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 July 24, 2007
Mr. Donati led the Board, staff, and public in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Rev. Fletcher Lowe provided the invocation.
The Board approved the minutes of the July 10, 2007 Regular and Special Meetings.
Christina Harris, Chairperson of the Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee, was joined by Mr. Kaechele and Vice-Chairperson Lynne Smolin-Yurchak in presenting a Land Lover Award to Three Chopt District homeowners Roberto and Jean Sarmento and their children Nina, Max, and Marcus.
Mr. Donati presented a proclamation recognizing August 2007 as Firefighter Appreciation Month. Accepting the proclamation from the County’s Division of Fire were Acting Fire Chief Richard McClure, Lt. T. C. Moore, and Firefighter Jackson Baynard. Joining them was Candace Schwaldach, Program Coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Richmond District.
Mr. Hazelett advised that gavel to gavel audio recordings of Board of Supervisors regular meetings would begin with this meeting and be made available the next morning on compact discs or in electronic format to anyone wishing to receive a copy, including members of the Board of Supervisors.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ COMMENTS
Mrs. O’Bannon noted that the County served as one of the hosts of the 2007 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference, which attracted more than 3,500 participants. She thanked the many county government employees from Henrico and other localities in central
who volunteered their time and efforts to assist with the conference. Mrs. O’Bannon also thanked the County’s Division of Recreation and Parks and those local and national businesses that helped sponsor and support the Women of NACo (WON) Leadership Network golf tournament hosted by the County at Belmont Golf Course on July 12, 2007. The tournament netted more than $14,500. Finally, Mrs. O’Bannon thanked Henrico residents and others in the community who rolled out the red carpet for conference attendees. Virginia
Mr. Donati recognized Brian Kiernan from Boy Scout Troop 776, sponsored by the Columbian Center on
Pump Road, who is working on his Communications Merit Badge.
RECOGNITION OF NEWS MEDIA
Mr. Donati recognized Will Jones of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Resolution appointing Ruth Anna Langdon to the Board of Social Services.
Resolution reappointing Michael J. Haubenstock, Virginia M. Johnson, Bruce A. Kay, Janie Ruth Garrison Moyers, and Kirk E. Spitzer to The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen Foundation Board of Directors.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
Resolution for Approval of Issuance of Bonds by the
Redevelopment and Housing Authority for the Richmond Andover PlaceApartments.
Resolution for Condemnation of Permanent Utility and Temporary Construction Easements for East Area Utilities Project, Phase III owned by John H. Burton, Jr., and Amena K. Burton, located in the Varina District.
Pamela Ward, a resident of the Fairfield District, voiced concerns regarding her and her son’s recent series of encounters with a County police detective and the status of an internal investigation of this matter by the County’s Division of Police.
D. L. Clevert, a resident of the Brookland District and retired County police officer, expressed concerns that the County’s recruitment and retention of police officers and its pay scales for police officer positions are not in step with the growth of the County.
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 2-128 of the Code of the
“Assessment for funding of courthouse security” to Increase the Fee for Courthouse Security from $5.00 to $10.00. Countyof Henrico Titled
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 5-51 of the Code of the
“Required; tax year; amount of tax; exemptions from tax” to Exempt a Releasing Agency From the Requirement of Obtaining a Dog License. Countyof Henrico Titled
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 20-351 of the Code of the County of Henrico Titled “Definitions” to Clarify the Definition of Gross Receipts of a Business.
Introduction of Ordinance to Amend and Reordain Section 22-220 of the Code of the County of Henrico Titled “Proration of tax” to Provide for Proration on Vehicles Moving into Henrico.
Resolution for Authorization to Apply for and Accept $3,500 in Grant Funding from the Radiological Preparedness and Response Program Administered through the
of Emergency Management. Virginia Department
Resolution for Award of Contracts for Group Health Insurance.
Resolution for Award of Construction Contract for Renovations to Dabbs House.
Resolution to Accept the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Award to the County of Henrico, Division of Police, for Computer Crimes Evidence Recovery Equipment.
Resolution to Accept the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Local and Rural Law Enforcement Agencies Grant Program Award to the County of Henrico, Division of Police, for Underage Drinking Enforcement.
Resolution for Adoption of Policy Governing the Use of The Armour House and Gardens at Meadowview.
Resolution for Adoption of Policy Governing the Use of Henrico Theatre.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Virginia Electric & Power Company Encroachment Agreements.
Resolution accepting Willow Run, Section A, located in the Three Chopt District; and Millers Terrace, located in the Varina District, into the County road system for maintenance.
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