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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:  May 8, 2018
TIME: 7:00 PM
1.

Roll Call

2.

Call to Order

3.

Devotion - The Honorable T. Gregory Kochuba

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

A.

Presentation By Dr. Debbie Sydow, President, Richard Bland College

B.

Citizens Government Academy

Recognizing The Program Participants In The Citizens Government Academy (Spring 2018).
C.

New Employee Introduction

Introduction Of New City Employee Hired By The Finance Department
D.

Proclaiming May 2018 As Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month In The City Of Colonial Heights, Virginia

E.

Proclaiming The Week of May 20 Through May 26, 2018 As Emergency Medical Services Week In The City Of Colonial Heights, Virginia

F.

Proclaiming May 13 Through May 19, 2018 As Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial Week In The City Of Colonial Heights, Virginia

G.

Proclaiming May 16 Through June 2, 2018 As The Click It Or Ticket Mobilization Enforcement Period In The City Of Colonial Heights, Virginia

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 Hearings

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-3

(First Reading) To amend Sections 286-326.04 and 286-326.08 of Chapter 286, Zoning, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to change several incorrect legal citations; to amend Sections 286-326.30, 286-326.32, 286-326.34, and 286-326.36 of the chapter, which relate to general performance standards, resource protection are standards, nonconformities, and administrative waivers and exceptions within a Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area; and to repeal Section 286-326.20 of the chapter. 
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-4

(First Reading) To amend Section 286-626.02 of Chapter 286, Zoning, of the Colonial Heights City Code, by revising the criteria that the Board of Zoning Appeals shall consider in determining whether to grant a variance. 
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-7

(First Reading) To change the land use classification of a 19.829 acre tract of vacant property that the City of Colonial Heights owns and which is known by parcel identification number 69020900001, Lot 1, Dimmock Parkway East, from Mixed Use to Industrial. The Land Use Plan is part of the City Comprehensive Plan (Master Plan). 
D.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-8

(First Reading) To change the zoning classification of a 19.829 acre tract of vacant property that the City of Colonial Heights owns and which is know by parcel identification number 69020900001, Lot 1, Dimmock Parkway East, from GB - General Business to I - Industrial and to amend the Zoning Map accordingly. 


E.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-9

(First Reading) To amend and update Chapter 7, Environment, of the 2014 Comprehensive 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 18-FIN-5

(Second Reading) Adopting the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the objects and purposes stated herein.
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-6

(Second Reading) Appropriating and providing funds for financing the City of Colonial Heights Public School Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, and approving such budget.
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-8

(Second Reading) Adopting the Recreation Activity Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the principal purposes stated.
D.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-9

(Second Reading) Adopting the Storm Water Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the principal purposes stated.
E.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-10

(Second Reading) Adopting the Water and Sewer Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the operating expenses stated.
F.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-11

(Second Reading) Providing for a levy on all real estate located in the City not exempt from taxation to be fixed at $1.20 for the tax year commencing January 1, 2018, and ending December 31, 2018; and providing for a levy on all real estate located in the City not exempt from taxation to be fixed at $1.20 for the tax year commencing January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2019, for general municipal purposes.
G.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-12

(Second Reading) Providing for a tax levy on all tangible personal property not either exempt from taxation or otherwise taxed, for the tax year ending December 31, 2018; and for the tax year commencing January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2019; for general municipal purposes.
H.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-13

(Second Reading) Providing for a tax levy on motor vehicles owned by members of a volunteer rescue squad or volunteer fire department, and persons appointed to serve as auxiliary police officers for the tax year ending December 31, 2018; and for the tax year commencing January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2019, for general municipal purposes.
I.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-14

(Second Reading) Providing for a personal property levy of one dollar ($1.00) on each motor vehicle which is specifically equipped to provide transportation for physically handicapped individuals for the tax year commencing January 1, 2018, and ending December 31, 2018; and providing for such levy on motor vehicles which are specifically equipped to provide transportation for physically handicapped individuals for the tax year commencing January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2019, for general municipal purposes.
J.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-15

(Second Reading) Establishing a tax rate pursuant to Chapter 35.1 of Title 58.1 of the Code of Virginia (“Personal Property Tax Relief”) on all qualifying vehicles under the Chapter.
K.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-16

(Second Reading) Providing for a tax levy of $2.00 on each $100 of assessed valuation on machinery and tools, tangible personal property used in a research and development business, certain energy generating equipment, personal property used in manufacturing, testing or operating satellites, and motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers with a gross weight of 10,000 pounds or more used to transport property for hire by a motor carrier engaged in interstate commerce, for the tax year ending December 31, 2018; and for the tax year commencing January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2019; for general municipal purposes.
L.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-17

(Second Reading) To amend and reordain § 238-8 of Chapter 238, Sewers and Sewage Disposal, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to increase charges for sewer service.
M.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-18

(Second Reading) To amend and reordain § 277-9 of Chapter 277, Water, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to increase charges for water service.
N.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-19

(Second Reading) To amend and reordain § 244-13 of Chapter 244, Solid Waste, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to increase the fees the City charges residential and commercial establishments for solid waste collection and disposal or recycling.
O.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-6

(Second Reading) Adding Section 258-16.04 to Chapter 258, Taxation, of the Colonial Heights City Code; which exempts from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services employee who is killed in the line of duty, if the surviving spouse occupies the real property as his principal place of residence. 
P.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-20

(Second Reading) To adopt a revised General Pay Plan Class and Salary Range that includes adding part-time positions and their job descriptions; eliminating the Library Assistant position; expanding the job description of the Digital Resources Specialist; eliminating the Library Associate position and renaming the position Senior Digital Resources Specialist; and including a new job description for the Senior Digital Resources Specialist.
Q.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-4

(Second Reading)To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, to increase appropriations in the aggregate amount of $5,000 for the purposes of 1) appropriating $4,300 in library donations for the purchase of summer reading program materials and a memorial gift; and 2) appropriating $700 in fire grant funds to make upgrades to the existing Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
To amend the Capital Projects Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018 to increase appropriations in the amount of $173,600 to appropriate funds for preliminary engineering on Appomattox River Greenway Trail Phase 5 and the Boulevard Enhancement – A Avenue to Temple Avenue project.
13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-21

(First Reading) To amend Section 245-23 of City Code Chapter 245, Stormwater Management, by charging a monthly $4.00 stormwater utility fee on owners or tenants of all developed real property in the City. 
14.

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

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-7

(Second Reading) Adopting the Capital Projects Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the principal purposes stated.
15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

1.

Economic Development Update

2.

General Activity Report

B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

16.

Adjournment