For the Record

Board Chair Larry Saunders (center)

Board Chair Larry Saunders (center)

During My Tenure on the Board:

Board of Supervisors: Appointed 2012, Elected Vice Chair 2014, Elected Chair 2015

  • Resolution R2012-60: Nelson County Board of Supervisors governing body resolution authorization to execute VDEM/Homeland Security Grant
  • Resolution-R2012-62: Nelson County Board of Supervisors authorization of funding contribution for Lovingston Healthcare Center reuse feasibility study
  • Resolution-R2012-71: Nelson County Board of Supervisors approval of Charlottesville Area CIT program-custody exchange memorandum of agreement and local funding request
  • Resolution R2012-85: Nelson County Board of Supervisors approval of interest free loan – Wintergreen Rescue Squad
  • Resolution R2013-15 Nelson County Board of Supervisors 2013-2014 Local Government Challenge Grant
  • Resolution R2013-16: Nelson County Board of Supervisors support of Rail Preservation grant application Buckingham Branch Railroad
  • Resolution R2013-50: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Scenic River Designation- Tye River (voted no)
  • Resolution R2013-82: Nelson County Board of Supervisors authorization for submittal to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for local Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Program Authority
  • Resolution R2014-16: Nelson County Board of Supervisors – Tobacco Free Campus
  • Resolution R2014-17: Nelson County Board of Supervisors 2014-2015 Local Government Challenge Grant
  • Resolution R2014-67: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Resolution in Opposition of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (voted no)
  • Resolution R2014-81: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Local Innovation Grant Program (LIG) application endorsement
  • Resolution R2014-38: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Rail Preservation Application Buckingham Branch Railroad Company
  • Resolution R2015-17: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Virginia Commission of the Arts 2015-2016 Local Government Challenge Grant
  • Resolution R2015-41: Nelson County Board of Supervisors transfer of Microenterprise Loan funds from Piedmont Housing Alliance (PHA) to Community Investment Collaborative (CIC)
  • Ordinance O2015-03: Nelson County Board of Supervisors expansion of the Davis Creek & the Dutch Creek AG Forestal Districts and creation of a new Greenfield AG Forestal District
  • Authorized application submissions for Norwood (2012) and Rockfish Valley (2014) potential Historic Districts to DHR
    Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District: the VA Department of Historic Resources notified the county on 6-23 of a $10,000 cost share grant awarded to the county for the completion of a reconnaissance survey of 105 properties for the proposed Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District. A $5,000 local match is required and will be provided by the Rockfish Valley Foundation.
  • Norwood Historic District nomination introduced – Nelson County Board of Supervisors authorized $3,000 to complete the nomination of the Norwood and Wingina Historic area

Courthouse Projects:

  • Deeply involved with previous and current courthouse renovation and restoration projects resulting in a $2,000,000 savings on the Historic Courthouse
  • Resolution R2014-56: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Resolution authorizing the award and execution of a contract for architectural design and construction services related to the renovation of the Historic Courthouse
  • Resolution R2015-12: Nelson County Board of Supervisors resolution authorizing the execution of a contract for final architectural design and construction services related to the renovation of the Historic Courthouse (Courthouse Project Phase II)

Blue Ridge Tunnel:

  • Resolution R2013-04: Nelson County Board of Supervisors – Virginia Department of Transportation FY13-14 Transportation Alternatives Program Application endorsement and sponsorship for Blue Ridge Tunnel Project
  • Resolution R2012-72: Nelson County Board of Supervisors – FY2012 Paul S. Sarbanes “Transit in Parks” Program Application endorsement for Blue Ridge Tunnel Project
  • Resolution R2013-66: Nelson County Board of Supervisors Blue Ridge Tunnel Project property acquisition and authorization to execute associated contracts, deed of conveyance, and to amend the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget
  • Resolution R2014-75: Nelson County Board of Supervisors – Virginia Department of Transportation FY2016 Transportation Alternatives Program Application endorsement and sponsorship for Blue Ridge Tunnel Project

Broadband Authority: Appointed 2012, Elected Vice Chair 2013, Elected Chair 2014

  • Resolution R2012-11: Nelson County Broadband Authority authorization to execute lease agreement with Nelson County – Broadband Network
  • February 13, 2015: Governor McAuliffe announces $200,000 Local Innovation Grant for Nelson County. Governor’s announcement CDBG block grant for Nelson County Broadband Project.

Nelson Planning Commission: Appointed in 2014, 2015

Piedmont Workforce Network Council: Appointed in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Authorized and Paid for by
Friends of Larry Saunders for Supervisor

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