Banner jpeg
 

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

   
       MAY 12, 2020           201 JAMES AVENUE, COLONIAL HEIGHTS
 7:00 PM         
   
1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Devotion - The Honorable John E. Piotrowski

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

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 20-12

(First ReadingAmending § 1-4.1 of Chapter 1, General Provisions, of the Colonial Heights City Code, by increasing from $10 to $20 the fee to be collected from a convicted defendant for funding courthouse security personnel.

B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-19

(First Reading) To adopt a revised General Pay Plan Class and Salary Range that adds a new Geographic Information Systems Coordinator position, a new Human Resources Specialist position, and a new Office on Youth & Human Services Administrator position along with corresponding job descriptions.
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 20-13

(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, 2020, and ending December 31, 2020; 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, 2021, and ending December 31, 2021, for general municipal purposes.


B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-14

(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, 2020; and for the tax year commencing January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2021; for general municipal purposes.


C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-15

(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, 2020; and for the tax year commencing January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2021, for general municipal purposes.


D.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-16

(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, 2020, and ending December 31, 2020; 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, 2021, and ending December 31, 2021, for general municipal purposes.


E.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-17

(Second Reading) Providing for a tax levy of $2.00 on each $100 of assessed value on machinery and tools, tangible personal property used in a research and development business, 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, 2020; and for the tax year commencing January 1, 2021, and ending December 31, 2021; for general municipal purposes.


F.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-18

(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.


G.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-3

(Second Reading) Adopting the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the objects and purposes stated herein.


H.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-4

(Second Reading) Appropriating and providing funds for financing the City of Colonial Heights Public School Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021, and approving such budget.


I.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-5

(Second Reading) Adopting the Recreation Activity Fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the principal purposes stated.


J.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-6

(Second Reading) Adopting the Capital Projects Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the principal purposes stated.


K.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-7

(Second Reading) Adopting the Stormwater Fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the principal purposes stated.


L.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-9

(Second Reading) Adopting the Economic Development Authority Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the operating expenditures stated.


M.

April 14, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

N.

April 21, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

O.

April 28, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-10

(First Reading)  To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by appropriating $323,175, which consists of: 1) $37,000 in grant funds for the GIS Next Generation 9-1-1 to General and Financial Administration; and 2) $286,175 in grant funds for the Next Generation 9-1-1 Migration to Public Safety for Communications.
To amend the Capital Projects Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by transferring $178,084 from Utility Infrastructure Projects to the Hrouda Pump Station project.
B.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-23

Extending the due date for the payment of personal property taxes.
14.

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

A.

Presentation and Discussion of Proposed Utility Rate Increase

B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-8

(Second Reading) Adopting the Water and Sewer Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, and appropriating the estimated revenues for the year for the operating expenses stated.


C.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-22

Requesting the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to seriously consider modifying Executive Orders Fifty-One, Fifty-Three, and Fifty-Five so as to allow for the reopening of Virginia’s society and economy no later than May 25, 2020.


15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

16.

Adjournment