.
 
E.   Consideration of Authorizing the City of Danville to enter into a Turn-Back Agreement with Transco.
Council Letter Number CL - 2165.

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City of Danville, Virginia to Enter into a Turn-Back Capacity Agreement with the Transcontinental Pipeline Company, LLC.
 
F.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Federal and State Aviation Funding.
Council Letter Number CL - 2166.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for Additional Federal and State Aviation Funding for Multiple Construction Projects at the Danville Regional Airport in the Amount of $4,104,325 and for the Local Share in the Amount of $282,664.65 to be Provided from Reprogrammed Funds Transferred from Various Projects 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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