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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

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

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Devotion - Vice Mayor Betsy Luck

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

A.

Introduction of Erin Barr, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney

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.

Council John Wood - Enhancements of City Parks

10.

Advertised Public Hearing

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 20-21

(Second Reading) Awarding the City Manager a 4% bonus.
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-11

(Second Reading)  To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, to increase appropriations by $73,000 to 1) appropriate $40,000 in insurance recoveries to cover the City’s expenses for accidental losses; 2) transfer $32,500 in savings from incarceration expenses to debt service for the 2019 computer lease; and 3) appropriate $33,000 in proceeds from the sale of the courthouse property to purchase property adjacent to Violet Bank.
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-12

(Second Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by increasing appropriations by $4,320 to 1) transfer anticipated revenue for vehicle rental tax in the amount of $210,701 from use of money and property to intergovernmental revenue; and 2) appropriate $4,320 in state asset forfeiture funds for training.
D.

June 9, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

E.

June 9, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes

13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO. 20-20

(First Reading) Amending § 286-530.26 of Chapter 286, Zoning, of the Colonial Heights City Code by allowing donation collection bins in the City under certain circumstances. 
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-13

(First Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, by transferring appropriations in the amount of $45,000 from Contingency to Buildings and Grounds for emergency repairs of the Courthouse HVAC system; and 2) transferring $28,191 from Contingency to the Emergency Response Fund for hazard pay for certain public safety employees.
To amend the Emergency Response Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, to appropriate a total of $594,051 for direct costs of the COVID-19 response, comprised of $565,860 received from federal sources and $28,191 from the City.
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-FIN-14

(First Reading)   To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021, by appropriating $31,013: 1) to appropriate $17,216 in Office of Emergency Medical Services grant funds for the purchase of EMS equipment, and 2) to appropriate $13,797 in CDBG funds anticipated in excess of the current budget.

To amend the Emergency Response Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021, to appropriate $512,237 received from federal sources for direct costs of the COVID-19 response.

To amend the Capital Projects Fund Budget, as previously adopted by Council, by reducing appropriations by $210,972 and transferring funds from the Boulevard Enhancement Project and the Appomattox Greenway Trail Project (ARGT) to the North Elementary Sidewalks Project, and Redevelopment Project.
D.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-34

Authorizing the submission of funding applications to the Commonwealth Transportation Board through the bi-annual SMART SCALE program for the following projects: 1) Lakeview Modernization Phase II (Brijidan Lane to City limits); and 2) Boulevard Modernization Phase II (Westover Avenue to Temple Avenue).  
E.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-35

Supporting the submission and approval of funding of applications of the City of Petersburg and the Tri-Cities MPO to the Commonwealth Transportation Board through the bi-annual SMART SCALE program for the following projects: 1) City of Petersburg Proposed Appomattox River Trail Project (Squaw Alley to Patton Park to the north shore of the Appomattox River and existing CHARTS trail); and 2) Tri-Cities Metropolitan Planning Organization Proposed Trail Project (part of the Ashland to Petersburg Trail) from River Road through Virginia State University to Patton Park in Petersburg, with a spur trail to Colonial Heights.
F.

A RESOLUTION NO. 20-36

Approving two Water Connection Agreements, whereby the City will furnish a supply of public water to serve two residences in Chesterfield County; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreements.
14.

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

A.

A RESOLUTION NO 20-14

Requesting the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to Amend the Local Urban Archery Restrictions for the City of Colonial Heights. 
15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

1.

Emergency Management Update

B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

1.

Planning Boards and Commissions Summary

16.

Adjournment