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October 30, 2014

Called Meeting of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors – October 30, 2014

AGENDA

SPECIAL (CALLED) MEETING

NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OCTOBER 30, 2014 at 4:30 P.M.

2ND FLOOR (FORMER) BOARD ROOM

COURTHOUSE IN LOVINGSTON, VIRGINIA

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. RESOLUTION – R2014-75 VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION FY 14-15 TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES
PROGRAM APPLICATION ENDORSEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP
FOR BLUE RIDGE TUNNEL PROJECT (PHASE 3)

III. OTHER (ALL MEMBERS MUST BE PRESENT)

IV. ADJOURNMENT

 

RESOLUTION R2014-75
NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FY14-15 TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM
APPLICATION ENDORSEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP
FOR BLUE RIDGE TUNNEL PROJECT

WHEREAS, Nelson County continues to lead the ten-year-long, ongoing regional effort to advance its Blue Ridge Tunnel restoration project from a “shovel ready” plan to a fully built success story, and,
WHEREAS, being an existing project sponsor of a Transportation Enhancement Project, Nelson County is eligible to apply for Transportation Alternatives Program grant funds under the newly enacted MAP-21 Federal Transportation Bill (the former Transportation Enhancement Grant program), and
WHEREAS, Nelson County staff are developing a proposal in response to the Transportation Alternatives Program grant opportunity announcement by the Virginia Department of Transportation, and
WHEREAS, Nelson County recognizes that this is a very valuable project for Nelson County, for the Central Virginia region, and for the entire Commonwealth of Virginia, and,
WHEREAS, the County believes it’s an important project for numerous community priorities, including:
• Increasing the local and regional community quality of life, adding to the area’s public recreation amenities, and promoting active and healthy communities;
• Strengthening rural economic development and strengthening the local and regional recreation tourism, ecotourism, agritourism, and heritage tourism industries;
• Advancing community goals related to historic preservation and cultural landscape protection; and
• Implementing long-range alternative transportation planning goals.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Nelson County Board of Supervisors hereby endorses the submittal of a Transportation Alternatives Program grant application for Phase III construction of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Project and additionally resolves to continue its sponsorship of the proposed project.

Adopted: October 30, 2014

Attest:____________________________, Clerk
Nelson County Board of Supervisors

29 October, 2014

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 Meeting of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors to be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. in the former Board Room within the Nelson County Courthouse in Lovingston, Virginia.

The purpose of the Special Called Meeting is to enable the Board of Supervisors to consider approval of a resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application for Nelson County’s Blue Ridge Tunnel Project (Phase 3) to the Virginia Department of Transportation..

The Board of Supervisors may also consider other business introduced during the called meeting predicated on all members of the Board being present at the meeting.

Thank you for scheduling said meeting.

Sincerely,

Connie Brennan
Chairman, Nelson County Board of Supervisors

Start:October 30, 2014 4:30 pm
End:October 30, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Nelson County Court House
Phone:434-263-7000
Address:
84 Court House Square, Lovingston, VA, 22949

November 3, 2014

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting – NO meeting

NO SCHEDULED MEETING

Start:November 3, 2014 7:30 pm
End:November 3, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: County Courthouse, General District Courtroom

November 4, 2014

SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshop: Best Practices in Retail Shops & Restaurants

Improve your business results during the upcoming peak selling season.  Attend the FREE Central Virginia SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy.

For more information visit www.cvsdbc.org/workshops, then click on each Academy event of interest.

Register at Central Virginia SBDC (434) 295-8198 or at www.cvsdbc.org/workshops.

Click here for List of Workshops:  Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshops

Start:November 4, 2014 8:30 am
End:November 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: CitySpace
Address:
100 5th St. NE, Charlottesville, VA, 22902
Cost:Free

November 5, 2014

SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshop: Competing with the Big Boys – How Independent Retailers Win and Keep the Customer

Improve your business results during the upcoming peak selling season.  Attend the FREE Central Virginia SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy.

Competing with the Big Boys Workshop includes BY APPOINTMENT visits to individual businesses between 11:00 am – 5:00 pm for 1-0n-1 customized business assessments & feedback re: that business’s marketing/operations.

For more information visit www.cvsdbc.org/workshops, then click on each Academy event of interest.

Register at Central Virginia SBDC (434) 295-8198 or at www.cvsdbc.org/workshops.

Click here for List of Workshops:  Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshops

Start:November 5, 2014 8:30 am
End:November 5, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Albemarle County Office Bldg
Phone:434-295-6712
Address:
McIntire Road, Room 235, Charlottesville, VA
Cost:Free

November 6, 2014

SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshop: Windows, Signs and Visual Displays

Improve your business results during the upcoming peak selling season.  Attend the FREE Central Virginia SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy.

Windows, Signs & Visual Displays Workshop includes BY APPOINTMENT visits to individual businesses between 11:00 am – 5:00 pm for 1-0n-1 customized business assessments & feedback re: that business’s marketing/operations.

For more information visit www.cvsdbc.org/workshops, then click on each Academy event of interest.

Register at Central Virginia SBDC (434) 295-8198 or at www.cvsdbc.org/workshops.

Click here for List of Workshops:  Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshops

Start:November 6, 2014 8:30 am
End:November 6, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: CitySpace
Address:
100 5th St. NE, Charlottesville, VA, 22902
Cost:Free

SCORE Workshop – Business Website Development for Non-developers

Online web building tools have made it easier than ever to design and maintain your business website; saving you thousands of dollars! Trevor Williams from C’ville Tech Tutors will discuss the basics of design, how to plan and layout your website, review the most popular online editing tools, and show you how to build your webpage using Weebly.

https://centralvirginia.score.org/localworkshops

Contact

SCORE Chapter 0494
434-295-6712
workshop@scorevolunteer.org

 

Start:November 6, 2014 5:30 pm
End:November 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Albemarle County Office Bldg
Phone:434-295-6712
Address:
McIntire Road, Room 235, Charlottesville, VA
Cost:$25

Public Hearing Broadband Local Innovation Grant

PUBLIC NOTICE
COUNTY OF NELSON PUBLIC HEARING
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)
LOCAL INNOVATION GRANT (LIG) FUNDS

The County of Nelson, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 6th at 6:00 PM in the Former Board of Supervisors Room (#420) of the Courthouse in Lovingston, Virginia, 84 Courthouse Square. The purpose of the public hearing is to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a proposed telecommunications project that will install approximately 10.86 miles of fiber optic cabling north and south along the Route 151 corridor.

Information on the amount of funding available, the requirements on benefit to low-and-moderate income persons, eligible activities, and plans to minimize displacement and provide displacement assistance as necessary will be available. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to comment on Nelson County’s past use of CDBG funds. All interested citizens are urged to attend. For additional information, contact the County Administrator’s Office at (434) 263-7000.

Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to the Nelson County Administrator’s Office at P.O. Box 336, Lovingston VA 22949 or by phone at (434) 263-7000, (434) 263-6255(TDD), or by fax at (434) 263-7004 until 4:00 PM, Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above. EOE.

Start:November 6, 2014 6:00 pm
End:November 6, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: County Courthouse Board Room
Address:
84 Courthouse Square, Lovingston, VA

November 7, 2014

SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshop: From Bah Humbug to Booming Holiday Sales

Improve your business results during the upcoming peak selling season.  Attend the FREE Central Virginia SBDC – 2014 Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy.

From Bah Humbug to Booming Holiday Sales Workshop includes BY APPOINTMENT visits to individual businesses between 11:00 am – 5:00 pm for 1-0n-1 customized business assessments & feedback re: that business’s marketing/operations.

For more information visit www.cvsdbc.org/workshops, then click on each Academy event of interest.

Register at Central Virginia SBDC (434) 295-8198 or at www.cvsdbc.org/workshops.

Click here for List of Workshops:  Pre-Holiday Retail & Restaurant Academy Workshops

Start:November 7, 2014 8:30 am
End:November 7, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: The Arts Center in Orange
Phone:(540) 672-7311
Address:
129 E. Main St., Orange, VA, 22960
Cost:Free

Nelson County Garden Club

Start:November 7, 2014 1:30 pm
End:November 7, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
Phone:434- 973-9631
Address:
8521 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, 22949

November 8, 2014

Shred It Day at Nelson County High School

Shred It Day at Nelson County High School

Start:November 8, 2014 10:00 am
End:November 8, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Nelson County High School
Phone:434-263-8317
Address:
6919 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA, 22949

November 10, 2014

SBDC Workshop – How To Start A Business – Morning Session

Learn the basics on how to start a business, including to decide if you are an entrepreneur, how to evaluate your business idea, how to develop a plan for your business and the nuts and bolts of getting started.  Discussion topics will include financing the business and government programs for business owners.

Both aspiring entrepreneurs and those who have just started their business within the last six months will benefit from this session.

Register in advance at: www.centralvirginia.org

Start:November 10, 2014 10:30 am
End:November 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Charlottesville Workforce One Stop Center
Phone:434-963-2960
Address:
2211 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, VA
Cost:Free

November 11, 2014

Board of Supervisors Meeting-Afternoon Session 2 PM & Evening Session 7 PM (Courthouse) This Meeting Has Been Moved to Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will meet in the General District Courtroom on the second Tuesday of each month: afternoon session at 2:00 pm & evening session at 7:00 pm.

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2014

Start:November 11, 2014 2:00 pm
End:November 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: County Courthouse, General District Courtroom

November 12, 2014

SBDC Workshop – Keeping the Books

Register at cvsbdc.org

Do you know what your books are telling about your business? As a responsible owner or manager, you need to learn the “language of business.”

Your business records allow you to monitor cash flow, track deductible expenses, prepare financial statements, and support your tax returns. In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of basic bookkeeping tasks and how to use your chart of accounts. You’ll learn to record and match revenues & expenses, record receipts & disbursements, handle end-of-period closings, and read financial reports. This seminar is not software-specific and will apply to any manual or computerized accounting system. It is an excellent foundation course for QuickBooks training.

This class will be taught by Henry Reeves, CPA and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and founder of QB Financials, LLC

Start:November 12, 2014 1:00 pm
End:November 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: VA Workforce Center
Phone:(434) 979-5610
Address:
2211 Hydraulic Road Suite 107, Charlottesville, 22901
Cost:$60

November 13, 2014

RESCHEDULED Board of Supervisors Meeting-Afternoon Session 2 PM & Evening Session 7 PM (Courthouse) This Meeting Has Been Moved From November 11, 2014

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will meet in the General District Courtroom on the second Tuesday of each month: afternoon session at 2:00 pm & evening session at 7:00 pm.

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED FROM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014

Start:November 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End:November 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: County Courthouse, General District Courtroom

School Board Meeting

Start:November 13, 2014 6:00 pm
End:November 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Nelson County Middle School
Phone:434-263-4801
Address:
6925 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, 22949

November 17, 2014

SBDC Workshop – QuickBooks for Small Business Session I

Register at cvsbdc.org

Are you a new business owner looking for an easy to use, but fully functional accounting system? Or an existing business still using a manual or spreadsheet system to keep your books? Then consider QuickBooks, the accounting system used by more than 80% of small business. Attend a “hands-on” QuickBooks class presented by the Central VA SBDC and taught by Henry Reeves, CPA, and QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor who has been teaching QuickBooks classes for more than 10 years.

This 8 hour class, which is taught in two, 4-hour sessions, assumes you have no experience with QuickBooks, and covers the following topics: QuickBooks functions, menus, navigation, and help; chart of accounts; sales of products and services; expenses; bank and credit card reconciliations; fixed assets and bank loans; reporting, including customizing, filtering, and downloading reports to Excel; as well as several other topics.

A comprehensive, 200+ page QuickBooks Learning Guide is included along with sample exercise files used in the class.

Register today as the class tends to fill quickly.

Start:November 17, 2014 1:00 pm
End:November 17, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: VA Workforce Center
Phone:(434) 979-5610
Address:
2211 Hydraulic Road Suite 107, Charlottesville, 22901
Cost:$169

November 18, 2014

Board Meeting – Dept. of Social Services

The regular Board meeting will be held on November 18th at 1:00 p.m.

Start:November 18, 2014 1:00 pm
End:November 18, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Department of Social Services
Phone:434-263-7160
Address:
203 Front Street, Lovingston, VA, 22949

November 19, 2014

SBDC Workshop – QuickBooks for Small Business Session 2

Register at cvsbdc.org

Are you a new business owner looking for an easy to use, but fully functional accounting system? Or an existing business still using a manual or spreadsheet system to keep your books? Then consider QuickBooks, the accounting system used by more than 80% of small business. Attend a “hands-on” QuickBooks class presented by the Central VA SBDC and taught by Henry Reeves, CPA, and QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor who has been teaching QuickBooks classes for more than 10 years.

This 8 hour class, which is taught in two, 4-hour sessions, assumes you have no experience with QuickBooks, and covers the following topics: QuickBooks functions, menus, navigation, and help; chart of accounts; sales of products and services; expenses; bank and credit card reconciliations; fixed assets and bank loans; reporting, including customizing, filtering, and downloading reports to Excel; as well as several other topics.

A comprehensive, 200+ page QuickBooks Learning Guide is included along with sample exercise files used in the class.

Register today as the class tends to fill quickly.

Start:November 19, 2014 1:00 pm
End:November 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: VA Workforce Center
Phone:(434) 979-5610
Address:
2211 Hydraulic Road Suite 107, Charlottesville, 22901
Cost:$169

November 20, 2014

SBDC Workshop – How To Start A Business – Evening Session

Learn the basics on how to start a business, including to decide if you are an entrepreneur, how to evaluate your business idea, how to develop a plan for your business and the nuts and bolts of getting started.  Discussion topics will include financing the business and government programs for business owners.

Both aspiring entrepreneurs and those who have just started their business within the last six months will benefit from this session.

Register in advance at: www.centralvirginia.org

Start:November 20, 2014 6:00 pm
End:November 20, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Charlottesville Workforce One Stop Center
Phone:434-963-2960
Address:
2211 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, VA
Cost:Free

November 26, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting

Start:November 26, 2014 7:00 pm
End:November 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: County Courthouse, General District Courtroom