Kings Point Road public hearing set for April 18

Published 11:56 pm Friday, March 11, 2011

A public hearing to abandon part of Kings Point Road has been set for April 18 by the Warren County Board of Supervisors.

The county received a written request from the Puckett family to abandon about 9,800 feet of the roadway on Kings Point Island. A formal public notice approved Friday states the family holds title to property on both sides of the affected road segment.

Kings Point Road connects mainland Warren County with the Kings Point Ferry, which takes vehicles to the island.

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On Friday, the board also approved:

• An application to secure a microwave tower at 644 Culkin Road that has been declared surplus by the U.S. General Services Administration.

The tower sits on 11 acres owned by the federal government, adjacent to the site of the former WKYV radio station. GSA administers a program for the federal surplus property to be donated through a network of state agencies. County officials have expressed interest in the tower to expand communications abilities for emergency management.

• Approved an advertisement for Waste Tire Collection Day, to be held at 9 a.m. March 19 at Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department’s Goodrum Road station.

• Approved a $194.98 invoice from emergency dispatch payable to AT&T Mobility.

• Approved a $56.51 invoice from ADP Screening Services.

• Approved a $12 check to the Department of Revenue for a new tag on a Road Department vehicle.