The supervisors were present in the courtroom, four of the five being respondents in a circuit court suit filed against the board in Sept. by attorney David Konick on behalf of Sperryville llama farmer Marian Bragg.
On the full agenda at the RCBS’ monthly meeting next Monday (Dec. 5): The county’s official blessing, thus far oddly elusive, of a privately funded Blue Ridge Heritage Project memorial.
The RCPC at its regular meeting Nov. 16 considered an application for a tourist home and continued a months-long process of amending the definitions of “transient occupancy” in the county’s zoning ordinance.
On the BZA’s agenda was a resolution which would have declared that Konick’s September lawsuit against the BZA and its then-acting chair, Jennifer Matthews, was never authorized by the board and was thus illegal.
Rappahannock County's supervisors vote to disband the finance committee the board created last year, and at least one supervisor warns that the county-owned RAAC Community Theatre building might eventually be needed for office or courtroom space.
The Washington Town Council Monday night (Nov. 14) unanimously appointed Bradley Schneider, a longtime planning commission member, as the newest member of the council.
It was not with a prayer but a legal opinion from acting (and eventual) Commonwealth’s Attorney Art Goff that the board voted Monday night to appropriate funds in this year’s budget for a legal defense fund.
Another full agenda — and another empty seat or two — await the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors at their next regular monthly meeting this Monday afternoon and evening (Nov. 7).
In Rappahannock, where residents fiercely defend the county’s rural and scenic nature, who could possibly object to a trail connecting the county’s villages, schools and recreation area? But several attending the Oct. 19 planning commission meeting did.
More than 50 citizens attended Monday night’s Hampton district “outreach” session, hosted at the Washington fire hall by the RCBS. For more than 90 minutes, the supervisors were alternately questioned, criticized and encouraged.
If who wins a debate is determined by how many words per minute a candidate speaks, count Tom Garrett Jr. the victor of Monday night's confrontation with Jane Dittmar in Warrenton.
When our oldest son, Matthew, enlisted in the Marine Corps 10 years ago, we were naturally concerned that he was entering the armed forces during a period of war. And we were even more concerned when he re-enlisted.
Here’s what’s on the ballot that Rappahannock County voters will see on Nov. 8, Election Day. If you haven’t registered to vote next Monday (Oct. 17) is the last day to do so.
Flatwood recycling center may or may not be open in the future on Mondays, but this coming Monday (Oct. 17), Rappahannock County’s supervisors will be. The supervisors will meet at the Washington fire hall at 7 p.m. Monday.
The formula that has worked for Donald Trump’s success cannot scale up to America’s needs. DT has been successful because he has worked on the edges. Stuff like screwing contractors to improve the bottom line won’t work for the nation.
At their regular October session, Rappahannock County’s supervisors took four hours Monday afternoon to deal with the county’s business. This included adopting several measures meant to defend the board, its elected members and county staff in court.