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Public Hearing on Proposed Golf Cart Ordinance, Proposed Election Ordinance, and Proposed Charter Amendment

8/13/2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Victoria Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 7:00PM in the Victoria Municipal Building, 1809 Main Street, to receive public input on a proposed amendment to the Charter of the Town of Victoria, a proposed ordinance change for the election of mayor and council, and a proposed ordinance allowing the use of golf carts in the Town of Victoria.

Amendment to the Charter of the Town of Victoria:

Senate Bill 1157 was passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 Special Session I.  This action requires changing municipal elections from May to November.  The current charter language reflects elections in May.  The charter amendment will reflect the changes in the Code of Virginia.

Election Change Ordinance:

In addition to the charter amendment, a transitional ordinance is necessary to change municipal elections from May to November.  This proposed ordinance outlines the process of transitioning from May elections to November elections.

Golf Cart Usage:

A proposed ordinance to allow for the use of golf carts on designated public highways as permitted by Virginia Code §46.2-906.2.

Copies of these documents are available at the Victoria Municipal Building or at the links listed below:

Proposed Golf Cart Ordinance

Proposed Council Election Ordinance

Proposed Charter Amendment

Inquiries concerning this public hearing may be addressed to the Victoria Town Office, 1809 Main Street, P.O. Box 1421, Victoria, VA 23974 or by telephone at 434-696-2343 during the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

It is the intention of the Victoria Town Council to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Should anyone need special accommodations please contact the town office prior to the meeting