Board Meetings

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 […]

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 […]

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Supervisors Defer Real Estate Tax Due Date to Oct. 15

Recognizing that a number of  resiedents and businesses are facing financial uncertainty in light of the pandemic, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted to defer the first-half real estate tax payment due date from July 15, 2020 to October 15. This action does not apply to any delinquent taxes, penalty, or interest that […]

Prince William Police officer kneels to talk to a child at a BLM family protest
Equity & The Path to Reconciliation

Our community is shifting into an unapologetic anti-racist stance as we come together for peaceful vigils, marches and rallies, and taking a hard look at how County policies can be made more equitable so that they offer all of our residents equal opportunity and protection under the law. “Equality means treating everybody the same…When you […]

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A call for reconciliation, end to political divisiveness

Supervisor Boddye Addresses False Claims Around Board Members Attending Community Meeting Last Sunday, the Prince William County Police Department sought to promote healing, bridging together their Citizens Advisory Board (CAB), leaders in the Black community and other local residents for an emergency meeting in response to protests the night before. I was invited by the […]

BOCS Meeting Recap: Promoting Civil Rights, Responding to COVID-19

Once again, the Board Chambers were a space for lively debate and heartfelt community input this past Tuesday, with Public Comment spanning several hours. Thank you to everybody who took the time to engage with my colleagues and me. While you can view the meeting online occoq.org/6220bocsmeeting, I wanted to highlight some of the distinct […]

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Prince William board to decide how to spend $41 million in federal COVID-19 aid | News | princewilliamtimes.com

“We know there are a lot of businesses being hit hard right now,” Boddye said. “We’re going to have a lot of folks coming to us, wanting that relief and needing that relief.” Prince William County is slated to receive $41 million in federal COVID-19 aid this week, and it will be up to the […]

Budget realities from COVID-19 cut $40.6 million from Prince William budgets | Prince William | insidenova.com

Prince William County will leave the rate on real estate taxes unchanged for the next fiscal year, as the budget reality of the COVID-19 pandemic forced supervisors to ditch new spending and a proposed tax rate increase. More than 25 Prince William County residents who talked remotely to the board of county supervisors Tuesday were […]