Maria Everett, executive director of the Virginia FOIA Advisory Council, led a two-hour forum about the law last Wednesday at the County courthouse including 50 members of the public and several county officials.
Ron Frazier, the longest serving board member, he has an institutional knowledge others may not have, and often uses it to raise questions about procedures and policies debated at BOS meetings.
Rappahannock County Administrator Debbie Keyser is inviting the public to a fitting send-off next Wednesday, May 24, from 3 to 5 p.m., honoring longtime county “workhorse” Richie Burke.
Unedited video of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) training session held by Maria J.K. Everett, executive director and senior attorney of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council, 7 p.m, Wednesday, May 11, at the Rappahannock County courthouse.
“It’s a different world,” County Interim Superintendent Dr. Blair put it plainly. Change has come so drastically that Blair said school officials have even debated whether to allow students to bring backpacks into the classrooms during school hours.
These days, not many people live in the house where they grew up. After a walk around Chris Parrish’s cattle farm, you can see why he returned home.
The Rapp BOS tackled a lengthy agenda, approving a school's budget, announcing three new zoning administrator job finalists, stressing the urgency for building renovations, and debating the continued public use of an increasingly security-minded county courthouse.
The Rapp BZA approved two tourist homes at its regular April 26 meeting held in the county courthouse. The board also tabled an application for a non-conforming family apartment, after advising the applicant on various ways to proceed.
On most Saturdays you can find Roger Welch at the art gallery owned by his artist wife, Geneva, on Main Street. It was there recently he talked at length about his life and his 19 years as a supervisor.
The Rappahannock County Planning Commission, in its regular meeting April 20, voted to recommend that two applications for tourist homes in the county move to the Board of Zoning Appeals for further consideration
No longer able to rely on McCarthy’s 30 years of institutional knowledge and a management style which kept, or often appeared to keep, the county operating smoothly, the BOS has struggled at times to find its “sea legs.”
Once again Judge Alfred D. Swersky denied Marian Bragg’s petition to the Circuit Court to declare that certain actions taken by the Board of Supervisors violated Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The Board of Supervisors held a budget workshop on April 13 to approve a preliminary fiscal year 2018 budget. The board will present the budget for discussion and amendment in future public meetings.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission's 7:30 p.m. public meeting Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the county courthouse.
The big question that came out of last week’s regular and two continued Board of Supervisors’ meetings was not “Did we get anything done?” But “Did we violate Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?”
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.