City Logo 1782City 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. 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



September 14, 2021

    7:30 p.m.    

Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding


Agenda

1.

Call to Order


2.

Invocation

Vice-Mayor Charlie L. Frye, Jr.
3.

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Jason N. Graham
4.

Presentations

A.

Proclamation for Constitution Week

B.

Proclamation for Hunger Action Day

C.

Virginia Department of Transportation – Rote 1 & Fall Hill Intersection Improvements – Byrd Holloway, Senior Project Manager /L&D - VDOT

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-69, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget to Appropriate Grant Funds for Flashing Yellow Arrow Traffic Signals

B.

Transmittal of Board and Commissions Minutes

B.i.

Architectural Review Board – May 24, 2021

B.ii.

Fredericksburg Art Commission – March 17, 2021

B.iii.

Fredericksburg Art Commission – April 21, 2021

B.iv.

Fredericksburg Art Commission – May 19, 2021

B.v.

Green Committee – April 28, 2021

B.vi.

Green Committee – May 11, 2021

B.vii.

Planning Commission – April 28, 2021

B.viii.

Planning Commission – May 26, 2021

B.ix.

Recreation Commission – June 27, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5b9 REC 6-27-21.pdf
6.

Public Hearing

Citizens who wish to participate in the public hearing remotely 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.

Resolution 21-__, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget to Appropriate Federal Funding Made Available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Public Hearing carried over from August 24)

Documents:
  1. 6a ARPA.pdf
B.

Soliciting Public Comments on the Implementation of the 2020-2021 Community Development Block Grant Programs for the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Documents:
  1. 6b CAPER.pdf
C.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Rezoning Approximately 1.25 Acres of Land, Identified as 1201 Princess Anne Street, Along with the Adjacent Vacant Lot, from Commercial-Transitional CT to Residential R-4

D.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Amending Fredericksburg City Code Chapter 70, Taxation, to Add a New Article XVI Imposing a Five-Cent Tax on Disposable Plastic Bags Provided to Consumers at Certain Retailers

7.

Comments from the Public

Citizens who wish to participate in the public comment period remotely 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

9.

Minutes

A.

Work Session – October 27, 2020

B.

Work Session – April 27, 2021

C.

Work Session – May 25, 2021

D.

Public Hearing – August 24, 2021

E.

Regular Session – August 24, 2021

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Citizen Transportation Advisory Committee – Sarah Appleby, Benjamin Jiles

Documents:
  1. 10a.pdf
11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-__, Supporting a Transportation Alternatives Application for the Bankside Trail

B.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Increasing the Elderly and Disabled Relief from Real Estate Taxes

C.

Resolution 21-__, Authorizing the City’s Outside Counsel to Vote on the City’s Behalf to Support the Proposed Mallinckrodt Bankruptcy Plan

D.

City Manager’s Update

E.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11e Calendar.pdf
12.

Closed Session

A.

Under Va. Code 2.2-3711(A)(3) for discussion of the disposition of publicly held real property; and 2.2-3711(A)(8) for consultation with legal counsel, regarding the Washington Heritage Museums’ proposed preservation easement for the Mary Washington Monument, Lodge Building, and nearby lands

B.

Resolution 21-__, Certifying Closed Session

13.

Adjournment