Meeting time: 3:04 PM - 3:18 PM.
Members present: Jon Baliles, Chair [1st District], Committee members Kathy Graziano [4th District] and Michelle Mosby [9th District].
A very short meeting. No public comment. Hardly any discussion of the three papers considered.
Meeting agenda, eservices.ci.richmond.va.us/applications/clerkstracking/getPDFStandingComm.asp?NO=759&TYPE=A
1. Ord. No. 2012-4 (Patrons: Mr. Tyler and President Graziano)- To amend Ord. No. 97-3-41, adopted Jan. 27, 1997, which adopted a process to be followed to ensure funding for the “1% for Art” program to be administered by the Public Art Commission and adopted the City of Richmond Public Art Commission Review and Acceptance Policy for Gifts of Works of Art, for the purpose of providing that the amount to be set aside for public art shall not exceed $250,000 for each qualifying project.
3. Ord. No. 2013-41 (Patron: Mr. Hilbert) - To amend and reordain City Code § 26-650, concerning the
Urban Forestry Commission, for the purpose of amending the responsibilities and duties of the
Commission to include a requirement that the Commission provide advice and recommendations to the
City Planning Commission on matters related to trees affected or that may potentially be affected by the
construction of any street, square, park or other public way, ground, open space, public building or
PAPERS FOR CONSIDERATION
[2:15] 2. Ord. No. 2013-22 (Patron: Vice President Robertson)- To amend City Code § 42-41, concerning the
disposition of funds from the sale of real estate and certain insurance proceeds, and to amend ch. 42, art. II
of the City Code, concerning trust funds of the City, to add therein a new section 42-44, concerning the
disposition of revenues arising from the lease or other use of former school properties, for the purpose of
providing that revenues from the sale, lease or other use of former school properties be set aside for the
construction of new public schoolfacilities or for the operations ofthe SchoolBoard oftheCity of
[4:00] 4. Ord. No. 2013-79(Patron: Mayor Jones) - To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept funds
in the amount of $723,226 from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and to
appropriate the increase to the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Special Fund Budget by increasing estimated
revenues and the amount appropriated to the Department of Economic and Community Development by
$723,226 for the purpose of the acquisition, rehabilitation and sale of foreclosed properties through the
Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
[9:06] 5. Res. No. 2013-R106(Patron: Mr. Hilbert) - To declare a public necessity to amend the zoning ordinance
and to initiate an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to make such changes as may be necessary to
rezone real properties located within an area around Brookland ParkBoulevard generally bounded by West
Crawford Street and East Crawford Avenue to the north, Richmond-Henrico Turnpike to the east, East
Hooper Street and West Hooper Street to the south, and Edgewood Avenue to the west and to request that
the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study of all real properties within such area to
determine (i) if the zoning classifications for such properties are consistent with objectives to revitalize
such area and (ii) the best land usage of the real properties in such area.
[11:44] BOARD VACANCIES