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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

DATE: March 14, 2017
TIME: 7:00 PM
1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Devotion - The Honorable Elizabeth G. Luck

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

A.

A PROCLAMATION

In Support of the Colonial Heights High School After Prom Celebration 2017
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

A.

Presentation by the Freedom Support Center

10.

Advertised Public Hearings

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 17-11

(First Reading) To amend § 218-1.2 of Chapter 218, Peace and Good Order, of the City Code by increasing the time period that beer and wine may be sold on-premises and off-premises. 
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 17-FIN-2

(Second Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, to appropriate funds in the aggregate amount of $72,906, which consists of $43,330 in grant funding from the Crater District Area Agency on Aging to the Senior Center and $10,833 from Reserve – Senior Center for the purchase of a 14-passenger van; a total of $6,493 in numerous donations for the Animal Shelter Expansion project; and a $12,250 grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management for the State Homeland Security Program. A transfer of funds in the amount of $40,000 in salary lapse from Police salaries and wages and $30,000 from contingencies to Capital Projects for completion of the Animal Shelter Expansion project will also be made.

To amend the Capital Improvement Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, to appropriate funds in the aggregate amount of $76,493 for the Animal Shelter Expansion from General Funds transfers.
B.

July 9, 2015 Regular Meeting Minutes

C.

December 13, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes

D.

February 14, 2017 Special Meeting Minutes

13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 17-9

(First Reading) To amend § 51-56 of Chapter 51, Personnel Policies and Grievance Procedures, of the   City Code, by increasing from $4,000 to $8,000 an employee’s maximum payment upon retirement for the employee’s accrued sick leave balance.        
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 17-10

(First Reading) To amend § 98-10 of Chapter 98, Animals, of the City Code, to grant the City Council Advisory Board the duty of considering citizen requests to keep more than four companion animals per residence; and to provide for appeals to the City Council. 
C.

A RESOLUTION NO 17-8

Authorizing the Acting City Manager to execute a Special Project Service Agreement with the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority for Municipal Solid Waste Collection Services.
 

D.

A RESOLUTION NO 17-9

Authorizing the Acting City Manager to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for the rehabilitation of city-owned bridges.

E.

A RESOLUTION NO 17-10

Authorizing signatures of certain officers to appear on checks of various accounts of the City of Colonial Heights, Virginia, effective March 23, 2017; and to repeal Resolution No. 16-48. 
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.

AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

Consideration of the Amendment to Employment Agreement relating to Section 13 of Council's agreement with the new City Manager. 
2.

STATE OF GOOD REPAIR PROGRAM

3.

218 HIGHLAND AVE

4.

PLAQUES FOR NEW BUSINESSES

5.

PROPOSED ROUNDABOUT LANDSCAPE PROJECT

 

6.

POSSIBLE BRASFIELD DAM RAISING

7.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND EVENTS

B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

1.

Planning Commission Meeting Summary March 2017

16.

Consideration of Claims

17.

Adjournment