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Halifax Council convenes Tuesday

SoVaNow.com / October 07, 2013
Halifax Town Council will hold its regular monthly meeting and work session Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall.

Events Coordinator Susi Robbins is expected to update Council on activities planned for the town’s annual October Halifest, set for Saturday, Oct. 26.

Members will also get an update on the Village Association’s Community Clock Project and the Farmer’s Market.

Finance chairman Dennis Witt will review the August finance report and recommend the next steps for the town to take in opting out of the VRS Local Disability Program. He will also make a recommendation on whether to provide for the Virginia Coalition, which is raising money to support its lobbying and educational campaign to keep the ban on uranium mining in Virginia.

Current Affairs committee chairman Bill Confroy will present a request for access road improvements to the cemetery located off Gatha’s Trail which is being sought by several local churches.

Council will also receive an update on the installation of Watch for Children signs and the installation of crosswalk signs along Main Street.

Confroy will also review potential areas for the future installation of gateway signs into the Town.

Also, police chief Kevin Lands will bring his monthly report to Council.



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