Blowing Rock Town Council Meets on Tuesday

Published Monday, July 10, 2017 at 12:18 pm

The Blowing Rock Town Council will meet on July 11, 2017 in Town Hall at 6 p.m. Town Hall is located at 1036 Main Street in downtown. Agenda items include an update on the U.S. 321 widening project, a CUP amendment at Blowing Rock Market property, the Sunset gateway project and more.

See agenda/packet info below:

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Special Report

  • Report from Kipp Turner (Maymead – NCDOT US321 Project)

IV. Approval of Minutes

V. Consent Agenda

VI. Public Hearing

VII.      Old Business – None

VIII.    New Business

 IX. Manager’s Report

  • Sale of News racks on GovDeals.com
  • Received $500 donation – Blowing Rock Garden Club for Memorial Park
  • (Front garden area)
  • Monday Night Concert series begins July 10 – August 7
    Movies in the Park began June 29 and go through August 3
  • Virginia Tech Design Grant for area behind American Legion going well
  • Center-line striping is going well with long list of roads complete
  • We continue to receive numerous accolades regarding town landscaping and garden in front of Town Hall. Congratulations Landscape team.
  • We have three new house starts on Ransom Street and have begun permitting at Chestnut Partners (Old Hospital Site)
  • Sharon VanDyke celebrated twenty years of service on June 19.
  • I questioned an invoice that we received from New River Light & Power in March (for an average invoice amount of $500 per month), researched it, and found that it is not our invoice to pay. We will no longer be paying this bill and it has been taken over by Boone for the Interconnect Pump.

X. Departmental Reports

  • ABC Board
  • BRACC Minutes c.   Financial Report d.   Fire & Rescue
  • McGill Associates
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Planning & Inspections h.   Planning Board Minutes i.    Police Department
  • Public Works
  • Water Treatment Plant

XI. Speakers from the Floor

Prior to the meeting, anyone wishing to speak shall complete an index card supplied by the Town Clerk, on which they will provide their name, address, telephone number and the topic they wish to address. In deference to all who wish to speak, each speaker will be asked to limit his or her comments to no more than three (3) minutes.

XII.      Closed Session – In accordance with NCGS 143-318.11 (a)(6) – Personnel

XIII.     Return to Open Session

XIV.    Adjourn

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