City Council Sets Special Electronic Meeting to Consider Continuity and Policy, and Discuss Tax Relief Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020

​The City Council will hold a "Special Meeting by Electronic Communications Means" on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6 p.m. to consider four items to address the COVID-19 pandemic emergency; and to discuss tax relief necessitated by the pandemic.

Although no citizen comments will be taken with respect to the discussion on tax relief, citizens are encouraged to submit comments on the four resolutions and ordinances to the City Council prior to the special meeting via email at The current Council agenda can be viewed online at

People wanting to comment should follow a two-step registration process:

  1. Register at
  2. Register with the City Clerk's Office by calling (757) 385-4303 or via email at prior to 5:30 p.m. on March 31, 2020.

The City Council will not be at City Hall (Building 1), which will remain closed to the public. The meeting can be viewed live on VBTV (Cox channel 48 & Verizon channel 45), online at and on

For information about the City staff presentations on the FY 2020/2021 Resource Management Plan to take place March 31 at 4 p.m., please see the Budget Presentations to be Broadcast on Tuesday; City Announces Latest Cancellations news release.

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