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Free summer meals program for kids gets major expansion

Free summer meals program for kids gets major expansion

The King George Public School division is participating in a summer food program which enhances the ...

KG planners mull beekeeping request for residential zoning

A recommendation on whether to allow backyard beekeeping in Residential zoning (R-1, R-2 and R-3) is...

KGEF gives Excellence Awards to school system staffers

KGEF gives Excellence Awards to school system staffers

The King George Education Foundation’s second annual Evening of Excellence on May 16 was emcee...

Wolf Trap arts program lends hand to PES students

Wolf Trap arts program lends hand to PES students

Puppets add playful note to STEM lessons
Potomac Elementary School’s kindergartners had a recen...

Service Authority sets rate hike hearing

7 % increase planned beginning July 1
 The King George Service Authority is holding a public hea...

Outdoor center at Shiloh Park added to budget

Outdoor center at Shiloh Park added to budget

The King George Planning Commission reviewed a new capital project request unveiled and distributed ...

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US 301 rezoning to be reconsidered at May 6 Supervisors meeting

The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to next week reconsider a rezoning request in Dahlgren adjacent to the Bayberry subdivision. The meeting is on Tuesday, May 6. A vote may or may not be taken on the case at that time.
A public hearing was held on March 18, with the formal public comment time now closed on the issue, though one or more opponents have continued to provide additional comments in opposition to the project at each regular meeting.

Read more: US 301 rezoning to be reconsidered at May 6 Supervisors meeting

King George sets tax rates; hearing on budget draws three comments

The King George Board of Supervisors heard from three speakers at last week’s public hearing on its proposed budget for next fiscal year, 2014-15, with no one speaking during the hearing on tax rates for the current calendar year. The hearings took place on April 15.

Read more: King George sets tax rates; hearing on budget draws three comments

King George Fracking info session scheduled for June 12

The King George Board of Supervisors has scheduled a fracking information session for the community on June 12, 7 p.m., at King George High School.

Read more: King George Fracking info session scheduled for June 12

County proposes tax increases on real estate and personal property

Increase geared to pay for law enforcement and fire safety positions

The King George Board of Supervisors is expected to advertise tax rates next week that will reflect an amount that equates to slightly less than a 3-cent increase on the real estate tax rate. They also are proposing a 5-cent increase on personal property taxes on vehicles, which has seen no increases over the last several years.

Read more: County proposes tax increases on real estate and personal property

Equalized real estate tax rate will be increased by three cents

KING GEORGE NARROWING ESTIMATED BUDGET GAP

The King George Board of Supervisors will continue its budgeting this week on Wednesday, March 19, with an additional work session scheduled next week on Thursday, March 27.

Read more: Equalized real estate tax rate will be increased by three cents

A busy month of upcoming meetings and governmental events

March is shaping up to be a busy month for scheduling King George governmental-related events.  Such upcoming meetings are listed below in chronological order. The list does not include the regular monthly meetings of various county boards, commissions or committees.

Read more: A busy month of upcoming meetings and governmental events

Walnut Hill rezoning request scheduled for hearing

The King George Board of Supervisors is currently scheduled to hold a public hearing and review of a rezoning request on March 18 for a 6.75-acre site on US 301 (James Madison Pkwy) in Dahlgren adjacent to the Bayberry subdivision.  

Read more: Walnut Hill rezoning request scheduled for hearing

King George gets financial ratings upgrade to ‘AA’

The King George Board of Supervisors got good news last week from Travis Quesenberry, county administrator, who informed them the financial rating agency Fitch Ratings has upgraded the county’s bond rating.

Read more: King George gets financial ratings upgrade to ‘AA’

 

 

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