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Council to consider plan for Nine Mile; Shockoe continued to February

01/25/2014 6:45 AM by

The agenda for the Monday, January 27 meeting of City Council includes:

  • Ord. No. 2013-251 (Patron: Mayor Jones) – To declare that a public necessity exists for and to authorize the acquisition by gift from USP Echo Harbour LLC of permanent and temporary easements on the properties identified as 3011 Dock Street and 3021 Dock Street for the public purpose of the construction of the Virginia Capital Trail Project. Recommendation from Land Use, Housing & Transportation Standing Committee to approve w/amendment. (Continue to Monday, February 10, 2014 Council meeting)
  • Res. No. 2013-R277 (Patron: Mayor Jones, By Request) – To approve a redevelopment and conservation plan for the Nine Mile Road Redevelopment and Conservation Area.
  • Res. No. 2013-R278 (Patron: Mr. Agelasto) – To request that the Chief Administrative Officer pursue, on behalf of the City, the collective designation of Lumpkin’s Jail, the Slave Trail, the burial ground known as Richmond’s African Burial Ground and the respective grounds of each, located within the area of the city of Richmond known as Shockoe Bottom, as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Site. Recommendation from Land Use, Housing & Transportation Standing Committee to continue to the February 18th Land Use, Housing & Transportation meeting. (Continue to Monday, February 24, 2014 Council meeting)
  • Res. No. 2014-R19 (Patron: Ms. Newbille) – To approve an expenditure in the amount of $1,000.00 from the Council Districts Funds for the Seventh District to make a donation to the City of Richmond office of Virginia Cooperative Extension to assist the office with the funding of salaries, programming and operations.
  • Res. No. 2014-R20 (Patron: Ms. Newbille) – To approve an expenditure in the amount of $2,000.00 from the Council Districts Funds for the Seventh District to make a donation to Camp Diva’s 2014 Date with Dad Dinner and Dance.
  • Res. No. 2013-R255 (Patron: Mayor Jones) – To express the City Council’s support for an economic revitalization and cultural heritage development project in the Shockoe Bottom area of the city at a cost to the City and the Economic Development Authority not to exceed $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 Finance & Economic Development Standing Committee to forward with no recommendation. Recommendation from Land Use, Housing & Transportation Standing Committee to continue to the February 18th Land Use, Housing & Transportation meeting. (Continue to Monday, February 24, 2014 Council meeting)

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