Public Private Partnership Bulletin

October 29, 2005

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1. Stafford School Board hopefuls debate PPEA merits

Stafford hopefuls heard,” The Free Lance-Star, October 15, 2005

2. Debate continues over future of Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

Roads issue bridges 2 unlike views,” Daily Press, October 17, 2005

3. Clarke Schools PPEA continues roller coaster ride

New School Site Offer: 71 Acres, Free,” The Winchester Star, October 13, 2005

Clarke School Board OKs CCHS Site,” The Winchester Star, October 14, 2005

Price Guarantee for New CCHS Poses Dilemma,” The Winchester Star, October 26, 2005

Dunning Pitches Alternative Site for New CCHS,” The Winchester Star,  October 27, 2005

Farm Bureau opposes referendum,” Clarke Times-Courier, October 19, 2005

4. Kaine transportation package questioned

Kaine’s winding path to road progress,” The Virginian-Pilot, October 20, 2005

5. Bedford County adopts PPEA guidelines

School Board retains separate committee to deal with PPEA issues,” Bedford Bulletin, October 19, 2005

6. Bedford School Board anticipates additional PPEA bids for Jefferson Forest expansion

JF bids still being accepted,” The News & Advance, October 28, 2005

7. 95 HOT Lanes proposals under review

Decision Near on HOT Lanes: Advisory Panel to recommend option for adding toll lanes on 95/395,” The Connection, October 19, 2005

8. VITA PPEA results in wins for CGI-AMS, Northrop Grumman

IT overhaul may affect more than 6,400 workers,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 21, 2005

State IT board backs contractor: Northrop Grumman receives support for updating Va. systems,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 26, 2005 

Local officials excited by state info tech decision,”, October 27, 2005

9. 4 teams competing for Dulles Toll Road PPTA

Toll Road Yields $5.7 Billion Offer,” Washington Post, October 27, 2005

VDOT receives 4 more toll offers: Evaluations of Dulles road proposals may be public next week,” Washington Post, October 29, 2005

More toll lanes on Dulles Toll Road?The Washington Examiner, October 28, 2005

10. Competing teams for Herndon redevelopment make pitches

See also the Clark Ventures letter for a copy of previously undisclosed information.

Comparing Proposals: Clark Ventures, Herndon Station present vastly different redevelopment packages,” The Connection, October 27, 2005

11. NCPPP announces awards, Stafford Schools PPEA wins Innovation Award

The National Council of Public Private Partnerships (NCPPP) recently announced its 2005 award winners which will be given on November 16, 2005 in Alexandria, Virginia. Among the winners was the Haskell/Hess P3 Venture in Stafford County. View press release.

12. Fairfax seeks competitors for Mid-County Office Complex PPEA

Fairfax County recently received an unsolicited proposal for the development of a mid-county office complex. Few details are available yet, but a copy of the notice is available.

13. VDOT issues TPOF, PPTA guidelines

At its October 20, 2005 meeting, the Commonwealth Transportation Board adopted the guidelines for the Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund and the revised guidelines for the PPTA.:

TPOF Guidlines
PPTA Guidlines

14. Roanoke City Public Schools looking for advisors

Roanoke City Public Schools continues its search for a PPEA advisor. View notice.