June 3 Mandates Task Force Meeting to Focus on DPB, DEQ

May 4, 2015

Please be advised that the next meeting of the Task Force for Local Government Mandate Review will be held Wednesday, June 3 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be on the 12th Floor North Conference Room in the Main Street Center, at 600 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219.

The meeting will include presentations from and discussions with the Department of Planning and Budget (DPB) and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

The DPB discussion will focus on evaluating the impact of state agency regulations on local governments. DEQ will focus its presentation on Virginia’s water quality regulations, including stormwater programs.

The Task Force is charged with reviewing state mandates imposed on localities, and makes recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly with respect to regulations that are overly burdensome or unnecessary. The five members are local elected officials or administrators who serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

VACo continues to work with the Task Force to spotlight mandates of concern to counties and encourages its members to participate in the upcoming meeting.

For additional information, please see the Task Force’s website at: http://tinyurl.com/btp499q.

VACo Contact: Erik Johnston, CAE

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