In 2016, the Orange County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution authorizing the creation of the Orange County Broadband Authority (OCBA). As a rural county, reliable broadband service is largely absent in Orange.
VRA Closes the Single Largest Loan in the Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund and VRA's History to Alexandria Renew Enterprises
VRA was proud to assist with a $185,650,000 loan to Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) to invest in healthier waterways for Alexandria.
Local governments across the Commonwealth depend on the Virginia Pooled Financing Program (VPFP) to help finance key infrastructure improvements that serve residents and local businesses.
In 2002, VRA issued bonds on behalf of Goochland County to finance utility system improvements in the County’s Tuckahoe Creek Service District (TCSD). TCSD is best known for the West Creek development that has flourished on the eastern end of the County. In 2012, the County was assisted again by VRA with the restructuring of the 2002 debt that was designed to provide Goochland with a debt service schedule and loan terms better suited to Goochland's long-term needs. In 2020, the County again partnered with VRA to capture debt service savings through the refunding of the 2012 bonds.
The Town of Marion owns and operates a 3.4 million gallons per day treatment plant called the Mountain Empire Regional Wastewater Facility. Through this facility, the Town provides sewer service to its 3,580 residential, industrial and commercial customers.
The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is a convenient and affordable transportation solution for many commuters in Northern Virginia. VRE is jointly owned by the Northern Virginia Transportation District Commission (NVTC) and the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation District Commission. In a part of the state that faces frequent traffic congestion, VRE provides a safe and comfortable way for residents along the I-66 and I-95 corridors to reach employment centers in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
The Halifax County Courthouse occupies a special place in Virginia history. This architectural treasure is listed on both the VA Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places. The Courthouse was designed by Dabney Cosby, an acolyte of Thomas Jefferson who helped construct the University of Virginia. As such, the building contains many of the iconic neo-classical design elements associated with our third President.
Chesterfield County borrowed $9.86 million from the 2017C Virginia Pooled Financing Program (VPFP) to partially fund three key projects that will benefit County residents for years to come. The three projects include significant enhancements to the River City Sportsplex athletic facility, a new Chesterfield Center for the Arts and an HVAC replacement project.