Board of Supervisors
David A. Kaechele, Chairman
Patricia S. O'Bannon, Vice-Chairman
James B. Donati, Jr.
Richard W. Glover
Frank J. Thornton
Virgil R. Hazelett, P.E.
Published by the Henrico County Manager's Office
Summary of Actions Taken by the Board on September 8, 2009
Mr. Kaechele led recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Rev. Joseph T. Driver, Chaplain with Gospel Jail Ministry, delivered the invocation.
The Board approved the minutes of the August 11, 2009 Regular and Special Meetings.
Rhysa G. South, who has served Henrico as an Assistant County Attorney for over 22 years, was installed as President of the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia on September 1, 2009. LGA, as it is commonly known, is a statewide organization of over 650 lawyers in public service and the private sector who practice local government law.
The Henrico County Extension Office, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, held a pesticide collection event at the Springfield Road Landfill on Friday, August 29, 2009 where 15,540 pounds of out-of-date, unwanted, and unused pesticide materials were received from homeowners and businesses for safe disposal. The program was free for participants and did not result in any cost to the County or taxpayers other than providing a collection site for that one day. The Henrico event collected more than twice the combined amount received at two other collection events held the same week in the City of Petersburg and New Kent County. Karen F. Carter, County Agent for the Extension Office, noted that her agency's role was to provide publicity for the Henrico event.
Henrico County has been selected as one of 15 winners in the annual Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Achievement Awards program honoring innovative programs recently implemented by local governments. VACo received 72 entries this year for the statewide contest, a record number. Henrico was one of only three counties that earned two awards. Henrico won an award in the environmental category for its Electronic Waste Recycling program, which involves a partnership with the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) and Ukrop's Super Markets to lower costs and increase participation at special events designed to recycle televisions, computers, fax machines, and other electronic devices. The award was accepted by Steve Yob, Solid Waste Division Director; Arthur Petrini, Director of Public Utilities; and Kimberly Hynes, Executive Director of CVWMA. Henrico also won an award in the regional collaboration category for its Regional Supplier Conference (SWAM), an annual one-day outreach effort to small, women, and minority owned businesses that began in 2007 and offers an opportunity for SWAM suppliers to meet with officials from dozens of agencies, make contact The award was accepted by Marvis Mitchell, Supplier Relations Coordinator; Cecelia Stowe, Purchasing Manager; and Paul Proto, Director of General Services. Larry Land, VACo's Director of Policy Development, presented the awards on behalf of the Association.
Several members of the Division of Recreation and Parks staff have been recognized by the Virginia Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) for their extraordinary efforts at two major baseball events held in Henrico County, the AAU Boys 12 & Under National Championship played on July 19 - 27, 2008 at the Glen Allen Complex and the American Legion Virginia State Junior Tournament played on July 30 - August 3, 2008 at The Glen Allen Stadium at RF&P Park. Andy Crane, Sports Program Supervisor, attended the events to ensure they were smoothly administered and to operate the scoreboards. The following individuals, under the overall direction of Park Services Manager Ray Pauley, were responsible for providing athletic field services at these events: Eddie Branch, West District Athletic Fields Supervisor; Mike Acors, Crew Chief; and Eugene Dodson, Jerry Kerstetter, and Mike Turgeon, Equipment Operators. The award medals were presented by Jeremy T. Bullock, Virginia AAU Registrar and Director of Operations, and C. Travis Bullock, Governor of the Virginia AAU. Karen K. Mier, Director of Recreation and Parks, also participated in the presentation.
Henrico Regional Jails East and West received national reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections (CAC) on August 10, 2009 at the American Correctional Association (ACA) 2009 Congress in Nashville, Tennessee. The reaccreditation is for a three-year period and represents the satisfactory completion of a rigorous self-evaluation, followed by an outside review by a team of independent auditors. In meeting a total of 382 ACA standards, 60 of which are mandatory, the Henrico Sheriff's Office achieved an overall score of 100 percent compliance at Jail East and 96.96 percent compliance at Jail West. The following personnel from the Sheriff's Office appeared before the CAC in Nashville: Michael L. Wade, Sheriff; Merle Bruce, Undersheriff; Carlos Talley, Chief Deputy; Patricia Moore, Captain; and Douglas Herbert, Retired Chief Deputy. Maj. Joe Lobrano and Maj. Antoinette Irving, Administrators of Jails East and West, also had instrumental roles in the accreditation process.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' COMMENTS
Mr. Kaechele recognized Benjamin Wrobel from Cub Scout Pack 1807, sponsored by Bethlehem Baptist Church, and John Collinson from Boy Scout Troop 705, sponsored by Derbyshire Baptist Church. Both Scouts were attending the meeting to fulfill Citizenship Badge requirements.
RECOGNITION OF NEWS MEDIA
No media representatives were present.
Mr. Glover presented a proclamation recognizing September 17 - 23, 2009 as Constitution Week. Accepting the proclamation was Sean D. Walsh, Organizing Secretary for the Virginia Society Children of the American Revolution. Joining him from the Col. Alexander Spotswood Society Children of the American Revolution were William Bryant Akers, Jr., President; Caroline Akers, Historian; Alicia Fox, Senior President; Susan Walsh, Senior Co-President; James Fox, Senior Curator; and Stewart Akers, Chapman Elliott, Bylane Elliott, and Benjamin Wrobel, members.
Mrs. O'Bannon presented a proclamation recognizing September 2009 as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Accepting the proclamation was Gary A. Hicks, Judge of the Henrico Circuit Court and Henrico Drug Court. Joining him were Michael L. Wade, Sheriff; Michael D. O'Connor, Executive Director of Henrico Area Mental Health and Retardation Services; Stacy Hamilton, Program Manager for Adult Substance Abuse and Jail Mental Health Services; Patricia A. Shaw, Administrator of the Henrico Drug Court; and Corneil Simmons, Client Graduate of the Henrico Drug Court.
Mr. Kaechele presented a proclamation recognizing September 2009 as Preparedness Month. Accepting the proclamation was Edwin W. Smith, Chief of Fire. Joining him were Col. Henry W. Stanley, Jr., Chief of Police; Anna McRay, Deputy Coordinator of Emergency Management and Coordinator of the Henrico Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program; Michael Magner, Emergency Planner for the Henrico Health Department; Augustine Doe, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Coordinator for the Henrico Health Department; Brian Dean and Brenda Smith, MRC Volunteers; Marie Anderson, Neighborhood Watch Coordinator for The Manor at Hunton Park, and CERT Program graduate; and Neil French and Patty Vogt, Henrico Citizen Police Academy alumni and CERT Program graduates.
Resolution nominating Lewis E. Williams, III and Bernard J. Logan for appointment to the Local Emergency Planning Committee.
PUBLIC HEARINGS - REZONING CASES AND PROVISIONAL USE PERMIT
Request of 3900 Bremner Blvd. to conditionally rezone from B-2 Business District to B-3C Business District (Conditional), Parcels 772-750-8652 and 773-750-0152, containing 0.54 acre, located on the north line of Bremner Boulevard at its intersection with Compton Road.
Request of Fidelity Properties, Ltd. to conditionally rezone from A-1 Agricultural District to RTHC Residential Townhouse District (Conditional), Parcel 746-764-5580, containing approximately 4.54 acres, located on the west line of Sadler Road approximately 290 feet south of Wonder Lane.
Request of Fidelity Properties to conditionally rezone from A-1 Agricultural District to RTHC Residential Townhouse District (Conditional), Parcels 746-763-2482, 746-763-2896, 746-763-1769, and 746-764-3818, containing 10.79 acres, located on the east line of Glasgow Road, approximately 600 feet north of Ireland Lane.
Request of Hans Klinger for HHHunt Corporation to conditionally rezone from R-3C One-Family Residence District (Conditional) to C-1C Conservation District (Conditional), part of Parcel 734-781-9430, containing approximately 0.46 acre, located approximately 300 feet north of the northern terminus of Collinstone Drive and approximately 300 feet west of the western terminus of Amershire Court.
Request of United Restaurant Group, LP for a Provisional Use Permit required under Proffer #28 accepted with C-29C-06 to extend hours of operation to 2:00 a.m. for an existing restaurant (T.G.I. Friday's) on part of Parcel 815-718-5710, an outparcel within the Shops at White Oak Village, located on the northeast line S. Laburnum Avenue at its intersection with Jan Road.
Deferred to September 22, 2009
Request of Wilton Development Corp to amend proffered conditions accepted with Rezoning Case C-12C-05, on Parcels 804-737-7961, 804-736-0481, and 804-737-1251, located at the northeast intersection of Mechanicsville Turnpike (U. S. Route 360) and Neale Street.
PUBLIC HEARINGS - OTHER ITEMS
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Conveyance of Ingress and Egress Easement in the Fairfield District.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Conveyance of Real Estate for Approximately 1.94 Acres in the Three Chopt District.
William Spencer, a resident of the Three Chopt District, praised the County's Fire and Police Chiefs as well as the Department of Public Works. He also expressed thanks to the Board of Supervisors for not cutting jobs and for building the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center.
Introduction of Resolution for Receipt of Requests for Amendments to the FY 2009-10 Annual Fiscal Plan to (1) Reappropriate Funds for (a) Continuing Grant Programs and (b) Certain Unencumbered Balances from FY 2008-09, and (2) Appropriate Funds for Certain New Programs.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Second Amendment to Contract for Architectural and Engineering Services for Fire Station #12.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Third Amendment to Contract for Architectural and Engineering Services for Fire Station #3.
Resolution for Award of Construction Contract for
for Baseball Field 12. Tuckahoe Park
Resolution to Accept the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, Highway Safety Office Award to the County of Henrico, Division of Police, for Traffic Enforcement Activities and Equipment.
Resolution for Acceptance of Quitclaim Deed for Meredith Branch Pumping Station Project for John H. Treaster and Leslie W. Treaster in the Brookland District.
Resolution for Signatory Authority for Engineering Design Services for Automatic Traffic Management System. County Project #2101.50701.28004.06398. VDOT Project #R000-043-V07, PE101, M501 and UPC 12945.
Resolution to Permit Additional Fine of $200 for Speeding on Dinwiddie Avenue between Patterson Avenue and Three Chopt Road.
Resolution for Acceptance of Road (Estates at Grey Oaks, Section 1, in the Three Chopt District).
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