Meeting start time: 6:10 PM.
The meeting opened with a prayer by Roslyn ? [0:35] from New Life Deliverance Tabernacle, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance [2:48]. Then City Clerk Alvin Anderson reviewed the Chamber evacuation procedure in case of an emergency [3:07].
Delta Sigma Theta received recognition from Richmond City Council and Mayor Jone's office in honor of the sorority's 75th anniversary. The award was presented by XX, representing Mayor Jones and Council President Kathy Graziano.
A number of papers were continued, this is not the complete list...
Ord. 2012-64 Sponsored by Bruce Tyler [1d] "concerning Council approval of ... contract modifications, for the purpose of requiring Council approval by resolution for construction and professional services contracts with a value greater than $100,000 and for all contract modifications that increase a contract by 15 percent or $25,000 whichever is greater. Recommendation form Finance to strike."
Ord. 2012-141 sponsored by Ellen Robertson [6d], to amend the City Code "for the purpose of establishing a Derelict Building Abatement Program." Will be heard at January 22, 2013 Land Use meeting, and be before Council again on January 22, 2013.
Ord. 2012-213 was the first requirement for the execution of the Bon Secours land deal for Redskins sponsorship. Ordinace 2012-213 conveyed the land from Richmond Public Schools to the City, through Chief Administrative Officer Byron Marshall.
Speaking in Opposition,
Melvin Jones [3:55], Chris Dorsey [5:27], Silver Persinger [8:20], Carolyn Worsham [11:35], and Michael Delano [13:45].
Speaking in Support,
David Napier [14:23]