VACo Preliminary 2015 Legislative Program

October 2, 2014


David Hutchins, Carroll County
VACo First Vice President
Resolutions Committee Chair

VACo has released its Preliminary 2015 Legislative Program, which was developed by the association’s seven policy Steering Committees. The document includes a host of important and timely proposed policy statements including language regarding K-12 education funding, stormwater regulations, employee benefits, state and local fiscal obligations and other critical issues.

Please click on the link to read the Preliminary 2015 Legislative Program.

The 2015 Legislative Program is to be adopted during the annual conference at the Omni Homestead Resort in Bath County. VACo’s seven steering committees will finalize and adopt their policy sections on Sunday, November 9. The Resolutions Committee will discuss and ratify the program on Monday, November 10, and the VACo membership will adopt the program during the annual business meeting on Tuesday, November 11.

Please contact Dean Lynch or Beau Blevins for more information about VACo’s legislative process at or


Request for County Legislative Proposals
The next key component of the VACo Legislative Process is to hear directly from member counties regarding their policy priorities for the 2015 session of the General Assembly.

In order to assist VACo’s steering committees in receiving this critical input in advance of the VACo Annual Conference, please send Erik Johnston ( your county’s legislative program or issues the county has identified for the 2015 General Assembly session as soon as the information becomes available and no later than November 1.

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