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COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY COUNCIL
 AGENDA


REGULAR MEETING
CITY HALL

Council Members
 Michael A. Cherry
 John E. Piotrowski
 Dr. Laura F. Poe

 Robert W. Wade
 John T. Wood
 Elizabeth G. Luck, Vice-Mayor
 T. Gregory Kochuba, Mayor  

           September 14, 2021
    7:00 PM                
1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Devotion - The Honorable Michael A. Cherry

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Adoption of Agenda

6.

Declarations of Personal Interest

7.

Commendations and Presentations

A.

Presentation by Warren Hammonds, Executive Director, Colonial Heights Food Pantry

B.

New City Employee Introductions

Employees hired by the Finance Department and Public Works Department.

C.

Presentation Of The Office On Youth Annual Report

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 by Members of the Public and Council Members

A.

Request by Councilman John T. Wood to address Council regarding the proposed name change of Fort Lee.

10.

Advertised Public Hearings:

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 21-17

(First Reading) To grant a special exception permit, with conditions, to Roslyn Farm Corporation to permit a substance abuse clinic at 300A Temple Lake Drive, also known as parcel identification number 68125800008, which is zoned GB – General Business District.

B.

AN ORDINANCE NO 21-FIN-11

(First Reading) To amend the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, by appropriating $1,120,199 consisting of: 1) $767 in prior year donations to the Office on Youth shoe account; 2) $2,000 in donations made to the Sheriff’s Office; 3) $1,117,432 in prior year encumbrances. Additionally, to transfer the following amounts: 1) $2,250 from the contributions budget to the Office on Youth; and 2) $1,790 from the Council contingency account to the contributions budget for the Crater Regional Workforce.

To amend the Recreation Fund budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, by appropriating $8,176 in prior year encumbrances.

To amend the Stormwater Fund budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, by appropriating $71,696 in prior year encumbrances.

To amend the Water and Sewer Fund budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, by appropriating $198,924 in prior year encumbrances.

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.

August 2, 2021 Special Meeting Minutes

B.

August 10, 2021 Special Meeting Minutes

13.

Introduction and Consideration of Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

AN ORDINANCE NO 21-20

(First Reading) Awarding a one-time $3,000 bonus to the City Sheriff and full-time sworn Sheriff’s deputies.

B.

A RESOLUTION NO 21-38

Granting signatory authority to the City Manager to enter into all Highway Safety Grant Agreements with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles for two Selective Enforcement projects.

C.

A RESOLUTION NO 21-39

Authorizing the submission of a revenue sharing program application to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for Fiscal Year 2022-23; and requesting financial assistance from VDOT in an amount up to $2,235,026 for the reconstruction of Westover Avenue.

D.

A RESOLUTION NO 21-40

Authorizing the submission to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) of an application for federal FY 2022-23 Transportation Alternatives Program funding; requesting financial assistance in an amount up to $188,855 for the Safe Routes to School Phase III Middle School project; $304,330 for the Boulevard Spur of the Appomattox River Greenway Trail; $2,015,697 for Phase VI of the Appomattox River Greenway Trail; and committing to pay the 20% local match for each project and provide for future maintenance and upkeep of the completed projects.

E.

A RESOLUTION NO 21-41

Recognizing Delegate M. Kirkland Cox for his service to the citizens of Colonial Heights and the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

14.

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

15.

Reports of Officers and Documents Related Thereto

A.

City Manager

1.

Regional Cigarette Tax Board Concept

B.

City Attorney

C.

Director of Planning and Community Development

1.

Planning Boards and Commissions Summary

16.

Adjournment