Monday, March 9, 2009

Local News: Waynesboro City Council meeting agenda, Monday, 10:10 a.m.
Local News: SCORE seminar this week, Monday, 10:10 a.m.
Local News: VDOT road work schedule, Monday, 10:10 a.m. 

 

Local News: Waynesboro City Council meeting agenda, Monday, 10:10 a.m.

Waynesboro City Council will hold a business meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building at 503 W. Main St.

The agenda for the meeting includes:

Consent Agenda: Any item placed on the consent agenda shall be removed and considered as a separate matter, if so requested by any member of Council, otherwise all items will be voted on with one (1) motion.

– Consider approving the minutes from the November 20-21, 2008 Planning Retreat, the January 21 and February 18, 2009 Work Sessions, and the February 23, 2009 Regular Business Meeting, and dispense with the reading of the minutes.

– Consider a request from the Waynesboro City Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department for amplified music in Constitution Park, and to close the parking lot at the corner of Arch Avenue and Main Street, on Saturday, May 2, 2009 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm for the Waynesboro Public Safety Day.

– Consider a request to refund $421.95 and $393.75 plus interest to two businesses for personal property taxes paid in error.

– Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance re-appropriating $574,203 of FY07 unspent funds held in the ACSA Joint Landfill Fund to the City’s Landfill Post-Closure Fund for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

– Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance re-appropriating $250,000 of FY08 Correction and Detention Funds to the General Fund for the creation of a General Fund Debt Service Reserve for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

– Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a Title VI Grant in the amount of $74,930 to the District Wide and Elementary Central Office Funds for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

– Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $4,601.00 of unspent Fiscal Year 2008 Asset Forfeiture Revenue that had reverted to the General Fund Unreserved Fund Balance to a designated reserve for the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

– Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating a Perkins Grant in the amount of $2,678 to the Secondary Central Office Fund for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

– Second consideration/adoption of an ordinance appropriating $460 in DMV Family Friendly Funds from Fiscal Year 2008 and Fiscal Year 2009 to the General Fund for expenses related to a contribution to the Augusta County SPCA for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

Regular Agenda

– Consider adopting a proclamation naming March as American Red Cross Month in the City of Waynesboro, and present the proclamation to the Outreach Coordinator.

– Planning Matters: Hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding a request to close and vacate a portion of Georgia Avenue, between blocks H & F (1501 Allison Avenue), Tax Map 17-3-H-1 and 17-3-F-11, to allow the neighboring property owner to add that portion to their property, and consider introducing an ordinance.

– Presentation by Dr. James Perkins, President of Blue Ridge Community College, regarding an update on college activities.

– Consider a request from the Office of Tourism and Anthony Bilotta, Omnium Bicycle Race Promoter, to close portions of Wayne Avenue, 11th Street, and Main Street on Sunday, April 26, 2009 and August 16, 2009 from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of holding the Omnium Bicycle Race.

– Consider setting a public hearing for April 13, 2009 to receive public comment on a proposed amendment to City Code Section 26-8 “Cemeteries.”

– Consider introducing an ordinance appropriating a $2,200 donation received by Parks and Recreation to the General Fund for expenses related to the rental of space at the Rosenwald Community Center by the City of Waynesboro Office on Youth for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

– Boards and Commissions.

– Citizen Comment Period.

– Communication, Correspondence and Calendar.

 

Local News: SCORE seminar this week, Monday, 10:10 a.m.

Shenandoah Valley SCORE will be hosting a workshop on Thursday for people in small business or thinking about starting a small business.

The 6-8:30 p.m. workshop will review the steps to starting a business and the components of small-business planning, including financial projections.

The cost of the seminar is $25.

For more information on the seminar, call 540.949.4423, e-mail score427@ci.waynesboro.va.us or go online at www.scorevalley.org.

 

Local News: VDOT road work schedule, Monday, 10:10 a.m.

Here is an updated list of highway work projects that might affect traffic in the Staunton Transportation District during the coming weeks. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

 

Rockbridge County

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 0 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Delineator repair. Shoulder closed, Tuesday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Debris removal. Monday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Ditch cleaning, Tuesday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Litter removal. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 174 to 205, northbound and southbound – Debris removal. Monday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Mile marker 195, eastbound and westbound – Roadway lighting construction. Shoulder closures, Monday to Friday, flagger traffic control.

* Various roads – Ditch cleaning, Tuesday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Litter removal. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 11 – Roadway lighting construction. Shoulder closures, Monday to Friday, flagger traffic control.

* Route 130 – Bridge construction at Route 501 in Glasgow. Periodic single lane traffic with flagger traffic control, Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. Completion is in September 13, 2010.

 

Secondary Roads

* (NEW) Various roads – Shoulder work. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Brush cutting, shoulder repair. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., flagger traffic control.

* Various roads – Grading dirt roads, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Litter removal.

 

Augusta County

Interstate 64

* Various roads – Repair overhead signs, Monday to Thursday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Single lane traffic, flagger traffic control.

 

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Debris removal. Monday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Litter removal. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Ditch cleaning, Tuesday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Repair overhead signs, Monday to Thursday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Single lane traffic, flagger traffic control.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 11, southbound (Lee Jackson Highway) – Sewer line installation from Route 694 to Route 701. Shoulder closure and lane shift, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 250 – Pothole repair from Route 637 to Staunton City limits, Tuesday. Mobile operation.

* Route 252 – Brush trimming from Route 1440 to Route 802. Monday to Friday with flagger traffic control.

* Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Guardrail upgrades from Route 276 to Rockingham County line, Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Alternating lane closures, flagger traffic control.

* Route 340, Waynesboro – Construction from Route 250 to Delphine Avenue for railroad bridge replacement and roadway widening, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Expect minor delays from Broad Street to Sixth Street for construction work. Sixth Street closed for sanitary sewer replacement, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion is November, 2011.

* Various roads – Debris cleanup.

 

Secondary Roads

* (NEW) Route 612 – Brush trimming from Route 663 to end of state maintenance. Monday to Wednesday with traffic control.

* (NEW) Route 612 – Ditch work from Route 663 to end of state maintenance. Monday to Friday with traffic control.

* (NEW) Route 624 – Brush trimming from Route 633 to Route 664. Monday to Friday with flagger traffic control.

* (NEW) Route 626 – Mowing from Route 612 to Route 613. Monday to Friday with traffic control.

* Route 631 – Shoulder repair, Monday to Friday. Flagger traffic control.

* Route 654 – Brush trimming from Route 800 to Route 11. Monday, Thursday and Friday with flagger traffic control.

* (NEW) Route 684, northbound (Little River Road) – Bridge work from Route 683, eastbound (Bashaw Road), to Route 685, northbound and southbound (Lehigh Road). Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 684, southbound (Little River Road) – Bridge work from Route 683, eastbound and westbound (Wallace Mill Road), to Route 685, northbound and southbound (City Street/Lehigh Road). Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 701, westbound (Howardsville Road) – Sewer line work from Route 11 to Route 613. Shoulder closure. Work is 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Flagger traffic control.

* Route 701 – Shoulder repair, Monday to Friday. Flagger traffic control.

* Various roads – Machining dirt roads, Monday to Friday. Mobile operation.

* Various roads – Pothole repair, Tuesday to Wednesday. Mobile operation.

 

Rockingham County

Interstate 81

* (NEW) Mile marker 237 to 263, northbound and southbound – Brush cutting, guardrail repair, litter and debris removal. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* (NEW) Mile marker 241, northbound and southbound – Fence repair. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* Various roads – Repair overhead signs, Monday to Thursday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Single lane traffic, flagger traffic control.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 33, westbound (Rawley Pike) – Utility pole replacement from Route 612 (Peake Mountain Road) to Route 840 (Maple Tree Lane). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 33 (Market Street) – Safety upgrade at Route 33 and I-81 interchange. Shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Sewer line installation from Route 704 (Osceola Springs Road) to Route 276 (Cross Keys Road). Westbound lane shoulder closure. Occasional single lane traffic with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 256 (Third Street, Grottoes) – Commercial entrance and directional bores from Route 825 (Dogwood Avenue) and Forest Avenue. Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 257 (Mason Street, Dayton) – Entrance construction from Route 1204 (Ashby Street) to Route 1203 (Westview Street). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road) – Directional bore. Work is from Route 820 (Bergton Road) to West Virginia State line. Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 276, eastbound (Cross Keys Road) – Sewer line installation from Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) to Route 253 (Port Republic Road). Shoulder closure. Occasional single lane traffic with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Secondary Roads

* Route 641 (Cave Hill Road) – Road work from Route 843 (Cemetery Road) to Route 991 (Jacob Burner Road). Intermittent lane closures. Flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 648 (Dave Berry Road) – Sewer line installation from Route 996 (McGaheysville Road) to Route 641 (White Rose Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 676 (Oak Shade Road) – Directional bore. Work is from Route 276 (Cross Keys Road) to Route 674 (Duck Run Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.\

* Route 679 (Pleasant Valley Road) – Sewer line installation from Route 689 (Spaders Church Road) to Route 898 (Pleasant Drive). Shoulder closures controlled by flaggers. Blasting may occur. Work is Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 689 (Shen Lake Drive) – Sewer line installation from Route 253 (Port Republic Road) to Route 1003 (Cumberland Drive). Westbound shoulder closure. Occasional single lane traffic with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 689 (Shen Lake Drive) – Sewer line installation from Route 253 (Port Republic Road) to Route 1030 (Lucy Long Drive). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road) in conjunction with Route 679 work – Sewer line installation from Route 679 (Pleasant Valley Road) to Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road). Occasional blasting may occur. Shoulder closure. Single lane traffic controlled by flaggers. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road) – Sewer line work from Route 679 (Pleasant Valley Road) to Route 705 (Cottontail Trail). Shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 709 (Autumn Lane) – Sewer line installation from Route 704 (Osceola Springs Road) to Route 710 (Greendale Road). Westbound shoulder closure. Occasional single lane traffic with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 710 (Greendale Road) – Aerial crossing from Route 253 (Port Republic Road) to Route 709 (Autumn Lane). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 726 (Stone Spring Road) – Aerial crossing from Route 253 (Port Republic Road) to Route 726 (Peach Grove Avenue)/Harrisonburg City Limits. Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 794 (Canery Island Road) – Overhead line installation from Route 11 (North Valley Pike) and Route 620 (Mount Valley Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 820 (Crab Run Road) – Aerial line installation from Route 865 (Bergton Road) to West Virginia State line. Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 826 (Criders Road) – Aerial line installation from Route 820 (Bergton Road) to Route 700 (Trailer Park Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 865 (Bergton Road) – Aerial line installation from Route 820 (Bergton Road) to Route 823 (Overly Hollow). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 981 (Rockingham Pike) – Overhead crossing, directional bore from Route 979 (Solsburg Road) to Route 829 (Mount Herman Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 1204 (Ashby Street) – Waterline installation from Route 1209 (Thompson Street) to Route 1201 (Turner Street). Shoulder closure. Occasional single lane traffic with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 1304 (Sunset Drive, Dayton) – Sewer line installation from Route 257 (Mason Street) to Route 1209 (Thompson Street). Road closed. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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