Meetings and Notices for July 5

Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at the courthouse on Gay Street.

Rappahannock County School Board meets at 7 p.m. (closed session) and 7:30 p.m. (public session) on Tuesday (July 10) at RCHS library.

The Town of Washington’s regularly scheduled July 9 council meeting has been moved to Monday, July 16, when the Town Council and the Planning Commission will hold a work session at 7 p.m. at Town Hall to review the draft Comprehensive Plan. The Town Council meeting will immediately follow the work session. A copy the draft Comprehensive Plan is available at Town Hall or by email request to town clerk Laura Dodd at

The Washington Town Council is accepting letters of interest from those who wish to fill the council vacancy left by the late Gene Leggett. Letters are due by 3 p.m. Friday (July 6). Please mail to Town of Washington, PO Box 7, Washington, VA 22747, or email to Laura Dodd at Applications should include a written statement of vision and why the applicant wants to become a member of the council, which intends to make this appointment on July 16.

Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue is seeking contestants for Little Mister (ages 1-6), Tiny Miss (ages 1-4), Little Miss (ages 5-8), Junior Miss (ages 9-12) and Miss Honorary Fire Chief (ages 13-16) for its annual carnival, scheduled for Aug. 1 to 4. The parade is Friday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. Contestants will be selling raffle tickets for cash prizes and heifer. For more information, call Karen Williams at 540-636-4673.

Parent-Teen Conflict Resolution Seminar: Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center (PDRC), a Piedmont United Way agency, is conducting a breakfast seminar on parent-teen conflict resolution. “When Worlds Collide” is 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Warrenton Visitors Center. Aimed at parents and professionals who work with families, topics covered include: why and how teens today act differently that their parents did at the same age; the causes of parent-teen conflicts; how to resolve problems constructively; and how parent-teen mediation can improve relationships and reduce stress. There also will be information on combating bullying. To register, call 540-347-6650, email or visit Registration is $15.