Published 4:30 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Farmville Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 116 North Main Street, Farmville, Virginia for the purpose of hearing citizen(s) comments on amending the following town ordinances:

Sec. 23.1. Obstructing streets, sidewalks, etc.

(c) It shall be unlawful for any person to place or allow to be placed or to continue the accumulation of leaves, grass clippings, sticks, dirt or refuse, etc., from their house, business, yard, or other property onto a public street, a sidewalk, the grass strip between a paved sidewalk and a street, or into a storm sewer inlet or on an area that pedestrians would be expected to use as a public right-of-way. Such refuse shall be gathered into containers and collected with other refuse; provided, however, that this provision shall not apply to the accumulation of leaves placed along the edge of the roadway in the public right-of-way during special collection periods designated by the town for collection of leaves.

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(d.) Each day the condition exists constitutes a separate offense. Any person violating any provision of this article shall be guilty of a class 4 misdemeanor.

Any person wishing to comment on the above-mentioned matter should plan to attend this hearing. Any questions may be directed to the Town Manager's Office, 116 North Main Street, and Post Office Box 368, Farmville, Virginia 23901 or by calling (434) 392-5686, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm., Monday through Friday.

It is the intent of the Town to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Should you need special accommoda-tions, please contact Gerald J. Spates, Town Manager, (434) 392-5686.