The first of the public comments at Monday’s city council meeting was made by former city council candidate and local businesswoman Sara Coffey of Coffey’s Bail Bonds and Private Investigations.
The Henderson City Council ordered the demolition of 747 and 753 Alexander Avenue at Monday evening’s regular meeting. Both properties are owned by Kenneth Stevenson.
Hey, it’s snowing (at least it was at the time of this posting). Some of you, no doubt, think this is a good thing. See your primary care physician. He or she has treatment options that can help. For the rest of us, there’s the open line.
There’s nothing cooking today in local government, so you’ll just have to make your own magic. The floor is open.
The JCPC meets today at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center. The Human Relations Commission meets at City Hall this evening at 7:00 p.m. Today also happens to be the end of the six week grading period for Vance County Schools high schools. Those of you anticipating coverage of the last Henderson City Council meeting, as well as the FAIR Committee and Land Planning and Development Committee will get it…if we live. If not, the notes are in my …
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The Clean Up Henderson Committee meets today at 8:00 a.m. in the City Operation Center’s Conference Room. Also, the FAIR Committee meets at 3:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers and the Land Planning Committee will meet at 4:00 p.m. in the same location. We are slowly returning to health and hope to resume normal coverage tomorrow, whatever that is.
We’re a little disappointed by the performance of our yearly flu shot, unless, of course, the intent of the shot was to facilitate contracting the flu. If that is the case, it has worked brilliantly. Coverage of yesterday’s Henderson City Council meeting may be delayed a day or two as we amuse ourselves by coughing up our lungs. Feel free to post highlights below if you were there. Today is Valentine’s Day, for those of you who are keeping score. …
The Vance County Board of Education took time at its monthly meeting Monday night at the Administrative Services Center to commemorate Black History Month and remember two of the key women of the civil rights movement, Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks.
Here is the city council’s meeting agenda for tonight’s meeting:
The Search and Transition Committee is scheduled to meet today at 4:00 p.m. at the City Hall Conference Room. The Henderson City Council is scheduled to meet at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. There should be lots to talk about there, so have at.
Here’s what else happened at Monday evening’s Vance County Board of Commissioner’s meeting:
The kids will be disappointed, but it looks like we’ll dodge that fluffy white bullet that some call “snow”. As we celebrate keeping the sled, shovel, and rock salt in storage, you can give us your thoughts on our weekend open line.
We remind all people of all genders that this is the last weekend before Valentine’s Day. It’s a quiet day today in terms of government, so just talk amongst yourselves.
Six speakers signed up to speak at Monday evenings Vance County Board of Commissioner’s meeting before the 5:45 p.m. deadline. Since the board allots thirty minutes to public comments, each speaker was given five minutes each for comments.
The Public Utilities Committee will meet today at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. The Clean Up Henderson Committee will hold an important seminar at 6:00 p.m. in the County Commission’s chambers in the old courthouse. There will be a presentation by Loree Adams, MSW and Sgt. Keith Garner of the Henderson Police Department on gangs in Henderson. A group from Lee County who have formed a coalition of concerned citizens to fight the gang problem …
There will be a City Council Priority-Setting Workshop at the City Operations Center beginning at 9:00 a.m. According to a memo circulated by Henderson Mayor Clem Seifert, the meeting will start by identifying what each of the issues are and then separate the issues into four categories: federal, state, county, and city. Those issues will then be prioritized. What do you think the city should present as a priority to our federal and state representative delegations? Let your voice be …
About 100 Vance County residents, some sporting orange “no Zoning” stickers, showed up at Monday evening’s Vance County Board of Commissioner’s meeting to protest the county-wide zoning project.
Today the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet in City Hall Council Chambers at 3:30 p.m. At 6:00 p.m. the Vance County Charter School’s board will meet in special session to hear from parents, presumably over the board’s decision not to renew the contract of its current principal, Carolyn Powell. We’ll be curious to hear about the outcome of the meeting. In any event, the floor is yours.