Recap of Board of Supervisors October 25 Meeting
October 25 Meeting Recap
Board of Supervisors Receive Report on County infrastructure Projects
At its October 25 meeting, the Prince George County Board of Supervisors received a report from Frank Haltom, P.E., Director of Engineering and Utilities on the increased activity for multiple water and sewer projects ongoing throughout the community. Several projects are in the design phase and some will be placed out for bid next month.
Capital projects in alignment with the County Strategic Goals include:
Temple Ave Tank & Booster Station - anticipate completion by April 2025
Middle Road Tank & Booster Station - anticipate completion by May 2025
24” Water Line under Appomattox River- anticipate completion by Nov. 2023
South Point Business Park Force Main Relocation - complete and in service by October 2023
Blackwater Swamp Regional Pump Station - complete and in service by October 2026
Appomattox River Water Intake Permit - The draft permit has been advertised for public comment. The comment period ends November 15, 2022. Public Hearing could be required if significant comments received.
Food Lion Booster Station Improvements - Project is nearly complete. The back-up power generator is anticipated to be delivered and installed in November 2022. Anticipate completion in February 2023.
Route 156 Water Line Extension - Project is 99% complete. Water line is in service. Minor seeding and stabilization still required.
Route 10 Water Line Extension to Jordan on the James and Beechwood Manor - Design is complete. Advertise for bids on November 1, 2022. Award of the construction contract is anticipated for January 2023.
Other matters that came before the Board at its meeting:
· Received a report and held a discussion on public safety salary.
· Approved on consent an appropriation in the amount of $19,810.49 for State Asset Forfeiture Funds.
· Received a report on the Farmer’s Market.
· Received an Administration Building boiler update.
· Received a quarterly financial report.
· Received a report on the Utilities Master Plan and utilities projects update.
· Held a discussion and elected Donald Hunter as the alternate to cast the vote(s) for Prince George County at the VACO Annual Business Meeting.
· Unanimously approved proposed revisions to the personnel policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA Statement.
· Unanimously approved proposed revisions to the personnel policy regarding Leave.
· Unanimously authorized the Economic Development and Tourism Department to complete a grant application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Industrial Revitalization Fund Grant.
· Unanimously approved an award of contract for professional engineering services to complete a Preliminary Engineering Report for a Water Treatment Plant.
· Unanimously authorized Staff to apply for local assistance and Tribal Consistency Funds ($100,000; Tranche 1 $50,000 and Tranche 2 $50,000).
· Unanimously approved an appropriation in the amount of $172,561 for FY2023 Fire Program Funds.
· Unanimously authorized the advertisement of a public hearing on November 22 for an Ordinance to Amend “The Code of the County of Prince George, Virginia,” as amended, by amending §74-263 to clarify the necessary documentation for the initial application and revalidation for the Special Real Estate Assessment for Land Preservation.
· Unanimously authorized the advertisement of a public hearing on November 9 for the sale of property to Wallermann, LLC.
· Unanimously postponed the approval of a County-Wide Room Rental Policy to November 9.
· Held a public hearing and unanimously approved a rezoning request of MAT Developments, LLC to conditionally rezone approximately 10 acres from M-1, Light Industrial to M-2, General Industrial to allow overflow tractor-trailer parking for e-commerce fulfillment transportation services.
· Held a public hearing and unanimously denied a special exception request of Grand Slam, LLC to permit a special care hospital within a B-1 General Business Zoning District.
· Held a public hearing and unanimously approved and Ordinance to amend “The Code of the County of Prince George, Virginia”, 2005, as amended, by amending § 74-5 relating to authorizing the Treasurer to approve refunds up to ten thousand dollars without the approval of the Board Of Supervisors in accordance with Virginia Code Section 58.1-3981(A).