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COUNCIL CHAMBER - September 2, 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 />PUBLIC <br /> <br /> <br />Mr. John E. Hall, 3027 Colonial Drive, proposed a new City logo with the image <br />of Thomas Jefferson on it since he said he is prohibited from using the City's logo. He <br />said he thinks being prevented from using the logo is elitist. He said he is circulating a <br />petition to see what people think about this. <br /> <br /> Mr. Tom von Hemert, 750 Harris St., Criminal Justice Planner with the <br />Community Criminal Justice Board, presented the community connection card which is <br />being provided to citizens and contains information about primary critical agencies in the <br />community. <br /> <br /> Ms. Kim Mal one, 908 Calhoun Street, complained about safety of scooters. She <br />said she thinks they should be licensed and should follow the same laws as motor <br />vehicles. <br /> <br /> Ms. Marianne McKernan, 1000 St. Charles Ave., thanked the City for ruining her <br />quality of life d ue to traffic being diverted from Park Street. She said she is unable to <br />watch television or sleep. She said she has a petition signed by 30 neighbors asking that <br />Calhoun Street be closed. She said she is upset that Watson Avenue is closed, and said <br />she would like to know what will be done in the future. <br /> <br /> Mr. Cox said he understands that neighbors are temporarily being inconvenienced <br />due to the Park Street bridge closure. He said the City is monitoring the situation, but he <br />said the work has to be done and while he wishes no one was inconvenienced, he asked <br />for patience from citizens. <br /> <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br /> <br /> Ms. Richards removed the ordinance regarding parking distance form the curb <br />from the consent agenda. <br /> <br /> Mr. Schilling removed the appropriation for the Je fferson Area Board for Aging, <br />the appropriation of funds from the Paramount Theater for undergrounding utilities, and <br />the ordinance regarding removal deadline for barbed wire fencing from the consent <br />agenda. <br /> <br /> On motion by Mr. Lynch, seconded by Mr. Schil ling, 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. Minutes of August 4 <br /> <br />APPROPRIATION <br />b. : $1,742.50 - Donation to Therapeutic Recreation Prog ram <br />nd <br /> (2 reading) <br /> <br />BE IT RESOLVED <br /> by the Council of the City of Charlottesville, Virginia, that <br />$1,742.50, received from the Church of Incarnation for salary of a personal assistant for <br />two teens in the Therapeutic Program from July 1 to August 15, 2 003, is hereby <br />appropriated from account 05 172 072112 44224 to account 05 172 072112 51101 in the <br />General Fund. <br /> <br />APPROPRIATION <br />c. : $42,938 - VCU Grant to Department of Social Services <br />nd <br /> (2 reading) <br /> <br />