Government

County honors Peterson as retirement nears

About 75 people flocked to the Fluvanna County Circuit Courtroom on Dec. 2 to say goodbye to B. E. Peterson, Jr., beloved circuit court clerk for over 26 years.

Peterson, 68, is retiring when his term ends at the end of the year.  Tristana Treadway, 40, will take over as clerk on Jan. 1.

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Supervisors scramble as Louisa lawsuit looms

Louisa County has taken the first step toward suing Fluvanna over the recent denial of water project permits, and now the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors must decide what to do.

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Louisa lawsuit “on the table”

The Louisa County Board of Supervisors issued a press release Thursday (Dec. 3) stating that a lawsuit against Fluvanna County is “on the table,” given that the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday night (Dec. 2) failed to approve two special use permits necessary for the James River water projects to proceed.

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James River water project halted

The James River water project came to a screeching halt Wednesday night (Dec. 2) as the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors failed to approve two special use permits necessary for the project to proceed.

Earlier in the afternoon supervisors also froze development of the Zion Crossroads water and sewer system by declining to fund the project’s next step, an aerial survey.

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Water permits fail

The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors failed to approve a special use permit to allow the James River Water Authority to construct a raw water pipeline to pull water from the James River at its meeting Wednesday night (Dec. 2).  Chairperson Mozell Booker and Supervisor Tony O'Brien voted for the permit.  Supervisors Don Weaver and Bob Ullenbruch voted against it.  A tied vote fails to pass.

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