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UPDATED: Clifton Forge Town Council Meets Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 
COUNCIL AGENDA

TOWN OF CLIFTON FORGE, VIRGINIA

7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018

CLIFTON FORGE TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS

547 MAIN STREET


• INVOCATION

• CALL TO ORDER

• PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

• PUBLIC HEARING

• BUDGET PRESENTATION BY LEEANNA TYLER, FOLLOWED BY:

First Readings and Public Hearing: Proposed FY 2018-2019 Operating and Capital Budgets

- An Ordinance Imposing And Levying Taxes Within The Town of Clifton Forge, Virginia Upon Real Property For The Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2018 and Ending June 30, 2019, and Upon       Personal Property and Machinery and Tools For the Calendar       Year Beginning January 1, 2018, and Ending December 31, 2018.

Note: The Alleghany County Commissioner of Revenue will be changing their assessment methodology for personal property to 100% of clean loan (from the NADA book) instead of 50% as in the past. They will also change assessments to Heavy Trucks, Construction Machinery, utility Trailers, Campers, Boats, Boat Trailers, and Motorcycles to an updated depreciation schedule.

               RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

- An ordinance to amend Section 86-95, Water Services Charges and Fees beginning July 1, 2018.

                    RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

- An Ordinance Amending and Levying Chapter 78 Taxation, Article VII—Tax on Meals in Food Establishments or by Caterers, Section 178

               Recommendation: Proceed to second reading

- Resolution Adopting the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Operating and Capital      Budgets For the Town of Clifton Forge, Virginia and Appropriating the Requisite Funds for Said Budgets

                    RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

• PRESENTATION

Clifton Forge Main Street Downtown Market - Diana Kling Smith

• CONSENT AGENDA

• MINUTES      Council Meeting, April 10, 2018

Council Meeting, April 24, 2018                                                                           RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes of April 10 & 24, 2018

• ACTION ITEMS

- REQUEST FROM CLIFTON FORGE MAIN STREET FOR PERMISSION TO HOST THE DOWNTOWN MARKET

Clifton Forge Main Street requests permission to hold the Downtown Market on Thursdays from 3:30–6:30 pm, beginning June 14, 2018 through August 30, 2018, with the option to extend into mid-October if vendor interest allows and to utilize the loop street parking lot for the event, restricting parking in the lot by using cones after 2 pm to allow vendor set-up time. They would also like to request permission to hang the downtown market banner on the pole next to the parking lot, which will require assistance from public works.

          RECOMMENDATION: Grant request

- REQUEST FOR STREET CLOSURE FOR GRAN FONDO

The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce is requesting that Church Street be closed between Jefferson Street and Commercial Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 8 AM–6 PM for the Gran Fondo event. This will be the same area permitted to be closed for the 2017 event.

          RECOMMENDATION: Grant request

- ORDINANCE TO AMEND ZONING PROFFER

     The Planning Commission recommends adoption of an ordinance is to consider the amendment of the zoning proffer on that 1.738-acre parcel from “business park use” to “public safety services use” to allow the Rescue Squad to relocate to that location.

          RECOMMENDATION: Waive second reading and adopt ordinance

- ORDINANCE TO CONVEY REAL ESTATE

     The ordinance is to approve the Town to convey a 1.738-acre parcel of land to the Rescue Squad for the purchase price of $15,000 with the remaining .738 acre portion of said parcel to be conveyed simultaneously without consideration.

          RECOMMENDATION: Waive second reading and adopt ordinance

• INFORMATION

Town offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

• MANAGER’S COMMENTS

• UPCOMING EVENTS

- CLIFTON FORGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME—WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018, 11 AM – NOON

SUMMER READING PROGRAM—WEDNESDAYS, JUNE 6, 13, 20, AND 27, 2018—10:30 – 11:30 AM

- CLIFTON FORGE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

JAMMIN AT THE MILL—FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018, 7 PM

HERITAGE DAY—SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018

- MASONIC THEATRE

“SMOKE ON THE MOUTAIN”—FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018, 7:30 PM, SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018, 7:30 PM, & SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018, 7:30 PM

FISHING WITH ANGELS—SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018, 10 AM

TOUR THE MASONIC—SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018, 11 AM

SPRING WITH THE STARS—SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018, 7 PM

WE ARE HIRING!—THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018, 5 PM

CASH UNCHAINED—THE ULTIMATE JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE—FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018, 7:30 PM

HERITAGE DAY AND RAILWAY FESTIVAL—SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018, 10 AM

ABBAFAB—THE PREMIER ABBA EXPERIENCE—THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2018, 7:30 PM

• PUBLIC COMMENTS

• COUNCIL COMMENTS
 
 
 

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