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Office of the City Clerk
January 5, 1999

There will be a Work Session at 6:00 p.m.
in the Council Workroom to Discuss Pedestrian
Issues at the King Street METRO Station.
(Council Member Walker)

There Will be Executive Session at the Close
of the Meeting. Please see Docket Item No. 28.



Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 12, 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 Regular Meeting of November 24, 1998;

(b) The Regular Meeting of December 8, 1998; and

(c) The Public Hearing Meeting of December 12, 1998.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

4. Report of the City Clerk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

5. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming January 15, 1999, as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Alexandria.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

6. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming the Week of January 17-23, 1999, as Jaycee Week in the City of Alexandria. (Council Member Rich)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________




OPENING (continued)

7. Presentation of a Proclamation Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ryan for Their Donation of a Blue Spruce Tree at the Foot of King Street and Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Paul Uhrig for Their Donation of a Blue Spruce Tree at King Street Gardens.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

8. Presentation of Proclamation Honoring the Beverley Hills Garden Club for Beautifying City Hall with Holiday Decorations.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

CONSENT CALENDAR (9 - 15; 19)

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

(a) Alexandria Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
Terence McCarthy

(b) Alexandria Commission for the Arts
Robert M. Agnello

(c) Alexandria Commission on Persons With Disabilities
Chris Marston

(d) Alexandria Potomac West Alliance Board of Directors
Povl G. Wise

(e) Alexandria Task Force on AIDS
Richard Michael Reno
Michele K. Ross

10. Uncontested Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees:

(a) Ad Hoc Alexandria Year 2000 Census Complete Count Committee
1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria League of
Women Voters

1 Member Nominated by the Departmental Progressive Club

1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Branch of the NAACP

(b) Ad Hoc City of Alexandria 250th Anniversary Commission
1 Student Member Designated by the Alexandria Youth
Policy Commission








REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

(c) Alexandria Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
1 Representative From a Group Interested in the
Promotion and Maintenance of Affordable Housing
in Alexandria

1 Representative From the Legal Community

(d) Alexandria-Caen Exchange Committee
1 Representative With Expertise in Museum Exhibition Work

(e) Alexandria-Gyumri Sister City Committee
1 Citizen Member

(f) Alexandria Commission for the Arts
1 Member Who Represents the Public-at-Large,
as an Arts Consumer and Participant

(g) Alexandria Commission on Aging
1 Citizen Member

(h) Alexandria Commission on Persons With Disabilities
1 Citizen Member Who Has a Disability

(i) Alexandria Early Childhood Commission
1 Member-at-Large

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

1 Member From the Field of Intergovernmental Relations

(k) Alexandria Human Rights Commission
1 Representative From the Alexandria Commission on
Persons With Disabilities

(l) Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
1 Minority Resident of the City Who Is Not a Landlord or a Tenant

(m) Alexandria Sister Cities Committee
3 Citizen Members

11. Consideration of Designation of the City of Alexandria and Arlington County as a Local Workforce Investment Area.

12. Consideration of a Grant Fund Agreement from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs to Repair the Fire Department's Burn Building.

13. Receipt of the Alexandria Community Services Board's FY 1998 Annual Report.



REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

14. Consideration of Fourth Year of Funding for COPS Universal Hiring Grant.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

15. Council Discussion on Traffic Problems and Traffic Calming Measures. (Councilman Speck)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

16. Consideration of Submission of a Grant Application to the Institute of Museum and Library Services for Funding for Gadsby's Tavern Museum.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

17. Consideration of Submission of a Grant Application to the Institute of Museum and Library Services for Funding The Lyceum.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

18. Consideration of a Grant Award from the Governor's Employment and Training Department for Information Technology Training for Dislocated Workers.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

None

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT CALENDAR (19)

19. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to extend, for calendar year 1999 only, the deadline for the payment of business license taxes from January 31 to February 16.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________




ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS (continued)

20. Consideration of Resolution Designating the City of Alexandria as a Civil War Trail. (Councilman Speck) [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

OTHER

21. Consideration of City Council Schedule.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS

22. Alexandria-Caen Exchange Committee
2 Citizens-at-Large

1 Representative From the Arts With Expertise in Theatre

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

23. Alexandria Beautification Commission
2 Citizen Members

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

24. Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission
1 Member Designated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

25. Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
1 Tenant Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

26. Alexandria Task Force on AIDS
1 Representative From the Alexandria Chapter of the American Red Cross

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

27. Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
1 Citizen 18 Years of Age or Younger

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

EXECUTIVE SESSION

28. 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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City Council meetings are closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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Public Notice

There will be a forum on Monday, January 11, 1999, at 6:30 p.m. at George Washington Middle School, 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia, as part of the Alexandria Call to Community Program.

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

The Commission on Information Technology will hold a meeting on Monday, January 11, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 3000, City Hall, 301 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

There will be three Council Members in attendance.
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