CAROLINE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
 COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER
 MILFORD, VIRGINIA
 

6:00 P.M.


CALL TO ORDER
 
 INVOCATION
 
 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

OPENING BOARD COMMENTS
 
AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

1. PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS

  • Virginia Department of Social Services – Discussion of Differences Between Administrative and Advisory Local Social Services Boards
  • Update on Caroline County Tourism Program – Kathy Beard, Tourism Manager
Requesting Department
County Administration
 

2. Consent Agenda A - Approval of Minutes

Requesting Department
County Administration
Documents:
  1. Minutes.pdf
 

2. Consent Agenda B - Approval of Warrants

Requesting Department
Finance Department
Documents:
  1. Warrants.pdf
 

2. Consent Agenda C - Approval of Planning Commission Schedule

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

2. Consent Agenda D - Approval of Ranking of Responses to Broadband Expansion Services (VATI Grant Application) Request for Proposals

Requesting Department
County Administration
 

2. Consent Agenda E - Recommended Ranking of Responses to Employee Classification and Compensation Study Request for Proposals

Requesting Department
County Administration
 

2. Consent Agenda F - Purchase of Caroline High School Replacement Generator for Emergency Shelter

Requesting Department
Fire & Rescue
 

2. Consent Agenda G - Adoption Resolution Declaring May 15 through May 21 “EMS Week in Caroline County”

Requesting Department
Fire & Rescue
 

2. Consent Agenda H - Request to Defer - SPEX-05-2021 – Berberich, John, Owner / Racehorse Solar, LLC, Applicant to June 14, 2022 Board of Supervisors Meeting

SPEX-05-2021 – Berberich, John, Owner / Racehorse Solar, LLC, Applicant:  Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article IV, Section 5.40 (Minor Solar Energy Project) of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map #39-A-10 and 39-A-12 consisting of 145.9 acres, more or less.  This property is located at on Route 632 (Quarters Road), approx. 1.5 miles west of Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway), Port Royal Voting District.  The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as Rural Preservation. Proposed Use:  Minor Solar Energy Project (12 Mw). 

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

2. Consent Agenda I - Request to Defer SPEX-06-2021 – Garrison, Melvin & Katrina, Owner / Whalebone Solar, LLC, Applicant to June 14, 2022 Board of Supervisors Meeting

SPEX-06-2021 – Garrison, Melvin & Katrina, Owner / Whalebone Solar, LLC, Applicant:  Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article IV, Section 5.40 (Minor Solar Energy Project) of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map #8-A-72; 8-A-72A1; and 8-A-72B consisting of 30 acres, more or less.  This property is located on Route 2 (Fredericksburg Turnpike), approx. 3.5 miles south of the Caroline/Spotsylvania County line, Port Royal Voting District.   The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as Rural Preservation. Proposed Use:  Minor Solar Energy Project (3 MW).

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

2. Consent Agenda J - Request to Defer SPEX-09-2021 & SPEX-10-2021: SPEX-09-2021 – Mitchell, Barbara; Dove, Jeffrey; Engel Farms, Inc.; Schermerhorn, Natalie, Owners; Frog Solar Center, LLC, Applicant to August 9, 2022 Board of Supervisors Meeting

SPEX-09-2021 – Mitchell, Barbara; Dove, Jeffrey; Engel Farms, Inc.; Schermerhorn, Natalie, Owners; Frog Solar Center, LLC, Applicant:  Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article XV, Section 23.6 (Solar Energy Overlay District, General District Standards).  The purpose of this special exception request is to modify standard 23.6.2 of Article XV, Section 23 to allow a major solar energy project to be located within ½ mile of a designated growth area as identified in the Caroline Comprehensive Plan. This project includes tax map #102-A-86; 102-A-87; 102-A-89; 103-A-13; 103-A-14, 103-A-21; 103-A-50; 103-A-51; 103-A-52; 103-A-53; 103-A-55; 103-A-56; 103-A-57; 103-A-58; 103-A-59; 109-A-3; 109-A-49A; consisting of 914 acres, more or less.  This property is primarily located south of Route 600 (Frog Level Road), west of Route 601 (Edgar Road) and north of Route 694 (Courtney Road), Reedy Church Voting District.  The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as being within the Dawn Land Use Plan as Rural Preservation and Village Conservation.

 SPEX-10-2021 –   Mitchell, Barbara; Dove, Jeffrey; Engel Farms, Inc.; Schermerhorn, Natalie,  Owners; Frog Solar Center, LLC,  Applicant:  Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article XV, Section 23, Solar Energy Overlay District of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map #102-A-86; 102-A-87; 102-A-89; 103-A-13; 103-A-14, 103-A-21; 103-A-50; 103-A-51; 103-A-52; 103-A-53; 103-A-55; 103-A-56; 103-A-57; 103-A-58; 103-A-59; 109-A-3; 109-A-49A; consisting 914 acres, more or less.  This property is primarily located south of Route 600 (Frog Level Road), west of Route 601 (Edgar Road) and north of Route 694 (Courtney Road), Reedy Church Voting District.  The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as being within the Dawn Land Use Plan as Rural Preservation and Village Conservation. Proposed Use:  Major Solar Energy Project (71 MW).

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

CLOSED MEETING

  1. Motion to Convene Closed Meeting in Accordance with the Following Sections of the Code of Virginia:
  2. Motion to Convene Closed Meeting in Accordance with the Following Sections of the Code of Virginia:

     Code of Virginia 2.2-3711(A) 8. Consultation with Legal Counsel Employed or Retained by a Public Body Regarding Specific Legal Matters Requiring       the Provision of Legal Advice by Such Counsel (Solar Agreement)

  1. Motion to Reconvene in Open Session
  2. Certification of Closed Meeting
  3. Action on Closed Meeting (if necessary)
Requesting Department
County Administration
 

7:30 P.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS


 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


 

3. SPEX-06-2021 – Garrison, Melvin & Katrina, Owner/Whalebone Solar, LLC, Applicant DEFERRED AT REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

4. SPEX-05-2021 – Berberich, John, Owner / Racehorse Solar, LLC, Applicant DEFERRED AT REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

5. SPEX-04-2021 – Burke Development, LLC; Burke Holdings, LP; Concord North, LLC; Concord South, LLC; AA Wright Properties, LLC, Gardner, Donald; Milford Excelsior, LLC; Maggie Nelson Thornton Estate; CC Solar, LLC, Owners / CC Solar, LLC Applicant

SPEX-04-2021 –  Burke Development, LLC; Burke Holdings, LP; Concord North, LLC; Concord South, LLC; AA Wright Properties, LLC, Gardner, Donald; Milford Excelsior, LLC; Maggie Nelson Thornton Estate; CC Solar, LLC, Owners / CC Solar, LLC Applicant:  Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article XV, Section 23, Solar Energy Overlay District, of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map #28-A-6; 28-A-7; 28-A-8; 28-A-11; 28-A-14; 28-A-39; 40-A-19A; 40-A-21; 40-A-22; 40-A-22A; 40-A-23; 40-A-26; 40-A-74; 40-A-75; 40-A-76; 40-A-79; 40-A-85; 40-A-86; 40-A-87; 40-A-88; 40-A-89; 40-3-1; 40-3-1A; 40-3-2; 40-3-3; 40-3-4; 40-3-4A; 41-A-1; 41-A-2; 41-A-3; 41-A-4; 41-A-5; 41-A-6; 41-A-7; 41-A-8; consisting 1,682 acres, more or less.  This property is primarily located south of Route 605 (Paige Road), west of its intersection with Sunshine School Road (Route 626), Port Royal Voting District.   The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as Agricultural Preservation. Proposed Use:  Major Solar Energy Project (150 Mw).

Requesting Department
Planning and Community Development
 

NEW BUSINESS


 

6. Additional Discussion of Personal Property Taxes for Tax Year 2022

Requesting Department
County Administration
 

7. Approval of Supplemental Appropriation and Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 Dawn Wastewater Fund

Requesting Department
Public Utilities
 

8. Proposed Improvements to Baseball/Softball Fields at Main County Park

Requesting Department
Public Works
 

INFORMATIONAL/CALENDAR ITEMS


 

9. INFORMATIONAL/CALENDAR ITEMS

  • Capital Projects Update
Requesting Department
County Administration
 

CLOSING BOARD COMMENTS


 

CLOSED MEETING -

A. Motion to Convene Closed Meeting in Accordance with the Following Sections of the Code of Virginia:

B. Motion to Convene Closed Meeting in Accordance with the Following Section of the Code of Virginia:

     Code of Virginia 2.2-3711 (A) 3. Discussion or Consideration of the Acquisition of Real Property for a Public Purpose, or of the Disposition of Publicly         Held Real Property, Where Discussion in an Open Meeting Would Adversely Affect the Bargaining Position or Negotiating Strategy of the Public Body       (Sparta Fire Department and County Administrative Building)

C. Motion to Reconvene in Open Session

D. Certification of Closed Meeting

E. Action on Closed Meeting (if necessary)

Requesting Department
County Administration
 

ADJOURNMENT


 

MAY 10, 2022 PORTFOLIO

Requesting Department
County Administration