NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CONCERNING THE INTENTION OF THE RADFORD CITY COUNCIL TO PROPOSE FOR PASSAGE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM OF $16,800,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL BONDS, SERIES 2020 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE DESIGN, ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES

 

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons of a public hearing concerning the intention of the City Council of the City of Radford, Virginia (the “City”), to propose for passage at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City to be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, an ordinance authorizing the issuance of an estimated maximum of $16,800,000 principal amount of general obligation school bonds of the City.  The proposed uses for which more than ten percent of the bond proceeds are expected to be used are the financing and refinancing of capital costs related to the design, acquisition, construction, expansion, renovation and equipping of City of Radford public school facilities, including the renovation and expansion of McHarg Elementary School, and also including costs of issuance of the bonds, all of which constitute a capital project for public school purposes. The Bonds will be sold to the Virginia Public School Authority.

 

Please note that there is a change to the public hearing procedure from that stated in the Notice of Public Hearing in this matter that was published on September 2, 2020.  Due to the threats posed to public health and safety by COVID-19, the public hearing will be held by electronic communication means.  The public will be able to participate and make comments as set out below.

 

The City has established the following ways for you to share your public comments with City Council. The deadline to share your comments for the public hearing is 12:00 Noon on September 24, 2020.  Any comments received by that time will be shared with City Council and will be added to the meeting minutes, making them a matter of public record.  When providing your public comments, please be sure to provide:

  1. First Name;
  2. Last Name;
  3. Residential Address; and,
  4. Your Comment.

 

Ways to submit your public comments:

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  • Mail comments to: City Clerk, 10 Robertson Street, Radford, VA 24141
  • Voicemail message: 540-394-3123

 

Ways to view the public hearing:

 

The public hearing described above scheduled for Monday, September 28, 2020, beginning at 7:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter may be viewed through Facebook Live at the following link:  https://www.facebook.com/Radford-City-Government-301072910338/

The public hearing meeting agenda can be viewed at: www.radfordva.gov.

 

Copies of the agenda may also be obtained by calling the Office of the City Clerk at (540) 731-3603.

 

A copy of the full text of the ordinance is on file in the office of the City Manager of the City located at 10 Robertson Street, Radford, Virginia 24141.

 

City Manager

City of Radford, Virginia

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