www.thenews-gazette.com , MARCH 3, 2021, THE NEWS-GAZETTE, LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA, SECTION A, PAGE 5 G overnment n otices City of Buena Vista Downtown Revitalization Program CDBG Community Improvement Grant Application – Public Hearing The City of Buena Vista will hold a public hearing on Thurs- day, March 4th as part of its regular City Council meeting which begins at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom; details below. The purpose of the hearing is to present informa- tion about the recently-completed downtown revitalization plan and to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a project in our community. Information on the amount of funding available, the require- ments on bene t to low- and moderate-income persons, eligible activities, and plans to minimize displacement and provide dis- placement assistance as necessary will be available. At this time, it is not expected that program activities will displace any resi- dents or businesses. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to com ment on Buena Vista’s past use of CDBG funds. All inter- ested citizens are urged to attend. Zoom participation instructions: By web: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5528910134 Or go to http://zoom.us and enter meeting code 552 891 0134 Use meeting code by phone at (312) 626-6799 For additional information, contact Thomas Roberts, Director of Community & Economic Development at firstname.lastname@example.org . We invite questions, comments, and grievances verbally or in writing at this email address, by US mail at City of Buena Vista, 2039 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista VA 24416, or by phone at (540) 261-8607 or (540) 319-8004 (TDD) until March 4th, 2021. If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above. INVITATION TO BID ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY 150 SOUTH MAIN STREET LEXINGTON, VA 24450 Sealed bids will be accepted by the Rockbridge County Public Service Authority for mowing services for the 2021 growing season beginning April 15th and ending September 30th. The contract may be renewed, at the discretion of the RCPSA, for up to four successive growing seasons. We invite bids to be submitted to the RCPSA of ces at 150 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450. Bids shall be clear- ly marked on the outside “Sealed Bid-Mowing Contract”. We will receive bids until March 17th at 2 P.M. when they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bid documents, including Invitation to Bid, Instructions to Bidders, Speci cations, etc. will be attached and become part of this Invitation to Bid. There is a mandatory pre-bid confer- ence to view the sites on M arch 8 at 8:00 A.M. at the RCPSA Shop, 464-4954. An Invitation for Bid package is on the PSA website, www.rockbridgecountyva.gov/psa or you may contact the of ce at (540) 463-4329, between 8:30 A.M and 5 P.M. Cattle Report for February 19th Cows # Bulls # 19HD HIGH DRESSING $66.00-$78.00 AVG. $71.32 $69.92-$92.00 $79.34 AVG 20 HD LOW DRESSING $50.00-$68.00 AVG. $60.94 (does not include slow cows or heifers) Small Stock Special March 5th and April 2nd Feeder Specials March 5th, March 26th & April 16th 18 Head Cow/Calf Dispersal March 12th WE ACCEPT LIVESTOCK FROM 6-8PM EVERYTHURSDAY EVENING FOR FASTER UNLOADING Strong Sales Every Friday at 2 PM For consistency this report only re ects ALL feeder cattle that meet a M-L grade 1-2, # prices are per hundred. Cattlemen’s Livestock Exchange 34906 Midland Trail, Caldwell WV 24925 Brandon Myers 304-667-2178, CALL ME NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors (the “Board”) of the County of Rockbridge, Virginia (the “County”), will hold a public hearing pursuant to the provisions of Section 15.2-2606 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, to receive public comment regarding the adoption by the Board of a proposed Resolution (the “Resolution”) authorizing the issuance of a not to exceed $5,000,000 general obligation school bond (the “Bond”). The proposed Bond will be issued and sold by the County to the Virginia Public School Authority (“VPSA”) in connection with the Series 2021 Spring Pool Bond Sale by the VPSA (or otherwise as the VPSA may deem advis- able from time to time). The proceeds of the Bond, together with any lawfully avail- able funds to the extent appropriated, will be used by the School Board of the County to pay all or any portion of the costs to (i) ac- quire, construct, reconstruct, improve, and equip capital projects for school purposes in the County, including but not limited to Central Elementary and Fair eld Elementary, and (ii) pay costs of issuance in connection with such undertakings by the County (together, the “Project”). The Bond will be a general obligation bond of the County se- cured by its full faith and credit pledge. The public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, will be held at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be heard, on Monday, March 22, 2021 in the Board Meeting Room, located on the 1st Floor of the Rockbridge County Administrative Of ce Building at 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450. All interested citizens may attend the public hearing to express their views on the proposed Resolution. While the Board meeting room is open to the public, no more than 10 attendees, other than County staff, will be allowed in the meeting room at one time, due to the size of the meeting space and social distancing requirements. The wearing of a face mask at a public meeting is expected. Citizens may submit comment in writing: by U.S. Mail to Board of Supervi- sors, Citizen Comment, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia; by email to email@example.com ; or by placing in t he dropbox located at the entrances to the County Ad ministrative Of ce Building. Citizens will also have several options f or remotely participating in the public hearing by following the instructions on the meeting agenda to be posted for the March 22nd meeting on BoardDocs at: https://go.boarddocs.com/va/rcva/Board.nsf/Public. A copy of the proposed Resolution is on le in the Of ce of the County Administrator, County Administration Building, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450, for public inspection. Please call 463-4361 to request a copy or email a request to bwhitten@rock- bridgecountyva.gov. COUNTY OF ROCKBRIDGE, VIRGINIA By Order of the Board of Supervisors of Rockbridge County, Virginia Obituaries continued from page 3 ROBERT ‘RC’FLINT Robert Carson “RC” Flint Sr., 76, of Glasgow died Thurs- day, Feb. 25, 2021, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 15, 1944, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Joseph Richard “Josie” Flint and Susie Gear- hart Flint. Mr. Flint was a lifetime member of Natural Bridge Baptist Church, a member of the American Legion and served in the U.S. Air Force. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Rodgers Flint; chil- dren, Dawn Robin Griggs, Robert C. Flint Jr. and Joseph B. Flint; six grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. A graveside service was conducted Tuesday, March 2, at Natural Bridge Baptist Cemetery by the Rev. Randy Smith. Arrangements were by Har- rison Funeral Home & Crema- tory. JOSEPHINE SMITH Josephine Elizabeth Smith, 78, of Millboro died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at her home, the Wellman House in Millboro. She was born Nov. 29, 1942, in Rockbridge County, a daugh- ter of Emmett Riley Smith and Josephine Elizabeth Hayslett Smith. She was the last surviv- ing member of her immediate family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her six brothers. A graveside service was conducted Monday, March 1, at High Bridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery by the Rev. Wanda Scaggs. Arrangements were by Harri- son Funeral Home & Crematory. CITY OF BUENA VISTA CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEAR- ING March 4th 2021 Pursuant to Code of Virginia Sec- tion 15.2-2204 and the City of Buena Vista Land Development Regulations, notice is given that the Buena Vista City Council will hold a public hearing to receive comment on the following matter. 1. Conditional Use Permit for efficiency apartments on the first floor of 2175 Magnolia Avenue. The Public Hearing will be held via Zoom videoconference. Coun- cil will meet at approximately 6:00 PM on Thursday, March 4th 2021. The Zoom meeting information is found below. Staff reports for each matter, and a copy of the Compre- hensive Plan, are available from the Director of Community and Economic Developm ent, Thomas Roberts, 2039 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista VA 24416 or (540) 261-8607 or firstname.lastname@example.org or buenavistava.org/planning. Join Zoom Meeting h t t p s : / / u s 0 2 w e b . z o o m . us/j/5528910134 Phone: 1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 552 891 0134 ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice is hereby given per Sec- tion 15.2-2204 of the Code of Vir- ginia and Section 802.03, 04 and 05 of the County of Rockbridge Land Development Regulations that public hearings will be held by the Rockbridge County Plan- ning Commission on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at or after 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room in the County Ad- ministrative Building, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450, followed by public hear- ings by the Board of Supervisors on Monday, March 22, 2021, at or after 6:00 p.m. at the same loca- tion to consider the following ap- plications: 1) ViaSat Inc. Inc., 349 In- verness Drive South, Edgewood, CO 80112 has made and applica- tion for a special exception per- mit in order to develop a satellite based high speed internet access facility. The property is owned by Bare Farm 5G LLC, 80 Forge Road, Lexington, VA 24450. The property is located in the General Business (B-1) Zoning District and per section 605.03-10 of the County of Rockbridge Land Devel- opment Regulations, Public Utili- ties are a use by special exception in the B-1 District. The property is located on the westside of Bares Woods Lane (Route 879), approxi- mately .26 miles north of the inter- section E Midland Trail (Route 60) and Bares Woods Lane (Route 879) and is further identified as tax map number 76-A-50A. The property is located in the Buffalo Magisterial District. 2) Singleton Investment Properties LLC, 186 Brian’s Lake Road, Mountain Rest, SC 29664 has made a application for a re- zoning from the General Business (B-1) Zoning District (with associ- ated proffers) to the Agricultural Transitional (A-T) Zoning District. The property is owned by Old Jacktown LLC, 259 Hawkridge Lane, Lexington VA 24450. The property located at 3111 N Lee Highway Lexington VA 24450 and is on the westside of N Lee High- way (Route 11), approximately .14 miles south of the intersection N Lee Highway (Route 11) and Sam Houston Way (Route 785) and is further identified as tax map num- ber 50-A-100. The property is located in the South River Magis- terial District. 3) Singleton Investment Properties LLC, 186 Brian’s Lake Road, Mountain Rest, SC 29664 has made an application for a spe- cial exception permit in order to de- velop private school. The property is owned by Old Jacktown LLC, 259 Hawkridge Lane, Lexington VA 24450. The property is currently lo- cated in the General Business (B-1) Zoning District, this application is contingent on the pending rezon- ing application from the B-1 Dis- trict to the Agricultural Transitional (A-T) Zoning District. Per section 603B.03-17 of the County of Rock- bridge Land Development Regula- tions, Private Schools are a use by special exception in the A-T District. The property located at 3111 N Lee Highway Lexington VA 24450 and is on the westside of N Lee High- way (Route 11), approximately .14 miles south of the intersection N Lee Highway (Route 11) and Sam Hous- ton Way (Route 785) and is further identified as tax map number 50-A- 100. The property is located in the South River Magisterial District. 4) Sarah Reynolds, 3537 Forge Road, Glasgow VA 24555 has made an application for a special exception in order to de- velop a pet grooming business. The property is owned by Michael A. Shafer Jr. and Donna A Davis, 3537 Forge Road, Glasgow VA 24555. The property is located in the General Agricultural (A-2) Zoning District and per section 603.03 5 of the County of Rock- bridge Land Development Regula- tions, kennels are a use by special exception in the A-2 District. The property is located at 3537 Forge Road, Glasgow VA 24555 and is on the eastside of Forge Road (Route 608), approximately .24 miles south of the intersection Forge Road (Route 608) and Pla- teau Lane (Route 1002) and is further identified as tax map num- ber 98-14-2A1. The property is located in the Natural Bridge Mag- isterial District Information on these applications is available in the Rockbridge County Office of Community De- velopment, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia, by phone at 540-464-9662 or by email at cs- email@example.com By: Chris Slaydon Director of Community Devel- opment ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given per Sec- tion 15.2-2204 of the Code of Vir- ginia and Section 802.03, 04 and 05 of the County of Rockbridge Land Development Regulations that a public hearing will be held by the Rockbridge County Plan- ning Commission on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at or after 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room in the County Ad- ministrative Building, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450, to consider the following application: Dynamic Energy Solutions LLC 1550 Liberty Ridge Drive, Suite 310, Wayne PA 19087 has made an application for a special excep- tion permit in order to develop a 5-MW (AC) solar project. The property owned by James G. Alex- ander Jr. and is located in the Ag- ricultural and General Uses (A-2) Zoning District and per section 603.03-9 of the County of Rock- bridge Land Development Regula- tions, Public Utilities are a use by special exception in the A-2 Dis- trict. The property is located on the westside of N Lee Highway (Route 11), approximately .22 miles south of the intersection N Lee Highway (Route 11) and Red Hill Road (Route 710) and is further identi- fied as tax map number 38-10- A. The property is located in the South River Magisterial District. Information on this application is available in the Rockbridge County Office of Community De- velopment, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia, by phone at 540-464-9662 or by email at cs- firstname.lastname@example.org By: Chris Slaydon Director of Community Devel- opment CITY OF LEXINGTON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2021-03, AN OR- DINANCE APPROVING THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY, TAX MAP# 29-1-29, 29-1-30, 29-1-31, and 29-1-31A(the Spotswood property), BY THE CITY OF LEXINGTON, VIR- GINIA A Public Hearing will be conducted by the Lexington City Council at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021, to solicit public comment on an Ordinance to sell the real propertyidentified by Tax Map # 29-1-29, 29-1-30, 29-1-31, and 29-1-31A (the Spotswood prop- erty), pursuant to § 15.2-1800(B), Code of Virginia, as amended. Citizens are strongly encouraged to submit public comment in writ- ing to the following email address: email@example.com , by US Mail to City Manager’s Office, 300 East Washington Street, Lex- ington VA, 24450, or by leaving it in the City’s drop box at the rear of the building (facing the park- ing lot) and addressed to the City Manager’s Office. Comments will be distributed to City Council and entered into the minutes as public record. Jani L. Hostetter, Clerk of Council ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given per Section 15.2.2204 of the Code of Virginia and Section 807.00 and 808.00 of the County of Rockbridge Land Development Regulations that a Public Hearing will be held by the Rockbridge County Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at or after 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room at the County Ad- ministrative Offices, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450, to consider the following variance application: William L. Harris III 1110 Blue Grass Trail Lexington, Virginia 24450, has made an applica- tion for a variance from Section 708.01-2 of the Land Develop- ment Regulations to encroach into the rear setback in the Agricultural and General Uses (A-2) Zoning District. The proposed eleven feet, four-inch (11’4”) encroach- ment (into the required 35’ rear setback per section 708.01-2 rear yard setback) in order to construct an addition to the west of the ex- isting dwelling. The property is located at 50 Red Mill Road Natu- ral Bridge, Virginia 24578 and is on the westside of Red Mill Road (Route 692), approximately 500’ south of the intersection of Red Mill Road (Route 692) and Cedar Creek Road (Route 609) and is further identified as tax map 105- 5-1A. The property is in the Natu- ral Bridge Magisterial District. Information on this application is available in the Rockbridge County Office of Community De- velopment, 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Virginia, by phone at 540-464-9662 or by email at cs- firstname.lastname@example.org By: Chris Slaydon Director of Community Devel- opment City of Lexington Public Hearing The City Council of Lexington will conduct a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021 concerning an emergency ordinance to effectuate tempo- rary changes in certain deadlines and to modify public meeting and public hearing practices and procedures to address continu- ity of operations associated with pandemic disaster. Citizens are strongly encouraged to submit public comment in writing to the following email address: jhostet- email@example.com , by US Mail to City Manager’s Office, 300 East Washington Street, Lexington VA, 24450, or by leaving it in the City’s drop box at the rear of the build- ing (facing the parking lot) and addressed to the City Manager’s Office. 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Bank Day O ered To Area Students Beginning Monday, March 15, Bank of Botetourt will virtually host high school seniors from high schools throughout its bank footprint to participate in Bank Day, a statewide effort sponsored by the Virginia Bankers As- sociation (VBA) Education Foundation and the VBA Emerging Bank Leaders. The high schools eligible for seniors to participate in- clude Rockbridge and Parry McCluer. The third Tuesday in March was declared Bank Day by the Virginia General Assem- bly in 1991 and Bank of Bo- tetourt hosts students for this program. From their experi- ence, participating students will write an essay for the chance to win a scholarship. Six regional scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded by the VBA, and from those six winners a statewide run- ner-up and overall statewide winner will be chosen. The statewide runner-up will re- ceive an additional $3,000 scholarship - $3,500 in total - and the overall statewide win- ner will receive an additional $5,000 scholarship - $7,500 in total. There will also be six honorable mention scholar- ships of $1,000 each. Throughout the virtual program, students will have access to a Virginia banking industry resource website that houses videos, articles and podcasts to explore and research. As a virtual host, Bank of Botetourt will also be providing supplemental materials and packets to the students as a thank you to each senior for participating. To learn more or to sign up to participate in the VBA Bank Day pr ogram with Bank of Botetourt, contact Jon Foreman at BankDay@ Bankof Botetourt.com or (540) 591-5053. Student registration closes on Friday, March 5.