Council votes to hire consulting firm
March 21, 2017
NEW MARKET – The Town Council dealt with several items at its monthly meeting Monday evening. They included a recommended appointment to the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals, approval of funds to pay for consultation related to economic development in town and the discussion of text amendments to the town code regarding the regulation of signs in New Market.
New Market marketing coordinator excited to take over
March 16, 2017
The Town of New Market has its new marketing and events coordinator and she’s one of their own. New market native Amber Dennison has taken over the role left vacant by Brittany Clem in January.
Town updates Rebel Park project, announces new marketing director
March 6, 2017
NEW MARKET – Town Council committees met Monday evening to address a personnel matter, provide an update on field light repair at Rebel Park and bestow a gift to the Rouss Center for the Arts.
Portion of New Market survey results revealed
February 22, 2017
New Market councilman Peter Hughes revealed part of the results from his citizen survey at council’s monthly meeting Tuesday evening. He said that he was enthused by the effort put forth by the citizens of New Market.
Council appoints Ritchie interim zoning administrator, votes to help replace Rebel Park lights
February 21, 2017
NEW MARKET – Town Council met to address a personnel matter and voted on an update to its 2017 budget at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
New Market eyes Ritchie as interim planning, zoning administrator
February 7, 2017
New Market’s finance and personnel committee discussed an interim replacement for Chad Neese, the town’s outgoing town planner and zoning administrator, at its monthly meeting Monday evening.
Council OKs rezoning request, arts center donation
January 18, 2017
New Market Town Council took action on two items at its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening. Council members unanimously voted to bestow a $1,000 donation to the Rouss Center for the Arts and also voted unanimously to approve a rezoning request for New Market Poultry.
New Market poultry plant seeks rezoning
January 5, 2017
New Market’s Planning Commission voted to recommend an item regarding zoning to Town Council for consideration at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
New Market events director leaving for Harrisonburg job
January 4, 2017
Brittany Clem, marketing and events director for the town of New Market, has decided to move on from that role to take a job for the City of Harrisonburg.
Finance and Personnel committee recommends budget amendment to council
January 3, 2017
NEW MARKET – The town’s Finance and Personnel Committee voted to recommend a budget amendment for the 2017 fiscal year at its monthly committee meetings Tuesday evening.
Elections, development mark year for area towns
December 28, 2016
With 2016 all but in the books, a review of the year’s biggest news stories in town government shows that local elections, business dealings and development were some of what topped the region’s concerns.
Students to embark on writing marathon
December 21, 2016
North Fork Middle School English teacher will take her students on a writing marathon around historic Mount Jackson and New Market sites today to inspire their writing.
Council tweaks parking, vehicle ordinances, makes appointments
December 19, 2016
NEW MARKET – Town Council tackled several action items at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Among them were several appointments as well as the discussion and consideration of two parking-related amendments to the town’s code.
Committees discuss personnel, parking
December 5, 2016
NEW MARKET – The town’s Finance and Personnel Committee discussed an appointment to its Historic Overlay District Review Board and Planning Commission during committee meetings Monday evening.
Town makes appointment recommendations
November 21, 2016
NEW MARKET – Town Council made two appointments and one recommendation to the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors at its monthly meeting Monday night.
Town discusses vacancies, survey
November 7, 2016
NEW MARKET – At its monthly council committee meeting Monday, the town discussed three appointments to assorted boards and committees, and also heard an update from Police Chief Chris Rinker.
Personnel, survey discussion on tap at New Market meetings
November 4, 2016
An update from Jamie Bowman of the New Market Fire Department will be presented at Monday’s public safety committee meeting as well as an update from Councilman Peter Hughes regarding the status of the economic development committee’s citizen survey.
Volunteers waiting for OK to elect one of own as chief
October 27, 2016
Volunteers of Uncertainty has been something of a theme for the members of New Market Fire and Rescue ever since the retirement this summer of Gary Yew, who served as chief for the town as well as Shenandoah County.
Council OKs street sweeper, discusses economic survey
October 17, 2016
NEW MARKET – Town Council discussed a potential amendment to the town’s FY 16-17 budget to allow for the purchasing of a street sweeper at its monthly meeting Monday evening. An action item on the meeting’s agenda regarding discussion of the waiver of itinerant merchant fees for the upcoming Tis the Season event was withdrawn
Firefighters want to name volunteer as chief
October 4, 2016
NEW MARKET – The town’s fire department wants local officials to allow the department to appoint a volunteer as fire chief.