News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Meeting Notice #62

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Joint Schools Working Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, September 24, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in Conference ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Meeting Notice #61

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Parks and Recreation Commission meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the Geor...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Training Advisory for September 21, 2018 through October 5, 2018

Training Advisory for September 21, 2018 through October 5, 2018

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA.

Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) has provided military, federal, state and local organizations robust training services since 1917.  Today, 55 ranges ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Meeting Notice #60

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 25, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Meeting Notice #59

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Legislative Affairs Committee meeting scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in the County Adminis...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Meeting Notice #58

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Legislative Affairs Committee will meet on Friday, September 14, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. in the County Administration Conference Room of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Ro...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Labor Day Holiday

STAFFORD OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR LABOR DAY

 

Stafford, Va. – Stafford offices, departments, and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day. All courts will be closed as well as offices of the Rappahann...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Meeting Notice #57

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA – The Joint Schools Working Committee will meet on Monday, August 27, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road Stafford, ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Meeting Notice #56

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Community Policy and Management Team meeting scheduled for Monday, August 20, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be on Monday, September 17, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in C...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Meeting Notice #55

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) August meeting has been rescheduled. The board will meet on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in the Finance Conference Room of the George L. Gordon, Jr....

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Meeting Notice #53

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Historical Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Meeting Notice #51

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The date of the Economic Development Authority meeting scheduled for Friday, August 10, 2018, has been changed. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Ch...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Meeting Notice #50

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Electoral Board will meet on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the General Registrar’s Office of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Meeting Notice #49

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – Due to a malfunction in an air conditioning unit in the George L. Gordon, Jr., building, most of the building is without air conditioning. As of 10:30 a.m., the Gordon building is closed for business....

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Meeting Notice #48

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The By-Laws Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Meeting Notice #47

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICES

Stafford, VA – The time for the Finance, Audit, and Budget Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2018, has been changed. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordo...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Meeting Notice #46

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The By-Laws Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Meeting Notice #45

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICES

Stafford, VA – The time for the Finance, Audit, and Budget Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2018, has been changed. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gord...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Meeting Notice #44

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA –The Stafford County Electoral Board will meet on Monday, June 11, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. in the Clerk of Courts Conference Room of the Stafford County Courthouse located at 1225 Courtho...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Meeting Notice #42

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The June 18, 2018, meetings of the Wetlands Board, the Coastal Primary Sand Dunes Board and the Chesapeake Bay Board have been canceled. The committees will meet next on Monday, Ju...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Holiday

STAFFORD COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Stafford, Va. – Stafford offices, departments, facilities, and all courts will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day. The Rappahannock Regional Landfill and all offices...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Meeting Notice #41

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Economic Development Authority will hold their annual business appreciation reception on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Potomac Winery located at 275 D...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Meeting Notice #40

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA - The Planning Commission A-1 Uses Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center 1300 Courthouse Road, ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Meeting Notice #39

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 22, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chamb...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Meeting Notice #38

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Historical Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room A...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Media Advisory #37

STAFFORD TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2018 VIRGINIA EMERGENCY SUPPORT TEAM EXERCISE 

 

There will be a full-scale exercise on May 7, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the planned incident site of Embrey Mill Community and Embrey Mill Park. Sta...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Media Advisory - Crow's Nest Tour canceled

CROW’S NEST TOUR CANCELED

Stafford, VA – Please notice that the Board of Supervisors has canceled its tour of Crow's Nest Harbor planned for 3:30 p.m. today due to forecasted inclement weather. A reschedule date has not been determined....

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Meeting Notice #35

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Meeting Notice #34

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA –The time for the Board of Supervisors bus tour of Crow’s Nest Harbour on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, has been changed. The Board will leave for the tour at 3:30 p.m. Crow&...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Meeting Notice #33

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will participate in a bus tour of Crow’s Nest Harbour on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. Crow’s Nest Harbour is adjacent to the C...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Meeting Notice #31

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The time for the Public Safety Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018, has been changed. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Meeting Notice #30

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA - The Planning Commission A-1 Uses Subcommittee will meet on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Activities Room of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Meeting Notice # 29

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Architectural Review Board meeting scheduled for Monday, April 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in Conference R...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 28, 2018

BOS Budget Meetings

The Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the Proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the FY2019 Proposed Budget, at their 7:00 p.m. Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The meeting will be in the Board Chambers...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2018

BOS FY2019 Budget Work Session

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA –The Board of Supervisors will meet for a Full Board FY2019 Budget Work Session on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Governmen...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Public Safety, BOS Budget Work Session, BOS Meeting, BOS and SB Joint Budget Work Session, FAB

 

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – Due to work on the FY2019 Budget, the schedule of the meetings of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, has been altered. Please see details below.

The time...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 13, 2018

BOS Work Session, PRCF

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will meet for an FY-2019 Budget Work Session on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Cente...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Planning Commission and Utilities Commission, BZA, BOS Town Hall, Planning Commission Landscape Stan

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

 

Stafford, VA – The Planning Commission and Utilities Commission will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers. Immediately following the joint ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Parks and Recreation Commission

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

The Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Rowser Complex, 1739 Jefferson Highway, Stafford, VA 22554. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss a User...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Shelton Public Meeting, Snellings Town Hall, PC A-1 Subcommittee, Embrey Mill CDA

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Supervisor Cindy Shelton, Aquia District, will hold a public meeting regarding Aquia Growth Management on Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Stafford Hospital Education Center, 101 Hospital Center Bou...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Infrastructure, Wetlands Board, Coastal Primary Sand Dunes, Chesapeake, ARB

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

The time of the next meeting of the Board of Supervisors Infrastructure Committee has been changed. The committee will meet on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Governme...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2018

CMPT, Vista Woods Town Hall, Planning Commission

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICES

 

The Community Policy and Management Team meeting scheduled for Monday, February 26, 2018, has been canceled. The next meeting will be on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission will hold a training session for its new members on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the County Administration Conference Room of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554. The...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 15, 2018

President’s Day Holiday

STAFFORD COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR PRESIDENT’S DAY

Stafford, Va. – Stafford offices, departments, facilities and all courts will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, for the President’s Day holiday. All offices...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 9, 2018

PC E-Commerce, PC Landscape, Coastal Primary Sand Dunes, Chesapeake Bay, Wetlands, Joint Schools

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICES

The Planning Commission E-Commerce Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, S...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Board - Legislative Liaison Meeting

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICES

Members of the Stafford Board of Supervisors will meet with the Board’s legislative liaison for an update on the status of the Board’s General Assembly Initiatives as part of VACo County Government Day on...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Planning Commission E-Commerce Subcommittee Planning Commission

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA – The Planning Commission E-Commerce Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 31, 2018

BOS, Planning Commission Landscape Standards Subcommittee

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA – The evening session of the Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Board of Supervisors meeting has been canceled as there are no public hearings. The 3:00 p.m. session will take place in the Board Chambers of the...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Chairman Meg Bohmke Community Meeting, R-Board

Stafford, VA – Stafford Board of Supervisors Chairman Meg Bohmke, Falmouth District, will hold a Community Meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Falmouth Elementary School, 1000 Forbes Street, Falmouth, VA 22405. ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Parking and Drive Aisle Standards Committee, E-Commerce, A-1 Uses Subcommittee

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA –The Planning Commission Parking and Drive Aisle Standards Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government C...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Board of Supervisors

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will meet for a planning retreat on Friday, January 19, 2018, at noon at the Airlie Center, 6809 Airlie Road, Warrenton, VA 20187. The purpose of the meeting is to plan for current and long-range issues. T...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Planning and Zoning, Aquia Meetings

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Planning and Zoning Department will hold a Cardinal Meadows Development Project meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Rodney E. Thompson Middle School located at 75 Walpole...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Stafford County Government Offices to Close

STAFFORD COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., DAY,

COURTS CLOSED JANUARY 12 AND 15

Stafford, Va. – In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Stafford offices, departments and facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Meeting Notice - Historical Commission, TCC, Utilities Commission

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Historical Commission meeting scheduled for today, January 4, 2018, has been canceled. The commission will meet next on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Meeting Notice - BOS, Public Safety, FAB

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554. There will...

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Public Notices
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Sign Committee, Planning Commission Landscape Standards Subcommittee, Planning Commission A-1 Uses S

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA – The Sign Committee will meet on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

The...

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Public Notices
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Utilities Commission, Economic Development Authority

Stafford, VA –The Utilities Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr.,...

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Public Notices
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Historical Commission, Planning Commission A-1 Uses Sub-Committee,

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA – The Historical Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 7, 2017, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Meeting Notice - Joint Budget, Joint CIP, BOS

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will meet for a Joint Budget Working Session on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center,...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Stafford County Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

STAFFORD COUNTY

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY HOURS

Stafford, Va. – In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Stafford County government offices, departments and facilities will be closed on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Thursday, November 23, 2017, and F...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 12, 2017

Statement of Stafford County Registrar Regarding 2017 General Election Absentee Ballot Handling

Statement of Stafford County Registrar Regarding 2017 General Election Absentee Ballot Handling Procedures

STAFFORD, Virginia - November 21, 2017 – The following is not an official statement of Stafford County, but is a statement of the Stafford County Gen...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Technical Review Committee

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA –The Technical Review Committee will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthous...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2017

BOS, Joint Capital Improvement, FAB, CED, Infrastructure,Board of Zoning Appeals

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE 

Stafford, VA – The Board of Supervisors will meet once in November on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Cour...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Telecommunications Commission Negotiation Subcommittee, Wetlands Board, Chesapeake Bay Board, and Co

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICE

Stafford, VA – The Telecommunications Commission Negotiation Subcommittee will meet on Friday, November 3, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Joint Schools Working Committee, Coastal Primary, Chesapeak Bay B

STAFFORD COUNTY MEETING NOTICES

Stafford, VA – The Joint Schools Working Committee meeting scheduled for this evening has been canceled. The next meeting is to be determined.

The Coastal Primary Sand Dunes Board meeting scheduled for Monday, Octob...

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Public Notices

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Joint County Effort Enhances Safety of Students

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Communication is critical in a time of emergency. This school year, thanks to a concerted effort between Stafford County Government, the Sheriff’s Office, Schools and a local Motorola contractor, Stafford’s school bus drivers will be a...

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County News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Update - Brooke Road Closing for Safety Improvements

Brooke-Road web

UPDATE TO STORY: The date of the start of the four-month closure to the Stafford County Brooke Road safety improvement project has changed. The project will now begin on Monday, September 24, 2018, due to a utility moving delay and the impending impact fr...

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County News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Annual 9/11 Ceremony Honors Lives of Service

911-Story-Web

While the events of September 11, 2001, affected the entire country, there was an extra significance for those in the New York City and Pentagon sites. Members of the Stafford Sheriff’s Office assisted in both New York City and the Pentagon in t...

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County News
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Stafford Seeks to Help Identify Invasive Noxious Weed

Giant-Hogweed---Web

It looks like Queen Anne’s Lace on steroids. However, it’s infinitely more dangerous and should be reported. What is it? It’s called Hogweed, an invasive, dangerous weed whose appearance is in direct contrast to its name. Alt...

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County News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Landfill Efforts at Sustainability Proving Successful

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A few years ago, the Regional Landfill was facing a deficit and an uncertain future. The Rappahannock Regional Solid Waste Management Board (R-Board) came up with a strategy to put the landfill back on track financially, and those steps appear to indicate...

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County News
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Stafford Asks for Citizen Input on Future Bike and Pedestrian Trails

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When it comes to planning new bike and pedestrian trails, Stafford County is looking to the experts for advice – the people who use the trails. Stafford is updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Plan and is asking for citizen input. The ...

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County News
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Stafford's Continued Partnership with Hospital Brings Benefits to Community

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One of the biggest negative impacts to an individual’s wellbeing is the lack of access to insurance and consistent healthcare. Stafford’s Department of Social Services is continuing to work with the Stafford Hospital Community Benefit ...

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County News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

County Departments Teaming Together to Clean Up Historic Port of Falmouth.

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Record rainfalls have hit the Historic Port of Falmouth Park hard. According to the National Weather Service, different parts of Stafford County received rainfall amounts in a range of six to fifteen inches during the month of July alone, most of which ev...

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County News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Annual National Night Out Celebration Coming Up in Stafford

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Smiles are the first thing you notice about Stafford’s annual National Night Out celebration at Stafford Marketplace. Last year, more than 8,000 people enjoyed the fantastic family-friendly event sponsored by the Stafford Sheriff’s Off...

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County News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Belmont Ferry Farm Trail Extension Coming Soon

BelmontFFweb

Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail which will connect at the current terminus in the John Lee Pratt Memorial Park and tie the trail into the Chatham Bridge, providing safe access to the City of Fredericksburg for pedestrians...

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County News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Call for Volunteers to Help with Yankees in Falmouth Cleanup

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The recent historic flooding of the Rappahannock River this spring continues to affect the area around it. The latest misfortune has fallen on a cherished community event known as “Yankees in Falmouth.” It is at risk of cancelation due...

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County News
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Summer Reading at Stafford Libraries

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Libraries are great when we need to study, a place to meet with friends, or enjoy a wonderful learning environment built for everyone, especially in the summer. Stafford County partners with the Central Rappahannock Regional Library System to operate the ...

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County News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Wayside Project to Improve Courthouse Area Utilities Infrastructure

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Stafford County Utilities is beginning a project in the “wayside area” near the intersection of Hope Road and U.S. Route 1 to improve sewage drainage in the Stafford Courthouse area. The project will take approximately nine to ten mont...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Deciding When to Call 911

911web

Most people know to call 911 during an emergency but what if you’re not sure it’s an emergency? When should you call 911 or when should you call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number? Lt. Lee Peters of the Stafford Sherif...

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County News
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Stafford Saves You Time with DMV Select and DMV Connect

DMVweb

With local Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices located at Massaponax and the far end of Garrisonville Road, it can be difficult for people living in between to squeeze in a trip to the DMV. Stafford fills that gap by providing DMV Select se...

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County News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

New System Safeguards Health of Fire and Rescue Personnel

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Stafford County is installing exhaust capture and removal systems in its stations to protect the health of its Fire and Rescue personnel. The diesel engines parked in the bays of stations produce a mixture of toxic gases and particulates from the combusti...

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County News
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Widewater State Park Set to Open in Fall 2018

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A beautiful new 1,100-acre state park is set to open on the Widewater peninsula in late September. The park, which is bordered by both the Potomac River and Aquia Creek, is being built in three phases with a $43 million budget. It will feature recreationa...

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County News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Where Do You Go to Do That?

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Stafford County Government has many departments which serve the public – which means, it can be hard to figure out where to start when you have a question. We’ve polled our employees and come up with the 15 Most Asked Questions in Staf...

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County News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

New Animal Shelter Designed to Enrich Lives

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Stafford’s new Animal Shelter is designed to enhance the lives of animals giving them an improved chance at adoption, and in turn, adding positive additions to the families in the area. Gone are the days of concrete block buildings with no natur...

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County News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Summer Increases Driving Concerns

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Stafford County reminds you that the long days of summer mean more people on the road and outside. Take the time to be a little extra cautious to keep everyone safe. Children are out of school, which means more kids are playing in and around neighborhood ...

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County News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Awards Applaud Preservation Efforts in Stafford

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Historic preservation does not happen without vision, dedication and hard work. In Stafford, a county whose history stretches back to 1664, many people are committed to keeping that history alive. The Stafford County Historical Commission names awardees o...

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County News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Stafford to Remember the Fallen With Armed Services Memorial Ceremony

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A priority of the Stafford Armed Services Memorial Commission was to create a place where people could come for quiet contemplation to remember those who have fallen in service to our country. This year, Stafford will hold the first of an annual ceremony ...

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County News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The Mantra That Keeps Stafford Beautiful

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Tossing those cans and paper products into the recycling bin is a good practice, but there’s something you can do that is even better than recycling: reduce and reuse. Our grandparents were ahead of their time when they saved every scrap of alum...

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County News
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Foster Parenting Changes Lives in Stafford County

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Most volunteers in Stafford County go home at the end of the day. Foster parents volunteer around the clock to give a child a sense of permanency, well-being and safety – the mantra of the Stafford Department of Social Services. May is National ...

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County News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Stone from Stafford's Government Island Receives International Interest

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Aquia sandstone, quarried from Stafford’s Government Island, will be the star of a special symposium at the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 2 as well as the centerpiece of an ongoing exhibit in Scotland. For this event, the White House H...

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County News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Stafford Continues the Budget Process with Tax Rate Adoption

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Stafford’s Board of Supervisors continued the FY2019 Budget process by holding public hearings on tax rates for real estate, the Garrisonville Road Service District and the Hidden Lake Service District. Before this meeting, the Board of Supervis...

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County News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Stafford Hosts Future Leaders in Student Government Day Event

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Seniors from Stafford’s five high schools came to Stafford County this week to get a glimpse of local government, even participating in a mock Board of Supervisors meeting. The students were there for Student Government Day, an annual event wher...

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County News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Join the Citizens Academy and Learn How Stafford Operates

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Local government comes alive at the Stafford Citizens Academy. During the weekly classes running May 3 – May 24, Stafford County staff members describe in detail the inner workings of the public decision process and the role that citizens can se...

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County News
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Online Offerings Save Time and Streamline Services for Citizens and Patrons

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Stafford recently introduced an online permitting system, adding another offering to its system of online payments designed to streamline services for citizens and patrons. “Dynamic Portal,” an online application system, has been integ...

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County News
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Stafford Moves on Partial Repeal of Cluster Ordinance

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Stafford’s Board of Supervisors passed a partial repeal of its cluster development regulations at the Board meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, and in a separation action requested that the use of “open space” be fur...

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County News
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Aquia Town Center Looks to Move Forward

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Mosaic Realty Partners continues to look forward with redevelopment plans for the Aquia Town Center, a multi-million dollar investment area that will significantly enhance the gateway to Route 1. The County supports Mosaic’s continuing efforts b...

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County News
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Stafford Preparing to Flush Water System

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If you see water running down the street, don’t worry – Stafford Utilities is not wasting water; the water system is being flushed. Stafford is preparing to commence a “flush and burn” of the entire water system to ensure the continued delivery of high-qu...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Proposed FY2019 Budget Presented to Board

County Administrator, Thomas C. Foley, presented the Proposed FY2019 Budget to the Stafford County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 6. The proposed $573 million all funds budget addresses several of the board's priorities on public safety, education...

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County News
Posted on: March 3, 2018

Rappahannock Regional Landfill Suspending Charges to Aid with Cleanup

The Rappahannock Regional Landfill is suspending charges at the Regional Landfill for storm debris until March 12, 2018. This action is to aid residents in cleanup from the high wind storm that hit the area. Residents of Stafford and the City of Frederick...

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County News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Stafford Utilities to Perform Smoke Tests in South Stafford

Neighborhoods in Stafford County range from post-war housing to brand new neighborhoods. The utilities infrastructure supporting these neighborhoods also varies in age. Stafford County is continually identifying ways to enhance its infrastructure to be mo...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Stafford Reconsidering Cluster Developments

Stafford officials are considering revamping the cluster development ordinance because it does not appear to be meeting the intended goals for land preservation and intended subdivision practices as envisioned by the Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Commi...

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County News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Annual YouthFirst Conference Brings Broadway Star and Solutions to Youth Services Professionals

King Mustafa heads the bill at the 12th annual Youth First Conference on Friday, February 9, 2018, at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. Alton Fitzgerald Brown, Broadway star of “The Lion King” and many other productions, will be the keynote speaker at the a...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Join the Pickleball craze!

Born in the 1960’s, this easy-to-learn activity combines different aspects of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. Using a paddle similar to ping pong, the game is played on a badminton-sized court and uses tennis-like rules. All players must have ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2011

Sign Up for Cancellation & Closure Alerts

Sign up for Stafford Alert to receive important announcements about our facility and field closures. 

Stafford Alert is used to send emergency alerts, notifications, and updates to Stafford citizens via cell phones, pagers, blackberries, and email...

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Posted on: December 22, 2005

Looking for Instructors!

Earn some extra money teaching recreational classes! 

We contract with instructors to teach various activities for youth and adults.

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARINGS - September 26, 2018

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STAFFORD COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

The Stafford County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, beginning at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Board of Supervisors Cha...

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Planning
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Application Submittal Policy Change Notification

Due to the volume of submission and length of time to process paper applications, beginning Monday, February 26, 2018, the Community Development Service Center (CDSC) will no longer be accepting paper applications on behalf of the Department of Planning a...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Stafford Asks Residents to Prepare

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Current storm track updates have significantly reduced the impact threat of Hurricane Florence for Stafford County. Forecasters are calling for Stafford to receive two to four inches of rain starting on Friday, September 14, 2018. Officials expect floodin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Labor Day Holiday

STAFFORD OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR LABOR DAY

 

Stafford, Va. – Stafford offices, departments, and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day. All courts will be closed as well as offices of the Rappahann...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018, Storm Event Update

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Stafford, VA – Residents in the county are entering the clean-up phase of the recovery from the sudden storm on Sunday, August 12, 2018, and on the heels of record rainfall in the area over the summer. Below is information desi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Temporary Waiver of Landfill Fees for Residential Yard Debris

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Stafford, VA – The Rappahannock Regional Solid Waste Management Board (R-Board) will temporarily waive fees for the disposal of yard debris from residents through August 26, 2018, at the Regional Landfill at Eskimo Hill. The Stafford and Frederi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Mountain View Volunteer Fire Initiates Investigation of Funds

After completing an internal investigation into the accounting of the Mountain View Volunteer Fire Station 4, the station’s leadership suspected wrongdoing within the department. They performed an extensive audit of the books confirming their su...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Stafford Fire and Rescue to Hold Regional Exercise

Stafford Fire and Rescue to Hold Regional Exercise

Stafford, VA – Stafford Fire and Rescue will be holding a Mass Casualty Incident Exercise on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Brooke Point High School, 1700 Courthouse Road, Stafford,...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Stafford Selects Economic Development Director

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STAFFORD SELECTS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Stafford County Administrator Thomas C. Foley announces the selection of John P. Holden as the County’s next Economic Development Director. Holden comes to Stafford from Combined Management, Inc. He has extens...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Supervisor Shelton to Hold Monthly Aquia District Citizen Roundtables

Board of Supervisors member Cindy Shelton, Aquia District, will be holding monthly Aquia Constituent Open Space Roundtables. All Aquia District residents are welcome to attend and interact with Supervisor Shelton on issues they desire. The meetings will b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Stafford Saves Money for Citizens

Stafford Earns Savings for Citizens

Stafford, VA – Stafford County received word from the United States Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency that its continued efforts at floodplain management will result in...

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