Ward System of Government for Roanoke City?

Thursday, September 27, 2007

When are five heads better than seven? Are two heads better than one? . The second question first: Two heads are better than one if they work together for the good of the whole doing twice the work. If the two heads are looking in opposite directions and sitting on their heads then I say […]

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Councilwoman Tours Countryside

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Councilwoman Gwen Mason toured the Countryside Neighborhood, golf course, and pool. According to our tour guide, Mike Higgins of Countryside Drive, Mrs. Mason was sympathetic to our cause and thought the area was beautiful. She also thought it very sad that the pool had been neglected. Other then the golf cart tour and sympathetic comments […]

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"Chipping" away at Countryside Golf Course

Monday, September 24, 2007

. Right is view of Trane from Frontage Road CLICK to enlarge any of these pictrues.. “Chipping” in this case is not meant to be a golf term. It is what has been happening to the Countryside Golf Course over these many years. As we know, Newbern Properties, LLC, wants to expand it’s Trane tenant’s […]

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September Sunflower at Countryside

Thursday, September 20, 2007

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Roanoke City Council Meeting – Word for Word

Monday, September 17, 2007

Item 6 – a) – 8. Authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the Operating Agreement with the Meadowbrook Golf Group, Inc., on behalf of the City of Roanoke, providing for an extension for the term November 1, 2007, through October 31, 2008.Councilman Lea asks “in talking with some citizens over at Countryside […]

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Extension of Operating Agreement with Meadowbrook

Friday, September 14, 2007

Monday, September 17th, 2:00 PM on Agenda Item 6. a. 8 (7:00 PM meeting canceled):Dear Mayor Harris and Members of City Council:Subject: Extension of Operating Agreement for Countryside Golf Course Background:On November 10, 2005, the City executed an agreement with Meadowbrook Golf Group, Inc., to operate the Countryside Golf Course for a period of one […]

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Extension of Operating Agreement with Meadowbrook

Friday, September 14, 2007

Monday, September 17th, 2:00 PM on Agenda Item 6. a. 8 (7:00 PM meeting canceled):Dear Mayor Harris and Members of City Council:Subject: Extension of Operating Agreement for Countryside Golf Course Background:On November 10, 2005, the City executed an agreement with Meadowbrook Golf Group, Inc., to operate the Countryside Golf Course for a period of one […]

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Monkey on your back?

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Literally a monkey on her back! I have been waiting for a topic that would reflect this picture that I took on the city market during the Peach Festival. It is just too cute to let linger unseen any longer. The only analogy I can make is that we all in the Countryside community have […]

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Neighborhood President’s Council

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Ken Cronin, General Services, Roanoke City Valerie Garner. CNA Chair Susan Hall, CNA Treasurer Last night’s President’s Council was well attended. A big “thank you” to Ken Cronin for his informative slideshow on Global Warming – what Roanoke City is doing – what we can do.

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Countryside Neighborhood Meeting Sept. 10th

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Look For The Neighborhood Meeting Sign Prior to the Countryside Neighborhood 7:00 PM meeting we will host the Neighborhood President’s Council at 5:30 PM in the same room. From Bob Clement, Roanoke City Neighborhood Services: “The next President’s Council meeting is scheduled for Sept 10 at 5;30 pm at the Holiday Inn on Ordway Drive(behind […]

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