JONESVILLE — The city of Jonesville’s new web site was unveiled at its Monday assembly of the city council in addition to an architects rendering of future city enchancment tasks.
Finance Director/City Clerk Wendy Thompson confirmed off the brand new web site towards the tip of Monday’s assembly. The brand new tackle is townofjonesville.com and can function scrolling pictures of the city in addition to a number of the most requested data space residents and guests may want.
Troy Luttman gave a presentation to the board by way of Zoom with architectural renderings of a proposed city sq. space to be known as the “piazza.” The piazza space, additionally to be known as uptown Jonesville is a proposed growth venture to coincide with creation of a proposed pedestrian bridge connecting Jonesville and Elkin, close to the location of the previous Chatham bridge.
The imaginative and prescient for the location is for it to be a gathering place for residents and guests in addition to a gateway to the pedestrian bridge. Future retailers, a restaurant or espresso store is included within the design to create a spot for guests to cease and benefit from the city.
Thompson gave a short replace on CARES funding. Funds from the CARES had been prolonged into the brand new 12 months and people funds will probably be used for PPE for workers, stated Thompson. Thompson additionally requested that the board approve a coverage retroactive to Jan. 1, 2021 via March 31 to proceed to supply 80 hours of paid sick go away for workers members who’re required to quarantine resulting from a COVID-19 prognosis or whereas awaiting testing. Thompson stated the coverage might be revisited in March. That coverage was accredited by the city council.
Spring clean-up dates for the city to select up bigger trash objects was scheduled for March 29 via April 2. There will probably be a $10 cost for digital objects akin to TVs and likewise some objects the city can’t eliminate akin to chemical substances.
Council member Anita Darnell was nominated to function the council’s new delegate to the Piedmont Triad Regional Council.
A pace bump on Pardue Road was mentioned throughout Monday’s assembly. Jonesville resident Adam Cave spoke throughout public feedback requesting that the pace bump be eliminated. Cave additionally submitted a petition with 32 signatures in favor of the pace bump elimination. A previous petition within the fall of 2020 requested the pace bump be put in place to decelerate visitors within the neighborhood. City Supervisor Michael Pardue advisable the council evaluation the earlier petition and think about choices for the world. The dialogue was tabled for a future assembly.
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