Board of County Supervisors

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Strategic Planning Timeline Through 2021

Last week, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved a revised timeline for the 2021-2024 Strategic Plan update after receiving a briefing on the effects COVID-19 has on the development process. The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced how the Strategic Plan Development Team, consisting of Board appointees and County staff, will receive community input while […]

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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 […]