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COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING
CITY HALL

Council Members
Michael A. Cherry
Kenneth B. Frenier
W. Joe Green, Jr.
John E. Piotrowski
John T. Wood
Elizabeth G. Luck, Vice-Mayor
T. Gregory Kochuba, Mayor

   
   February 11, 2020        201 James Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA
 7:00 PM           
   
1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Devotion - The Honorable Michael A. Cherry

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

A.

Presentation by Jennifer Tunstall, Executive Director, District 19 Community Services Board

8.

Reading of Manner of Addressing Council.

ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC addressing the Council shall approach the lectern, give his name and address in an audible tone of voice for the record, AND ADDRESS THE COUNCIL AS A BODY RATHER THAN SPEAK TO ANY MEMBER. Unless further time is granted by the Council, ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC shall address the Council for a maximum of five (5) minutes, regardless of the number of issues he desires to discuss. PROVIDED however, that the main proponent of any application, petition, or plan that is the subject of a public hearing shall be allowed to address the Council initially for a maximum of ten (10) minutes and later in rebuttal for a maximum of three (3) minutes.
9.

Written Petitions and Communications

10.

Advertised Public Hearing

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-1

(First Reading) Amending § 286-202.04 of Chapter 286, Zoning, of the Colonial Heights City Code by updating terminology in the definition of “Group Home”.    

B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-2

(First Reading) To grant a special use permit, with conditions, to the Colonial Heights School Board to upgrade existing signage to allow for a 21.47 square foot internally illuminated sign and a 26.65 square foot electronic message board on the existing freestanding sign structure at Colonial Heights High School, 3600 Conduit Road. 
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-3

(First Reading) To grant a special use permit, with conditions, to the Colonial Heights School Board to upgrade existing signage to allow for a 13.44 square foot internally illuminated sign and a 23.22 square foot electronic message board on the existing freestanding sign structure at Colonial Heights Middle School, 500 Conduit Road.
D.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-4

(First Reading) To grant a special use permit, with conditions, to the Colonial Heights School Board to upgrade existing signage to allow for a 11 square foot internally illuminated sign and a 15.28 square foot electronic message board on the existing freestanding sign structure at Lakeview Elementary School, 401 Taswell Avenue.
E.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-5

(First Reading) To grant a special use permit, with conditions, to the Colonial Heights School Board to upgrade existing signage to allow for a 11 square foot internally illuminated sign and a 15.28 square foot electronic message board on the existing freestanding sign structure at North Elementary School, 3201 Dale Avenue.
F.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-1

Revising the City’s policy for providing a group health insurance credit for eligible City retirees.
11.

Hearing of Citizens Generally on Non-Agenda Items

12.

Consideration of Uncontested Minutes, Ordinances, Resolutions, and Motions in Accordance with the Consent Agenda

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-1

(Second Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by appropriating $8,280, which consists of: 1) $5,280 in miscellaneous donations to the Sheriff’s department; and 2) $3,000 in grant funds received from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management for Communications.

To amend the Capital Projects Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by increasing appropriations $197,116 to appropriate anticipated federal and state funds for the Boulevard at Westover Intersection Improvements project.
13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-5

Designating SunTrust Bank as depository for the City of Colonial Heights for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2024.
B.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-6

To revise the job descriptions for Director of Public Works/City Engineer and Automotive Maintenance Superintendent.
14.

Unfinished Business, Contested Ordinances and Resolutions, and Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

1.

Request For Placement Of A Historical Marker

The Heights Baptist Church is requesting placement of a historical marker on the site of the former Colonial Heights Baptist Church, commemorating their 100th Anniversary. 
2.
B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

16.

Adjournment