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Water projects come together

Fluvanna County’s two water projects will eventually merge into one.

The Zion Crossroads water project will lay pipes in the ground that will eventually be filled with water from the James River project, County Administrator Steve Nichols told the Board of Supervisors Wednesday night (Jan. 20). Add a comment

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Supervisors reverse course by approving James River water project

After hours of debate, apologies, and passionate speeches from the public, the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors reversed its position on the James River water project by unanimously voting Wednesday night (Jan. 20) to approve the two special use permits associated with the project.

In doing so, supervisors may have freed Fluvanna from two lawsuits – one for $40 million – that hinge upon the Board’s Dec. 2 denial of the two permits.

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Sheridan elected top Fluvanna leader

Supervisor Mike Sheridan became the county’s top leader when a vote from his peers elected him chairman of the Fluvanna Board of Supervisors.

Supervisor Don Weaver nominated Sheridan for the role at the meeting Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 6), and Sheridan was elected by a 4-1 vote (Supervisor Tony O’Brien dissenting).  O’Brien had nominated Supervisor Mozell Booker, the former chair.

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The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors elected Supervisor Mike Sheridan as chairperson in a 4-1 vote (O'Brien dissenting). Supervisor Mozell Booker was elected vice chairperson in a 3-2 vote (Weaver and Eager dissenting).

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Fluvanna calls lawsuits “premature”

The two lawsuits filed against Fluvanna County, one of which seeks damages of $40 million, are “premature,” a press release from County Administrator Steve Nichols’ office stated Monday (Jan. 4).

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