AGENDA

TOWN OF CHILHOWIE COUNCIL MEETING

December 11, 2014

7:00 P.M.

1. INVOCATION
    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
    ROLL CALL

2.APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  • November 13 and 25, 2014

3. CITIZEN TIME

4. PUBLIC HEARINGS

  • Proposed Changes of Article I, Section 26 Regarding Fire and EMS Departments – Fire Chief/Attorney (See Attachment)
  • Proposed Establishment of a General Board of Appeals For Fire And Building Code – Fire Chief/Attorney (See Attachment)

5. OLD BUSINESS

  • Council Action on Two Public Hearings
  • Consideration of Repealing Existing 26-91 “Board of Fire Prevention Code Appeals” – Fire Chief (See Attachment and Manager’s Report)
  • Adoption of Additions on Classification Plan From November 25 meeting – Town Manager (See Attachment and Manager’s Report)
  • Consideration of Adopting Three Documents Relating to Mill Creek Regional Water Treatment Upgrade – The Lane Group/Town Manager
    • Amended and Restated Regional Water Agreement
    • Memorandum of Understanding
    • Proposed Contract Between The Lane Group and Town/WCSA See Attachment in Agenda/Manager’s Report and Full Contract Documents Outside of Packet
  • Replacing Railing at Tourism Center – Town Manage
  • Update on Planning Grant in Downtown Revitalization and Proposed Agreement With Mount Rogers PDC – Town Manager/Ms. Kelly Spencer-Hill (See Attachment and Town Manager’s Report)
  • Appointment of Two Terms on Planning Commission Ending December 31, 2014 – Clerk (See Attachment)
  • Appointment of Three Terms on Industrial Development Authority Ending December 31, 2014 – Clerk (See Attachment)

6. NEW BUSINESS

  • Letter From Mr. Dick Ryan on Old Wellness Center Equipment (See Attachment)
  • Request from Mrs. Shelia Ball on Dog Park (See Attachment)
  • Proposed Agreement with Mount Rogers PDC on H. L. Bonham Tourism Trail – Town Manager (See Attachment)
  • Removal of Old Lomans Store – Mayor Heninger
  • Veteran’s Memorial – Mayor Heninger

I. COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • Report on Festival Meeting on December 2 – Council/Committee Members (See Attachments – Master Plan/Special Event Application)

J. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

  • Clerk-Treasurer – Marlene Henderson
  • Fire Chief – David Haynes
  • Police Chief – Steve Price
  • Public Works Director – Jay Keen

K. ANY OTHER COUNCIL BUSINESS

L. ADJOURNMENT

Around Town
What’s Going on in Chilhowie?

COACH Christmas Home Tours
$10.00 Benefits Chilhowie Walking Trail
December 14, 2 pm – 7 pm

Downtown Revitalization Committee
December 8, 2014
Community Room - 6 pm

 

 

Zumba - $5.00 per session
Mondays, Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Old High School

Yoga - $5.00 per session
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Old High School

 

 

Adult GED Classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Old High School
12 noon – 3:00 p.m.

C.O.A.C.H.
Chilhowie Organization for Art,
Community and History, Inc.
1st Thursday
The Art Place
5:30 p.m.

   

Smyth County Jam
Every Monday Night
Lions Club Building

Friday Night Dance
Different Band each night
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Lions Club Building

   

COUNCIL MEETING RULES AND REGULATIONS

Sign-In

All persons entering Council Chambers shall sign in and state whether they wish to speak and the topic.

Citizen Time

Citizens must speak at the podium.
State name and address.
Direct comments only to Town Council.
Limit speaking time to a maximum of three minutes.
The speaker must be signed in and speak on topic.
Speak only once during a specific hearing or comment period.

Citizen time is for citizen input, not question and answer session.

Citizen time may be reopened later in meeting if needed.

Interruptions will not be tolerated in order to provide smooth operation of the Council in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order.
The first interruption will be given a warning.
Second interruption will result in removal from meeting.

Please silence cell phones, show respect for all speakers, and allow all opinions to be expressed in a tolerant atmosphere.