- Boards & Commissions
Boards & Commissions
The Anti-Litter Council strives to achieve a reputation for Powhatan as a clean, litter-free county with a strong sense of community and enhanced quality of life for its citizens.
Agricultural & Forestal Advisory Committee
This committee shall render expert advice as to the nature of farming and forestry and agricultural and forestal resources within the district and their relation to the entire locality.
Board of Equalization
Notice of a Board of Equalization hearing is for the purpose of equalizing real estate assessments for the purpose of hearing complaints of inequalities from property owners.
Board of Zoning Appeals
The Board of Zoning Appeals hears appeals cases and makes decisions regarding county zoning and zoning ordinances.
Capital Area Agency on Aging
The Agency on Aging is run with the help of an advisory council and Board of Directors and represents the interests of older adults in the area.
Community Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC)
The Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) advises the Metropolitan Planning Organization on plans, studies, issues and other matters related to the planning of public transportation services.
Community Policy & Management Team (CPMT)
The mission of this group is to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of the Virginia Comprehensive Services Act (CSA) for At-Risk Youth and Families.
Community Action Agency Advisory Board
The Powhatan Community Action Agency (PCAA) mission is to advocate for those in need and serve the community by providing eligible individuals with information services and resources that will educate, empower, and promote self-sufficiency, self-esteem and personal dignity.
Economic Development Authority
The Economic Development Authority is empowered to identify, promote, and support new development projects and expand existing areas of development for the purpose of increasing the economic productivity of the state.
The Electoral Board meets on an as-needed basis. Meetings occur with more frequency during peak election periods. Meetings are advertised on the Voter Registration webpage under ‘Important Dates’.
Extension Leadership Council
Virginia Cooperative Extension enables people to improve their lives through an educational process that uses scientific knowledge focused on issues and needs.
Goochland-Powhatan Community Services Board
The mission of this board is to allow community services to be developed on the local level so that the board can best meet the specific needs of each locality.
J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College Board
The College Board shall assist in ascertaining educational needs and enlisting community involvement and support.
James River Advisory Council
James River Advisory Council serves as a forum for the diverse interests along the James River in Central Virginia and communicates with public officials regarding issues and challenges facing the river and its resources.
John Tyler Alcohol Safety Action Program (JTASAP)
The goal of this commission is to improve transportation safety by decreasing the incidence of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs and thereby reducing the number of alcohol and other drug-related crashes.
Library Board of Trustees
The primary function of the Library Board is to formulate library policies that will provide public library services to all residents in all parts of the county.
Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
The purpose of this committee is to handle items related to hazardous materials and emergency operations.
Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission
The Powhatan County Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission shall be formed in order to advise the County Administrator and the Board of Supervisors on development, funding, programming, land acquisition, and maintenance related to Parks and Recreation activities and facilities.
Piedmont Court Services / Criminal Justice Board
Piedmont Court Services is an agency dedicated to enhancing public safety, reducing crime, reinforcing offender accountability, promoting lawful and productive lifestyles among offenders.
The Planning Commission is charged with making recommendations on planning activities that best promote the health, safety, convenience, and general welfare of the county’s citizens.
Social Services Board
The Social Services Board provides solution-focused competency-based services that promote enhanced quality-of-life, such as benefit programs and preventive services.
Waste Management Board of Directors
The Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) is a public service authority that implements solid waste management and recycling programs for 13 local governments.
Boards & Commissions Vacancies
- Community Transportation Advisory Committee
If you are interested in serving on one of the appointed Boards or Commissions listed above, please fill out and submit this application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to:
Powhatan County Administration
3834 Old Buckingham Road
Powhatan VA 23139
Submitting an application does not guarantee that you meet the requirements of the position or that you will be appointed.
Boards and Commissions Application
If you would like additional information about a particular board or commission, please contact the Board of Supervisors' Clerk's Office at 804-598-5612.