On-Call Consultant Program

In May, the CSPDC plans to release a Request for Proposal to procure consultants for the On Call Consultant program. Participating consultants are contracted with annual renewals for up to five years and have the option to reapply during the reprocuring process. Created in 2012, the program provides the CSPDC […]

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Bridgewater Riverwalk

The Town of Bridgewater in Rockingham County recently completed construction on Phase I of its Riverwalk trail system. The Riverwalk is envisioned to connect all of the Town’s parks along the North River. Phase I built a trail between Seven Bridges and Edgebriar Parks, going under the Main Street (VA […]

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Broadband in the Region

The CSPDC is providing grant administration support for two infrastructure building broadband projects to benefit the underserved areas of Rockbridge County, including the towns of Goshen and Glasgow Both projects, a Virginia Telecommunication Initiate (VATI) program grant and an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) POWER Grant, will total over $3M in […]

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Rural Attraction Roundtable

The CSPDC is hosting a second Rural Attraction Roundtable meeting on May 20 to discuss regional teleworking trends and assess the opportunity and best strategies on how to attract remote workers. The Rural Attraction Roundtable will feature a presentation on the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s National Remote Work Survey, an […]

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Ag. Enterprise Center Feasibility Study Final Presentation

The Agricultural Enterprise Center Feasibility Study is in final review and is scheduled to complete in May. Since the study began in July, the CSPDC in partnership with a ten-member study team and consultants New Venture Advisors (NVA), have conducted and completed primary and secondary research that serve as the […]

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May is National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month – an annual celebration to increase awareness and participation in bicycling, and showcase its many health and environmental benefits. This year, the League of American Bicyclists will be encouraging the pubic to bike ‘anywhere’ and document their ride with use of #BikeThere. Additional days to […]

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Bath-Highland Network Authority Public Notice

Public Notice of a Virtual Meeting of the Bath-Highland Network Authority. The Bath-Highland Network Authority is scheduled to meet on April 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be conducted by video conference call, rather than in-person.  Join the Zoom Call by one of […]

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Telework!VA Provides Telework Program Assistance

Last fall the CSPDC worked with Telework!VA consultant, Robin Mack to host a staff retreat on the benefits, challenges and best practices of teleworking. Ms. Mack surveyed staff and created a customized presentation for both employees and managers to better succeed in our new virtual workplace. Robin Mack and the […]

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Waynesboro Park & Ride Expands

An expansion of the Town Center Park and Ride commuter lot in Waynesboro began construction the end of March and is scheduled to be complete in May of 2022. The $1 million project will increase parking capacity from 120 to about 175 spaces, install a bus stop with a covered […]

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