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Board Seeks Input from Community for Strategic Plan

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors wants input from county residents to help develop the county’s 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in several ways, including via an online survey and virtual community conversations. “Community engagement is a vital component of the strategic planning process, and the input provided will […]

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 […]

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Board of County Supervisors’ Allocates an Additional $25 Million in CARES Act Funding

In May, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted to allocate $15.8 million of the $41 million of CARES Act funding the county received from the federal government, with $8 million going toward rent and mortgage relief; $5 million for small business relief; $2 million for homeless services; and $800,000 toward helping the four […]

County Seeks Feedback on Route 234-Brentsville Road Interchange Project

Send comments on the project via email to DShikurye@pwcgov.org and reference “Route 234/Brentsville Rd Interchange Virtual Presentation Public Comments” in the subject heading. Send mail to the Department of Transportation, Attn: Dagmawie Shikurye, Project Manager, 5 County Complex Court, Suite 290, Woodbridge, VA 22192. The Prince William County Department of Transportation (PWC DOT) invites the […]

Board Acts to Maintain Continuity of Government During Pandemic

Please note, that while in-person comment is still available during public hearings, residents are urged to instead utilize online methods for contacting Supervisors, such as emailing BOCS@pwcgov.org or adding comments about specific agenda items on the Speak Up portal. You can also use the Budget Q&A page to submit questions, and review answers to questions […]

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BOCS Makes Government More Transparent and Accessible

  On Tuesday, February 4th, the Board unanimously voted to make Prince William government a little more accountable, transparent, accessible and inclusive for the people it serves. A series of resolutions introduced by Supervisor Kenny Boddye will institute changes to the Rules of Procedure that accomplish the following: Add a second Public Budget Hearing, allowing […]