Government

“Aqua” bill unanimously passes Virginia House and Senate

The pair of bills that will impose stricter rules on water and sewer companies such as Aqua Virginia were passed unanimously by the Virginia House of Delegates (Feb. 8) on Monday and the Virginia Senate on Thursday (Feb. 11).

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County administrator unveils “lean” new budget

Though various office budgets will be lean, day-to-day operational requirements are adequately provided for in his proposed fiscal year 2017 (FY17) budget, County Administrator Steve Nichols told the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors Wednesday night (Feb. 3).

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Fluvanna roundabouts rank high for state funding

Some of the troublesome spots on Fluvanna County roads will soon become safer thanks to the likelihood of funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

VDOT now uses a ranking system called HB2 to award funding to transportation projects. The new rankings are out and “Fluvanna did very well this year,” VDOT Residency Administrator Joel DeNunzio told the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors Wednesday evening (Feb. 3).

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Supervisors hash out ideas for 2016

Holed up in the Fluvanna Community Center on a sunny Saturday (Jan. 30), the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors and 12 staff members hashed out ideas for the new year.

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Road conditions deteriorating

Heavy snow is falling across central Virginia and highways throughout the region are snow covered and slippery. The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising residents to stay off the roads during the storm, which is expected to continue until Sunday morning. Along with snow accumulations up to three feet, high winds, drifting snows and fallen trees will create treacherous driving conditions.

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