Laserfiche WebLink
121 <br /> <br /> Mr. Toscano stated that the Retirement Com~rdssion will be meeting with the actuaries <br />next week and will further discuss the matter. <br /> <br /> Ms. Slaughter stated that she thought it would be helpful for Council to discuss the <br />issue after the Retirement Commission meeting. <br /> <br /> Mr. Francis Fife, 1605 Concord Drive, urged Council and the public to write or call <br />state legislators to opposeithe Governor's proposed budget and the proposal to eliminate the <br />Business and Professional License Tax, Mr. Fife stated that a large number of people will be <br />hurt by this proposal and 0nly a small tax reduction will result. <br /> <br /> Mr. Charles McGu~ess, 511 North 1 st Street, asked when the issue of allowing <br />skateboarding on the mall will be revisited by Council. <br /> <br /> Mr. Toscano repliedl that the issue will be revisited when requested by Council. <br /> <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br /> <br /> Referring to the ordinance selling property on Shamrock Road, Mr. Vandever asked if <br />there was a time limit imposed by which payment must be made or a sidewalk constructed, <br />and Mr. Goutdman replied that the certificate of occupancy would not be issued until such <br />time as the payment is made or a sidewalk is constructed <br /> <br /> Ms. slaughter recommended that an informal agreement be made that if the property <br />owners provide a payment that consideration be given to building a sidewalk in the Shamrock <br />Road neighborhood. Councilors agreed to this suggestion. <br /> <br /> Ms. Slaughter noted that the Venable School principal and tYh-. Steve Campbell made <br />special efforts to raise the $12,500 from the private sector for the playground at Venable <br />School. <br /> <br /> On motion by Mr. Vandever, seconded by Ms. Daugherty, the following consent <br />agenda items were unanimously approved, with Rev. Edwards absent. <br /> <br />a. Minutes of December I6 and January 3 <br /> <br />b. APPROPRIATION: $25,000 - Venable Playground ($12,500 private sector/ <br /> $12,500 City share) (carried over) <br /> <br />c. APPROPRIATION: $15,000 - "Learn and Serve Grant" (carried over) <br /> <br /> d. RESOLUTION: Allowing dog obedience classes at Pen Park <br /> <br /> BE IT RESOLVED by the Council for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia that the <br />Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club shall be allowed to hold a dog obedience class, and <br />herding claSs for dogs within a fenced area, at Pen Park on April 23, 1995. During such <br />classes, the provisions of City Code § 4-41 requiring dogs to be leashed in Pen Park shall be <br />waived. <br /> <br />e. ORDINANCE:I AN ORDINANCE CLOSING, VACATING AND <br /> DISCONT~G A PORTION OF HEDGE STREET (2nd reading) <br /> <br />f. ORDINANCE: AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE CONVEYANCE <br /> OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON SHAMROCK ROAD TO CRAIG PICI(fl~RING <br /> AND RICHARD WARD (2nd reading) <br /> <br />RECOGNITION: CHg. <br /> <br /> COuncil recognized <br />Thomas, for their outstar <br /> <br />RLOTTESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA <br /> <br />the Charlottesville High School orchestra and its director, Laura <br />ding accomplishments during the year. <br /> <br /> <br />