July agenda for Bath Board of Supervisors

The Bath Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday the 14th of July in room 115 of the County Courthouse. The meeting will begin at 7:00 following a closed meeting.

After the opening procedures, including opportunity for public comment, and for Board comment, the board will listen to two presentations. The first will be by Carrie Chenery, Executive Director of Shenandoah Partnership; and the second presentation will be by Faye Cooper, conservation easement specialist from the Virginia Outdoors Foundation.

Two discussion items are consideration to set public hearing to amend Bath county code, Chapter 16, Solid Waste, and Consideration to modify swimming pool fees for 2016 season.

The remaining agenda items require action on the part of the board. The first, which Sherry Ryder, planner/zoning administrator will present is Consideration to set public hearing to revise comprehensive plan for state and federal transportation requirements.   Another item is appropriation of state and federal funds to Bath County Schools for fiscal year 2016. Andy Seabolt, Emergency Services Coordinator will present two more action items to the board which are a land lease Agreement with the US Forest Service and consideration to accept Duncan’s Knob tower from Virginia State police.

Items number 127-15 and 128-15 are the fiscal year closeout and approval of appreciation letter to recognize Mike Grist for years of service on the Bath County planning commission.

The remainder of the meeting will focus on actions from the closed meeting, and then the Consent Agenda.

After final opportunities for comments from the public and the board, the meeting will be adjourned.


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Bonnie Ralston

Bonnie Ralston is the Assistant Station Coordinator at WVLS and a Highland County news reporter. She began volunteering at Allegheny Mountain Radio in the fall of 2005. In 2006 she became an AMR employee and worked in Bath County for eight years as the WCHG Station Coordinator and then as the news reporter there. She began working in radio while in college and has stayed connected to radio, in one way or another, for more than thirty years. She grew up in Staunton, Virginia, while spending a lot of time on her family’s farm in Deerfield, Virginia. She enjoys spending time outside, watching old TV shows and movies and tending to her chickens.

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