Public Hearings

Update:  April 22, 2018

Adoption of the proposed SRRIFA ordinance was approved by unanimous vote of all members present on April 17.  No public questions or comments were submitted.  On that same evening, the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors also voted to adopt their respective ordinance.  Please see our Economic Development page for further details.

Notice of Upcoming Public Hearing

RE:  Proposed ordinance for the Town of Hurt, in regional partnership with surrounding localities (Pittsylvania County, Town of Altavista, and Danville City), to form and participate in membership of a Regional Industrial Facility Authority (RIFA), governed by the Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act, Chapter 64 of Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.  Officially titled “Staunton River Regional Industrial Facility Authority (SRRIFA),” when it becomes operational, this entity shall have as its primary function the industrial development of the Southern Virginia Multimodal Park (SVMP) in Hurt, Virginia.


A public hearing is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Town Hall in Council Chambers, during our continued meeting from April 3.  This hearing is for Town Council to receive citizen input and field questions concerning the ordinance referenced above.


The draft ordinance in its entirety can be accessed, read, and printed as a PDF document by clicking on the link below: 


SRRIFA Draft Ordinance


Interested citizens are invited to attend this hearing, ask questions, and provide feedback.


Page last updated:  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:37 PM