Good morning, White Hall

What a beautiful weekend; hot, but there was not as much humidity. Summer is flying by!

Rabies Clinic

A Rabies Clinic will be held at McCurdeysville Community Building on Saturday, August 3, from 9 a.m. to Noon. Rabies shots will be $7, and dewormers and other vaccines will be at reduced rates.

Dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. James Henderson, DVM will administer the vaccinations. Proceeds will benefit the McCurdysville Community Building.

The address is 3414 Jakes Run Rd., Rivesville, WV, 26588. For more information call 278-5469 or Evelyn at 278-5905 or efurbee@frontier.com.

White Hall Town Hall Meeting

The regular meeting was held at the new Public Safety Building at 118 Tygart Mall Loop.

Mayor John Michael opened the ceremonies with the pledge of allegiance to the flag, prayer, call to order, and roll call of officers.

The approval of the minutes, financial reports with expenses under $232,000. The budget revision will be at the next meeting.

A thank you from Taylor for his scholarship to Boys State.

The Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department reported 39 calls. Three were from White Hall.

Chief Guerrieri reported since July 1 they’ve had 17 shoplifters, 26 cases in the last eight days, extremely busy, two new vehicles will be in use soon, will be moving into the new building.

Zimmerman reported the update from the state that the sales tax ordinance was approved.

Cameron Michael reported that the landscaper did a great job and is keeping up with the landscaping, and will be focusing on getting everything moved to the new building. Internet needs to be installed in the new building before the move.

The First Exchange Bank costs for a portion of Heritage Way will be discussed at the next meeting.

The Hotel/Motel funds for tree trimming services and the picnic table at the new Public Safety Building was approved.

The donation request from the Humane Society for Community Cat Program for spay and neutering was $1000.

The donation request from Fairmont Little All-Star Team was approved for $300.

Council Members Tim Ridenour and Jason DeFrance were sworn in.

Tim Ridenour was appointed as Deputy Mayor and will be able to sign checks, and John Jacobs was appointed Treasurer.

The Green Rivers Letter of Notice to Proceed was approved.

The Town was approved to pay 80/20 of dental and vision benefits, allowing admin and public works to “bank” their holidays and an updated vacation policy.

John Jacobs and Eric Martin were appointed to the Audit Committee.

Pace Shredding was approved to shred documents.

Selling or leasing the old Town Hall was discussed and all the information will be turned over to the building commission. It was approved for Lawyer Dennis Kittle to update ordinances and codes.

Council Workshop

The Town of White Hall City Council will hold a workshop on July 23 at 5 p.m. in the Training Room at the White Hall Public Safety Building. The safety building is located at 118 Tygart Mall Loop, and the workshop is open to the public.

Bookmobile

The Bookmobile is available in White Hall on Wednesday, at the Middletown Commons from 9-10 a.m. (first and third weeks) and 10:30-11:30 a.m. (second and fourth weeks) near BB&T, and NASA IV&V, Noon to 1 p.m. (back parking lot first and third week). Library 366-1211.

Contact

If you have news, birthdays or anniversaries, call Claudia at 304-534-3524. If you leave a message, leave your number, or email me at claudiaholbert@yahoo.com. You may also leave your information with the town hall Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Town Hall phone number is 304-367-1687.