COF seal 2020 blueCity of Fredericksburg, VirginiaHon. Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor
 Hon. Charlie L. Frye, Jr., Vice-Mayor, Ward Four
 Hon. Kerry P. Devine, At-Large
 Hon. Matthew J. Kelly, At-Large
 Hon. Jason N. Graham, Ward One
 Hon. Jonathan A. Gerlach, Ward Two
 Hon. Timothy P. Duffy, Ph.D., Ward Three
City Council

AGENDA

 
Council Chambers
715 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401





January 10, 2023

    7:30 p.m.    

Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding


Agenda

1.

Call to Order


2.

Invocation

Councilor Matthew J. Kelly

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Jason N. Graham
4.

Presentations

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Resolution 22-91, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget for Fredericksburg City Public Schools to Adjust the Increase for Fiscal Year 2023 Salaries for the Fredericksburg City Public Schools

B.

Resolution 22-92, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget for Fredericksburg City Public Schools to Appropriate Funds for Capital Projects

C.

Transmittal of Board and Commission Minutes

C.i.

Board of Social Services – December 8, 2022

C.ii.

Economic Development Authority – November 14, 2022

C.iii.

Economic Development Authority – November 23, 2022

C.iv.

Public Transit Advisory Board – June 8, 2022

Documents:
  1. 5c4 PTAB 6-8-22.pdf
C.v.

Public Transit Advisory Board – July 13, 2022

C.vi.

Public Transit Advisory Board – October 5, 2022

6.

Public Hearing

People who wish to participate in the public hearing remotely will be able to send their comments in writing by (1) U.S. Mail, (2) 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 hearing 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 5 minutes or less for those attending the meeting in person and 3 minutes for submitted letters (read aloud) and address a topic of City business. 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.

A.

Ordinance 23-__, First Read, Amending the Water and Sewer Availability Fees

7.

Comments from the Public


City Council provides this opportunity each regular meeting for comments from people who have signed up with the Clerk of Council to speak before the start of the meeting.   People who wish to participate in the public comment period remotely can send their comments in writing by (1) U.S. Mail, (2) 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 5 minutes or less for those attending the meeting in person and 3 minutes for submitted letters (read aloud) with a 40-minute cap on the read letters.  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.



8.

Council Agenda

A.

Murder Free Fredericksburg - Vice-Mayor Frye

9.

Minutes

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Appointment to the Planning Commission

Documents:
  1. 10a.pdf
B.

Appointment to the Building Code Appeals Board

Documents:
  1. 10b.pdf
11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 23-___, Authorizing the City Manager to Accept a Donation of Approximately 1.15 Acres of Land on the South Side of the Blue Gray Parkway for the Preservation of Open Space

B.

Resolution 23-___, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Appropriate Funds for a Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for the Relocation, Redesign Upgrade, and Expansion of the Fredericksburg’s Visitor Center

C.

Transmittal of an Update on the Upgrade and Expansion of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant

Documents:
  1. 11c WWTP Update.pdf
D.

Resolution 23- ___, Appointing Wingate and Associates the Assessor for the Upcoming General Property Reassessment

E.

Resolution 23- __, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget for General Property Assessment

F.

Resolution 23-__, Initiating Amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance to Permit and Establish Regulations Governing the Use of Accessory Dwelling Units Associated with Single-Family Detached Dwelling Units

G.

City Manager’s Update

H.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11h Calendar.pdf
12.

Closed Session

A.

Closed session under Va. Code 2.2-3711(A)(7) for consultation with legal counsel and briefings by staff members pertaining to actual litigation, namely, CVAS P8 and CVAS P8A v. City Council, where such consultation or briefing in an open meeting would adversely affect the negotiating or litigating posture of the public body. Closed session under Va. Code 2.2-3711(A)(8) for consultation with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel, namely, the NEON zoning map amendment application.

B.

Resolution 23-__, Certifying Closed Session

13.

Adjournment