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, SEPTEMBER 14, 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:  Minutes from the August 24, 2020 Regular Business Meeting.
b. Code Amendment – Chapter 86, Sections 26, 31, and 33; Utilities – clarifying language.

4.

MATTERS FROM THE MAYOR

5.

MATTERS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.

6.

REZONING ORDINANCE – 0 TIFFANY DRIVE


Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance to rezone property located at 0 Tiffany Drive.

7.

PUBLIC HEARING – REZONE REQUEST FOR 326 OHIO STREET


Hold a public hearing to receive public comment and consider introducing an ordinance regarding a rezoning request by Virginia Panel Corp, on behalf of Robert Carty, Jr., to rezone a property at 326 Ohio Street, Waynesboro, Virginia, city tax map number 45-3-A1, currently zoned L-B (Local Business), to L-I (Light Industrial).

8.

PUBLIC HEARING – BUDGET ORDINANCES


Hold a public hearing to receive public comment on budget ordinances items 9 through 11 in the amount of $1,517,152

9.

APPROPRIATION ORDINANCES – CONSIDER ADOPTING THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCES


a. Economic Development Renaissance Grant – CARES Act: Business Development Grant ($300,000)
b. School Funding – CARES Act:   Funding to be used for PPE, support staff, and cleaning ($862,914)
c. Valley Academy Fund:  Valley Academy to capital needs ($66,174).
10.

APPROPRIATION ORDINANCES – CONSIDER INTRODUCING AND ADOPTING THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCES


a. Cares Act Funding: Funding for election expenditures ($55,902).
b. Safe Routes to School (Office on Youth): Grant funding received to promote safe routes to school ($39,265).
c. Co-Teaching Excellence (School Board): Grant funding received for salaries and benefits at Wenonah Elementary School ($7,500).
d. Project Hope Grant (School Board): Grant funding received for educational support services for homeless students ($53,545).
e. State Career and Technical Education (CTE) (School Board): Grant funding received to upgrade CTE computer labs in Kate Collins Middle School and Waynesboro High School ($8,420).
f. School Improvement Grant (School Board): Grant funding received for support staff development at Kate Collins Middle School ($5,266).
g. State Workplace Readiness, Industry Certification and Stem-H Credential Funding (School Board): Funding received for various allowable assessment certifications for Waynesboro High School students in various CTE classes ($4,933).
h. Title III Grant (School Board): Grant funding received for tutoring and educational online support ($11,783).

11.

APPROPRIATION ORDINANCES – CONSIDER INTRODUCING THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCES


a. Safe Routes to School Mini Grant (Office on Youth): Donations and grants to support safe routes to school ($1,450).
b. Cares Act Funding: Funding to Social Services to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 ($100,000).

12.

REPORT – BOARD OF ELECTIONS


Receive a report from Mr. Robert Horowitz, Secretary of Waynesboro Board of Elections.

13.

APPOINT VIEWERS – REQUEST TO VACATE RIGHT OF WAY


Consider appointing three viewers, one as chair, and an alternate to consider the impact of a request by the City of Waynesboro, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Transportation, to vacate the railroad crossing at 7th Street in connection with the Southern Connector Road construction project.    

14.

RESOLUTION - PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT (PPTRA) FOR 2020


Consider adopting a resolution establishing the Personal Property Tax Relief Act (PPTRA) rate of relief of 42.5% for calendar year 2020.


15.

REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD REAPPOINTMENT:


Consider reappointing a member to the Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board for a four-year term ending August 31, 2024.

16.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY SOCIAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD REAPPOINTMENT


Consider reappointing a member to the Shenandoah Valley Social Services Advisory Board as a Waynesboro Representative for a four-year term ending August 31, 2024.

17.

CORRESPONDENCE, COMMUNICATION, AND CALENDAR

18.

CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD

19.

CLOSED MEETING (IF NECESSARY)

20.

ADJOURN

Citizens who wish to make comments during the Public Hearings and Citizen Comment Period may do so in the following ways:

1. Citizens may address Council in person during the public hearing on the matter before Council at that time;
2. Citizens may email comments prior to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 14, 2020 to the Clerk of the Council at bortleje@ci.waynesboro.va.us.  Please identify your name and home address and topic of your comment.  Comments will be noted at the meeting and incorporated in the minutes of the meeting.
3. Comments may be submitted online at www.waynesboro.va.us.  Comments submitted prior to Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. will be noted at the meeting and incorporated in the minutes of the meeting. 
4. Citizens may call in comments after each public hearing and the Citizen Comment Period are opened.  Calls will be answered in the order in which they are received.
a. Dial toll free number (844) 844-9200.
b. When promoted, enter the access code for the meeting: 398145#
c. You will hear “Q&A session has started.  Press *6.
d. You will hear “If you’d like to speak, please press 1 to be added to the queue”.
e. Press 1.
f. While you are in the queue, you will hear the audio feed of the meeting.
g. Wait until you are prompted by the moderator, then share your comments with Council.  Participants are reminded that though the prerecorded prompts refer to questions, the public hearing and citizen comment portions of the meeting are a time for Council simply to hear your comments.

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The Waynesboro City Council encourages the participation of all City citizens.  For those with special needs, please notify the Clerk of Council (540-942-6669) of any accommodations required, including assisted listening device, at least three days prior to the meeting you wish to attend.