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. Jason N. Graham, 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


August 11, 2020

         7:30 p.m.      

Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding

The City Council Meeting will hold an e-meeting pursuant to and in compliance with City Council Ord. 20-05. The public is encourage to access the meeting though the broadcast on Cox Channel 84 and Verizon Channel 42.  The meetings can also be viewed on our www.regionalwebtv.com/fredcc or accessed through Facebook at www.facebook.com/FXBGgov


Agenda

1.

Call to Order

“This Meeting is being held electronically by “Go to Meeting” application, pursuant to City Council Ordinance 20-05, An Ordinance to Address Continuity of City Government during the Pendency of a Pandemic Disaster. 

The members participating are: [List members by name]

Members of the public have been invited to access this meeting by public access television Cox Channel 84, Verizon Channel 42, online at www.regionalwebtv.com/fredcc or accessed through Facebook at facebook.com/FXBGgov

2.

Invocation

Councilor Matthew J. Kelly
3.

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw
4.

Presentations

A.

COVID-19 Update – Fire Chief Mike Jones & Economic Development Director Bill Freehling

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Resolution 20-__, Supporting the Submission of Smart Scale Applications to the Virginia Department of Transportation

B.

Resolution 20-__, Appointing Sarah Reid to the Rappahannock Area Youth Services and Group Home Commission

C.

Resolution 20-__, Confirming the Declaration of Local Emergency for Tropical Storm Isaias and Declaring the End of the Emergency

D.

Transmittal of Boards and Commission Minutes

D.i.

Board of Zoning Appeals – September 16, 2019

D.ii.

Board of Zoning Appeals – October 21, 2019

D.iii.

Economic Development Authority – June 8, 2020

D.iv.

Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission – June 1, 2020

D.v.

Public Transit Advisory Board – June 3, 2020

Documents:
  1. 5d5 PTAB 6-3-20.pdf
6.

Public Hearing

Citizens who wish to participate in the public hearing will be able to send their comments in writing by (1) dropping them in the Deposit Box at City Hall, (2) U.S. Mail, (3) through a form on our website https://www.fredericksburgva.gov/677/Public-Comment or (4) email to the Clerk of Council. Comments must be received at least one hour in advance of the meeting for example, comments will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on nights with a 5:30 work session. The plan is to read these comments out loud during the public comment portion of the City Council meeting. The standard rules apply to public comments: the person must identify himself or herself by name and address, including zip code, limit his or her remarks to 3 minutes or less (read aloud), and address a topic of City business.  
7.

Comments from the Public

Citizens who wish to participate in the public comment period will be able to send their comments in writing by (1) dropping them in the Deposit Box at City Hall, (2) U.S. Mail, (3) through a form on our website https://www.fredericksburgva.gov/677/Public-Comment or (4) email to the Clerk of Council. Comments must be received at least four hours in advance of the meeting for example, comments will be accepted until 1:30 p.m., on nights with a 5:30 p.m. work session. The plan is to read these comments out loud during the public comment portion of the City Council meeting. The standard rules apply to public comments: the person must identify himself or herself by name and address, including zip code, limit his or her remarks to 3 minutes or less (read aloud), and address a topic of City business. Public comments are limited to a total of 40 minutes, with priority for comments from City residence or businesses.


8.

Council Agenda

A.

“Telling a More Complete Story” – Vice-Mayor Frye

B.

Hazel Hill Fair - Housing Issues – Vice-Mayor Frye

9.

Minutes

A.

Regular Session – June 23, 2020

B.

Special Session – July 1, 2020

C.

Public Hearing – July 14, 2020

D.

Regular Session – July 14, 2020

10.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 20-__, Granting a Special Exception for an Accessory Dwelling Unit Located at 1306 Graham Drive

B.

Cowan Station – Commercial / Office Park. JFH – Fredericksburg II, LLC requests the following three items for 50 Geographic Parcel Identification Numbers (GPINs) generally located on the eastern side of the intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Spotsylvania Avenue between Rappahannock Avenue to the east, U.S. Route 1 to the west, and the Brent Street right-of-way to the south.

B.i.

Resolution 20-__, Amending the Comprehensive Plan to Update Chapter 11 Small Planning Area 5B and the Future Land Use Map for General Commercial Use

B.ii.

Ordinance 20-__, First & Second Read, Rezoning Approximately 9.37 Acres of Land Along U.S. Route 1 from Commercial-Transitional, Residential-Mobile Home, and R-4 Residential to Commercial-Highway Conditional

B.iii.

Ordinance 20-__, First & Second Read, Authorizing the Vacation and Quit-Claim of 1.52 Acres of Right-of-Way to JFH-Fredericksburg II, LLC, for the Cowan Station Development

C.

Resolution 20-__, Amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget in the School Capital Fund for the Purchase of Additional School Buses

D.

Resolution 20-__, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget to Appropriate Funds for “Telling Our Story”

E.

Resolution 20-__, City’s Legislative Priorities for the General Assembly Special Session

F.

Resolution 20-__, First & Second Read, Resolution of the City Council of the City Of Fredericksburg, Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of its General Obligation Refunding Bond, Series 2020B In An Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed $3,685,000, and the Execution and Delivery of Certain Documents Prepared in Connection Therewith

Documents:
  1. 10f GO Bond.pdf
G.

City Manager’s Update

H.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 10h Calendar.pdf
11.

Adjournment