Nelson County Supervisors to review use of Oak Ridge farm for major festivals

The five-member Board of Supervisors in Nelson County meet at 2 p.m. in the General District Courtroom at the Courthouse in Lovingston followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m. (meeting packet) The meeting begins with a resolution honoring Mark Christopher Wagner II, the Wintergreen Police officer killed in the line of duty on June…

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TJPDC round-up: Assessments up all over, Nelson County commuting patterns

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission is made up of five counties and the City of Charlottesville. Like similar bodies across Virginia, the TJPDC’s mission is to help those localities with both planning and implementation.  For instance, the TJPDC is currently leading a 13-county effort to use federal funding to leverage private dollars to expand…

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VDOT studying 14-mile stretch of Route 151 in Nelson County for potential improvements

Ten years have passed since the Virginia Department of Transportation analyzed the Route 151 corridor in Nelson County and now it’s time for another study to begin. Such work can help identify projects to address safety concerns, and the Nelson County Board of Supervisors got a briefing at their meeting on Tuesday.  “And I’m happy…

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