School positions may be eliminated
At a budget work session Tuesday, school superintendent Rusty Fairheart made recommendations for ways to cut $215,500 from the proposed FY10 school budget. This still leaves a $205,000 shortfall that Fairheart says can only come by cutting personnel.
posted 01.21.2009Is town code ‘the law,’ or simply ‘a guideline’?
The issue of how to enforce Urbanna’s zoning ordinance came up again at the Urbanna Town Council’s work session on Friday. Resident Bob Calves renewed his claim that council is not enforcing the town code to protect Urbanna’s Historic District.
posted 01.21.2009Public hearing on sewage plant is Wednesday
Public debate has brought out several sewage issues that will come up when the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) holds a public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Clare Walker Middle School on Route 33 at Locust Hill.
posted 01.15.2009‘Critical Harbor of Refuge’ status for Broad Creek
Middlesex County Administrator Charles Culley has been authorized to make a formal request to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have Broad Creek in Deltaville be considered as a “Critical Harbor of Refuge.”