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



November 8, 2022

7:30 p.m.    

Mayor 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.

Update on Homelessness Memorandum of Understanding - Samantha Shoukas, GWRC Housing and Community Health Program Director

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Ordinance 22-__, First Read, Amending Fredericksburg City Code Chapter 14, Article III, Dangerous and Vicious Dogs, to Reflect Recent Updates to the Code of Virginia

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.

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

9.

Minutes

A.

Public Hearing – October 25, 2022

B.

Regular Session – October 25, 2022

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Resolution 22-__, Appointing Jarrett Bailey to the Celebrate Virginia South Community Development Authority, to Fill the Remaining Term of Retiring Member Marguerite Young

Documents:
  1. 10a.pdf
B.

Memorials Advisory Commission Appointment – Pauline Felder

Documents:
  1. 10b.pdf
C.

Community Policy and Management Team – Elizabeth Giese

Documents:
  1. 10c.pdf
11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

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

B.

Resolution 22-72, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Carry Forward Various School Grants

C.

Resolution 22-73, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Appropriate Funds in the Schools Operating and Capital Funds for Electric School Buses

D.

Ordinance 22-23, Second 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

Documents:
  1. 11d GO Bonds.pdf
E.

Ordinance 22-24, Second Read, Declaring 1100 Caroline Street Blighted, and Approving a Spot Blight Abatement Plan

F.

Ordinance 22-25, Second Read, Declaring 1101 Caroline Street Blighted, and Approving a Spot Blight Abatement Plan

G.

Resolution 22-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Accept a Donation of Approximately 1.8 Acres of Land on the North Side of the Blue Gray Parkway for the Preservation of Open Space

H.

Resolution 22-__, Extending the November 15 Due Date for Fiscal Year 2023 Real Estate Taxes

Documents:
  1. 11h RE Due Date.pdf
I.

City Manager’s Update

J.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11j Calendar.pdf
12.

Closed Session

A.

Closed session under Code of Virginia 2.2-3711(A)(39): Discussion or consideration of proprietary information, voluntarily provided by private business pursuant to a promise of confidentiality from a public body, used by the public body for business, trade, and tourism development or retention, specifically relating to the proposed expansion of the William Square project in downtown Fredericksburg

B.

Resolution22-__, Certification of the Closed Session

13.

Adjournment