Public hearing on school budget is March 9
The Middlesex County School Board will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2011-12 (FY12) school budget on Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. The proposed budget is open for public review at the school board office in the Cooks Corner Office Complex or at the school system's website at http://www.mcps.k12.va.us.
posted 03.04.2011Landfill leaks may cost the county more
A recent landfill consent order filed by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and agreed to by Middlesex County involved payment of a $23,000 corrective action permit fee by the county. There are contamination problems at the landfill, but Middlesex is working with DEQ to remedy the situation, indicated Williams. The solution, however, may get expensive.
posted 03.02.2011Firemen seek funds for losses
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors tabled action on a request for $13,684 from the Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department (UMVFD) of Water View to cover the cost of damages to fire-fighting equipment sustained in a forest fire at Jamaica on Saturday, February 19.
posted 03.02.2011Bay Aging responds to recent state reports
In a recent review of Bay Aging operations, a state agency found over-charges to a taxpayer funded program intended to help low-income families, the elderly and disabled. Bay Aging also was faulted for allowing related senior executives—the president, his wife and son—to co-sign checks.