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The Citizens’ Scorecard: Louisa Board of Supervisors’ Dec. 2 and Dec. 16 meetings

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 9:00 am

December 2

•The board asked that staff present a detailed proposal in January for consideration of establishing a Broadband Authority.

•Supervisors requested a speed study be performed on Rt. 640.

•Board members agreed to give county staff an additional holiday as granted by Gov. Bob McDonnell for state staff.

•Supervisors asked that County Administrator Robert Dubé draft a resolution recognizing the efforts of Tony Fernandez, former general manager at Walmart Distribution Center in Zion Crossroads.  Fernandez died over the Thanksgiving holiday.

•Diane Montgomery was reappointed to the Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Advisory Committee.

•Gordon Brooks was reappointed to the Louisa County Planning Commission to serve as the Mountain Road district representative.

•Dr. Frank Friedman, president of Piedmont Community College, gave his annual update to the supervisors.


December 16

•Former Town of Louisa Police Chief A.J. Panebianco recognized Sheriff Ashland D. Fortune and Lt. Patrick Sheridan for their assistance with Middleburg’s National Night Out program.

Panebianco is now the police chief in Middleburg and shared how much citizens in his new town enjoyed the bloodhounds.

•Moss Nuckols Elementary School PTA President Kelly Garrett outlined plans for an outdoor fitness area that the PTA plans to build on the property.

The PTA plans to add an obstacle course and track in a two-phase project that will total $30,900 to complete. Garrett advised that no funds would be requested of the county and students and the community could use the facility.

The supervisors endorsed the program as presented.

•Michael Bollinger, executive director of the Louisa Arts Center, discussed with supervisors the history of the arts center and talked about how the center benefits economic development.

He asked the supervisors to keep the arts center in mind as they work on the upcoming budget proposal, adding that the arts center is asking for the same amount as last year.

•The supervisors unanimously agreed to appropriate the FY 2014 operation and maintenance budget.

•The board reappointed Alan Marshall to the Water Authority Board and Bill Martin to the Lake Anna Advisory Committee.

•The board voted to allow Paul Carreras to serve a complete four-year term on the Management Oversight Group until Dec. 31, 2014 as initially appointed.  The board directed County Attorney Michael Lockaby to draft the appropriate changes to the ordinance to match the bylaws.

Information compiled by Deana Meredith



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