The City Clerk read the title of Resolution 2014-R29. Ellen Robertson [6th District] and Parker Agelasto [5th District] wanted Council members to explain the intent of their proposed amendments to the resolution to the audience before starting the Citizen Comment Period.
Jon Baliles [1st District] 5:20
Cynthia Newbille [7th District] 6:11
Charles Samuels [2nd District] 7:06
Res. No. 2014-R29 (Patron: Mayor Jones) - To express the City Council’s support for further negotiations in connection with “Revitalize RVA,” a proposed economic revitalization and cultural heritage development project that incorporates both the Shockoe Bottom and North Boulevard areas of the city at a cost to the City and the Economic Development Authority not to exceed net expenditures of $79,625,000, including a new baseball stadium; a Slavery and Freedom Heritage Site; private mixed use, commercial, retail, and residential development; and related public infrastructure improvements. Recommendation from Land Use, Housing & Transportation Standing Committee meeting forward with no recommendation. Recommendation from Finance & Economic Development Standing Committee meeting forward with no recommendation.