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Committee of 500 will hear from schools personnel chief Sunday

Spotsylvania’s Committee of 500 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Salem Church Library, chairwoman Cristine Lynch tells me. They will be holding a forum titled “Creating Our Community” and will be addressing three topics: education, green infrastructure and transportation.

Dr. Brenda Seals, assistant superintendent for human resources for the county school division, will be the education speaker. She’ll present “Best Practices for Quality Schools and Efficient Use of Taxpayer Dollars.”

The other speakers will be:

  • Green Infrastructure: Kevin Byrnes, director of regional planning, George Washington Regional Commission, “The Uses and Benefits of Green Infrastructure Planning”
  • Transportation,Alfred Harf, executive director, Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, “What Are the Transportation Choices for Spotsy?
  • County residents are invited to come share their views. The meeting is expected to run for two hours. Salem Church Library is located at 2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-6451. Phone (540) 785-9267.

    For more information, check out or contact Lynch via