NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN OF CREWE
FY21 BUDGET SUMMARY
The Crewe Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Crewe Library located at 400 Tyler Street to receive comments on the proposed FY21 budget.
Please note this public hearing will be closed to the public in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, anyone wishing to provide comments on the proposed budget may do so by sending an email to the Town Manager, Brian S. Thrower at firstname.lastname@example.org or Town Clerk, Tiffany Sisk at email@example.com to one hour prior to the start of the meeting. Comments may also be mailed to Town Hall, 125 E. Carolina Avenue, Crewe, VA 23930.
Below is a synopsis of the proposed budget for fiscal year July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.
The Town is proposing to increase the cigarette tax by $0.23 per pack. The proposed new rate will be $0.50 per pack.
General Fund $2,170,876
Water Fund $1,096,000
Sewer Fund $2,210,307
Cemetery Fund $5,000
Brian S. Thrower
TOWN OF CREWE
Budget Work Sessions
The Crewe Town Council will hold its Budget Work Session Meetings on the following dates:
Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Please note these meetings will be closed to the public in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the Town will be providing public access to the meetings via Facebook Live, should citizens wish to participate in the meetings. To access the Facebook Live video visit the Town of Crewe Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TownOfCrewe/beginning at 6:30 p.m. on April 9, 2020. The video will remain available on the Town of Crewe Facebook page even after the meeting. Anyone wishing to have public comment may do so by sending an email the Town Manager, Brian S. Thrower at firstname.lastname@example.org or Town Clerk, Tiffany Sisk at email@example.com to one hour prior to the start of the meeting.
Brian S. Thrower
Town of Crewe
The purpose of the Town's emerging COVID-19 Relief Plan is to focus on the community's overall well-being. The goal is to connect citizens to the resources they need to heal, to stay informed, and to stay connected.
Pre-registration is no longer required for COVID-19 vaccination through the Virginia Department of Health. If you are age 12 or older and have not yet been fully vaccinated, please visit Vaccinate.Virginia.gov now to find vaccination clinics near you. Many clinics offer walk-in service in addition to appointments.
If you have any questions, please call 877-VAX-in-VA (877-829-4682), Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, and more than 100 additional languages. Video assistance in American Sign Language is available at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov.
Use the vaccine finder to find a location near you
Ya no se requiere el registro previo para la vacunación COVID-19 a través del Departamento de Salud de Virginia. Si tiene 12 años o más y aún no se ha vacunado por completo, visite Vaccinate.Virginia.gov ahora para encontrar clínicas de vacunación cerca de usted. Muchas clínicas ofrecen servicio sin cita previa además de las citas.
Si tiene alguna pregunta, llame al 877-VAX-in-VA (877-829-4682), de lunes a sábado de 8 a.m. a 6 p.m. La asistencia está disponible en inglés, español y más de 100 idiomas adicionales. La asistencia por video en lenguaje de señas estadounidense está disponible en Vaccinate.Virginia.gov.
Through partnership with the Lions Club, the Crewe Police Department has 25 gift cards for individuals and families who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic (loss of income, underemployment, job loss). Applicants must be 18 years or older, a resident of the Town of Crewe, and attest to financial hardship derived from the pandemic.
Submission of an application does not indicate approval. After applications have been screened the department will notify and hand deliver the gift cards to the selected recipients.
Contact Tiffany Clay, firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, in partnership with the Virginia National Guard, will open a Community Vaccination Clinic in Nottoway County.
This event begins on April 19.
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This list was created to help keep our residents informed of state and local resources available in response to COVID-19.
This document will be updated as necessary.
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Crewe Cares: Virtual Conversation
Join us May 18 at 7:00 pm as we celebrate mental health and work to make our community stronger, safer, and more dynamic. The panel consists of representatives from Virginia Family Services, Virginia Rural Health Association, Service Dogs of VA, and VA C.O.P.E.S.
The goal is to start necessary conversations that provide insight on nutrition, family counseling services, PTSD, and coping resources for uncertain times.
This is a free event.
Complete a registration form to receive login information.
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Helping Households Connect During the Pandemic
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.
The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.
You can learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, or by calling 833-511-0311
Apply Here: How to Apply - EBBP (getemergencybroadband.org)
Ayudando a los hogares a mantenerse conectados durante la pandemia
Los afiliados pueden usar los siguientes párrafos en sus boletines o campañas por correo electrónico.
La Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones ha dado inicio a un programa temporal que ofrece ayuda a los hogares con problemas para pagar sus servicios de Internet durante la pandemia de COVID-19. El Beneficio De Emergencia Para Internet (EBB) te proporciona máximo $50 de descuento al mes para tu servicio de Internet; máximo $75 de descuento al mes para hogares elegibles en Territorios Tribales y un descuento único de hasta $100 por una computadora portátil, computadora de escritorio o una tableta electrónica a través de un proveedor participante.
Los hogares elegibles pueden inscribirse directamente a través de alguno de los proveedores de Internet participantes o a través de la Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC, por sus siglas en inglés), en línea o por correo.
Para obtener más información sobre este programa, incluyendo tu elegibilidad y cómo inscribirte, llama al 833-511-0311 o visita www.fcc.gov/bandaanchaprestacion
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