DEQ responds to comments on Saluda sewage plant
The following information on the upcoming State Water Control Board (SWCB) meeting on the proposed Saluda wastewater treatment plant was released on April 3. The SWCB release includes a summary of individual comments and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) staff responses to these comments.
posted 04.03.2009Small camera gives sheriff’s office big boost
Through a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) grant, the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office recently installed a camera in a county police car that records video in front of the vehicle and to the rear, including the back seat.
posted 04.01.2009School proposal may be cut 5%
It could be back to the budget drawing board for school superintendent Rusty Fairheart and the Middlesex County School Board. On March 24, county administrator Charles Culley informed county supervisors that Middlesex faces an $800,000 shortfall in the current 2008-09 (FY09) county budget.
posted 04.01.2009Urbanna staff proposes 4-cent real estate tax hike
The figures are preliminary, but the Town of Urbanna staff has recommended a 4-cent increase in the town real estate tax rate as well as a $1 increase in water rates for the upcoming 2009-10 (FY10)budget. The preliminary figures were released at the town council’s finance committee work session on March 27.