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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:  September 11, 2018
TIME: 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

A.

Recognizing Richard Cuevas of Colonial Heights, For His Participation and Winning Two Gold Medals and One Bronze Medal at the Special Olympic Games in Seattle, Washington

B.

New Employee Introductions

Introduction Of New City Employees Hired By The Information Technology Department and Planning and Community Development Department.
C.

Presentation of the Youth & Human Services Annual Report by Eileen Brown, Director of Youth & Human Services

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

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 18-28

(Second Reading) Awarding the Information Systems Coordinator a 6% bonus and awarding the Recreation Superintendent a 5% bonus. 
B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-30

(Second Reading) Finding that the dwelling and shed at 608 Hamilton Avenue are unsafe and constitute a public nuisance that violates the Virginia Maintenance Code and the Statewide Fire Prevention Code, and requesting corrective action.     

C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-13

(Second Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, to increase appropriations in the aggregate amount of $18,545, consisting of 1) $16,495 in additional state revenue from the Compensation Board for the Commonwealth Attorney resulting from the reclassification of two positions; and 2) $2,050 in donations to the animal shelter. To amend existing Capital Projects’ budgets as previously adopted by Council, by appropriating a net $422,735 by 1) appropriating $1,340,000 for four school capital projects and associated debt issuance costs; and 2) reducing appropriations by $917,265 to $0 for projects where current appropriations exceed available funding.
D.

April 10, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes

E.

July 10, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes

F.

August 14, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes

G.

August 14, 2018 Special Council Meeting Minutes

H.

August 28, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes

I.

August 29, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes

13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-29

(First Reading) Amending §§ 32-1, 32-3, 32-6, and 32-13 of Chapter 32, Fire Department, of the Colonial Heights City Code by updating the Fire Department’s title, including the provision of emergency medical services as a main Departmental duty, and updating a Code of Virginia legal reference; and to amend Chapter 32 by adding a new section 32-14 relating to criminal background checks for employment applicants.


B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-14

(First Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, by transferring appropriations of 1) $4,200 from the Circuit Court budget to the Board of Elections to cover employee leave payout; and 2) $259,000 from the Contingency Fund to Health and Social Services for Comprehensive Services Act and Social Services expenditures.
To amend the Recreation Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018 by increasing expenditure appropriations by $22,200 and revenue appropriations by $13,500 to appropriate revenue collected for Senior Citizens programming that was spent during the fiscal year.
C.

AN ORDINANCE NO 18-FIN-15

(First Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, to increase appropriations in the aggregate amount of $149,374, consisting of 1) a $2,000 donation from Walmart for K9 expenses to the Police Department; 2) a $3,963 VML grant to the Police Department; 3) an $11,510 DMV Selective Enforcement Grant to the Police Department; 4) a $2,000 grant from Walmart for the Kids After School Program to Youth & Human Services; and 5) $129,901 in encumbrances from the prior fiscal year.

To amend the Stormwater Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, to appropriate $5,378 in encumbrances from the prior fiscal year.

To amend the Water & Sewer Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, to appropriate $145,766 in encumbrances from the prior fiscal year.
14.

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

A.

Discussion of Capital Improvement Projects Financing Options

Presentation and discussion of approved financing options for FY2018-2019 Capital Improvement Projects
15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

16.

Adjournment