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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ROANOKE, VIRGINIA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the City of Roanoke, pursuant to Section 15.2-202, Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chamber, 4th Floor, Room 450, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, 215 Church Avenue, S.W., Roanoke, Virginia, at which time citizens of the City of Roanoke shall have an opportunity to be heard to determine if such citizens desire Council to request the General Assembly of Virginia to make certain amendments to the Roanoke Charter of 1952, to acknowledge that the council election date has been moved from May to the November general election date of even-numbered years beginning with the general election in 2020. In accordance with Virginia Code Section 24.2.222.1(A), City Council elected to move the council election date from May to the November general election notwithstanding any contrary provisions of a city charter. The tenants of good government dictate that the City amend its Charter in accordance with Virginia Code Section 15.2-202 in order to reflect the change previously taken by City Council to move the council election date from May to the November general election of even numbered years. Subsequently amending meetings of council generally and time of holding municipal elections. This public hearing may be conducted by electronic communication means due to the COVID-19 pandemic disaster. All persons wishing to address City Council must sign-up with the City Clerk's Office by emailing clerk@roanokeva.gov or calling (540) 853-2541 by 12:00 noon, on December 6, 2021. The full text of the proposed amendments to the Charter are on file in the Office of the City Clerk, 4th Floor, Room 456, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, 215 Church Avenue, S.W., Roanoke, Virginia, 24011. For further information on the matter, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at (540)853-2541. If you are a person with a disability who needs accommodations for this hearing, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (540) 853-2541, before 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Given under my hand this 26th day of November, 2021. Cecelia F. McCoy, City Clerk. (1281316)

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