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Halifax Council mulls request for Dixie Youth PA system

SoVaNow.com / April 12, 2010
Halifax Town Council members tomorrow night will consider a request from the Halifax Dixie Youth Baseball League to use the public address system for its opening and closing ceremonies, as well as during any tournament play at the Halifax ballfield, The request will be made as Halifax Council holds its regular monthly meeting in Town Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Council is also expected to get a look at the proposed FY 2010-11 budget which totals $880,294, up some 4.49 percent from the current year’s $842,435 budget. However, the proposed budget calls for no tax increase and no fee or rate increases for town residents and businesses.

The proposed budget includes no salary increases for Town employees and decreases the Police Department’s budget by 2.52 percent and the fire department funding by 2.35 percent.

Council will also review its request to the highway department for funds for safety improvements to U.S. 501’s Scenic Byway. as well as reviewing a letter to VDOT requesting donation of the Kings Bridge Road right-of-way which is needed for the Banister River Gateway project.

At the conclusion of their meeting Councilmen will accept an invitation from the Convergence Art Guild to wall through its gallery and studios.

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