Board of Supervisors - Agenda for October 27, 2020 Meeting


Due to the state of emergency we will hold the October 27, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting virtually. The County Meeting Room will not be open to the public, but you can access the meeting as follows: The meeting may be viewed at the following link:
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Greene County Board of Supervisors
County Meeting Room – Administration Building
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.

1. 6:30 p.m. - Call to order

Matters pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 (a, 1-7) of the Code of Virginia

3. 7:30 p.m. - OPEN MEETING

4. Pledge of Allegiance; moment of silence

5. Adoption of agenda

6. Rappahannock Electric Cooperative – introducing John Hewa, President/CEO – Oliver Price, Director of Member Services

7. Update on
a. COVID-19 – Melissa Meador, Director of Emergency Services
b. Emergency Services – Melissa Meador, Director of Emergency Services
c. CARES Act – Mark Taylor, County Administrator, and Tracy Morris, Director of Finance

8. Matters from the public

9. Consent agenda:
a. Minutes of previous meeting
b. Resolution to accept and appropriate $555,030.80 for carryover programs for FY 2021
c. Resolution to accept and appropriate $900.00 in grant funds from the Bulletproof Vest Partnership for the Sheriff’s Office.

10. Action items:
a. Public hearing to consider request from Borderline, LLC/Shimp Engineering to rezone 13.95 acres, from B-3, Business Highway and High Intensity with proffers, to R-2, Residential, and B-3, Business Highway and High Intensity, to establish a single-family cluster and commercial subdivision. The property is located on Seminole Trail South, Ruckersville, and identified on County Tax Maps as 65-(A)-47 and 65-(A)-48, (RZ#20-001) – Jim Frydl, Director of Planning and Zoning
b. Public hearing to consider request from Greene Properties/John “Culley” Baggett for a Special Use Permit for an outdoor recreation facility (drive-in movie theater) on a 14.44- acre tract, zoned B-3, Business, located at 9386 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville and identified on County Tax Maps as (60-(A)-26 (SUP#20-006) – Jim Frydl, Director of Planning and Zoning

11. Presentations: 
a. Greene County Water Supply Project update - Mark B. Taylor, County Administrator

12. Items presented for first review (tentative action date in parentheses):
a. Greene County Rescue Squad agreement (November 10, 2020) - Melissa Meador, Director of Emergency Services; Kelley Kemp, Assistant County Attorney; and Mark B. Taylor, County Administrator
b. Resolution to accept property from Greene County Rescue Squad (November 10, 2020)– Melissa Meador, Director of Emergency Services; Kelley Kemp, Assistant County Attorney; and Mark B. Taylor, County Administrator

13. Informational items, updates, and reports:
a. Board liaison reports
b. County Administrator update
c. Monthly reports

14. Other items from the Board

15. Adjourn

Volunteer Opportunity - Vacancies on Various Boards/Commissions



The Greene County Board of Supervisors is seeking individuals interested in improving the quality of life in Greene County to participate as a member of a County board, commission, or committee.  Vacancies are advertised at various times throughout the year, and opportunities are available now to serve on various citizen member organizations.


Current Opportunities

Board of Zoning Appeals – Alternate

Economic Development Authority - 2 vacancies

Rivanna River Basin Commission


The Board of Supervisors invites citizens interested in making a difference through public service to submit an appointment profile. Completed forms should be submitted to the County Administrator’s Office. Open until filled. pdf Click here for additional information (89 KB)    Please call (434)985-5201 with any questions.


Strategic Plan

Greene County Vision Statement

Greene County is an inclusive community where citizens and businesses benefit from a diversified economy, quality public services and a superior quality of life.

Greene County Board of Supervisors Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Greene County Board of Supervisors to provide citizens, businesses and visitors with public services and programs in a fiscally prudent and responsible manner while preserving the county's rural character and natural beauty.

Greene County Core Values

  • Transparency
  • Trust
  • Engagement
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Leadership
  • Stewardship

Greene County Strategic Initiatives

Strategic Initiative: Promote Community and Economic Well-Being

Strategic Initiative: Practice Good Governance

Strategic Initiative: Strengthen Community Engagement

Strategic Initiative: Fund the Future


Capitalize on Greene County's assets, location and heritage to diversify, grow and strengthen the community and economic well-being of citizens and businesses.


  1. Support local businesses and entrepreneurs by establishing a focused business appreciation and expansion program.
  2. Expand wireless technology (broadband) throughout the county.
  3. Sponsor a business futures forum to identify the mix of business and commercial enterprises Greene County needs to attract and develop to grow and diversify the county's economic base.
  4. Streamline requirements associated with starting a business in Greene County.
  5. Craft a tourism development strategy and possible overlay district for Greene County.
  6. Revise the county's zoning ordinance to promote/encourage greater business and economic development in Ruckersville and Stanardsville.
  7. Consider drafting and adding a technology/innovation district to the county's zoning ordinance.
  8. Craft an infrastructure policy that will support business, commercial and residential in targeted areas along Route 33 and Route 29.


Perform government functions and defined duties efficiently and effectively while being accountable to the citizens of Greene County.


  1. Develop a revenue accountability agreement wherein all agencies, departments and service providers who receive county funding are to provide the Greene County BoS with a year-end accounting report documenting how the funds were spent and the impact the spending generated in the county.
  2. Develop fact sheets for major policy issues and community projects and share them with the public and media.
  3. Develop an annual county report inclusive of a citizen's guide to county government and share it with county residents and county businesses.
  4. Conduct an efficiency/effectiveness audit of all county sponsored programs and services with particular focus on program need and costs.
  5. Develop and adopt a fiscal policy protocol for Greene County.


Promote a positive and interactive relationship with county citizens and stakeholders that will result in a greater understanding of and connection with county government and the community.


  1. Encourage greater citizen involvement in county government by holding open town halls throughout the county; by sponsoring periodic surveys to garner public input and opinion on key issues; and, by sponsoring educational initiatives such as a citizen's local government academy and/or a citizen's community planning academy.
  2. Sponsor a community forum to gain citizen input and perspective regarding annualized county spending and service delivery practices.
  3. Place the adopted Greene County vision, mission and strategic initiatives statement on the county's website and appropriate county letterhead.
  4. Host an annual dinner to recognize and thank all persons who serve on BoS appointed Greene County boards and commissions.
  5. Develop a Greene County local government satisfaction survey that will allow county citizens the opportunity to assess the quality and value of county sponsored services and programs on an annual basis.


Commit to fulfill our current and future obligations by identifying and managing the county's revenue options, resources and opportunities.


  1. Develop a five-year revenue and expenditure forecast focused on services and programs sponsored by Greene County inclusive of personnel costs, support costs and capital costs.
  2. Add a capital maintenance component to the Greene County Capital Improvements Program (CIP) inclusive of life cycle costs.
  3. Develop a blueprint and multi-year financial plan for constructing and maintaining a new water impoundment in Greene County.
  4. Develop, in partnership with the School Board, a multi-year capital improvement strategy that will finance the multiple upgrades and improvements that are needed in Greene County's public schools.
  5. Develop in partnership with county administration an employee staffing plan (full-time and part-time) that will meet the county's current as well as future fiscal and service priorities.
  6. Conduct an existing office space study to determine the optimum physical space county employees need to perform their duties efficiently and effectively.

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

Learn more about Greene County.


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