Public Private Partnership Bulletin

December 1, 2005

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1. Centex PPEA prison project moves forward

Prison built one cellblock at a time,” Danville Register & Bee, November 10, 2005

2. New PPEA parking deck welcomes holiday shoppers

Parking deck free this weekend,” The Free Lance-Star, November 10, 2005

3. Bedford receives competing PPEA proposal for JF improvements

Second JF proposal made,” The News & Advance, November 10, 2005

School Board postpones PPEA committee meeting,” Bedford Bulletin, November 17, 2005

4. Herndon continues consideration of PPEA for downtown development

Downtown Decision Deferred to Dec. 13,” Herndon Observer, November 11, 2005

Financing Discrepancy Slows Downtown Project,” Herndon Observer, November 18, 2005

5. HOT lanes gain popularity in northern Virginia

HOT lanes now dominate regional agenda,”, November 10, 2005

6. Clarke schools referendum fails, kills PPEA project

Referendum fails; what’s next? Keeler wins treasurer’s job,” Clarke Times-Courier, November 9, 2005

Supervisors Must Decide on Interim Agreement,” The Winchester Star, November 11, 2005

Supervisors Nix Interim Agreement Clarke: Price, Issues Surrounding 71-Acre Site, and PPEA Among Concerns,” The Winchester Star, November 16, 2005

Supervisors say ‘no’ to $44 M school,” Clarke Times-Courier, November 17, 2005

7. Dulles Express PPTA plan brings praise

Examiner Editorial – $5B for toll road is more like it,” Washington Examiner, November 13, 2005

8. Warner announces VITA IT hardware PPEA deal

Russell chosen for data center, 433 new jobs,” Bristol Herald Courier, November 15, 2005

Wise, Russell used different approaches in bids to land jobs,” Bristol Herald Courier, November 15, 2005

State data center brings 400-plus jobs,”, November 18, 2005

Virginia’s IT overhaul is jackpot for Chesterfield: Chesterfield, Russell get hundreds of jobs, millions in investment,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, November 15, 2005

9. Advocates urge attention for Route 58 PPTA

Jobless rate drops again,” Martinsville Bulletin, December 2, 2005

10. CTB picks path for Route 460, Southeastern Parkway, Tri-County Parkway, PPTA proposals likely

Zuni homes in path of new Route 460 location,” Daily Press, November 18, 2005

Transportation board selects routes for two regional projects,” The Virginian-Pilot, November 18, 2005 

Approved Route for Va. Outer-County Parkway Meets With Some Opposition,” Washington Post, November 18, 2005;

11. Kaine urges transportation fixes at regional hearings

Gov.-elect Kaine calls transportation ‘most urgent issue’,” The Roanoke TImes, November 17, 2005

12. NCPPP gives P3 awards

The following are pictures from the National Council for Public Private Partnerships Awards dinner, including the Innovation Award for the Stafford Learning Village project.

13. Virginia Beach seeks competing PPEA proposals

PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Virginia Beach hereby provides notice of acceptance for further review of an “Unsolicited Proposal” pursuant to the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002 (PPEA). The City has determined to accept this “Unsolicited Proposal” for conceptual phase consideration and in accordance with the PPEA will accept competing proposals for consideration that comply with the PPEA and the procedures adopted by the City. The proposed qualifying project is described as a: City of Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities Sanitary Sewer Pump Station Rehabilitation Program. The program initially includes five (5) sanitary sewer pump stations: P.S. 513 Oceana West, P.S. 252 Pine Tree, P.S. 264 Thalia South, P.S. 345 Witchduck-Holiday, P.S. 547 Green Run. The program would comprise a turnkey solution encompassing all disciplines, design and construction, necessary to effect rehabilitation of these aging facilities. Any party that may be interested in submitting a competing proposal shall be required to do so in accordance with the “City of Virginia Beach Procedures Regarding Requests Made Pursuant to the Public Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002 as adopted by the Council of the City of Virginia Beach on June 24, 2003. Interested parties may contact Steve Motley, P.E., (757) 563-1446, to coordinate inspection of the sanitary sewer pump stations. Competing proposals must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM, Local Time, January 23, 2006 and should be directed to Bill S. Davis, Purchasing Agent, 2388 Court Plaza Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Bill S. Davis, CPPO Purchasing Agent VP November 20, 2005 14253591

14. Delaware eying options for transportation funding

Privatizing highways: solution or setback? Nationwide, roads being leased with mixed results,” The News Journal, November 27, 2005

Delaware’s big appetite for outsiders’ money,” Baltimore Sun, November 30, 2005

15. PPTA portrayed as no panacea for state’s transportation woes

Show Me the Money,” Bacon’s Rebellion News Service, November 28, 2005

A New Generation of Boondoggles,” Bacon’s Rebellion News Service, November 28, 2005

16. VDOT EIS shows clear need for I-81 improvements

State officials tout major milestone toward I-81 improvements,” Bristol Herald Courier, November 30, 2005

Study outlines effects of I-81 widening,” The Roanoke Times, November 30, 2005

The road to the future: VDOT releases the results of a two-year environmental impact study that paves the way for possible changes and upgrades to Interstate 81,” The Roanoke Times, November 30, 2005