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Request for Proposals – General Reassessment

August 4, 2020

2020 Reassessment RFP #2020-NCREASSESS (190KB) REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NELSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA In accordance with the State Code of Virginia 1950 as amended, Chapter 43, Virginia Public Procurement Act, §2.2-4300 et seq., Nelson County is soliciting sealed proposals from qualified firms

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FREE Drive-Through COVID Testing Wednesday, August 5, 2020

July 31, 2020

FREE DRIVE THROUGH COVID TESTING IN NELSON COUNTY Wednesday August 5 8:00 am – 11:00 am Nelson Heritage Center 1653 Thomas Nelson Highway, Arrington, VA 22922 MUST CALL on MONDAY, 8/3 or TUESDAY, 8/4 TO SCHEDULE an APPOINTMENT: 8:00 am

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Piney River Trailhead Closed for Maintenance

July 28, 2020

The Piney River Trailhead should only be closed a week at the maximum, beginning August 3 7.28.20 Final-U.S.-Titanium-Removal-Fact-Sheet

Cancellation of July 30th Board of Supervisors Meeting

By request of the Board Chair, the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:30 pm has been cancelled.

DMV coming to Amherst Town Hall – August 3rd – 6th

July 16, 2020

Can’t get to the DMV? DMV is coming to YOU! DMV Connect will be set up inside the council chambers at Amherst Town Hall from 10:00am to 3:00pm from August 3rd – 6th. *An appointment WILL be required. Sign up

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Temporary Office Closing – Nelson County Department of Social Services

July 15, 2020

  PUBLIC NOTICE COUNTY OF NELSON  TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSING JULY 17, 2020 DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES 203 FRONT STREET, LOVINGSTON, VA DUE TO A COVID-19 VIRUS CONCERN, NELSON COUNTY WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE ON JULY 17, 2020 THE COUNTY OFFICE FACILITY

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I Love Nelson Photo Contest: Entries Due October 31, 2020

July 14, 2020

photo contest flyer I Love Nelson First prize winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card Top 12 entries will be featured in the Alliance’s 2021 I Love Nelson calendar Pictures must be an original artwork, taken in Nelson County

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Free COVID-19 testing Wednesday, July 22nd

July 13, 2020

TJHD is providing free COVID-19 testing in Nelson County Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Wednesday, July 22 – Rockfish River Elementary School in Afton When: Wednesday, July 22 from 8am-10am Where: Rockfish River Elementary School, 200 Chapel Hollow Rd, Afton, Va. What: 

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TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSING-BUILDING INSPECTIONS AND PLANNING AND ZONING

July 10, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE  COUNTY OF NELSON  TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSING  DEPARTMENTS OF BUILDING INSPECTION &  PLANNING AND ZONING  80 FRONT STREET, LOVINGSTON, VA DUE TO A COVID-19 VIRUS CONCERN, NELSON COUNTY HAS TEMPORARILY CLOSED THE COUNTY OFFICE FACILITY LOCATED AT 80 FRONT

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Regional Emergency Mortgage and Rental Assistance Program

July 9, 2020

Charlottesville, VA – Effective July 15, 2020, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) is launching an emergency mortgage and rental assistance program that is expected to keep over 1000 families in their homes within the TJPDC’s Region Ten, which

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Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program

June 30, 2020

RMRP Communications Guide 06302020 rmrp-guide rmrp-spanish-guide COMMUNICATIONS GUIDE Program background: The Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) launched on June 29 and will offer financial assistance in the form of rent and mortgage payments on behalf of households who

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FREE DRIVE-THROUGH COVID19 VIRAL TESTING AT FLEETWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER- JULY 2, 2020 8AM-4:30PM (Call to make an appointment)

June 29, 2020

FREE DRIVE THROUGH COVID19 IN NELSON Thursday July 2 8:00 am – 10:00 am at the Fleetwood Community Center 1357 Crabtree Falls Hwy, Massies Mill, VA MUST CALL on TUESDAY, 6/30 or WEDNESDAY, 7/1 TO SCHEDULE an APPOINTMENT: 8:00 am

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

June 26, 2020

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of Independence Day, and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Monday, July 6, 2020.

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Nelson County Dept. of Social Services will be open to the public by appointment only July 1, 2020

June 24, 2020

Beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2020,   The Nelson County Department of Social Services will begin seeing clients by appointment only.  To schedule an appointment please call, 263-7160. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, or shortness

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2020 Annual Commonwealth of Virginia’s Cooling Assistance Program

June 23, 2020

The 2020 Annual Commonwealth of Virginia’s Cooling Assistance program administered by DSS began June 15, 2020 and runs through August 17, 2020.  Eligibility for this program is income driven and there is a required vulnerability component of the applying household: A

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Virginia Phase 3 Guidelines

June 21, 2020

Safer at Home: phase three guidelines for all business sectors Physical Distancing Best Practices:  Establish policies and practices for maintaining appropriate physical distance between persons not living in the same household. Maintain at least ten feet of distance for

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

June 17, 2020

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County departments and offices will be closed on Friday, June 19, 2020, in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday, as granted by Governor Northam. Departments and offices will reopen for regular hours

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NOAA Basic SKYWARN CLASS Webinar

June 16, 2020

NOAA Basic SKYWARN CLASS Webinar July 10. 6PM to 8PM. NOAA is looking for more spotters in Nelson County and the class is free and open to the public.  SKYWARN® is a national network of volunteer severe weather spotters. The

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FREE Drive-through COVID19 Testing in Gladstone on Monday, June 15 (Must schedule an appointment)

June 10, 2020

Gladstone Nelson Testing Flyer With Further Information The Thomas Jefferson Health District will host free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Nelson County at Gladstone Volunteer Rescue Squad on Monday, June 15th. Testing is available for anyone ages 18+ that schedules an

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Updated Courthouse Security Order in effect June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020

Nelson County Circuit Court Judge Michael R. Doucette signed an updated order pertaining to Courthouse security on May 29, 2020.  This order is effective as of June 1, 2020.  Please follow the link below to see the order in its

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Cancellation of June 9th Board of Supervisors Afternoon Session-Evening Session to be Conducted

May 29, 2020

An afternoon session of the Board of Supervisors will not be conducted on June 9th, 2020. The evening session will convene at 7:00 PM in the General District Courtroom at the Courthouse.

Face Coverings Required in County Buildings Effective on May 29, 2020

May 28, 2020

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and ensure that essential county functions remain available to meet the needs of our residents, Pursuant to Executive Order 63 (2020), “REQUIREMENT TO WEAR FACE COVERING WHILE INSIDE BUILDINGS” Part A. Paragraph 7, Masks

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DMV coming to Amherst Town Hall – June 15th – 18th

Can’t get to the DMV? DMV is coming to YOU! DMV Connect will be set up inside the council chambers at Amherst Town Hall from 10:00am to 3:00pm from June 15th – 18th. *An appointment WILL be required. Sign up

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Updated COVID-19 Guidelines for Appalachian Trail Day and Overnight Hikers

May 22, 2020

If you are planning a trip to hike the Appalachian Trail, please follow the link below for current guidance from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. https://appalachiantrail.org/official-blog/covid19-hiker-guidelines-may20/  

Blue Ridge Parkway – News Release

Release Date: May 22, 2020 Blue Ridge Parkway to increase recreational access from Milepost 0 to 13 [Montebello, VA] – Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities,

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Increase in recreational access to Skyline Drive and park trails

Release Date:       May 21, 2020 Contact:             Sally Hurlbert, sally_hurlbert@nps.gov, 540-999-3500 ext. 3300 Shenandoah National Park is beginning to increase recreational access to Skyline Drive and park trails Luray, Virginia – Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

May 20, 2020

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing  Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on, Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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Sample Ballots for June 2020 Elections

The sample ballots for the June 2020 Elections are below: June-2020-Democratic-Sample-Ballot June-2020-Republican-Sample-Ballot  

DMV coming to Amherst Town Hall – May 26th – 28th

May 19, 2020

Can’t get to the DMV? DMV is coming to YOU! DMV Connect will be set up inside the council chambers at Amherst Town Hall from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm from May 26th – 28th. *An appointment WILL be required.

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Resolution R2020-18: Correction to Emergency Ordinance EO2020-02

April 30, 2020

Signed Resolution R2020-18 RESOLUTION R2020-18 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CORRECTION TO EMERGENCY ORDINANCE EO2020-02 BE IT RESOLVED by the Nelson County Board of Supervisors that Emergency Ordinance EO2020-02 (Covid-19 Tax Relief), as approved by said Board be and is

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Schuyler Sewer Customers Smoke Testing Schedule

This is the public notice from the Nelson County Service Authority about the smoke testing in May. SKM_30820043011110

2020 Census Digital Action Weekend: May 1-3

Make sure Nelson County is counted! We have reached an important milestone – nearly 60% of Virginia households have responded to the 2020 Census, putting our state in the top 10 nationwide. Thank you for your continued efforts to encourage

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COVID-19 Judicial Emergency Extension

April 23, 2020

COVID-19 Judicial Emergency Extension from SCVA & Judge Watson’s Order 2

Emergency Ordinance EO2020-02: COVID-19 Tax Relief

April 15, 2020

Signed Emergency Ordinance EO2020-02 EMERGENCY ORDINANCE EO2020-02 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COVID-19 TAX RELIEF Preamble The current Covid-19 or Coronavirus has been declared a world-wide pandemic by the World Health Organization. The spread of the Covid-19 Virus throughout the

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Executive Order Concerning Upcoming Elections

April 14, 2020

EO-56-Postponing-June-9,-2020-Primary-Election-to-June-23,-2020-Due-to-Novel-Coronavirus-(COVID-19)

Special Called Meeting of the Board of Supervisors – April 15th at 2PM

April 13, 2020

Agenda Apr 15, 2020 13 April, 2020 Stephen A. Carter Clerk, Nelson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 336 Lovingston, VA 22949 Dear Mr. Carter, Pursuant to §15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, this letter is to request a Special

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Crabtree Falls, Spy Rock, and MP 0-13 Blue Ridge Parkway Closed

April 9, 2020

George Washington and Jefferson National Forests Temporarily Shutting Down Spy Rock Trailhead Roanoke, VA., April 8, 2020 – In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health safety of its employees, visitors and

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Governor Northam Announces Plans to Postpone Elections

Below is a link to the official release: Governor+Northam+-+Postpone+Elections+04082020

Meeting Cancellation Notice – Board of Supervisors and Broadband Authority

April 3, 2020

Public Notice Nelson County Board of Supervisors & Nelson County Broadband Authority The public is hereby advised the April 14, 2020 meetings of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors and Nelson County Broadband Authority will not be held to enable

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Today is Census Day!

April 1, 2020

Today is Census Day! We are proud to partner with @USCensusBureau and encourage an accurate count for the #2020Census. April 1 is the day in which you should count all who usually live in your home—including those not related to

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Governor Issues EO-55 – Temporary Stay At Home Order

March 30, 2020

Governor Issues EO-55 – Temporary Stay At Home Order

COVID-19 Judicial Emergency Extension

Click here for: COVID-19 Judicial Emergency Extension from SCVA & Judge Watson’s Order

Resolution Confirming Declaration of Local Emergency

March 26, 2020

Signed Resolution R2020-16 Confirmation of Local Emergency Declaration RESOLUTION R2020-16 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CONFIRMING THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES DECLARATION OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY (COVID-19 VIRUS) WHEREAS, the Chairman of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors is designated

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Emergency Ordinance-Addressing Continuity of Operations

Signed Emergency Ordinance 2020-01 EMERGENCY ORDINANCE 2020-01 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS EMERGENCY ORDINANCE TO EFFECTUATE TEMPORARY CHANGES IN CERTAIN DEADLINES AND TO MODIFY PUBLIC MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES TO ADDRESS CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH PANDEMIC

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Special Called Meeting of the Board of Supervisors-March 26th at 10AM

March 24, 2020

Agenda Mar 26, 2020 24 March, 2020 Stephen A. Carter Clerk, Nelson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 336 Lovingston, VA 22949 Dear Mr. Carter, Pursuant to §15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, this letter is to request a Special

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2020 Dual Primary Election: June 9, 2020

March 19, 2020

The deadline to register to vote in the 2020 Dual Primary Election is Monday, May 18, 2020.  The constitution of Virginia requires that voters be registered in the precinct in which they live in order to be qualified to vote.

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Declaration of Local Emergency

Click here for the Declaration 3/19/2020 press release

Nelson County Public Schools Food Distribution Information

March 17, 2020

Nelson County Public Schools Food Distribution March 16 2020

Judicial Emergency in Response to COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Court order in effect from today, March 16, 2020 to April 6, 2020, which orders that non-essential, non-emergency court proceedings in all circuit and district courts be suspended and all deadlines are extended.  Please click on the link below to

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Public Notice – Guidance on the COVID 19 Virus

March 13, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE COUNTY OF NELSON GUIDANCE ON THE COVID 19 VIRUS MARCH 13, 2020 According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are ways you can help mitigate the impact of a COVID-19 outbreak in our community. Before a COVID-19

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