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

October 24, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding


1.
Call to Order
2.
Invocation
Councilor Matthew J. Kelly
3.
Pledge of Allegiance
Vice-Mayor William C. Withers
4.
Presentations
A.
Wall of Honor Ceremony - Nancy Moore, Chair of Memorials Advisory Commission
B.
Rappahannock Goodwill Industries Update - Donald K. Tolson, President and CEO
5.
Public Hearing
A.
WITHDRAWN Resolution 17-___, Requesting Transportation Alternatives Program Funding for Improvements Along Sophia Street and Caroline Streets to Establish a Bicycle Link for the Central Virginia Railway Trail and the Rappahannock River Heritage Trail
THIS ITEM HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN
B.
Resolution 17-__, Amending the 2015 Comprehensive Plan to Establish the Use of Transects to Describe Future Land Use Patterns, and to Adopt a New Small Area Plan for Land Use Planning Area 3
C.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Designating the Block Located Between William, Douglas, Amelia, and Winchester Streets (GPIN#7789-04-0822) as the "Liberty Place Development Project Area," and Adopting Tax Increment Financing in this Area
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 behavior that is disruptive, such as applause, are inappropriate and out of order.
7.
Council Agenda
A.
Traffic Problems on Washington Avenue - Vice-Mayor Withers
B.
Canal Report - Vice-Mayor Withers
C.
Ward 4 Public Works Improvements - Councilor Frye
D.
The Full Story of Fredericksburg History - Councilor Frye
E.
Public Restrooms - Councilor Ellis
8.
Consent Agenda
A.
Ordinance 17-26, Second Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance for Land Within the Historic Fredericksburg District, to Remove the 50% Reduction of Residential Density when 25% or More of the Site is in the 100 Year Floodplain; and to Remove the 25% Reduction of Residential Density for Sites Containing 15% to 24% Floodplain
B.
Ordinance 17-27, Second Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance to Exempt Wireless Communication Infrastructure, Placed in the Public Rights of Way, from Zoning Regulation; and to Amend the Regulations Governing Wireless Communication Infrastructure on Private Property
C.
Ordinance 17-28, Second Read, Granting a Ten-Year (with Three Options for Five Year Renewals Upon Mutual Agreement) Non-Exclusive Franchise to Mobilitie, LLC for Wireless Infrastructure in the City’s Public Rights-of-Way
Documents:
  1. 8c Mobilitie.pdf
D.
Ordinance 17-29, Second Read, Amending the City and Public Utility Review Committee Review Authority and Procedures for the Location of Infrastructure in the Public Rights of Way in the Historic Fredericksburg District
Documents:
  1. 8d CPURC.pdf
E.
Ordinance 17-30, Second Read, Amending Chapter 66 of the City Code by Adopting an Ordinance Regulating Utility and Wireless Facilities, Poles, Lines and Structures in the Public Rights-of-Way
Documents:
  1. 8e ROW Use.pdf
F.
FY18 Asphalt Program - Transmittal of List of Streets for Paving
G.
Resolution 17-__, Resolution of Support to Forward City of Fredericksburg Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Southeast High Speed Rail
H.
Resolution 17-__, Approving the Memorials Advisory Commission Policy on New Monuments and Interpretive Signage
I.
Parking Action Plan Updates
J.
Approving Four Hour Parking Downtown During the Holiday Shopping Season
K.
Transmittal of Board and Commission Minutes
K.i.
Board of Social Services - August 10, 2017
Documents:
  1. 8k1 BSS 8-10-17.pdf
K.ii.
Memorials Advisory Commission - May 17, 2017
K.iii.
Recreation Commission - July 20, 2017
Documents:
  1. 8k3 Rec 7-20-17.pdf
9.
Minutes
A.
Work Session - June 27, 2017
B.
Work Session - July 11, 2017
10.
Boards and Commission Appointments
A.
Planning Commission - James Pates, Rene Rodriquez, Thomas Worman (2 appt)
Documents:
  1. 10a.pdf
B.
Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission - Damien Cobey, Shenna Johnston, George Solley (3 appt)
Documents:
  1. 10b.pdf
11.
City Manager Agenda
A.
Resolution 17-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Accept a Deed of Easement from Liberty Place Partners, LLC, for Public Parking at the Liberty Place Parking Garage
B.
Appeal of Architectural Review Board Decision at 306-312 Frederick Street for the Lofts at Frederick Street
• Resolution 17-__, Reversing the Architectural Review Board Decision to Grant a Certificate of Appropriateness with Conditions to AGV Properties, LLC for the Site Planning, Mass, and Scale of a New 17-Unit Residential Building

• Resolution 17-__, Affirming the Architectural Review Board Decision to Deny a Certificate of Appropriateness for the Site Planning, Scale, and Massing of a New Residential Building at 306-312 Frederick Street
Documents:
  1. 11b ARB Appeal.pdf
C.
Resolution 17-__, Approving Administrative Design Guidelines for the Installation of Facilities in the Public Rights-of-Way
D.
Resolution 17-__, Approving the Holiday Schedule for the 2017 Holiday Season
E.
Resolution 17-__, Approving the Legislative Agenda for the 2018 General Assembly Session
F.
City Manager’s Update
G.
Calendar
Documents:
  1. 11g Calendar.pdf
12.
Adjournment