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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

September 5, 2017

7:00 P.M.



PRESIDING:

John B. Gilstrap, Mayor
 
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
Alonzo L. Jones, Vice Mayor
Gary P. Miller

 
Sherman M. Saunders
Fred O. Shanks, III
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.
 
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 
INVOCATION - Fred O. Shanks, III
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Certificate of  Recognition:     Recognizing M&M Furniture's 71 years of Service.

Presented to:                            Mildred and Thomas Farthing
 
 
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 August 3, 2017.
Council Letter Number CL - 1746
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Grant from the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
Council Letter Number CL - 1727

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Virginia Housing Development Authority in the Amount of $200,000 and Local Share in the amount of $100,000 and Appropriating the Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Authorizing an Application to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for Mass Transit Funding for FY 2018.
Council Letter Number CL - 1742.
 
1.     Public Hearing
2. A Resolution Approving and Authorizing an Application by the City to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for Grants for Operating and Capital Costs for Public Transportation for Fiscal Year 2018.
 
B.   Consideration of Authorizing an Application to the Federal Transit Administration for Mass Transit Funding for FY 2018.
Council Letter Number CL - 1743.
 
1.     Public Hearing
2.     A Resolution Confirming and Ratifying the Filing of an Application by the City to the U.S. Department of Transportation for a Grant under the Federal Transit Act, As Amended.
 
C.   Consideration of Amending the FY 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for State Department of Aviation Maintenance Grant Funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 1744

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for State Department of Aviation Maintenance Grant Funds Related to the Maintenance of Certain Airport Properties in the Amount of $100,000 and for the Local Share in the Amount of $127,832 for a Total Appropriation of $227,832 and Appropriating the Same.
FIRST READING
 
D.   Consideration of Amending the FY 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Title III-B Grant Funds for Senior Citizen Programs.
Council Letter Number CL - 1735

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Certain Revenues to Provide for Title III-B Grant Funds and Local Share for Senior Citizen Programs and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
 
E.   Consideration of Approval of the FY 2017 and FY 2018 Performance Contract for Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services.
Council Letter Number CL - 1734

A Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year 2017 and the Fiscal Year 2018 Performance Contract for Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services.
 
F.   Consideration of Approval and Execution of a Moral Obligation from American National Bank to the IDA for Kyocera SGS Tech Hub LLC.
Council Letter Number CL - 1745

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing Execution of a Moral Obligation Agreement by and Between the City of Danville, Virginia and American National Bank and Trust Company.
 
G.   Consideration of Approval and Authorizing the relocation of the General Registrar and Central Absentee Precinct to 530 Main Street.
Council Letter Number CL - 1739.
 
1.    Public Hearing
2.    A Resolution Authorizing and Approving the Relocation of the Offices of the Electoral Board and Registrar from 515 Main Street to 530 Main Street, 1st Floor, Suite 100.
3.    An Ordinance Amending Chapter 12 Article II of the Danville City Code to Change the Central Absentee Voter Precinct.

 
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

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