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Dominion Energy Update – Prepare for Hurricane Ian

September 30, 2022

We are Prepared for Hurricane Ian Dominion Energy is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian and preparing for any impact it may have on our system and customers. With the continued northward shift in the track of Ian, the potential for winds

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Appalachian Power Storm Preparedness Update: Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 3pm

Appalachian Power Storm Preparedness Update Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 – 3pm Situation Appalachian Power is monitoring the path of Hurricane Ian, and preparing accordingly. Remnants from the storm could impact parts of the company’s service area starting this afternoon and

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Upcoming Public Input Forum on October 2nd Has Been RESCHEDULED!

Hello! Thank you for your interest in the Nelson 2042 Comprehensive Plan Update! Unfortunately, due to the expected inclement weather from Hurricane Ian, the upcoming public input forum, with the details listed below, has been canceled! -CANCELED- October 02, 2022

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National Weather Service – Forecasts and Information – Hurricane Ian

Detailed Forecast https://forecast.weather.gov https://forecast.weather.gov Hazardous Weather Outlook This Afternoon Rain. High near 58. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and

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Notice of Public Hearing – Ordinance Amendment for Dogs Running at Large

Draft Ordinance O2022-03 Dogs Running at Large LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AMENDMENT OF THE CODE OF NELSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA CHAPTER 3, ANIMALS, ARTICLE 2 DOGS AND CATS DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE In accordance

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Public Notice – Wintergreen Stoney Creek STP – VPDES Permit No. VA0074047

September 27, 2022

Public Notice – Wintergreen Stoney Creek STP VPDES Permit No Public Notice – Environmental Permit Purpose of notice: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that will allow the release of treated wastewater

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Quit Smoking Blue Ridge Program – Virtual Support Group

September 14, 2022

Quit Smoking Blue Ridge is offering free support for those who want to quit tobacco.  Anyone is welcome to join.  Open to residents of Nelson, Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene and Louisa counties. Every Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m. starting September 21st through

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Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Days

September 9, 2022

HHW collections are free only to residents of Albemarle County, Charlottesville, and Town of Scottsville, and available to Nelson County residents who obtain a voucher from Nelson County government. September 23 and 24, 2022 from 9 am until 2 pm.

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Nelson County Home – Piedmont Habitat for Humanity

September 2, 2022

Please click link below for more information on this application: Application Cycle Nelson County – Piedmont Habitat for Humanity 2022

Special Called Board of Supervisors Meeting – September 7, 2022

August 31, 2022

Meeting Call August 31, 2022 Candice W. McGarry Clerk, Nelson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 336 Lovingston, VA 22949 Dear Ms. McGarry, Pursuant to §15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, this letter is to request a Special Called Meeting

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Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop #4 – Sunday, August 28, 2022

August 25, 2022

PlanFlyer_AdditionalWorkshops Public Workshop 4 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Nelson Center 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway Lovingston, VA 22949 3 – 5 pm

Road Closures on Glade Road and Rock Spring Road

August 23, 2022

Glade Road (Route 722) in Shipman is closed about 1/10 of a mile from James River Road (Route 56) in Shipman. Engineers are evaluating the site for placement of a concrete box culvert. Best re-opening estimate is currently 4 weeks.

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Board and Commission Vacancies

August 22, 2022

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested individuals to serve on the following Committees/Boards: NC Library Advisory Committee (North District) – expiring term 6/30/26 Nelson County Service Authority (South District) – expiring term 6/30/24 For more information, please

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Comprehensive Plan Update Public Workshop and Input Results Forum Set

August 17, 2022

Public Workshop 4 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Nelson Center 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway Lovingston, VA 22949 3 – 5 pm Input Results Forum Sunday, October 2, 2022 3 – 5 pm Nelson Center 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway Lovingston, VA 22949

Registrar’s Office Closed until August 15, 2022

August 11, 2022

The Registrar’s Office will be closed today, August 11th, and Friday, August 12th.  The office will reopen for regular hours of operation on Monday, August 15th.

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Information

August 2, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Information From Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment

July 28, 2022

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and pursuant to §15.2-2204, §15.2-2285 and §15.2-4307, the Nelson County

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Board and Commission Vacancies

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested individuals to serve on the following Committees/Boards: NC Library Advisory Committee (North District) – expiring term 6/30/22 Nelson County Service Authority (South District) – expiring term 6/30/24 For more information, please

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Registrar’s Office Closed on Tuesday, July 26th

July 25, 2022

The Registrar’s Office will be closed Tuesday, July 26, 2022 for staff training and will re-open for regular hours of operation on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.

Nelson County Parks and Recreation Office Closed July 7th

July 8, 2022

Nelson County Parks and Recreation offices will be closed today, July 7, 2022.  If you need immediate attention, please email recreation@nelsoncounty.org or send a message via the department’s Facebook page.

Nelson County Parks and Recreation Office Closed July 8th

July 7, 2022

Nelson County Parks and Recreation offices will be closed today, July 8, 2022.  If you need immediate attention, please email recreation@nelsoncounty.org or send a message via the department’s Facebook page.

Nelson County Comprehensive Plan Kicks Off – Public is Invited to Attend

July 5, 2022

Nelson County is preparing to kickoff the Nelson 2042 Comprehensive Plan.  A comprehensive plan is a broad statement about the community, looking 10 to 20 years ahead. It includes specific goals and strategies to achieve those goals. GET INVOLVED:  WWW.NELSON2042.COM

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Affordable Water Testing Available

June 28, 2022

Water Testing Brochure How does it work? Participants can stop in and pick up the sampling kits at one of two locations, or can call the office to arrange a pick up from there. Participants collect samples on a designated

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Blue Ridge Health District Offices Closed Friday, June 24th

June 23, 2022

All Blue Ridge Health District offices will be closed this Friday, June 24th for staff training, recognition and engagement. However, due to the recent approval of pediatric vaccine, some of our staff will be supporting a vaccination clinic at the

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – July 4th

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of the Independence Day holiday, and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, July

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Nelson County Comprehensive Plan Update – Public Workshops

June 21, 2022

Hands-on workshops to envision the Nelson of 2042. About the Update: Nelson County is currently in the process of revising and updating its Comprehensive Plan.  The Comprehensive Plan is a long-range, high-level planning document that addresses topics such as land

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Juneteenth

June 17, 2022

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County departments and offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Departments and offices will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, June

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Regional Transit Vision Plan

June 15, 2022

Regional Transit Vision Plan Flyer Save the Date! The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) will host a virtual public meeting on June 23rd at 6:30 PM. We invite the public to attend and provide feedback on the region’s Transit

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Level Up Nelson

June 7, 2022

Level Up Nelson Flyer All the resources you need to LEVEL UP YOUR LIFE! Tuesday, June 14th 2pm – 6pm at the Nelson Center, 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston VA 22949 HEALTH Free COVID-19 Vaccines 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and booster

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Notice of Judicial Sale – June 17, 2022

May 24, 2022

Notice of Judicial Sale June 17, 2022 NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE FOR DELINQUENT TAXES   Pursuant to Decrees entered in the Circuit Court of Nelson County, Virginia, the undersigned Robert C. Goad III, Special Commissioner of said Court, will offer

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Notice of Public Comment Period – Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan – June 1-30, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – REGIONAL NATURAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN 30-DAY COMMENT PERIOD: June 1 – June 30, 2022 The TJPDC works with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), and local emergency

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Notice of Public Meeting for Reissuance of Synagro Nelson Biosolids Permit VPA01576

Commonwealth of Virginia VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY The DEQ has scheduled an informal public informational meeting reference the permit reissuance in Nelson County to discuss technical issues relating to the proposed pollutant management activity and permit action described in

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Special Called Meeting of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors

May 23, 2022

Agenda May 26, 2022 May 23, 2022 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

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Seeking Citizens to Serve on Various Boards

May 18, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BOARD VACANCIES The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking citizens to serve on the following Committees/Boards: Agricultural & Forestal Districts Advisory Committee – 1 vacancy, agricultural producer, unexpired term ending 5/13/23 JAUNT–

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Blue Ridge Health Department Closed May 6, 2022

April 25, 2022

The Blue Ridge Health Department will be closed for mandatory staff training on May 6th starting at 1:00 pm. Signs will be posted on the doors in advance and we will alert the public to this closure.

Septic and Well Assistance Program

April 20, 2022

There is funding available through the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Septic and Well Assistance Program (SWAP).  Individual homeowners who meet income qualifications can apply for assistance with replacing/repairing wells and septic systems.  In addition, VDH has an open RFA

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Invitation to Bid Issued – Courthouse Termite Damage Repair

April 8, 2022

IFB#2022-NCTERM – Nelson County Courthouse Termite Damage Repair Advertisement for Sealed Bids IFB #2022-NCTERM  Nelson County Courthouse – Termite Damage Repair  Nelson County, Virginia April 8, 2022 Sealed Bids on the referenced project will be received in the office of

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Solid Waste Roll Off Truck Drivers Needed

April 6, 2022

The County of Nelson  is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions: Position: Full-time Roll-off Vehicle Operator Hiring Salary: $40,013 Annually DOQ + Excellent Benefits Package Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant Beginning Date: As soon as possible Responsibilities include operating

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Public Notice – Board of Equalization Additional and Final Hearing Dates set for May 2022

March 18, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION FOR COUNTY OF NELSON Public notice is hereby given pursuant to §58.1-3378 of the Code of VA that the Board of Equalization for Nelson County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose

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Democratic and Republican Primaries Announced

March 15, 2022

Board of Supervisors Seeking Citizens to Serve

March 4, 2022

MACAA Information PUBLIC NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BOARD VACANCIES The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking citizens to serve on the following: MACAA Board of Directors- 1 Vacancy For more information, please contact the County Administrator’s Office

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Applications for Habitat Homes Available April 1, 2022

February 25, 2022

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN OWNING A SAFE, DECENT, AFFORDABLE HOME? Application information meeting 2022 – 6 Counties PDF Applications to become a Habitat homeowner will be accepted from April 1st –May 15th, 2022. Learn more at the following meetings: Nelson—Tuesday,

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Public Notice – Board Of Equalization Hearings

February 24, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION FOR COUNTY OF NELSON Public notice is hereby given pursuant to §58.1-3378 of the Code of VA that the Board of Equalization for Nelson County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of

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Public Notice – Board of Equalization Organizational Meeting

February 18, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING The Nelson County Board of Equalization will hold an organizational meeting on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 10 a.m. in the Bridge Room located on the 4th floor of the Nelson

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Publication of Adopted Ordinance Amendment O2021-10

February 17, 2022

Adopted Ordinance O2021-10 Redistricting RESOLUTION R2022-12 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PUBLICATION OF ADOPTED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT REGARDING ELECTION DISTRICT AND POLLING PLACES February 16, 2022 In accordance with Volume 5A, Title 24.2, Elections, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Presidents Day

February 14, 2022

 County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022 in observance of Presidents Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

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Notice of Public Comment Period

February 2, 2022

Ordinance O2021-10 Redistricting 2021 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT JANUARY 31, 2022 In accordance with Volume 5A, Title 24.2, Elections, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended and pursuant to Sections 24.2-129 and 24.2-306, the Nelson County Board

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 13, 2022

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices, including the County’s Solid Waste Transfer Station will be closed on the following days in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday: Nelson County offices

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Tips on Preparing for Winter Weather

Please follow the link below for suggestions from FEMA on how to prepare for winter weather. 5 Tips to Stay Warm and Safe this Winter

Vaccine Clinic Set for January 13, 2022

January 7, 2022

Wintergreen Fire and Rescue will host a vaccine clinic on January 13. If you need an initial dose or booster, please email vaccine@wtgfireresq.org

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