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Office of the City Clerk
November 17, 1998

There will be a Work Session at 6:00 p.m.
with the City's Legislative Delegation to Discuss
the City's 1999 Legislative Package.

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


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, November 24, 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 Meeting of City Council:

(a) The Regular Meeting of November 10, 1998.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

4. Report of the City Clerk.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

5. Presentation of "After The Walk." A Print of an Original Lithograph of Old Town Alexandria to be Used as a Benefit for MetroStage which is to be Presented by Carolyn Griffin. (Councilman Speck)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

6. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming December 5, 1998, as Scottish Walk Day in the City of Alexandria. (Councilwoman Pepper)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

7. Presentation of Proclamation Honoring Hubert Hoffman for His Dedication and Commitment to the Community. (Vice Mayor Euille and Members of City Council)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________


OPENING (continued)

8. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming November 22 - 28, 1998, as National Family Week in the City of Alexandria. (Mayor Donley)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

9. Presentation of Proclamation Declaring December 1998 as Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

10. Presentation of Proclamation Proclaiming the Week of December 1 to December 7, 1998, as HIV/AIDS Awareness Week in the City of Alexandria.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

CONSENT CALENDAR (11 - 14)

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

(a) Alexandria Early Childhood Commission
Victoria Youcha

12. Uncontested Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees:

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

1 Member Nominated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

(b) Alexandria Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
1 Member Designated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

(c) Alexandria Commission on Aging
1 Citizen Member Who Is 60 Years of Age or Older

(d) Alexandria Commission on Information Technology
1 Member From and Representing the Alexandria
Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee

1 Member Representing the Alexandria City Library Board

(e) Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission
1 Lawyer With Experience in Federal or State
Environmental Statutes, Regulations and Procedures

(f) Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
1 Resident Who Is Neither A Landlord Nor A Tenant

(g) Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
1 Citizen 18 Years of Age or Younger


REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

CONSENT CALENDAR (continued)

13. Receipt of the Monthly Financial Report for Period Ending October 31, 1998.

14. Receipt of the Alexandria Industrial Development Authority's (AIDA) Annual Report for the Period of July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

15. Consideration of the City of Alexandria's Proposed Legislative Package for the 1999 Session of the Virginia General Assembly. (#15(a) 11/14/98; #13 10/27/98)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

16. Consideration of the City of Alexandria's Proposed 1999 Charter Bill to Provide Express Authority for the City to Regulate and Prohibit the Intensification of Nonconforming, Noncomplying, "Grandfathered" and Other Uses Which Do Not Comply with Current Zoning Law. (#16 11/14/98)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

17. (a) Public Hearing on a Request by Goodwin House, Inc. for a City Council Resolution in Support of Special State Legislation to Confer Tax Exemption by Designation for Property Taxes.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

17. (b) Consideration of a Resolution in Support of Tax Exemption for Goodwin House, Inc. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

18. Receipt of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Period Ending June 30, 1998.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

19. Consideration of Follow up Report on Accessibility of City Offices After Hours. (Councilman Speck) (#13 10/14/98)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

20. Consideration of the Allocation of Capital Funds for the Development of the Ben Brenman Park and West End Park at Cameron Station and Presentation of the Staffing/Maintenance Plan for the Operation of the Cameron Station Parks.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER (continued)

21. Consideration of Request to Permit an Exception to the Major Events Policy to Allow Tartan Day to be Held on April 3, 1999 at Market Square and to Allow a Parade to March from the Foot of King Street to Market Square in the 300 Block of King Street. (Councilwoman Pepper)

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

None

ORAL PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

22. Consideration of a Resolution to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Endorsing the Issuance of Northern Virginia Transportation District Bonds. (Mayor Donley) [ROLL-CALL VOTE]

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

OTHER

23. Consideration of City Council Schedule.

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS

24. Alexandria-Gyumri Sister City Committee
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

25. Alexandria Commission for the Arts
1 Member Who Represents the Public-at-Large as an
Arts Consumer and Participant

2 Members Who Have Expertise in the Arts, Either
as A Practitioner of an Art Discipline or as A
Professional Administrator

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

26. Alexandria Commission on Information Technology
2 Citizens-at-Large

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________




CONTESTED APPOINTMENTS (continued)

27. Alexandria Community Services Board
1 Citizen Member

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

28. Alexandria Sister Cities Committee
6 Citizen Members

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

29. Alexandria Youth Policy Commission
1 Member of City Boards, Commissions or Other
Organizations Having an Interest in Youth Issues

Council Action:_______________________________________________________________

EXECUTIVE SESSION

30. 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

City Council and the Alexandria School Board will hold a Joint Work Session to discuss Standards of Learning on Monday, November 23, 1998, at 6:30 p.m., at the Fire Department Training Center, located at the rear of the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson 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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Public Notice

The Alexandria Call to Community will hold a forum on Tuesday, December 1, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. at Francis C. Hammond Middle School, 4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia.

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

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Public Notice

The Commission on the Condition and Future of Virginia's Cities is holding a Meeting on Wednesday, December 2, 1998, at 1:00 p.m. at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, Virginia.

It is anticipated that more than two Members of Council will be attending this meeting.