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School Board votes for $14,800,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board last week voted unanimously to forward a capital projects request to th...

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District selected Millbank Farm owned by Gail Williams W...

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 Supervi...

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Notice received from Jeron Hayes, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Support Activity South Potomac:

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School Board considering $15,000,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board discussed a proposed capital projects list as recommended by Superinten...

Shopping in KG to be improved by addition of new stores

Realtors developing the King George Gateway shopping area in Dahlgren have announced that six new re...

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VDOT Dahlgren Road study could add two traffic lights

The King George Board of Supervisors received a report on a study conducted along Dahlgren Road (Route 206). Results of the study indicate that two intersections have met warrants for construction of traffic lights.

Read more: VDOT Dahlgren Road study could add two traffic lights

Grzeika unanimously elected Board chairman

The King George Board of Supervisors elected Joe Grzeika as chairman for 2014 on a unanimous vote at last week’s meeting on Jan. 7. Grzeika took over the gavel from Dale Sisson, At-Large rep, who was chairman last year for 2013.

Read more: Grzeika unanimously elected Board chairman

Request for golf cart use in Potomac Landing

The Potomac Landing subdivision is proceeding with its intention to make a formal request to be allowed the legal use of golf carts on streets in the subdivision.

The King George Board of Supervisors is expected this week to authorize the county to proceed with the application for use of golf carts on certain public roads in Potomac Landing subdivision, sections 1 & 2. The Potomac Landing Property Owners Association’s intention was signaled by its presentation at a meeting last month on Nov. 6.

Read more: Request for golf cart use in Potomac Landing

Supervisors to review state laws, regs and ordinances on fracking

The King George Board of Supervisors has directed County Attorney Eric Gregory to prepare a report for the board on the status of state laws, regulations and county ordinances in regard to fracking. Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, is a process whereby chemicals and water are forced deep into the ground to fracture the shale rock strata to release natural gas.

Read more: Supervisors to review state laws, regs and ordinances on fracking

County real property reassessment update

The King George Board of Supervisors received a brief update on the ongoing property reassessment process. The reassessment is for taxation purposes and will be completed by the end of this year, to go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. King George has a reassessment performed every four years.

Read more: County real property reassessment update

Judges ask for security personnel at the Courthouse

The King George Board of Supervisors has been requested by the judges and other officers of the court to provide the staffing necessary to operate the equipment for a new single entry point by members of the public into the county Courthouse.

Read more: Judges ask for security personnel at the Courthouse

Board gets School safety committee recommendtions

The King George Board of Supervisors was provided a document containing recommendations and comments from members of a school safety collaborative committee that had been formally set up last February. The committee had held one meeting in early March, followed by email communications to capture the security ideas generated for each of the schools.

Read more: Board gets School safety committee recommendtions

Board selects proposed capital projects

CIP TO BE FINALIZED LATER THIS MONTH

The King George Board of Supervisors last week discussed capital projects proposed for the county’s 2014-18 five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), with particular attention to those proposed to be funded in the current fiscal year.  

Read more: Board selects proposed capital projects

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