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The King George Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing next Tuesday on a request for a special exception permit for a 195-foot monopole cell tower on the north side of Caledon Road in a wooded residential area containing homes on large lots. The June 7 hearing is set to begin at 6:45 p.m. to take comments from the public.
The special exception request, submitted by Edward L. Donohue on behalf of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LCC (AT&T), is intended to be located on
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2011 00:00
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Candace Brown, King George School division superintendent, was called to the podium to answer questions from supervisors at last Tuesday’s meeting regarding a late-year funding request by the School Board.
She had asked that $413,181 in “unanticipated revenue” be added to the current fiscal year’s 2010-11 budget, which ends next month on June 30.
By the time they were through with Brown’s grilling and she had left the building with three School Board
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- Published on Wednesday, 06 April 2011 18:30
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The King George Board of Supervisors last week spent portions of two work session meetings reviewing several different mapping options for redrawing election districts to conform to population shifts from the 2010 census. (see redistricting maps here)
As a result of deliberations, supervisors selected an option and authorized it for advertisement for
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 April 2011 17:47
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KING GEORGE -- The Board of Supervisors decided to delay making a decision on private use of the former county animal shelter until late summer.
St. Seton’s Orphaned Animals Executive Director Carl Allard asked the board to consider allowing the organization to lease the vacated building at 11220 Henry Griffin Rd. for use as low cost spay/neuter clinic at the April 5 meeting.
But a study to transform the property into a recreation area is already slated.
Board chair Joe Grzeika said it would be unfair to make a commitment to anyone at this time since the study may show that maintaining the building is not a feasible option.
A complete account of the discussion at the meeting will appear in the April 13 edition of the Journal.
By Marty van Duyne
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The founder of St. Seton’s Orphaned Animals is slated to address the Board of Supervisors during the public comment session of the April 5 meeting.
Like any other citizen, Jeanette Allard will be allotted 3 minutes to address the board during the public comment session on general items of interest and/or concern.
Allard will propose opening a low cost spay/neuter clinic in the old County Animal Shelter building located at the former landfill at 11220 Henry Griffin Road.
According to Board of Supervisors Chairman Joe Grzeika, any proposal needs to follow established
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 April 2011 14:58
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County supervisors finalizing budget proposal this week
The King George Board of Supervisors last week decided on elements for its proposed budget, winding up its deliberations at the end of three budget work session meetings, the final one on Thursday, March 31.
Final proposed budget figures will be distributed at this week’s meeting on Tuesday (following our press time) to reflect
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BOS to consider use of vacated county Animal Shelter
In 2009 more than 240K companion animals passed through county shelters throughout the commonwealth. And nearly 95,000 or 40 percent never made it out alive.
But as our local area deals with the impact of pet overpopulation, St. Seton’s Orphaned Animals, in conjunction with the Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging (RAAA), is offering a solution.
According to founder Jeanette Allard, St. Seton’s is teaming up with the RAAA to bring a low cost spay/neuter clinic to King George.