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Office of the City Clerk
March 16, 1999

There will be a Work Session with the
Planning Commission to Discuss Master
Plan Issues at 6:00 p.m. in the Council
Workroom.

There will be a Executive Session at the
Close of this Meeting. Please see Docket
Item No. 30.


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, March 23, 1999 - - 7:30 p.m.


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OPENING

1. Calling the Roll.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

2. Invocation. By:_________________________________________________________

3. Reading and Acting Upon the Minutes of the Following Meetings of City Council:

(a) the Special Meeting of March 12, 1999 (held in lieu of the Regular Meeting of March 9, 1999); and

(b) the Public Hearing Meeting of March 13, 1999.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

4. Report of the City Clerk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

5. Presentation of Proclamation Honoring George Caddy for His Service to the City of Alexandria. (Mayor Donley)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

6. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming Saturday, April 3, 1999, as National Tartan Day in the City of Alexandria. (Councilwoman Pepper)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________





REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

CONSENT CALENDAR (7-15) (23-26)

7. Receipt of the Following Resignations from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

(a) Ad Hoc City of Alexandria 250th Anniversary Commission
Anna Leider

(b) Alexandria Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
Diane Crawford-Batt

(c) Alexandria Community Policy and Management Team
Katherine L. Morrison

(d) Alexandria Public Records Advisory Commission
Larry A. Hesterberg

(e) Alexandria Task Force on AIDS
Gregory Reid

8. Uncontested Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees:

(a) Alexandria Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
1 Builder

(b) Alexandria Archaeological Commission
1 Member From the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology

(c) Alexandria Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
1 Member Designated by Councilwoman Redella S. Pepper

(d) Alexandria Commission on Employment
2 Citizen Members

(e) Alexandria Social Services Advisory Board
1 Citizen Member

9. Receipt of the 1997-1998 Annual Report from the Alexandria Waterfront Committee.

10. Receipt of the Fiscal Year 1998 Annual Report of the Affordable Housing Committee.

11. Consideration of Renewal of the Contract Between the Office of Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

12. Consideration of a Grant Application to the Virginia Department of Historic Resources for Funding for Archival Research for Historic Structures.






REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

13. Consideration of a Grant Application to the Department of Conservation and Recreation of the Commonwealth of Virginia for Funding a Trail Enhancement Project for Chinquapin Park Through the Virginia Recreation Trails Fund Program.

14. Consideration of a Grant Application to the Department of Health and Human Services' Head Start Bureau for FY2000 Program Improvement Funds for Two New Head Start Classrooms in the Cameron Station Elementary School.

15. Receipt of the Monthly Financial Report for the Period Ending February 28, 1999.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

16. Consideration of the Recommendation of the City Facilities Naming Committee. (Councilwoman Pepper, Councilman Speck and City Manager Lawson)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

17. Consideration of Renewal of a Lease for 720 North Saint Asaph Street to be Used as Offices for the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

18. Receipt of the Fair Share Task Force Report.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

19. Consideration of a Permanent Change in the Route for the Scottish Christmas Walk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

20. Consideration to Use City Facilities and Personnel for the Alexandria Red Cross Waterfront Festival on June 11, June 12, and June 13, and Consideration of a 10-K Foot Race in Old Town, Placement of Signage on Street Medians, and Lifting of Requirement of a Two-Hour Dry Period.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________





REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

21. Consideration of Proposed City Testimony for the Commonwealth Transportation Board 1999 Preallocation Hearing.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

Traffic and Parking Board

22. Consideration of Traffic Calming Measures at the Intersection of West and Oronoco Streets. (#21 3/13/99) (Councilman Speck)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT CALENDAR (23-26)

23. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to establish the real estate and personal property tax rates for calendar year 1999.

24. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to reduce the transient lodging tax rate from 5.65%, to 5.50%, of the total amount paid for transient lodging, and to levy an additional transient lodging tax of $1.00 for each day of such lodging.

25. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to levy an admission tax of 5% on the gross admission fee paid to gain entry to events held within the city, with an effective date of September 1, 1999.

26. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to amend the city code to increase the ambulance transport fee to $200 for city residents and $250 for non-residents.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________











ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS (continued)

27. Public Hearing. Second Reading and Final Passage of AN ORDINANCE to revise the City's regulations governing discharges into the sanitary sewer system and ultimately into the wastewater treatment facility operated by the Alexandria Sanitation Authority, and the treatment of such discharges before their entry into the sewer system. (#17 3/12/99) [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

OTHER

28. Consideration of City Council Schedule.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS

29. Alexandria Board of Zoning Appeals
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

EXECUTIVE SESSION

30. Consideration of Convening of an Executive Session to Consult with Legal Counsel Pertaining to Pending Litigation that Involves the City of Alexandria, Pursuant to Virginia Code 2.1-344(A)(7).

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________


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Public Notice

There will be a City Council Work Session on the Proposed Budget on Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at 7:30 p.m., in the City Council Workroom, Room 2420, City Hall, 301 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

Individuals with disabilities who require assistance or special arrangements to attend the City Council Work Session may call the City Clerk and Clerk of Council's Office at 838-4500 (TTY/TDD 838-5056). We request that you provide a 48-hour notice so that the proper arrangements may be made.
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THE CABLECAST SCHEDULE OF GOVERNMENT MEETINGS ON CHANNEL 11 FOLLOWS:

As of 3/16/99

CABLECAST SCHEDULE OF GOVERNMENT MEETINGS
ON
CHANNEL 11

MARCH 1999