Council approved Ordinance No. 187, amendments to Establish a Rebate for Residential and Commercial Connection within the Town of Farmville, to the Town Water/Sewer System stating, “All construction has started by December 31, 2018”.
Council approved a Proclamation in recognition of April 8 – 14, 2018 National Public Safety Communications Week
Council approved a Proclamation in declaring April as National Poetry Month
Council authorized the Town Manager and Town Treasurer to sign a letter of engagement with Auditor – Creedle, Jones & Alga for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018; and approved authorization to advertise a RFP on auditing services for a three (3) year period.
Council approved a request on behalf of Longwood University to close the portion of Buffalo Street between Randolph Street and St. George Street, during the construction of Longwood’s new admission building.
Council continued the following items pending recommendations from Committees and/or additional information:
- The request to amend the current social media policy pending recommendations from VML
- The matter of updating the Town’s Comp Plan, Zoning Ordinances and Subdivision Ordinances pending the RFP’s that are due by May 3, 2018
- The request on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martin for a Conditional Use Permit pending recommendations from the Planning Commission
- The request on behalf of Mr. Steve Wall for an alley abandonment and the matter of re-addressing the parking lease agreement with Third Street Brewery was referred to the Infrastructure Committee
- Discussion continued about the Town signing an agreement with Precision Cell Antenna to install, maintain and share the revenue of installing cell antennas on the Andrew Drive water tank.
- The request on behalf of the Piedmont Area Veterans Council seeking assistance in finding a new location in the Town of Farmville was referred to the Town Property/Building Committee.
Mr. Dwyer and Mr. Spates met with Mr. Ross Fickenscher, owner of the Hotel Weyanoke, and he is still interested in the FERN project and has committed to pay the cost to build the entryway garden on South Main Street.