Southside Planning District Commission

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

COVID-19 Emergency Loan Information

The Lake Country Development Corporation announces a COVID-19 Emergency Loan program.  Please see the flyer and application that follows.

COVID 19 Emergency Loan Flyer

COVID 19 Application

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Pine Street Neighborhood Project, Phase 2

Pine Street Neighborhood Project, Phase 2

Second Public Hearing

The Town of LaCrosse will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 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 2. Residents of the project area are encouraged to attend. The Pine Street Neighborhood Project, Phase2 proposal will include the following activities: housing rehabilitation and construction, demolition, 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 20, 2020. If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.

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Local Officials Directory

Here is the link to the Local Officials Directory 2019.  Please notify Lisa McGee at lmcgee@southsidepdc.org for any corrections or changes.

Local Officials Directory 2019

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Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The Southside Planning District Commission (SPDC) was recently awarded funds from FEMA and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) to conduct a comprehensive review and update of the 2013 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. This process will include updating data related to the historical occurrences of hazards and their location, impact, and financial losses. Additionally, mitigation goals and strategies will be reviewed, updated and prioritized in an effort to identify and push for projects that will ultimately reduce risk to future damages.

To learn more about the update process, review draft materials, or how you can participate please visit the SPDC's Hazard Mitigation webpage 

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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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