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Office of the City Clerk
February 2, 1999

The Work Session with the Boards of Architectural
Review has been canceled and will be rescheduled
at a later date.

The Annual Meeting of the Alexandria Transit
Company Stockholders will be held at 7:15 p.m.
in the City Council Workroom.

There Will be an Executive Session at the Close
of this Meeting. Please see Docket Item No. 25.


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 9, 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 Public Hearing Meeting of Saturday, January 23, 1999; and

(b) The Regular Meeting of Tuesday, January 26, 1999.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

4. Report of the City Clerk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

5. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming the Week of February 7-13, 1999, as Child Safety Week in the City of Alexandria. (Council Member Rich)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________










REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

CONSENT CALENDAR (6 - 9) (12)

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

(a) Alexandria Public Records Advisory Commission
Katherine E. Swiencki

(b) Alexandria Social Services Advisory Board
Nina Hilary-Bush
John Rozzelle

7. Uncontested Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees:

(a) Ad Hoc Alexandria Year 2000 Census Complete Count Committee
1 Member Nominated by the Lynhaven Civic Association

1 Member Nominated by the NorthEast Citizens' Association

(b) Ad Hoc City of Alexandria 250th Anniversary Commission
1 Member Designated by Bienvenidos

(c) Alexandria Commission on Persons With Disabilities
3 Citizen Members Who Have Disabilities

(d) Alexandria Community Policy and Management Team
1 Representative of a Private Organization or
Association of Providers of Children's or Family
Services Whose Office Is Located Within the City

(e) Alexandria Consumer Affairs Commission
1 Member Representing a Local Consumer Action Organization

1 Business Member

(f) Alexandria Early Childhood Commission
1 Representative of the President of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

(g) Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission
1 Member From the Field of Ecology

(h) Alexandria George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee

1 Member Nominated by a Veterans Organization Other Than the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars

(i) Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
1 Tenant Member

(j) Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission
2 Members From Among the High School Youth of the City


REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

(k) Alexandria Task Force on AIDS
1 Representative from the Alexandria Human Rights Commission

8. Consideration of a Grant Application for the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) for a Third Year of Funding for the School Resource Officer (SRO) in the George Washington Middle School.

9. Consideration of City Police Department Participation in the Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice Project AGILE (Advanced Generation Interoperability for Law Enforcement) Program.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

10. Consideration of Update Report on Items Before the 1999 General Assembly.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

11. Consideration of an Increase to the City's Community Development Block Grant Allocation for Rehabilitation of the Alexandria Residential Care Home.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

None

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT CALENDAR (12)

12. Introduction and First Reading. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE Authorizing and Empowering the Issuance, Sale, and Delivery of General Obligation Bonds not to exceed Sixty Million Dollars, to Finance Various Public Improvements.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________






ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS (continued)

13. Consideration of Request to Transfer Control of Jones Communications of Alexandria From Jones Intercable, Inc. to Comcast Corporation. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS

14. Ad Hoc Alexandria Year 2000 Census Complete Count Committee
1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Interfaith Association

1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Community Shelter

1 Member Nominated by the Carpenter's Shelter

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

15. Alexandria Beautification Commission
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

16. Alexandria Commission for the Arts
1 Member Who Has Expertise in the Arts, Either as a Practitioner of Various Art Disciplines or as a Professional Administrator Working in the Field

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

17. Alexandria Commission on Aging
1 Individual With Leadership Experience in a Volunteer Organization

2 Citizen Members

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

18. Alexandria Commission on Employment
1 Citizen-at-Large

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

19. Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission
1 Member From the Field of Environmental Sciences

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

20. Historic Alexandria Resources Commission
1 Business Representative Designated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________



CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS (continued)

21. Alexandria Library Board
2 Members-at-Large

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

22. Alexandria Sister Cities Committee
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

23. Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
1 Parent from School Board District A

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

OTHER

24. Consideration of City Council Schedule.

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

The Potomac West Community will have a meeting for the members of the communities served by the various civic associations on Sunday, February 7, 1999, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 West Reed Avenue, as An Initiative of the Alexandria Call to Community Program.

The Potomac West Community is comprised of Arlandria, Del Ray, Hume Springs, Lynhaven, Mount Jefferson, Sunnyside, and Warwick Village.

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

For more information, please call: Alethea Taylor Camp at 317-1188 or Ruby Tucker at 549-7754.
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Public Notice

Members of City Council will be attending the annual General Assembly Legislative Day sponsored by the Virginia Municipal League and the Virginia Association of Counties on Thursday, February 11, 1999, at the Richmond Marriott Hotel, 500 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia.

The day includes a legislative update beginning at 2:00 p.m., followed by a reception starting at 5:30 p.m., with dinner with the legislative delegation at 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott.

It is anticipated that more than two members of Council will be attending.
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Public Notice

City Council will have a Site Visit at the Cameron Station Development Site on Duke Street, at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 1999. The Site Visit will be followed by a Presentation by Greenvest Developers and City Staff at the Cameron Station Information Center.
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