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


March 9, 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

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw
4.

Presentations

A.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update – Fire Chief Mike Jones

B.

City Manager’s Recommended Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2022

C.

Update on Racial Equity Plan – Angela Freeman, Diversity, Equity and Economic Advancement Officer

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-17, Second Read, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget to Appropriate $155,000 for FREDericksburg Regional Transit for Marketing and Branding Assistance

B.

Transmittal of an Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan revising Chapter 8: Historic Preservation

C.

Transmittal of Board and Commissions Minutes

C.i.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – October 21, 2020

C.ii.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – November 18, 2020

C.iii.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – December 16, 2020

C.iv.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – January 20, 2021

C.v.

Pathways Committee – February 2, 2021

C.vi.

Planning Commission – January 13, 2021

C.vii.

Planning Commission – January 27, 2021

C.viii.

Recreation Commission – January 21, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5c8 Rec 1-21-21.pdf
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.

Special Use Permit and Special Exception for Royal Farms 1315 Alum Springs Road

Resolution 21-__, Granting a Special Use Permit and Special Exception to Sumner Partners, LLC, for a Convenience Store With Gasoline Sales in Fredericksburg Park Land Bay A
Documents:
  1. 6a Royal Farms.pdf
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.

CSX Tanker Car Update – Councilor Frye

9.

Minutes

A.

Public Hearing – February 23, 2021

B.

Regular Session – February 23, 2021

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Appointment to Memorials Advisory Board – A. Blanton Massey

Documents:
  1. 10a.pdf
11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-__, Approval of Financing Terms for the Purchase of Equipment in the Public Works Department with Truist Bank

B.

Resolution 21-__, Approving a Radio Communications System Use Agreement with Stafford County for FRED Transit

C.

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

D.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Providing for the Election of City Council Members and School Board Members at the November General Election Date of Odd-Numbered Years

Documents:
  1. 11d Elections.pdf
E.

Resolution 21-__, Recommending the Appointment of Certain Persons by the Circuit Court to the Board of Equalization and Setting the Compensation of Board Members

F.

City Manager’s Update

G.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11g Calendar.pdf
12.

Adjournment