CITY OF WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA

CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

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BRUCE ALLEN, MAYOR, WARD B

TERRY SHORT, JR., VICE MAYOR, AT LARGE

ELZENA ANDERSON, COUNCILWOMAN, WARD A

JEFF FREEMAN, COUNCILMAN, WARD C

PETE MARKS, COUNCILMAN, WARD D

TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS,
CHARLES T. YANCEY MUNICIPAL BUILDING
AT 503 WEST MAIN STREET, WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA
ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT 7:00 P.M.


1.

CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

2.

CONSENT AGENDA

Any item placed on the consent agenda shall be removed and considered as a separate matter, if so requested by any member of Council, otherwise all items will be voted on with one (1) motion.
2.a.

Approval of Minutes:

Consider adopting the minutes for the September 25, 2017 Regular Business Meeting, and dispense with the reading of the minutes.  
2.b.

b) Dupont Long-Term Easement:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance granting E.I DuPont De Nemours and Co. (“DuPont”) a long-term easement over portions of the City’s property to allow DuPont to complete the Project on various banks of the South River.  

2.c.

Code Amendment – Disposition of Public Property; granting franchises:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance amending the City Code Section 2-102 Disposition of Public Property; granting franchises. 
2.d.

Emergency Management:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a grant from FEMA’s Local Emergency Management Program in the amount of $15,000 to Miscellaneous Project Grant expenditures in the Department of Emergency Management.
3.

MATTERS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

4.

STAFF PRESENTATIONS AND BRIEFINGS:

4.a.

Emergency Management – Proposed Code Amendment:

Receive information from Gary Critzer, Director of Emergency Management, regarding proposed changes to the City Code Chapter 28 Section 5, Service Fee for Ambulance Transport.
4.b.

City Assessor – Proposed Code Amendments:

i. Receive information from Mary Garris, City Assessor, regarding proposed changes to the City Code to authorize supplemental billing for real property taxes, and

ii. Proposed amendments to Chapters 78-34, 78-38, and 78-39.   Duties of the Board of Equalization, altering the schedule for appeals to coincide with the City’s budget process and the Treasurer’s and Commissioner of Revenues tax billing processes.

5.

RESOLUTION AND COUNCIL ACTION:

5.a.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT): Consider adopting the following resolution:

a) A Street Bridge:  A resolution for VDOT Revenue Sharing funds to reconstruct the A Street Bridge – City match $281,000.


5.b.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT): Consider adopting the following resolution:

b) N. Delphine Avenue:  A resolution for VDOT Revenue Sharing funds to reconstruct a portion of N. Delphine Avenue – intersection with Maryland Avenue to 100 L.F. south of the intersection with Hopeman Parkway – City Match $210,000.
5.c.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT): Consider adopting the following resolution:

Windigrove Drive Sidewalk:  A resolution for VDOT Revenue Sharing funds to construct new sidewalk along Windigrove Drive – From Rosser Avenue to existing sidewalk approximately 500 L.F. west of Alston Court – City match $40,000.
6.

REPORT:

6.a.

Sunset Park Development Plan:

Receive a report from Deputy City Manager, Jim Shaw, regarding potential funding options for the Sunset Park development plan
7.

ORDINANCES - Consider introducing the following:

7.a.

Consider introducing the following ordinances appropriating grant funds:

i. Schools – Teacher Salaries and Benefits:  Appropriating an ISAEP Grant, in the amount of $870, to the School Funds, for teacher salaries and benefits.

ii. Schools – Stipends and Staff Development:  Appropriating a tiered system of supports (VTSS) PBIS State Grant, in the amount of $25,000, to the School Funds, to be used to support stipends and staff development.

iii. Schools – Materials and Supplies:  Appropriating a Title III Immigrant Children and Youth Grant, in the amount of $3,102, to the School Funds for materials and supplies.

iv. Schools – Teacher Salaries and Benefits:  Appropriating a Title III Limited English Proficient Grant, in the amount of $282, to the School Funds for teacher salaries and benefits.

v. Schools – Materials and Supplies:  Appropriating Title VI Flow Through Grant Funding, in the amount of $14,757, to the School Funds, for materials and supplies purchases.

vi. Schools – Purchased Services:  Appropriating a Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Grant, in the amount of $3,760, to the School Funds, for the purchase of purchased services.

vii. Schools – Technology Software:  Appropriating a State Equipment Grant, in the amount of $9,522, to the school Funds, for the purchase of technology software.

8.

CORRESPONDENCE, COMMUNICATION, AND CALENDAR

9.

CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD

10.

CLOSED MEETING (IF NECESSARY)

11.

ADJOURN

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