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Clifton Forge Sets Council Meeting, Public Hearing May 11, 2021

 
PUBLIC HEARING: Presentation of the 2021-2022 budget

First Readings and Public Hearing: Proposed FY 2021-2022 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, 2021 and Ending June 30, 2022, and Upon       Personal Property and Machinery and Tools For the Calendar       Year Beginning January 1, 2021, and Ending December 31, 2021.

     RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

     •     An ordinance to amend Section 86-95, Water Services Charges and Fees beginning July 1, 2021.

               RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

     •     An ordinance to amend Section 86-556, Wastewater Services Charges and Fees beginning July 1, 2021.

               RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

     •     Resolution Adopting the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Operating and Capital      Budgets For the Town of Clifton Forge, Virginia and Appropriating the Requisite Funds for Said Budgets

               RECOMMENDATION: Proceed to second reading

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COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

TOWN OF CLIFTON FORGE, VIRGINIA

7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2021


Via Zoom Following Instructions Below**

*Anyone wishing to join the Zoom meeting should do so by clicking on the link to join. Please remember to mute yourself when you call in.

You will then be prompted to state your name. Any comments received by mail or email will also be addressed during the meeting.

Council will be allowing verbal public comments during the Zoom meetings. Individuals wishing to make verbal public comments will need to notify the Town Manager before 5pm on the day of the meeting. You will be requested to provide your name and telephone number, so you can be identified as the person intending to speak when notified.

     You can still provide written questions and comments. All questions and comments must be submitted no later than 5 PM on the day of the meeting. Anyone wishing to submit a question or comment to be included in the meeting should send their materials to the Town Manager either by mailing to P.O. Box 631, putting in the drop box located in front of Town Hall, or via the email link on the Town’s website by following these instructions:

     •      Go to the Town’s website: www.cliftonforgeva.gov

     •      Click on the “contact” link (last tab at the top of the page)

     •      Fill out the form, choosing Town Manager from the drop-down box then click the “send” button.

NOTE: While being conducted as a Zoom meeting, this gathering will be conducted as all regular Council meetings and outside noise interference or disrespectful conduct will not be tolerated. Anyone who violates these directives can and will be muted or removed from the Zoom meeting. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and patience during this time.

• INVOCATION: Pam Irvine

• PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

• CALL TO ORDER

• CONSENT AGENDA

     •     MINUTES: Council Meeting of April 13, 2021

RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes of April 13, 2021

• ACTION ITEMS

     •     DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Code Enforcement

Police Department      

Public Works

Library

Water Plant

Fire Department

     RECOMMENDATION: Accept reports as written

     •     VOTE TO ALLOW CLIFTON FORGE MAIN STREET PERMISSION FOR THE DOWNTOWN MARKET TO BE HELD ON THURSDAYS FROM 3:30PM- 6:30PM BEGINNING ON JUNE 3, 2021 AND USE COMMERCIAL STREET BETWEEN ACE AND PRIMIS BANK, WITH THE AREA BEING CLOSED OFF BY 2:45PM TO ALLOW VENDORS TO SET UP. REQUEST TO HOLD AN ADDITIONAL MARKET ON SUNDAY, JULY 4, 2021 IN FRONT OF THE HISTORIC MASONIC THEATRE FROM 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM.

RECOMMENDATION: Vote to allow the Downtown Market to operate on mentioned days and times.

     •     VOTE TO RE-APPOINT MAYOR PAMELA MARSHALL TO THE ROANOKE VALLEY-ALLEGHANY REGIONAL COMMISSION FOR AN ADDITIONAL THREE (3) YEAR TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2021.

RECOMMENDATION: Vote to re-appoint Mayor Pamela Marshall to the Roanoke Valley- Alleghany Regional Commission for an additional three (3) years.

     •     VOTE TO HAVE CALLED MEETING ON MAY 25, 2021 AT 7:00PM FOR APPROVAL OF THE 2021-2022 BUDGET

RECOMMENDATION: Vote to have a called meeting to approve the 2021-2022 budget.

     •     VOTE TO GIVE EMPLOYEES A NEW PAID HOLIDAY ON 19 JUNE (JUNETEENTH) TO COMMEMORATE THE EMANCIPATION OF ENSLAVED PEOPLE IN THE US.

RECOMMENDATION: Vote to allow 19 June (Juneteenth)

to become a new paid employee holiday beginning June 2021.

DISCUSSION

     •     DISCUSS WHEN TO RETURN TO IN-PERSON MEETINGS.

RECOMMENDATION: Vote to open Council meetings and work sessions to the public.

     •     TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS

     •     PUBLIC COMMENTS (BEING READ INTO THE MINUTES ONLY FROM THOSE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO THE MEETING)

     •     COUNCIL COMMENTS

     •     CLOSED SESSION

     •     CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.2-3711 REAL ESTATE BASED UPON CODE SECTION A:3.
 
 
 

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