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Notice of Willingness: Thomas Nelson Highway Right Turn Lanes at Rte. 655 Project

June 6, 2017

Route 29 (Thomas Nelson Highway) Nelson County Willingness to Hold Public Hearing Find out about the project to construct a right turn lane and taper on Route 29 South and the extension and widening of the existing right turn lane

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Planning Commission: Public hearing for Rezonings #2017-01 and #2017-02 postponed

May 22, 2017

UPDATE: Rezonings #2017-01 (Curtis Bruguiere)  and #2017-02 (Alvin Lenahan) have been moved to the June 28th meeting. More information can be found here: http://www.nelsoncounty-va.gov/departments/planning-zoning/planning-commission/meeting-agendas-minutes/

FY17-FY18 Proposed Budget Public Hearing

May 16, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING Proposed Budget for 2017/2018 The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2017/2018 fiscal year on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in the General District Courtroom within the County Courthouse

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US 29 South – Lane Closure Beginning 5/18/17

May 15, 2017

LANE OF US 29 SOUTH NEAR NELSON/ALBEMARLE LINE TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY  LYNCHBURG – A section of the right (travel) lane of US 29 South in Nelson County will be closed temporarily and the left (passing) lane narrowed to 11

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Memorial Day Closings

May 3, 2017

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on, Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

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**Revised** -Invitation for Bids Issued: Blue Ridge Tunnel Rehabilitation & Trail Project Phases 2 & 3

April 21, 2017

***Correction to Pre-Bid Meeting Date * Friday, May 12, 2017*** ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS IFB #2017-NCBRTPH23 Blue Ridge (Crozet) Tunnel Rehabilitation & Trail Project – Phase 2 and 3 Nelson County, Virginia Sealed Bids in duplicate on the referenced project

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Pick-Your-Own Strawberries Through May

April 19, 2017

It’s the season for Pick-Your-Own Strawberries – at both Seamans’ Orchard in Roseland (Now Open) and Critzer Family Farm in Afton (Opening in May).     Seamans’ Orchard 415 Dark Hollow Rd. Roseland, VA 22967  434-277-8130  www.seamansorchard.com Pick Your Own

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National Park Week to be Celebrated through April 23rd

April 17, 2017

Shenandoah National Park will host several events from Saturday April 15 to April 23 as part of a celebration for National Park Week. Entrance fees will be waived for all national park sites, including Shenandoah National Park on April 15-16

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 12, 2017

2017 CAPM Flyer RESOLUTION R2017-20 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH WHEREAS, preventing child abuse and neglect is a community problem that depends on involvement among people throughout the community; and WHEREAS, child maltreatment occurs

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Public Safety Dispatcher Appreciation Week (April 9th to April 15th)

RESOLUTION R2017-19 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK April 9-15, 2017 WHEREAS, emergencies can occur at anytime that require police, fire or emergency medical services; and WHEREAS, when an emergency occurs the prompt response of police

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Scenic Virginia’s 2017 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest is open!

April 6, 2017

Scenic Virginia’s 2017 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest is open for submissions from April 1 – May 15. Click HERE to visit our 2017 Contest page and to submit your photos. We look forward to seeing the beauty of our Commonwealth through

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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Day – April 8 at Region 2000 Landfill

April 4, 2017

Collection days for Household Hazardous Waste are held several times each year at the Region 2000 Landfill. The dates, times, directions and acceptable materials are posted on the Region 2000 HHW web page. Participation is free for Nelson residents and

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April 1-7 is Local Government Education Week

March 23, 2017

RESOLUTION R2017-12 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION WEEK APRIL 1-7, 2017 WHEREAS, since the colonial period, the Commonwealth of Virginia has closely held the institutions of local government; and WHEREAS, local governments throughout the Commonwealth provide valuable

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April 3-7 is National (Highway) Work Zone Awareness Week

Work Zone Safety Tips For Drivers RESOLUTION R2017-10 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APRIL 3-7, 2017 WORK ZONE AWARENESS WEEK WHEREAS, April 3-7, 2017 is National Work Zone Awareness Week; and WHEREAS, Work Zone Awareness Week began in 1997 in

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NCBA AND BOS MEETINGS RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 21, 2017 DUE TO IMPENDING INCLEMENT WEATHER

March 13, 2017

The Nelson County Broadband Authority Meeting and the Board of Supervisors meetings scheduled for Tuesday, March 14th have been rescheduled for Tuesday March 21st due to impending inclement weather forecast for Monday night the 13th into Tuesday afternoon the 14th.

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Crozet Tunnel Tours Announced

March 9, 2017

The Blue Ridge Tunnel Foundation has partnered with some of the area’s best wineries, cideries and breweries to offer the first ever Hops & Headlamps tour on April 1 & 2. Comfortable shuttles will whisk you and your guests from

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Public Hearing #2 CDBG Grant Lovingston Assisted Living Facility, RESCHEDULED FOR March 21, 2017 @ 7PM

March 7, 2017

Lovingston Assisted Living Facility Proposal Public Meeting #2 2017 CDBG Project Fact Sheet RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 21, 2017 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROPOSAL LOVINGSTON

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Public Hearing March 2nd at 6PM- Use of Community Development Block Grant Funds

February 22, 2017

Public Meeting #1 Information Handout PUBLIC NOTICE COUNTY OF NELSON PUBLIC HEARING DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS The County of Nelson, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at

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Central Virginia Small Business Development Center – Monthly Business Counseling Sessions Begin Feb. 21st

February 8, 2017

The Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CV SBDC) will have a business advisor available to meet with Nelson County clients on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, beginning Feb. 21, in Conference Room 114 at the Nelson Center. Counseling

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Nelson County Job Fair – Feb. 17 at Nelson Center

February 6, 2017

Nelson County Job Fair – Friday, February 17 from 10am – 12:00 noon at the Nelson Center in Lovingston.  Free Interview Etiquette Workshop at 9:00 AM. prior to Job Fair. Nelson Center, 8445  Thomas Nelson Hwy. Lovingston, VA 22949 Nelson

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Called Board of Supervisors Meeting February 7th – Joint Meeting With School Board at 6pm

January 26, 2017

Called Meeting Agenda 27 January, 2017 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 Called

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FERC To Hold Public Meeting On February 22, 2017 @NCHS From 5-9 PM

January 17, 2017

Public Meeting : FERC Event Calendar Details FERC Notice 20170110135820-20161230-3005(31865337) FERC staff will conduct a public comment meeting for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Supply Header Project, and Capacity Lease Proposal in Lovingston, Virginia (CP15-554-001, CP15-555-000, and CP15-556-000) All interested parties

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Nelson County Broadband Authority Issues RFP for Network Operations

January 5, 2017

NCBA Network Operator RFP# 20170105SR (2MB pdf) Nelson County Broadband Authority (NCBA) Request for Proposals – Network Operations RFP#: NCBA20170105SR This Request for Proposals is issued pursuant to the Competitive Negotiations Process provided in Section 2.2-4302.2 of the Virginia Public Procurement

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FERC Issues Environmental Assessment & Impact Statement on ACP

January 4, 2017

On 12/30/2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Washington D.C., issued this document: Docket(s):     CP15-554-000 CP15-554-001 CP15-555-000 CP15-556-000 Lead Applicant: Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC Filing Type:    Environmental Assessment (EA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Description:    Draft Environmental Impact

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Planning Commission Meeting – 12/28/2016

December 20, 2016

NELSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Meeting Agenda: December 28, 2016 General District Courtroom, 3rd Floor, Nelson County Courthouse, Lovingston —  7:00 – Meeting Convenes / Call to Order —  Review of meeting minutes: October 26, 2016 —  Public Hearing Items: N/A

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Reaches Goal to Protect 1,000 Natural and Historic Treasures

December 16, 2016

~ Initiative celebrates significant ecological, cultural and recreational lands ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has reached its goal protecting 1,000 Virginia Treasures for the enjoyment of generations of Virginians and visitors to come. The

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Solid Waste Management 2030 Survey #2 Is Now Live Until January 1, 2017

December 7, 2016

Survey #2 for the Solid Waste Management 2030 Study is now online. Please share your ideas today! Solid Waste Management 2030 is a study of the long-term options for solid waste management in our region, which includes the city of

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Appalachian Power Awards $155,000 to Fund Economic Development

December 1, 2016

ROANOKE, Va., November 23, 2016 – Projects in several Virginia and West Virginia counties and cities have been selected to share $155,000 in economic development grants from Appalachian Power. The awards announced this week are part of Appalachian Power’s efforts

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Christmas Tree Farms Open for Season

November 16, 2016

      Christmas Tree Farms 2016  Apple Shed 14815 Thomas Nelson Highway, (Route 29) Lovingston, VA 22949   434-263-8843  Pre cut Frasier trees available December 2016. Open 7 Days a Week/ 10AM to 5PM. Davis Creek Tree Farm 4143 Davis

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November 8th Board of Supervisors Meeting – 2 PM Afternoon Session Only

November 1, 2016

2PM AFTERNOON SESSION ONLY November 8, 2016 Packet (7 MB pdf) AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS November 8, 2016 THE REGULAR MEETING CONVENES AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE GENERAL DISTRICT COURTROOM AT THE COURTHOUSE IN LOVINGSTON I. Call to Order

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Rockfish Valley Area Plan Public Meeting

October 24, 2016

PUBLIC MEETING #3: RVAP COMMUNITY LISTENING SESSION Tuesday, November 1, 2016 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Rockfish Valley Community Center 190 Rockfish School Ln, Afton, VA 22920 Please join the Rockfish Valley Area Plan project team for this public meeting

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Governor McAuliffe Statement on Ruling Extending Voting Registration

October 20, 2016

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2016 Office of the Governor Contact: Brian Coy Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov Governor McAuliffe Statement on Ruling Extending Voting Registration RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement

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Continued NC Broadband Authority Meeting October 6th @ 4PM- Work Session With Design Nine, Inc.

September 27, 2016

NCBA Work Session Packet (3.55 MB pdf) Item II A Maps (2-3 MB each) 1-nelsonbasemap-ewringsegment-160224 2-nelsonbasemap-aftonlateral-160224 3-nelsonbasemap-tyrolateral-160224 4-nelsonbasemap-pineyriverlateral-160224-1 5-nelsonbasemap-arringtonlateral-160224 6-nelsonbasemap-shipmanlateral-160224 7-nelsonbasemap-faberlateral-160224 9-nelsonbasemap-nsringsegment-160224-1 AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BROADBAND AUTHORITY OCTOBER 6, 2016 THE CONTINUED MEETING CONVENES AT 4:00 P.M. IN THE OLD BOARD

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Tribute to World War II Veterans

September 20, 2016

From the Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission Tribute to WWII veterans:  Please be reminded that registration is OPEN for the Commission’s first major event, Dawn of Infamy: America Goes to War, a tribute to World War

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Voter Registration Notice for Nelson County, Virginia

The Nelson County Voter Registration and Elections Office will be offering Voter Registration and Election information on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Rockfish Valley Community Center located at 190 Rockfish School Lane, Afton,

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Local Genealogist Research Survey

Are you interested in learning how to do genealogy research? Deborah Harvey, a genealogist and Nelson County Historical Society member, requests that you take the short survey with the link below, so that she can get some direction as to

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Dr. Denise Bonds of TJHD Reports on Zika Virus at September 13, 2016 BOS Meeting

September 16, 2016

Dr. Denise Bonds, MD, MPH gave the following PowerPoint Presentation at the September 13, 2016 Board of Supervisors Meeting: Zika Virus Presentation to Board of Supervisors (721 KB pdf)  

September 14, 2016 Solid Waste 2030 Informational Forum Video Link

Solid Waste 2030 Informational Forum Video Link  

Focus Group Participants Needed – Solid Waste Management 2030 Planning Study

August 25, 2016

Nelson County is seeking up to fifteen (15) citizens to serve as members of a Focus Group related to the Solid Waste Management 2030 planning initiative. Background Solid Waste Management 2030 is a study of the future of solid waste

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Solid Waste Management 2030 Informational Forum -September 14, 2016

Solid Waste 2030 Informational Meeting Flyer Visit http://www.solidwastemanagement2030.org/ for project information and to provide your input.

Traffic Patterns During Lockn’ Festival August 24-26, 2016

August 19, 2016

The Lockn’ Festival returns for its fourth year in 2016, from August 24 – 28th, to the Nelson County Preserve and Oak Ridge Estate in Arrington. Download the Traffic Patterns Map: Lockn’ Festival August 24-26, 2016 We are expecting close

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Writs for Special Elections for Nelson County Circuit Court Clerk and Commonweath’s Attorney

July 20, 2016

Writ of Special Election for Circuit Court Clerk Writ of Special Election for Commonwealth’s Attorney

Rockfish Valley Area Plan Update

July 13, 2016

The Rockfish Valley Area Plan (RVAP) webpage has just been updated to incorporate all the materials presented during the open house meeting at the end of the last month. The RVAP webpage now includes all of the ten “plan topic” posters

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Board of Supervisors Meeting – Afternoon Session ONLY at 2pm – NO Evening Session at 7pm

July 7, 2016

July 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are held in the General District Courtroom located in the Nelson County Courthouse in Lovingston, VA. on the second Tuesday of each month; Afternoon Session

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Nelson County Holiday Closing

June 27, 2016

Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday,

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Nelson County 2016 Tire Amnesty Day

June 21, 2016

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 10, Solid Waste, of the Code of the County of Nelson, VA, Nelson County will provide an opportunity for free disposal of household generated tires.  Participation in the Tire Amnesty Program is limited to

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National HIV Testing Day – Free Rapid Testing

Free Rapid Testing at 2 Locations: Nelson County Health Dept. 9:00AM – 1:00PM  and Nelson Counseling Center 2:00PM – 5PM. NCHD HIV Testing Day Flyer NHTD Nelson Counseling Center Flyer

CTB Funds Blue Ridge Tunnel Restoration

June 15, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 15, 2016 STA16-115 CONTACT: Sandy Myers 540-332-9201 (office) 540-292-2500 (cell) Sandy.Myers@VDOT.Virginia.gov  Ken Slack 540-332-9264 (office) 540-414-5670 (cell) Ken.Slack@VDOT.Virginia.gov  CTB FUNDS BLUE RIDGE TUNNEL RESTORATION STAUNTON – The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved $1.3 million in funding for

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Staff Members from Robert Hurt’s Office to Hold Local Office Hours in Nelson County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Staff members from Congressman Robert Hurt’s (R-Virginia) office will hold Local Office Hours in Nelson County on Friday, June 17 to meet with constituents who need assistance with federal agencies. Friday, June 17, 2016 1:00 p.m. –

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Planning Commission Public Hearing – June 22nd @ 7PM

LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NELSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION JUNE 22, 2016 In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and pursuant to §15.2-107, §15.2-2204, §15.2-2285, §15.2-2310, and §15.2-4307,

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