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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

August 18, 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
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 August 18, 2020 meeting.  Comments will be collected through August 17, 2020 5:00 p.m.
 
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.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on July 21, 2020, and Minutes from Regular Work Session held on July 7, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2379.
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Funds from the Danville Regional Foundation in the Amount of $37,187.50.
Council Letter Number CL - 2370.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenues from Danville Regional Foundation in the Amount of $37,187.50 for the Study on the Use of Potential Casino Revenue and Appropriating the Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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C.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Virginia Commission for the Arts Grant in the Amount of $4,500.
Council Letter Number CL - 2357.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 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
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APPOINTMENTS
 
A.   Consideration of Appointments to the Following Boards and Commissions:
Council Letter Number CL - 2382.
 
1.      A Resolution Reappointing Robert Stowe to the Commission of Architectural Review.
 
2. A Resolution Appointing Jackson Weller to the Commission of Architectural Review to fill the Unexpired Term of Sean Davis.
 
3. A Resolution Reappointing Tyrell Payne to the Community Improvement Council.
 
4. A Resolution Appointing Kalil Khan to the Planning Commission to fill the unexpired term of Bruce Wilson.
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Review of General Fund Financial Report as of June 30, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2383.
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B.   Consideration of Authorizing an Access License on City Owned Property.
Council Letter Number CL - 2356.
 
1.      Public Hearing
 
2. A Resolution Authorizing an Access License on Certain City-Owned Real Property for the Provision of Radio Services.
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C.   Consideration of a Resolution of Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures with Proceeds of a Borrowing.
Council Letter Number CL - 2368.

A Resolution of Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures with Proceeds of a Borrowing.
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D.   Consideration of Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City of Danville, Virginia.
Council Letter Number CL - 2369.
 
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.
FIRST READING
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E.   Consideration of Authorizing and Approving Execution of a Purchase Contract and Actual Purchase of Parcel #60450.
Council Letter Number CL - 2362.

A Resolution of the City Council of Danville, Virginia Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a Purchase Contract as well as the Actual Purchase of Parcel Number 60450, Park Avenue, for a Purchase Price not to Exceed $85,000 and Closing Costs.
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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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