One of the fundamental strengths of democracy is dissent. Without dissent, there can be no compromise, and without compromise, there is only tyranny — a team of mules under one whip.
Part I of meeting — Click image to play video Part II of meeting — Click image to play video
Immediately after the Henderson City Council voted to approve the amended agenda at yesterday’s meeting, Henderson Mayor Pete O’Geary opened a public hearing on the Embassy Foundation’s grant application by asking for anyone who wished to speak in opposition to the proposed request.
The Henderson City Council has just voted to approve the CDBG grant application for the Embassy Block project. Council member Garry Daeke cast the only opposing vote. Home in Henderson will have details on the public hearing later tonight.
How would the taxpayers in Henderson answer the following?
Here is the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Henderson City Council. The council will meet at 7:00 p.m. in its chambers in City Hall on Rose Avenue.
“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.”
Education remains one of the main priorities of government in North Carolina and this year, even as we faced challenges in our economy, the General Assembly continued its strong investment in public schools.
Click image to view a copy of the Embassy Foundation’s IRS Form 990 Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax for 2006.
Here’s a transcript of a conversation my daughter and I used to have when she was in elementary school:
If there is anything anyone wants to discuss that doesn’t have to do with the Embassy grant application, this is the place to do it. Good luck.
The city’s application for $1,000,000 of Community Development Block Grant money is so wrought with problems that one hardly knows where to begin.
by Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall Community Manager The American Cancer Society Relay For Life team members will participate in two fund raisers for the American Cancer Society on Saturday.
According to a cover memorandum by Interim City Manager Ed Wyatt, the Embassy Performing Arts Center Grant Application is 85% complete.
The State Advisory Council on Indian Education will meet today from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the American Indian Center, Hyde Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill.
With school just around the corner, it’s time for our semi-annual plea for spent tennis balls. Why tennis balls, you ask? Well, we cut slits into them and stick them onto the feet of our desks and chairs. Not only do they quiet down the classroom, but they add years of quality life to our shiny and relatively new linoleum floors. For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
by Bob Campbell, Workfirst Coordinator The folks I am working with in the WORKFIRST program to find jobs are in a catch-22 .
We’re still reeling from yesterday’s Dispatch headline regarding the $1 million price tag to fix Northern Vance High School’s HVAC. What can be done?
The Vance County Board of Commissioners’ Joint Education Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday, August 14 at 12:00 p.m. at the School Administration conference room on Graham Avenue. The topic of discussion will be school construction.
Jeannie Barrow has been appointed the Human Resources Manager for the City of Henderson effective August 25, 2008.