City Seal City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Hon. Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor
Hon. William C. Withers, Jr., Vice-Mayor, Ward Two
Hon. Kerry P. Devine, At-Large
Hon. Matthew J. Kelly, At-Large
Hon. Bradford C. Ellis, Ward One
Hon. Timothy P. Duffy, Ph.D., Ward Three
Hon. Charlie L. Frye, Jr., Ward Four
City Council

AGENDA

 
Council Chambers
715 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401
September 8, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding

1.
Call to Order
2.
Invocation
Councilor Matthew J. Kelly
3.
Pledge of Allegiance
Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw
4.
Presentations
A.
Feet First in Fredericksburg Campaign - Chief David Nye and Sarah Kirkpatrick, PIO
5.
Public Hearing
A.
Ordinance 15-__, First Read, Noise Ordinance
1. Removing the general prohibition on unreasonable noise;
2. Adding a specific prohibition on shouting in the streets and sidewalks at night;
3. Add a specific prohibition on noise generated by a person or group that is plainly audible at 100 feet; and
4. Removing hour-of-day limitations on the specific prohibition of audio devices (except for the downtown business district) and increase the plainly audible standard on that prohibition from 50 feet to 100 feet.
B.
Implementing the 2014-2015 Community Development Block Grant Programs for the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Documents: 5b CAPER.pdf
C.
Ordinance 15-__, First Read, Providing for Issuance and Sale of a Landfill Revenue Bond of the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia, in an Amount Not to Exceed $2,250,000, and the Form, Details and Payment Thereof
6.
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.
7.
Council Agenda
A.
401 Sophia Street - Councilor Kelly
B.
Use of Personal Email Account for City Business - Councilor Frye
8.
Consent Agenda
A.
Transmittal of FRED Transit Progress Report - July 2015
B.
Resolution 15-__Renewing a Lease With T-Mobile Northeast LLC for Space on the Courtland Water Tank for the Operation of Telecommunications Equipment
C.
Resolution 15-__, Referring the amended Mill District Rezoning Application to the Planning Commission, and Suspending the Deadline for Council Action
D.
Transmittal of Boards and Commission Minutes
D.i.
Architectural Review Board - July 13, 2015
D.ii.
Board of Social Services - June 11, 2015
Documents: 8d2 BSS 6-11-15.pdf
D.iii.
Cable Commission - March 26, 2015
D.iv.
Fredericksburg Clean Committee - June 29, 2015
D.v.
Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission - June 1, 2013
D.vi.
Recreation Commission - June 18, 2015
9.
Minutes
A.
Work Session - April 28, 2015
B.
Work Session - June 16, 2015
C.
Work Session - June 23, 2015
D.
Public Hearing - August 11, 2015
E.
Regular Session - August 11, 2015
10.
City Manager Agenda
A.
Ordinance 15-__, First Read, Removing the City Residency Requirement for the Position of School Board Representative to the Recreation Commission
B.
Resolution15-__, Adopting a Revised and Updated Comprehensive Plan (2015)
Documents: 10b Comp Plan 2.pdf
C.
Directing Planning Staff to Commence Preparation of Area Plans for Two Neighborhood Corridors in the City to Establish Specific Land Use Policies and Public Improvements as a Component of the City’s 2015 Comprehensive Plan
Documents: 10c Area Plans.pdf
D.
Resolution 15-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Amended Memorandum of Understanding With the Thos. J. Wack Company, for Development of a City Parking Garage Condominium Unit at Liberty Place
E.
Resolution 15-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Kimley-Horn for Engineering Design Services Associated with the Replacement of Five Downtown Traffic Signals
F.
Resolution 15-__, Denying the Appeal of a Site Plan Exception for a 20’ Alley for Governors Row
G.
Resolution 15-__, Initiating an Amendment to the Zoning Regulations in the R-4 and R-8 Residential Zoning Districts and for Residential Uses in the C-T Commercial/Office-Transitional District, to Require the Front Building Façade to be Oriented Toward the Front Yard, and , for Lots of Record Prior to April 25, 1984, to Make the Infill Front Yard Setback Mandatory, and to Reduce the Minimum Infill Side Yard Setback; Amending the Method for Calculating Average Yard Setbacks
Documents: 10g R4-R8 Amend.pdf
H.
Resolution 15-__, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Final Adjustments
I.
Resolution 15-__, Awarding the Contract for Architectural and Engineering Design on the Riverfront Park to Rhodeside & Harwell
J.
Resolution 15-__, Awarding the Contract for Historic Structures Report for the Renwick Court Building, the Old Jail, and the Wallace Library to Commonwealth Architects
Documents: 10j Renwick.pdf
K.
City Manager’s Update
L.
Calendar
Documents: 10l Calendar.pdf
11.
Closed Session
A.
Closed Session Under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Virginia Code 2.2-3711 (A)(3), to discuss acquisition of property for public parking downtown where discussion in open session would adversely affect the bargaining position of the City
B.
Resolution 15-__, Approving Certification of Closed Meeting
12.
Adjournment