Recap of November 23 BOS Meeting
November 23 Meeting Recap
BOS Recognizes County Administrator Percy C. Ashcraft for his Service to Prince George County
At its November 23 meeting, the Prince George County Board of Supervisors presented to County Administrator Percy C. Ashcraft a commendation and a plaque for his service to Prince George County. Mr. Ashcraft is resigning from his position to take a similar post in King William County and his last day will be on December 3, 2021. Mr. Ashcraft has been with Prince George County since March 2011. He previously held Government Management positions in Caroline County, VA and prior to that in his hometown of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Mr. Ashcraft has over 40 years of Government experience. He served 12 years in the West Virginia State Legislature before turning to a career of professional government management that brought him and his family to Virginia in 1999. Mr. Ashcraft will begin his tenure in King William County on December 6, 2021.
Mr. Ashcraft’s vision for the future lead the County to be the fifth fastest growing County in the Commonwealth and the Best Community to Live In for the past three years in the Tri-Cities area. His dedicated service to the County quickly earned him the respect of the members of the Board of Supervisors, County employees, County citizens, and surrounding localities.
Other matters that came before the BOS at its meeting and work session:
- Received a report regarding the parking policy for shelter use.
- Approved on consent a proclamation for Small Business Saturday on November 27, 2021.
- Received an update on the real estate tax mortgage escrow issue.
- Received an update on the election recount.
- Unanimously approved proposed revisions to the Prince George County Personnel Policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA Statement, employee grievance procedures, leave, and definitions.
- Unanimously approved an award of contract in the amount of $26,900 for implementation services for the Assessor’s Vision Software.
- Unanimously approved an award of contract in the amount of $146,449 for Appomattox River waterline crossing engineering services.
- Unanimously approved a budget amendment in the amount of $106,500 and revisions to the FY2021-2022 Position Control Chart for Fire and EMS.
- Unanimously approved revisions to the FY2021-2022 Position Control Chart for the Police Department.
- Unanimously authorized the extension of time for completion of the 2023 General Reassessment.
- Received a report on proposed policy changes to the Personnel Policy regarding hours of work and remote work.
- Unanimously approved the advertisement of a public hearing for December 14 to lease a portion of the Central Wellness Center to the Prince George Democratic Committee.
- Unanimously appointed Mr. Jeff Stoke to the Appomattox River Water Authority Board for a four-year term.
- Unanimously appointed Mr. Jeff Stoke as an alternate member to the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority for a four-year term.
- Unanimously appointed Mr. Jeff Stoke to the Riverside Regional Jail Authority for a four-year term.
- Unanimously appointed Mr. Jeff Stoke to the South Central Wastewater Authority for a four-year term.
- Held a public hearing and unanimously approved a rezoning request of Dwight Nelson Cunningham to rezone 6.8 acres from M-1, Limited Industrial to M-2, General Industrial.
- Held a public hearing and unanimously approved a special exception request of Jaime Pennington to permit a home occupation in an accessory building in an R-2, Limited Residential District, for the purpose of conducting a therapeutic massage business in an existing accessory building.
- Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance amendment to state that Officers of Election shall be retained by the County as independent contractors.
- Held a public hearing and unanimously approved a lease agreement for use of a portion of the Prince George Central Wellness Center between the County of Prince George and American Legion Post 1703.
- Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance amendment to authorize the Board of Supervisors to approve the schedule of charges for animals confined at the Animal Shelter on an annual basis.