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Granite Quarry will hold two-day retreat

By Mark Wineka
mark.wineka@salisburypost.com

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen will hold a budget workshop Friday and Saturday at Town Hall.

The annual workshop, or retreat, will start at 9 a.m. both days. In addition, Mayor Bill Feather has called a special meeting of the Board of Aldermen for 1:30 p.m. Friday in the board room. The following business items will be discussed:

• A revised agreement with the N.C. Department of Transportation, Rowan County and Granite Quarry on the access road for Gildan.

• A countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan, the approval of which was tabled at the Feb. 2 meeting.

•  Rules related to urban archery.

As for the retreat, the board will hear guest presentations Friday morning, including representatives of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and RowanWorks, the county’s economic development arm.

Departmental reports will follow, taking in fire, police, maintenance/parks and administration.

More guest presentations are scheduled for Friday afternoon from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury-Rowan Utilities and Centralina Council of Governments.

Toward the end of Friday, the board will review goals and priorities for the town. The schedule now calls for things to wrap up at 5 p.m. Friday. A break for lunch is scheduled from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the board will be working on setting goals and priorities for the next fiscal year. It also will review preliminary budget numbers and capital projects. A time for comments from the mayor and aldermen has been set aside for 1 p.m. Saturday.

The board has scheduled lunch Saturday from noon to 1 p.m.

Contact Mark Wineka at 704-797-4263.

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