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Office of the City Clerk
May 4, 1999

There will be a City Council Work Session
at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Workroom to
Discuss Operating Procedures and Rules
Pertaining to Proclamations.

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


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 11, 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 Public Hearing Meeting of April 20, 1999; and

(b) The Regular Meeting of April 27, 1999.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

4. Report of the City Clerk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

5. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming May 24 through May 31, 1999, as Week of Remembrance of the Freedmen's Cemetery in the City of Alexandria. (Vice Mayor Euille and Councilman Cleveland)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

6. Presentation of Proclamation Declaring May 22, 1999, as Alexandria Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________





REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

CONSENT CALENDAR (7 - 13)(17 - 19)

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

(a) Alexandria Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
Tara Hardiman

(b) Alexandria Commission on Information Technology
Tara Hardiman

(c) Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
Claude D. Convisser

8. Uncontested Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees:

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

(b) Ad Hoc City of Alexandria 250th Anniversary Commission
1 Member Designated by the Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association

1 Member Designated by the Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission

1 Member Designated by the Alexandria Society for the Preservation of Black Heritage

1 Member Designated by the Alexandria Waterfront Committee

1 Member From the Retail Business Community

1 Member Representing the Performing Arts

(c) Alexandria-Caen Exchange Committee
1 Representative From the Business Community Who Has Expertise in Economic Development Programs

1 Health Care Professional

(d) Alexandria Commission on Persons With Disabilities
1 Representative of the Business Community

1 Representative of the Business Community Designated
by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

(e) Alexandria Early Childhood Commission
1 Member of the Alexandria Social Services Advisory Board

(f) Alexandria Local Emergency Planning Committee
1 Representative of the Broadcast and Print Media


REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

(g) Alexandria Potomac West Alliance Board of Directors
1 Representative Nominated by a Potomac West Civic Association

(h) Alexandria Sister Cities Committee
1 Member Designated by the Alexandria-Gyumri Sister City Committee

(i) Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
1 Representative of a Community Non-Profit Agency Having an Interest in Youth Issues

9. Receipt of the FY 1998 Annual Report from the Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission.

10. Consideration of a Grant Application to the Department of Health and Human Services Head Start Bureau for Expansion of the Alexandria Head Start Program for Fiscal Year 2000.

11. Consideration of a Grant Application to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Funding of the Summer Food Service Program for Children.

12. Receipt of the Annual Report from the Public Records Advisory Commission.

13. Receipt of the Annual Report from the Ad Hoc City of Alexandria 250th Anniversary Commission

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

14. Receipt of the King Street Station Area Pedestrian Improvement Report.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

15. Consideration of a Request to Permit an Exception to the Major Events Guidelines to Allow the American Indian Festival to be Held on August 21, 1999, at Market Square.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

16. Consideration of a Permanent Change in the Route for the Scottish Christmas Walk. (#19 3/23/99)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________




REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

None

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT CALENDAR (17 - 19)

17. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to amend the Seminary Hill/Strawberry Hill Small Area Plan Chapter of the 1992 Master Plan by changing the land use designation for the property at 4500 Wheeler Avenue and by changing the property's zoning designation from UT/Utilities Transportation to I/Industrial.

18. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to amend the City of Alexandria Zoning Ordinance by changing the zone designation of the property at 208 South Royal Street from RM/Residential to POS/ Public Open Space.

19. Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of AN ORDINANCE to authorize an encroachment into the public alley right-of-way at 1508 Mount Vernon Avenue for a trash dumpster.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS (continued)

20. Consideration of Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds by the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Alexandria for Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

OTHER

21. Consideration of City Council Schedule.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS

22. Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Board of Governors
1 Alexandria Promotion Team Representative

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________



CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS (continued)

23. Alexandria Human Rights Commission
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

24. Alexandria Social Services Advisory Board
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

EXECUTIVE SESSION

25. Consideration of Convening of an Executive Session to Consult with Legal Counsel Pertaining to Potential 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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