FC City Council Action, June 11, 2012
By FALLS CHURCH CITY CLERK
June 12, 2012
Editor’s Note: Actions taken by the Falls Church City Council are reported by the City Clerk in a “Legislative Update” typically published within a few hours of adjournment. The text of the Legislative Update for the Council’s June 11, 2012 meeting appears below and at www.fallschurchva.gov/Council/Meetings. Video and minutes of previous Council meetings also are available at that location.
The following legislation was considered and acted upon by the City Council of the City of Falls Church. Copies of legislation are available from the City Clerk, Kathleen Buschow, 703-248-5014.
(1) (TO12-12) ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE FY2012 BUDGET OF EXPENDITURES AND REVENUES OF THE GENERAL FUND AND THE WATER FUND BY APPROPRIATING ADDITIONAL REVENUES (Richard LaCondré, CFO and Director of Finance)
PASSED on roll call vote on first reading, unanimously 4-0, on first reading; with public hearing and second reading scheduled for June 25, 2012. (Ms. Gardner, Ms. Barry, and Mr. Peppe were absent.)
(2) (TR12-11) RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE NORTH WASHINGTON STREET SMALL AREA PLAN (AREA PLAN NUMBER 1) AS A GUIDING DOCUMENT IN DECISION MAKING FOR PLANNING, ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, CITY REGULATIONS AND POLICIES, AND INCLUDED, BY REFERENCE, IN THE CITY’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (James Snyder, Director of Development Services)
PASSED on roll call vote, unanimously 4-0, with Mr. Snyder’s amendments to address the following issues: that any street changes would be within the existing curb lines and not remove on-street parking; second, that mixed-use be defined to be significant net revenue beneficial; third, that the ultimate buildings reflect a unique and high-quality total and individual visual appearance; and four, that the pictures reflect current market conditions only and are just for illustration purposes; agreed to by Mr. Webb.
(Res. 2012-15) (Ms. Gardner, Ms. Barry, and Mr. Peppe were absent.)
Consent Calendar – None.
Other Business — None.
Approval of Minutes
Minutes of May 14, 2012
Minutes of May 29, 2012
Minutes PASSED unanimously on voice vote 4-0. (Ms. Gardner, Ms. Barry, and Mr. Peppe were absent.)
Council went into Closed Session at 9:47 p.m. pursuant to (1) § 2.2-3711 (A) 3 of the Code of Virginia for the “[d]iscussion or consideration of the acquisition of real property for a public purpose, or of the disposition of publicly held real property, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the public body”….and (2) § 2.2-3711. (A) 7. “[c]onsultation with legal counsel and briefings by staff members or consultants pertaining to actual or probable litigation, where such consultation or briefing in open meeting would adversely affect the negotiating or litigating posture of the public body; and consultation with legal counsel employed or retained by a public body regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel”…. [Water Litigation]
Upon proper motion and unanimous voice vote, the meeting was ADJOURNED.
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June 12, 2012