Details for Public Hearing Notice


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as possible) in the General District Courtroom within the Courthouse in Lovingston, VA to receive public input on amendments to the Code of the County of Nelson, VA, as follows: I. Amendment and re-enactment of Section 11-8 (Imposition of costs for courthouse security) of the Code of the County of Nelson, VA to increase from $10.00 to $20.00 the assessment "as part of the costs in each. criminal and traffic case in the county's district and circuit courts in which the defendant is convicted of violation of any statute or ordinance." The assessment is for funding of courthouse security by the Sheriff's office. II. Enactment of Section 11-10 (Additional assessment for electronic summons system) within the Code of the County of Nelson, VA of an assessment of $5.00 "as part of the costs in each criminal or traffic case in this county's district or circuit courts.' The assessment is to "solely fund software, hardware, and associated equipment costs for the implementation and maintenance of an electronic summons system" for the Sheriff's office. The provisions herein are proposed for passage by said Board to be effective on July 1, 2020. Copies of the full text of the above ordinance(s) are in the Office of the County Administrator and may be reviewed on the County's website By Authority of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors