CITY OF WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA

CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

City Seal

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 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 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 November 13, 2017 Joint City Council and School Board Work Session, and the November 13, 2017 Regular Business Meeting, and dispense with the reading of the minutes. 
2.b.

Code Amendment – New Code Section Article II Chapter 68:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance amending Article II of Chapter 78 of the Code of the City of Waynesboro, Virginia to enact a new Section 78-32.1, which will allow for the assessment of all new buildings completed or fit for use and occupancy prior to November 1 of the year of completion. Section 78-32.1 will also provide the method of computation of the total tax on any such building and for an extension of time for paying such assessment if assessed after September 1. 
2.c.

Code Amendment – Taxation:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance amending Chapter 78, Taxation, Article II, Real Estate Assessor; Board of Equalization, Sections 78-34, 78-38, and 78-39 of the Code of the City of Waynesboro.
2.d.

Information Technology Position:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a portion of the vacancy savings in the Police Department to transfer to the Information Technology Department, in the amount of $27,762 to provide six months’ wages and benefits funding for the Information Technology Technician II position.
2.e.

Parks and Recreation Harvest Dinner:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating the proceeds from the Harvest Dinner fundraising event in the amount of $7,000 and a donation from Metal Craft Brewing Company, in the amount of $172, to the General Fund, for Parks and Recreation fundraising expenditures and a transfer of the balance to the Parks and Recreation Restricted Fund Balance Account.
2.f.

Public Works – Landfill Environmental Services:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a portion of the General Fund Unrestricted/Unassigned Fund Balance, in the amount of $15,000 to the General Fund, to provide for environmental services at the City’s closed landfill.
2.g.

Schools – High School Renovation Project:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $76,518 from General Fund Committed Fund Balance to the Schools’ Fund for abatement, demolition and disposal of building improvements at 1100 W. Main Street.
2.h.

Schools - Fruits and Vegetables Program:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a USDA Grant, in the amount of $1,414, to the School Nutrition Funds for the fresh fruits and vegetables program at Wenonah and Wayne Hills Elementary Schools.
2.i.

Schools - Breakfast Program Kate Collins Middle School:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a School Grant for Healthy Kids Grant, in the amount of $2,100, to the School Nutrition Funds to expand the Breakfast Program at Kate Collins Middle School.
2.j.

Schools - Technology Materials and Supplies:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a Title III Immigrant Children and Youth Grant, in the amount of $3,102, to the School Funds for technology materials and supplies.
3.

MATTERS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

4.

PUBLIC HEARING AND COUNCIL ACTION

4.a.

Code Amendment – Emergency Medical Services Billing:

Hold a public hearing to receive public comment and consider introducing an ordinance amending Chapter 28, Section 28-5 of the City of Waynesboro’s Code, Service Fee for Use of Emergency Medical Services Vehicles. 
5.

ORDINANCE - SECOND CONSIDERATION:

5.a.

Public Works – Stormwater Pick Up Truck:

Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $40,000 from the Stormwater Fund Retained Earnings, to the Stormwater Fund, for the purchase of a new pickup truck.
Documents:
  1. 5a-Truck.pdf
6.

PRESENTATIONS:

6.a.

Center for Cold Water Restoration:

Receive a presentation from Mr. Len Poulin, President of the Center for Cold Water Restoration, regarding the Center’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.
6.b.

Intersection of 13th Street and Rosser Avenue:

Receive a presentation regarding engineering solutions for the intersection of 13th Street and Rosser Avenue.
6.c.

City Council Compensation and Group Health Benefits:

Receive a presentation from the City Manager regarding City Council compensation and group health benefits.
7.

RESOLUTION AND COUNCIL ACTION:

7.a.

Cancellation of City Council Meeting:

Consider adopting a resolution cancelling the December 26, 2017 meeting for City Council.
Documents:
  1. Christmas-2017.pdf
8.

ORDINANCES - Consider introducing the following:

8.a.

Schools – Nutrition Funds:

Appropriating an anonymous donation, in the amount of $1,000, to the School Nutrition Funds to be used for student meals.
Documents:
  1. 8a-school-meals.pdf
8.b.

Schools – Staff Stipends and Development:

Appropriating a Title IV Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant, in the amount of $27,636, to the School Funds for support staff stipends and staff development.
8.c.

Schools – Materials and Supplies:

Appropriating Title VI Flow Through Grant funding, in the amount of $2,731, to the School Funds, for materials and supplies purchases.
8.d.

Schools – Materials and Supplies:

Appropriating Title VIB Preschool Mini Grant Funding, in the amount of $865, to the School Funds, for materials and supplies purchases.
9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

9.a.

Historical Commission:

Consider appointing a candidate to the Historical Commission for an unexpired four-year term ending August 31, 2021.
10.

CORRESPONDENCE, COMMUNICATION, AND CALENDAR

11.

CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD

12.

CLOSED MEETING (IF NECESSARY)

13.

ADJOURN

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