WOODSTOCK – The Town Council approved the one-year renewal contract with American Disposal Services, approved a resolution for Autism Awareness Month and approved an Arbor Day proclamation during Tuesday night’s meeting.

Council member Jacqueline Lambert, who serves on the Finance Committee, recommended the renewal of the town’s contract with American Disposal Services for an additional year. Council approved the recommendation.

The council also approved a resolution recognizing April as Autism Awareness Month and donned ribbons in support of autism awareness.

Another resolution was also approved for Arbor Day. Town Clerk Tiffany Cummins read the proclamation, stating that Arbor Day has been celebrated in Virginia and the nation for 140 years. This will be the town’s 12th annual Arbor Day celebration.

Town Manager Angela Clem said during her report that Arbor Day will be celebrated April 28 at W.W. Robinson Elementary School.

She also noted that a budget public hearing will be held April 18.

Mayor Jeremy McCleary added that the budget currently shows no tax increases and no water and sewer rate increases.

“It’s an excellent budget that’s been produced here,” he said.

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