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Regional Planner Position

Regional Planner:  Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) is seeking a Regional Planner to assist in planning initiatives. The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting staff on planning initiatives involving research, community development, emergency planning, transportation planning, comprehensive plan updates, comprehensive economic development, environmental planning, grant proposals as well as other duties as assigned.  Successful applicants…

CRC Year-in-Review 2020

Check out the CRC Newsletter CRC Year-in-Review 2020 CRC Year-in-Review 2020

EDA Approves Updated CEDS 2020

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced approval of the Commonwealth Regional Council’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Update on November 10, 2020.  The CEDS Update was completed to add new CRC members – Cumberland and Nottoway counties.  Now all seven counties of the CRC (Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward) will be…

Cumberland and Nottoway Join CRC

The CRC would like to Welcome the Counties of Cumberland and Nottoway as official members. Cumberland announced its membership in April, and Nottoway came on board in July. The Council has been providing assistance to Cumberland since its joining and looks forward to serving Nottoway, as well. For the first time since 2005, the CRC…

EDA Approves CRC CEDS

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced approval of the Commonwealth Regional Council’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) on April 15, 2020.  The CEDS was submitted to EDA for approval in May of 2019.  The counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Lunenburg and Prince Edward will now be eligible to apply for EDA funding when projects are…

COVID19 Information Links

Health Department Updates: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/ Virginia Hospital COVID-19 Dashboard: https://www.vhha.com/communications/virginia-hospital-covid-19-data-dashboard/ Center for Disease Control (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Business Resources: Longwood Small Business Development Center If you own a small business and need assistance in applying for federal assistance due to COVID19, please contact the Longwood Small Business Development Center though their website to register for counseling. Once…

Broadband Assistance

Every locality in our region is trying to find ways for improved Broadband for their citizens.  Also, each has locality has different needs, assets, and constraints. The following website (below) developed by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Broadband Team has very user friendly and  useful guides that are actually entertaining to read! Please note there is…

CEDS

To access the Commonwealth Regional Council’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) please go to heartlandeconomy.com