DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
REVISED

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

January 3, 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.
 
MINUTES
 
A.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes from Regular Council Meeting held on December 4, 2018.
Council Letter Number CL - 2045.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Consideration of Granting a Special Use Permit for a Commercial Recreational Establishment and Restaurant at 760, 762 and 764 Westover Drive.
Council Letter Number CL - 2048
 
1.          Public Hearing
 
2. An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Commercial Recreational Establishment (Limited to Indoor Uses) and a Restaurant in Accordance with Article 3:J Section C, Item 2 and Item 13 of the Code of the City of Danville, Virginia 1986, as Amended at 760, 762, 764 Westover Drive, Otherwise Known as Grid 0715, Block 003, Parcel 000007 of the City of Danville, Virginia Zoning District Map.
 
B.   Consideration of a Resolution in Support of New Legislation to Enable a Local Referendum to Consider Allowing a Developer to Construct a Resort and Casino in the City of Danville.
Council Letter Number CL - 2054

A Resolution of the Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Supporting New Legislation that would Enable a Local Referendum in the City of Danville to Consider Allowing a Developer to Construct and Develop a Resort and Casino in the City of Danville.
 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM: 

  A.         City Manager

  B.         Deputy City Manager  

  C.         City Attorney

  D.         City Clerk

  E.         Roll Call

 

ADJOURNMENT