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


February 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.

Ordinance 21-03, Second Read, Amending §54-17 of the City Code to Remove the Crime of Profane Swearing in Public

B.

Resolution 21-10, Second Read, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget Amendment Authorizing the Appropriation of FY 2020 Carryovers and Approving Appropriations for Certain Capital Projects

C.

Transmittal of Board and Commissions Minutes

C.i.

Architectural Review Board – October 26, 2020

C.ii.

Architectural Review Board – November 9, 2020

Documents:
  1. 5c2 ARB 11-9-20.PDF
C.iii.

Board of Social Services – December 10, 2020

C.iv.

Economic Development Authority – January 11, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5c4 EDA 1-11-21.pdf
C.v.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission Retreat – March 7, 2020

C.vi.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – May 20, 2020

Documents:
  1. 5c6 FAC 5-20-20.pdf
C.vii.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – June 24, 2020

Documents:
  1. 5c7 FAC 6-24-20.pdf
C.viii.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – July 22, 2020

Documents:
  1. 5c8 FAC 7-22-20.pdf
C.ix.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – August 19, 2020

Documents:
  1. 5c9 AC 08-19-20.pdf
C.x.

Public Transit Advisory Board – December 2, 2020

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.

Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program – Soliciting comments from the public on the development of the 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan for the expenditure of anticipated Community Development Block Grant funds

Documents:
  1. 6a Action Plan.pdf
B.

Resolution 21-__, Adopting an Amendment to the 2015 Comprehensive Plan to Adopt a New Small Area Plan for Planning Area 2

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.

Board & Commissions Updates

9.

Minutes

A.

Public Hearing – February 9, 2021

B.

Regular Session – February 9, 2021

10.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-__, Initiating an Amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance to Require the Preservation and Accommodation of Archaeological Resources

B.

Ordinance 21-__, Amending the Noise Regulations in the Downtown Business District, Applying a “Plainly Audible” at 200 Feet Standard for Daytime Hours

C.

Resolution 21-__, Approving the Transfer of Medicorp Properties, Inc. Fiber Optic Facilities in the Public Rights of Way to Cox Communications

D.

Resolution 21-__, First Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget to Appropriate $155,000 for FREDericksburg Regional Transit for Marketing and Branding Assistance

E.

City Manager’s Update

F.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 10f Calendar.pdf
11.

Adjournment