City Logo 1782 City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Hon. 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. William C. Withers, Jr., Ward Two
Hon. Timothy P. Duffy, Ph.D., Ward Three
City Council

AGENDA

 
Council Chambers
715 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401


March 23, 2021
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 (Coronavirus) Update – Fire Chief Mike Jones

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Transmittal of Board and Commissions Minutes

A.i.

Economic Development Authority – February 8, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5a EDA 2-8-21.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.  
A.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Rezoning Approximately 0.28 Acres of Land, Identified as 507 Weedon Street and 506 Spottswood Street, from Commercial-Highway (CH) to R-8 Residential

B.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Rezoning the VFW Post from R4 to Commercial Transitional, and 11 Parcels on the Eastern Side of Woodford Street from Commercial Transitional to R4, as Envisioned in the Area 6 Small Area Plan

Documents:
  1. 6b Rezoning VFW.pdf
C.

Ordinance 21-__, Providing for the Election of City Council Members and School Board Members at the November General Election Date of Odd-Numbered Years

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.

Noise Ordinance Update – Mayor Greenlaw and Councilor Kelly

Documents:
  1. 8a Noise Ord.pdf
B.

Board and Commissions Updates – Board of Social Services

9.

Minutes

A.

Public Hearing – March 9, 2021

B.

Regular Session – March 9, 2021

10.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-__, Granting a Special Use Permit and Special Exception to Sumner Partners, LLC, for a Convenience Store with Gasoline Sales in Fredericksburg Park Land Bay A

B.

Resolution 21-__, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget to Appropriate $150,000 from the Fredericksburg Opportunity Fund for the Support of a Trail to be Constructed by Sumner Partners LLC

C.

Resolution 21-__, Initiating Amendments to the 2015 Comprehensive Plan Revising Chapter 8: Historic Preservation and Adopting a New Historic Preservation Plan

D.

Resolution 21-__, Initiating Amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance to modify the Creative Maker District Form-Based Regulations, Use Standards, and Definitions to Clarify the Standards for Light Manufacturing; and Initiating Amendments to the Official Zoning Map to Rezone 33 Acres of Land to the New Creative Maker District, and Applying Transect and Frontage Maps and Designations in the District

E.

Resolution 21-__, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget to Appropriate $40,000 from Donated Funds for the Purchase of a Van for Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation, and Events

F.

Resolution 21-__, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 City Budget to Increase the Forecast for Local Option Sales Tax Revenue and Appropriate Funds for Two Stormwater Projects

G.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Postponing the Spring 2021 Due Date for Real Estate and Personal Property Bills

H.

City Manager’s Update

I.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 10i Calendar.pdf
11.

Adjournment