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
May 9, 2017
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.
Heart Safe Community Designation - Kevin Dillard, President of Fredericksburg EMS Council; Laurie Knoles, Chairman of Heart Stroke Committee for REMS; Eddie Allen, Fire Chief
B.
Proclamation for Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day May 13, 2017 - Paula Schenemann
C.
Proclamation for Marine Corps Historic Half Day - Rick Nealis, Marine Corps Marathon Director and Angela Anderson, Marine Corps Marathon Deputy Director
5.
Public Hearing
A.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Renewing a Lease With New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC for Space on the Roof and Sixth Floor of 601 Caroline Street for the Operation of Telecommunications Equipment
Documents:
  1. 5a Cingular.pdf
B.
Proposed Amendments to Unified Development Ordinance, Articles 1 and 2
• Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Amending Article 1 of the Unified Development Ordinance to Exempt Certain Common Public and Utility Structures From the UDO, or From the Minimum Yard Requirements, and Amending Article 8 of the Unified Development Ordinance to Add Definitions For These Structures

• Ordinance 17-__, First read, Amending Article 2, “Administration,” of the Unified Development Ordinance to Clarify the Authority of the Zoning Administrator and Development Administrator, to Conform Processes to the Code Of Virginia and Applicable State Law, and to Make Technical Changes Throughout
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.
City Branding - Mayor Greenlaw
8.
Consent Agenda
A.
Ordinance 17-04, Second Read, Increasing Fees for Zoning and Land Use Application and Plan Review
B.
Ordinance 17-06, Second Read, Amending the Water and Sewer Fees, Rates, and Charges
C.
Ordinance 17-07, Second Read, Increasing Fees for Fire Department Fireworks Permits and for Re-inspections; Removing Fees from the City Code and Consolidating them in this Ordinance
D.
Resolution 17-33, Second Read, Amending the Schedule of Fees for Building Permits, Inspections, and Certificates in Accordance with City Code Section 18-43
E.
Ordinance 17-08, Second Read, Adopting a $25 Annual License Fee for Itinerant Merchants that Transact Business at Organized Events With No Umbrella License
F.
Ordinance 17-09, Second Read, Exempting Certified Solar Energy Equipment, Facilities, and Devices from Local Taxation For a Period of Five Years
G.
Resolution 17-__, Approving the 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan
H.
Resolution 17-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Change Order to the 2015 Contract for Caroline Street Water Line Improvements to Provide for Traffic Management in the Downtown Business District, Construction Delays Due to Weather and Underground Utility Coordination Efforts
I.
Transmittal of the Third Quarter Financial Report - March 31, 2017
J.
Virginia Municipal League Policy Committee Nominations
K.
Transmitting Board and Commission Minutes
K.i.
Board of Social Services - February 9, 2017
Documents:
  1. 8k1 BSS 2-9-17.pdf
K.ii.
Recreation Commission - February 16, 2017
K.iii.
Recreation Commission - March 16, 2017
9.
Minutes
A.
Public Hearing - April 11, 2017
B.
Regular Session - April 11, 2017
C.
Public Hearing - April 18, 2017
D.
Public Hearing - April 25, 2017
E.
Regular Session - April 25, 2017
10.
Boards and Commission Appointments
A.
Quantico Innovation Center
11.
City Manager Agenda
A.
Ordinance 17-05, Second Read, Setting the Real Estate Tax Rate at $0.80 Per Every $100.00 of Assessed Value of Real Estate for Fiscal Year 2018
B.
Resolution 17-34, Second Read, Appropriating Funds for Fiscal Year 2018 Beginning July 1, 2017 Through June 30, 2018
Documents:
  1. 11b FY18 Budget.pdf
C.
Resolution 17-__, Committing Unassigned General Fund Balance for Future Capital Projects and School Capital Projects
D.
Resolution 17-__, Declaring Official Intent Regarding Reimbursement of Certain Expenditures from Proceeds of City Obligations
E.
Resolution 17-__, Authorizing the Use of $417,278 In Motor Fuels Taxes for the Virginia Railway Express and $36.500 for the Potomac & Rappahannock Transportation Commission for Fiscal Year 2018
F.
City Manager’s Update
G.
Calendars
Documents:
  1. 11g Calendar.pdf
12.
Adjournment