- Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 19:12
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Colonial Beach Town Council passed resolutions to finalize the application for a $750,000 Business District Revitalization Grant at a special meeting held last Thursday, Feb. 16.
The council, after watching a power point presentation by Carol Rizzio of Lands Studio outlining the different phases of revitalization planned for Colonial Beach, passed a resolution naming the
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 00:28
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Councilman Shane Buzby makes the fourth resignation from Colonial Beach Town Council in less than a year.
Councilman, Stephen Kennedy resigned on March 23, 2011. Councilwoman Karen Payne’s resignation was accepted November 2011, and councilman Ronald ‘Sparky’ Ridgely’s resignation was added to the agenda at the December meeting.
Buzby announced his resignation in a letter dated Feb. 10, the same day he was signed in as a Deputy Sheriff with Westmoreland County Sheriffs Department.
In his letter Buzby said, “It has been a pleasure serving in this capacity and I thank all of the
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For the second meeting in a row Colonial Beach Town Council accepted one of its member's resignations, both of whom served on the Budget Committee.
At the November meeting, Council announced the resignation of Karen Payne chair of the Budget Committee.
At the December meeting, no sooner did Council reconvene from closed session to announce Payne's replacement; Tim Curtin, but Council added to their agenda a resolution to accept Ronald
- Last Updated on Friday, 11 November 2011 14:16
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- Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 15:25
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Payne says proposal will burden citizens
Mike Ham, chairman of the economic development committee and a member of the public works committee, will present water and sewer tap fee incentives for multiple dwelling projects to the Colonial Beach Town Council at next month’s meeting. Ham wants the council to consider giving discounts on water and sewer hook-up fees (tap fees) to multi-dwelling projects like Monroe Point.
Although many steps are needed before this idea can become policy, it will have to be explored by the Public Works
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2011 15:22
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Mayor Fred Rummage invoked his privilege “to make all appointments to Town Council committees” granted under the By-Laws and Rules of Procedure for the Colonial Beach Town Council and re-organized council committee membership rosters. Council members had previously agreed to change council committee membership rosters.
Rummage appointed Karen Payne as chairwoman of the Budget Committee with Sparky Ridgely and Mike Ham as members. Burkett Lyburn was appointed chairman of the Public Safety Committee with Sparky Ridgely and Shane Buzby as members. Gary Seeber was appointed chairman of the Public Works
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 August 2011 14:55
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Chairman Mike Ham welcomed Carol Rizzio and Bill Spivey, of Land Studio PC, who presented an update on ongoing efforts to procure a federal revitalization grant for the downtown core business area at the Economic Development section of Colonial Beach Town Council’s committee meetings Thursday, July 28.
Rizzio presented a drawing that outlined citizen and business-owner suggested changes to the business area, which is Colonial Avenue to
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 July 2011 14:30
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It was just a miscalculation.
Due to a $1.6 million dollar mistake made in council’s recently passed 2011/2012 budget, and because the School Board passed a budget based on incorrect numbers, council member Karen Payne spoke out at the July Town Council meeting. The $1.6 million local effort for the Colonial Beach schools appeared twice in the ordinance document, and was added in twice in the budget resulting in a seemingly additional $1.6 million appropriation for the schools and a