CITY OF WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA

CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

City Seal

BRUCE ALLEN, MAYOR, WARD B

TERRY SHORT, JR., VICE MAYOR, AT LARGE

ELZENA ANDERSON, COUNCILWOMAN, WARD A

JEFF FREEMAN, COUNCILMAN, WARD C

PETE MARKS, COUNCILMAN, WARD D

TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS,
CHARLES T. YANCEY MUNICIPAL BUILDING
AT 503 WEST MAIN STREET, WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA
ON MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017 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.
Approval of Minutes:
Consider adopting the minutes for the January 9, 2017 Regular Business Meeting, and dispense with the reading of the minutes. 
2.b.
General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance:
Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $2,367,213 of General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance for transfer to committed reserves, $500,000 of General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance for transfer to the School Funds, and $200,000 of General Fund Committed Fund Balance for transfer to the Capital Projects Fund, for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2017.
2.c.
Schools Unspent Appropriation Reserve:
Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $736,410, for transfer to the School Operating Fund, for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2017.
2.d.
Public Works – Street Paving and Florence Avenue Bridge:
Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $406,624 as well as $282,510to the General Fund, for additional paving expenditures as well as to fund engineering for renovation of the Florence Avenue Bridge.
2.e.
Parks and Recreation Softball Baseball Fields:
Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $8,000, to the General Fund for future improvements to local baseball fields.
2.f.
Parks and Recreation Ridgeview Park Playground New Deck System:
Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $14,560, to the General Fund, to fund the purchase and installation of a new deck system at the Ridgeview Park Playground.
2.g.
Library Materials and Supplies:
Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $4,597, to the General Fund, for the purchase of additional materials and supplies.
3.
MATTERS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS.
4.
PROCLAMATION
4.a.
Black History Month:
 Present a proclamation naming February, 2017 as Black History Month in the City of Waynesboro to Ms. Estello Randolph.
5.
PRESENTATION
5.a.
Tax Relief for Elderly and Disabled:
Receive a report from the City Manager concerning the City’s program of tax relief for the elderly and disabled.
Documents:
  1. 5a-Tax-Relief.pdf
5.b.
Economic Development Five-Year Strategic Plan:
Receive a presentation from the Director of Economic Development regarding the ongoing process to revise the Economic Development Five-Year Strategic Plan and consider proposed strategic goals for inclusion in the Plan.
Documents:
  1. 5b-Econ-Dev.pdf
6.
REQUEST TO SET PUBLIC HEARING:
6.a.
Real Estate Acquisition:
Consider scheduling a public hearing to receive public comment on a request by Mr. Herbert C. and Ms. Sheila Merritt, that the City transfer by sale or gift 0.037 acres from an adjacent parcel containing 7.9 acre property, 0 Club Road, owned by the City.
Documents:
  1. 6a-Merritt.pdf
7.
ORDINANCES - Consider introducing the following:
7.a.
Human Resources – Wellness Program:
Appropriating a wellness allocation from the City’s insurance provider, AETNA, in the amount of $9,283, to the General Fund, for various wellness program expenditures.
Documents:
  1. 7a-wellness.pdf
8.
CORRESPONDENCE, COMMUNICATION, AND CALENDAR
9.
CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD
10.
CLOSED MEETING (IF NECESSARY)
11.
ADJOURN
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