Board of Supervisors - Agenda for February 26, 2019 meeting

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Greene County Board of Supervisors
County Meeting Room – Administration Building
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.


1. Call to order

2. 6:30 p.m. - CLOSED MEETING
a. Matters pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 (a, 1-7) of the Code of Virginia

3. 7:30 p.m. - OPEN MEETING

4. Reconvene, certify closed meeting and take action from closed meeting

5. Pledge of Allegiance; moment of silence

6. Adoption of agenda

7. Matters from the public

8. Consent agenda:
a. Minutes of previous meeting
b. Resolution to extend and finalize Interim County Administrator’s employment agreement

9. Action items:
a. Approval of resolution to terminate Greene County After-School and Summer Child Care Programs – Brenda Garton, Interim County Administrator
b. Resolution authorizing staff to work on amendments to the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances – Jim Frydl, Director of Planning and Zoning

10. Presentations:
a. VDOT quarterly meeting – Joel Denunzio, VDOT Resident Administrator
b. Presentation of FY 17-18 audit – Matt McLearen, Robinson, Farmer, Cox Associates
c. Second Quarter Financial Report (for six months ending December 31, 2018) – Tracy Morris, Finance Director

11. Items presented for first review (tentative action date in parentheses)
a. Recommendation to post “No Trespassing” signs on vacant county-owned property (March 12, 2019) - Brenda Garton, Interim County Administrator

12. Informational items, updates, and reports:
a. Board liaison reports
b. County Administrator update
c. Monthly reports – January, 2019

13. Other items from the Board

14. Adjourn

 

Vacancies on Boards/Commissions - February, 2019

The Greene County Board of Supervisors invites individuals interested in improving the quality of life in Greene County to participate as a member of a County board, commission, or committee.  Vacancies are advertised at various times throughout the year, and opportunities are available now to serve on various citizen member organizations. 

 

Board of Zoning Appeals – The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five members recommended by the Board of Supervisors for appointment by the Circuit Court to serve for a 5-year term.   The Board meets to hear and decide appeals of decisions rendered by zoning administrators, interpret unclear provisions in the zoning ordinance and decide on applications by landowners to permit buildings or land uses which vary from the zoning regulations. Members must be residents of Greene County and qualified by knowledge and experience to make objective, fact-based decisions guided by zoning law.  Professional Board of Zoning Appeals training is provided. Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the County Administration Building. Go here for additional information:  Board of Zoning Appeals

 

Economic Development Authority – The Economic Development Authority has a board of seven directors appointed for four-year terms by the Greene County Board of Supervisors.  The purpose of the EDA is to promote business development in Greene County, consistent with the Comprehensive Plan, the direction of the Board of Supervisors and the intent of the legislation of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The EDA and the Director of Economic Development and Tourism work together to reach the County’s economic development goals.  The EDA Board meets the third Tuesday in January, March, May, July, September at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Economic Development Office located at 8315 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville.  For additional information please contact Alan Yost, Director of Economic Development and Tourism at 434-985-6663.

 

Jefferson Area Board for Aging Advisory Council – Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA) was established in 1975 and serves the needs of the aging community in the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson.  With a mission to promote, establish and preserve sustainable communities for healthy aging that benefit individuals and families of all ages, JABA faces many challenges to support a growing population of elders.  Council members act to provide input on the development and administration of JABA’s Area Plan; to participate in public hearings; to represent the interests of older persons; and to review and comment on all community policies, programs, and actions affecting the senior citizens and elder caregivers of Planning District Ten.  The Advisory Council meets on the first Thursday of the month in January, March, May, July, September, November with additional meetings as necessary.  For additional information please visit:   www.jabacares.org

 

Piedmont Workforce Network Board - PWN has the central role of providing leadership and direction on local strategic workforce issues, identifying local needs and developing strategies to address those needs.  PWN has a total of 34 member and includes Counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, Rappahannock, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson and the City of Charlottesville.  The Piedmont Workforce Network is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth programs in the central Virginia region.  These programs are designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.  The Board meets on a quarterly basis at 3:00 p.m.  For additional information, please visit:  www.centralvirginia.org/piedmont-workforce-network/   or   www.centralvirginia.org/piedmont-workforce-network/cleo-board-information/  

 

The Board of Supervisors invites citizens interested in making a difference through public service to submit an appointment profile.  Completed forms should be submitted to the County Administrator's Office.  Open until filled.  Please call (434)985-5201 with any questions.

Strategic Plan

Greene County Vision Statement

Greene County is an inclusive community where citizens and businesses benefit from a diversified economy, quality public services and a superior quality of life.

Greene County Board of Supervisors Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Greene County Board of Supervisors to provide citizens, businesses and visitors with public services and programs in a fiscally prudent and responsible manner while preserving the county's rural character and natural beauty.

Greene County Core Values

  • Transparency
  • Trust
  • Engagement
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Leadership
  • Stewardship

Greene County Strategic Initiatives

Strategic Initiative: Promote Community and Economic Well-Being

Strategic Initiative: Practice Good Governance

Strategic Initiative: Strengthen Community Engagement

Strategic Initiative: Fund the Future

INITIATIVE ONE: PROMOTE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING.

Capitalize on Greene County's assets, location and heritage to diversify, grow and strengthen the community and economic well-being of citizens and businesses.

ACTION AGENDA:

  1. Support local businesses and entrepreneurs by establishing a focused business appreciation and expansion program.
  2. Expand wireless technology (broadband) throughout the county.
  3. Sponsor a business futures forum to identify the mix of business and commercial enterprises Greene County needs to attract and develop to grow and diversify the county's economic base.
  4. Streamline requirements associated with starting a business in Greene County.
  5. Craft a tourism development strategy and possible overlay district for Greene County.
  6. Revise the county's zoning ordinance to promote/encourage greater business and economic development in Ruckersville and Stanardsville.
  7. Consider drafting and adding a technology/innovation district to the county's zoning ordinance.
  8. Craft an infrastructure policy that will support business, commercial and residential in targeted areas along Route 33 and Route 29.

INITIATIVE TWO: PRACTICE GOOD GOVERNANCE.

Perform government functions and defined duties efficiently and effectively while being accountable to the citizens of Greene County.

ACTION AGENDA:

  1. Develop a revenue accountability agreement wherein all agencies, departments and service providers who receive county funding are to provide the Greene County BoS with a year-end accounting report documenting how the funds were spent and the impact the spending generated in the county.
  2. Develop fact sheets for major policy issues and community projects and share them with the public and media.
  3. Develop an annual county report inclusive of a citizen's guide to county government and share it with county residents and county businesses.
  4. Conduct an efficiency/effectiveness audit of all county sponsored programs and services with particular focus on program need and costs.
  5. Develop and adopt a fiscal policy protocol for Greene County.

INITIATIVE THREE: PROMOTE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.

Promote a positive and interactive relationship with county citizens and stakeholders that will result in a greater understanding of and connection with county government and the community.

ACTION AGENDA:

  1. Encourage greater citizen involvement in county government by holding open town halls throughout the county; by sponsoring periodic surveys to garner public input and opinion on key issues; and, by sponsoring educational initiatives such as a citizen's local government academy and/or a citizen's community planning academy.
  2. Sponsor a community forum to gain citizen input and perspective regarding annualized county spending and service delivery practices.
  3. Place the adopted Greene County vision, mission and strategic initiatives statement on the county's website and appropriate county letterhead.
  4. Host an annual dinner to recognize and thank all persons who serve on BoS appointed Greene County boards and commissions.
  5. Develop a Greene County local government satisfaction survey that will allow county citizens the opportunity to assess the quality and value of county sponsored services and programs on an annual basis.

INITIATIVE FOUR: FUND THE FUTURE.

Commit to fulfill our current and future obligations by identifying and managing the county's revenue options, resources and opportunities.

ACTION AGENDA:

  1. Develop a five-year revenue and expenditure forecast focused on services and programs sponsored by Greene County inclusive of personnel costs, support costs and capital costs.
  2. Add a capital maintenance component to the Greene County Capital Improvements Program (CIP) inclusive of life cycle costs.
  3. Develop a blueprint and multi-year financial plan for constructing and maintaining a new water impoundment in Greene County.
  4. Develop, in partnership with the School Board, a multi-year capital improvement strategy that will finance the multiple upgrades and improvements that are needed in Greene County's public schools.
  5. Develop in partnership with county administration an employee staffing plan (full-time and part-time) that will meet the county's current as well as future fiscal and service priorities.
  6. Conduct an existing office space study to determine the optimum physical space county employees need to perform their duties efficiently and effectively.

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

Learn more about Greene County.

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  40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973


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