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    City Counciil to Conduct Public Hearings (Oct. 13)

    On Tuesday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m., Lynchburg City Council will conduct a public hearing in City Hall, Council Chamber, 900 Church Street, regarding the following items:
    AGENDA ITEM# 15:  
    Consideration of adopting a resolution approving the submission of the Program Year 2019 (FY 2020) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
    AGENDA ITEM# 16:  
    Consideration of adopting an ordinance approving the petition to rezone from R-4C, High Density Residential District (Conditional) to R-4C, High Density Residential District (Conditional) to amend a proffer that would increase the total number of apartments by ten (10) units.
    AGENDA ITEM# 17:  
    Consideration of adopting an ordinance approving the petition to rezone approximately two hundred thirty-one thousandths (0.231) of an acre at 708, 710, & 712 Court Street from B-1, Limited Business District to B-4, Urban Commercial District to allow the use of the property for residential and office uses.
    PLEASE NOTE: A limited number of citizens will be allowed in the Council Chamber due to COVID-19 precautions. Anyone in the Chamber will be asked to practice social distancing and to sit in designated spaces. Those who are experiencing any flu-like symptoms or have been exposed to anyone with flu-like symptoms of COVID-19 are asked not to attend the hearings.
    Alternate methods to participating in-person at the public hearings include: 
    1. Call (434) 455-3998. These calls will be recorded and played during the public hearing following any in-person comments. The three-minute speaking limit applies. Phone comments will be cut off at the three-minute mark as they would be for a person speaking in Council Chamber.
    2. Citizens may also send written comments on these topics to the Clerk of Council no later than Monday, October 12, 2020. Written comments can be emailed to councilpublichearing@lynchburgva.gov or mailed to Alicia Finney, Interim Clerk of Council, 900 Church Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504.
    All comments will become part of the official public record.