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Planning Commission to consider draft fracking regulations at public hearing

The King George Planning Commission will hold public hearings next week on proposed ordinance amendm...

King George budget approved, real estate tax rate to rise

The King George Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a $70 million budget for 2015-16 that ...

King George rezones property for Commercial Metals Company

The King George Board of Supervisors approved rezoning 38.62-acres from agricultural to industrial u...

Added gas wells at landfill to generate more revenue for King George County

Waste Management senior district manager Tom Cue recently updated the King George Board of Superviso...

Ralph Bunche School exhibit set for April 21

 The Ralph Bunche Advisory Committee of King George with the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association will ne...

Some Gave All Ride scheduled for May 17

Some Gave All Ride scheduled for May 17

The ninth annual Some Gave All Motorcycle Ride has been scheduled for May 17.
The ride honors the fal...

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Shiloh Park bids are higher than expected

The King George Board of Supervisors put off a decision on awarding a bid for construction of a park at Purkins Corner.

Other action at the March 5 meeting included officially naming the planned park “Shiloh Park” on a unanimous vote.

County Administrator Travis Quesenberry presented the bid news to Supervisors, along with the cost of additive items for five bid alternatives. Bids were due on Feb. 27. The amount earmarked in the capital fund

Read more: Shiloh Park bids are higher than expected

Board members slogging through budget requests

King George County Administrator Travis Quesenberry will present the Board of Supervisors with more 2013-14 budget options this week at a work session scheduled on Thursday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the Revercomb Administration building. 

The board began its budget endeavors in earnest last week with work sessions on two days which brought them knee deep into proposed budget matters for the county and the Service Authority, which provides water and sewer service to selected areas.

Read more: Board members slogging through budget requests

Voter registrar’s pay issue raised

Chairman Ike Hughes of the King George Electoral Board last week tried to persuade the King George Board of Supervisors to provide a 20 percent boost for the salary of Registrar Lorrie Gump.

Read more: Voter registrar’s pay issue raised

Joint meeting of boards starts budget season

The King George Board of Supervisors has fleshed out a portion of its budget process by setting some initial work session meetings, along with some other special meetings for additional county matters.

Read more: Joint meeting of boards starts budget season

Brabo supporters ask for Grzeika, Sisson to be replaced on boards

Two of Dahlgren Supervisor Ruby Brabo’s supporters publicly attempted to assist her at the last meeting to gain additional influence on the King George Board of Supervisors.

Warren Veazey and Sylvia Hudson appeared at the previous meeting of the board on Nov. 26 and asked during the public comment period that Brabo replace James Madison Supervisor Joe Grzeika on a community relations committee executive board (COMREL) established by the Naval base at Dahlgren.

Read more: Brabo supporters ask for Grzeika, Sisson to be replaced on boards

Brooks again seeking raises for supervisors

Supervisors rescind adoption of 2001 board member manual

The King George Board of Supervisors voted to “un-adopt” a 2001 board member manual that had been adopted on Aug. 7 after falling by the wayside for a few years. That action took place last week at a special meeting on Nov. 26

Read more: Brooks again seeking raises for supervisors

Public opposition growing but no clear majority on Board

Dahlgren Road project:

While public opposition to the Dahlgren Road improvement project continues to grow, the previous unanimity on the issue by the Board of Supervisors could be disintegrating.

Read more: Public opposition growing but no clear majority on Board

County real property assessments to begin early in 2013

Preparation for a real estate reassessment by Blue Ridge Mass Appraisals of Staunton is getting underway in King George and will run through most of 2013.

Read more: County real property assessments to begin early in 2013

 

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