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COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA

SPECIAL 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 21, 2020            201 James Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA
6:00 PM             
1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Declarations of Personal Interest

4.

Closed meeting pursuant to the Code of Virginia in accordance with the following provisions:

  • Paragraph A.8 of Section 2.2-3711, to consult with legal counsel retained by a public body regarding a specific legal matter – i.e., excess taxation and overstatement of certain employees’ income – requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
  • Paragraph A.5 of §2.2-3711, to discuss prospective businesses or industries locating on a 10.84 acre parcel with parcel ID number 5400020000H and a street address of 401 Temple Avenue, where no previous announcement has been made of the businesses’ or industries’ interest in locating in the community.

5.

Vote to come back into open meeting.

The Council has been in a closed meeting pursuant to the Code of Virginia in accordance with the following provisions:

  •  Paragraph A.8 of Section 2.2-3711, to consult with legal counsel retained by a public body regarding a specific legal matter – i.e., excess taxation and overstatement of certain employees’ income – requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
  • Paragraph A.5 of §2.2-3711, to discuss prospective businesses or industries locating on a 10.84 acre parcel with parcel ID number 5400020000H and a street address of 401 Temple Avenue, where no previous announcement has been made of the businesses’ or industries’ interest in locating in the community.

Consideration of the following certification:


Each member will now certify that to the best of the member's knowledge (i) only public business matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements of the act and (ii) only such public business matters as were identified in the motion by which the closed meeting was convened were heard, discussed or considered in the meeting by the public body.  Any member who believes there was a departure from the requirements of clauses (i) and (ii), shall so state prior to the vote, indicating the substance of the departure that, in his judgment, has taken place.

Roll Call.  An affirmative vote shall constitute certification of compliance.
6.

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.
7.

Advertised Public Hearing

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 20-23

(First Reading) Amending § 30-3 of Chapter 30, Finance, of the Colonial Heights City Code, to require the Director of Finance to levy a convenience fee whenever a person uses a debit or credit card to pay the City for non-utility related charges; and adding a new § 30-3.1 to Chapter 30 that authorizes the City Manager to waive such fee during an emergency or disaster. 

8.

Work Session On The Following Items:


    
  
A.

Financial Update

B.

Discussion Regarding Revisions to the Agreement with Collegiate Baseball Experience

C.

Public Works Project Update

9.

Adjournment