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. Jason N. Graham, 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

May 14, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding
Agenda

1.

Call to Order

2.

Invocation

Councilor Charlie L. Frye, Jr.
3.

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw
4.

Presentations

A.

Introduce New Human Resources Director (Lesley A. Moore) and Police Department Officers

B.

Proclamation for Marine Corps Historic Half Day – Rick Nealis, Marine Corps Marathon Director & Angela Anderson

5.

Public Hearing

A.

Proposed Amendments to Sign Regulations for Temporary Banners

Ordinance 19-__, First Read, Amending the City sign ordinance to allow temporary banners for up to 60 days at a time. (Option A Staff Recommendation)
Ordinance 19-__, First Read, Amending the City sign ordinance to allow temporary banners for up to 60 days at a time (Option B PC Recommendation)

Documents:
  1. 5a Temp Banners.pdf
B.

Ordinance 19-__, First Read, Amending the City Sign Ordinance to: Allow Electronic Variable Message Signs for Drive-Through Windows; Allow Electronic Variable Message Signs at Convenience Stores with Gasoline Sales, on Portions of U.S. Route 1 and Virginia Routes 2 and 3

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 the City business and behavior that is disruptive, such as applause, are inappropriate and out of order.
7.

Council Agenda

8.

Consent Agenda

A.

Ordinance 19-14, Second Read, Granting a Ten-Year Non-Exclusive Franchise to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, for Wireless and Fiber Infrastructure Within the Public Rights-of-Way of the City of Fredericksburg

B.

Ordinance 19-16, Second Read, Setting a Tax Rate for Tangible Personal Property Used By Data Centers

C.

Ordinance 19-17, Second Read, Amending the Water, Sewer Fees Rates, and Charges

D.

Ordinance 19-18, Second Read, Increasing the Refuse Collection Fees

E.

Ordinance 19-19, Second Read, Increasing Fees for Zoning And Land Use Application, Plan Review, Land Disturbance, and the Downtown Parking Fund

F.

Ordinance 19-20, Second Read, Amending the City's Elderly and Disabled Tax Relief Program by Increasing the Limitation on Applicant Eligibility from $200,000 in Assets to $300,000 in Assets

G.

Resolution 19-44, Second Read, Amending the Fee Schedule for Building Permits, Inspections, and Certificates in Accordance with City Code Section 18-43

H.

Resolution 19-__, Approving the 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan

I.

Resolution 19-__, Approving a Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget Amendment Appropriating Funds in the Public Facilities Fund for the In-Line Skate Park

J.

Transmittal of Board and Commission Minutes (approved minutes can be found on the board/commission webpages after they are approved at subsequent meeting of said board/commission).

J.i.

Architectural Review Board – February 11, 2019

Documents:
  1. 8j1 ARB 2-11-19.pdf
J.ii.

Architectural Review Board – March 11, 2019

Documents:
  1. 8j2 ARB 3-11-19.pdf
J.iii.

Architectural Review Board Supplemental – March 25, 2019

J.iv.

Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission – April 1, 2019

J.v.

Fredericksburg Arts Commission – March 20, 2019

J.vi.

Green Committee – February 12, 2019

9.

Minutes

A.

Public Hearing – April 23, 2019

B.

Regular Session – April 23, 2019

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Rappahannock Emergency Medical Services Council Board of Directors – Deputy Chief Mike Jones

11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Ordinance 19-15, Second Read, Setting the Real Estate Tax Rate at $0.85 Per Every $100.00 of Assessed Value of Real Estate for Fiscal Year 2020

B.

Resolution 19-45, Second Read, Appropriating Funds for Fiscal Year 2020 Beginning July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

C.

Resolution 19-__, Authorizing the Use of $321,028 in Motor Fuels Taxes for the Virginia Railway Express And $40,300 for the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission for Fiscal Year 2019

D.

International Coalition Site of Conscience: Fredericksburg Next Steps

Resolution 19-__, Accepting the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Final Report, and Endorsing Fredericksburg’s Next Steps
Resolution 19-__, Assigning Fund Balance for Funding Future Projects 

Documents:
  1. 11d ICSC Report.pdf
E.

Resolution 19-__, Declaring the Conditions Caused by the Opioid Epidemic to be a Public Nuisance and Authorizing Civil Litigation Against the Parties Determined to be Responsible for Causing and Perpetuating the Opioid Epidemic in Order to Recover the City’s Costs of Abating the Public Nuisance

F.

City Manager’s Update

G.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11g Calendar.pdf
12.

Adjournment