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Halifax Town Council to talk about finances, Farmers Market
SoVaNow.com / January 13, 2014Halifax Town Council will hold its monthly work session and regular Council meeting Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The Finance Committee, headed by Councilman Dennis Witt, will produce the December finance report as well as an annual audit statement from the Town’s accountant. Witt also has scheduled a preliminary work session for his committee.
Kristy Johnson, who heads the Business Development committee, will review the success of the Farmers Market and the first Holiday Indoor Market which was open for three Saturdays prior to Christmas.
She is also expected to update fellow members on the Community Clock project in town. Also, she will provide an overview of the job applications submitted for the town’s events coordinator.
Current Affairs Committee Chairman Bill Confroy will review a request by Halifax Properties to vacate two unopened streets which partially lie within the town boundaries. Halifax County last week approved the vacation of that portion of the streets which lie within the county.
Confroy also is expected to update the committee on the town’s code enforcement work as well as the Downtown Revitalization projects and the Courthouse renovation effort.
Immediately following the work session, Council will enter into its regular meeting to hear the monthly police report from Police Chief Kevin Lands.
Council is expected to act on the request for the plat vacation by Halifax Properties, LLC.
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