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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Stafford County Converting Tuesday Meetings to Virtual

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Stafford County will adapt its method of holding meetings on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, including the budget public hearing at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will no longer be held in the Board Chambers, and there will be no mechanism besides the online form for citi...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Announcement of Regional Joint Emergency Agreement for General Government Services

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(April 3, 2020)  The City of Fredericksburg and the Counties of King George, Caroline and Stafford have entered into a Regional Joint Emergency Agreement for extending mutual aid support between our localities during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Stafford County Guidelines for Public Hearing Comments and Presentations by the Public

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Stafford County will hold a budget public hearing on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center. The County is required by the State Code to hold a budget public hearing at least seven days p...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Stafford Remains Committed to the Safety and Health of First Responders in COVID-19 Response

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Preserving and protecting the health of first responders is critical to Stafford’s plan for managing the Coronavirus outbreak. Officials are evaluating policies and procedures on a daily basis as information is disseminated from the Centers for ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Stafford Coronavirus Update March 25, 2020

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Stafford, Va. – Stafford has extended the public closure of its facilities through May 1, 2020. Again, services will be provided via alternative ways – online, by phone and for a few, in scheduled appointments. Information is changing ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Stafford Closing County Buildings to Public

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Stafford County officials have decided to close all County buildings to the public, effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, through March 31. The move comes in the wake of new guidelines announced yesterday by President Donald Trump and the Centers for Disea...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Stafford Declares Local State of Emergency - Courts Information

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Stafford, Va. – Stafford County has declared a local state of emergency today in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). Virginia Governor Ralph Northam also declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth on March 12, 2020, and Pres...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Stafford County Enacts Emergency Procedures in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

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Given the rapidly evolving situation with the COVID-19 virus, Stafford County Government has decided to postpone or cancel all events and community programs and classes held at county facilities through March 31. Due to concerns over the potential for inc...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Stafford Appoints New County Administrator

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Stafford County Board of Supervisors announces the appointment of Frederick J. Presley to the position of County Administrator. Fred Presley has been serving as Deputy County Administrator of Stafford County since his appointment in 2017. He will take ove...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Stafford Wins $874,478 Grant to Connect Citizens to Internet

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A genuine grassroots effort involving citizens, supervisors, businesses, local organizations and Stafford County staff came to fruition this week when Governor Ralph Northam announced Stafford County is the recipient of an $874,478 FY20 Virginia Telecommu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Stafford County Administrator Tom Foley Announces Retirement Effective July 1, 2020

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Stafford County Administrator Tom Foley today announced his retirement from the County effective July 1, 2020, after over 30 years of public service in Virginia.  His decision to provide a six-month notice is to allow ample time for the Board to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Deputy County Administrator Frederick J. Presley Receives ICMA Distinction

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Frederick J. Presley, Deputy County Administrator of Stafford County, VA, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Mr. Presley is one of 1,300 local government management profe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Notice on Intention to Apply for Grant

As required by the application process for the 2020 Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grant, Stafford County officially announces its intention to partner with KGI Communications to apply for a grant to provide fixed wireless internet to unserv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Stafford County Electoral Board Public Notice

The final day for in-person absentee voting is Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the General Registrar’s Office on the first floor of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Stafford to Hold Memorial Service For Former Employee and Virginia Beach

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Stafford County has finalized details for the memorial service being held for former employee Christopher K. Rapp and other victims of the Virginia Beach tragedy. The service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Armed Services Mem...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Former Stafford Employee Victim of Virginia Beach Shooting

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Stafford County sadly announces that Christopher Rapp, one of its former employees, was identified by Virginia Beach police as being a victim of the Virginia Beach shooting on Friday, May 31, 2019. Rapp was Stafford’s Director of Public Works from 2015 to...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Stafford Adopts FY2020 Budget

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Stafford’s Board of Supervisors adopted the FY2020 Budget at their May 7, 2019, meeting. The adopted budget is aligned with and advances the strategic priorities of Stafford’s first Vision for the Future and 2040 Strategic Plan, adopted in 2018. Healthy g...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Joint Meeting of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Time & Location Change

The time of the start of the Joint Meeting of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2019, has changed as well as the room assignment. The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Stafford Continues the Budget Process with Tax Rate Adoption

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At the April 16, 2019, Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board continued the FY2020 Budget process by electing to set the real estate tax rate at $1.01 for the coming fiscal year. Before this meeting, the Board voted to advertise the real estate tax rate ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2019

Stafford Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Stafford County Administrator Thomas C. Foley is pleased to announce the hiring of Alexandre A. Espinosa as the County’s next Chief Financial Officer. Espinosa comes to Stafford from Montgomery County, Maryland, where he is Director of the Depar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Stafford County Electoral Board

STAFFORD COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE

The Stafford County Electoral Board has been directed by the Commonwealth to hold a Dual-Party Primary Election, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, throughout the County.

Races to be placed on the ballot may include:

Senate of Virginia Dis...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2019

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