MEETINGS & NOTICES
➤ COUNTY BUILDINGS TASK FORCE SUBCOMMITTEE meets 9:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 6) at the Visitors Center, 3 Library Rd., Washington. Agenda includes discussion of IT setup and needs in county building complex; courthouse electrical fire and mitigation; Visitors Center renovations; bids awarded and pending for work on county buildings and furnishings; and project priorities.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK SCHOOL BOARD meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 10) in the band room at the high school.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY DEMOCRATS’ annual roadside litter pickup and party is Saturday (Oct. 7). More volunteers are needed; volunteers meet 10 a.m. at the Rappahannock County Library. Vests, bags and instructions will be given. Rain or shine. The crew reassembles at noon at the library for coffee and lunch. For more information, contact Jed Duvall at 540-522-9912.
➤ The NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Fauquier Court House chapter will hold their monthly meeting this Saturday (Oct. 7). The social starts at 9:30 a.m., the meeting at 10. Historian and Friends of the Warrenton Cemetery Foundation board member Maggie, Lovitt is the speaker. This new 501(c)3 non-profit organization is educating the public about Warrenton’s rich history that lies behind the gates of its cemetery and is continuing its efforts to restore the tombstones vandalized April 12. All are welcome. Email Cat Schwetke at catbaskets@ hotmail.com for more information and location.
➤ WASHINGTON TOWN COUNCIL meets 7 p.m. Monday (Oct. 9) at town hall. Agenda includes: consideration of changing the town elections from May to November to concur with federal elections, per a request from the county registrar; update on a possible ordinance to address airbnbtype rentals; consideration of prepayment in full (about $6,000) of the note financing the town hall acquisition; consideration of a “Love” sign in town. Council may enter closed session regarding possible zoning and state code violations by a property owner.
➤ BROADBAND COMMITTEE meets 7:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 9) at the library. Open to the public. Agenda includes postcard mailer status, broadband survey results to date, strategies.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK RAPIDAN COMMUNITY SERVICES TRANSPORTATION will not operate on Monday (Oct. 9) in observance of Columbus Day.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK RAPIDAN COMMUNITY SERVICES meets 1 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 10) at 15361 Bradford Rd., Culpeper.
➤ BEL CANTO VOCAL ENSEMBLE, a group of 15 singers that recently performed at the Little Washington Theatre, begins rehearsals in October for its next concert. Its members are drawn from the surrounding counties and meet in Madison at the Piedmont Episcopal Church on Tuesday nights from 7-9 p.m. If you are interested in joining this group, come to the auditions/ rehearsal Oct. 10. For the first part of rehearsal, auditionees will rehearse with current choir members. Toward the end of the time period, singers will audition one-on-one with the director. Auditions will consist of pitch-matching, a range check and a few vocal exercises. For more information, call Lauren Estes at 434-962-5885.
➤ RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY (RCWSA) meets 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12, at Washington Town Hall, 485 Gay St., Washington. Please note that this is a change in venue.
➤ LAND USE REVALIDATION forms have been mailed and are due Dec.
5. If you did not receive a form please contact the county revenue commissioner’s office at 540-675-5370.