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124 <br /> <br /> Mr. Tom Hickman, owner of the Paramount Theatre, invited <br />Council to attend a forum to'discuss.~the possible renovation <br />of the Paramount which will-be..attended?by the. restorer of= <br />the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio on November 17th. <br /> <br />APPOINTMENTS: BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS <br /> <br /> On motion by Rev. Edwards, seconded by Mr. Towe, Mr. <br />Blake Caravati was unanimously appointed~to3serve ascthe <br />Planning Commission representative on the Board of <br />Architectural Review. <br /> <br /> On motion by Mr. Vandever, seconded by Rev% Edwards, <br /> the following persons wereunanimously appointed to the <br /> Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Task Force: Blake <br /> Caravati (Planning Commission representative), George Loper <br /> (Social Development Commission representative), Peppy Linden <br /> (Federation of Neighborhood~Associations representative), <br /> John Brown, Joy Johnson, and A1 Elias. The terms for Mr. <br /> Elias and Ms. Linden will expire on March 7, t9.91~ The <br /> remainder of the terms~will expire on March 7, 1992. <br /> <br /> On motion by Rev. Edwards, seconded by Mr. Vandever, Ms. <br /> Florence Bryant was unanimously appointed to an unexpired <br /> term on the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Board. This <br /> term will expire on August 31, 1991. <br /> <br /> On motion by Mr. Towe, seconded by'Rev, Edwards., Mr. Don <br /> Sours and Ms. Sue Lewis were unanimously appointed to serve <br /> as the Planning Commission representatives on the Planning <br /> and Coordinating Council (PACC) Technical Committee. <br /> <br />PRESENTATION: THOMAS JEFFERSON PLANNING DISTRICT COMMISSION <br />LEGISLATIVE UPDATE <br /> <br /> Ms. Nancy O'Brien, Director of the Thomas Jefferson <br /> Planning District Commission, presented Council with a draft <br /> of issue statements regarding state legislation and requested <br /> that Council recommend additions or deletions prior to the <br /> first Thursday in December. <br /> <br /> Mr. Buck recommended that the statements regarding <br />growth management and planning be more specific. <br /> <br />STAFF REPORT: GRAYSON COMMISSION <br /> <br /> Mr. Hendrix presented an update of the work of the <br /> Commission on Local Government Structure and Relationships, <br /> informally catled-theGrayson Commission, of which he is-a <br /> member, composed of ten members of the General Assemblyand <br /> four local governments officials which has been meeting for <br /> three years to develop recommendations to the_ General <br /> Assembly regarding the future of annexation and the <br /> independent city. ~The Commission~has developed its own. <br /> recommendations after rejecting an agreement on <br /> intergovernmental relations developed by the VML and VACO. <br /> Mr. Hendrix explained that the legislation proposed by the <br /> Commission, which he has opposed, could impact <br /> Charlottesville's status as an independent city and the <br /> revenue sharing agreement with AtbemarleCounty. Mr.~Hendrix <br /> stated that a group of cities have joined together to fight <br /> this legislation, but he did not recommend joining this <br /> effort at this time. Instead, it was recommended that the. <br /> Council support the VML and VACO statement. <br /> <br /> Rev. Edwards questioned whether the revenue sharing <br />agreement between Charlottesville andAlbemarle County could <br />be grandfathered in the proposed Grayson Commission <br />legislation and Mr. Hendrix stated that he would attempt to <br />get the~Commission to agree to include' a grandfathering <br />clause~ ..... ~ <br /> <br /> <br />