Central Virginia PDC Welcomes New Commissioner
We are pleased to announce Mr. Robert Hiss as the newest member of the Commission. In December 2018 Mr. Hiss was announced as the Bedford County Board of Supervisor’s selection to serve as County Administrator. Mr. Hiss’ has served local governments in both Georgia and Virginia.
Workforce Development Partnerships Key to Successful Regional Career Expo
On April 9th and 10th, the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, the Central Virginia Workforce Development Board, most of the schools in the Central Virginia region, and countless community volunteers, came together to coordinate the first Worlds of Opportunity Regional Career Expo.
Town of Pamplin Completes Waterworks Improvement Project
In June of 2018 the Town of Pamplin City was awarded funding from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) through the Virginia Water Supply Revolving Fund and from Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project to upgrade and improve facilities on their 75,000-gallon
Virginia PDCs Partner with DEQ to Advance Phase III Chesapeake Bay WIP
The CVPDC, along with Planning District Commissions across Virginia, has entered into a contract with DEQ to assist in implementing actions, or Best Management Practices (BMPs), and programs developed in partnership with local governments,
VDOT Announces Transportation Alternatives Program Grant Application Cycle
The next application cycle for the Transportation Alternative (TA) program will begin on May 15, 2019. Funding is available for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. New this year, applicants must submit a pre-application by July 1, 2019. VDOT will review pre-application submissions through August 15, 2019.
Draft Chesapeake Bay & Tributaries Water Quality Plan Available for Public Comment
The Office of the Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources, through DEQ, has released the Virginia’s Draft Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) for meeting water quality standards within the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries (rivers & streams).
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Region 2000 Local Government Council is returning to its roots by rebranding as the Central Virginia Planning District Commission
Beginning March 2019, the Region 2000 Local Government Council will re-establish itself as the Central Virginia Planning District Commission (CVPDC). Chartered by the General Assembly of Virginia under the Regional
Virginia Career Works - Lynchburg Center Earns One-Stop Affiliate Certification
The Central Virginia Workforce Development Board, administrator of the local Federal Workforce Programs, received notice that the both the Virginia Career Works Center, located at 3125 Odd Fellows Rd., Lynchburg VA, and the YouthWorks affiliate center, located at 1516 Florida Ave., Lynchburg VA, have met the certification requirements for
Area Planning Commissioners Learn Tools of the Trade
On January 31st, more than twenty members of planning commissioners from across the region gathered for a workshop to learn about legal issues relating to planning and zoning, public engagement, and running effective commission meetings. The workshop was hosted by the Central Virginia Planning District Commission (CVPDC) and