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 […]

UPDATED: March BOS Meeting, COVID-19 Updates, Six Year Road Plan, Growing Our Economy, Route 60 Study, and Budget Meetings and Taxes

We had a very productive March 9, 2020 Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Below are some of the highlights. If you need more information about a topic, please contact me. Regarding the VDOT Six Year Improvement Plan, we proposed preliminary adding Avon Road, Pembleton Road, Old Fort Road, Hill Top Road and Plantation Road to the […]

CVEC Broadband is on the way, upcoming March BOS meeting agenda, and other items

We’re headed out of what seems to be an easy winter and a fast spring in Buckingham, and your Buckingham Board of Supervisors has a busy agenda coming up for our 6 p.m. meeting on Monday, March 9, 2020 in the Peter Francisco Auditorium at the County Administration Complex. I hope you can attend! Before […]

Board of Equalization meeting dates, connecting more with broadband, Route 60, CRC work, and more updates

Months ago, it came to my attention that many landowners and homeowners in the Maysville District/District Four were concerned about their “Notice of 2020 Real Estate Assessment Change” from the County Reassessment Office, notably the increases in assessed values. If you, as a taxpayer and homeowner or landowner, take issue with the assessment increase or […]

Lots of Info: Upcoming Monday, February 10, 2020 Board Meeting Agenda, and more

There’s a lot in our upcoming Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 Board of Supervisors Meeting! I hope you’ll consider attending our meeting and engaging with us regarding agenda items and other issues. The meeting agenda and packet can be found here: http://buckinghamcountyva.org/Board%20Packets/2020/february%2010%202020%20bd%20pckt.pdf. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns about any items, […]

Temporary road closure & detour planned due for Colonial Pipeline maintenance

As part of a planned maintenance project, part of Route 60 will be closed in February due to Colonial Pipeline’s scheduled work. The road closure will be temporary, planned between Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 a.m. through Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at 5 p.m. The project will include excavation of pipe of the pipeline, conducting […]