At the June 3rd meeting of the Ramseur Board of Commissioners, planning and zoning consultant Jill Wood presented several proposed amendments to our zoning ordinances to the commissioners for review and possible scheduling of a public hearing prior to final adoption.
Continue reading “Zoning Ordnance Amendments Tabled”
Video starts at the beginning of “old business” due to operator error.
I took most of the month of May off to recharge my batteries and focus on several other projects and issues I care about. Rest assured I am not finished with this work yet. Stay tuned, or better yet, subscribe so you’ll never miss a post.
The Board of Commissioners met at the new Ramseur police department headquarters on Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 6 p.m. for the first round of negotiations on the 2019-20 fiscal budget. It was an interesting meeting in several ways.
For one thing, the typical contempt and discourtesy some members usually direct at their peers in public was conspicuously absent. These people acted as if they like each other and know how to work together like adults, something we rarely see at better attended meetings. The video below runs about two hours and forty minutes, and covered budget requests from every department that our tax dollars fund.
Mayor Shaw began by pointing out that we currently have a fund balance of 1.5 million dollars in the bank. The proposed budget of just under $745,000, prior to any changes made during the meeting, would leave a little over 50% of the fund balance untouched. Continue reading “2019-20 Budget Negotiations – Round One”
The following message was sent out by email from the Town Clerk at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, 16 May 2019.
RCC has expressed concerns for class this evening. So to work with their schedule, we will be holding our budget workshop at the new Police Department. Meeting time is 6 pm see you then.
Town Clerk/Finance Officer Continue reading “Can The Venue For A Public Meeting Legally Be Changed Less Than Six Hours Before The Meeting Is To Take Place?”