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COUNCIL CHAMBER - June 16, 2003 <br /> <br /> Council met in regular session on this date with the following members present: <br />Mr. Caravati, Mr. Cox, Mr. Lynch, Ms. Richards, Mr. Schilling. <br /> <br />AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS <br />: World Refugee Day Proclamation <br /> <br /> Mr. Cox read the World Refugee Day proclamation. <br /> <br />PUBLIC <br /> <br /> Mr. John Hall, Jefferson Village in Albemarle County, asked Council to provide <br />him with the title of security guard which will allow him to use Council Chamber. Mr. <br />Hall said he is mentally disabled and has been discri minated against based on his <br />disability. Mr. Hall said he wants to assist the Police Department. <br /> <br />Ms. Monica Vieira, 2316 Fontaine Avenue, expressed concern about some of the <br />language in the Fontaine Avenue resolution to be considered by Council later in the <br />meeting, and the fact that there is no mention of discrepancies in the plan. She also <br />expressed concern about the link between this and the Area B Study and Hillsdale Drive. <br />Ms. Vieira supported inclusion of the Stadium Road expansion. <br /> <br /> Mr. Scott Ad ams, 503 Lexington Avenue, ACCT board member, announced the <br />release of the Charlottesville Area Mobility map which includes options for all available <br />transportation in the area. <br /> <br />th <br /> Mr. John Gaines, 214 9 St., N.W., President of the WCEH Neighborhood <br />Assoc iation, expressed the following: concern about the discrepancy between the number <br />of African Americans in the target neighborhood and their success rate in schools; asked <br />th th <br />about the status of naming the 9 /10 Street Connector Road, noting that he had <br />pre viously suggested naming it after Roosevelt Brown; and concern about the proposed <br />zoning ordinance which appears to increase rental property in his neighborhood when the <br />goal was to increase home ownership. <br /> <br /> Ms. Martha Levering,712 Grove Avenue, read a st atement from the League of <br />Women Voters which encouraged the City and Albemarle County Service Authority to <br />conduct water rate structure studies. <br /> <br />st <br /> Mr. Waldo Jacquith, 511 North 1 Street, presented two more in his series of <br />suggestions to City Council: 1) Institute a program that would reimburse property <br />owners to repaint and maintain historic faded commercial artwork on buildings; and 2) <br />redesign the water bills to include the quantity used versus city average, historical data of <br />last 12 months of wat er use, and tips for water conservation. <br /> <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br /> <br /> Mr. Cox said that the resolution regarding the 800 MHz system will be discussed <br />in closed session. <br /> <br /> Mr. Lynch removed the appropriation of the Domestic Violence Coordinator <br />Grant, the ordinance ad opting utility rates, and the ordinance regarding the telecom <br />franchise agreement with Martha Jefferson Hospital from the consent agenda. <br /> <br /> On motion by Ms. Richards, seconded by Mr. Lynch, the following consent <br />agenda items were approved by the following vote. Ayes: Mr. Caravati, Mr. Cox, Mr. <br />Lynch, Ms. Richards, Mr. Schilling. Noes: None. <br /> <br />a. Approving minutes of June 2 <br /> <br />nd <br />APPROPRIATION <br />b. : $60,375.68 - Fire Programs Grant (2 reading) <br /> <br />