City Seal City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Hon. Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor
Hon. William C. Withers, Jr., Vice-Mayor, Ward Two
Hon. Kerry P. Devine, At-Large
Hon. Matthew J. Kelly, At-Large
Hon. Bradford C. Ellis, Ward One
Hon. Timothy P. Duffy, Ph.D., Ward Three
Hon. Charlie L. Frye, Jr., Ward Four
City Council

AGENDA

 
Council Chambers
715 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401
April 25, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding


1.
Call to Order
2.
Invocation
Councilor Bradford C. Ellis
3.
Pledge of Allegiance
Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw
4.
Presentations
A.
Proclamation for Small Business Appreciation Week - Director of Economic Development Bill Freehling
B.
Proclamation Recognizing Municipal Clerks Week May 7 through May 13, 2017 - Clerk of Council Tonya B. Lacey
Documents:
  1. 4b Clerks Week.pdf
5.
Public Hearing
A.
2016 Proffer Reform Legislation
• Resolution 17-__, Amending the 2015 Comprehensive Plan to Adapt to Proffer Reform Legislation Adopted by the 2016 General Assembly

• Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance to adapt to proffer reform legislation adopted by the 2016 General Assembly
B.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Increasing Fees for Zoning and Land Use Application and Plan Review
6.
Comments from the Public
City Council provides this opportunity each regular meeting for comments from citizens who have signed up to speak before the start of the meeting. 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 disruptive are inappropriate and out of order.
7.
Council Agenda
8.
Consent Agenda
A.
Ordinance 17-03, Second Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance Article 6, “Nonconformities,” to Permit the Rebuilding of Existing Electric Power Transmission Lines
B.
Resolution 17-__, Amending the Parking Fee at the Sophia Street Parking Garage to Include a Category for City Vehicles and City Employees
C.
Resolution 17-__, Releasing Prior Allocations of Motor Fuels Tax Funds for Various Projects
D.
Resolution 17-__, Authorizing Use of $871,774 of Motor Fuels Tax Funds for Various Transportation Projects
E.
Transmitting Board and Commission Minutes
E.i.
Economic Development Authority - March 13, 2017
Documents:
  1. 8e1 EDA 3-13-17.pdf
E.ii.
Planning Commission - March 29, 2017
E.iii.
Planning Commission Work Session - March 29, 2017
E.iv.
Potomac & Rappahannock Transportation Commission - March 2, 2017
Documents:
  1. 8e4 PRTC 3-2-17.pdf
E.v.
Public Transit Advisory Board - December 7, 2016
E.vi.
Public Transit Advisory Board - February 8, 2017
Documents:
  1. 8e6 PTAB 2-8-17.pdf
9.
Minutes
A.
None
10.
Boards and Commission Appointments
A.
Appointment to the Germanna Community College Board - Teri McNally
11.
City Manager Agenda
A.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Setting the Real Estate Tax Rate at $0.80 Per Every $100.00 of Assessed Value of Real Estate for Fiscal Year 2018
B.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Amending the Water and Sewer Fees, Rates, and Charges
C.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Increasing Fees for Fire Department Fireworks Permits and for Re-inspections; Removing Fees from the City Code and Consolidating them in this Ordinance
D.
Resolution 17-__, First Read, Amending the Schedule of Fees for Building Permits, Inspections, and Certificates in Accordance with City Code Section 18-43
E.
Resolution 17-__, First Read, Appropriating Funds for Fiscal Year 2018 Beginning July 1, 2017 Through June 30, 2018
Documents:
  1. 11e Budget.pdf
F.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Adopting a $25 Annual License Fee for Itinerant Merchants that Transact Business at Organized Events With No Umbrella License
G.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Reducing the Concealed Weapons Permits Fee
H.
Ordinance 17-__, First Read, Exempting Certified Solar Energy Equipment, Facilities, and Devices from Local Taxation For A Period Of Five Years
I.
Resolution 17-___, First & Second Read, Amending the FY17 Budget by Using $113,000 of General Fund Contingency to Extend the City Fiber Communications Network
J.
City Manager’s Update
K.
Calendar
Documents:
  1. 11k Calendars.pdf
12.
Adjournment