TOWN OF BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

 

 

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

505 E. 5TH STREET, SOUTH

BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA December 10, 2019 6:30 pm

 

 

1.         Call to Order and Roll Call.

Mr. Johnson, Mayor

Mr. Lawson, Town Manager

Mrs. Bailey, Vice-Mayor

Mr. Hamm, Chief of Police

Mr. Bloomer, Councilman

Mr. Bledsoe, Town Attorney

Mr. Gilley, Councilman

Ms. Hawkins, Town Clerk/Treasurer

Mr. Hughes, Councilman

 

Ms. Lyke, Councilwoman

 

Mr. McKinney, Councilman

 

 

2.         INVOCATION by Rev. Brad Stapleton of the East Stone Gap Methodist Church

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.         ADOPT OR AMEND THE AGENDA

5.         COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS

6.         GENERAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

a.       Approval of minutes of Council Workshop of November 5, 2019.

Recommended Action: Approve as presented.

b.      Approval of minutes of Regular Council Meeting of November 12, 2019.

Recommended Action: Approve as presented.

c.       Departmental Reports for the month of November, 2019.

Recommended Action: Received and filed.

d.      Treasurer’s Reports for the month of August, 2019.

Recommended Action: Received and filed.

7.         AUDIT REPORT – FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2019

8.         TOWN ENGINEER’S REPORT

9.         TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT

a.       Proclamation – Union High School Boys’ Cross Country Team

b.      Resolution 16-2019 – Authorizing Resolution Rt. 610 & Shelby Ave Phase II Bond Issue

c.       Resolution 17-2019 – Abandoned Mine Land Program Reauthorization

d.      Resolution 18-2019 – VDOT Application for Big Stone Gap Greenbelt River Bend

e.       Resolution 19-2019 – VDOT Application for Big Stone Gap and Powell River Trail Interconnect

f.        Resolution 20-2019 - 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

g.      Projects Update

 

10.        COMMITTEE REPORTS

a.       Budget/Finance/Audit Committee

b.      Planning Commission

11.        COUNCIL COMMENTS AND DISCUSSION

12.        ADJOURNMENT

 

Authorized by Amanda L. Hawkins, Town Clerk/Treasurer

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Budget/Finance/Audit Committee of the Big Stone Gap Town Council will meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 5:00 PM at the Town Hall – Council Chambers, located at 505 E. 5th Street South, Big Stone Gap, VA.

 

The purpose of the meeting is to receive the audit report for FY19.

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

                   Authorized by Amanda L. Hawkins, Town Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

                 

TOWN OF BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA

ORGANIZATIONAL AGENDA

 

 

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

505 E. 5TH STREET, SOUTH

BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA December 11, 2019 5:30 pm

 

 

1.         Call to Order and Roll Call by Chairman Pro Tem (Town Clerk/Treasurer acts as Chairman Pro Tem until the Mayor is elected by Council)

Mrs. Bailey, Councilwoman

Mr. Lawson, Town Manager

Mr. Bloomer, Councilman

Mr. Hamm, Chief of Police

Mr. Gilley, Councilman

Mr. Bledsoe, Town Attorney

Mr. Hughes, Councilman

Ms. Hawkins, Town Clerk/Treasurer

Mr. Johnson, Councilman

 

Ms. Lyke, Councilwoman

 

Mr. McKinney, Councilman

 

 

2.           Election of Mayor by Council

3.           Oath of Office of Mayor (administered by Town Clerk/Treasurer)

4.            Presentation of gavel to newly-elected Mayor (by Town Clerk/Treasurer)

5.            Election of Vice-Mayor by Council

6.            Oath of Office of Vice-Mayor (administered by Mayor)

7.         Consideration to call Closed Meeting for purpose of discussion of appointees of the Town of Big Stone Gap, as provided by Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia for discussion, consideration or interviews of prospective candidates for employment, assignment, appointment, promotion, performance, demotion, salaries, disciplining or resignation of specific public officers, appointees or employees of any public body, specifically for the purpose of discussion of appointees of the Public Body.

 

8.      Appointment of Town Clerk/Treasurer (by Council motion)

 

9.      Oath of Office of Town Clerk/Treasurer (administered by Mayor)

 

10.  Appointment of Town Manager (by Council motion)

 

11.  Oath of Office of Town Manager (administered by Mayor)

 

12.  Appointment of Town Attorney for Civil Matters (by Council motion)

 

13.  Set date, time, and location of Council Meetings

a.      Council Workshop

b.      Regular Council Meeting

 

14.  Resolution 1-2020 – Signatory Authority

 

15.  Comments from Council

 

16.  Adjournment

 

 

Authorized by Amanda L. Hawkins, Town Clerk/Treasurer