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Car Hit By Train - December 23



At 3:06pm on 12/23/07 the Waynesboro Police department, Fire department and First Aid Crew, responded to a report of a vehicle that had been struck by a train on North Poplar avenue. Upon arrival, a red 1993 Nissan 4 door was observed in the ditch near the railroad tracks. The driver of the vehicle, 24 year old Megan Williams from Waynesboro, and her mother, 56 year old Francis Johnson from Waynesboro, had been ejected from the vehicle. A 4 year old boy was also in the vehicle at the time of the collision. He was found secured in his child seat in the rear passenger area of the car. Rescue crews were able to free the 4 year old from the vehicle within minutes of their arrival.

All occupants were taken to AMC for initial treatment. At this time the 4 year old child has been taken to UVA for further treatment of a head injury. Williams and Johnson are currently at AMC receiving treatment for their injuries and they are listed in stable condition.

This accident is still under investigation at this time.


Sgt. Mike Wilhelm

Waynesboro Police Department

Patrol Shift Commander

Swat Team Commander

Vdot news - December 23

TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEKS OF December 24, 2007 – January 4, 2008

Highway work zones in the Staunton District



The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath , Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland , Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

No activity reported.



Interstate 81

* Various locations – Guardrail installation. Alternating lane and shoulder closures both north and southbound. Night wok, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

* Rockbridge County line to Rockingham County line – Northbound and southbound lanes, Debris clean up, Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4.



Primary Roads

* (NEW) Route 11– Debris clean up. Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4.

* Route 250 –Trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 to Route 358 and from Route 608 between Route 608 to Route 1360.

* (NEW) Route 256 – Debris clean up. Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4.

* (NEW) Route 275 – Debris clean up. Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for utility work with flagger traffic control during daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 340 – Debris clean up. Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4.



Secondary Roads

* Route 604 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to the Rockbridge County line, Jan. 2-4, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 608 – Tree trimming from Route 939 to the Rockbridge County line, Jan. 2-4, daylight hours.

* Route 613 – Tree trimming from the Staunton City Limits to Route 662, Dec 26-28, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 613 – Shoulder machining, Route 753 to Route 607, Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4.

* Route 670 – Tree trimming from Route 252 to Route 604, Dec 26-28, daylight hours.

* Route 676 – Tree trimming from Route 670 to Route 726, Dec 26-28, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 754 – Pipe replacement, Route 42 to Route 731. Work is Jan. 2. Flagger traffic control.

* Route 898 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to end of state maintenance, Dec 26-28, daylight hours.

* Route 903 – Tree trimming from Route 693 to end of state maintenance, Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4, daylight hours.

* Route 912 – Tree trimming from Route 610 to Route 660, Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4, daylight hours.

* Route 914 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 635, Dec 26-28 and Jan. 2-4, daylight hours.

* Route 933 – Tree trimming from Route 340S to end of state maintenance, Dec 26-28, daylight hours.

* Route 1401 – Tree trimming from Route 1402 to Route 1403, Jan. 2-4, daylight hours.

* Various Roads – Bridge maintenance, Shoulder repairs, brush cutting, pothole patching, weed eating, machining non-hard surface roads, and scraping dirt roads. No work on Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.




SAFETY SERVICE PATROL IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY AND CHARLOTTESVILLE WILL HAVE EXTENDED DECEMBER HOLIDAY SERVICE



STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will extend safety service patrol operations in the Shenandoah Valley region and Charlottesville area during December 21, 22, 26 and 27.



The patrol serving Frederick , Warren and Shenandoah counties on I-81 from exit 298 (Route 11, Strasburg) to exit 323 (Route 669, Frederick County ) will be in service 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.



The patrol serving I-81 in Augusta County from exit 235 (Route 256, Weyers Cave ) to exit 213 (Route 11, Greenville ), and in Augusta and Albemarle counties on I-64 from exit 87 (I-81 interchange) to exit 107 (Route 250, Crozet) will be operational from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Coverage during this period on I-81 will be extended in Rockingham County from exit 235 (Route 256, Weyers Cave ) to exit 251 (Route 11 north, Harrisonburg ) and in Rockbridge County from exit 175 (Route 11, Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County ) to exit 195 (Route 11, Lexington ). The hours of operation in this coverage area will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.



The patrol serving Albemarle County on I-64 from exit 107 (Route 250, Crozet) to exit 124 (Route 250, Charlottesville ) and on Route 29 to Barracks Road will be operational from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Note these operations hours are for December 21, 22, 26 and 27 only.



Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.



Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia ’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.

Vdot News - December 16

MOTORISTS NEED CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY THIS MORNING



STAUNTON – Motorists should use extreme caution when traveling on roads in the Shenandoah Valley . Although many roads are clear, drivers should be on the alert for debris from ice and trees due to heavy ice on vegetation. Be aware of slick surfaces on bridges and overpasses. Virginia Department of Transportation crews have been treating roads throughout the Valley and will continue with operations today.



Here are the winter road conditions as of 5:00 a.m.



Interstate 64 – Moderate conditions in Augusta County . Minor conditions in Alleghany County and on Afton Mountain in Augusta County . Clear conditions in Rockbridge County .



Interstate 66 – Clear



Interstate 81 – Moderate conditions in Augusta and Rockingham County . Clear conditions in Rockbridge, Shenandoah and Frederick counties.



Primary roads – Moderate conditions in Bath , Augusta and Highland counties. Minor conditions in Alleghany and Frederick counties. Clear conditions in Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren , Clarke and Page counties.



Secondary roads – Moderate conditions in Bath , Highland and Augusta counties. Minor conditions are in Alleghany, Shenandoah, Frederick, Warren, Clarke, and Page counties. Clear conditions are in Rockbridge and Rockingham counties.



The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick , Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren , Page, Rockingham, Augusta , Highland , Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties



Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.



Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia ’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.

ROADS MOSTLY CLEAR IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY TONIGHT



STAUNTON – Most roads are clear in the Shenandoah Valley tonight as rain and freezing rain spread through the region. Here are the road conditions as of 10 p.m.



Interstate 64 – Clear in Augusta and Rockbridge counties. Minor conditions exist in Alleghany County .



Interstate 66 – Clear



Interstate 81 – Clear in Rockbridge, Augusta and Rockingham counties. Minor conditions exist in Shenandoah and Frederick counties.



Primary roads are clear in Rockbridge, Highland , Augusta , Rockingham, Warren, Clarke and Page counties. Minor conditions exist in Shenandoah, Frederick and Alleghany counties. Moderate conditions are in Bath County .



Secondary roads are clear in Rockbridge, Highland , Augusta , Rockingham, Warren, Clarke and Page counties. Minor conditions are in Alleghany, Shenandoah and Frederick counties. Moderate conditions are in Bath County .



The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick , Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren , Page, Rockingham, Augusta , Highland , Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties



Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.



Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia ’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.






TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF December 17 -21, 2007

Highway work zones in the Staunton District



The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath , Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland , Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.


(NEW) _ Indicates a new or revised entry since last week’s report.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 96 – Bridge cleaning and painting. Alternating lane and shoulder closures. Sunday to Saturday, 24 hours a day except 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.



Interstate 81

* Various locations – Guardrail installation. Alternating lane and shoulder closures both north and southbound. Night work Monday to Thursday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.



Primary Roads

* Route 250 –Trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 to Route 358 and from Route 608 between Route 608 to Route 1360.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for utility work with flagger traffic control during daylight hours.



Secondary Roads

* Route 604 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to the Rockbridge County line, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 608 – Gas line repairs from Route 639 to Route 1151. Work being done by Columbia Gas.

* (NEW) Route 612 – Pipe installation on Route 612 between I-81 and Route 792 with shoulder closures. Work will be Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 17, 18, & 19.

* Route 613 – Shoulder repair from Springhill Road to Route 42. Single lane traffic.

* (NEW) Route 613 – Tree trimming from the Staunton City Limits to Route 662, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 622 – Bridge deck repair 0.3 mile east of Waynesboro City limits and 1 mile west of Route 950. Work will be Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 17-18. Expect lane closures at the bridge with traffic controlled by flaggers.

* (NEW) Route 662 – Tree trimming, Route 608 to Route 693, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 670 – Tree trimming from Route 252 to Route 604, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 675 – Bridge deck repair at the intersection of Route 604 and Route 675. Work will be Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 19-20. Expect lane closures at the bridge with traffic controlled by flaggers.

* Route 676 – Tree trimming from Route 670 to Route 726, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 693 – Tree trimming from Route 252N to Route 252 south, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 898 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to end of state maintenance, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 903 – Tree trimming from Route 693 to end of state maintenance, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 912 – Tree trimming from Route 610 to Route 660, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 914 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 635, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 933 – Tree trimming from Route 340S to end of state maintenance, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 1401 – Tree trimming from Route 1402 to Route 1403, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Various Roads – Shoulder repairs, brush cutting, pothole patching, and scraping dirt roads. Debris removal in the Verona area with lane closures.



HIGHLAND COUNTY

Primary Roads

* (NEW) Route 250 (Town of McDowell) – Bridge work between Route 645 and Route 654 beginning Tuesday, December 18 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lane closures with traffic controlled by flaggers.



Secondary Roads

* Route 615 – Cutting dead trees in the McDowell area.

* (NEW) Various Roads – Pothole repairs in the McDowell area. Shoulder repair, ditching, grading, and stone stabilization in the Monterey area with lane closures controlled by flaggers.



ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

Interstate 81

* No planned activity.



Primary Roads

* Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Expect shoulder closures due to commercial entrance work between Route 644 (Resort Drive) and Route 646 (Bloomer Springs Road) from Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 257 ( Dinkel Avenue ) – Water line installation. Shoulder closure from Route 1310 ( Mt. Crawford Avenue ) to Route 867 ( Old Bridgewater Road ). Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Eastbound shoulder closures from Route 1604 ( Tiger Camp Road ) to Route 340 ( Eastside Highway ) for commercial entrance work. Work is Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Various – Pipe installation, patching, shoulder repairs, ditching operations, and grading.



Secondary Roads

* Route 644 ( Resort Drive ) – Roadway reconstruction between Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) and Route 646 west ( Bloomer Springs Road ). Intermittent lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 655 ( Lawyer Road ) – Shoulder closures between Route 1803 ( Ann Dove Drive ) and Route 674 ( Duck Run Road ) for entrance work. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 686 ( Woods Road ) – Drainage work from Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) and Route 689 ( Shen Lake Drive ). Shoulder closures, weekdays 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 688 ( Taylor Springs Road ) – Sewer line installation from Route 687 ( Massanetta Springs Road ) to Route 704 ( Boyers Road ). Single lane traffic, flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 727 ( Airport Road ) – Entrance work from Route 698 ( Wise Hollow Road ) to Route 888 ( Weigh Station Road ). Shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 767 ( Willow Run Road ) – Road construction from .14 mile west of Route 42 ( Harpine Highway ) to Route 910 ( Fort Lynne Road ). Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 867 ( Old Bridgewater Road ) – Water line installation. Shoulder closure from Route 257 ( Dinkel Avenue ) to Route 888 ( Weigh Station Lane ). Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 996 (McGaheysville Road) – Turn lane installation between Route 654 (Montevideo Circle) and Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) with intermittent lane closures using flagger traffic control Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

* Route 996 (McGaheysville Road) – Lane closures with traffic controlled by flaggers between Route 651 (Power Dam Road) and Route 843 (Cemetary Road) for water line installation. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Various – Pipe installation, patching, shoulder repairs, ditching operations, and grading.

NIGHT TIME MOBILE WORK - December 8

I-81 NIGHT TIME MOBILE WORK ZONE FOR PAVEMENT TESTING IN AUGUSTA AND FREDERICK COUNTIES



STAUNTON – Pavement testing operations will be conducted on Interstate 81 in Augusta and Frederick counties.



The work in Augusta County will be in the northbound lanes on Monday, Dec. 10 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. from mile marker 205 to mile marker 208, which is near the Augusta/Rockbridge County line. This operation will involve a mobile right lane closure.



In Frederick County the work will be in the northbound lane on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. from mile marker 300 to mile marker 304, which is near exit 300 at the I-66 junction with I-81. This operation will involve a mobile right lane closure.



All work is weather permitting.



Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.



Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia ’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.

Waynesboro Public Schools School Board Meeting - December 8

Waynesboro Public Schools

School Board Meeting has been MOVED to

Kate Collins Middle School Library

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Kate Collins Middle School Library Closed Session - 6:30 p.m.

1625 Ivy Street KCMS Band Concert 7:00 p.m.

Waynesboro, Virginia 22980 Regular Meeting – 8:15 p.m.

SCHOOL BOARD AND STAFF AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CLOSED SESSION

PUBLIC RECOGNITION

* National Board Certification Teachers
* Outstanding Service Award
* VSBA Awards

CITIZENS TIME

CONSENT AGENDA

* Accept the proposed School Board Agenda as presented
* Minutes for School Board meeting of November 6, 2007
* Petty Cash Report for the month of November 2007
* Approval of personnel recommendations
* Additional Appropriations

FINANCIAL REPORTS

SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS

INFORMATION ITEMS

* 2008-09 School Calendar
* Update on the Kate Collins Renovations

ACTION ITEMS

* Kate Collins Middle School Program of Studies
* Waynesboro High School Program of Studies
* Textbook Adoption
* End of the Year Funds

ADJOURNMENT

Safety is always a top priority for Vdot - December 8

SAFETY IS TOP PRIORITY FOR VDOT SNOW REMOVAL CREWS

VDOT Prepared as Virginia Recognizes Winter Weather Preparedness Week



RICHMOND — Safety is always a top priority for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) even during the worst of winter weather. Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Dec. 3 through 9, and VDOT is reassuring state residents that the agency is ready to tackle whatever Mother Nature decides to send us for the 2007-2008 winter season. This year VDOT is armed with an $80.6 million budget and more than 3,200 crewmembers and 3,680 pieces of snow-removal equipment – ready to go on a moment’s notice.



“VDOT starts preparing for winter weather long before Virginians begin to feel a chill in the air,” said David Ekern, VDOT commissioner. “Each spring and summer, we practice techniques, ensure equipment in excellent performing condition and top off supplies so that we can make Virginia ’s roadways the safest possible even during the worst of weather.”



With 231,000 tons of salt and 70,100 tons of sand on hand this year, VDOT is prepared to clear snow and ice from more than 57,800 miles of state-maintained interstates, primary and secondary roads and many county subdivision streets across Virginia. Cities, towns and Henrico and Arlington counties clear their own roads.



During snow events, VDOT aims to have all roads passable within 48 hours after the storm ends. Crews begin by clearing interstates and major primary roads, followed by secondary roads and subdivision streets. Crews often begin pre-treating roads with salt, sand and other ice-fighting chemicals before the storm hits to prevent icing on bridges and hills. If necessary, VDOT can also call in contract equipment and labor to ensure the job gets done in a timely manner.



“Pre-treating and clearing roads are only a few links in the chain to ensuring motorist safety during inclement weather,” continued Ekern. “Motorists also have an important role to play in safely traveling and supporting VDOT snow-removal efforts. In particular, we strongly urge motorists to call 511 to understand road conditions before leaving home, and to wear a seat belt and drive slowly and responsibly while operating their vehicle.”



Residents are also encouraged to help keep roads clear by shoveling snow to the right of a driveway when facing the street rather than into the street. This way the plow will not push the snow back across the end of your driveway or possibly creating a hazardous spot.



For the latest on road condition and traffic during winter storms, motorists should call 511 or visit www.511virginia.org. VDOT has also provided more detailed information, including its snow-removal process and safety tips for motorists at http://www.virginiadot.org/news/snowseason.asp.



For more information about Virginia ’s efforts to prepare for winter weather and other emergencies, visit www.ReadyVirginia.gov. The National Weather Service, Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Virginia Department of Social Services and other state agencies have created the Ready Virginia resource to provide citizens with a one-stop shop for emergency preparedness tips and information.

http://www.vaemergency.com/threats/winter/

Train Off Tracks - December 7





December 7, 2007- 6:00 am Commerce Ave. and 6th st. a empty train car derailed closing off several streets in Waynesboro. This is the same area that a train had dereaild about a year a go. Officials are still looking in to to what happened.

Snow Days - Decmber 6





December 6, 2007- The first snow came in Augusta Co. roads where slick and did caused traffic problems, but over all the cold and snow caused very little problems.

Break-ins to vehicles in storage lot - Decmber 6

















Waynesboro Police Department

Media Release

December 5, 2007

Break-ins to vehicles in storage lot

Waynesboro Police are investigating a series of vehicle burglaries occurring on the fenced in lot of a local towing and recovery service. R&M towing has reported three separate incidents of thefts from vehicles parked on their Mill Street storage lot between October 14th and December 2, 2007. In all of the incidents various stereo components, speakers, tires and rims as well as other custom vehicle parts have been taken totaling an approximate value of $5,000.00. The three incidents targeted several vehicles each that were locked and secured inside of the fenced in lot and in some cases jack stands and other tools were located near the targeted vehicles.

The most recent incident occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. on the morning of December 2, 2007 and investigators believe this time they have two suspects who were caught on video in the act of breaking into cars on the lot. Police are releasing a still image from the video in hopes that someone may recognize one or both individuals and contact police with the information.

Anyone with information concerning this case or who can ID the suspects in the attached image is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-322-2017. Callers to Crime Stoppers do not have to give their name and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.

Waynesboro Police Department - Decmber 6

Waynesboro Police Department

Media Release



Reserve Awards

On December 2, 2007 the Waynesboro Police Reserves held their annual dinner and awards presentation at South River Grill in Waynesboro. The Reserve Component holds this function annually to recognize those members who contribute in a major way to the mission of the organization which is to support the operations of the Waynesboro Police Department.

This year the Reserves chose Reserve Sgt. Cory Fox, a 13 year veteran, as Officer of the Year. This is the second time that Cory, a Maintenance Supervisor at McKee Foods, has been honored as officer of the year and he was also awarded a certificate for exceeding 3,000 hours of Cumulative volunteer service to the organization during his career.

Other Awards were:

Most hours worked during 2007. (726.5)

Reserve Major Bud Levin

Most Patrol hours worked during 2007. (216.5)

Reserve Officer Chris Cross

Curtis Glass Memorial Award

Reserve Major Bud Levin

REGULAR MEETING OF THE AUGUSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Decmber 6

ADVANCED

A G E N D A

REGULAR MEETING OF THE AUGUSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.

Board Meeting Room, Government Center, Verona, VA

_________________________________________________________________________________

ITEM NO. DESCRIPTION

5:30 P.M. LEGISLATIVE DINNER



6:45 P.M. SWEARING IN ELECTED OFFICIALS

12-01 7:00 P.M. MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE PUBLIC

12-02 MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE BOARD

12-03 ROBINSON, FARMER, COX ASSOCIATES – AUDIT

Presentation of 2007 Augusta County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

12-04 WEBSITE DESIGN

Presentation by staff on website design.

12-05 VDOT SIX-YEAR PLAN MODIFICATIONS

Consider proposed Secondary Road Construction Improvement Program for the State Secondary System of Highways for six-year period from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2014, and Fiscal Year 2008-09 Construction Budget. Program modifications attached.

12-06 FIRE AND RESCUE EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM

Consider Committee’s recommendations as it relates to Equipment Grant request from the following agencies:

Agency Request Committee Recommendation

Dooms Volunteer Fire Company $14,640.00 $14,640.00

Craigsville-Augusta Springs Rescue Squad $ 2,862.23 $ 2,862.23

12-07 EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL PROGRAM

Consider recommendations of staff as it relates to compliance of Virginia’s Erosion and Sediment Control Law (SEE ATTACHED).

12-08 AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT FUNDING

Consider Extension request as follows:

1. Market Animal Show – electronic ID tagging $ 400
2. Virginia State Stocker Cattle Conference $1500
3. Extension Gas Supplement $5000



12-09 CONSENT AGENDA

12-09.01 MINUTES

Consider minutes of the following meetings:

* Staff Briefing Meeting, Monday, November 26, 2007

12-09.02 CLAIMS

Consider claims paid since November 14, 2007.

(END OF CONSENT AGENDA)

12-10 MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY STAFF

12-11 CLOSED SESSION

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ADVANCED

A G E N D A

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE AUGUSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2008, at 5:00 p.m.

Government Center, Verona, VA

___________________________________________________________________________

ITEM NO. DESCRIPTION

___________________________________________________________________________

5:00 P.M.—ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS -2008

1-01 Elect Chairman

1-02 Elect Vice-Chairman

1-03 Board Meeting Schedule for 2008

1-04 Tiebreaker – In accordance with Section 15.2-1421, appointment of a tiebreaker is at the discretion of the governing body

1-05 Rules of Procedure – consider adoption

1-06 MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE PUBLIC

1-07 MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE BOARD

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

DATE TIME EVENT/PLACE **

Dec 6 9:00 a.m. BZA STAFF VIEWINGS

1:00 p.m. BZA STAFF BRIEFING

1:30 p.m. BZA MEETING

Dec 10 10:00 a.m. SUPERVISOR TRANSITION BRIEFING

7:00 p.m. FISHERSVILLE SMALL AREA PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

Dec 11 3:30 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF BRIEFING/VIEWINGS

7:00 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Dec 12 3:30 p.m. GART/TOURISM MEETING

5:30 p.m. LEGISLATIVE DINNER

6:45 p.m. SWEARING IN NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIALS

7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Dec 14 12:00 noon DEDICATION OF THE BURN BUILDING

Dec 18 8:30 a.m. AUGUSTA COUNTY ELECTORAL BOARD MEETING

6:00 p.m. RETIREMENT DINNER

L’italia Restaurant, Staunton

Dec 19 7:00 p.m. PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

Dec 20 1:30 p.m. ACSA

Jan 2 5:00 p.m. BOS SPECIAL MEETING

Jan 3 9:30 a.m. BZA STAFF VIEWINGS

1:00 p.m. BZA STAFF BRIEFING

1:30 p.m. BZA MEETING

Jan 8 9:00 a.m. MIDDLE RIVER REGIONAL JAIL AUTHORITY MEETING

3:30 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF BRIEFING/VIEWINGS

7:00 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Jan 9 7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Jan 15 4:00 p.m. RECYCLING MEETING

Jan 16 7:00 p.m. PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

Jan 17 1:30 p.m. ACSA

Jan 18 11:00 a.m. IDA

Jan 22 1:30 p.m. BOS STAFF BRIEFING

5:30 p.m. DINNER

6:00 p.m. JOINT MEETING (Fire Flow) – BOS & ACSA

7:00 p.m. LIBRARY BOARD MEETING - Fishersville

7:00 p.m. EMERGENCY SERVICES OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

7:30 p.m. AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY BOARD

Jan 23 7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Jan 24 9:00 a.m. LANDFILL MEETING

10:00 a.m. MIDDLE RIVER REGIONAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT MEETING

DATE: December 4, 2007

H:calendar1 **All meetings are at the Government Center unless otherwise noted.

AGENDA FOR WAYNESBORO CITY COUNCIL - Decmber 6

AGENDA FOR WAYNESBORO CITY COUNCIL

TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007, AT 7:00 P.M.

IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CHARLES T. YANCEY MUNICIPAL BUILDING

AT 503 WEST MAIN STREET, WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA.

1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Consent Agenda (any item placed on the consent agenda shall be removed and considered as a separate matter, if so requested by any member of Council, otherwise all items will be voted on with one (1) motion).
1. Approval of Minutes for the April 30 Budget Work Session, August 15 Stormwater Work Session, August 27 Council Meeting, November 13 and the November 26, 2007 Council Meetings and dispense with the reading of the Minutes.
2. Request for refund of $51.47, plus interest, for 2007 personal property tax, and request for refund of $131.57, plus interest, for 2006 personal property tax.
3. Consider an ordinance granting a conditional use permit to allow residential use in a C-2 General Business District by developing the site with a two-unit townhouse with garages, on Lots 1 and 2, Block 33, Basic City Mining, Manufacturing and Land Company Plat, known by street address as 594 North Commerce Avenue, Waynesboro, Virginia.
4. Consider an ordinance rezoning from M-1 Light Industrial to RB-2 Multiple Dwelling District property described as, Tax Map #46, Block 26, Basic City Mining, Manufacturing and Land Co. plat, Lots 3 through 17, located on North Charlotte Avenue, Waynesboro, Virginia.
5. Consider an ordinance amending Sections 86-28(a)(1) and 86(a)(2) of the Code of this City to increase the water service charge from $3.00 to $4.00 for 5/8 inch meter, to increase the water service charge from $14.00 to $15.00 for 1 ½ inch meter, to increase the water rate per 1,000 gallons from $2.00 to $2.61.
6. Consider an ordinance amending Section 86-139(a) of the Code of this City to increase the sewer rate from $4.22 to $4.68 per thousand gallons.
3. Recognition of the Governor’s Emergency Medical Services Award for Excellence in EMS received by Gary Critzer, Director of Emergency Management. (Gary Brown, the Director of the Virginia Office of EMS will be in attendance as well).
4. Planning Matter:

Consider an ordinance rezoning from RA-3 Single Family District to C-1 Local Business District an 8,891 square foot parcel, .206 acres with an existing dwelling, located at Tax Map 33, Lot 21A, Block 2, Jefferson Park Estates Unit 2, with the

address of 2009 West Main Street.

5. Receive a presentation from Joel Knopp from Didawick & Knopp regarding the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
6. Receive information from Chris Kulp of Hunton & Williams LLP, bond counsel for the City, concerning the recent bond referendum.

AGENDA FOR WAYNESBORO CITY COUNCIL

TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007, AT 7:00 P.M.

(Continued)

7. Consider scheduling a public hearing for Monday, January 14, 2008 regarding the construction of an upgraded and expanded wastewater treatment plant funded through the Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund.
8. Consider scheduling a public hearing on Monday, January 14, 2008 for the issuance of General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds for funding the following projects of the Capital Improvements Plan: Fire Substation Project, Library Improvement Project, and Stormwater Management Improvements.
9. Consider the following ordinances:
1. Appropriating $4,311 to the School Elementary Central Office Fund for National

Board Certified Teacher Incentive Program for fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.

2. Appropriating $8,019 to the Elementary Central Office Fund in Title III No Child

Left Behind Grant for fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.

10. Citizen Comment.
11. Communication, Correspondence and Calendar.
12. Adjourn.

The Waynesboro City Council encourages the participation of all City citizens. For those with special needs, please notify the Clerk of Council (540-942-6669) of any accommodations required, including assisted listening device, at least five days prior to the meeting you wish to attend.

Waynesboro Christmas Parade - December 2




The WRAV - Decmber 2






































We are currently seeking donations from members and support from area citizens and local businesses.

Scott Martin
martin9428@aol.com

History of the WRAV

The Waynesboro Repeater Association of Virginia (WRAV) is the sponsoring organization of the 147.075, two meter FM amateur repeater located near Waynesboro, Virginia. This repeater was first placed into operation in 1979. This effort was coordinated by Dee Almquist, W4PNT, with assistance from Ken Wooley, WA4EGW, Bruce Gordon WA4CJX, Bill Bowman, KA4UFI, Hugh Martin, WD4HJK, Charlie Menk, W4BKP (silent key), Bill Day, N4AOP, Neil Buckingham, WA4KKL, and others. Technical assistance was received from Pete LaScelle, W4WWQ, Joe Moomaw, W4XD and Bob Kerby, W4BLD.

The initial repeater was coordinated on December 19, 1978 through the Carolina Virginia Repeater Association (CVRA) that is now the SouthEastern Repeater Association. (SERA) The initial repeater equipment was a Motorola unit located at the home QTH of W4PNT on Rd. 612 in Crimora, Virginia. This repeater utilized two Phelps Dodge vertical antennas separated vertically by about 30 feet on a short tower. This repeater was equipped with a home built controller and CW-ID unit. After much debugging (blood, sweat and tears) and late night checking out, the equipment was moved to a location atop the former Holiday Inn in the gap at Afton mountain. A 60-foot tower with three sets of guys was installed on the roof of this three-story building to support the antennas. The radio equipment was located near a boiler room on the top floor. This site was a very windy, cold location when working on the roof or antennas. The mechanical survival rate for the antennas was limited due to the extreme winds through the Afton gap.

After a short period of time a set of Phelps Dodge duplexers was obtained which allowed the repeater to utilize just the top antenna. The repeater provided very good two-meter coverage East to Richmond and North beyond Harrisonburg. For several years the repeater was operated with a "touch tone on/off" RF link with the WB4JBJ (147.105) repeater in Lynchburg through an intermediate site in Amherst, Virginia. This intermediate site is no longer available and the link has been discontinued after several years. In 1986 a new repeater was assembled with a UNIDEN and a GE MASTR II amplifier. A new Sinclair duplexer was purchased. This new equipment was equipped with a Advanced Computer Controls (ACC) model RC-85 repeater controller and the equipment was debugged and checked out. (More blood, sweat and tears!)

The repeater was relocated to a spot on top of Bear Den Mountain about three miles north of Waynesboro Virginia. This site is adjacent to (within 20 feet) the Appalachian Trail. The equipment is located in a leased portion of a small building and the antenna is on a 60-foot heavy-duty tower (ROHN 55). The elevation at the base of the tower is 2840 feet above Sea Level.

The antenna was changed to a Decibel Products model DB222E-D which proved to be much more able to with stand the high winds experienced at this mountain top location. In 1987 a linked RITON TELENEXUS phone patch was installed to serve the Staunton and Waynesboro local calling areas. The telephone end of the link is located in Staunton at the home QTH of Joe Pehan, W4LIG. In 1990 a set of six large station batteries was purchased and installed at the repeater site. The repeater and a battery charger are connected to the battery to allow for operation in the event of a power failure. In the mid 1990's a packet station (W4BLD-4) was installed to serve as a node for the relaying of packet traffic.

Crime Prevention Tips - Decmber 2

The Waynesboro Police Department would like to wish everyone a very happy holiday season. We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all of our citizens of some important crime prevention tips. These are good to know at all times, but especially around the holiday time period. During the holidays, the potential for thefts and robberies increase. More people are out and about, and they are carrying more gifts and money than during other times of the year. We would like to stress there is no need to be afraid, but always stay aware of your surroundings and keep the following tips in mind.

Carry your valuables wisely. Do not keep cash in your wallet. Instead, keep it in an inside pocket and only carry the credit cards you'll need.

Do not leave valuables in your vehicle. If you must leave packages in your car, put them in the trunk. Keep receipts with you.

Carry a cell phone with you. If someone makes you suspicious or uncomfortable, notify security or call the police.

Whenever possible, park and walk in well-lit areas. Always be aware of your surroundings, especially the people around you.

Carry your purse close to you, with the opening or flap towards your body. Never leave a purse unattended in a shopping cart.

Do not keep a wallet, credit cards or cash in a backpack. If you are in a crowd, consider carrying the backpack in front of you. Pickpockets can quickly and easily remove items from a backpack without being noticed by the owner.

Protect your credit card numbers and other personal information. Carefully dispose of receipts that have a credit card number on them. Never provide credit card information in response to unsolicited calls or emails.

Don't announce your new high-dollar purchases after the holidays. Break down the boxes of TVs, stereos, computers, etc. and turn them inside out before putting them in the trash.

Stay alert to your surroundings while shopping. Try to shop with friends or family and always be aware of your surroundings.

Watch purchases while eating in food court areas. Packages can easily be picked up or swapped if you aren’t watching them while eating.

Have your keys in hand prior to leaving the store. If you don’t, you may have to sit your packages down while digging your key out. This gives a potential thief an opportunity to grab your bags and run.

If you are traveling for the holidays, make your home look "lived in". Have a friend or neighbor collect your mail and newspapers or have your service suspended while you are away. Use timers to turn lights off and on.

Keep your house well lit on the outside. Light is one of the strongest deterrents to crime. Turn your outside lights on. Use compact florescent lights to save electricity and money.

Don’t display gifts in your home, under your Christmas tree, that can be seen from the windows. That can be an invitation to a thief.

Always know who is at your door prior to opening it. If you cannot see who is there, ask them to identify themselves.

Our goal is to provide you with the information you need to reduce your chances of being a victim of crime. If you have any questions about crime prevention, contact the crime prevention officer at 942-6683 or via e-mail at kearneymp@ci.waynesboro.va.us.

Wayne Theatre releases holiday cards - Decmber 2






For immediate release - The Wayne Theatre is getting ready for the holidays and is decked out in red bows and garland - on paper, that is. Holiday cards are back from the printer with a black-and-white drawing of the Wayne with some holiday embellishments.

The notecards are now available for the Christmas season - and feature an inside message that reads "Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year." Share holiday cheer and your love of Waynesboro with these one-of-a-kind holiday cards.

The cards are available in limited quantities at the Wayne Theatre Office at 531 West Main Street, Suite 1, in downtown Waynesboro. Cards are available for 75 cents each.

For more information, call (540) 943-9999 or visit http://www.waynetheatre.org/ on the World Wide Web.

Vdot News - Decmber 2

TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF December 3-7, 2007

Highway work zones in the Staunton District



The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath , Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland , Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.


AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 96 – Bridge cleaning and painting. Alternating lane and shoulder closures. Sunday to Saturday, 24 hours a day except 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.



Interstate 81

* (NEW) Mile marker 237 to 205 – Litter clean-up.

* Various locations – Guardrail installation. Alternating lane and shoulder closures both north and southbound. Night work Monday to Thursday night, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.



Primary Roads

* Route 250 – Minor delays due to trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 to Route 358 and from Route 608 between Route 608 to Route 1360.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for utility work with flagger traffic control during daylight hours.

* Various Routes – Litter pickup countywide.



Secondary Roads

* Route 604 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to the Rockbridge County line, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 613 – Shoulder repair from Springhill Road to Route 42. Single lane traffic.

* (NEW) Route 670 – Tree trimming from Route 252 to Route 604, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 674 – Tree trimming from Route 675 to Route 670, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Route 675 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 693, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 676 – Tree trimming from Route 670 to Route 726, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 693 – Tree trimming from Route 252 north to Route 252 south, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 730 ( Strbling Springs Road ) – Drainage work. Work location is .9 mile south of Route 747 to .3 mile north of Route 761. Monday, Dec. 3 to Tuesday, Dec. 4, no lane closures. Road will be closed Monday, Dec. 10 to Friday, Dec. 14. Detour for Route 730: Southbound traffic on Route 730 take Route 747 ( Freemason Run Road ) east to Route 761 ( Bull Mountain Road . Go south on Route 761 1.5 miles to Route 730. Northbound traffic take Route 761 to Route 747 west .5 mile sot Route 730. Detour is two miles long.

* (NEW) Route 898 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to end of state maintenance, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 903 – Tree trimming from Route 693 to end of state maintenance, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 912 – Tree trimming from Route 610 to Route 660, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 914 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 635, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 933 – Tree trimming from Route 340 south to end of state maintenance, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 1401 – Tree trimming from Route 1402 to Route 1403, Monday to Friday, daylight hours.

* Various Roads – Shoulder repairs, litter clean up, pot hole patching, brush cutting, and scraping dirt roads.

* Various roads – Bridge maintenance.

Leaf pick up - Decmber 2




Staunton Public Works has delayed its second round of leaf collection for approximately two weeks to reflect what is emerging as an extremely late leaf fall this year. Instead of beginning December 7 as originally scheduled, the second round of collection will begin December 26.



The city’s leaf collection is scheduled well in advance to meet operational needs, but based on many years of experience with actual times leaves begin to fall. However, the unusually warm fall this year has delayed leaf fall for so long that many leaves would have been still on trees when the last pickup ended. By delaying the second round of collection, residents will be able to get most of their leaves to the curb before their area is collected.



Maps showing the revised schedule are posted to the city’s Internet site and are on the Government Access Cable Channel. A copy is also attached in JPG format. We would appreciate any additional publicity the media could generate to inform residents of these changes.



Doug Cochran APR

Customer Relations

City of Staunton

Robbery - November 14





The Staunton Police Department is currently investigating a robbery that occurred on November 13, 2007 at the 7-11 located at 427 N Coalter Street. Two subjects entered the store shortly after 1:00 am and demanded money from the cash register. Both subjects, who were armed with handguns, fled on foot after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 5’10”. He was wearing a white shirt, ball cap and bandana covering his mouth. The second subject is described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 6’0” wearing a ball cap, white shirt and bandana covering his mouth.

Missing Boy Found- November 11




November 11, 2007 - An 8 year old boy that was lost on Saturday night in Nelson County, was found. The boy was with his parents about 5:30 pm when he wondered off from his family in a heavily wooded area. About 200 people helped locate the boy. After he was found he was taken to AMC for treatment.

Photo/Story Nathan Combs

Vdot news - Novmber 10

TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF November 12-16, 2007

Highway work zones in the Staunton District



The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath , Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland , Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 93 to mile marker 95 – Alternating lane and shoulder closures at the underpass on Route 834 (Hickory Hill) and over railroads at mile marker 95 due to cleaning and painting bridge 24 hours a day Sunday through Saturday, except from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday and Saturday.



Interstate 81

* Mile marker 205 to 237 – Debris pickup Tuesday through Friday.

* Mile marker 205 to 237 –Bridge sweeping, night-time mobile operation with left lane closure Tuesday through Friday, 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.

* (NEW) Various locations – Guardrail installation. Alternating lane and shoulder closures both north and southbound. Flaggers on-site. Work is 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily.

* Mile markers 233 to 237 - Various bridges, bridge deck maintenance, northbound and southbound, one lane closure, Monday night through Friday morning from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.



Primary Roads

* Route 250 – Minor delays due to trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 to Route 358 and from Route 1390 (Westminster Drive) between Route 608 and Route 1360.

* Route 262 – Debris pickup from Interstate 81 to Route 11 on November 14.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for paving on Rose Avenue with flagger traffic control during daylight hours.

* (NEW) Various Routes – Litter pickup countywide.



Secondary Roads

* (NEW) Route 604 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to the Rockbridge County Line Tuesday through Friday.

* (NEW) Route 608 – Expect lane closures due to pipe installation from Route 776 to Route 775 on November 15.

* Route 608 – Debris pickup from Route 340 to I-64 November 14.

* (NEW) Route 619 – Expect lane closures due to pipe installation from Route 254 to Route 865 on November 14.

* Route 620 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 252 Tuesday through Friday.

* Route 636 – Tree trimming from Route 285 to Route 250 Tuesday through Friday.

* Route 640 – Tree trimming from Route 285 to Route 250 Tuesday through Friday.

* (NEW) Route 646 – Expect lane closures due to ditch cleaning from Route 699 and Route 42 on November 13.

* Route 647 – Debris pickup from Route 11 to Route 648, November 14.

* Route 648 – Debris pickup from Route 647 to Route 608, November 14.

* Route 652 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to the end of state maintenance Tuesday through Friday.

* Route 657 – Tree trimming from Route 340 to Route 1205 Tuesday through Friday.

* Route 675 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 693 Tuesday through Friday.

* Route 817 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to Route 613 Tuesday through Friday.

* Route 834 – Alternating lane and shoulder closures due to cleaning and painting of bridge with flagger traffic control Sunday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

* Route 834 – Tree trimming, Route 631 to Route 634 Tuesday through Friday.

* (NEW) Route 838 – Tree trimming, from Route 919 to Route 604 Tuesday through Friday.

* (NEW) Route 850 – Tree trimming, from Route 620 to Route 838 Tuesday through Friday.

* (NEW) Various Roads – Shoulder repairs, brush cutting, and scraping dirt roads.

* Various roads – Bridge maintenance.

Forgery - November 10







NEWS RELEASE

November 9, 2007

On November 8, 2007 Sarah Elizabeth Cummings, W/F, 18 yoa, of 95 Old Churchville
Rd, Staunton, was arrested on two counts of Forgery and two counts of Uttering. She was released on an unsecured bond.

The Staunton Police Department had previously issued a press release, seeking
information concerning this incident. A call to Crimestoppers led to the arrest.
This incident remains under investigation and additional suspects are being sought.
Anyone having further information concerning this investigation is asked to contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 or to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-322-
2017.

Gun - November 10




NEWS RELEASE

On November 8, 2007 the Staunton Police Department recovered all of the items
reported stolen on November 7, 2007 which included a Virginia State Police Badge, a
Waynesboro Police Department issued Glock model 22, 40 cal. semi-automatic pistol,
and duty belt.
Arrested in this case was Staunton resident, Daniel Jordan Goepel, w/m, 18 years of age He was incarcerated at the Middle River Regional Jail. A 16 year old male juvenile will also be charged in this case. The Staunton Police Department was assisted in the investigation by members of the WASSP Task Force.

Animal Cruelty - November 10




NEWS RELEASE

The Staunton Police Department is conducting an investigation into animal cruelty and is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this case.
On November 6, 2007 Animal Control Officers found an adult brindle pit-bull abandoned
in a vacant lot behind 2628 West Beverley Street. The dog was malnourished and secured with a heavy chain.

On Friday November 16, 2007 at 10:00 am, there will be a hearing before the Staunton
General District Court at 113 East Beverley Street on the petition of the Staunton Police Department to determine whether the dog has been “abandoned, neglected, or cruelly treated and whether the owner or caretaker is able to adequately provide for such animal or is a fit or proper person to own such animal”. The owner is unknown at this time.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE AUGUSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

ADVANCED

A G E N D A

REGULAR MEETING OF THE AUGUSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.

Board Meeting Room, Government Center, Verona, VA

_________________________________________________________________________________

ITEM NO. DESCRIPTION

11-01 7:00 P.M. MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE PUBLIC

11-02 MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE BOARD

11-03 STREET ADDITIONS

Consider County Administrator’s recommendations to adopt resolution for acceptance of the following streets into the secondary road system in accordance with VDOT request:

Village Green at the Lake, Phase 3 (Wayne District)

Stoney Run Subdivision, Section 2 (Riverheads District)

11-04 STREETLIGHT REQUEST

Consider request for the installation and/or upgrading streetlights at the southeast corner of intersection of Verona Court Boulevard (Route 1919) and Middle River Lane (Route 1922) (Beverley Manor District).

11-05 DMV ANIMAL FRIENDLY LICENSE PLATES

Consider allocation of funds from DMV ($1,710) to support sterilization programs for dogs and cats.

11-06 VALLEY PROGRAM FOR AGING SERVICES (VPAS) - RESOLUTION

Consider resolution regarding the coordination of Long-Term Care Services in Augusta County, the City of Staunton, and the City of Waynesboro.

11-07 CONSENT AGENDA

11-07.01 MINUTES

Consider minutes of the following meetings:

* Staff Briefing Meeting, Monday, October 22, 2007
* Regular Meeting, Wednesday, October 24, 2007

11-07.02 CLAIMS

Consider claims paid since October 10, 2007.

(END OF CONSENT AGENDA)

11-08 MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY STAFF

11-09 CLOSED SESSION

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

DATE TIME EVENT/PLACE **

Nov 10 11:00 a.m. VETERANS DAY PARADE – Staunton

Nov 11-13 VACo’S 73RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE – The Homestead

Nov 13 3:00 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF BRIEFING/VIEWINGS

4:00 p.m. RECYCLING MEETING

7:00 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Nov 14 7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Nov 15 1:30 p.m. ACSA

Nov 21 7:00 p.m. PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

Nov 26 1:30 p.m. BOS STAFF BRIEFING

7:00 p.m. STAUNTON CHRISTMAS PARADE

Nov 27 7:00 p.m. EMERGENCY SERVICES OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

7:00 p.m. LIBRARY MEETING - Fishersville

7:30 p.m. AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY BOARD

Nov 28 6:30 p.m. VDOT 6-YEAR PLAN PUBLIC HEARING

7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Dec 1 5:00 p.m. VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION AWARDS BANQUET

Memorial Baptist Church Family Center, Staunton

Dec 6 9:30 a.m. BZA STAFF VIEWINGS

1:00 p.m. STAFF BRIEFING

1:30 p.m. BZA MEETING

Dec 11 3:30 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF BRIEFING/VIEWINGS

7:00 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Dec 12 7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Dec 14 12:00 noon DEDICATION OF THE BURN BUILDING

Dec 18 4:00 p.m. RECYCLING MEETING

Dec 19 7:00 p.m. PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

Dec 20 1:30 p.m. ACSA

Dec 21 11:00 a.m. IDA

DATE: November 8, 2007

H:calendar 1 **All meetings are at the Government Center unless otherwise noted.

Stolen Police duty pistol and Badge - Novmber 7

Waynesboro Police Department

Media Release

November 7, 2007

Stolen Police duty pistol and Badge

A Waynesboro Police Department vehicle parked at an officer’s residence in a North West neighborhood of Staunton was entered sometime between November 1, 2007 and this morning. Taken from the vehicle were an issued Virginia State Police Badge and a Waynesboro Police Department issued Glock model 22, 40 cal. semi-automatic pistol as well as the duty belt and holster containing it. The vehicle was believed to be locked with the badge in the front seat area and the firearm in its holster located in the trunk. Perpetrator(s) are believed to have used a Slim Jim or similar device to enter the passenger compartment of the vehicle and subsequently activate the interior trunk latch opener. The weapon is valued at approximately $550.00 and the other items have a collective value of approximately $200.

The Staunton Police Department in cooperation with the Virginia State Police are investigating the case. Anyone with information concerning this crime is asked to call the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 or Crime Stoppers at 1800-322-2017.

Larceny and Forgery Case - Novmber 7







NEWS RELEASE

November 7, 2007

The Staunton Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a suspect in a larceny and forgery case. On 10-28-07 a white female suspect presented a stolen check at the Wal-Mart on Richmond Ave in the City of Staunton.

The suspect is described as a white female in her twenties, heavy set, with light colored hair and wearing glasses.

Anyone having any information concerning this incident, or able to identify the female suspect, please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-2017.

Vdot news - Novmber 7

TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF November 5-9, 2007

Highway work zones in the Staunton District



The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath , Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland , Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.


AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 93 to mile marker 95 – Alternating lane and shoulder closures at the underpass on Route 834 (Hickory Hill) and over railroads at mile marker 95 due to cleaning and painting bridge 24 hours a day Sunday through Saturday, except from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 3.



Interstate 81

* Mile marker 205 to 237 – Debris pickup on November 7. Bridge sweeping with left lane closure Monday through Friday.

* Mile marker 214 to mile marker 218 – Guardrail installation with right shoulder closures southbound from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

* (NEW) Various locations – Guardrail installation. Alternating lane and shoulder closures. Flaggers on-site. Work is 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily.

* Various Bridges – Bridge deck maintenance, northbound and southbound, one lane closure, Monday night through Friday morning from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.



Primary Roads

* Route 11 – Debris pickup from Staunton City limits to Route 647 on November 7.

* Route 250 – Minor delays due to trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 and Route 358 and from Route 1390 (Westminster Drive) between Route 608 and Route 1360.

* Route 262 – Debris pickup from Interstate 81 to Route 11 on November 7.

* Route 285 – Debris pickup from Interstate 64 to Route 250 on November 7.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for paving on Rose Avenue with flagger traffic control during daylight hours.



Secondary Roads

* Route 608 – Debris pickup from Route 340 to I-64 November 7.

* (NEW) Route 613 ( Old Greenville Road ) – Ditch installation. Southbound lane closed from Greenville Farm Lane to Loch Drive , November 5 and 6. Flagger traffic control.

* Route 620 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 252.

* Route 631 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 664.

* Route 636 – Tree trimming from Route 285 to Route 250.

* Route 637 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 250.

* (NEW) Route 640 – Tree trimming from Route 285 to Route 250.

* Route 647 – Debris pickup from Route 11 to Route 648, November 7.

* Route 648 – Debris pickup from Route 647 to Route 608, November 7.

* Route 652 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to the end of state maintenance.

* Route 657 – Tree trimming from Route 340 to Route 1205.

* Route 675 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 693.

* Route 750 – Patching from Route 11 to Route 256 with one lane traffic using flagger traffic control.

* Route 778 – Patching from Route 777 to Route 608 Monday and Tuesday with one lane traffic using flagger traffic control.

* Route 816 – Ditching south of Route 742, one lane closure using flagger traffic control.

* Route 817 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to Route 613.

* Route 834 – Alternating lane and shoulder closures due to cleaning and painting of bridge with flagger traffic control Sunday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 834 – Tree trimming, Route 631 to Route 634.

* Various Roads – Mowing, shoulder repairs, brush cutting, scraping dirt roads.

* (NEW) Various roads – Bridge maintenance.



VDOT AWARDS PROJECT TO IMPROVE ROUTE 767 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY



STAUNTON – On October 31, Virginia Department of Transportation Commissioner David Ekern approved a contract valued at $694,618.75 to improve Route 767 in Rockingham County .

The contract was awarded to R.W. Harris Excavating Inc. of Madison Heights .



The project includes widening the road and providing a hard surface for approximately 1.25 miles of Route 767, extending from 0.1 mile west of Route 42 to Route 910. The pavement will be 18-feet wide with two-foot shoulders. Cross pipe and entrance pipe installation at several locations along the project will help drainage in the area. The project will also enhance driver visibility in some areas by reducing hills and curves.



The Staunton District serves Clarke, Warren , Page, Frederick , Shenandoah, Rockingham, Augusta , Highland , Rockbridge, Alleghany, and Bath counties.



Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones. For further information on the location of work zones throughout the state, call the Highway Helpline at 1-800-367-ROAD. Traffic alerts and traveler information can also be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. TTY users can call 711 to obtain these services. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.


NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR I-66 EXIT RAMP AT LINDEN

Three way-stop at Route 79 and I-66 westbound exit ramp



The Virginia Department of Transportation will be changing the traffic pattern at the Interstate 66 Linden interchange located at exit 13. A new three-way stop will be installed at the I-66 westbound off-ramp at its intersection with Route 79/F870. The new traffic pattern will begin on November 13 and serve as an interim measure for approximately one year until a new traffic signal can be installed at this location.





According to VDOT traffic engineers, traffic exiting westbound I-66 at exit 13 is backing up onto the interstate main travel lane during the afternoon peak period of 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is due to the heavy volume of westbound off-ramp traffic headed southbound on to Route 79 and headed northbound on to F870. The new three-way stop is anticipated to reduce delays at this location by allowing traffic exiting the interstate to have enhanced opportunities to turn onto Route 79 and F870.



Traffic volumes at this location exceed 900 vehicles during the afternoon peak hours.



Travelers in this area should use caution as motorists adjust to the new traffic pattern.

VDOT SCHEDULES PUBLIC HEARING FOR I-81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE

IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY



STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public hearing on the location and design of a truck climbing lane proposed for northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County . The meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 8, from 4-7 p.m. at Fairfield Elementary School , located at 20 Fairfield School Road in Fairfield .



The meeting will be held in an open house format. Citizens may attend at their convenience to discuss the project on a one-on-one basis with VDOT officials and designers. Written comments can be submitted at the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting date to Garrett W. Moore, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 2249 , Staunton , VA 24402-2249 . Oral comments can be recorded at the hearing with the assistance of a court reporter.



The proposed project extends from mile marker 195.1 to 202.5 northbound on I-81 near Fairfield . At the public hearing, citizens can review the proposed construction plans that show major design features as well as the required environmental documentation for the climbing lane.



This project is in line with a resolution passed by the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) in October 2006 that directed VDOT to implement a program of safety improvements to I-81, including construction of truck climbing lanes. About a dozen locations along steep grades on I-81 have been identified where climbing lanes would improve traffic flow and safety, with the Rockbridge location being a top priority for construction.



In 2007 the average traffic volume on I-81 in this area was 43,700 vehicles per day. The average traffic volume is projected to increase to 68,650 vehicles per day by the year 2029.



Total estimated cost of the project is $81.6 million, including $8.1 million for preliminary engineering, $901,000 for right-of-way acquisition and $72.6 million for construction.



During the public hearing, citizens may review information on potential property impacts and the tentative construction schedule. Also available will be information concerning the potential effects of the proposed project on properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106 and 36 CFR Part 800.



After the hearing, comments and suggestions received from the public will be taken into consideration in finalizing the design of the climbing lane. Later this year, the project is tentatively scheduled to be presented to the CTB for approval. Right-of-way acquisition could begin in early 2008 with construction to follow.

Attempted Kidnapping - November 3

November 3, 2007 - The Augusta County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that there was an attempted kidnapping of a store clerk. It happened at 9:10 p.m. West out sied of the city of Staunton on Churchville Ave.

A hit and run sends 1 to AMC - November 2



November 2, 2007 - 8:12pm South Delphin Av. A hit and run sends 1 to AMC after a Chevrolet Blazer went in to the left lane cosing a 2001 Honda to flip. The driver of the Honda had non life threating injuries and police are looking for the Blazer.

Photo/story nathan combs

November 5 Work Session Agenda - Waynesboro City Council - November 2

AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

Monday, November 5, 2007

6:00 p.m.

Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building

1. Real Estate Tax Relief
2. Discuss Request to Move December 3 Work Session to December 4.
3. Other Council Discussion

The Waynesboro City Council encourages the participation of all City citizens. For those with special needs, please notify the Clerk of Council (540-942-6669) of any accommodations required, including assisted listening device, at least five days prior to the meeting you wish to attend.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS REVISED - November 2

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS REVISED

DATE TIME EVENT/PLACE **

Oct 18 1:30 p.m. ACSA

5:30 p.m. GRANDMA MOSES/GOCHENOUR-YOUNT MEETING

Nov 1 9:30 a.m. BZA STAFF VIEWINGS

1:00 p.m. STAFF BRIEFING

1:00 p.m. SRI LEADERSHIP BRIEFING (Stonewall Jackson)

1:30 p.m. BZA MEETING

Nov 5 3:00 p.m. HANSEN GROUNDBREAKING

Mill Place Commerce Park

Nov 7 3:30 p.m. GART/TOURISM MEETING

Nov 10 11:00 a.m. VETERANS DAY PARADE – Staunton

Nov 11-13 VACo’S 73RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE – The Homestead

Nov 13 9:00 a.m. MIDDLE RIVER REGIONAL JAIL AUTHORITY MEETING

3:30 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF BRIEFING/VIEWINGS

7:00 p.m. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Nov 14 7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

Nov 15 1:30 p.m. ACSA

Nov 16 11:00 a.m. IDA

Nov 20 4:00 p.m. RECYCLING MEETING

Nov 21 7:00 p.m. PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

Nov 26 1:30 p.m. BOS STAFF BRIEFING

Nov 27 7:00 p.m. EMERGENCY SERVICES OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

7:00 p.m. LIBRARY MEETING - Fishersville

7:30 p.m. AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY BOARD

Nov 28 7:00 p.m. BOS MEETING

DATE: November 1, 2007

H:calendar 1 **All meetings are at the Government Center unless otherwise noted.

Waynesboro Public Schools - November 2

Waynesboro Public Schools

School Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Kate Collins Middle School Closed Session - 6:00 p.m.

1625 Ivy Street Regular Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

Waynesboro, Virginia 22980

SCHOOL BOARD AND STAFF AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CLOSED SESSION

CITIZENS TIME

CONSENT AGENDA

* Accept the proposed School Board Agenda as presented
* Minutes for School Board meeting of October 9, 2007
* Petty Cash Report for the month of October 2007
* Donation and Gifts from Community Groups
* Approval of personnel recommendations
* Fund Transfer Request.
* Approval of Overnight Field Trips for WHS Wrestling

FINANCIAL REPORTS

SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS

INFORMATION ITEMS

* MRSA Update
* Purchase of New School Buses
* Waynesboro High School Program of Studies
* Kate Collins Middle School Program of Studies
* Fall PALS Data
* Middle School Reading Task Force
* Project Connect
* Community Engagement Evening
* Update on the Kate Collins Renovations

ACTION ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT

Shooting Up Date - November 1


HARRISON, OTIS DARRELL JR (B M 24 yoa














HARRISON, KEVIN JEROME (B M 48 yoa)














CHEEKS, TIFFANY RAYCHELLE (B F 18 yoa)










In relation to the shooting on Walnut Street on 10-31-07

Tiffany Cheeks and Kevin Harrison were both arrested for two counts each of malicious wounding and one count each for use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Otis Darrell Harrison is still at large and wanted for two counts of malicious wounding, one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Shooting in Staunton - October 31





NEWS RELEASE

October 31, 2007

The Staunton Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of Walnut Street shortly after 6:00 p.m. on this date. Two victims suffered gunshot wounds: a ten year old male and a male in his mid-twenties. At this time the injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Anyone having any information concerning this incident please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-2017.

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TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF October 29-November 2, 2007

TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF October 29-November 2, 2007

Highway work zones in the Staunton District

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 93 to mile marker 95 – Alternating lane and shoulder closures at the underpass on Route 834 (Hickory Hill) and over railroads at mile marker 95 due to cleaning and painting bridge 24 hours a day Sunday through Saturday, except from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 3.

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 205 to 237 – Debris pickup Wednesday, Oct. 31. Bridge sweeping with left lane closure Monday through Friday.

* (NEW) Mile marker 214 to mile marker 218 – Guardrail installation with right shoulder closures southbound from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

* Various Bridges – Bridge deck maintenance north and south one lane closure Monday night through Friday morning from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Primary Roads

* Route 11 – Debris pickup from Staunton City limits to Route 647 on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

* Route 250 – Minor delays due to trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 and Route 358 and from Route 1390 (Westminster Drive) between Route 608 and Route 1360 Monday through Friday, Nov. 9, 2007.

* Route 256 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 262 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 262 – Debris pickup from Interstate 81 to Route 11 on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

* Route 285 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 285 – Debris pickup from Interstate 64 to Route 250 on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

* Route 340 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for paving on Rose Avenue with flagger traffic control during daylight hours Monday through Friday, Nov. 9, 2007.



Secondary Roads

* Route 608 – Debris pickup from Route 340 to I-64 Wednesday, Oct. 31.

* Route 612 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 616 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 620 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 252 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 620 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 631 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 664 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 635 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 636 – Tree trimming from Route 285 to Route 250 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 637 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to Route 250 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 637 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 647 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 647 – Debris pickup from Route 11 to Route 648 Wednesday, Oct. 31.

* Route 648 – Debris pickup from Route 647 to Route 608 Wednesday, Oct. 31.

* Route 652 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to the end of state maintenance Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 654 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* (NEW) Route 656 – Tree trimming from Route 657 to Route 608 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 657 – Tree trimming from Route 340 to Route 1205 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 659 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 657 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 664 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 671 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 675 – Tree trimming from Route 11 to Route 693 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 697 – Tree trimming from Route 11 north to Route 11 south and from Route 11 to Route 695 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 742 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* (NEW) Route 750 – Patching from Route 11 to Route 256 with one lane traffic using flagger traffic control Monday through Friday.

* Route 750 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 775 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* (NEW) Route 778 – Patching from Route 777 to Route 608 Monday and Tuesday with one lane traffic using flagger traffic control.

* Route 781 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Route 782 – Grading and drainage work with alternating lane closures from Route 612 to Route 617 with flagger traffic control Sunday through Saturday.

* Route 785 – Grading and drainage work with alternating lane closures from Route 756 to Route 761 using flagger traffic control through Friday, Nov. 2, 2007.

* Route 811 – Road closed for box culvert installation at the south intersection of Route 811 and Route 42 Monday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Nov. 2, 2007. Detour: Take the northern intersection of Route 811 and Route 42. Signs will be posted.

* Route 816 – Ditching south of Route 742 Wednesday and Thursday with one lane closure using flagger traffic control.

* Route 817 – Tree trimming from Route 701 to Route 613 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 819 – Tree trimming from Route 252 to the end of state maintenance Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Route 834 – Alternating lane and shoulder closures due to cleaning and painting of bridge with flagger traffic control Sunday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 855 – Tree trimming from Route 614 to the end of state maintenance Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 860 (Waldrop Road) – Road closed between Route 703 (Hewitt Road) and Route 876 (Swoope Road) Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2 due to railroad repairs starting at 8 a.m. Signs will be posted.

* Route 994 – Bridge sweeping over I-81/I-64 in the Verona and Fishersville area.

* Various Roads – Patching, mowing, shoulder repairs, scraping dirt roads.