Town of Kilmarnock to hold special meeting March 25

Mayor Mae P. Umphlett has called for a special meeting of the Kilmarnock Town Council at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. The meeting will be held at Town Hall, 1 North Main Street, in the parking area on West Church Street to allow for social distancing. 

As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, the mayor has called for council to address a Resolution will be introduced and voted on seeking a temporary change in rates, fees and policies for utility billings, said town manager Susan Cockrell.

Among other agenda items:

• Resolution 2020-002 will be amended and a second reading conducted removing the expenditures for the Town Centre Park\Dog Park items, leaving only the WWTP control panel to be approved. 

• A motion will be introduced to suspend meeting payments to town council for any special called meetings during the COVID-19 State of Emergency, as called by the governor. 

• A motion will be introduced to change the previously-approved end date of March 29 regarding activity at Town Hall to “indefinite“ status. The mayor remains authorized to determine when the Town Hall will return to normal operations.