City Seal City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Hon. Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor
Hon. Bradford C. Ellis, Vice-Mayor, Ward One
Hon. Kerry P. Devine, At-Large
Hon. Matthew J. Kelly, At-Large
Hon. George C. Solley, Ward Two
Hon. Frederic N. Howe, III, Ward Three
Hon. Beatrice R. Paolucci, Ward Four
City Council

AGENDA

 
Council Chambers
715 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401

May 13, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Vice-Mayor Bradford C. Ellis, Presiding



Addressing highlighted items only.


1.
Call to Order
2.
Invocation
Councilor Matthew J. Kelly
3.
Pledge of Allegiance
Vice-Mayor Bradford C. Ellis
4.
Presentations
A.
Proclamation for Marine Corps Historic Half Day - May 18, 2014 - Rick Nealis, Marathon Director
Documents: 4a Marine Corps.pdf
B.
Proclamation for National Public Works Week
5.
Comments from the Public
City Council provides this opportunity each regular meeting for comments from citizens who have signed up to speak before the start of the meeting. To be fair to everyone, please observe the five-minute time limit and yield the floor when the Clerk of Council indicates that your time has expired. Decorum in the Council Chambers will be maintained. Comments that are not relevant to City business and disruptive are inappropriate and out of order.
6.
Public Hearing
A.
Granting Celebrate VA South, LLC a Special Use Permit for an 80-Bed Assisted Living Facility on a 2.25 Acre Parcel and a 1.17 Portion of a Parcel Located on the West Side of the 3000 Block of Gordon W. Shelton Boulevard, in the Planned Development-Commercial (PDC) Zoning District
B.
Granting Braehead Properties, LLC, a Special Use Permit for Agritourism on a 27.9 Acre Parcel, Known as Braehead Farm, Located at 1130 Tyler Street, in the General Industrial (I-2) Zoning District
C.
Ordinance 14-__, First Read, Granting Lincoln Terminal Company, Inc. a Waterline Easement on GPIN 7788-38-5414 (Dixon Park Parcel Fronting on Beulah Salisbury Road)
D.
Empower House (NMA, LLC) Request for Real Estate Tax Exemption
Documents: 6d Empowerhouse.pdf
D.i.
Resolution 14-__, Denying the Application of NMA, LLC for Real Estate Tax Exemption on 1705 William Street (GPIN 7779-32-9586)
D.ii.
Resolution 14-__, Denying the Application of NMA, LLC for Real Estate Tax Exemption on 313-313½ Wolfe Street (GPIN 7789-13-5753)
7.
Council Agenda
A.
Planning Commission/Rezoning Process - Councilor Howe
B.
Council Member - Budget Advisor Appointments - Councilor Howe
8.
Consent Agenda
A.
Ordinance 14-17, Second Read, Amending the Planned Development Zoning District Regulations to Permit Informational Signs
B.
Ordinance 14-18, Second Read, Rezoning Lots on Seneca Terrace and Woodland Court from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential and Wicklow Drive from R-1 Residential to R-12 Residential
Documents: 8b Rezoning.pdf
C.
Resolution 14, __, Electing the Member Contribution Rate Effective July 2015 for the Virginia Retirement System
D.
Resolution 14-__, Approving the Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Plan for Fiscal Years 2015-2016
Documents: 8d VJCCCA.pdf
E.
Transmittal of 2014 Point-In-Time Report
F.
Transmittal of Boards and Commission Minutes
F.i.
Economic Development Authority - March 10, 2014
Documents: 8f1 EDA 3-10-14.pdf
F.ii.
Fredericksburg Arts Commission - February 19, 2014
F.iii.
Fredericksburg Arts Commission - March 19, 2014
F.iv.
Planning Commission - April 9, 2014
F.v.
Potomac, Rappahannock Transportation Commission - March 6, 2014
Documents: 8f5 PRTC 3-6-14.pdf
F.vi.
Potomac, Rappahannock Transportation Commission - April 3, 2014
F.vii.
Recreation Commission - March 20, 2014
9.
Minutes
A.
Public Hearing - April 22, 2014
B.
Regular Session - April 22, 2014
10.
Boards and Commission Appointments
A.
Recreation Commission Appointments - Susan Tyler and James Bailey
Documents: 10A.pdf
B.
Rappahannock Area Community Services Board of Directors - David Vaughn
Documents: 10B.pdf
C.
Wetlands Board Reappointment - Bryan Hofmann
Documents: 10C.pdf
D.
Stafford Regional Airport Authority Reappointment - Hamilton Palmer
Documents: 10D.pdf
11.
City Manager Agenda
A.
Resolution 14-__, Denying the Application of Employment Resources, Inc. for a Real Estate Tax Exemption on 404 Willis Street (GPIN 7779-91-5421)
B.
Resolution 14-__, Suspending City Council Consideration of Additional Applications for Real Estate Tax Exemptions for Certain Not-For-Profit Organizations Under City Code §70-92.1
Documents: 11b Moratorium.pdf
C.
Resolution 14-__, First and Second Read, Appropriating Funds for the Fredericksburg City Public Schools for Fiscal Year 2015
D.
Resolution 14-__, First Read, Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget
Documents: 11d 2015 Budget.pdf
E.
Ordinance 14-__, First Read, Setting the Real Estate Tax Rate at $0.79 Per Every $100.00 of Assessed Value of Real Estate for Fiscal Year 2015
Documents: 11e Tax Rate.pdf
F.
Ordinance 14-__, First Read, Amending the Refuse Collection, Water and Sewer and EMS Transport Services Fees, Rates, and Charges
G.
Resolution 14-__, Authorizing the Use of $581,244 in Motor Fuels Taxes for the Virginia Railway Express and $25,800 for the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission for Fiscal Year 2015
H.
Resolution 14-__, First Read, Budget Amendment to Purchase Case Management Software for the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office
I.
Resolution 14-__, Authorizing the Use of $172,500 of Motor Fuels Tax for Cowan Boulevard Streetlights and Twin Lakes Drive Street Improvements
J.
Ordinance 14-__, First Read, Amending the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Overlay District Regulations, to Permit a Larger Construction Footprint and to Place Administrative Authority in the Stormwater Administrator
K.
Ordinance 14-__, First Read, Repealing Off-Street Parking Exemptions for Rehabilitation or Re-Use of Historic Buildings and for Changes in Use, and Substituting Authority for Administrative Approval of Parking Reductions Through Alternative Parking Plans for These Uses
L.
Resolution 14-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Accept the Donation of Approximately 28 Acres of Undeveloped and Wooded Land Lying Between Fall Hill Avenue and the Rappahannock River from Jenny-Lynn Franklin Guth
M.
City Manager’s Update
N.
Calendar
Documents: 11n Calendar.pdf
12.
Adjournment