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Clifton Forge Town Council Meets January 9, 2018

 
COUNCIL AGENDA

TOWN OF CLIFTON FORGE, VIRGINIA

7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018

CLIFTON FORGE TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS

547 MAIN STREET


• INVOCATION

• CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

• PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING AND FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE TO EXCHANGE OF A PARCEL OF REAL ESTATE

     This public hearing is being conducted to consider an ordinance in consideration of the exchange of the western ½ of lot 15, Block 62, Section 2 Clifton Forge Company, for the western ½ of Lot 14 Block 62, Section 2, Clifton Forge Company. Said exchange will take place between the Town of Clifton Forge, VA the owner of Lot 15 and The Lighthouse Apostolic Church, Inc. the owner of Lot 14. Said exchange will be without consideration.

          RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

• CONSENT AGENDA

• MINUTES      Council Meeting, December 12, 2017                                                                           RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes of December 12, 2017

• ACTION ITEMS

APPROPRIATION RESOLUTION

     The Town has received a grant from the Virginia Department of Health in the amount of $14,772.93 for fluoride and an analyzer.  These funds must be appropriated into the operating budget.

          RECOMMENDATION: Waive second reading and adopt resolution

• APPROPRIATION RESOLUTION

     The Town has received notification from the Department of Environmental Quality that we have been awarded an additional $40,000 grant for Environmental Assessments for the former CSX property.  The funds must be appropriated into the FY2018 budget. 

          RECOMMENDATION: Waive second reading and adopt resolution

• DEPARTMENT REPORTS     

     Police Department

     Public Library

     Public Works Department

     Water Treatment Plant

     Community Development

     Fire Department          

          RECOMMENDATION: Accept reports as written

• REQUEST FOR STREET CLOSURE FOR THE ANNUAL WALK OF LEGACY

                Pastor Alfred Dearing and the CAYA Community Ministries request permission to hold the Annual Walk of Legacy in honor of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, January 14, 2018 beginning at 3 PM at the Verge Street intersection with the A Street Bridge.  Participants will be walking or traveling in vehicles across the A Street Bridge to Main Street and then down Main Street to Town Hall where there will be a ceremony including singing groups, and speakers, ending with Reverend Dearing performing Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech.  Police assistance will be needed to manage traffic during the March and Main Street will need to be closed at Jefferson.

                RECOMMENDATION:  Grant permission to hold the march as requested

• INFORMATION

Reminder! Town offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

• MANAGER’S COMMENTS

• UPCOMING EVENTS

CLIFTON FORGE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

-JAMMIN AT THE MILL—FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018, 7 PM

• CLIFTON FORGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

-PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018, 11 AM – NOON

• MASONIC THEATRE

-REMEMBERING GREEN PASTURES—FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018, 7 PM

-“CASABLANCA”—SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018, 2:30 PM

-HISTORIC MASONIC THEATRE TOUR—SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018, 11 AM

-CLIFTON FORGE BLUES FEST VIP JAM—FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018, 7:30 PM

-CLIFTON FORGE BLUES FESTIVAL—SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018, 6 PM

-KAYE ENGLAND QUILT RETREAT—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018 – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2018, 5 PM

• PUBLIC COMMENTS

• COUNCIL COMMENTS

• CLOSED SESSION – PURSUANT TO SECTION CHAPTER 2.2-3711-- A3 REAL ESTATE, EAST MAIN STREET AND A1 PERSONNEL
 
 
 

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