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Morning Buzz – Nov. 19, 2010
A daily digest of what’s going on in Fredericksburg, and what news from elsewhere is relevant here. Send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of the results of the two-day retreat the City Council held last month show up on next week’s meeting agenda. The iPad request Councilman Brad Ellis made at last week’s meeting shows up as a $15,000 budget item for purchasing “tablet computers” to help the council go nearly paperless with its agendas and supporting documents.
At the same time, council members will be asked to consider spending $11,400 to survey residents about the quality of city services. They could also appropriate $30,000 toward efforts to abate blight on private property around town.
The University of Mary Washington will be painting UMW logos on College Avenue this weekend, kind of like the V’s UVA has on Charlottesville streets. Check Kelly Hannon’s blog for details.