VACo Preliminary 2016 Legislative Program

September 21, 2015


Dear VACo Members

VACo has released its Preliminary 2016 Legislative Program, which was drafted through VACo’s steering committee process. The document includes a host of important and timely proposed policy statements including language regarding K-12 education funding, stormwater regulations, transportation, workforce, broadband, health and human resources and a host of other state and local budget and legislative issues.

Please click on the link to read the Preliminary 2016 Legislative Program.

The 2016 Legislative Program will be adopted during the VACo Annual Conference at the Omni Homestead in Bath County – November 8-10, 2015.

VACo’s seven steering committees will finalize and adopt their policy sections on Sunday, November 8. The Resolutions Committee will ratify the program on Monday, November 9 and the VACo membership will adopt the program during the annual business meeting on Tuesday, November 10.

VACo members are encouraged to continue to add their input to this document by working through their county’s legislative process and the VACo steering committee process to put forward suggested changes to the VACo 2016 Legislative Program.

For questions regarding VACo’s legislative process, contact Dean Lynch at or 804.343.2511.


Judy S. Lyttle
Surry County Board of Supervisors
VACo First Vice President
VACo Resolutions Committee Chair

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