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WEEKLY UPDATE 01-18-2021

Our focus over the coming weeks is going to be the bills before the 2021 General Assembly, especially those related to the protection of our environment. Through all of this our main focus will remain the same – to prevent the proposed mega landfill from becoming a reality in Cumberland County. However, rather than dealing … Continue reading WEEKLY UPDATE 01-18-2021

Senator Hashmi Bills to Committee

Senator Hashmi so far has 2 bills referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources as follows: SB 1186 – Landfill siting; historic preservation. Prohibits the construction of any new municipal solid waste landfill within three miles of any designated historic district, building, structure, object, or site. SB 1200 – Waste disposal; local approval. … Continue reading Senator Hashmi Bills to Committee

WEEKLY UPDATE 01-11-2021

Reminders: January 12, 2021 – Cumberland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting at 7 p.m. This is a virtual meeting, more information is available at the County website https://www.cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov/board-supervisors. If you want to make Public Comments you can e-mail them in and they will be posted on the website. January 13, 2021 – Opening day … Continue reading WEEKLY UPDATE 01-11-2021

WEEKLY UPDATE 01-01-2021

Happy New Year to everyone. Hope this finds all healthy and COVID free. CCLA wishes you the very best in 2021. Janaury 2021 – Community Townhall Meeting The January Community Townhall meeting will be virtual in compliance with current COVID19 guidelines. The time is 3 p.m. To attend the meeting using your computer, log-in to … Continue reading WEEKLY UPDATE 01-01-2021

ARTICLE IN RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH

The attached article appeared in today’s edition of the Richmond Times Dispatch. The article is titled “A historic school, a mega-landfill and a battle for ‘justice’ in Cumberland County” Or if you prefer, here is the link to the website: https://richmond.com/news/local/a-historic-school-a-mega-landfill-and-a-battle-for-justice-in-cumberland-county/article_97e4699d-c603-5f03-bd5e-dcb003df9693.html Happy New Year from CCLA. Be safe, healthy, and enjoy. Continue reading ARTICLE IN RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH

WEEKLY UPDATE 12-14-2020

Apology An apology is in order for a period missing from the website address for yesterday’s virtual Townhall Community meeting. A period was needed between global and to on the address. However, the positive news is, people were still able to attend the meeting by using the phone number. THANK YOU Delegate Sam Rasoul was … Continue reading WEEKLY UPDATE 12-14-2020

WEEKLY UPDATE 11-30-2020

Happy last day of November to everyone. Hope everyone had a safe, healthy, and enjoyable Thanksgiving. Cumberland County Board of Supervisors Workshop Meeting As of this morning, this workshop by the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors is still scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at the conference room in the Administrative building. The start time … Continue reading WEEKLY UPDATE 11-30-2020