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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,

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

Nelson County Courthouse Phase II- Advertisement for Sealed Bids

July 28, 2015

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS IFB #2015-Nelson County Courthouse Phase 2

Call for Nelson Artists – Governor’s Mansion Holiday Tree Ornament

July 17, 2015

Nelson Artist Opportunity! This December, the holiday tree at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond will be adorned with ornaments handmade by artisans/artists from communities all over Virginia! Nelson County is excited to invite our local artist population to participate in

Rezoning Application #2015-01 Mountain Sports Retail Space/ Mr. J. Kober, Withdrawn – No Board of Supervisors Public Hearing on June 9th

June 5, 2015

Rezoning Application #2015-01 Mountain Sports Retail Space / Mr. Joseph B. Kober has been withdrawn by the applicant. The Board of Supervisors WILL NOT conduct a public hearing on this subject at their June 9, 2015 regular meeting.

Albemarle Public Hearing Notice

May 19, 2015

Comprehensive Plan

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing – May 12, 2015 at 7 PM, FY16 Budget

May 5, 2015

FY16 All Funds Budget Synopsis as Advertised for Public Hearing PUBLIC HEARING Proposed Budget for 2015/2016 The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year on Tuesday, May 12,

Board of Supervisors Public Notice – Intent to Abandon and Discontinue Portions of a Public Road

April 29, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ABANDON PORTIONS OF A ROAD PER §33.2-909 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA AND DISCONTINUE PORTIONS OF A ROAD PER §33.2-908 Pursuant to §33.2-909 of

Board of Supervisors & VDOT Public Hearing – May 12, 2015 at 7 PM 2016-2021 SSYP & Priority List

DRAFT – Nelson SSYP NELSON COUNTY RURAL RUSTIC PRIOR LIST 2015 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 2016-2021 SECONDARY SIX-YEAR R0AD PLAN AND CONSTRUCTION PRIORITY LIST FOR NELSON COUNTY The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Board of

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing – May 12, 2015 at 7 PM Proposed Expansion & Creation of Ag Forestal Districts

Draft Ordinance-AFD Expansion and Creation NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS EXPANSION OF TWO EXISTING AG FORESTAL DISTRICTS AND CREATION OF A NEW AG FORESTAL DISTRICT In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns,

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing- May 12, 2015 at 7 PM Proposed Amendments to the Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE OF NELSON COUNTY APPENDIX A, ZONING ORDINANCE & APPENDIX B SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns, of the Code

Invitation For Bid #2015-MTS Mowing and Trimming Services

February 25, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE Invitation For Bid #2015-MTS Mowing and Trimming Services Nelson County, Virginia (The County) is seeking qualified companies to submit bids for mowing and trimming services to be provided from April 1, 2015 – October 31, 2015. The scope

Dominion Submits Correction to FERC Regarding Meeting With County Officials

February 20, 2015

Dominion’s Updated Filing With FERC – January Monthly Status Report From: Susan A King (Services – 1) [mailto:susan.a.king@dom.com] Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:07 PM To: Steve Carter Cc: Larry Saunders; Allen Hale (super@buteobooks.com); harveyasc@gmail.com;orchards187@gmail.com; Constance Brennan; Tim Padalino; Maureen

Governor McAuliffe Announces $200,000 Local Innovation Grant for Nelson County

February 13, 2015

Governor’s Announcement CDBG Block Grant for Nelson County Broadband Project Governor McAuliffe announces $200,000 Local Innovation Grant for Nelson County ~ Grant will assist with broadband installation project and create 20 new jobs ~ Richmond – Governor Terry McAuliffe today