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REVISED

DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

September 1, 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, Vice Mayor
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 September 1, 2020 meeting.  Comments will be collected through August 31, 2020 5:00 p.m.
 
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 
INVOCATION - L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Dr. Rachel Santos and Dr. Roberto Santos
Center of Police Practice, Policy and Research, Radford University
Introduced by Chief Scott Booth
 
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 4, 2020.
Council Letter Number CL - 2396.
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B.   Consideration of Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds of the City of Danville, Virginia.
Council Letter Number CL - 2369.

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.
FINAL ADOPTION
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Toyota USA Grant Funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 2378.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue from the Toyota USA Grant Program in the Amount of $30,000 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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B.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for DMV Alcohol Grant Program Funds in the Amount of $19,222.
Council Letter Number CL - 2375.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Selective Enforcement – Alcohol Grant Program in the Amount of $19,222 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING 
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C.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for the DMV Occupant Protection Grant Program in the Amount of $5,250.
Council Letter Number CL - 2376.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue from Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office Selective Enforcement – Occupant Protection Grant Program in the Amount of $5,250 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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D.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for DMV Speed Grant Program Funds in the Amount of $9,100.
Council Letter Number CL - 2377.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue from Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office Selective Enforcement – Speed Grant Program in the Amount of $9,100 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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E.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for CSA Funds.
Council Letter Number CL -2366.
 
An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Appropriating Comprehensive Services Act Funds and Providing Local Matching Funds for a Total Amount of $4,780,388 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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F.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Virginia Department of Aviation Airport Maintenance Funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 2371.
 
An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 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 $70,208 and for the Local Share in the Amount of $17,552 for a Total Appropriation of $87,760 and Appropriating the Same.
FIRST READING
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G.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Title III-B Older American Act Grant Funds for Senior Citizen Transportation Services.
Council Letter Number CL - 2372.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Certain Revenues to Provide for Title III-B Grant Funds and Local Share for Senior Citizen Transportation Services and Appropriating the Same.
FIRST READING
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H.   Consideration of Amending Danville City Code to add the Local Legends Banner Display Program.
Council Letter Number CL - 2363.

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 35 Entitled “Streets and Sidewalks” of the Code of the City of Danville, 1986, As Amended, by Adding a Section 35-17.1 Entitled “Local Legends Banner Display Program.”
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I.   Consideration of Support of Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission Grant Funds for the Southern Virginia Multi-Modal Park.
Council Letter Number CL - 2392.

A Resolution Authorizing the Submission of an Application for the Fiscal Year 2021 Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission Southside Economic Development Grant Program.
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J.   Consideration of an Application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for an Industrial Revitalization Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2390.

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Submission of a Grant Application by the Danville Office of Economic Development, to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, Industrial Revitalization Fund and for the City to Fund the Balance of the “River District Project.”
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K.   Consideration of Approving a Casino Resort Development Agreement.
Council Letter Number CL - 2398.

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Danville Virginia Formally Approving a Casino Resort Development Agreement by and Among the City of Danville, the Industrial Development Authority of Danville, Virginia, Caesars Virginia, LLC, and Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
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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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