All posts by Occoquan District Supervisor's Office

School Board Chair Lateef and Vice Chair Williams address the board
Supervisors Allocate An Additional $20M in CARES Act Funds to Prince William County Public Schools

At its September 8 meeting, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors unanimously allocated $20M in CARES Act funds to Prince William County Public Schools, to help offset budget and operational impacts of COVID-19. Earlier this summer, the Board transferred $5M to the school division. These funds will be used for critical needs such as […]

County Task Forces Work to Meet Community Challenges During COVID-19

Prince William County continues to work to meet both the public health and economic needs of residents through its Emergency Operations Center (EOC), which coordinates task forces on community feeding programs, COVID-19 testing and county operations, as well as rent, mortgage and utility relief. Following are highlights from Prince William’s Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Misner […]

Stock Photo - CARES Act
Prince William County awarded $41 million in second round of CARES Act funding | Coronavirus | insidenova.com

While the county continues to grapple with climbing costs associated with the pandemic, including dramatic costs estimates for schools in the fall, Prince William County has received an infusion of financial aid from the federal government. The county was recently awarded $41 million in the second round of the federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, […]

“Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Prepping for Tropical Strom Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias is rapidly approaching our area; we are currently under a tropical storm/ flash flood/ coastal flooding watch. The current track has the storm moving up the coast with the heaviest impact being to the area along and east of I-95. (See the latest storm updates.) Please remember to never drive into standing […]

International Gourmet Foods - trucks
New IGF Headquarters to Bring 169 Jobs to Occoquan District

The Board of County Supervisors approved a $250,000 grant from the Economic Development Fund Opportunity fund that will yield an investment of $15.6M and 169 new jobs as International Gourmet Foods, Inc. develops its new headquarters in the Occoquan District.  International Gourmet Foods, Inc. is a leading wholesale distributor of gourmet specialty products, providing quality […]

Prince William County schools getting $5 million for COVID-19 costs | Prince William | insidenova.com

Emily Sides, esides@insidenova.com Jul 21, 2020  The Prince William Board of County Supervisors has re-allocated $5 million in federal COVID-19 assistance so they can support Prince William County Public Schools.  The Board voted 8-0 Tuesday to spend the money, part of the county’s CARES Act funding. “It’s all uncharted territory and they will have extra […]

John Jenkins Elementary School_front of building
Boddye On School Funding: We Are In This Together

Last night, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to allocate $5M of its CARES Act funding to Prince William County Public Schools, to offset costs associated with safely delivering education in the midst of COVID-19.  For the first quarter, which starts September 8, schools will operate virtually for most students, with a […]