December activities at St. Marks and Grace Churches.
St. Marks Church -
Mt. Vernon Choir will have its dress rehearsal at St. Marks on December 15th at 1:00 p.m. Please invite friend to join.
Grace Church -
Celtic Evensong & Supper
Thursdays December 6, 13 & 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols
Reception to follow
Sunday, Dec. 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, December 24 Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist with Congregational Carols
5:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist with Congregational Carols
10:00 p.m. Prelude & Congregational Carols
10:30 p.m. Festival Eucharist with Choir, Organ and Brass
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas
ONE SERVICE 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
Amahl & the Night Visitors
In December, Shakespeare Opera Theatre will present this classic Christmas tale at Grace The Plains. Performances will be held in the Parish Hall, on December 7,8,9,14 & 15. Tickets are available at shakespeareoperatheatre.com.
ST. MARK'S CHURCH - BAZAAR
St. Mark's United Methodist Church is hosting a Bazaar on Fri, Nov 30th from 12 noon to 6 p.m,, and Sat Dec 1st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be homemade Brunswick Stew, Vegetable Beef soup, and Chicken & Dumplings, a bake sale, and Christmas items for sale, such as wreaths, baskets, decorations, etc.
COMMUNITY LEAGUE MEETING AND PARTY
The Plains Community League Board meeting is Thursday December 6 at 7:00 p.m.
The Plains Community League Christmas party with Santa Claus photo opportunity, refreshments, craft and gifts for children is on Wednesday December 19th at 6:00 pm.
TAXES, LICENSES & VEHICLE DECALS DUE DATES
MARCH 2019 - Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are mailed on December 1st each year and are due by March 15th. After March 15th, there is a 5% penalty; after June 30th, 6% interest is applied.
APRIL 2019 - Business Licenses are mailed on April 1st each year and are due by May 15th. After May 15th there is a 10% penalty.
MARCH 2019 - Town Vehicle Decals go on sale in February each year and are to be placed on vehicles by March 15th.
Zoning Permits will not be processed until all taxes and license fees are current.
Nancy E. Brady, Treasurer - Town of The Plains, PO Box 104, The Plains, Virginia 20198. CALL 540-364-4945 with any questions.
DECEMBER 2018 TOWN MEETINGS
TOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets on the third Monday of each month. The next meeting will be held DECEMBER 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Fire Hall second floor meeting room. The Town Council agenda has a spot for "Citizen Comments" for any citizen to address the Council without prior notice and after the business portion of the meeting that evening. Agendas are provided about a week in advance to members of the Town Council, applicants, interested citizens and others, as well as being posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards.
PLANNING COMMISSION - The Planning Commission meets on the first Monday of each month. The next meeting is scheduled DECEMBER 3, 2018 at 5:30 PM. Meetings are held in the Fire Hall, second floor. Agendas are provided about a week in advance to members of the Planning Commission, Town Council, applicants, interested citizens and others, as well as being posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards. NOTE: PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE NOW ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH. The Planning Commission is in a Work-session from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Regular agenda items and applications will be heard and discussed at 7:00 PM.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD (ARB) - The ARB meets on the first Monday of each month in the Community Center. The next regular monthly ARB meeting is JANUARY 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held in the Community Center located on Main Street. ARB agendas are normally posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards. Please have all materials into the ARB two weeks prior to their regular meeting date. Next regular meeting: JANUARY 7, 2019.
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA) - Meets on an "as need" basis.
PARKS BOARD - Meets on an "as need" basis.
TRAFFIC CALMING COMMITTEE - Meets on an an "as need" basis.
These regular meetings may be cancelled or rescheduled from time to time. Check with us at the town office 540-364-4945. Go to the "Contact" page of this website for more information. Copies of permits and applications are provided on this website for your use.