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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Shenandoah City Council Meeting April 14, 2021 Update

Supporting Documents for Agenda Items can be found HERE.

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Attendance: Present:  Mayor Ritch Wheeler, Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Bradt(Position 4),  Mike McLeod(Position 5),  Dean Gristy (Position 3), Ted Fletcher (Position 2)  and  Ron Raymaker  (Position 1)

ITEMS  7-9Comprehensive Plan Presentation -   The Planning & Zoning Commission has been working on an updated Comprehensive Plan for the last 6-8 months.  During this time the Commission has interviewed real estate and restaurant developers as well as received input from the city engineer and City staff.  Over the last three months, City Council has also reviewed and suggested changes to the Comprehensive Plan Map. Those changes have been discussed and approved by the Commission. In addition, the Commission has worked on and approved updates to the text of the Comprehensive Plan which was presented at the last City Council meeting and has been published on the City’s website.  A public hearing on the proposed amendments was held which received one audience comment and several Council comments.   Council voted 5-0 to approve the amendments to the Comprehensive Plan.

ITEM 10: Revised 2021- 2022 Budget Calendar-  - The Finance Director presented the revised budget calendar which outlines the timeline that City Council will follow as they prepare the budget for the next fiscal year. No action needed; discussion only.

ITEM 11:  Proposed 2021- 2022 Capital Projects- First discussion on upcoming projects per the Capital Improvement Plan that was approved last year. There will be follow-up discussion as needed at the April 28 and May 12 meetings. MDD will begin discussion at their April 28 meeting. Council and MDD will meet for a joint meeting on May 26 to discuss funding.   Discussion only.

City Administrator Updates

  • The platform in the PW bays has been completed and now allows safe access to the upper storage area.
  • The MCC replacement project will go out for bids starting next week.
  • The first farmers' market at the Metropark Square was held last Saturday with outstanding weather, a variety of vendors and a great turnout.
  • The Montgomery County Safety Expo will be held May 1 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Woodforest Stadium. Voting for the city council election will begin that morning at 7 am so you can vote and then come to the Expo.

Executive Session: None Scheduled

 

 The meeting was adjourned at 7:43  pm.

Upcoming Events/Meetings


April 15: Candidate Forum, 6 - 7:30 pm

April 19-April 24: Early voting, 8 am - 5 pm   (NOTE: The City is NOT an early voting site.)

April 20: Planning and Zoning Commission, 6 pm

April 26-April 27: Early voting, 7 am - 7 pm

April 28: Municipal Development District, 6 pm

April 28: City Council, 7 pm

May 1: Early Swim Season  (Weekends only) Opens, 11 am - 7 pm

May 1: General Election, 7 am - 7 pm   (NOTE: The City IS a voting day site.)

May 1: Montgomery County Safety Expo, 10 am - 1 pm at Woodforest Stadium, no charge








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