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VDOT to Hold Public Hearing on the Sycolin Overpass Design on Thursday, May 17, 2012

VDOT to Hold Public Hearing on the Sycolin Overpass Design on Thursday, May 17, 2012

 

On Thursday, May 17, 2012, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public hearing on the design of the Sycolin Road Overpass.  The public hearing will be held in the lower level of the Leesburg Town Hall (25 West Market Street).

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Declares 2012 Lyme Disease Awareness Year

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Declares 2012 Lyme Disease Awareness Year

From Loudoun County: In recognition of the serious effects of Lyme disease, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has declared 2012 as Lyme Disease Awareness Year. 

The Board adopted a resolution and proclamation in which the Board “commits to mitigating the devastating effects of Lyme disease on the citizens of Loudoun.”  The Board also voted to send a ten-point action plan, which will include a community education and outreach effort, to the Finance, Government Services and Operations Committee for review. 

As detailed in the action plan, a link to the county’s Lyme disease Web page – www.loudoun.gov/lyme - has already been placed prominently on the county’s home page. The county will also begin soliciting bids to apply insecticides at some county-owned parks.

CITY OF MANASSAS ANNOUNCES NEW CITY MANAGER, JOHN A. BUDESKY

CITY OF MANASSAS ANNOUNCES NEW CITY MANAGER, JOHN A. BUDESKY

John A. Budesky of Mechanicsville, Va., Appointed New City Manager for Manassas, Va.
 

The Manassas, Va. City Council and Manassas, Va. Mayor Hal Parrish appoint John A. Budesky, of Mechanicsville, Va. as the new city manager of Manassas, Va. He was selected from 70 candidates representing 23 states as part of a nationwide search. Budesky’s first day as Manassas, Va. city manager will be Mon., Mar. 5, 2012. For more information, call 703-257-8212 or go to www.manassascity.org.

 “We’re excited to welcome John to the City of Manassas…his thoughtful leadership and veteran expertise in government administration, along with his community involvement will be a great benefit to our city,” said Hal Parrish, mayor of Manassas, Va.

Constitutional Officer Week in Loudoun County is January 16 – 20, 2012

Constitutional Officer Week in Loudoun County is January 16 – 20, 2012

 

In recognition of Constitutional Officer Week in Loudoun County, the county’s constitutional officers will hold a food drive January 16 – 20, 2012, to benefit the Interfaith Relief organization. Residents are asked to drop off non-perishable food items during the week at the offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commissioner of the Revenue, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff and Treasurer. 

In Virginia, the public elects not only local, state and federal representatives, but also  constitutional officers, so named because their offices are specifically established by the Constitution of Virginia. These officers are charged with the important duties of maintenance of public records, operation of the circuit courts, prosecution of criminals, protection of public safety, and administration and collection of local revenues.  Loudoun’s five constitutional officers are:    

Town of Leesburg Special Election Set For April 17

From the Town of Leesburg:

Town of Leesburg Announces Special Meeting of Town Council to Fill Vacant Town Council Seat

Town of Leesburg Announces Special Meeting of Town Council to Fill Vacant Town Council Seat

 

From the Town of Leesburg – The Town of Leesburg Town Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, January 4 , 2012, at 7:00 p.m., in the Town Council Chambers (25 West Market Street) to select and appoint a temporary replacement to fill the seat vacated by Ken Reid, who was elected to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in November.

The appointment will run until a special election is held April 17, 2012, and the results are certified. The winner of the April 17, 2012 special election will serve the remainder of Mr. Reid’s term, which will expire December 31, 2014.

For more information, please contact Lee Ann Green, Clerk of the Council, at 703.771.2733, or lgreen@leesburgva.gov.

Town of Leesburg Special Election Set For April 17, 2012

Town of Leesburg Special Election Set For April 17, 2012

 

From the Town of Leesburg – The Town of Leesburg will hold a special election on April 17, 2012, to fill the remainder of a Council Member term expiring on December 31, 2014.  This Council Member term was vacated by Council Member Ken Reid’s resignation following his election to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. 

In order to be eligible to run for the vacant Council seat, a candidate must be qualified to vote in Leesburg Town Council elections and must have been a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for at least one year immediately preceding the election.