I’m pleased to offer you a strictly factual summary of some of the high points of the Monday, Dec. 10, 2019 Buckingham Board of Supervisors’ meeting last night. If you’d like my opinion on any of these agenda items, of if you want more information on any agenda item I summarized or didn’t, please don’t hesitate to email, call, or text me. We can even meet if you’d like. A great deal of information pertaining to context for the below items can be found in the board packet at: http://buckinghamcountyva.org/Board%20Packets/2019/dec%209%202019%20bos.pdf . Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me with questions.

  • Consideration of a Resolution of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors In Support of Second Amendment Rights — This resolution was unanimously adopted.
  • Public Comments — Most spoke in favor of the Resolution Regarding Supporting the Second Amendment, while a few spoke in favor of more gun control and concern regarding gun violence.
  • Public Hearing:  Consideration of Lessening the Board of Equalization’s Setting Time for Hearing — This hearing was held with no speakers. The board took no action on lessening the Board of Equalization’s setting as many landowners have seen increases in their reassessment statements.
  •  Public Hearing for the Trans Tech Alliance Ordinance — Following the public hearing, the board adopted the bylaws of the alliance, also known as Virginia Growth Alliance (VGA), and also decided to give its 6-month notice to leave the organization.
  •  Introduction of Zoning Application 19-ZTASUP268, Allen Perkins to Add Privately Owned Parks and Playgrounds to the list of Special Use Permits in the Agricultural 1 Zoning District — The board set a public hearing in January during its regular meeting on this matter.
  • Rescue Squad Committee Recommendation to Release $50,000.00 of the $195,000.00 Appropriation to the Buckingham County Rescue Squad — The board agreed to this. This totals $100,000 for this fiscal year from the county from the $195,000.
  • Consider Regional Airport Authority Concept Investigative Committee Appointees — District Three Supervisor Don Matthews, along with County Staff, were appointed to this investigative committee.
  • Consider Recognition of Trevor Agee for his Achievements with the National FFA Convention and Expo — Board Chairman Donnie Bryan presented Trevor with the adopted resolution.
  • Consider Resolution of Tribute to Willie Marshall Pete Agee and Extending of Sympathy to his family — Board Chairman Donnie Bryan presented members of the Agee Family with the adopted resolution.
  • Consider Resolution to the Virginia General Assembly petitioning for the Scenic River Designation of a segment of the James River –— The board agreed to this matter.

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