CITY OF WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA

CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

City Seal

TERRY SHORT, JR., MAYOR, AT LARGE

BOBBY HENDERSON, VICE MAYOR, WARD C

BRUCE ALLEN, COUNCILMAN, WARD B

ELENA ANDERSON, COUNCILWOMAN, WARD A

SAM HOSTETTER, COUNCILMAN, WARD D

TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS,
CHARLES T. YANCEY MUNICIPAL BUILDING
AT 503 WEST MAIN STREET, WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA
ON MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019 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.

Council Meeting Minutes:

Consider adopting the April 17, 2019 Budget Work Session minutes and the April 22, 2019 Council Meeting minutes and dispense with the reading of the minutes.
2.b.

City Code Amendment – Concealed Handgun Permit Fingerprinting.


2.c.

Fall Foliage Festival Application:

Consider approving an application from the Shenandoah Valley Art Center to allow the closure of certain streets and the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on city property on Saturday, October 12 (from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.) and Sunday, October 13, 2019 (from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) during the Fall Foliage Art Show.
Documents:
  1. 2c FFF.pdf
3.

MATTERS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

4.

PRESENTATION OF PLAQUE TO VML “IF I WERE A MAYOR” CONTEST WINNER:

Present a plaque to Kate Collins Middle School student Kaitlyn Hull, Region 3 winner in the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were A Mayor” essay contest.

Documents:
  1. 4 Mayor contest.pdf
5.

PROCLAMATION – POLICE WEEK AND PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY:

Consider presenting a proclamation to the Police Chief observing May 12-18, 2019 as National Police Week and Wednesday, May 15, 2019 as Peace Officers Memorial Day in the City of Waynesboro, Virginia.

6.

PRESENTATION – CITY MANAGER’S RECOMMENDED FISCAL YEAR 2020 BUDGET:


Receive the final presentation of the City Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget.

7.

PUBLIC HEARING - TAXES FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2019:

Hold a public hearing to receive public comments and consider introducing an ordinance imposing taxes for the calendar year 2019 on property and persons, for the payment of interest on the City debt, for the support of City government, for the maintenance of the public schools, and for other expenses providing for the assessment of persons and property, for the collection of taxes, revenues, assessments and imposing penalties for the failure to comply with the provisions hereof.

Documents:
  1. 7 TaxRate.pdf
8.

PUBLIC HEARING – WATER AND SEWER CHARGES, FEES, RATES:


Hold a public hearing to receive public comments and consider introducing an ordinance amending Sections 30-58(e)(3)(a.), 30-58(e)(3)(b.), 86-28(a)(1), 86-28(a)(2), and 86-139(a) of the Code of the City of Waynesboro to increase water utility service charges, fees, and rates and sewer utility service charges and rates.

Documents:
  1. 8 Utility.pdf
9.

PUBLIC HEARING - FISCAL YEAR 2020 OPERATING BUDGET:


Hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the recommended Annual Operating Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

10.

PUBLIC HEARING – CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT – ELEVATED WATER STORAGE TANK:


Hold a public hearing to receive public comments and consider introducing an ordinance approving a conditional use permit request by the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, to allow a 178-foot elevated water storage tank in the H-I (Heavy Industrial) District at 1625 South Delphine Avenue and 51 South Oak Lane, City Tax Map Parcel No. 72-4-16A1.

11.

PUBLIC HEARING – ZONING CODE AMENDMENT – SHORT-TERM RENTALS:


Hold a public hearing to receive public comments and consider introducing an ordinance amending the City Zoning Ordinance to allow homestays and short-term rentals (few than 30 days) in all districts where residential uses are allowed by-right, and consider introducing an ordinance amending the City Code for the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, to amend Chapter 78 requiring all operators of homestays and short-term rentals to register with the Commissioner of the Revenue, obtain a business license, and remit transient lodging tax in accordance with the provisions of City Code Section 78-126.

12.

PUBLIC HEARING – CITY CODE AMENDMENT – ELECTRONIC SIGNS IN RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS:

 
Hold a public hearing to receive public comments and consider introducing an ordinance amending the City Code for the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, to allow electronic signs in residential districts as an accessory to publicly-owned government facilities.

13.

CODE AMENDMENT: INOPERABLE AND ABANDONED VEHICLES:


Consider introducing an ordinance amending Chapter 82, Traffic and Vehicles, Article I, In General, Section 82-1, and IV, Inoperable and Abandoned Vehicles, Section 82-121, 82-131-137, and 82-151-156, of the City Code of Waynesboro, Virginia.

14.

APPROPRIATION ORDINANCES:

14.a.

Assessor’s Department Transfer to Treasurer Department:

Transferring a portion of unspent funds in the Assessor’s Department, in the amount of $3,062, to the Treasurer’s Department, for interest owed on an erroneous tax assessment.
14.b.

Parks and Recreation – VA Forestry Grant Appropriation:

Appropriating a Virginia Department of Forestry Grant in the amount of $6,000 to the General Fund, to reimburse for tree removal expenditures in the Streets Department.
14.c.

Fire Department – VML Insurance Proceeds:

Appropriating $21,509 of insurance proceeds to the General Fund for repairs to a damaged fire engine.
Documents:
  1. 14c fire engine.pdf
14.d.

Sheriff Department – Video Conferencing Equipment:

Appropriating a portion of the Courthouse Security Reserve, in the amount of $6,046, to the General Fund, to purchase video conferencing equipment for the Circuit Courtroom.
14.e.

Public Works – Landfill Groundwater Remediation:

Appropriating a portion of Unassigned Fund Balance in the General Fund, in the amount of $30,900 to the General Fund, for groundwater remediation services at the Landfill.
Documents:
  1. 14e landfill.pdf
15.

CORRESPONDENCE, COMMUNICATION, AND CALENDAR

16.

CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD

17.

CLOSED MEETING:

Consultation with legal counsel regarding budget and tax rate ordinance.
18.

ADJOURN

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