Message from the County Administrator 

June, 2019 

This message is a monthly update in 2019 to better update our citizens and visitors to our website. The information serves as a status report for ongoing projects, and also serves as a preview to different happenings that are in the planning stages.

The Board of Supervisors will hold its only meeting this month on Tuesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the Boardroom.

Real estate and personal property tax payments are due June 5 in the Treasurer’s Office.

Dedication of the new Fire & EMS Station on Route 10/Moody Road will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9.

Dedication for the new courtroom in the Lower Level of the Prince George County Courthouse will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21.

Prince George High School will hold its 2019 Graduation Ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Prince George High School Football Stadium.

The Prince George Farmers’ Market continues every Saturday in June, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Scott Park Pavilion.

The USSSA VA State Baseball Tournament for 10U – 14U will be held June 1-2 at 8:30 a.m. daily at various Prince George baseball fields.

The Wood Bat State Baseball Travel Tournament will be held June 15-16 at 8:30 a.m. daily at Prince George High School Baseball Fields.

The ’50 Years of Love’ in Prince George County will continue its special exhibit through June 15 at the Prince George Heritage Center.

The Disputanta Ruritan Steak Feast will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Temple Park.

The Special Olympics Torch Run will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 6 along Courthouse Road from Tractor Supply to the Prince George County Government Complex. 

A ribbon cutting will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6 for the new Sheetz Convenience Station at Puddledock.

The Youth Public Safety Academy orientation will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Central Wellness Center.  The camp will be held from June 17 through June 28.  Graduation ceremonies will be held June 28 at 3 p.m. in the Boardroom.

The USA Gold Territory Championship Travel Softball Tournament will be held June 8-9 at 8:30 a.m. daily at various Prince George softball fields.

The Harbor Blast Concert series will be held Saturday, June 8 and Saturday, June 22 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Appomattox Boat Harbor.

The Prince George Social Services Advisory Board will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, June 10 in the Social Services administrative offices.

The Prince George School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 10 at Moore Middle School.

Crater Community Hospice will host a ‘Caregivers Café’ at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 at the Petersburg Library.

The Appomattox River Water Authority will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the Lake Chesdin offices.

Parks & Recreation will host ‘Outdoor Movie Night’ at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 at Scott Park.

The Riverside Regional Jail Finance Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, June 17 at the Jail offices.

The Prince George Fire & EMS Advisory Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18 in the Boardroom.

The James River Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Prince George Library.

The Prince George Police Department will host a Bike Rodeo from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at Scott Park.

The ‘County Administrator’s Summer Basketball Clinic’ will begin Sunday, June 23 at 4 p.m. at the Reggie Jones Gymnasium in the Central Wellness Center.  The clinic will extend through August 25.

An information meeting regarding the ‘Prince George Drinking Water Quality Program’ will be held Monday, June 24 at the Prince George Library at a time to be announced. Samples will be collected on Wednesday, June 26 from 7-10 a.m. at the Office of Cooperative Extension.

Prince George TRIAD will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, June 24 at the Prince George Library.

The Prince George Business Roundtable will meet at The Barns of Kanak at 8 a.m. on June 26.

The Prince George Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27 in the Boardroom.

Here is a capsule glance of other activities that will be happening within County government during the month of June:

  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will consider three reports: (1) VDOT; (2) Litter Reduction Program; and (3) Beechwood Manor Reservoir Repairs. 
  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will consider an agreement with VDOT for the Marl Bank Drive stormwater project. 
  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will consider an appropriation to Riverside Regional Jail. 
  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will appropriate funds for implementation of the FY ’20 Budget of $123,068,958. 
  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will consider a budget amendment and appropriation to the School Division for $436,169 in Federal Impact Aid and $297,761 in additional State revenue. 
  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will consider four appointments: (1) District 19 Community Services Board; (2) Recreation Advisory Commission two appointments; and (3) Appomattox River Regional Library Board. 
  • The Board of Supervisors at its June 11 meeting will hold three public hearings: (1) Fraternal Order of Police leasing space at the Central Wellness Center; (2) Verizon Cell Tower on Hardware Drive; and (3) Baymont Hotel Food Truck request. 
  • Activities are underway for various Parks & Recreation summer activities and registration is beginning for fall events. Information can be received at www. http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov
  • Construction of stormwater projects in Birchett Estates and Cedar Creek will continue this month. 
  • Construction will continue this month on a new building for the Virginia Physicians for Women in the Puddledock area. 
  • Design and planning will continue this month on two utility extension projects on Route 156 and near the Food Lion Distribution Center.
  • Planning meetings will continue this month on the construction of a new fire station at Jefferson Park. 
  • Planning meetings will continue this month on the construction of a new Burn Building for Fire & EMS. 
  • Negotiations will continue this month with a vendor for a new Public Safety Radio System.  
  • The process to hire an architect to plan and design a new restroom/concession stand facility at New Scott Park will continue this month. 
  • Prince George County will continue this month to weigh its legal options before joining other localities in filing a lawsuit to recover costs for opioid cases. 
  • Delegate Emily Brewer has been asked by County officials to assist in helping several families be placed in the correct election district by the State Electoral Board. 
  • Prince George County, Fort Lee technology personnel working feverishly to implement new 9-1-1 agreement between the two entities. 
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