Thank you for participating in the 88th Annual Conference. Below is a link to the VACo Annual Conference recap webpage. VACo 88th Annual Conference Recap Webpage Also, please take a moment to share your thoughts on the Annual Conference. VACo 88th Annual Conference Evaluation Form Please let us know if you have any questions by […]

Visit Charlotte County and the Charlotte County Historic Courthouse

Location: 125 David Bruce Avenue / Legrande Avenue Built: 1821 – 1823 Style: Greek-Roman Revival Architect: Thomas Jefferson Contractor: John Percival Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and wood structure. The north front of the rectangular building has a large portico with four whitewashed stuccoed columns rising to […]

Annual Virginia Water and Wastewater Rate Report Released

How do you compare? That’s a common question many public utilities face when considering how to set rates and fees for water and wastewater services. Virginia boasts more than 250 public providers of water and wastewater across every size and type of community, which can make benchmarking a challenge. Understanding water and wastewater trends across […]

“Money Committees” Hold Annual Pre-Session Retreats, Signal Budget Priorities for 2023

The General Assembly’s “money committees” – the House Appropriations, House Finance, and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees – held their annual retreats earlier this month, with the House Appropriations and House Finance Committees meeting November 14 in Richmond and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee convening November 17-18 in Farmville.  These meetings traditionally provide an […]

Cratering Newspapers Leave County Stories Untold

by Charlie Ban | NACo County News Senior Writer (Story and Photo reprinted with permission from NACo County News) The Herald-Progress made Faye Prichard’s career in public service possible. As an Ashland, Va. resident who got into community organizing in the early 2000s, before the dawn of social media, she didn’t have much public visibility […]

Witt O’Brien’s

WITT O’BRIEN’S Witt O’Brien’s helps governments at all levels plan and prepare for disasters—and, when the inevitable crisis strikes, we partner with our clients to respond effectively. Our team of former federal, state, and local emergency responders brings decades of front-line experience to support clients’ recovery from disasters and rebuild communities. From hurricanes and wildfires […]

VML/VACo Finance

VML/VACo FINANCE Financial services of the Virginia Association of Counties, including financing, municipal advisory and accounting services; Virginia Investment Pool and Pooled OPEB Trust. Robert Lauterberg, Managing Directorrlauterburg@valocalfinance.org 8 East Canal Street, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23222804.648.0635  |  www.valocalfinance.org


VAcorp VAcorp is the leading provider of property, liability, cyber, and workers’ compensation coverage and related risk management services for Virginia public entities and schools. As a group self-insurance risk pool founded by counties, owned and led by its member-entities, we provide the most comprehensive and responsive coverage and risk solutions at stable pricing year […]

The Berkley Group

THE BERKLEY GROUP The Berkley Group is a local government consulting firm with experts specializing in administration, executive recruitment, organizational assessment, planning, zoning, environmental program support, finance, public works, project management, community involvement, public safety and more. Drew Williams, AICP, CEOdrew@bgllc.net P.O. Box 181, Bridgewater, VA 22812540.560.2202  |  www.bgllc.net VACo asked its Premier Partners to share […]