Culpeper Government News
Supervisors sign off on budget and tax rate, discuss power lines, and Social Media Policy
Next Tuesday at its regular meeting, Culpeper town council will take up whether to close Burgandine Avenue, a move Madison Grove residents say is essential to ensure the safety of their neighborhood, which has been subjected to cut-through traffic.
Superintendent search yields three finalists
Jamie Clancey announces bid for Culpeper Town Council
Veteran attorney Hunter B. Chapman recently filed a civil petition, in the Culpeper County Circuit Court, naming Commonwealth Attorney Megan Frederick as the defendant in an effort to get Frederick to seek criminal charges against a former employee of Virginia Broadband. While seeking a criminal process, the petition itself is civil and is filed in civil court.
Three members of a Culpeper town council Public Safety, Public Works Committee voted Tuesday against the recommendation of a taxpayer-funded $32,400 traffic study that measured traffic volume and impact on nearby intersections if Burgandine Avenue was closed at Ira Hoffman
The Culpeper Town Council spent more time debating the funding of outside agencies at last Thursday’s special council meeting than talking about the rest of the $16.1 general operating budget, which has generated little discussion since it was unveiled last month.
I woke up on April 29 feeling nihilistic about what happened in Baltimore the previous night. Not because I think the city's going to end up a giant ball of flames but because this, in the long term, won't change anything. Not from the civilians' side, not from the police's side. It won't change as long as violence is an option.
*UPDATED* Sheriff Glen Hill and Clerk of the Circuit Court Michele McQuigg appear headed to another term after winning the Republican nomination for their seats on Saturday. Neither faces a challenge so far from a Democratic or independent opponent in the general election. Meanwhile, Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and Coles Supervisor Marty Nohe (R) successfully fought off primary challengers while Ruth Anderson (R) and Steve Chapman (R) claimed the Republican nominations in Occoquan and Woodbridge districts for the Board of County Supervisors, respectively.
Also known as the Waugh Tract, the property sits along the 400 block of Madison Road just south of Gayheart’s pond.