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

September 27, 2016

PRELIMINARY AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BROADBAND AUTHORITY OCTOBER 6, 2016 THE CONTINUED MEETING CONVENES AT 4:00 P.M. IN THE OLD BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ROOM #420 OF THE COURTHOUSE IN LOVINGSTON, VIRGINIA I. Call to Order II. Work Session – Broadband Planning

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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. –

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,

Pick Your Own Blueberries Now Open

June 13, 2016

Pick-Your-Own Blueberries  are now OPEN at Seaman’s Orchard: Mon-Fri. 8AM – 7PM, Sat. 8AM – 4pm and Sunday 12:30PM – 5PM.

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing – June 14th @ 7PM SUP #2016-01

June 7, 2016

Staff Report: SUP 2016-01, Jackson Doublewide NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SPECIAL USE PERMIT #2016-01 In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and pursuant

Public Hearing – Board of Zoning Appeals (6/6)

June 1, 2016

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Section 15.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and pursuant to Sections 15.2-2285, 5.2-2310, and 15.2-2204 of the Code of Virginia, as amended, the Nelson County Board of Zoning

Rockfish Valley Area Plan: Public Survey & June 28 Public Meeting

May 24, 2016

You are invited to join the Rockfish Valley Area Plan (RVAP) process and make your voice heard regarding important community issues in the Rockfish Valley! Please consider actively participating in the RVAP project by: completing and submitting the public survey and/or

Board of Supervisors FY17 Budget Public Hearing – 5/26 @ 7PM

May 13, 2016

Public Hearing Materials -FY17 Budget (381 KB) PUBLIC HEARING Proposed Budget for 2016/2017 The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2016/2017 fiscal year on Thursday, May 26, 2016, in the General

Public Hearing Notice 2017-2022 Secondary 6-Year Road Plan-May 26

May 11, 2016

Public Hearing Materials -SSYP & Priority List (282 KB) PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS & VDOT 2017-2022 SECONDARY SIX-YEAR ROAD PLAN AND CONSTRUCTION PRIORITY LIST FOR NELSON COUNTY The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors Committee Appointments

May 6, 2016

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested individuals to serve on the following Committees/Boards: JABA Council on Aging – 1 Vacancy Ag & Forestal District Committee – 1 Term Expiring Board of Building Code Appeals – 3 Terms

Writ of Special Election for Commonwealth’s Attorney

May 3, 2016

Writ of Special Election for Commonwealth’s Attorney

County Bid Request

April 18, 2016

Nelson County is requesting bids to replace the siding on a Maintenance Building. Bidders are requested to attend a non-mandatory pre bid meeting on April 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the location of the building, 210 Callohill Drive Lovingston, VA. Bids

Nelson County Emergency Alert System is Live

April 11, 2016

Nelson County is pleased to provide you with the opportunity to sign up for our Emergency Alert System.  The system, a service by Everbridge, Inc., will allow us to quickly provide you with critical information related to local emergency and

Nelsonite to Become Virginia’s Official State Rock

April 7, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia will soon have an official state rock thanks to a group of community college students. Nelsonite, named after Nelson County, officially will become the state rock July 1. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed the bill into

Board of Supervisors Budget Work Session 4/7 @ 4pm

April 4, 2016

Considerations Background Information AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APRIL 7, 2016 THE CONTINUED MEETING CONVENES AT 4:00 P.M. IN THE COURTHOUSE, LOVINGSTON, VIRGINIA I. Call to Order II. FY16-17 Budget Work Session III. Other Business (As May Be Presented) IV.

Shenandoah National Park Announces Events Planned for the National Park Service Centennial Celebration

March 25, 2016

Luray, VA – The National Park Service (NPS) turns 100 years old in 2016 and Shenandoah National Park (SNP) is pleased to announce a year-long list of special events to celebrate this milestone. The NPS Centennial events were designed by

Board of Supervisors Budget Work Session 3/29 @ 3pm

March 21, 2016

March 29, 2016 BOS Budget Work Session Packet (2.0 MB) AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MARCH 29, 2016 THE CONTINUED MEETING CONVENES AT 3:00 P.M. IN THE GENERAL DISTRICT COURTROOM, OF THE COURTHOUSE LOVINGSTON, VIRGINIA I. Call to Order II.

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling Day: April 9, 2016

February 18, 2016

Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Recycling Day April 9, 2016 The Region 2000 Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling service is free for RESIDENTS of  Nelson County. Date: April 9, 2016 Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Concord Turnpike Convenience

IMPORTANT WINTER WEATHER INFORMATION

January 21, 2016

Nelson County Emergency Services would like to alert you to an impending major winter storm that will begin Friday morning and will continue through the weekend. A storm system will bring significant snow accumulations of up to 24 inches or

Public Hearing Notice – January 27, 2016

January 14, 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, the Nelson County Planning Commission hereby gives notice that a Public Hearing

New Library Hours for 2016

December 29, 2015

Monday 10:00 to 7:00 Tuesday 10:00 to 7:00 Wednesday 10:00 to 5:30 Thursday 10:00 to 5:30 Friday 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday 10:00 to 2:00 Sunday – CLOSED JMRL Nelson Memorial Library

Order for Primary Election:

Statewide Primary Order – Democratic Statewide Primary Order – Republican

Public Hearing – 12/8 @ 7 PM: DHCD/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Wild Wolf Infrastructure Project

November 25, 2015

Public Meeting #2 2015 CDBG Project Fact Sheet Public Meeting #2 2015 CDBG Project Fact Sheet and CED Program & Project Information PUBLIC NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PUBLIC HEARING –DECEMBER 8, 2015 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Public Meeting – 11/30 @ 6 PM: DHCD/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds

November 16, 2015

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 Monday, November 30th at 6:00 PM in the Former Board

JABA Can Assist with Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act

November 5, 2015

JABA is pleased to be hosting open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act between Nov 1, 2015 and Jan 31, 2016. We have appointments available for on-on-one assistance to support individuals as they make their healthcare coverage choices. Ginger Dillard

November Board of Supervisors Meeting Rescheduled for Thursday November 12th

October 20, 2015

Adopted October 13, 2015 RESOLUTION R2015-84 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RESCHEDULING OF NOVEMBER 2015 REGULAR MEETING WHEREAS, the Nelson County Board of Supervisors hereby establishes that an alternate date for the Board’s regular monthly meeting on November 10, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 14, 2015

Adopted by the Nelson County Board of Supervisors on October 13, 2015 Nelson County Domestic Violence Task Force: email: mkanour@gmail.com Shelter for Help in Emergency RESOLUTION R2015-82 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH WHEREAS, violence against

Red Ribbon Week October 23rd to October 31st

Adopted by the Nelson County Board of Supervisors on October 13, 2015 RESOLUTION R2015-83 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RED RIBBON WEEK – OCTOBER 23 TO OCTOBER 31 WHEREAS, in 1985, the Red Ribbon Campaign began as a means to

***County-Wide Emergency Services Phone Alert Issued- Evening of October 1st***

October 1, 2015

The following message will be delivered Countywide via the County’s Emergency Services Reverse 911 Phone System on the evening of October 1, 2015: Nelson County Emergency Services would like to alert you to hazardous weather conditions that will exist over

***Updated:Flash Flood Watch In Effect 10/2 8:00 AM EDT to 10/3 8:00 AM EDT***

National Weather Service Website Flash Flood Watch FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 407 AM EDT FRI OCT 2 2015 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES- ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY- CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST HOWARD- CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-

Courthouse Parking 9/30/15

September 28, 2015

Starting September 30, 2015 the small lower parking lot of the courthouse will be off limits for citizen and staff parking. This lot will be reserved for use by Jamerson-Lewis Construction for the completion of the Nelson County Courthouse Project.

Nelson County Residents Invited to Attend The Festy Experience on Sunday for Free

September 23, 2015

Nelson County Residents are invited to attend The Festy Experience on Sunday, October 11th for FREE. In addition to receiving a Sunday ticket at no charge, County Residents will also be given a voucher for $10 off any type of

Sample Ballots for General Election Tuesday, November 3, 2015

September 5, 2015

Sample Ballot for Lovingston and Schuyler and Faber Sample Ballot for Rockfish and Nellysford Sample Ballot for Roseland and Montebello Sample Ballot for Shipman and Gladstone

Lockn’ Festival-September 10-13- Traffic Update

August 28, 2015

Click here to download the Lockn 2015 traffic map From the Virginia Department of Transportation: NELSON COUNTY MOTORISTS URGED TO PLAN FOR POSSIBLE CONGESTION Traffic patterns changed during Lockn’ Music Festival, September 10-13 Motorists in Nelson County should be aware

No Trespassing at Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel

August 16, 2015

Resolution R2015-55 Nelson County Board of Supervisors No Trespassing At Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel, Afton RESOLVED, by the Nelson County Board of Supervisors that until its completion and opening to the public, the Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel in