Board of Supervisors - Agenda for November 26, 2019 Meeting

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Greene County Board of Supervisors
County Meeting Room – Administration Building
Tuesday, November 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 accept and appropriate $1,700 in donations for the Sheriff’s Department
c. Resolution to accept and appropriate $2,035.45 in donations for the Animal Shelter
d. Resolution to accept and appropriate $2,230.35 for insurance recovery for Planning and Zoning Department
e. Resolution to accept and appropriate $2,250 for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant for Sheriff’s Department for Naloxone. No local match required.
f. Resolution to accept and appropriate $19,722 for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant for Sheriff’s Office for equipment. No local match required.
g. Resolution to accept roads in Holly Hills Subdivision into the State Secondary Road System
h. Resolution to declare an intent to reimburse for purchase of land and easements for the Greene County Water Supply and Treatment Project

9. Action items:
a. Public hearing to consider ordinance revisions pertaining to private road standards in the R-2 (Residential), Planned Unit Development (PUD), and Senior Residential (SR) districts – Jim Frydl, Director of Planning and Zoning

10. Presentations:
a. VDOT Quarterly Meeting – Joel Denunzio, VDOT Resident Engineer
b. Smart Scale 2020 – Route 29 Safety Improvement – Jim Frydl, Director of Planning and Zoning
c. Update on status of Health Department – Dr. Denise Bonds, District Health Director
d. JAUNT service to Greene County – Brad Sheffield, Executive Director of JAUNT
e. Quarterly finance report – Tracy Morris, Director of Finance
f. Second Amendment resolutions – Mark B. Taylor, County Administrator

11. Items presented for first review (tentative action date in parentheses)
a. Apparatus program for volunteer fire departments – David Cox, Member, Board of Supervisors (December 10, 2019)
b. Public safety radio system upgrade – Jeremy Thomas, Senior Account Manager, Motorola (December 10, 2019)
c. Social media policy – Mark B. Taylor, County Administrator (December 10, 2019)

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

13. Other items from the Board

14. Adjourn

July, 2019 - Boards/Commissions/Committees Vacancies

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 AppealsAlternate - 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 the zoning administrator, 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.

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:

Rivanna River Basin Commission – The RRBC provides guidance for the stewardship of water and natural resources of the Rivanna River Basin and promotes activities by local, state, and federal governments, and by individuals, that foster resource stewardship for the environmental and economic health of the Basin. The RRBC was formed in 2007, as a result of enabling legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2004.Participating jurisdictions include Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Greene County, and the City of Charlottesville.  The Commission is comprised of two elected officials from each of the participating jurisdictions, one citizen appointee from each of the jurisdictions, and one representative each from the Culpeper and Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation Districts.  For additional information on the RRBC, please visit their website at:


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


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


  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.


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


  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.


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.


  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.


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


  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.

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