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Council Actions for March 2001

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Following is a summary of council actions taken at the February 5 regular legislative session and February 26 special legislative session. Absences, abstentions and opposing votes are noted.

Regular Legislative Session February 5, 2001 (CM Gross absent.)

1. Approved curb cuts for two properties - 5307/5311 Powhatan Road - Owners: Mack and Debbie Grade - (Ward 6).

2. Set Monday, May 7, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. by machine ballot for election of Mayor and six councilmembers. Registration closes: April 9. Candidate petitions due: April 12 by 5:00 p.m. Appointed judges of election:

Chief Judge - Lynda Holmes
Deputy Judge - Anne Kelly
Ward 1 Judge - Margaret Lint
(Alternate: Sue Sheehan)
Ward 3 Judge - Linda Stiggers
Ward 4 Judge - Geraldine Gee
(Judges for Wards 2, 5 and 6 will be appointed at the March meeting).

3. Appointed members of Election Appeals Board:

Ward 1 - Ken Laureys
Ward 3 - Robert Fuerst
Ward 4 - Edward Schamel
(A chair and members of the Appeals Board for Wards 2, 5 and 6 will be appointed at the March meeting).

4. Introduced 2001-CR-1, a charter amendment to require a majority vote for election of officials.

5. Introduced 2001-CR-1, an ordinance to oversee publication of the town's newsletter.

6. Adopted 2001-R-2, to provide town support for implementation of tree planting on private property (at owner's request) with private funds donated to the project.

7. Approved installation of "No Parking" signs on west side of 54th Place at Quesada Road (Ward 2).

Special Legislative Session February 26, 2001

1. Introduced 2001-OR-2 amendments to Chapter 29, Elections, to require campaign finance reporting.

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