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DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

REVISED

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

September 21, 2021

7:00 P.M.

 
PRESIDING: Alonzo L. Jones, Mayor  
     
CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS:
James B. Buckner
L.G. "Larry" Campbell, Jr.
Bryant Hood
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.
 
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 
INVOCATION - J. Lee Vogler, Jr.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION
 
Proclamation:      CROP Walk                                                     
Presented to: Sherri Tuck
Danville Area CROP Hunger Walk
   
Proclamation: National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
Presented to: Danville School Board
   
Proclamation: Constitution Week
Presented to:  Dawn Davis, Regent
Dorothea Henry Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution 
   
SOVAH Update Alan Larson, CEO SOVAH Danville
   
Virginia Cooperative Extension Daniel Hale, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development
Introduction of New City of Danville Extension Agent
 
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.              Public Hearing
 
B.   Consideration of Approval of the Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting held on August 17, 2021.
Council Letter Number CL - 2626.
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C.   Consideration of the Fiscal Year 2022 Aviation Promotion Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2606.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a State Department of Aviation Grant for the Purpose of Providing Funding to Promote Aviation Awareness at the Danville Regional Airport in the Amount of $7,500 and for the Local Share in the Amount of $7,500 to be Provided by the General Fund Support of Grants for a Total Appropriation of $15,000 and Appropriating Same.
FINAL ADOPTION
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D.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for a Virginia Commission for the Arts Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2608.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Virginia Commission for the Arts Grant in the Amount of $4,500 and Local Share in the Amount of $5,000 for a Total of $9,500.
FINAL ADOPTION
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E.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation for Economic Development Incentives.
Council Letter Number CL - 2614.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for One Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund Grant from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission in the Amount of $330,000 and One Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund Loan from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission in the Amount of $330,000 for a Total of $660,000 as Economic Development Incentives for Taxable Capital Investments and Job Creation in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
FINAL ADOPTION
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NEW BUSINESS
 
A.   Review of General Fund Financial Results as of August 31, 2021.
Council Letter Number CL - 2602.
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B.   Consideration of an Amendment to the Grant Agreement with River District Development and Approval of Lease Agreements.
Council Letter Number CL - 2635.
 
1.      A Resolution Approving and Authorizing a Third Amendment to the Grant Agreement by and Among, the City of Danville, Virginia, River District Development, LLC, and the Industrial Development Authority of Danville, Virginia.
 
2. A Resolution Approving and Authorizing a Real Estate Purchase Option Agreement for Acree’s Warehouse and 317 & 319 Craghead Street by and between the Industrial Development Authority of Danville, Virginia and River District Development, LLC, with the City of Danville, Virginia Joining in Said Agreement to Evidence its Consent and Agreement to Certain Rights and Obligations of the Real Estate Purchase Option Agreement, Including the Form of the Lease Agreement with the City Attached Hereto.
 
3. A Resolution Approving and Authorizing a Lease Agreement By and Between the Industrial Development Authority of Danville, Virginia and River District Development, LLC, with the City of Danville Virginia Joining in Said Lease to Evidence its Consent and Agreement to Certain Rights and Obligations of the Lease Agreement.
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C.   Consideration of Approving Resolutions of Support to the Virginia Department of Transportation for Project Funds for Fiscal Year 2027 and Fiscal Year 2028.
Council Letter Number CL - 2598.
 
1.      A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Endorsing Richmond Boulevard Pedestrian Access.
 
2.   A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Endorsing Replacement of Structure 1816 on Riverside Drive Over Apple Branch.
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D.   Consideration of Approving Resolutions of Support to the Virginia Department of Transportation for Transportation Alternative Program Funds for Fiscal Year 2023 and Fiscal Year 2024.
Council Letter Number CL - 2599.
 
1.      A Resolution for the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Endorsing Construction of Kemper Road Sidewalks Phase 2.
 
2. A Resolution for the City Council of the City of Danville, Virginia Endorsing Construction of Pedestrian Improvements at Piney Forest Road and Arnett Boulevard.
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E.   Consideration of Canceling the October 5, 2021 City Council Meeting.
Council Letter Number CL - 2630.

A Resolution Canceling the Regular Meeting of City Council Scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, 2021 and Scheduling a Special Meeting of City Council on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
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F.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for the DMV Highway Safety Selective Enforcement - Alcohol Grant Program in the Amount of $18,570.
Council Letter Number CL - 2611.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue from Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Selective Enforcement – Alcohol Grant Program in the Amount of $18,570 and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING
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G.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office Enforcement - Speed Grant Program.
Council Letter Number CL - 2612.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance by Increasing Revenue from the 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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H.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Occupant Protection Grant.
Council Letter Number CL - 2613.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 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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I.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Older American Act Grant Funds.
Council Letter Number CL - 2625.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 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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J.   Consideration of Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance for Grant Funds from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.
Council Letter Number CL - 2605.

An Ordinance Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Appropriation Ordinance to Provide for a Grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management in an Amount of $102,200 and a Local Share in the Amount of $37,800 for Equipment Upgrades to the Emergency Management Shelter for a Total Appropriation in the Amount of $140,000, and Appropriating Same.
FIRST READING

 
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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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