Public meetings: June 10-14

The following public meetings are scheduled this week:

Shenandoah County
The Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The board plans to hold a public hearing on a proposed easement with the Shenandoah Telephone Company to replace an underground utility along Tea Berry Road in Maurertown. Supervisors also plan to:

  • Consider an extension of a memorandum of agreement between the school system and the Parks and Recreation Department
  • Consider appointments to various panels
  • Hear a presentation about the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival by Director Dennis Lynch
  • Consider a resolution to adopt the Six-Year Plan for Secondary Roads and setting budget priorities for fiscal 2014-2019
  • Consider an ordinance to amend county code to reflect changes in state law pertaining to vehicles and traffic
  • Discuss fund-balance priorities
  • Consider the renewal of a line of credit for the school division
  • Consider approval of the next phase of the emergency 911 telephone system with L.R. Kimball
  • Consider sending a letter to the Virginia Department of Fire Programs requesting the agency perform a staffing study for the county’s Department of Fire and Rescue
  • Edinburg
    Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Council plans to:

  • Adopt the fiscal 2014 budget
  • Adopt rates and fees for water, sewer and trash-pickup service to bring the town code in line with the adopted fiscal 2014 budget
  • Discuss and consider price quotes for a new system at the water treatment plant
  • Consider a request from Margaret Gochenour to use the town tennis courts for “Pickleball,” a sport that combines tennis and ping-pong

  • Mount Jackson

    Town Council meets at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Council plans to convene in closed session to discuss personnel matters. Council will then hold public hearings beginning at 7:30 p.m.

    Following the hearing council will conduct its regular meeting. Members will hear a report on the First Avenue Drainage Project. Council may take action to approve the town’s budget for fiscal 2014; to set the tax rates for personal property and real estate, fees and levies for utilities and vehicle licenses.

    Council also plans to see a presentation on a proposed new format for the town’s website and members could award a contract for sidewalk repairs.

    The Town Council Finance Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The committee plans to convene in closed session to discuss the acquisition of real property.

    The Tourism and Economic Development Committee meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The committee plans to continue a discussion on lighting options for the West North Street water tank.

    Town Council and department leaders meet for a strategic planning work session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The town website states the purpose of the work session is to begin the process of creating a strategic plan for Woodstock to include measurable goals and objectives that will contribute to the town’s overall vision.

    Warren County
    The Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The commission plans to hold public hearings on:

  • A request by Karin Bakken for a conditional-use permit to run a commercial boarding kennel at 1477 Hillandale Road
  • A review from Front Royal of a proposed Riverton Substation site off Va. 55 West (Strasburg Road)
  • The commission also plans to discuss and authorize to advertise for public hearing:

  • A request by D.R. Horton Inc. to amend existing zoning proffers for a previous rezoning matter and a request to modify the existing conditional-use permit to allow the developer to increase the number of dwelling units from 225 to 300, 195 of which would be “age-restricted”
  • A request for a conditional-use permit for a commercial kennel for boarding and training dogs at 2885 Strasburg Road
  • A request for a conditional-use permit for private camping off Farms River Road
  • Front Royal
    Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday. Council plans to hold a public hearing on an amendment to the town code to allow public auctions online. Council also may approve:

  • An ordinance on second reading to increase trash collection rates
  • An ordinance on second reading to increase rates and fees for water and sewer service
  • An ordinance on second reading to appropriate funds for the fiscal 2014 budget
  • A resolution pertaining to contributions to the Virginia Retirement System
  • The reclassification of the deputy zoning administrator position
  • The design for drainage and grading of the Catlett Mountain Landfill
  • An amendment to the current budget and a bid for upgrades to Guard Hill and Crooked Run pump stations
  • Appointments to the audit and finance committee
  • Council plans to convene in closed session to consult with legal council.

    Frederick County

    The Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

    The Board of Supervisors meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The board plans to hold a public hearing on a rezoning application filed by Greenway Engineering to rezone 3.61 acres from neighborhood business to general business with proffers, or offers connected to development. The property lies on the north side of Va. 277 (Fairfax Pike) adjacent to VDOT Lane and approximately a half-mile east of Interstate 81 Exit 307 in the Opequon Magisterial District.

    The board also plans to discuss temporary family health care institutions, rural preservation lot requirements and a resolution asking that the Virginia Department of Transportation add sections of Town Run Lane and Stickley Drive to its secondary road system.


    Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday.