Two Upcoming Meetings
There are two important meetings coming up this month – one on September 8th and the other September 13th.
Today is September 1, 2020, which is important to note as next Tuesday, September 8th, the second Tuesday of the month. The second Tuesday of the month is the regular meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors (BOS). This will be a in-person meetings beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m followed by the regular open board meeting at 7 p.m. Seating is limited in the main meeting room due to COVID19 restrictions. If you plan to attend, you may want to arrive prior to the start of the meeting. Citizens are permitted to speak during the Public Comments part of the agenda and are limited to 3 minutes. It is a great opportunity to let your voice be heard and to connect with your neighbors. We hope you are able and willing to attend.
The second meeting, scheduled for Sunday, September 13th, is CCLA’s Monthly Community Townhall Meeting. We hold our Monthly Townhall Meetings on the second Sunday of each month with the exception of Holidays. This meeting is set for September 13, 2020, 3 p.m. at 11 Davenport Road, Cumberland, VA. You can also attend the meeting by calling 571-317-3122 and entering 378-814-269. Our guest speaker is Senator Hashmi, who represents District 10 which covers all of Powhatan County, and parts of Richmond City and Chesterfield County. Her presentation may include updates on actions taken during the special General Assembly session held in August. Please invite a friend to spread the word. All are welcome to attend in person or call in to show your support as Senator Hasmi is a advocate of keeping Virginia clean and free from out-of-state trash.
We look forward to seeing you on September 13, 2020 for this meeting. A lite meal is being served after the meeting by the Eager Beavers for a small donation. It is also the kickoff for our 3rd Annual BBQ with pre-sales of BBQ plates being offered at this meeting. The BBQ is scheduled for October 18, 2020, more information is forthcoming and should be available for next week’s post.
“Report Slams GFL Environmental”..
..this was the heading for a front page article in the Farmville Herald on August 29, 2020. The article was about a report issued by Spruce Point Capital Management, out of New York concerning GFL Environmental, a Canadian-based waste management company which is the parent company of the Green Ridge (and County Waste), the company proposing the mega landfill in Cumberland County.
The summary report is six pages long and is attached to this post. The entire report can be downloaded and is 107 pages in length. In addition to the summary, the newspaper article is also attached which provides you with comments from GFL and the Cumberland County Administrator.
Word of Appreciation
CCLA is very appreciative of your support in this fight to prevent the proposed Green Ridge mega landfill from becoming a reality in Cumberland County. Our Vision states:
“CCLA will conduct community outreach activities, grow membership, establish action plans and mobilization efforts, partner with activist organizations and nonprofits, establish working relationships with state agencies, lobby political leaders, gather and present scientific research, reports and news stories, conduct media campaigns, obtain legal expertise and purse fundraising opportunities all in order to preserve the history, clean air and water, safe roadways, the rural way of life, culture and the long established local community in Cumberland County.
CCLA values honesty, integrity, open communication, respect, and accountability.
CCLA strives to provide relevant, factual, and current information to all followers.“
Thank you again for your support!!! It is greatly appreciated!!!
We could not do what we do without you.