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



October 25, 2022

 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

A.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation

B.

Dr. Gaila Simms – Fredericksburg Area Museum, Curator of African American History and Special Projects

C.

Wall of Honor Ceremony – Nancy Moore, Chair of Memorials Advisory Commission

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Resolution 22-__, Adopting an Amendment to the 2015 Comprehensive Plan to Modify the Transect Designation on GPIN 7860-61-7176 and a Portion of GPIN 7860-60-7626 to the Special District – Special Tourism and Events District

B.

Ordinance 22-19, Second Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance to Add a New “Special Tourism and Events Overlay District” and to Regulate Off-Street Parking in the New Overlay District

C.

Ordinance 22-20, Second Read, Rezoning Approximately +/- 56 Acres of Land Located in Planning Area 1, Designated as Transect T-SD – Special Tourism and Events District, to the Special Tourism and Events Overlay (STEO)

D.

Ordinance 22-21, Second Read, Amending the Off-Street Parking Regulations of the Unified Development Ordinance to Add Parking Standards for Uses Not Listed, to Modify the Parking Requirement for “Towing and Impoundment,” and to provide Interpretive Clarity for Certain Commercial Uses

E.

Ordinance 22-22, Second Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance to Exempt Certain Boundary Line Adjustments from the Subdivision Regulations

F.

Resolution 22-__, Amending the FY 2023 Budget to Appropriate Funds for the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy (Fund 0736)

G.

Transmittal of Boards & Commission Minutes

G.i.

Architectural Review Board Minutes – August 8, 2022

Documents:
  1. 5g ARB 8-8-22.pdf
G.ii.

Economic Development Authority – September 12, 2022

Documents:
  1. 5g EDA 9-12-22.pdf
G.iii.

Economic Development Authority – October 3, 2022

Documents:
  1. 5g EDA 10-3-22.pdf
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 22-__, First Read, Providing for Issuance and Sale of General Obligation Bonds of the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia, in an Amount not to Exceed $80,000,000, and the Form, Details and Payment Thereof

B.

Resolution 22-__, Approving the Comprehensive Agreement Between the School Board and First Choice Public-Private Partners: Fredericksburg II, LLC for the Design and Construction of New Middle School

C.

School Funds

C.i.

Resolution 22-__, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Carry Forward Various School Grants

C.ii.

Resolution 22-__, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Appropriate Funds in the Schools Operating and Capital Funds for Electric School Buses

D.

Resolution 22-__, Consideration of Proposals for an Interim Agreement / Comprehensive Agreement for the WWTP

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.

Board and Commission Updates - Housing Advisory Committee, PRTC, Rappahannock Juvenile Detention, R-Board, Rappahannock River Basin, Recreation Commission, Rappahannock Group Home Commission, Town & Gown, Virginia Railway Express, School Working Group, Fredericksburg Arts Commission

9.

Minutes

A.

Public Hearing – October 11, 2022

B.

Regular Session – October 11, 2022

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Planning Commission Appointment – David Durham

11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 22-67, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Appropriate Funds in the Schools Capital Fund for a New Middle School

B.

Ordinance 22-__, First Read, Declaring 1100 Caroline Street Blighted, and Approving a Spot Blight Abatement Plan

C.

Ordinance 22-__, First Read, Declaring 1101 Caroline Street Blighted, and Approving a Spot Blight Abatement Plan

D.

Resolution 22-__, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Appropriate Funds in the Fredericksburg Opportunity Fund for a Performance Agreement with SAJ Entertainment, LLC and the Economic Development Authority

E.

Resolution 22-__, Approving a Petition to the Circuit Court to Order a Special Election to Fill the Vacancy in the Office of Sheriff Created by the Retirement of Paul Higgs

F.

Ordinance 22-__, First & Second Read, Amending City Code § 2-192 to Allow the Treasurer to Advertise Due Dates of Local Taxes in the Newspaper Once Per Billing Cycle, Pursuant to the Code of Virginia

G.

City Manager’s Update

H.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11h Calendars.pdf
12.

Adjournment