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Office of the City Clerk
November 3, 1998

The Reception that was scheduled for
6:00 p.m. in Room 2000 has been conceled.

There will be an Executive Session at
the close of the Meeting. Please see
Docket Item No. 25.


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, November 10, 1998 - - 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 Public Hearing Meeting of Saturday, October 17, 1998; and

(b) The Regular Meeting of October 27, 1998.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

4. Report of the City Clerk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

5. Presentation of the Senior Citizens Employment & Services of Alexandria, Inc.'s, Alexandria Calendar, 1999. (Councilman Speck)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

6. Presentation of Proclamation Declaring November as Walk-a-thon to Help The Homeless Month. (Vice Mayor Euille)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

7. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming Thursday, November 27, 1998, as Potomac West "Turkey Trot" Day. (Councilwoman Pepper)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________



OPENING (continued)

8. Presentation of Proclamation in Recognition of the Silver Anniversary of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. (Councilwoman Pepper)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

CONSENT CALENDAR (9 - 12) (13 - 17)

9. Receipt of Resignations from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

(a) Alexandria Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
Richard Edgecombe

(b) Alexandria Commission for the Arts
William Monahan

(c) Alexandria Community Services Board
Joseph W. Lee

(d) Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
Verda F. Johnson

(e) Alexandria Potomac West Alliance Board of Directors
Judith Wiegand Ferris

(f) Alexandria Task Force on AIDS
Katherine Riddile

10. Uncontested Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees:

(a) Ad Hoc Alexandria Year 2000 Census Complete Count Committee
1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Chapter of
the American Red Cross

1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria United Way

(b) Alexandria Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
1 Tenant From an Affordable Housing Complex

(c) Alexandria Archaeological Commission
1 Representative From Planning District I

(d) Alexandria Building Code Board of Appeals
2 Citizen Members

(e) Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission
1 Member From the Field of Urban Planning

(f) Alexandria George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee
1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Federation
of Civic Associations

1 Member Nominated by the American Legion
REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

(g) Historic Alexandria Resources Commission
1 Representative From the Historic Alexandria Foundation

1 Representative From the Alexandria Public Records
Advisory Commission

(h) Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission
1 Member From Planning District II

(i) Alexandria Transportation Coordinating Council's Citizens Advisory Committee
1 Citizen Member

(j) Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
1 Representative of the Alexandria Public Health
Advisory Commission

11. Consideration of a Grant Application for COPS UNIVERSAL HIRING PROGRAM for COPS AHEAD and FAST Grantees.

12. Receipt of the Annual Report of the Alexandria Commission on Aging, and Thanking the Commission for Its Work.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

None

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT CALENDAR (13 - 17)

13. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to authorize the director of the department of recreation, parks and cultural affairs to designate parks, playgrounds and athletic fields, or portions thereof, which may be used by athletic leagues, and by teams and clubs associated with leagues, only with a permit issued by the department.


14. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to amend Section 7-1600 of the Zoning Ordinance to change the requirements for the construction of more than eight townhouses in a row.


ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

15. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to amend the Zoning Ordinance to allow exterior automatic teller machines and other technological machines in the Old and Historic Alexandria District and Parker Gray Historic District.

16. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE vacating a public right-of-way consisting of the interior court of the fire station property located at the corner of Powhatan and Second Streets, in the City of Alexandria.

17. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to authorize an encroachment for window wells into the public right-of-way at 113 South Columbus Street, in the City of Alexandria.
END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS (continued)

18. Consideration of the Resolution from the Landland-Tenant Relations Board Regarding the Voluntary Rent Guidelines. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

OTHER

19. Consideration of City Council Schedule.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS

20. Ad Hoc Alexandria Year 2000 Census Complete Count Committee
1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Public Schools

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

21. Alexandria Community Policy and Management Team
2 Parent Representatives Who Are Not Employees of
Any Public or Private Programs Which Receive
Funds From the Comprehensive Services Act

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

22. Alexandria Consumer Affairs Commission
3 Citizen Members

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________



CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS (continued)

23. Alexandria Library Board
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

24. Alexandria Task Force on AIDS
1 Representative From INOVA Alexandria Hospital

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

This docket is subject to change.

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Public Notice

The Alexandria Call to Community Kick-Off Event will be held on Sunday, November 8, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, Virginia. The Keynote Speaker will be The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, United States House of Representatives. There will be a Panel Discussion on Community Perspectives.

It is anticipated that more than two Council Members will be in attendance.

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