Public Hearing

Published 4:00 pm Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Farmville Town Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 6:30 pm in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall, located at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA for the purpose of hearing citizen comment(s) on the proposed amendments and enactments to the Farmville Ordinances as follows:

Amending –

Chapter 28, WATER, SEWER, AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL, Division 2 Connections and Charges; Section 28-55 Water connection charge and Section 28-156 Sewer connection charge – the amendments will increase the fees of residential and commercial taps; and

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Chapter 8, CEMETERIES; Section 8-10 Grave digging charges – the amendments will increase the charges for digging of graves in Westview Cemetery; and

Enacting –

Chapter 25, TAXATION, Article XII. Cigarette Tax, Section 25-185 through Section 25-204, the ordinance will impose a tax rate of twenty-seven cents ($.27) for each twenty (20) cigarette or fractional part thereof, on each and every sale of cigarettes made in the town.

Due to the length of the proposed ordinance and amendments, they were not published as part of the notice. Drafts are available by contacting the Town Manager's Office at (434) 392-5686 or on the Town's website at

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

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