Honoring Our Graduates, Public Comment Reinstated, School Budget, Federal Aid, Appointments Made to Anti-Litter Task Force, and More

First, I’d like to offer our 2020 graduates of Buckingham County High School congratulations on earning their diplomas and other accolades. Please know that, despite your not having a traditional school year or graduation exercise, your community is so proud of what you have done and what you’re going to do, whether you’re headed to […]

Upcoming Board Meeting on Monday, New Zoning Cases, County Decals, COVID-19 Update and More

I hope everyone’s May is starting off well, despite COVID-19, and I hope you and your family are safe and healthy. And an early Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and those who serve in motherly roles! We have a lot on our upcoming agenda for our Monday, May 11 meeting, which begins at […]

Regional Economic Development Plan Approved, COVID-19 Update, Anti-Litter Interest, and Payroll Protection Program Expansion

The next Board of Supervisors meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, May 11. This meeting will be available virtually in the following ways: Live Stream on YouTube: https://youtu.be/sVpJ6BFKek0 and Audio Only Telephone call in: 1-877-853-5247 Meeting ID: 4623508430.  Please plan on watching and listening! Economic Development Strategy Approved I am pleased to inform you that […]

Real Estate Tax Rate Lowered from $0.55 cents to $0.52 cents, budget expenditures cut by 1%

Tonight, in light of the increased real estate assessments and businesses being shuttered and job losses stemming from COVID-19, the Board of Supervisors cut your real estate tax rate by three pennies — from 55 cents per $100 to 52 cents per $100 of assessed value, giving landowners and residents relief as we move forward […]

Rejuvenating Our Anti-Litter Task Force, Revenue Losses, Public Hearings, Adding More Squad Coverage, Additional School Funding, and COVID-19

I hope this installment of our newsletter finds you well and healthy! If you didn’t view or listen to our meeting on Monday, you can do so here via YouTube: https://youtu.be/IL6Kz_kzpEM. Our Monday, April 20 meeting will also be live streamed here. Please remember to pray for those who are on the front lines of […]

Live Stream Video Link, Agenda and Details for Monday night BOS Meeting, COVID-19 and Other Notes

I hope this update finds you and your families healthy and staying safe as we continue to push through this COVID-19 fog we are all in together! First, here is a link to Monday night’s monthly Board of Supervisors’ meeting agenda: http://buckinghamcountyva.org/Board%20Agendas/2020/04132020.pdf. There is a lot on the agenda, and please do not hesitate to […]

Town Hall Video Link, Additional Rescue Coverage, New Format For Public Hearings, Updated COVID-19 Information, Continuity of Learning For Our Students

Here is a link to our first town hall meeting which was held on Tuesday, just in case you missed it: https://www.facebook.com/MilesforMaysville/videos/561328897823149/. Our first town hall was loaded with lots of information! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me. Increasing Rescue Coverage In Response to COVID-19 Buckingham County Administration’s […]

My thoughts on the proposed effective real estate tax increase and school funding proposal

The Farmville Herald reached out to me Friday regarding a statement in regards to the proposed effective real estate tax rate increase in the proposed Fiscal Year 2020-2021 county operating budget. I am sharing my statement, along with additional comments on proposed school funding, with you in full should you have any questions or concerns. […]

Board adopts responses, policies to combat COVID-19

First, I’d like to offer my thanks to County Administrator Rebecca Carter, Emergency Management Coordinator Cody Davis, and the entire staff in our County Administration for the hard, around-the-clock work they have been doing in response to COVID-19, protecting our staff and citizens. They truly deserve a big hand and tip of the hat, and […]