Public Private Partnership Bulletin

March 25, 2005

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1. Clarke continues budget debate over new school

School Board Cuts Items,” The Winchester Star, Thursday, March 17, 2005

Clarke Balks on School Bond Issue Board Meets Thursday to Vote,” The Winchester Star, Wednesday, March 23, 2005 


2. VDOT examines 66 widening

Wider I-66 Urged Inside the Beltway,” Washington Post, March 17, 2005

3. Route 28 shortfall addressed by 2005 legislation

State To Pony Up More For Rt. 28 Project,” Leesburg Today, March 17, 2005

4. VDOT issues RFP for I-64 Asset Management

While not exactly a PPTA project, the RFP from VDOT for asset management services of I-64 from Richmond to Hampton Roads [PDF format] is in the “outsourcing” realm that may be of interest.

5. Winchester regional jail solicits PPEA for detention center

Request for PPEA Proposals, PPEA #200512 – Clarke-Fauquier-Frederick-Winchester Regional Adult Detention Center [PDF format]

6. Harrisonburg rejects massive redevelopment PPEA proposal

Baseball Strikes Out, Majority Of Council Won’t Support $100 Million Proposal,” Daily News-Record, March 22, 2005

Risky Business, City Formally Rejects Baseball Proposal,” Daily News-Record, March 23, 2005

7. Letter to the editor questions HOT Lanes wisdom

Power to the people,” Editorial, Potomac News, March 20, 2005

8. Chesterfield PPEA audit completed

Chesterfield school project is questioned, Audit says board’s in compliance but more review needed,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 23, 2005

9. South Carolina PPEA legislation now under consideration

Visit the website for the South Carolina General Assembly and the legislation now under consideration there to implement Virginia’s PPEA law. It is essentially identical to what we had in Virginia prior to the 2005 changes. Please let me know if you are interested in supporting this effort.

10. Fairfax solicits PPEA for Wiehle development site

County seeks partner to develop Wiehle rail station site,” Times Community Newspapers, Reston, March 23, 2005

11. Transportation privatization part of national trend

Tell road builders what to do, not how,” Editorial, Washington Examiner, March 23, 2005

12. North Stafford YMCA praised as part of PPEA project

YMCA in North Stafford would be nothing but positive Featured Advertiser,” The Free Lance-Star, March 24, 2005