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Oct 12

DEQ Receives Biosolids Application from SYNAGRO CENTRALL LLC

Posted on October 12, 2022 at 6:10 PM by Percy Ashcraft

DEQ Receives Biosolids Application From SYNAGRO CENTRAL LLC

King William County Administration received the following notice from DEQ on October 3:

This is to inform you that DEQ has received an application from SYNAGRO CENTRAL LLC to renew a VPA permit (VPA 00824), authorizing land application of biosolids in King William County.

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is required to notify localities of applications for a Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) permit in accordance with § 62.1-44.19:3.4 of the Code of Virginia and 9VAC25-32-140 of the VPA Permit Regulation.

SYNAGRO is proposing the addition of 909.6 acres of agricultural and silvicultural land in King William County to be added to its current permit VPA00824. These products are proposed to be applied as fertilizer at controlled rates protective of water quality and human health, in accordance with the VPA Permit Regulation, 9 VAC 25-32.

By providing the above information, this letter also serves as notification to the local government at least 100 days prior to commencing the first land application of biosolids in accordance with § 62.1-44.19:3.K of the Code of Virginia.

Since this reissuance includes an addition of acreage that is less than 50% of the initial permitted acreage, there will not be a public meeting for this reissuance.


Building Official Releases September Statistics

September statistics from the King William County Building Official’s Office show that 562 inspections were conducted.

Building Official Matt Melton and his Staff also issued 13 Certificates of Occupancy. Total permits issued were 129.

Since January 1, the Building Official’s Office has conducted 4,461 inspections as of September 30. August was the highest month with 825 inspections.


Hot Tamales Most Popular Halloween Candy in the Commonwealth

With Halloween right around the corner, has announced the favorite Halloween candies in all 50 states.

Reese’s Cups were the most popular Halloween candy nationwide. Skittles came in second, followed by M&M’s at third place.

When it comes to Virginia, the top pick is Hot Tamales.

The National Retail Federation estimates US consumers will spend about $3.1 billion on Halloween candy in 2022. used 15 years worth of sales data to compile their list.


Demond Claiborne Getting Good Feel for College Football

Former King William County standout Demond Claiborne continues to get a good feel for college football at Wake Forest University.

Claiborne has appeared in four of the Demon Deacons’ six games. He has rushed for 22 yards on 10 carries, with his longest being seven yards.

The true freshman also has caught one pass for minus-five yards. He is one of five running backs who have seen action on the Wake Forest roster this fall.

Wake Forest is currently off to a 5-1 record and is ranked 14 in the latest national poll.


Flu Shots Offered at County Administration Building October 18

King William County is holding a Flu Vaccine Clinic for County employees and the General Public on October 18 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the Administration Building in King William County. Appointments are not necessary.

Vaccines will also be available for shingles, pneumonia, Tdap, and hepatitis.

Those attending the clinic will be asked to show proof of insurance.


KWC Fire & EMS Receives VDEM Grant

King William County Fire & EMS has received a $7,500 grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

The Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) will be used to support infrastructure and fees within the Fire & EMS Department, such as CAD fees, ESO reporting fees, integration fees, and ID Networks licensing fees.

The Fire & EMS Department has been very active in securing grants over the last month. Congrats to personnel who are seeking and applying to ease the burden on County taxpayers.