Board of Supervisors
James B. Donati, Jr., Chairman
David A. Kaechele, Vice-Chairman
Richard W. Glover
Patricia S. O'Bannon
Frank J. Thornton
Virgil R. Hazelett, P.E.
Published by the Henrico County Manager's Office
Summary of Actions Taken by the Board on March 27, 2007
Mr. Donati led the Board, staff, and public in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Rev. Cecil Chambers, Pastor,
, provided the invocation. Skipwith Baptist Church
The Board approved the minutes of the March 13, 2007 Regular and Special Meetings.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has recertified
’s Springfield Landfill as an Environmental Enterprise (E2) facility in recognition of the facility’s voluntary pollution prevention efforts. E2 facilities have implemented an environmental management system, made pollution prevention an important objective, and achieved a sustained record of environmental compliance. Springfield Landfill became the first facility in Henrico County to receive E2 certification in 2003 and is one of 250 business and government facilities across the Commonwealth to have attained E2 status. Gerald Seeley, Jr., Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ’s) Piedmont Regional Office, presented an award plaque to Steven J. Yob, the County’s Chief of Solid Waste, and Arthur D. Petrini, the County’s Director of Public Utilities. Assisting Mr. Seeley with the presentation was Sharon Kenneally Baxter, Director of DEQ’s Pollution Prevention Office. Henrico County
A delegation of 17 persons from
Yangju City, South Korealed by Mayor Chung Bin Im and City Council Chairman Dae Sik Won was attending the Board meeting as part of an exchange visit to . This visit marks the first step towards Henrico and Yangju possibly becoming Sister Cities. A Board paper authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors to sign a preliminary agreement between Yangju and Henrico County was on the agenda for this meeting. Henrico County
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ COMMENTS
Mrs. O’Bannon noted the recent passing of Peter Runkle, who was a Henrico citizen and former Chairman of the Henricus Foundation Board of Trustees. She commented that Mr. Runkle would be very much missed by the community.
Mr. Kaechele announced that February 2007 marked the first time that monthly enplanements at Richmond International Airport (RIC) exceeded those at
. Enplanements at RIC have been steadily rising since the two low cost carriers began offering service there. Mr. Kaechele also mentioned that two new short term parking lots will open at RIC this summer so persons can meet arriving passengers without leaving their vehicles. These lots will be free to the public. Norfolk International Airport
Mr. Donati recognized two Indian Guides, John Wooley and Grayson Phillips, who were attending the meeting to fulfill a requirement for their Cougar Badges. He also recognized the following Boy Scouts from Troop 736, sponsored by St. Michael’s Catholic Church, who were observing the meeting to fulfill rank and merit badge requirements as noted: Cory Bowles (Communications), Mark Davis (Citizenship in the Community), Richard Galan (Second Class), Eric Pollitt (Communications), Alex Prestia (Citizenship in the Nation), Dean Remedios (Communications), Stephen Scipione (Communications), and Riley Stout (Communications).
RECOGNITION OF NEWS MEDIA
Mr. Donati recognized Will Jones of the
Times-Dispatch and Tom Lappas of the Henrico Citizen. Richmond
Mrs. O’Bannon presented a proclamation recognizing April 2007 as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Accepting the proclamation were Angela Merritt Verdery, Public Education Coordinator for Greater Richmond SCAN, and Jane D. Crawley, the County’s Director of Social Services. Joining them was Gretchen B. Icard, the County’s Child Protective Services Coordinator.
Mr. Glover presented a proclamation recognizing April 2007 as Keep Henrico Beautiful Month. Accepting the proclamation was Christina Harris, Chairperson of the Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee. Joining her from the Committee were Vice-Chair Lynne M. Smolin-Yurchak and members Sherinna L. Gibson, Marian J. Martin, Virginia M. Martin, and Jeanie V. Robinson.
Mr. Kaechele presented a proclamation recognizing April 8 – 14, 2007 as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Accepting the proclamation was Col. Henry W. Stanley, Jr., the County’s Chief of Police. Joining him from the County’s Division of Police were Maj. Mary Ellen Fahed, Support Operations; Capt. Stewart M. Meredith, Jr., Commander of Communications; Suzanne T. Roberts, Emergency Communications Manager; and Alyssa Morgan, 2006 Communications Officer of the Year.
Resolution Commending the
Boys Basketball Team, the 2007 Virginia High School League Group AAA Champions. With Mr. Thornton's assistance, Mr. Donati presented the resolution along with an honorary share of stock in Highland Springs High School to Coach George B. Lancaster, Jr. Joining Coach Lancaster were the team's captains Jamar Abrams, Brandon Rozzell, and Jay Threatt; players Ketron Anderson, Harry Lee Daniel, Andrew Harrison, Chris Hilliard, John Holleman, Michael Hubbard, Harvey Mills, Tony Purnell, David Angelo Smith, and Kierre Winfield; managers Lanee Cosby, Kristin Marriott, and Tatiana Mosby; and assistant coaches Tony Ross and Reginald Tennyson. Also in the audience from Henrico County were Activities Director Rudolph F. Ward and Principal Albert M. Ciarochi as well as Henrico County School Superintendent Frederick S. Morton, IV and School Board Vice Chairman Hugh C. Palmer. Highland Springs High School
Resolution accepting the resignation of Timothy P. Torrez from the Local Emergency Planning Committee.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 1-2 of the Code of the
“Definitions and rules of construction,” to Add the Term “Designee.” Countyof Henrico Titled
Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 13-34 of the Code of the
Titled “Loitering,” Relating to Loitering and Obstructing Free Passage. Countyof Henrico
Ordinance to Repeal and Reserve Section 13-37 of the Code of the
“Sunday Closing Law inapplicable in county.” Countyof Henrico Titled
Ordinance to Repeal and Reserve Section 13-66 of the Code of the
“Teflon bullets.” Countyof Henrico Titled
Ordinance to Amend and Reordain subsection (c) of Section 22-3 of the Code of the
“Powers and duties of director of public safety” to Allow Changes in Speed Limits. Countyof Henrico Titled
Ordinance to Repeal and Reserve Section 22-35 of the Code of the County of Henrico Titled “Permit required for parades and processions; conduct generally” and to Add Article X to Chapter 22 of the Code of the County of Henrico Titled “Parades,” including Section 22-361 Titled “Purpose of article,” Section 22-362 Titled “Definitions,” Section 22-363 Titled “Permit required; penalty,” Section 22-364 Titled “Permit application,” Section 22-365 Titled “Issuance or denial of permit,” Section 22-366 Titled “Fee,” and Section 22-367 Titled “Revocation,” all Relating to Parades.
Resolution for Amendment to the FY 2006-07 Annual Fiscal Plan for March, 2007.
Resolution for POD-11-07 for Approval of a Plan of Development for
. East Area Elementary School
Ordinance for Vacation of Temporary Turn-Around Easement in Cedar Station, located in the Three Chopt District.
Ordinance for Vacation of Right-of-Way in
, located in the Tuckahoe District. Beverly Hills
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Deed of Conveyance for Well Lot,
GPIN 809-724-8062, located in the Varina District.
George Marchenko, a resident of the Tuckahoe District, asked for clarification of the Board’s action earlier in the meeting on the ordinance to repeal a section of the
titled “Teflon Bullets.” He also questioned the legality of the County’s tax relief program for the elderly and the propriety of the County continuing to charge a vehicle license tax given the Board’s recent decision to eliminate the vehicle decal. County Code
Ann Sutherland, a resident of the Fairfield District, asked the County to discontinue the practice of contracting with private tree service companies to top trees in County rights-of-way. She expressed concern that this pruning practice was shortening the life of trees in her neighborhood and throughout the County.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Agreement to Explore
Sister CityRelationship with Yangju Cityof the . Republicof Korea
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 17-64 of the Code of the County of Henrico Titled “Bulky waste and vacuum leaf collection,” to Provide Collection Free of Charge to Persons Enrolled in the REAP Program.
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Subsections (e), (f), and (g) of Section 20-72 of the Code of the
“Criteria for exemption,” “Affidavit or written statement,” and “Schedule of exemptions,” Respectively, All Relating to Tax Relief for the Elderly or Permanently and Totally Disabled Under the REAP Program. Countyof Henrico Titled
Resolution for Award of Contract for Architectural and Engineering Services for Clarke-Palmore House Historic Kitchen Restoration.
Resolution for Award of Contract for Architectural and Engineering Services for
Expansion. Short Pump Park
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Lease on
Lakeside Avenue, located in the Fairfield District.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Acquisition of Property from Tuckahoe Sports, Inc., located in the Tuckahoe District.
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain subsections (b) and (c) of Sections 23-311 and 23-312 Titled “Water connection fees” and “Sewer connection fees,” Respectively, and subsection (a) of Sections 23-313 and 23-314 Titled “Water service and volume charges” and “Sewer service charges and rates,” Respectively, of the Code of the County of Henrico, All to Increase Utility Fees and Charges.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Award of Construction Contract for
River RoadMeter Upgrades with Enviroscape, Inc.
Resolution for Amendment to Construction Services Agreement for Gambles Mill Outfall Sanitary Sewer Improvements with G.L. Howard, Inc.
Resolution for Award of Annual Construction Contract for Water and Sanitary Sewer Repairs and Improvements.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Amendment to Contract for Conveyance of County Real Property, located in the Varina District.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Amendment of Host Agreement with BFI Waste Services of
, L.L.C. Virginia
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Acquisition of Well Properties and Transfer of Customers with Sydnor Hydrodynamics, Inc.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Connection Fee Agreement with BFI Waste Services of
, L.L.C. Virginia
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Amendment to Contract for Engineering Services for Henrico County Communications Complex Stream Restoration Project. Project #1102-28007-1221, located in the Brookland District.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Amendment to Contract for Engineering Design Services for Hungary Spring Road Improvements from West Broad Street to Staples Mill Road (approximately 1.48 miles). Project #2110.50704.28004.00579 (formerly #555540-704-154-00), located in the Brookland District.
Resolution accepting West Hermitage Park, located in the Brookland District; Telegraph Run, Section D, located in the Fairfield District; Belle’s Landing and a Resubdivision of Lot 1, Block A, Winngate, located in the Three Chopt District; and Logan Estates, located in the Tuckahoe District, into the County road system for maintenance.
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