Central Va Planning District Commission Newsletter

April 2019

DRPT offers new service for Commonwealth commuter to provide multimodal transportation choices. 

An important part of the Central Virginia Radio Communication Board’s Capital Improvement Plan is to bring necessary and important enhancements to their member jurisdictions dispatch centers.

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. 

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. 

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

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,

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. 

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).

Central Virginia Planning District Commission 828 Main Street, 12th Floor
Lynchburg, VA 24504
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