Draft Amendments to Bay Act Regulations Include New Requirements to Address Coastal Resilience and the Preservation of Mature Trees – May 3 Deadline to Comment

April 6, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Enacted; Legislation Expected to Provide Significant Resources to Virginia Counties

March 19, 2021

New table for determining taxable value of utility-scale solar will boost county revenues

March 19, 2021

Commonwealth Connect Coalition Updates and Beginning of VATI FY 2022 Process

March 5, 2021

Legislature passes complex changes to laws regarding the siting and taxing of solar and energy storage projects

March 4, 2021

Bill requiring localities consider environmental justice in comprehensive plans fails

March 4, 2021

General Assembly Adopts Budget Compromise

March 2, 2021

Bill to incentivize procurement of electric school buses runs out of fuel

March 2, 2021

Please Contact Legislators to Support Key County Priorities in Budget Conference

February 23, 2021

New requirements for community outreach for air, water, and waste permits fail

February 18, 2021

VACo supports allowing counties to finance renewable energy and energy efficiency investments through ‘green banks’

February 16, 2021

‘Money Committees’ Release Budgets

February 11, 2021

VACo supports amending economic development incentive to include creation of teleworking jobs

February 9, 2021

February 17 Educational Webinar for County Officials on New Online Tool to Compare Revenue Options for Solar Projects

February 5, 2021

Commonwealth Connect: Round One FY2021 VATI grants

February 5, 2021

New requirements for community outreach for air, water and waste permits fail in Senate, move forward in House

February 4, 2021

Bill placing 60-day limit on Planning Commission review fails

February 2, 2021

Path forward found for broadband mapping bill

February 2, 2021

Budget Amendments Introduced to Support County Priorities

January 21, 2021

Bill placing 60-day limit on Planning Commission review of rezonings gets a timeout

January 19, 2021