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Marine trash collection system wins award for PWC Department of Public Works

Micron Corporation, PWC Public Works and PWC Parks are sharing the American Public Works Association spotlight for a watershed restoration project along Neabsco Creek. Micron put up the funds to purchase and install an in-creek trash collection system known as a Bandalong. “Marine debris and trash in our waterways have been a growing environmental issue. People are looking for solutions other than volunteer cleanups,” PWC Environmental Specialist Tim Hughes said. “It’s much safer and easier. All the trash gets collected in the Bandalong.”

GOP Gainesville Supervisor candidate nomination form & $1000 filing fee due by 5 p.m. today, Dec. 28

Any person who desires to seek the Republican nomination for the Gainesville District Supervisor, Prince William County, VA must submit a written statement to that effect, on a form prescribed by the Chairman, along with a non-refundable filing fee of $1000.00 (One thousand dollars and no cents).

Republicans set Jan. 4 mass meeting to nominate candidate for Gainesville Supervisor

The mass meeting is planned to be held on January 4, 2023, at Battlefield High School and will be open to any registered voter residing in the Gainesville district who promises to support the election of the candidate nominated.

Satterwhite’s statement on impending resignation of Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland

Alyson Satterwhite said, "I look forward to taking my campaign to every corner of the District" when a Special Election is called to fill the Gainesville District's supervisor seat necessitated by the resignation of the sitting supervisor.

Pete Candland, Gainesville Supervisor, plans to resign effective Dec. 16

With a second opinion from the Commonwealth's Attorney on his ability to vote, Candland said..."the limitations on my ability to perform as Supervisor have become severely more restrictive." "According to the opinion of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, I cannot participate in any Comprehensive Plan vote. In addition, it also states that I cannot participate in any vote on any data centers in Prince William County until the PW Digital Gateway rezoning is settled."

Candland secures funding for pedestrian bridge across US 15

I’m extremely proud and happy to announce that I’ve been able to secure the funding for a pedestrian bridge across Route 15 at the intersection of Graduation Drive. Project approval expected on Dec. 13.

Stafford County extends tax deadline to Dec. 20

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors has approved an Emergency Ordinance to temporarily eliminate penalties for tax bills due by Dec. 5 but paid by December 20, 2022.

Hear the siren at Occoquan Dam during safety test on Nov. 16

Fairfax Water Authority will once again be testing the Occoquan Dam warning siren on Wednesday, Nov.16, at 10 a.m.

Incorrect voting information for Occoquan

As some of you are aware, the Virginia State Board of Elections recently sent incorrect voting information to residents in a number of towns in Northern Virginia, including Occoquan. The local Prince William County Office of Elections is in the process of sending out corrected information.

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