Accomplishments

Government Island

After countless hours of research, creative engineering and construction, and sheer perseverance on the part of the Board of Supervisors and so many other people, the dream of creating an easily accessible public park at Government Island has finally come true....

Interstate 95 and Courthouse Road Interchange

The Interstate 95 Courthouse Road interchange construction project has been on the books since 1991. The plan is to build a completely new interchange about a half of a mile south of the existing interchange, effectively bypassing the existing section of  Courthouse...

Litter Clean Up and Prevention

A Supervisor's job is certainly one that requires many important decisions on high profile issues such as land use, open space conservation, school funding and tax rates, but it also falls on a Supervisor to deal with the smaller issues. Often these are the issues...

Stafford Hospital

Early in 2006, Medicorp made the decision that they would like to invest in Stafford ’s future and build a $150 million facility near our Courthouse. However, there were several conditions that needed to be met before this vision would become reality. First, Dr....

The Crows Nest

Saving the Crow’s Nest peninsula from development was one of Paul Milde’s primary goals since well before he became involved in local politics. In January 2004, Paul founded Savescrowsnest.com. This nonpartisan organization was formed in order to raise awareness of...

Stafford moves ahead with new animal shelter

Supervisor Paul Milde said the project has been kicked down the road for years. “The conditions at the animal shelter are disgusting,” Milde said. “It’s too small ... animals are euthanized when they don’t need to be euthanized. It’s not a place that really presents...

Stafford Technology and Research Park

The Stafford Tech and Research Park at Quantico Corporate Center represents a major step forward in reducing the number of county residents who must journey daily to Washington for employment. In our ongoing effort to boost economic development, Stafford County is...

Transfer of Development Right Program

Stafford County Planning Commission, as early as next month, could recommend passage of legislation that could change forever any hope the county has of saving its remaining farms, forests and ecologically sensitive areas from development. Paul Milde reports an...

Virginia Railway Express

VRE should be making mass transit easier to use instead of hiking fares to its riders, contends Paul Milde, a member and former chairman of the railway’s operations board. He voted against the three-percent fare increase at the board’s April meeting. Milde, who...

Comprehensive Plan Unanimously Adopted

Stafford has a new Comprehensive Plan for the first time in 22 years. On December 14, the Stafford County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a new Comprehensive Plan for the County. The Plan provides a blueprint for the future of Stafford, and is the first one...

Stafford Earns AA Bond Rating

Board Endorses New Commitment to Enhance Bond Rating While many localities nationally are experiencing dire fiscal situations, Stafford County’s fiscal outlook appears much more promising, positioning the County to perform well in near future. According to Fitch...

Board Repeals BPOL

Job-killing tax enacted by previous Board majority killed After years of controversy, a tax characterized by small businesses as unfair and regressive will not be enacted in Stafford County after all. Stafford’s plan to enact a Business, Professional and Occupational...

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