Northern Neck Broadband Project

The Next Step in Regional Broadband Deployment WARSAW [August 17, 2022]—At the Northern Neck Planning District Commission’s quarterly meeting on August 15, 2022, Mr. Jimmy Carr, CEO of All Points Broadband (APB), gave a comprehensive report on the status of the Northern Neck’s universal broadband project. The project is funded,…

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Upcoming Meetings

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December 19, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. The quarterly dinner meeting of the Northern Neck Planning District Commission and Northern Neck-Chesapeake Bay Region Partnership will be at Relish Restaurant, 115 Main Street in Warsaw. There will be a legislative discussion.

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Regional Northern Neck Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The Northern Neck of Virginia has a regional Hazard Mitigation Plan that is updated every five years. The plan includes aspirations and specific courses of action that the localities intend to follow to reduce vulnerability and exposure to hazards, and to increase resilience against future hazard events. The current plan…

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Go Virginia

The Virginia Initiative for Growth and Opportunity (GO Virginia) was initiated by the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC) and the Council on Virginia’s Future to foster private-sector growth and job creation through state incentives for regional collaboration by business, education, and government. Recognizing the harsh effect of deep federal…

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CEDS

Now Available Online Our Region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) The Northern Neck Planning District Commission has become the first organization in the Commonwealth of Virginia to transform its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) report into an interactive Digital CEDS™ platform. Read the news release here. The CEDS is a…

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Resources for Rural Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division offers more than 40 loan, grant, and technical assistance programs to help improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Many of these programs can also support community-based entrepreneurial planning and growth. The Rural Development division partners closely with community…

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White Stone Revitalization

The Town of White Stone received a $1,000,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to revitalize its business district based on the White Stone Business District Revitalization Plan. Planned Activities 1 – Business District Revitalization Façade improvements centered at the intersection of Route 3 (Rappahannock…

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Northern Neck Heritage Area

Warner, Kaine & Wittman Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect Historic Resources and Generate Economic Activity in the Northern Neck Jun 24 2021   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA), along with U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), introduced legislation to preserve invaluable local resources and help generate…

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Septic Pump-Out Project

Since 2005, the Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC) has administered grants through the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to provide financial assistance to low- and moderate-income (LMI) households and allow them to comply with septic-tank pump-out requirements. As part of the application process, the NNPDC must verify an…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $365,000 in the Northern Neck

$365,000 in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping the Northern Neck Region of Virginia Respond to Coronavirus Thursday, July 2, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $365,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Northern Neck…

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