Board of Supervisors
Frank J. Thornton, Chairman
Richard W. Glover, Vice-Chairman
James B. Donati, Jr.
David A. Kaechele
Patricia S. O'Bannon
Virgil R. Hazelett, P.E.
Published by the Henrico County Manager's Office
Summary of Actions Taken by the Board on February 22, 2005
Rev. Eddie Hendrix, Pastor, Church of Christ, provided the invocation.
The minutes of the February 8, 2005 Regular Meeting were approved.
Richard Fowler, a resident of the Brookland District, expressed concerns and raised a number of questions regarding the upcoming $349.3 million General Obligation Bond and Meals Tax Referendum.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ COMMENTS
Mr. Kaechele recognized the following Boy Scouts from Troop 780, sponsored by Epiphany Lutheran Church, who were observing the meeting to fulfill a requirement for the Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge: Matthew Coffey, Jerome Golfman, Noah Golfman, Aaron Hartness, Jesse Raynor, and Samuel Wilson. Scoutmaster Bill Coffey was also present.
Mrs. O’Bannon recognized the following persons in the audience who were representing Carver Elementary School at a public hearing on amendments to the County’s 2004-05 Annual Fiscal Plan: Kathy Theado, PTA President; Bob Price, PTA Technology Committee Chairman; and John Thomas, Information Specialist. She also recognized Ed Pruden, Principal of Douglas Freeman High School, who was present for the same public hearing.
Mr. Thornton recognized Sam Pasco from Boy Scout Troop 799, sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church. He also recognized Mark D’Alessandro, Michael D’Alessandro, and Paul Duckworth from Troop 747, sponsored by Gayton Baptist Church.
Mr. Kaechele commented on a letter from a senior citizen in his district who received assistance from the County’s Division of Fire after sustaining serious injuries from a fall at Regency Mall on February 15, 2005. The citizen expressed appreciation for the professionalism, promptness, and courtesy shown to him by the firefighters from Station 9 on Quioccasin Road. Mr. Kaechele recognized Fire Chief Ronald L. Mastin for his department’s superior service in this incident.
Mr. Thornton noted that February 2005 was African-American History Month. He acknowledged the recent passing of Robert R. Merhige, Jr., a retired U. S. District Court judge for the Richmond division, and Ossie Davis, a nationally acclaimed thespian and movie director.
RECOGNITION OF NEWS MEDIA
Mr. Thornton recognized the presence of Meredith Bonny of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Tom Lappas of the Henrico Citizen, and Jonathan Spiers of the Henrico County Leader.
Mrs. O’Bannon presented a proclamation recognizing March 3, 2005 as University of Richmond Day in salute to the university for its numerous successes and achievements during the past 175 years. Accepting the proclamation from the University of Richmond were Kathryn J. Monday, Vice-President for Information Services and Chair of the 175 Anniversary Committee, and Claire M. Rosenbaum, Member of the Board of Trustees.
Resolution appointing Zynora D. Manson and A. Carol LaVigne to the Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee.
PUBLIC HEARINGS - REZONING AND PROVISIONAL USE PERMITS
Request of Highwoods Realty LP, et al. to rezone from O-3C Office District (Conditional) to UMUC Urban Mixed Use District (Conditional), Parcels 750-766-3162, 750-765-4697, 749-765-7952 and 750-765-0494, containing approximately 36.13 acres, located along the southwest intersection of Cox Road and Sadler Place.
Approved with Conditions
Request of Highwoods Realty LP, et al. for a Provisional Use Permit under Sections 24-32.1(a) and 24-122.1 of Chapter 24 of the County Code in order to submit a Master Plan for the proposed Highwoods Village project, on Parcels 750-766-3162, 750-765-4697, 749-765-7952 and 750-765-0494, containing approximately 36.13 acres, located along the southwest intersection of Cox Road and Sadler Place.
Approved with Conditions
Request of Highwoods Realty LP, et al. for a Provisional Use Permit under Sections 24-32.1(u) and 24-122.1 of Chapter 24 of the County Code in order to permit a thirteen (13) foot increase in the permitted height of office buildings in the UMU District, on Parcels 750-766-3162, 750-765-4697, 749-765-7952 and 750-765-0494, containing approximately 36.13 acres, located along the southwest intersection of Cox Road and Sadler Place.
PUBLIC HEARINGS - OTHER ITEMS
Resolution to Amend the Henrico 2010 Land Use Plan to Designate the Highwoods Village Area as an Urban Mixed Use Development Area.
Resolution to Amend the Henrico 2010 Land Use Plan for the Brook Road Commercial Area.
Resolution for Appeal of POD-73-04 for Villas at Laburnum, 1401 N. Laburnum Avenue.
Resolution for Amendment to the 2004-05 Annual Fiscal Plan for February, 2005.
Approved as Substitute Ordinance
Ordinance for Vacation of Portion of Easement for Future Road, Utilities and Drainage, Lot 8, Block M, Section 2, Tuckahoe Village, located in the Tuckahoe District.
Resolution of Commendation for Oliver White Hill.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for First Amendment to Wastewater Agreement Between the County of Hanover and the County of Henrico.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation for Development and Administration of Secondary Roads Escrow Account Funds Related to Nuckols Road Widening, VDOT Project #9999-043-186, PE101, RW201, M501, County Project #551903-704-790-00, located in the Three Chopt District.
Resolution for Award of Construction Contract for Wildwood Street Drainage and Roadway Improvements from Rockingham Street to 625 feet south of Hickory Avenue (approximately 0.27 miles). Project #502351-704-311-05, located in the Varina District.
Resolution for Letter of Intent to Participate in VDOT's Revenue Sharing Program for Brook Road Improvements.
Resolution accepting Kensington and Estates of Hampshire, Section 2, located in the Three Chopt District; and Hunton Park, Phase 1 - A Dedication of a Portion of Hunton Park Boulevard from Staples Mill Road and Dedication of Hunton Park Lane, and Hunton Park, Phase 2, located in the Brookland District, into the County road system for maintenance.
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