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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

October 31, 2014

Dickie Brothers Orchard – Open for Season

Dickie Brothers Orchard opens for the fall season.

Start:October 31, 2014 10:00 am
End:October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Dickie Brothers Orchard
Phone:434-277-5516
Address:
2552 Dickie Road, Roseland, VA, 22967

Halloween Party at Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Halloween Party at Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

Start:October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
End:October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-1001
Address:
200 Mosbys Run, Nellysford, VA, 22967

Eli Cook live at Rapunzel’s

Eli Cook live at Rapunzel’s.

Start:October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End:October 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Rapunzel's Coffee & Books
Phone:434-263-6660
Address:
924 Front Street, Lovingston, VA, 22949

Howl at the Moon Party at Wild Wolf Brewing Company

Howl at the Moon Party at Wild Wolf Brewing Company.

Start:October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End:October 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-1001
Address:
2461 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958

November 1, 2014

Community Breakfast at Rockfish Community Center

Rockfish Valley Community Center best building imageJoin us on the first Saturday of each month when volunteers from the community serve up pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, OJ, and coffee… this is a great way to meet your neighbors.  PLUS it’s the best breakfast deal in the county!

Start:November 1, 2014 8:30 am
End:November 1, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Rockfish Valley Community Center
Phone:434-361-0100
Address:
190 Rockfish Lane, Afton, VA, 22920
Cost:Fee

Run to the Rescue 10K at DelFosse Vineyards and Winery

Run to the Rescue 10K at DelFosse Vineyards and Winery.

Start:November 1, 2014 8:30 am
End:November 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: DelFosse Vineyards & Winery
Phone:434-263-6100
Address:
500 DelFosse Winery Lane, Faber, VA, 22938

Community Market at Rockfish Valley Community Center

Rockfish Valley Community Center imageOn first Saturdays of the month during the winter and early spring months, RVCC brings the area’s food vendors indoors for a great community market.  Lots of produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and art fill our auditorium.  Live music too!  More info. at our website.

Start:November 1, 2014 9:00 am
End:November 1, 2014 12:00 pm

Fall Vegetable Sampling at Saunders Brothers Farm Market!

Fall Vegetable Sampling at Saunders Brothers Farm Market!

Start:November 1, 2014 9:00 am
End:November 1, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Saunders Brothers Orchard & Farm Market
Phone:434-277-5455
Address:
2717 Tye Brook Highway, Piney River, VA, 22964

Swannanoa Palace Open House

More than 300 artisans were hired to create the palace as a replica of the Villa de Medici in Rome.

Start:November 1, 2014 11:15 am
End:November 1, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Swannanoa Palace
Phone: 540-942-5201
Address:
497 Swannanoa Lane, Afton, VA, 22920

Nina Pinto and the Santa Marias live at Bold Rock Cider

Nina Pinto and the Santa Marias live at Bold Rock Cider.

Start:November 1, 2014 1:00 pm
End:November 1, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Bold Rock Cider
Phone:434-361-1030
Address:
1020 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958

Linda Nay and Jimmy Catlett live at Democracy Vineyards

Linda Nay and Jimmy Catlett live at Democracy Vineyards.

Start:November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
End:November 1, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Democracy Vineyards
Phone:434-263-8463
Address:
585 Mountain Cove Road, Lovingston, VA, 22949

Paulo Franco Live on the Deck at Cardinal Point Vineyards

Paulo Franco Live on the Deck at Cardinal Point Vineyards.

Start:November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
End:November 1, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Cardinal Point Winery
Phone:540-456-8400
Address:
9423 Batesville Road, Afton, VA, 22920

Harvest Wine Dinner at DelFosse Vineyards and Winery

Harvest Wine Dinner at DelFosse Vineyards and Winery.

Start:November 1, 2014 6:30 pm
End:November 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: DelFosse Vineyards & Winery
Phone:434-263-6100
Address:
500 DelFosse Winery Lane, Faber, VA, 22938

Deer Creek Boys Reunion live at Rapunzel’s

Deer Creek Boys Reunion live at Rapunzel’s.

Start:November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End:November 1, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Rapunzel's Coffee & Books
Phone:434-263-6660
Address:
924 Front Street, Lovingston, VA, 22949

Lisa Miller and the Juke Joint Junkies live at Wild Wolf Brewing Company

Lisa Miller and the Juke Joint Junkies live at Wild Wolf Brewing Company.

Start:November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End:November 1, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-0088
Address:
2461 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, Virginia, 22958

November 2, 2014

Swannanoa Palace Open House

More than 300 artisans were hired to create the palace as a replica of the Villa de Medici in Rome.

Start:November 2, 2014 11:15 am
End:November 2, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Swannanoa Palace
Phone: 540-942-5201
Address:
497 Swannanoa Lane, Afton, VA, 22920

Live Music, Brewery Tours and Steal the Glass at Wild Wolf Brewing Company

Live Music, Brewery Tours and Steal the Glass at Wild Wolf Brewing Company.

Start:November 2, 2014 11:30 am
End:November 2, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-0088
Address:
2461 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, Virginia, 22958

Live Music at Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Gary Randal live 12Noon and Tony Bruno live 6PM.

Start:November 2, 2014 12:00 pm
End:November 2, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-1001
Address:
200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967

Paulo Franco live at Democracy Vineyards

Paulo Franco live at Democracy Vineyards.

Start:November 2, 2014 2:00 pm
End:November 2, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Democracy Vineyards
Phone:434-263-8463
Address:
585 Mountain Cove Road, Lovingston, VA, 22949