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Halifax Council meets Tuesday / November 11, 2019
Halifax Town Council will meet for its monthly work session and regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Halifax Town Hall.

The 6:30 work session will include reports by the business development, finance and current affairs committees. The business development committee, chaired by Mike Trent, will review upcoming activities in town, including the Holiday Open House with Village Association merchants on Sunday, Nov. 17. Halifax also will host a Holiday Indoor Market & Children’s Gift Giving Bazaar that same day.

Two weeks later, Thanksgiving weekend, Halifax merchants will host Shop Small Saturday on Nov. 30. The Children’s Christmas Parade and town tree lighting ceremony will take place Sunday, Dec. 1.

The finance committee, led by Bill Covington, will review a grant application to USDA Rural Development for funding to pay for replacement police department and sanitation department vehicles.

The current affairs committee, chaired by Bill Confroy, will discuss the possibility of resubmitting a tobacco grant request for funding to widen the street corner at the Halifax War Memorial, among other topics.

Following the work session, Council members will go into regular session at 7 p.m. The work session and regular meeting are open to the public.

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