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Friday, August 12, 2022 – 10 a.m. Northern Neck Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 276 626 856 870Passcode: QVAZTZ Download Teams | Join on the web Monday, August 15, 2022 – 4:30 p.m. Quarterly Northern Neck Planning District Commission and Northern Neck-Chesapeake Bay Region Partnership meetings at…

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Regional Northern Neck Hazard Mitigation Plan

HMPU

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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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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Northern Neck Broadband Project

Virginia Deploys $2 Billion to Achieve Universal Broadband in the Northern Neck GOOCHLAND [December 13, 2021]—Governor Ralph Northam today announced new grants that will advance Virginia 90% to the goal of achieving universal access to broadband and high-speed internet, placing Virginia on track to being one of the first states…

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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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Working Waterfronts

They are properties that support commercial and recreational fishing, boat building, shipping and rail yards, aquaculture, national defense, public safety, marine research, offshore energy production, and other water-related commercial and recreational activities. Tour the Story Map View the Video How to Start a Shellfish Aquaculture Operation in Virginia   Learn…

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