Jeff Branscome writes about Spotsylvania County.
Benny Pitts to chair state committee
Virginia Association of Counties President Robert R. Adkins has appointed Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors Chairman Benjamin T. Pitts to serve as Chairman of the 2011 VACo Administration of Government Committee. VACO represents 95 counties throughout the Commonwealth.
The Administration of Government Committee addresses general government issues such as Freedom of Information Act, procurement, elections, telecommunications and public utilities, plus other issues that are not addressed by VACo’s other committees. As chairman, Pitts will assist local elected officials throughout the commonwealth and provide a valuable service to VACo. Pitts served as Chairman of VACo’s Administration of Government Steering Committee in 2010.
Pitts also represents Spotsylvania County by serving on the National Association of Counties Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee, which address public safety issues on a national level.
Pitts is serving his fourth term on the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors and represents the Battlefield District. At the board’s Jan, 11 meeting, Pitts was elected as board chairman.