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					Regular Session 12/8/09




               CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA                       HON. THOMAS J. TOMZAK, MAYOR
                                                                      HON. KERRY P. DEVINE, VICE MAYOR
               CITY COUNCIL                                           HON. MARY KATHERINE GREENLAW, AT-LARGE
                                                                      HON. BRADFORD C. ELLIS, WARD ONE
                                                                      HON. GEORGE C. SOLLEY, WARD TWO
                                                                      HON. MATTHEW J. KELLY, WARD THREE
               Council Chambers, 715 Princess Anne Street             HON. HASHMEL C. TURNER, JR, WARD FOUR
               Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401



                                         December 8, 2009

          The Council of the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia, met in regular session on

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City

Hall.

          Present. Mayor Thomas J. Tomzak, presiding. Vice-Mayor Kerry P. Devine.

Councilors Bradford C. Ellis, Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Matthew J. Kelly, George C.

Solley, and Hashmel C. Turner, Jr.

          Also Present.           City Manager Beverly R. Cameron, Assistant City Manager

Mark Whitley, City Attorney Kathleen A. Dooley, Public Works Director Douglas

Fawcett and Clerk of Council Tonya B. Lacey.

          Opening Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Council was led in prayer by

Councilor Mary Katherine Greenlaw followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Mayor

Thomas J. Tomzak.

          Auxiliary Officer Recognized. Mayor Tomzak recognized the presence of

Officer Chris Urquhart at this evening’s meeting.

          Public Hearings Held (D09-__ thru D09-__). At this time, the regular

session was recessed in order to conduct the scheduled public hearings; the meeting was


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immediately reconvened upon conclusion of the hearings.

          Resolution 09-119 Approved Designating the Entire Geographic

Area of the Locality as a Recovery Zone for Purposes of Recovery Zone

Economic Development Bonds and Recovery Zone Facility Bonds that

may be Issued from Time to Time Pursuant to the Provisions of the

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (D09-620). Upon a

motion and as recommended Councilor Solley moved approval of Resolution 09-119,

designating the entire geographic area of the locality as a recovery zone for purposes of

recovery zone economic development bonds and recovery zone facility bonds that may

be issued from time to time pursuant to the provision of the American Recovery and

Reinvestment Act of 2009; the motion was seconded by Councilor Turner and passed by

the following unanimously recorded votes. Ayes (7). Councilors Tomzak, Devine, Ellis,

Greenlaw, Kelly, Solley and Turner. Nays (0). None.

          Resolution 09-120, First Read, Authorizing the Issuance, Sale and

Award of General Obligation Bonds in a Principal Amount not to

Exceed $6,600,000, and Providing for the Form Details and Payment

Thereof (D09-621 thru D09-624). Upon a motion and as recommended Vice-

Mayor Devine moved approval of first reading of Resolution 09-120, authorizing the

issuance, sale and award of general obligation bonds in a principle amount not to exceed

$6,600,000, and providing for the form details and payment thereof; the motion was

seconded by Councilor Greenlaw and passed by the following unanimously recorded




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votes. Ayes (7). Councilors Tomzak, Devine, Ellis, Greenlaw, Kelly, Solley and Turner.

Nays (0). None.

          Suspension of the Rules Approved. In order to place Resolution 09-120

on second reading as recommended, Vice-Mayor Devine move a suspension of the rules;

the motion was seconded by Councilor Turner and passed by the following unanimously

recorded votes. Ayes (7). Councilors Tomzak, Devine, Ellis, Greenlaw, Kelly, Solley

and Turner. Nays (0).

          Resolution 09-120, Second Read, Authorizing the Issuance, Sale

and Award of General Obligation Bonds in a Principal Amount not to

Exceed $6,600,000, and Providing for the Form Details and Payment

Thereof (D09-621 thru D09-624). Upon a motion and as recommended Vice-

Mayor Devine moved approval of second reading of Resolution 09-120, authorizing the

issuance, sale and award of general obligation bonds in a principle amount not to exceed

$6,600,000, and providing for the form details and payment thereof; the motion was

seconded by Councilor Greenlaw and passed by the following unanimously recorded

votes. Ayes (7). Councilors Tomzak, Devine, Ellis, Greenlaw, Kelly, Solley and Turner.

Nays (0). None.

          Closed Meeting Approved (D09-625). As requested, Councilor Solley

moved approval of a closed meeting under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act,

Section 2.2-3711(A)(3), to discuss possible acquisition of a property for Fire Station I

Relocation, where discussing in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining

position or negotiating strategy of the public body.    The motion was seconded by



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Councilor Ellis and passed by following unanimously recorded votes.          Ayes (7).

Councilors Tomzak, Devine, Ellis, Greenlaw, Kelly, Solley and Turner.

          Certification of the Closed Meeting.            Vice-Mayor Devine moved

approval of Resolution 09-120.1 certification of closed meeting; motion was seconded by

Councilor Turner and passed by the following unanimously recorded votes. Ayes (7).

Councilors Tomzak, Devine, Ellis, Greenlaw, Kelly, Solley and Turner.

           Adjournment. There being no further business to come before the Council at

this time, Mayor Tomzak declared the meeting officially adjourned at 8:28 p.m.



                                                           _______________________
                                                           Thomas J. Tomzak, Mayor


_____________________________
Tonya B. Lacey, Clerk of Council




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