May 14 Meeting Recap

BOS Approves FY ’20 Budget

The Board of Supervisors at its May 14 meeting gave its approval to the FY ’20 Budget.

By unanimous vote, the BOS gave the nod to the spending plan that will guide County Government through June 30, 2020. The plan goes into effect July 1.

The total Budget approved was $123,068,958. It includes no increases in property taxes water fees, or wastewater fees. It does include a salary adjustment for County employees.

The Budget also includes General Fund expenditures of $57,761,488. That includes a contribution to the Public School Division of $16,994,065, a contribution to Riverside Regional Jail of $676,886, and a contribution to the Comprehensive Services Act of $690,000.

Other matters to come before the BOS at its worksession & meeting:

• Approved on the Consensus Agenda and presented a commendation to the Burrowsville Volunteer Fire Department for its 50 Years Celebration.

• Approved on the Consensus Agenda a proclamation for National Emergency Medical Services Week.

• Received a VDOT maintenance report.

• Received a Toddler Fair Update from Social Services Director Shel Douglas.

• Tabled the Employee Grievance Procedures Revision to May 28.

• Unanimously approved a resolution to submit to VDOT requesting the naming of the Roundabout at Route 634 and Route 106 for PFC Michael Marvin Carey (Marine).

• Unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the advertisement of a public hearing for a lease of a portion of the Central Wellness Center to the Hopewell/Prince George Fraternal Order of Police Lodge.

• Unanimously approved award of contracts for sewer investigative services.

• Unanimously approved acceptance of the dedication of a utility easement at the Country Club of Petersburg.

• Unanimously authorized the County to enter into a retainer agreement with the law firm of Kaufman and Canoles to file suit to recover County costs of responding to opiod addiction.

• Discussed and approved dates for Route 10 Fire Station Dedication (June 9), Courthouse Basement Dedication (June 21), and Board Retreat (July 23).

• Unanimously appointed Mr. Ken Robinson to the District 19 Community Services Board.

• Tabled four appointments to the Crater Regional Workforce to May 28.

• Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance Amendment relating to the duties of the County Administrator.

• Held a public hearing and unanimously approved the Virginia Department of Transportation Six-Year Plan for Prince George County Plan for Secondary Roads Improvement for FY ’20.

• Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance Amendment requiring the payment of delinquent taxes prior to issuance of business licenses.

• Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance Amendment relating to the powers and duties of the Board of Zoning Appeals.