The Hampton City Council is beginning a series of meetings Wednesday with a 9:15 a.n. bus tour that will take the council and members of the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority through Phoebus and Buckroe.

An abbreviated agenda looks like:

9:15 a.m.: Department from the American Theatre on Mellen Street in Phoebus for the bus tour.

1 p.m.: The City Council will meet with the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority for a work session to discuss housing initiatives at the American Theatre.

5:30 p.m.: Spotlight on Citizens at City Council and a public comment period. 

6:30 p.m.: Public hearing on changes to the FY2011-15 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development and the FY2013-14 Consolidated Annual Action Plan.

Here is a quick video explaining some of the proposed housing initiatives.