Archive for month: January, 2014

December 2013 Meeting Minutes

09 Jan
January 9, 2014

Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program
December 11, 2013
As recorded by Felice Hancock, Recording Secretary

The meeting had 7 members present, with Board of Directors attending as follows: Jeff Turner, Curtis Newsome, Nancy Turner, and Sherri Woodard. President Curtis Newsome opened the meeting with a welcome and requested that Felice Hancock read the minutes of the November meeting. Read more →

Reconsideration and Termination of Proposed New Route 460

09 Jan
January 9, 2014

The proposed new U.S. Route 460 is one project that does not make sense economically or environmentally, and we agree with your recent statements about the wisdom of halting further spending on this project pending careful reconsideration of its merits. We believe the new Route 460 proposal is clearly not in the best interests of the Commonwealth, and therefore urge you to take the further step of terminating this project. Read more →

Our Position ON The Proposed Rt 460

09 Jan
January 9, 2014

The Blackwater Nottoway Riverkeeper Program (BNRP) is submitting this letter into public comment and to the Southampton County Board of Supervisors concerning the proposed new Rt. 460. It is this organizations position that we are not in favor of building the new highway. Read more →