Shown below is the agenda for the June 17 meeting of the Falls Church City Council, to occur at City Hall at 7:30pm.
AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN THE DOGWOOD ROOM AT CITY HALL, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 7:30 P.M., MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
A. Joint Session with the Planning Commission
1. S. Washington Street Small Area Plan
B. City Council Work Session
1. Transportation Funding Briefing
2. VRS Resolution to Increase Employee Contribution by 1%
3. Council Comments and Schedule
4. Closed Session: Pursuant to Section 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.”
AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 7:30 P.M., MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. VALIDATION OF NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
5. ADOPTION OF MEETING AGENDA
(1) Proclamation Declaring June 14, 2013 as Jesse Thackrey Day.
7. OATH OF OFFICE TO NEW BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS
8. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC COMMENTS, REQUESTS, AND CONSENT ITEM COMMENTS. [The public may address Council for one 3-minute period. The Mayor may shorten the time allowed each speaker, depending on the length of the agenda and number of speakers. A chair or representative of a board, commission, or committee may make a 5-minute oral summary of the written report.]
(1) Robotics Team Demonstration (Arthur Pierson, Robotics Team Coach)
(2) Presentation on bus tour on Civil War Day (Historical Commission Life Member Ric Terman)
(a) Summary of Written Comments.
(b) Council Requests
9. REPORT OF CITY MANAGER TO COUNCIL
10. BUSINESS ON THE AGENDA
(a) Second readings of ordinances and other items requiring public hearings
(1) (TO13-14) ORDINANCE TO SET THE STORMWATER UTILITY BILLING UNIT RATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 42, ARTICLE VII OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA (Public Works Director Bill Hicks)
(2) (TO13-15) ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A CREDIT PROGRAM IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 42, ARTICLE VII, OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA (Public Works Director Bill Hicks)
(3) (TO13-13) ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE FY2013 BUDGET OF EXPENDITURES AND REVENUES OF THE GENERAL FUND AND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND BY APPROPRIATING GRANT REVENUES, MISCELLANEOUS REVENUES, CONTINGENCIES AND UNDERSPENDING IN CERTAIN CATEGORIES (CFO Richard LaCondre)
(b) Resolutions and first readings of ordinances
(1) (TO13-12) ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REVISE CHAPTER 15 IN PART II CODE OF ORDINANCES – ARTICLE II, DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, SECTIONS 15-20, 27 and 29 AND ARTICLE III, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, SECTION 15-36 PUBLIC WORKS APPLICATIONS – ENGINEERING AND SECTION 15-37 PUBLIC WORKS – URBAN FORESTRY, TO INCLUDE UPDATES TO FEES AND LANGUAGE. (Public Works Director Bill Hicks)
(2) (TO13-16) ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 48 “ZONING,” ARTICLE V “SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS,” DIVISION 6 “HEIGHT, LOT AND YARD REGULATIONS,” SECTION 1102 TO BRING REDEVELOPMENT OF EXISTING SUBSTANDARD LOTS INTO CLOSER ALIGNMENT WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH. (Development Services Director James Snyder)
(3) (TO13-17) ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE SALE OF CITY’S WATER SYSTEM UNDER AGREEMENT OF SALE, CONDITIONED UPON PASSAGE OF NOVEMBER 2013 REFERENDUM AND APPROVAL OF BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT (City Attorney John Foster)
(c) Consent items
(d) Items removed from consent
(e) Other business
11. BUSINESS NOT ON THE AGENDA
12. COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS
13. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS
The City of Falls Church is committed to the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability call 703 248-5014 (TTY 711). The City of Falls Church is committed to the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability call (703) 248- 5014, (TTY 711).For information in your language please call 703 248-5014 (TTY 711) to request an interpreter. Để có thông tin bằng ngôn ngữ của quý vị, xin gọi 703-248-5014 để yêu cầu người thông dịch. Para recibir información en su idioma por favor llame al 703 248-5014 (TTY 711) para solicitar un interprete.
Shown below is the agenda for the June 3 meeting of the Falls Church City Council, to occur at City Hall at 7:30pm.
AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
|1.||DPW/DDS Permit Fee Ordinance|
|1 DDS – DPW Fees|
|2.||Split Lot Ordinance|
|2 Split Lot Memo|
|2a Split Lot Memo from Planning Commission to City Council 2013 05 06|
|2c Lot Lines Sectional|
|3.||Water System – Agreement of Sale|
|4.||Council Comments and Schedule|
The City of Falls Church will host its 32nd Annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival on Monday, May 27. The event will be held rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of City Hall (300 Park Ave.). Admission is free!
Festival-goers of all ages will enjoy amusement rides, pony rides, arts and crafts, food, civic and business booths, public safety tips, stage entertainment, and more. Live musical entertainment will be provided by the band Shenandoah Run and the City of Falls Church Concert Band.
The Memorial Day Parade and Festival is sponsored by the City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department. For more information about the event, call 703-248-5178 (TTY 711).
Don Beyer Volvo 3K Fun Run
Shenandoah Run Band (on stage)
9 a.m. – Noon
Lions Club Eye Van (free testing)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tours of 163-Year-Old Cherry Hill Farmhouse
Veterans Ceremony – Those who have served in the armed forces will be honored at a Veterans Ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial in front of the Community Center (223 Little Falls St.). The keynote address will be given by Terry Shima, a WWII veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a segregated Japanese American infantry unit. Shima went on to serve in the field of foreign service, where he received many accolades for his work, and was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal in 2011. The former Executive Director of the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA), Shima is now Chair of its Outreach and Education Committee.
City of Falls Church Concert Band (on stage)
Parade – The Memorial Day Parade steps off at 2 p.m. under the direction of Co-Grand Marshals, City of Falls Church crossing guards Audrey Luthman and Janet Haines. This year’s parade features civic groups, regional and City government officials, City departments including the Police and Volunteer Fire Departments, dance troupes, clowns, and much more.
The Parade will be filmed by Falls Church City Cable Television and aired on www.fcctv.net, Cox channel 11, Verizon channel 35, and RCN channel 2.
Several City of Falls Church streets will be closed to vehicular traffic, or will only be open to local or parade traffic, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (except for limited local and vendor traffic) Park Ave. will be closed from N. Maple Ave. to N. Virginia Ave. and Little Falls St. will be closed from Park Ave. to Great Falls St.
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Map: http://bit.ly/12m0qQO) Streets along the route of the Don Beyer Fun Run will be closed. The run begins at Little Falls and Great Falls Sts., then goes left (west) down Great Falls St., then left on Pennsylvania Ave., right on Fulton Ave., right on N. Oak St., left on Lincoln Ave., left on N. West St. and left on Park Ave. ending at Little Falls St.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Parade staging areas will be closed to vehicular traffic on Lincoln and West Sts. and Park Ave.
Visitors to the Memorial Day festivities are reminded to NOT park in private parking lots with posted “no parking – towing enforced” signs. The private lots are for the customers of businesses only. Many businesses enforce “no parking” areas on weekends and holidays and may tow without notice. Free parking is available on many side streets. Please check signs for time limits.
Law Enforcement Presence
As part of new event protocol, both the City of Falls Church Police and Sheriff’s Office, along with their respective partners, will have an increased presence this year. The Sheriff’s Office K9 unit, comprised of Fany, a German Shepherd, will be on patrol alongside other K9 units.
For more information, visit www.fallschurchva.gov/MemorialDay
The City of Falls Church will hold a community meeting about the City Center Small Area Plan on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Columbia Baptist Church (103 W. Columbia St.).
This meeting will start the planning process. City staff will present potential redevelopment opportunities and next steps. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss specific ideas for various topics. A map of the area is available below.
Once adopted by City Council, the Small Area Plan will define a vision for development and redevelopment within the designated planning area.
HELD IN THE DOGWOOD ROOM AT CITY HALL, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 7:30 P.M.,MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
|1.||Split Lots 7:30 pm|
|Split Lot Memo|
|PC Memo on Split Lots w/ attachments|
|Lot Lines – May 2013|
|Lot Lines – Sectional|
|2.||Stormwater Fee (TR13-15) and (TR13-16) 8:00 pm|
|(TR13-15) and (TR13-16) Stormwater|
|3.||DPW/DDS Permit Fee Ordinance (TO13-12) 8:30 pm|
|Revised Fees Ord. (TO13-12)|
|4.||FY13 Budget Amendment (TO13-13) 9:00 pm|
|(TO13-13) Budget Amendments|
|5.||Council Comments and Schedule|
|6.||Closed Session 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]|
The City of Falls Church is gearing up for Bike to Work Day 2013 on Friday, May 17. This year’s event is expected to draw a record-breaking 14,000 participants at 72 pit stops throughout the region. The City is proud to provide an official Pit Stop from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Tricentennial Park (W&OD Trail at Grove Ave.). Riders can enjoy free food, beverages, giveaways, and raffles along with demonstrations and more, courtesy of sponsors Bikenetic, Nourish Market, Vantage Fitness, Robeks, and Little River Yoga.
Registration is now open via the official Bike to Work Day website, which interested riders can get to by visiting www.fallschurchva.gov/BTWD. The first 12,000 bicyclists who register and attend will receive a free Bike to Work Day t-shirt and become eligible to win great prizes.
Grove Ave. from North West St. to Jennifer Ln. will be closed from 6 to 10 a.m. No driveways will be blocked. Signs will advise drivers of resident-only access to Jennifer St.
OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 7:30 P.M.,
MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
|1.||CALL TO ORDER|
|2.||PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE|
|4.||VALIDATION OF NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING|
|5.||ADOPTION OF MEETING AGENDA|
|(1)||Proclamation honoring Judge Karen A. Henenberg|
|(2)||National Police Week Proclamation|
|Police Week Proc.|
|(3)||School Resource Officer Appreciation Day|
|School Resource Officer Proc.|
|(4)||Proclamation for Floodplain Awareness Month|
|Watershed and Floodplain Awareness Month Proc.|
|7.||OATH OF OFFICE TO NEW BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS|
|8.||RECEIPT OF PUBLIC COMMENTS, REQUESTS, AND CONSENT ITEM COMMENTS. [The public may address Council for one 3-minute period. The Mayor may shorten the time allowed each speaker, depending on the length of the agenda and number of speakers. A chair or representative of a board, commission, or committee may make a 5-minute oral summary of the written report.]|
|(a)||Summary of Written Comments.|
|9.||REPORT OF CITY MANAGER TO COUNCIL|
|10.||BUSINESS ON THE AGENDA|
|(a)||Second readings of ordinances and other items requiring public hearings|
|(1)||(TR13-07) RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, TO CHANGE THE DESIGNATION OF APPROXIMATELY 2.2 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT 540 AND 580 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET (REAL PROPERTY CODE NUMBERS 52-308-004 AND 52-308-008) FROM “BUSINESS” TO “MIXED USE” ON THE CITY’S FUTURE LAND USE MAP|
|(2)||(TR13-06) RESOLUTION TO GRANT A SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEIGHT BONUS FOR A MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT ON THE APPROXIMATELY 2.2 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT 540 AND 580 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET (REAL PROPERTY CODE NUMBERS 52-308-004 AND 52-308-008) KNOWN AS “RESERVE AT TINNER HILL” BY LINCOLN PROPERTY COMPANY|
|(TR13-07) and (TR13-06) Reserve At Tinner Hill|
|Attachment 1 – Application|
|Attachment 2 – Fiscal Impact|
|Attachment 3 – B/C comments|
|Attachment 4 – Public comments|
|(3)||(TR13-10) RESOLUTION TO GRANT A SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR RESIDENTIAL USES WITHIN MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND HEIGHT BONUS FOR A MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ON THE APPROXIMATELY 2.6 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT 255 AND 301 WEST BROAD STREET (REAL PROPERTY CODE NUMBERS 52-309-414, 52-309-111 AND 52-309-412) KNOWN AS ” 301 WEST BROAD STREET” BY RUSHMARK PROPERTIES, LLC|
|(TR13-10) Rushmark SE Staff Report|
|(TR13-10) Rushmark Staff Report and Attachments (137 pages)|
|(b)||Resolutions and first readings of ordinances|
|(1)||AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO AMEND THE CONTRACT WITH BREEDING CONSTRUCTION, INC. TO EXPEND UP TO $300,000 FOR ROOFING SERVICES, SUBJECT TO ANNUAL APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS BY CITY COUNCIL IN THE BUDGET.|
|Breeding Construction Contract|
|(2)||AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH MCMILLAN PAZDAN SMITH ARCHITECTURE LLC FOR REVIEW AND UPDATE OF A 2008 SPACE STUDY AND DEVELOPMENT OF A LONG RANGE LIBRARY MASTER PLAN FOR THE MARY RILEY STYLES PUBLIC LIBRARY IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000, WITH REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED $10,000.|
|(d)||Items removed from consent|
|11.||BUSINESS NOT ON THE AGENDA|
|12.||COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS|
|13.||APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS|
|(1)||Minutes of City Council Meeting of March 27, 2013|
|DRAFT Minutes 3-27-13|
|(2)||Minutes of City Council Meeting of April 8, 2013|
|DRAFT Minutes 4-08-13|