Prince George Supervisors sell fire station

The Prince George Board of Supervisors sold the Carson Volunteer Fire Station to the Bank of Southside Virginia for $375,000 last Tuesday.

There was one other bid submitted for $77,000, but the board voted unanimously to accept the $375,000 offer from the Bank of Southside Virginia. The board also carried out reappointments of a various board seats in the county in the meeting Tuesday.

The board proclaimed June 1 “Rotary Day” in Prince George County. The Prince George Rotary Club most recently enhanced Scott Park with an ADA approved swing.

The Planning Commission did not have any zoning cases to hear in their meeting Thursday, but did hear a report on the state of planning and zoning in the county.

“We do have several projects in the works,” Douglas Miles, Prince George planning manager said. “That could result in rezoning type cases for you. We are working with Timmons Group and other firms to file.”

Miles said other developers are looking to see how the five Planning Commission members approaching zoning cases. Miles also said building permits are picking up. Site plans and subdivisions are coming to Prince George, but zoning cases are still pending.

Miles has been working with Dinwiddie County planning staff to learn of how they are growing their community as well as sharing what has worked for Prince George County.

The next Prince George Board of Supervisors meeting will be held at 7 P.M. on June 14 in the boardroom on the 3rd floor of the Prince George Administration Building at 6602 Courts Dr. The next Planning Commission meeting will take place at 7:30 P.M. on June 23 in the same location.

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