|Clifton Forge Town Council Meets Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017|
TOWN OF CLIFTON FORGE, VIRGINIA
7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017
CLIFTON FORGE TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS
547 MAIN STREET
â€˘ CALL TO ORDER
â€˘ PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
â€˘ PUBLIC HEARING
PUBLIC HEARING AND FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE ENACTING RENTAL INSPECTION DISTRICT TWO
In November, 2015, Council adopted the rental inspection program and by October, 2016 had established Districtâ€™s One and Two. In order to continue with the program, it is necessary to now adopt the ordinance to add District Three to the program. District Three will include the following areas and will become active on January 2, 2018:
Bath Street--from the 10 Block to Fourth Street, Alleghany Street-- from the 10 Block to the end of Seventh Street, W. Ridgeway Street--from the 10 Block to Seventh Street, First Street--from the 10 Block to Highland Street, Second Street--from the 10 Block to Highland Street, Third Street--from the 10 Block to Highland Street, Fourth Street--from the 10 Block to Highland Street, and the 100 Block of Seventh Street.
RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading of Ordinance to enact the third district
Houff Corporation Railyard Project updateâ€”Neil Houff
â€˘ CONSENT AGENDA
MINUTES Council Meeting, October 10, 2017 RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes of October 10, 2017
â€˘ ACTION ITEMS
It is necessary to appropriate grant funds to the Operating Budget in the amount of $327,850. These funds were received from VDOT for the Smith Creek Trail Pedestrian Bridge.
RECOMMENDATION: Waive second reading and adopt resolution
RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE NEED FOR A RENTAL INSPECTION DISTRICT
To maintain legal compliance, this resolution is necessary in order to continue with the rental inspection program in District Three once the ordinance is adopted on December 12, 2017.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution
â€˘ DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Public Works Department
Water Treatment Plant
RECOMMENDATION: Accept reports as written
â€˘ CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AND STREET CLOSURE
Clifton Forge Main Street is requesting permission to hold the annual tree lighting at 6 PM on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the steps at Town Hall. They also request that Main Street, between the Town Hall parking lot and Highlands Cleaners be closed to accommodate performers during the event.
RECOMMENDATION: Grant requests
â€˘ PARADE AND STREET CLOSURE REQUEST
Clifton Forge Main Street is requesting to hold the annual Christmas Parade on Friday, December 1, 2017, beginning with line-up at 5:15 PM and the parade starting at 6 PM. The parade will progress from the 400 block of E. Ridgeway Street to the Clifton Forge Fire Department on D Street, with the street closed as they have been in previous years. The parade will include floats, bands, and walking groups and all participants are being advised that any candy will need to be handed out, rather than thrown due to safety concerns. The theme for the parade this year is Candy Canes and Christmas Carols.
RECOMMENDATION: Grant request
Annual Leaf Pick-up began on October 30 and will continue thru December 10, 2017. Streets will be completed first with alleys last, following the set zone schedule with Wednesday of each week being bagged leaf day for all zones. Public Works asks that you do not mix any limbs with leaves because the leaf machine cannot pick them up. They also ask that you keep in mind that regular bulk and brush pick-up will be suspended and will not resume until leaf pickup has ended. For questions or to find out what zone your property is included in, please contact Public Works 863-2517.
Town offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Reminder! The second Town Council meeting for the month of November, which would have been held on November 28, 2017, has been cancelled. The next meeting will held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
â€˘ MANAGERâ€™S COMMENTS
â€˘ UPCOMING EVENTS
-CLIFTON FORGE MAIN STREET
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTINGâ€”FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017, 6 PM
CHRISTMAS PARADEâ€”FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017, 6 PM
-CLIFTON FORGE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
JAMMIN AT THE MILLâ€”FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017, 7 PM
KRISKINDLMARKTâ€”FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017, 7 PM AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017, 10 AM â€“ 5 PM
-CLIFTON FORGE PUBLIC LIBRARY
PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIMEâ€”WEDNESDAYâ€™S, NOVEMBER 15, AND DECEMBER, 20, 2017, 11 AM â€“ NOON
CHILDRENâ€™S CHRISTMAS PARTYâ€”MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017, 4-5 PM
ROEBUCK WITH SPECIAL GUEST SEAN K. PRESTONâ€”SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017, 7:30 PM
â€śTHE GODFATHERâ€ť MOVIEâ€”SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2017, 2:30 PM
â€śTWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMASâ€ť, PRESENTED BY THE BARTER THEATRE ENCORE PLAYERSâ€”SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017, 3 PM
-CLIFTON FORGE WOMENâ€™S CLUB HOLIDAY HOME TOURâ€”SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017, 11 AM
VIRGINIA OPRY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH GLEN SHELTONâ€”SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017, 7 PM
â€śLAST ILLUSIONâ€”TRIBUTE TO TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRAâ€ťâ€”SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2017, 5 PM
â€śTHE NUTCRACKERâ€ť, PRESENTED BY THE SHENANDOAH BALLETâ€”SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2017, 7 PM
â€śTHE ORIGINAL RHONDELSâ€”A RHONDEL CHRISTMASâ€ťâ€”SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2017, 7:30 PM
APPALFOLKS OF AMERICA, â€śA CHRISTMAS WITH THE STARSâ€ťâ€”SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2017, 3 PM
â€śTHE SWAYKATZâ€ť HOLIDAY SWING CONCERTâ€”FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017, 7:30 PM
â€˘ PUBLIC COMMENTS
â€˘ COUNCIL COMMENTS