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Christmas Trees Available Beginning Nov. 24th

November 21, 2017

      Christmas Trees 2017   Apple Shed 14815 Thomas Nelson Highway, (Route 29) Lovingston, VA 22949   434-263-8843   Fresh-cut Frasier trees available beginning December 2017. Open 7 Days a Week/ 10AM to 5PM. Davis Creek Tree Farm 4143 Davis

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Piney River Power Outage – 11/14/17-11/15/17

November 2, 2017

A MESSAGE FROM CENTRAL VA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CVEC has received another notification from AEP, our transmission service provider, of a required 6 hour outage on the transmission line that serves the Piney River Substation.  This work is essential to maintain

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Virginia Tax Amnesty Ends on Nov. 14th

Virginia Tax Amnesty ends in 2 weeks Nov. 14 – last chance to pay back taxes with no penalties and 1/2 the interest If you owe back taxes, the clock is ticking to clear up your debt through the state’s

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Learn How to Become a Nelson County Foster Family – Informational Meeting

October 30, 2017

FOSTER CARE MEETING An informational meeting on how to become a Nelson County foster family will be held by Department of Social Services staff on November 8th from 6pm to 7pm at Nelson Memorial Library. This meeting will provide information on

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Community Board and Commission Vacancies

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested individuals to represent Nelson County on the JAUNT Board, the Piedmont Workforce Network Council, and MACAA Board. West District KNB Candidate Needed. JAUNT Board – 1 VACANCY 3 year Term ending

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Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic Nov. 6th at UVA School of Law

October 24, 2017

Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic at UVA School of Law

Nelson County Job Fair Nov. 3rd at the Nelson Center

October 17, 2017

Nelson County Job Fair will be held Friday Nov. 3rd 10AM – 1PM at the Nelson County Community Center. (Nelson Center)  at 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA 22949. Job Fair 11-3-17 All are welcome, especially veterans and their spouses. 

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FERC Approves Certificate for ACP and Supply Header 

October 16, 2017

ACP FERC Certificate Issued October 13, 2017 October 13, 2017 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Supply Header Project The following is a statement by Leslie Hartz, Dominion Energy’s

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Blue Ridge Tunnel Phase 2 Invitation to Bid

October 5, 2017

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS IFB #2017-NCBRTPH23 Blue Ridge (Crozet) Tunnel Rehabilitation & Trail Project – Phase 2 Nelson County, Virginia Sealed Bids in duplicate on the referenced project will be received in the office of the Nelson County Administrator, 84

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JABA Medicare Open Enrollment Counseling 10/15 to 12/7

September 29, 2017

JABA Medicare Open Enrollment This is the ONLY time you can change your Medicare Prescription Plan for 2018 “87% of people are on the wrong Part D plan for them.” -Washington Post Monday-Friday at 674 Hillsdale Dr., Charlottesville or: Nelson Community

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Wills For Seniors Program November 1, 2017

Wills for Seniors Program Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Time: Appointments from 9am to 2:45pm Location: Church of the Incarnation 1465 Incarnation Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901 Eligible participants will receive ◇ Life planning consisting of a simple will, durable power

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Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection October 14, 2017

September 28, 2017

Residents and Property Owners in Nelson County may participate in the Region 2000 Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection on October 14, 2017 at the Region 2000 Services Authority Landfill. Residents can e-mail Rick Schall at rschall@nelsoncounty.org or call him at 263-7098

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County Seeks Sealed Bids For A New Excavator & Quotes For A Used Excavator

September 27, 2017

New Excavator NEW EXCAVATOR IFB PTEXCAVATOR17-01 The County of Nelson is soliciting sealed bids from qualified bidders to provide one (1) new Excavator- model Doosan LCV 140LC-5 with Geith grapple or approved equal for use at the County’s Transfer Station.

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Major Upcoming Bridge Replacement Project – Assistance Needed

September 26, 2017

 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE DURING UPCOMING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT  The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Bridge Maintenance Crew will be coming to your neighborhood soon to replace the deteriorating superstructure of the bridge on Route 714, Drumheller Lane restoring the 14-ton posting

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Nelson Co. Hazardous Waste Disposal – Ivy Materials Utilization Center September 29-30th

August 2, 2017

Nelson County is registered to participate in the Albemarle Hazardous Waste Day September 29-30 at the Ivy collection site.  For more information please call Rick Schall at (434) 263-7098 or email rschall@nelsoncounty.org  . For hours of operations and directions to

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Ryan School Apartments – Now Accepting Applications

August 1, 2017

Ryan School Apartments, located at 105 Ryan Circle in Shipman, VA , is now accepting applications from qualified applicants.  This apartment community offers affordable housing to low-income households based on income and family size.  The community also offers rental assistance

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Learn How to Become a Nelson County Foster Family – Informational Meeting

July 26, 2017

An informational meeting on how to become a Nelson County foster family will be held by Department of Social Services staff on August 30th from 6pm to 7pm at Nelson Memorial Library. This meeting will provide information on foster parenting

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Delays Possible During Route 6 Work in Nelson County

July 21, 2017

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Milling and paving will take place on Route 6, Thomas Nelson Highway in Nelson County from Monday, July 24 through Friday, August 4, weather permitting. The work will begin at the Route 6 intersection with Route 29

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BOS Public Hearing Deferred – RVCC Special Use Permit #2017-05

July 7, 2017

The following item has been deferred per the Applicant’s request: 1. Special Use Permit #2017-05 – “Outdoor Entertainment Venue” / Rockfish Valley Community Center Special Use Permit (SUP) application #2017-05 requests approval for an “Outdoor Entertainment Venue” land use. The

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TRAINING – Understanding Mental Illness

July 6, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Area Crisis Intervention Team HEARING VOICES TRAINING A powerful and humbling experiential training exercise on understanding mental illness. You will participate in an audio exercise where you actually hear and experience what people with psychiatric disabilities are challenged

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NOTICE OF OFFICE HOLIDAY CLOSING

June 29, 2017

Nelson County courts, departments, and offices will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2017 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day, and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The Transfer Station

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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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