CITY OF WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA

CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

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BOBBY HENDERSON, MAYOR, WARD C

LANA WILLIAMS, VICE MAYOR, WARD A

BRUCE ALLEN, COUNCIL MEMBER, WARD B

TERRY SHORT, JR., COUNCIL MEMBER, AT LARGE

SAM HOSTETTER, COUNCIL MEMBER, WARD D

TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS,
CHARLES T. YANCEY MUNICIPAL BUILDING
AT 503 WEST MAIN STREET, WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA
ON MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M.


1.

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

2.

ADOPTION OF BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

3.

CONSENT AGENDA:

a. Council Meeting Minutes:  Consider approving the minutes from the following meetings:
i. August 6, 2020 Special Called Meeting;
ii. August 10, 2020 Regular Business Meeting;
b. Code Amendment:  Chapter 18 Article XI: Buildings and Building Regulations
c. Code Amendment: Chapter 78 Taxation.
d. Appropriation Ordinance – Valley Community Services Board - $200,000.
e. Appropriation Ordinance – Economic Development Authority Grants to Non-Profits - $150,000.
f. Rezoning Ordinance-0 Tiffany Drive

4.

MATTERS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

5.

AMENDMENT OF CITY CODE CHAPTER 86, SECTIONS 26, 31, AND 33; UTILITIES:


Consider introducing and ordinance amending the City Code, Chapter 86, Utilities, Sections 26, 31, and 33 each pertaining to deposits for service.

6.

STAFF PRESENTATION ON THE USE OF CARES ACT FUNDS:


Staff will provide a report of expenditures of CARES Act funds to date.

7.

APPROPRIATION OF CARES ACT FUNDS:


Consider introducing an ordinance appropriating funds from the CARES Act in the amount of $150,000 to the General Fund, for an Economic Development Business Grant Program, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.

8.

APPROPRIATION - SCHOOL:

8.a.

CARES Act Funds:

Consider introducing and adopting an ordinance appropriating Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding in the amount of $862,914 to the School Funds to be used to support staff and provide PPE and cleaning supplies in accordance with the equity to private schools regulations.


8.b.

Valley Academy Fund:

Consider introducing an ordinance transferring a portion of assigned fund balance in the Valley Academy Fund for the School Board to the Reserve Fund for the School Board in the amount of $66,175 to support future capital needs of the Valley Academy.
9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Commission
Economic Development Authority Board
Library Board of Trustees
Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board
Parks and Recreation Commission
Historical Commission
Disability and Aging Board for Independence
Cultural Commission
10.

CORRESPONDENCE, COMMUNICATION, AND CALENDAR

11.

CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD

12.

CLOSED MEETING (IF NECESSARY)

13.

ADJOURN

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING DURING COVID-19 FACT SHEET:

In-Person Meeting Resumes:
In-person Waynesboro City Council meetings will resume in the Council's regular meeting location at the Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building, and they will continue in that location unless otherwise noted.  

Safety Measures:
While in-person City Council meetings have resumed, the City continues to encourage the public to participate in meetings virtually.  If you choose to attend a meeting in person, please follow these safety guidelines:

- Please wear a mask at all times when visiting the municipal building.

- Enter the building from the rear-LUMOS Plaza and receive a temperature check before joining the meeting.  Visitors who feel ill or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will not be permitted to enter the building.

- Sit at least six feet apart from others during the meeting.  Capacity in Council Chambers will be limited to 14 people, and overflow will be moved to the hallway.  It may not be possible to provide entrance to all attendees at once if turnout for a meeting is high.

Citizen Comments:
Citizens may address City Council at the podium. Council will also continue to accept comments by phone during the public comment portion of the meetings at (844) 844-9200.  Citizens may also leave comments on the link located on the City's webpage, by clicking on the "Government" tab.

Watch on TV or YouTube:
Meetings will continue to be broadcast on the City's government access channel and will be live-streamed on the City of Waynesboro's YouTube channel.