Roanoke council discusses street projects

The Roanoke Town Council discussed a series of street repair projects proposed by the utility department at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

These projects include resurfacing a section of Main Street to Locust Drive to connect with new pavement on the off ramp from U.S.-24, resurfacing a portion of Second Street and other minor patching, resurfacing and sidewalk repair jobs around Roanoke. The council voted 3-0 to allot up to $80,000 for the projects.

An ordinance to regulate the use of golf carts within town limits, proposed by Councilman Nick Altman, was tabled until the next meeting.

A public hearing on Vera Bradley Corp.'s interest in converting portions of land along CR 900N to wetlands was scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Halloween trick-or-treating hours were also set for Saturday, Oct. 31, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Council members Altman, Ann O'Briant and Bryan Young were present. Vice President Troy Karshner and President John Stoeckley were absent.