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AGENDA

Newport News City Council

August 11, 2009

   City Council Chambers


Presentations

1. Proclamation: National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month - September 2009

2. Resolution of Recognition: Jeffery Henderson

3. Resolution of Recognition: Menchville High School Boys’ Baseball Team, "The Monarchs," and Coach Phil Forbes

Call to Order

A. Invocation

B. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

C. Public Hearings

1. General Obligation General Improvement Bonds Issuance - $31,000,000

2. Zoning Text Amendment - City of Newport News - ZT-09-276, for Conformance with Code of Virginia Nonconforming Uses

3. Zoning Text Amendment - City of Newport News - ZT-09-277, for Conformance with Code of Virginia, Board of Zoning Appeals Hardship Provision

4. Ordinance Amending City Code, Chapter 15, Election, Article I, Voting Precincts, Section 15-47, to Rename Voting Locations

D. Consent Agenda

1. Minutes of the Work Session of July 14, 2009

2. Minutes of the Special Meeting of July 14, 2009

3. Minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 14, 2009

4. Resolution Authorizing Lease Renewal with Virginia Department of Historic Resources for Warwick Courthouse, Second Floor Office Space

5. Ordinance Amending City Code, Chapter 2, Administration of Self-Insurance Funds, Division 3: Rules Applicable to Both Funds; to cover Constitutional Officers’ Employees Driving City Vehicles

6. Resolution Authorizing Amendment No. 2 of the Lease Agreement between the EDA and the City for Department of Human Services’ Office Space in Rouse Towers

E. Other City Council Actions

1. Ordinance Amending FY2010 Operating Budget Ordinance for Adjustments to Public Utilities’ Revenues

2. Resolution Appropriating Funds for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) - Citywide Signal System Re-Timing Project

3. Programming Resolution for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) - Citywide Signal System Re-Timing Project Funding from VDOT

4. Resolution Appropriating FY2009 Capital Improvement Plan Funds for the Canon Boulevard Sewer Trunk Line Improvements Project

5. Award of Bid for the Canon Boulevard Sewer Trunk Line Improvements Project

6. Resolution Appropriating the Virginia Commission for the Arts Local Government Challenge Grant

7. Resolution Approving Specific Grant Awards by the Newport News Arts Commission

8. Resolution Authorizing the Application for Virginia Department of Transportation FY2010 Revenue Sharing Program Funds for the Huntington Avenue Bridge Replacement

9. Resolution Appropriating Funds for the James City Service Authority (JCSA) Emergency Interconnection Project

10. Award of Bid for the James City Service Authority (JCSA) Emergency Interconnection Project

11. Receipt of Bid for Utility Easement - 15198 Warwick Boulevard (Stoney Run Recreation Center)

12. Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of Deed of Gift for Property from Robinson-Bruton Recreation Association

F. Appropriations

1. Fire Department - Virginia Department of Fire Programs Grant - For Two Smart Boards - $9,895

2. Fire Department - Virginia Department of Emergency Management  FY2010 Grant Funds - For Hazardous Materials Response Team Equipment - $30,000

3. Police Department - U.S. Department of Justice Grant - For Use by the Criminal Justice Agency, Community Services Board and Newport News Police for Vehicles, Equipment, and Support - $1,039,801

4. Engineering Department - Stoney Run Recreation Center Phase I Project - $1,550,000

5. Libraries and Information Services Department - Neisser Bequest  for Main Street Library - $38,188

6. Libraries and Information Services Department - Gates Opportunity Online Hardware Grant for New Public Computers - $2,600

7. Public Works Department - FY2009 Capital Improvements Plan Funding for Major Building Renovations and Repairs - $1,415,000

8. Police Department - FY2010 Capital Improvements Plan Funding for Public Safety/Public Services P25 Radio Subscriber Upgrade - $1,000,000

G. Citizen Comments on Matters Germane to the Business of City Council

H. New Business and Councilmember Comments

Adjourn




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