PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC  NOTICE

MECKLENBURG COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROPOSE ORDINANCES FOR ADOPTION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

RE:  ORDINANCES TO AMEND

THE MECKLENBURG COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO VA. CODE ANN. §58.1-2636 AND VA. CODE ANN. §58.1-2606.1

On Monday, May 9, 2022, beginning at 9:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as practical, in the Board of Supervisors’ meeting room in the Goode Bank Building located at 350 Washington Street, Boydton, Virginia 23917, the MecklenburgCounty Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on two proposed ordinances, as follows:

1. An ordinance pursuant to Va. Code Ann. §58.1-2636 which would amend Sec. 66-123(a) and Sec. 66-125(a) of the Mecklenburg County Code of Ordinances to increase the annual tax of $1,400.00 per megawatt on any solar photovoltaic (electric energy) project, or any energy storage system, effective July 1, 2026 and effective every five years thereafter, by 10 percent. This ordinance will become effective immediately upon adoption.

2. An ordinance pursuant to Va. Code Ann. §58.1-2606.1 which would repeal Sec. 66-124.a(iii) of the Mecklenburg County Code of Ordinances, and which would add Article VI titled “Local Taxation for Solar Photovoltaic Projects Five Megawatts or Less” to Chapter 66 titled “Taxation”, to be numbered Sec. 66-126 through 66-128, of the Mecklenburg County Code of Ordinances. This ordinance will become effective on July 1, 2022.

At the conclusion of the public hearing, the Board may adopt one or both ordinances, or the Board may adopt one or both ordinances at a subsequent meeting.

A copy of the full text of each of the proposed ordinances is available at, and can be obtained from, the Mecklenburg County Administrator’s Office, 350 Washington Street, Boydton, Virginia  23917, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (holidays excluded), 434-738-6191 (telephone).

 (4/27, 5/4)

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