Southside Planning District Commission

Serving Brunswick, Halifax, & Mecklenburg Counties, and the towns of South Boston & South Hill, VA

GO Virginia Region 3 All Hands and Executive Committee Meetings - March 2019

GO Virginia Region 3 Council will present an All Hands meeting on March 27.  Click here for more information.

 

During the All Hands meeting, the GO Virginia Executive Committee may commence a meeting.  Please see the press release located here.

 

 

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Quail Hollow Housing Project - Second Public Hearing

Mecklenburg County will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 122019 at 5:30 pm at the Southside Planning District Commission, 200 S. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA to solicit public input on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Quail Hollow Housing Project. Residents of the project area are encouraged to attend. The Quail Hollow Project proposal will include the following activities: housing rehabilitation and construction.

The draft CDBG proposal will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to comment on the County’s past use of CDBG funds. A fact sheet on the proposed project and the draft proposal is available at the offices of the Southside Planning District Commission, 200 S. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill.  For additional information, contact H. Wayne Carter, County Administrator, 434-738-6191

Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to Wayne Carter, 350 Washington Street

P.O. Box 307, Boydton, Virginia 23917, by phone at (434) 738-6191 or Virginia Relay #711 until March 22, 2019. If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.

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Endly Street Community Improvement Project, Phase II - Second Public Hearing

The Town of Chase City will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm at Chase City Town Hall, 319 North Main Street Chase City, VA to solicit public input on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Endly Street Community Improvement Project, Phase II. Residents of the project area are encouraged to attend. The Endly Street Community Improvement Project, Phase II proposal will include the following activities: housing rehabilitation and construction, sewer, and storm water improvements.

The draft CDBG proposal will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to comment on the Town’s past use of CDBG funds. A fact sheet on the proposed project and the draft proposal is available at the offices of the Southside Planning District Commission, 200 S. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill. For additional information, contact Angela Lawrenceville, Town Manager (434) 372-5136.

Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to Angela Lawrence, 319 North Main Street Chase City, VA 23924, by phone at (434)-372-5136 or Virginia Relay #711 until March 21, 2019. If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.

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Pine Street Neighborhood Project, Phase 1 - Second Public Hearing

The Town of LaCrosse will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 6 pm at the LaCrosse Fire Station, 202 Carolina St, La Crosse, VA 23950 to solicit public input on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Pine Street Neighborhood Project, Phase I. Residents of the project area are encouraged to attend. The Pine Street Neighborhood Project, Phase I proposal will include the following activities: housing rehabilitation and construction, water and sewer, and storm water improvements.

The draft CDBG proposal will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given the opportunity to comment on the Town’s past use of CDBG funds. A fact sheet on the proposed project and the draft proposal is available at the offices of the Southside Planning District Commission, 200 S. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill.  For additional information, contact F.A. Hendrick, Town Manager, 434-757-7366.

Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to F. A. Hendrick, Town Manager, Town of La Crosse, P.O. Box 178, La Crosse, VA 23950 or by phone at 434-757-7366 and Virginia Relay #711 until March 18, 2019. If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.

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GO Virginia Region 3 Executive Committee Meeting- RESCHEDULED

The GO Virginia Region 3 Executive Committee will meet at the Halifax IDA beginning at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2019.  Click here for more details.

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SPDC Newsletter - February 2019

Would you like to find out more about what is happening at the SPDC and within our Region?  That's easy and we would love to share - click here.

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SPDC Newsletter - December 2018

Our December issue of the SPDC Newsletter is now available at SPDC Newsletter - December 2018.

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SPDC Newsletter - October 2018

The Southside Planning District Commission recently released the first issue of our newsletter.  Click here or on the image below to read and subscribe to our newsletter to stay in touch!

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SPDC 2017-2018 Annual Report

The Southside Planning District Commission released its 2017-2018 Annual Report.  Please click pdf here (17.68 MB) to view the Report.

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2018 Local Officials Directory

The 2018 Local Officials Directory is now available for viewing or download here.

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Southside PDC FY19 Management Plan

The Southside Planning District Commission has released its FY19 Management Plan.  For more information, please click here.

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GO Virginia Region 3 Growth & Diversification Plan is now online

 Download the completed plan:

  pdf GO Virginia Region 3 - Growth & Diversification Plan Executive Summary (6 pages) (136 KB)

  pdf GO Virginia Region 3 - Growth & Diversification Plan Synopsis (2 pages) (129 KB)

  pdf GO Virginia Region 3 - Growth & Diversification Plan (337 pages) (12.48 MB)

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SPDC RFP: Contractual Staff Services

The Southside Planning District Commission is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to provide certain contractual staff services related to the implementation of the GO Virginia initiative for Region 3 also known as Southern Virginia GO Region.  Proposals are due Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

RFP Short Version:

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR

CONTRACT STAFF SERVICES

Issuance date:  June 26, 2017

The Southside Planning District Commission is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to provide certain contractual staff services related to the implementation of the GO Virginia initiative for Region 3 also known as Southern Virginia GO Region.  The Southside PDC has been designated by the Region 3 Council (COUNCIL) as its Support Organization and Fiscal Agent with the expectation and responsibility of entering into contracts, subcontracts, and other agreements needed to carry out the responsibilities of the PDC in its capacity as the Support Organization and Fiscal Agent for the COUNCIL.  Services include but are not limited to technical services related to the development, evaluation and periodic updating of Region 3’s Growth and Diversification Plan, alignment with regional economic development entities, general program oversight, preparation and staffing for the Region 3 Council and Committee meetings, regional stakeholder outreach, budget oversight, project review and other technical services as needed. The Southside PDC reserves the right to award more than one contract for services requested in this RFP.   The Southside PDC is located in South Hill, Virginia.  Proposals are due Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

To obtain a copy of the full RFP or to inquire about the proposal, contact Gail Moody, Executive Director, at gmoody@southsidepdc.org or by calling 434.447.7101.  The full RFP is also available on the Southside PDC website at http://www.southsidepdc.org.  The Southside PDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

 

RFP Long Version (Download)

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