City Logo 1782City 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. 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



June 22, 2021

    7:30 p.m.    

Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Presiding

The City Council will hold this meeting in person, and in-person attendance by members of the public is permitted, within the seating capacity of City Council Chambers with social distancing measures in place.  Face coverings are required for all attendees. Due to the reduced seating capacity and the continued presence of COVID-19 in the community, the public is encouraged to access the meeting through 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


A.

Face Covering Requirement

2.

Invocation

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Jason N. Graham
4.

Presentations

A.

Proclamation for Edwin Allen, Fire Chief (Retired)

B.

Dr. Olugbenga O. Obasanjo – Health Director, Rappahannock Health District and Allison Balmes-John – Population Health Coordinator/Public Information Officer, Rappahannock Health District

5.

Consent Agenda

A.

Resolution 21-__, Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget to Appropriate State Funds for Police Recruitment and Retention in the City Grants Fund

B.

Resolution 21-__, Authorizing the City Manager to Renew a Lease with Smith Run Center Condominium for Use as a Parking Area

C.

Transmittal of Board and Commissions Minutes

C.i.

Architectural Review Board – March 8, 2021

C.ii.

Architectural Review Board – March 22, 2021

C.iii.

Architectural Review Board – April 12, 2021

C.iv.

Architectural Review Board – April 26, 2021

C.v.

Clean and Green Commission – February 1, 2021

C.vi.

Clean and Green Commission – March 1, 2021

C.vii.

Economic Development Authority – April 12, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5c7 EDA 4-12-21.pdf
C.viii.

Economic Development Authority – May 3, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5c8 EDA 5-3-21.pdf
C.ix.

Economic Development Authority – May 10, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5c9 EDA 5-10-21.pdf
C.x.

Economic Development Authority – June 1, 2021

Documents:
  1. 5c10 EDA 6-1-21.pdf
6.

Public Hearing

Citizens who wish to participate in the public hearing remotely 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.

Resolution 21-_, Amending the 2015 Comprehensive Plan to Revise Chapter 8: Historic Preservation and Adopt a New Historic Preservation Plan

B.

Ordinance 21-__, First Read, Amending the Unified Development Ordinance §72-32.2, Commercial Downtown District, §72-40.2, Use Table, §72-41.2 Institutional Uses, §72-53, Parking, and §72-84 Definitions, to Modify the Commercial Downtown (CD) Zoning District Regulations to Permit Additional Project-Based Residential Density, Define Formal Open Space Requirements, and Clarify Rules for Mixed-Use Projects, and Update Permitted Uses

7.

Comments from the Public

Citizens who wish to participate in the public comment period remotely 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 and Commission Updates – Housing Advisory Committee, PRTC, Rappahannock Juvenile Detention, R-Board, Rappahannock River Basin, Recreation Commission, Rappahannock Group Home Commission, Town & Gown, Virginia Railway Express, School Working Group, School ECE Taskforce, Fredericksburg Arts Commission

9.

Minutes

A.

Work Session – December 8, 2020

B.

Work Session – December 11, 2020

C.

Work Session – December 12, 2020

D.

Public Hearing – June 8, 2021

E.

Regular Session – June 8, 2021

10.

Boards and Commission Appointments

A.

Recreation Commission Appointments – Eric Keeler, Sue Sargeant, Cynthia Hoffman, Robert Belcourt, Kevin Hughes,Avery LaBelle, Lindsay Dickinson, Matthew Muggeridge

Documents:
  1. 10a.pdf
B.

Board of Social Services Appointments – Thomas Schiff, Shannon Lally, Catherine Lloyd

Documents:
  1. 10b.pdf
C.

Economic Development Authority Appointment – Mary Beth Black, Travis Batts, Natalie Patterson, William Pasenelli

Documents:
  1. 10c.pdf
11.

City Manager Agenda

A.

Ordinance 21-18, Second Read, Restoring the Salaries of the Mayor and Members of City Council to Pre-COVID Levels

B.

Resolution 21-_, Adopting New Historic District Design Guidelines

C.

Resolution 21-__, First Read, Authorizing the City Manager to Add Full-time Positions for Fredericksburg Regional Transit

D.

City Manager Update

E.

Calendar

Documents:
  1. 11e Calendar.pdf
12.

Adjournment