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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

   
       April 14, 2020           201 James Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA 
7:00 PM             
   
1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Devotion - The Honorable W. Joe Green, Jr.

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

A.

Presentation of the City Manager's Proposed FY2020-2021 Annual Operating Budget

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.

Public Hearing on the Proposed FY2021-FY2025 Capital Improvement Plan

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 20-8

(Second Reading) Amending § 51-56 of Chapter 51, Personnel Policies and Grievance Procedure, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to clarify which employees may be paid for accrued but unused sick leave upon retirement through the Virginia Retirement System.
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-9

(Second Reading) Amending § 51-56.1 of Chapter 51, Personnel Policies and Grievance Procedure, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to provide that only Virginia Retirement System Plan 1 and Plan 2 employees may participate in the City sick leave bank.
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-10

(Second Reading) To adopt a revised General Pay Plan Class and Salary Range that adds a new Animal Control Supervisor position and a new Emergency Communications Center Manager position along with corresponding job descriptions.
D.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-2

(Second Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by appropriating $263,763 from assigned Fund Balance/Reserves for pavement preservation to Public Works for the Conduit Road pavement project.

To amend the Water and Sewer Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, to appropriate $352,593 in reimbursements from the South Central Wastewater Authority (SCWA) and Virginia Risk Sharing Association (VRSA) for emergency repairs to various sewer lines in the City.
E.

December 10, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes

F.

January 14, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes

G.

March 10, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

H.

March 10, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes

I.

March 17, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-19

Adopting a policy authorizing a City Council Member to participate remotely in a Council meeting by electronic communication if a quorum of the Council is physically assembled in one location.


B.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO 20-1

An emergency ordinance to establish methods to assure continuity in Colonial Heights City Government and the conduct of City Council meetings and certain other meetings during the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.


C.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO 20-2

Waiving through June 10, 2020, any penalties and interest on late payments of the tax on purchased meals. 
D.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO 20-3

Waiving through June 10, 2020, any penalties and interest on late payments of transient lodging tax. 
E.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-11

(First Reading) Amending § 277-8 of Chapter 277, Water, of the Colonial Heights City Code by providing under certain circumstances for discontinuance of penalties and charges for unpaid utility bills; and by amending Chapter 277 by adding a § 277-18.1, authorizing the City Manager to impose a moratorium on disconnections of water service, due to non-payment of charges, during a declared disaster and for up to 60 days after the end of a City disaster declared pursuant to City Code §27-10.
F.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-20

Consenting to the City Manager’s proposed appointment of T. Wayne Hoover, Acting Chief of Fire and EMS, as the City’s Coordinator of Emergency Services Activities.
14.

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

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-7, AS AMENDED

(Second Reading) Amending §§ 98-42 and 98-43 of Chapter 98, Animals, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to prohibit the keeping of poultry and fowl in the City of Colonial Heights. 
 
B.

Discussion on Chili Peppers Baseball Sponsorship Opportunity and Fireworks at Events

15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

1.

Emergency Management Update

2.
B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

1.

Planning Commission Meeting Summary


16.

Adjournment