Car show at Speedway this Saturday, and other new briefs from Shenandoah

Car show-Shen Mem Day

~ Based on meeting notes provided by Shenandoah Town Clerk Lora Jenkins

SHENANDOAH — A long line of classic and antique cars will be rolling into the Shenandoah Speedway this weekend for a car show planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9.

Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 cars. Registration ends at 12:30 p.m., with awards at 2:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available.

The speedway is located at 301 Precision Road, Shenandoah, Va.

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ON SUNDAY, OCT. 10, the Town of Shenandoah will hold a special ceremony to recognize another young local hero, Kate Gordon. The event at Shenandoah Memorial Park will include a plaque presentation to retrospectively recognize Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 as “Kate Gordon Day” in the Town of Shenandoah. The ceremony for the JMU softball standout will kick off at 7 p.m. on Sunday. In the event of rain, the presentation will be held at Page County High School.

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In other news items from its Sept. 28th meeting, the Shenandoah Council:

• Authorized Don Largent Roofing, Inc to install a new membrane roofing system at Town Hall in the amount of $19,993. Funds for payment will be transferred from General Fund Capital Improvement checking account into the General Fund checking account. Heavy rains caused multiple leaks in the Town Hall building.

• Authorized payment of $40,000 from American Rescue Plan Act funds to Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Company in exchange for a 1994 Chevrolet utility 4-door pickup truck, dive boat, and trailer. The Fire Company previously submitted a list of needs and Council will review possible donations in the future.

• Authorized payment in the amount of $3,520 to EI Technical Services for a Mag Meter for the Trenton Well to be paid from Utility Fund Capital Outlay checking account Water and Sewer Equipment budgeted line item. Mag Meters measures how many gallons are pumped.

• Authorized payment in the amount of $2,372 to EI Technical Services for a Turbidity Meter for the Tenth Street Well to be paid from Utility Fund Capital Outlay checking account Water and Sewer Equipment budgeted line item. Turbidity meters measures water quality.

• Authorized payment to Junior’s Tree Service, LLC for cutting down 3 trees near 322 Fourth Street in the amount of $950 to be paid from General Fund Capital Outlay Street Improvement budgeted line item. The tree roots caused damage to the sidewalk.

• Received a proposal from Racey Engineering for the Quincy Lot and Location Survey project in the amount of $2,500. Reimbursements from the American Rescue Plan Act will be used for this well know known as Well #1 on Quincy Avenue.

• Were scheduled to present the September 2021 Community Enhancement Award to Naila Zahid, 510 South Second Street. Ms. Zahid was unable to attend, and arrangements will be made for her to receive her plaque.

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