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Utility rate increase effective immediately

The King George Service Authority voted to raise rates and fees by 8 percent at last week’s meeting. Connection fees will not change.

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Supervisors advised to proceed with fracking regulation amendments

The King George Board of Supervisors has received legal advice from County Attorney Eric Gregory for local rule changes contemplated in regard to fracking. 

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Commission nixes draft fracking regs

The King George Planning Commission voted to recommend that the board of supervisors not approve proposed changes to the county’s fracking regulations without first reviewing a new advisory opinion by Virginia’s attorney general.

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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 includes a two-cent increase of the real estate tax rate.
The current real estate tax rate is 59 cents per $100 of valuation. It now rises to 61 cents.
The 2015-16 budget leaves all other taxes at the same levels.

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King George rezones property for Commercial Metals Company

The King George Board of Supervisors approved rezoning 38.62-acres from agricultural to industrial use.
The rezoning paves the way for Commercial Metals Company to invest $12 million to relocate and expand its manufacturing operations with construction of a 84,000 square-foot rebar fabrication facility. Plans for the complex include a warehouse and office space on 30 acres of land to be incorporated into the county-owned industrial park.

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Service Authority proposes $5 million budget for 2015-16

Rate increases to be explored next week on April 14

The King George Service Authority will consider potential rate hikes for the 2015-16 fiscal year, with budget expenditures proposed to be about $427,000 more than the current budget.

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Supervisors ponder 2-cent tax rate increase

The King George Board of Supervisors may be preparing to debate its previously stated opposition to a real estate tax increase as part of its 2015-16 budget.

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