Also Present: Mr. Hartmann, City Manager; Mr. Banks, City Attorney; Ms. Evans, Deputy City Manager; Mr. Jinks, Deputy City Manager; Mr. Caton, Legislative Director; Ms. Boyd, City Manager's Office; Police Captain Ogden; Deputy Police Chief Corle; Mr. Baier, Director, Transportation and Environmental Services; Mr. Lerner, Deputy Director, Transportation and Environmental Services; Mr. Grover, Transportation and Environmental Services; Ms. Marks, Transportation and Environmental Services; Mr. Ortiz, Transportation and Environmental Services; Ms. Davis, Director, Office of Housing; Ms. McIlvaine, Deputy Director, Office of Housing; Mr. Spengler, Director, Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities; Ms. Buttar, Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse; Mr. McPike, Acting Director, General Services; Mr. Wannamaker, Deputy Director, General Services; Ms. Hamer, Director, Planning and Zoning; Ms. Collins, Assistant City Manager/Director, Office of Community and Human Services; Ms. Wright, Planning and Zoning; Mr. Castrilli, Communications Director; Mr. Gates, Assistant City Manager; Ms. Orr, Director, Human Resources; and Mr. Lloyd.
Recorded by: Jacqueline M. Henderson, City Clerk and Clerk of Council.
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City Council held a work session at 5:30 p.m. on the Fort Ward Park Ad Hoc Committee Report with the Ad Hoc Committee, the Alexandria Archaeology Commission and the Historic Alexandria Resources Commission.
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1. Calling the Roll.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Euille, and the City Clerk called the roll; all the members of Council were present.
2. Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance.
City Council observed a moment of silence and recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Reading and Acting Upon the Minutes of the Following Meetings of City Council:
(a) The Special Public Hearing Meeting Minutes of March 7, 2011; and
(b) The Regular Meeting Minutes of March 8, 2011.
WHEREUPON, upon motion by Councilwoman Hughes, seconded by Vice Mayor Donley and carried unanimously, City Council approved the special public hearing meeting minutes of March 7, 2011 and the regular meeting minutes of March 8, 2011. The voting was as follows:
Hughes "aye" Fannon "aye"
Donley "aye" Krupicka "aye"
Euille "aye" Pepper "aye"
RECOGNITION OF YOUTH BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL
4. Recognition of the 2010 State PTA Reflections Art Contest Winners.
City Council recognized the winners of the 2010 State PTA reflections art contest.
REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER
CONSENT CALENDAR (5-7)
(Resignations and Uncontested Appointments)
5. Receipt of the Following Resignations From Members of Boards, Commissions and Committees:
(a) Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee