Economic initiative to hold virtual public meeting

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council will meet on Wednesday, July 15 at 1 p.m. Meeting members will have the option to join the meeting in person or via Zoom.

The meeting, open to the public, is for the purpose of conducting the business of the council as enabled by the actions of the Virginia General Assembly April 23, 2020 authorizing any state, local, regional or regulatory body or governing board to meet by electronic communication means without a quorum of the public body or any member of the governing board physically assembled at one location when the Governor has declared a state of emergency in accordance with § 44-146.17, The Council will receive reports from specific committees, including review of the FY 21 Capacity-Building budget, and may review and act on project applications.

The council may elect to go into Executive Session to discuss the Project Pipeline, vendor contracts and personnel matters.

Connection details through Zoom and telephone will be provided at www.govirginia3.org no later than Friday, July 10.  A time for public comments will be included in the meeting; and written public comments may be emailed before 8 a.m. July 10 to gosouthernva@gmail.com.

GO Virginia is a statewide business-led economic development initiative with funding to invest in collaborative projects that lead to high-paying jobs in each region. GO Virginia Region 3 is one of nine regions in Virginia and includes the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward and the cities of Danville and Martinsville. For more information, visit govirginia3.org.

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