The following is a memorandum from Interim City Manager Jerry Moss to members of the Henderson City Council and the Mayor regarding the policy on the use of city vehicles to be enacted on May 1, 2006:
The Public Utilites Committee will meet at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall. We were very surprised by yesterday’s city council meeting on a number of fronts. We were amazed that no one spoke at the public hearing regarding the Amortization Ordinance, and we were frankly shocked that there was no debate regarding the city’s new vehicle use policy. Was it because the meeting was on Wednesday, or was it the full moon, or some combination of the two? Let your …
Here is the City Council agenda for this evening’s meeting:
Ok, after two months I’ve finally come to admit it to myself: I am never going to finish this. So much for my experiment in episodic parody. So let me just give you the punch line and anyone who likes can fill in the details.
We’re delighted to welcome back our favorite (and only) columnist to Home in Henderson. We look forward to seeing his regular column on Mondays, well, regularly. We hear he’s got something special planned next week. If anyone has any feedback from the Community Forum put on by Vance County Schools yesterday at Henderson Middle, please feel free to post it below. We’re interested to hear how it it went. Don’t forget that the city council will meet tonight at 7:00 …
It looked as if it was going to be an another evening of the anti-zoning protests that characterized the last County Commission meeting.
There will be a Community Forum on Education at 7:00 p.m. at Henderson Middle School held by Vance County Schools. There was some pretty strong support at last night’s County Commission meeting for county-wide zoning. What are your thoughts? Give us your opinion on this or anything else that strikes your fancy.
The Girl Scout cookie sale is over, but there are troops that still have cookies available. If anyone would like more cookies, please call the Vance County office at (252) 438-8103.
Here is the agenda for the Vance County Board of Commissioner’s meeting tonight:
The Public Works Committee is scheduled to meet at 9:00 a.m. in the City Hall conference room. The Search and Transition Committee is slated to have its regular meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the same location, but it is unclear if that has been happening lately. The Vance County Board of Commissioners will meet today in their chambers in the old courthouse at 6:00 p.m. There are lots of goings on in our city and county, what with the pending …
The following press release was received from the office of Interim City Manager Jerry Moss:
We apologize for the tardiness of the open line. Occasionally we have to do paying work on the weekend. It looks like the election season is heating up early, at least here on Home in Henderson. Let your thoughts be known on your candidate or anything else that’s on your mind.
If your planning to send the kids to school this morning, don’t. Today is a teacher workday. Yesterday was the end of the nine-week grading period for elementary and middle schools. Report cards will be issued on March 21. The microphone is yours. Choose your topic and have at.
The Vance and Warren County Chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina will have a meeting this evening at 6:30 p.m. at Chick-fil-A on Dabney Drive to discuss the establishment of a local support group. Beverly White is the county contact for the organization and can be reached at 252.438.6634. A frequent commentor here on Home in Henderson has suggested that we talk about traffic today. Where is traffic good in Henderson and where is it bad? In the …
Congressman G. K. Butterfield announced yesterday that Henderson has tentatively earned a federal “Weed and Seed” designation.
The Land Planning and Development Committee will meet at 4:00 p.m. in the City Hall conference room. Today’s open line discussion question comes to us from a frequent commentor: Should sex education in school begin and end with “abstinence until marriage” and, if not, how much should be taught? Should prophylactic aspects be included? Who should be charged with providing sex education? Let us know your thoughts on this or any other topic on our open line.
We’re wondering here at Home in Henderson why more groups and individuals don’t take advantage of our offer to post meeting times, announcements, press releases, or other information in our open line or under its own headline. So little is free in this world. If you have something you’d like the world to know, send it to us here. Have a super day!
The Public Works Committee is scheduled to meet today at 9:00 a.m. in City Hall. The Search and Transition Committee is scheduled to meet in the City Hall Conference Room at 4:00 p.m. today as well. Our discussion questions come from a frequent commentor here on Home in Henderson and asks: How many candidates for city manager should the Search and Transition Committee bring in for the new city manager bring in to interview? Also, what should the perks in …
We apologize to our readers for our brief technical problems. Everything seems to be humming along all right now. Thank you for hanging in there. We’re gratified that some of you managed to continue your thread despite the missing portions of our front page. It’s dedication like that that has made Home in Henderson what it is today and will help make it what it will be in the future. Now that we have full usage back, fire away!
We’re delighted here at Home in Henderson to be able to once again enjoy our jumbo flavored coffee in the morning. Kudos to Tommy Wheeler, Jr. for resurrecting Daylight Donuts. When we stopped in this morning, we observed a thriving trade and a sumptuous display which, alas, our doctor has forbidden us to touch. We wish Mr. Wheeler every success in turning his business into a profitable enterprise.