At Monday's regular monthly session the Washington Town Council passed all resolutions with little to no debate; and Mayor John Sullivan announced the town’s fiscal year 2018 budget is balanced.
Unedited video of the Washington Town Council's regular monthly public meeting 7 p.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 at town hall.
The cantankerous tone of Monday’s supervisors meeting was set before it started with a letter from county attorney Art Goff updating the board on legal issues.
Bottom line: most if not all of the county’s historic 19th century brick structures are in need of considerable updating and repair, if not extensive restoration.
The RSW Regional Jail Authority Board voted last Friday to appoint Gilkison as superintendent of the regional jail, which holds County prisoners and others in the region who wind up on the wrong side of the law.
Rappahannock County supervisors have their work cut out for them in filling three government posts that for decades have been handled by one dedicated official, Richie Burke.
The event, sponsored by the Foothills Forum, was organized to discuss issues raised in a two-part Rappahannock News/Foothills Forum Special Report, titled “The Land, a Plan, A FUTURE.” Written by Rieland.
On March 15, Judge Alfred D. Swersky issued an opinion letter dismissing a petition for a declaratory judgment and enforcement of Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act by the county’s board of supervisors.
The county’s Board of Supervisors addressed a restive crowd of more than 80 Rappahannock residents at a town hall-style forum Monday night. For 90 minutes, they responded to questions from attendees and some who shouted.
This week, rather than wondering how many constituents might show up at his upcoming town hall, the congressman is releasing a “ticketing and attendance plan” — namely a lottery — for the March 31 event in Charlottesville.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors' community outreach session 7 p.m. March 20, 2017 at the Castleton Volunteer Fire Hall.
There are three comprehensive plan-specific meetings at which public input would be most welcome: the regular monthly meeting on March 27; on April 8 at town hall; and an April 17 joint work session with the town council.
Unedited video of the Washington Town Council's regular monthly public meeting 7 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at town hall.
Asserting “we need to act now,” County Supervisor Chris Parrish on Monday successfully pushed through a motion to create a new position of “zoning administrator/deputy county administrator.”
People renting out their homes through websites such as Airbnb could be forced to pay a registration fee to their local government under a bill that passed both chambers of the General Assembly.
The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals approved an application for a special use permit to allow Charlotte Taylor to operate her residence on On the Edge Lane in Washington as a tourist home.