City Page - November 27, 2013
City and Schools Facing Smaller Budget Gap than Last Year
As budget season begins, the City Council and School Board face an estimated $27 million combined funding gap next year — much less than the previous fiscal year’s $46-million gap.
City staff will spend the next several months evaluating three private proposals to extend light rail into Virginia Beach from Norfolk.
After more than 35 years of use, Kempsville Community Recreation Center will be replaced with a newer, more modern recreation facility. The existing building is the city's oldest recreation center.
Holiday Performances at the Sandler Center
The Sandler Center hosts a variety of exciting holiday productions sure to get everyone in spirit of the season. Beach events.
Farmers Market Rural Heritage Center Hands-On Agricultural Education Tours
The Rural Education Center at the Virginia Beach Farmers Market offers hands-on learning and hosts more than 1,000 children each year. Tours of the center are held March through June, and September through November. Groups from as far as the Eastern Shore have traveled to the market to experience this unique attraction.
No workshop sessions are currently scheduled for the month of December due to the holidays.
Tuesday, Dec. 3 & 10 — 6 p.m.
City Council Chamber, City Hall, 2nd Floor
Preceded by informal session
City Council Annual Retreat
Jan. 6 & 7, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Economic Development Conference Room
10th Floor, Armada Hoffler Tower, Town Center
Citizens’ Open Dialogue Following Adjournment
Citizens may speak for three minutes at the end of the first formal session of the month (Dec. 3) about concerns that are not on the agenda.
City Council Meetings are cablecast live on VBTV via Cox Channel 48 & Verizon Channel 45. You may also watch online at http://www.vbgov.com/media.
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