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Halifax committees to convene / May 03, 2010
Working committees of the Town of Halifax will meet Wednesday morning in Town Hall to discuss several upcoming issues.

The Finance Committee, headed by Chairman Dick Moore, will focus on the upcoming FY 2010-11 budget of $880,294 which is scheduled for public comment at Council’s regular monthly May 11 meeting.

Finance panel members will also review the April finance report as well as receiving an update on the collection of delinquent property taxes. Members will also consider a 15-year amortization of the Town’s $500,000 taxable general obligation bond.

The Business Development committee, chaired by Bill Confroy, will get a report from events coordinator Erin Shaughnessy on the town’s Earth Day celebration and will hear about upcoming organizational activities from the Halifax Village Business Association.

The Current Issues Committee, chaired by Jack Dunavant, will learn of the upcoming donation and dedication by the Halifax Woman’s Club of the downtown benches. They will also hear about the responses for the engineering and design of the Banister River Gateway project. Committee members will further consider ratification of four year terms for Dexter Gilliam and Stewart Nelson to the Halifax County Service Authority, which will become effective in July.

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